2020-2021 Staff

Courtney Standley 2021 Editor in Chief for Panther Park Press
Editor in Chief

Courtney Standley

Second-year Journalism student, Courtney Standley, was born into a world of rock and roll and mass media essentially making up the very fabric of her DNA. This “preppy punk rocker” loves writing, and is a music aficionado...

Karina Atanassova
World News Editor

Karina Atanassova

Parks Panther Press Editor, Karina Atanassova, is an eighth-grader who enjoys reading various genres of books, traveling the world, and is a competitive dancer who has competed in tournaments such as the Youth America Grand Prix...

Aiden Oslick
Science + Technology Editor

Aiden Oslick

Aiden is a 14-year-old 8th grader at Parks Jr. High. Like many people, he spends a lot of time online and playing video games. His favorite video game right now is Minecraft. He is passionate about space, technology, and aviation. “Persistence is ...

Tyler Holmquist
Sports Editor

Tyler Holmquist

You probably recognize eighth-grader and Parks Panther Press Sports Correspondent, Tyler Holmquist, as one of the starters for Parks Basketball 2020 championship team last year. This year, Tyler is studying journalism to focus...

Kevin Hur
Arts + Entertainment Editor

Kevin Hur

Kevin Hur is a passionate, sensible, and creative 7th grader. He enjoys debate, creative writing, and filming, as well as enjoying time with friends. “Give people the respect of your honest opinion, and always meet them where they...

Elliot J. Park
Student Life Editor

Elliot J. Park

Elliot Park is a curious, animated, and passionate young boy with a love for great musicals. He is a dynamic person who can’t seem to focus on one thing for too long. Elliot simply adores expressing himself in new weird ways...

Staff Writer

Natalia Alvarez

Natalia Alvarez is a student attending Parks Junior High School. She is an 8th grader who likes to write make-believe stories. Hopefully, while Natalia is in Journalism, she will improve on her writing skills and story writin...

Krystal Barajas
Staff Writer

Krystal Barajas

Krystal Barajas is a 13 year old 8th grader at Parks Junior High School. She enjoys doing many things such as spending time with family and friends, watching movies, doing art, and more. Krystal was introduced to soccer at thr...

Staff Writer, Lily Dalton
Staff Writer

Lily Dalton

Eighth-grader, Lily Dalton, is full of the best kind of surprises. Her interests span the entire spectrum from adoring her six dogs (yes, six!) to her love of planting and gardening. Lily is also an accomplished athlete as she ...

Tiffany Che
Staff Writer

Tiffany Che

Tiffany Che is an 8th grader attending Parks Junior High. She is interested in the arts and spends most of her time drawing digital portraits. In other cases, she loves spending time with her friends while gaming or indulging in cr...

Petranila Godinez
Staff Writer

Petranila Godinez

Petranila Godinez is an 8th grader at Parks Jr High School, 2020-2021. She loves writing, and plans on using this class as a way to expand her knowledge and skill of writing. She loves listening to music with her cat, Ruth, li...

Emily Gonzalez
Staff Writer

Emily Gonzalez

Emily Gonzalez is a 13-year-old 8th grader. In her free time, she enjoys playing Roblox and Minecraft, swimming, hanging out with friends and watching You-Tube and Tik Toks.    “If you want to fly, you have to give up t...

Sara Gonzalez
Staff Writer

Sara Gonzalez

Sara Gonzalez is an 8th grader who is currently attending Parks Junior High School. She enjoys watching Lord of the Rings as well Harry Potter and enjoys reading the books.“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold st...

Chloe Huynh
Staff Writer

Chloe Huynh

Chloe is a 7th grader who attends Parks Junior High School. Some of her hobbies include painting, playing the piano, and baking. In her free time, Chloe also likes to talk to her friends, play with her dog, or sketch in her sketc...

Hudson Kang
Staff Writer

Hudson Kang

Hudson Kang is a 13-year-old gamer enthusiast who attends Parks Junior High, and he has hobbies he enjoys such as tennis, programming, pc building, and reading. (manga) He spends time taking care of his pets, which consist of t...

Tyron Kim
Staff Writer

Tyron Kim

Tyron Kim is an 8th grader at Parks Junior High School. He likes to play video games and tennis with his friends. He likes to go visit Korea and Mexico. He likes to watch movies as well. “... And live like it's heaven on earth”...

Ashley Lato
Staff Writer

Ashley Lato

Ashley is a 12- year- old 7th grader who enjoys music and sketching. She loves to play volleyball, hang out with her family, and watch movies. Ashley is not the type of person to plan everything out. She likes to go with the f...

Christopher Lee
Staff Writer

Christopher Lee

Chris Lee is in 8th grade who is currently attending Parks Junior High. He likes to read, spend time with his family, and play video games. He wants to become successful and travel when he gets older.   “Creating...

Yurim Lee
Staff Writer

Yurim Lee

Yurim is an 8th grader attending Parks Jr High. She loves reading, and some of her favorite books are Harry Potter, Artemis Fowl, and Pride and Prejudice. Yurim also likes to draw and watch basically anything. She doesn’t have a ...

Zoey Matthews
Staff Writer

Zoey Matthews

Zoey is an 8th grader at PJHS. She loves to write and journal about different things and places in the world. Zoey enjoys traveling, especially on cruises. Some of Zoey’s interests are softball, shopping, and watching “Grey...

Sloane O’Connor
Staff Writer

Sloane O’Connor

Sloane is an 8th grader at Parks Junior High School. She enjoys listening to music. Her favorite artists are One Direction, The Arctic Monkeys, The Neighborhood, Girl in red and Melanie Martinez. She also enjoys watching Grey's...

Senna Oh
Staff Writer

Senna Oh

Senna Oh is an 8th-grader at Parks Junior High. She enjoys playing video games such as Minecraft and Overwatch, and likes to draw/listen to music in her spare time. She enjoys watching anime and collecting posters/pins. She ha...

Jeremy Rheeman
Staff Writer

Jeremy Rheeman

Jeremy Rheeman is taking Journalism for the second time as his elective. He likes to play games with his friends and wants to be able to go to Sunny Hills so that he can be a part of the tennis team. Even though he's not good ...

Melissa Urieta
Staff Writer

Melissa Urieta

Melissa Urieta is an eighth grader at Parks Jr. High. She loves photography, art, traveling and music. In her free time she likes to draw, sleep, listen to music and bake. Melissa wanted to try something new, so she ended up ...

Staff Writer, Shaylee Williamson
Staff Writer

Shaylee Williamson

Dedicated both on and off the court, eighth-grader, Shaylee Williamson, is a star athlete, and a devoted basketball player known for her persistence and sportsmanship. Shaylee spends most of her free time training and improvin...

Isaac Yi
Staff Writer

Isaac Yi

Isaac Yi is an 8th grader who currently attends Parks Junior High. He likes to play tennis, drums and enjoys playing games as well. He is a part of leadership and is hoping to become a coder, a computer scientist, or a game d...

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