The Blue and Gold

The Student News Site of Bowditch Middle School

The Student News Site of Bowditch Middle School

The Blue and Gold

The Student News Site of Bowditch Middle School

The Blue and Gold

2021-2022 Staff

Kiana Cuevas
Journalist

Kiana Cuevas

My name is Kiana,I like playing basketball,I like the color purple,i dont have a favorite food I have 1 brother and 5 sisters.I also like playing games on my free time,such as gta,cod. I do not like 1 of my 5 sisters. 

Journalist

Daniel Shnayder

Daniel Shnayder - Personal Bio   Daniel S is an average teenager who likes to do things. He likes to game ninja io,and lors io. He also has a lot of hobbies and passions like jewelry making and flower composition. His best flower compositio...

Maya Nagar
Journalist

Maya Nagar

Maya is a 12-year-old who loves cooking and baking. In her spare time, she usually is sleeping or on her phone. Adding onto that, she likes drawing, making jewelry, and shopping. Maya has one dog named Spot and a cockatiel named Princess. Maya's favorite...

Simra Shahid
Journalist

Simra Shahid

Simra Shahid is 13 years old and enjoys listening to music and being with friends. She is almost never seen without earbuds plugged into her ears. She likes coffee and large crowds of people. Her career goals are to be a surgeon for her love of the i...

Griffin Kubitz
Journalist

Griffin Kubitz

Griffin Kubitz is 12 years old. He has one golden retriever and a sister. He plays soccer and likes to read. He is looking forward to this elective and is excited to see what articles others and himself will write. His favorite food is sushi and he l...

Lauren Nagamine
Journalist

Lauren Nagamine

Lauren Nagamine lives in Foster City with her mom, dad, sister, bunny, and dog. Her bunny’s name is Marble and her dog, Daisy is a Goldendoodle. She plays softball and dances. She has been playing softball since she was 5 and dancing since she was 4. ...

Emma Alford
Journalist

Emma Alford

 Emma Alford is a thirteen-year-old girl, a 7th-grade student in Bowditch middle school, she was born on October 21, 2008. Emma has one older brother, she also has a pet dog and a pet guinea pig. Her favorite food is takoyaki and pizza. In her free time, sh...

Sophia Dababo
Journalist

Sophia Dababo

Sophia is a 12 year old 7th grader, who grew up in Foster City. Sophia is part of a family of 9 (not including pets). She enjoys playing the piano, doing art, and reading. Her favorite genres are realistic fiction, and fantasy. During her spare tim...

Anushka Singh
Journalist

Anushka Singh

Anushka is a 7th grader. She has an older brother that is 17. She plays softball and has been playing for 7 years now. In her free time she likes to spend time with her family and friends. Her favorite food is Mac & Cheese. To relax she likes to l...

Claire Lam
Journalist

Claire Lam

Claire is a 12-year-old girl that spent all her life in Foster City. Her hobbies are drawing, reading, and playing games (As in Genshin Impact or Project Sekai). Her favorite genre would be fiction and realistic fiction. Claire also likes to watch anim...

Joey Shqair
Journalist

Joey Shqair

Joey Shqair is a 12 year old boy. Joey has one older sister named Givanna shqair and the parents of Lisa Shqair and Eyad Shqair. Joey loves to play sports and his top two sports are football and basketball. Joey's favorite subject in school is science be...

Levi Rakita
Journalist

Levi Rakita

Levi Rakita is a 12-year-old boy who lives with his mom, dad, sister, and cat.  He likes to play football and basketball and his favorite sports teams are the warriors and the 49ers.  In his free time, he likes to hang out with friends, play video ga...

Sarah Jongejan
Journalist

Sarah Jongejan

Sarah Jongejan is a 12-year-old seventh-grader who attends Bowditch Middle School. She spends her free time playing softball, watching Marvel movies, collecting Spider-Gwen comics, and picking up new interests. In school, forensic science and language a...

Natan Petel
Journalist

Natan Petel

Natan is 12 years old and is in 7th grade. He plays football, basketball and baseball. He is an outdoor person and he enjoys winter break over summer break. He has an older brother who is a freshman in highschool. He enjoys skiing and mountain biking. His...

Kinsey Kubitz
Journalist

Kinsey Kubitz

Kinsey Kubitz is a 12-year old 7th-grade student at Bowditch Middle School. Her favorite subjects in school are language arts and social studies. In her free time, they enjoy editing videos, playing soccer, drawing, and playing with their dog, Olive....

Mitsuki Okino
Journalist

Mitsuki Okino

Mitsuki is twelve years old(7th Grade), and she goes to Bowditch Middle School. Her hobbies are playing Basketball and Pickleball, and listening to music. She likes shopping. And she also likes tigers. But she dislikes dogs and cats. Her favorite foo...

