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The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

School is a place where we learn about the world, a place where we grow into ourselves, a place where we should feel safe.

Call Ed: Too close to home

TKC Staff January 10, 2023

Jean Kuckza, mother of five, woke up the morning of Oct. 24, got ready and drove to work at Central Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) high school like she had almost every day since 2008. Alexandria Bell,...

After a school shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, the message board is adorned in a yellow ribbon.

Hero teacher killed in South St. Louis City school shooting

Mason Heller, features writer October 25, 2022

Editors’ note: This story contains graphic accounts of gun violence.  A man in a tie-dye t-shirt glances at me as he walks up to place another bouquet of flowers among a sea of roses. Two men...

Construction continues at KHS for necessary security improvements. Construction will continue until October of 2023.

Construction at KHS

Anna Kaiser, entertainment writer September 29, 2022

Big changes have been happening on the KHS campus, and for most people are in the dark as to what is being done. The construction is on Dougherty Ferry, specifically between the language and math buildings....

The system will now print an ID sticker with the destination of a visitor.

KSD updates visitor management system

Kate Schreiber, features writer September 15, 2019
The Raptor Visitor Management System was implemented throughout KSD Sept. 3. The system will now require visitors to present a state issued ID when signing in.
Issues: Arming teachers

Issues: Arming teachers

Jack Anderson, features writer October 24, 2018

  Virginia Tech. Stoneman Douglas. Sandy Hook. These are a few of 188 school shootings that have occurred since 2000. School districts across the country are now reevaluating their safety and security...

Cutting out safety

Cutting out safety

Izzy Colón , news-features writer September 8, 2016

Coming back to her car after a long day at school, Melanie Seibel, senior, finds another dent on her car. Seibel’s car has been hit several times while driving in the Dougherty Ferry parking lot due...

KHS implements mandatory ID policy

KHS implements mandatory ID policy

David Reynolds, copy editor August 19, 2014

Say hello to more security changes. Starting this school year, all students and staff are required to wear IDs, but according to Levaughn Smart, coordinator of safety and security, the policy is nothing...

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