The Lion's Roar

2013-2014 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...

Joseph Cioffi

Joseph Cioffi is an editor for the school newspaper. Along with newspaper, he runs cross country and track for the school.  In his free time, Joseph plays video games, hangs with friends and family and listens to music.  He also...

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.

Lindsay Jakeway

Lindsay is a junior in the Middletown North newspaper. Lindsay enjoys long boarding,writing poems and spontaneous drives to the beach at night. She prefers classic rock over any other genre, Jimi Hendrix is her favorite. Lindsay's...

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...

Anthony Martino

Anthony Martino is the sports editor and social media correspondent for The Lion’s Roar.  Anthony plays for the school’s Varsity baseball team and one day he hopes to go into space.  Anthony aspires to have a career in education...

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...

Erin Toomey

Erin likes to act, read, write. Her favorite food is baked ziti. In the future, she wants to go to college to be a zoologist to work with animals.

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...

Juliet Gallagher

Juliet is a senior that enjoys informing students of Middletown North about the going-ons in the school. When not writing for the newspaper, she enjoys participating in the school’s excellent drama club, crying over fictional...

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