The Kirkwood School Board approved six new courses for the 2013-2014 school year.
Kirkwood High School students will have even more variety of courses to choose from to complete graduation requirements come next school year. The Kirkwood School Board approved six new courses at its regular meeting Monday. The courses are: Tell us what you think of the new courses in the comments section below. Would you have taken any of these courses if they were offered when you went to high school?
Kirkwood School Board members heard presentations on some of the school district's special programs at its meeting earlier this week.
The Kirkwood School Board evaluated the performance of special district programs, such as ATLAS, VISTA and ELL, at its meeting earlier this week. Romona Miller, assistant principal at Kirkwood High School, and Kelly Nevins, ATLAS department chair, presented a report on the Alternatives Toward Learning and Success program, known as ATLAS at the past meeting of the Kirkwood School Board. There are currently 86 students enrolled in ATLAS, attending special after-school and summer programs to help them recover lost credit and get back on track to academic success. Students apply to the ATLAS program for a variety of reasons, from disability to family illness to teen parenthood. The program offers small class sizes and a 1:6 teacher-student …