The Silvertip

2020-2021 Staff

Ariana Jorden
Editor In Chief

Ariana Jorden

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...

Dylan Reece
Editor In Chief

Dylan Reece

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...

Valeria Najera
News Editor

Valeria Najera

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

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 students' opinions are encouraged, heard, and published in an ethical way. Maintaining...

Danya Rodriguez
Features Editor

Danya Rodriguez

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....

Ian Waters
Arts and Entertainment Editor

Ian Waters

Ian Waters is this year’s Arts and Entertainment Editor for The Silvertip. As a member of the Editorial Board, he contributes to the success of The Silvertip by overseeing and managing the arts and entertainment section. He...

Katelyn Mandell
Photo/Graphics Editor

Katelyn Mandell

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...

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Caitlin Bronsdon

Mackenzey Hyppolite
Staff Writer

Mackenzey Hyppolite

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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Logan Papazis

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

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

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

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...

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Victor Bautista

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...

Victoria Aguilar
Staff Writer

Victoria Aguilar

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

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...

Hailey Cruz
Staff Writer

Hailey Cruz

Hailey is a freshman at Mission Hills High School and is a reporter for the Silvertip. The pages she enjoys writing for are Opinions, Features, and Grizzly Den. Hailey likes listening to music and taking naps. Hailey’s favorit...

Evelyn Ramirez-Estrada
Staff Writer

Evelyn Ramirez-Estrada

Evelyn Ramirez is a sophomore at Mission Hills High School and the Communications Director for the Silvertip. As the first editor to hold that position, Evelyn is excited to explore and experiment with the new role. In her free ...

Isabel Ner
Staff Writer

Isabel Ner

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

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...

Austin Schultz
Sports Editor

Austin Schultz

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...

Alan Ashkin
Copy Editor

Alan Ashkin

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...

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