2019-2020 Staff

Eric Speelman

Editor

I'm Eric Speelman, and I'm honored to serve as this year's editor for The Arrow. I'm a senior here at WHS, and I am a bass clarinetist and sound engineer for the Spirit of Waxahachie Indian Band. I'm also involved in NHS, vol...

Ann Franklin

Staff Writer

Hi! I am Ann and I'm a junior. This my first year on the media staff. I am also in choir and theatre. In my free time, I like watching Netflix or Amazon Prime. This is also my first year at WHS and I look forward to being on the...

KeDarian Cox

Staff Writer

I'm looking forward to taking pictures and keeping you updated this year.

Abby Rose

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Abby and this is my 2nd year on the Media Staff. It's also my second year on varsity cheer. I hope you enjoy all the great stories, videos and pictures that come from the AMAZING staff here at WHS!

Madyson Henderson

Staff Writer

I am Madyson Henderson. I'm in track (I do 300 hurdles) and I am the baby in my family.

Caden Davis

Staff Writer

Hello, I'm a junior at WHS and a member of the baseball team. I hope to see my future to play ball in college.

Tempest Tabor

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Tempest. I am in 11th grade and this is my first year in newspaper. I like taking pictures of things that grab my attention.

Colby Beyer

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Colby Beyer and I am a sophomore at WHS. I love being active and watching sports. I am excited for this year-it's going to be a good one.

Abigail Cornejo

Staff Writer

I mostly spend time with my sisters and at work.

Christopher Cruz

Staff Writer

Hey, my name is Christopher Cruz and I'm a sophomore at WHS. My birthday is on Nov. 4.

Harrison Bultman

Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Harrison. Today I'll tell you a little bit about myself, so let's get started. I'm 16 years old, though I say 17, cause I'm close to being it. I'm currently a junior at the very beautiful, new, and tax-raising Waxahachie...

Katie Walker

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Katie Walker. I'm a sophomore at WHS. I'm in student council and play soccer. I'm excited for all the fun we're going to have in yearbook and broadcasting this year. I love hanging out with friends, going out to eat, and...

Angela Hernandez

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Angela. I want to take photos for everything, and this is new for me.

Emma Fletcher

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Emma Fletcher. I am a sophomore at WHS. I play volleyball and I'm also a dancer. I am so excited to be in yearbook and broadcast this year!

Nicholas Hills

Staff Writer

My name is Nick Hills, and I'm a sophomore. I'm very excited to be in media staff this year. I have aspirations to make music later in the future, but I'm also very interested in fashion and writing. I have plans to go to college...

Kate Kroeger

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Kate, and I am a sophomore at WHS.  I am a member of the Lady Indians Soccer team and my club Solar SC. I serve as a peer minister at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and I am looking forward to being in media staff...

Alexis Orr

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Alexis! I am a senior and I am in band. I play the saxophone. I <3 Chick-Fil-A!! I like watching movies and sleeping. I have a dog named Luna, named after John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's daughter, and is my favorite...

Jonathan Mata

Staff Writer

I'm a senior at WHS and ready to go to college.

Emily Bowers

Staff Writer

Salutations! My name is Emily Bowers and I am a senior at WHS (no I'm not in 7th grade). I enjoy being artistic in things such as painting, theater, and writing. I am the fine arts yearbook editor of the media staff team, and...

Dylan Florence

Staff Writer

I am a senior at WHS and I am most excited about having off periods this year. I like movies and playing games,  and my favorites are Star Wars and Marvel movies. This year I hope to get into a good college and have a career...

Sierra Klag

Staff Writer

Hey! I'm Sierra, and I'm a senior here at WHS. This is my third year at Waxahachie as well as my third year in media staff. I love working on the yearbook and look forward to seeing everyone's beautiful faces in the book this...

Grace Payne

Staff Writer

Hi, I am Grace Payne and I am a senior here at Waxahachie High School!This is my third year now in media staff, and I was a part of the journalism class my freshman year. My interests in yearbook are designing pages and writing...

