The Wire

2020-2021 Staff

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Hana Keenan

Hana Keenan is a freshman who enjoys culture, the arts, and telling terrible puns. She would love to one day travel outside of North America, preferably to Southeast Asia or the Mediterranean. In her spare time, Hana is also an...

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Phoebe Schultz

Phoebe Schultz is a freshman at West Po. She enjoys dancing, painting, and hanging out with her friends. She loves traveling to new places and trying the new things that each place has to offer! One of her favorite places to go ...

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TaMon Hendricks

TaMon Hendricks is a Junior at West Po. He loves writing anything from books to newspaper articles. He plays 2 sports but intends on doing a third. He currently plays varsity football and wrestling, and also has intention on joini...

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Ethan Brodie

Ethan Brodie is a Junior at West Po. He loves history and plans to study it in college. Should Ethan have the option to travel through time, he would choose to go back to the 1950’s because he thinks it is an extremely inter...

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Aaron Moore

Aaron Moore a sophomore at West Po. He has always loved to play basketball since he was little and always had a fun time watching as well. Living in Virginia all his life, he had no specific plans for the future until his siblin...

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Louis Ruiz

Louis Ruiz is a sophomore, this is his 2nd year at West Potomac. He is a positive, caring person. He has 2 siblings who are both girls. He doesn’t play a sport but he likes playing the piano. His favorite show is The Flash ...

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Katie Shiflett

Katie Shiflett is an amazingly sarcastic human being with a twin sister who is the only person who gets her jokes. She plays soccer and in her spare time enjoys either reading or binge watching whatever show currently catches...

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Ruth Dean

Ruth Dean is a senior and co-editor-in-chief for The Wire this year, her third year in a row in this position. She is in her 4th year of Journalism and takes the class to learn more about the media process and loves writing. Her ...

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Mollie Shiflett

I am one of the co-editors in chief of The Wire for the second year running. In my freetime I enjoy playing soccer with my friends, and I play on a travel team. My favorite place in the world is the coast of Maine and I go there ev...

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Adeline Sauer

Adeline Sauer is a junior at West Po this year. She decided to take journalism because she enjoys writing and wanted to explore what the subject was like. Adeline enjoys playing softball, running, hiking, photography, baking, an...

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Maxim Chintalov

Maxim Chintalov is a sophomore at West Potomac High School. He believes the way people receive their information is fundamental to society. He has an interest in computers and believes that powerful entities in Silicon Valley are ...

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Emily Butler

Emily Butler is a hardworking, optimistic freshman at West Po. She lives with her parents and little brother. Emily dreams of becoming a journalist when she is older. Her favorite restaurant is Noodle Box in Old Town. Outside...

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Mashyiah Maddox

Mashyiah Maddox is a freshman, and she loves writing and poetry. In her free time, she likes watching Netflix, playing volleyball, video games and trying new things. Her family is crazy but she loves them, she has two sisters...

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