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The Globe

2016-2017 Staff

Camille Respess

Editor-in-Chief

Camille is a senior at Clayton High School and has spent her time at CHS calling the Globe office her second home. She has a deep passion for journalism and enjoys the challenge and responsibility of being editor-in-chief. In a...

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Kevin Rosenthal

Chief Managing Editor

Kevin is a senior at Clayton High School and is excited to have the role of Chief Managing Editor for the 2016-2017 school year.  Previously, Kevin served as a reporter, as sports editor, and as a senior managing editor for the...

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Ellie Tomasson

Chief Managing Editor

Ellie Tomasson is a Senior at Clayton High School. She has worked on the Globe since her freshman year. She is now Chief Managing Editor of the Globe. She joined Globe because she enjoyed writing and wanted to get involved. Bes...

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Nicholas Lee

Managing Editor; Webmaster

Nicholas Lee is a senior at CHS and this is his third year on Globe. This year, Nicholas is working as one of the managing editors and the webmaster. Nicholas enjoys Globe as it gives him the opportunity to learn about things...

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Mitali Sharma

Managing Editor

Mita is a junior at CHS. This is her third year on the globe. She's always found journalism to be a powerful art of storytelling which has a plays a big role in the life of the average citizen and thus loves to write feature stories....

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Noah Brown

Managing Editor

Noah Brown is a junior, and has been a member of the Globe staff and community since his freshman year. Last year, Brown served as the Feature Section Editor, and focused his writing primarily on feature stories. He currently...

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Max Steinbaum

Managing Editor

Max is a senior, and has been a member of the Globe since his freshman year.  He is very excited to return as a Senior Managing Editor for the 2016-17 school year.  Previously, he has worked as reporter and editor of the Spor...

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Lucy Cohen

News Section Editor

Lucy Cohen is a senior at Clayton High School.  This is her third year on the Globe Staff, but her first year as the News Section Editor.  This is her second year as the business manager.  Lucy joined Globe to improve her writing...

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Jacob LaGesse

News Section Editor

As a Sophomore at CHS, this is Jacob's second year on the Globe and his first year on the editorial staff as a news section editor. Jacob enjoys writing for the Globe and being a part of the Globe community. One of his favorite...

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Michael Bernard

Sports Section Editor

Michael Bernard is a sophomore at CHS. This is Michael’s second year on the Globe staff as a Sports Section Editor.  Michael particularly enjoys writing for the sports section and the feature section of the newspaper. Micha...

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Daniel Cho

Feature Section Editor

Daniel Cho is a junior at CHS and is a third year member on the Globe. He is one of the feature section editors. He joined Globe because he had an interest in the field of journalism and wished to find a community he can depend...

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Sean Kim

Review Section Editor

Sean is a sophomore at Clayton High School. This is currently his second year on the Globe staff and he is one of the review section editors. Sean joined Globe primarily to write about stories he cares about. Outside of Globe,...

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Maddy Bale

Feature Section Editor

Maddy Bale is a sophomore and has worked on the CHS Globe staff for one year as a reporter and for a second as a Feature Section Editor.  Maddy's favorite part about being involved in Globe is getting to create relationships...

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Ashleigh Williams

Review Section Editor

Ashleigh Williams is a senior at Clayton High School. She has been on the Globe since freshman year and is the Review section editor. Ashleigh has moved a total of eight times, and calls her family "semi-nomadic." She joined Globe...

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Zachary Sorensen

Opinion Section Editor

Zachary Sorensen is a senior at Clayton High School. He joined Globe to become a better writer and this is his fourth year. He currently is a opinion section editor and also participates in Politics Club and the Robotics Club...

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Tara Williams

Opinion Section Editor

Tara Williams is a Senior at Clayton High School, and has been on the Globe staff for four years. She is a co-Opinion Section Editor. Tara was born in South Africa, and then moved to Australia and India before moving to Virginia,...

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Harry Rubin

Copy Editor

Harry Rubin, originally from University City, is a senior at CHS.  Harry is involved in many school activities including cross country in the fall and track in the spring.  Along with sports, you can find Rubin in the orchestra...

