The Lion's Roar

2012-2013 Staff

Greg Scharen

Greg Scharen is a senior at Middletown High School North. Greg has written for the paper since freshman year and is the Co-Editor-in-Chief this year. Greg is looking to continue studying journalism in college and eventually be...

Melody Chibnik

Melody Chibnik is a Senior at Middletown North, this is her first year as a staff writer for the Lions Roar, but she was a contributing writer during her sophomore year. In addition to writing she also is a member of All-State a...

Grace Hill

Grace Hill is the proud editor of the Opinion section. She is a Co-President of Key Club, President of Gender Equality club, Vice President of the French and National Honor Societies and the "Voice of North," delivering the morning...

Andrew Graziano

Andrew Graziano

Andrew is the sports editor for The Lion's Roar. He enjoys sports (obviously), but mostly hockey. He likes playing video games and he also enjoys watching movies. He's pretty cool.

Anita Zirngibl

Anita Zirngibl is a sophomore at Middletown North. She was born in Red Bank and has lived in Middletown her whole life. Her parents are from Switzerland and she speaks Swiss at home with her family and two older brothers. She...

Tom Ballard

Tom Ballard

Tom Ballard is a junior who enjoys doing nothing too adventurous. He is a political junkie who spends his Friday nights watching documentaries and relaxing from a long week of school. People often get him confused with one of...

Greg Scharen

Greg Scharen

Greg Scharen is a Junior reporter and the Editor of the Arts and Entertainment Section. Outside of the paper Greg runs track for the school. Outside of school Greg is a Lord of the Rings enthusiast loving everything about the worl...

Paige Padla

Paige is a senior at North and this is her second year in The Lion's Roar Newspaper. She mainly writes about Arts and Entertainment and opinion articles. She attends Monmouth County Arts High School for a portion of the year and...

Harrison Blarr

Harrison Blarr

Harrison Blarr is a senior at Middletown High School North. He is the Co-Editor-In-Chief of the school's newspaper and is the President of the National Honor Society as well. He is an Eagle Scout and thoroughly enjoys taking long...

Grant Playter

Grant Playter is a senior who enjoys playing video games, reading, and writing. He’s also the Editor-In-Chief for the Viewpoint Literary Magazine, where he enjoys sharing his hobbies with like minded individuals. When he’s...

Nick Rozzo

Nick Rozzo is a Senior that enjoys spirited debate and not walking home after casino school. He frequents school sporting events and is involved with many extra-curricular activities, besides newspaper. ...

Lauren Szewczyk

Lauren Szewczyk enjoys drawing, playing video games, and avoiding social interaction. She spends each day providing her fellow classmates with quality entertainment. She hopes to major in animation.

Alex Halligan

Alex Halligan

Alex Halligan is a senior and enjoys listening to music, spending time with her friends and family, taking hikes in the woods and learning about new things. She enjoys home cooked meals and loves a good cup of coffee. She hopes...

Mike O’Sullivan

Mike O'Sullivan is a Senior who enjoys watching and playing sports with friends. He loves a good comedy movie  and is a fan of any type of music that sounds well to him.

Activate Search
Staff