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2019-2020 Staff

Ms. Burns

Adviser

This is my third year at Ponaganset High school, but my seventh year as an educator. With a background in Middle & High School education I encourage all students to find their passion in order to fuel their fire. Journalism...

Mia Hammond

Editor in Chief

Hello, my name Mia Hammond. I am a junior here at Ponaganset. At the moment I do not play any sports nor am I in a pathway. My interests include photography, road trips, and hanging out with friends. What brought me to Journalism wa...

Kaleigh Watts

Editor in Chief

Hello! My name is Kaleigh, I’m a junior and I am interested in Elementary School teaching. I do two sports: cheerleading and lacrosse; I love them both. I am interested in Journalism because I love to write and I will be fo...

Isabella Santoro

Journalist

My name is Isabella Santoro and I am a 12th grader at Ponaganset High School. I have a lot of interests but a few that stand out are my interests in reading and writing.I have always loved to read and write and have done so eve...

Ella Williams

Journalist

Hi! My name is Ella Williams and I am a senior here at Ponaganset. You may have seen me at our first day of school assembly, and I’m sure you will see me more throughout the year! I am widely involved in Unified as well a...

Chloe Whitehead

Journalist

My name is Chloe Whitehead and I am a freshman. I’m not enrolled in a pathway, but I am involved in class council and I am on the soccer team. I joined Journalism because I knew Ms. Burns from soccer last year and I thought t...

Rylea Theriault

Journalist

My name is Rylea Theriault and I am a freshman in Ponaganset High School. The pathway that I am taking is the Animal and Plant science pathway. The reason I picked this Journalism class is because I really enjoy writing and want...

Liv Tashjian

Journalist

My name is Liv Tashjian and I am a senior at Ponaganset High School. My interests include art, reading, and spending time with my friends. I’m currently in the Visual Arts Pathway at PHS. I really enjoy writing, which is w...

Ellysa Tancrede

Journalist

What’s up PHS! I’m Ellysa Tancrede, a member of the class of 2020. I’m in the visual arts pathway and art club, I’m one of the captains for the PHS girl’s tennis team and also a member of the senior class council. I...

Allie Silva

Journalist

Allie Silva and I'm in 12th grade Interests My interests consist of cheerleading, being with friends, and going to the beach. Sports I'm a cheerleader for the school and competative teams. What brought you to journa...

Colby Santos

Journalist

Hello my name is Colby Santos and I am in 12th grade. Some of my interests include weightlifting and spending time with my family and friends. I am not currently in a pathway. I do not play any sports, but I really like footba...

Camryn Roy

Journalist

My name is Camryn Roy and I am a senior this year. I took Journalism to try something new and see if I enjoy it. I also love Ms. Burns as a teacher and thought she would make the class fun. I enjoy working, hanging out with ...

Caitlyn Kue

Journalist

Hello PHS students, my name is Caitlyn Kue and I am an 11th grader. My interests are sports and discovering new music. I play soccer in and out of school all year round. What brought me to Journalism is my interest in writing. As fo...

Cory Ritall

Journalist

My name is Cory Ritall and I am a senior in Ponaganset High School. My interests consist of hanging out with my friends, driving, and playing baseball. I am enrolled in the computer pathway program. I start on the varsity baseball ...

Sam Harkness

Journalist

My name is Sam Harkness and I am just another average senior at Ponaganset High School. I play third singles for the school’s tennis team and I am a member of the Concert Chorus. I was originally put into Journalism because I ha...

Lauren Franco

Journalist

My name is Lauren Franco and I am a senior this year. My interests vary: I like to sit on my bed and chill, maybe read a good book or watch something on my computer. I like to draw too and it’s fun creating something or using ...

Annabelle Sirois

Journalist

This is Annabelle, the beautiful blue eyed, red head that everyone loves. She radiates good vibes with smiles and laughter in every room she enters. She’s into art, books, music and video games. With no specific pathway she h...

