The Dakota Planet

2021-2022 Staff

Tyler Krebs
Sports Writer

Tyler Krebs

Tyler Krebs is a new writer on the Dakota Planet, but he has a lot of experience with writing. Even though he is only a freshman in his first few days of high school, Tyler Krebs has been writing for a long time and has a lot...

Lauren Hammer
Writer

Lauren Hammer

Lauren Hammer is a senior at Dakota High School. She has a passion for biology and plans to become a medical examiner when she is older. She loves to write satirical pieces and listen to music.

Alexa Profka
Writer

Alexa Profka

Alexa Profka is a Sophomore at Dakota High School. This is her second year as a part of The Dakota Planet. Alexa loves to read and write in hopes of becoming a young adult author and is interested in attending Oakland University...

Anish Topiwala
Staff Writer

Anish Topiwala

Anish Topiwala is a senior and this is first year on the newspaper. Anish is a writer on the planet and also is a recurring member of the Dakota TV. He also writes sometimes.

Amelia Chojnowski

Amelia is a junior at Dakota High School. This her first year writing for the Dakota Planet and plans to study journalism in college. She plays softball and is in the Dakota band program.

Youana Azer

Youana Azer

Youana is a girl with many controversial opinions and strong passions. She enjoys speaking her mind freely and challenging any and everything she doesn't agree with or understand. She loves a good debate but also doesn't like...

Edessa Calles

Edessa Calles is a senior in high school who works at Target and enjoys photography as well as playing sports. She is new with writing and newspaper but is very inspired. With her new job, she envisions making statements and expressing...

Rachel Schneider
Marketing Manager

Rachel Schneider

Rachel is a senior at Dakota High School. This is her first year being a part of The Dakota Planet. In her free time, she is also a member of Dakota's Model UN and NHS. After high school, she plans to attend Northern Michigan...

Hannah Lancaster
Staff Writer

Hannah Lancaster

Hannah is a senior at Dakota High School with hopes to attend Western Michigan University. This is her first year writing for The Dakota Planet. She is so excited to bring new ideas and views to the table and can't wait to share...

Mackenzie Gay
Staff Writer

Mackenzie Gay

Mackenzie Gay is one of our very few freshman writers. Mackenzie is currently undecided on what she wants to do with her life, however she is leaning towards becoming an author or a journalist. Mackenzie loves to read, write and...

Evan Nagel
Website Admin/Staff Video Producer/Media Manager

Evan Nagel

Evan Nagel is a Senior at Dakota High School. He has a passion for Video Editing, Photography, and Internet Commentary. Evan is a lead Video Producer and Social Media Manager for DTV on YouTube. Evan is a Website Administrator...

Air Brong
writer

Air Brong

Air is a junior at Dakota High School, it is their first year writing for the Dakota Planet. They play vibe for the Dakota Drumline and are a member of the Women's Empowerment club. They hope to go into a career in film-making.

Reilly Bisoski
Staff Writer

Reilly Bisoski

Reilly is a senior at Dakota High School. She's been in creative writing for two years and is every excited to write for the school paper for her last year at Dakota. In her free time she likes to read and write, and is currently...

Ella Pulst
Staff Writer

Ella Pulst

Ella Pulst is a senior at Dakota High School. This is her first year on staff for the Dakota Planet. Her interests include writing, reading, and creating.  Ella spends her free time writing songs, singing, and playing guitar....

Bella Carlson
photographer

Bella Carlson

Bella Carlson is a senior at Dakota high school. On her free time she likes to take photos and hangout with her friends. Her goal is to go Michigan State for college. She is going be the Dakota planet photographer.

Lily Jarnac
Cartoonist and Writer

Lily Jarnac

Lily Jarnac is a senior at Dakota High School. This is her first year on the Dakota Planet staff. She is interested in art, music and literature. In her spare time she writes music and short stories, along with drawing and painting.

Katelyn Thomas
Staff Writer

Katelyn Thomas

Katelyn is a senior at Dakota High School. This is her first year of being a part of The Dakota Planet. During her free time, she enjoys playing softball and painting. She’s interested in publishing creative writing pieces, sp...

Brayden Storey

Brayden Storey is a senior at Dakota. He is very into rap music and is looking to create video/interview content for The Dakota Planet. Currently looking to go to Michigan Tech University to study pharmaceutical chemistry.

Kara Smith
Staff Writer

Kara Smith

Kara is a senior this year at Dakota High School. This is Kara's first year being a part of Dakota Planet, so she is new to the experience of working with writings and newspapers. Outside of school, Kara enjoys dancing at her...

Mya Bochenek
writer

Mya Bochenek

Mya is a senior who is a published reporter through Boston. She loves to do ballet at her company and paint in her free time. Her vision for this paper is to bring awareness to vital events. After high school, Mya plans on going...

Brendan Hindle
writer

Brendan Hindle

Brendan Hindle is a senior at Dakota High school. He loves doing musical theatre and works as a swim teacher. He hopes to challenge and explore his writing by writing for the school newspaper.

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alyssa stokes

Alyssa is a sophomore at Dakota. I enjoy playing sports and hanging with friends.

Alex Boesch

Alex Boesch

Alex Boesch is a senior at Dakota High School. A first year writer for the planet, Alex Boesch has dabbled in creative and song writing. Also known as the artist Mount Vernon on Bandcamp, with their first album “Love Letter”...

John Osmond
Chief Editor

John Osmond

John Osmond is a Senior at Dakota High School. He is the Chief Editor of the Dakota Planet. He is infatuated with movies and anything to do with film-making. His favorite genre of film is a blend of avant-garde cinema crossed...

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