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2020-2021 Staff

Guin Rogers

Editor In Chief

Hi! My name is Guinevere Rogers (Guin for short), and I'm a Senior here at iUniversity Prep. This is my 5th year at this amazing school, and my 4th year with iHoot! I am currently the Co-Editor In Chief with Austin Travis, and...

Austin Travis

Editor-in-Chief

Hey guys! My name is Austin Travis, and this is my 6th and final year with iHoot and my 6th and final year as a student at iUniversity Prep, as I'm a senior. I'm back as a Co- Editor-in-Chief  working alongside Guin Rogers! Outside...

Enya Ratkic

Associate Editor

Hi everyone! I'm Enya, the Associate Editor for the 20-21 school year at iHoot! I'm a senior here at iUPrep. This is my 6th year at iUPrep and 5th year with iHoot. I started out here as a Staff Writer in the 8th grade, worked...

Emily DeMotte

Travel editor

Hi! My name is Emily and I am a sophomore at iUniversity Prep this year. I am excited to serve as the travel section editor for the 2020-2021 school year! This will be my third year at this school and first year with iHoot and...

Natalie McLaren

Eyes On Owls Editor

Hello! My name is Natalie McLaren, and I am the Section Editor for Eyes on Owls. I am a sophomore, and this is my first year at iUniversityPrep and on staff. I've been involved in Journalism since 7th grade, and I only love it...

Addison Bartek

Clubs and Activities Editor

Hello everyone! My name is Addison and I'm a 9th grader at iUniversity Prep. I love being able to inform people about a wide variety of subjects and provide them with entertaining, but accurate, information. This is my second...

Nhi Nguyen

Feature Editor

Hi guys! My name is Nhi Nguyen and I'm a Senior this year at iUniversity Prep. This is my first year in iHoot and I'm so excited to be the editor for the Feature section of our newspaper! I have always loved to read and write,...

Nyomi Nee

Entertainment Editor

Hello my name is Nyomi and I am a senior. I am a theater kid through and through, and I am trying to go to college for theater. I love writing, and am so excited to be writing and editing for the entertainment section of iHoot!

Marcus Bamber

Staff Writer

Hello everybody!! My name is Marcus Bamber and this is my first year here at IUP! I am incredibly excited to be here at iHoot and it will be an amazing year here. I love to try new things and take advantage of interesting opportunities....

Jessica Hebert

Staff Writer

Hello! Well, my name is Jessica. I am currently in 10th grade for iUniversity Prep. I love writing and reading so I feel like this club will be a fun place to be. I swim competitively, but the virus has shut it down for the time...

Dawson Baker

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Dawson Baker. I am in 5th grade. I like to play Baseball and I also do competitive swimming. This is my 1st year here.

Celina Angelina Miggins

Staff Writer

My name is Celina Angelina and my friends call me Lina. My favorite colors are pink and black. I have 3 siblings and I am the oldest. I'm new to i Hoot and can't wait to get started!

Ezra Rajagopal

Staff Writer

I'm Ezra I love drawing and searching for good stories. I love making boring articles modern and enticing not an old paper with just plain facts.

Haley Travis

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Haley, and I am a staff writer here at iHoot. I am a dancer and swimmer. I am very excited to be in iHoot this year, its gonna be great!

Beckett Freeman

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Beckett Freeman, I like to create videos and edit them!

Vivien Phillips

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Vivien Phillips, I am 11 years old, this is my first year at Ihoot and my first year at IUniversity Prep. I love writing, thusly I am so excited to be a staff writer this year!

Hannah Lowrey

Staff Writer

I'm Hanna! I'm a staff writer. I'm just turned 11! I love anything pink, and I love writing.

Kinley Petzold

Staff Writer

My name is Kinley Petzold I am in 6th grade. I am a level 8 gymnast and show steers!

McKinnley Rupp

Staff Writer

Hi! I am McKinnley Rupp and this is my first year at iUP and iHoot, and I am so excited for what is to come. Some of my favorite things are my dogs and my friends. I love to go visit my family in Kansas.

Owen Labay

Staff Writer

Hello my name is Owen Labay. I joined iHoot because I enjoy writing. Some hobbies I have are tennis, drawing, watching tv, playing videogames, and riding my bike. This is my first year at iUniversity Prep and my first year at...

