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Student Spotlight: Jenny Dominguez

January 20, 2018 1:29pm | Itzel Velazquez

As the captain starts to count, her heart begins to race, but freshman Jenny Dominguez shakes it off and puts a big smile on her face. Passionate, determined, skilled and talented are some of many words that describe Dominguez when she’s dancing. Dominguez is a […]

Teacher Spotlight: Amanda Whittlesey

January 17, 2018 1:13pm | Kaiden Loep

Fishing, family and work are the main things in secretary Amanda Whittlesey’s life. Whittlesey has two sons, ages 8 and 12, both in activities outside of school. She spends most of her days after school driving her sons where each of them need to go, […]

Teacher Spotlight: Henry Goff

January 13, 2018 8:39pm | Megan Wedhorn

When people think of teachers they often think of people that teach boring subjects that won’t help them later on in life. However, ag teacher Henry Goff not only makes learning fun, but he teaches his students skills that will help them long after they […]

Faculty Spotlight: Monica Soria

January 10, 2018 9:37am | Kaline Martinez

Monica Soria has lived in Buffalo since she was four and graduated from Oakwood High School. She moved to Tyler to attend Tyler Junior College and moved back to be part of the high school staff. Soria is working for her fourth year on campus. […]

Student Spotlight: Maria Dominguez

January 6, 2018 9:29am | Kaline Martinez

The Dominguez siblings are like day and night. Brother Ernesto is loud, rambunctious, and rowdy. Freshman Maria Dominguez is quiet and shy, but don’t be fooled; she also glows with cheerfulness when you get to meet her. Maria spends her Friday nights doing what she’s […]

Teacher Spotlight- Patrice Cox

January 2, 2018 10:24am | Josalyn Taylor

Mother of two? More like mother of more. Patrice Cox is the Chemistry and Forensic teacher at the high school. Her love for what she teaches makes her one of the best teachers. “I want to further the love of science to teenagers,” Cox said. […]

Student Spotlight: Michelle Hays

December 29, 2017 10:20am | Kayla Saenz

Born in Arizona, Michelle Hays has just returned to Buffalo starting her freshman year. Hays Lived in Buffalo her first grade year through fourth grade year, then moved to Dew. She loves Buffalo and considers it her home. Hays spends most of her days away […]

Student Spotlight: Taleah Baldwin

December 25, 2017 2:17pm | Scarlet Carrillo

Sticking to one thing for longer than necessary has never been freshman Taleah Baldwin’s style. From the junior high to high school, Baldwin has been running from one thing to another. “I like to experiment,” Baldwin said. “If it draws my attention, I’ll join.” After […]

Teacher Spotlight: Debra White

December 21, 2017 2:15pm | Stefani Trejo

For new Algebra and MMA teacher, Debra White, a new school is nothing new. White has been teaching for several years now. She’s taught in many places, from the central United States to east coast. “I started teaching in Nebraska and went on from there,” […]

Student Spotlight: Samuel Lay

December 17, 2017 2:13pm | Itzel Velazquez

Touchdown! Freshman Samuel Lay is familiar with this word as well as other football terms since he plays lineman position. Lay has played football since seventh grade. There have been times when he’s been sidelined, but he is always supportive of his team. “He has […]