The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

2020-2021 Staff

Racile Reyes

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

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...

Marissa Malone

Marissa Malone

(She/Her) Marissa Malone is a junior 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

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

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...

Austin Schultz

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...

Mackenzey Hyppolite

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

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

Aryanna Martinez

(She/They) Aryanna Martinez is a junior staff writer/photographer at Mission Hills High School. She was born and raised in California. Her hobbies include listening to music, reading, watching movies, and t.v shows. She enjoys...

Kayla Licon

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

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

Kenzi Holmes

(She/Her) Kenzi Holmes is a Sophomore 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

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...

Sophia Novelo

Sophia Novelo

(She/Her) Sophia Novelo is a senior and this is her second year in journalism. As an Editor-in-Chief, Sophia fosters an environment in which students' voices are encouraged and heard in an ethical way. Maintaining professionalism...

Logan Papazis

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

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

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

Victor Bautista

Victor Bautista is a sophomore at Mission Hills this year. He is a photographer, and he can’t wait to have fun in Journalism. He enjoys taking photos with cameras and drones. He is excited to be in Journalism this year and wants...

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...

Ariana Jorden

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...

Katelyn Mandell

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...

Danya Rodriguez

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...

Hailey Cruz

Hailey Cruz

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

Ian Waters

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....

Evelyn Ramirez-Estrada

Evelyn Ramirez-Estrada

(She/Her) Evelyn Ramirez-Estrada is a senior at Mission Hills High School and in charge of the Silvertip's podcast SilverRoar. As the first one to create a podcast for our newspaper, Evelyn is excited to explore and experiment with ...

Dylan Reece

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

Lilly Brown

(She/Her) Lilly Brown is a Senior 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...