2020-2021 Staff

Jessica Rosiak
Editor-in-Chief

Jessica Rosiak

Jessica Rosiak, a senior at Campolindo, has always looked forward to exploring new places around the world. "I enjoy going to places that are unique and less commercial or tourist-oriented," said Rosiak. As she has mostly toured...

Amanda Young
Editor-in-Chief

Amanda Young

Amanda Young, a senior at Campolindo, enjoys raising awareness for social justice issues and being active in her community. She is an intern with Stop AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) Hate, where she works to address...

Gracie Woidat
News Editor

Gracie Woidat

Senior Gracie Woidat has a passion for both working and caring for people and animals. She has found her calling by volunteering at the Lawrence Hall of Science for the past two summers.  Woidat started out on the Floor Facilitation...

Jensen Rasmussen
Lifestyle Editor

Jensen Rasmussen

Junior Jensen Rasmussen has moved several times between California and Oregon, but a constant in her life has been ballet. Although Rasmussen has been dancing for almost her entire life, she became serious about it when she moved...

Nicole Kennedy
Opinion Editor

Nicole Kennedy

Senior Nicole Kennedy has played volleyball for 8 years and is currently on Campolindo's varsity team. She also played club volleyball at Red Rock East Bay Volleyball Club the past 3 years. Kennedy has been to volleyball tournaments...

Erika Riedel
Sports Editor

Erika Riedel

Senior Erika Riedel enjoys volunteering and spreading awareness for multiple organizations. This summer, she volunteered at a number of places, including East Bay SPCA, Community Reading Buddies, and Aegis Assisted Living. ...

Mia Jay
Business Editor

Mia Jay

Senior Mia Jay has been a writer for La Puma for her entire 4 years at Campo and is currently the business editor. Jay has been dancing at the California Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA) for 10 years. In addition to dancing,...

Mindy Luo
Visual Media Editor

Mindy Luo

Senior Mindy Luo has spent her high school career utilizing her artistic skills as a vehicle for her commitment to various social justice movements. Luo began traditional realism painting from the age of 7 at a bilingual art...

Staff Writer

Maddie Wilha

Freshman Maddie Wilha has been playing volleyball for 5 years, starting in Texas before moving to California.  Wilha played the outside position and enjoyed “the competitiveness” of the sport. “I like being able to come t...

Dara Kashayar
Staff Writer

Dara Kashayar

Sophomore Dara Kashayar loves volunteering to help people who live in underprivileged communities.  Since 1 of his parents lived in Oakland, Kashayar resonates with the people there and enjoys fostering growth in other communities...

Ella Hack
Staff Writer

Ella Hack

Sophomore Ella Hack has embraced change throughout her whole life. Whether through sports or the country she’s living in, Hack enjoys new activities and experiences.  Living in Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and now Lamorinda has gi...

Sam Li
Staff Writer

Sam Li

Freshman Sam Li is in his 1st year as a member of the La Puma staff and is interested in exploring the business side of it.  Outside of school, he devotes most of his time to video games. While he mostly focuses on Grand Th...

Zoe De La Cruz
Staff Writer

Zoe De La Cruz

In her free time, sophomore Zoe De La Cruz enjoys boardsports such as surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. “My dad is the one who is really into boardsports,” said De La Cruz, “He kind of got [my siblings and] m...

Isabelle Katz
Staff Writer

Isabelle Katz

While sophomore Isabelle Katz has participated in science fairs since 3rd grade, her real passion lies with music. In her free time, Katz writes music and plays the guitar, which landed her a spot as a Lamorinda Idol Finalist. ...

Thomas Singh
Staff Writer

Thomas Singh

Sophomore Thomas Singh likes running for the Campo cross country and track teams and has a passion for reading, especially historical fiction. This hobby led him to journalism, where he hopes to expand his writing abilities....

Daniel Thaler
Staff Writer

Daniel Thaler

Freshman Daniel Thaler has loved reading and writing ever since he picked up the book White Fang by Jack London in 2nd grade. Thaler spends lots of his free time reading and has a large collection of books ranging from historica...

Ashley Xu
Illustrator

Ashley Xu

Junior Ashley Xu has been interested in art since she was in the 3rd grade. Xu is fascinated by iconic painters like Monet and Dali. “I like Monet’s color usage,” she explained, adding that she also likes artists from...

Caroline Fitzpatrick
Photographer

Caroline Fitzpatrick

Junior Caroline Fitzpatrick has always loved art and photography. She uses her film camera to capture moments whether she's traveling on vacation or exploring locally in Moraga.  Although she grew up trying several differen...

Kayla Barker
Illustrator

Kayla Barker

Junior Kayla Barker is an art enthusiast. Barker enjoys spending time drawing, painting, or learning more about the craft by watching videos by other artists.  “I do kind of a mix of everything. I want to work in visual de...

Cyrene Puno
Videographer

Cyrene Puno

Senior Cyrene Puno, a new member of La Puma, enjoys videography and creating video edits. Puno has been creating videos since she was 9 years old and started making edits in 2016 after gathering inspiration from sites like Vi...

Grace Kelly
Videographer

Grace Kelly

Junior Grace Kelly’s passion for film led her to join the newly-created La Puma art department. Kelly said, “Since I like making documentaries, journalism will definitely help me hone in my interviewing skills, and I think t...

Alexandra Montee
Photographer

Alexandra Montee

Junior Alexandra Montee enjoys photography, swimming, and water polo.  Now a member of the Campolindo teams, Montee started swimming and playing water polo at a young age. In her free time, Montee practices her photogr...

Yasmine Chang
Junior News Editor

Yasmine Chang

Sophomore Yasmine Chang spends her time writing stories and creating new fantasy worlds, drawing on her love of reading. Chang enjoys fantasy novels. Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, and The Mortal Instruments are a few from which Chang d...

Maggie Doolittle
Junior Lifestyle Editor

Maggie Doolittle

Sophomore Maggie Doolittle has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten, racking up a total of 10 years in her troop. "I have continued [Girl Scouts] because I really like helping people," Doolittle said. In pursuit of her silver...

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