The Westlake Observer

2021-2022 Staff

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Giulia Panelli

Giulia Panelli is a dedicated writer to "The Westlake Observer".  She loves to engage in playing instruments, juggling and playing tennis. She also loves socializing. Giulia is in 6th grade

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Molly Payne

Molly is the Student Council Historian and keeps the school updated about what's going on in Student Council. She loves writing stories, reading classics, and helping out the school. In her free time, she loves creating art on...

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Alessia Mancini

Alessia Mancini is a dedicated writer for the Westlake Observer. In her spare time, she likes skateboarding outside, playing with her dog, reading, or writing fiction and non-fiction stories. Alessia is in 7th grade.

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Payton Vu

I am a creative writer and I love doing arts and crafts. My favorite thing to do in my free time is watch something on my phone or do a craft. I also love doing gymnastics and hanging out outside.

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Myles Keefauver

Myles is a dedicated writer for the Westlake Observer. They enjoy talking, but not about themselves unless with three very specific people. They also enjoy answering certain questions, reading fantasy, writing non-fiction, and...

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Ivy Kerbs

I like to hang out and draw. I have two fish named Daisy and Nemo, and I love Christmas. I live with my mom, dad, and brother. I like to call my neighbor Zoey my little sister.

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Addyson Burkholder

Hi, I'm Addyson Burkholder, a dedicated writer for the Westlake Observer. I love animals and I enjoy being outside. I also like reading and doing crafts. My favorite genre to write about is fantasy....

Ollie Pearson
Dedicated Writer

Ollie Pearson

Ollie Pearson is a dedicated writer for the Westlake Observer. He uses he/they pronouns, meaning they alternate between he, him, they, them. He loves to read, write fiction, bake, and play video games. They also like to build and ...

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Aiden Tesone

Hi, my name is Aiden Tesone! I am in 7th grade. I am tired a lot of the time. I am also blonde, tall and strong.  I like to write and express my opinion.

Alexander L
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Alexander Lussier

Alexander Lussier is in 7th grade and loves to build with Legos. He also makes board games in his free time. This is his 2nd year in the Newspaper Club and he loves it. He also like to play video games before school.

Molly Montgomery
Dedicated Writer

Molly Montgomery

Molly is a writer for the Westlake Observer. She has three cats named Miles, George, and Max. She likes hanging out with her friends. Molly is a 6th grader in Grizzly Core.

Grace Snyder
Dedicated Writer

Grace Snyder

I am Grace Snyder, a dedicated writer for the Westlake Observer. I enjoy reading, writing, and I have three younger siblings. I have a tortoiseshell cat named Mimi, and I am in 6th grade.

Thomas M
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Thomas McKevitt

Thomas McKevitt is a dedicated writer for the Westlake Observer. He loves to play baseball, read, and play golf. He also has three siblings who are in 4th grade, 2nd grade, and kindergarten. Thomas is in 6th grade.

Sophia K.Bell
Dedicated Writer

Sophia K.Bell

Sophia K. Bell is a unique individual who spends more time than she ought to reading, writing, acting, and singing - sometimes all at the same time. She apologizes to you for the strangeness of her stories and hopes that you ...

Abby McDowel
Dedicated Writer

Abigail McDowell

Abby McDowell is a dedicated writer for the Westlake Observer. She likes to read and write fiction, and watch TV. She also likes to just hang out in the library in her free time. Abby is in 7th grade.

Tyler Odum
Dedicated Writer

Tyler Odum

Tyler Odum is a writer for the Westlake Observer. In his spare time, he loves Scouting with BSA Troop 337. He also enjoys reading and playing video games with friends. He is a member of several school clubs. He is an aspiring autho...

Brock Sleadd
Star Wars Club representative

Brock Sleadd

Brock Sleadd is a Jedi master in Star Wars Club. He will write news for SWC among other things, he likes soccer, riding his bike, playing the cello, and playing Minecraft with his friends.

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Olivier
Editor

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Olivier

Lizzie Olivier is an editor for the Westlake Observer. She loves to read and write. She joined the Newspaper Club partway through 6th grade and is currently writing a piece called Magician’s Secret. It’s fiction, and it’s publ...

Abigail Smith
Editor

Abigail Smith

Hello, my name is Abigail and I am very creative. If I were to choose one of my favorite subjects in school, it would have to be Language Arts or Math. I also really like baking and cooking. I have a guinea pig named Oreo and two...

Victoria Bottner
Editor

Victoria Bottner

Victoria Bottner is a editor for the Westlake Observer. She loves to write, read, run, and do Krav Maga.  She is just trying out lacrosse and really loves it so far.  She likes all sports and tries to play them as much as she can in her free time. Victoria is in 7th grade ...

Olivia Hornsby
Editor

Olivia Hornsby

Hi, my name is Olivia Hornsby!  I am a 7th grader who writes for the newspaper because I love reading and writing. In my free time, I likes to play with my dogs, be with friends and family, listen to music, bake, and lots more...

Emma Smith
Editor

Emma Smith

Emma Smith is an editor for the Westlake Observer. Some things about her are are that she love to bake, play volleyball, and she loves dogs. She also likes to spend time with her friends and family. Her favorite things to write...

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