2018-2019 Staff

Nataly Panczyk

A&E Editor

Nataly Panczyk is currently a sophomore at Palatine High School. She is involved in many activities in addition to Cutlass including Pirates and Politics, Poms, and Service Club. She also works with the Palatine Park District...

Fidan Malikova

Features Editor

Fidan loves playing the piano, tennis, and of course writing. She loves writing about journalism, fiction, and even poetry. This is her third year being a part of Cutlass, and being an editor. She was the A&E editor her freshmen...

Julia Plesniak

Copy Editor

Julia is a junior at PHS, who not only loves a good book, but writing them too. Throughout the years, she has taken inspiration from many works, known or masked from the public eye. She has always wanted to be an impactful writer....

Ande Poffenberger

Photography Editor

Ande Poffenberger is a sophomore and the photography editor for Cutlass. She is passionate for art, music and photography. She plays in the orchestra and wants to continue playing her instrument after she graduates from high school.

Caroline Philbin


Caroline Philbin is a junior at Palatine who enjoys photography and journalism. She wants to go to a college in Wisconsin to study interior design, photography, and journalism. Outside of the classroom Caroline plays hockey for Maine...

Shrey Parikh


Shrey Parikh is a junior at Palatine and a 2036 presidential candidate. He is a member of the Cross Country team and participates in Math Team and Scholastic Bowl as well. Parikh is very passionate about movies and hopes to...

Edwin Perez-Hernandez


Edwin is okay. Not great, but okay. He has some interest like editing and photography. He is currently in the speech team. Edwin is also involved in photography club and is hoping to soon join the volleyball team.

Lily Morris


Lily Morris is a junior at Palatine High School who is involved in several activities at school. She is a co-president of Equality Club, and is a member of the Palatine Political Action Club, Gender Sexuality Alliance, choir,...

Gary Guzman


Gary Guzman is a sophomore in high school and is always at school doing random things. Guzman likes to take pictures because he has nothing else to do in school

Soraya Elhoumaidi


Soraya is a hardworking junior who enjoys writing and getting to know people. She loves journalism and photography. She hopes to one day move to New York and have a successful career.

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