2017-2018 Staff

Angely Pena Padilla


Class of 2021! Extracurricular Activities: professional napper and snacker; I love the Thunderbolt because it allows me to meet new people; I like blue and pandas; "Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone"

Mr. Dan Morris


Class of a Long Time Ago Extracurricular: Coaching football, wrestling, and basketball. Goofing off with my family. And traveling! Favorite part of the Thunderbolt: How else would I want to start a B Day?!?! Me: I wa...

Avalon Skinner

Online Editor

I am part of International Baccalaureate, Congressional Award, Student Council, I dance, and love my cats. Thunderbolt is awesome because it gives unique voices in the school a way to express themselves that is not expected. My...

Caitlyn Steen


Reporter; Class of 2021; Extracurricular activities: Cheering, babysitting, baking, learning Spanish Favorite part of the newspaper: I like looking at the extremely impressive photography on the EHS webpage. Quote:"Be who you...

Steph Sommer

Senior Editor

Class of 2018! ; Extracurricular: Strolling Strings, Student Council, Congressional Award, DECA, FBLA, NHS, International Baccalaureate, volunteering at Black Dog Animal Rescue, employee at Iyah Learning Center; Favorite...

McKenna Smith

Perspectives Editor

Perspectives Editor Class of 2018 Extracurricular:  Swimming, films, ice  cream scooper and bass player. Favorite part of Thunderbolt: Meeting new and interesting people and getting their perspectives on things. Quote: "...

Yara Pena

News Editor

Class of 2018! Extracurricular Activities: binge watch Netflix, hang out with my friends; What I like about the Thunderbolt is that I can challenge myself to write more expressive stories; "Believe in yourselves, dream, try, do...

Landon Bosch

Sports Editor

Class of 2018 Cross country runner, viola player for strolling strings, and nature enthusiast.  The best part of the Thunderbolt is displaying our amazing student body.  I deliver "Freaky Fast" sandwiches for Jimmy John's. ...

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