Raider Echo

Clark Aceo

Clark Aceo

Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

April 1, 2017

"[If I had more time] I would travel. [I would] travel to Canada, Kenya, just to experience different cultures and meet more people. We need unity," Clark Aceo, 11.

Elidio Barbosa

Elidio Barbosa

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

March 30, 2017

"I would [want to] learn how to mix and master music. I want to start producing and it's a way I would want to make money and improve in my own craft. All my life I have really been into music and it has been something that's really influential to me, and I believe that it's something that could help...

Mr. Clarke

Mr. Clarke

Kristin MacKay and Thu Vu

March 29, 2017

"[My first pet was] a cocker spaniel named Okie. We got him from Oklahoma," Matt Clarke, English teacher.

Amira Jabir

Amira Jabir

Kristin MacKay and Thu Vu

March 28, 2017

"In Eritrea we have religious freedom and go to the Mosque to pray like we do in America," Amira Jabir, 10.

Alm’Bria Reese

Alm’Bria Reese

Lillian Tram and Edith Perez

March 28, 2017

"I’m planning to go to Richland College after graduation. I’m going to be there for a couple of years to get a better GPA and then I’m going to head out to a [Chicago university]. I don’t want to be in Texas for too long. [Chicago] has a program for studying abroad, and all the places that they...

Carlos Vasquez

Carlos Vasquez

Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

March 27, 2017

"I'm looking forward to going to the beaches [over the summer]," said Mr. Vasquez, teacher.

Joey Samraj

Joey Samraj

Karina Herrera, Photographer

March 26, 2017

"I'm going to UT Arlington to do summer school so I can finish off my college much faster. I'm excited [because I'll be away from home.]," Joey Samraj, Senior.  

Rodolfo Castillo

Rodolfo Castillo

Lillian Tram and Braedon Harris

March 25, 2017

“My most memorable Spring Break experience was going to Florida with my family for the first time.  It was really nice and we were able to relax on the beach the five days we were there,” Rodolfo Castillo, 11.

Nhi Pham, 10

March 24, 2017

"The similarity between Vietnamese and American [culture] are that both enjoy having a variety of food options. For example, Vietnamese people enjoy a lot of western style foods like hamburgers, pizza, and steak," Nhi Pham, 10.

Nicole Espinosa

Nicole Espinosa

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

March 23, 2017

"I've never really had a real pet. One time when I was six years old, my mom bought 3 goldfish, but didn't know you had to buy a special kind water for them and just used tap water. They ended up dying two hours after we got them. Another time I had a fish, and my younger siblings put shampoo and conditioner...

Nhu Nguyen and Stephanie Akhimien

Nhu Nguyen and Stephanie Akhimien

Elena Gary, Designer

March 22, 2017

"The most traumatic experience I've had so far is Junior year, honestly. You already know why, it's because of physics." Nhu Nguyen, 11. "[I think] middle school, y'know? It's like a phase-changing experience. Everyone is still in their elementary, pubescent feeling. Everyone is going through a lot...

Elsa Abraham

Elsa Abraham

Riley Sims and Edith Perez

March 22, 2017

"Suicidal thoughts and urges [are challenges I’ve had to overcome]. Therapy, my friends and my family [were] supportive of me," Elsa Abraham, Junior.