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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

White library surrounded by greenery in a front yard of a house on N Holmes Ave.

Photo Gallery: Little Free Libraries

Ella Sottile, photographer October 11, 2021

Scattered throughout the Kirkwood and Webster communities stand Little Free Libraries where people can "take a book and return a book." Little Free Libraries is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to...

The thought of having to read To Kill A Mockingbird or Lord Of The Flies during the summer is strong enough to make some students quiver. Many students associate summer reading with anxiety, work and school. However, since KSD stopped requiring students to read in the summer of 2019, I have actually gained a passion for reading.

Summer reading is back in style

Caroline Steidley, opinions editor August 25, 2021

The thought of having to read To Kill A Mockingbird or Lord Of The Flies during the summer is strong enough to make some students quiver. Many students associate summer reading with anxiety, work and school....

Ready Readers is a nonprofit organization working to enhance the literacy of children in the St. Louis region.

The power of literacy

Sim Khanuja, opinions writer December 9, 2020

Reading to a classroom of wide-eyed, eager preschool children is a weekly occurrence for Angela Sears Spittal. As the book unfolds, the preschoolers tell stories, sing songs, laugh and give high-fives....

Since students do not have assigned reading this summer, the have the chance to read books they might find more interesting.

Summer reading recommendations

Catherine Butler, opinions writer May 5, 2019

You may not have any summer homework this year, but that’s no excuse to stop reading. While some of you may have camp or vacations planned this summer, those of you who will be sitting on the couch for...

Every trick in the book

Every trick in the book

Paisley Regester, features writer October 2, 2018

Whether it is being used for early morning group research, lunchtime cram sessions, or after school peer tutoring, the library has always been a hub for both social and independent learning at KHS. The...

VOK: inside the KHS library Q&A

VOK: inside the KHS library Q&A

Audrey Berns TKC interviewed Janet Mees Reinert, librarian, about student involvement with the KHS library.   TKC: How long have you been working at Kirkwood as a librarian? “This...

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