The Hatters' Herald

2017-2018 Staff

Jenna Coladarci

This is my fourth year writing for The Hatters’ Herald. I joined the Hatters’ Herald because I love writing and I am always looking for places where I can share my writing with others. My favorite part about writing for the newspaper is doing feat...

Katie Walsh

This is my second year as a part of Hatters’ Herald. I decided to be a journalist for the Hatters’ Herald because I want to pursue a career in communications. I’m thrilled to be able to write and contribute stories about the Hatters’ community....

Meghan Edwards

My name is Meghan Edwards and I am the News Editor for the Hatters’ Herald year of 2017-2018. Last year, as a junior, I decided to take journalism to broaden my writing ability by learning about this complex style of writing. Since then, I’ve gro...

Taylor Hay

My name is Taylor Hay, and I am an aspiring novelist/avid book enthusiast. I am a recipient of over six poetry, short story, and flash fiction awards and am a contestant in the 2017-2018 Scholastic national writing competition. I hope that my writing will one...

Hisham Rushaidat

My name is Hisham Rushaidat, but I’m also known as Jordan. I am a senior and this is my second year at Danbury High School. I’m passionate about communications, while also been interested in journalism for quite some time. Being greatly into sports...

Naomi Thomas

Ever since my first year attending Danbury High School, I eagerly awaited my junior year so that I could take this class and join the Hatters' Herald. Now beginning my second year in this club as a senior, I am the Arts/Clubs and Entertainment editor for th...

Shannon Ahearn

This is my third year working with the Hatters’ Herald. Beginning my freshman year, I was very interested in journalism and was able to pursue my passion for writing as well as photography through the paper. I’ve loved working with the staff and goin...

Jenna Coladarci

I am a junior, and this is my third year writing for the Hatters' Herald. I started writing for The Hatters' Herald because I wanted to go out of my comfort zone and learn a new style of writing. In the past, I have written many creative pieces and I...

Sabine Dempster

As a senior, this is my first year working at the Hatters Herald. I look forward to working at the school paper and having another great high school experience under my belt. In past years I have been a part of the school musicals, worked on prom commit...

Joao de Sa

Journalism has always appealed to me. In my perspective, news reporting is an art worth mastering, and being informed is a huge part of it, which is exactly why I joined the Hatters’ Herald this year. I regret not having done it sooner. Coming from a s...

Gillian Brown

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a love for writing. Whether it be creative writing, poetry, or nonfiction, it’s always been an outlet for me. I’ve had experience with broadcast journalism and I loved how it forced me to familiarize...

Jerick Gonzalez

As the world becomes increasingly interesting, my interest in journalism had also increased. I realized that history was being made everyday. I wanted to be a part of that history and document it. I chose to take journalism to make that dream happen. As a...

Mikayla Hill

I’m a senior and I signed up for Journalism because I wanted to learn about this style of writing and improve my writing skills. I love writing and I wanted to take this opportunity to see what techniques I can learn from my teacher. Through this c...

Camiele Debonis

I’m here because I've always had a passion for writing creatively. I also enjoy taking pictures whenever there's an opportunity. I’m taking journalism this year, my junior year, because I want to expose myself to a new world of writing. I hope th...

Justin Tarsi

I want to be in journalism and work for the newspaper because it will make me an overall better writer. In this class, you learn ways to write paragraphs and various sentence structuring techniques that they don't teach you in core English and AP cour...

Ava Olivera

This year I am a senior and I am currently on the school’s varsity field hockey team, a part of the yearbook committee, and a member of the Key Club. It is my first time participating in the creation of the Hatter’s Herald and it is also my first ...

Matthew DeLima

I consider myself a sports fanatic. I live, breathe, and sleep thinking about working for ESPN and talking about my passion on live TV.  Journalism has interested me greatly as I know that if I am to make it on TV, I have to get down to the basics of sp...

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