Maize News by Play newsmagazine

2019-2020 Staff

Sascha Harvey


Junior Sascha Harvey has been involved with Play starting this school year. Sascha is a reporter and writer. She enjoys writing, drawing, and comic books.

Keira McGinty


Junior Keira McGinty is in her second year on staff. McGinty enjoys spending her time drawing and painting, both traditionally and digitally, as well as designing. She plans on attending art school after graduation.

Peyton Samek


Freshman Peyton Samek is on her first year on staff. She is involved in softball, tennis, Bee Club and Red Rage. She wants to play softball for Stanford in college.

Londen Peebler


Senior Londen Peebler is loving her first year with Play newsmagazine! She specializes in reporting and enjoys getting to share other people's stories. Londen also participates in the Maize High Madrigals and select choir, is...

Ellie Cannizzo


This is junior Ellie Cannizzo's first year on staff. She is involved in Student Council as the junior Vice President, Varsity Cheerleading, Red Rage Leadership Team, Peer Helper Leadership Team, and the MCA Prostart Team. Outs...

Claire Morgan

Story and Design

Sophmore Claire Morgan has been apart of news mag for one year. She is also part of the Maize high Women soccer team, FCS, and Red Rage.

Dylan Wittorff


Junior Dylan Wittorff is a first-year reporter for Play Newsmag. He has been active in both MHS broadcasting and MCA broadcasting for the entirety of his high school career.

Preston Hunt


Senior Preston Hunt is in his first year on staff. Hunt is involved in MHS Choir, Drama Club and is a board member for National Honor Society. He hopes to attend Oklahoma City University to study theatrical lighting design.

Liam O’Connor


Sophomore Liam O'Connor is new to the Maize news staff. He really enjoys taking photos and playing for his E-sports team. Liam wants to pursue medicine in school and is hoping to be an immunologist when he is older.

Brooklyn Blasdel

Sports Editor

Junior Brooklyn Blasdel is in her second year on staff, and is Sports Editor for Play. Blasdel is also involved in Varsity swim, and Varsity golf. After high school she hopes to go to college and then pursue a career in sp...

Chantelle Hoekstra


Junior Chantelle Hoekstra has been on the Play Newsmagazine team for about a year, working as a writer for the newsmagazine. She is involved in her high school's GSA and drama club and is studying to learn Spanish and American...

Lily Robison


Sophmore Lily Robison is a reporter for Play Newsmagazine. This is her second year on staff. She is involved in Women's Choir, SAFE and KAY Club. She enjoys singing, organizing and helping others out in any way she can. She wants to ...

Kyerra Snyder


Senior Kyerra Snyder is a reporter, photographer, and designer for Play Newsmagazine. Snyder is involved in cross country, track, and Red Rage. This is her second year being on the staff and plans on doing it in college. She's...

Madi Hay


Sophomore Madi Hay is in her second year on staff. Hay is involved in Red Rage, Peer Helpers and Maize High Women's Soccer. She wants to go to Wichita State University for college.

Carter Jones


Junior Carter Jones is on his second year on staff and is a reporter for Play Newsmagazine. Carter is involved in Red Rage and choir. Carter wants to pursue a career in singing or music production and wants to attend Full Sail...

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