2016-2017 Staff

Nicolette Peterson

Senior Staff Writer

Nicolette Peterson is currently writing as a Senior Staff Writer on the Magnet. As a sophomore, this is her fourth year at MacDuffie and first year writing for journalism. She has learned skills such as interviewing and report...

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Sarah Scott

Senior Staff Writer

Sarah Scott is a sophomore at MacDuffie. This is her first year writing for The Magnet as a Senior Staff writer. Outside of academics and writing for the paper, Sarah is a three season athlete playing on the girls' volleyball...

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Sophie Sharp

Senior Staff Writer

Sophie Sharp is a sophomore, and is currently enjoying her first year as a Senior Staff writer for The Magnet, and learning what she can about the journalistic world and how to best report the unbiased truth. Apart from writing f...

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Cassidy Polga


Cassidy Polga is in her second year as Editor-in-Chief and has also occupied the positions of Copy Editor and Staff Writer. She is currently the Magnet's longest-serving staff member and hopes to continue in the field of journalism...

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Alexis Chapin

Managing Editor

Alexis Chapin is the managing editor of the Magnet. This is her fourth year on the staff and her second year as an editor. She enjoys theater, history, writing, and watching cooking shows. She will be attending Fordham University...

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Cecelia Messbauer

Copy Editor

Cecelia Messbauer is a four-year senior who has been on the Senior Staff of The Magnet for three years and served as its copy editor for two. In that time she has developed an editorial presence as a columnist and theatre critic,...

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