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Meet the Newspaper Staff

Maria Smith:

Maria is Co-Editor-in-Chief and has been on the staff for four years.  She also does freelance writing for an online radio station. In her free time, Maria likes to crochet. 

Tiyah Gipson:

Tiyah is Co-Editor-in-Chief and has been on staff for four years.  She is passionate about reading.  Tiyah has been known to read two or three books in one week. 

Katie Langle:

Katie is Junior Editor and has been on staff for three years.  She was on the broadcasting staff in middle school. Something unique about Katie is that she loves to sew. 

Prajukta Ghosh:

Prajukta is Copy Editor and has been on staff for three years.  She moved here from New Dehli, India where she wrote for her school magazine. She loves reading and writing and is fluent in three languages, and she is currently learning a fourth language, Spanish. 

Abby Langle:

Abby is Assistant Junior Editor and has been on staff for two years.  In middle school, she was a member of the broadcasting staff. She is a member of the LSN tennis team and she teaches gymnastics at Dave's Gymnastics Factory here in Lee's Summit. 

Mia Gatti:

Mia is a staff reporter and this is her first year on staff. In middle school, she was a member of the broadcasting staff. She plays competitive volleyball, she has a Bernese Mountain Dog, and she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

Morgan Hubert:

Morgan is a staff reporter and this is her first year on staff. Morgan really enjoys math and science, and she loves to explore.  She also enjoys writing and playing soccer. 

Robert Hurst:

Robert is a staff reporter and this is his first year on staff. Robert is half Panamanian and half American. 

Kaia Monaco:

Kaia is a staff reporter and this is her first year on staff.  She was on the publication staff at her former high school, Shawnee Mission East. She enjoys painting and she has an unhealthy obsession with The Devil Wears Prada. 

Lily Temple:

Lily is a staff reporter and this is her first year on staff. She was on the yearbook staff in middle school. She enjoys playing tennis and has been playing since the 4th grade. 

Mrs. Haesemeyer (Adviser):

Mrs. Haesemeyer was on the yearbook staff when she was in high school. In college, she wrote for the newspaper at The University of Central Missouri, The Muleskinner. She has been a Language Arts teacher and the newspaper adviser at LSN for the last 20 years. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the Newspaper Staff