The student online newsmagazine of SHS

The Journal Rewired

The student online newsmagazine of SHS

The Journal Rewired

The student online newsmagazine of SHS

The Journal Rewired

2022-2023 Staff

Grace Elder
Editor-in-Chief

Grace Elder

I feel like I’m getting deja vu because this is the third time I have written a staff bio for The Journal. Who would've thought that I could enjoy that feeling so much? Last year I served as the Photo...

Owen Hodges
Section Managing Editor

Owen Hodges

Hey, It’s Owen Hodges back again for my third and final year as a Managing Editor. Last year, I was Features Editor, and the year before that I was a News Reporter. Other than The Journal, I’m a secti...

Megan Rogers
Section Managing Editor

Megan Rogers

Hey everyone! My name is Megan Rogers and I am one of the Managing Editors of The Journal this year! I will be working with our News, Sports, Culture and Opinion sections. This is my third year on The Jo...

Mike Klopfenstein
Adviser

Mike Klopfenstein

Hi, my name is Mr. Klopfenstein, and I’ll be your adviser this year. Despite my dashing, youthful appearance, I’m currently enjoying my 27th year of teaching, the last 19 of which have been at SHS....

Josiah Veen
Photos Editor

Josiah Veen

Hi, I am Josiah Veen. I am currently the editor of the Photos Section, and this is my second year on staff. Last year, I was a Sports Writer. I am excited for this year on The Journal.  Other than Th...

Kenzie Andrysiak
Opinion Editor

Kenzie Andrysiak

Hi! My name is Kenzie Andrysiak, and I am a sophomore at SHS. This is my second year on staff, and I am the Opinion Editor. Last year, I was a writer for the News section and I am very excited, yet very...

Ayslin Bowman
Features Editor

Ayslin Bowman

Hi! I am Ayslin Bowman and I am so excited to be returning for my second year on The Journal as Features Editor! I am a junior, and besides The Journal, I like to play on the girls varsity volleyball te...

December Tling
Culture Editor

December Tling

Hallo alle! My name is December Tling and this is my third year on The Journal. I am still the Culture Editor, and I am also in charge of promotions. It’s going to be a sentimental time while I live...

Lucy Hiller
Sports Editor

Lucy Hiller

Hey guys! My name is Lucy Hiller, and I’m super stoked to be the Sports Editor for The Journal this year. This is my second year on The Journal, and I was a Features writer last year. I’m a part of the ...

Gretchen Turner
News Editor

Gretchen Turner

Hey there! I’m Gretchen Turner and this is my second year on staff.  I was lucky enough to be on staff as both a News writer and the Opinion Editor last year. I can gladly say that this year I’m going ...

Grace Wilson
Entertainment Editor

Grace Wilson

Hey! My name is Grace Wilson. I am a junior here at SHS and am happy to announce that I am the new Entertainment Section Editor! Outside of The Journal, I am an Ambassador in Girl Scouts and work part ti...

Lauren Lowry
Promotions Manager

Lauren Lowry

Hello, I’m Lauren Lowry! I am a junior this year, and it’s my first year on The Journal; I am in charge of Promotions. Other than The Journal, I love listening to music, reading books, shoulders and dr...

Natalie Walker
Multimedia Editor

Natalie Walker

Hello all! My name is Natalie, I’m a junior and this is my second year on The Journal. I could not possibly be more excited for the year ahead. My position this year is the Multimedia Editor. This is ...

Noah Daniel
Business Manager

Noah Daniel

Hello, my name is Noah Daniel. I’ll be serving as the Business Manager for The Journal this year. I am a junior at SHS, and it is my first year on the newspaper staff.  I’ve always appreciated and e...

Guinevere Rugenstein
Artist

Guinevere Rugenstein

Hello, my name is Guinevere Rugenstein, but everyone calls me Guin. I am an artist on The Journal staff this year! I’m a senior this year, and I’m ecstatic to end my high school experience with suc...

Skylar Greulich
Photographer

Skylar Greulich

Hello, my name is Skylar! I will be one of the photographers for the Journal this year! This is my first year on The Journal, and I am so excited to be surrounded by all of these creative, smart and ki...

