The Matador Messenger

2020-2021 Staff

Megan Wang
Reporter

Megan Wang

Megan is a seventh grader. She enjoys researching, learning, and writing about news, nature, and entertainment. Outside of school, some of Megan's hobbies include baking, reading, writing, and playing tennis. A quote she find...

Kathryn Ward
Reporter

Kathryn Ward

Kathryn is a seventh grader. She enjoys researching history and different laws as well as writing about breaking news and of events that have happened in the past. Outside of school, Katherine and her twin Sophie do competitive ...

Katherine Farer
Reporter

Katherine Farer

Katherine is a seventh grader. She enjoys researching sports, nature, entertainment as well as learning about different decades. She also likes to write about what it was like back in the old days. Outside of school, Katherine pl...

Madeline Paine
Reporter

Madeline Paine

Madeline is a seventh grader. She likes to research and learn/write about nature, entertainment, and breaking news. Outside of school, Madeline enjoys dancing and hanging out with her friends. A quote she finds meaningful is ...

London Gammon
Reporter

London Gammon

London is a seventh grader. Topics she enjoys includes researching and learning about nature, breaking news, and music. Outside of school, she enjoys writing and reading. Her favorite quote is, “Everyone is a genius. But if...

Reporter

James Makridis

James is a seventh grader. He enjoys researching and writing about sports, technology, and entertainment. Outside of school, some of James’s hobbies include playing basketball and going on bike rides. A quote he finds meaning...

Jaxson Corke
Reporter

Jaxson Corke

Jaxson is an eighth grader. He loves to learn about writing and enjoys writing about anything. Outside of school, some of Jaxson’s hobbies include doing sports, playing video games, and hanging out with his cousins. A quote h...

Ronin Hyland
Reporter

Ronin Hyland

Ronin is an eighth grader. He enjoys writing about entertainment. Outside of school, Ronin plays a lot of video games. A quote he finds meaningful is “If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a ...

Reporter

Kyle Dao

Kyle is a seventh grader. He likes researching/learning/writing about technology. Outside of school, Kyle enjoys playing video games and working out. A quote he finds meaningful is “Unless someone like you cares a full awful lot...

Maren Hall
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Maren Hall

Maren is a seventh grader. She enjoys learning, researching, and writing about breaking news and sports. Outside of school, she enjoys soccer, hanging out with friends, and playing the guitar. She also likes to cook, bake, and h...

Eva Paniagua
Reporter

Eva Paniagua

Eva Paniagua is a seventh grader at Bernardo. She enjoys learning/writing about  breaking news, science, elections, and people that make a difference, like political leaders, and social movements. Ouside of school, she loves to ...

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Canyon Foreman

Canyon Foreman is a seventh grader at Bernardo. He likes to research sports and breaking news. Outside of school, he plays ice hockey, because it’s what he enjoys the most. A quote he finds meaningful is, “I have a dream.” -Mart...

June Bodnariuk
Reporter

June Bodnariuk

June Bodnariuk is a seventh grader at Bernardo. She enjoys writing about mysteries, breaking news, and video games. Outside of school, June is often playing basketball, painting, reading, or watching videos of the paranormal....

Audrey Park
Reporter

Audrey Park

Audrey Park is a seventh grader at BYMS. She enjoys writing and reading about politics, art, and cooking. She is involved in many hobbies outside of school including ice skating, drawing, writing, or reading. A quote she finds m...

Isabella Spaulding
Reporter

Isabella Spaulding

Isabella or Izzy Spaulding is a seventh grader at Bernardo. She enjoys writing about breaking news and mostly entertainment. Outside of school, Izzy plays club soccer. She also likes hanging out with her friends when she can. ...

Sophia Ward
Reporter

Sophia Ward

Sophia, a seventh grader, enjoys researching/writing about history and sports. Outside of school, Sophia does competitive dance with her twin sister, basketball, and piano. A quote she finds meaningful is, “Let your smile change th...

