The Spartan

2020-2021 Staff

ShaKira Karnick-Shivers

TheSpartan Staff

Hi Queens, Kings, and everything in between! I’m ShaKira (yes, like the singer) I’m a senior at Doherty this year. I love literally anything and everything; art, anime, music, theater, K-pop, old movies, fashion, and yes video...

Gracie Baker

TheSpartan Staff

Hi! My name is Gracie Baker. I am the editor for the sports section. I love hanging out with friends,family and playing soccer! I play club soccer for Rush and I also play here at school. I love watching sports and i'm looking f...

Dei’Vion Vivens

Staff Writer

Hey I’m Dei’Vion. I am a senior at Doherty High School this year. I love playing bass, skating, watching Anime, and playing video games. I’m not involved in anything outside of school. I signed up for the newspaper because...

Ian Cardenas

Staff Writer

Hi. My name is Ian Cardenas, and I am a junior at Doherty High School. In my free time, I like to hang out with friends, paint, and play video games. I am pretty outgoing, although it takes me awhile to open up, and I like to...

Jacob Clark

Staff Writer

As an avid writer, and someone who loves to learn and teach, I enjoy sharing information and capturing the interests of others by giving helpful advice and sharing my thoughts on less-known subjects.

Lexi Mendez

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Lexi Mendez. I am a freshman at Doherty high school, I am 14 years old. I am a very quiet person until you get to know me. I am very kind, and I like helping people. My hobbies include soccer, painting, and reading.

Aleigha Wagner

Staff Writer

I am a sophomore this year at Doherty High School, and I love spending time with others, including my friends. I like to be quiet when I’m around people, and I love art and music. I do archery in my free time, and love watching...

Jay Korngor

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Jay. I’m a sophomore writing for the newspaper. I love helping people and spreading awareness. My hobbies are playing video games, drawing, and skate boarding. My favorite color is pink and I really like bunnies....

Nivea Taquira

Staff Writer

Hello my name is Nivea, and I am a sophomore at Doherty High School. In my free time, I love to play basketball and hang with friends. When I grow up I would love to be a registered nurse!  I have a big personality, I...

Alynna Hogan

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Alynna Hogan. I am a freshman this year at Doherty High School. I am 15 years old, and I have a weird, happy, sweet, and funny personality. I love hanging out with friends, my family, and I love to play volleyball,...

Birdie McGee

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Birdie McGee, and I’m a freshman writer for The Spartan this year. After school, I am involved in Scouts BSA, and I play the piano in my spare time. Some of my other hobbies and interests include reading, writing, eating Sta...

Bella McClanahan

Staff Writer

Hey there. Bella's my name, and making people smile, feel informed, and included is what I aim to do! It's my big Senior year and the first time ever doing journalism! A little about me is that I'm a very shy, yet ...

Megan Vigil

Staff Writer

Hi people, my name is Megan Vigil. I am a freshman here at Doherty and I'm 14 years old. Some of my favorite things to do are hang out with my friends and watch Netflix. My favorite TV shows are Criminal Minds and Greys Anatomy....

Sarah Capper

Staff Writer

Hiya, my name is Sarah Capper. I am in grade 12, the last grade for high school. I like to play video games, draw stuff, talk about weather, and even look outside. I am looking forward to writing about the mourning of those who...

Emily Behnke

Staff Writer

Hi I’m Emily Behnke, I’m a freshman writer for DHS this 2020-2021 school year. I’m 15 and I love doing art, hanging out with my friends, and riding my ATV with friends on trails. My favorite movie is The Texas Chainsaw Mas...

Chloe Seay

Staff Writer

Greetings, my name is Chloe. I like to do a variety of activities. I have several hobbies, and I have very diverse people in my life (family and friends). Some activities I do are ballet and cheer. My hobbies could include staying...

Jakirah Bowman

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is JaKirah Bowman. I am very proud to be a part of the DHS newspaper. I love to write and share my opinion with my peers. I also enjoy playing basketball, doing nails, and photography. I love to hang out with my...

Lillian Kay

Staff Writer

Hey :) My name is Lilly! I am a freshman writer for The Spartan here at Doherty. I am on the color and winter guard team. I toss rifle and flag and hopefully sabre. I love coloring and playing solitaire.

Falcon Guynn

Staff Writer

Hello, I am Falcon. I enjoy listening to music, drawing, and spending time with my friends. For these reasons, I think of myself as a pretty creative person. I love to play around while I work! This helps me to stay interested...

Darius Crisler

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Darius. I like spreading positivity. I am a freshman writing for the newspaper this year. My favorite tv show is The Flash. I love strawberry lemonade. My hobbies are playing video games, building stuff, playing ...

Deztine Carter

Spartan Life Editor

Hi! My name is Deztine Carter. I am a senior writer for The Spartan this year. During school, I'm involved in the newspaper, NJROTC, link crew, and track. My hobbies are reading, writing poetry, singing, acting, coloring, and...

Marynn Krull


Hey! I’m Marynn Krull, Editor-in-Chief and writer for The Spartan here at Doherty. I'll be a junior this year. In my free time, I love to hang out with friends and binge 90’s sitcoms. I sing in the women’s choir, volunteer...

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