The Independent

2015-2016 Staff

Kasia Szot

I am a sophomore at Glenbard South and this is my first year on the newspaper. I am a writer of the Nation section of The Independent. I am also in Key Club and I work at Brookdale Senior Living in Glen Ellyn.

Jessica Arnold

I am currently a senior at Glenbard South High School. This is my third year on the paper and I have enjoyed writing for a very long time! I am a current events addict and I love to keep up-to-date with global and local news...

Sabine Kempfe

I am a junior this year and I am currently the editor for the Nation section of The Independent. This is my second year working for the newspaper. I also write for the Nation section. I am also in Students 4 Students, Fashion ...

Masooma Haider

I am a senior at Glenbard South. I have been writing for various columns for The Independent since last year, and this is my first year as editor for The Scoop. At Glenbard South, I am a part of more clubs than common sense would...

Kajal Patel

Hello! I am Kajal. I am a junior. This will be my second year on The Independent. Last year, I was a writer for Bottomline. This year I have been promoted to the editor position. Other than being apart of the Newspaper staff, I...

Tristan Arlos

I am a sophomore at Glenbard South High School who loves to draw, especially landscapes and scenery. I’m beginning to learn about drawing people and animals accurately. This is my first time being part of The Independent, and I ...

Emily Friedman

I am a junior at Glenbard South, and this is my first year working for The Independent as a cartoonist. I enjoy reading comics, doing puzzles, and doodling on anything I can get my hands on. I am very excited to start drawing ...

Amanda Herrmann

I am currently a senior and am thrilled to be Editor-in-Chief for The Independent.  Aside from newspaper, I play badminton here at Glenbard South. I also participate in Principal's Advisory Board, NHS, Link Crew and Future T...

Yusuf Baggia

I am a senior at Glenbard South High School. I am a news writer. I have an older sister and a younger brother. I like to play tennis and basketball.

Adam Puchalski

Hi, I'm Adam Puchalski and I am a junior at Glenbard South High School (GBS). This is my first year doing newspaper, and I'm one of the sports editors. I'm involved in many clubs at GBS, which include: Math team, Best Buddies,...

Ethan Sowl

Hey! I'm Ethan Sowl one of the new additions to this years newspaper squad! I'm one of two sports editors along with Adam Puchalski. I'm the guy who updates sports scores and uploads pictures of sporting events onto our website alo...

Laurel Bacote

I am pleased to be one of two Editors-in-Chief for Glenbard South's The Independent. My freshman year I was a writer for "The Scoop" (formerly titled "Distractions") and my sophomore year I was an editor for "The Scoop." I am cur...

Kaitlin Clark

Hey! I'm Kaitlin. This is my second year as the Lenses editor for The Independent, but my first as co Editor-in-Chief, which means that I am no longer just responsible for the writers within my section but also every editor on s...

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