The Kirkwood School District is seeking feedback from the community as it looks toward the next steps for the district. The KSD Strategic Planning committee is asking community members to participate in a survey. To fill out the survey online, visit kirkwoodschools.org/survey. Or, if you would like to request a paper copy, call the Kirkwood District Offices at 314.213.6102. Leave a message with your address to request a paper copy of the survey be mailed to you.
Please join us in celebrating our fantastic team during “National School Social Worker Week!” We hope you have a successful School Social Work Week 2021! #BeaconofHope #SSWWeek2021 Emilie Lytton, North Quadrant Tonya Ampey-Elong, Nipher Quadrant Kim Grega, KHS Kellie McGrath-Palmer, SSD Kalen Mayo, SSD Emma Palleja, SSD
North Kirkwood Middle School (NKMS) in the Kirkwood School District (KSD) has been nominated by Missouri to join the esteemed community of National Blue Ribbon Schools.
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.
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.
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.
Kirkwood High School students Thaddaeus Morgan, Lucy Schene, and Nate Vaughan have been chosen as Semi-Finalists in the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition. KHS Senior Thaddaeus Morgan is competing as a solo drummer. In 2019 and again in 2020, he and his brother Emmanuel Morgan made it to the semi-finals together playing the piano and drums in their band, Consecrated. KHS Sophomore Lucy Schene is competing as a solo vocalist. KHS Senior Nate Vaughan is competing as frontman and guitarist with his band, Guilty Pleasures, along with four students from other schools. Thaddaeus, Lucy and Nate have all been involved in KHS choir and drama programs. We are very proud of all of them!
Three Kirkwood School District students are members of troop 313G who earned their eagle scout award in the inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts. They are Kirkwood High School (KHS) sopmore Kyra Goudsmit, freshman Addie Ludbrook, and senior Maggie Pennington.