The BHS Beat

2019-2020 Staff

Maeva Andriamanamihaja

Maeva is a sophomore and a second year journalism student serving as a Section Lead. In addition to writing, she likes to play piano, study music, and watch films and shows.

Nora Keely

Nora is an 11th grader this year and in addition to writing, she enjoys hiking, sewing, traveling, and cooking. Although COVID-19 has made it difficult to participate in extracurricular, she does robotics and volunteer work thr...

Stephanie Morgan

Stephanie is a junior and a second-year journalism student. She is an editor for the sports section and works on the video team. She is a member of the BHS track team. Outside of school, she is a figure skater, and enjoys hik...

Cece Charlesworth

Cece is a freshman in the Journalism program. She enjoys hanging out with friends, playing field hockey, and listening to music.

Lily Kardash

Lily Kardash is a sophomore and in her second year of journalism. She is a writer for the program and is involved in the video team. She also plays lacrosse for Battlefield. Outside of school, she enjoys hanging out with her friends,...

Mia Maclean

Mia is a sophomore and a first-year Journalism student. When she is not at school she likes to spend time with her friends, walk her dogs, and buy extremely expensive clothes online. She hopes to attend Radford Universi...

McKenna Kolasch

McKenna Kolasch is a freshman this year and in her first year of journalism. She enjoys playing soccer and staying active. In her free time she likes to hangout with friends, family and her dog. ...

Summaya Osmani

Summaya is a sophomore, as it is her second year in the program. This year, she is serving as a part of the website staff as an editor. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and watch...

Hadley Scott

Hadley Scott is a senior in her third year of the BHS writing program, but first year in journalism. Outside of school, Hadley is heavily involved in the performing arts which she will continue in college. ...

Paige Campbell

Paige Campbell, Editor. Paige is a second year student in the journalism program. In her free time she enjoys playing soccer, watching Netflix, and listening to music.

Ella Brazy

Ella Brazy is a sophomore at Battlefield this year, and she is in her second year of journalism. Outside of school, she enjoys playing field hockey and spending time with friends.

Jon Mususa

Jon Mususa is a second-year journalism student and copy editor for Inside 15000. He enjoys cooking, writing, reading the news, and listening to music (mainly R&B, hip-hop, rock, indie, easy listening, reggae, etc.) in his...

Kayla Noto

Kayla is a senior and this is her 2nd year in the Journalism program. When she is not at school, she likes to hang out with her friends and play guitar. She hopes to get her music production certificate at NOVA when she is done...

Madison Miller

Madison is a design editor in the Journalism program and the Vice President of buddy club. She is a member of medical club, National Honor Society, and National English Honor Society. Outside of school, she volunteers in the ER...

Usra Abdulkadir

Usra is a junior at Battlefield and a third year student in the Journalism Program. Her position is a dual editor. Her favorite things to do are play basketball and softball, hang out with friends, and listen to music. She babysits...

Ellen Muldowney

Ellen is a junior at Battlefield High School and is a third year journalism student as well. This is her second year on staff, and takes on the role as a website lead for the 2020-2021 school year. In her free time, she dances at...

Jayden Butler

Jayden Butler is a Dual Editor and a third year journalism student.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going to the gym.  

Caitlin Stinson

Caitlin Stinson is a senior and a third year journalism student. She is also a design editor for the Inside 15000 magazine. In her free time, Caitlin runs for the Battlefield Track team.

Cameron Jeffery

Cameron Jeffery is a writer in the journalism program this year. He is a 2nd year journalism student in 10th grade. During his free time he enjoys playing games and reading the news.  

Emily Hill

Emily Hill is a sophomore this year. This is her second year in the journalism program and she is a Dual Editor this year. She enjoys choir and her favorite class is English because she loves writing. ...

Avienne Klingensmith

Avienne Klingensmith, is a writer in the journalism program. She is a 3rd year journalism student, and in her junior year of high school. During her free time she likes to hangout with friends and play with her pets! She works a...

Miranda Coolican

Miranda is a senior in her third year of journalism. She is a member of the Varsity cheerleading team and has been cheering at Battlefield since she was a freshman. Outside of school she likes to surf, play golf, and hang out w...

