The Charles Street Times

2022-2023 Staff

Brooke Elliott
Editor-in-Chief

Brooke Elliott

Brooke Elliott, a senior at Lindenhurst High School, is editor in chief of the Charles Street Times. With a passion for writing and literature, she plans on pursuing a career in the journalism field. She's captain of the varsity tenn...

Giuliana Barberio
Co-Editor, Staff Writer

Giuliana Barberio

Giuliana Barberio, a senior at the Lindenhurst High School, is returning to her third year with the Charles Street Times as Co-Editor in Chief. Last year, she was voted for President of the Newspaper Club, and plans to run for the ...

Lara Sinkus
Social Media Director, Entertainment Editor,Staff Writer

Lara Sinkus

Lara Sinkus is a junior at Lindenhurst High School, and this is her third year writing for The Charles Street Times. Lara is a competitive dancer, who trains in various styles, six days a week, for over twenty-five hours a wee...

Joey Rippo
Music Editor

Joey Rippo

Joey Rippo is a junior at Lindenhurst High School, and this is his second year writing for The Charles Street Times after one year of broadcasting in his freshman year. He prefers to write entertainment articles, and stays away f...

Julie Leon
Website Editor, Senior Staff Writer

Julie Leon

Julie Leon is a senior at Lindenhurst High School, and is a very avid writer for the Charles Street Times. It is her second year in journalism, as well as being a member for her school’s newspaper club. She also participates in ...

Erin Holzwarth
Senior Staff Writer

Erin Holzwarth

Erin Holzwarth is a seventeen year old senior, excited to be finishing her time at Lindenhurst with The Charles Street Times. She enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and talking about Star Wars. This year will be full ...

Carla Henriquez
Staff Writer

Carla Henriquez

Carla Henriquez is a 14 year old freshman at Lindenhurst High School and is a new edition to The Charles Street Times. She enjoys hanging out with friends, and is really friendly and nice to others. Carla is very hardworking and...

Anastasia Baez
Staff Writer

Anastasia Baez

Anastasia Baez, a senior at Lindenhurst High School, has dreams of owning her own digital magazine company. She wishes to continue her love and passion for writing and literature. She spreads her creativity through writing, ske...

Aleena Pawa
Staff Writer

Aleena Pawa

Aleena Pawa is a freshman new to the highschool and The Charles Street Times newspaper. Aleena is a first generation Indian American, and her parents are from India. She is the youngest of two kids, her older sister is a sophomore ...

Jackson Messineo
Staff Writer

Jackson Messineo

Jackson Messineo is a 14 year old freshman who goes to Lindenhurst High School, this is his first year writing for The Charles Street Times. He loves sports, such as football, basketball, and baseball, and he also loves playing ...

Penelope Leston
Staff Writer

Penelope Leston

Penelope Leston is a sophomore at Lindenhurst High School. She is a passionate writer who focuses mainly on opinionated articles. Her favorite things include watching movies and reading. She is a big psychological fan. Her fa...

Viktoria Korolenko
Staff Writer

Viktoria Korolenko

Viktoria Korolenko is a 13 year old freshman at Lindenhurst High School. She plays JV field hockey for the high school . Viktoria enjoys hanging out with her friends from East Meadow. Viktoria is a great student at the high sch...

Briana Guzman
Staff Writer

Briana Guzman

 Briana Guzman is a 14 year old freshman at Lindenhurst High school, and this is her first year writing for The Charles Street Times. She enjoys listening to music and drawing in her free time. Briana's favorite movies to watch ...

Briana Espinal
Staff Writer

Briana Espinal

Briana Espinal is a freshman ready to begin writing for The Charles Street Times. Briana was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Briana enjoys going out with friends, watching scary movies, and Christmastime....

Julian Barron
Staff Writer

Julian Barron

Julian Barron is a sophomore in Lindenhurst High School, and this is his first time writing for The Charles Street Times. He loves history, reading and swimming.  Julian is from the Dominican Republic. He is interested in all t...

Samantha Nuss
Staff Writer

Samantha Nuss

Samantha Nuss is a sophomore at Lindenhurst High School, and this is her second year writing for the Charles Street Times. Samantha is on the Lindenhurst Girls Varsity track team and absolutely loves it. Outside of school, she enjo...

Amelia Keniksman
Staff Writer

Amelia Keniksman

Amelia Keniksman is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School, and this is her first year writing for the Charles Street Times. When not at school, she spends a lot of her time reading, listening to music, or playing the guitar. Amelia is...

Samantha Bronakowski
Staff Writer

Samantha Bronakowski

Samantha Bronakowski is a 14 year old freshman at Lindenhurst High School. This will be their first year at Charles Street Times. Their hobbies include reading, listening to music, and other activities. She loves science and math....

Alex DeGeorge
Staff Writer

Alex DeGeorge

Alex DeGeorge is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School, and is in his first year of writing for The Charles Street Times. He is a gigantic comic book fan, particularly the works of Brain Michael Bendis. He is a hardworking student,...

John Sinkus
Staff Writer

John Sinkus

John Sinkus is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School and this is his first year writing for The Charles Street Times. John likes to read, draw, and listen to music. John draws digitally because he loves the UNDO button. He colle...

Lilly Fischer
Staff Writer

Lilly Fischer

Lilly Fischer is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School. This is the first year she will be writing for The Charles Street Times. In her free time she enjoys reading, listening to music, hanging out with friends, shopping, and...

