The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

Brooke Quirarte

Brooke Quirarte, Editor in Chief

Brooke Quirarte is in her senior year at Cathedral Catholic High School and her third year at Dons Press. Brooke was the head of Social Media her sophomore and junior year, and is now leading the newsroom as Co-Editor in Chief. Whether it is covering socio-economic issues, mental health, or human rights, you will see Brooke working to shed light on marginalized voices through each article she publishes. In her junior year, Brooke and her peers, Hong-An and Sarah, founded the book review column, Dons Reads. Within Dons Reads, Brooke focuses on learning from banned books, as she values the controversial issues these literary works illuminate. Outside of the newsroom, Brooke is leader of Kinder Reads, a club that writes stories for elementary schools. In her free time, Brooke enjoys hiking, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family. 

 

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The cover of Laurie Halse Anderson’s book “Speak”. The main character’s growth throughout the novel is paralleled with her artistic improvement in her art class.

Speak Book Review

Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor
January 17, 2023
TORONTO, ONTARIO - SEPTEMBER 09: (NO COVERS) Taylor Swift attends In Conversation With... Taylor Swift during the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 09, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

How I’ve Spent My Midnights

Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor
November 3, 2022
Red ribbons were displayed around the CCHS campus in support of Red Ribbon Week.

The Fentanyl Epidemic

Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor
November 2, 2022
Daisy Jones and The Six Review

Daisy Jones and The Six Review

Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor
October 20, 2022
Stressed to Be the Best

Stressed to Be the Best

Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor
September 21, 2022
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 28: Taylor Swift accepts the Video of the Year award for “All Too Well” (10-minute Taylor’s Version) onstage at the 2022 MTV VMAs at Prudential Center on August 28, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift Announces New Album

Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor
September 1, 2022
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