The Newspaper of McDaniel High School

The Oracle

The Newspaper of McDaniel High School

The Oracle

The Newspaper of McDaniel High School

The Oracle

2023-2024 Staff

Lincoln Wheeler
Editor-In-Chief

Lincoln Wheeler

Lincoln Wheeler (he/him) is a senior who loves playing hockey and guitar. He enjoys being a journalist because he wants to bring new perspectives and ideas to people.

Copy Editor

Eban Slate

Eban Slate (he/him) is a sophomore who enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, running, playing piano and shooting photos. He joined The Oracle to write and photograph interesting stories for readers to be inspired by.

Reporter

Kay Farrell

Reporter

Adrian Cook

Reporter

Michael Mironichenko

Michael Mironichenko (he/him) is a senior who loves art and video games. He chose to be a journalist because he likes writing and sharing his ideas. 

Reporter

Rozafhey Gutierrez

Rozafhey Gutierrez (she/her) is a sophomore. She's a very happy person and usually very positive about everything! She chose to contribute to The Oracle as a reporter because she enjoys writing about things.

Reporter

Junior Hoang

Junior Hoang (he/him) is a junior. He can do a handstand and has a dog. He joined the Oracle because Lane Shaffer wanted him to carry on his legacy.

Photographer

Oliver Sage

Photographer

Emma Lake

Business Manager

Paige Gilmore

Business Manager

Lucia Romero

News Editor

Hattie LaPlant

Photographer

Michael Smith

Michael Smith (he/him) is a junior who loves playing and making music. He enjoys being a photographer because taking pictures is one of his hobbies and being able to do what he loves for the people is a big bonus.

Emma Nodello
Advertising Manager

Emma Nodello

Emma Nodello (she/her) is a sophomore who enjoys playing hockey and hanging out with friends. She loves working with others and talking to new people, and being apart of The Oracle is another way for her to do so.

Photographer

Emma Lake

Emma Lake (she/her) is a sophomore who likes to collect records and play guitar in her spare time. She chose to do photography because she thinks photos show important perspectives and bring attention to stories.

Advertising Manager

Jack McManus

Jack McManus (he/him) is a sophomore that enjoys playing basketball and mountain biking. He chose to be on staff because he likes contributing to a team.

Review Editor

Aria Peters

Aria Peters (she/her) is a sophomore who loves going to concerts and playing piano. She enjoys being a journalist because it allows her to express her viewpoints and creativity.

Photographer

Zay Conant

Zay Conant (he/him/they/them) is a junior who loves medical science, is a realism and abstract artist and has two climate justice poems published in a youth anthology. He chose to become a photographer because he wants to explore different art styles and meet new people.

Column Editor

Opal Green

Sports Editor

Jackson Mailey

Jackson Mailey (he/him) is a sophomore and his interests are sports, movies and sports cards. People describe him as funny, smart, and caring. He loves being a journalist because it can help him into the future and what he wants to do in the future.

Online Editor

Thisbe Delamarter

Thisbe Delamarter (she/her) is a senior who loves reading, learning and soccer. She loves journalism because she enjoys investigating and sharing new perspectives.

Valentine Lindsey
Review Editor

Valentine Lindsey

Valentine Lindsey (he/him) is a junior who loves movies, fast food and Spider-Man. He likes writing for The Oracle because it gives him an outlet to express his very strong opinions on trivial matters.

Olivia Oliver
Feature Editor

Olivia Oliver

Olivia Oliver (she/her) is a senior who enjoys hanging out with her friends and spending time outside. She loves being a journalist because she can engage with her community and be creative.

Odessa Berry
Opinion Editor

Odessa Berry

Odessa Berry (she/her) is a junior who enjoys playing soccer, baking and hanging out with friends. She is a journalist because she likes reporting on important stories and sharing information and ideas with the community around her.

Maxson Peters
Media Manager/Social Media Lead

Maxson Peters

Maxson Peters (he/him) is a junior. He likes writing and plants. As the media manager, his goal is to highlight art from students and staff around school.