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2021-2022 Staff

Dr. Paula Vickers
Adviser

Dr. Paula Vickers

Dr. Vickers is a veteran teacher with nearly 30 years of teaching experience. Interestingly, Dr. Vickers was the original sponsor of The Bear Truth which was established in 1997 when WSHS first opened. She is excited to return as this ye...

Sara-James Ranta
Editor-In-Chief

Sara-James Ranta

Sara-James Ranta is one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief of the newspaper staff and a senior at Winter Springs High School. She is a third year member and is involved with many other activities such as being a student reporter for th...

Allie Nichols
Editor-in-Chief

Allie Nichols

Allie Nichols is a third-year returning member of The Bear Truth. Freshman year she acted as Copy Editor, then moved up to Layout/Design Manager. Now, she has been promoted to Co-Editor-in-Chief and even writes for the Sanford ...

Kai Li Howard
Head Copy Editor

Kai Li Howard

Kai Li Howard is a junior at Winter Springs High School. It is her second year on The Bear Truth newspaper staff as her friend convinced her it was a good elective choice. Along with persuasion, she joined the newspaper staff bec...

Olivia Song
Business Manager

Olivia Song

Senior Olivia Song is the Business Manager for The Bear Truth. When Song is not dancing at Integrity Dance Center or doing homework, she loves to go to the Walt Disney World Resorts while spending time with family and friends. Her...

Bailey McLean
News Editor

Bailey McLean

Bailey McLean is a senior and a returning member of The Bear Truth. McLean covers current news that is either happening on campus or around the world. When one first meets her she is very shy and will mostly keep to herself, b...

Miranda Guthrie
Entertainment Editor

Miranda Guthrie

Senior Miranda Guthrie is a returning member of The Bear Truth. She primarily wrote articles on news and entertainment last year. Guthrie decided to return to the newspaper team because she liked covering articles about what she was in...

Ben Huber
Sports Editor

Ben Huber

Sports Editor Ben Huber is a junior at WSHS and is entering his second year on the Bear Truth News staff. In his free time, he enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends. Huber likes to write about sports, politic...

Lily Mendez
Web Editor

Lily Mendez

Lily Mendez is a sophomore at Winter Springs High School. Since this is Mendez's second year of high school, she is still trying to experiment with new things and trying to figure out the career she wants to take after high sc...

Newspaper Manager

Barron Roosa

Barron Roosa is a lacrosse player for Winter Springs High School. He plays the offensive position. He enjoys walking with his dogs, one of  the dog's names is Apollo. Roosa played lacrosse for about seven years. He values ha...

Shaina Kaprow
Staff Reporter

Shaina Kaprow

Sophomore Shaina Kaprow is a first-year staff reporter for The Bear Truth. Kaprow is also involved in the marching band and the tennis team. Kaprow also likes to read murder mystery books. Kaprow is very helpful and enjoys internin...

Nathan Burgos
Staff Reporter

Nathan Burgos

Nathan Burgos is a senior at Winter Springs High School. Since this is his last year of high school Burgos thought it would be cool to try out some new classes, and since he enjoys writing, he thought newspaper would be the perfect ...

Ell Samara
Staff Reporter

Ell Samara

Ell Samara is a sophomore at Winter Springs High School. Her passions include creative writing, taking photos on her camera, and watching movies. Some of her favorite movies are Coraline, Diehard, Twilight, Legally Blonde, an...

Aubree Shaw
Staff Reporter

Aubree Shaw

Aubree Shaw, a freshman at Winter Springs High School, aspires to be a role model for students. She is autistic and determined. Her dream life is to be a veterinarian with many pets. Moreover, her interests include writing, read...

Staff Reporter

Rayelle Faith

Freshman Rayelle Faith is beginning her first year with the newspaper staff. Faith is hoping to culture her passion for photography in a more professional workspace. She has recently moved to Winter Springs from Massachusetts and ...

Staff Reporter

Mikayla Lallathin

Mikayla Lallathin is a ninth grader at Winter Springs High School, and she is a new member of the Bear Truth News staff. Lallathin likes photography, art, listening to music, and baking. She wants to travel when she graduates high school...

Aislinn Jones
Staff Reporter

Aislinn Jones

Freshman Aislinn Jones is a new member of the newspaper staff. She joined the newspaper staff to expand her knowledge of photography, write truthful articles, and learn more about journalism, which is a career option she would li...

Jason Yarmy
Staff Reporter

Jason Yarmy

Jason Yarmy is a sophomore who is starting his second year on the staff of The Bear Truth News. He is returning to The Bear Truth because of the fun he had when enrolled in the course last year.. Yarmy’s hobbies include playing video gam...

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