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2023-2024 Staff

Section Editor, Savannah Balduf, Sophomore
Sections Editor

Savannah Balduf

Hi, my name is Savannah Balduf. I'm 15 and I live in Hayes, VA.  I aspire to be a therapist, helping people with mental health is my dream job.  I want to make a difference by writing about different topics that will af...

Section Editor, Kassidy Digmon, Senior
Sections Editor

Kassidy Digmon

My name is Kassidy Digmon. I am 17 and a Junior. This is my third year taking journalism. I am planning on going to college for psychology after graduating. I recommend taking this class. ...

Caite Shingleton
Staff Reporter

Caite Shingleton

Hi, I’m Caite Shingleton. I am 16 years old and a sophomore. I’m taking Journalism because I have a passion for writing and want to get my stories out. In my spare time I enjoy hanging out with my boyfriend. ...

Tanner Nuttall
Staff Reporter

Tanner Nuttall

My name is Tanner and I'm 15. I'm currently a student that enrolled into journalism, andafter high school I would like to go and explore what's out there. I don't really have any plans sowe are going to figure it out. I live in Gloucester, VA and...

Gabrial Owens
Staff Reporter

Gabrial Owens

Hi my name is Gabrial Owens I am 14, I am a freshman, I am taking journalism and I want to bein the NFL. I am in Gloucester High School in Virginia. I started journalism in my secondsemester and this is my first time taking...

Allison Renison
Staff Reporter

Allison Renison

My name is Allison and I’m 14 turning 15 in july. My plans after high schoolare to go to college and be an ultrasound nurse. I’m in high school and livein gloucester. This is my first year here, second semester, and also my firsttim...

Aubrey Simpson
Staff Reporter

Aubrey Simpson

My name is Aubrey Simpson. I am 14 years old and a freshman at GHS. After high school, I want to go into the medical field. This is my first year taking journalism; I took it because my dream is to make a difference in the wor...

Jade Scott
Staff Reporter

Jade Scott

My name is Jade Scott, and I’m a Junior at Gloucester High School. I’m 17 years old and I hopeto major in Sociology and Psychology after graduating. I’m taking journalism so that I can be avoice for the students at GHS. I�...

Leo Atwell
Staff Reporter

Leo Atwell

My name is Leo Atwell, I am 14 and a freshman taking journalism for the first time. My plans after high school are for me to go to college for at least two years upon my parents' request and to move to Canada. I used to live ...

Jaidyn Abner
Staff Reporter

Jaidyn Abner

I’m Jaidyn, I’m 16 years old and I’m a sophomore at Gloucester High School. This is my firsttime taking journalism, and I took it so I can write about what I love. I moved here from Oregonabout 4 years ago now, and while I...

Daniel Lynch
Staff Reporter

Daniel Lynch

Livie Knight
Staff Reporter

Livie Knight

 Hi, my name is Livie Knight! I am in 9th grade and I am 14; I took journalism to become a better writer. When I am older I wish to become a cosmetologist. 

Staff Reporter, Shelby Bennett, Sophomore
Staff Reporter

Shelby Bennett

My name is Shelby Bennett and I am a sophomore at GHS. My favorite color is purple, in case my hair didn’t tell you that, and I love English and the arts. I listen to lots of music, my favorites right now are Taylor S...

Staff Reporter, AJ Escolero, Sophomore
Staff Reporter

AJ Escolero

I am AJ Escolero and I am 15 years old. I am taking journalism and I’m currently working on a writing career with either directing or being an author. I am in Gloucester High and I’m in Hayes. I will be staff first seme...

Staff Reporter, Nikola Janjetovic, Sophomore
Staff Reporter

Nikola Janjetovic

Nikola Janjetovic, 15 (as of writing, 16 November 15th.), Sophomore. I’m a student first, but I make money outside of school whenever I’m free. I took journalism because everything else sounded lame. I’ve been referr...

Staff Reporter, Anna Johnson, Sophomore
Staff Reporter

Anna Johnson

Annaleigh Johnson, 15: I would love to become a social worker or firefight for the army.  I go to Gloucester County High School. I am taking it for the first time in the first semester. I am taking this class because I have alwa...

Staff Reporter, Rylee Kemnitz, Sophomore
Staff Reporter

Rylee Kemnitz

My name is Rylee Kemnitz, and I am 15. I’d like to pursue therapy after high school.  I go to Gloucester High School and live in Hayes.  This is my first time taking this class. I took this class because I love to write and...

Staff Reporter, Cecillia Cline, Sophomore
Staff Reporter

Cecillia Cline

My name is Cecillia Cline, I'm 16 and this is my first time taking journalism. I took the class because I wanted to improve my writing because in the future I'd like to do something that involves journalism. ...

Staff Reporter Emily Washington, Sophomore
Staff Reporter

Emily Williamson

Hi, my name is Emily Williamson and I am 15.  As for my plans after high school, I want to be a marine ecologist.  This is my first time taking journalism and I took this class because I enjoy writing and I think it is fu...

Staff Reporter, Sarah Ford, Freshman
Staff Reporter

Sarah Ford

My name is Sarah Ford and one thing about me is I love animals. I am a Freshman at GHS and after High School, I want to be a marine biologist. I live in Gloucester, VA with my mom and brother. This is my first time ta...

Staff Reporter/Photographer, Charlie Arnone, Sophomore
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Charlie Arnone

My name is Charlie Arnone, and I am 15.  This is my first time taking Journalism at Gloucester High School. I would like to be a sports journalist and get into the sports of the high school and report on it. ...

From left to right, Staff Reporter Stevi Brophy, Freshman and Staff Reporter Alaina Washington, Freshman.
Staff Reporter

Stevi Brophy

My name is Stevi Brophy, I am 14 years old, and I’m a freshman at Gloucester High School. I moved from Enterprise, Alabama to Gloucester in 2019, and I’ve loved our small town ever since. It’s my first time taking...

Staff Reporter Alaina Washington, Freshman
Staff Reporter

Alaina Washington

My name is Alaina Washington. I am a 14-year-old freshman. I want to go to college after high school. I am in high school and I live in Gloucester. This is my first time taking this class. I took this class because I like...

Elizabeth Underwood
Editor

Elizabeth Underwood

My name is Elizabeth Underwood, I am 17 years old. This is not my first time taking Journalism.I chose to take Journalism again because I enjoy writing. I think it is fun to research differenttopics for the articles you write...

Carlos Estevez
Editor

Carlos Estevez

My name is Carlos and I'm a junior student at Gloucester highbut I also work at Damon's part time. I plan on pursing a careerin either journalism or aerospace engineering. This is mysecond time taking this class and I r...

Cathrine Davis
Editor

Cathrine Davis

My name is Cathrine Davis. I am 16 years old and a junior. This is my third time taking journalism. I take this class in hopes to become better at writing and learn more. While I do plan on going into engineering and not a writ...

Brianna Clemmons
Editor

Brianna Clemmons

My name is Brianna but I go by Bri and I'm a student at Gloucester High school. I took Journalism because I love to write and talk to others and get their input. I am in high school. I'm in 11th grade and I live in Gloucester....

Co-Editor Hannah Cup, Junior
Co-Editor

Hannah Cupp

My name is Hannah Cupp. I’m sixteen and I am a junior this year. My dream is to either write for the New Yorker or teach high school English. This is my second semester of journalism and I plan to take two more next year...

Co-Editor Lela Schlangen, Junior
Co-Editor

Lela Schlangen

My name is Lela Schlangen, I am 15 years old and a junior at Gloucester Highschool. I am taking journalism 1st semester and it’s my second time taking the course. I take this class because I have a passion for writing and ed...