The Eyrie

2016-2017 Staff

Tristan Allen

Tristan Allen, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. He loves playing videogames and always enjoys seeing a funny meme. He wants to finish high school with at least a 4.0 GPA. This is his first year on the staff.

Hannah Alleyne

Hannah Alleyne, senior, is a photographer for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Outside of school she is also involved with theatre, volunteer work, and is an avid reader. This is her first year on the staff.

Maddie Black

Maddie Black, freshman, is new to the 2016-2017 Eyrie newspaper staff. She spends her time either hanging out with friends or playing competitive volleyball. She is also part of the school’s Freshman Orchestra.

Madison Bonner

Madison Bonner, junior, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She enjoys spending free time with friends, being outside and making music. She wants  to push herself to do new things and have a great first year with newspaper.

Sarah Buehler

Sarah Buehler, junior, is a reporter and part of the business and sports teams  for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Buehler is involved in choir and swim team. This is her second year on the staff....

Khadija Ceesay

Khadija Ceesay, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She loves attending musicals, plays and poetry slams as well as participating in them. She enjoys all forms of art, literature and most of all, animals. This i...

Emma Collins

Emma Collins, senior, is the feature editor for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She plays volleyball and takes interest in art and photography. This is her third year on the staff.

Christian Cortes

Christian Cortes, senior, is the entertainment editor for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Cortes is also in the wrestling team and likes to play the piano. This is his fourth year on the staff.

Delaney Garrelts

Delaney Garrelts, junior, is a veteran staff member for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She spends her time with her friends or watching Netflix. She wants to continue having a fun high school experience. This is her third year on the ...

Mara Gee

Mara Gee, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. In her free time, she enjoys reading and practicing her violin. She is currently participating in the Youth Symphony of Kansas City and the Olathe Youth Symphony. This...

Lauri Hoedl

Lauri Hoedl, junior, is the opinion editor for the 2016-1017 Eyrie. Outside of journalism, Hoedl is on Miller Marley’s Youth Ballet, Entertainers, and Competition Team. She enjoys (virgin) piña coladas and getting caught ...

Drew Houfek

Drew Houfek, freshman, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. He enjoys playing baseball and watching the Royals, Jayhawks, and Chiefs. Houfek hopes that one day he will make enough money to stop asking his parents for stuff....

Ann Marie Hrdy

Ann Marie Hrdy, senior, is a photojournalist for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She enjoys art, playing her cello, fishing and going to work to make bank. This is her second year on the staff.

Alex Jackson

Alex Jackson, sophomore, is a first-year reporter for the newspaper.

Josepha Kamseu

Josepha Kamseu, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She spends her time dancing, playing sports and hanging out with her friends. She wants to have an excellent high school experience. This is her first year on...

Evan Kauffman

Evan Kauffman, junior, is a part of the business team for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. He is interested in Tae Kwon Do and plays basketball. This is his second year on the staff.

Brandon Keeling

Brandon Keeling, senior, is a photographer for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Keeling is also involved in bowling. This is his second year on the staff.

Maddie Kindig

Maddie Kindig, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Kindig acts in productions at South and is a thespian officer. This is her second year on the staff.

Aysiah Loving

Aysiah Loving, junior, is an asst. feature editor for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Along with the newspaper, Loving is involved in cheerleading, Falcon Strength, PCA and the Green Team. This is her second year on the staff....

Catelin McGlothlin

Catelin McGlothlin, sophomore, is a photographer for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Outside of school she loves hanging out with her friends and family or in her bed watching a good movie/show on Netflix. Her favorite show is "Pretty Lit...

Daniel Moreira

Daniel Moreira, senior, is a photojournalist for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. He spends his time watching classical films or learning songs for the bass or guitar. He hopes to use everything he learned in high school to college. T...

Peyton Mosher

Peyton Mosher, senior, is a photojournalist for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Other than photography, she is involved in softball. This is her second year on the staff.

Jamie Pellikaan

Jamie Pellikaan, senior, is a co-editor for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Other than the life of a reporter, Pellikaan enjoys admiring the founding fathers and finds video games a worthy past time. Pellikaan also finds joy in Netflix and ...

Megan Pham

Megan Pham, junior, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Pham’s hobbies are drawing, reading and writing and also playing the violin. This is her second year on the staff.

Emmalee Reed

Emmalee Reed, senior, is a photojournalist for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Reed is also involved in Orchestra, Falcon Mentors and National Art Honor Society. This is her second year on the staff.

Jake Ripkey

Jake Ripkey, sophomore, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. He likes to spend his time hanging with his friends and playing soccer. He likes to have fun and hopes that high school will keep being fun for him. This is his fir...

Kieran Rippe

Kieran Rippe, freshman, is a new staff member for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. He enjoys doing a lot of nothing. He wants to have a progressive and good time during high school. This is his first year on the staff.

Max Stoneking

Max Stoneking, senior, is a co-editor for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Other than journalism, Stoneking is involved in year-round club swimming for the Kansas City Blazers Senior/National team and also the swim program at school. This is ...

Sofia Thomas

Sofija Thomas, junior, is a photojournalist for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She also enjoys art, photography, hanging out with friends and watching Netflix in her free time. This is her first year on the staff and is very excited on...

Kristen Tompkins

Kristen Tompkins, senior, is a first year staff member for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She spends her time with her friends and family while taking pictures around the Kansas City area. She wants major in Apparel and Textiles in the...

Willow Vaughn

Willow Vaughn, junior, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She enjoys reading, writing, drawing, playing video games, and participating in Girls Who Code. She hopes to follow in her passions of writing and video games, alo...

Jillian Walker

Jillian Walker, senior, is a web page/media director for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Walker enjoys watching “Friends,” spending time with family and working at Hy-Vee. This is her second year on the staff.

Ashley Wheeler

Ashley Wheeler, Senior, is a new staff member for 2016-2017 Eyrie. She spends her time taking pictures at her favorite Kansas City locations or spending time with family. She wants to go into photojournalism or public relations ...

Ellie Wheeler

Ellie Wheeler, sophomore, is a new staff member for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She spends her time playing volleyball, dancing and hanging out with friends. She wants to make the most of her high school experience. This is her first...

Abby Whitener

Abby Whitener, sophomore, is a photographer for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. She loves listening to her favorite music, especially her favorite bands. She also enjoys having fun with her friends. This is her first year on the staff.

Sion Worley

Sion Worley, junior, is a reporter for the 2016-2017 Eyrie. Aside from the newspaper, Worley likes to design websites and graphics freelance. He also likes to create costumes using EVA foam. This is his second year on the staff....

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