Kirkwood High School

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    Class of 2022 Awards and KSDF Scholarship Night

    On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, two awards ceremonies were held. The first was the Kirkwood School District Foundation's presentation of named scholarship awards, which was held in the Donald Duchek Library at KHS, followed by the Senior Awards presentation in KHS' Keating Theater. Here are the scholarships and awards given on that night, followed by a list of awards/scholarships previously given at other events.

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  •  KHS Senior Scholarship

    Kirkwood High School Celebrates Seniors Earning Scholarships

    During a ceremony on Thursday, April 29, Kirkwood High School recognized 74 senior students who will receive 50% or more of their collegiate tuition paid for by scholarships.

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    The Kirkwood High School Mock Trial Team won the Missouri High School Mock Trial Competition. This year’s competition was conducted virtually the weekend of April 9-11 and the trials took place over Zoom. The state competition included 16 high schools from across the state. The teams qualified out of 66 teams who completed in opening rounds across the state.

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  • Kirkwood High School Student Art Project Selected for Missouri Senate Exhibition

    The box tape project sculpture created by Kirkwood High School junior Elias Muraski was selected to represent the Missouri Senate District 2 in the state capitol as part of the annual Missouri Senate Hall Art Exhibit.

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  • Kirkwood High School Journalism Program Earns First Amendment Press Freedom Award

    A committee with representatives from the Journalism Education Association, National Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society chose 14 First Amendment Press Freedom Award winners for 2021. The Kirkwood High School Journalism program is one of the 14 schools selected. The KHS Journalism program consists of three publications. The names of the programs and their student leaders are: The Kirkwood Call editors in chief are students Amara Harper, Amelia Hurley and Tom Mueller. The Pioneer (yearbook) editors in chief are students Julia Frankel, Audrey Scherr and Ainsley Wade, editors in chief. KHTV producer is student Thaddeus Morgan.

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  •  STEAMFest Recap

    STEAMFest Recap

    It was great to have our STEAMFest event back and in person last Saturday at KHS. Thank you to all in our community who came out to view student projects and participate in hands on activities. Congratulations to all participants.

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  •  Matthew Banks, KSD Director of Bands

    Matthew Banks to be Recommended as Kirkwood School District Director of Bands

    Kirkwood School District announced that the Feb. 26 Board of Education meeting will include a recommendation for the appointment of Matthew Banks as the Kirkwood School District Director of Bands. Since 2018, Banks has served as an assistant band director in Kirkwood schools and directed bands at Kirkwood High School and both middle schools. Previously, he served as a band director at Central Visual Performing Arts High School and in the Alton School District. The recommendation is pending Board approval.

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  •  Equations Club

    Kirkwood Kids Finish Strong in Equations Open Competition

    Kirkwood kids recently competed in the 2024 University City Equations Open on February 3 at Jackson Park Elementary School. The event is coordinated by the Gifted Resource Council’s Academic Challenge Cup. There were 26 teams, comprised of students from across St. Louis area. The Keysor 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teams swept their grade level competitions. The North Kirkwood Middle School 6th grade teams finished 2nd and 3rd and the 8th grade team finished 1st at the middle school level. In addition, several students also placed for individual awards.

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  •  KHS Signing Day

    Kirkwood High School Celebrates 29 Seniors Signing Athletic National Letters of Intent

    During a ceremony on Thursday, February 8, Kirkwood High School (KHS) recognized 29 student athletes who are continuing their education at various institutions across the country. All students were recognized by KHS principal Dr. Seth Harrell, senior class principal, Dr. Josh Flores, and KHS athletic director Corey Nesslage. Students then participated in a ceremonial letter of intent signing.

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