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 abusive or otherwise 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Letters to the editor can be sent to [email protected] Name and year must be included with the letter, or it will not be published.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 2018-2019

Sarah Ahmad : Editor-in-Chief

Sarah Ahmad

Editor-in-Chief

Sarah is the Editor-in-Chief and a senior at Conant. This is her third year on the Crier Staff. At Conant, Sarah is the Vice President at Large of National Honor Society and the President of Political Club. She is also actively involved in Model UN and Spanish Club. Outside of school, Sarah likes to campaign with local politicians and read books.

ahmad5183@students.d211.org
Michelle Zhang : Editor-in-Chief

Michelle Zhang

Editor-in-Chief

Michelle is the Editor-In-Chief and a senior at Conant. This is her third year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Michelle is also member of Girls’ Golf, Math Team, NHS, and Coding Club. Outside of school, Michelle likes to read, bake, and spend time with family.

zhang4357@students.d211.org
Morgan James : News Editor

Morgan James

News Editor

Morgan is a News Editor and a sophomore at Conant. This is her second year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Morgan is also in band. Outside of school, Morgan likes to hang out with her friends and watch Netflix.

james1748@students.d211.org
Hannah Blesson : News Editor

Hannah Blesson

News Editor

Hannah is a News Editor and a senior at Conant. This is her first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Hannah is also member of the Speech Team and National Honor Society. Outside of school, Hannah likes to read, paint, and volunteer at Alexian Brothers.

blesson2389@students.d211.org
Isaac Goffin : Sports Editor

Isaac Goffin

Sports Editor

Isaac is the Sports Editor and a senior at Conant. This is his third year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Isaac is also a member of PRIDE and the Principal Advisory Board. Outside of school, Isaac likes to watch sports or read about them. An interesting fact about Isaac is that he has been to 35 states.

goffin1708@students.d211.org
Rhea Joshi : Features Editor

Rhea Joshi

Features Editor

Rhea is the Features Editor and a senior at Conant. This is her third year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Rhea is also a member of Operation Snowball, Peer Mediation, HOSA, and NHS. Outside of school, Rhea likes to read and explore theories about both human behavior and alternate universes. An interesting fact about Rhea is that she spent half of her childhood in Nepal.

joshi4232@students.d211.org
Radhika Krishnamurthy : Opinions Editor

Radhika Krishnamurthy

Opinions Editor

Radhika is the Opinions Editor and a senior at Conant this year. This is her second year on the Crier staff. At Conant, she is also the captain of the debate team and is involved in NHS and HOSA. She plans to join BPA this year. Outside of school, she likes to read, write, eat, and watch period dramas.

krishnamurthy1317@students.d211.org
Arisha Rizvi : Entertainment Editor

Arisha Rizvi

Entertainment Editor

Arisha is the Entertainment Editor and a senior at Conant. This is her fourth year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Arisha is also a member of student council, senior class council, and cultural awareness club. Outside of school, Arisha likes to spend time with family/friends and binge watch Netflix shows!

rizvi1469@students.d211.org
Iqra Iqbal : Lifestyle Editor

Iqra Iqbal

Lifestyle Editor

Iqra is the Lifestyle Editor and a senior at Conant. This is her third year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Iqra is also member of the Speech Team, NHS, and Senior Class Council. Outside of school, Iqra likes to read and watch her favorite tv shows on Netflix.

iqbal8787@students.d211.org
Neeha Kakuturu : Sports writer

Neeha Kakuturu

Sports writer

Neeha is a Sports writer and a sophomore at Conant. This is her first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Neeha is also a member of Science Olympiad, PRIDE Mentors, and plays on the girls basketball team. Neeha also participates in the Conant Marching Band and plays the flute.

kakuturu1612@students.d211.org
Badhrie Sridhar : Features Writer

Badhrie Sridhar

Features Writer

Badhrie is a Features writer and a junior at Conant. This is his first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Badhrie is also a member of the Principal’s Advisory board, Social Studies Club, and Hosa. Outside of school, Badhrie Sridhar like to do Jung Do Sool, play the piano, play badminton, and volunteer at the local hospital.

