Category: What’s Your Story?

Miss Melgar

Miss Melgar

While some contestants sing, dance or perform, senior Alisson Melgar goes in her own poetic route. “I am currently in the Miss West Johnston pageant and I’m going to be reciting poetry. We presented poetry in our senior class and so I chose one of those poems,” Melgar said. Melgar knows practicing for something she wants to do can impact […]

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Wilkins’ Real-life Nightmare

Wilkins’ Real-life Nightmare

Smoke filled the air and eat suffocated the room. Mikayla Wilkins’ was awoken at 4:05 a.m. by her chihuahua, Peanut. The fireplace could not stay contained. The fire spread to the bathroom across the hall from Wilkins’ bedroom. “I thought I was dreaming at first,” said Wilkins. “I told my mom I thought our house was burning down. She thought […]

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Naturally Entertaining

Naturally Entertaining

Lights shine down on stage. The audience is silent. A curtain opens, and Jorge Arita-Sabillon steps out. It is his time to shine. “I love singing and entertaining people– that’s what I’m passionate about. Whenever I go to present something, I think back to my freshman year when everyone was nervous when they presented,” said Arita-Sabillon. “I want to set […]

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The Tear, Therapy and Talented Touch

The Tear, Therapy and Talented Touch

The sideline slide tackle sent sophomore Samantha Livermore’s knee inside. “I got the MRI back and it was an ACL tear, and I had sprained my MCL and had major bruising everywhere,” said Livermore. “I have been playing soccer since I was four, so when I found out I tore my ACL I wanted to cry. I got home and […]

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Morgan’s Japanese Muse

Morgan’s Japanese Muse

Cheyenne Morgan isn’t your average artist. Morgan fell in love with anime when she first started watching it when she was ten. “My first anime was “Naruto”. I started watching because I wanted to learn something new about Japan,” Morgan said. Morgan then started watching anime to pursue her interest in computer design and animation. One anime in particular stood […]

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Conflicting Passions

Conflicting Passions

With so many degrees to major in, it can be hard to pick. After considering a career focused on animals, Draven Setterfield changed his mind. A degree in medicine is the path for him. Because he fosters animals, Setterfield initially wanted to become a veterinarian. After reconsidering, he changed his goal to become an emergency medical technician (EMT) instead. “I’m […]

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A Look Through Convertini’s Lens

A Look Through Convertini’s Lens

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and in the lens of camera. “I was around 13 years old when I got my first pair of glasses. I was nervous about how they would change my vision, but the minute they sat on the bridge of my nose the world was more pronounced with color and shapes,” said senior […]

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Tune into Tyler’s life

Tune into Tyler’s life

Sophomore Tyler Martinez strings together his music career one note at a time. “I have been playing guitar for quite a long time, but I didn’t take it seriously until a few years ago. I have always messed around and played but put it to heart. I was in a band before, and I really want to get back in […]

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All Tied Up in a Story

All Tied Up in a Story

A simple piece of cloth carefully tied and wrapped around a collar can tell a story. Online education instructor, Andrew Goettman, has over 600 ties and they all tell a different and specific tale. “At this point I have [an] excess of 600 ties. I have a tie for every team of the NFL, NBA and MLB, plus ties from […]

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Tie dye Tyler

Tie dye Tyler

  Senior Tyler Denton spends a majority of his time diving and dodging from blasts of color–and it’s all for fun. “I started doing paintball about a year and a half, almost two years, and it’s my favorite thing to do,” Denton said. “Paintball is a thing that once you start doing you don’t want to stop. I love it […]

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