The student news site of Westford Academy

WA Ghostwriter

The student news site of Westford Academy

WA Ghostwriter

The student news site of Westford Academy

WA Ghostwriter

2022-2023 Staff

Sophia Keang
Editor-in-Chief

Sophia Keang

Hey! I am a senior and the editor-in-chief for the WA Ghostwriter. This is my 4th year on the paper and I love watching netflix, listening to music, and spending my brother’s money :)

James Farley
Co-Managing Editor

James Farley

Hey, my name is James Farley, and I am a junior Co-Managing Editor for the WA Ghostwriter!  I love writing, and also have a passion for sports, so I am excited to incorporate these aspects of my life into my work here for the ...

Pravar Mukkala
Co-Managing Editor

Pravar Mukkala

Hello, I’m a junior and a co-managing editor for the Ghostwriter! I love to bake things with too much chocolate and listen to music, especially Phoebe Bridgers and Taylor Swift. Autumn is my favorite season and pumpkin spice and va...

Elitsa Koleva
News Editor

Elitsa Koleva

Hello! My name is Elitsa and I am a sophomore. I enjoy reading and watching the news, plus I like to write, which are some of the reasons behind me taking Journalism. I like to swim, paint and read! 

Deepa Gautam
Features Editor

Deepa Gautam

Hi! I’m a sophomore and features editor on the Ghostwriter. This is my second year on the paper and I joined because I love to read, write and learn about current events! In my free time, I like to watch movies, play violin, ...

Jack Zwirn
Opinions & Reviews Editor

Jack Zwirn

Hey! I am a junior at Westford Academy and this is my second year as a staff writer for the Ghostwriter. I decided to join the Ghostwriter because I have always wanted to go into the sports field to report on top stories throug...

James McDermott
Sports Editor

James McDermott

Hey! My name is James McDermott, I am a junior at Westford Academy and this is my third year on the Ghostwriter staff. I joined the Ghostwriter because I have always loved writing and sports. In my free time I am almost always...

Alana Abraham
Staff Writer

Alana Abraham

Hi! My name is Alana Abraham and I am a sophomore. I'm from Georgia and this is my first year at Westford academy. I love slasher films and some of my favorite movies are the Scream franchise. My favorite music genre is R&B...

Saanvi Arora
Staff Writer

Saanvi Arora

Hi! I am a sophomore and this is my first year on the Ghostwriter! Some things that I love to do when I am not doing schoolwork are playing the guitar, singing, reading, listening to music (anything from Harry Styles to The Smiths...

Srivas Arun
Staff Writer

Srivas Arun

Hello! My name is Srivas Arun and I'm currently a staff writer for the Ghostwriter. You can find me on the cross country and track teams year round or playing with my golden retriever at home. I am interested in spreading info...

Noah Brown
Staff Writer

Noah Brown

Hello! My name is Noah Brown and I am currently a staff writer/photographer for the Ghostwriter. I love to ski, bike, listen to music, and work with the peers around me. This is my first year with the Ghostwriter but I am very e...

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Ella DiRuggiero

Hi, my name is Ella DiRuggiero and I am a staff writer for the Ghostwriter. I play soccer for Westford Academy and Scorpions Soccer Club. I love spending time with my family and friends, especially in the summer. ...

Victoria Farley
Staff Writer

Victoria Farley

Hi! My name is Victoria Farley and I am a freshman here at Westford Academy. This is my first year as a Ghostwriter and I am looking forward to many more. I enjoy writing and communicating with others, so I think being a Ghos...

Grace Hsu
Staff Writer

Grace Hsu

Hi! I am a freshman and this is my first year on the Ghostwriter staff. I love to dance, swim, read, and write. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends, as well as listening to music, mostly Taylor Swift! I’m exci...

Kate Kelly
Staff Writer

Kate Kelly

Hi, my name is Kate Kelly and I’m a Freshman staff writer for the Ghostwriter. I enjoy listening to music, playing soccer, and going to the beach with my family. I am excited to join the community here and look forward to many y...

