The Express

2013-2014 Staff

Sterling Hollond

Hi, my name’s Sterling Hollond, and this is my first year on the newspaper. In addition to this, I also run cross country and track, compete in scholars bowl and powerlifting, and do debate and forensics. I love to travel and...

Adam Couse

Heyo, it's Adam here. I am a senior here at BLHS, participating in the high school's marching, concert, and jazz bands, as well as Care Cats and, of course, newspaper! When I'm not writing newspaper bios, I can usually be found...

Morgan Buchholz

Welcome to my bio. My name is Morgan. I have been a part of the BLHS Express for two years now. If you are here to learn a little bit about me; I enjoy Younglife and 80’s music. My reporter instinct kicks in everyday when I...

Erin McGowan

Erin McGowan has been said to haunt the hallways at dusk, scouring the locker commons for the latest news and gossip.  An angel of grammatical errors and sorrow, Erin has been a presence to the BLHS Express staff for three ha...

Calder Hollond

I'm Calder Hollond, and I'm editor in chief. I'm a senior, and this is my third year on staff. You've probably seen me running on the side of the road or getting #gains in the weights room. I like to eat peanut butter out of...

Mitchell Mikinski

Hello, I'm Mitchell Mikinski, the Editor-in-Chief of The Express. I'm captain of the Scholars' Bowl team, as well as a Champion Mathlete; I'm in my third year as an editor. I eat bacon and toast with chocolate milk for breakfast...

Calder Hollond

Hi! My name's Calder Hollond and I'm a junior. This is my second year on the newspaper staff, and my first year as an editor. I'm also involved in cross country, powerlifting, track, debate, forensics, theater, and student council....

Alyssa Foster

I'm Alyssa and I'm a senior. This is my second year on staff, and I'm the editor-in-chief. I'm a varsity cheerleader and powerlifter, along with doing NHS and STUCO. I play the cello and have a great passion for writing. N...

Zach Fisher

My name is Zach Fisher, and I'm a senior. I broadcast sporting events for BLHS. This involves setting up equipment and well as announcing the games. Casey, Colin, and I have put in long days and nights here at the school trying ...

Ashley Novo-Gradac

My name is Ashley and I am now a senior. This is my second year on staff. Some activities  participate in school are musicals, plays, NHS, powerlifting, and track. Outside of school, I am involved in YoungLife. I am always up...

Casey Jones

My name is Casey Jones, and I am a senior. I am involved in Student Council, National Honors Society, Student Ambassadors, and I also play baseball and run cross country. Broadcasting is very difficult even though it seems simp...

Taylor Sherley

Taylor is a senior at BLHS and the photo editor for the yearbook. She will also be contributing photos to The Express.

Allison Crist

Hi, I’m Allison. I'm a senior at BLHS and this is my second year on staff. I’m probably the funniest person you will ever meet. Aside from my awesome sense of humor, I love to write and play guitar. When I’m not doing either...

Breann Drew

Hi, I'm Breann. I'm a senior at BLHS and this is my first year on staff. I'm a very happy and funny person that loves to have a good time. I love spending time with my family and friends and also watching movies. My favorite thing...

Allison Kasick

Hi, I'm Allison, and I am a senior at BLHS. This is my first year on staff. I am also involved in Softball, Powerlifting, Student Council, and FCCLA. I love being creative and designing things. When you run into me I usually have...

Cassie Batesel

I'm Cassie, and I'm a junior. This is my second year on staff. I am football manager, and my hobby is taking pictures. I have a bright personality, and I love to talk.

Susette Garcia

I'm Susette and I'm a senior. This is my second year on staff. I love to bake & shop - two things I'm good at! My secret talent would be that I'm really good at saving money because I will use coupons on everything.

Rachael Bell

Hi I'm Rachael and I'm a senior. I am a proud owner of a ball python, two fire-belly frogs and a pink-toed tarantula. I am always outgoing and ready for a challenge. You can always catch me with a smile on my face. My talents...

Liz Morris

Yello, Liz Morris here. I take pictures and I also dance in this lovely life of mine. My place of work is Quik Trip, and I have an interesting cat that I saved (not kidding he falls on his face). I guess you could call me a...

Mrs. Loney

Hi, I'm Mrs. Loney, and I am the adviser of The Express. This is my fifth year at Basehor-Linwood and I am proud to advise this group of students. I'm a Kansas City area native, diehard Chiefs, Royals and Nebraska Cornhusker...

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