RHS Arrow

2019-2020 Staff

Nathan Rommel

Staff Reporter/Staff Writer

Paper View Plain Text View Hi. I'm Nathan and I am a staff reporter for the Renton Arrow. For the last few months, I have been practicing the piano and on occasion, drawing. I really enjoy the sounds that I make every day...

Jasmine Ramos

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Jasmine, I am 16 years old, and I'm a Sophomore. I enjoy hanging out with friends and doing clubs. Currently, I'm in the Filipino Student Union. My favorite subjects are Social Studies and History. When I'm not...

April Brenden

Staff Writer

My name is April, and I am a senior. I love sports; I'm a student-athlete all the way. In my free time, I usually hang out with my friends, and I enjoy going on adventures like hiking, or basically anything that has to do with...

Aracely Torres

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Aracely. I am Chicano, and I’m 16 years old. I'm an 11th grader. I grew up with my dad and two brothers. Somethings about me are that I went to Mexico for the first time when I was 8 years old. My first la...

Valentina Leisse

Staff Writer

My name is Valentina Leisse, and I am 17 years old. I am also a senior, I like painting, psychology, and writing.  

Magaly Aguilar

Staff Writer

        I'm a senior who enjoys meeting new people and loves a little challenge. Helping people is what has been one of my favorite things to do. My favorite foods are tacos and pho and my fa...

Kyree Davis

Staff Writer

My name is Kyree Davis, and I am a freshman. What I like to do in my free time is to play sports,  weight train, and play video games. The sport that I play is football, and I hope to go to the University of Southern California to ...

Sara Chavira

Staff Writer

Hey, my name is Sara Chavira, I'm a senior, and I'm 18 years old. I love playing every sport, but my all-time favorite is soccer. I just moved to Washington from California. I have a good personality, and I like meeting new peo...

Destiny York

Staff Writer

My name is Destiny York, and I am a Freshman. I enjoy reading, sleeping, and hanging out with my friends.

Victor Flores

Staff Writer

My name is Victor Flores. Some of my interests are playing my acoustic and electric guitar, taking care of and playing with my female Roborovski dwarf hamster named Kiwi, and playing video games with friends.

Kristi Van

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Kristi, and I'm a freshman. I enjoy drinking water and cooking. I like pets, and I have a dog and about ten goldfish.

Yaxyry Lomeli

Staff Writer

Hey, my name is Yaxyry, and I'm a freshman.  I enjoy hanging out with my friends and playing volleyball. I like to spend time with my family by doing fun activities with them.

Corey Michael Hendrix

Staff Writer

My name is Corey Michael Hendrix, and I am 16 years old and a junior. I am a nice person who is fun to hang around, and I like to go places and have fun. I also like writing and music.  

Mimi Berhe

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Mimi, and I'm a freshman. I enjoy reading and hanging out with my friends in my free time. I love music, and I am a photographer. I love traveling and have been to Germany, France, Hawaii, Texas, and many more ...

Jie Chen

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Jie Chen, and I am senior. I like to read and play games in my free time. I am interested in writing about science and other informational articles.

David Mao

Staff Writer

I'm a freshman, and I like to do many things in my free time. My favorite sport is track, but I play basketball more. Whenever I'm bored, I just sleep or read on my phone. I am a chill person that can probably get along with everyone.

Balkhais Ismail

Staff Writer

Hi ! My name is Balkhais Ismail, and I am a sophomore. I have many hobbies such as reading, writing, and cooking . I like playing sports, most of all...volleyball and basketball. In my free time, I like to entertain my younger...

Raul Navarrete

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Raul and I am a junior.  I love skateboarding and playing basketball. I also like helping others in my community.

Katherine Amezcua

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Katherine Amezcua, I'm 15 years old and a Sophomore. I'm one of the writers for the Renton Arrow. I enjoy reading, writing and other things. Outside of school, I like playing volleyball, painting, and drawing.

Nyachang Luok

Staff Writer

I am Nyachang Luok. I am 14 years old and a freshman.  I play basketball and like to bake.

Tsehai Isreal

Staff Writer

My name is Tsehai Isreal, and I'm a junior. In my free time, I like to do gymnastics and read books. I would say I also like debating about politics and learning about different countries. My favorite subject in school is lan...

Aahmani Washington

Staff Writer

My name is Aahmani Washington, and  I'm a Freshman. In my free time, I play basketball, and I go shoe shopping.  My favorite subject in school is science.

Jasmine Chao

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Jasmine Chao, and I am currently a Sophomore. In my free time, I enjoy shopping, swimming, and photography. I also enjoy sleeping...Lots of sleeping. I love exploring and traveling to new places and capturing the...

Akilaah Thornton

Staff Writer

My name is Akilaah Thornton, and I am a Sophomore.  When I'm not reading, writing, sleeping, or binge-watching Netflix, I am also an active member of the RHS Cheer team.

Merissa Echaniz

Staff Writer

My name is Merissa, and I'm a freshman. This is my first TRI of journalism. In my free time, I enjoy sleeping and eating good food.

Nicole A.

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Nicole A., and I’m a Freshman. I’m one of the writers with the Arrow team during the first trimester, and I’ll be writing some articles on the RHS Arrow website. I’m excited to get involved in school...

