The Matador Messenger

2017-2018 Staff

Michael Snyder

Reporter

Michael Snyder is in 8th Grade and his beat is campus. He enjoys writing about news and BYMS. Michael loves to play baseball outside of school. A quote he would like to share with the world would be, "If at first you don't...

Dylan Younes

Campus

Dylan Younes is in eighth grade and his beat is Campus. He enjoys writing about sports, technology, and breaking news. Outside of school, Dylan enjoys playing soccer and being a referee. A quote he would like to share is, "We...

Bella Jones

Video Editor

Bella Jones is in seventh grade. Her beat is OC Sheriff. In her free time, she enjoys watching Netflix and playing soccer. A quote she would like to share would be, "We accept the love we think we deserve," by Stephen Chbosky.

Corey Bisignano

Tech Editor

Corey is an eighth grader whose beat is Esperanza High School men's sports. Outside of school he enjoys basketball and playing Clash Royale. "Life is like a box of chocolates" by Forest Gump

Julian Vigil

Reporter

Julian Vigil is in eighth grade, and his beats are Homework club and Esperanza sports.  He enjoys writing about sports and music.  Julian loves to play basketball and hang out with friends. If there was a quote Julian would...

Lisa Winchell

Publicity Editor

Lisa Winchell is in seventh grade, and her beat is library.  She enjoys writing about news and entertainment.  Lisa loves to play volleyball, watch football with her family, cook, and do art. If there was a quote Lisa would...

Madison Baduria

Reporter

Madison Baduria is in eighth grade, and her beats are Art and PTA Reach.  She enjoys writing about entertainment and breaking news.  Madison loves to dance and play soccer. If there was a quote Madison would like to share,...

Corinne O'Grady

Photo Editor

Corinne O'Grady is in eighth grade, and her beats are Alternative Ed. and P.Y.L.U.S.D board. She enjoys writing about nature and breaking news. Corinne loves to do cheer leading. If there was a quote Corinne would like to share,...

Star Lu

Layout Editor

Star Lu is in eighth grade, and her beat is instrumental music. She enjoys writing about music, art and entertainment. Star loves to cook, bake, swim, and play with her dog. If there was a quote Star would like to share, it...

Connor Castillo

Campus Editor

Connor Castillo is in seventh grade, and his beat is OC Sheriff and Placentia PD.  He enjoys writing about nature, music, entertainment, breaking news.  Connor loves to Parkour and Airsoft. If there was a quote Connor would...

Aly Sayed

Campus Editor

Aly Sayed is in seventh grade, and his beats is social studies. He enjoys writing about sports, technology, and breaking news.  Aly loves to play video games, go camping, and photography. If there was a quote Aly would like...

Ian Gille

News Editor

Ian Gille is in seventh grade, and his beats are Anaheim Police Department. He enjoys writing about local breaking news. Ian loves to bike, make short films, and create time lapses. If there was a quote Ian would like to...

Dakota Grabner

Stem Editor

Dakota Grabner is in eighth grade, and his is Esperanza women's high school sports.  He enjoys writing about sports and nature.  Dakota loves to play golf with his dad, and sketching out plans to fix cars. If there was a...

Samir Tusneem

Layout Editor

Samir Tusneem is in eighth grade, and his beats are math and Spanish.  He enjoys writing about sports, new technology, and breaking news.  Samir loves to play tennis, swimming, and hanging out with friends. If there was a...

Sachi Bhanji

Feature Editor

Sachi Bhanji is in seventh grade, and her beats are leadership/yearbook and science. She enjoys writing about music and entertainment. Sachi loves to read, play soccer, and ride her bike outside of school. If there was a quote...

Sydney Hernandez

Layout Editor

Sydney Hernandez is in seventh grade and her beats are Vocal Music and Esperanza Women's Sports. She enjoys writing about music, nature, entertainment, law, and breaking news. Outside of school, Sydney participates in volleyball,...

Katie Macavei

Sports Editor

Katie Macavei is in 7th Grade and her beat is counseling. She enjoys writing about breaking news. Katie loves to swim outside of school. A quote she would like to share with the world would be, "If you want to live a happy...

Ashlynn Elliott

Editor In Chief

Ashlynn is an eighth grader and likes to write about anything and everything. She is on the BYMS Colorguard team and loves to ride horses in her free time. Her quote is "the truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just...

Zander Chaffin

Reporter

  Zander is an eighth grader whose beat is P.E and Language Arts. He enjoys writing about sports and music. Outside of school he enjoys football. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the s...

Jessica Dewhurst

Feature Editor

Jessica is a seventh grader whose beat is color guard and instrumental music.  She enjoys writing about nature, sports, and music. Jessica loves to draw, write, and play soccer. She is also a member of the BYMS Color Guard. “An...

Abigail Larsen

Publicity Editor

  Abigail is a seventh grader whose beats are instrumental music and advanced drama. She enjoys researching topics related to entertainment and sports. Outside of school, Abby enjoys jogging, baking, and hanging out with...

Analiz Zavala

Photo Editor

  Analiz is in seventh grade and her beat is YLHS women's sports and breaking news. She enjoys playing sports, listening to all types of music, and photography. " Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations."

Matt Jones

Reporter

Matt Jones is in 7th grade and is covering ports as his beat. His favorite subject is language arts. He is interested in photography and sports. He is looking forward to maintaining an attitude in this class. If he could sh...

James Farrell

Reporter

James Farrell is in 8th grade and his beat is the Principal and Vice Principal. His favorite subject is History. He is very interested in politics and sports. He is looking forward to writing and publishing articles for...

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