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The Eagle's Cry

2017-2018 Staff

Christian Kachadourian

Reporter

Christian Kachadourian is a sophmore at Bethpage High School and this is his first year writing for The Eagle's Cry. When he isn’t at Three Brothers Pizza, he can be found at home binge-watching The Office for the 5th time or...

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Anthony Park

Reporter

Anthony Park is a sophomore in BHS and usually refers himself as Tony for some odd reason. Regardless he joined for his first year in journalism because it was recommended by one of his “friends.” Tony was born in Somewhere over...

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Christopher Curley

Reporter

Chris Curley is a sophomore at BHS, and this is his first year as a part of The Eagle’s Cry. He runs track and sleeps a lot. He reads a lot of books and plays way too many videogames. He’s almost constantly stressed from ...

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Anthony DiBenedetto

Reporter

Anthony DiBenedetto is a sophomore at Bethpage High School and this is his first year in journalism. He is a part of the school track teams and enjoys watching netflix and youtube, drawing, playing video games, playing sports, an...

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Matthew Salerno

TV News Cameraman

Matthew is a junior at Bethpage High School. This is his first year as a part of the Bethpage TV News Production. He is going onto his third year of Varsity Hockey, even though he remains one of the smallest lads on the squad....

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Marissa Parisi

Anchor/ Scriptwriter

Marissa herself doesn’t even know who she is. This is her first year in the TV News wing of The Eagle’s Cry.

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Jonathan CheslowitS

Sport's Director

Jonathan, aka JP, is the manager of both the varsity football, and wrestling teams. In his spare time he runs a sports media company called LISportsNet that covers high school football and wrestling, and provides rankings and a pod...

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James Fitzpatrick

Head Editor (Bethpage TV)

James Fitzpatrick is a senior at Bethpage High School, and this his is his first year working for the Bethpage TV News. Surprisingly, after falling asleep during his first movie when he was three years old, he developed a passi...

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Jake LaSalla

Anchor

Jake LaSalla is a senior at Bethpage High school, who prior to attending Bethpage High school lived in Centereach. He plays football and lacrosse for the school. In his free time he enjoys playing sports and watching many movies...

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Duke Daly

Script Consultant

Duke Daly is a senior at Bethpage High School. He can be found losing rap battles, not completing homework after school, or watching movies illegally on his Amazon fire stick. Duke is NOT an eagle; he is a human being, and even t...

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Catherine Panella

Anchor/ Editor

Cat Panella is a senior at Bethpage High School and this is her story, DUN DUN. Obviously a fan of Law and Order: SVU, Cat spends most of her time watching Netflix. When deciding to be productive, she focuses on her schoolwork a...

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Sal Signa

Technical Director

Sal Signa is a senior at Bethpage High School. This is his second year with the Bethpage TV News Team. Currently, he is the technical director of the TV news production for the school.  

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Joseph Michelson

Assistant Technical Director

Joseph Michelson is a sophomore at Bethpage High School. It is his first year in TV news production, and he is excited to join the team and get to work for the school community. He is an avid member of the Italian Club at BHS. In ...

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Steven Klauer

Teleprompter Director

Steven Klauer is a senior, and plays varsity lacrosse and football. Steven really enjoys fishing on his boat, and watching TV and movies. This is Steven’s first year at Bethpage TV in the news production. He will be writing ...

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Jessica Labozetta

Weather Girl

Jessica Labozetta is a senior at Bethpage High School. This is her first year involved in the Bethpage TV News production team, but that won’t stop her from contributing wholeheartedly and giving her all....

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Amanda O'Neill

Features Producer

Amanda O’Neill is sixteen years of age and a junior at Bethpage High School. Outside the classroom, Amanda plays on the varsity lacrosse, basketball, and volleyball team. Amanda enrolled in TV News Production to sharpen her researchin...

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Gavin Trzcinski

Reporter

Gavin is a junior at Bethpage High School. His favorite subject is science and he hopes to become a marine biologist in the future. Gavin spends his free time camping, playing video games or fishing. Some of Gavin’s favorite TV s...

