About

The Conant Crier is a news site written for and run by students. We aim to provide accurate, relevant, interesting, and diverse content to the Conant High School community. The Crier serves as a forum for public dialogue and encourages praise and criticism from our readers. We invite readers to write letters to the editor as well as comment on published content. Comments are moderated, and no inappropriate content will be published.

Letters to the editor can be sent to [email protected] Name and year must be included with the letter, or it will not be published. For the sake of clarity and/or space, the Crier reserves the right to edit or condense any submitted material. The Crier cannot guarantee publication upon submission.

Crier Editorial Staff 2016-2017

Dhvanii Raval : Editor-in-Chief

Dhvanii Raval

Editor-in-Chief

Dhvanii is the editor-in-chief and a junior. This is her third year on the staff; she was a Features editor her sophomore year and a writer her freshman year. Dhvanii is looking forward to a great year leading the staff. At Conant, Dhvanii is also member of BPA, Debate team, HOSA, French club and Principal Advisory Board. Outside of school, Dhvanii likes to volunteer and binge watch her favorite TV shows. An interesting fact about Dhvanii is she is a brown belt in karate.

raval2560@students.d211.org
Allison Pariso : News Editor

Allison Pariso

News Editor

Allison is a junior and this is her second year on staff as a news editor. She is also a part of Speech Team, Science Club, Book Club and is the Vice President of Student Council. In her free time Allison likes to read and spend time with her three guinea pigs.

pariso4335@students.d211.org
Aditi Katwala : Features Editor

Aditi Katwala

Features Editor

Aditi Katwala is a junior at Conant High School. She is excited for her third year working on the Crier as an editor for the features page. She is also a member of the Congressional Debate Team, BPA, Math team and HOSA. In her free time, she enjoys Indian classical dancing, Netflix and volunteering at local hospitals. Something that many don't know about Aditi is that she did her Bharatnatyam Arangetram (dance graduation) during the summer of 2014.

katawala4417@students.d211.org
Annika Lafyatis : Entertainment Editor

Annika Lafyatis

Entertainment Editor

Annika is a junior, and this is her third year on the Crier staff. She is the entertainment editor. She also plays for the Conant soccer team. Outside of school, she likes to volunteer at Petsmart, read, and play piano.

lafyatis3097@students.d211.org
Arisha Rizvi : Opinions Editor

Arisha Rizvi

Opinions Editor

Arisha is a sophomore at Conant High School and works as an Opinions editor in the Crier staff. Arisha is also on the Conant tennis team. She loves to spend time with family, read books, sketch, and listen to music.

Rizvi1469@students.d211.org
Michelle Zhang : Opinions Editor

Michelle Zhang

Opinions Editor

Michelle is a sophomore and this is her first year on the Crier staff. She is going to be an opinions editor. During the school year she is on the golf team and the math team. Outside of school she loves to bake, read, and spend time with her family.

zhang4357@students.d211.org
Trystin Lovas : Sports Editor

Trystin Lovas

Sports Editor

Trystin is a sophomore at Conant high school. She is excited for her first year as the Sports editor on the Crier staff. She is also a member of the Conant softball team, and part of the Schaumburg Sluggers Travel organization. In her free time she enjoys reading, listening to music, and playing catch with her siblings.

Lovas1596@students.d211.org
Maggie Jakopac : Photo Editor

Maggie Jakopac

Photo Editor

Maggie is a junior at Conant High School. This is her first year on the Crier staff as a Photo Editor. Her other activities include hockey, playing the piano, and creating films. One interesting fact you may not know is that she can solve a Rubik's Cube in 10 seconds, which she competes in competitions across the US for. Outside of school, she loves to spend time with her family and hang out with friends.

jakopac5689@students.d211.org
Ravi Shah : Web Editor

Ravi Shah

Web Editor

Ravi is the web editor at Crier and a junior. This is his second year on the Crier staff as last year he was a sports and social media editor. His other activities include class council, BPA, HOSA, as well is trying to bring a new club to Conant this year. In his free time he enjoys playing sports, volunteering, and spending time with friends and family.

shah3395@students.d211.org
Valeria Vesco : Faces Editor

Valeria Vesco

Faces Editor

Valeria is a junior and a graphics artist on the Crier. This is her second year on the staff as she was the Faces editor her sophomore year. Valeria loves to draw, travel and meet new people.

vesco6085@students.d211.org
Eleanor So Yeon Park : Digital Artist

Eleanor So Yeon Park

Digital Artist

Eleanor is a junior and is a digital artist for the Crier. This is her second year being on the Crier staff. She participates in the school orchestra and enjoys playing video games, reading, playing the cello and drawing.

park3619@students.d211.org
Melania Toczko : Social Media Coordinator, Graphic Artist

Melania Toczko

Social Media Coordinator, Graphic Artist

Melania is a junior.

toczko3846@students.d211.org

 

Faculty Adviser: David Gwizdala [email protected]

Assistant Adviser: Asra Syed [email protected]