2020-2021 Staff

Joshua Lieberstein
Co-Editor

Joshua Lieberstein

Joshua Lieberstein is a senior at Novato High school and in his second year at the Swarm. Now the co-editor, he strives to put out the best work he can and to support his classmates along the way. In his free time he drives around aimlessly, hangs out wit...

Powell Nielsen
Co-Editor

Powell Nielsen

Powell Nielsen is a Novato High Senior who is a varsity athlete, a part of Novato High's MSA Jazz Band and the Co-Editor for the Swarm. Powell has committed to a dual degree program at St. Andrews University in Fife, Scotland with the College of Will...

Brett Brewer
Reporter

Brett Brewer

Brett Brewer is a sophomore at Novato High school and is a first year reporter at the Swarm. In his free time he likes swimming and eating pasta.

Tamara Buchanan
Reporter

Tamara Buchanan

Tamara Buchanan is a first-year reporter for the Swarm and a Junior at Novato High. In her free time, she enjoys going on drives and hanging out with friends.

Jackson Gremmels
Reporter

Jackson Gremmels

Jackson Gremmels is a senior and first year reporter for The Swarm. He plays both baseball and football for Novato High. In his free time, he enjoys playing baseball, hanging out with friends, and walking his dogs.

Brett Huser
Reporter

Brett Huser

Brett Huser is a junior at Novato High School and a first year reporter for The Swarm. He currently plays varsity basketball and baseball. Outside of school, he enjoys playing video games, watching sports, and working at Novato Grocery Outlet. After high...

Elle MacDonald
Reporter

Elle MacDonald

Elle MacDonald is a Novato High senior and second-year reporter for The Swarm. She has been a part of Novato High's varsity tennis program for four years and spends most of her time at practice or work, where she teaches little kids how to play tennis....

Natalie Note
Reporter

Natalie Note

Natalie Note is a first year Swarm reporter and a sophomore at Novato High. She enjoys getting lost in a good book, tap dance, and spending time with her family, especially her dog and cat. Note is also a writer and a member of MSA Creative Writing. She...

Nina Ortiz
Reporter

Nina Ortiz

Nina Ortiz is a junior at Novato High School, and a second year reporter for The Swarm. Ortiz attends Marin School of the Arts, entering her third year in the Advanced Dance program. By joining The Swarm, Ortiz hopes to offer a new perspective on a...

Mario Pometta
Reporter

Mario Pometta

Mario Pometta is a first year journalist for the Swarm. In his past-time he enjoys skateboarding, reading, listening to music and late night snacking.

Amanda Ross
Reporter

Amanda Ross

Amanda Ross is a sophomore and first year reporter for the Swarm at Novato High. She enjoys swimming, spending time outside, and hanging out with friends in her free time.

Benjamin Schlotman
Reporter

Benjamin Schlotman

Ben Schlotman is a sophomore reporter for the Swarm. He enjoys watching (and writing about) movies, hanging out with friends, listening to music, and spending time with his two cats.

Julian Stauffer
Reporter

Julian Stauffer

Julian Stauffer is a senior Swarm reporter at Novato High. He likes surfing and making art in his free time. Julian joined the swarm as a junior and has enjoyed reporting ever since. ...

Alexis Weiss
Reporter

Alexis Weiss

Alexis Weiss is a sophomore at Novato High and a first year reporter for the Swarm. Alexis enjoys playing volleyball as well as spending time with friends and playing with her two dogs.

Emma Winton
Reporter

Emma Winton

Emma Winton is a second year Swarm reporter and sophomore at Novato High School. She's an aspiring writer in the Creative Writing program, and lives with her little sister, mom, dad, two cats and a dog. She enjoys listening to music and playing the guitar,...

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