The Crimson

2021-2022 Staff

Risa Rivetti

Risa Rivetti

Risa is sophomore at BHS, 15 years old, and in her first year of journalism. She enjoys playing softball and has done so since fourth grade. She also enjoys studying science in school and hopes to one day become a doctor, as she...

Morgan Sikes

Morgan Sikes

Morgan Sikes is a sophomore at Bernards High School and in her first year of journalism. While she hasn't decided what she wants to write about, she just likes to write. She is a member of the school's book club as well as the...

Colby Stevinson

Colby Stevinson

Colby is a first year journalism student. He is a junior at BHS and loves to hang out with friends and family. He also enjoys playing video games on his Xbox. He has two dogs named Quimby and Biscuit. His favorite class is History.

Madison Ferruggia

Madison Ferruggia is a sophomore in her first year in journalism. She hasn't quite decided what topics she would be interested in writing about, but there are multiple that she would. Madison is a member of both the lacrosse and...

John Perling

John Perling

Class of '22 Editor-in-Chief on the Crimson. I started as a staff writer as a freshman. I write for sports and news, mostly. "If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature" - Julian Assange

Alexa Paterno
Staff Writer

Alexa Paterno

Alexa is a freshman at Bernards High School and is a first year journalism student. Alexa took this class because her mom encouraged her too, and she is excited to conduct interviews and write opinion and sports articles. Alexa's...

Mario Fontanella
Staff Writer

Mario Fontanella

Mario is a sophomore in his first year in journalism. He has one younger sister, and a dog, named Eli. He plays soccer, basketball, and baseball. He has been playing soccer for 2 years, he has played basketball since he was 6,...

Staff Writer

Gianna Galesi

Gianna is an intro to Journalism student who loves writing. She is a sophomore who spends her free time reading and drawing. Psychology is the most interesting subject to Gianna in school. She believes that journalistic skills and h...

Ashley Cabral
Staff Writer

Ashley Cabral

Ashley Cabral is a senior at Bernards High School. She is a staff writer for the BHS Crimson. She has one older brother and enjoys pastry making, acting in theater and hanging our with her friends. Ashley is in her first year...

Alex Taylor
Staff Writer

Alex Taylor

Alex is a senior at Bernards High School and enjoys writing about pop culture, student life, and entertainment. Alex is one of five siblings, and enjoys spending time with her family. She enjoys hanging out with friends and plays...

Kensi Garvin
Athlete of the Issue editor/staff writer

Kensi Garvin

Kensi Garvin is a senior at Bernards High School. She edits the Athlete of the Issue page for the BHS Crimson. She has one older brother. She plays field hockey, loves traveling, hanging out with friends and is in her second year...

Bailey Olson
Staff Writer

Bailey Olson

This is Bailey! She is a freshman at Bernards High School this year. She plays soccer and basketball. She has 2 siblings, an older brother and a younger sister. She is interested in journalism because she enjoys researching topics...

Mei Salemi
In-depth/features editor, staff writer

Mei Salemi

Mei loves to hang out with family and friends, learn, read, and run! She loves journalism and her favorite subject is science. She has two dogs, Tucker and Jasper, that her family adopted during quarantine during covid-19

Olivia Guyet
Staff writer

Olivia Guyet

Olivia loves to bake, hang out with friends and family, and travel. She has two older sisters, Sadie and Maddie, and three words to describe her would be funny, outgoing, and hardworking.

Cadence Flakker
Staff Writer

Cadence Flakker

Cadence is a first year journalism student. She is a sophomore at BHS. She plays Field Hockey for the school and enjoys writing about entertainment.

Gracie Bessasparis
Staff Writer

Gracie Bessasparis

Gracie is a sophomore at BHS and an intro to journalism student. Gracie has been playing softball since she was 5 and basketball since 6th grade. She is interested in writing articles about sports and opinions. Gracie likes to...

Will Harvey
staff writer

Will Harvey

Will is a sophomore at Bernards High School and taking his first year of journalism. Will enjoys racing quads, and has one older brother.

Timothy Pagonis
Staff-writer

Timothy Pagonis

Tim is a sophomore at BHS and is a first-year staff writer. He enjoys writing about controversial issues. Tim's favorite subject is P.E and in his free time, he enjoys football, and has an interest in cars.

Charlotte Zaun
Editor/Staff-writer

Charlotte Zaun

Charlotte is a sophomore at BHS, and is an opinion section editor as well as a second-year staff writer! Charlotte enjoys writing about current events in our school and around town. She loves conducting interviews and learning...

Scarlett Campbell
writer

Scarlett Campbell

This is Scarlett!  She is a junior at Bernards High school. Scarlett is the Junior class president, a peer leader of 2 years, apart of the key club, and  recently started a hat brand called "eye matter" with one of her close...

Matt Mariani
Editor, Staff Writer

Matt Mariani

Matt is a second year journalism student. He enjoys writing about sports, especially football and basketball. He enjoys playing sports and hanging out with friends during his free time.

Spencer Saltz
sports editor/staff writer

Spencer Saltz

Spencer is a sophomore at BHS and is in the class of 2024 taking his second year in journalism. He plays soccer and basketball, enjoys topics of sports and history and has two siblings. Spencer loves writing about sports and opionated...

Ava Highland
Entertainment Editor, Staff Writer

Ava Highland

Ava is a sophomore at BHS, and in journalism 1. She is an entertainment editor and loves writing articles for entertainment. Ava plays tennis for BHS, and she has been playing for two years. Ava also loves to see knew places and...

Sydney Kaul
Entertainment Editor and Staff Writer

Sydney Kaul

Sydney Kaul is currently a junior at Bernards High School. She enjoys writing about current events that affect her town as well as entertainment topics, such as pop culture. She has always had a love for writing of all kinds....

Meghan Shelley
Opinions Editor

Meghan Shelley

Meghan is a junior at BHS, and this is her second year working as a section editor at The Crimson. She especially enjoys writing and editing articles relating to entertainment and opinions. In her free time she enjoys reading,...

Matt Lesnik
News Editor

Matt Lesnik

Matt Lesnik is a junior at Bernards, in his third year of journalism. He is an avid sports fan, enjoying football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. In their 2020 season, Matt covered Bernards' football team for Central Jersey...

Shane Rich
Editor-in-Chief

Shane Rich

Shane is Editor-In-Chief of the Crimson Newspaper and has been on staff since his sophomore year. Shane is the Host of "The Crimson" Podcast and his own show, "The Shane Rich Show" where he discusses all things sports. He enjoys...

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