Mina Quesen is a senior contributor and the Editor-in-Chief of the Spyglass. As Editor-in-Chief, Mina focuses on editing and designing the magazine .
Jenna Mennes is a senior going on to her fourth year with Spyglass. Other than journalism, Jenna is also the President of Student Government Association, a player on the varsity soccer team, and an avid nap taker. After high school she intends on going to a four year university and majoring in a journalistic field.
Kalli Dain is a fourth year journalism student and the Assistant Editor-In-Chief of the Spyglass. Beyond newspaper, she is a senior captain of the BRHS cross country team and intern for the Sarasota County Democratic Party. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, and watching movies of all genres.
Sean Peabody is web developer and a senior contributor to the Spyglass. Sean is also on the tennis team and plays the drums in the River’s jazz band. He plans on studying business or music in college.
Kameron Kriebel is the Sports Editor and a senior at the River. She enjoys creative photography and playing softball. She one day hopes to become a photojournalist, or a pro sports team photographer, in New York.
Arianna Santiago is a senior and the Business Manager for the Spyglass. She is also involved in Women’s chorale and Student Government Association. In her free time she’s a Kermit the Frog impersonator (mana mana doo doo doo doo doo).
Elizabeth Bernate has been writing for news and opinions for two years. When not writing for news and opinions, writing poetry. Currently, she is studying three languages and hopes to use them in the future.
Sofia Mongilo is a senior contributor and the Life and Features Editor of the Spyglass.
Jillian Turner is a sophomore and the Life and Features editor of the Spyglass. Despite living in Florida’s heat her whole life, she is often cold and is seen in sweaters most of the time.
Maya Dean-Elois is a sophomore and Assistant Web Editor. Besides writing, she enjoys reading books, drinking coffee, and doing her homework late. One day, she hopes to pursue a career in either the culinary arts or journalism.
Cara Bailey is a freshman at the River and the Assistant Entertainment Editor. In her free time, she plays flute in the Marching Band of Pirates and plays with her two dogs. She enjoys swimming and reading in her free time, however, she is mostly found studying.
Fiorella Recchioni is a freshman at the River. She enjoys reading and writing but spends a lot of her free time browsing through browsing through shows on Netflix. She hopes to have a future career in either law or politics.
Izzy Rines is a sophomore, the Assistant Web Developer, and a part of the BRHS Technology Student Association. She enjoys photography and singing in her spare time. She aspires to be a lawyer in the future so she can use her occupation to help others.
Jessie Dyson is a junior at Braden River High School and has enjoyed being a writer for the past two years at the River. In her free time, you can usually find her swimming competitively for her high school team or her club team.
My name is O’Mariah Gordon. This is my second year in journalism. I really enjoy writing. This class helps me improve my writing and gives me a chance to be able to express my creativity through writing.
Junior, Allison (Alli) Bloski is entering her 3rd year in journalism. She is a softball junkie, buffalo chicken dip addict, Dunkin Donuts connoisseur and takes way too much time on her Instagram captions.
Clinton Engelberger is currently a junior at the River. He is involved in the school’s wind ensemble, jazz, and marching band, as well as creative writing club. He has an insane amount of knowledge on movie information, and hopes to one day become a screenwriter.
Brianna Fogarty is a Senior. She is a creative mind with a passion for design. She has been a devoted Key Club member for the past three years and loves to help out the community in anyway she can. When she is not volunteering she can most likely be found at Disney.
Jacsyn Hockenbury is a freshman at BRHS. She is currently writing for Entertainment because of her strong interest in music- especially the alternative genre. In her free time she like to play piano, run track and hang out with friends and family