The Wingspan

2018-2019 Staff

Jew'lea Israel


 Hello, I am Jew’lea Israel. I’m currently a freshman at Norristown Area High School. I enjoy drawing cartoon characters and realistic people. I also enjoy making advanced picture edits and swimming. I have 5 siblings, an...

Britney Cervantes-Picil


Hello, my name is Britney Cervantes-Picil. I am currently in the tenth grade, and I’ll turn 16 in early November. Most of my time is spent taking care of my baby sister. I surprisingly love reading a lot! When I’m not taking ca...

Christinna Longenecker

Staff Reporter

Hello! I’m Christinna Longenecker, a first year Wingspan writer. I’m pretty much one of those faces that you pass in the hall but can’t put a name to. There’s a lot of release that comes from writing, and I think that’s...

Jaylen Young

Staff Reporter

My name is Jaylen Young. I'm a freshman at Norristown Area High School. I'm 14 years old, and a few of my hobbies are reading, playing video games, and fantasy writing.

Mathya Clay

Staff Reporter

Hi I’m Mathya! (Ma-Ty-Ya *It’s pronounced wrong a lot*). I’m currently a Freshman on my first year of the Wingspan. I spend most of my time outside of school working with the Junior Varsity cheer team. Outside of cheer...

Jon'nette Kidd

Staff Reporter

I am currently a Freshman and Staff Reporter for the Norristown Area High School Wingspan. I am also on the JV Norristown Cheer Team.

Shanekia Coombs

Staff Reporter

I am from Kingston, Jamaica and have just moved to the United States. I am currently in the 11th grade. I consider myself a wonderful person. I enjoy chatting on the phone via text and watching movies on Netflix.  I like to play...

Duyen To

Staff Reporter

My name is Duyen, and I am currently in 10th grade. I am an Assistant Editor of the Wingspan. I enjoy sleeping, eating, reading manga, and listening to music. I hope you enjoy our news website and get important information.

Maria Gonzalez-Ortiz

Staff Writer

Hey my name is Maria. I am currently a freshman, so this is my first year working on The Wingspan. I am passionate about dancing, which I have been doing seriously since I was a little girl. I see myself doing in the future. The ma...

Cy'Asia Heyward

Staff Writer

My name is Cy’Asia,  but everyone calls me Asia. I am currently a Junior at NAHS. Some of my hobbies are writing, singing, reading, and shopping. I have been in The NAHS Choir for 2 years and I love it....

Jonathan Eisen


I have been teaching at Norristown Area High School for five years; however, this is my first year as the adviser for the Wingspan.  Along with both School Publications classes, I teach a ninth grade class called Literacy for Life...

Gabrielle DeFrangesco


I am currently a Sophomore and Editor-in-Chief for the Norristown Area High School Wingspan. I am also on the Varsity Field Hockey team, Varsity Swimming Team, and  Varsity Softball team for NAHS.

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