The Kirkwood Call

Trench coat, baseball cap and airhorns

Trench coat, baseball cap and airhorns

Richard Pfeifer, feature writer

May 7, 2018

The day started with head principal, Dr. Mike Havener, making the announcement that KHS was expecting a intruder drill not initially specifying the time but later revealed to be 11:10 a.m., April 27. Then, at the expected time, airhorns, simulating gunshots, sounded in the social studies and scien...

The struggles of school safety

The struggles of school safety

Kate Hennessey and Wolfgang Frick

March 16, 2018

There have been 25 fatal school shootings in America since 1999. According to statistics included in the 2001 U.S. Digest of Education, 26,407 public high schools and 10,693 private high schools exist in the United States. This statistic fuels the thoughts of millions of Americans who send their chi...

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