 Nickolas Hagy

Nickolas Hagy is a Dual-Editor in the journalism program this year. He is a 3rd year journalism student, and is in 11th grade. During his free time he enjoys collecting model race cars, taking care of fish and other animals, and ...

Kendall Evans

Kendall Evans is a sophomore at Battlefield High School. She is in her second year of the journalism program. She is apart of the black student union, and in her free time she enjoys playing for her travel soccer team, and han...

Emily Schilpp

Emily Schilpp is in her third year of journalism, and she is a photographer for the program. She is a senior here at Battlefield and she enjoys being a part of the journalism and band programs. Also at school, she is in Natio...

Georgia Mintz

This is Georgia Mintz, one of the Dual Editors! She is going into her second year in the journalism program as a sophomore. In her free time, she enjoys playing guitar, singing in choir, and hanging out with her friends. ...

Lily Stephens

Lily Stephens is a writer in the journalism program this year. She is a 3rd year journalism student, and will be going into 11th grade. During her free time she enjoys volleyball, eating, and sleeping.

Sandra Namminga

Sandra Namminga is a writer in the journalism program this year and a 3rd year journalism student. During her free time she enjoys playing with her cat, painting, and taking naps.  

Michaela Dolph

Michaela Dolph is a 3rd year journalism student in her senior year. She is apart of the school dance team and choir program. When she is not at school, she spends most of her time dancing at Gainesville Dance Center and hanging out wi...

Savannah Jones

Savannah is a senior in her fourth year of journalism at Battlefield. This year Savannah is on staff as a copy editor. She is a part of the BHS Humane Society and rides horses when she is not writing. Savannah enjoys writing about...

Valiyah Henry

Valiyah is a Photo Editor and is in her third year in Journalism. She is apart of Black Student Union and  has been since Sophomore year. During her free time she enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with friends.

Emma Swain

Emma Swain is in her fourth year in the journalism program. She loves to collect shoes, albums, and old literature. She enjoys listening to music, running, hiking, and hanging with her friends.      

Jasmin Kaur

Jasmin Kaur is a junior at Battlefield and is a Dual Editor in the Journalism Program. She is apart of the Battlefield marching band. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends....

Natalie Candland

Natalie is a Senior at Battlefield and is an Editor in Chief for the Journalism Program. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, seeing movies, making TikToks, and playing with her dogs. She plays softball and lo...

Vivian Lee

hi everyone! my name is vivian but everyone calls me viv. i am a senior at battlefield and a website editor for our journalism program. i love hanging out with my friends, watching sunsets, and listening to music...

Theo Drescher

Theo is a junior in his third year in the program. This year he is a Design Editor for the program. He swims competitively for Battlefield and NCAP.

Emma Kelly

Emma Kelly is a fourth year journalism student and is serving as the Technological Editor In Chief for the program. Outside of school she loves to read, listen to new music, and train with her dance studio.

Rylee Pledger

Rylee is a senior in her fourth year in the program. She enjoys hiking, yoga, and writing. She aspires to study the Humanities.

Kailee Dishmon

Kailee is a senior in the journalism program. In her free time, she enjoys performing, playing instruments, and writing songs. She also values spending time with her family and friends.

Camille Owen

Camille is a senior in her fourth year of the journalism program. This year she is serving as Co-Editor in Chief of the program. Beyond writing and designing spreads for BHSbeat and Inside 15000, she loves taking photos and pla...

Ashley Donohoe

Ashley is a senior in her fourth year of journalism. This year, she is serving as Social Media Manager and a Website Manager. After high school, she will be attending the University of Virginia. She is a member of the Battlefield...

Rishi Datla

Rishi is a senior in the journalism program.  Outside of school, he enjoys spending time with friends and playing basketball.  He is an avid sports fan and loves the KC Chiefs.

Kayla Oba

Kayla Oba is a senior in the Journalism Program. This year she is serving as Copy Editor and Student On Special Assignment. She spends most of her time playing tennis and watching movies.

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