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2020-2021 Staff

Abigail Shearer

Reporter

Hello! I'm Abigail, but you can call me Abby. I'm a reporter for AAJHS. this is my first year being apart of news writing, and I wish to continue being on staff in the high school. I enjoy taking photos and listening to music...

Allison Little

Reporter

Hey! My name is Allison Little, and I am a eighth grader at AAJHS. I spend most of time playing soccer or listening to music. I wanted to join this class because I love writing. I have loved writing my whole life, especially if...

Theresa King

Reporter

My name is Theresa King, I am a 8th grade student at AAJHS. I've always liked writing weather it was just a made up story or even school essays. I enjoy playing sports, I played basketball since 4th grade and I did track for a...

Isabella E. Bush

Reporter

Hi! My name is Isabella Bush, and I am a reporter for AAJHS. My family and friends call me Bella. I am 13-years-old, and I am in eighth grade. I enjoy newspaper because I like taking pictures and writing. I've enjoyed writing...

Dominic Danastasio

Reporter

Hello! My name is Dominic Danastasio, and I am an eighth grader at AAJHS. I enjoy photography and writing a lot, so being able to write for Livewire is an honor! I started a newspaper for my class in fourth grade just so I could...

Bryana Ayala

Reporter

Hello, I'm Bryana Ayala. I'm a staff member for the Altoona Area Junior High School newspaper, Livewire. I spend a lot of my free time listening to music, drawing, taking pictures and writing. I wanted to join this class because...

Charlie Kephart

Reporter

Hey! My name is Charlie Kephart, and I am an eighth grader here at AAJHS. Writing has been my passion since fourth grade.   I wanted to write for Livewire because of my love for writing. Also, I like photography and will enjoy...

Andrea Slusser

Reporter

Hello! My name is Andrea Slusser, and this is my first year writing for the school newspaper. I enjoy writing and photography, so I am very happy to be reporting at AAJHS. I am involved with many activities both inside and outside...

Olivia Wilt

Reporter

Hi, I'm Olivia Wilt. This is my first year being apart of Livewire news staff, and I know I will try my very best. Some of my favorite hobbies are watching horror movies and anime.  Also, finding outfits for school is entertaining....

Megan Giles

Reporter

Hi! I'm Megan Giles, an eighth grade student, at the Altoona Area Jr. High School. I am very fond of musical movies or TV shows, like Mamma Mia, Glee, High School Musical, Grease and Bohemian Rhapsody. I love playing basketball...

Brandon R. Lyle

Reporter

Hi, I'm Brandon, and I'm an eighth grade student at the junior high school and this is my first year writing for Livewire. I participate in cross country, tennis, and track and field. I always like to be doing something as opposed...

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