Senate Representatives

by Brett Parsons

Julie Lisboa, 9

Have you ever been part of senate before?

No

Why did you run for office?

I ran for office because I love being a leader, and I have had a lot of experience with it in the past.

How many years have you been at HB?

I have been at HB for 12 years.

What type of music do you listen to?

I like to listen to pop music.

What is your favorite word?

My favorite word is bobble.

What movie or book character can you most relate to?

I don’t really have anyone that I can most relate to.

What is your perfect pizza?

My perfect pizza is barbecue chicken with white sauce and caramelized onions.

If you could be trapped on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

I would want to be trapped with my mom because I know that I can count on her to get us back home.

Alise Adornado, 9

Have you ever been part of senate before?

No

Why did you run for office?

I’ve been described as a leader, and at my old school I was in student council

How many years have you been at HB?

1st year

What type of music do you listen to?

Pop, Indie pop and rock

What is your favorite word?

“Strive” because I’m constantly striving to achieve my goals.

What movie or book character can you most relate to?

Tris Prior from Divergent. This may sound generic, but I think many teens can relate to her because her story is just that, relatable. Everyone is telling her she has to choose one thing, be one thing, but how can she? I can relate to this because often in society we are told to focus on one aspect and perfect it, but my virtue is a mixture of all these identities just like Tris.

What is your perfect pizza?

Just cheese, margarita

If you could be trapped on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

My mom, she would keep my hopes up and she’s a good person to talk to

Ella P, 10

Have you ever been part of senate before?

Nope, this is my first year! I love it.

Why did you run for office?

I’ve run for office (unsuccessfully) for many years… I think it has always interested me. I like being able to lead and being able to take control and change things for the better. I also love my whole class and I think this position makes me feel closer to them.

How many years have you been at HB?

Since third grade! It’s crazy.

What type of music do you listen to?

Everything, mostly. I like jazz, classical, alternative, electronic, acoustic, and also really old music… I just don’t like rap.

What is your favorite word?

I like the word barbacoa. I also like maelstrom, which we just learned in English.

What is your perfect pizza?

Thin crust Margherita!

If you could be trapped on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

I don’t know who exactly, but someone very interesting who could tell me a lot of things.

Isha Lele, 10

Have you ever been part of senate before?

No.

Why did you run for office?

Every year in middle school I had a leadership position and not having one in freshmen year made me realize how much I loved it

How many years have you been at HB?

7 years

What type of music do you listen to?

Alternative rock

What is your favorite word?

Bamboozle

What movie or book character can you most relate to?

Harry Potter because I’m secretly a wizard

What is your perfect pizza?

Cheese, no tomato sauce

If you could be trapped on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

Ciuni, because I want my common places to stay up to par

Alley Persky, 11

Have you ever been part of senate before?

Yes, last year

Why did you run for office?
I liked it last year and I thought I was good at it and my class enjoyed having me

How many years have you been at HB?

A long time- 15 years

What type of music do you listen to?

I like One Direction and I listen to the radio a lot

What is your favorite word?

I like the word “package.”

What is your perfect pizza?

Pepperoni and Pineapple

What movie or book character can you most relate to?

I like Amanda Bynes’s character in she’s the man. I don’t know if I relate, but I really like her.

If you could be stuck on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

My dog, because he’s the best.

Maren Butler, 11

Have you ever been part of senate before?

No

Why did you run for office?

I thought it would be a fun opportunity to lead my class.

How many years have you been at HB?

14 years

What type of music do you listen to?

Pop

What is your favorite word?

Shenanigans

What is your perfect pizza?

This crust cheese!

If you could be trapped on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

My sister Sarah because we would be able to work together well, even though we might fight a little!

Lizzy Crotty, 12

Have you ever been part of senate before?

Yes, sophomore year

Why did you run for office?

I want to help represent the voice of my class and make this the best senior year ever.

How many years have you been at HB?

14

What type of music do you listen to?

All music

What is your favorite word?

“Astute”

What movie or book character can you most relate to?

Beyoncé from the concert movie that I will make

What is your perfect pizza?

Pizza with pineapple- thick and soft crust- lots of cheese

If you could be trapped on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

Someone who knows how to build a helicopter out of sand

Julie Cotticia, 12

Have you ever been part of senate before?

Yes, I was co-president junior year.

Why did you run for office?

I ran for office my junior year because I wanted to get the chance to represent my grade after they had been so nice to me when I came to HB my freshman year!

How many years have you been at hb?

I came to HB in ninth grade, so four years

What type of music do you listen to?

I love all types of music, especially the kind that I can sing badly to in the car.

What is your favorite word?

Hmmm, I think “yikes”– it just applies to everything

What movie or book character can you most relate to?

Can it be a TV show? I think I’m gonna go with Andy Dwyer and Leslie Knope from Parks and Rec. I just relate to both of them in so many different ways.

What is your perfect pizza?

Lots and lots of cheese

If you could be trapped on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

Chris Pratt, I don’t think I need to explain why.

Morgan Whaley, 12

Have you ever been part of senate before?

This is my first year as a part of Senate

Why did you run for office?

I ran for office because I really care about The HB community! I believe every person has great input and ideas but it takes an approachable person to get those ideas across, which I perceive I am.

How many years have you been at HB?

I started HB my freshman year (2012-2013 school year).

What type of music do you listen to?

The genre of music I have the most knowledge in is indie/folk/rockish (my favorite band at the moment is The National) but honestly, I’m open to all types of music. Just like most things, if it’s good, it’s good.

What is your favorite word?

My favorite word is “obsidian.”

What movie or book character can you most relate to?

Either Billy from The Seven Psychopaths or Olaf from Frozen.

What is your perfect pizza?

Hot out the oven everything pizza
 with a little bit of cooked tomato sauce on a thick crust.

If you could be trapped on a deserted island with one person who would it be and why?

I would pick Cartier Pitts because together we would absurdly joke and find light in being trapped in a deserted island and I would never be bored. We would be found because someone would hear our loud crying laughter.