The Dakota Planet

2020-2021 Staff

Dominic Monacelli

Managing Editor

Dominic is a senior, and this is his first year with The Dakota Planet. He has done an internship for a sports writing page that has interviewed multiple former and current NFL players. Dominic is not only a co-editing manager...

John Osmond

Writer

John Osmond is a Junoir at Dakota High School. This is his first year writing for the Dakota Planet. John loves to write and dreams of serving his country. He hopes to attend West Point Military Academy.

Alexa Profka

Writer

Alexa Profka is a freshman at Dakota High School. This is her first 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...

Brenden Koop

Writer

Brenden Koop is a senior at Dakota. His future plans are attending Macomb Community College to pursue nursing. He is very interested in helping people in his future.

Zoe Goclowski

Zoe is a senior at Dakota High School and this is her first year as a part of The Dakota Planet. A writer, an artist, empath, and even bigger dreamer- Zoe is passionate about anything she can create. Zoe is also a returning member...

Kendyl Miller

Kendyl Miller is a sophomore, starting her first year involved with The Dakota Planet. She is involved in extra circulars such as volleyball. In her next few years at Dakota she wants to pursue in the medical program. After high...

Jeovany Elia

Jeovany is a senior at Dakota High School. This is his first year as a part of the Dakota Planet, and he is very excited to be a part of the team. Jeovany hopes to attend New York University or The University of California Los...

Emily Cagle

Emily is a senior this year at Dakota Highschool. She is a returning member of the Dakota Planet. Was a former varsity cheerleader for Dakota Highschool. Loves journalism, educating herself on world issues, and is passionate about...

Lexi Kincaid

Co-Editor

Lexi is a senior at Dakota, and this is her second year in newspaper. This year she is a co-managing editor for the planet. Lexi loves writing, painting, and any type of creating. Lexi is the VP of Dakota's NHS and the President...

Brooklyn Plitz

Brooklyn Plitz is a 2023 graduate who is involved in key club and and the Dakota softball team. She plays travel softball and is interested in attending SVSU (Saginaw Valley State University) at the moment for college in a few...

Max Kruk

Max Kruk is a senior at Dakota. His future plans is to attend Macomb Community College or Oakland University to pursue Psychology.  This will be his first year on the Dakota Planet staff.

Megan Bryant

Megan is a Senior, starting her first year with The Dakota Planet. She is involved in many extra curricular activities including NHS and Softball. Megan wants to go into Digital Marketing and General Business when she is older....

Mason MacIntosh

Mason is a 12th grade student at Dakota High School. This is his first year writing for the Dakota Planet, and he is very excited to be a part of the team. Mason hopes to attend Michigan State University in the future and plans...

Taylor Burnham

Taylor Burnham is a senior at Dakota High School. This is her first year writing for The Dakota Planet, and she is super excited to be a staff member. Taylor is on the executive board of several clubs at Dakota including Key Club,...

Katie Kraemer

Photographer

Katie Kraemer is a senior, the Director of Newspaper Photography, occasionally an impassioned political writer, and an overall lover of the arts. Follow their Instagram @_katie_takes_photos_ to see more incredible photos! Camera:...

Madeline Kraemer

Editor

Madeline Kraemer is Editor in Chief of The Dakota Planet. Madeline works on broadcasting and writes stories for the newspaper. During her free time she participates in color guard for the Dakota Marching Band, and plays piano...

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