The Student News Site of Millard South High School

Common Sense

The Student News Site of Millard South High School

Common Sense

The Student News Site of Millard South High School

Common Sense

2021-2022 Staff

Gabriel Medina
Staff Reporter

Gabriel Medina

Gabriel Medina is a senior at Millard South High School and this is his first year on the Common Sense Staff. Outside of school he works, does crossfit, and gymnastics. In his free time he likes to spend time with friends and ...

Faith Wehrspann
Staff Reporter

Faith Wehrspann

Faith Wehrspann is a Sophomore at Millard South High School, and this is her first year on the Newspaper staff. She is also a part of the Yearbook staff. She likes to do art, cook, and watch tv her favorite is Brooklyn 99....

Galahad Kai McDuff Wilken

Galahad Kai McDuff Wilken

Galahad (Laddie) Wilken is a senior at Millard South High School, but a first year in newspaper. He is a high school intern at the rose theater and a participant in drama here at school. He is ecstatic to be back in school after a lo...

Josh Andrews
News Editor

Josh Andrews

Josh Andrews is a senior at Millard South and is in his second year on the staff. He doesn't participate in any other school activities. In his spare time he enjoys writing novels, listening to music and following elections

Sam Tews
Chief Graphic Designer

Sam Tews

Sam Tews is a senior at Millard South and is in his second year on the Common Sense Staff. He enjoys drawing and is looking to go into graphic design in the future.

Turner Wittstruck
Staff Secretary

Turner Wittstruck

A senior at Millard South, this is Turner’s first year on the Common Sense Staff. At school he’s currently involved in choir and jazz choir. Outside of school he enjoys thrifting- when he’s not already at Goodwill for wor...

Maddy Leland
Editor-in-Chief

Maddy Leland

Maddy Leland is a senior and second year newspaper staff member. She enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and listening to music. Her favorite part of newspaper is the bonding that happens in room 130....

Bergan Simmonds
Photography Chief

Bergan Simmonds

Bergan Simmonds is a Senior in his second year of Journalism. He is also a member of the Millard South Media team, and Millard South Singers. Bergan has a love for photography, and loves helping kids ride horseback at the Hear...

Darian Pierre
Online Editor

Darian Pierre

Darian Pierre is a Senior at Millard South high school, and this is his first year on the Newspaper Staff. He likes computers, animals, and art. He is also on the debate team.

Vivian Kaldahl
Distribution Manager

Vivian Kaldahl

Vivian Kaldahl is a senior, and this is her first year on the newspaper staff. She is president of Millard South Student Council, National Honors Society, plays the viola in chamber orchestra, and loves participating in unified ...

Alexis Smith
Social Media Editor

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith is a senior at Millard South High School, and this is her first year on the Common Sense Staff. Outside of school, she likes hanging out with friends and painting.

Sydney Mejia
Features Editor

Sydney Mejia

Sydney Mejia is a senior, and this is her third year on the Common Sense Newspaper staff. Outside of school, she participates in dance and enjoys spending time with friends and her dog, Boba.

Haley Johnson
Business Manager

Haley Johnson

Haley Johnson is a senior, and this is her first year on the Common Sense staff. She is in Chamber orchestra, Singers, and National Honors Society. She also slightly enjoys running and is on the track team. Haley has a wheat p...

Brianna Strudthoff
Social Event Coordinator

Brianna Strudthoff

Brianna Strudthoff is a Senior and this is her second year on the newspaper staff. She enjoys reading, writing, sewing, and cooking. After high school, she intends on traveling before going into criminology and/or pre-med....

Keely King
Illustrator

Keely King

Keely King is a senior at Millard South who is looking to become a teacher later in life. She is a part of both Lit Fly and AFJROTC. She likes to keep herself busy in order to get as much work done as possible. She is hardworking...

Joseph Kaipust
InDepth Editor

Joseph Kaipust

Joey Kaipust is a senior and third year newspaper staff member. He is also interested in sports and competes in Cross Country, Swim, and Track.

Lauren Rayner
Entertainment Editor

Lauren Rayner

Lauren Rayner is a junior and a second-year staff member. She plays viola in the Chamber Orchestra and enjoys reading, listening to music, and watching movies.

Joni Beauchamp
Opinions Editor

Joni Beauchamp

Joni Beauchamp is a senior at Millard South High School, and this is her second year on the Common Sense Newspaper Staff. She is published in a collection of creative writings called "Fine Lines" put together seasonally by Davi...

Ally Seevers
Sports Editor

Ally Seevers

Ally is a junior at Millard South and this is her second year on staff. She is also a varsity runner, a violinist in the chamber orchestra, and a photographer. "Go Patriots!"