Brooklyn Baskin

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Brooklyn Baskin. I'm a sophomore at WHS. I am a varsity volleyball player. I am also a pole vaulter for the varsity track team. I am so excited to be in yearbook and broadcasting this year!

Mia Charles

Staff Writer

Hey! I'm Mia Charles and I am a senior here at WHS. This will be my third year in yearbook. My favorite color is pink and my favorite food is chicken nuggets! I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, and shopping. I look...

Claire Laviolette

Staff Writer

Hey, I'm a junior at WHS. I'm one of the business managers for Media Staff and I'm on the Cross Country team. Outside of school I like to eat, nap and watch Netflix.

Victoria Borders

Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Victoria and I'm a sophomore at WHS. I am a member of the 57th Cherokee Charmer line where I serve as the PR tech, taking pictures throughout the year and posting them on the Charmers' social media. This is my 13th year...

Danielle Hulse

Staff Writer

I'm a junior here at Waxahachie High School and participate in technical theatre and yearbook. I enjoy English and I'm ready to share the stories of other students. I have an optimistic outlook on this year and am excited to see...

Alana Saunders

Staff Writer

I'm Alana I'm a part of the girls powerlifting team for WHS and also a part of the WHS media staff! I am a junior.

Fernando Lozano

Staff Writer

I'm Fernando and I'm a senior here at WHS. I'm in band, I enjoy listening to music, and I also like cars. This is my first year in media staff and I'm excited to be a part of this class.  

Victoria Falcon

Staff Writer

Hello, I'm Victoria Falcon! I'm currently a junior at Waxahachie High School. While I'm in media staff/yearbook, I take photos and help fill out the yearbook. On my free time I play soccer for the high school, take photos, and...

Wynter Clark

Staff Writer

Hey you guys! I'm Wynter, and I'm a sophomore here at WHS. I'm a proud member of WHS Colorguard, my favorite candy is chocolate, and I have a twin sister named Somer! I am truly excited to be a member of WHS Media Staff and can't...

Abigail Vera

Staff Writer

Hey guys, I'm a sophomore here at WHS and I'm so excited to write stories for y'all. I'm a cheerleader here at WHS and I love being a part of such an amazing program! I enjoy being with my friends and also going shopping. I also...

Abbie Howard

Staff Writer

I'm Abbie and I like art.

Megan Macaluso

Staff Writer

I'm a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I was in journalism last year and I'm very excited to be in Media Staff this year! I love watching movies, mainly scary ones, and spending time with my family and friends. I get misjudged...

Emma Martinez

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Emma Martinez. I am a junior. I like to take pictures and listen to music. My sophomore was a very sad and awful year and I hope that this year can be a lot better. Anyways have a good year ... BYEEEE!!!!

Payton Foley

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Payton. I'm a sophomore and this is my first year in Media Staff. I am also in Theatre (musical and black box) and color guard. In my free time, I enjoy binge-watching Netflix shows or going to concerts. I also love to ...

Kilaya Jennings

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Kilaya Jennings and I'm a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I like to write and listen to music... my favorite artists are Nicki Minaj and Billie Eilish. My favorite shows are Euphoria, Claws, Good girls, and The Mick....

Aiesha Beasley

Staff Writer

Hey! I'm Aiesha Beasley. I'm a junior at Waxahachie High School and it's also my first year here. I like to dance, I love to write, and I'm looking forward to learning more about photography this year.

Ally Henley

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Ally and I am an sophomore this year. I play high school and club soccer. I am so exited to work with our school's media staff!

Maddie Majors

Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Maddie Majors! This is my third year being on the media staff team. I am a varsity cheerleader, and I'm also in broadcasting. I love crab legs, steak, and all things pink. I love watching rom-coms and One Tree Hill, and...

Emma Fletcher

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Emma Fletcher. I  am a sophomore at WHS. I play volleyball and I'm also a dancer. I am excited to be in yearbook and broadcast this year!

Sammy Kaoud

Staff Writer

My name is Sammy Kaoud I am a senior this year. I play basketball and am at the top of my class. I take all AP classes. My favorite NBA team is the Boston Celtics even though I was born in LA.

