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2019-2020 Staff

Javier Quintero

Writer

Javier Quintero is a grade 10 student on exchange from Madrid, Spain. His first language is Spanish. Javier’s birthday is February 22nd, 2004, and he is currently 15 years old. Some of his favourite things to do ar...

Epi Keteca

Writer

Hey, my name is Eparama also known as Epi. I was born in Kelowna, but I am part Fijian. I really don’t have any hobbies except playing video games and listening to music and to cook. My music taste rea...

Chantelle Efird

Writer

Chantelle Efird is an eighteen-year-old grade twelve student at Kelowna secondary school. When she's not learning or organizing her school work, she’s writing free verse poetry to grow more in touch wi...

Tricia Neufeld

Writer

Tricia Neufeld isa music loving, food eating, football watching young woman with many interests. She loves taking photos of simple things, and hopes to travel the world to capture the history and beauty...

Bridgette Hunt

Writer

From a young age, Bridgette Hunt was always known for being the quiet, shy and introverted child. She very much disliked having to communicate with people and kids her age. While she was unwilling to comm...

Alisha Macland

Writer

Alishia Macland was born in Kelowna on April 20th, 17 years ago. From a young age, Alishia was interested in gymnastics, jumping out of windows, and hating bugs. She was always a very athletic girl and spen...

Miggs

Writer

Miggs was born in Kelowna British Columbia on June 2nd 2002. He likes making Hip Hop/ Rap Music and it is on all platforms (Apple Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Tidal, Tik Tok, Google Play…). His music is i...

Pietro Arrigoni

Writer

Pietro Arrigoni is 16 years old and goes to Kelowna Secondary School. He is a grade eleven student and this is his second year at KSS.  Pietro was born in the second biggest city of Italy, Milan. He g...

Emy Skubiak

Writer

Born and raised in Kelowna, Emy Skubiak is a grade 12 student at KSS who decided to try out this journalism class in her last year of high school. She is a lover of fashion, travel, and socializing with fr...

Maddie Liao

Editor

Meet Chih-Lun Liao. Chih-Lun, more commonly known as Maddie, is a grade twelve student at KSS who was born in Taiwan . She moved to Kelowna when she was six years old, and she goes back to Taiwan every s...

Flyn Huber

Writer

Flyn Huber is a dedicated hard working student. He was born in Kelowna, BC, and is currently attending Kelowna Secondary School. He is unsure of what he plans on doing when he is done with high school.  ...

Olivia Harms

Writer

Olivia harms born and raised in Kelowna British Columbia is a girl with many interests.   At around age 7 took on the hobby of cross country skiing. She loves to spend her winter days with her fami...

Tatum Grundy

Writer

Tatum Grundy, the best way to describe her is compassionate and affectionate, a true animal lover, she doesn’t know what she would do without her jolly pup Sparky. Tatum is one of the smartest people I...

Ashton Munday

Writer

Ashton Munday is a positive introverted guy. He was born and raised in Kelowna and is currently attending Kelowna Secondary School. He loves to play video games and eat food, which is super relatable....

Mackenzie Mann

Writer

Since joining the home of The Owls, Mackenzie Mann has found journalism at KSS exhilarating. Likely so, as many of her friends would describe her as an adventurous, sarcastic and driven person, to begin wit...

Thea Boulter

Writer

Thea Boulter is in grade 10, she is a shy and friendly girl. She was born in Nelson and lived there until she was one years old before her family moved to Vernon.  At four years old, they moved to Kelown...

Alex Lang

Writer

Alex Lang is an easy going person who enjoys relaxing and is a self proclaimed 80's movies and musical buff. She is a dog devotee, and is the proud, albeit tired, owner of a rambunctious puppy named C...

Chloe Glackmeyer

Writer

Chloe is an twelveth grade student in French immersion at Kelowna Secondary School. She is a very friendly gal; though she might not be the one to initiate conversation, she loves getting to know new p...

Konstantin Beth

Writer

Konstantin is an interesting and radiant person, he was born and currently lives in Hamburg, Germany and is 16 years old. Konstantin is in Canada because he is an exchange student for this school year at...

Kayla Nugent

Writer

Kayla Nugent is an intelligent, intuitive and “put together but in a messy way” person. Her friends see her as light, someone who brightens others' day just by walking into the room and having a simp...

Jessica Hardy

Writer

A Grade 10 girl, Jessica Hardy is kind but shy. She plays karate after school on tuesdays and thursdays. She was born in Kelowna and has never moved anywhere else. For elementary school, she went to North Glenm...

Carson Horner

Writer

His name Carson Horner and he was born June 17th, 2002. He likes to go biking with all his friends and he likes playing video games like Minecraft, Destiny 2, Rainbow Six Siege, and more. He is very int...

Jon Derksen

Advisor

Mr. Derksen spent his formative years in Malaysia, Japan, Canada and Bolivia.  In the nineties, he founded and contributed to Bolivian Geographic Online Magazine.  During that time he also covered a nation...

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