THE MEGAPHONE

The bookstore/spirit shop is now stocking and selling uniform pants.
Spirit shop now selling uniform pants
Ainsley Danilson, Reporter • February 23, 2021

Since its relocation to the lowest level of Kelly Hall, the spirit shop has begun to carry and sell uniform pants. The store continues to offer uniform shirts and sweatshirts, in addition to other spirit gear.  The uniform...

Behind a clear divider on her desk in her classroom in Loretto Hall, English teacher Mrs. Lisa Blamey prepares to teach a class. Blamey, who serves as the co-moderator of the Junior Class, says no definitive plans for prom this spring are set in stone at this point.
Plans for this spring's prom remain tentative
Ellie Moores, Reporter • February 22, 2021

After the cancellation of prom last year, students are wondering if this year’s prom will take place. While prom coordinators wish they could give an answer, the truth is that they don’t really know.  Planning a high...

On the morning of Feb. 18, a driver navigates the traffic circle at the top of the Hill.
To keep students safe, hybrid schedule is used
Jake Langdon, Videographer/Reporter • February 22, 2021

The snowstorm on Feb. 17 resulted in a first for this school year on the Hill: A hybrid schedule, with students both at home and on campus just for the day. Principal Mrs. Julie Barthel outlined the process that was used...

Irish welcome German exchange student
Two senior girls earn Boy Scouts’ top honor
Class of ’14 alumnus is studying to become a priest
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Juniors and seniors were able to select options for their religion class next year.
Editorial: Options for religion classes are appreciated
Megaphone Staff February 18, 2021

To all those involved in providing religion class options for next year’s juniors and seniors, thank you for your flexibility and for your willingness to do what’s best for students.  A staple...

Buses will roll a little later each day thanks to the 9 a.m. start times.
Editorial: Praise for the new schedule
Megaphone Staff January 22, 2021

The return to school brought back many groans for all after a much needed (and appreciated) break, but also excitement as the first week of the second semester the Irish returned to the Hill for in-person...

A candle illuminates Jon Knoll
Editorial: Remembering our friend Jon
Megaphone Staff December 17, 2020

The Irish community lost another student, brother, son, teammate and friend when senior Jonathon Knoll tragically passed away in the early hours of Dec. 13. The Class of ‘21, still continuing to mourn...

English teacher Ms. Laurie O
Editorial: Teachers deserve our appreciation
Megaphone Staff November 30, 2020

The pandemic has stretched into something over the past eight months that is no longer simply affecting people across the globe, or even in just the East Coast, but rather has impacted everyone up to this...

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