2016-2017 Staff

Brittany Miller

Editor-In-Chief

I am a senior this year. I also play the flute and am a section leader and vice president of the band. I hope to study communications in college and use my high school experience to prepare me for my career. I'm excited to continue...

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Emma Stanley

Senior Editor

I'm a senior this year. I love being part of the school newspaper because I love writing and I'm also gonna be part of WENN (the school news) this year. I can't wait to graduate this year so I can start my college career and life...

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Lauren Kowis

News Editor

Senior year came way too fast, but I'm really excited. I'm one of the news and feature editors for newspaper, which is exciting because I love writing stories. I'm in band and play the flute. I want to major in accounting after...

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Sophie Preciado

Sports & Feature Editor

I'm going to be a junior and I'm really excited to be an editor this year because I love writing. I'm in choir too and I love to sing. I wanted to join newspaper because I want to major in journalism after high school and this...

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Brooke Cotten

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Brooke Cotten and after 3 long years I'm finally a senior!! I am a returning staff member from last year and can't wait to see what this year holds. I'm also in band and am one of the clarinet section leaders....

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Cami Manka

Staff Writer

I joined newspaper because journalism was so fun and interesting and newspaper will allow me to put the skills I learned to use. My birthday is on 9/9/99 at 9:09 pm. I hope to be a journalist or marine biologist.

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Cassidy Cox

Staff Writer

I'm in 11th grade and I'm really excited to be on newspaper staff this year! I joined newspaper because I love to write and wanted to get involved in something this year. This year will be really fun!

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Cate Scanlan

Staff Writer

I joined the newspaper staff because of my passion for writing. I like to take pride in my work. I am a future longhorn and journalist.

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Daisy Cooley

Staff Writer

I joined newspaper because I enjoy writing and wanted to participate in something I found enjoyable. I was a cheerleader for five years and I obsess over many YouTubers.

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Dani Parker

Staff Writer

I am a sophomore. I joined newspaper because my dream is to be a writer someday. I wanted to be able to experience writing my own work and have it shared with others. I am also on the debate team so I spend most of my time in...

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Elizabeth Richardson

Staff Writer

I joined newspaper to get more involved. I love to always know whats going on especially at Oak Ridge. I have been dancing at North Harris Performing Arts since I was 3, and I have been on their competition team since I was 6....

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Kaitlyn Spaide

Staff Writer

I joined newspaper because I enjoyed writing and reporting. I am an active drama club member and I would like to pursue acting in the future. I was born in Florida, lived in Colorado for 5 years, and in Texas for nine.

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Kayla Smith

Staff Writer

I'm a senior and I love dancing! I am on TADA dance studio's hip hop crew and I'm also a dance teacher assistant. I practice four hours a week and assist eight hours a week. I also love riding horses in Equestrian show jumping,...

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Lily Martinez

Staff Writer

I joined newspaper because I wanted to write about what's going on during the school year. I want to have a career in writing for a magazine.

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Sadee Sales

Staff Writer

I joined newspaper to get a feel for what it's like because I plan on going to college for a career in journalism. I drive an ancient automobile that is older than me and I'm waiting to see what happens to me for college.

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Kaci Roberson

Staff Writer

I'm a junior. I joined newspaper to learn more about writing and what it would be like to be a journalist. After college I hope to go into a journalism career. When I'm not writing, I enjoy playing golf.

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Mackenzie Lewis

Staff Writer

I joined newspaper because I'm interested in being a reporter when I am older. I am a cheerleader . When I am older, I want to be a field reporter for a major league baseball.

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Sidney Hinz

Staff Writer

I am in 10th grade. I joined newspaper because I love to write and want to be a journalist when I finish school. I plan on going to Texas A&M and majoring in technical writing with a minor in business. A fun fact about me...

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Jarod Hercules

Staff Writer

I am a senior. I joined the school newspaper because I enjoy writing and all it entails. Also the newspaper would help me interact with many more people. Learning to be more sociable and getting the chance to write seemed like...

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Skyler Hansen

Staff Writer

I am a sophomore. I joined newspaper because I thought it would be fun. When I'm not writing, I spend all my time in the pool. When I grow up I want to be a doctor.

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Ernie Diaz

Staff Writer

I am junior. I joined newspaper because I want to work at ESPN as a sports journalist after I graduate from college. When I'm not at school, I train Monday through Saturday at Crossfit of Aces.

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Nolan Christensen

Staff Writer

I joined newspaper so I could write sports stories and it seemed like a great class to be involved in. I also like to fish. I plan on attending Texas State next year.

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Tori Johnson

Staff Writer

I'm a sophomore and I joined newspaper because I love writing and knowing what is going on in the school. I'm terrified of sharks and dragonflies. I plan to attend Brigham Young University when I graduate.

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Samarah Zamora

Staff Writer

I am a junior. I joined newspaper because it's a great way to stay up to date and involved. I haven't cut my hair in 4 years. After I graduate I want to pursue a career in psychology specializing in adolescents.

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