Due to the recent school closings, Best of Broadway/A Taste of Jazz has been RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 AT 7:00 IN THE KEATING THEATER. Tickets are still $8 for students and $10 for adults. If you have a ticket from the original date, it will be honored for the new date. This is the biggest choir event of the year--see you there!
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).
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.”
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.
Community members are invited to attend a school board candidate forum on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the North Kirkwood Middle School Cafeteria, 11287 Manchester Road. Two positions on the Kirkwood Board of Education will be decided in the April 2, 2019 municipal election.
KSDF Named Award Scholarship applications are now open and will close on March 8, 2019.
KHS 2018 graduates posted an average of 24.0 on the ACT college entrance exam, a bump from 23.8 the year before. KHS graduates scored 4 points higher than the state composite score of 20.0. The national average is 20.8.
KHS senior Emma Harrell earned the highest possible ACT Composite score of 36. Nationally, the actual number of students earning the top score varies from year to year, on average, less than one-tenth of 1% of students who take the ACT earns the top score.
The Kirkwood School District (KSD) recognized World Food Day by asking students and staff to donate collected canned and non-perishable food items for Kirkcare, a local food pantry that supports families that reside in KSD. Over 4,000 items were collected for Kirkcare. Kirkcare executive director Larry Watson estimates that the collection will assist over 160 families in the KSD community.
Students sing Varsity Valorover 300 Kirkwood School District (KSD) students participated in the third annual Unified Night Lights (UNL) unified flag football event. The event recreates the excitement of a traditional football game and hundreds of students will come together in a unified flag football event.
KHS varsity volleyball team hosted their 10th annual “Pink Out” event.
During the September 24, 2018 Kirkwood School District Board of Education meeting, the board recognized 19 seniors who were named National Merit Semifinalists and National Merit Commended Students. Pictured left to right bottom row: Meredith Lang, Emma Harrell, Hannah Mitchell, Cecelia Herwig and Sarah Vreeland. Top row: Isabella Borbonus, Brett Rog, Casey Nash, Charles Birmingham, Elias Boshara, Kenan Dogan and Jared Goudsmit. Not pictured, Nolan Hauck, Fraye Beyene, Brendan Davidson, Frances Huisinga, Abigail Imiolek, Lillian Schlarman and Seth Wiseheart.