2021-2022 Staff

Anders Mathison
Sports Editor

Anders Mathison

Hi! My name is Anders Mathison, and this is my second year as a member of the Dragon’s Tale.  I am looking forward to a great senior year! I am in the sports department as I play both varsity basketball and golf for the sch...

Caroline Studdert

Caroline Studdert

Hello, Caroline Studdert here reporting for duty! This is my first year writing for the Dragon’s Tale and fourth year attending SVHS.  I play varsity soccer and football and I am the student voice. I am so excited to use m...

Kacy Minehan

Kacy Minehan

Hi! My name is Kacy Minehan, and this is my first year writing for the Dragon's Tale! Outside of school I play tennis for the SVHS team. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends, especially outdoors hiking and picnicking....

Erin Nicholson

Erin Nicholson

This is Erin Nicholson, reporting live. As a new member of the Dragon's Tale, I am very excited to work on exciting stories! I am on the varsity golf and swim team, and I love to read and cook.  

Camille Phillips

Camille Phillips

Hi! My name is Camille Phillips and I play on the girl’s tennis team. I enjoy cooking, traveling, and watching movies. This is my first year on the Dragon’s Tale, and I'm looking forward to learning more about the ins and...

Bella Quilici

Bella Quilici

Hey Dragons! My name is Bella Quilici and I love making short films, playing guitar and participating in youth activist groups. This is my first year with the Dragon’s Tale and I am super excited to report on REAL news!...

Owen Vanzant

Owen Vanzant

Reporting live, Sonoma Valley High School senior and first year staff member of the Dragon’s Tale newspaper, Owen Vanzant! I'm here to share that I am interested in learning more about what goes behind the scenes of journalism...

Rue Gobbee

Rue Gobbee

This is Rue Gobbée, reporting live as an SVHS senior. In my first year on the staff of the Dragon's Tale, I hope to add illustrations to the newspaper. I am excited to document our transition back to life on campus, and I look f...

Natalie Wetzel

Natalie Wetzel

It’s Natalie Wetzel here, excited to start my journalism journey! This is my first year as a member of the Dragon's Tale. I enjoy traveling, spending time in nature, and participating in school sports such as tennis and socce...

Alex Reilly

Alex Reilly

This year, I will be the girl walking around campus with a recorder in my hand. Although this is my first year in the Dragon’s Tale staff, I’m eager to find creative and fascinating ways to document our school events. Som...

Rose Houghton

Rose Houghton

My name is Rose Houghton, and this is my first year as a member of the Dragon’s Tale as a senior.  My favorite class is Environmental Science. In my spare time I enjoy reading, exploring new hiking trails, and baking, espe...

Elena Forrest

Elena Forrest

My name is Elena Forrest, and I am excited for a year of learning about journalism. This will be my first and final year writing for the Dragon's Tale as a senior. In my free time I enjoy gardening, painting, drawing, photography, eating sus...

Alejandra Gonzalez

Alejandra Gonzalez

Hello, my name is Alejandra Gonzalez, and this will be my first year apart of the Dragon’s Tale’s staff. Some things that I like to do for fun include drawing, painting and dancing. I am fluent in both English and Spanish, an...

Joe Gitti Di Vita
Sports Writer

Joe Gitti Di Vita

My name is Joe Gitti Di Vita, and I love everything sports! As a senior, my interests include fishing, golfing and running track, where I am currently an athlete on both the SVHS golf and track varsity teams....

Jared Cordero
Sports Writer

Jared Cordero

My name is Jared Cordero, I bring a lot of spirit to every sports game I attend, whether that is in the stands or playing. This is my first year as a member of the Dragon’s Tale. I am captain of the cross country team and p...

Ian Anderson
Photographer

Ian Anderson

Hello!  My name is Ian Anderson, a photographer wanting to capture memories and news for the 2021-2022 school year. This is my first year on the staff of the Dragon's Tale and I am excited to learn more about the world of photojo...

Rollo Benstead
Lay Out and Design

Rollo Benstead

Hello, my name is Rollo Benstead. This will be my third year on the Dragon’s Tale staff. I thoroughly enjoy writing about sports and designing the pages of the newspaper. Journalism is a way of life!...

Lauren Hengehold
Feature Editor

Lauren Hengehold

Hi, my name is Lauren Hengehold, checking in for my second year on the staff of the Dragon's Tale. I loved being a part of the feature staff last year while we were in online school, and this year I am excited to take up the rol...

Tymen Giller
Head Photo Editor

Tymen Giller

Hi my name is Tymen Giller, I am senior at SVHS and this is my second year on Dragon's Tale. I love being outdoors and running, as well as capturing news while its happening. You can probably see me at rallys or games running...

Dom Girish
Co-Head Editor & Op/Ed Editor

Dom Girish

Hi! My name is Dom Girish and I am now a senior at Sonoma Valley High School. This is my third and final year as a member of the Dragon’s Tale and I am proud to be a Co-Editor as well as the head of the Op/Ed department. I love...

Aidan Griggs-Demmin
Co-head Editor, News Editor

Aidan Griggs-Demmin

As I enter my third and final year on the staff of the Dragon’s Tale, I am excited to take up the role of co-editor. My passions for travel, journalism, and conservation will continue to serve me well in my work for the Drag...

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