The Paw Print

2021-2022 Staff

Johnny Martinez Duran
Editor-in-Chief

Johnny Martinez Duran

Johnny Martinez Duran is currently a senior at Parkdale and a proud member of the Paw Print. The great year of 2021 marks his first year of being a member of The Paw Print after learning what it means to be a journalist, how to w...

Luz Gaytan
Chief Copy Editor

Luz Gaytan

Luz Gaytan is currently a junior at Parkdale and is President for the class of 2023. She joined The Paw Print during the 2020-2021 school year after her English teacher Ms. Guevara from Freshman year told her she should join....

Janet Boualy
Chief Copy Editor

Janet Boualy

Janet Boualy is a junior at Parkdale High School. This is her first year on staff as she was recommend by friends to take the class. She is a chief copy editor as well as a writer for the PawPrint. Outside of school, she enjoys...

Santana Grady
Chief Copy Editor

Santana Grady

Santana Grady is a sophomore at Parkdale and this is his first year on staff. He contributes to The Paw Print by writing interesting and informative articles on topics that could use more recognition. Santana enjoys plays Basketball...

Rashel Tapia
Chief Copy Editor

Rashel Tapia

Rashel Tapia is a senior at Parkdale High and is currently a Chief Copy Editor for the Paw Print. She hopes to provide articles ranging from local/international news to entertainment/creative media. Her interests include collecting...

Aissata Kallo
Chief Copy Editor

Aissata Kallo

Aissata Kallo is a sophomore at Parkdale, and this is her first year on staff. As a chief copy editor she works with her peers at giving articles their final look. Aissata enjoys spending her free time with a good novel. She is...

Anthony Umanzor-Rojas
Chief Section Editor

Anthony Umanzor-Rojas

This is Anthony's first full year on the staff team through a recommendation from a teacher. He is a junior and is currently writing articles as well as being an Online Editor for The Paw Print newspaper. Anthony feels that he ...

Toniah Grant
Chief Section Editor

Toniah Grant

Toniah Grant is a senior at Parkdale. This may be her first full year on staff, but with being the outstanding and positive student she is, she feels like she brings joy and positivity to The Paw Print. Not only does she like...

Cayla Washington
Web Content Manager

Cayla Washington

This is Cayla Washington's First - Last year being on the Paw Print, this is because she is apart of this this years 2022 graduating class of seniors. She contributes very light hearted, opinion based articles. With every article...

Ozichi Onyejiuwa
Section Editor

Ozichi Onyejiuwa

Ozichi Onyejiuwa is a senior and this is her first year on staff. She is currently a Section Editor for the Paw Print. She initially took journalism as a fun way to end off her high school experience especially after being online...

Diana Bonilla Prado
Section Editor

Diana Bonilla Prado

Diana Bonilla-Prado (she/her) is a sophomore and has recently joined staff. She always puts her priorities first and is a hard worker. She doesn't know why herself, but she loves writing essays. She is a perfectionist, and is...

Natalya Armenta
Section Editor

Natalya Armenta

This is sophomore Natalya Armenta. She is a first year on staff and has expressed interest in controversy and concerning topics to inform her readers. She allows the reader to look at hot topics from different point-of-...

Anthony Valverde
Section Editor

Anthony Valverde

Anthony Valverde is currently a senior at Parkdale High School. He wrote his first article for the Paw Print in February 2022. He would have loved to be part of the Paw Print since freshman year; however...

Cristal Lucero
Instagram Reporter

Cristal Lucero

Cristal Lucero is a junior at Parkdale High School. She is on the Social Media team, part of The Paw Print association. She is a daily Instagrammer, which means she reports 2-3 times a week on local and important, need-to-know news....

Debbie Pace
Instagram Reporter

Debbie Pace

Debbie Pace is a current senior at Parkdale High. This is her first full year on the Newspaper staff as a Social Media Reporter and I can tell you, she loves it. As a social media reporter, you can find most of her stories along...

Jada Adams
Reporter

Jada Adams

Jada Adams is a junior at Parkdale High school and this is her first full year on staff. She looks forward to providing you with interesting and informative articles on a variety of topics. Jada enjoys singing, dancing and listening...

Alexsis Tapia Vasquez
Reporter

Alexsis Tapia Vasquez

This is Alexsis Tapia, and he is currently a senior at Parkdale. This is his second year on The Paw Print. He is a reporter who mainly writes articles on issues that are not talked about enough and hopes readers create conversations...

Saffie Cherif
Reporter

Saffie Cherif

SENIOR. This is Saffie's first full year on staff, and she got this position by being an outstanding student as always. Saffie contributes humor to the paper but still make it newsworthy. But let’s get one thing straight: She's...

Kaylee Arriola
Reporter

Kaylee Arriola

Kaylee Arriola is a senior at Parkdale and is a vlogger for The Paw Print. This is her first full year on staff. She is a raging feminist who spends her time making crystal candle, and body crystal molds. She also enjoys cleansin...

Enrique Arteaga Lucero
Reporter

Enrique Arteaga Lucero

This is junior Enrique Arteaga Lucero. He’s only been on staff for less than a year, but nevertheless he’s a great addition. He contributes to the staff by providing good and informative articles that are right in between...

