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2017-2018 Staff

Holly Spragg

Staff Writer

I am Holly Spragg and this is my first year on the Stampede staff.  I am a sophomore.  I have a pet hedgehog named Luna.  I have 2 golden retrievers and 2 corgis.  I also have an orange cat named Oliver. ...

Sophie Kluge

Staff Writer

My name is Sophie Kluge and I am a junior! I am a staff writer this year. I like to hang out with my friends, read the news, and hang out with my dog! I moved from Illinois when I was in third grade and have been in Great Falls...

Sophie Aron

Staff Writer

Hi! I’m Sophie Aron and I’m finally a senior this year! I really, really love photography and am hoping I’ll be able to take lots of pictures this year for the newspaper! Along with photography, I also enjoy traveling and...

Quinn Soltesz

Staff Writer

My name is Quinn Soltesz. I am a sophomore here at CMR. This is my first year on staff at the Stampede. As well as being on staff for newspaper, I am involved in student government, BPA, and CMR Swimming. I really enjoy being...

Quincy Schmechel

Editorial Board

Howdy! My name is Quincy Schmechel, and I’m a senior this year at CMR. I have been a part of the Stampede staff for three years now, and am excited to be taking another editorial role this year as writing and grammar editor....

Chloe Geary

Staff Writer

My name is Chloe Janelle. I’m on staff this year. I’m a senior. My favorite movie is Finding Nemo. I love dogs. I love murder mysteries. My mom is my best friend. I’m just here to have a good time. Live laugh love.

McKenzie Connell

Staff Writer

Hi! I’m the Stampede’s Baby Mac, and I am a sophomore. I was on staff last year, and get to enjoy everyone’s company again this year! Along with being a part of the school newspaper, I also run cross country at CMR. I love...

Maygie Li

Staff Writer

Senior. Newspaper lacky. Me in a nutshell. I’m 5’2, but my attitude is 6 foot. Coffee doesn’t wake me up, I wake up for coffee. I’m planning to be an artist, so basically no job, no career, no money. Get out of my way…I...

Mackenzie George

Editor in Chief

Hi! My name is Mackenzie George, and I am the editor-in-chief of the Stampede. This is my third year on staff and my second year as editor-in-chief. I run cross country and play tennis for the Rustlers. I have loved my time in...

Kaylebb Stahmer

Staff Writer

My name is Kaylebb Stahmer and I’m a sophomore at CMR. This year marks my first year being on the Stampede staff, and I’m quite excited to be part of the newspaper. I’m definitely an indoorsy kind of dude, as I love reading...

Julia Gremaux

Photo Editor

Hello there! My name is Julia Gremaux and I am the photo editor of the Stampede. This is my third year and final year as I am graduating this year. I am camera shy, but love taking pictures.  I like to jam to swing music...

JJ Slater

Staff Writer

My name is JJ Slater and I am a junior here at CMR. This is my first year as part of the newspaper and I am super excited to show off my writing. I have 2 dogs and their names are Chip and Max. My little brother Colsen Slater...

Grace Carr

Staff Writer

My name is Grace Carr and I am a sophomore at CMR. I am a staff writer for the Stampede and this is my first year being a part of the newspaper staff. I love the outdoors and some of my favorite activities include fly-fishing,...

Gauthier Paget

Staff Writer

Bonjour, I am Gauthier, the exchange student from France, Sophie is my host sister. I’m 15, I am in 11th  grade this year. I have 3 sisters. I love taking pictures of everything but nature pictures are my favorite. I als...

Gabrielle Pope

Online Editor

Hi! My name is Gabrielle Pope and I am a junior, this is my second year on the Stampede staff after taking Intro to Journalism my freshman year. I am the online editor this year and am looking forward to a year filled with fun...

Emily Cappis

Editorial Board

Greetings! My name is Emily Cappis, this is my third year on staff. I am one of the three head editors, with my area of expertise being in layout, and design. I am excited to bring fresh ideas to our beloved paper. When not working...

Clara McClain

Editorial Board

Hi! I’m Clara McClain and I’m the interview/student outreach coach here at the Stampede for CMR. I have been on staff for four years, since I got to be involved when I was a freshman. I enjoy long walks on the beach, the Wonder...

Callan Garner

Staff Writer

Hey my name is Callan Garner. I am now a junior in high school and I am a staff writer on the Stampede. I have grown up in Montana my entire life except for two years when I lived in Louisiana. The stories that have been “a...



My name is Austin McIntosh. I am a junior at CMR. This is my first year being on the Stampede staff. I’m very independent, and generally get along well with others. I love listening to music. My favorite band is Fifth Harmony....

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