The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

2020-2021 Staff

Sophia Minutoli

Sophia Minutoli

Sophia Minutoli is a Senior at HS 1327, and in her first year of Journalism. In her free time she enjoys singing/songwriting, running/hiking, and baking. She’s interested in a career in Psychology, and hopes to continue performin...

Madie Butler

Madie Butler

Madie Butler, is a senior at HS 1327 and this is her first year in journalism. She likes to spend her free time exploring nature, making art, playing volleyball indoors and on the beach, and trying to find the best coffee shop in...

Katie Hausammann

Katie Hausammann

Katie Hausammann joined journalism this year, as a senior. Katie loves hiking, reading, writing, art, politics, arguing, and her family. She spends her free time with her friends, older brother, listening to music, and being o...

Dresden Calabrese

Dresden Calabrese

Toasty is a senior, in her second year of journalism. She loves pasta, tanning, and Christmas morning. You can find her ordering a iced vanilla latte at Java hut

Maddie Biegel

Maddie Biegel

Maddie is a senior, in her second year of journalism. She loves ballet, art, and spending time with family. You can find her at stapleton dancing her heart out.  

Genevieve Peterson

Genevieve Peterson

Genevieve is a junior, starting her second year in journalism. She enjoys reading, skiing, and watching movies from the 80’s. You can find her at home listening to Taylor Swift.  

Ellis Chamberlin

Ellis Chamberlin

Ellis is a sophomore, starting his second year in journalism. He enjoys playing volleyball and video games, and watching football. You can find Ellis strategically trading properties in Monopoly.  ...

Jack Long

Jack Long

Jack is a sophomore at high school 1327. This is his first year with 1327 News. He is an avid history buff, vexillologist, writer, and cartographer. He spends his free time playing an excessive amount of video games, running,...

Dylan Carson

Dylan Carson

Dylan is a sophomore, starting her second year in journalism. She enjoys reading fictional books, camping, spending time outdoors, and listening to 70s music. You’ll find Dylan either playing the piano or on a flight to her...

Brynn Galaich

Brynn Galaich

Brynn is a junior in her second year in journalism. She loves Greta Van Fleet, shopping at Trader Joes, and playing electric guitar. You can find her backpacking or camping.  

Fiona Swan

Fiona Swan

Fiona Swan, is a junior at High School 1327 and this will be her first year in Advanced Journalism. She spends most of her free time surfing, discovering secret spots in Marin County, collecting and learning about plants, discovering...

Isabella Nash

Isabella Nash

Izzy is a sophomore, in her second year of journalism. She enjoys reading fantasy books, her family and eating anything with sugar. You can find her at scoop, enjoying a cone of grasshopper ice cream.  ...

Avery Yudice

Avery Yudice

Avery is a senior, starting her second year in journalism. She enjoys hikes with her family, spending time with her friends, being at the beach, and driving to Good Earth. You can find her snowboarding in Tahoe. ...

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes is a senior at HS 1327. This is his first year with the journalism program. In his free time, he likes biking, trying new activities, and going backpacking with friends. He has done lots of extracurricula...

Georgia Schroeder

Georgia Schroeder

Georgia is a senior, starting her second year in journalism. She loves zucchini cooked any way, any canine that crosses her path and AP style. You can find Georgia at Peet’s coffee working.  

Jacob Weller

Jacob Weller

Jacob is the Co-head Graphic Designer of 13-27 News. He is also going to be the host to the upcoming podcast “Unheard”. Music and aesthetic takes a big part in his life, and a bigger part here with the as a digital works obs...

Henry Pratt

Henry Pratt

Henry is a junior, in his second year of journalism. He loves movies, tennis, and APUSH. You can find Henry hiking.  

Toby Gibbons

Toby Gibbons

Toby Gibbons is a senior at Drake. In his free time, he enjoys flying planes and taking photos.

Aler Giffin

Aler Giffin

Aler Giffin is a sophomore at Drake high school and has been a part of the journalism program for two years now. In his free time he likes to surf, as well as generally be around the ocean and partake in whatever it has to offer. Ho...

Alice Simenstad

Alice Simenstad

Alice is a junior, starting her third year in journalism. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and her plants, and rewatching Parks and Recreation. You can find Alice talking in a western accent and drawing a plethora of missh...

Emily Cardwell

Emily Cardwell

Emily Cardwell is a Senior at High School 1327 and is ecstatic to be the news and sports editor this year! When she’s not in school she loves to sail on Tomales bay, go on adventures, and plot to overthrow the government. Passionate about jour...

Melissa Auchard

Melissa Auchard

Melissa Auchard, a senior, is in her second year of journalism. When she’s not training for track she likes to spend her time reading, baking, or surfing. One day she hopes to translate her love for activism into the professio...

Kelsey Riemer

Kelsey Riemer

Kelsey is a Junior in her third year of journalism. She love classic rock, taking candid photos of friends, and binge watching brooklyn nine-nine. You can find her blasting music in her car or frantically editing print....

Samantha Parr

Samantha Parr

Samantha is a senior in her third year in journalism. She loves little old bookstores, the smell of almond extract, and rewatching Stranger Things. When she’s not stressing over editing a billion articles, you can find her danc...