The Silvertip

2020-2021 Staff

Ariana Jorden
Editor In Chief

Ariana Jorden

(She/Her) 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

(He/Him) 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....

Lilly Brown
News Editor

Lilly Brown

(She/Her) 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...

Sophia Novelo
Opinions Editor

Sophia Novelo

(She/Her) 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

(She/Her) 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...

Ian Waters
Arts and Entertainment Editor

Ian Waters

(He/Him) 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....

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...

Katelyn Mandell
Photo/Graphics Editor

Katelyn Mandell

(She/Her) 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...

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...

Kierah Thompson
Staff Writer

Kierah Thompson

Yaretzy Garcia
Staff Writer

Yaretzy Garcia

Racile Reyes
Staff Writer

Racile Reyes

Racile Reyes is a freshman at Mission Hills High School. As a first-time member of the Silvertip, Reyes is hoping to contribute more artwork and visuals to the program. He’s often found dancing, listening to music, playing video...

Jayla Vizmanos
Staff Writer

Jayla Vizmanos

Jayla is a freshman who joined the Silvertip staff in 2021 because she believes in the work that the Silvertip does. She is a strong supporter of her family. Jayla hopes to contribute to the Silvertip as a photographer. She is...

David Hernandez
Staff Writer

David Hernandez

Taninn Azpeitia
Staff Writer

Taninn Azpeitia

Jayden Stoll
Staff Writer

Jayden Stoll

Marissa Malone
Staff Writer

Marissa Malone

(She/Her) Marissa Malone is a sophomore who joined the Silvertip staff in 2021. She believes that the Silvertip is a fun and creative community that produces entertaining news for, and about, the students of Mission Hills. Marissa...

Caitlin Bronsdon
Staff Writer

Caitlin Bronsdon

(She/Her) Caitlin Bronsdon is a freshman who joined the Silvertip in 2021. Caitlin values correct and truthful information being shared with her peers, which is a primary reason why she joined as a staff writer. She hopes to produce...

Andrea Ruiz Gonzalez
Staff Writer

Andrea Ruiz Gonzalez

Andrea Ruiz Gonzalez is a senior at Mission Hills. She is a photographer who chose to join the Silvertip second semester of 2020 after deciding to make photography her main focus. She hopes that this experience will help her gain...

Mackenzey Hyppolite
Staff Writer

Mackenzey Hyppolite

(She/Her) 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...

Zachary McDermott
Staff Writer

Zachary McDermott

(He/Him) 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...

Aryanna Martinez
Staff Writer

Aryanna Martinez

(She/He/They) 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...

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

(She/He/They) 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...

Kenzi Holmes
Staff Writer

Kenzi Holmes

(She/Her) 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...

Avery Huffer
Staff Writer

Avery Huffer

(She/Her) 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...

Logan Papazis
Staff Writer

Logan Papazis

(He/Him) 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 liste...

Lizbeth Mendoza
Staff Writer

Lizbeth Mendoza

(She/Her) 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...

Malia Brame
Staff Writer

Malia Brame

(She/Her) 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...

Victor Bautista
Staff Writer

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...

Hailey Cruz
Staff Writer

Hailey Cruz

(She/They) Hailey is a sophomore at Mission Hills High School and is a reporter for the Silvertip. The pages she enjoys writing for are sports, news, and opinions. Hailey likes listening to music; her favorite artists are Kendrick...

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 ...

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