The Swarm

2019-2020 Staff

Ava Francis-Hall

Editor In Chief

Ava Francis-Hall is a senior in her fourth year at the Swarm. This year she will be Editor-in-Chief and...

Elsa Dunn

Co-Editor

Elsa Dunn is a senior at Novato HS, who is a second year reporter for The Swarm, and also co-editor this...

Miles Elkins

Co-Editor

Miles Elkins is a senior journalist and Co-editor for the Novato Swarm. This is his second year writing...

Daniel Bartnicki

Reporter

Daniel Bartnicki is a senior and second year reporter for The Swarm. Bartnicki is a car ent...

Esteban Bernabe

Reporter

Senior Esteban Bernabe is a first year Journalist for the Novato High Swarm. He has lived with his gr...

Jason Carpenter

Reporter

Senior Jason Carpenter, a third-year reporter for the NHS Swarm, has lived in the Bay Area for most ...

Maggie Childers

Reporter

Maggie Childers is a sophomore at Novato High School. She is a soccer player for her sc...

Meimi Curtis

Reporter

Sophomore, Meimi Curtis is a first-year journalist in the Novato High Swarm. When she’s not on the ...

James Hunter

Reporter

Senior James Hunter is a second year journalist for the Novato Swarm. He wrote previously for the Swa...

Blake Krustchinsky

Reporter

Junior Blake Krustchinsky is a journalist at Novato High School in 2019. He is on the varsity football t...

Lauren Krustchinsky

Reporter

Junior Lauren Krustchinsky is a new journalist for The Swarm. She is also on the Novato High track t...

Joshua Lieberstein

Reporter

Junior Joshua Lieberstein is a first-year reporter for the Novato High Swarm. He enjoys working at Boc...

Nina Ortiz

Reporter

Sophomore Nina Ortiz is a first-year reporter for The Swarm. She is an MSA second year adva...

Elle Macdonald

Reporter

Junior Elle MacDonald is a first-year reporter for the Novato High Swarm. She is in year two of MSA ceramics...

Candise Massa

Reporter

NHS senior Candise Massa is a first-year reporter for the Novato High Swarm. Born and raise...

Jake Monaghan

Reporter

Jake Monaghan is a first-year reporter for the Swarm. He spends his days reading George Orwell like it...

Isabella Moore

Reporter

Isabella Moore is a sophomore at Novato High and is excited to be a new member of The Swarm. When she i...

Powell Nielsen

Reporter

Junior Powell Nielsen is a journalist for the Novato High Swarm. He is part of the swim tea...

Isabelle Ponte

Reporter

Isabelle Ponte is in her first year reporting for The Swarm. She is currently in her senior year at...

Grace Rickey

Reporter

Grace Rickey is a sophomore reporter who is in her first year of journalism with the Novato High Swarm....

Tyler Sanders

Reporter

Senior Tyler Sanders is a first year Journalist for the Novato High Swarm for the 2019-20 school year. He...

Benjamin Schlotman

Reporter

Ben Schlotman is a first-year reporter for The Swarm. He can generally be found either writing, or pro...

Julian Stauffer

Reporter

Julian Stauffer is a junior at Novato High School and a first year reporter with the Swarm...

Liz Steddin

Reporter

Liz Steddin is a news reporter for the Novato Swarm. She is a part of MSA Creative Writing,...

Sophia Steddin

Reporter

Sophia Steddin is a first year journalist. She swam for six years before taking a break las...

Rafi Tanaka

Reporter

Senior Rafi Tanaka is a first year journalist for the Novato High Swarm. Tanaka attended San Marin High ...

Aidan Walsh

Reporter

Junior Aidan Walsh is a journalist for the Novato High Swarm. He has played baseball his entire life...

Emma Winton

Reporter

Emma Winton is a freshman in her first year as a SWARM Reporter at Novato High School. She lives with...

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