Diya Poojary
Journalist

Diya Poojary

Diya is a 12-year old student who goes to Bowditch Middle School in Foster City. She enjoys sketching, reading fantasy fiction stories, and listening to K-pop music. She wants to learn to play a musical instrument, preferably the piano or the guitar. She li...

Jonathan Zetino
Journalist

Jonathan Zetino

Jonathan Zetino has a sweet taste in food, and his favorite food is Aroze con leche, and his favorite drink is horchata. He also likes dogs and he has a husky and a shizu. He dislikes cat’s. He hates sand and glitter. He has a good sense of humor, a...

Jeime Moreno
Journalist

Jeime Moreno

Jeime is a 11 year old student at Bowditch middle school, her hobbies are playing soccer,listening to music and sleeping.She was born on August 29 2009 at Redwood city, during her free time she enjoys playing sports and sleeping. Jeime favorite subjec...

Alex Wright
Journalist

Alex Wright

Alex Wright is a writer from Boston, MA. He enjoys programming video games. He wants to write about his experience, as he has met many people at bowditch who share his interests.

Raja Boudali
Journalist

Raja Boudali

Raja Boudali is a 7th grade student who moved to California at age 5 and is now a journalist for the school newspaper. In her free time Raja enjoys skateboarding, practicing guitar, hanging out with friends, art of all kinds including acrylic paintin...

Daniel Joseph Soler
Journalist

Daniel Joseph Soler

Daniel Joseph Soler or, DJ is a 12 year old student attending Bowditch Middle School and is now a Journalist for the Sail Bowditch Middle School’s newspaper. DJ was born in Palo Alto, California. He has two older siblings Evan(17) and Dylan(14). DJ enjo...

Gonzalo Bonaldi
Journalist

Gonzalo Bonaldi

Gonzalo Bonaldi was born in Burlingame. He is currently 12 years old. His mom and dad were both born in Argentina. His sister is 15 and was born in San Francisco. Gonzalo plays soccer for SVSA in the MLS Next bracket. He hopes to continue to impro...

Parker Jessup
Journalist

Parker Jessup

   Parker is a 12 year old boy. Parker has an older  brother named Jackson. Parker loves to play baseball and his favorite sport is baseball. Parker is a big fan of the San Francisco Giants. In his free time Parker likes to play video games or ha...

Nagisa Kikuchi
Journalist

Nagisa Kikuchi

Nagisa Kikuchi is just a normal 7th grade, 12 years old boy. I like to play a video game called Fortnite, an online battle royal game where you can communicate with your friends and there is als lots of fun modes in the game.My favorite TV show is the...

Ashley Turek
Journalist

Ashley Turek

    Ashley Turek Bio   Ashley Turek is a 12 year old 7th grader. She likes to bike, play soccer, do art, and hang out with her friends in her freetime. Ashley’s favorite sport is soccer and she plays for United. One of her favorite...

Lukas Fitzgerald
Journalist

Lukas Fitzgerald

Lukas Fitzgerald 12, Who likes playing football and soccer is a new journalist on “The Sail”. He enjoys baking and video games, his favorite thing to bake is his world famous cookie brownie bars. He loves Marvel movies and Harry Potter books.   Lukas enjoys sp...

Renee Pi
Journalist

Renee Pi

Renee Pi is a 7th-grade journalist at Bowditch Middle school. Born in the state of Washington, she moved to Foster City, California at the age of 5. She lives with her mom, dad, annoying little sister. In her free time, she likes to read, draw, write ...

Daniel Oh
Journalist

Daniel Oh

Daniel Oh was born on October 27, 2008, and he enjoys designing mechanisms in his free time, as he’s constantly trying to increase his creativity and inventiveness with his projects.  Soccer is one of his hobbies, and he has two cats named Auggie a...

Ian Wang
Journalist

Ian Wang

   Ian Wang is a 12 year old 7th grader currently going to Bowditch Middle school. He lives with his parents, sister and several unnamed fish at home. He has several hobbies, and one of which is biking, as he bikes to middle school and sometimes his...

Tyler Dang
Journalist

Tyler Dang

Tyler Dang is 12 years old and is in 7th grade. He plays baseball and in his free time plays video games. He has a dog, brother, mom, and dad. His favorite subject is math and favorite food is chicken tenders. Some of his favorite video games are Minecr...

Aravind Acharya
Journalist

Aravind Acharya

Aravind Acharya is a 12-year-old 7th-grade journalist who was born in India on Dec 1, 2008. He likes to read books and programming. Other than English, he also speaks Kannada, an Indian regional language. His favorite animal is the penguin, and his favorite...

