The Hurricane Eye

2010-2011 Staff

Sophie Angel

Sophie, a senior, is an exchange student from France who loves discovering other cultures. During her high school years in France, Sophie was very involved in her Cinema class and directed two movies. Next year, she will study...

Ethan Dornfeld

Ethan Dornfeld, a senior at WHBHS, is in his second year writing for The Hurricane Eye.  He plays the drums, last year starting the WHBHS SKA band, The Blazing Beaverducks.  Ethan also plays in pep band, drum line, pit band...

Dineen O’Rourke

Dineen is a junior at WHBHS and staff editor for The Hurricane Eye, editing the journalists' articles in her spare time.  Her main passion is music; she plays guitar and ukulele and is an avid concert go-er with an unhealthy obsessio...

Nicole Stanek

Nicole is a senior at WHBHS who plans to major in creative writing as a college student in New York City. She enjoys discovering quirky new music, meeting new people, documenting little moments throughout her life, and spending...

Kira Cummings

Kira is a senior this year at WHBHS. She yearns to live amid the busy streets of Manhattan, although she’s a rather quiet person who enjoys the serenity of nature. She is deeply interested in the human psyche, and holds a great...

Jessica Baltar

Jessica, a sophomore at WHBHS, has lived with her huge family of 11 in Westhampton for 8 years. She loves to sing, write, cook, and use her imagination. Her personality is filled with silliness and a good sense of humor. Her favorite...

Ethan Dornfeld

Ethan is a junior at WHBHS.  He brought Rock and Wrap It Up, a food recovery program, to his school, and delivers food to shelters on a weekly basis.  He volunteers in the hospital and education departments of the Wildlife Rescue...

Desiree Martyn

Desiree is a senior at WHBHS who lives in the quiet town of East Quogue.  Though bleak and unexciting, the ghosts of some of her best memories live in the town that she’ll soon be leaving. She  has two simple passions - writing...

Brett Ryan

Brett, a Senior at WHBHS from Quogue, has a passion for the page. This is Brett’s Fourth year writing for the Hurricane Eye, and she loves reporting on entertainment, especially music. In her spare time Brett enjoys listening...

Gina Marie Reichert

Gina Marie, a junior at Westhampton Beach, enjoys writing about the problems teenagers face in high school and giving advice. She hopes to get through to her peers with her writing. She feels strongly about each article she writes....

Taylor McIntyre

Taylor is a sophomore from East Moriches.  She enjoys listening to music, writing, shopping and mostly hanging out with her friends.  She is a varsity cheerleader and a dancer.  Her favorite classes are Journalism, English,...

Aidan Stasi

Aidan Stasi is a junior at WHBHS. He loves playing volleyball and is involved with his school team and a Long Island club team that travels all up and down the east coast. Aidan listens to all different types of music, mostly...

Katie Kuroski

Katie is a senior at WHBHS who spends her Sundays watching the Giants and the rest of her time out with her friends. Going to the beach and shopping are two of her most favorite things. But isn’t that the case for most 17-year-old...

Taylor Jenkins

Taylor Jenkins walks the halls as a sophomore at WHBHS with an open heart and warm smile. She loves to sing, act, and dance. She loves all music but her favorite is Taylor Swift. Taylor is currently a JV cheerleader and loves...

Maria Clarabella

Maria, a senior at WHBHS, is an exchange student from Indonesia. A writer, a learner, and a piano player, she has a curious mind and loves to read, laugh out loud and have long and tireless conversations with those who share her...

Lauren Carroll

Lauren, a sophomore at WHBHS, lives in East Quogue and is the captain of the junior varsity cheerleading team. Her favorite subjects include English, Journalism, biology and of course, lunch. She loves listening to music and discovering...

Sharlene Toussaint

Sharlene is a junior at WHBHS. She loves to dance and enjoys playing volleyball. Sharlene is currently a member of the dance team at her school and performs for different occasions such as the Battle of the Bands and 3O hour famine....

Alex Keneiby

Alex is a junior at WHBHS who enjoys writing about sports. Alex hopes to make a career in sport broadcasting with his journalism skills. Alex wants to attend Syracuse University to let all his talents flourish in one of the best...

Lauren Hill

Lauren is a sophomore from Westhampton Beach.  She enjoys photography and the beach and hopes to learn how to surf this summer. Lauren loves her English, French and Journalism classes, and would love to study abroad in college....

Hannah Love

Hannah is a senior living in WHB who is currently dealing with senioritis. She enjoys going to beach, photography and the weekends. She is looking forward to an acceptance letter to at least one of the six schools she applied...

Laurie Vetter

Laurie is a senior from EQ who can’t wait to graduate and plans on majoring in nursing. She was accepted to Harding University in August—so she is enjoying a relaxed senior year! She enjoys reading, playing the piano, and...

Felicia Santiago

Felicia, a junior from EMO, loves to read and write poetry. Her biggest achievement is her writing. During boring days at home she loves to sit in bed and think of things to write about. She can write for hours on end and still...

Krissy Hoefer

Krissy is a junior from East Quogue who enjoys hanging out with friends, playing guitar, and free-writing. This is her first year on the JV cheerleading team and she absolutely loves it. The two places she loves the most is New...

Kirsten Phillips Mett

Ms. Phillips teaches English, Journalism, and Broadcast Journalism at WHBHS.  A WHB alumnus, Ms. Phillips has been teaching Journalism in the district since 1996. In 2007, the Journalism program expanded to include Broadcast...

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