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Photo gallery: girls swim and dive vs. Marquette Dec. 11

Olivia Inion, freshman, does a reverse flip off the diving board. She has been diving on and off since the age of 5.

Kelley Cochran, photographer

December 18, 2018

Marquette won against Kirkwood with a score of 128-56. This is their 5th meet this season, and they have 6 more meets before heading into state. "The best part of my job is to work with all these awesome, talented, smart kids at Kirkwood high school" Matt Beasley, swim coach said. "It can be hard to...

Walker Natatorium damage over the weekend of Sept. 16-17

Duct tape is used to cover the hole in the window outside the Walker Natatorium.

Riley Arns, sports writer

September 21, 2017

One of the Walker Natatorium windows at KHS was shattered by a rock Tuesday, Sept. 12. The following weekend, two more natatorium windows and five windows in the art room and FACs rooms had BB gun bullet holes. According to Corey Nesslage, KHS athletic director, the natatorium windows will cost close to...

Meramec walks the plank

Meramec walks the plank

John Drury, features writer

November 5, 2015

Eighteen months and $11 million later, the Walker Natatorium stands completed on the far west end of the KHS campus. The boys’ swim and dive team meets Monday through Saturday with an additional morning practice on Wednesdays in preparation for the upcoming state championship. The girls’ team comes...

KHS then vs. now

Current Kirkwood High School Campus 2015.

Jordan Roundtree, photographer

October 12, 2015

Kirkwood High School varies in many way from the 50's until present day. Student life, facilities, classrooms, and culture changed drastically. As years progress, schools does too. Kirkwood High School has a long history dating back to the foundation of the Kirkwood School District in 1865. In 1993,...

Walker Natatorium opens

View of the Walker Natatorium as seen from the diving boards.

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor

October 2, 2015

The Walker Natatorium opened Wednesday, Sept. 30. Dr. Michael Havener, principal, got on the microphone, counted to three and shouted “jump,” and the swimmers all dove in. “I don’t know if words can describe how excited we are,” Matt Beasley, swim and dive coach, said. “[Everyone ce...

Walker Natatorium delayed

The Walker Natatorium as viewed from Chopin Drive.

Ben Cohen, breaking news editor

August 31, 2015

Construction of the Walker Natatorium has been delayed.  Supposed to have been completed Aug. 17, the delay was prompted by 9 inches of rain in June and a 35-day masonry strike, Mike Wade, associate principal, said. The privately-funded pool will be completed by the end of September. KHS is trying...

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