Reporter

Nathan Winchell

Nathan likes to write about some of his hobbies, such as golf, and basket ball. Some other activities Nathan enjoys are watching youtube, and netflix. A quote Nathan finds meaningful is  “Golf is the closest game to the game...

Jacob Le
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Jacob Le

Jacob is an eighth grader. He enjoys researching about sports, breaking news, and technology that has been invented. Outside of school, Jacob likes to play basketball, the piano, and video games with his friends. One quote he ...

Sofia Knight
Reporter

Sofia Knight

Sofia likes to write about what’s going on in the world because she enjoys staying up to date. Outside of school, Sofia likes to play volleyball and hang out with friends. One quote that Sofia finds meaningful to her is “W...

Alessandra Lombardi
Reporter

Alessandra Lombardi

Alessandra enjoys writing and researching good news and loves nature and music. Alessandra loves to dance and read in her bedroom after school time. One quote Alessandra finds meaningful to her is; “A reader lives a thousan...

Reporter

Amir Chaudhry

Amir Chaudhry is an 8th grader and messenger at Bernardo Yorba Middle School. He enjoys writing about sports, technology, and news. Amir did newspaper last year in ELA 7 honors and wrote articles about the NBA and carports at E...

Reporter

Natalie Zaragoza

Natalie Zaragoza is a seventh grader at BYMS. She enjoys researching topics about nature, technology, and breaking news. Outside of school, she likes to play video games. A quote she finds meaningful is, “Go where you feel most a...

Reporter

Alexander Bartolo

Alexander is a seventh grader. He enjoys researching and writing about games and sports. Outside of school, Alexander enjoys playing X box with his friends, playing flag football, and painting. A quote he finds meaningful is ...

Reporter

Waleed Baqal

Waleed is a seventh grader. He enjoys researching and writing about sports, technology, nature, and breaking news. Some of Waleed’s hobbies outside of school include swimming, soccer, and reading. A quote he finds meaningful is ...

Emma Fajota
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Emma Fajota

Emma is an eighth grader. She likes researching and writing about breaking news, nature, and entertainment. Outside of school, Emma enjoys reading books, playing soccer, and playing tennis. A quote she finds meaningful is “The ...

Hatchford Berry
Reporter

Hatchford Berry

Hatchford is an eighth grader. He likes to write about breaking news such as coronavirus or Yellowstone National Park. Outside of school, Hatchford enjoys playing video games and sports (mostly baseball). A quote he finds mea...

Natalie Zuhlke
Reporter

Natalie Zuhlke

Natalie is an eighth grader and her beat is Mrs. Calloway- New Students/Counselling. She enjoys researching and writing about technology and entertainment. Outside of school, Natalie likes to play soccer, surf, and go to the bea...

Reporter

Coral Hsu

Coral is an eighth grader and her beat is art/drama/advanced art. She likes to write about nature, entertainments, and breaking news. Outside of school, Coral enjoys doing art, reading books, and playing the piano and the flute...

Editor In Chief

Julie Robertson

Julie Robertson is an 8th grader with her beat as Mrs. Fisher. She enjoys writing about video games, entertainment, and basically anything she finds interesting. She loves doing interviews because it makes her feel like a true p...

Publicity Editor

Samantha Ericson

Samantha is an eighth grader. She enjoys researching about sports, nature, and breaking news. Outside of school, some of Samantha’s hobbies are colorguard, volleyball, and digital art. A quote she finds meaningful is “Don...

Travis Rivera
Sports Editor

Travis Rivera

Travis Rivera is an 8th-grade returning reporter. Travis enjoys writing about his hobbies, especially sports and entertainment. Outside of school, he loves to play soccer. Another activity Travis likes to do is go to the beach....

Reporter, Campus Editor

Hailey Whittaker

Hailey Whittaker is an eighth grader and her beat is men and women’s aquatic sports at EHS. She enjoys writing about breaking news, sports and school activities. Outside of school, she is on a competitive swim team and is le...

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