More Than a Magazine
Each and every one of our staff members takes great pride in ensuring our work is the greatest it can possibly be. To provide them with some recognition for their marvelous efforts, these are all the current staff members that
make each issue incredible.
Editor in Chief
Isabel McDaniel is the Editor in Chief of Notes from the Underground. She is a senior and this is her second year on the staff. She is passionate about reading and writing and loves listening to music. Her favorite books are Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo and This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Sophia Krizner is the managing editor for Notes From The Underground. She is a junior. This is her third year contributing and on team. When she isn’t writing, she is rowing.
Diya Patel is a copy editor for Notes from the Underground. She is a sophomore. It is her second year contributing to the magazine and first year on the staff. She loves reading and writing, as well as swimming and traveling. Her favorite authors are Leo Tolstoy and Oscar Wilde.
Charlotte Siervogel is a copy editor for NFTU. She is a sophomore; this is her second year at Maclay, and her first year on the NTFU staff. Her favorite kind of books sci-fi and fantasy books. In her spare time, Charlotte likes to read, be outdoors, or have fun with her friends!
Lauren Price is a poetry editor for Notes From The Underground. She loves art, writing, playing the drums, and iced coffee. Her favorite artists are Henri Matisse and the employees at Dunkin.
Jenna Adams is a junior at Maclay. This is her second year contributing to the magazine and her first year on the staff. She loves art, reading, and writing, and how the three can bring a community together.
Maddy Meeker is the fiction editor for NFTU. She’s a senior at Maclay and this is her first year on the staff and second year contributing to the magazine. She of course loves reading and writing, but she also enjoys playing soccer, painting, and making an excessive amount of Spotify playlists.
Assistant Fiction Editor
Tanisha Petit is a senior (class of 2023). She is the Assistant Fiction Editor this year. She loves to read just about everything but she particularly enjoys mystery books. She lived in south Florida for most of her life. She also enjoys writing and watching movie adaptations of books.
Megan Vegas is a sophomore in her year on the staff. Her position is nonfiction editor. Her passions are church and tennis. Her favorite book series are Harry Potter and The School for Good and Evil.
Logan Albritton is the Art Editor for the Notes from the Underground. She is a senior at Maclay School in her first year on the staff. Her favorite musicians are Amy Winehouse, Mac Miller, and Steve Lacy.
Paloma Rambana (she/her) is a senior in her fifteenth year at Maclay. She is this years social media manager and publicist for Notes From the Underground in addition to being the NAHS president and a poet-in-training. Her favorite book is the fantasy-adventure series “Daughter of Smoke and Bone" by Laini Taylor!
Web Designer/Finance Manager
Taking on the impossible task of living up to the NFTU website creator's legacy, Rachel Bethke is in charge of the Notes From the Underground website and finances. She is a senior and enjoys volleyball and running track. Her favorite author is Mikhail Bulgakov.
Craig Beaven, Ph.D
A Kentucky native, Craig Beaven earned a Ph.D. from the University of Houston. He has taught at Maclay since 2016.