The Comets' Tale

2020-2021 Staff

Karly Kim

Karly Kim

Karly Kim is a senior at the Grand Ledge High School. This is her first AND last trimester of writing for The Comets' Tale since she will be graduating later this spring! She loves music and has participated in choir since middle school. Karly tends to enjoy her math and science classes the mo...

Liam Elder

Liam Elder

Hello! My name is Liam Elder and I am a senior at Grand Ledge High School. This is my second year in newspaper but my first year as the photo editor. I usually write about sports but will occasionally branch out and do other things such as write on current events or help in the podcast. I am also a student...

Benjamin Reynolds

Benjamin Reynolds

Ben is a junior at Grand Ledge high school and is active in 2 sports. He plays on the varsity football team and because of COVID, there hasn't been tryouts for baseball yet this year. On the other hand, Ben has to seceded academically because he wants to play at the next level. He has already been...

Jameson Patten

Jameson Patten

Jameson‌ ‌Patten‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌freshman‌ ‌at‌ ‌Grand‌ ‌Ledge‌ ‌High‌ ‌School.‌ ‌He‌ ‌is‌ ‌15‌ ‌years‌ ‌old‌ ‌and‌ ‌was‌ ‌born‌ ‌ on‌ ‌November‌ ‌29th‌ ‌2005.‌ ‌He‌ ‌has‌ ‌3‌ ‌siblings‌ ...

Kaaviya Baskaran

Kaaviya Baskaran

Kaaviya Baskaran is a Senior and will be going to the University of Michigan next year. She is interested in becoming an engineer and dreams of traveling abroad. She enjoys reading, playing games, and painting. She participates in various activities, like robotics and Diversity Club.    

Dallis Atwell

Dallis Atwell

Dallis is a senior at grand ledge high school and loves to compete on the field playing sports he loves. Dallis has participated in three varsity sports in his years at Grand Ledge. Those sports are Football, Wrestling, and even Track as a freshman! Along with Him being a Athlete he also does it in the...

Autumn Minor

Autumn Minor

Autumn Minor is a junior at Grand Ledge High School who is new to Newspaper and is always excited to learn more. She is very athletic, but is not currently in any sports. She is always busy and is a very hard worker. One of Autumn's short term goals is to keep a 4.0 GPA all throughout high school...

Parker Alverson

Parker Alverson

Parker Alverson is a junior at Grand Ledge High School. He is not involved in any sports but did attend an after school robotics program in 2019. Some of his interests include drawing, mainly concept art or portraits, as well as 3D printing /3D design. Parker is also enrolled in an early college program...

Olivia Schelling

Olivia Schelling

Hello! I am Olivia, a senior here at Grand Ledge High School. I've been a part of the Varsity Sideline and Competitive Cheer teams since my sophomore year. My favorite part of this sport is the stunting aspect, as well as the family aspect that this sport brings. I have won multiple athletic awards and...

Mayah Stone

Mayah Stone

Mayah Stone is a Junior at Grand Ledge High School. This is her first year on the newspaper staff and she is excited to learn how to better her writing. Mayah Stone does competitive cheer at Wildcats Cheer Pride and is a very hard working and determined person. She has participated in many competitive...

Lucas Moberg

Lucas Moberg

This is Lucas's First year of being on Newspaper. Lucas is a Junior at the Grand Ledge High school. He loves to play video games, hang out with friends, and play basketball.

Mathias Mouriaux

Mathias Mouriaux

Mathias Mouriaux is an international student from France. He decided to come to America to learn English and the American culture. He has three siblings, Suzanne(12), Loick(20), Samuel(22). He likes outdoor activities, plays hockey for fun and is interested in business. His current goal is to join a...

Andrew Powers

Andrew Powers

My name is Andrew Powers, and I am a junior at Grand Ledge High School. I was on the newspaper staff last year as a staff writer. This school year I am both the entertainment section editor, as well as the current events section editor. What appeals to me most about journalism  is getting the chance...

Josh Looney

Josh Looney

An interview with Josh Looney:   Q: Are you a self made man?   A: “No, not even close. I have lots of people to thank for helping make the person I am today, especially my parents. I think without the help of my parents with their teachings and ways of doing, I would not be the...

Hunter Moore

Hunter Moore

"Who is Hunter" "Well I am a student,Athlete, and a gamer". Hunter, Born February 19th 2004, has done a lot to improve. A very long and bumpy road has now led him to be a junior at Grand Ledge High School. He now has lots of decisions to make moving forward in life, His father and mother both want...

Carmen Cline

Carmen Cline

I'm Carmen Cline, a 12th grader. I'm 18 years old and live in Grand Ledge. I always try to keep a positive attitude and make other people smile and laugh. I love being part of the News Staff and writing articles for others to read, it makes my day to keep information flowing. I also took News Staff to...

