2020-2021 Staff

Jessica Saravia

Staff Reporter

Jessica Saravia has enjoyed photography for a little over 4 years capturing a story that is behind a picture. Which has led her to join Spotlight this year as a senior. Jessica does not have any specific stories that she write...

Julia Plotniak

Staff Reporter

Julia is a junior here at South Hadley High, and is a self-proclaimed "performing arts enthusiast." She takes part in every music department activity, as she plays clarinet and saxophone in the department's many bands, acts and...

Emma Currier

Staff Reporter

Emma Currier is a sophomore at South Hadley High School. She joined Spotlight because she loves to write and she is very opinionated. She wants to help tell the truth. She believes that in this world, there are very few people...

olivia jolley

staff reporter

Olivia is a junior at South Hadley High right now. She loves talking about what's going on around us in school, in the town, and in the world in general. She enjoys social media and is interested in photography and writing. She...

Grace Ryan

Staff Reporter

Grace has always been a great writer, which has brought upon her interest in writing for Spotlight. She enjoys writing about the latest news that is either going on inside the school community or different world events. Over the...

Sasha Plotniak

Staff Reporter

This is Sasha’s first year with Spotlight, but she is so excited and ready to become a journalist. She decided to take the journalism class because she loves to write and see what is going on in the news and social media. She...

Alex Burns

Staff Reporter

Burns, a senior at South Hadley High School, joined Spotlight because of his eagerness and genuine love for writing. He hopes that Spotlight is a stepping stone towards a future career in the field of journalism. Even though he m...

James Isakson

Staff Reporter

James wants to be able to help others with support and encouragement. He also wants to make others aware of discrimination against LGBT individuals, by sharing stories of what he has heard and statistics from national surveys. He will ...

Alena Lempke

staff reporter

Alena Lempke is a sophomore at South Hadley High School. She has been writing stories for school since the third grade. Her fifth grade English teacher made her believe that Alena could write entertaining stories very well. She began wr...

Aidan Mastorakis

Staff Reporter

Aidan joined journalism as a sophomore, at 15 years old. He joined because he wanted to find out how a newspaper is run and thought it could help him improve on his writing skills. Aidan has had a passion for photography since...

Moira Doolittle

Staff Reporter

Moira Doolittle, sophomore, is a musician and student who has just recently joined the Spotlight team. Though she is relatively new to journalism, she is ready to combine her people skills with her love of writing and her man...

Nick Woloszyn

Staff Reporter

Nick’s interest in spotlight started when he took journalism class and that’s when he first discovered the magazine. He became very interested in  becoming a better writer so he tried writing for spotlight. What drives Nick...

Alex Martin-Romero

Staff Reporter

Alex decided to be a journalist sophomore year because of all the crazy things that were going on in the world at the time. With all the misinformation spreading at the time on social media and media conglomerates, he wanted ...

Edward Wykowski

Staff Reporter

Eddie never really had an interest in spotlight or journalism. He decided to take the class to get better at writing. Eddie had always wanted to be a better writer and decided to take the class to help him. Eddie is very invo...

Alicia D’Amour

Staff Reporter

Alicia loves to talk, tell stories or overall stating her opinions since she could remember. Which made her a good student for journalism (in her eyes). The main reason she first wanted to do journalism is because she wants to be a la...

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