Staff

Co Editor-in-Chief: Sophia Portillo

Sophia Portillo is a co-editor in chief of the newspaper and a senior. She loves reading memoirs, painting, and writing in her free time as well as advocating in her community. She is a board member on the Dating Violence Mock Trial, interns at a law firm, and participates in the Spanish Honor Society due to her love of the Spanish language. She enjoys being able to give a voice to the students of DSHS and is passionate about trying to reach all students. 

Co Editor-in-Chief: Tia Davison

Tia Davison is a junior year and has been on the Paw Print staff for two years. She runs cross country for DSHS and enjoys climbing mountains, baking, and playing solitaire! 

News Editor: Tia Davison

Tia Davison is a junior year and has been on the Paw Print staff for two years. She runs cross country for DSHS and enjoys climbing mountains, baking, and playing solitaire! 

Opinion Editor: Alec Stuart

Alec Stuart is a second year member of the Paw Print staff team, having served as the News Editor and now the Opinion Editor. He specializes in news and editorial pieces, and has a passion for creative writing & drawing! He also enjoys video games and music, and is seeking to get socially and politically more active.

Sports Editor: Mallory Neff

Mallory Neff is a second year staff member and junior. She has three little sisters who are all “super amazing and wildly funny.” She also loves being outside, especially when she is out on the field playing lacrosse with her teammates. They are her “second family,” and Neff wouldn’t be doing newspaper without them.

Features Editor: Gabby Plasencia

Gabriella Plasencia, also known as Gabby, is a second year staff member and junior. With a typing speed of 95 WPM(words per minute) up her sleeve, a passion for thinking too much, and many creative outlets such as drawing, painting, and writing of course, she is a regular person waiting for a story to arise.

Creative Editor: Sierra Trbovich

Sierra Trbovich is a first year section editor, but a returning staff writer. Sierra has been writing for as long as she can remember, progressing on her form over the years and loves to learn more about writing every day. Sierra has been a part of not only the newspaper team, but also the Journalism, photography, and yearbook team. Sierra’s favorite part of being on the newspaper staff is the people that she meets along the way.  Sierra is also part of the theatre program here at DSHS as well as the Meraki staff.

Editor-in-Chief: Izzy Roske

Izzy Roske is a second year staff member and a junior. Currently, she is obsessed with creating jewelry out of little knick-knacks, and can usually be seen sporting cherry chapstick earrings. On top of making earrings Roske is the historian for HOSA and Adventure Club historian as well.

Assistant Editor: Lauren Caffrey

Lauren Caffrey is a first year staff member and a sophomore. She is an officer on the JV dance team and joined yearbook because of her previous experience with it and her love of writing.

Sports Editor: Kira Heflin

Kyra Heflin is a first year staff member and a sophomore. Her best time solving a Rubik’s Pyramid is 5 seconds, and she likes to do random stuff like play piano, ukulele, organize, photography, and spend way too much time watching Youtube.

Student Life Editor: Riley Rivas

Riley Rivas is a first year member for yearbook staff and a sophomore. She is a company dancer at Head to Toe Dance and loves cooking and baking in her free time.

Academics Editor: Ramsey Hutton

Ramsey Hutton is a third year student media student and a junior. Hutton loves photography and is an avid reader and and stays busy running her non-profit, Books for L.O.V.E. She is also a service day leader and a Baking Club and Young Women’s Club officer.

Photography Editor: Max Levey

Max Levey is a first year member of the yearbook staff who is a junior this year. He enjoys shooting and editing photos as well as listening to music.


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