The Growl

2021-2022 Staff

Jo Dohring
Editor-in-Chief

Jo Dohring

Jo is a junior, and it is her first year as editor-in-chief. She is really excited to see how we grow as a team and community, and from that community, she says, will come many great ideas. Her biggest hope for these ideas is...

Sophia Pham

Sophia Pham

Born and raised in Texas, Sophia Pham is a junior at Glenn and is a part of PALS and NHS as well as the newspaper staff. She works at a Mediterranean restaurant (gotta love that hummus) and enjoys eating apricot danishes. She...

Tyler Fujita

Tyler Fujita

Tyler, a senior this year, is originally from Florida, but has been here since 4 years old, so he's basically a certified Texan. He's on newspaper staff this year, a part of theatre, and has a job at his parent's bake shop, Casa...

Akram Mohamed

Akram Mohamed

Sophomore Akram Mohamed’s approach to media isn’t just based on consumption—it revolves around application. As someone who appreciates the backbone of content, such as art and video games, Akram is most excited to write...

Alicia Pope

Alicia Pope

Alicia is a junior here at Glenn, and is excited for the friendships writing for The Growl will bring. She was born in Australia, and somehow, someway, ended up in little Leander, TX. Alicia loves all things music, there isn't...

Kayden Cooper

Kayden Cooper

Kayden is a senior here at Glenn, and it’s his first year in journalism. In newspaper, he’s excited about working together as a team. He likes listening to music and watching cartoons. Kayden is open-minded about his future,...

Brandon Watkins

Brandon Watkins

Brandon is currently a senior at GHS, who is originally from Indiana. This year, he is excited to improve his skills as a writer and hang out with his friends. He dreams of becoming a writer whether it be as a screenwriter, journalist,...

Hannah Masters

Hannah Masters

Hannah Masters is a senior here at Glenn. This is her first year in Journalism and her second in Photojournalism. This year, she’s looking to expand her journalistic mind and make a career in photojournalism. She’s excited...

Janai Olagbegi

Janai Olagbegi

Janai is a 10th grader who was originally from Colorado. She moved to Leander about a year ago. Janai is very excited to learn about new people while writing about them at the same time. In Glenn she is involved in photojournalism,...

Taylor Heimerer

Taylor Heimerer

Taylor is a 10th grade student and she’s excited for growing as a writer and interviewing new people. She is on the dance team, and she has a job at Baskin Robins. Most of her time is taken up by those two things.   Life...

Ava Hunt

Ava Hunt

Ava, a junior, is most excited to write featurettes and editorials for the newspaper this year. When she’s not forcing people to listen to her opinions, Ava watches tv and movies. She also enjoys grunge rock music, mainly 80’s...

Lou-ann Baudrand

Lou-ann Baudrand

Lou-ann is a foreign exchange student from France and is a junior here at Glenn. She is excited to discover journalism, as well as to learn and experience all the ins and outs of photography and article writing. She is also excited...

Chloe Hasbrouck

Chloe Hasbrouck

Chloe is very excited about being a part of something bigger than herself and involved in the newspaper community. She enjoys sports like swimming, paddle boarding, hiking, and any outside activity. Her favorite artist is Frank...

Eloisa Mello Almas

Eloisa Mello Almas

As a member of the newspaper staff, Eloisa is most excited for working with a new team of people and getting close with everyone to achieve a common goal. This is her first year at Glenn, she was previously at a school in Dallas,...

Kendyll Lindsey

Kendyll Lindsey

Kendyll is a senior who moved to Glenn from Washington State this past summer. She’s looking forward to getting to know her new campus, making some new friends, and being a key player for Glenn journalism. She did newspaper...

Heaven Rodriguez

Heaven Rodriguez

Heaven is an introverted senior who is excited for documenting the lives of people and school activities. Heaven is on the varsity soccer team here at Glenn as a defender. She enjoys listening to music (mainly Mitski). If she’s...

Maren Bell

Maren Bell

Maren is a senior here at Glenn. She is most excited about getting to know what people are up to and their stories at Glenn. Maren is interested in fashion and her dream job is to one day write articles for fashion magazines,...

Otto-Alejandro

Otto-Alejandro

Otto has returned to newspaper after not getting to be fully involved while attending school virtually during 2020-21. He loved being a part of the staff — even if it was difficult without the in-person aspect — and as a junior...

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