Katie McDermott
Staff Writer

Katie McDermott

Hi! My name is Katie McDermott, I am a freshman at Westford Academy and a staff writer for the WA Ghostwriter. I love sunsets, doing gymnastics, hanging out with my family, and eating ice cream. 

Sophia Mulgrew
Staff Writer

Sophia Mulgrew

Hi, my name is Sophia Mulgrew and I am a sophomore. I am a staff writer for the Ghostwriter and I play field hockey for Westford Academy. I love to spend time with my friends and family, watch tv, and listen to music. ...

Fares Osman
Staff Writer

Fares Osman

Hi, my name is Fares Osman. I'm a freshman staff writer for the Ghostwriter. I play football here in WA and I love playing all types of sports whether it’s football or anything else. I enjoy writing and interviewing people, and an...

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Shaivi Shah

Hello! I am a freshman and this is my first year on the Ghostwriter! My favorite things to do are to swim, read novels (most preferably on the beach or near a pool), watch movies, paint, and take pictures. I have the best time ...

Evan Skolnick
Staff Writer

Evan Skolnick

Hi, my name is Evan Skolnick. I am a staff writer for the WA Ghostwriter. I like skiing, hiking, working with children, and listening to music. Some of my favorite artists I have found as of late are Black Midi, Denzel Curry, H...

Simrah Azmi
Staff Writer

Simrah Azmi

Hi! I’m a freshman and this is my first year on the Ghostwriter. I love spending time with my family, reading everything from novels to webcomics, listening to music (especially K-pop), drawing, editing photos & videos, an...

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Isaac Cho

Hi my name is Isaac Cho, and I am a senior and a staff writer on the Ghostwriter. This is my second year writing for the WA Ghostwriter and I enjoy drawing, video editing, and listening to music. I’m looking forward to anothe...

Jackie Clay
Staff Writer

Jackie Clay

Hi, my name is Jackie Clay and I am a second year staff writer for the Ghostwriter. I am a dancer and part of my dance studio’s performing company. I love to paint landscapes and read fantasy novels with a big mug of tea. I...

Katie Fonden
Staff Writer

Katie Fonden

Hi, I’m a freshman and a staff writer for the Ghostwriter, but I mostly take pictures at sports games and other events. I enjoy reading, playing in the WA marching band, listening to music, and hanging out with friends. I’m...

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Elyse Holmes

Hey! My name is Elyse Holmes, and I’m a freshman who is a staff writer for the Ghostwriter. I love reading, music (both listening and playing), and theatre. I’m looking forward to this year and future years with the paper...

Shriya Kareddy
Staff Writer

Shriya Kareddy

Nitya Kaza
Staff Writer

Nitya Kaza

Veder Kouy
Staff Writer

Veder Kouy

Charlene Kurnianto
Staff Writer

Charlene Kurnianto

Hello! I am Charlene Kurnianto and I do photography for the Ghostwriter. I’m an aspiring artist and I’ve always wanted to try photography!  I love listening to music, talking to friends and family. This is my first time p...

Eddie Lowney
Staff Writer

Eddie Lowney

Hey! I am a senior and a staff writer on the Ghostwriter. This is my second year writing for the WA Ghostwriter and I enjoy watching historical documentaries, walking my dogs, and watching films.

Sachi Rasne
Staff Writer

Sachi Rasne

Hi! I’m Sachi Rasne and I’m a staff writer for the Ghostwriter. I love drawing and painting, hanging out with my friends, and baking. My favorite thing to bake is cookies, and my favorite cookies are chocolate chip cookies. I a...

Veronica Sun
Staff Writer

Veronica Sun

Hey! I’m a freshman and I take photos for the Ghostwriter. I like to sing, hang out with friends, watch movies, and do photography. I’m looking forward to being a part of the Ghostwriter this year!...

Cloud Walsh
Staff Writer

Cloud Walsh

Josh Lawrence
Columnist

Josh Lawrence

Hello!  My name is Josh Lawrence, creator of The Gaming Ghost. Some hobbies of mine are writing, drawing, playing video games, running, animating for my YouTube channel Schmoey Comics, and talking with friends on Discord.  I’m...

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Isabella Hesse

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Peier Li