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2017-2018 Staff

Hanna Alemu

Reporter

Hanna Alemu, Senior, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Alemu is involved in CSA and plays the violin in Orchestra. She also enjoys drawing, “Love Live!! School Idol Festival!”, and anything on the ...

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Dawsyn Alexander

Photographer

Dawsyn Alexander, senior, is a photographer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than photojournalism, Alexander has been involved in basketball for the last 3 years. This is her first year on the staff.

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Tristan Allen

Reporter

Tristan Allen, junior, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. In his free time, Allen likes watching television and following developments in the NBA. He is also involved in the Falcon Regiment. This is his second year on the s...

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Kayla Balcom

Reporter

Kayla Balcom, Junior, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. She likes to play guitar, write music, draw and make jewelry, and hang out with friends. This is her first year on the staff.

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Kathryn Beckingham

Photographer

Kathryn Beckingham, senior, is a photographer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than photojournalism, Beckingham is involved in Debate, Falcon Service Club, and National Honor Society. This is her first year on the staff.

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Maddie Black

Sports team & business team

Maddie Black, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. She is also Co-Sports editor and on business team. She is also on the school volleyball team, FCA and takes all advanced classes. She is also involved in competit...

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Madison Bonner

Reporter

Madison Bonner, senior, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Bonner participates in orchestra and outside of school works with special needs kids and adults. This is her second year on the staff....

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Sarah Buehler

Co-editor & sports editor

Sarah Buehler, senior, is a co-editor and sports editor for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. She is involved in the varsity swim team. This is her third year on the staff.

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Alex Burbidge

Reporter

Alex Burbidge, freshman, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Burbidge is involved in baseball and researching his family tree. This is his first year on the staff.

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Brianna Calderon

Reporter

Brianna Calderon, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Calderon is also involved in Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and the Falcon Regiment. This is Calderon’s first year on the staff.

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Audrey Caudle

Photographer

Audrey Caudle, Senior, is a photographer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than photography Audrey plays the violin in the Olathe South orchestra. She also enjoys going to the lake and doing anything outdoors. This is her first ye...

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Khadija Ceesay

Ass. Feature Editor

Khadija Ceesay, junior, is a news writer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. She enjoys participating in theatre, writing poetry and doodling on her free time. This is her second year on the staff.

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Alana Epperson

Photographer

Alana Epperson, junior, is a photographer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than photojournalism she enjoys skateboarding, drawing, and singing in the Olathe South choir. This is her first year on the staff.

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Delaney Garrelts

Business team

Delaney Garrelts, senior, is a reporter on the business team for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Garrelts is involved in the writing center. This is her fourth year on the staff.

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Megan Gates

Reporter

Megan Gates, junior, is a news writer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. I enjoy reading and writing. I also participate in the orchestra. This is her first year on the staff.

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Mara Gee

Business team

Mara Gee, junior, is a reporter and Business Team member for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. In her free time, Gee enjoys reading and playing her violin. She is also a food enthusiast. This is her second year on the staff....

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Lauri Hoedl

Opinion editor & social media editor

Lauri Hoedl, senior, is opinion editor and social media editor for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Lauri spends the majority of her time dancing at Miller Marley, where she is on their ballet company, competition team, and performance troo...

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Faith Holliday

Reporter

Faith Holliday, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Holliday is also involved in advanced chamber orchestra and her church’s youth group. This is Holliday’s first year on the staff.

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Hannah Holliday

Reporter

Hannah Holliday, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Holliday is involved with band, choir, and slam poetry. This is her first year on the staff.

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Jeremy Kaoga

Reporter

Jeremy Kaoga, reporter, is a part of the staff for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. This is his first year on the staff. Apart from being a member of the Eyrie, he is a member of the Pathfinders club and likes to read and play video games...

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Evan Kauffman

Co-editor

Evan Kauffman, senior, is co-editor for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than the newspaper, Kauffman is on the swim team and runs track and field. Additionally, Kauffman loves to play video games and hang out with friends. This is his...

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Aysiah Loving

Entertainment Editor

Aysiah Loving, senior, is an entertainment editor for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than writing, Loving enjoys cheering and watching old cartoons. This is her third year on the staff.

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Adhitrithik Madhanna

Photographer

Madhanna, senior, is a photojournalist for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than photojournalism, Madhanna is also the President of Science Olympiad and and is involved in street car racing. This is his first year on the staff....

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Megan Pham

Feature Editor

Megan Pham, senior, is a feature editor for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. She spends most of her time drawing and anything of the artistic sort. She also likes writing, reading, and sleeping. This is her third year on the staff....

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Dawson Presley

Photographer

Dawson Presley, Senior, is a photojournalist for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Dawson is also involved in theatre and his youth group. This is his first. year on the staff.

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Kali Ray

Reporter & photo mentor

Kali Ray, senior, is the photo editor and a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Ray is a part of the Slam Poetry team and runs her own charity, called The Ten Percent. This is her third year on the staff....

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Abigail Roschak

Reporter

Abbey Roschak, senior, is a news writer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. She’s in the Chamber Orchestra, plans on being in Slam Poetry, and enjoys drawing along with playing guitar, violin, piano and writing. This is her first year on...

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Anna Scarlett

Photographer

Anna Scarlett, Senior, is a photographer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than photography, Scarlett is involved with stuco, NHS, and enjoys doing photography outside of school as well. This is her first year on the staff

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McKinley Schrader

Reporter

McKinley Schrader, Sophomore, is a new staff member for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. He is also involved in Orchestra and the League of Legends Club. This is his first year on the staff.

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Madison Smith

Reporter

Maddie Smith, Senior, is a news writer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Along with journalism, Smith enjoys being involved in theater, and choir. This is her first year on the staff.

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Bailey Stephan

Photographer

Bailey Stephan, junior, is a photographer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Stephan is involved in the Professional Careers Academy, and on the bowling team. This is her first year on the staff.

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Megan Stoerman

Reporter

Megan Stoerman, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Stoerman is involved in choir and Falcon Mentors. This is her first year on the staff.

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Gabriella Turvey

Photographer

Gabby Turvey, senior is a photographer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Turvey is involved in bowling and track & field, besides photojournalism. This is her first year on the staff.

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Willow Vaughn

Reporter

Willow Vaughn, senior, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. She enjoys playing video games, cosplaying, reading and writing. She also likes her job at AMC 30. This is her second year on the staff.

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Jordan Withers

Reporter

Jordan Withers, sophomore, is a newspaper staff for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. I enjoy hanging out with friends, spending time outside, and drawing when I can. . This is her first year on the staff.

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Sion Worley

Reporter & photo mentor

Sion Worley, senior, is a reporter for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Worley is proficient in Adobe Photoshop, maybe a bit too skilled for his own good. He enjoys participating in the theatre crew, being very sarcastic, not having to correc...

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Jason Yearout

Photographer

Jason Yearout, Junior, is a photographer for the 2017-2018 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Yearout is interested in writing. This is his first year on the staff.

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