The Silvertip

2020-2021 Staff

Valeria Najera

News Editor

Valeria Najera is the News Editor for this year. Has been with the Silvertip for three years and now she is a senior at Mission Hills High School. Although Valeria has a very busy schedule with Link Crew and Simon Family Foundation...

Sophia Novelo

Opinions Editor

Sophia Novelo is a junior and this is her first year in journalism. As this year's Opinions Editor, Sophia fosters an environment in which student’s opinions are encouraged, heard, and published in an ethical way. Maintaining...

Danya Rodriguez

Features Editor

Danya Rodriguez, a senior at Mission Hills High School, is currently the Features Editor for the Silvertip. She enjoys going to the farmers market, thrifting, making jewelry, and having picnics with friends in her leisure time....

Austin Schultz

Staff Writer

Austin Schultz got involved in the Mission Hills Silvertip this year, as a senior. Austin loves to get involved in anything that regards Mission Hills. He goes to every single football game and supports his peers in all the other...

Mackenzay Hyppolite

Staff Writer

Mackenzey Hyppolite is a junior at Mission Hills High School. This is her first year working for the Silvertip. After moving across the country on her own, she has found her passion for creative writing and reporting on current...

Kayla Mckee

Staff Writer

Kayla McKee is a freshman at Mission Hills High School who recently joined the Silvertip as a staff writer. She has four little brothers and a dog named Button. She enjoys anything regarding animals (especially horses) and How...

Zachary McDermott

Staff Writer

Zachary McDermott is a junior at Mission Hills High School. He has played baseball for two years, and some of his hobbies include playing sports and being a fan of Modern Warfare and Warzone. In the future, he plans on playing...

Keyra Martinez

Staff Writer

Keyra Martinez is a sophomore at Mission Hills High School. This is her first year joining the Silvertip. She hopes to bring people together by helping other's voices to be heard and hopes to help the program further succeed....

Aryanna Martinez

Staff Writer

Aryanna Martinez is a sophomore and staff writer at Mission Hills High School. She moved here from New Mexico although she was born and raised in California. Her hobbies include reading, watching movies as well as tv shows, listening...

Banelly Flores

Staff Writer

Banelly Flores is a Sophomore at Mission Hills High School. This year Banelly is a staff writer and this is also her first year with the Silvertip. Banelly believes that everyone's opinion should be heard so everyone can have...

Kayla Licon

Staff Writer

Kayla Licon is a junior who joined the Silvertip staff in 2020. Kayla believes that being a part of the Mission Hills Silvertip offers unique high school experiences to students looking for something new and exciting. Kayla has...

Naedeen Quamme

Staff Writer

Naedeen Quamme is a freshman at Mission Hills High School. Naedeen has lived in Oceanside, California her whole life. Having transferred into the San Marcos School District, she hopes to continue to excel in her writing. A few...

Kenzi Holmes

Staff Writer

Kenzi Holmes is a Freshman who is a brand new staff member at the Silvertip who joined in 2020. Kenzi believes that the students at Mission Hills have a voice that deserves to be heard . Kenzi understands that Mission Hills students...

Julianne Martin

Staff Writer

Julianne Martin is a sophomore at Mission Hills High School. This is her first year on The Silvertip, although she wrote for her middle school and elementary school newspaper for more than five years. She enjoys dancing, drawing,...

Jaydan Dinh

Staff Writer

Jaydan Dinh is a junior who joined the Silvertip staff in 2020. Jaydan believes that the silvertip entertains and informs students about the current events around the school. Jaydan has experienced exciting times with Mrs. Ryan...

Avery Huffer

Staff Writer

Avery Huffer is a senior at Mission Hills High School, and this is her first year as a staff writer with the Silvertip. She hopes that during her last year of high school she can polish her skills as a writer and an illustrator....

Teiora Tinoisamoa

Staff Writer

Teiora Tinoisamoa is a freshman with a passion for writing. Although this is her first year in journalism, she strives to learn more about the dos and don'ts of writing articles. Despite previous complications with writing, she...

Isa Tettero

Staff Writer

Isa Tettero, a freshman, has just joined Mission Hills High School’s newspaper, the Silvertip. With her job as a staff writer, she will write about current topics and events, while trying to keep a positive view on things. Some...

Logan Papazis

Staff Writer

Logan Papazis is a junior at Mission Hills High School. He has been a part of the school basketball team for the past two years. His hobbies include hanging out with friends and playing sports. He also enjoys listening to his...

Lizbeth Mendoza

Staff Writer

Lizbeth Mendoza is a senior who joined the Silvertip staff in 2020. Lizbeth believes that the Silvertip is more than just a school news outlet; it is a place where students get to inform their community by expressing their interests...

Izzy Brousseau

Staff Writer

Izzy Brousseau is a freshman who joined the Silvertip as a staff writer in 2020. She has been celebrated for her informative and argumentative writing, receiving multiple Escondido District awards, despite her crippling dependency...

Malia Brame

Staff Writer

Malia Brame is a junior who joined the Silvertip this year. Malia believes the Silvertip is an amazing place where students can express their own voice and creativity through writing. Malia won awards for her art and writing back...

Victor Bautista

Staff Writer

Victor Bautista is a freshman at Mission Hills this year. He is a staff writer, and he can’t wait to have fun in Journalism. He likes taking pictures, and a hobby of his is listening to music. He's excited to be in Journalism...

Alan Ashkin

Staff Writer

Alan Ashkin is one of the many students who have just joined the Silvertip Team as of 2020. He enjoys writing and wishes to practice it - the primary reason why he decided to apply in the first place. Outside of school, Alan indulges...

Victoria Aguilar

Staff Writer

Victoria Aguilar is a freshman and staff writer at Mission Hills High School who joined the Silvertip in 2020. Victoria believes that the Silvertip can open many doors in the near future for her and others. Victoria has always...

Samantha Wong

Staff Writer

Samantha Wong is a sophomore who joined the Silvertip her freshman year to improve her writing skills. Continuing her story as a staff writer, Samantha believes in students informing students through creative writing. In her free...

Isabel Ner

Staff Writer

Isabel Ner is a junior at Mission Hills, who first joined The Silvertip in her freshman year. Isabel believes that The Silvertip plays a crucial part in informing and unifying the student body. In her spare time, Isabel loves...

Lilly Brown

Staff Writer

Lilly Brown is a Junior who joined the Silvertip her freshman year and again this year. Lilly believes that having a school newspaper is the first step in engaging and uniting our students on and off-campus. Lilly has been part...

Ariana Jorden

Editor In Chief

Ariana Jorden is a senior at Mission Hills High School. It is her second year in journalism, in which she is serving as one of two of The Silvertip’s Editors in Chief. A girl whose personality lies on the literal center betw...

Katelyn Mandell

Photo/Graphics Editor

Katelyn Mandell is the Photo/Graphics Editor for the Silvertip. This is her second year in the journalism program, making her debut as a staff writer last year. As the new Photo/Graphics Editor, she hopes to be able to increase...

Dylan Reece

Editor In Chief

Dylan Reece is a junior who has spent the last two years in journalism as a staff writer and Entertainment Editor. He is eager to see what this year brings as a Co-Editor in Chief and in a very confusing time in the world. But...

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