The Mirador

2014-2015 Staff

Hayley Reardon

Coming in at an impressive height of 5 feet and 2 inches, senior Hayley Reardon is a first year staff writer. In her free time Reardon enjoys running on the cross-country team, blogging, and going on adventures with her friends. Reardon hopes to one day...

Eric Ting

Editor-in-Chief Eric Ting has a strong background in sports and news, in addition to minor experience in broadcast as well. He cites watching football, playing Candy Crush and hanging out with friends as his favorite activities. His favorite books include...

Chris Berg

Chris is pumped to join Mirador this year. He specializes in writing award-winning articles on anything in life. When he isn't writing, you'll find him on the lax field, in your neighborhood gym getting swole, or at Powell's Candy Shop.

Jack Parodi

Senior Jack Parodi is stoked to be writing for what should be a most bodacious first year on the Mirador as a staff writer. When he is not writing for the Mirador, you'll find Parodi FIFA'ing excessively, getting speeding tickets, or playing cricket.

Dylan Kronenberg

I like to write.

Sophie Jacques

Junior Sophie Jacques is a first year staff writer for Mirador. When she isn’t with her friends you can find her singing, and spending time with her dogs. Sophie also enjoys reading and hopes to travel the world some day. She loves spending time with...

Amy Larsen

Staff Writer sophomore Amy Larsen is very excited to be on the Mirador staff this year. Being part fish, Larsen looks forward to writing a lot of swimming articles. With the new Mirador room being closer to the pool, Larsen enjoys taking swim breaks during...

Layne Estes

Staff Writer Sophomore Layne Estes is new to the Mirador staff this year. While not writing articles, she spends her time looking at pictures of cats online, complaining about math, spending time with friends and playing volleyball.

Madison Alvarado

Editor-in-Chief Madison Alvarado enjoys writing inflammatory essays on why she hates Christopher Columbus and men in general. Her aspirations include being a motivational speaker at hot dog eating contests and being slightly passive aggressive. At lunch,...

Reilly Moran

Staff Writer junior Reilly Moran is thrilled to be writing on Mirador for her second year. After not getting any of her articles published on her first year as staff writer, she might be a little surprised if people start reading her writing. You...

Sofia Ruiz

Senior Opinion Editor Sofia Ruiz is in her third year on the Mirador.  She likes getting heated during AP class discussions, and since she takes so many AP's, the opportunities are endless. Standing at 5'5," with a soft smile, she represents the Venezuelan...

Charlotte Houston

Senior news editor Charlotte Houston is just a girl doing her best to avoid contracting giardia. In her free time, she enjoys pitching camping tents, eating s'mores, and drinking river water without a water purifier. She accepts that death is our eventual...

Clayton Stehr

This is Senior Clayton Stehr's second year on the Mirador staff as the Sport's Editor. His passion is football, which he hopes to play in college. He enjoys playing basketball and baseball as well and enjoys spending time outside. Clayton has also trav...

Christian Santiago

Staff Writer Christian Santiago so very excited to be apart of Mirador this year. On his off time, Christian is probably online or listening to music. Usually at the same time. His favorite hobbies include shopping at Rasputin, watching anime or practicing...

Evan McClure

Staff Writer Junior Evan McClure is a first time writer on the Mirador. This is also his first year on the track and field team. When he isn't working for the paper, he spends his free time riding his bike, reading, writing in a journal, and playing video...

Andrew Deaver

Staff Writing Junior, First year writing for the Mirador. If you dont see him on the baseball diamond, pool, or at bubble tea, he's probably writing for the Mirador. Plays Water Polo and Baseball at Miramonte.  He Enjoys music, traveling, long walks...

Juliet Miller

Feature Editor Senior Juliet Miller is looking forward to her second year on The Mirador. When Juliet isn't writing and editing articles, you can find her hiking with friends or catching up on the most recent Real Housewives episode. Her goals for this...

David Becker

Junior David Becker is in his first year of writing for the Mirador. Becker enjoys  long walks on the beach, but only when there is a beautiful sunset. Becker is Jewish and loves his money. In his free time, he enjoys sleeping and eating pizza.

Andrew Johnston

Junior Andrew Johnston looks forward to his second year in staff with mirador. His hobbies include playing lacrosse as well as taking adventurous hikes up to grizzly peak.

Libby Dunne

Managing Editor Senior Libby Dunne is excited for her third year writing for the Mirador. She has three younger siblings and likes to spend her time golfing and hanging out with friends. She loves skiing at Deer Valley in Utah during the winter, and visi...

Rebecca Gluck

News Editor Senior Rebecca Gluck is excited to be the News editor of the Mirador. Besides writing, Rebecca enjoys running, spending time with her dog, and making people laugh. She hopes her articles will inform students about current topics in Orind...

