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 Applebaum; Tillman-Molly Boesch; Westchester-Chelsea Witwer; Nipher-Luis Actis; North Kirkwood Middle-Denise Ford; and KHS-Mitch Eden.
Westchester Elementary in the Kirkwood School District has been nominated by Missouri to join the esteemed community of National Blue Ribbon Schools. Westchester was nominated as an Exemplary High Performing School. In September 2019, the U.S. Secretary of Education will announce the National Blue Ribbon Schools.
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.
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.
Westchester Elementary School in the Kirkwood School District (KSD) received the Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) Gold Award of Recognition.