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Charlie Brennan

Copy Editor

Charlie is a junior and a third year member on the Globe Staff. Besides being a copy editor for the Globe, he enjoys playing piano and viola. He loves eating food being with friends, and meeting new people. Charlie wrestles...

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Neel Vallurupalli

Copy Editor

Neel Vallurupalli is a junior at Clayton High School. This is Neel’s third year as a Globe staff member. He was a reporter in Freshman and Sophomore years, and now he is a copy editor. Neel joined Globe because he always enjoyed...

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Sophie Bernstein

Page Editor

Sophie is a junior at Clayton High School. This is her third year on the Globe staff, and she is currently a page editor. She joined the Globe staff to continue her passion for journalism and writing. Sophie is the co-president of V...

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Sophia Barnes

Page Editor

Sophie Barnes is a senior at Clayton High School, and has been on the staff since her freshman year. This adventurous student was born and raised in Hong Kong, and has a global view and international experience that she likes...

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Lise Derksen

Page Editor

Lise is in 10th grade, and this is her second year on the staff and she is a page editor and a writer for Globe. She joined Globe because she loves writing and wanted to get more involved with school activities. What excites her mo...

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Mariclare Gatter

Page Editor

Mariclare Gatter is a junior at Clayton High School who has been on the Globe staff for since freshmen year.  Mariclare is proud to be a Globie because she loves being a part of the tight-knit Globe community. In addition to...

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Nisha Klein

Page Editor

Nisha Klein is a junior at Clayton High School, and has been on Globe for three years. She is currently a page editor. Nisha joined Globe in her freshmen year, with the intent of learning about journalism and improving her expository...

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Lisi Levy

Page Editor

Lisi Levy is eighteen years old and a senior at Clayton. This is her year on staff and she is very excited to be a page editor this year. Additionally, she participates in theater and dance outside of her time in Globe. Lisi joined...

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Catherine Walsh

Page Editor

Catherine is a Junior at CHS, this is her second year on Globe, and her first year as a page editor. Catherine likes to write feature stories and enjoys the interviewing process. She loves journalism as well as creative writing,...

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Lauren Praiss

Page Editor

Lauren is a junior at Clayton High School who has been on the Globe staff for two years. Lauren became a Globie because of her love of writing. She enjoys the challenge of writing news stories but finds that the enrichment...

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Samantha Zeid

Page Editor

Samantha is a page editor and it is her second year on the Globe. She is a junior at CHS and is a leader for French Club, as well as involved in Link Crew, JSU, Politics Club,  Helping Hounds, and Clayton Connect. She loves learning...

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Sarah Baker

Reporter

Sarah is a freshman this year and is excited for her first year on staff. She is a reporter this year. She joined the Globe because she loves to write and wants to learn how to be a reporter. Sarah's favorite subject is English...

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Leo Gavitt

Reporter

Leo Gavitt is a 14 year-old reporter for the Globe. He's a freshman at CHS and is in his first year on the Globe. Leo joined the Globe because he has a passion for writing, including screenwriting, writing short stories, and of...

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Keilan Morrissey

Writer

Freshman Keilan Morrissey joined The Globe this year as a writer. He hopes to be a professional comic book writer when he grows up, and is looking to gain some writing experience. He will be covering stories about new and awesome...

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Cody Krutzsch

Reporter

This is Cody Krutzsch's second year on Globe as a reporter. He is a junior at Clayton High School. He enjoys globe because of the tightly knit group, and friendly atmosphere. He likes that the friendly staff offers tons of support...

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Theo Fehr

Reporter

Theo Fehr is a junior at CHS and this is his second year on the Globe staff. Theo participates in swimming and water polo, as well as being in a few clubs. Theo anticipates the new types of stories and ways he can push himself...

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Victor Wei

Reporter

Victor Wei is a sophomore at Clayton High School. This is his first year as a reporter for Globe. He joined Globe to become a part of the school community and learn more about the activities going on, and the new people to meet....