Alyssa Nunez

Staff Writer

Hi I'm Alyssa, I'm a junior at Waxahachie High School, and I love to hang out with friends and watch Netflix. I also love to travel and go to concerts!

Zoe James

Staff Writer

I'm a sophomore. I'm the oldest of 10 in September. I was born in Oregon and raised in Texas. I love school and I love to read. I love cheerleading and hanging out with my best friend Sicilia <3

Hannah Collinsworth

Staff Writer

I am just as sad as last year. Possibly more sad if that's even possible. My birthday is December 12th and I'm open to surprise parties. Please be friends with me - I'm desperate. The most important thing to know about me is that...

Sicilia Gallo

Staff Writer

I am a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I am new to media staff and I am excited to express my creativity in this class. I enjoy hanging out with friends and family as well as traveling.

Alyssa Bonnette

Staff Writer

Hi...uhm...I'm Alyssa. I'm a sophomore, I'm in choir, I'm on the swim team, and I love movies and music. I'm very very awkward and shy. Yeah, guess that's it.

Adrian Guevara

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Adrian Guevara and I'm a sophmore at Waxahachie High School. I like watching and playing basketball and I also enjoy skateboarding. I'm also pretty short but it's whatever. I like to keep it 100 at all times😗

Kaylen Harding

Staff Writer

Heyo, I'm Kaylen Harding! I'm a junior at Waxahachie High School. My interests are graphic design and computer programming. On my free time I love to play with my dog and hang with my friends. I'm easygoing and full of energy!

Deandria Bennett

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Deandria, and I am a sophomore at WHS. I am excited to be a part of the media staff this year.

Maven Navarro

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Maven! I am a sophomore at WHS. I love coffee and writing. I am a student council officer, on the tennis team, and in musical theatre.

Ty Jordan

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Ty Jordan and I am a senior at Waxahachie High School. I enjoy sports, music, and hanging out with friends.

Bella Ortiz

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Bella Ortiz and I am a junior at Waxahachie High School. I enjoy spending time with friends and family and being outdoors. This is my first year on the WHS media staff and I am looking forward to a wonderful year!

Cairi Price

Staff Writer

Hey Hachie! I am a senior at WHS, and this is my first year as a part of the media staff. I have an unhealthy obsession with going to all kinds of sports events and showing crazy support. I love all types of food and places. Ya...

Cayden Redd

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Cayden Redd, and I'm a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I'm the sophomore Class President, and I'm an active member of the WHS Tennis team. This is my first year with the WHS Media Staff, and I'm thrilled to...

McKenzie Ryer

Staff Writer

I am a senior at Waxahachie High School, and I am the flute section leader for the Spirit of Waxahachie Indian Band. I am one of the senior editors for the yearbook. I have four siblings, but two just left for college. I have...

Clyde Melick

Staff Writer

My name is Clyde. I am in the 11th grade and I am a rookie on the media staff. I am on the varsity soccer team and kick on the football team.

Matt Green

Staff Writer

My name is Matt, I'm in 11th grade, I play basketball, and my favorite food is spaghetti.

Jacob England

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Jacob and I love reading. I am the best reader you'll ever meet. Also if you don't read, then it's bad for you, so I  recommend reading every night.

Daisy Machuca

Staff Writer

I'm Daisy and I am a junior here at WHS. I am really nice, I love my dog & I love raccoons because they are like me. Also, I think I'm nocturnal.

Fredy Gamino

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Fredy and I'm a sophomore at WHS :) That's it.

Corinne Auvenshine

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm a junior at WHS! I am in Chorale, FFA, Swim Team, Creative Writing Club, Culture Club, and Hachie Media Staff. Also, I'm in 2 AP classes, 2 DC classes, and 1 Pre-AP class. I love reading, writing, listening to music, and...

Carolina Franco

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Carolina Franco and I'm a sophomore at WHS. I'm on the JV cheer team and this is my first year in media staff. I also enjoy watching movies with my friends and spending time with family.

Savannah Lloyd

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Savannah and I'm a sophomore at WHS. I really enjoy taking pictures and I'm slowly working towards my one photography company.

