The Red & Black

2019-2020 Staff

Delaney Reh

Editor in chief

Delaney is a senior at PMHS and it is her third year on The Red and Black. She is the Editor in Chief and in the past has held the title of Photo Editor. She works as a Junior Reporter for the publication Greater Long Island and h...

Isabella Scuteri

Editor in chief

Isabella is a senior at Patchogue-Medford High School and fourth year journalism student . She is the Editor in Chief and helped get the newspaper off the ground as it started her freshman year. To further her journalism knowl...

Gail Comiskey


Gail is a sophomore; it’s her 2nd year writing for The Red and Black.  She also reports for Raider TV. After school, she is goalie for the Varsity Field Hockey team. She loves mozzarella sticks and being lazy with her German Shepa...

Elizabeth Niemiec


Grade 12 "What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven't happened yet." - Anne Frank

Sarah Varghese

Assistant Editor

Grade 12  

Nick Matteo

Staff Writer

Nick is a junior at PMHS. Nick loves to read comic books, play video games, and so much more. Nick is a very kind, intelligent, caring, helpful, and loving student to all that attend PMHS. Nick is currently a part of the Robo...

Michael Adams

Staff Writer

Mike is a senior at PMHS. Mike likes to watch, and play, sports. Mike is outgoing, caring, a leader, and funny. Mike is also a member of the History Honor Society, PTSA, and is a member of the track team. Mike works at Sunset...

Sofia Oakley

Staff Writer

Sofia is a senior at Patchogue Medford High School. This is her first year working for The Red and Black, although she has written for the newspaper in the previous year. Sofia spends her summers as a lifeguard and in her free t...

Allyson Ferrari

Staff Writer

Allyson is a first year member of The Red and Black. She has also been a part of the Yearbook for two years. In her free time she likes to go to concerts and read. She also enjoys hanging out with friends. Allyson favorite subje...

Abigail Yoches

Staff Writer

Abby is a senior and this is her first year with The Red and Black newspaper.  In her free time she likes to go into the city and see Broadway musicals...her favorites being Waitress and Beetlejuice...She plans to move to N.Y.C and ...

Angela Natalie

Staff Writer

Angela is a senior here at PMHS; this is her first year on The Red & Black.  Her favorite class/subject is AP Government. She plans to major in pre-law in the future at her dream school, Syracuse University. Angela loves al...

Olivia Abbruzzese

Staff Writer

Olivia is a junior and this is her first year on The Red & Black. She is on the Varsity Track and the Varsity Cross Country teams at Patchogue-Medford High School. She is an avid lover of sushi and chicken wings- not together...

Nicole Socko

Staff Writer

Nicole is a senior here at PMHS, and this is her first year on the newspaper. She’s on the Varsity Tennis team, and is also participates in spring track. One of her passions is animals, as she’s attending BOCES this year for...

Denise Ortiz

Staff Writer

Denise is currently a freshman and it's her first year at our publication. She enjoys, but is still trying to figure her way around, the school.  She likes to spend time with her family specifically playing sports together a...

Erin Conner

Staff Writer

Grade 12

Tony Salamah

Staff Writer

Tony is a senior here at Pat-Med, and it’s his fourth year on the Red & Black. He plans to major in Journalism and study at Hofstra University. He loves playing and watching basketball, football, and soccer, some of his f...

Phoebe Lawson

Staff Writer

Phoebe is in her senior year of high school and has been a dedicated part of the school newspaper and Journalism class since her freshman year. Although she loves writing for the Red and Black, her passion is with Radier TV where she...

Pelin Bozok

Staff Writer

Grade 12 "Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes." -Maggie Kuhn

Kristina Dolan

Staff Writer

Grade 12 "The day, or the hour, or the minute, that I lived would be mine and everyone else's - My madness would not be an escape from "work."' -Frida Kahlo

Ciara Mooney

Staff Writer

Ciara has been a member of The Red and Black for four years. In her free time, she likes to write and hang out with her friends. She also enjoys hanging out with her two dogs. In school, her favorite class is Journalism and thi...

P.J. Osheske

Staff Writer and RTV editor

Grade 12

Olivia Thorgersen

Staff Writer & RTV Field Reporter

Olivia is a junior here at Patchogue Medford High School. She is an anchor on Raider Tv and 2nd year member of The Red and  Black. Olivia’s love for writing, along with influence from her friends and family, motivated her t...

Nicolette Savattere

Assistant Editor for Public Relations

Nicolette Savattere is a senior at PMHS and it is her third year on The Red and Black.  She enjoys watching TV, trying new restaurants and being a co-anchor for our school broadcasting program, Raider TV. Nicolette is also t...

Esmé Warmuth

Section Editor for

Grade 10

The student news site of Patchogue-Medford High School