The CS Press

2018-2019 Staff

Brook Bowman

Editor in Chief

Kassidy Wheeler

Editor in Chief

Julia Knies

Health Editor

Lauryn Stornelli

Creeker Editor

Maja Peirce

In Depth Editor

Though she has never taken an official course in journalism, Maja Peirce, a junior, also participates in Literary Magazine. When she's not working behind the scenes of it all, she is submitting her own poetry and attending and...

Annie Sogaard

Spotlight Editor


Grace Carey

Style Editor

Austin Hagan

Travel Editor

Avianna Hoppes

Sports Editor

Blake Dorame

Photo Editor

Max Sotelo

Film Editor

Miah Thirion

Film Editor

Miah Thirion is a 15-year-old sophmore that enjoys singing, pop and country music, baking, and spending time in her youth group. Thirion also likes to shop at Forever 21 and American Apparel. She definitely prefers Dsophomoreutch...

Ryan Bartholomew

Podcast Producer

    Ryan Bartholomew, a sophomore, is the podcast producer for the CSpress. In addition, he is also in Science Club, Youth and Government Club, and on the Cross Country team. Being involved in Newspaper, as well as four oth...

Devin Dourough


Devin Dorough is one of the new additions to the eleventh grade at Cactus Shadows High School. Dorough is originally from Phoenix then moved here, Cave Creek and has settled here his whole life. ASU is on Dorough's mind when it ...

Riley James


Riley James is a 16 year old junior and first year newspaper staffer at Cactus Shadows. James’ interest in journalism inspired him to join the school’s Digital Journalism class during his sophomore year and later move on t...

Lucas Dufresne


Lucas Dufresne is a high schooler at Cactus Shadows, who describes himself as kind, funny, and a bit of a risk taker. Dufresne was previously in the digital journalism class and now is on the newspaper staff for his first time. ...

Logan McDade


As someone who loves photography, Logan McDade decided he would join the newspaper staff his junior year. Joining the class gives him the ability to spend time during school hours to practice and improve upon something he enjoys....

Mia Brito


When she isn’t at work taking calls for an eyelash and eyebrow guru otherwise known as an esthetician, or practicing photography, this born New Yorker, Mia Brito is singing in her rock and roll band. A lover of the band Hear...

Raven Ramirez


Raven Ramirez is a sophomore staff member. She was born in Arizona and has lived here her whole life. After high school, her plans are to go to a good college. NAU is one of her top choices. She also wants to apply for the lum...

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