The Mountaineer

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The Mountaineer

The Mountaineer

2023-2024 Staff

Brooke Barak

Brooke Barak

Brooke is a junior at Montclair High School. She loves music, tennis, softball, and movies! She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and she loves traveling and trips to the city! Her spotify wrapped this year included...

Neel Ved

Neel Ved

Neel is a sophomore at MHS. His favorite thing to do when he is not writing for the Mountaineer is to watch sports or play video games. Neel's favorite sports teams are the Brooklyn Nets and New York Yankees. He also loves to...

Kayla Goldman
Editor

Kayla Goldman

  Kayla Goldman is an 11th grader student at MHS who enjoys eating good food, going on runs, and listening to music (on full blast). Her dream is to live in the movie┬áMamma Mia, but since that can't happen she hopes to...

Lila Kokalas
Editor

Lila Kokalas

Lila Kokalas (she/her) is a senior at MHS. When she is not writing for the Mountaineer, she can be seen reading trashy rom-coms, figure skating, watching New Girl, and eating pasta! Lila's 2022 Spotify Wrapped included: Taylor...

Olivia King
Staff Writer

Olivia King

Olivia is a 10th grader at MHS. When she is not seen writing for the Mountaineer she spends her time baking with her mom around the holidays. She loves hanging out with her family and her friends, especially her twin sister. She...

Harry Brubaker
Staff Writer

Harry Brubaker

Harry is a junior at Montclair High School. He loves to play soccer and listen to music. His top artists include Drake, Travis Scott and Don Toliver. Harry can be seen supporting and writing about his favorite soccer team, Chelsea,...

Christina Medina
Staff Writer

Christina Medina

Christina is a freshman at Montclair High School, she is also a staff writer for the Mountaineer. In her free time, she enjoys art and music.

Carlie Holm
Staff Writer

Carlie Holm

Carlie Holm is a 12th-grade student at MHS who adores reading books, especially psychological thrillers and coming-of-age novels. When she is not writing for the Mountaineer she can be seen playing volleyball with her friends...

Madison Sanchez
Staff Writer

Madison Sanchez

Madison Sanchez is a senior at Montclair High School. When she is not writing for the Mountaineer she is eating great food at her family's restaurant (Meet Me At Madison's shameless plug ;)). She enjoys trying new things, traveling...

Sofia Higgins
Staff Writer

Sofia Higgins

Sofia Higgins is a senior at MHS. She loves cats and has a passion for psychology. She was born in London and loves to travel internationally. She loves Drake and Taylor Swift but listens to a variety of music. When she isn't...

Mairin McCollam-Fox
Staff Writer

Mairin McCollam-Fox

Mairin is a 10th grader at MHS who enjoys spending time with friends and family. When she isn't writing for The Mountaineer, she can be seen reading, walking her dog, Waffles, and of course, listening to Taylor Swift. She loves...

Sienna Shaw
Culture and Student Life Editor

Sienna Shaw

Sienna is a senior at MHS who enjoys teaching snowboarding in the winter, dancing and singing. When she is not writing for the Mountaineer, she can be found listening to Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and Dua Lipa. Sienna's favorite...

Evan Bakos
Staff Writer

Evan Bakos

Evan is a 9th grade student at Montclair High School. He likes to play guitar and sing. He enjoys spending his time talking to friends and making music.

Casey Blau
Staff Writer

Casey Blau

Casey is a 9th grader at MHS who enjoys drawing, baseball, and watching movies. He hopes to travel the world in the future and become a professional artist.

Dalia Dacosta
Staff Writer

Dalia Dacosta

Dalia is a 10th grader at MHS, when she isn't writing for the mountaineer she can be seen drinking lavender matcha while listening to Taylor Swift and Lorde at full volume. Her favorite song is gold rush by Taylor Swift and she...

Eva Savio
Staff Writer

Eva Savio

Eva Savio is a sophomore at MHS. When she is not writing for the Mountaineer she can be seen playing candy crush during class or watching her favourite show, Sex and the City. Her favourite songs consist of the entire Matilda...

Leela Ramakrishnan
News Editor

Leela Ramakrishnan

Leela is a junior who enjoys travel, hiking, writing, cozy sweaters, and Taylor Swift. She is the VP of the MHS Asian Student Union. This is her third year writing for the Mountaineer.