The OWL

2020-2021 Staff

Akasha Brahmbhatt

Editor-in-Chief

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...

Elliote Muir

Editor-in-Chief

Elliote Muir is a senior and is very excited to join The Owl for her last year at Boulder High. Having loved creative writing since she was little, and as an avid skimmer of The New York Times, Elliote is thrilled to get the chance...

Keeton Hanzlik-Green

News Editor, Copy Editor

Keeton is a senior at Boulder High and is a new addition to The Owl. Keeton has always preferred language-based learning formats, and is excited to see how writing in this specific facet will allow for undiscovered creative freedom....

Clara Fraser

Opinions Editor

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...

Luke Kreidl

Opinions Editor

Luke Kreidl is a senior at BHS and a new member of The Owl staff. He enjoys writing and hopes to be creative with his stories, writing about whatever comes to mind. Luke plays soccer at Boulder High and has played for all four...

Isabel Oliver

Features Editor

Isabel Oliver is a senior at Boulder High this year. Although new to The Owl, she has always loved writing and literary arts. Isabel grew up with an Editor in Chief for a mother and has always been fascinated by the inner workings...

Miles Wright

Features Editor

Miles Wright is a senior making his debut on the newspaper team. Miles enjoys running cross country, rock climbing, and backpacking all over Colorado and Wyoming. On the trail, his go-to snack is green grapes and a Yerba Mate....

Stella Hofferman

Arts & Entertainment Editor

Stella Hofferman is a senior at Boulder High. She has always enjoyed writing from a young age and is planning on majoring in Journalism at university. As a Sagittarius–who are known to speak their mind–Stella is not afraid...

Alexa Dembo

Arts & Entertainment Editor

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,...

Larson Burak

Sports Editor

Larson Burak is a senior this year and a new addition to the OWL’s staff. Writing has always been something that he enjoys, especially when taking a creative approach. Larson joined the OWL to connect more deeply with the Boulder...

Conner Reagan

Sports Editor

Conner Reagan is a senior at Boulder High School and a new staff member of The Owl. He is interested in a number of journalistic topics ranging from local and national sports to contemporary social and political issues. This year,...

Luke Leiden

Webmaster & Social Media Director

Luke Leiden is a senior at Boulder High School and a new recruit to the BHS Owl team. Although Luke enjoys a variety of subjects and disciplines of knowledge, there is a special place in his heart for journalism and the power...

Keegan Jack

Webmaster & Social Media Director

Keegan Jack is a senior at Boulder High School with, among other things, a passion for the combination of media and information. It was this very passion that inspired him to pursue working for The Owl. He loves exploring the...

Cole Drozdek

Media Director

Cole Drozdek is a senior at Boulder High School. He is an avid climber and can often be found at The Spot Gym, where he has been on the team for the past decade. This past summer, Cole has found that his latest passion is bagging...

Calvin Boykoff

Staff writer

Calvin Boykoff is a 10th-grade newcomer to The Owl newspaper but is ready to take on anything that is needed of him. When Calvin isn’t focused on the newspaper, he is running around a soccer pitch, training for his upcoming...

Amaya Brooks

Staff writer

Amaya Brooks is a senior this year at Boulder High and a new addition to The Owl’s staff. She recently took an interest in journalism and hopes to explore the world of reporting more deeply this year. She looks forward to the...

Amelia Chapman

Staff writer

Amelia Chapman is a senior this year at Boulder High and a new member of The Owl. She loves creative writing but hasn’t had much exposure to journalism, which is why she is so excited about joining the paper. By being apart...

Grady Clark

Staff writer

Grady is a senior and first-year staff member on the Owl. He’s looking forward to writing interesting pieces about things he cares about and sharing his ideas and opinions with his peers. When not writing an article (or trying...

Hannah Cohen

Staff writer

Hannah Cohen is a sophomore and a writer for The Owl. While she’s always had an interest in creative writing, she has been recently intrigued by journalism and the vast topics it covers. The topics she’s most captivated by...

Selah Dow

Staff writer

Selah is a BHS senior who enjoys writing and wants to continue improving her skills by joining the OWL. She hopes to bring to light to important issues in and beyond the Boulder High community and share some of her many opinions....

Kai Fox

Staff writer

Kai Fox is a sophomore soccer player for Boulder High School that thrives in his math classes. In Kai’s free time, you will often find him on the soccer field or with his friends, but if he is not there, then he is not willingly...

Saisree Kumar

Staff writer

Saisree is a new addition to the newspaper staff who has been interested in the Owl since Freshman year and decided to join her Sophomore year. When she is not working on improving her writing skills, you can find her in the school...

Gracie Lee

Staff writer

Gracie is a junior at Boulder High School. She has always enjoyed writing and is excited to write for The Owl this year. By taking part in Newspaper, Gracie hopes to gain a better understanding of journalism as well as strengthen...

Halie Leland

Staff writer

Halie Leland is a sophomore and a first-year member of The Owl staff. Though she adores sports as an avid skier, volleyball player, and black belt in karate, she has always had a love for writing. By joining The Owl Halie hopes...

Ruby Link

Staff writer

Ruby, a senior at Boulder High, is a first-year member of the Owl and hopes to explore the world of journalism through the eyes of a writer. While she isn't new to this style of writing, she has taken many years off from it and...

Aurora Lord

Staff writer

Aurora is a senior at Boulder High School this year. She is very passionate about social and environmental justice issues and joined The Owl as a way to find a voice for that type of activism. She is very interested in journalism...

Amelie Panacicone

Staff writer

Amelie is a sophomore at Boulder High and hopes to bring her creative side out joining the Owl. Amelie found an interest in journalism when reading the New York Times Op-Eds on anything she could get her hands on. Having an opinionated...

Lucca Swain

Staff writer

Lucca Swain is a new writer at The Owl in his sophomore year. He joined because he feels that writing is a beautiful medium, capable of delivering a reader to places as vivid and alive as any painting or drawing. Lucca has always bee...

Clara Thomas

Staff writer

Clara Thomas is a junior at Boulder High this year and is excited to add The Owl to her list of activities. In her free time, she can be found dancing at Boulder Ballet, drawing or painting in any medium except watercolors (which...

Ella Webber

Staff writer

Ella Webber is a senior at Boulder High and a new member of The Owl. She’s excited to be a part of the paper and hopes to have the opportunity to share the stories of students who aren’t always heard. She hopes to learn as...

Akash Woods

Staff writer

Akash Woods decided to join the Owl to learn what it’s like to be a journalist. He wanted to learn how to write an engaging story with a headline that pulled people in. He also wanted to improve his research skills as well as...

Ryan Wyly

Staff writer

Ryan Wyly is a senior at Boulder High, an immigrant from the UK, a reptile enthusiast, and a new member of The Owl staff. Her paranoia-filled days are often spent incessantly researching conspiracy theories, compulsively drinking...

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