Mira Bhakta

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Mira and I'm a sophomore at WHS. This is my first year on media staff and also Mrs. Melick's favorite sophomore. I love watching movies and hanging out with my friends. I'm so excited to be a part of media staff...

Isabella Flores

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Isabella. I am a sophomore at WHS. I'm on the cheer team, and I enjoy spending time with my friends and family.

Averi Varner

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Averi and I'm a sophomore at WHS. In my spare time I hang out with friends or cry over Grey's Anatomy. This is my first year in media staff and I'm super excited for the following year :)

Peyton Williams

Staff Writer

Hi, I am a sophomore at Waxahachie High School! I play club volleyball and have two shih tzu dogs.

Melanie Reyes

Staff Writer

Hi. I am a sophomore at Waxahachie High School. I am 16 years old. I like to hang out with my friends and spend time with my family.

Tucker Venable

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Tucker Venable. I am a sophomore at WHS. I am involved in two sports currently, Soccer and Football. I am also involved in Interact and Student Council. My parents are also teachers at WHS, and they teach AP Government...

Trenton Farris

Staff Writer

Hey there, I'm Trenton Farris and I'm a senior at the high school. I enjoy spending time with my friends outside of school, seeing movies and going to new places.

McKensi Bryce

Staff Writer

Hi there! I'm McKensi and I'm a senior and the student body president at Waxahachie High School. I'm in theater, choir, and student council and I am also a senior editor for the yearbook. I enjoy reading and listening to music,...

Emily Ortiz

Staff Writer

I am a sophomore at WHS. I am really nice and I like making new friends:)

Brayan Jaramillo

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Brayan Jaramillo. I'm a junior at Waxahachie High School. I'm just a regular sized kid with a whole beard trying to live my life a quarter at a time.

Keira Milika

Staff Writer

Hey guys, I am a sophomore at WHS! I enjoy making new friends and socializing with friends and family. I'm involved in tennis and of course media staff!

Makyla Harris

Staff Writer

Hi! I am a sophomore at WHS! I am in cosmetology. I have two dogs!

Sky Chisolm

Staff Writer

Heyyy my name is Sky and I'm a junior at WHS. I enjoy Friday night lights as well as basketball games. I love Texas but Florida will forever be in my heart.

Jacie Johnson

Staff Writer

Hey I am Jacie and this year I am a senior at Waxahachie High. I waste most of my time watching The Office or sadly at work. I guess a cool fact is I have 13 piercings and will have 14 come November 4th.

Caiden O'Daniel

Staff Writer

Waddup with it! My name is Caiden O'Daniel and i'm a junior at WHS. I enjoy theater and driving my Cadillac.

Chris Cooper

Staff Writer

My name is Chris Cooper. I am a junior at WHS. I like photography and cars.

Ellinor Bearden

Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Ellinor and I am a junior at Waxahachie High School. I am the Junior Lieutenant of the varsity Cherokee Charmers drill team and a dancer in CC and company, Showstoppers, and Kick Company. I am a part of the All American...

Melissa Maris

Staff Writer

I love music, food, and this class. :)

Quincy Johnson

Staff Writer

Hi! My name's Quincy. I'm a junior at Waxahachie High School. I play football for the varsity team. This is my first year on the media team and I am excited for the year!

Rylee Robinson

Staff Writer

Hey I'm Rylee Robinson. I'm a sophomore at WHS. I'm on JV volleyball and also a part of the musical theater department at the high school. I love competing in pageants and hanging out with my friends.

Cassie Nesmith

Staff Writer

My name is Cassie and I am junior at WHS. I am obsessed with mac and cheese and I'm left handed.

Loren Narro

Staff Writer

My name is Loren. I am a sophomore at WHS. I like to watch movies and my favorite movie is Crazy Rich Asians.

Seth Suarez

Staff Writer

My name is Seth and I am human and I am a 13th grader.

Ana Herrin

Staff Writer

Senior at WHS & THE sports photographer  ;)

Alexa Barron

Staff Writer

Hi! I am a senior here at Waxahachie High School. I am on the varsity cheer team and I absolutely LOVE friday night lights. I am in NHS and participate in student council.

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