The Surveyor

2014-2015 Staff

Rielle Jones-Teske

I love to travel, read, write short stories, listen to music, and learn. I dislike feeling like there’s not enough time in the day, gnats, and discrimination. I am class president and will be involved in soccer, academic decathlon,...

Alexis Soukup

I'm involved in Mock Trial, Wind Symphony, Mo Band, and Marching Band. I work at Hy-Vee and volunteer at the Cedar Valley Humane Society. I am a Netflix binge watcher and I love cats. I eat too much chocolate and drink too much...

Reece Chadima

Reece Chadima Grade 12 Staff writer/ reporter I play golf and basketball and have been a key contributor to this year's football team by leading the student section.

Betsy Smith

Name: Betsy Smith Grade: 11th Position: Web Editor In addition to working on the Surveyor staff, I'm head of costumes for the Wash drama department.

Brandon Cullen

Name: Brandon Cullen Grade: 11th Position: Sports editor and staff photographer I like to watch movies and eat popcorn, I dislike having to wake up at 6:00 in the morning. I bowl and I play baseball. I plan on going into law...

Courtney Squires

Courtney Squires News Editor Grade: 12 School involvement: senior class president, Adastra, student senate, Momentum, basketball, soccer, FCA, interact Likes: Netflix, sleeping, Friday night football, TAYLOR SWIFT...

Nicole Rizer

Nicole Rizer Position: Photo Editor Grade: 12 I love to read, go to concert, and take pictures. I'm also on the swim team and am currently unemployed. I've lived all over the place because of my dad's job and so I really love...

Avery Novak

Avery Novak Senior Profiles editor I’m in show choir and golf I like watching movies

Everett DeVaux

Name: Everett DeVaux Grade: 11th Position on staff: Writer/photographer Brief summary: I’m a nerd, my favorite movie is Empire Strikes back, I LOVE history, and I’m Awesome.

Austin Gregory

Name: Austin Gregory Grade 12: Position: Staff writer Likes: tacos, Teemo, David Duer. Dislikes: James Watson, walruses, xylophones, anyone but David Duer. Role Models: Vladimir Putin, Genghis Khan, James Watson, David...

Jack Foarde

Jack Foarde 12 Writer I like to play League of Legends and I don't like math. I'm in Cross Country, Swimming, and Soccer. I really want to go to ISU for college to major in computer science/engineering.

Emily Burke

  Grade: 11 Position on Staff: Writer Brief Summary of yourself: I am looking forward for first year on the surveyor staff. I decided to quit show choir and try something new.  I am currently involved in swimming,...

Gabriella Thalblum

Gabriella Thalblum 10th Grade Staff Writer I like to dance and watch netflix I don't like rude people and mushrooms I am involved in Show Choir (Celebration) and (potentially) WSS My future plans are to either act or be...

Anna Rizer

  Name: Anna Elizabeth Rizer   Position: Opinions Editor   Grade: 12th   I've been involved with Surveyor ever since I was a freshman and it's improved my abilities as a writer. My favorite...

Madeline Knutson

Name: Madeline Knutson Grade: 11 Position on staff: Writer Summary of self: Umm my favorite organ is the brain; I would consider myself a brain aficionado in training. I like writing (go figure), eighties music, Swedish...

Braxton Leonard

Braxton Leonard Grade 12 Broadcasting Editor Likes: Fantasy football and Listening to Nas Dislikes: Ordering food over the phone, anything that requires me to be up high, and any animal that can jump higher than me...

Braden Mims

Name: Braden Offerman-Mims Grade: 12/Senior Staff position: Writer Bio: This year is my first and last year in the CRSD, but I still feel welcomed. My likes include school newspaper, comic books, and my job. My dislikes...

Emily LaGrange

Emily LaGrange Grade: 11 Position on Staff: News Editor    

Matthew Andersland

Name:Matthew Andersland Grade:10 Position on Staff: Staff Writer I am a sophomore at Wash during my second year of being on staff for Surveyor. I enjoy soccer and playing the drums outside of school, and am trying golf during ...

Kyle Phillips

Kyle Phillips is the adviser of The Surveyor, CRWashSurveyor.com, and The Monument yearbook. He also teachers intro to media and LA 9 at Washington High School. Phillips enjoys photography, Netflix, and his dog, Ella. "The D...

Lauren Barber

Name: Lauren Barber Grade: 12 Position on Staff: A&E Editor  

Andi Lawrence

Andi Lawrence Grade: 12    2nd year as a Surveyor Editor Bio: I love babies, puppies, and taking vacations. I plan to go to a 4 year college- maybe somewhere warm?! My other activities including: working at the 'ole DQ,...

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