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Student Spotlight: Sonia Esquivel

April 2, 2018 5:22pm | Sheri Donaldson

She stands by the speaker as a flow of customers drive through. She presses the speaker as she begins to say, “Hello! My name is Sonia! Welcome to Sonic!” Junior Sonia Esquivel spends much of her school week and sometimes weekends working at the local […]

Student Spotlight: Marissa de la Cruz

March 30, 2018 5:17pm | Carina Sanchez

A quality that many people wish for is to be an athlete, but for this young and talented student, it is the opposite.   Marissa de la Cruz is a junior and is known for her kind words and intelligence. De la Cruz has participated […]

Student Spotlight: Jorge Palafox

March 27, 2018 5:25pm | Kaline Martinez

“Pass the ball!” Squeak. Swoosh! Sighing in relief, freshman Jorge Palafox relaxes as the ball makes it into the hoop. Passionate about basketball, Palafox also like to watch his younger siblings play. “I enjoy playing basketball and I like it because of the aggressivity and […]

Student Spotlight: Lindsey Gonzalez

March 24, 2018 12:32pm | Josalyn Taylor

Painting in her free time is just one of many hobbies that freshman Lindsey Gonzalez has. Gonzalez paints anything that comes to her head, and she gives the finished artwork to people as surprise gifts. “Sometimes I don’t want to get on my phone, so […]

Student Spotlight: Chase Thompson

March 21, 2018 12:30pm | Andrea Garcia

Stadium lights shine brightly on the field. The players breathing heavily with their eyes set on their opponents as they get down, ready to snap the ball. Chase Thompson runs over to the quarterback and sacks him before he can throw the ball. The game […]

Student Spotlight: Stefani Trejo

March 18, 2018 9:19am | Ashley Thunderhawk

The Friday night lights are on, the band is playing in the background and the Bison Belles are marching onto the field. There is only one thing different than the usual Friday night,  and that is that manager Stefani Trejo is filling in for an […]

Student Spotlight: Iris Guerrero

March 15, 2018 9:15am | Scarlet Carrillo

Again. 5! 6! 7! 8! Sashay, 2, 3 … prep and jump. Good. Again! Breathing heavily freshman Iris Guerrero gets back into position to repeat the dance the Belle’s where now working on. “I feel like Belles gives you a chance to become a better […]

Student Spotlight: Taylor Farris

March 12, 2018 11:12am | Josalyn Taylor

As senior year moves towards its end, senior Taylor Farris enjoys reflecting on the fun times she had during her high school years. One of her favorite memories is from softball games when she and former student Gracie Davis would help get everyone excited about […]

Student Spotlight: Jayci Hightower

March 9, 2018 10:14pm | Lilah Adams

The adrenaline is pulsing through her body. As she focused on her target, she dove to the ground and threw the softball at home plate. Since arriving her junior year, senior Jayci Hightower has been involved in volleyball, softball, advanced classes and breeds and takes […]

Student Spotlight: Kendall Reynolds

March 6, 2018 10:09pm | Tana Cleveland

Musical talent is rare, but sophomore Kendall Reynolds plays the piano and can sing. These talents are probably what landed him the spot of Benny in the musical In The Heights. “Playing Benny was an amazing experience,” Reynolds said. “I’ll never forget that experience; I […]