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The student news site of iUniversity Prep in Grapevine, Texas

iHoot

The student news site of iUniversity Prep in Grapevine, Texas

iHoot

2022-2023 Staff

Eve Bamber
Editor-in-Chief

Eve Bamber

My name is Eve Bamber, and I’m a Junior here at iUniversity Prep. I’ll be one of your Editor-in-Chief's for this year at iHoot! After growing up in Australia and then moving halfway across the world to Texas, I'm fortunate...

Natalie McLaren
Editor-in-Chief

Natalie McLaren

Hi everyone! My name is Natalie McLaren, and I am one of the Co-Editor in Chiefs this year for iHoot! I'm a Senior at iUPrep, and this is my third year here. I love helping people and I love writing, making iHoot a perfect fit...

Marcus Bamber
Associate Editor

Marcus Bamber

Hi Everyone! I am Marcus and I am your associate editor this year at iHoot! This is my 3rd year here at iUP & iHoot and I am currently a Sophomore!  I love sports, working out, running, and basically most physical activities....

Avika Taneja
Business Manager

Avika Taneja

Hello, my name is Avika Taneja and I'm in 7th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my 3rd year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of mine include acting, singing, dancing, writing and some art. Outside of school, I enjoy spending my time by actin...

JoElle Coats
College Corner Section Editor

JoElle Coats

Hello everyone! My name is JoElle Coats and this is my 7th year and final year at iUniversity Prep. I am so excited to be able to help you all on your articles for the College Corner Section! In this section, there will be articles all ...

Brooke Bolinger
Feature Section Editor

Brooke Bolinger

Hi everyone! My name is Brooke Bolinger and I am the Feature Section Editor!! This is my 3rd year at iUP and I am a junior this year. As well as a love of writing, I enjoy playing tennis! I came to iUP for a more flexible schedule for m...

Special Section Editor

Keeley

Hi, my name is Keeley! I am so excited to be apart of iHoot as the Special Section Editor this year!

Danny Hall
Sports Section Editor

Danny Hall

My name is Danny Hall, and I will be the Sports Section Editor this year at iHoot. This is my second year at iUP, and iHoot, and I am in my freshman year. My hobbies include watching sports, writing about sports, writing and producing...

Julia Minke
Travel Section Editor

Julia Minke

Hello, my name is Julia, and I'm in 11th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my 4th year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of mine include archery and Muay Thai. Outside of school, I enjoy spending my time reading books and writing stories....

Mallory Kneuper
Staff Assistant

Mallory Kneuper

Hello, my name is Mallory Kneuper (Mal) and I'm in 9th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my 3rd year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of mine include painting, making music, and obsessing over my new favorite shows 😅. Outside...

Erin OConnell
Staff Assistant

Erin O’Connell

Hello, my name is Erin O'Connell and I'm in 10th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my 1st year at iUPrep! Outside of school, I enjoy reading, writing, working on model trains, and crafting. I also love to play with my dog, cook,...

Sreenidhi Rudraraju
Staff Assistant

Sreenidhi Rudraraju

Hello, my name is Sreenidhi and I'm in 7th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my 2nd year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of mine include playing video games and designing things. Outside of school, I enjoy spending my time swimming,...

Amirah Santos Figueroa
Staff Assistant

Amirah Santos Figueroa

Hello! My name is Amirah Santos Figueroa and I'm a freshman here at iUniversity Prep. This is my 2nd year at iUPrep and I expect there will be many more! Some hobbies of mine include writing, photography, graphic designing, reading,...

Yadiz (Mayuree) Martinez
Staff Assistant

Yadiz (Mayuree) Martinez

Hey everybody!! My name is Yadiz, but you can call me Mayuree if that's easier. I am in 8'th grade and this is my second year at iUP! When I'm not in school, I like reading, writing, playing chess, and getting involved in pretty much an...

Kendall Myers
Staff Assistant

Kendall Myers

Hey, everyone! My name is Kendall Myers and I am in 7th grade. This is my second year at iUP as well as being a part of iHoot Newspaper. In my free time, I enjoy doing graphic design, keeping up with the current news and reading....

Makenna Horne
Staff Assistant

Makenna Horne

My name is Makenna Horne and this is my 6th and final year at IUP! This is my 2nd year in iHoot and I’m so happy to be a part of the BOE! I love doing and coaching gymnastics, being with friends and family, playing video games,...

Orion Jean
Staff Writer

Orion Jean

Hello, my name is Orion Jean and I'm in 7th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my 1st year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of my mine include reading, listening to music, and watching movies. Outside of school, I enjoy spending my time...

Persephone Battle
Staff Writer

Persephone Battle

My name is Persephone Battle and I'm in 9th grade. This is my 5th year at iUPrep, but my first in iHoot! I love writing, all literature in general, and I'm very excited to be a Staff Writer for this wonderful newspaper! I'm interested...

