The OWL

2019-2020 Staff

Jac McCarty

A senior at Boulder High, Jac has had an interest in journalism since her middle school years, an interest which has only been exacerbated by the current presidential stance against honest reporting. This year, she hopes to improve...

Gavriel Mulligan

Gavriel's interest in The Owl this year stems from her belief that, in this day and age, the pursuit of minimally-biased news is more critical than ever, and she intends to bring this passion for honest reporting to the pape...

Lara Spijkerman

Lara is a senior at Boulder High who joined Newspaper when it was a club last year. She was interested in joining Newspaper because it gave her a chance to put more personality into her writing rather than the traditional, st...

Miller Dunbar

Miller Dunbar, a staff writer on The Owl this year, is really interested in international relations and political science and thinks that journalism would be a fascinating career path. This year, she hopes to be a leader in t...

Alexis Herrington

Alexis has always enjoyed writing as a form of self expression and as a way to engage in current events. She believes that journalism is a perfect way for her to get her writing out into the world. Through writing for The Owl...

Lili Stevens

Lili Stevens is a senior at Boulder High School. She's always been interested in literature and writing, so she joined The Owl to further her involvement in writing-based activities. The television show, The Bold Type, inspired...

Elijah Boykoff

Elijah Boykoff is a senior at Boulder High School. He is an avid soccer player and has been a part of the BHS soccer program for all four years that he has attended Boulder High. Elijah likes to relieve some of the stress of h...

Akasha Brahmbhatt

Akasha is a well-experienced veteran on the Newspaper staff who has been a member of Newspaper club since freshman year and lead the club as president her sophomore year. When she is not working on publishing a new edition of...

Joseph Mulligan

Joe Mulligan can often be found escaping the irritable behavior of his peers by diving deep into a good book or exploring his own existence through writing. However, when he can tolerate them, Joe can be found driving around the...

Sydney Trebus

Sydney is a senior this year, taking her final classes to fill her graduation requirements, as well as the unique classes offered at Boulder High such as Newspaper. In joining The Owl community, she hopes to improve her writing in a mo...

Arum Jefferson

Arum Grace is a senior at Boulder High and a journalist for The OWL. For her, publications and the journalistic works they entail play a crucial role in maintaining an informed and educated society. From fluff entertainment pieces t...

Lauren Carvalho

Lauren Carvalho is now a senior at Boulder High. While she likes Boulder High, she's never found a club or sport she was truly interested in pursuing in school. Lauren chose to join The Owl staff because she believes it is a great...

Maya Clements

Maya loves learning through people and communication, and working at The Owl gives her a great opportunity to both interview and learn. Maya is a stellar writer whose skills are going to shine at The Owl. She enjoys working wi...

Alexa Dembo

Lex Dembo is a staff writer for the second year and a newly appointed Arts and Entertainment Editor. She loves to cook and bake, especially all kinds of soup. In her spare time, she likes to read and play video games. Minecraft,...

Clara Fraser

Clara Fraser is a senior this year and a staff writer for The Owl. Writing is something that Clara has always adored - as well as more artistic pursuits, which she hopes to further incorporate into aspects of her journalism. She...

Sarah Gasta

Sarah Gasta  is a junior at Boulder High School. She enjoys painting, drawing, hanging out with her friends, and taking care of her bird, Mavis. Sarah has always enjoyed her LA classes in school and thought this class would be...

Oscar Gralnick

Oscar Gralnick is a senior at Boulder High School and a writer for the Owl. He enjoys journalism because it gives him a chance to meet new people and learn about them, and to leave a personal legacy enshrined at Boulder High. Thro...

Eleanore Hoffmeyer

Eleanore Hoffmeyer has always admired journalism for its ability to connect the reader and writer to the world around them and allows for them to engage in different perspective. While working as a writer for the OWL, she hopes...

Ben Isaacs

Ben Isaacs joined The Owl with hopes of being able to improve his writing skills and becoming a better journalist. Ben is a writer just starting out and hopefully is going to write some amazing stories for The Owl. Ben hopes to kno...

Cate Landry

Cate is a senior this year at Boulder High School, and in her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, swimming, and hiking in the beautiful mountains of Colorado. Cate has always loved to write, and she wanted to learn more ab...

Audrey Maloney

Audrey Maloney is a sophomore at Boulder High School. She has been an avid participant in newspaper since elementary school, in which she was the co-editor of her school’s paper. She hopes to become a screen-writer in the f...

Bryce Myers

My name is Bryce Myers and this is my first time as a staff writer on The Owl. I  heard about The Owl from a friend and decided to try my hand at journalism as a fun and engaging alternative to traditional Language Arts classes. I ...

Amara Uvalle-Ordonez

Amara Uvalle-Ordonez is a Senior this year at Boulder High and a writer at The Owl. She has dabbled in creative writing and has always loved her English literature classes so she joined The Owl to further her writing experien...

Amanda Reader

Amanda Reader is a friendly, hard-working senior at Boulder High. She joined The Owl team this year because of her passion for uncovering and spreading both truth and justice (aka “actual tea”). This trait was most likely inhe...

Lillian Ruelle

As a freshman and sophomore, Lillian was a member of the Newspaper Club at Boulder High. She is following in her father’s footsteps as he does work as a journalist and cartoonist. This is only part of the reason Lillian is e...

Flynn Rennix

Flynn Rennix is a Boulder High School Senior who joined The OWL team to become better integrated within the different people and events around the Boulder area. Flynn has always been interested in current events and opinionat...

Grace Schwab

Grace Schwab is a senior this year and a staff writer for The Owl. Writing is a constant source of joy for Grace. She joined the newspaper because while she has always loved creative writing, she wanted to see the more journalistic ...

Zoe Scott

Zoe Scott is a senior at Boulder High School. She is excited about being a member of The Owl this year and is looking forward to developing her own voice in the exciting world of journalism. Zoe is also looking forward to the ...

Dylan Tripp

Dylan John Tripp is a senior at Boulder High School and a journalist for The OWL. This is Dylan's first year working for The OWL, or any newspaper publication for that matter. News and journalism have always been of interest ...

Rob Trowe

Rob Trowe joined the Owl with the hopes of improving his writing skills as well as the ease in which he can approach and interact with strangers. Not many people strive to be able to interact with random strangers, but it is a ...

Brenna Wright

Brenna Wright is a senior at BHS and a new member to The Owl. She's very involved in the school community being the #1 fan of the women's soccer team, a commissioner for Panther Pride, and a part of NHS. Brenna loves to hike, c...

Abraham Valadez

Abraham Valadez is a junior at Boulder High School. He is going to join the track, soccer, and BHS Wrestling team, he has been in sports since his 6th grade year. He is currently new to Boulder High and is meeting new people everyday...

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