Staff

Meet the staff of The Shield!
Madison Olsen is a senior at McCallum. She is the photo editor of the Shield and the Knight, and is also responsible for posting on the MacJournalism Instagram. Her homes away from home are the rock gym and the journalism room— where she tests the boundaries of time, mental health, and Mr. Winter’s patience working on the Knight and the Shield. She is a member of National Honor Society, National Charity League, and Key Club. She loves photography and intends to work for National Geographic. There is a 100% chance she would ask you to pet your dog and strongly believes in ghosts.

Madison Olsen is a senior at McCallum. She is the photo editor of the Shield and the Knight. Her second homes are the rock gym and the journalism room, testing Dave Winter’s patience.

Maddie Doran is a senior and this is her third year in newspaper. This year she is the sports and design editor. She also plays softball and is in National Honor Society.

Maddie Doran is a senior and this is her third year in newspaper. This year she is the sports and design editor. She also plays softball and is in National Honor Society.

Steven Tibbetts is a junior and is in his first year on the Shield staff. He plays tennis both on the McCallum team and outside of school. Steven loves watching sports especially the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs.

Steven Tibbetts is a junior and is in his first year on the Shield staff. He also plays tennis on the McCallum team and outside of school. He loves watching sports especially the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs.

Senior Joseph Cardenas enjoys being a writer and staff photographer. He also enjoys cross country, working out at the gym, and fun photography. He wants to be a news anchor when he graduates high school.

Senior Joseph Cardenas enjoys being a writer and staff photographer. He also enjoys cross country, working out at the gym, and fun photography. He wants to be a news anchor when he graduates high school.

Sophomore Kelsey Tasch is a staff reporter at the Shield. She thoroughly enjoys writing and reporting. Her other passions include drawing. She is in the Visual Arts strand at McCallum. Tasch is also in Model United Nations, does ACC outside of school, and has four dogs.

Sophomore Kelsey Tasch is a staff reporter at the Shield. She thoroughly enjoys writing and reporting. Her other passions include drawing. She is in the Visual Arts strand at McCallum.

Max Rhodes is a 10th grader and a first year Shield reporter. He enjoys taking pictures and reading, as well as hiking and camping. He likes talking newspaper with his father, who is a professional journalist.

Sophomore Max Rhodes is a first year Shield reporter. He enjoys taking pictures and reading, as well as hiking. He likes talking newspaper with his father, who is a professional journalist.

Gregory James is in 11th Grade at McCallum High School. He plays Lacrosse and Ultimate Frisbee for McCallum. He has been a staff reporter for the shield for two years.

Gregory James is in 11th Grade at McCallum High School. He plays Lacrosse and Ultimate Frisbee for McCallum. He has been a staff reporter for the shield for two years.

Zoe has been on the McCallum newspaper staff for three years. She writes News Briefs for The Shield and has also written about a wide variety of other things including McCallum alumni, theatre productions and new teachers. She is a technical theatre major at McCallum and plays softball as well. She enjoys writing for The Shield and looks forward to this year!

Junior Zoe Hocker has been on the McCallum newspaper staff for three years. She writes News Briefs for The Shield and has also written about a wide variety of other things.

Abigail Salazar is a 11th grader and is in her first year as a Shield Reporter. She is involved with Robotics after school and plays steel drums. She likes to watch romantic movies and enjoys lazy days in.

Abigail Salazar is a 11th grader and is in her first year as a Shield Reporter. She is involved with Robotics after school and plays steel drums. She likes to watch romantic movies and enjoys lazy days in.

Emma Baumgardner is a staff reporter and a senior at McCallum high school, and a vocal major in the fine arts program. She enjoys hiking with her family and friends, and likes to read mystery books in her spare time. She is also a part of the Excalibur staff, and loves to write. This is her first year in newspaper, and she is excited about what this year will bring!

Emma Baumgardner is a staff reporter and a senior at McCallum high school, and a vocal major in the fine arts program. She is also a part of the Excalibur staff, and loves to write.

Senior Charlie Holden is in her 3rd year as a Shield staff member. This year she is the co-editor in chief as well as a writing center tutor, a PAL, and an Art Academy Major. Charlie’s favorite foods are queso and pickles (separately).

Senior Charlie Holden is in her 3rd year as a Shield staff member. This year she is the co-editor in chief as well as a writing center tutor, a PAL, and an Art Academy Major. Charlie’s favorite foods are queso and pickles (separately).