The Paw Print

2020-2021 Staff

Sonah Bundu
Editor-in-Chief

Sonah Bundu

She’s your Editor-in-chief, but she’s also a senior! Sonah is in the 12th grade, serving her second year on staff and her first year as an EIC. She normally contributes to the features section of the newspaper with up-to-date...

Mistura Muritala
Editor-in-Chief in Training

Mistura Muritala

Mistura is in the Class of 2022 and has been on staff since her sophomore year. She was "pushed lightly" to sign up for Newspaper by freshman English teacher Ms. G and ever since then, she has not looked back. She loves to bring...

Johnny Martinez Duran
Associate Editor-in-Chief

Johnny Martinez Duran

Johnny Martinez Duran is currently a junior in 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...

Kimberly Ortega
Chief Copy Editor

Kimberly Ortega

This is her second year in Newspaper as a Journalist and Chief Copy Editor with the “encouragement” Ms G has given her. She enjoys reading, being outdoors, dancing, writing, and maybe some arts and crafts here and there. This...

Joy Orimogunje
Chief Copy Editor

Joy Orimogunje

This is Joy Orimogunje. She is junior heading on to her senior year. On the the Paw Print she has been Copy Chief editor for about 2-3 years and Ms. Guavara believes that she is the most important contribution on the Paw Print...

Cecilia Rodriguez
Chief Copy Editor

Cecilia Rodriguez

It all started freshman year when baby Cecilia walked into Ms. G's English class. She was clueless and scared to start high school, but little did she know she was going to be okay. Ms. G left such a great impression that Cecilia...

Aseneth Izaguirre-Suazo
Chief Copy Editor

Aseneth Izaguirre-Suazo

She is a junior and this is her second year on the Paw Print Staff as a Chief Copy Editor. Aseneth decided to join Staff because of a little push from Ms.G her freshman year. She wasn’t really sure if journalism was for her,...

Realyn Del Campo
Chief Copy Editor

Realyn Del Campo

Realyn Del Campo is a Junior who currently serves as the Executive Board Vice President for Parkdale's Student Government Association, and will serve as President for the Prince George's Regional Association of Student Governments....

Andrea Ulloa
Chief Copy Editor

Andrea Ulloa

Andrea Ulloa is a junior at Parkdale, and this is her first year on staff. She loves being a part of The Paw Print because it has given her a creative platform where she can be herself. She would like to contribute new ideas an...

Luz Gaytan
Chief Copy Editor

Luz Gaytan

Luz Gaytan is currently a sophomore at Parkdale and is Vice President for the class of 2023. She joined The Paw Print this year after her English teacher Ms. Guevara from Freshman year told her she should join. She is a Chief ...

Jefferson Turcios Rivera
Chief Copy Editor/Photographer

Jefferson Turcios Rivera

This is Jefferson Turcios. His pronouns are he/him/his. He is a junior and enrolled in the international baccalaureate program. His favorite hobbies include dipping strawberries, reading, and writing. This is his first year in...

Nathaniel Timoll
Web Content Manager

Nathaniel Timoll

This is Nathaniel Timoll, a junior but soon to be senior. He was born in New York and his family is from Jamaica. He enjoys playing soccer, performing mechanical work on cars and learning new skills like speaking fluent Spanish....

Roxana Torres Blanco
Lead News Editor

Roxana Torres Blanco

Roxana Torres is a senior. She has been on staff for about a year and four months. She writes different articles and also uploads them on the website! She loves to listen to music and drive around singing her heart out. She also...

Guadelupe Vidal
Lead News Editor

Guadelupe Vidal

Guadalupe Vidal is in her second year of journalism and is junior soon to be a senior. She joined journalism after thinking of pursuing journalism as a career. She loves to write opinionated articles because she likes people to...

Jasmin Maldonado
Features Editor

Jasmin Maldonado

She is currently a junior in high school and this is her first year on staff. Her articles are often about topics that many teens can relate to because sometimes it's good to speak up about current issues that young adults experience...

Features Editor

Anthony Umanzor-Rojas

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

Toniah Grant
Opinions & Sports Editor

Toniah Grant

Toniah Grant is a rising senior at Parkdale. This may be her first 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...

Ashly Rodriguez-Ascencio
Entertainment & Arts Editor

Ashly Rodriguez-Ascencio

Ashly Rodriguez-Ascencio is a current junior at Parkdale High School and a Section Editor for Parkdale's The Paw Print. Her hobbies include cooking, writing, and reading books that make her cry. She enjoys watching and listenin...

Ineza Merci
Entertainment & Humor Editor

Ineza Merci

Ineza is a junior that has been on staff for at least 2 years. She brings versatility to the school's paper, writing about different topics, capable of catering to different readers. She loves to indulge in the music scene listening...

Amanda Addo
Social Media Manager

Amanda Addo

Amanda Addo is a senior, and this is her second year on the Paw Print staff. In her time of work, she's a writer and Social Media Manager. She enjoys writing opinion and news articles. When she's not writing, she's binging The...

