The Kirkwood Call

School closure due to cold weather

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 would have had to wait outside in the frigid cold and would likely get frostbitten. Let's hope the wea...

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 post where they announced that they were still expecting students despite below freezing wind chills. Whi...

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, while others turn to social media to celebrate. Every year, students await this call, and some e...

Another day in the snow

Another day in the snow

Will Drury, Parsnip editor

January 17, 2018

Despite inclement weather and numerous complaints from Kirkwood community members, KSD decided to remain open Tuesday, Jan 16. The announcement was first made on the Kirkwood School District Facebook page at 6:30 p.m. the day before and was immediately followed by a wave of comments from concerned pare...

Students psyched for the snow day

Students psyched for the snow day

Kaitlin Kilby and Ali Randazzo

January 20, 2016

As winter weather finally covered the Kirkwood area, the KSD closed their doors on Wednesday, Jan. 20, declaring a snow day for students and staff.  An email was sent out to KSD families and staff members, explaining schedule changes caused by the snow day.  Thursday’s block schedule remains the same...

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