Makayla Barecky

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Makayla. I'm a staff writer at iHoot, and this is my second year at iUPrep.I moved away from Houston and to a new place right before COVID-19 really hit hard. I started doing Irish tap-dancing this year to try to make...

Vincent Yang

Staff Writer

Vincent Yang is always there if students need help with their APs. He enjoys playing the piano, as well as martial arts but still finds his true passion in helping others. He also really likes animals and is amazing at drawing....

Tyler Carroll

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Tyler Carroll, I'm in ninth grade and I've been attending iUniversity Prep for 4 years. I am a staff writer of the 2020-21 iHoot newspaper and I'm so excited to join the iHoot team this year! I've always had an active...

JoElle Coats

Staff Writer

Hey guys! My name is JoElle Coats, I’m currently a sophomore and this is my 5th year at iUniversity Prep. This is also my 1st year with ihoot. My passions are gymnastics, writing, asian dramas, creating and cooking. I’m currently...

Susannah Otstott

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Susannah and I’m a sophomore at iUP. This is my first year with the school, and my first year on iHoot, but my third year writing for a school newspaper. I’ve always loved writing, ever since I was a little...

Savannah Tafireyi

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Savannah Tafireyi, I am new at iUniversity Prep and I am in ninth grade. I have always loved writing and I am passionate for creating captivating articles! I am grateful to be a part of the iHoot team. I am a Staff...

Skylar Deegan

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Skylar, and I'm a junior at iUniversity Prep. I love writing creatively, and I'm so excited to be a member of iHoot! I'm a Staff Writer for the 2020-2021 iHoot newspaper. I've been writing stories since before 6th grade,...

Ayush Sachdeva

Staff Writer

My name is Ayush Sachdeva, and I am a Staff Writer. I really love playing basketball and studying weather! Basketball is my hobby, and meteorology is my passion. I practice my basketball regularly, on a daily basis. Alongside,...

Jessica Gabrillo

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Jessica and this is my first year as a Staff Writer for iHoot. I'm 15 years old and this is my 2nd year at IUPrep as a sophomore. I also attend NTPA Academy, which focuses on theater. I have been doing theater for...

Brooke Bolinger

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Brooke Bolinger and I am a freshman at iUniversity Prep. This is my first year at iU and I love it so far! My favorite things to do are play tennis, read, art, play with my puppy, and be outside. I really love to...

Victoria Arifin

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Victoria, although I prefer Z to keep it short and straightforward. I acquired the role of a staff writer, and I'm usually not very talkative unless necessary. Something interesting is I have six piercings!

Cy May

Staff Writer

My name is Cy May. I am a staff writer here at iHoot. I have 3 cats and I love all animals. I write and read a lot, which is why I wanted to join iHoot. I love to bake, play videogames, and do D&D campaigns with my friends....

Kennedy Chasak

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Kennedy! This is my first year at iUP and iHoot. I am in 5th grade. I love writing and I am so excited to be part of iHoot! I like writing about natural disasters and historical events. I play guitar, I love to...

Mia Sanchez Miller

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Mia and I'm a 1oth grader at IUniversity Prep. This is my 4th year here and my first year in iHoot. I am a staff writer. Although this is my first time ever participating in a school newspaper, I am really excited! I have...

Shelby Hunsucker

Staff Writer

Hey guys! My name is Shelby. I'm a horse trainer and kennel tech. As well as, I love to work on stories and create amazing literature/art. I'm a huge fan of the Hobbit and live off tacos. Can't wait for an amazing year in iHoot.

Kayla Thomas

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Kayla Thomas, and I am in 5th grade at iUniversity Prep. I am a staff writer and am ready to write a lot of stories! I really like to read and write (mostly plays). When I am not in school, I like to draw, play...

Bruce Bowen

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Bruce Bowen and I am a sophomore at iUniversity Prep. I love writing and am super excited to be a part of iHoot this year. This is my first year as a staff writer. I have been writing for fun and for competitions...

Kaeda Reamer

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Kaeda Reamer, I am an 11th grader at iUniversity Prep. This is my first year as a staff writer on the journalism iHoot Newspaper. I just started this year, because I wanted to see what it was all about, and so far it is...

