Voice of the Students

El Diablo

2017-2018 Staff

Liana Bygel

Online Editor

My name is Liana Bygel,  I am a online arts editor for El Diablo. Other than the newspaper I am also on the high school golf and dance team. I love to travel and I want to be able to use what I learn this year as I travel later...

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Mo Murray

Sports Editor

My name is Mo Murray, I'm a junior at DHS and a sports editor for El Diablo. I am also involved with girls soccer, link crew and theater. I really love writing, painting, playing music and watching excessive amounts of The Office...

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Tatum Behn


Hi, my name is Tatum Behn and I'm a senior at DHS! I am a photographer for the newspaper and I also like to travel, hike, and hangout with my friends outside of school!

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Irie Sentner

Specials Editor

I'm Irie and I'm a Specials editor this year. Apart from El Diablo, I'm in DECA and Programming Club. I love skiing, reading, and playing with my dog.

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Beech Moenning

Head Sports Editor

I began taking the journalism class as a freshman and now, as a junior I am the head sports editor for the el diablo newspaper. I run both cross-country and track which both happen to be something I am very passionate about. I...

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Ian Mattox

Advertisement Editor

Ian Mattox is a sophomore at Durango High School and is excited to be the Advertisement Editor  of El Diablo Newspaper staff for 2016-17.  He enjoys many activities outside of school including soccer, skiing, biking, and rafting...

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Lilah Slaughter

Feature Online Editor

Lilah Slaughter is the online feature editor for El Diablo. As a Junior, she has been part of El Diablo for three years. First, as a reporter, and then as an editor. She enjoys writing for El Diablo because it gives her the opportunity...

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Tierney Brennan

Specials Online Editor

Tierney Brennan is very enthused to be working as El Diablo's specials online editor this year. She is extremely grateful for this opportunity and can not wait to began working with her fellow editors and reporters. Outside of...

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Brianna Brown

Specials Editor

Brianna Brown is a specials editor for El Diablo. As a Junior, she had been journalism class for two years. This will be her first year as an editor. She really excited about working on the paper as an editor and perfecting...

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Haley Szczech

News Head Editor

My name is Haley Szczech and I'm a junior at DHS. I've been a journalist with the newspaper since my freshman year, and this year I am the News Head Editor. Outside of El Diablo, I am involved with Troupe 1096, the theatre troupe...

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Jenna Beckley

Staff Photographer

My name is Jenna and this year I'm the Head Photographer for El Diablo! I share this position with Maddie, a very good friend of mine. I am a senior this year, and I plan on attending Montana State University or CU Boulder next y...

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Maddie Dearien

Staff Photographer

Hi my name is Maddie, I am a senior and a co-head photographer for the newspaper. Along with being part of this, I play soccer, figure skate, and am also part of NHS, Interact, and MYAC. ...

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Gwen Stoddard

Online Sports Editor

Gwen Stoddard is the online sports editor. Although this is her first year as an editor of El Diablo, she is a talented writer and previously worked as a reporter. When not writing, she plays soccer and enjoys hiking, camping,...

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Caroline Knight

Features Editor

Caroline Knight is a features editor and first year El Diablo staff member.  She plays soccer for the high school, skis, and is a member of DECA and Fashion Club. Caroline is a Sophomore at Durango High School.

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Emma Jaber

Arts Editor

Hi I'm Emma! I've been on the El Diablo staff for 3 years, but this is my second year as the arts editor. At school, I enjoy working on the paper and participating in Interact. When I'm not at school, I'm either playing tennis,...

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Cassandra Blau


My name is Cassandra Blau I have been on the newspaper staff for 3 years and have been a photographer for two years. Outside of school I run Track and dance.

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Afton Mann

Art Section Head

Hi I’m Afton, and I’m a senior at Durango High School. I am the Head Arts Editor of the El Diablo Newspaper. This will be my second year as a Head Editor and my third year on staff. Outside of newspaper, I enjoy being the...

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Carter Reiter

Sports Editor

Hi! I'm Carter Reiter and I'm a Senior at DHS. I've been on Staff since my sophomore year and this year, I'll be the Managing Editor. Outside of newspaper, I am involved with Student Council, where I'm the Student Body Co-President,...

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Paxton Scott

Online Head Editor

Since Paxton Scott first joined the journalism class his freshmen year, he has been dedicated to the idea of bringing useful and entertaining information to the DHS student group in a palatable form. As a news editor, he worked on...

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