The Kirkwood Call

Screens on: KHS cell phone policy

Students must hold themselves accountable to use their phones appropriately.

Tom Mueller, sports editor

August 30, 2019

In light of school districts, states, and countries reevaluate their policies about a phone's place in the classroom, this piece examines KHS' unchanging phone policy.


Behnam refers to his classes as organized chaos and borderline anarchy, with him being the students supreme leader.

Makenzie Van Buren, new staffer

April 30, 2019

Ever want to know what Behnam is like as a teacher or better yet a person? Read this to find out his true personality hidden behind his sarcastic jokes

Which core teaching department do you belong in?

Photo courtesy of KSD

Lydia Cohen, web staff

February 19, 2019

Core classes are the foundation of KHS. Every student takes them and gets to know their teachers. If you had the chance to teach a KHS core class, which department would you be best in? Take this quiz to find out. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);;js.src='';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...



Daniel Kim, features writer

February 2, 2018

Laoshi (老师) is the Chinese word for “teacher.” It is word that has become a part of Edrin Chen. A word she holds dearly to her heart. Born and raised in Taiwan, Chen is fluent in Chinese, Taiwanese and English. Chen, Chinese teacher, started the Chinese program at KHS in 2011 and currently teac...

Can you guess MORE KHS teachers based on their starter packs?

Can you guess MORE KHS teachers based on their starter packs?

Adler Bowman, Izzy Colón, and Jack Rittendale

January 24, 2018

Every teacher has their own quirks, styles and phrases. From science to world language to English departments, how many KHS teachers can you identify? Note: This quiz may not work on all devices, trying viewing the quiz on another device if there are technical difficulties. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=...

Where are they now: Maggie Berardino

art by Catherine McCandless

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

November 14, 2017

Volunteering in a third world country and being a teacher in Japan do not require the same skill set that learning about statistics does. After studying statistics at the University of Missouri, Maggie Berardino, ’97 KHS graduate, decided earning her degree in the United States was not something she need...

Kirkwood welcomes new teachers to district

Naomi Blair, News

August 24, 2016

  Places on the tour: North Middle School Westchester Elementary School Keysor Elementary School Kirkwood High School Lindemann Site Robinson Elementary School Meramec Community College Campus Kirkwood City Park Commerce Bank Railroads Farmers Market Kirkwood Depot Kirkwood Ci...

Battle of timing: are the 30 minutes spent in homeroom worth it?

Battle of timing: are the 30 minutes spent in homeroom worth it?

Katherine Hubbard and Kennady Wade

November 8, 2015

Keep it the same: Katherine Hubbard, features writer art by Erica Miget Homeroom provides a much-needed breather during the whirlwind of classes and piles of homework. Unfortunately, last year, the majority of homeroom was taken up with announcements and class assemblies. This left about 30 minutes to get help from teachers bef...

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