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Mia Dircks

Reporter

Mia is a sophomore and this is her first year reporting for the Eagle’s Cry. She is looking forward to writing for the student body at Bethpage High School. You can find Mia at the track running in the 55m hurdles and the high...

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Alyson Mooney

Creative Consultant

Alyson is a senior at Bethpage High School. Having first period off is by far the best thing that has ever happened to her. She enjoys long, romantic walks through the mall... especially with her credit card. Alyson works at Ca...

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Samantha Pilarte

Reporter

Samantha is a junior at Bethpage High School, and this is her first year in journalism. Originally, Samantha lived in West Hempstead, and moved to Bethpage when she was three. She loves Maroon 5, Harry Styles, and french fries....

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Brian Saccone

Reporter

Brian is a junior at Bethpage High School. This is his first year working on the Eagle’s Cry. Outside journalism, he enjoys playing songs on the piano, doing sports activities, singing in the school’s chorus and enjoying junior ...

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Chandler Torres

Reporter

Chandler Torres is a junior at Bethpage High School. This is his first year writing for The Eagles Cry.

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Patrick Kerrigan

Reporter

Patrick is a sophomore at Bethpage High School, and this is his first year writing for The Eagle’s Cry. He enjoys studying and analyzing today’s topics such as politics, pop culture, and is also a very avid sports fan. He...

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Dylan Enright

Reporter

Dylan is a sophomore at Bethpage High School. He enjoys playing sports, listening to music, watching movies, and hanging out with friends. This is his first year participating in journalism.  

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Ashley Hagan

Reporter

Ashley is a junior at Bethpage High School and plays lacrosse. Her favorite subject is science and she hopes to become a pediatrician one day.

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Brandon Bestany

Reporter

Brandon is a junior at Bethpage High School. He plays varsity football and will be going into his second year of varsity lacrosse. Outside of school and sports, he loves to chill with his friends. He is a thrill seeker and loves...

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Marisa McCarthy

Reporter

Marisa McCarthy is a junior at Bethpage High School. She participates on the school’s Marine Fitness and Track team. In her free time she likes to read, travel, hangout with friends, and listen to music. It is her second year...

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Hannah Perkowsky

Reporter

Hannah is a junior at Bethpage High School. This is her first year writing for The Eagle’s Cry. She lived in Queens until she was 11, and moved to Bethpage. She enjoys writing, drawing, reading, and baking. She is a part of s...

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Alexander Salvata

Reporter

Alex is a junior at Bethpage High School. His favorite subject is science. One day he hopes to be a teacher. He also would like to have two dogs and two kids. This is his first year writing in journalism.  ...

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John Thomaidis

Reporter

Johnny is a sophomore at Bethpage High School. He plays ice hockey, soccer, and acoustic guitar. This is his first year writing for The Eagle’s Cry, and he is excited to write. One day he hopes to become a detective or forens...

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Kaitlynn Hattrick

Reporter

Kaitlynn is sixteen from Bethpage. She’s a junior who loves hanging out with her friends. This is Kaitlynn’s first year writing for The Eagle's Cry....

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Kaylagh Walsh

Reporter

Kaylagh is both everything and nothing at the same time; in fact, she is time.  She is space and air and life. She is the breeze you feel on a warm August afternoon and the sting of a February frost.  She is your greatest m...

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Nicole Massaro

Reporter

Hmm, so Nicole Massaro. You’re not expecting to learn anything about her...right? Well wrong! From what I hear, she’s a junior and is on her second year of varsity cheerleading and has been on marine fitness and track for...

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Rebecca Diers

Entertainment Editor

Rebecca Diers a senior at Bethpage High School, and has been a part of journalism for three years. She is part of the Bethpage Barracudas Swim Club, and also the Bethpage Varsity Swim Team, where she is one of the captains. Alo...

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Lanna Delaney

Op-ed Editor

Lanna Delaney is a senior at Bethpage High School. It's her third year in journalism. She was born in Germany and moved to Queens at age six. At age 14, she moved to Long Island. Her favorite food is gyros and her favorite ...

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