2018-2019 Staff

Ms. Donohue

Instructor

CHS English/HS Publications Teacher

Megan Horner

Editor-In-Chief

Megan Horner is a Senior at Carterville High School. Her hobbies include art, photography, poetry, and literature. She is the Editor of The Sphinx and hopes to pursue a career in art and in Women's Rights. She loves Harry Pott...

Sydney Brown

Arts and Entertainment/ Laughing Lions Editor

Sydney Brown is a junior. She enjoys spending her weekends with friends and watching movies is a large pastime of hers . Sydney often has freak out moments in the presence of doggies and can be spotted wearing a large sweatshirt...

Toby Beyke

News Editor

Toby is a Junior at Carterville High School, keeping active in the school through Choir, Marching Band, and Scholar Bowl, among other fields that take up way too much of his time. He fritters away his existence studying for AP U...

Mckenzie Rogman

Sports Editor

"Don't let fear tear you down." A senior at Cartervillle High School, she loves to participate in sports and other activities. She spends most of her time either in the gym, out on the softball field, or with friends. She loves...

Raegan Lewis

Staff Writer

Raegan is a Carterville High School freshman who likes to sing, participate in theater, and put on almost too much highlight. She also enjoys watching a lot of The Vampire Diaries and loves Ariana Grande. In her free time, yo...

Julie Walder

Staff Writer

Julie moved here a year ago from the New Orleans area. Her and her family moved here because her father's work transferred them to Illinois. She has only one brother who is younger than her.  She used to volunteer on the miracle...

Kelsey Mendoza

Staff Writer

Kelsey is a junior at Carterville High School. She spends most of her time out with friends whenever she isn't making sandwiches at Quiznos. Kelsey enjoys watching Netflix and eating chocolate. She loves to cook and never holds...

Audrey Snyder

Staff Writer

Audrey Snyder is a Junior at Carterville High School. Her loves are McDoubles and Mountain Dew. Audrey's favorite subject in school is English, because she really enjoys writing! She isn't involved in any sports but loves to go...

Alexi Swalls

Staff Writer

Alexi is a senior at Carterville High School and is involved in various clubs and sports such as FBLA, FCCLA, Student Council, Volleyball, and Basketball. Alexi loves spending her free time hanging out with friends and watching The Off...

Caylah Keim

Staff Writer

Caylah Keim is the youngest looking 17-year-old you will find in Carterville, Illinois. She enjoys being with her friends Anna Hartford and McKenzie Rogman, who are also part of the Sphinx family. The small senior is commonly...

Kyle Wilson

Staff Writer

Kyle Wilson is a photography fanatic of a sophomore.  He spends his time watching 90's films, DIY YouTube videos, and writing poetry.  Kyle loves getting out into nature by going hiking, canoeing, and swimming.  At school,...

Taylor Wallace

Staff Writer

“I never look back darling. It distracts me from the now.” -Edna Mode Junior Taylor Wallace can often be found expressing herself through Disney quotes, song lyrics, and vines. Taylor is a lover of books, writing, sleeping,...

Zakaria Jackson

Staff Writer

Zakaria Jackson is a Junior at Carterville High School. She has very strong aspirations. After high school, she wants to take a year break, then become a flight attendant. she spends her free time watching Youtube and making fun proj...

Chelsea Chartrau

Staff Writer

As a Carterville freshman, Chelsea Chartrau is still getting used to things. However, her life seems to be getting better and better each day. She enjoys relaxing, playing Uno, and almost any form of art. She plans on staying...

Chloe Finn

Staff Writer

Chloe is a junior at the high school and is involved with Student Council, Student Leadership Council, Interact Club, Youth and Government, and the Fall Play. She is often mistaken for Maggie Chen. She enjoys makeup, music, running,...

Anna Hartford

Staff Writer

Anna Hartford is a senior at Carterville High School who loves playing volleyball and softball for CHS. She is popularly known as Joseph, with the funny accent. She is obsessed with watching The Flash on Netflix while eating...

Julia Stroud

Staff Writer

Julia is a junior and is active in many clubs such as Student Council, Student Leadership Council, Interact Club, Rocket Club, and FCA. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Her favorite foods...

Jamie Leonard

Staff Writer

Jamie Leonard is an semi-outgoing sophomore at Carterville High School. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. In her free time, she likes to watch a variety of movies. She also likes to watch the show World of Danc...

Ryley Bisaillon

Staff Writer

Ryley Bisaillon is a Senior at Carterville High School. She is outgoing, artistic, and enjoys hanging out with her friends. Ryley's laugh is extremely loud and known by many. Ryley's favorite restaurant is New Kahala, and she...

Reese Herrin

Staff Writer

Reese is a senior at Carterville High School. She enjoys hanging out with friends and family in her free time. Reese has ran cross country and track all four years. She is a member of many clubs including Student Council, FBLA,...

Macey Keim

Staff Writer

As a Carterville High School freshman, Macey Keim likes dogs, applesauce, and naps. She also enjoys re-watching Friends and The Fosters. She never ties her own shoes and always has on bracelets. Due to her shyness, it may seem like ...

Dylan Gossett

Staff Writer

Dylan Gossett is a senior at Carterville High School. He is a member of Student Leadership Council, Interact Club, Youth and Government, as well as the Fall Play. He enjoys watching movies, listening to music, hiking, and hanging...

Tomi Boggess

Writer

Tomi Boggess is a junior at Carterville High School. She loves to play softball and spend time with her friends. Tomi enjoys being involved in her school. When she's not playing softball, she likes to hangout with all of her friends...

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