The Journal Rewired

2014-2015 Staff

Leah Newhouse

My name is Leah Newhouse. I am a sophomore and write for features. Along with being on the Journal staff, I volunteer at the Southport Library and am involved with theater. I love rhinoceroses and macaroni...

Mark Carlson

Hello, I am a freshman sports writer.  I run Cross Country and Track.  Outside of school I enjoy hanging out with friends and playing recreational basketball. I am also an avid Star Wars fan.  I will...

Niki Smithers

Hey guys, my name is Niki Smithers. I’m an avid Manchester United, Colts, and U.S. soccer fan. I play both school and club soccer. I don’t do much outside of journal, yearbook, and soccer (other than...

Michael Crook

What is up guys, I am Michael Crook, and I am a sports writer for the SHS Journal. I love sports and food more than anything else in the world. I run on varsity for cross-country and track for the school...

Justin Ray

Hello, my name is Justin Ray. I am a sports writer for the Journal and I run varsity cross country and track here at Southport. In my free time I like to play video games. Batman is the best superhero...

Caitlyn Jones

Welcome to the Journal Rewired! You are looking at the managing editor-of-content for the Journal Rewired. My name is Caitlyn Jones and I am a senior here at SHS. I am a three-year veteran of the Journal....

Cooper Davis

Interpretive-dance enthusiast, ramen-noodle connoisseur, pants wearer and fantasy-football fool: this is who I really am. I’ll be hiding in dark corners taking revealing pictures of your entertainment...

Christina Hemphill

My name is Christina Hemphill, and I am the editor of the Opinion page. I’m a common white girl, no doubt about it. You can classify me under senior, cheer captain, driver of a yellow slug bug, sparkles-lover,...

James Sheets

I’m James Sheets, a junior at SHS. I'm currently the Business  Manager for the Journal. I run cross country and play baseball for the school. I’m an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and absolutely love...

Fibi Kim

Hello, my name is Fibi Kim, and I am currently a junior at SHS. I write for the Foreign Language section, and this is my first year on staff. My hobbies are reading, singing, drawing and helping others....

Riley Childers

Hey there, I’m Riley Childers. I have written for the online website since my freshman year, and now, I’m a reporter for Student Life. I love reading books, talking about giraffes and hanging out with...

Caleb Carrasquillo

Hi, my name is Caleb Carrasquillo. I’m a photographer. I’m tall. I like quesadillas. Quesadillas are good.  

Garkhor Kulia

My name is Garkhor Kulia, I’m 6’2” and I am a senior. I joined the Journal to become a part of the watchdog circle of reporters that keep an eye on what’s going down in the world. When I’m not...

Lindsey Farley

Hello! My name is Lindsey Farley and I’m a senior at Southport High School. I am the news section editor for the Journal Rewired. In my spare time (the little spare time that I do have) I am always watching...

Ema Robertson

My name is Ema Robertson I’m a sophomore and I write for the news section. The majority of my time is consumed by singing, shopping, taking pictures and writing raps. I’ll be 16 on November 17th, 2014....

Riley Hyatt

I’m Riley Hyatt and I write for Entertainment. I am a sophomore and this is my first year on the Journal staff. Along with cheerleading some of my hobbies include reading, watching reality TV, and having...

Sierra Sullivan

Creator of all things video, lover of burritos and pronouncer of pterodactyl with a p: my name is Sierra Sullivan, and I’m the editor of Multimedia.  Videos and coverage of the school, community and...

Ty Conatser

My name is Ty Conatser. I’m a Junior. I write sports for the Journal. In my freetime I enjoy playing hockey and hanging out with friends.

Mikayla Whittemore

I’m Mikayla Whittemore, and I’m a writer for the entertainment section of our newspaper. I’m a sophomore with real hair who likes Edgar Allen Poe, eyeliner, and when people buy me new socks.  

Hugo Oskarsson

Hi! I’m Hugo and I write in the entertainment section in the SHS Journal. I just left my awesome family and friends in Sweden to move to awesome Indiana for a year as an exchange student. I’m in Speech...

Rachel Gray

Hey there, I’m Rachel Gray. I am a news reporter, and this is my third year writing online and my first year writing for the Journal. I enjoy long walks on the beach, coffee, carrots and AP Style Starters....

Kali Ingels

Hello there, I’m Kali Ingels, but most people mispronounce my name. I’ve gotten used to it. I am a junior, and I write for Student Life. My favorite subject is chemistry sometimes. I like doing...

Abigail Barrett

Why hello fellow Southportians. I’m Abigail Barrett, I am a junior and I am the Assistant Editor-of-Content Online. My life revolves around the strength of wifi connections and I die a little inside...

Alex Green

I’m Alex Green and I’m a sports writer on the 2014-2015 Journal staff.  I’m a senior this year and this is my first year working on the Journal and my third year writing online.  My hobbies include...

Nick Meacham

When I was little, I sent a young child to the hospital. I guess accidentally throwing a tiny, metal hairclip at the speed of light directly onto a sweet girl’s head will cause a gash that requires stitches....

Garrett Gibson

Hi, my name is Garrett Gibson. I am a junior and I work for multimedia, which makes videos. I am on the lacrosse team here at Southport. I am the starting attackman for the team. I am a boat enthusiast.  

Brad Davis

Good morrow young ones of THE Southport High School. My name is Brad Davis and I am the Sports Editor for this year’s Journal. I am proud to say that I am a part of such a great club and that we produce...

Brandon Baker

Oh, didn’t see you there. I’m Brandon. I’m a sports writer for the Journal. Once when I was a young boy, I had a pair of Superman pajamas, cape and all. I thought these special pair of pajamas gave...

Britton Whitlock

My name is Britton Whitlock and I am on the features section for the Journal. I was also a staff member last year. I'm also on the Anchor, Southport’s yearbook publication. I play volleyball and manage...

Alicia Jones

I’m Alicia Jones, part of the Features section on The Journal. I’m also The Anchor’s editor-in-chief, part of the leadership team at SHS and involved with softball.

Kaitlyn Parrinello

Hi I’m Kaitlyn Parrinello. I’m 16 years old and I write for Student Life. I like to laugh and be bubbly. I do not like my picture taken. That is all.  

Trinity Cline-Smith

Hello earthlings, my name is Trinity Cline-Smith and I’m a writer for the news section of the newspaper. I paint, sculpt, draw and I’m also in the SHS Marching Band. I am the only female baritone player,...

Vanessa Abplanalp

Greetings, world, and all who inhabit it.  I’m Vanessa Abplanalp, a senior and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal and the Journal REWIRED.  I’m not a big fan of long walks on the beach, but I’d...

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