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Rena Keyes
Co Editor in Chief

Rena Keyes

Rena likes to go to the gym and go on long walks with her dog. When Rena is not working at Handels, she loves to read, especially fantasy novels. If Rena had $5 right now she would spend it on Everbowl.

Haylee Cassen
Writer/Social Media Manager

Haylee Cassen

Haylee is a Junior at SMHS and is involved in ASB, varsity girls field hockey, National Honors Society, and varsity girls lacrosse. In her free time Haylee likes to hangout with friends, go for beach drives, and play lacrosse...

Logan Buser
Writer

Logan Buser

If Logan had $5 right now he would spend it on gum. His favorite artist is Tyler the Creator. Logan's favorite book is "Hatchet." ...

Kirra Yee
Writer

Kirra Yee

Kirra is on the cheer team. She loves dogs, and her favorite artist is Kanye. ...

Arlette Galicia
Writer

Arlette Galicia

Arlette is on the JV girls water polo team. If she had $5 right now, Arlette would definitely spend it on watermelon Sour Patch Kids and a mango Arizona. Her current favorite book is "Yo No Soy Tu Perfecta Hija Mexicana...

Alex Gonzalez
Writer

Alex Gonzalez

Alex joined journalism because the class sounded fun, interesting, and was something new. If Alex had $5 right now, he would probably spend it on Sour Patch Kids and a drink. His favorite artist is ColdPlay.

Noelle Doblado
Writer

Noelle Doblado

Noelle joined Journalism because she loves to write and wanted to join a place where she could express her passion. Noelle's favorite artists are Harry Styles and Taylor Swift. Her favorite books are Looking for Alaska,...

Madilyn Kim
Writer

Madilyn Kim

Madilyn joined journalism because she wanted to get more educated on how to write interesting stories. Her favorite artist is Mac Miller. If Madilyn had 5 dollars right now she would buy more gum.

Colette Nuyen
Writer

Colette Nuyen

Colette is a Senior who joined Journalism because they wanted to expand upon their writing and to learn a new skill in an unfamiliar field. Their favorite book is Little Women, and their favorite type of music is the en...

Nico Scaramuzza
Writer

Nico Scaramuzza

Nico plays soccer for San Marcos. He's a good dancer. His favorite artist is Playboi Carti.

Alexandra Gmuer
Writer

Alexandra Gmuer

Alexandra joined journalism because she needed credit for her VAPA, but now she has learned a lot about advancing her writing skills. If she had $5 she would spend it on red vines. Something Alexandra wants to share about herself...

Nina Borcalli
Writer

Nina Borcalli

Nina is a Junior at San Marcos High School and she is involved with Journalism. She joined Journalism because she thought it would be fun to write stories about certain topics that would interest me and others. Nina is in the...

Evee Pettingill
Writer

Evee Pettingill

Evee's interest in disabled rights, gender equality, LBGTQ+ rights, racial justice, and reproductive rights was sparked at a young age, and Evee joined journalism to raise awareness of these problems both within our school and...

Ella Tackett
Writer

Ella Tackett

Ella is a freshman at SMHS and a writer for the website. She is involved in Newspaper Club, Debate Club, Model United Nations, and Academic League. She joined journalism because she enjoys writing and telling relevant stories....

Tate Vitello
Writer

Tate Vitello

In the future, Tate would love to be a teacher. She likes to watch TV because it's nice and relaxing. Her favorite artist is Taylor Swift.

Fatima Hamideh
Writer

Fatima Hamideh

If Fatima had $5 right now, she would probably buy a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup and a cold Pepsi. In the future, she wants to be a journalist which is why she joined journalism. Fatima would like to share people's stories and her...

Athena Caracas
Writer

Athena Caracas

Athena is a freshman at San Marcos High School. She joined journalism because it sounded interesting and she enjoys journaling. She is involved in the jewelry club and goes to the gym in her free time. Athena has a lot of favorite...

Alexandra Schueller
Writer

Alexandra Schueller

Alexa is a junior at SMHS. She joined Journalism because she is very passionate about writing and wants to enter the journalism field in the future. She was born in Germany and enjoys traveling and loves anything creative and...

Karen Trujillo Valdez
Writer

Karen Trujillo Valdez

Karen would love to become a nurse. In her free time, she likes to read and draw because it's calming. If Karen had $5 right now she would get snacks and a drink because it's simple.

Geovanna Martinez
Writer

Geovanna Martinez

Geovanna joined journalism because it seemed interesting. Her favorite artist is J. Cole. If she had $5 she would spend it on packs of gum. She likes to play soccer. Geovanna wants to go to college after high school.

Jayden Stephenson
Writer

Jayden Stephenson

Jayden joined journalism because Criminal Justice was full and this class was my second choice for an elective. But she made it one of her choices because she likes to write so she assumed this would be a good second choice. If...

Kasi Khathuria
Co Editor in Chief

Kasi Khathuria

Kasi enjoys going on long walks by the beach and trying new coffee shops. Her favorite book is 'Every Day' by David Levithan. If Kasi had $5 right now she would spend it on coffee.

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