The Rogue News

2014-2015 Staff

Spencer Hills

An Ashland High School Senior with 4 years of work with the Rogue News. For the past 3 years he has been a lead photographer covering everything from parades to sports games. Joining out of curiosity and teacher support the love...

Lili Smith

Lili Smith is a sophomore at Ashland High School, a reporter for the Rogue News. Her hobbies include Varsity Volleyball, ukulele, Taiko; a Japanese form of drumming, and Varsity Track and Field. She has been participating in Volleyball...

Lili Smith

Lili Smith is a sophomore at Ashland High School, a reporter for the Rogue News online and a member of the Gender Equality Club. Her hobbies include Varsity Volleyball, ukulele, Taiko; a Japanese form of drumming, and Varsity...

Sarah Bestor

Sarah Bestor is a senior at Ashland High School, an editor of Rogue News Online, a member of the Varsity Math Team, co-president of Gender Equality Club, and a co-anchor of Ashland High School Broadcasting. She plans to attend...

Regina McGough

Regina is a senior at Ashland High School. She spends most of her time on school work but enjoys reading science fiction and fantasy novels. Her family isn’t large, it includes a brother, sister and two loving mothers. She is...

Tim Kiesling

Tim Kiesling is one of the editors at theroguenews.com. He is a senior at AHS, and plans on attending the University of Oregon School of Journalism. He is an avid ultimate frisbee player and photographer and enjoys fine cheeses.

Christopher Curtis

Chris Curtis is a senior graduating with the AHS class of 2015. He has been writing and designing on the Rogue News staff for three years. He is a Fantasy and Sci-Fi author in his spare time, and set to debut his first published...

Kleya Dhenin

Kleya Dhenin is a sophomore at Ashland High School. She is a member of the Speech and Debate team and captain of the junior varsity girls soccer team. Kleya enjoys photography, writing poetry, and stuffed bacon wrapped dates.

Milla Goldsmith

Milla Goldsmith is a freshman at Ashland High School, and is a member of Rogue News Online. She is involved with the Interact club and plays tennis. Goldsmith can speak some Spanish and loves to read and write in her spare time....

Jacob Johnson(YG)

Jacob Johnson, also known as Young Grasshopper, is a sophomore at Ashland High school , a tech man for Rogue News Online and a camera man for Rogue News Broadcasting. He is multilingual, approaching fluency in self-taught Spanish...

Zaida LaRose

Zaida LaRose is a freshman at Ashland High School with a plethora of passions. She finds joy in playing music, water polo, and spending time with her adorable golden labradoodle, Doctor Boo.  She plans to spend her life traveling...

Karl Moeglein

Karl Moeglein is a sophomore at Ashland High School. Karl's two passions are sports and theater. He plays soccer, ice hockey (you should come play), and baseball. He also has been involved in theater at AHS and Camelot Theater...

Elena Patterson

Elena Patterson is a freshman at Ashland High School. She participates in AHS’s Knit Wit club, and is on the track and swim team. She dances with Ashland Danceworks and volunteers at Science Works. Patterson plays the cello...

Sinead Pyle

Sinead Pyle is a freshman in high school, a midfielder on the school’s Junior Varsity team, and a staff member of the high school’s Rogue News Online. She is currently juggling academics and year round soccer, but Pyle is...

Lili Smith

Lili Smith is a reporter for the Rogue News online and a member of the Gender Equality Club. Her hobbies are ukulele, Taiko; a Japanese form of drumming, Volleyball, and Track and Field, and spending time with her kitten, Felix....

Katy Barnard

Katy Barnard, a senior at Ashland High School, has been on the staff of the Rogue News for three years. She has held roles such as photo-editor, photographer, designer, writer and Editor-in-Chief. Joining the newspaper sparked...

Allyana Darrow

Allayana Darrow, Editor-in-Chief of the print newspaper and resident "Headliner", began as a small fish in the Journalism class back during her freshman year. Driven to pursue a career in journalism and seek the big stories, Darrow...

Mimi Schaefer-Sharp

Mimi Schaefer-Sharp is a senior at Ashland High School, an Editor-In Chief of The Rogue News, a well-rounded student and a varsity soccer, swim, and tennis athlete. She is planning to take the next year off to study in Germany...

Ia Balbuena-Nedrow

Ia Balbuena-Nedrow is a junior at Ashland High School. She is a three year varsity athlete on the high school’s soccer team and an active participant in numerous school organized clubs such as Key Club and Entrepreneurs Club....

James Edson

James  Edson is a junior at Ashland High School. He has held roles such as photo-editor, photographer, designer, writer and will be promoted to Editor-in-Chief next year. He joined sophomore year after pressure from the now retired...

Dale Fulton

Dale Fulton is a sophomore attending Ashland High School, and has been part of the Rogue News for a year and worked as a designer and writer. Dale joined Rogue News out of his curiosity for journalism. After high school, Dale...

Gabe Lehrburger

Gabe Lehrburger is a senior at Ashland High School, and has been a member of the Rogue News for two years. He is a passionate sports addict; playing soccer, rock climbing, backpacking, and practicing acroyoga. He keeps himself...

Kai Loewenstein

Kai Loewenstein is a senior at Ashland High School and a writer for the Rogue News. They have a mighty love of all things science- and art-related, and spend a lot of their free time painting and learning. They can recite more...

Amora McConnell

Amora McConnell is a sophomore at Ashland High School. She enjoys dealing with cameras through photography and filmmaking. She doesn't know what career she wants to pursue because she believes there are a numerous amount of options...

Payton Onesti

Payton Onesti is a junior at Ashland High School, varsity athlete, and member of multiple clubs. She enjoys writing, reading, spending time with friends, running, and playing volleyball. Payton is an active member of both Key Clu...

Natasha Pinney

Natasha Pinney is a senior at Ashland High school and reporter for the Rogue News. She participates in Global Citizens Corps club, and Positive Psychology club. Next year she plans on attending Portland State University and earning...

Lucas Searcy

Lucas Searcy is a sophomore at Ashland High School and a member of the Rogue News Print. They are a Queer Rights activist and have the dream that all people will be treated equally. In addition, they play the Pokémon Trading...

Ellie Stanek

Ellie Stanek is a Junior at AHS. She participates in track, Key Club, and National Honors Society. Ellie has two older brothers named Conner and Nik. Ellie loves hanging out with her friends, going boating, and painting.

Wyatt Thompson-Siporen

Wyatt Thompson-Siporen is a senior in Rogue News Print. He is a track star who participates in decathlons and plays the piano. Wyatt is a star student and plans on attending University of California Santa Barbara to be a physical...

Eli Turner

Eli Turner is a senior at AHS. He has been designing for the rogue news for a year, but has been programming since his freshman year. He has a passion for film making, and in 2010 and 2011 won two awards at the Ashland Independent...

Allison French

Allison French is a teacher, writer, outdoor enthusiast, wellness advocate, and lover of life. She has been teaching in the Rogue Valley for nineteen years. This is her second year serving as the Adviser for the Rogue News publications....

Skylar Zundel

Skylar Zundel is a junior at Ashland High School. She is an avid track participant, she enjoys writing and traveling and is a cat enthusiast. Skylar has been in Rogue News for three years and plans on continuing her senior year....

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