Meet the News Crew

It’s a new school year here at New Way Academy, and that means brand-new editions of the New Way News! To introduce the newspaper staff for the 2018-2019 school year, I went around and asked them some questions. The staff consists of: Claire Stabilito, Milan Mahant, Noah Gordon, Georginna Smith, Brayden Farrell, Lucas Schaefer, Alex La Loggia, and Ms Dumanski.

Why did you join newspaper club?

Claire: I wanted to expose myself to new types of writing

Milan: Cause I thought it would be a good experience to get out of my comfort zone. It is also sounded cool because we get to keep up with school and do interviews with our teachers and peers.

Noah: Because it had been something I was interested in doing

Georginna: Just to try something different and I thought it would be fun to do.

Lucas: I joined to share my interests.

Alex: I love writing and I wanted to gain more experience writing articles for a newspaper,

Ms. Dumanski: Because I’ve worked on a school newspaper since I was in elementary school.

What main topics will you be covering?

Claire: Restaurant and book reviews

Milan: Sports and interviews

Noah: Scavenger hunt and columns

Georgianna: Interviews and photography

Lucas: Elevators and other cool stuff

Alex: I wanted to join newspaper club to do more writing outside of schoolwork. I also thought it would be fun to write about school events and people around the campus.

What grade are you in?

Claire: 9th grade

Milan: 11th grade

Noah: 9th grade

Georgianna: 11th grade

Alex: 8th grade

Brayden: 10th grade

What is your Harry Potter Hogwarts house?

Claire: Ravenclaw

Noah: Ravenclaw

Milan: Gryffindor

Georgianna: Gryffindor

Ms. Dumanski: Gryffindor

Alex: Ravenclaw

Brayden: Ravenclaw

What kind of music do you listen to?

Claire: K-Pop and Pop

Noah: Classical or Hamilton

Milan: K-Pop and Rap

Ms. Dumanski: Alternative

Alex: Showtunes

Brayden: Folk music

Lucas: I listen to a band called Tears for Fears

What was the last book you read?

Milan: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass

Georgianna: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Noah: Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card

Ms. Dumanski: Leaf Storm by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Alex: Everyday by David Levithan

Brayden: Lethal Allies by Anne Cadwallader