The Rising Phoenix

2019-2020 Staff

Aiden Chadwick

Aiden Chadwick is a great kid who loves learning about all sorts of things, from technology to art. He enjoys writing computer programs, making art for his website, The Fire Art Museum, and video gaming. He is happy to be a journalism staff writer because he has an interest in writing and learning about n...

Sophia Delgado

Sophia Delgado is a senior at Homewood who has a hunger to write and really enjoys being apart of the Journalism club. The ideas she puts out into the world are put out with confidence. She enjoys learning and gaining perspective on new things. One day she either wants to pursue a career in journalis...

Ariana Churchwell

Ari is inspired by Stephen King, and loves writing fan fiction (that’s how she  started to like writing). She really wants to write her own horror novel one day and become a better writer.  Ari has joined the journalism club as a reporter at Homewood.

Leanne Baniqued

Leanne Baniqued is a senior at the Homewood Center.  She is an enthusiastic student who loves to write and sing. Journalism club seems fun so she decided to go for it. 

Anne Reis

Ms. Reis is the Media Specialist at the Homewood Center.  She is very interested in journalism and the pursuit of truth. Working on Homewoods’s new newspaper, The Rising Phoenix, is an exciting new challenge for Ms. Reis.  She is looking forward to getting to know the school’s journalists and ...

Peter La Count

Peter La Count has been a teacher at the Homewood Center for the past ten years.  He is very excited about being part of the initial publication of the Rising Phoenix.  Mr. La Count has always favored free speech and the importance of the press or the Third Estate.  His other interests are coachin...

Tiffany Smith

Tiffany smith is a 15 year old sophomore. She enjoys listening to audio books, writing stories and persuasive writing. This is Tiffany's first year working for a newspaper. She has written stories on wattpad and Google docs, she has also written several argument papers in middle school....

Abigail Freeman

Abigail Freeman is a senior at The Homewood Center. She loves journalism and documentary film making as well as poetry and other art forms. She is excited to be able to join The Rising Phoenix.

Ken’Nay Sye

   Ken'Nay Sye is a very outgoing person. She loves the Ravens football team. Her favorite colors are red and purple. She is into fashion and cosmetology. She wants a career as a  social worker. She works very hard to get what she wants. She is very enthusiastic to work with The Rising Phoenix...

Toni Townsend

Toni Townsend teaches English 11 and 12 at Homewood. Ms. Townsend earned her degree in writing from Towson University in 2014 and quickly began her career as an editor for a major publishing group. However, she sought a more fulfilling career where she could make deeper connections with people. This i...

Terron Darden

Terron Darden is a freshman at the Homewood Center and is very intrigued about being a part of the Rising Phoenix newspaper. Terron is passionate about writing because its a way for him to make up crazy and marvelous stories about any topic. Terron’s dream school is LSU where he wants to major in ...

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