Hello! I go by the name Omid Azizi, (odd, I know). I am currently a junior at Perrysburg High. I’m a newbie at this whole “Cellar” thing, but I’m very privileged to be a part of the family! My life revolves around hip-hip culture, writing music and making memories with friends. I’m greatly looking forward to broadening my horizons this year with The Cellar!
My name is Bailee Brown and I’m a senior. I’ve been in The Cellar since my freshmen year. A random fun fact about myself is that I enjoy writing stories and telling them. One thing I love about The Cellar is the community and the close bond we form over time. And I look forward to making the senior video this year.
Howdy! My name is Leah Cote and I am a sophomore here at Perrysburg High School. This is my first year in The Cellar and I am thrilled to be involved and keep you up to date on what happens at PHS! Some of my favorite things are traveling, reading, spending time with friends and family and smiling. While in The Cellar this year, I am looking forward to meeting new people, and new opportunities within the class.
Hello, everyone! My name is Maggie Davis, and I am a junior at Perrysburg High School. This is my second years as a member of the eSomethin’ staff and The Cellar. I love making art, and I want to attend school to become an animator. I enjoy watching cartoons and watching videos on YouTube. I also like listening to all types of music. One day, I’d love to travel to all sorts of conventions like E3, SDCC, and Pax. I’m looking forward to writing more review articles this year and working with the new staff.
My name is Chelsea Fisher, I’m a sophomore and this is my second year in The Cellar. I’m also on the varsity golf team, in French III and am on PASA (Perrysburg Alternatives to Substance Abuse) exec board. I love covering hard news and taking pictures at the football games. I’m looking forward to being in The Cellar another year.
Hello, I’m Zachary Isaacson. I’m a freshman and this is my first year in The Cellar. I have a love for electronic music and I aspire to become an musical artist. While I’m not too into sports, I am a bowler on a league. I have a passion for filmography and hope to compose my own short-films in the future. I joined The Cellar because I want to experience being a part of a team. I’ve never been associated with a group like this, and I’m very excited that this year, I am.
Hey! My name is Isabelle Knestrick, but I usually go by Izzie. I am currently a junior, and this is my first year in The Cellar. I hurdle the 100m and 300m events for track, and I sprint the open 100m and 200m. Somethin to get to know about me is that I’m very passionate about what I write, and I write short stories in my free time. I really enjoy listening to music, especially throwback R&B (the jams), and I’m very dedicated to what I work on, especially my Snapchat streaks. I’m planning on going into Neonatal Nursing as a career in the future, and I’m hoping to attend Notre Dame University or University of Michigan for that career. What I like about The Cellar is that I have the opportunity to show others my writing and work, and I’m looking forward to learning how to expand my writing skills and creativity as a whole.
My name is Mike Murphy and I am a senior at Perrysburg High School. This is my first year being involved in The Cellar/eSomethin staff and I am looking forward to the sports videos and articles we will be working on this year. I play for our Perrysburg Football and Baseball teams and my life revolves around athletics. Somethin else about me is that I love video editing/production, watching movies, listening to music, and obviously hanging out with my friends.
Hey, my name is Allyson Parks and I am a sophomore at Perrysburg High School. I love photography, archery and going to the football games. I plan on becoming a writer and hopefully write my first novel. I also enjoy singing and listening to music. Somethin’ else I enjoy is getting addicted to TV shows such as Supernatural, Pretty Little Liars and Shadowhunters. I’m already making memories here in The Cellar, and I hope to make plenty memories throughout this year.
My name is Connor Phlegar. I am a junior and this my first year of The Cellar. Somethin I enjoy is playing soccer and video games. I joined The Cellar because Mr. Kitson is one of my favorite teachers. I look forward to writing about various sports events and meeting new friends. The Cellar will be one of my favorite classes to look back on in future years.
Hey, My name is Riley Pierce. I am a freshman at Perrysburg High School and this is my first year being in The Cellar. I love to watch TV (Mostly crime shows and Shadowhunters), read (Shadowhunters by Cassandra Clare is my favorite series at the moment), write, and I want to be a teacher, which is what got me interested in joining The Cellar and eSomethin. I am really excited to be writing things that other people will read. I hope to have an awesome freshman year.
Hey! My name is Tiara Ray, I am currently a junior and this is my first year in The Cellar. I have been going to Perrysburg schools since 7th grade and have loved every second of it! Some other things I really love are… fairies, The 1975, cats, shrimp, books, my friends and my family. Somethin else you should know about me is that I once ate a whole cake by myself. I am always hungry. I am also super excited to see what this year brings and what fun things The Cellar can share with the awesome people of Perrysburg High School.
Hello! My name is Sophie Staats and I am a sophomore. This is my first year being in The Cellar. I have been dancing for 12 years, as you may have seen me on the dance team. A lot of people would describe me as funny and caring. Somethin I am really looking forward to in The Cellar is writing interesting articles and taking pictures to show off our school pride. I always love meeting new people and would love to meet you!
Hey there! My name is Caitlin Taylor and I’m a sophomore at the Perrysburg High School. This year is my first year in The Cellar and I’m excited to be apart of the class. Some fun things to know about me are that I love to read syfy and fantasy books, and I’m usually writing daily. I’m in a club called Writers’ Block and hope to join the Environmental Club. This year in The Cellar I am looking forward to working with my team to create some spectacular projects.
Tim Kitson is an English teacher at Perrysburg High School and the adviser for eSomethin.com. He is a Michigan native and a graduate of Michigan State University. He enjoys helping students produce digital media and discover the creative process. “Working with eSomethin is a unique challenge,” said Mr. Kitson, “because I don’t have formal training in journalism. We know how important the school paper is to alumni and the community. We want it to grow.” Mr. Kitson greatly appreciates the opportunity to work with staff at The Blade. He wants readers to know “this is going to be somethin’ special.” You can reach Tim via email at email@example.com.
Matt Thompson is a reporter for The Blade and an eSomethin.com adviser. In December of 2012, he graduated from Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. After graduating he started as a night editor at The Daily Reporter in Coldwater, Mich., before coming to The Blade. With a sports background, Matt is looking to work with a young sports reporter at Perrysburg High School to take over eSomethin.com’s sports coverage. You can reach Matt via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Joy Wagener is an English teacher at Perrysburg High School and co-adviser for eSomethin.com. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Language Arts and George Mason University with a Masters of Arts in English. She advised a nationally recognized online high school newspaper in Virginia and now offers her journalism education background to eSomethin. “It’s so gratifying to participate in Perrysburg High School’s student newspaper and help students develop their reporting and writing skills,” she said. “Student expression is so essential to a healthy school community and it allows students to begin dialogues on important topics.