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  • NKMS Student Earns Super Citizen Award

    Kaityln Emerson, a 7th grade student at NKMS, was selected as a “Super Citizen”. She demonstrates the attributes needed to be an outstanding leader while representing NKMS and was worthy of the recognition as a Super Citizen.

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  • KSD STEAMFest Winners

    Congratulations to all the participants in the 2019 KSD STEAMFest competition. The results are in, and dozens of KSD students are now eligible to compete at the Academy of Science-St. Louis Science Fair this May. For more photos and a complete list of participants, please visit the KSD STEAMFest website.

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  • Dr. Denise Ford Selected as KSD Teacher of the Year

    Dr. Denise Ford, SOAR gifted specialist and social studies teacher at North Kirkwood Middle School, as Kirkwood School District Teacher of the Year for 2019-20.

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  • KSD Elementary Students Compete in Battle of the Books

    Over 100 KSD elementary students competed in the inaugural Battle of the Books competition on Wednesday at Robinson Elementary.

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  • League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

    A candidate forum for candidates running for the Kirkwood School Board will be conducted by the League of Women Voters Metro St. Louis and all candidates have been invited.

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  • Kirkwood School District Inducts Honorees into Athletic Hall of Fame

    The Kirkwood School District (KSD) celebrated the work of athletes, coaches and community members both on and off the playing field, pool, mats and court February 8 and 9 during a full weekend of events to celebrate the KHS Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019.

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  • Nipher Middle School Students Compete in Inaugural “YO! STEAMaster Competition

    Nipher Middle School science students performed at the inaugural “YO! STEAMaster Competition.” As an acronym, STEAMaster has a dual meaning. STEAM represents science, technology, engineering, art and math, while Master represents the emphasis for students to demonstrate mastery of STEAM content. The STEAMaster Competition was an opportunity for students to demonstrate their brilliance as science students by communicating their understanding of ecology in the form of a rap or poem.

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  • 2019-20 Teachers of the Year

    Congratulations to these outstanding Kirkwood Teachers of the Year, who were selected by their school colleagues to represent the many outstanding Kirkwood teachers and staff members in 2019-20: KECC-Penny Chastain; Keysor-Molly Brockmeyer; North Glendale-Lori Wehrman; Robinson-Shannon Appelbaum; Tillman-Molly Boesch; Westchester-Chelsea Witwer; Nipher-Luis Actis; North Kirkwood Middle-Denise Ford; and KHS-Mitch Eden.

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  • Kirkwood High School Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

    Kirkwood High School seniors Charles Birmingham, Elias Boshara, Kenan Dogan, Jared Goudsmit, Emma Harrell, Nolan Hauck, Meredith Lang, Hannah Mitchell, Casey Nash and Sarah Vreeland were named National Merit Finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship program (NMSC).

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  • KSD Celebrates Student Athletes

    Kirkwood High School recognized 17 student athletes continuing their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level.

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  • KSD Teacher Among Three Percent of Country to Earn National Board Certification

    Emily Werner, math teacher at Kirkwood High School in the Kirkwood School District, earned her National Board Certification (NBC). She earned her NBC in “Mathematics/Adolescence and Young Adulthood.”

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  • Kirkwood School District Board of Education Approves Two Appointments for 2019-20 School Year

    On Monday, February 11, the Kirkwood School District Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Alyssa Taylor as principal of Keysor Elementary School and the appointment of Dr. Matt Bailey as assistant superintendent of data, intervention and supports.

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  • Kindergarten Online Registration

    Enrollment continues to grow in the Kirkwood School District, which is why it is important to register for kindergarten online in February. Enrolling in February allows time for schools to plan class schedules and placement of classrooms to maintain desired class size guidelines. Children need to be 5 years old by August 1, 2019, to attend kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year. Please visit our kindergarten registration page for more information and the link to the Infinite Campus registration website.

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  • Westchester Elementary Nominated as National Blue Ribbon School

    Westchester Elementary in the Kirkwood School District has been nominated by Missouri to join the esteemed community of National Blue Ribbon Schools. Westchester was nominated as an Exemplary High Performing School. In September 2019, the U.S. Secretary of Education will announce the National Blue Ribbon Schools.

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  • KHS Students Sweep Awards in National Writing Competition

    KHS students swept the top four high school prizes: Grace Williams was announced as the national high school winner. Emma Lingo, Paisley Regester and Hayden Wilson swept all three of the Powerful Voice Winners.

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