In anticipation of the 2018 football game, KSD students and alumni will begin the “Turkey Day Game” countdown in November with special activities throughout the month and during Spirit Week. Please visit our Turkey Week 2018 section on the website for event information.
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.