2018-2019 Staff

Gianna Jirak

Editor-in-Chief

This is Gianna Jirak's second year working on The Watchdog staff.  In addition to her Watchdog responsibilities, Gianna is the president and founder of the Drama Club, Student Council Association secretary, captain of the Ac...

Evodie Katanda

Corespondent

Evodie Katanda is a  graduate of C.D. Hylton Senior High School. This is her first year in journalism and working on The Watchdog staff.  Evodie is passionate about writing, history, and Spanish. During her free-time, she love...

Kristine Makhatlishvili

Corespondent

This is sophomore Kristine Makhatlishvili's first year at Hylton and working on The Watchdog staff. Kristine is a visiting Future Leaders EXchange (FLEX) student from the Republic of Georgia. Here at Hylton, she is a member of the CISL p...

Laura Kelly

Corespondent

Laura Kelly is a graduate of  C.D. Hylton Senior High School. This is her third year in journalism. She is the opinion and entertainment editor for The Watchdog. Laura is passionate about reading, writing, singing, cosmetology and he...

Chloe Koulefianou

Corespondent

Chloe Koulefianou served as the editor in chief of The Watchdog for the 2018-2019 school year,  and is now a graduate of C.D. Hylton High School. She was as a member of the staff since her sophomore year and previously served a...

Sumayyah Farooq

Corespondent

Sumayyah Farooq is a graduate of C.D. Hylton Senior High School and has been a member of The Watchdog for two years. She is the news and politics editor. Sumayyah is a member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish ...

Eliana Black

Staff Writer & Business Manager

This is junior Eliana Black's second year on the Watchdog staff. Eliana is both an athlete and student leader at Hylton.  She is a member of the Varsity Swim team at Hylton and a summer swim team.  Additionally, Eliana holds ma...

Nicolas Semidey

Staff Writer

This is Nicholas (Nico) Semidey's first year on The Watchdog staff. He is a member of the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) and Student Council Association (SCA).  Nico advocates for the rights of everyone.  He frequently attends ...

Nida Khan

Staff Writer

Nida Khan is a junior at C. D. Hylton Senior High School. This is her second year studying journalism and working on The Watchdog staff. She is excited to join the team and looks forward to writing entertainment and lifestyle stori...

Siana Koulefianou

Staff Writer

Siana Koulefianou is a junior at C.D Hylton Senior High School. This is her second year working on The Watchdog staff. She is actively involved in Hylton's Student Council Association (SCA) as executive board treasurer. She's cu...

Laila Hooks

Staff Writer

Laila Hooks is a Senior at C.D. Hylton Senior High School and worked as a staff writer for The Watchdog during her junior year. She was eager to study journalism that year because she has always enjoyed writing and wanted to exp...

Trinity Marshall

Staff Writer

Trinity Marshall is excited to join The Watchdog this year as a staff writer. She is also a Media Productions student.  So far she is enjoying the plethora of information she is acquiring about journalism and running The Watchdog public...

Rahima Adnan

Staff Writer

Rahima Adnan is a staff writer for The Watchdog and a C.D. Hylton High School graduate. She was president of the Environmental Club and an member of both the Spanish Honor Society and Model United Nations.  She is going to be st...

Victoria Miranda

Contributor

Victoria Miranda is a sophomore at C.D. Hylton High School and is a contributor to The Watchdog. She is the Secretary of GirlUp, the PR Officer for the Student Council Association, and the Treasurer of the Model United Nations ...

Crystal Hernandez

Sports Writer

Crystal Hernandez is a senior at C.D. Hylton Senior High School. She is a sports writer for the Watchdog. She is in French Honor Society and National Honor Society. Crystal always works hard and goes the extra mile to get t...

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