Kirkwood High School senior Sarah Lovett earned the Girl Scout Gold Award. Her project focused on the creation of a playroom at Lydia’s House. Lydia’s House provides safe, stable and supportive housing for women and children in crisis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.