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?
Ms. Dumanski: Gryffindor
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
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