Abigail Hardy

Staff Writer

My name is Abigail Hardy and I am a staff writer for iHoot this year. I am in 11th grade. I go to the NTPA Academy, where I study theatre(which I have done for 6 1/2 years), singing, and dancing. I have a certification in theatre...

Curtis Bamber

Staff Writer

My name is Curtis Bamber and I am 12 years old, I was originally from Australia and moved to the USA 5 years ago. I love to travel around the world and explore things that I don't know about. I am curious and adventurous, and...

Avika Taneja

Staff Writer

Hi I am Avika! I am a staff writer and a 5th grader at iUniversity prep. I love acting, singing, dancing, writing, and coding! I love spending time with my brothers, writing fun stories, and iHoot articles!

Kathryn Russell

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Kathryn but I go by Kat! I have enjoyed writing from a young age and am really glad I joined this year!! I am in 9th grade this is my 4th year at this school! I like llamas, traveling, and my favorite food is ravioli!...

Eylee Pennings

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Eylee Pennings, I am 11 years old, I live in Austin, TX, and I am a staff writer in iHoot! This is my first year at iUniversity Prep! I have three sisters, and I am the middle child. I also have two dogs. One of...

Sophia Sokoll

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm in 6th grade, and this is my first year with iHoot and iUP! I'm really excited to get started! I like to read, swim, and go horseback riding!

Sadie Brown

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Sadie! I'm a Staff Writer/Graphic Artist for iHoot! I'm 12 years old, and a 7th grader! I'm an aspiring artist/animator/pianist. This is my second year at iUP, and my first working at iHoot! I love to character...

Beatrix Matthews

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Beatrix Matthews, and I am a Staff Writer here at iHoot. This is my first year at iUniversity, and I love it so far! I love ballet, and I have been dancing for 11 & 1/2 years. I am a huge bookworm, and I also...

Mikayla Orozco

Staff Writer

Hi! I am Mikayla Orozco! I’m a senior, and this is my second year with iUniversity Prep, and my first year with ihoot! I am a staff writer this year, and I'm so excited! Besides ihoot, I love to dance! I’m majoring in dance...

Lauren Burgess

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Lauren and I am an 11th grader at iUniversity Prep. This is my 1st year here at iUP and I am super excited to be a staff writer this year. Ever since I was younger I've always had an interest in writing, but I was...

DJ Johnson

Staff Writer

Hello! I am DJ Johnson and I am a ninth grader at Iuniversity Prep. I love journalism and writing, I am also heavily into coding and engineering. My job at iHoot is Staff Writer. This is my first year doing journalism but I do...

Thanh-Xuan Nguyen

Staff Writer

Hi. My name is Xuan Nguyen and this is my 3rd year at iUprep. I am a junior this year and am excited to see how this year will go. For now, I am just a Staff Writer taking iHoot for my journalism credit. I am quite new to all...

Mikayla Talty

Staff writer

Hello! My name is Mikayla Talty, I am a ninth-grader at IUniversity prep. I've always loved to write. In my public middle school, I received multiple writing rewards. I'm very excited to share my writing skills and write about...

Alondra Martinez

Staff Assistant

Hi, my name is Alondra Martinez. I'm a junior and this is my first year at iUniversity Prep. I love art, animals, and movies. Writing is one of my passions so I was excited to be able to join a school newspaper. I look forward...

Linden Pennings

Photography

Hi, my name is Linden Pennings, and this is my first year at iUniversity prep. I am in eighth grade and am loving this new school! I am a staff writer and love writing and reading all the time. I love to horseback ride, run, play...

Abigail Shaw

Staff Assistant

Hi! I'm a Staff Assistant here in iHoot, this is my second year for iHoot and iUP! I enjoy riding dirt bikes, drawing, reading, riding bicycles, and listening to music. I enjoy eating sushi, seaweed, and almost anything sweet!...

Cecilia Cooper

Business Manager

I'm Cecilia Cooper. I am a aspiring actress but I have always been into journaling. I love gardening and journalism. In the mornings I am always watching the news and I have multiple news artical apps on my tech. In my spare time...

Eve Bamber

News Section Editor

Hi! my name is Eve Bamber and I'm a freshman here at iUniversity Prep. This is my first year at iUp! I was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, until a few years ago when my family and I moved to Houston. I enjoy all aspects...

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