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Peace Pipe Chatter

2016-2017 Staff

Alexa Aspan


Alexa Aspan, a senior, is in her fourth year of working for the PPC. Since it is her last year at MCHS, she will be attending as many school and sporting events as possible. Expect to see her taking pictures or reporting even if s...

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Meghan Blenck


Meghan Blenck, a senior, is a fourth-year Peace Pipe Chatter staff member. She is super excited to be one of the Editor-in-Chiefs this year. She took first place at the Minooka Journalism Invite last year in Photo Story Tellin...

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Danyelle Myers


Danyelle, a senior, is in her fourth year of her journalism career at MCHS. She is a member of the varsity girls basketball team and competes in track and field. She has lived in Shorewood and attended Minooka schools since she was i...

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Tommy Virgl

E-News Editor

Thomas Virgl, a junior, is involved with theatre and speech club at MCHS. Being on the news team, he enjoys writing about current events in the world. He would like to be a writer in the near future. He is also interested in music,...

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Andreanna Haritopoulos

School Team / Graphics Manager

Andreanna Haritopoulos, a sophomore, member of the school news team, is the go-to on the PPC this year for all things photography and graphics. After a successful year in Journalism I, she was selected as the only freshman to compete...

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Cassady Cundari

Opinion Team Leader

Cassady Cundari, a sophomore, is currently the opinion editor for the PPC. She considers herself an amateur writer, literature enthusiast, history nerd, and full-fledged coffee addict.  Cassady is also a member of the MCHS varsity...

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Jaclynne Martinez

Features Team Leader

Jaclynne is a senior who enjoys writing, reading, swimming on the school's swim team, and hanging out with friends. In school, her favorite class is Journalism because she gets to work on the school paper and help make it the best...

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Hannah Gedwill

Features Team

Hannah Gedwill, a senior, invests herself into extracurriculars such as National Honors Society and Student Council. Lover of photography, reading, writing, and traveling, Hannah hopes to pursue journalism as a career while be...

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Calvin Stiteley

Sports Team Leader

Calvin Stiteley, a junior, is in his second year writing for the PPC, and is the team leader for the sports team. He loves to go to MCHS sporting events, especially the football and basketball games. In his free time he enjoys goin...

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Solomon Moffett

Sports Team

Solomon Moffett, a sophomore, is in his second year of Journalism. He loves playing sports like baseball, football, basketball. He loves writing sports-related topics. He enjoys gaming, doing homework, and watching baseball. The Chic...

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Isabella Alessio

Sports Team

Bella Alessio, a sophomore, is a member of the Sports Team for the PPC. She loves athletics and is a member of both the MCHS volleyball team and soccer team. Bella also enjoys traveling, writing, and photography. Her goal is to...

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