• Alice @ Wonderland will be performing May 9th - 11th at 7 pm with a matinee on Saturday at 2 pm.
  • Cannon Falls Art show is on May 15th through 18th
  • AP Exams begin next week and end May 17th. Good luck!
  • Academic award banquet is on Wednesday, May 15th

The Lantern

2019-2020 Staff

Saundra Stodden


Saundra is a senior and a gymnast for the Northfield Raiders team. She loves photography, painting, and ceramics. In her free time, she enjoys watching cheesy rom coms and making memories with her friends.

Ellie Stodden


Ellie is a senior who loves sports including gymnastics, weightlifting, and pole vault. She is very involved in activities such as SADD, Yearbook, and FCA. In the little free time she has, she enjoys creating art, reading, and...

Ava Brokate

Staff writer

This is freshman Ava Brokate. Or so she wants us to think. She is actually a gecko in disguise. She keeps herself busy by climbing trees, engrossing herself in the wonderful world of reading (once she actually finds an interesting...

Jessica Baszuro

Staff writer

Jessica is a freshman who is a master in the art of procrastination. To distract herself from all the things she needs to get done, she plays soccer, reads a boring book out loud 3 times every Saturday to cranky looking judges...

Lauren Ritz

Staff writer

Lauren is a freshman who loves playing tennis, competing in speech and taking naps. Among her favorite pastimes are reading, painting, listening to music, hanging out with her friends and watching Friends. Interesting buttons...

Sydney Niehaus

Staff writer

Sydney is a junior who participates in the school's theater productions and speech team. She also takes music lessons at St. Olaf. When she isn't ruthlessly studying for an AP exam, she's either hanging out with friends, listening...

Lindsey Niehaus

Staff writer

Lindsey Niehaus is a junior with a love for the fine arts. She participates in the school's theater productions and is a member of the speech team. In her spare time, she enjoys doodling quirky characters in the margins of her...

Marguerite Holes

News Editor

Marguerite is a sophomore editor for the News Category. She is on the Varsity dance and track team, as well as an active member of student council, SADD, and yearbook. In her very little freetime, Marguerite sits around wishing ...

Anna Giese

Social Media Editor

Hi, I'm the girl on blood thinners, otherwise call me Anna. I post cute pictures and keep you updated on our social media pages, so follow us… please. I’m a senior so I enjoy my days sliding through classes while taking...

Anna Dubbels

News Editor

Anna Dubbels is a sophomore in high school. She participates in Cheer, Dance Team, Golf and Student Council. She enjoys reading and hanging out with her friends.

Nathan Baszuro

Photography Editor

Hi I’m Nathan, I am in 9th grade. I like to eat a lot. I participate in speech, soccer, yearbook, choir, and the Lantern. I want to be an actual editor this year.

Lydia Peterson

Artist and writer

Lydia is a freshman writer and cartoonist who loves reading, pole-vaulting, speech, and writing biographies in the 3rd person.

Kylie Wersal

Features Editor

My name is Kylie. I'm a senior at Cannon Falls and I play volleyball. I love making mems with my pals!!! :)

Ali Larson

Features Editor

Hi! I’m Olaf and I like warm hugs! Just kidding. My name is actually Ali. I wasn’t kidding about the hugs though. They’re great. Hugs not ughs, my people.

Sanskar Bhakta


Sanskar Bhakta is a senior who is involved in Soccer, Robotics, and Track.

Preston Parks

Video Editor

Hi I'm Preston a senior this year, have been on and off for the lantern so hopefully this year i can go out with a bang

Emma Shepersky

A&E writer

Hey I'm Emma! I am a junior, and an A&E writer for the lantern. I love being involved in many activities such as Jazz Choir, Yearbook, Speech, and SADD. Just to name a few :) I love food (and eat way too much of it), and watching...

Julia Jarvi


Hi my name is Julia and I love being involved in really fun clubs like this one!

Chris Baszuro

Sports Editor

Chris Baszuro, now a Sports editor, is a senior and has been involved with the Lantern for two years. Soccer, speech, MHS, band, and jazz band are a few of the many activities that consume his time when he isn't doing schoolwork....

Kristy Allen

Video Editor

"Julia, what should I do?" -me "I am Kristy and I am great" -Julia

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