Katherine Villanueva
Reporter

Katherine Villanueva

Katherine Villanueva is a 2022 class student. She is a girl who likes to keep a conversation going. She doesn't really do much but spend time with family and or does do her school work. This happens to be her second year on staff!

Young Min Miller
Reporter

Young Min Miller

Young Min Miller is currently a senior at Parkdale High School. This is his first year on staff, and learned about joining the Paw Print from looking at the electives and realizing there was a Journalism class, to which he jumped...

Sandy Zelaya Pena
Reporter

Sandy Zelaya Pena

Sandy Zelaya is a junior at PHS, proudly representing class of 23'. This is her first full year on staff as a reporter, and she usually focuses on topics she is familiar with like webcomics, film, Asian dramas, Kpop and every...

Maimuna Kura
Reporter

Maimuna Kura

Maimuna S.Kura is an 11th grade student, and this is her first full year as a reporter. Maimuna enjoys watching anime and k-drama. She enjoys listening to a variety of genres of music, including K-Pop. Maimuna loves reading mangas,...

Lucas Olivo
Reporter

Lucas Olivo

Lucas Olivo is a 10th grade reporter with the Paw Print. This is his first year with The Paw Print. Although he has only been writing for The Paw Print for a short time, he has a promising future in journalism. He loves exploring...

Elie Mulamba
Reporter

Elie Mulamba

Elie Mulamba is a student from Parkdale High School who is currently in the 12th grade and is planning to graduate in the year of 2022. He got into staff from taking Journalism as a class, and although he may not be sure on how...

Princess Passie
Reporter

Princess Passie

Princess Passie is a senior year, and this is her first full year on The Paw Print staff. She contributes to the staff by writing informational articles. Princess is a cheerleader at Parkdale and was also on the marching band. Sh...

Rugiatu Tarawally
Reporter

Rugiatu Tarawally

She goes by Ruby a talkative and outgoing representative of the class of 2023. An assistant security officer S2 for JROTC in Parkdale. This is her first year on The Paw Print staff. She just wanted to try new things out and ended...

Lesli Carrasco-Merino
Reporter

Lesli Carrasco-Merino

Lesli Carrasco-Merino is a junior at Parkdale, and this is her first year on The Paw Print staff as a reporter. She aims to provide informative articles on a wide range of topics. Outside of journalism, she enjoys music, TV shows,...

Sybill Anja
Reporter

Sybill Anja

Sybill Anja is currently a sophomore at Parkdale High school and is on her first year on the newspaper staff as a reporter. Typically not one for chitchatting with her peers, she prefers to spend her time listening to music or...

Nelson Torres Carcamo
Reporter

Nelson Torres Carcamo

He is in grade 11 and has been on staff for almost a full school year. Nelson enjoy reading books, graphic novels, Japanese manga, as well as watching them. He are interested in learning mechanics.

Astrid Wilson
Reporter

Astrid Wilson

Astrid Wilson, a senior at Parkdale, class of 2022. This is their first time writing for the school newspaper. Were they anxious about it? Yes, but they still managed to come up with something and stay on task.. well sometimes....

Ash King Ching
Reporter

Ash King Ching

Ash King Ching (she/they/he) is a Sophomore at Parkdale High. This is their first year on staff. She has contributed pieces that bring awareness to certain topics, and hopes to keep doing that until they graduate. They run a business...

Nicholas Armenta
Reporter

Nicholas Armenta

This is Nicholas Armenta, and he's a junior at Parkdale.  He plays Football and runs tack for Parkdale, and, during his sophomore year, expanded himself to being part of The Paw Print. What he contributes to The Paw Print is...

Megan Higgins
Reporter

Megan Higgins

A senior finally leaving highschool at the same time she joins her first year on the Paw Print. She enjoys reading and writing in her spare time so this job comes easy for her. Her favoirte writing genre is humor, so she´s fluent...

Walter Miranda Canales
Reporter

Walter Miranda Canales

Walter is in 12th grade and this is his last year in Parkdale. This is his first year on staff, and he joined staff because he thought that the class was going to interesting and he was going to learn a lot in the class.mAnd he...

Amia Simmons
Reporter

Amia Simmons

Amia Simmons is currently a senior at Parkdale High. This is her first year on staff. She contributes to the paper by writing majority of opinion articles She is a quiet person with much creativity. Amia doesnt have much hobbies...

Julissa Blanco
Reporter

Julissa Blanco

Julissa Blanco is a Junior at Parkdale. He pronouns are she/her/hers. It's her first year on staff and she got recommended by Victor Valdez, a friend of hers and a previous staff member. Julissa believes that although she may...

Ms. Guevara
Adviser

Ms. Guevara

English, journalism, and all-day high heel wearing are three things that Ms. Guevara does best.  She began working at Parkdale during the 2012-2013 school year as a long-term substitute and ultimately became a 9th grade English...

Jaquelin Diaz

Jaquelin Diaz is currently a senior at Parkdale. This is her first year on staff and being able to contribute to the Paw Print. She enjoys things like art and writing, and she tends to spend most of her time at school and work.

Chief Copy Editor

Destiny Chukwukere

Destiny Chukwukere is a senior at Parkdale High School. She recently joined the PHS Paw Print during this 2021-2022 school year. She is a clever but funny person and radiates positive energy; Destiny will without doubt present...

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