The Orbit

2020-2021 Staff

Sophie Hoffmeier

Staff Writer

Sophie Hoffmeier of Polk City is a senior at North Polk, and has been in Journalism since January 2020, alongside Aden Burdine and Maggie Baumgardner. She initially joined the program just for fun, but became very involved w...

Heidi Schoenberg

JP student writer

Junior Heidi Schoenberg is a first-year journalism student but has high hopes for the program. She is excited to be a part of the foundations of The Orbit Newspaper. Schoenberg joined the journalism program to write interesting st...

Alexis Dorsett

JP student writer

  Alexis Dorsett is a North Polk junior Journalism Productions student. She enjoys writing stories about current events and focusing on distributing quality and accurate facts to the North Polk newspaper.  “I ...

Alex Hauger

JP student writer

    Senior Alex Hauger joins journalism to help with the first online newspaper at North Polk. Hauger, a student at North Polk since optional kindergarten, has many memories from his years at North Polk. A...

Isabelle Friedman

JP student writer

Junior Isabelle Friedman is a Journalism Production student for her first year. Her favorite part of Journalism is writing news articles and interviewing people. She is taking Journalism Productions in order to be able to take New...

Matthew May

JP student writer

Ben Perschall

JP student writer

Olivia Moody

JP student writer

Sophomore Olivia Moody is in her first semester of Journalism Productions. Currently, she is mainly working on writing important stories about her school, “Writing is my favorite part… I really like writing, writing is my ...

Olivia Cooper

JP student writer

Olivia Cooper is a JP student writer for The Orbit. She is also on the student council, runs for cross country, plays soccer, and is on the yearbook staff. She is a senior like her triplet brother and sister.  Cooper ma...

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