Raider Echo

Zayury Ochoa

Zayury Ochoa

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

January 9, 2018

"On Christmas Eve we eat food like pozole and tamales, then on Christmas day we open presents and just spend the day with family," Zayury Ochoa, 10, said.

Dakota Norris

Dakota Norris

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

January 9, 2018

"On New Years we cook steak and watch football with the family, it's great," Dakota Norris, 10, said.

Lilian Nguyen

Lilian Nguyen

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

November 23, 2017

"The Seniors will obviously win because [of] seniority," Lilian Nguyen, 12, said. "It's our last year, so it makes sense."

Don Card

Don Card

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

November 22, 2017

"Over the holidays, we host a motorcycle soccer tournament at our farm," Football coach, Don Card said. "We play soccer on motorcycles, hence the name."

Misty Rico

Misty Rico

Tameciah Griffin, Reporter

November 20, 2017

"I think algebra 2 is going to be the hardest final, in general math isn't my subject," said junior Misty Rico.

Ricardo Castañeda

Ricardo Castañeda

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

November 19, 2017

"Over the Thanksgiving break me and my family are going to unite and spend Thanksgiving with each other," Ricardo Castañeda, 10, said. "We're also going to eat food like turkey and all that other good food."

Bobbi McCauley

Bobbi McCauley

Tameciah Griffin, Reporter

November 18, 2017

"First semester is going horrible, it's not enough school sprit, [and] no one comes to the football games," Junior Bobbi McCauley said.

Mustafa Najem

Mustafa Najem

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez and Braedon Harris

September 9, 2017

“Avid showed us what would happen if you weren’t organized and how you would fail,” Mustafa Najem, 11. “That’s why I’m passing now.”

Tiffiani Cofield

Tiffiani Cofield

Tameciah Griffin, Reporter

September 8, 2017

“I started a new journey as an educator [over the summer],” Tiffiani Cofield, photojournalism teacher.

Immanol Hernandez

Immanol Hernandez

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

September 7, 2017

“The wildest thing that happened to me this summer was my car [getting] stolen twice.", Immanol Hernandez, 9 said. “Two [guys] came [during] the night and drove off with it. They stole all the equipment [inside] and sold it to the pawn shop next door. We were driving around looking for [the equipme...

Isaac McMillan

Isaac McMillan

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez and Braedon Harris

September 6, 2017

“Band has taught me to do hard work,” Isaac McMillan, 11. “Also I just want to have fun and it’s fun to be in band. It’s just a really good crowd.”

Khrystal Mendonca

Khrystal Mendonca

Lillian Tram, Thu Vu, and Kristin MacKay

May 22, 2017

“I almost got kidnapped 3 times at a butcher shop in the Philippines. There was guys in a van trying to sell me meat and I didn’t speak Tagalog, which is the language of the Philippines. [It was recommended] to not speak at all. They tried to coax me into the van and I didn’t say anything but th...