Betsy Fellner

Staff Writer Betsy Fellner is currently a junior at Miramonte. This being her  first year on staff, Betsy had trouble adjusting to the rigid toughness of the Mirador class. Fellner sought comfort in the form of her stuffed Shark Carl. Fellner consider...

Sommar Veverka

Broadcast and Social Media Editor Senior Sommar Veverka is the Broadcast and Social Media editor. When she isn’t playing lacrosse you can find her on runs with her dog Boomer.  Once the weekends end and school is back in session, Sommar’s favorite...

Ari Stein

Staff Writer Senior Ariana Stein, is a third year staff writer for the Mirador. As a freshman, Stein signed up for Journalism 1 after being pressured to by her sister’s friends. When Stein isn’t working hard at her intellectual and original articles...

Ashley Logan

Senior Ashley Logan is one of the EICs of the Mirador. In her free time she likes to hang out with friends,swim, play soccer, and coach at Moraga Valley Pool. She is excited to write articles and help produce a product that students will enjoy. ...

Cole Sitar

Staff Writer Junior Cole Sitar is excited to be a first year staff writer for the Mirador. When he isn’t writing, Cole spends his time running for Miramonte track and cross country, and hanging out with friends.  Look for Cole’s writing in the E...

Jarrett Perches

Staff Writer Junior Jarrett Perches is excited to be a part of the Mirador staff in his first year.  When not writing for the Mirador you can find him on the baseball field. In college he hopes to major in something writing related.

Grayson Judge

Staff Writer Grayson Judge is a senior at Miramonte High School and this is his second year on the Mirador staff.  When he is not laboring over his long and tedious articles, he likes playing water polo early in the morning. Grayson likes writing ...

Olivia Vigo

Staff Writer Olivia Vigo is currently a sophomore at Miramonte. This is her first year on the Mirador and is a staff writer. When she is not slaving over her insightful and witty articles, Vigo enjoys patrolling her instagram feed and trying to find...

Clayton Haskell

Staff Writer Junior Clayton Haskell is writing for the Mirador for the first time this year. This year Haskell is working as a staff writer.  When he isn’t working for the school paper, Haskell is occupied with playing soccer, and baseball. He is al...

Margaret Ross

News Editor Senior Margaret Ross, an avid baker and eater, can be found spending her gas money on overpriced juice at Whole Foods. Ross also enjoys long drives in her convertible, and bonding with her cat. Her aspirations this year include making the...

Sarah Rockwood

Editor-in-Chief Sarah Rockwood, a senior and captain of the cross country team, lives and breathes running and writing.  She is always ready for an adventurous run, whether at five in the morning or at 11:30 at night, or a breaking news story.  She...

Spencer Hardwick

Senior Spencer Hardwick is second year staff member and the newest Social Media Director. An instrumental part of last years staff in making sure the most ghetto music possible was being played during class, his articles were often called "okay" by his...

Maddie Geary

Business Manager Senior Maddie Geary is a three-year staff writer who contributes to the Mirador by writing mainly opinionated articles and managing the business aspect of the paper by organizing ads and looking at budgets, etc. In her free time, Maddie...

Ellie Poling

Editor in Chief Senior, Ellie Poling is excited to be apart of the Mirador staff for her third year. In her free time Ellie enjoys reading, going to concerts, hanging out with friends and writing. This summer she enjoyed a relaxing week on the Yuba...

Jack Kovalik

Columns & Reviews Editor Senior Jack Kovalik is excited to be back at Mirador for his third year on staff. Outside of class, Jack does many things which are classified by the FBI and the CIA. Jack wants to be an astronaut when he grows up.

Colin Bean

Social Media Director Colin Bean is a third year Mirador student. Bean never fails to show of immense swag on a daily basis. He is a known hipster and uses a fair amount of Afrosheen to keep his hair in tiptop shape. Bean is often mistaken for singer/songwriter...

Meghan Rogers

Staff Writer Junior Meghan Rogers is excited to start off her second year writing for the Mirador. Outside of Mirador she enjoys swimming, drawing and playing the piano. She also has two older sisters and a really old dog. She likes to write about fu...

Kaitlin Fenn

Staff Writer Junior Kaitlin Fenn is pumped to be back for her second year on the Miradorstaff as a staff writer. She enjoys writing all types of articles, but her specialties include Sports articles and Sports Beats. When she is not working hard i...

Kelly Cheng

Staff Writer Junior Kelly Cheng is returning for yet another exciting year as part of the Mirador staff. When Kelly isn’t preoccupied with the school paper, she likes to kill time by spending her life in a dance studio. Kelly is looking forward ...

Kenyon Watson

Staff Writer Kenyon Watson, is 16 years old and is a junior here at Miramonte. This is her second year on the Mirador Staff. Some additional information about her would be that she is a coxswain for the Varsity Men at Oakland Strokes, her favorite...

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