HS 1327 News

2020-2021 Staff

Melissa Auchard
Editor in Chief

Melissa Auchard

Melissa Auchard, a senior, is in her second year of journalism. When she’s not training for track she likes to spend her time reading, baking, or surfing. One day she hopes to translate her love for activism into the professio...

Samantha Parr
Managing Editor/Cub Editor-in-Chief

Samantha Parr

Samantha is a junior at HS 1327. In her second year in journalism, she is the Managing and Feature Editor. At any given time, you can probably find her doing ballet, hiking in dense forests, or organizing things in her room. ...

Emily Cardwell
News and Sports Editor

Emily Cardwell

Emily Cardwell is a Senior at High School 1327 and is ecstatic to be the news and sports editor this year! When she’s not in school she loves to sail on Tomales bay, go on adventures, and plot to overthrow the government. Passionate about jour...

Aler Giffin
Arts and Entertainment Editor

Aler Giffin

Aler Giffin is a sophomore at Drake high school and has been a part of the journalism program for two years now. In his free time he likes to surf, as well as generally be around the ocean and partake in whatever it has to offer. Ho...

Toby Gibbons
Photography Manager

Toby Gibbons

Toby Gibbons is a senior at Drake. In his free time, he enjoys flying planes and taking photos.

Jacob Weller
Interactive Media Manager

Jacob Weller

Jacob is the Co-head Graphic Designer of 13-27 News. He is also going to be the host to the upcoming podcast “Unheard”. Music and aesthetic takes a big part in his life, and a bigger part here with the as a digital works obs...

Sophia Minutoli

Sophia Minutoli

Sophia Minutoli is a Senior at HS 1327, and in her first year of Journalism. In her free time she enjoys singing/songwriting, running/hiking, and baking. She’s interested in a career in Psychology, and hopes to continue performin...

Madie Butler

Madie Butler

Madie Butler, is a senior at HS 1327 and this is her first year in journalism. She likes to spend her free time exploring nature, making art, playing volleyball indoors and on the beach, and trying to find the best coffee shop in...

Katie Hausammann

Katie Hausammann

Katie Hausammann joined journalism this year, as a senior. Katie loves hiking, reading, writing, art, politics, arguing, and her family. She spends her free time with her friends, older brother, listening to music, and being o...

Jack Long

Jack Long

Jack is a sophomore at high school 1327. This is his first year with 1327 News. He is an avid history buff, vexillologist, writer, and cartographer. He spends his free time playing an excessive amount of video games, running,...

Brynn Galaich

Brynn Galaich

     Brynn Galaich is a sophomore. In her free time, Brynn enjoys mountain biking, playing guitar, and cooking. After school, Brynn enjoys watching That 70’s Show. This is Brynn’s first year in the journalism program....

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes is a senior at HS 1327. This is his first year with the journalism program. In his free time, he likes biking, trying new activities, and going backpacking with friends. He has done lots of extracurricula...

Dresden Calabrese
Cub business manager

Dresden Calabrese

Dresden Calabrese is a junior in high school. Besides writing, she loves to go shopping, have cooking competitions with her family, and take late night drives with friends. Her favorite subjects in school are English and Math ...

Maddie Biegel
Cub podcasting editor

Maddie Biegel

Maddie Biegel is a junior and is starting the journalism program for her first year. Outside of school she does ballet, bakes, and enjoys art. She is excited to learn about journalism and use her interests to research and write...

Genevieve Peterson
Cub website and social media editor

Genevieve Peterson

In Genevieve’s free time, she loves painting, and finds it very calming. She’s in the 10th grade, and this is her first year on the school newspaper. She does swim team and sometimes takes tennis lessons after school. Her favor...

Ellis Chamberlin
Cub sports editor

Ellis Chamberlin

Hi everyone, this is Ellis Chamberlin and he is a freshman this year at H.S. 1327. He's grown up in San Anselmo with his parents, older sister, and younger brother, and recently graduated from White Hill Middle School.  He's an a...

Dylan Carson
Cub business manager

Dylan Carson

Dylan is a freshman and starting her first year of journalism. In her free time, she loves running, baking for her family, swimming, and paddleboarding in the Bay. Dylan loves to go on hikes with her dogs, photography and trave...

Fiona Swan
Cub design editor

Fiona Swan

Fiona Swan, is a junior at High School 1327 and this will be her first year in Advanced Journalism. She spends most of her free time surfing, discovering secret spots in Marin County, collecting and learning about plants, discovering...

Isabella Nash
Cub junior copy editor

Isabella Nash

Isabella is a freshman this year at HS 1327. She loves baking, and playing piano. In her freetime she enjoys reading, especially fantasy and dystopian books. She looks forward to expanding her horizons whilst being a part of the Joll...

Avery Yudice
Cub website and social manager and opinion editor

Avery Yudice

Hi! This is Avery Yudice and she is a junior at High School 1327. She enjoys hikes with her family, spending time with her friends, being at the beach, snowboarding in Tahoe, and hanging out with her dogs! This is her first yea...

Georgia Schroeder
Cub copy editor

Georgia Schroeder

This is Georgia Schroeder. She's a Junior at High School 1327 and this is her first year in Journalism. She likes to spend her free time baking, and coming up with new recipes. Her favorite thing she have made recently is Pop T...

Henry Pratt
Cub news editor

Henry Pratt

This is Henry Pratt. He is currently a 16 year old sophomore at HS 1327, and this is his first year of Advanced Journalism. He loves to play tennis competitively, and plays tournaments pretty regularly. He also loves to hike and explo...

Alice Simenstad
Copy Editor/Cub lifestyle editor

Alice Simenstad

Alice Simenstad is a sophomore at HS 1327. In her spare time, she loves playing volleyball, baking for her friends, and re-watching The Office.

Kelsey Riemer
Website and Social Media Manager/Cub design editor

Kelsey Riemer

Kelsey is a sophomore, who’s excited to be the website and social media manager for HS 1327 News! This is her second year in the class, and she spends most of her time outside of school either at ballet, surfing, playing with ...