The Student News Site of Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

Our Lady of Lourdes Academy | 5525 SW 84th St, Miami, FL 33143

Our Lady of Lourdes Academy | 5525 SW 84th St, Miami, FL 33143

The Student News Site of Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

Our Lady of Lourdes Academy | 5525 SW 84th St, Miami, FL 33143

The Student News Site of Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

Our Lady of Lourdes Academy | 5525 SW 84th St, Miami, FL 33143

2022-2023 Staff

Bella Nuñez
Editor in Chief- Design

Bella Nuñez

Editor in Chief-Bella Nuñez is now a senior. This is her third and final year being apart of the Grotto Staff. During her time at Lourdes, Nuñez has been a member of sports, honor societies, and clubs. She recognizes the importance...

Danielle Noriega
Editor in Chief-Content

Danielle Noriega

Danielle Noriega is a senior at OLLA. This will be her third year on the Grotto News staff. She is a part of many clubs and activities at the school. She is the Co-Creator of the OLLA OutLoud Podcast and President of the OLLA...

Gabriella Fernandez
Editor in Chief- Web

Gabriella Fernandez

Gabriella Fernandez is currently a senior. She partakes in many clubs at OLLA and is a member of the varsity volleyball team. In her free time, she enjoys reading and capturing passionate moments on camera.

Paola Lista
Editor in Chief- Editorial

Paola Lista

Paola Lista is a senior and is the student body president. This is her third year on The Grotto staff, and as the creator & host of OLLA Out Loud. She loves all things media, and enjoys being part of numerous teams, honor...

Lucia Moglia
News Editor

Lucia Moglia

Lucia Moglia is currently a senior. She believes in the power of journalism, especially in its ability to preserve the democracy of a nation. On the side from being a part of the Grotto, she is president of the English Honor ...

Emma Diaz
Staff Writer

Emma Diaz

Emma Diaz is a junior at OLLA. This is her second year writing for the Grotto. Emma is a cheerleader for Belen, and loves the sport. She loves writing, and can’t wait to see what this year holds in store for her.

Gabriella Battistini
Staff Writer

Gabriella Battistini

Gabriella Battistini is a current senior. She took Journalism 1: Photography and Design her junior year, and found her love for taking pictures. She is a dancer, the president of the Best Buddies Club, and is a member of many h...

Cici Rionda
Staff Writer

Cici Rionda

Cici Rionda is a current senior. She found her passion for journalism after taking the Journalism I course her Junior year, especially the way a single photo can tell a story. She is captain of the Varsity Volleyball team, Vi...

Kelsey Figueras
Staff Writer

Kelsey Figueras

Kelsey Figueras is a current senior. After enrolling in Journalism I: Photography and Design her junior year, she found her passion for photography. She is currently the senior class president, a peer minister, and a member o...

Annette Menendez
Staff Writer

Annette Menendez

Annette Menendez is a current senior. After taking Journalism 1: Photography and Design, she found a new passion for journalism and the many aspects. She loves taking photos, and being creative through writing. Annette is a f...

Vivi Ros
Staff Writer

Vivi Ros

Viviana Ros is a current senior. After enrolling in Journalism I: News Writing & Reporting her sophomore year, she found a passion for journalism and all it had to offer, especially the ability to impact someone's life through...

Caroline Choquette
Staff Writer

Caroline Choquette

Caroline Choquette is a current senior. She enrolled in Journalism I: Photography and Design her Junior year and really enjoyed the class. She loves journalism and taking photos, and she’s excited to begin the new school year. S...

Ceci Barrientos
Staff Writer

Ceci Barrientos

Ceci Barrientos is a senior and has been on the Grotto Staff since her junior year. She likes to travel and partake in adventurous activities. She enjoys listening to music and spending time with her friends.

Emma Velasco
Staff Writer

Emma Velasco

Emma Velasco is a sophomore, and has been part of the JV Cheerleading team for two years. She enjoys researching current event news, and entertainment news. Emma also enjoys talking about school, local, and national news on a...

Alexa Sabogal
Staff Writer

Alexa Sabogal

Alexa Sabogal is a current junior. After taking Journalism 1 she found her love for writing and creating podcasts about what students are up to. She is a member of the NHS, English, math, quill and scroll, and French honor societies,...

Sarah Carreño
Staff Writer

Sarah Carreño

Sarah Carreño is a junior. She is a member of multiple honor societies and clubs, as well as being a Peer Minister. In her free time, she loves hanging out with her friends and family and traveling to new places. She has always h...

Isa Baquerizo
Staff Writer

Isa Baquerizo

Isabella Baquerizo is currently a junior. As a sophomore she discovered her love for writing and journalism through Journalism I: News Writing & Reporting and decided to start her own podcast for The Grotto. She is a member...

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