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2020-2021 Staff

Guin Rogers
Editor In Chief

Guin Rogers

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

Austin Travis

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

Enya Ratkic

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

Emily DeMotte

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

Natalie McLaren

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

Addison Bartek

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

Nhi Nguyen

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

Nyomi Nee

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!

Alexis Ladd
Staff Writer

Alexis Ladd

I am a softball lover, a girl, a 5th grader and its my first year at iup! I can't wait to write and I also am in poetry and chess club! I love chess and writing poems! This club is great already!

Emily Greene
Staff Writer

Emily Greene

Hi there, y'all, I'm Emily (Em for short), and I'm a proud 8th grader of iUP! I love camping, exploring, and drawing! I've been seriously getting into art for 3-4 years now. In my spare time, I like to listen to musical bands...

Elaine Copeland
Staff Writer

Elaine Copeland

Hi, my name is Elaine and I am in 11th grade.  Im excited to start my journey in ihoot.  I will be a staff writer for the 2021 ihoot newspaper.  I have never really been interested in journalism until this year, but I am excited...

Addison Wiley
Staff Writer

Addison Wiley

Hi! My name is Addie Wiley and I'm a staff writer here at iHoot! I'm in 6th grade and this is my first year at both iHoot and iUniversity Prep. I like to do gymnastics and theater in my spare time, and I can't wait to get started...

Marcus Bamber
Staff Writer

Marcus Bamber

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....

Staff Writer

Jessica Hebert

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

Dawson Baker

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

Celina Angelina Miggins

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

Ezra Rajagopal

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

Haley Travis

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

Beckett Freeman

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

Vivien Phillips
Staff Writer

Vivien Phillips

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

Hannah Lowrey

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

Staff Writer

Kinley Petzold

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

McKinnley Rupp
Staff Writer

McKinnley Rupp

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

Owen Labay

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

Makayla Barecky

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

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

Tyler Carroll

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

JoElle Coats

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

Susannah Otstott

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

Savannah Tafireyi

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

Skylar Deegan

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

Ayush Sachdeva

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

Jessica Gabrillo

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

Brooke Bolinger

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

Victoria Arifin

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

Cy May

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

Kennedy Chasak

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...

Shelby Hunsucker
Staff Writer

Shelby Hunsucker

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

Kayla Thomas

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

Bruce Bowen

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

Kaeda Reamer

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

Abigail Hardy

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

Curtis Bamber

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

Avika Taneja

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

Kathryn Russell

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

Eylee Pennings

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

Sophia Sokoll

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

Sadie Brown

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

Beatrix Matthews

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

Mikayla Orozco

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

Lauren Burgess

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

DJ Johnson

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

Thanh-Xuan Nguyen

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

Mikayla Talty

Hey, my name is Mikayla Talty. I'm a ninth grader at IUniversity. This is my second year at IUP and, my first year writing for IHoot. I am a competitive swimmer for Prosper Eagles , I also play the guitar, piano, and ukulele....

Alondra Martinez
Staff Assistant

Alondra Martinez

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

Linden Pennings

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

Abigail Shaw

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

Cecilia Cooper

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...

Mia Sanchez Miller
Special Editor

Mia Sanchez Miller

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 the special section editor. Although this is my first time ever participating in a school newspaper, I am really...

Eve Bamber
News Section Editor

Eve Bamber

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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