• KSD eSpotlight February 13, 2020

    Thank you for completing the community survey. We listened. District set priorities to address overcrowding based on community feedback.

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  • KSD eSpotlight January 30, 2021

    Proposition R - Right for Kids, Right for the Community A Zero-Tax Rate Change Proposal Would Address Overcrowding, Safety and Security Challenges, and More Faced with overcrowded classrooms and a lack of adequate instructional space in its schools, the Kirkwood School District Board of Education unanimously voted on Monday, Jan. 25, to place a zero-tax rate change bond proposal on the April 6, 2021 ballot.

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  • KSD eSpotlight January 28, 2021

    Please help spread the word...now is the time to register for kindergarten for August 2021. Children need to be 5 years old by August 1, 2021, to attend kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.

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  • KSD eSpotlight January 23, 2021

    We had a great response from the survey. The results will be shared with the board at the Board meeting Monday night at 7 pm. We will provide details next week. All Board meetings may be viewed via www.kirkwoodschools.org/virtualBOE. The agenda is available online.

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  • KSD eSpotlight January 14, 2021

    We are seeking feedback from the community, including families, residents, and staff, in an upcoming survey. KSD asks the community to complete the survey now, through Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Link www.kirkwoodschools.org/survey

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  • KSD eSpotlight January 9, 2021

    The Kirkwood School District is using a mastery-based report this year to provide families with feedback about K-5 student learning. This replaces the 1-2-3-4 rubric used in recent years for report cards. As mentioned in October, we will use this process for the entire school year, regardless of the instructional model in place.

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  • KSD eSpotlight December 19, 2020

    The winter break is December 23-January 5. School will resume on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. We ask all staff and families to limit their exposure to those outside of their households and to take precautions if you do travel or visit with extended family and friends.

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  • KSD eSpotlight December 12, 2020

    Snow Days will remain the same for the 2020-2021 school year. Specifically, suppose KSD cancels in-person learning due to inclement weather. In that case, we will follow the current school calendar, and the cancellation will be a traditional snow day for in-person and at-home or virtual students.

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  • KSD eSpotlight December 5, 2020

    We continue teaching K-12 digital citizenship lessons throughout the fall as part of our district wellness initiative. Our sixth and final strand of the year is Bullying and Digital Drama.

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  • KSD eSpotlight November 28, 2020

    The Kirkwood School District Wellness Committee is excited to announce Wellness Week (WW) from November 30-December 4. Each day is focused on an important initiative to open up conversations and activities to help us grow and connect with our best selves.

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  • KSD eSpotlight November 24, 2020

    To keep our schools open, it will require all of us working together and taking the necessary precautions. Please continue to be diligent about following safety protocols, including mask-wearing, physical distancing and staying home when sick.

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  • KSD eSpotlight November 19, 2020

    Please watch this video message from Dr. Ulrich, superintendent of schools. Modified plans for Turkey Week are underway.

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  • KSD eSpotlight November 7, 2020

    We continue teaching K-12 digital citizenship lessons throughout the fall, as part of our district wellness initiative. Our fourth strand of the year is Digital Footprint and Identity. Lessons and family engagement activities will be framed around the question of: "How can I cultivate my digital identity in ways that are responsible and empowering?"

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  • KSD eSpotlight November 5, 2020

    Thank you for your support as we continue to navigate the new reality of school. Based on your feedback and in an effort to ensure transparency about COVID 19 in our schools, we have modified our communication protocol to be more effective.

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  • KSD eSpotlight November 1, 2020

    As we look ahead toward fall and winter break, we know that many people may be making plans to travel or spend time with close family and friends. We are taking every precaution and implementing two days of virtual instruction for all Kirkwood students following the Thanksgiving holiday. These two days of virtual engagement for students participating in in-person learning will allow for extra days of isolation before students return to school on Wednesday, December. 2.

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