The Dakota Planet

2018-2019 Staff

Samantha Vasseur

Managing Editor

Samantha Vasseur is a senior at Dakota and has been part of The Dakota Planet for two years now.  She's the newspaper's Managing Editor and enjoys taking pictures and writing entertainment pieces. Samantha has just joined National...

Marko Bogojevski

News Writer

Marko Bogojevski is a senior at Dakota High School, and this is his first year with the Dakota Planet. He is a news writer and he likes to write about national, state and local politics. He also likes watching the Detroit Lions,...

Christian Corey

Sports Writer

Christian Corey is a senior at Dakota High School and is apart of  The Dakota Planet staff.  He primarily writes about national sports. He also is on Dakota's broadcast team.  Baseball is his favorite sport to write about...

Nick Accardo

Sports Writer

Nick Accardo is an 11th grade student at Dakota High School. He is a sports writer for the Dakota Planet. He also enjoys playing the guitar, watching football, and hanging out with friends.

Matt Biebuyck

Sports Writer

Matt is a senior sports writer at Dakota High School who keeps up with many sports in our community. He is an avid fan of the Tigers, Pistons, Lions and Michigan State basketball and football. He enjoys writing about sports...

Ryan Tautz


Ryan Tautz is  senior at Dakota, and this is his first year in the Dakota Planet. He is a feature writer and he likes to write about interesting things in history and fantasy stories. He was apart of the Debate Club in 10th grade,...

Madeline Kraemer


Madeline Kraemer is a sophomore at Dakota high school. Madeline works on broadcasting and segments for The Dakota Planet. During her free time she participates in color guard for the Dakota Marching Band, and plays piano.

Alyssa Taugher

Student Writer

Alyssa Taugher is a junior at Dakota High School. Alyssa has decided to join The Dakota Planet because of her love for  writing and keeping up with worldwide, national, local, and school wide events. She has really enjoyed writing...

Jillian Clonan

Feature Editor

Jillian is a senior at Dakota. This is her first year on the Dakota Planet and she is the Feature Editor. She is also involved in Key Club and Rosie Society, and hopes to pursue a career in journalism in the future.

Alexis Seeley


Alexis Seeley is a senior at Dakota and is the Editor-in-Chief for the Dakota Planet. Alexis writes news and feature pieces. She loves to discover the truth in every story she tells, written or verbal. She is also in her second...

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