THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

2020-2021 Staff

Laila Rahbari
Editor-in-Chief

Laila Rahbari

Laila Rahbari is a 12th grade International Baccalaureate student at Seminole High School, and the co-EIC for the Seminole Newspaper. Laila is a feminist and activist who spends her time outside of school traveling and working...

Samantha Flaute
Editor-in-Chief

Samantha Flaute

Samantha Flaute is an ambitious and driven 17-year-old International Baccalaureate senior at Seminole High School. In addition to her studies, she is a Co-Editor-in-Chief for Seminole High School’s Newspaper. While not writing fo...

Shea Brandau
Design Manager

Shea Brandau

Shea Brandau is a senior in the IB program and it is her third year on the Seminole Newspaper staff. She is a designer/reporter and is looking forward to an amazing year despite the pandemic. She has designed the past two years...

Gwyneth Katker
Photography Manager

Gwyneth Katker

Gwyneth Katker is the photography manager for the Seminole Newspaper. She is a senior this year, along with it being her fourth year on staff. She is a dedicated and hardworking student, taking Advanced Placement classes. She...

Ava Flaute
Designer

Ava Flaute

Ava Flaute is a 10th grade Health Academy student at Seminole High School. This is her first year on the newspaper staff and she is so excited to be a designer this year! In her free time she loves to spend time with her family a...

Ashley Dang
Photographer

Ashley Dang

Ashley is a sophomore Health Academy student at Seminole High School. She is a first year photographer on the newspaper staff. She is excited to grow as a student and contribute to Seminole High School’s newspaper! Outside o...

Rachel Lansperry
Photographer

Rachel Lansperry

Rachel Lanspery is in the 10th grade at Seminole High School. This is her first year on the Newspaper Staff and is really excited to be a photographer. In her off time she is often watching Netflix, hanging out with friends, or sp...

Reporter

Samhitha Katuru

Samhitha Katuru is a sophomore in the IB program at Seminole High School. As a first year in the Seminole Newspaper, Samhitha is excited for her role as an editor and a reporter! She is looking forward to the new year, and sh...

Sejal Mohan
Reporter

Sejal Mohan

Sejal Mohan is a Senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Seminole High School. As a first time reporter/editor for the Seminole Newspaper this year, she is super excited to work with everyone. Outside of school, sh...

Christina Davenport
Reporter

Christina Davenport

Christina Davenport is a 17-year old senior at Seminole High School. This is her first year being a part of the newspaper staff and she’s very excited. Moreover, she enjoys spending some of her free time drawing, hanging with...

Mahalla Hynes
Reporter

Mahalla Hynes

Mahalla Hynes is a sophomore in the IB program. She loves to spend her free time reading, baking, and attempting to make baskets. She enjoys politics and studying history, as well as, spending time in nature with her family. She ...

Manya Garg
Reporter

Manya Garg

Manya is a IB sophomore at Seminole High. She enjoys reading, travelling, and biking. She loves to volunteer and has a keen interest in art and painting. She is looking forward to her first year in the Seminole Newspaper and i...