The Kirkwood Call

Senior column: Emily Willis

Senior column: Emily Willis

Emily Willis, sports editor

May 25, 2014

Wandering around the endless hallways of KHS my first day freshman year I felt lost. It wasn’t just because I was on the second floor of the Social Studies building looking for the cafeteria, but that was certainly a part of it. The other part was I had no idea where I belonged yet. There was an endless...

Senior Profile: Pamela Williams

Senior Profile: Pamela Williams

Emily Stobbe, print managing editor

May 15, 2014

Pamela Williams is the only senior at KHS to have transferred from Riverview Gardens or Normandy. She transferred from Normandy High School (NHS) for her senior year in hopes of finding a more positive and academically rigorous environment. “Kirkwood seemed like a   pretty good school. I was willing...

Senior Profile: Sarah Heet

Senior Profile: Sarah Heet

Sarah Heet, visual managing editor

May 14, 2014

Thinking of getting involved with journalism? Don't. It may be something to add to your resumé if you're not an athlete, but you'll have to deal with stressful deadlines, people you never thought you'd talk to in your life and pressure to improve your skills. The worst part of it all? You'll never want...

Senior Profile: Drue Voorhees

Senior Profile: Drue Voorhees

Alexa Kannenberg, opinions writer

May 14, 2014

For Drue Voorhees, KHS has been a place of unlikely friendships, change and a chance to spread her faith. Drue said she is a completely different person from who she was four years ago.“[Freshman year] I was really obnoxious and thought I was really cool,” Drue said. “I was so focused on fittin...

Senior Column: Ian Madden

Senior Column: Ian Madden

Ian Madden, copy editor

May 14, 2014

As I walked into Journalism 1 on my first day at KHS, I knew I looked awkward. Transitions like this were hard for me. In middle school, as my parents were getting divorced, I started to get nervous in crowds and social situations. It got progressively worse until I was diagnosed with social anxiety,...

Senior Profile: Sofia Gianino

Senior Profile: Sofia Gianino

Tara Hawkins, copy editor

May 13, 2014

For most seniors, their last year of high school is about having an easier schedule, going on a spring break trip and enjoying their final months of high school. But Sofia Gianino is spending her senior year 4,282 miles away from KHS in Rabat, Morocco. Sofia was chosen by the US State Department to...

Senior Profile: Mary Beth Black

Senior Profile: Mary Beth Black

Katie Puryear, copy editor

May 10, 2014

Mary Beth Black is a self-described old soul. She is ready to leave Kirkwood and, unlike many of her peers, she is completely sure about what she wants to do next. “I’ve always known I wanted to be in the arts and do music and acting,” Mary Beth said. “It can be difficult sometimes but it’s...

Senior Profile: Andrew Englund

Senior Profile: Andrew Englund

Bradley Fargo, features writer

May 8, 2014

  Update: Andrew has committed to Washington University for the 2014-2015 school year. The original story is as follows. Observe the typical senior, probably intent on enjoying the tail-end of their high school years and planning on going to college. One senior, Andrew Englund, largely fits thi...

Senior Profile: Blake Goddard

Senior Profile: Blake Goddard

David Reynolds, sports writer

May 7, 2014

Less than two years ago, Blake Goddard arrived at KHS with the expectation of becoming a solid starter on the varsity football team. In the fall, Blake will take his talents to West Point, where he will play collegiate ball for the Black Knights. After college, Blake will serve in the army for five years and then plans to pursue...

Senior Profile: Annie Cockerline

Senior Profile: Annie Cockerline

Anna Mullendore, features writer

May 6, 2014

With the Boston Marathon in sight, Annie Cockerline has found her stride during her years at KHS. Her feet striking the pavement evokes comfort. Her heart pounding in her ears and blood coursing through her veins charms Annie with each igniting step. Crossing the finish line when the last thing she wants...

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