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bison spotlight

Spotlight: Thomas Grissett

January 7, 2021 8:36pm | Iris Valles

Growing up on the sports field is all that junior Thomas Grissett really remembers. With a dad who coaches and siblings who play, his life is filled with baseball, basketball and football. When the family isn’t on the field together, they are on the lake […]

Spotlight: Amy Sanchez

November 15, 2020 10:06am | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Going into high school is not always easy, especially when you are very shy. However, freshman Amy Sanchez is managing to make her way. “At first, just the thought of going to school scared me and made me nervous,” Sanchez said. “I do not like […]

Spotlight: Avery Hardin

November 6, 2020 9:52am | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Moving from a small school to a new bigger school isn’t always easy. Getting used to a whole new environment and making new friends is hard. However, junior Avery Hardin was able to fit in quite well and quite quickly. “When I first moved here […]

Spotlight: Nayeli Ayala

October 27, 2020 10:10am | Kaline Martinez

As she straps on the saddle, she climbs and swings her leg over. After the stressful school week, freshman Nayeli Ayala feels relief as her horse starts to gallop and the fresh breeze hits her face. Ayala said that it was her father that introduced […]

Spotlight: April Martinez

October 10, 2020 10:01am | Emma Adams

Getting the answer wrong will only cost her three points, but junior April Martinez doesn’t like to make mistakes. She demands perfection from herself, both inside the classroom and out. “I have pretty high expectations for my future, Martinez said. “I want to be able […]

Spotlight: Iris Valles

September 30, 2020 9:54am | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Senior Iris Valles walks through the school doors on her last first day of high school. Her emotions of being a senior waiver between self-assurance and uncertainty. Amid the anxiety over a school year full of COVID-induced unknowns, she realizes that the end is getting […]

Spotlight: Lu Olvera

September 21, 2020 8:29am | Kaline Martinez

With the community support and family-friendly atmosphere that Buffalo brings, new high school assistant principal Lu Olvera knew this was the place to be. In just a few weeks on the job, he has earned the respect of administration and staff alike. “I think Mr. […]

Spotlight: Principal John Clements

September 14, 2020 11:48am | Sherlynn Rodriguez

We’re in the finest school in Leon county! Principal John Clements repeats this phrase every day in the school’s announcements. His optimism and assurance of being the best school is contagious. “We are going to be the best in Leon county, and I truly believe […]

Spotlight: Sherlynn Rodriguez

September 14, 2020 8:25am | Kaline Martinez

With the ingredients out in front of her and the timer counting down, she doesn’t know if the dessert will be up to her standards. “Don’t judge” runs continuously through her head while she waits for the timer to go off. Junior Sherlynn Rodriguez is […]

Student Spotlight: Kaline Martinez

September 7, 2020 8:21am | Iris Valles

Goal setting can be addictive. Senior Kaline Martinez knows this is true because she sets multiple goals for herself and sticks with them no matter how big they are. Being successful, making her parents proud, giving back to her parents and making money are just […]