The Kirkwood Call

Q&A with 2018-19 retiring teachers

KHS's retiring teachers, Tim Harig (left) and Ron Sanford (right)

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

May 21, 2019

There are two teachers retiring from KHS this school year. Read here to find out what they learned and what advice they have from their combined 73 years of teaching.

The rest is [valuable] history

The rest is [valuable] history

Maisie Bradley, public relations editor

April 2, 2018

As he held the door open, I noticed the tie as quirky as his grin and heard him say, “Welcome to my world.” When I looked around the room and saw a stack of colorful hats and a globe painted on the back wall, it became clear to me that this wasn’t going to be like any other class I’d ever take...

Teacher profile: Mr. Harig

Teacher profile: Mr. Harig

Malayna Vines, features writer

October 14, 2016

After teaching at KHS for 26 years, Tim Harig, social studies teacher, plans to retire in Africa next summer, trading in his textbooks for African cuisine and the Mediterranean Sea. Harig and his wife, Nabila, have an apartment in Carthage, Tunisia where they have spent the past 10 summers. “[Moving...

Rewriting history

Rewriting history

Will Drury, opinions writer

May 18, 2016

It is time to change history. Well, at least how we teach it. Starting next year, KHS is switching the order in which students take their classes to what the social studies department believes is a more logical approach. Freshmen will take World History, sophomores will take either AP U.S. History...

No ordinary party

Jojo Harig, now a sophomore at the University of Missouri Columbia, plays with a dinosaur at Boxing Day.

Matthew Capriglione, features writer

December 14, 2015

Imagine a party the day after Christmas. There is no booming music or glowing fluorescent light. Instead, there are volumes of books, oriental tiles and unique artifacts from across the globe. Scan the faces in the crowd; most of them belong to teenagers. But there are also the matured faces of 30...

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