Our Writers

Get to know our writers: 

Emily Durliat

Emily Durliat

Hello everyone!! My name is Emily Durliat. I am a junior here at Arlington and this is my first year in media writing. Throughout the school year I am involved in volleyball, basketball, and softball. I am also a part of the All Brass, pep band, loud crowd, and 4-H. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. I joined media writing because I have always enjoyed writing and wanted to further my skills. I am looking forward to deepening my love for writing.



Kirsten Green

Hello, I’m Kirsten. This is my second year in Media Writing. I’m so excited for this year of writing! I play many sports such as basketball and track. When I have free time I like to hangout out with friends, watch movies, and ride four wheelers. My current plan after high school is to study Physical Therapy, but as of right now I am unsure where I would like to study. I hope to run track in college. I decided to take this class to help me improve my writing skills and get more involved in the school.



Janay Helms 

Hello everyone! My name is Janay Helms and I am a senior here at Arlington. I play varsity volleyball and softball, I play club volleyball in the spring at OAC, I’m a member of NHS, SNHS, French Honor Society, Loud Crowd, and I am the president of the student council this year. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with family and friends, playing with my dog, and learning to play the banjo. After high school my plans are to go to college and major in creative writing. I am the new editor for media writing this year and I look forward to improving my grammatical and writing skills and helping others grow their love for writing.



Lonell Howard

Hello, everyone! My name is Lonell Howard and I am a senior at Arlington. This is my first year taking Media Writing and I’m very excited to be taking this class. I’m hoping that this class will help me improve my writing skills. In my free time, I like hanging out with my friends and family, going on adventures, and swimming. I have been playing soccer throughout my life and been in 4-H since I was nine years old. For my future, I plan on attending college and pursuing a career as a dental hygienist.



Riley Launder

Hi guys, I’m Riley, a current junior here at Arlington and this is my first year taking media writing. I am a part of both the volleyball team and the cheer squad. I am also a part of the All Brass, pep band, and loud crowd. Outside of school I am involved in 4-H and I enjoy spending time with my family. I’m really excited to be in media writing and I am looking forward to writing this year!



Caitlin Lowery 

Hello, my name is Caitlin and I am a Senior! I love crashing cymbals in the All Brass Marching Band and playing clarinet in concert band. I am also a member of the choir and was in the All County Choir last year. In my free time I love spending time with family and friends, practicing piano, and listening to music. My favorite music artist is a Christian band called: for KING & COUNTRY. Some of my favorite TV shows are America’s Got Talent, New Amsterdam, The Good Doctor, and What Would You Do? After high school I plan on getting an online Computer Software Specialist associate degree at the University of Toledo. I am a creative person and I’m excited to be in Media Writing this year!



Kobie Parrish

Hey there! I'm Kobie! As a senior at Arlington, I enjoy lots of things, such as being a part of groups like this! I participate in our student council, the recycling club, help with the yearbook, and more. After high school I look forward to majoring in public affairs with a focus on politics. One hobby I have is working with technology, both hardware and software. With that, I am currently in my third year of Media Writing with the title of webmaster for this website and that helps me build on my hobby of working with technology. I look forward to making this an even better year than the last!



Emma Rossman

Hi everyone, my name is Emma Rossman and I am a sophomore at Arlington High School! This is my first year in Media Writing and I am so excited to be a part of this class. I am in the Student Council, Choir, Select Ensemble, Loud Crowd, the All County Honors Choir, and Football Cheerleading. This is my 12th year dancing and I am an instructor at Becky’s School of Dance! In my free time I enjoy making up new cheers, doing word searches, and playing with my dog, Libby. I am unsure of what my future holds but right now I am focusing on being involved in the school and enjoying high school!



Kendra Tossey

Hello! I’m Kendra Tossey and I am a junior at Arlington! This is my first year of being a part of the Media Writing team. I am Vice President of the Student Council, a varsity football cheerleader, a part of the Arlington High School Choir, and a member of Loud Crowd. If I’m not in the classroom, I am most likely in a dance studio, whether teaching or taking class. Other hobbies I have are hanging out with friends, baking, and watching movies. After high school, I would like to go to college and study to be a Medical Laboratory Technician. I am a WIT (Webmaster in Training) and I can’t wait to learn about all the things in webmastering!



Brooklyn Trevino

Hello! My name is Brooklyn Trevino and I am currently a senior here at Arlington! This is my first year being in Media Writing and I can’t wait to see what it has to offer. I am not only involved in Media Writing but also the Arlington High School Choir and Loud Crowd as well. In my free time I enjoy playing softball in the spring, having a good time with friends, and listening to music. I’m excited to see what my senior year has in store for me!



Megan Worstine

Hello, I’m Megan! I am a junior here at Arlington and this is my first year in Media Writing. I am also a member of Arlington’s Junior Lighthouse Team and Loud Crowd. In my spare time I like to hang out with friends, play ukulele, and read. After high school I want to go to college at the University of Findlay. I hope to major in high school education and become an English teacher. This year I will be a webmaster in training, and I am so excited to learn the ropes of the website!


Money Saver Books

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Chipotle Fundraiser

The first JH/HS Leader in Me fundraiser of the year will be held at Chipotle on October 5th from 4-8. Please use the attached flyer when you order online, dine in, or carry out.

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