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Madison Brown
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Madison Brown

Madison Brown, 8th, is smart, keeps to herself, and likes sharing her snacks with people. A flaw she would like to eliminate is spending too much time on social media. “I am constantly on it,” Madison said. Madison’s...

Jamiah Hall
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Jamiah Hall

Jamiah Hall, 8th, is a very caring, kind, and loving leader who loves to sleep but would like to get out of that habit. To really know Jamiah, you have to understand her feelings. “I would describe myself as a caring person,”...

Kaitlyn Heron
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Kaitlyn Heron

The edgy, energetic Kaitlyn Heron, 8th, has a unique sense of humor, such as the time when she rolled herself down the stairs with her friends. Kaitlyn’s best friend Selena Gonzalez is really important to her. “Selena...

Ahmad Jenkins
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Ahmad Jenkins

Ahmad Jenkins, 8th, believes being polite and respectful is important. “I help others instead of myself,” Ahmad said. Respectfulness is Ahmad’s best strength. “I respect everyone around me because my parents taught...

DaKadence Youngblood
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Da’Kadence Youngblood

The happy, brown-eyed Da’Kadence Youngblood, 8th, enjoys Journalism class, being around her friends, and helping others. “I am quiet until I get to know you, and I enjoy being nice to people,” Da’Kadence said. “I...

Isaias Aguilar Velazquez
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Isaias Aguilar Velazquez

Isaias Aguilar 8th, lost focus, slumped in his chair, and fell asleep only to be awakened when the teacher tapped him on the shoulder. The best advice Isaias has received came from his mom. “She encouraged me to work harder...

Cody Goodson
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Cody Goodson

Stepping into Ms. Mullin’s classroom, Cody Goodson, 8th, looked down at his brand-new shoes and then up at his brand-new classroom. Before long, he made friends and enjoyed sharing his love of chess, MineCraft, and Five Nights...

Alexa White
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Alexa White

The brown-hair, brown-eyed Alexa White, 8th, has two sides: the nice, funny, weird one and the mean one. Even with these differences, Alexa has some goals. “I plan to get better grades, fix my attitude, and work out more,”...

Keyera Walters
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Keyera Walters

Keyera Walters, 8th, is an introverted-yet-caring girl who appreciates her friends and family. When Keyera is with people who are important to her, it is easy to be herself. In fact, she has a great memory of a sleepover with...

Katy Orellana Chavez
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Katy Orellana Chavez

Katy Orellana Chavez, 8th, sat glued to her cell phone as she checked for the latest drama. Often laughing, Katy would describe herself as loud. A flaw she would like to eliminate is sleeping too much. “I lose track of...

JaNasia Webster
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JaNasia Webster

JaNasia Webster, 8th, is a TikTok video-making outgoing student who can be both quiet as a mouse and very talkative when with her friends. Some people think that just because she plays around, she gets bad grades. “A surprising...

Haydee Bermudez
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Haydee Bermudez

Haydee Bermudez, 8th, the enthusiastic girl who seems to have an endless amount of elation, is not afraid to take on new challenges and always finds happiness. Haydee’s best strength is kindness. “Even when I feel down,...

Selena Gonzalez
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Selena Gonzalez

Selena Gonzalez, 8th, is an aggressive, brave and humorous teen who, when wearing her pointy black hoodie, resembles a lawn gnome. She has memorable moments like when she broke her nose last summer when fake wrestling with her...

Duy Tran
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Duy Tran

Duy Tran, 8th, is a friendly, smart, and quiet boy who describes himself as carefree. His best strength is cleverness. “I can think outside of the box and remember what I learn,” Duy said. Jean Rubio’s favorite moment...

Lindsey Recinos
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Lindsey Recinos

Lindsey Recinos, 8th, is understanding, funny, and can light up a whole room. Her dad is important to Lindsey because he influenced her to work hard and get a good job. “My dad wants the best for me,” Lindsey said. The...

Juliette Barbosa Ledesma
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Juliette Barbosa Ledesma

The short, black-haired, fashionable Juliette Barbosa, 8th, is a very funny, friendly person who describes herself as energetic. “I am pretty good at making people laugh and am always jumping around,” Juliette said. Juliette...

Ashlyn Green
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Ashlyn Green

Ashlyn Green, 8th, is kind, calm, and a tad ungraceful. One thing Ashlyn would like to change about herself is her clumsiness. “I tend to trip over many small things, or I just don’t watch where I’m going,” Ashlyn said. If...

Briana Feimster
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Briana Feimster

The black-haired, brown-eyed Briana Feimster, 8th, is shy, smart, and talented and describes herself as quiet. “I don't talk much at school, but I do around my family,” Briana said. Briana’s biggest accomplishment...

Talia Lassiter
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Talia Lassiter

As Talia Lassiter, 8th, sat down, she adjusted her skirt and oversized t-shirt and smiled at her new classmates. Looking up at Ms. Mullin with a glow in her eyes, Talia envisioned a bright future in Journalism. Friends are...

Daimian Vega
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Daimian Vega

Fort Smith native, Daimian Vega, 8th, is a smart student who excels in math, likes video games, and enjoys playing football. “I would describe myself as caring and responsible because I make sure my peers and parents are...

Savanah Walls
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Savanah Walls

Savanah Walls, 8th, sat silently in class and stared intently at her computer screen as she fought off villains in Creatures of Sonaria. Not until the teacher called her name, did she look up. Growing up as the middle child in...

Xyliah Xayvongsa
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Xyliah Xayvongsa

The brown-eyed, dark-haired Xyliah Xayvongsa, 8th, feels she is not perfect. “A flaw I would like to eliminate is my modesty because sometimes I don’t take credit for my achievements,” Xyliah said. Xyliah loves writing...

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