The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

2021-2022 Staff

Will DeSimone
Editor-In-Chief

Will DeSimone

Will is a Senior and this is his third year in Journalism. He spends his time outside of school doing track and field or hanging out with his friends. A fun fact about Will is that he visits Boston every summer.

Darrah Sheehan
Editor-In-Chief

Darrah Sheehan

Darrah is a senior, and this is her third year writing for The Western Hemisphere. She is co-editor-in-chief and co-founder of the Food Review Section. As a junior, Darrah was Editor of the Student Life Section. A fun fact about...

Harrison Miracle
Editor-In-Chief

Harrison Miracle

Harrison is a senior and this is his fourth year in Journalism. He's been a staff writer all four years, as well as news editor his junior year and co-editor in chief this year. He enjoys listening to and making music, playing...

Maxwell Creager-Roberts
Editor-In-Chief

Maxwell Creager-Roberts

Maxwell is a senior and this is his 3rd year in journalism and 2nd year as Art Director. He likes to spend his time hanging out with friends and listening to music. His favorite artist currently is Steve Lacy, and he wishes he...

Lee Marcel
Editor-In-Chief

Lee Marcel

Lee is a senior this year and this is their forth year of Journalism. They are a co-Editor-in-Chief at the Western Hemisphere. They enjoy History and English, as well as reading and writing.

Alex Noth
Editor-In-Chief

Alex Noth

Alex is senior and is a co-editor and is in his fourth year of Journalism. He likes sports and his favorite teams are the Chicago Bulls and the Bears. He enjoys writing about sports for the paper.

Charlie Seaborn
Staff Writer

Charlie Seaborn

Charlie is a sophomore and is in his first year of journalism. Other than journalism he like to play basketball, listen to music, play the drums, ride his bike, and play video games. Charlie is also a big sports fan. Some of his...

Margaret Lee
Staff Writer

Margaret Lee

Margaret is a freshman in her first year of Journalism. Other than school, she enjoys reading, advocating, writing, playing the violin, and spending time with her friends and family.

Zoey Sauerwein
Staff Writer

Zoey Sauerwein

Zoey is a sophomore in her first year in journalism. During her free time she is hanging out with her friends, singing and acting, or watching runway shows. She likes to learn about politics and pop culture. Her friends and family...

Shannon McCance
Staff Writer

Shannon McCance

Shannan is a senior and this is her first year in journalism. She loves to learn about history, art, and literature, and enjoys reading and writing. Outside of the classroom, she spends time with friends and listening to music...

Raley Baynes
Staff Writer

Raley Baynes

Raley is a freshman, and is new to journalism all together. In her spare time she runs for the cross country team and plays soccer, as well as watches a lot of TV. She is really passionate about chemistry and physics, and is looking...

Claire McMahon
Staff Writer

Claire McMahon

Claire is a Junior in her first year of journalism. Claire enjoys reading, watching shows, and hanging out with her friends when she can.

Caroline Fleming
Staff Writer

Caroline Fleming

Caroline is a sophomore in her first year of journalism. She is on the rowing team, likes being outside, and hanging out with her friends.

Audrey Miracle
Staff Writer

Audrey Miracle

Audrey is a freshman at WAHS, and this is her first year of journalism. Some of her hobbies include reading, playing the cello, swimming, and baking. Audrey’s favorite show is Parks and Rec, and she loves listening to 70’s...

Lily Kline
Staff Writer

Lily Kline

Lily is a sophomore on their second year of Journalism as a Staff Writer. They enjoy biology, photography, and the mountains. They care a lot about people and world problems and is looking forward to another year of Journalism.

Tatiana Bird
Staff Writer

Tatiana Bird

Tatiana is a junior entering her second year as a Staff Writer for The Western Hemisphere. She has written on a variety of topics but specializes in sports media. Outside of the classroom you can find her on a soccer field or...

Jack Steenburgh
Staff Writer

Jack Steenburgh

Jack is a sophomore in his second year of writing for the Western Hemisphere as a staff writer. Other than journalism Jack enjoys being a Western Albemarle High School class officer, and representing his grade as their class president....

Opal Kendall
Staff Writer

Opal Kendall

Opal is Sophomore in her second year in Journalism as a Staff Writer. Outside of school she can be found cooking, reading, or spending time with her friends and family. She is passionate about current events and politics. To her...

Jack Tueting
Staff Writer

Jack Tueting

Jack is a junior in his third year of Journalism. He is a news writer. He is an animal enthusiast, and can often be found hanging out with his many sheep, cows, chickens, guinea fowl and ducks. A member of WAHS We the People club,...