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The Hatters' Herald

Danbury High School     43 Clapboard Ridge Road Danbury, CT 06811     (203) 797-4800

The Hatters' Herald

Danbury High School     43 Clapboard Ridge Road Danbury, CT 06811     (203) 797-4800

The Hatters' Herald

2022-2023 Staff

Hope Thomas
Staff Writer

Hope Thomas

Hello everyone! My name is Hope Thomas, and this is my first year writing on the Hatter's Herald. I am entering my senior year of Danbury High School. I've always wanted to be part of the school newspaper as I used to write in the past, and I'm thankful...

Maria Francisco
Staff Writer

Maria Francisco

Hi! My names Maria Francisco and this is my first year writing for Hatters Herald. I'm in my senior year and interested in learning business and real estate. I just transferred back to Danbury High School from Brookfield High School. I've played high...

Giselle Morales
Staff Writer

Giselle Morales

I am currently a senior, and this is my second year writing for the Hatters’ Herald. I enjoy going to the beach and spending time with my family. I wanted continue writing for the school newspaper this year to continue my passion for writing. This ye...

Julia Ferreira

Julia Ferreira

Hi!! My name is Julia Ferreira and this is going to be my first year writting for the Hatters Herald. I am currently a senior at DHS. I enjoy writting although I dont do it very much, which is why I wanted to join Hatters Herald, to push myself to write...

Journalism

Erza Ballata

Hi! My name is Erza Ballata. I'm a Junior and this is my first year writing for Hatters Herald. I joined Hatters Herald because I truly enjoy writing in my free time.  I also enjoy playing volleyball and going to the beach.

Auggie Giardiello
Journalist

Auggie Giardiello

Hello! I’m Auggie or Vienna!! I use she/he pronouns, Im a sophomore and this is my first year writing for Hatters Herald! I like to write poetry, short stories, and I like to paint! I want to write in Hatters Herald to spread information about topics...

Journalist

Lucas Moura

Hi, my name is Lucas Moura, I am currently a junior at Danbury High school. This is my first year writing for the Hatter Herald. I joined the Hatters Herald because I enjoy writing, and informing people and because I want to pursue a career in journalism.

Beck Tate
Journalist

Beck Tate

Hi, I'm Beck! I'm a new sophmore to DHS that previously went to Wooster, and before moving to CT in 2018, I lived in Michigan. I enjoy reading, writing, listening to music, and watching movies in my spare time. I play volleyball for DHS and for an off-season...

Persephone Rodriguez
Journalist

Persephone Rodriguez

Hello! My name is Persephone Rodriguez. I'm Dominican-American, and pridefully nonbinary (they/he/she). I’m a sophomore at DHS, and this is my first time writing for Hatter’s Herald. I joined because publishing journalism has always stood out to me,...

Jules Dahlstrom
Journalist

Jules Dahlstrom

Hi! My name is Jules Dahlstrom. I use any pronouns (they/he/she). I am currently a sophomore at DHS and this is my first year writing for the Hatter's Herald. I wanted to write for the Hatter's Herald to contribute more to the community at DHS, and begin...

Jacob Joy
Contributing Writer

Jacob Joy

Hi, I am a sophomore and this is my second year of writing for the Hatters Herald. I joined the Hatters Herald because I want to write stories and inform people about certain things, I am also a part of Wrestling and HOSA. Also, I have two younger sibl...

Lilly Calipa
Journalist

Lilly Calipa

Hi, my name is Lilly Calipa and this is my first year writing for the Hatters' Herald. I am a sophomore and am in charge of the social media accounts. I enjoy writing and interviewing my peers. I am also a competitive dancer.

Zoë Newbold
Journalist

Zoë Newbold

Hi! I'm Zoë Newbold and this is my first year writing for the Hatters Herald! I'm a senior at DHS and hoping to study either journalism or architecture at university in the next coming years! I wanted to join the Hatters Herald because of the sense of...

Mariam Bhavnagarwala
Journalist

Mariam Bhavnagarwala

Hi there! My name is Mariam, I am a junior and this is my first year writing for the Hatters Herald! In my free time, I like to read, write poetry, listen to music, and occasionally paint. I like to stand up for what I believe is right and be involved...

Mario Fuentes
Journalist

Mario Fuentes

Hi! My name is Mario Fuentes, I am a junior at Danbury High school. This is my first year writing for the school newspaper as I try to grow my newfound interest in journalism. I hope to inspire and inform people about topics that are being shared all...

Charlie Solimine
Journalist

Charlie Solimine

Hey! My name is Charlie Solimine and this is my first year writing for the Hatters Herald. I am currently the writer for our sports section and am very passionate about spreading the news about our sports teams! I am currently a Junior and take great...

Gisela Macancela
Contributing Writer

Gisela Macancela

I am currently a senior at Danbury High School and this is my second year writing for the Hatters’ Herald. I wanted to write for the Hatters’ Herald because I like to write in my free time so I thought this would be a great opportunity to share my ...

Jenna Saltzman
Contributing Writer

Jenna Saltzman

I am currently a sophomore and this is my second year writing for Hatters' Herald. I was interested in becoming a writer for this newspaper because I enjoy writing and see it as an opportunity to grow as a writer. Aside from writing, I enjoy swimming ...