Meet the staff of The Colonel Journal!

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    2019-2020's The Colonel Journal Staff

     



    Name: Kailey Rothgeb 

     

    Grade: 8th 

     

    Extracurriculars: Volleyball, Yearbook, Newspaper, Choir, and NJHS

     

    Topic in Newspaper: Fictional Articles

     

    Favorite Book: All We Have Left

     

    Favorite Song: 8TEEN - Khalid

     

    Favorite Food: Burger ;)

     

    Fun Fact: I can play the ukulele, guitar, piano, and I’m learning the drums.





    Name: Mariel Schelfo    

     

    Grade: 8th

     

    Extracurriculars: Volleyball, Band, Newspaper

     

    Topic in Newspaper: Fictional and Articles

     

    Favorite Book: The Invisible Man: Ralph Ellison

     

    Favorite Song: The Teletubbies Theme 

     

    Favorite Food: Green Bean Casserole 

     

    Fun Fact: I LOVE BIRDSSSS






    Name: Ava Toseski  

     

    Grade: 8th. 

     

    Extracurriculars:  Yearbook, Newspaper, NJHS, Builders Club, (Maybe Student Council)

     

    Topic in Newspaper

     

    Favorite Book: Lovely Bones

     

    Favorite Song: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen. 

     

    Favorite Food: Taco Tavern from Red Robin 

     

    Fun Fact: I can draw very good eyes. 







    Name: Jackson Vrlik

     

    Grade: 8th

     

    Extracurriculars: Piano Lessons, Chinese Classes

     

    Topic in Newspaper: World Events, Current Events

     

    Favorite Book: “1984” by George Orwell

     

    Favorite Song: Almost any non-mainstream/year+ old pop song

     

    Favorite Food: Pasta

     

    Fun Fact: I have had somewhere over a dozen surgeries in my lifetime.






    Name: Melanie Castaneda

     

    Grade: 7th

     

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper

     

    Topic in Newspaper: Teachers Interview

     

    Favorite Book: Gravity

     

    Favorite Song: Oceans

     

    Favorite Food: Flan

     

    Fun Fact: I am super loud and talk a lot when I know the person/people I’m talking to









    NameVictor Boron

     

    Grade:  6th

     

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper only 

     

    Topic in Newspaper: World Events, Creative Corner

     

    Favorite Book: The Day the World went Nuclear

     

    Favorite Song: Dear God - Dax

     

    Favorite Food:  Tacos

     

    Fun Fact: I know some pre- algebra, some algebra.






    Name: Jacob Boron  

     

    Grade: 6th Grade

     

    Extracurriculars: Colonel Journal 

     

    Topic in Newspaper: World Events, Creative Corner

     

    Favorite Book: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

     

    Favorite Song: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel(Traditional Choir)

     

    Favorite Food: Obviously pizza.

     

    Fun Fact: I know calculus.



     

     

     

     

    2018-2019's The Colonel Journal Staff

     

    Name: Jolie K.

    Grade: 6th grade

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper Club, Soccer, Cooking Classes

    Topic in Newspaper: Jolie's Jokes & ?????

    Favorite Book: The One and Only Ivan

    Favorite Song: 'Titanium'

    Favorite Food: Pizza

    Fun Fact: I’m part everything (culture wise)

     

     

    Name: Morgan Novak
    Grade: 6
    Extracurriculars: paw pals, col. Journal, builder’s club
    Topic in newspaper: polls, gold stars
    Favorite book:  out of my mind
    Favorite song:  lots
    Favorite food: pasta
    Fun fact: I like the beach

     

     

    Name: Isabella Lipari

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: Spell Bowl, Yearbook, Newspaper

    Topic in Newspaper:

    Favorite Book: A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen

    Favorite Song: The Dog Days are Over by Florence and The Machine

    Favorite Food: Tacos

    Fun Fact: I am a photographer

     

     

     

    Name: Kailey Rothgeb

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper, Yearbook, Volleyball, Choir

    Topic in Newspaper: Creative Writing, Nonfiction

    Favorite Book: All We Have Left by Wendy Mills

    Favorite Song: Michael in the Bathroom by George Salazar

    Favorite Food: Corn Casserole

    Fun Fact: I love broadway musicals!!

     

     

    Name: Mariel Schelfo

    Grade: 7th Grade

    Extracurriculars: Band, Newspaper, volleyball

    Topic in Newspaper:

    Favorite Book: Chains

    Favorite Song: Rich Girl By Hall and Oates

    Favorite Food: Green Bean Casserole


    Fun Fact: I have two ADORABLE cockatiels

     

     

    Name: Sarah Leitzel

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: Spell Bowl, Academic Bowl, Chamber Orchestra, and Newspaper

    Favorite Book: “The Enchanted Chocolate Pot”

    Favorite Song: “Girls Like You” by Maroon 5

    Favorite Food: Fried Chicken and Potatoes

    Fun Fact: I have been playing the violin for more than half of my life.