Adrian Cruz

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Adrian Cruz, and I am 15-years old and a sophomore. I am also a writer for the RHS Arrow. I like to play video games and learn about everything that I am curious about. I also like to read, but I am not good...

Rosa Gonzalez

Staff Writer

Hey! I'm glad you took the time to go through the RHS Staff Bio. My name is Rosa and I am a Senior. In my free time, I like to play soccer, and I also like to play the piano. My plan after high school is to attend Highline community...

Ty’ina Hill

Staff Writer

My name is Ty'ina Hill, and I'm a Junior at RHS! Some of my hobbies include creative writing and dance. My current coverage is RHS News and Photography. The reason I chose to cover these areas was that I wanted to feel more conn...

John Ryu Bargayo

Staff Writer

My name is John Ryu Bargayo, and I am a staff writer for the RHS Arrow. I am always excited to try new things, and I am excited to start writing for the paper. I enjoy hanging out with friends and playing games....

Natalia Miranda

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Natalia Miranda, and I am a freshman; I also write for the Arrow. I enjoy reading and writing. Outside of school, I like to hang out with friends. You can find my pieces of writing in the opinion section on the...

Chianna Chiem

Staff Writer

Paper View Plain Text View Hi everyone! My name is Chianna, and I'm a sophomore. I find peace and carry passions in art, music, poetry, writing, and photography. In my free time, I enjoy trying new foods, exploring ...

Xin Chen

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Xin. I am currently a sophomore, and I am a writer for the RHS Arrow. I play tennis and swim for fun. I enjoy drinking boba and eating food. I love wearing hoodies and comfy clothing....

Rahjia Evans-Crockett

Staff Writer

My name is Rahjia Evans-Crockett. I'm a 16-year-old cheerleader at Renton High-School, and I love everything about reading and writing. Creative writing is my favorite which is why I'm aspiring to be an author. I also love movies...

Angus Nordlund

Staff Writer

My name is Angus Nordlund, and I am a writer for the Arrow. I am an avid soccer player and cross country runner as well as a gaming enthusiast. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, gaming, as well as just hanging out with...

Riley Opiniano

Photojournalist and Project Manager

Hey! My name is Riley Opiniano. I am the RHS photojournalist and project manager. Outside of journalism, I enjoy volleyball and spending time with my older sister, Zoe. I can't wait for y'all to see all the hard work our te...

Delaney Connell

Senior Copy Editor and Photojournalist

Hi! My name is Delaney Connell. I'm a freshman here at RHS, and I'm your senior copy editor and photojournalist. In my free time, I love to read and play ice hockey.  My whole family plays hockey. My parents met playing it and...

Alex Ply

Guest Contributer

Hi, my name is Alex! I am an aspiring illustrator and Junior at RHS. At the moment, you will most likely find me working on the Inktober prompt for that certain day. I am out and proud, and my pronouns are they/them!!!...

Sarah Burkey

Writer

Hello! My name is Sarah Burkey, and I'm a Junior. I'm a writer and web designer on RHS's Journalism team. Some of my hobbies are dancing, watching TV, and hanging out with my friends. I'm super excited to get involved with this...

Jaden Sitko

Writer

My name is Jaden Sitko, and I am a sophomore at Renton. I am a writer for the Arrow. I also like to spend time with my friends whenever I can. I try my best to be a positive person and motivate others. ...

Mariana Solis

writer

I´m Mariana Solis and I´m a senior here at RHS! I enjoy writing about life and diversity here at Renton. After high school, I hope to pursue a career in criminal justice. I enjoy dancing, softball, and fashion. I hope y...

Alyssa Mori

staff writer

Hello, my name is Alyssa! I'm 17 and a junior. Some of my hobbies are exploring the outdoors, dancing, cooking, and baking!...

Aneesa Abdolnasir

staff writer

Hey! My name is Aneesa, and I'm a freshman.  I'm a first-year journalism student. Growing up, I wasn't the best writer, and even now I'm not. However, I hope that this class helps me explore the different styles of writing, and...

Delaney Connell

Photojournalist

Hi! I'm Delaney, and I'm a photojournalist. I'm a sophomore, and I'm in ASB and DECA. I enjoy reading, photography, and spending time with my family and friends. I'm really passionate about the Arrow, and I'm excited for our new...

Diana Vanessa Lopez

Hey there, my name is Diana Vanessa Lopez, and I'm a 15-year-old cheerleader here at Renton High School. I really enjoy and find a special peace in reading. Psychology is one of the things that is super interesting to me...learning abo...

Jakiah Buchanan

Staff writter

I am Jakiah Buchanan, and I am a Freshman. I like to play basketball and sleep. I have a twin brother, and I am funny.

Emma Austin

Editor-in-Chief (through 11/2019) / Staff Writer

Hello Reader! My name is Emma Austin; I’m a Senior, and Part-IB student here at Renton High School. I enjoy Journaling, Writing, Reading, and attending all sorts of extracurricular events! This year I'm stepping down to serve...

Kate Godunov

Staff Writer/Writer

My name is Kate Godunov. I'm a writer/reporter for the RHS Arrow and a freshman. I love music and finding the next scoop for a story. Stay tuned for upcoming stories by yours truly....

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