Saffie Cherif
Social Media Manager

Saffie Cherif

RISING SENIOR. This is her first 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...

Alexsis Tapia Vasquez
Vlogger/Reporter

Alexsis Tapia Vasquez

This is Alexsis Tapia, he is currently a junior soon to be a senior at Parkdale. This is his first year on The Paw Print. He is a weekly vlogger who reports on the daily news, and when he is not making videos for the Paw Print's...

Kaylee Arriola
Vlogger

Kaylee Arriola

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

Mary Adewole
Instagram Reporter

Mary Adewole

Mary is a junior who has been on staff for a year. When her 9th grade English teacher noticed her extraordinary awesomeness she was begged to be on staff, and so finally she gave in, because she is just that good. Her witty sarcastic...

Cristal Lucero
Instagram Reporter

Cristal Lucero

Cristal Lucero is a sophomore at Parkdale High School. She is on the Social Media team apart of the Paw Print association. She is a daily Instagrammer which means she reports 2-3 time a week on local and important news.

Debbie Pace
Instagram Reporter

Debbie Pace

Debbie Pace is a current junior at Parkdale High. This is her first 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 with...

Anecia Walters
Reporter

Anecia Walters

This is Anecia Walters, a senior at Parkdale High.  This is her first year year on the staff as a Reporter, and it has been a miraculous experience. At first journalism was just an elective, but over a period of time it has become...

Jasmine Davis
Reporter

Jasmine Davis

This is Jasmine, and she's in the 11th grade. This is her second year on staff.  Through some not so subtle convincing from Ms.G, she signed up during her freshman year. She likes to write articles that she, as a reader, would...

Isha Sesay
Reporter

Isha Sesay

Hey all! Isha Sesay is a sophomore at Parkdale, and she has been on the Paw Print Staff since 2020, and journalism started off just an elective for her. At first, journalism was an interest for Isha and being apart ...

Alvin Gonzalez Flores
Reporter

Alvin Gonzalez Flores

This is Alvin Gonazlez, and he's a graduating senior. He is the life of the Zoom party and really likes to talk and write about politics.  He hopes to take all he learned in journalism and carry it over into his success at PGCC...

Enrique Arteaga Lucero
Reporter

Enrique Arteaga Lucero

This is sophomore Enrique Arteaga Lucero, and he’s a newest addition to the staff. 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...

Jesus Benitez
Reporter

Jesus Benitez

This is sophomore Jesus Benitez, current reporter for The Paw Print. Strong-armed into joining the team, he has made the best of his situation and is having fun discovering the true spirit of journalism. With an interest in...

Reporter

Isabel Ramirez

Isabel is a sophomore at Parkdale High school. This is her first year on staff for the Paw Print Newspaper. She also participates in other school activities like art club, sga, and mock trial.

Princess Passie
Reporter

Princess Passie

Princess Passie is a junior moving onto her senior year. This is her first year on the Paw Print staff which she did not sign up for but is in love with it. She contributes to the staff by writing informational articles. Princess...

Reporter

Christiana Ogbolu

Christiana is a sophomore at Parkdale High School. This is her first year on staff at The Paw Print. She contributes general news articles and entertainment stories based on anime and TV. Some other hobbies she has is drawing,...

Reporter

Chris Benitez Flores

Christopher Benitez is a sophomore at Parkdale High. He has only been on staff for one year, mostly because Ms.Guevara chose for him to be in newspaper staff. Chris likes to write about whatever's on his mind, or whateve...

Reporter

Nicholas Armenta

This is Nicholas Armenta, and he a sophomore at Parkdale.  He plays Football and runs tack for Parkdale, and he just recently have expanded himself to being part of The Paw Print, with this being his first year on the team as ...

Elie Mulamba
Reporter

Elie Mulamba

Elie Mulamba is a student from Parkdale High School who is currently in the 11th grade from the years of 2020 to 2021 and is planning to graduate in the year of 2022. He had just got in Staff since March 2021. He got into staff...

Maimuna Kura
Reporter

Maimuna Kura

Maimuna S.Kura is a 10th grade student, and this is her first 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,...

Sidia Duarte Rodriguez
Reporter

Sidia Duarte Rodriguez

Sidia Duarte is a graduate from class of 2021. She likes to do entertainment articles and just be relatable. In her free time, she loves to do exercise and go on walks/runs. It’s exhausting at first but it really does pay off.

Jada Adams
Reporter

Jada Adams

Jada Adams is a sophomore at Parkdale High school and this is her first 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...

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, or editing, but she does do her school work.  This happens to be her first...

Sandy Zelaya Pena
Reporter

Sandy Zelaya Pena

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

Reporter

Rose Marion

The emby to envy, (Ty)Rose Marion has had a year in the tenth grade, not only as a first-year reporter for the PawPrint, but as a student in parkdale. They have taken on the challenge (not really) of Ms. G for two year, once as...

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...

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