2017-2018 Staff

Jackson Lapp

Staff Writer

Hello, I am Jackson, and Journalism is something I joined because it looked like a fun activity for my senior year. Needless to say, I was right. I love everyone on the staff here, and I know many good times are ahead for me....

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Jon Otero

Staff Writer

The Name is Jon, short for Josfran Jeriel Otero Avilez. I’m the newest member of the Paw Print and I’m currently having plenty of fun. I enjoy writing, watching movies and TV shows and hanging out with anyone. Even though...

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Alexis Polizzi

Photography Editor

Hi my name is Alexis and I’m the photography editor for the Paw Print. I’m currently a junior, just floating her way through life. I joined journalism due to my passion for writing and discovered my passion for photography....

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Emily Sherill

Business Manager

My name is Emily and I’m the business manager. Currently, I’m a junior who’s struggling through life and doesn’t like talking about herself. To make this short and sweet, I’m occasionally a decent person and I don’t...

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Isabella Paredes


I’m Bella Paredes and I am the Editor-in-Chief of the Plainfield South Paw Print. I joined Journalism during my sophomore year, after 7 weeks of summer school that I took just so I would be able to fit this class into my schedule. The...

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Emily Gonzalez

Opinions Editor

My name is Emily Gonzalez and I am the opinion editor for the Paw Print. I only care about two things: animal conservation and restructuring the American healthcare system. I am a senior hoping to study biology at the University...

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James Dralle

Associate Editor

Hello! My name is James Dralle and I'm the Associate Editor of the Paw Print! I've been in the Paw Print since I was a freshman and I loved it since.  Being in the journalism field has been one of my best things in my life and...

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Caitlin Deerwester

Page Design Editor

My name is Caitlin and I am the Page Design Editor for the school newspaper. My main priorities for this position are to write stories and design pages for the newspaper. I decided to become the page design editor because I...

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Jack Leach

Sports Editor

Hey! My name Jack Leach, and I’m currently the Sports Editor for Plainfield South’s Paw Print. I’ve developed a strong interest for writing upon entering high school, and haven’t looked back since. I plan on pursuing a major ...

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River Finnegan

News & Features Editor, Online Editor-in-Chief

Hello, my name is River and I’m the features and news editor on the PSHS Paw Print. I’m in charge of editing news and features stories as well as helping with page design and distributing the newspaper. I'm also Online Editor-in-Chief....

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