sridhar1346@students.d211.org
Kevin Lipinski : Entertainment Writer

Kevin Lipinski

Entertainment Writer

Kevin is a Entertainment writer and a senior at Conant. This is his first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Kevin is also member of finance club. Outside of school, he likes to frisbee golf.

lipinski9575@students.d211.org
Jaylen Patel : Wrtier & Podcaster

Jaylen Patel

Wrtier & Podcaster

Jaylen is a Writer and Podcaster and a senior at Conant. This is his first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Jaylen is also a member of Cultural Awareness, NHS, NBHS, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Math Team, Finance Club, BPA, and Boys Varsity Volleyball. Outside of school, Jaylen likes to volunteer, dance, and participate in business and engineering activities. An interesting fact about Jaylen is that he likes to listen to hip hop and talk heavily about sports, a big reason he started a podcast for the Crier.

patel1507@students.d211.org
Joanne Velasquez : Writer

Joanne Velasquez

Writer

Joanne is a writer and a senior at Conant. This is her second year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Joanne is also a member of Science Olympiad, Speech Team, Writer’s Club, Model United Nations, and Badminton. Outside of school, Joanne likes to volunteer at St. Alexius Medical Center.

velasquez3076@students.d211.org
Joseph Clark : Writer

Joseph Clark

Writer

Joseph is a writer and a junior at Conant. This is his first year on the Crier staff. Outside of school, Joseph likes to read, write, and swim.

clark9239@students.d211.org
Arushi Paul : Writer

Arushi Paul

Writer

Arushi is a writer and a sophomore at Conant. This is her first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Arushi is also member of Science Olympiad and speech. Outside of school, Arushi likes to swim and read.

paul1068@students.d211.org
Diya Thomas : Writer

Diya Thomas

Writer

Diya is a writer and a sophomore at Conant. This is her first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Diya is also a member of the Speech team, Color Guard, and sophmore class council. Outside of school, Diya likes to watch Netflix and hang out with her friends and family!

thomas1738@students.d211.org
Futo Wada : Multimedia Editor

Futo Wada

Multimedia Editor

Futo is the Multimedia Editor and a senior at Conant. This is her second year on the Crier staff. Outside of school, Futo likes to draw and play the piano.

wada5798@students.d211.org
Shreya Deshpande : Web Editor

Shreya Deshpande

Web Editor

Shreya is the Web Editor and a sophomore at Conant. This is her first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Shreya is also a member of Science Olympiad, Coding Club, and orchestra. Outside of school, Shreya likes to play basketball and listen to music.

deshpande1302@students.d211.org
Sidra Capriolo : Graphic Artist

Sidra Capriolo

Graphic Artist

Sidra is a Graphic Artist and a senior at Conant. This is her third year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Sidra is also member of Writers Club, NHS, Social Studies National Honor Society, Girls Soccer, And Presidential Forum. Outside of school, Sidra likes to write fiction, play with her dogs, and watch Netflix.

capriolo1085@students.d211.org
Alaa Hussein : Graphic Artist

Alaa Hussein

Graphic Artist

Alaa is the Graphic Artist and a sophomore at Conant. This is her first year on the Crier staff. Outside of school, Alaa likes to draw and work on comics.

hussein7912@students.d211.org
Teagan Whiteside : Graphic Artist

Teagan Whiteside

Graphic Artist

Teagan is a Graphic Artist and a sophomore at Conant. This is her first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Teagan is also member of Theatre, Robotics, Student Council, and Marching Band. Outside of school, Teagan likes to participate in Girl Scouts.

whiteside2120@students.d211.org
Margaret Zhang : Graphic Artist

Margaret Zhang

Graphic Artist

Margaret is a Graphic Artist and a senior at Conant. This is her first year on the Crier staff. At Conant, Margaret is also a member of NHS, Tri-M, and Chinese Club. Outside of school, Margaret likes to draw, read, and listen to music.

zhang7637@students.d211.org

 

Faculty Adviser: David Gwizdala [email protected]

Assistant Adviser: Asra Syed [email protected]