2018-2019 Staff

Clara Smith

Writer

Clara Smith is a senior and a new writer for Madison Dodger Online. She has appeared in the Spring musical the past three years, is a part of the track team and the Graphic Design Club. In her free time, she enjoys theatre, music...

Isabella Pagano

Staff Writer

Isabella Pagano is a senior this year at Madison High School. This will be her first year writing for Madison Dodger online. Isabella is on the school tennis and winter track team. In her free time she enjoys spending time with f...

Sabrina Liu

Writer

Sabrina Liu is a senior at Madison High School and a new writer at MDO. Her favorite things to do are to run various human rights clubs at MHS and spinning a flag, sabre, or rifle. When she’s not doing running a color guard...

Jessie Kessler

Writer

Jessie Kessler is a senior and is joining the MDO staff for the first time in her senior year. When she has free time (a rare occasion), Jessie does photography, creative writing, and a lot of volunteer work. She is excited to attempt...

Christopher Penev

Writer

Christopher Penev is senior staff writer. He plans to study Political Science and History in college. He likes to write about current social and political developments. He enjoys reading murder mysteries and binge-watching sh...

Benjamin Klepper

Writer

Ben Klepper is a Junior at Madison High School. He is a big fan of good cinematography and normally watches movies not solely for the entertainment but as an art form. Ben enjoys writing and hopes to utilize his writing skills f...

Alexandra Mroczko

Staff Writer

Alex is a senior at Madison High School and a new MDO writer! Alex can usually be found at her studio, Class Act Performing Arts Studio, where she studies dance and voice. She is also a part of the studio’s Musical Theatre ...

Lauren DiRienzo

Writer

Lauren DiRienzo is a senior at Madison High School and a new staff writer for MDO. She’s interested in writing about controversial topics that affect students in the community. She’s wants to be a biology major in college. ...

Jaron Cole

Staff Writer

Jaron is so excited to be joining the MDO team this year! He is a senior at the Madison High School and has been a member of the Jazz Chorus and the Spring Musical since his freshman year. Outside of MHS, Jaron is a member of th...

Ellie Culin

Writer

Ellie Culin is a senior at MHS, and this is her first year writing for Madison Dodger Online. She loves music, reading, her cats, and hanging out with her friends. She hopes to get accepted to college one day!...

Miles Bird

Writer

Miles is a senior, and it is his first year writing for Dodger Online. He is the captain of the robotics team and principal of the bass section in the orchestra, as well as the jazz band. He works part time at the local Madison ...

Gabriel Peralta

Writer

Gabriel Peralta is a senior and is joining Madison Dodger Online for his first year. Gabe enjoys playing sports for the high school, such as soccer, swimming, and tennis. On his free time, he spends time with his friends and plays...

Alessandra Pagano

Writer

Alessandra Pagano is a senior at Madison High School. She plays on the Madison High School tennis team and enjoys spending time with family and friends. This is her first year writing for Madison Dodger online. In her free time...

Stuart Schaenen

Editor-in-Chief

Stuart Schaenen is a Senior and is returning to the Madison Dodger Online for his third year.  He enjoys playing lacrosse and hanging out with his friends in his free time. He is looking forward to his role as editor and writi...

Swarna Gowtham

Writer

Swarna is a senior at Madison High School is a returning member at MDO.  She loves to write and aspires to have a career is political journalism. She loves to engage in discussions regarding politics and civics and hopes to create ...

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