2020-2021 Staff

Margaret Szpakowski
Editor in Chief

Margaret Szpakowski

Margaret Szpakowski is the Editor in Chief of the Smoke Signal, and has been in that role since 2018. She is in the Class of 2021. She is also a member of National Honor Society, Model Congress, and Above the Influence Club.

Sophia Ramos
Media Editor

Sophia Ramos

Sophia Ramos has been working on the Smoke Signal's staff since 2017 and became the Media Editor in 2019 after a year as the Features Co-Editor. Her work includes the continued coverage of the district's faculty contracts in the 2...

Claire Robinson
News Editor

Claire Robinson

Claire Robinson is a junior at Minnechaug and has joined the Smoke Signal this year as one of the News editors. She loves to read, write, draw, bake, and play with her dogs. She is also a member of the Minnechaug Swim team.

Morgan Hastain
News Editor

Morgan Hastain

Morgan Hastain is one of two news editors on the Smoke Signal. She had joined the newspaper in the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. She is a senior here at Minnechaug, and enjoys playing the baritone saxophone in the school...

Quinn Suomala
Features Editor

Quinn Suomala

Quinn Suomala is a Junior at Minnechaug and she works on the Smoke Signal as a features editor. She has always loved to write and is hoping to keep improving her skills on the Smoke Signal team. Outside of the Smoke Signal she...

Abyssinia Haile
Features Editor

Abyssinia Haile

Abyssinia Haile is the 2020-2021 Features Co-Editor for the Smoke Signal. Outside of writing, Haile is also the president of Minnechaug's class of 2024, is apart of the school's Mathletes club, and founded the food blog AllHaileAby.

Nicholas Lang
Opinions Editor

Nicholas Lang

Nicholas Lang is a senior and the opinions editor of The Smoke Signal. He is also the secretary of the Diversity and Culture Club, a member of NHS, and a member of Spanish Club.

Lilli DiGrande
Author

Lilli DiGrande

Lilli DiGrande is a freshman and a writer for the Smoke Signal. Outside of the Smoke Signal she is a member of the Model Congress club, and enjoys photography, baking, and playing tennis.

Maya Damiano
Contributor

Maya Damiano

Maya Damiano is a senior and a writer for The Smoke Signal. She is also a member of the Spanish Club, NHS, Mathletes, and the Diversity and Culture Club.

Molly Oldread
Sports Editor

Molly Oldread

Molly is the editor of the sports section of the newspaper. She is new to The Smoke Signal this year.

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