The Falconer's Voice

2014-2015 Staff

Kara Forrai

Kara is a freshman at MTHS. Kara loves to write and thoroughly enjoys attending journalism class. She took journalism as one of her electives because she hopes to improve her writing skills. She began a newfound interest in writing...

Gianna Floria

Gianna Floria is a senior who is on her second year of Journalism. Gianna transferred to MTHS last year after spending her freshman and sophomore years at Tom's River North. Incidentally, that was the best move she made because...

Nishant Nagalia

Nishant Nagalia is a freshman at MTHS. He took Journalism I because of his interest in news and writing. Outside of school, he is a Boy Scout. He loves to help other people and enjoys the outdoors. He also enjoys playing soccer,...

Alexandra Jubin

Alexandra, or Lexi as we all call her, is a freshman at Monroe Township High School. This is her first year in Monroe Township schools because she came from Immaculate Conception School. She is obsessed with Michael Clifford and...

Dina Haouari

Dina Haouri is a sophomore in MTHS who was "dumped" into journalism last year. It ended up being a success because she is back now and better than ever. Along with writing, Dina loves dancing, music and spending time with her...

Birkaran Sadhar

Hi, my name Birkaran Sadhar, and I am a freshman at MTHS.  I took Journalism because I am interested in current events and in writing. I also took this class so I could improve my writing skills. Journalism is a lot of fun, and...

Caroline Albert

In her second year of Journalism, Caroline Albert is a sophomore at MTHS with never ending energy. Albert spends a large majority of her time focusing on One Direction and all their never ending drama. When One Direction are not...

Amanda Pena

My name is Amanda Pena (there's supposed to be that little squiggly line over the "n" but I don't know how to type that, so...) and I am a freshman at Monroe Township High School. I am currently taking Journalism I because I...

Jason Louro

My name is Jason Louro and I am a freshman at MTHS. I took Journalism because of my interest in current news and writing.  I like to write articles on sports, as well as watch and play them. I play basketball and run cross...

Lornelle Mendoza

Lornelle Mendoza is a freshman at Monroe Township High School, and has been fed up for years because nobody knows how to say or spell her name. She plays soccer and mainly sits around and scrolls through Twitter to get an inside...

Nicole Tang

Nicole Tang is a freshman at MTHS and has been part of Journalism for one year. Nicole is a part-time tutor, JV cheerleader, and member of the National Art Honor Society. She enjoys eating A LOT, watching "Bob's Burgers" re-runs,...

Rania Rizvi

Rania Rizvi is a freshman at Monroe Township High School who likes potatoes. She can always be seen looking grunge as heck wearing a beanie, a flannel, and a Nirvana t-shirt. Rania enjoys listening to bands like Nirvana, Sex...

Yashaswi Parikh

Yashaswi Parikh is a freshman at Monroe Township High School. It is her first year in Journalism, and she joined because of her interest in writing. She's smart, really good at editing stuff, and in general just rather chill....

Frank Vento

Frank Vento is a sophomore at Monroe Township High School and has been in the newspaper for one year. Originally, Frank was in Intro to Law on first day of Sophomore year, but he changed his mind and decided to join the Journalism...

Dana Steinberg

Dana Steinberg is a freshman with a strong ability to reach the top shelf. She prides herself on her correct use of commas and a clean application of black nail polish. She looks as if she enjoys heavy metal; however, she binge...

Amya Gulati

My name is Amya Gulati and I am a freshman at MTHS and no one can pronounce my name properly. I am taking Journalism I because I like to write and I hope my future profession involves writing. I like listening to music and pretending...

Sakina Abdi

Sakina Abdi is a freshman at MTHS, and is well-known for her stellar hair styling skills. She enjoys hip hop music and mocking Caroline Albert. When she's not writing articles for journalism (which isn't a lot), she runs until...

Joely Phenes

Joely Phenes (joe-lee fen-ess) is a junior at Monroe Township High School, and is more than ready to graduate. It is her first year in Journalism, and she joined because of her interest in writing. She is very nice, has great...

Mariah Thompson

Mariah Thompson is sophomore at Monroe Township High School and is a first year student of Journalism II. She is a member of the Varsity Volleyball team, as well as a member of Student Council and Future Business Leaders of America....

Caroline Gavura

Caroline Gavura has been a talented writer for the Falconer's Voice for four years and enjoys Kanye, Drake, Jhene Aiko, and sometimes Taylor Swift (when relevant). She is known for her spunky take on teen issues and bringing comedy...

Thomas O'Scannell

My name is Thomas O'Scannell, and I am a section editor (more specifically for school news). I am currently a Journalism II student. I decided to take Journalism I in my freshman year of high school because I enjoy writing and...

Chrystal Stasicky

Chrystal Stasicky chose to take Journalism I in 2011 of her sophomore year because of her fascination for writing. After taking the class, she came to enjoy writing even more. Now in her senior year, Chrystal will write engaging...

Patrick Robertson

Patrick Robertson. I edit sports articles with Donnie "Jesus" Vaphides. I took Journalism I Freshman year by force. It's round two now. #unstoppable

Alison Levier

Alison Levier, The Falconer's Voice senior photographer and videographer, is the woman that you aspire to be. She has a strong love for the theater and her dog, Chip. Although she has another dog, Buddy, she has failed to acknowledge...

Jasmine Elshamy

Jasmine Elshamy is the best Editor-in-Chief this school has ever seen. Jasmine is an intelligent, hilarious young lady with a special interest in Lady Gaga. Jasmine, a senior, speaks fluent Spanish, writes short films, and is...

Amy Lassiter

Amy is a junior at MTHS, and can't wait to start her work for the 2014-2015 edition of The Falconer's Voice.  When she's not passionately writing articles, Amy spends her free time traveling the world, fighting crime, and taking...

Jada Minaya

Jada is a junior at MTHS and has been a part of the newspaper for two years. She has been described as "bermudaful" during a summer vacation, and can often be found strutting through the halls wearing an outfit you know you would...

Donnie Vaphides

Donnie Vaphides. Editor for the sports section. Co-editing with Patrick Robertson. Took Journalism I in freshman year. Continuing Journalism in Junior year.

Brianna Siciliano

Brianna Siciliano began taking Journalism in her sophomore year. Last year, she was the photo/video editor for The Falconer's Voice. This year, she will be blowing our minds with her amazing Social Media skills. In her free time,...

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