The Student News Site of Tenafly High School

The Echo

The Student News Site of Tenafly High School

The Echo

The Student News Site of Tenafly High School

The Echo

2021-2022 Staff

Erin Hong
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Erin Hong

Erin Hong ('22) is Co-Editor-in-Chief of The Echo. She loves taking long naps, bothering her dog, showing off her whistling skills, and checking things that go on in the world on a daily basis. She doesn’t really like math....

Gia Shin
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Gia Shin

Gia Shin (‘23) is elated to be Co-Editor-in-Chief of The Echo. She enjoys writing journalism and creative nonfiction pieces. She runs a mental health blog and hopes to publish a book by the end of high school....

Jacqueline Kim
Managing Editor

Jacqueline Kim

Jacqueline Kim (’23), Managing Editor of The Echo, is thrilled for the opportunity to broaden her perspective of writing through journalism. She also enjoys reading, writing, and painting in her free time.

Farrah Israel
Staff Writer

Farrah Israel

Farrah Israel (’24) is thrilled to be a Staff Writer for The Echo. She enjoys catching up on current events and learning about what’s going on in the world. She is excited to share her writing on The Echo and inform others...

Jack Israel
Staff Writer

Jack Israel

Jack Israel (‘24) is thrilled to be a Staff Writer for The Echo. He enjoys reading and writing about many of the different topics for The Echo, especially in business, finance, and current events. He is excited to grow as a writ...

Marni Schwarz
Staff Writer

Marni Schwarz

Marni Schwarz (’24) is thrilled to be a Staff Writer for The Echo. She loves to read and write and looks forward to growing as a writer through her work on The Echo. Marni is most interested in reporting on current events th...

Alex Chizzik
Staff Writer

Alex Chizzik

Alex Chizzik (’24) is thrilled to be a staff writer for The Echo. She loves learning about current events, whether they be local or worldwide. In her free time, Alex enjoys dancing, listening to music, and spending time wit...

Joie Evar
Staff Writer

Joie Evar

Joia Evar ('24) loves to write and is passionate about informing people with news on The Echo.

Liam Tenenbaum
Staff Writer

Liam Tenenbaum

Liam Tenenbaum ('25) is a Staff Writer of The Echo. He enjoys writing satire based and opinionated journalism. He enjoys skiing competitively, traveling the world, trying new food, and watching sports games.

Sonal Sharma
Staff Writer

Sonal Sharma

Sonal Sharma ('22) is an avid writer who is ecstatic to have recently joined The Echo. She is an aspiring chef and loves to be outdoors. Currently, Sonal is on a personal quest to read more books. Her favorite book is A Little...

Charley Levine
Staff Writer

Charley Levine

Charley Levine ('25) is a Staff Writer for The Echo. She looks forward to covering stories involving student life, entertainment, and major current events throughout the world. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, listenin...

Junhyoung (Edward) Kim
Staff Writer

Junhyoung (Edward) Kim

Junhyoung (Edward) Kim ('24) is a Staff Writer for The Echo and enjoys public speaking, swimming, listening to music, and making things "aesthetic." He also enjoys keeping up with the latest news whether the news is about politics...

Rowan Copes
Staff Writer

Rowan Copes

Rowan Copes ('23) has always been interested in journalism and is excited to be publishing stories on The Echo. Her favorite subject is history, and outside of school she enjoys reading and spending time with friends.

Staff Writer

Shira Oelsner

Shira Oelsner (’23) is ecstatic to continue her journey as a Staff Writer for The Echo. She loves writing about topics ranging from sports to social media and anything in between. In her free time, she enjoys baking, spending...

Mia Villavicencio
Staff Writer

Mia Villavicencio

Mia Villavicencio ('23) is excited to be a member of The Echo. She loves to read and write about a variety of topics for The Echo, especially those relating to science. She loves music and enjoys playing the violin and piano ...

Micole Abdelhak
Staff Writer

Micole Abdelhak

Micole Abdelhak (‘22) is a Staff Writer for The Echo. In her free time, she enjoys writing, rowing, and listening to music. She is very excited to be contributing her ideas to The Echo for another school yea...

Gavin Clingham
Staff Writer

Gavin Clingham

Gavin Clingham ('23) is excited to write for The Echo. He loves watching movies, composing screenplays, playing the drums, and writing movie reviews.

Dina Shlufman
Staff Writer

Dina Shlufman

Dina Shlufman ('23) is beyond excited to be a Staff Writer for The Echo. She enjoys writing about everything and anything. She loves to play piano, read, run, and listen to her extraordinarily diverse and lengthy playlists. Sh...

Guest Writer

Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee ('25) is enrolled in Journalism and is excited to have a first story published in The Echo.

Guest Writer

Roy Dafinoiu

Roy Dafinoiu ('25), a Guest Writer, greatly enjoys writing and participating in activities within the school, such as sports and writing for The Echo.

Gabrielle Beck
Guest Writer

Gabrielle Beck

Gabrielle Beck ('22) is an avid analog photographer. To promote sustainability, she enjoys repurposing vintage denim. Gabrielle enjoys documenting Generation Z's creativity, ingenuity, and innovation.

Xander Apostolakis

Xander Apostolakis

Xander Apostolakis ('23) is a Staff Writer for The Echo. An aspiring pilot, he enjoys sharing his opinions political, social, and economic issues. 

Hanna Brick

Hanna Brick

Hanna Brick ('22) is very excited to be writing for The Echo. She is an avid reader and enjoys writing. She loves movies and pop culture and is excited to be able to write about things that inspire her.

Elena Goiria

Elena Goiria

Elena Goiria ('25) is thrilled to write stories for The Echo. She is interested on writing about current events and entertainment topics such as the music industry. During her free time, she enjoys jogging, playing volleyball, reading,...