Michelle Estevez
Staff Writer

Michelle Estevez

Michelle Estevez is a sophomore at Lindenhurst Highschool. This is her second year writing for The Charles Street Times. She is an only child, and is 14 years old. She enjoys reading a variety of different books, swimming, baking...

Casey Phillips
Staff Writer

Casey Phillips

Casey Phillips is a 17 year old transgender Senior at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for the Charles Street Times. Casey is in the College level Calculus and Media Classes and they are her favorite subje...

Emilia Zylowski
Staff Writer

Emilia Zylowski

Emilia Zylowski is a sophomore at Lindenhurst High School . This is her first year writing for the Charles Street Times. She likes to go shopping, to the beach, and she loves to hang out with her friends. Emilia has always wanted ...

Diya Dhawan
Staff Writer

Diya Dhawan

Diya is  a hard working 17 year old who knows what she wants, and does not back out of a challenge. She is the kind of person to try out for new clubs and subjects, such as journalism. Diya's personal interests are learning anythi...

Jaynold Casimir
Staff Writer

Jaynold Casimir

Jaynold Casimir, fifteen years old, is a newcomer to the Charles Street Times. He loves to write and type, specifically creative writing, and he draws most of his inspiration from his friends. He also partakes in cross country,...

Frankie Shaughnessy
Staff Writer

Frankie Shaughnessy

Frankie Shaughnessy is a 15 year old sophomore at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for the Charles Street Times. Her favorite subjects are History and English. In her free time, she enjoys playing softball...

Madison Cohen
Staff Writer

Madison Cohen

Madison Cohen is a 15 year old sophomore at Lindenhurst High School.  This is her second year of writing for The Charles Street Times. She has a passion for science and medicine, hoping to one day become a pediatric surgeon or...

Ivana Milanov
Staff Writer

Ivana Milanov

Ivana Milanov, a 17 year old senior at Lindenhurst High School, is in her third year writing for the Charles Street Times. She is originally from Queens, NY and loves to go into the city often with friends. She is a Leo, loves to...

 Imani Mcphaul
Staff Writer

 Imani Mcphaul

Imani Mcphaul, a junior, is new both to the Charles Street Times and Lindenhurst Highschool as a whole. This will be her first time ever writing on Charles Street Times. She is 15 years old with a mother figure who pushes her ...

Diavona King
Staff Writer

Diavona King

Diavona King is fifteen years old and in her sophomore year of high school. She is new to writing for the Charles Street Times, but has enjoyed creative writing since Elementary School. She is on the Lindenhurst High School Va...

Natalie Padro
Staff Writer

Natalie Padro

Natalie Padro is a 14 year freshmen in Lindenhurst High School and new addition to the Charles Street Times. She enjoys writing, listening to music, watching Gilmore Girls on repeat, and playing volleyball on the JV team. Nata...

Bella Wolff
Staff Writer

Bella Wolff

Bella Wolff, 14 years old, is a freshman and newcomer to the Charles Street Times. Bella is a summer baby and loves the warmth. She's on the JV girls volleyball team and plays lacrosse as well! Bella has two black belts and i...

Carla Henriquez

Carla Henriquez

Carla Henriquez is a 14 year old freshman at Lindenhurst High School and is a new edition to the Charles Street Times. She enjoys taking naps after school and hanging out with friends. Carla is very hardworking and is very pa...

Maggie Stavrinadis
Freelance Writer

Maggie Stavrinadis

Maggie Stavrinadis is a sophomore at Lindenhurst high school, and this is her second year writing for the Charles Street Times. Maggie has a burning passion for writing and is continuing to write and focus on the untold stories...

Natalia Krukowski
Staff Writer

Natalia Krukowski

Natalia Krukowski is a sophomore at Lindenhurst High School. This is her first year writing for the Charles Street Times. Natalia used to do gymnastics for 3-4 years when she was younger, she also does track. Outside of school...

Mr. LaStella
Advisor

Mr. LaStella

Mr. LaStella has been teaching in the Lindenhurst School District for 18 years.  This is his second year teaching journalism and being involved with The Charles Street Times. He is a movie buff,  music lover, and an avid Jets f...

Christian Campay
Staff Writer

Christian Campay

Christian Campay is a junior at Lindenhurst High School. He is interested in football and wrestling. It is his first year writing for the school newspaper. Christian is interested in business and plans to pursue that in the fut...

Crystal Laxamana
Staff Writer

Crystal Laxamana

Crystal Laxamana is a 15 year old sophomore. This is her first year writing for The Charles Street Times. She enjoys writing, reading, and listening to music. Crystal is interested in dance, drawing and baking. She is on the L...

Finn Schwartz
Staff Writer

Finn Schwartz

Finn Schwartz is a freshman at Lindenhurst High School, and he takes an interest in his art and journalism classes. This is his first year writing for The Charles Street Times, but not his first year writing for a newspaper. ...

Karla Flores
Staff Writer

Karla Flores

Karla Flores is a senior attending Lindenhurst High School. She is a member of paw patrol club and key club, and her top interests are dance and fashion. She's also a cat lover and she enjoys coming home to her two cats. She loves...

Sophia Crisostomo
Staff Writer

Sophia Crisostomo

Sophia Crisostomo is a 14 year old freshman at Lindenhurst High School. She is a new edition to The Charles Street Times. Sophia is on the dance team, and dances on a competition team outside of school, training in various styles. S...

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