Ray Goff

Journalist

Name: Ray Goff Grade: 12 Interests: hockey, dirt bikes, boats Sports: hockey and dirt bike riding What brought you to Journalism? I joined Journalism because Miss Burns is the teacher and my friends are in the class. What might ...

Danielle Franco

Journalist

Hello fellow Ponaganset students, my name is Danielle Franco, I am in 10th grade. I love to read, write, and draw. I really love to sing, however, I can be very shy. I also love anime. Debating about certain topics really inte...

David Ferreira

Journalist

My name is David Ferreira and I’m in 12th grade. I’m interested in cars and general engineering and because of this I’m in the Engineering Pathway. I don’t play any school sports, but I spend most of my free time outsi...

Joe Conte

Journalist

Hello Ponaganset, I am Joseph Conte,  I am a senior who loves to go camping, skiing, playing lacrosse, working out and skateboarding. I am in the Manufacturing Pathway and the Health and Fitness Pathway. This will be my fourth ...

Bella Casamassima

Journalist

Hello! My name is Bella Casamassima and I’m a senior here at Ponaganset. I am interested in pop culture and sciences. I am involved in class council, unified sports, and track and field inside of school and compete nationally fo...

Cristofer Carvalho

Journalist

Cristofer Carvalho Grade: 12th/Senior year Interests: Dungeons & Dragons, Acting, Voice Acting/Work, Singing, Helping others with physical work, Writing/Creating stories, Helping others in emotional and psychologica...

Caleb Carlson

Journalist

Hello Ponaganset! This is 12th grade Caleb Carlson. Caleb likes to ride his bike. He is in the Material Processing Pathway. Caleb doesn't play sports, but he loves bikes and skateboards. Caleb needed to express himself throug...

Sebastian Campanella

Journalist

Hello, my name is Sebastian Campanella and I am a 12th grade student. Some interests that I have are playing tennis and video games, hiking, and just driving around. I am not in a pathway, but I like English & Food and Nu...

Colby Burlingame

Journalist

Hello Ponaganset my name is Colby Burlingame and I am in the 12th grade! My interests include camping and working out. I am a member of three different pathways: Materials and Manufacturing, Agriculture, and Health and Fitness Careers. ...

Jakeb Brown

Journalist

I am super senior, Jakeb Brown! I recently graduated from Ponaganset High School. Some of my interests are game designing, Agriculture, and any form of art. I do not know if my pathways are final, but I am a unified athlete in vo...

Courtney Bourbeau

Journalist

Hi, my name is Courtney and I’m a senior here at Ponaganset. Since my freshman year, I’ve been in the agriculture pathway. I decided to pick the Agriculture Pathway because I have a love for animals. I have yet to decide what I...

Sean, Chris, Jacob, Garrett, Aaron

Journalist

As seen in photo from left to right. Sean Cullen, Christopher Mizzoni, Jacob Levine, Garrett Bolwell, Aaron My name is Sean Cullen I am a Junior here at Ponaganset. I play for varsity for both the basketball and golf tea...

Ella Bigelli

Journalist

Hello, my name is Ella Bigelli and I am a junior here at Ponaganset. What brought me to Journalism was my interest in learning more about the subject. For the website, my group and I want to focus on pop culture. I am on the ...

Luka Alves

Journalist

My name is Luka Alves and I am a sophomore at Ponaganset High School. I enjoy reading and writing, and I decided to take Journalism because I thought that writing news articles would be interesting, as I already enjoyed reading the...

Emma Adamo

Journalist

My name is Emma Adamo. I am a senior this year and I joined Journalism in order to learn how to write better and to learn more about the news gathering process. I am currently in the Biomedical Pathway with Mr. Cotter. I am in...

Amber Higginson

Editor in Chief

Amber Higginson - Grade 12 I am independent, get things done on time and like working with groups and helping others. I have a strong passion for advocating for myself and others. I am a very giving person and so...

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