The Matador Messenger

2018-2019 Staff

Ashley Villa Murillo

Reporter

Ashley Villa Murillo is going to attend Valadez Middle School as an eighth grader in the fall. She is interested in researching sports, technology, and breaking news. Some hobbies she enjoys outside of school are playing sports an...

Jonah Botello

Reporter

Jonah Botello is going to attend Golden Elementary School as a sixth grader in the fall. He is interested in researching about sports. Outside of school, Jonah enjoys reading, playing sports, and playing video games. His favorite...

John Murray

Reporter

John Murray is going to attend Golden Elementary School as a sixth grader in the fall. He is particularly interested in writing about sports. Outside of school, he is involved in baseball, basketball, and soccer. In his free time...

Eliana Espinoza

Reporter

Eliana Espinoza is going to attend Tuffree Middle School as an eighth grader in the fall. She is interested in learning about animals of all kinds. Outside of school, she is involved in colorguard and orchestra, and she also enjoys...

Omar Lakhani

Reporter

Omar Lakhani will be attending IOK as a seventh grader in the fall. He is interested in writing about sports and science because he finds learning science fun and has a passion for sports. Outside of school, Omar enjoys playing...

Karina Bier

Reporter

Karina Bier is going to attend Yorba Linda Middle School as a sixth grader in the fall. She is particularly interested in writing about sports and music. Outside of school, her hobbies include football, flag football, taekwondo,...

Sarah Field

Reporter

Sarah Field will be attending school in Des Moines, Iowa as a seventh grader in the fall. She is interested in learning and writing about science, technology, engineering, math, as well as current events. Outside of school, Sarah...

Joanna Chang

Reporter

Joanna Chang is going to attend Taiwan Junior High School as a seventh grader in the fall. She is interested in researching sports and music. Outside of school, her hobbies include dancing, swimming, drawing, and tennis. Her favori...

Beatte Kim

Editor

Beatte is an upcoming freshman attending Valencia High School. She participates in swimming and tennis. Outside of school she participates in activities such as hanging out with friends, listening to music, and reading. Her favorite...

Peixuan Li

Reporter

Peixuan Li is going to attend Bernardo Yorba Middle School as a seventh grader in the fall. He is interested in writing about sports and technology. Outside of school, Peixuan enjoys watching movies, playing basketball, and listening...

Brian Kee

Reporter

Brian Kee is going to attend Golden Elementary as a sixth grader in the fall. He is interested in writing about math and sports such as baseball, football, soccer, and basketball. Outside of school, Brian enjoys playing baseball,...

Catherine Kang

Editor

Catherine Kang is going to attend Yorba Linda High School as a junior in the fall. She is interested in reading and writing about sports, technology, and entertainment. Outside of school, she enjoys playing golf, piano, and viol...

Katelyn Chang

Editor

Katelyn Chang is going to attend Valencia High School in the fall. She enjoys topics like music, sports, and entertainment. She likes to hangout with her friends, swimming, and traveling. Her favorite quote is "sometimes the smallest...

Ellen Kang

Editor

Ellen Kang is going to attend Yorba Linda High School as a freshman in the fall. She is interested in researching and writing about current events and technology. Outside of school, Ellen enjoys figure skating, playing the flute, and...

Ashaan Sawhney

Reporter

Ashaan Sawhney is going to attend El Rancho as a seventh grader in the fall. He likes to write about basketball and his two favorite NBA teams, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Lakers, as well as his least favorite team, the Go...

Reghan Heffner

Reporter

Reghan Heffner is going to attend Golden Elementary School as a sixth grader in the fall. She is interested in researching art, sports, and world news. Her hobbies outside of school include soccer, performing arts, musical theater, an...

Ian De La Fuente

Reporter

Ian De La Fuente is going to attend Tynes Elementary School as a sixth grader in the fall. He is interested in researching technology, nature, music, entertainment, and breaking news. Outside of school, Ian does jiu jitsu, basketb...

Cole Carson

Reporter

Cole Carson is an incoming 6th grader at Woodsboro Elementary. He enjoys topics such as music, technology, and sports. His hobbies include doing swim lessons, soccer, chess, building with legos, and playing the cello. A quote...

Shiven Desai

Reporter

Shiven Desai is going to attend Cresent Elementary School as a sixth grader in the fall. He is interested in researching global news. Outside of school, Shiven enjoys playing basketball and playing the piano. His favorite quote is "Life ...

Joseph Geiger

Reporter

Joseph Geiger is going to attend Bernardo Yorba Middle School as a seventh grader in the fall. He is especially interested in technology and science. Joseph states that he currently has no hobbies, but a hobby he would like t...

Makaylyn Eden

Reporter

Makaylyn Eden is going to attend Brea Junior High as an eighth grader in the fall. She enjoys researching and writing about entertainment, sports, nature, and breaking news. Some of Makaylyn's hobbies include playing softbal...

Sarah Huynh

Reporter

Sarah Huynh is an incoming 8th grader at Travis Ranch Middle School. She enjoys researching sports, music, and entertainment. She also plays basketball, tennis, saxophone, and piano. Her favorite quote is "do not go where the...

Darrius Huynh

Reporter

Darrius Huynh is a 7th grader who will be attending Kraemer Middle School. He likes learning and writing about nature, music, and entertainment. Some of his hobbies include taking care of pets and creating art. A quote he finds...

Dakota Reynolds

Reporter

Dakota Reynolds is in 7th grade at Yorba Linda Middle School. She enjoys learning about technology, art, music, and cooking. Outside of school, she loves drawing, playing video-games, and cooking. Her favorite quote is "Practice...

Sebastian Li-Williams

Reporter

Sebastian Li-Williams is going to attend Tuffree Middle School as an eighth grader in the fall. He enjoys playing and writing about music. Outside of school, Sebastian likes to play video games with friends. His favorite quote...

Daniel Nguyen

Reporter

Daniel Nguyen is going to attend Tuffree Middle School as an eighth grader in the fall. He enjoys pop culture and text-based role-play, and he would self-define himself as a collaborative literatist. His favorite quote is “On my...

Gavin Raasch

Reporter

Gavin Raasch is going to attend Tuffree Middle School as an eighth-grader in the fall. Topics he is interested in are technology and entertainment. Outside of school, Gavin enjoys playing video games and is in a hip-hop performing...

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