The Kirkwood Call

Senior Column: Annie Murphy

Senior Column: Annie Murphy

Annie Murphy, managing editor

May 10, 2017

Freshman year, about 25 girls sat in a circle on the Commons’ floor eating lunch. After school on Fridays, about 15 girls got together to eat some more food and hang out. Sometimes there was a birthday party, and sometimes they got together to watch a movie on the weekend. Their group chat name was...

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country conference meet

Photo gallery: girls’ cross country conference meet

Mary Ralston, photographer

November 1, 2016

Girls' cross country had its conference meet at McNair Park Oct. 8. Varsity placed 3rd overall and 1st in suburban 12, JV placed 7th in the JV - Gold race, and freshman placed 6th overall.  “My favorite part [of the conference meet] was running as a team,” Ally Gooden, freshman, said. “Claire...

KHS students try name-brand and off-brand soda

Jack Rintoul and Julia Bailey

October 13, 2016

We tested KHS students to see if they could tell the difference between name-brand and off-brand soda. Using Coke, Sprite, Fanta and their off-brand counterparts, we were able to see whether name-brand soda was actually better then the cheaper off-brand competitor.

KHS reacts to the scare cam

Justin Sweeney, Chloë King, and Michael Teasdale

March 10, 2016

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King terrify KHS students for the scare cam. Background: After bringing pairs of participants into the studio, we told them that we would be having them react to different bits of social media. To their surprise, in the middle of their video, the lights...

VOK: 12.28

VOK: 12.28

Erin Kelly, Annie Murphy, Aly Roth, and Jordan Roundtree

December 14, 2015

Jordan Roundtree "What’s your favorite part about school?" "Spanish class."--Jackson, age 3 "It’s just once a week for a half hour, we don’t know anything yet." --Jackson's mom Jordan Roundtree "What are the happiest and saddest moments of your life?" "Giving birth to my babies. [they're] two and one. I don't...

Call Snippets

Annie Murphy and Kaitlin Kilby

February 10, 2015

The YouTube phenomenon, “KidSnippets”, has gained thousands of views for the adorable toddler/adult voice collaborations. Adult voices are replaced with childrens, making any situation hilarious. The Kirkwood Call experimented with their own version, replacing teacher voices with students.

March for Life

March for Life

Annie Murphy, features writer

January 21, 2015

  More than 500,000 people walk the streets of Washington, D.C. on a day in January. Many hold signs while others pray, cheer and chant. It is cold, maybe snowing or raining, yet they still march. This is the March for Life. This year the pro-life march is Jan. 22, and although the weather ...

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