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Kirkwood welcomes Dr. Jeff Arnett

Kirkwood welcomes Dr. Jeff Arnett

Melanie Witt, copy editor

March 6, 2018

After an extensive year-long search with interviews and application reviews, KSD’s new superintendent was announced. Dr. Jeff Arnett will be taking the place of current interim superintendent Michele Condon who served for one year. Arnett will hold his position as KSD superintendent beginning July 1. Grow...

Search for a superintendent

Search for a superintendent

Zachary Clingenpeel, photographer

February 16, 2017

Gathered at NKMS, 15 members of the community discussed finding a new KSD superintendent with representatives from Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA), an executive search firm hired by the district to help find candidates for the next superintendent Tuesday, Feb. 2. The meeting was the s...

KSD superintendent announces retirement

KSD superintendent announces retirement

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, web editor

January 10, 2017

Dr. Thomas Williams, superintendent of KSD, announced his retirement to district principals and his administrative staff Jan. 10. According to KSD’s Press Release, he took office in 2009 and has worked with children for more than 40 years. Sending out an email to all staff employees, Williams said ...

Photo gallery: Kirkwood community celebrates Class 6 football State Championship Victory

Photo gallery: Kirkwood community celebrates Class 6 football State Championship Victory

Malayna Vines, writer

December 8, 2016

The Kirkwood varsity football, cheer and dance teams gathered with the rest of the Kirkwood community to celebrate KHS's Class 6 football State championship victory Dec. 3, 2016. Tim Griffin, Mayor of Kirkwood, Farrell Shelton, head varsity football coach, Tom Williams, Superintendent of the KSD, Dr. Michael Hav...

Update from Dr. Williams on Ferguson safety concerns

Update from Dr. Williams on Ferguson safety concerns

Lucy Dwyer, editor-in-chief

November 22, 2014

UPDATE NOV. 24 The grand jury in the Michael Brown case has reached a verdict and will release their findings at 8 p.m. tonight, according to ABC News. Dr. Tom Williams, superintendent, said after school activity buses traveling to Riverview Gardens and St. Louis City have been cancelled this aft...

Superintendent Dr. Tom Williams speaks to safety concerns about expected Ferguson decision

Superintendent Dr. Tom Williams speaks to safety concerns about expected Ferguson decision

Lucy Dwyer, editor-in-chief

November 10, 2014

In light of rumors that the grand jury will soon release their findings in the Michael Brown case, Dr. Tom Williams, superintendent, sent out an email to KSD staff Monday about possibly cancelling school the day the decision is released. "I recently met with our local police departments, directors ...

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