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The Mountaineer

The Student News Site of Montclair High School

The Mountaineer

The Student News Site of Montclair High School

The Mountaineer

2022-2023 Staff

Mairin McCollam-Fox

Mairin McCollam-Fox

Mairin is a 9th 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 crazy dog, Waffles, and of course, listening to Taylor Swift. She...

Amelia Brubaker
Editor

Amelia Brubaker

Amelia is a senior at MHS and loves all things fashion. She hopes to one day become a fashion journalist (and maybe take Anna Wintour's job). When she's not writing for the Mountaineer she is either overanalyzing Wes Anderson...

Diana Creaser
Editor

Diana Creaser

Diana is a 12th-grader at Montclair High and loves to write. When she is not writing for the Mountaineer, she loves to play tennis, bake, watch movies and drink pumpkin cream cold brew!

Ava Porto
Staff Writer

Ava Porto

Ava is in 11th grade and is 16 years old. She loves drawing, cats and sleeping. In her free time, you’ll probably find her drawing or hanging out with her best friend.

Staff Writer

Sienna Shaw

Sienna is an 11th grader 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 favori...

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 9th grader at MHS. When she isn't writing for the mountaineer she can be seen drinking lavender matcha while listening to Taylor Swift at full volume, reading a new mystery novel with an awful love triangle, reminiscing...

Staff Writer

Annabelle Svenson

Connor Anderson-Howard
Staff Writer

Connor Anderson-Howard

Connor is a freshman at MHS and is part of the Rowing Cult. Outside of rowing, he savors his five minutes of free time by playing piano, the trombone and video games.

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...

Marco Ricci
Staff Writer

Marco Ricci

Marco Ricci is a senior attending Montclair Highschool. He enjoys playing bass guitar and is a fan of the New York Yankees.  

Kayla Goldman
Staff Writer

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 Mamma Mia, but since that can't happen she hopes to...

Lila Kokalas
Staff Writer

Lila Kokalas

Lila Kokalas (she/her) is a junior 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...

Leela Ramakrishnan
Staff Writer

Leela Ramakrishnan

Leela is a sophomore and a self-proclaimed chatting addict.  She enjoys travel, hiking, writing, Taylor Swift, musical theater, and cozy sweaters. This is her second year writing for the Mountaineer.

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Katharine Baney-Giampoala

Katharine (Kate) Baney-Giampoala (she/her) is a junior at Montclair High School who enjoys reading, writing, and roller skating. In school, she is in the Civics and Government Institute, on the board of the NOW club, and co-head...

Edie Koehlert
Editor, Op-Ed, News, Culture

Edie Koehlert

Edie is a senior, entrenched in the twenty-four-hour news cycle. She loves to read and walk around, sometimes doing both at the same time.