Alexis Kushnir
Journalist

Alexis Kushnir

Alexis Kushnir was born on March 11th, 2009 in San Francisco California. Currently, she lives in Foster City California with her cat, brother, and mom. She doesn’t really have any hobbies, but is a gymnast.    

Freddie Wolfe
Journalist/Editor

Freddie Wolfe

  Winnifred “Fred” Wolfe (Hebrew name פראַדל צדקה) is 13 years old and was born in Tucson, Arizona. She has also lived in Iowa and Southern California before Foster City. Their hobbies include the clarinet, reading, writing, dancing, and ...

Emily Ma
Journalist/Editor

Emily Ma

Emily Ma is outgoing, funny, and excited to be a part of the journalism class! She chose this class with the hopes of improving her writing skills and to gain an inside view of the production of newspapers. Her hobbies include reading, drawing, and p...

Alice Han
Journalist/Editor

Alice Han

Alice is twelve years old and in 7th grade. She lives with her parents and younger brother. She really enjoys playing softball, doing art, and reading. In her free time, she practices piano, plays with her Rubik’s cubes, and hangs out with friends. Her...

Alexandra Pursnani
Journalist/Editor

Alexandra Pursnani

Alexandra Pursnani is a creative, kool cid 7th grade Taurus in Bowditch Middle School. She loves to write, play sports and video games, listen to music, draw, and more. Boba tea and coffee (specifically from Tpumps and Starbucks) are for sure her fav...

Pachitsha Vang
Journalist/Editor

Pachitsha Vang

  Pachitsha is a 13 year old girl who loves anime. She enjoys watching anime, listening to music, taking pictures, reading books or anime manga, and hanging out with her family and friends. Pachitsha took Journalism because she likes writing and s...

Prerna Gopinath
Journalist/Editor

Prerna Gopinath

Prerna Gopinath is 12 years old and is in the 7th grade. She loves reading, especially The Penderwicks and the Septimus Heap Series. She plays soccer and softball and enjoys both. Prerna also enjoys writing, baking, and photography. She has an annoying younger br...

Vinisha Sharma
Journalist/Editor

Vinisha Sharma

Vinisha Sharma is 12 years old and is from Bangalore, India. She is a 7th grader Journalist in Bowditch Middle School. She lives with her mother, Aarti, father, Ajay, and elder sister Vanshika. She enjoys biking, skating, making paper crafts, and campin...

Pragnya Keerthivasan
Journalist/Editor

Pragnya Keerthivasan

Pragnya Keerthivasan is a 7th grader journalist in Bowditch Middle School. In her free time, she reads novels and does art. Her favorite book series is the Harry Potter series, mostly because she loves fantasies and magical creatures. She lives in Foster ...

Francez Santos
Journalist/Editor

Francez Santos

Francez Santos is a 12-year-old journalist going to Bowditch Middle School. Her love for writing started all the way back in 3rd grade. That particular hobby has been flourished ever since that beginning. Francez enjoys various novels, especially ones...

Katherine Lu
Journalist/Editor

Katherine Lu

Katherine Lu is a twelve-year-old student attending seventh grade at Bowditch Middle School. She was born in Redwood City on May 10th, 2009 and currently lives in Foster City. Katherine enjoys listening to music, reading, and drawing in her free time. ...

Journalist/Editor

Zofia Patel

Zofia Patel is a 7th grade student at Bowditch middle school. They love swimming and all other forms of water sports and activities too, from kayaks to wake-boarding. They also love all frozen water sports (snow and ice sports). They also like dogs an...

JC Siapno
journalist

JC Siapno

JC is a 7th grader, 12 year old who likes video games. He likes books that he is familiar with. His favorite music ranges from a lot but mostly likes the songs from less known singers. HE has always wanted a dog but has never been able to. sometimes he...

Neil Bhatkhande
Swag Reporter

Neil Bhatkhande

Neil likes to play Minecraft. He used to be scared of water but he overcame his fear and went on to make it to the bronze level swim team, which he later quit after being satisfied. He enjoys hanging out with friends and playing games. He is a bit comp...

Krishna Garikipati
editor/journalist

Krishna Garikipati

  Krishna Garikipati is 12 years old and was born in the USA. He has a sister called Sai who is in 2 grade. He plays Cod, apex legend, and Minecraft. His favorite food is anything that has chicken in it. He has been to a lot of countries incl...

Matteo Tang
Editor/SwagJournalist

Matteo Tang

Matteo is a 7th grade student at Bowditch born on May 14, 2009 who moved to California at not even a year old. He enjoys playing being a hyper gamer, writing scripts for youtue videos, and programing in his free time. He can program Python 1-3, C#,C++,...

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