The student news site of Bak Middle School of the Arts

Portfolio

The student news site of Bak Middle School of the Arts

Portfolio

The student news site of Bak Middle School of the Arts

Portfolio

2021-2022 Staff

Nicole Vasallo
Co-Editor in Chief

Nicole Vasallo

Nicole Vasallo (8) is the Co-Editor in Chief of the Portfolio Newspaper. She spends her time off from school going to her travel soccer practices and games, running, doing cross-fit, and exercising. Also, she likes shopping, swimming...

Lila Goldin
Co-Editor in Chief

Lila Goldin

Lila Goldin (8) is the Co-Editor in Chief of the Portfolio Newspaper. She enjoys spending her free time creative writing and going to the mall with her friends. Over the summer, Lila attends Camp Danbee for Girls, where she is a...

Naina Jeedigunta
Assistant Editor in Chief

Naina Jeedigunta

Naina Jeedigunta (8) is an Assistant Editor in Chief for the Portfolio Newspaper. She likes to hang out with friends and family, play with her dog, and read. She also likes to shop and take photos....

Izzy Huntley
News Editor

Izzy Huntley

Izzy Huntley (8) is a News Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She is a heavy metal enthusiast, enjoys directing, and is a published author. You can find her drawing the Nameless Ghouls or playing one of her guitars.

Malina Asnani
Features Editor

Malina Asnani

Malina Asnani (7) is a Features Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and dancing in her spare time. She also loves to try foods from around the world.

Maja Milovanovic
Features Editor

Maja Milovanovic

Maja Milovanovic (7) is a Features Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She likes to bake, hang out with friends, watch Gilmore Girls, and travel.

Cassie Glomann
Arts & Academics Editor

Cassie Glomann

Cassie Glomann (7) is an Arts & Academics Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, practicing Taekwondo, playing video games, and drawing.

Liliana Kirby
Arts & Academics Editor

Liliana Kirby

Liliana Kirby (7) is an Arts & Academics Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She enjoys reading and writing in her spare time, as well as playing with her dog, Teddy.

Lillian Howells
News Editor/Business Manager

Lillian Howells

Lillian Howells (8) is the News Editor/Business Manager for the Portfolio Newspaper. She enjoys writing, and swims competitively in her free time.

Gabby Cohen
Sports & Clubs Editor

Gabby Cohen

Gabby Cohen (7) is a Sports & Clubs Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She likes to play soccer, hang out with friends, and run.

Mikayla Lipson
Sports & Clubs Editor

Mikayla Lipson

Mikayla Lipson (8) is a Sports & Clubs Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She likes to read, play soccer, play video games, and collect Squishmallows.

Gabriella Escobar
Website Editor/Entertainment Editor

Gabriella Escobar

Gabriella Escobar (8) is the Website Editor/Entertainment Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She loves to play video games and write poetry as well as biking in her free time. She also likes to hang out with her friends and prac...

Mabruk Alam
Technology Editor

Mabruk Alam

Mabruk Alam (7) is the Technology Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. He enjoys playing sports such as soccer and basketball and talking to his friends. He also likes to play video games.

Ashwin Kishor
Technology Editor/Photo Editor

Ashwin Kishor

Ashwin Kishor (8) is the Technology Editor/Photo Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. In his free time, he loves to listen to Travis Scott and play basketball.  He also enjoys teasing his younger sister.

Enan Khan
Copy Editor

Enan Khan

Enan Khan (8) is a Copy Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. He likes public speaking, politics, and video games. He loves Taiwan, and excels at hard math.

Ben Seelig
Copy Editor

Ben Seelig

Ben Seelig (8) is a Copy Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. And has always wanted to be on the Portfolio team. He has a lot of fun from interviewing.

Kya Small-Brush
Photo Editor

Kya Small-Brush

Kya Small-Brush (7) is a Photo Editor for the Portfolio Newspaper. She likes to go to the beach, hang out with her friends, travel and play tennis.

Jessica Samons
Adviser

Jessica Samons

Jessica Samons has been the newspaper adviser for the Portfolio for 17 years.  She enjoys teaching her staff the tools of the journalism trade from story ideas to publications.  She earned her B.A. in Mass Communications from...