The Kirkwood Call

Preview of changes coming to KHS next year

Michael Gavin has been welcomed back to KSD to replace Miller. He has worked within the district for 15 years. He spent five years teaching history, was an Assistant Principal for nine and for the last two years he served as Director of Learning and Innovation for KSD.

Emma Lingo and Amelia Hurley

May 6, 2019

From VISTA relocating to new principals arriving, this is a short guide to all the new changes coming to KHS next year.

No more summer homework for KHS

“It's on the same lines as no homework weekends,” Havener said.

Amara Harper, features writer

March 1, 2019

Recently, at a KHS staff meeting, Dr. Michael Havener, KHS principal, made the decision that summer homework for any class will no longer be required. This rule applies to regular classes as well as AP and honors level courses, according to Havener. “It's on the same lines as no homework we...

Call Ed: Working through the summer

Call Ed: Working through the summer

TKC Staff

May 18, 2017

As the clocks wind down to 12 p.m. on May 24, the freedom-seeking energy of sleep-deprived students rises from classrooms around KHS. They pound their fists, sore from essay writing, on their desks, chanting, “Summer. Summer. Summer. Summer.” As voices grow louder and louder, raspy from one Span...

Call Ed: “To thine own self be true”

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TKC Staff

September 29, 2016

As journalists, we love to write. We love to create. We love to paint the world how it really is: the good, the bad and the ugly. We’re here to watch students climb the highest mountains and help catch them when they fall into the deepest holes. We’ve shared remarkable stories of redemption, transit...

An obituary for summer

An obituary for summer

Jamie Jones, interactives staff

September 14, 2015

Summer, also known as a warm period with no school to speak of, passed away at the hands of hippie seniors Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 7:50 a.m. They showed up and greeted KHS with a 1960s theme and two rock bands. Not that Summer was offended. It’s only that Summer was the season during which those songs...

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