The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

The KSD BOE met for a plan and work session Monday night.

KHS Weekly Updates 9/3/21: Dress Code, NHS Applications and COVID-19 Guidelines

Megan Glasgow, editor-in-chief September 3, 2021

Student Letters of Recommendation: KHS administration recommends AP and Honors teachers to write up to seven college letters of recommendation per section of AP and Honors classes they have. Teachers...

Being cut off from everyone was draining, but simple things were able to lift my spirits.

Connected – Morgan Hooker

Morgan Hooker, artist May 17, 2021

The past 14 months have been terribly difficult for everyone. But, what I’ve taken away from it is the importance of those you care about. Social interaction isn’t always easy or enjoyable, but spending...

Similar to TJ, people have bloomed in varying aspects of their lives.

Growth – Ella Sottile

Ella Sottile, photographer May 17, 2021

This photo is of my plant named TJ, short for Trader Joseph. I bought TJ at the beginning of quarantine, which was 14 months ago. As a young plant, TJ was featured in my very first photo gallery. But today,...

The last 14 months brought a lot of conflicting feelings to me.

Controlled – Ella Davies

Ella Davies, photographer May 11, 2021

The last 14 months brought a lot of conflicting feelings to me. What kept me going was my neighbor, Maya. Maya and I did a lot of physical activity throughout quarantine, this included things like riding...

You would think that a year of change could lead to eventful things. You could finally work on all the side projects, hobbies and goals you have, that you never got the chance to do.

Change – Lawrence McKee

Lawrence McKee, photographer May 6, 2021

Change is always good, right? It’s an opportunity for you to better yourself. A chance to explore new challenges. You would think that a year of change could lead to eventful things. You could finally...

My art shows what the past 14 months have meant to me.

Break – Laurel Seidensticker

Laurel Seidensticker, artist May 4, 2021

For my art, I drew a cartoon that captured my feelings around learning to self prioritize. It took until 2020 to understand that my health and well-being are valuable. While school is important, it is...

Students have had to decide whether to return to school or remain online for all of second semester

Student experiences: In-person vs. e-learning

Grace Marcus, features writer February 21, 2021

Seven months after their last normal in-person classes, students returned to the KHS campus for the first time Nov 9. One month after the return to school, many students have gone back to e-learning, either...

Dr. Michael Havener follows contract tracing procedures by measuring 6 feet between desks after a positive test.

Behind the scenes of quarantine

Kinley Bokermann, sports writer January 13, 2021

Students anxiously wonder if they are going to get the call. Pulling up their mask, they step out of the car. With fear of a possible shutdown in mind, the students forget about the discomfort from the...

The fine art department at KHS has continued to produce art during the COVID-19 pandemic. With some students now returning in-person, certain activities require new specified masks.

COVID-19 comparisons

Kate Schreiber, Molly Higgins, and Olivia Silvey January 11, 2021

We wanted to know how learning during the pandemic looked different for students across St. Louis County, and how it compares to KHS. After reaching out to several area high schools through a Google Form,...

Robinson Elementary School will be switching to e-Learning for 2 weeks due to 30% of staff members needing to quarantine from COVID-19 exposure and seven individuals testing positive.

COVID-19 cases lead to school closure at Robinson Elementary School

Lydia Cohen and Kate Schreiber November 10, 2020

Robinson Elementary School will be switching to e-Learning for two weeks, until Monday, Nov. 23. The decision to go back to a virtual model came as multiple individuals either tested positive, or were...

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