Raider Release

2015-2016 Staff

Gavin Garrett

Gavin Garrett, 8th, has bleached hair, wears glasses, and enjoys 1950's movies and music. “I like how older stuff is more honest," Gavin said. Gavin also likes Broadway shows. “My favorite Broadway show is Wicked because ...

Jorge Parga

Jorge Parga, 9th, is as devious as Bugs Bunny. “I would describe myself as funny and interactive because I get along with others, and I’m also a life ender because I joan on people," Jorge said. Jorge's personality is...

Ericka Martinez

Funny, nice, and caring freshman Ericka Martinez has some things on her bucket list that she would like to do before she dies. “I would like to learn how to swim, go to California, and meet celebrities,” Ericka said. Other...

Jasmine Lindsey

With her long blonde hair, Jasmine Lindsey, 9th, loves to play basketball. “Basketball is fun and awesome,” Jasmine said. “I love it and have played it since I was young.” Other than sports, Jasmine likes to read...

Deja Wesley

Deja Wesley, 9th, is tall, pretty, and has small eyes. With her friendly, funny, and talkative personality, she is able to make friends easily. “I would describe myself as an encouraging person," Deja said. Deja’s friends...

Jahree Greene

Jahree Greene is a very funny and athletic person who likes to play video games like Call of Duty and watch action movies like Blade. Another thing that Jahree loves to watch is the t.v. show Into the Badlands. “It ha...

Kortney Farber

Kortney Farber, 9th, who likes to dye her hair red, values friendships. “We became friends on the first day of school when Kortney sat at lunch with me,” Katrina Miller said. Kortney would describe herself as "fun, talkative,...

Savanna Brewer

Outgoing, nice, and funny describes Savanna Brewer, 9th. “Savanna is fun and outgoing," Sidney Whittaker, 9th, said. "She’s not really bright but has her smarter-than-you moments. She’s a really good listener and knows...

Zaily Monterroza

With a face that sparkles like a diamond, Zaily Monterroza, 8th, loves riding horses and hanging with friends and would love to learn to play soccer. Zaily has some favorites. "My favorite movie is 'End of the Watch,' and...

Kaila Lindsey

As the teacher talks, Kaila Lindsey, 8th, is huddled up in her pink coat, drawing, and tapping her foot non stop. “I would describe myself as weird and awkward because that's what all of my friends say,” Kaila said. Aside...

Jake Grist

Jake Grist, 9th, is a funny and happy guy who loves to laugh with his friends. “Friends are important because life would not be as good without friends,” Jake said. Robert Kaapuni has a best memory of Jake. “When...

Edwin de la Cruz

Edwin de la Cruz, 8th, is a shy, quiet but entertaining kid who wants to be a pharmacist when he is older. Preferring a quiet life, Edwin doesn’t even talk that loud. However, he has a lot of friends. “We became friends...

Wilson Bonilla

The energetic Wilson Bonilla, 8th, knew that he was having the time of his life when playing laser tag with his family in Tennessee. Wilson has two younger sisters that he gets along with very well, but his most influential...

Christy Acosta

Christy Acosta, 8th, has big black puffy hair and dark eyes and loves reading. “Reading distracts me from the real world," Christy said. When Christy is not reading books, she is caring about her friends. “My friends...

Kaitlin Dodson

Careful Kaitlin Dodson,9th, smiled with joy at the sight of the newest Ellen Hopkins book. “I read the Crank series four times because I like Hopkins' writing style,” Kaitlin said. Kaitlin would like to go to Paris be...

Abetzy Barron

Abetzy Barron, 9th, likes to spend time with her family. ”My best memory I had with my parents is when we went to Oklahoma and had a lot of fun,” Abetzy said. That was the first time they had spent a lot of time together....

Rachel Cairel

Rachel Cairel, 9th, is a calm person who loves to read. “Everyone in my family tells me I am the good one,” Rachel said. Rachel has a favorite memory with her family. “My dad took me trick-or-treating, and I got...