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Maddy Ackerburg

Reporter

Madeleine Ackerburg is a current junior enrolled at Clayton High School and has been reporter of the Globe for two years. Madeleine joined Globe because of her interest in journalism and becoming more involved in the community....

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Junyi Su

Reporter

Junyi Su is a freshman beginning his first year as a reporter for Globe. He joined the Globe because the prospect of writing for a newspaper intrigued him and held promises of a new experience. He is new this year and so still...

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Karena Tse

Reporter

Senior Karena Tse has been a reporter for the Globe since her freshman year. She joined the Globe for a chance to grow as a writer outside of the traditional academic setting. She likes writing commentaries the most because t...

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Katie He

Reporter

Katie He is a freshman who joined Globe as a reporter. She is excited to explore the world of newspaper writing. Being part of Globe was a great way to learn about the community and meet new people at the same time. In Katie's...

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Anne Goode

Reporter

Anne Goode is a sophomore. This is her second year as staff and as a reporter. She joined Globe after hearing about the strong community it builds. She also joined to learn more about journalism. She enjoys writing news and ...

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Richard Cheng

Reporter

A freshman at CHS, Richard prepares for his first year on the Globe's staff as a reporter.  For a long time, journalism has intrigued him, and the Globe seemed like a great opportunity to explore a new side of writing.  Being...

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Daniel Cohen

Reporter

Daniel Cohen is a sophomore at Clayton High School. This is his first year as part of the Globe Staff and is a reporter. He joined Globe after hearing from his friends how great and fun it is. Along with Globe, Daniel is part...

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Barrett Bentzinger

Reporter

Barrett Bentzinger is currently a junior at Clayton High School beginning her second year as a reporter for the Clayton High School Globe. Barrett joined the staff due to her interest in journalism and current events involving...

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Ruby Gallegos

Reporter

Ruby Gallegos is a 9th grader, and is participating in her first year of Globe as a reporter. She is very excited to expand her writing skills and knowledge of how to tell good stories. Outside of school, Ruby participates in...

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San Kwon

Reporter

San Kwon is a current junior at CHS. As well as being a reporter for the Globe, he also participates in Speech and Debate, Helping Hounds, and Busker's Club. In his second year on the staff, Kwon plans to do his best to assist...

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Katie Snelling

Reporter

Katie Snelling is a freshman at Clayton High School. This is her first year working as a reporter for The Globe staff.  Katie joined The Globe to share her passion for writing with the Clayton community.  In her free time, ...

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Sara Stemmler

Reporter

Sara Stemmler is a ninth grader participating in her first year on the Globe staff. Sara is currently a member of the CHS tennis team and is planning on joining many other extracurriculars including Speech and Debate and soccer....

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Hongkai Jiang

Reporter

Hongkai Jiang, a sophomore at Clayton High school, newly joined Globe this year. He is now a reporter for Globe. The reason he joined Globe is because of all the friends he has that are apart of Globe, the idea of interviewing...

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Damien Stahl

Reporter

Damien Stahl is a sophomore at Clayton High School and a reporter for the Globe.  This is Damien's first year on the Globe staff.  Damien joined the Globe to become further involved with the Clayton community.  In addition...

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Justin Guilak

Reporter

     Justin Guilak, a sophomore at Clayton, is a new reporter to Globe this year. He joined Globe after realizing how much fun he could have after hearing about it from some of his friends. He also hoped to work on his wr...

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Grace Snelling

Reporter

Grace Snelling is a 9th grader and this is her first year as a reporter on The Globe. Grace has always had an interest in writing and hearing stories, and she hopes to improve her skills and learn more about the people in Clayton...

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Lila Taylor

Reporter

Lila is a freshman and this is her first year as a reporter on The Globe. She joined the newspaper because she loves to write and after reading previous issues, she thought that it just seemed like such a professional and well...

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Samuel Youkilis

Reporter

[email protected] -Contact Info   Samuel Youkilis is an 11th grader who has been on the Globe for two years. He is a reporter, athlete, and scholar. He joined the Globe to be a part of the community,...

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