The Mercury

2020-2021 Staff

Larissa Hebert

Adviser

Larissa Hebert lives in Fairfield with her daughter, Ella (age 8), and husband, Thomas.  She teaches AP Language and Composition, Journalism and is the adviser to The Mercury.  Larissa grew up in Wayne, Maine and attended UVM...

Helen Simmons

Editor

Helen Ann Simmons, a Senior at Bellows Free Academy, was once a small town, home-schooled girl in the state of New Hampshire. She made the transition from homeschooling, to public schooling in the 4th grade, which began at Warre...

Owen Biniecki

Editor

Owen Biniecki is a Senior at BFA and is the Editor of the BFA Mercury due to his commitment and dedication to the Journalism class. As expected with someone who has now participated in two years of Journalism, Owen is a studen...

J’Ayonna Watkins

Writer

J’Ayonna Watkins is currently a senior at BFA. This is her first year writing for The Mercury. She participates in the International Club and the Hope Happens Here organization. She enjoys reading and writing whenever she can. I...

Bella Bonasera

Writer

Isabella (Bella) is currently a senior at BFA with this being her first year writing for The Mercury. When she’s not writing, Bella enjoys the arts (such as band, chorus, and theater), reading, being with friends, and videography...

Aima Rashid

Writer

Aima Rashid is a Senior at BFA. This is her first year joining The Mercury and journalism club. She is excited to write articles based on her interests to inform her fellow peers. She is an active member of her community, she r...

Adelyne Collin

Writer

Adelyne Sue Collin, a Junior at Bellows Free Academy decided to get involved with The Mercury to meet other people and be able to write frequently. Having English and history classes be her favorite, Adelyne made the decision to jo...

Rachel Ledoux

Writer

Rachel is a freshman at BFA and, as such, this is her first year writing for The Mercury. Though she is currently a virtual student, she’s still excited to take part in some of the school’s extracurricular programs! In he...

Olivia Belrose

Writer

Olivia is currently a senior at BFA, and this is her first year writing for the Mercury. In her free time, she loves to read, workout, play the French horn, ski and volunteer. Olivia has also been a part of the National Honor S...

Brooke Holland

Writer

Brooke Holland is a junior at BFA. She is a cheerleader for the Elite Gems Cheerleading gym in St. Albans, but used to cheer for the BFA team. Brooke enjoys watching Criminal Minds in her free time, along with her favorite movies Nac...

Caitlyn Mossey

Caitlyn Mossey is a freshman. Her favorite thing to do is dance. She dances at Footworks Studio of Dance in Milton and hopes to be on the BFA dance team next year. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and watching Superna...

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