Connor Reinscheld
Staff Writer

Connor Reinscheld

Hi, my name is Connor and I'm in 5th grade at iUniversity prep This is my first year at this school I like rollerblading basketball and koalas. I enjoy gaming and rollerblading I'm excited to be a Staff Writer.

Kariana Karhu
Staff Writer

Kariana Karhu

Hi! My name is Kariana Karhu, and this is my first year with iHoot. I'm in in 5th grade and excited to finally get to be here at iUniversity Prep! I am a Staff Writer for iHoot this year, and I'm so excited to get to write a bunch...

Caeden Conley
Staff Writer

Caeden Conley

Hello, my name is Caeden Conley and I'm in 11th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my 5th year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of mine include sports, gaming, acting, and biking. Outside of school, I enjoy spending my time by being with family ...

Jaxon Radcliff
Staff Writer

Jaxon Radcliff

Hi everyone! My name is Jaxon Radcliff, I'm in 8th grade, and this is my second year at iUPrep! Some of my hobbies are chess, piano, and ping pong. I also play competitive soccer and swimming. I'm excited to be a part of iHoot...

Aayva Shariff
Staff Writer

Aayva Shariff

Hi, I'm Aayva Shariff. I am in 6th grade and I was in IHOOT last year too! I love ice skating and I am very excited to start iHoot!

Avery Whitmire
Staff Writer

Avery Whitmire

Hello, my name is Avery and I'm in 5th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my first year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of mine include playing the Sims 4, writing, traveling, and reading. Outside of school, I enjoy spending my time by...

Autumn Friesenhahn
Staff Writer

Autumn Friesenhahn

My name is Autumn! This is my second year at iUniversity Prep and iHoot. I'm a staff writer this year, but I hope to one day have an editor's position. I love playing the cello and I hate getting up. I am really gonna enjoy iHoot...

Emma Snider
Staff Writer

Emma Snider

Hi! My name is Emma (I sometimes go by Em) and I'm a senior at iUniversity Prep. This is my 2nd year at iUPrep and 2nd year in iHoot! Some hobbies of mine include art (any medium I can try), music (obviously), reading, creating...

Yahia Osman
Staff Writer

Yahia Osman

Hello, my name is Yahia Osman and I'm in 10th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my 2nd year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of mine include going karting or going out with my friends, I also like to volunteer from time to time at the...

Evangeline Smith
Staff Writer

Evangeline Smith

Hi everyone! This is my 2nd year in iHoot and my 3rd year at IUP! I love writing about current events, news, and current popular trends. I hope you enjoy my articles!

Eleni Verven
Staff Writer

Eleni Verven

Hi! My name is Eleni, I am in 7th grade. This is my second year in iUP and my second year in iHoot! Some hobbies of mine include reading, softball, and art. Also, some random things I enjoy are diving and making Spotify playlists....

Anika Goswami
Staff Writer

Anika Goswami

Hi, my name is Anika! I'm in 7th grade, and this is my second year at iUP! Some of my hobbies include playing tennis, painting, coding, and playing video games. This is my second year in iHoot, and I'm excited to get started!

Beckett Freeman
Staff Writer

Beckett Freeman

Heyo from the Denton area! My name is Beckett Freeman, and I'm in the 8th grade here at iUP. From videogames to speakers to v-boards, I enjoy all things electric. The computer is my domain, and I know it all, having been with...

Grace Sng
Eyes On Owls Section Editor

Grace Sng

Hi, I'm Grace Sng! I'm in 10th grade at iUniversity Prep and this is my second year at iUPrep. Outside of school, I enjoy spending my time by programming, writing, and running. I'm excited to a part of iHoot this year as the Eyes...

Sasha Dauletau
Entertainment Section Editor

Sasha Dauletau

Hi! My name is Sasha Dauletau and I'm a junior starting my 5th year at iUniversityPrep! Some of my hobbies include reading, baking, and making youtube videos. I'm also a student-athlete and spend the majority of my time outside...

Harrisen Smith
Opinion Section Editor

Harrisen Smith

Hello, my name is Harrisen Smith and I am in 12th grade at iUniversity Prep. This is my third year as an online student. In my free time, I enjoy skateboarding, playing guitar, and playing video games with my friends. I am passionate ab...

Dawson Baker
Lead Staff Assistant

Dawson Baker

This is my 3rd year at iUPrep! Some hobbies of mine include fishing. Outside of school, I enjoy spending my time by fishing and gaming. Also, I love cake! I'm excited to be a part of iHoot this year as a Staff Writer!

Curtis Bamber
Photo/Social Editor

Curtis Bamber

My name is Curtis Bamber, and I’m a freshman here at iUniversity Prep. This is my 3rd year here at iUp and iHoot and this year I will be your Photo/Social Manager at iHoot! I am very excited to start this job as I enjoy creating...

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