2018-2019 Staff

Diego Hernandez

Grade: Junior Position: Second-year reporter Likes and interests: This is my second year on news, and I'm slowly mending it into more. I like alternative rock, Japanese food and soccer. I'm involving myself more into the...

Desiree Lopez

Grade: Senior Position: First-year reporter Likes and interests: My name is "Dezi-Ray", not "Desire". I like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain.  I don't like when people are in my swamp. I am an onion. But I love...

Jesse Puente

Grade: Senior Position: First-year reporter Likes and interests: I like listening to music and spending time with friends. I like listening to friends and spending time with music.

Nina Martinez

Name: Nina Martinez Grade: Junior Bio: Nina has been on yearbook for three years and currently serves as the copy editor. She is looking forward to writing news articles for the Maverick Star too. Her favorite color is yellow,...

Gracie Hernandez

Grade: Junior Position: Reporter About me: I’m in PALs, I like Netflix and food. My favorite show is Supernatural and The Office (feel free to talk to me about either shows ANYTIME. I love making new friends.

Haley Brenk

Grade: Senior Position: Reporter About me: I’m a Maverick Belle, my third year on the team, and this is my first year on news staff. I want to go to UT Austin for nursing. My favorite color is yellow, and I love pizza!

Darian Johannsen

Grade: Senior Position: Reporter and Online Editor About me: What I hear when I'm being yelled at are people caring loudly at me. This is my first year in news. I like to be involved in school as much as I can. I've played...

Stephen Heller

Grade: Senior Position: Editor-in-chief About me: Stephen was a good bowler, and a good man. He was one of us. He was a man who loved the outdoors – and bowling, and as a surfer, he explored the beaches of Southern California,...

Laura Perich

Grade: Senior Position: Social media and marketing manager About me: I’m Laura Perich, I’m a senior, and I love being on the news staff! My favorite activity is dance, writing and hanging out with my friends! I love...

Kayley Swedlund

Grade: Senior Position: Editor-in-Chief About me: This is my third year on news staff, and my fourth year in band. I want to be a journalist. I enjoy eating Chinese food, and I am tired 24/7. Welcome to my TED talk.

Alex Badillo

Grade: Senior Position: Reporter About me: This is my third year on the MRHS news staff. I’m hard-working and very serious when it comes down to my work...most of the time. I’ve been known to procrastinate a lot, but...

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