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Ellie Graff
Ellie Graff is a junior at John Adams High School. She has lived in South Bend, Indiana for fifteen years, but she loves telling people she is “from” Chicago despite moving only one year after her birth. She considers herself to be a very involved student, participating in the IB Program, Show Choir, and Mock Trial. She has won the Most Effective Witness award at the Indiana Mock Trial State Competition, and though there aren’t currently any awards for Show Choir, she would probably win them too. Ellie fell in love with writing at a young age, and has developed an interest in investigative journalism. She recently attended a pre-college program at the High School Journalism Institute of Indiana University Bloomington where she and her partner-in-crime, Cameron Pierce, created an exposé style documentary on the malnourished Oklahoma Public School System. Ellie hopes to attend Indiana University Bloomington in the fall of 2020, and is excited for opportunities to study abroad, as she aims to become fluent in Spanish through immersion. After she graduates, Ellie aspires to enroll in the Nonprofit Management program at Case Western Reserve University. She dreams of one day founding her own nonprofit, but she doesn’t know which one of the world’s many problems she wants to help solve yet, so don’t ask because she’ll feel dumb. Ellie currently lives with her mother, father, sister, and dog, Buddy. She likes to spend her free time hanging out with friends, taking naps, and her favorite pastime of all: eating.

Ellie Graff, News Editor

May 09, 2019
Lauren Miller (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Dope or Nope? (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
The Importance of Diversity (Story/Media)
Mar 26, 2019
ISTEP Initiative to Improve Failing Scores (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Henry Wroblewski (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Students Travel to Chicago for Model UN (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
DTSB Features Restaurants (Story/Media)
Jan 16, 2019
India McKinney (Story)
Dec 19, 2018
Top 10 Albums of Year (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Ebright Named Teacher of the Year (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Buttigieg and Donnelly Come To Adams for Veterans Day (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Being a Woman in a Post-Kavanaugh Confirmation America (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
I Care About my Teachers… (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Kara Kison (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
School Board Candidates Share Opinions at Debate (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Teachers Speak At Board Meeting About Low Salaries (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
Little But Fierce Crowd At WNDU Pep Rally (Story)
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