2021-2022 Staff

Taliyah Blount

Taliyah Blount is an 8th grader at Chaffin Middle School. She is the oldest sibling, and can sometimes be a bit bossy. She loves all sports, but her favorites have to be cheerleading & volleyball. Born and raised in Arkansas, sh...

Alexandra Rivera

I am a 14 year old student in Mrs. Thompsons journalism class. The articles I have written are teacher spotlight and student spotlight. I do gymnastics three days a week for four hours each day and I also do soccer. I have a ...

Maddison Baker

This year I decided to take journalism because I love writing and I love being involved with the school. I’ve written two articles for the school newspaper.One about the changes to our school and one about coffee. I'm th...

Chloe Smith

Chloe Smith is a journalism student at Chaffin Middle School. She’s written two articles for her school's newspaper. A current events piece all about a hurricane, and a piece about her school’s volleyball team. Which she’s ...

Gabriel Horine

Gabe is a student at a middle school called Chaffin. He has 2 dogs, and their names are Lulu, (looloo) and Senna. Gabe’s favorite TV show is Spongebob, and his favorite movie is Scream. His favorite animal is a dog, his favor...

Annabelle Albertson

My name is Annabelle Albertson, and I have sensory issues which cause a lot of issues. Sensory issues are when a person has a difficult time receiving, and responding to information from their senses. So I have to wear c...

Addisyn Whittaker

Addisyn Whittaker, youngest of three siblings and a book lover. She loves soccer and her friends and well… sometimes family.Hello, oh did i not tell you, i'm that Addisyn. I have a lot to talk to you about, so sit tight and ...

McKenzie Scoggins

Hello! My name is McKenzie Scoggins. I have written a couple of articles this year, including a group article called Moving to The Middle, and the Student Spotlight for September. I have always loved writing, so I look for...

Connor Austin

Connor Austin is a 13 year old kid who takes Journalism at Chaffin Middle School. He helps make the Chaffin newspaper. He was born in Florida, and moved to Arkansas when young. He enjoys playing video games, writing, collectin...

Hunter Gourdon

Hello, my name is Hunter Gourdon. I write for the Cougar Print. I enjoy sleeping in the spare time that I have. I also like hanging out with friends and playing with my dogs. I played the clarinet for a year, but quit earlier th...

Robin Wells

Robin Wells is an odd, or a strange student at Chaffin junior high. Born in 2007 in November 21st, as a scorpio he can be very stubborn or just plain weird.  One day he was very happy and awkward, and the next day he could be an...

Lukas Campbell

I am Lukas Campbell. I enjoy the outdoors, and hanging out with my friends. I love writing and photography. One of my biggest achievements is getting third place in a photography competition that had over 300 contestants. I lov...

Jacob Langhorn

I am Jacob Langhorn and I write Mac Attack for my journalism class because I was forced to by my teacher. I was never interested in it but now I have to or else they keep trying to make me. I like playing golf, because golf is a...

JN

I’m a student at Chaffin Middle School. I get my energy from staying in bed and sleeping. I like writing stories and have been writing since 5th grade. As a writer in journalism, it's interesting to publish my own articles and ...

Malea Seubold

Personally, I feel like I’m kind of a boring person. I was born and raised here in Fort Smith all my life, but I have traveled to quite a few other states. I really like the fall season and cooking. I’m actually pretty good at c...

Allyson Hayes

I’m an eighth grade student that loves fiction. I’ve written a few articles for the Chaffin newspaper. I write fanfiction and books in my spare time and I also read books for inspiration and fun. I play a lot of role-playi...

Chloe Rhodes

I’m Nagito, someone who often doesn’t like to write, but it passes the time. More often than not, I like to write fanfics about my favorite anime. Though, the one that I’m working on right now isn’t done yet. I’m a t...

Riley Luther

Hey, I am Riley Luther. A student at Chaffin Middle school, and a member of the journalism team. I enjoy researching important issues in today's times such as gender equality in the workforce. I love learning more about my com...

Lexi Ortiz

Lexi Ortiz is a journalism student. She enjoys getting to express her thoughts and opinions through writing articles. So far she has written 2 articles. One titled, “School Dance” and another one titled “Community Bible- ...

James Sparks

Hello, my name is James Sparks, I am in the 8th grade. I have done the article Teacher Spotlight, and also will do some more in the future. I love to play video games and hang out with my friends. I’m an amazing artist and I r...

Isabella Sartin

I’m Isabella Sartin, a student in Journalism. Recently I have written a few articles, one of my articles was about entertainment in the present day world. My article includes information about the Met Gala 2021, music, shows...

Scarlett Moon

Hi, my name is Scarlet Moon and I am one of the journalists here at Chaffin Middle School.  You may have read my article on the school dance or the one where I interviewed Hunter White.  I love hanging out with my friends and...

Linder Contreras

My name is Linder Contreras and I attend Chaffin Middle School. I’m in a class of students that get to school around 7:45 or 7:50. I sometimes get to class two minutes before it's going to ring. I’m not the kind of student t...

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