2021-2022 Staff

Madeline Yong
Writer

Madeline Yong

Madeline Yong is a 13-year-old writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of school, she plays tennis and is on the Westfield Devilfish swim team. She plays the violin and is also in Broadway Singers and Symphony Orchestra. She love...

Hope Walsh
Writer

Hope Walsh

Hope Walsh is a writer for the Edison Insider. Hope had been a dancer since she was three years old and started to compete when she was seven. She loves to dance and spends most of her time in the fall perfecting routines for the ...

Nicole Trapani
Writer

Nicole Trapani

Nicole Trapani is a writer for the Edison Insider in Westfield, NJ. Outside of Journalism, Nicole likes to travel and spend time with her family. She participated in competitive cheerleading when she was in sixth grade to late seve...

Alaina Stewart
Writer

Alaina Stewart

Alaina Stewart is a writer for the Edison Insider. Aside from journalism, Alaina enjoys activities such as basketball, drawing, and listening to music. She also likes to spend time with her friends and family. Alaina can't wa...

Chloe Stadlin
Writer

Chloe Stadlin

Chloe Stadlin is a dedicated writer who works for the Edison Insider. Outside of writing articles, she constantly practices gymnastics. Additionally, she loves spending time with her friends. Chloe is also a major dog lover as...

Chloe Spatz
Writer

Chloe Spatz

Chloe Spatz is a writer for the Edison Insider.  Outside of journalism, Chloe enjoys playing tennis and dancing.  She also likes to hang out with her family and friends.  In the summer, Chloe loves going to the beach and slee...

Jack Soriero
Writer

Jack Soriero

Jack Soriero is a writer for the Edison Insider. He likes to play baseball, basketball, and football. Jack likes hanging out with friends and watching sports. He is very excited to write for the journalism program.

Reid Snyder
Writer

Reid Snyder

Reid Snyder is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of Journalism, she enjoys activities such as bike riding, hanging out with her friends, hockey, and lacrosse. In addition, Reid loves to play with her dog, Lex. She is e...

Callie Schmidt
Writer

Callie Schmidt

Callie Schmidt is a writer for the Edison Insider. Besides writing in the newspaper, Callie enjoys playing soccer or hanging out with her friends/family. Callie can’t wait to write in the Edison Insider this year!...

Lana Ryvkin
Writer

Lana Ryvkin

Lana Ryvkin is a writer for the Edison Insider. She plays soccer, volleyball, and dances in her free time. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She loves to write and shares her writing with her family. ...

Neeva Patel
Writer

Neeva Patel

Neeva Patel is a student at Edison Intermediate School and a writer for the Edison Insider. After school she competitively plays basketball and volleyball. Other than sports some of her favorite things to do includes, hanging ...

Sarah Nissim
Writer

Sarah Nissim

Sarah Nissim is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism she enjoys hanging out with friends, and creating art. She has been playing basketball since 3rd grade and enjoys it very much. She loves going on vacation...

Sonya Machat
Writer

Sonya Machat

Sonya Machat is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism, Sonya enjoys playing lacrosse and basketball. Other than playing sports, Sonya also loves hanging out with her friends. Another thing Sonya enjoys is trave...

Ben Lyons
Writer

Ben Lyons

Ben Lyons is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of Journalism, Ben enjoys playing sports such as soccer and lacrosse. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends. Ben lives in Westfield NJ with his family and dog....

Gemma LoGrippo
Writer

Gemma LoGrippo

Gemma LoGrippo is a writer for this year’s Edison Insider. Aside from journalism Gemma enjoys playing soccer and field hockey. She was on the EIS Eighth Grade Field Hockey team this year. In her free time Gemma enjoys arts and...

Andrew Lisnock
Writer

Andrew Lisnock

Andrew Lisnock is a writer for the Edison Insider. He plays competitive hockey and baseball in his free time. He also loves to hang out with friends and family as well. He is very excited to write for this journal.  

Annabel Lang
Writer

Annabel Lang

Annabel Lang is a journalist for the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism, Annabel enjoys gymnastics and volleyball, and she is on the eighth grade volleyball team at Edison. In addition, Annabel loves spending time with friend...

Arianna Kaban
Writer

Arianna Kaban

 Arianna Kaban is an eighth grade student at Edison Intermediate School. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and playing sports such as basketball and soccer. Her favorite subject is writing and she loves writing fantasy s...

Julia Janaczek
Writer

Julia Janaczek

Julia Janaczek is a writer who is honored to be a part of the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism she loves to play volleyball, and enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Overall, she is very excited to share her ...

Tegan Hegarty
Writer

Tegan Hegarty

Tegan is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism, she enjoys music, horseback riding, hanging out at the barn, going out with friends, surfing, skiing, theater, and art. Her favorite subject in school is ELA or d...

Simon Gunzberg
Writer

Simon Gunzberg

Simon Gunzberg is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism, he plays soccer all year and also likes to ski in the winter. Simon also likes hanging out with friends and family. Simon is excited to be writing and shar...

Kayla Edelson
Writer

Kayla Edelson

Kayla Edelson is a student at Edison Intermediate School and a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of school, Kayla is a competitive dancer. She also enjoys traveling, crafts, and being with friends. Kayla is extremely excited ...

Josephine Duguid
Writer

Josephine Duguid

Josephine Duguid is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism, she enjoys playing viola, drawing, hanging out with friends and reading. She really loves to write and listen to music. She also likes hanging out with...

Caleb Diaz
Writer

Caleb Diaz

Caleb Diaz is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of being a student at Edison Intermediate School, he likes to participate in lacrosse and basketball. He likes to spend his time outdoors and with friends.

Emily Bracco
Writer

Emily Bracco

Emily Bracco is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism, Emily enjoys reading in her free time. In addition to that, she loves listening to music like Wallows,  The Neighbourhood, Harry Styles, and many more. Sh...

Emma Blaustein
Writer

Emma Blaustein

Emma Blaustein is an aspiring writer and member of the Edison Insider staff. She enjoys reading, hiking, camping, and spending time in the great outdoors. Emma loves to write her own original stories and share them with friends ...

Oscar Bird
Writer

Oscar Bird

Oscar Bird, a journalist extraordinaire, is a prodigy in the art of writing. He writes with the elegance of a prancing deer and the intelligence of the wisest intellect. He was imported from The Greatest Nation--England--in third...

Hailey Beckerman
Writer

Hailey Beckerman

Hailey Beckerman is a writer for the Edison Insider. Outside of journalism, she is a competitive dancer. In her free time, she likes to hang out  with her friends. In the summer, she goes to sleepaway camp in Pennsylvania for seve...

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