Viper Times

2019-2020 Staff

Jade Gallardo

Staff Writer

Jade Gallardo  is currently a junior at Verrado High School and is one of the newest members of Journalism. Gallardo describes herself as go...

Alicia Jones

Staff Writer

  Alicia Jones, a current varsity cheerleader at Verrado High School, was interviewed on personal aspects of her life. That interviewee told me that she is very wil...

Jennifer Lausen

Staff Writer

  Jennifer Lausen, a senior in high school, described herself as a kind, bubbly, and charismatic person. When asked what the happiest day of her childhood was, she ...

Piper McDaniel

Staff Writer

Piper McDaniel, a new comer to Journalism. This wasn’t her own choice class, but her last. She may seem like an average sophomore but she is a very interesting person to ...

Jacqueline Roth

Staff Writer

  Jacqueline Roth, sometimes known as Jackie, is a remarkably unique, intelligent, and kind young woman. Aspiring, as of now, to be a fashion designer, Roth likes ...

Alex Gordon

Staff Writer

  Alex Gordon is one of our many Seniors here at Verrado High School in the year of 2019-2020. Gordon has one year of experience under his belt taking a journalisti...

Maribelle Cano

Staff Writer

  Maribelle Cano is a fun, energetic and outgoing 17-year-old. She attends Verrado High School and is currently a Senior. She is new to Journalism and was just put ...

Alan Fitzpatrick

Staff Writer

  Alan Fitzpatrick is a Senior at Verrado High School. He describes himself at hardworking, smart and “more on the quiet side,” while his friends would describe...

Emalee Branson

Staff Writer

  Emalee Branson is a 15- year- old Sophomore who enjoys reading, spending time with her friends and playing softball for the school team. Branson’s friends and f...

Garrett Erickson

Staff Writer

  Garrett Erickson is a very artistic, friendly and as his friends would say, funny. He is a Verrado Senior and Journalism I student. Originally from Georgia, Erick...

Tori Browne

Staff Writer

Tori Browne is a 17- year- old Senior who is an athlete, more specifically a cheerleader, it is her first time in Journalism class, she aspires to become a writer "in 10 ye...

Dennise Becerra-Quevedo

Staff Writer

  Denise M. Becerra Quevedo was born in Mexico, Dec. 17 2001, and lives with her mom and two sisters. Quevedo enjoys reading, drawing, painting and writing. She is ...

Janet Amaya

Staff Writer

  Janet Amaya is a 16 year-old Junior who goes to Verrado High School. Amaya has been in journalism for the past two years. She first began  journalism because she...

Taylor Smith

Staff Writer

  Taylor Smith, a Junior in high school, lives an exciting and enjoyable home life with her mom and dad, two cats named Sassie and Alex, and three dogs named Bella,...

Zoey Wolfe

Staff Writer

  Zoey Wolfe, a "crazy, fun [and] outgoing" Junior at Verrado High School chose to take Journalism I this year. Wolfe describes herself as "optimistic, empathetic a...

Veronica Rincon

Staff Writer

  After moving all the way from Venezuela almost a year ago, Veronica Rincon is ready to begin her Freshman year at Verrado High School. Although she had to leave a...

Kaylee Simental

Staff Writer

  Kaylee Simental is a 17-year-old senior that attends Verrado High School. Simental joined Journalism I this year because of a good friend who encouraged her to j...

Maia Thompson

A & E Editor

  Maia Thompson is currently a junior at Verrado High School who has a passion for Journalism. During her sophomore year, she decided to try out journalism, she had...

Jennifer Lopez

Staff Writer

Jennifer Lopez, 17, a Senior at Verrado High School is an “independent, dedicated, responsible” student that is new to Journalism. Altho...

Reina Zapien

Staff Writer

  Reina Zapien is a self confident girl, who enjoys challenging herself in school and outside of school. This is her first year in Journalism, and she has chosen th...

Brooklinn Branson

Staff Writer

  Brooklinn Branson a current 11th grader at Verrado High School will be taking journalism for the first time. Branson was previously in creative writing and has al...

Meagan Smith

Staff Writer

  Meagan Smith, proud and outgoing, is one of the highly intelligent technicians behind our school’s plays, and is now joining Journalism. Born in a California na...

Destiny Howard Davila

Staff Writer

  Destiny Howard Davila, a senior at Verrado High School. One of her classes at Verrado is Journalism. Destiny joined the class because she had no other choice; she...

Jade Simpson

Staff Writer

Jade Simpson, an outgoing, caring and supportive Verrado Highschool Junior will be taking her first year of Journalism. Simpson will be balancing her journalistic duties wi...

Abigail Behling

Staff Writer

  Abigail Behling is a junior at Verrado High School. She is the second oldest out of six siblings in her chaotic and loud family. “Our family likes to just wing ...

Brynna Benjamin

Editor in Chief

Brynna Benjamin is a Junior at Verrado High School and is currently enrolled in Journalism III. She is very talented Journalist who takes he...

Sterling Donais

Staff Writer

Sterling Donais is a 17-year-old senior at Verrado High School. Sterling joined Journalism this year as a way to challenge himself and exper...

Gwendolyn Voges

Staff Writer

Gwendolyn Voges is a Senior at Verrado High School. Voges has been at Verrado all four years and seems to enjoy every second of it. She mos...

Abigail Lowrey

Staff Writer

      Abigail Lowrey is a junior at Verrado High School, she was born in California, but was raised in Washington, and then moved to Arizona with he...

Jonathan Sorensen

Staff Writer

Jonathan Sorensen friends call him an extremely funny, kind, and caring person. He lives with both his parents, four sisters, and one brothe...

Ivy Nuño

Staff Writer

When first meeting Ivy Nuño you can't help but feel limited, her shy and soft voice almost seems to draw a line between her and the world. One might think twice before mak...

Nicholas Tyler Perez

Staff Writer

Nicholas Tyler Perez, an 18-year-old senior at Verrado high school is new to Journalism this year.  He would describe himself as outgoing, shy at times and busy. His aspir...

Lacey Cluff

Co-Editor in Chief

Lacey Cluff, 16, could be described by anyone as kind and thoughtful. She comes from a family of six, including two brothers and an identical twin sister. Cluff has been in...

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