The student news site of Baldwin High School

The Purbalite

The student news site of Baldwin High School

The Purbalite

The student news site of Baldwin High School

The Purbalite

2021-2022 Staff

Izzy Swanson
News Editor

Izzy Swanson

News Editor Izzy Swanson is in her third-year on staff. She can be found playing soccer, listening to Brockhampton, or in the nearest coffee shop.

Leila Usanovic
News Editor

Leila Usanovic

Leila Usanovic is a second year news editor for the Purbalite. When she’s not writing reviews and news for the Purbalite, she can be found watching comically bad movies or listening to the sweet sounds of Mitski. ...

Sam Tobiczyk
Multimedia Editor

Sam Tobiczyk

Multimedia Editor Sam Tobiczyk is a junior and a second-year member of the Purbalite. In his free time, he can be found listening to indie music or watching indie movies.

Grace Spozarski
Multimedia Editor

Grace Spozarski

Junior Multimedia Editor Grace Spozarski is in her second year on staff. In her time away from school, Grace can be found spending time with her friends and playing with her dog, Otis.

Brooke Scanlon
Multimedia Editor

Brooke Scanlon

Multimedia Editor Brooke Scanlon is a senior and is in her fourth year on staff. She normally can be found at taekwondo, writing, singing with the Baldwinaires, or on the track. If she ever has free time, she can be found spe...

Sara Scheeser
Multimedia Editor

Sara Scheeser

Multimedia Editor Sara Scheeser is in her second year on the Purbalite. She can be found playing soccer or lacrosse, hanging out with friends, or drinking Dunkin’.

Carson Chapel
Multimedia Editor

Carson Chapel

Junior Carson Chapel is in his second year on Purbalite staff. In his free time he is playing baseball, golf, lifting, and watching sports.

Paul Kercher
Sports Editor

Paul Kercher

Junior Paul Kercher is in his third year on staff. When he is not writing about sports, he is probably playing, watching, or listening to sports.

Ethan Spozarski
Sports Editor

Ethan Spozarski

Ethan Spozarski is a multimedia editor in his third year on staff. He is known for his love of sports and can be found working on his Madden franchise team.

Maddison Houser
Staff Writer

Maddison Houser

Junior Maddison Houser is a third-year staff writer. When she isn’t carrying a sousaphone or swimming, you can find her writing a book or making bracelets.

Jacob Staley
Staff Writer

Jacob Staley

Staff Writer Jacob Staley is a second-year writer an a sophomore. He can be found playing or watching basketball with his friends, or playing video games.

Stevi Simonelli
Staff Writer

Stevi Simonelli

Stevi Simonelli is a junior and first-year staff writer. She can always be found watching Netflix and ordering Chipotle. 

Ava Bell
Staff Writer

Ava Bell

Ava Bell is a junior and a first-year staff writer. She has a love for space, playing and coaching soccer, and art. 

Olivia Rechtorik
Club Member

Olivia Rechtorik

Olivia Rechtorik is a sophomore and a first-year club member.

Kenzie Hirt
Club Member

Kenzie Hirt

Kenzie Hirt is a sophomore and a first-year club member.

Ethan Stock
Club Member

Ethan Stock

Ethan Stock is a freshman and a first-year club member.

Evelyn Esek
Club Member

Evelyn Esek

Evelyn Esek is a sophomore and a first-year club member.

Brendan Harris
Club Member

Brendan Harris

Brendan Harris is a sophomore and a first-year club member.

Hannah Ferkett
Club Member

Hannah Ferkett

Hannah Ferkett is a sophomore and a first-year club member.

Kaitlyn Schmidt
Club Member

Kaitlyn Schmidt

Kaitlyn Schmidt  is a sophomore and a first-year club member.

Asmita Pokharel
Club member

Asmita Pokharel

Asmita Pokharel is a sophomore and a first-year club member.

Eliza Swanson
Club Member

Eliza Swanson

Eliza Swanson is a sophomore and a first-year club member.

Leyna Laurent
Club Member

Leyna Laurent

Leyna Laurent is a senior and a first year club member.

Khushila Dulal
Photo Editor

Khushila Dulal

Photo Editor Khushila Dulal is a junior and a second-year member of the Purbalite. When she isn’t in her room playing video games, she can be found taking walks and hanging out with her cat. 

Ayushma Neopaney
Photo Editor

Ayushma Neopaney

  Photo Editor Ayushma Neopaney is a junior and second-year member of the Purbalite. When not taking naps with her cat, Ayushma can be found listening to her favorite songs or scrolling through TikTok....

Taslima Chapagai
Photo Editor

Taslima Chapagai

Photo Editor Taslima Chapagai is a junior and a second-year member of the Purbalite. When she is not binging the latest TV show, you can find her taking her Apush notes. 

Sneha Bhandari
Photo Editor

Sneha Bhandari

Staff Writer Sneha Bhandari is a junior and a second-year member of the Purbalite. She normally can be found at Dunkin' Donuts, spending time with her friends, or at South Park taking a walk.   ...