Jackson Manshum

Jackson Manshum

“Well Jackson, who are you?” “Well, I am a student, gamer, and a sibling”. Jackson , born January 19th 2003, has come a long way. His journey filled with strife has led him to now, a junior in Grand Ledge High School. He must choose what to do with his life, his mother wants him to go...

Nathan Edlin

Nathan Edlin

Nathan Edlin Profile I walk over to a park bench to meet a kid who’d said he’d be there. He is not. Seven minutes go past and a car rolls up. “Sorry, bad traffic… or I was hungry and had to stop on the way. Uhh… one of the two” says the now 8 minutes late Nathan Edlin I’m supposed to ...

Naomi Tijerina

Naomi Tijerina

Naomi Tijerina is a senior in high school at Grand Ledge High School. When she graduates she will be going to Michigan State University to major in Journalism. She fell in love with Journalism because of the team work and  She is waiting on a letter from MSU. She plans on getting an apartment after the ...

Robert Miller

Robert Miller

Had he been asked four years ago, Robert Miller would have scoffed at the idea of being in a newspaper. Ever since elementary school, he had been struggling with being able to produce any kind of written work. “One of my first writing memories was back in 4th grade. I tried to enter a writing competition...

Maryn Davies

Maryn Davies

The soccer field has always had special meaning to Maryn Davies. As she laces up her cleats before her game, she thinks of everything playing soccer has taught her over the past 8 years. Teamwork resonates most, when she thinks of soccer. Throughout her soccer career she has learned that working as a t...

Brooke Bennett

Brooke Bennett

Brooke is 16 and moved from Mount Pleasant to Grand Ledge when she was in 4th grade.  She has been going to Grand Ledge since 5th grade, and is currently a junior in high school. She has three sisters and two brothers and is the oldest. She also has a single mother and her name is Victoria.  Her sib...

Sierra Appelgreen

Sierra Appelgreen

In an interview with Sierra Appelgreen, I started out by asking her about her family life and she stated that she has a younger brother named Jordan, a cat named Nala, and 2 dogs named Oscar and Dora. She lives with her parents Tisha and Brian who she loves very much. Then we talked about what the m...

Brayden Bartlett

About the life of Brayden Bartlett, Brayden is 16 years old and has lived his life in Grand Ledge, Michigan his whole life. He has 4 siblings, 2 sisters and 2 brothers and is the oldest of the 5. Most of the things he does on his free time consist of gaming, hanging out with friends or spending his...

Evan Dean

Evan Dean

“Evan is a kind, funny, and compassionate person”, said his girlfriend Erynn. In my long-term study on Evan Dean, I have found out many things about him. He grew up in Grand Ledge, Michigan,  and was raised by two sets of parents starting at age 5 when his parents divorced. He has many passions ...

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Garrett Callison

I am Garrett Callison, and I am the opinion section editor for The Comets' Tale school newspaper. I am a senior and this is my second year on the staff. I have made stories in multiple categories, but I mainly focus on opinion. I am a drum major in the marching band, a french horn in the school band,...

Grant Dorland

Grant Dorland

My name is Grant Dorland and I am a Junior at Grand Ledge High School. Sports have always been a big part of my life. From the day I was born, baseball, football, and basketball have influenced my life drastically. My passion for Michigan sports, accompanied by a dream of becoming a sports broadcaster...

Flora Manns

Flora Manns

Flora Zoe Manns E-mail: [email protected] A German exchange student who goes through her life as a teenager and has to face various situations. Who is Flora Manns? Flora Manns is 15 years old and is currently doing a year abroad in the USA. She is from Germany and lives normally together with ...

Cole Bennett

Cole Bennett

Hi, I'm Cole Bennett. I'm 17, and I'm a Senior. My role in the newspaper is Co-Editor in Chief, as well as Staff Writer. I love Journalism, especially in the realm of entertainment. I'm a huge film buff, and I plan to go into film-making, as well as entertainment journalism, as a career. My hobbies include...

Megan Reynaert

Megan Reynaert

Hey! I'm Megan! I am a senior this year, as well as Co-Editor In Chief of the newspaper. I have played competitive volleyball for almost eight years now at Ballistic Volleyball Club, as well as for Grand Ledge. During the winter I love to go up north and ski with friends and family. If I had to choose ...

Harper McNamara

Harper McNamara

This is Harper's second year on staff. He is interested in climbing, making music, skating, reading, and film.  He is a staff-writer and opinion editor. Harper is always on the hunt for bodacious babes.

Drew Cornman

Drew Cornman

Contact at [email protected]* Drew Cornman is interested in an assortment of… things. Primarily, he is interested in writing, a profession he hopes to go into after college. In general, he is a fan of sports, while occasionally running from time to time. A student at Grand Ledge High School, Dre...

Olivia Vanderlaan

Olivia Vanderlaan

Contact me at: [email protected] “Being in the pool hasn’t always been a part of my life. When I was younger, I used to cry when I had to go to swim lessons. Learning how to swim was terrifying to me!” Olivia Vanderlaan said. It didn’t take long until that was a past memory though. Si...

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