Johnny Romo
Photographer

Johnny Romo

Heyo! I’m Johnny Romo and I’m one of the photographers for The Journal. This is my first year on The Journal, and I am so excited to be a part of it! I’m a senior this year, and I look forward t...

Darcy Leber
Photographer

Darcy Leber

Hi, my name is Darcy and I am new to The Journal as a photographer! I am extremely excited to be a photographer, and be on The Journal in general. I am a junior and have been at Southport my whole life...

Maria Bujan
Features Reporter

Maria Bujan

Hello everyone. I am Maria Bujan, and I am a junior. I am thrilled to be here in this country and get to participate in this school’s newspaper. I am an only child, but I have grown up with a very clo...

Ava Campbell
Features Reporter

Ava Campbell

Hey! My name is Ava Campbell, and I’m a sophomore this year. I am a Features writer for The Journal, and I’m so excited for this opportunity! Since I was little, I’ve wanted to write for a high scho...

Julianna Miranda
Features Reporter

Julianna Miranda

 Hi! My name is Julianna Miranda, and I’m a sophomore this year! This is my first year on The Journal, and I am a features writer. I took all-year journalism during my freshman year and absolutely fe...

Claire Steinbrook
Entertainment Reporter

Claire Steinbrook

Hi, My name is Claire Steinbrook! I am a sophomore this year, and this is my first year on The Journal as an entertainment writer! After taking a journalism class my freshman year, I realized that writing was something I wanted to focus on, and The Journal g...

Lily Zing
Entertainment Reporter

Lily Zing

Hello, My name is Lily Zing! I am currently a sophomore at SHS. I’ve heard so many good things about the Journal, which I decided to join at the very last minute. I am so glad I get to be an Entertai...

Lindsey Rogers
Entertainment Reporter

Lindsey Rogers

Hey, My name is Lindsey and I am a sophomore at SHS! I am an entertainment writer for The Journal this year. This is my first year being on staff, but I took the journalism class last year and was around ...

Kaylee Hardin
Entertainment Reporter

Kaylee Hardin

Hello, hello! My name is Kaylee, I am a senior and this is my first year working on The Journal as an artist and Entertainment Reporter. I have three siblings and at one point, we fostered 10 cats that...

Elisabeth Pointer
Culture Reporter

Elisabeth Pointer

My name is Elisabeth Pointer. I am a sophomore and a Culture writer for the Journal. I am a competitive gymnast at The Dance Refinery. I have been doing gymnastics for ten years, competing for six while ...

Sarah Bennett
Culture Reporter

Sarah Bennett

Hello, SHS students! My name is Sarah Bennett, and I am a senior and in my second year of The Journal. I love giving the news and spreading information about what is going on around me. I believe that wr...

Salem Ortega-Morales
Culture Reporter

Salem Ortega-Morales

Hi everyone, my name is Salem Ortega-Morales. However, very few know me as Michelle. I am a sophomore and a culture writer for The Journal. This will be my first year, and I am very excited to work with ...

Lizzie Forrester
Sports Reporter

Lizzie Forrester

Hey beautiful people! My name is Lizzie Forrester, and I’m a Sports Writer this year. I’m a sophomore and this will be my first year writing for The Journal. Besides The Journal, I’m a part of th...

Astrid Gojko
Sports Reporter

Astrid Gojko

Howdy! My name is Astrid, and I am a junior. I’m the Lifestyle Editor and a Sports Writer. This is my first official year on The Journal, but I’ve helped out in various ways throughout my high school ...

Carter McDonough
News Reporter

Carter McDonough

So, I’m Carter McDonough, a News writer. I don’t exactly know how I got here, but here I am. Last year The Journal staff came to my English class and gave a presentation on the class. Afterwards, I went to Mr.K to ask some questions about said clas...

Sophie Barker
News Reporter

Sophie Barker

Howdy y’all! I’m Sophie Barker, and I’m a brand new News writer for The Journal! I’m a sophomore, and this will be my first year on staff. Throughout middle school I was interested in trying out ...

Niang Lun
News Reporter

Niang Lun

Hello everyone! My name is Niang Lun and I am a News writer for The Journal. I am currently a sophomore, and I am excited to spend more of my high school years being on this wonderful staff. There are...

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