• Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year!

  • Check out Madison Dodger Online's new Music Section

2015-2016 Madison Dodger Online Staff

Samantha de Poortere


Sam de Poortere is a senior at Madison High School. This is her first year writing for Madison Dodger Online. She likes to play soccer, basketball, and softball. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends and family.... 

See Samantha de Poortere's profile

Whitney Xu

Humans of Madison

Whitney is a senior at Madison High School, and is very excited for her first year as a member of Madison Dodger Online. She has a wide range of interests and crippling indecisiveness about what she wants to pursue in the futu... 

See Whitney Xu's profile

Marin Imhoff


This is Marin Imhoff's first year with Madison Dodger Online. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends, shopping, editing Instagram pictures, and belting out to old Taylor Swift songs. She is very excited to be... 

See Marin Imhoff's profile

Kathryn McManus


Kathryn is thrilled to spend her senior year on the Dodger staff! In her free time, she directs musicals for kids in Madison through her company, The Spotlight Kids Company. She plays in band and sings in chorus here at MHS, an... 

See Kathryn McManus's profile

Maggie Smith


This is Maggie Smith’s first year at Madison Dodger Online. In her free time Maggie enjoys reading and writing, and marathoning Parks and Rec. She is a junior and can’t wait to start writing for MDO.

See Maggie Smith's profile

Nick Lami

Sports Writer

Nick Lami is back and ready for his second year on the MDO. After a brief hiatus junior year, Lami is exited to become one with the student population and give the people the news they want to hear. Lami spends his time on the... 

See Nick Lami's profile

Cara Smith


This is Cara Smith’s second year with Madison Dodger Online. Cara enjoys reading, art museums, and forcing her Black Lab to take pictures with her. She is a three season varsity athlete running cross country, winter track, an... 

See Cara Smith's profile

Pete Daly


Pete Daly is a senior at MHS and this is his first year writing for Madison Dodger Online.  Pete is known to many as “Dino Pete” for his love of paleontology, the science he hopes to make his career in.  As a result, Pete ... 

See Pete Daly's profile

Rae Crescas

Fashion Blogger/Social Media Editor

  Rae Crescas is a senior at Madison High School. You may know her from the renowned girls swim team. Rae has made many of her own clothes and can often be found perfecting her own outfit. When she is not sewing, Rae is ... 

See Rae Crescas's profile

Brian Culligan


Brian is a junior at MHS and this is his much anticipated first year of writing for MDO. In his free time, when not grappling with the treacherous junior year, he enjoys playing music of all sorts, traveling as much as possible, ... 

See Brian Culligan's profile

Kaitlyn Strada


This is Kaitlyn’s second year at Dodger Online as a senior. Kaitlyn is a competitive horse back rider who enjoys writing, photography, and spending time with her family. She is shocked it's already her last year at Madison... 

See Kaitlyn Strada's profile

Bruce Czachor

Copy Editor

Bruce is a senior and this is his second year as a writer on the Madison Dodger Online staff and his first year as the MDO copy editor.  In his free time, Bruce enjoys playing squash and running. Bruce is looking forward to the... 

See Bruce Czachor's profile

Julia Prout

Junior Editor-in-Chief

 Julia is extremely pumped to be the Junior-Editor-in-Chief for the Dodger during her junior year. Julia tends to amaze her friends and family on how many articles of clothing she can pack for a weekend trip. If she stopped ... 

See Julia Prout's profile