The Port Press

2020-2021 Staff

James Connor
Contributor

James Connor

James Connor is a senior at Northport High School and a reporter for The Port Press. His writing focuses on investigative journalism within the school district and technological reporting. He utilizes his passion for computer...

Nick Crafa
Contributor

Nick Crafa

Nick Crafa is a sophomore at Northport High School and a contributor for The Port Press. Nick is a current member of the Northport Cross Country team, and loves to play soccer in his free time. Nick plays with the Northport Tige...

Elias Giuliano
Contributor

Elias Giuliano

Elias Giuliano is a senior at Northport High School, a nature photographer, a baker, a musician, and a tea addict. He lives with his mother, father, grandmother, and his only siblings — his dog and two cats. In his free time,...

Harrison LeBow
Contributor

Harrison LeBow

Harrison LeBow is a junior at Northport High School. Harrison is in the National Honor Society, the Northport Jazz Band, and S.H.A.R.E. Harrison is also a rank leader in the Northport High School Tiger Marching Band. He enjoys ...

Liam Mickulas-Mesco
Contributor

Liam Mickulas-Mesco

Liam Mickulas-Mesco is a 10th grade student. He enjoys writing about current events in pop culture, and likes to make personality quizzes. His favorite subject is History and English, and an odd fact about him is that he wants...

Jake Blumenthal
Freelancer

Jake Blumenthal

Jake Blumenthal is a freshman at Northport High School. He loves sports — as he has played baseball — and he plays video games in his free time.

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Freelancer

Peyton Brill

Peyton Brill is a junior at Northport High School. She loves to sing, act, and dance, and is a part of the Northport Powdered Wigs, the Northport Tour Choir, the Northport Treble Choir, the Northport Jazz Choir, the International...

Ali Crosley
Freelancer

Ali Crosley

Ali Crosley is a senior at Northport High School. She loves performing, and is a part of the Northport Powdered Wigs, the Northport Tour Choir, the Northport Jazz Choir, the Tri-M Music Honor Society, the International Thespians...

Kaitlyn Foster
Freelancer

Kaitlyn Foster

Kaitlyn Foster is a sophomore at Northport High School. She is an avid sports fan who loves to write. She is a blackbelt in jiujitsu and a softball shortstop. She wrote for the Northport Middle School's The Paw Print and is n...

Luke Frisoli
Freelancer

Luke Frisoli

Luke Frisoli is a junior at Northport High School. He participates in a myriad of different school activities. Luke enjoys listening to music, reading Stephen King, acting and watching others act, listening to comedians, and playing...

Jake Kalinowski
Freelancer

Jake Kalinowski

Jake Kalinowski is a senior at Northport High School. He loves to act and sing, and has performed in shows at the John W. Engeman Theater, at the Northport Community Theater, and with the Northport Powdered Wigs. Jake is also...

Carter LaCorte
Freelancer

Carter LaCorte

Carter LaCorte is a freshman at Northport High School and a freelancer for The Port Press. Always a massive fan of the Islanders, Yankees, and all things hockey and baseball, Carter started his own blog, Carterhud.com, in 2016. He has written over 1000 articles ...

Jules Nguyen
Freelancer

Jules Nguyen

Jules Nguyen is a sophomore at Northport High School and a freelancer for The Port Press. She loves to read, and especially enjoys mysteries and psychological thrillers such as the Nancy Drew books and Megan Miranda's novels. Ju...

Ella Piscatello
Freelancer

Ella Piscatello

Ella Piscatello is a current sophomore at Northport High School. Ella shows a keen interest in music-related activities and clubs. She is passionate and dedicated to singing, dancing, and acting as she has been involved in numerous...

Sam Rosenfeld
Freelancer

Sam Rosenfeld

Sam is a sophomore at Northport High School and a freelancer for The Port Press. He enjoys singing, acting, and especially volunteering. Sam constantly volunteers at Ramon’s Food Pantry at the high school. Sam enjoys English a...

Mckenzie Schuvart
Freelancer

Mckenzie Schuvart

Mckenzie Schuvart is a senior at Northport High School who has always had a passion for writing. She has written for Northport Middle School's Paw Print and Art and Literary Magazine, the NHS Art and Literary magazine, and now for The Port Pr...

Juliana Tjornhom
Freelancer

Juliana Tjornhom

Juliana Tjornhom is a senior at Northport High School and freelancer for The Port Press. She is an avid reader and sailor, and she enjoys playing the piano and violin. Her journey as a musician has allowed her to share her pass...

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Freelancer

Alexandra Weber

Alexandra Weber is a senior at Northport High School, who enjoys reading, playing the guitar and drums, listening to and writing music, acting, and photography. She is a part of the Northport Tour Choir, Jazz Choir, and Powdered...

Julia de Masi
Photographer

Julia de Masi

Grace Gillin
Social Media Manager

Grace Gillin

Grace Gillin is a junior at Northport High School and is the Social Media Manager for The Port Press. Grace enjoys listening to music, swimming, dancing, and spending time with her family. She is a member of the school’s AOF and ...

Amelia Semple
Assistant Editor

Amelia Semple

Amelia is a junior at Northport High School, and when she isn’t studying heavily for school, she loves entertainment, books, and writing. She is a theater lover who also loves drawing and designing clothes and jewelry. Her main g...

Griffin Crafa
Editor-in-Chief

Griffin Crafa

Griffin Crafa is a member of the Class 2021 and Editor-in-Chief for The Port Press. Griffin is an officer in the Northport High School Tiger Marching Band, Vice President and Treasurer of Italian Club, and Co-Chair of the Mat...

Mrs. Cavaliere and Mrs. Roccisano
Advisers

Mrs. Cavaliere and Mrs. Roccisano

Mrs. Cavaliere is one of the advisers for The Port Press, and you can find her running about the NHS Library with a megaphone and pom-poms (even though she has never been a cheerleader), most likely pushing databases and Nood...

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