Sophia Crady is a junior at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. She’s been attending Orleans since kindergarten and has lived in this town her whole life. In Sophia’s freetime, she likes to practice playing songs on her ukelele. She also enjoys reading, watching YouTube, and making others happy. Her main goal for this year is to write many articles that help people understand things through a different light. Sophia enjoys writing and puts her all into every paragraph she writes.
Aurora Frank is a freshman at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. She has been going to Orleans since 1st grade. She doesn’t do any sports at school, but she does competitive dance outside of school. She likes to go shopping, travel, and spend time with her friends. After high school, she wants to go to law school and hopefully become a lawyer. She would love to live somewhere warm like South Carolina or Florida.
Brooklyn Plocher is a junior at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. She has been going to Orleans since her freshman year. Plocher enjoys spending time with family and friends, scrolling through TikTok, and being on the Orleans Guard Team. She hopes to have a positive impact on people through her writing. Plocher hopes to write articles that can change people’s lives.
Liberty Irwin is a freshman at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. She is very laid-back, introverted, and enjoys spending time with family and friends. After school, she usually reads or listens to music in her room. She has a few friends with whom she spends most of her time at school. Although she may come off as quiet at first, whenever you get to know her, she is a very fun and outgoing person. She doesn’t do many sports, because she doesn’t feel as if she belongs with them. Outside of school, however, she loves to play with her siblings and stepdad at the town park on the basketball court.
Delilah Leatherman is a freshman at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. She has been attending this school since kindergarten. Leatherman loves to help Mrs. Brown in the Dawgs Den. Her favorite things to do in her spare time are to go outside and play with her animals, scroll through social media on her phone, and paint. Leatherman’s favorite time of year is winter because she loves the cold weather and the snow on the ground. She loves Art class because she gets to hang out with her friends and be creative. Leatherman joined journalism because she’s always loved writing stories and learning new things.
Elizabeth Mahan is a freshman at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. She is always busy, whether it’s with sports, school, or family. Mahan does many sports to keep her busy like softball, travel softball, basketball, and track. Mahan is always on top of her schoolwork and is always ready for anything. Mahan has gone to Orleans since kindergarten and has always had Delilah Leatherman by her side.
Izaac Miszczak is a Junior at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. He has been going to Orleans schools since the second grade when he moved to Indiana. Before he moved, he lived in Washington, also known as the evergreen state. Miszczak’s interests include writing, reading, collecting things, and making fantasy maps. He can play the guitar, albeit not very good. He also enjoys playing games and making friends.
Michael E. Moore is a junior at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. He is from Illinois and has attended Orleans for 1.5 years. He really enjoys creating things, music in particular. Some of his projects include creating music on YouTube, working on an animated sitcom series, writing stories, and creating art. Hopefully, this blog will be an opportunity to learn about a new format to create things with.
Ben Pinney is a junior at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. He has been attending Orleans High School since Kindergarten. He enjoys studying science, writing, and listening to music in his free time. Pinney is involved in organizations such as the National Honors Society and the Orleans Bulldog Regiment, in which he is a Drum Major and alto saxophone section leader. Pinney is excited to write for the blog to inform readers about current events at Orleans High School.
Nicklas Randolph is a junior at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. He has gone to Orleans since kindergarten. He is a member of the OBR, NHS, and FFA. He joined journalism with the hopes of expanding his ground coverage for career opportunities. His plans for the future are very unsure at the moment, but he wants to become a movie director/screenwriter one day.
Nate Brown is a freshman at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. He has been at this school since kindergarten. His favorite sport is basketball, and he also runs cross country and track. His favorite subject is math. His favorite hobby is showing cattle. He likes to work hard on his schoolwork to have good grades.
Trenton Bush is a freshman at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. He has attended Orleans since kindergarten. Some of his interests and hobbies are drawing, Vinland Saga, sports, and airsoft. He spends his free time doing brain exercises to improve his deductive reasoning and critical thinking skills. His favorite subject is Journalism because it gives him insight into all sorts of activities.
Meah Hopper is a junior at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. She has been attending Orleans since Kindergarten. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to concerts, Starbucks, and obsessing over Harry Styles. She is also a member of the high school softball team. Hopper enjoys writing because it can have a big impact on others. Through this blog, she hopes to get other people’s perspectives on things around the school.
Kenadee Shawler is a freshman at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. She has been attending Orleans since Kindergarten. Her life basically revolves around volleyball, family, friends, shopping, and Starbucks. She is also a member of the high school volleyball team and hopes to continue her love for the game of volleyball. Her main goal in life is to inspire others to keep on moving forward no matter how tough something might be. Shawler wants others to enjoy Journalism as much as she did because it can open your eyes to endless possibilities.
Caleb Shoopman is a junior at Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. He has been attending Orleans schools since he transferred from Mitchell in 8th grade. Shoopman is currently participating in the Orleans High School Marching Band. He is also a member of FACS of Life and loves attending the meetings. He currently wants to become a criminal investigator and eventually get a job with F.B.I.
Aiden True is a sophomore at Orleans Indiana Jr./Sr. High School. He enjoys hanging out with his friends and likes pop culture such as movies, comic books, and video games. He is a person who likes to get to know people. True likes to help his friends when they’re down or struggling as he has had some past experiences with some of their problems so he can relate to them. He also is planning on making a comic series himself sometime in the future. True likes most of the subjects he’s been given in school like Math, PE, Journalism, Art, or World Geography.