Stephany Iturriaga

Stephany Iturriaga, 8th, has curly long brown hair. “Stephany is always there for me when I am down and knows how to make me laugh,” Jennifer Lopez, 8th, said. “My best memory with Stephany was when we went to Lao New...

Karina Gonzalez

With her amazing smile, Karina Gonzalez, 9th, is friendly and nice to those who are nice to her. However, she can also be mean. Karina has really straight, shiny black hair and is 5’4. Her dad is tall, but her mom is short....

Xzander Pinkney

With his bushy hair and tall, skinny body, Xzander Pinkney, 8th, can have a bad attitude when people make him mad. “People make me mad when they ignore me,” Xzander said. Aside from anger, Xzander has a positive side. “My...

Marvin Souvandy

Marvin Souvandy, 9th, is lazy, short, and obsessed with food. His slim figure hides the fact that he loves to eat. “I like to eat a lot, but I don’t look like I do,” Marvin said. In addition to his obsession with...

Cruz Palafox

Cruz Palafox, 9th, smiled with satisfaction as he drew with passion. “I would describe myself artistic,” Cruz said. Cruz doesn’t only enjoy drawing but is also interested in sports. “I would like to play soccer...

Jose Morales

As Jose Morales, 8th, sat in 4th-period Journalism class, he laughed, flirted with the ladies, and got in trouble with Cruz Palafox, Luis E. Martinez, and Jahree Greene. Jose has a very bright smile and devious dimples. “I...

Joslynn Moniz

Joslynn Moniz, 8th, loves to play basketball but also enjoys other sports and would like to learn how to play them. “I would like to learn how to play volleyball because it looks interesting,” Joslynn said. “My best friend...

Eric Berto

With his blonde hair and tall figure, Eric Berto, 9th, entertained his Journalism class with a rap about Wilson Bonilla. "I like to rap because it’s like poetry, and poetry is English, and English is my life,” Eric said. ...

Kaylan Willis

Sitting with her friends at the breakfast table, Kaylan Willis, 8th, responds to weird comments with “That’s nasty!” Kaylan loves to hang out with Shay Tyson and Gavin Garrett. “Friends are very important because they...

Jessica Matamoros

With the wind blowing her long, wavy hair backwards, Jessica Matamoros, 8th, stands waiting for the pitcher to throw the ball at lightning speed. The sun shines into her dark-brown eyes making them seem as if they were red. “I...

Joseph Dominguez

Joseph Dominguez,8th, has chocolate-brown eyes and red and black braces. He has lived in places that other people would love to live such as Springdale and Van Buren. "I liked living there because there were a lot of hot girls,"...

Luis E. Martinez

Luis is a first-year Journalism student.

Tiana Sis-Depina

Tiana is a first-year Journalism student.

Brisa Salas

With her long, beautiful hair, Brisa Salas, 9th, enjoys sports and loves to  laugh.  Brisa, who has two sisters and two brothers, does not hold in what she wants to say. "I like being friends with Brisa because she's very...

Blanca Rodriguez

After Blanca Rodriguez, 9th, left beautiful Georgia, she came to gloomy and dark Fort Smith, Arkansas.  It seemed as if she had seen a terrifying ghost. "It was less dangerous in Georgia, and I could go out walking," Blanca...

Kassandra Clegg

Kassandra Clegg, 9th, is an accident-prone, nice, sweet girl.  She is also a deep thinker and speaks her mind.  The teacher who impacted her the most was Mrs. Samply. "She told me that if believe in myself, I can achieve...

Ybette Del Toro

Ybette Del Toro, 9th, is a second-year Raider Release member.

Sidney Whittaker

Sidney Whittaker, 9th, is a second-year Raider Release staff member. She is crazy, outgoing, and, shy but really can conceal her feelings. "I have anger issues that nobody can see," Sidney said. Her anger issues do not keep Sid...

Elizabeth Gonzalez

Elizabeth Gonzalez, 9th, is a quiet, smart, nice person with a really brave heart.  In fact, she did something that will leave people speechless. "I rescued my sister from a fire because I did not want her to die," Elizabeth...

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