     

     

     

    Name:  Wilson clark

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper

    Topic in Newspaper:  

    Favorite Book:  Warrior Cats

    Favorite Song: 'live and learn' by Crush 40

    Favorite Food:  hot wings

    Fun Fact:  I love anime  

     

     

    Name: Anna Ross

    Grade: 6th Grade

    Extracurriculars: Student Council+Builders Club

    Topic in Newspaper: Polls+BCO

    Favorite Book: Wonder

    Favorite Song: 'Yes Indeed' by Drake

    Favorite Food: Ramen Noodles

    Fun Fact: I play the French Horn and I have been on the A & B Honor Roll every year.

     

     

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    2017-2018's The Colonel Journal

    Name: Meaghan Toler

    Grade: 7th grade

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper Club + Art Club

    Topic in Newspaper: Teacher Spotlight and Gold Star2018 group photo

    Favorite Book: Ghost Girl

    Favorite Song: Carousel by Melanie Martinez

    Favorite Food: Spring Rolls

    Fun Fact: I use to be in all city honor choir in 5th grade


    Name: Alexis Peterson

    Grade: 7

    Extracurriculars: Yearbook, Newspaper, art

    Topic in Newspaper: Editorial

    Favorite Book: The Hobbit, Coraline

    Favorite Song: Sleepwalking by Bring me the Horizon

    Favorite Food: Spaghetti (extra oregano ;)) <<Heathers reference

    Fun Fact: i like art stuff things… yeah

    Name: Peyton Fryza

    Grade: 7th Grade

    Extracurriculars: Yearbook

    Topic in Newspaper: Editorial

    Favorite Book: White Lies (Wattpad)

    Favorite Song: Round and Round by: Ratt

    Favorite Food: Peaches

    Fun Fact: I write books on Wattpad



    Name: Isabella Jackson

    Grade: 7th grade

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper, Student Council, Yearbook

    Topic in Newspaper: Gold Star Students and Teacher Spotlight

    Favorite Book:  Diary Wimpy Kids

    Favorite Song: I lived

    Favorite Food: pasta  

    Fun Fact: I like Grey's Anatomy( TV shows)

     

    Name: Paige Burt

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper

    Topic in Newspaper: world news

    Favorite Book: Little prince

    Favorite Song: Converse High~by Bts

    Favorite Food: mac n cheese

    Fun Fact: I write too much




    Name: Kaydin Chirillo

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars:  Track, Yearbook, and Newspaper

    Topic in Newspaper:  Polls

    Favorite Book: Land of stories

    Favorite Song:  irobot by Jon Bellion

    Favorite Food: Steak

    Fun Fact: I’ve been bitten by a Zebra

     

    Name: Aiden Anderson

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars:  newspaper

    Topic in Newspaper: world issues, sports

    Favorite Book: kane chronicles

    Favorite Song: rise against-prayer of refugee

    Favorite Food: ribs

    Fun Fact: i like to travel, been to half of US



    Name: Eddie Finn

    Grade: 8

    Extracurriculars: Jazz Choir,

    Topic in Newspaper: Sports

    Favorite Book: Harry Potter

    Favorite Song: One Call Away

    Favorite Food: Chicken And Dumplings

    Fun Fact: I Play Lots Of Sports.



    Name: Maddy Nedohon

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars: Soccer, Student Council, Newspaper

    Topic in Newspaper: Sports

    Favorite Book: Invisibility

    Favorite Song: All

    Favorite Food: Unhealthy Food

    Fun Fact

    I took 7 years of karate



    Name: Maranda Williams

    Grade: 8

    Extracurriculars: Orchestra

    Topic in Newspaper: Creative Corner

    Favorite Book: Goosebumps

    Favorite Song: Don’t You Dare Forget The Sun

    Favorite Food: PIZZA

    Fun Fact: I like...LOVE anime



    Name: Abby Berrisford

    Grade: 6th

    Extracurriculars: Yearbook, Band, Drama, Newspaper (duh)

    Topic in Newspaper: World Issues

    Favorite Book: The Fault In Our Stars

    Favorite Song: Blood (my chemical romance)

    Favorite Food: fries (but not Mcdonalds fries because they have animal fat in them and i’m vegetarian)

    Fun Fact: I'm a vegitarian.



    Name: Alyssa Brown

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper

    Topic in Newspaper: World Issues

    Favorite Book: The Serpent’s Shadow

    Favorite Song: Taxi Cab

    Favorite Food: None

    Fun Fact: I write two books on wattpad




    Name: Kaitlyn Dubek

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars: Drama club, Newspaper

    Topic in Newspaper: Drawing comics

    Favorite Book: “Be More Chill”

    Favorite Song: Anything from any musical

    Favorite Food: Veggie chicken

    Fun Fact: I’m a huge musical nerd

     

     

    2016-2017's The Colonel Journal

     

    Group Pic

     

    Name: Elizabeth Leitzel

    Grade: 8th Grade

    Extracurriculars: NJHS, Track , Cross Country, Newspaper, Announcement crew, Band (oboe).

    Topic in Newspaper: Editorial

    Favorite Book: The Scarlet Pimpernel       Elizabeth                                                                 

    Favorite Song: The Ashokan Farewell

    Favorite Food: Rice

    Fun Fact: I am SCUBA certified.



