2021-2022 Staff

Lauren Molenda
Editor

Lauren Molenda

My name is Lauren Molenda (she/her) and I’m currently in my Senior year here at Merrillville High School. This is my third year on the Newspaper Staff and second year serving as Editor, and I have loved every minute of it! I'm...

Mya-Lee Jackson
Staff Writer

Mya-Lee Jackson

Hi! My name is Mya-Lee Jaydah Jackson, and I am a Junior and this is my first year writing for the newspaper. In my free time I like to play basketball, and color. I currently work at Old Navy, and I have been there for almos...

Tobias Stroh
Staff Writer

Tobias Stroh

I’m Tobias Stroh. I'm in 11th grade and my hobbies include knitting, coding, drawing, painting, photography, gaming, writing and singing. I usually write pop culture and opinion pieces.

Staff Writer

Colin Rogers

Hey there, I’m Colin. I am currently a Senior here at Merrillville High School. I am a varsity player for the baseball team. I plan on going into cybersecurity once I graduate and am looking to play baseball in college.  ...

Staff Writer

Hannah Robinson

I'm Hannah Robinson, a  junior here at Merrillville High. One of the things I like to do in my free time is read, my favorite color is purple. I'm in Student Government and compete for the swim team, and I'm excited to write ...

Andronakis Clay
Staff Writer

Andronakis Clay

I am a senior and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I enjoy writing trendy stories that catch the reader's attention. My name is Greek for “The God of War” or “Conqueror of Men". I used to be in Men on a Missio...

Destiny Givens
Staff Writer

Destiny Givens

My name is Destiny Givens and I am currently a sophomore here at Merrillville High School. I love being able to share a variety of stories that I feel are important for people to read about. I am currently involved in a variety...

Cassie Best
Staff Writer

Cassie Best

My name is Cassie Best and I am a Senior here at Merrillville High School. This is my first year writing on the paper. Outside of school, I work at Chick fil a 24/7. In my free time I like to go out. After graduation I plan to...

Noah Molenda
Staff Writer

Noah Molenda

My name is Noah Molenda and I am a Sophomore here at Merrillville High School. I love writing, and this is my first year on the Newspaper staff. My favorite thing about writing for the school newspaper is being able to choose our own...

Staff Writer

Amaya Earls

Hi, my name is Amaya Earls! I'm currently in 12th grade and this is my 2nd year writing on the paper. I like to take photos outside of school of nature and small pretty stuff. Outside of school and taking pictures, I work at K...

Staff Writer

Andre January

Hi, my name is Andre January and I am a Senior here at Merrillville High School. I am a member of the Superintendent Student Advisory Council and Men On A Mission. I enjoy fashion, education, and sports. This is my first year w...

Izza Aftab
Staff Writer

Izza Aftab

My name is Izza Aftab, and I'm a Junior. I'm a member of the school's orchestra, Art Club, Thespian Troupe, SADD club, and participate in Academic Super Bowl. I'm also a member of the Environmental Club and our school's Spell...

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