The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Homework sucks. I know it, you know it. Its time for a change.

Homework sucks, and I’m done doing it

Nathan Sweeney, features writer March 22, 2021

*This piece is entirely satirical.   Teachers, let’s cut right to the chase. I don’t like homework. You don’t like grading. So why does homework still exist? I’m no expert on the high...

Dr. Michele Condon shared more information about online school and more in an email to TKC.

Online school to begin Thursday, March 26

Lydia Cohen, Kate Schreiber, and Olivia Silvey March 16, 2020

In an email to TKC, Dr. Michele Condon, KSD superintendent, outlined further steps the district will take to ensure stability and health in the coming weeks. There will be two “snow days” on March...

School work stacks up for many students around finals week.

Call Ed: The case for finals

TKC Staff February 11, 2020

Final exams have always been used in higher education to test for overall understanding of course content. But each year the testing season raises controversy. The grades on these crucial exams have the...

Snow day woes: A call for Kirkwood to adapt finals

Snow day woes: a call for Kirkwood to adapt finals

Lily Bartin, VoK editor December 17, 2019

A snow day is usually a cause for universal excitement among students, but on Sunday, Dec. 15, the announcement was met with widespread anxiety. Monday’s snow day would eliminate a valuable day of review...

At 6:40 p.m., KHS announced there will be no school Tuesday, Dec. 17 due to current weather conditions and the extended forecast.

No school Tuesday, Dec. 17

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief December 16, 2019

At 6:40 p.m., KHS announced there will be no school Tuesday, Dec. 17 due to current weather conditions and the extended forecast. Students will take their second hour final Monday, Jan. 6. 

At 6:40 p.m., KHS announced there will be no school Tuesday, Dec. 17 due to current weather conditions and the extended forecast.

No school on Monday, Dec. 16

Sophie Chappell, web editor December 15, 2019

As of 7:30 pm, KHS announced that there will be no school tomorrow due to inclement weather. KSD is watching the weather for Tuesday. Sleep in and enjoy the day off!

Art by Grace Carroll

School closure due to cold weather

Grace Carroll, staff artist February 1, 2019

I decided to draw an editorial cartoon about the KSD decision to close the schools due to cold weather on Wed. Jan. 30 and Thurs. Jan. 31. Students who have no other way to get to school other than busses...

School before safety

School before safety

Lizzie Stobbe, artist February 21, 2018

This editorial cartoon depicts KHS calling students to tell them school will still be held, even with the incredibly dangerous conditions going on outside. This cartoon was inspired by the KSD Facebook...

Snow day superstitions

Snow day superstitions

Maddie Meyers, features writer January 31, 2018

“Hello, this is Ginger Cayce from the Kirkwood School District. School today is canceled because of inclimate weather.”   When the snow day phone call comes, hundreds of students curl back in bed,...

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