    Name: Anne Gregg

    Grade: 8th Grade

    Extracurriculars: Choir, Drama Club, NJHS, Newspaper, Girl ScoutsAnne                                                                               

    Topic In Newspaper: Editorial

    Favorite Book: Anne of Green Gables

    Favorite Song: Submarines- Lumineers

    Favorite Food: Ice Cream

    Fun Fact: I write my own music with my guitar for fun.

     

    Name: Brianna Lindmark

    Grade: 6th

    Extracurriculars: Band, Newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: Polls

    Favorite Book: The Last Dogs Book 4

    Favorite: Song: Legendary Love by Faydee

    Favorite Food: Tacos

    Fun Fact: I love to do art <3

     

    Name: Eddie Finn

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: Sports

    Topic In Newspaper: Winter Sports     Eddie                                                       

    Favorite Book: Harry Potter

    Favorite: Song: One Call Away

    Favorite Food: Chicken Dumplings

    Fun Fact: when i'm not playing sports or at school i love to watch TV and play Video games.

     

    Name: Mya Amelse

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper, Band, Girl Scouts, NJHS

    Topic In Newspaper: World Issues

    Favorite Book: Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon

    Favorite: Song: Angel Down- Lady Gaga

    Favorite Food: Veggie Pizza

    Fun Fact: I am the youngest of 5 sisters




    Name: Gigi Sapienza

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars: Art Club, Girl Scouts, Newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: World Issues

    Favorite Book: David Copperfield- Charles Dickens`

    Favorite: Song: Birds- Thomas Sanders (ft Terrance Williams)

    Favorite Food: Carrots and Peanut Butter

    Fun Fact: I love musicals! The Heathers is a favorite of mine!

     

    Name: Paige Burt

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: Polls/Reviews             Paige                                                                                 

    Favorite Book: Lady Or The Tiger

    Favorite: Song: Join the Club By Bring Me Horizon

    Favorite Food: Mac ‘n’ Cheese

    Fun Fact: I Love music and I Write Books!

     

    Name: Madison Nedohon

    Grade: 7th Grade

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper, Girl Scouts  

    Topic In Newspaper: What the students comprehend about the lessons

    Favorite Book: Harry Potter Series

    Favorite: Song: None

    Favorite Food: Bacon Cheese Spaghetti

    Fun Fact: I LOVE math!

     

    Name: Andrew Goldthorpe

    Grade: 6th

    Extracurriculars: BCO

    Topic In Newspaper: Orchestra

    Favorite Book: The Blood Of Olympus

    Favorite: Song: Radioactive By Imagine Dragons

    Favorite Food: I don’t have one

    Fun Fact: I do two plays every year, Peter Pan and the Nutcracker.

     

    Name: Faith Serratos

    Grade: 7th Grade

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: Polls/reviews

    Favorite Book: Hunger Games

    Favorite: Song: Starving Hailee Steinfield

    Favorite Food: Pizza

    Fun Fact: I can solve multiple types of Rubik's cubes in under a minute


    Name: Kaydin Chirillo

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: Track, Cross Country, and newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: goldstars

    Favorite Book: The cellar

    Favorite: Song: this town

    Favorite Food:  steak

    Fun Fact: I’m the oldest kid

     

    Name: Lauren Whetstone

    Grade: 8th

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper, BCO

    Topic In Newspaper: Teacher Spotlight

    Favorite Book: The Silenced by James Divita

    Favorite: Song: Postcards by James Blunt

    Favorite Food: Watermelon

    Fun Fact: I am the youngest in my family

     

    Name:  Angelica Italiano

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: BCO, Spell Bowl, P7, NJHS, and Newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: BCO

    Favorite Book: Hunger Games- Mockingjay

    Favorite: Song: Scars to Your Beautiful- Alessia Cara

    Favorite Food: ITALIAN HOMEMADE PIZZA

    Fun Fact: I am 90% Italian and I LOVE SOCCER and ITALY

     

    Name: Kylie Fajman

    Grade:  7th

    Extracurriculars: BCO, newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: BCO

    Favorite Book: Hunger Games

    Favorite Song: Run to you by Pentatonix

    Favorite Food: Strawberries

    Fun Fact: I have played hockey since I was 5

     

    Name: Jacob Olesek

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: Band and Newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: Sports

    Favorite Book: Harry Potter series

    Favorite: Song:  Favorite Song by Chance The Rapper

    Favorite Food: Tacos

    Fun Fact: I love video games and Basketball

     

    Name: Mia Rodriguez

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: News Paper & Swimming

    Topic In Newspaper: Gold Stars

    Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by: J.K Rowling

    Favorite: Song: Gold by Imagine Dragons

    Favorite Food: Spicy Chicken Wings

    Fun Fact: I have been bitten by an ostridge.

     

    Name: Alyssa Brown

    Grade: 7th

    Extracurriculars: Newspaper

    Topic In Newspaper: Polls

    Favorite Book: The Throne of Fire-Rick Riordan

    Favorite: Song: Screen-Twenty One Pilots

    Favorite Food: Pasta

    Fun Fact: I have two dogs.