The Grizzly Claw

2017-2018 Staff

Brianna Figueroa

Staff Writer

Brianna Figueroa is a senior at Central East High School. This is her first year in journalism and first year on the Grizzly Claw staff. She has played soccer since the age of four and is now the captain for girls varsity soccer....

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Sean Haymon

Staff Writer

I am a 15 year old sophomore and have been in the journalism program for two years. I also play football and basketball here at Central and outside of school. My favorite place to eat is Wing-Stop. I love sneakers and have a lot...

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Naileah Meza

Writer

Naileah  Meza is a junior at Central High - East Camus. She took Journalism 1 her sophomore year, and she is excited to gain more journalism experience by being on the Grizzly Claw staff. She plans to expand in photography and...

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Sophia Esquivel

Writer

Sophia Esquivel is a sophomore at Central High School. This is her first year on the news staff, but her second year in journalism. She is interested in writing and photography. She has danced ballet for twelve years and enjoys...

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Evelyn Govern

Staff Writer

Evelyn Govern is a junior at Central High School - East Campus and this is her first year on the Central News Staff. She has been enrolled in Journalism I and is now in Journalism II.She has been on the school swim team for thr...

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Paola Rivera

Staff Writer

Paola Rivera is a junior at Central East High school. This is her second year in journalism. She has a love for writing everything from fantasy to very real news. She became interested in journalism as a way to improve her writing...

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Cristina Zaragoza

Staff Writer

I am a junior at Central East Campus and this is my second year in the journalism program. I have a passion for art in all of its various forms, and I do create some myself. I am in Journalism because I was primarily interested...

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Alex Gonzales

Staff Writer

Alex Gonzales is a junior at Central East High school. This is his second year of journalism and his first year on the Grizzly Claw staff. Alex is interested in developing his writing skills and maybe taking on photography. He...

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Natalie Gallegos

Staff Writer

Natalie Gallegos is a junior at Central East High School. This is her second year in Journalism and her first year on the Grizzly Claw staff. Natalie enjoys singing, listening to music, reading, and writing. She hopes to become...

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Betty Pauley

Staff Writer

Betty Pauley is a senior at Central High East Campus and has been pursuing writing on her own for years. This is her second year of journalism, along with her first year on the yearbook staff. She writes a variety of stories every...

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TJ Nijhar

Staff Writer

Junior, TJ Nijhar is first year Grizzly Claw staff member. He has been a student journalist for two years now, loves writing sports articles and hopes one day to become a professional sports broadcaster. TJ is a member of the...

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JT Dwiggins

Staff Writer

JT Dwiggins is currently a junior at Central High - East Campus. He began playing baseball at the age of three and has competitively played on the Central High team since freshman year. JT took journalism 1 his sophomore year...

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Emily Keomany

Staff Writer

Emily Keomany is a sophomore at Central High School - East Campus. She took Journalism 1 her freshman year and was highly encouraged to join the Grizzly Claw staff. She had first become interested in journalism due to her love...

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Tahriq Sharp

Staff Writer

Tahriq Sharp is a junior at Central High School - East Campus. This is his second year of journalism and his first year on the Grizzly Claw staff. He is working to become a sports journalist and plans to major in broadcast journalism...

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Sofia Sanchez

Staff Writer

Sofia Sanchez is a junior at Central East High School. She took Journalism 1 her sophomore year and is interested in photography, writing, and editing.  Sofia joined the newspaper staff to experience a class that is very similar...

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Jackie Martinusen

Staff Writer

Jackie Martinusen is a senior at Central West High School. She is on the varsity golf team and was a part of the 2015 and 2016 CIF Champion teams. She took Journalism I during her junior year and is extremely excited to be a part...

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Taylor Haas

Claw Staff Editor

Taylor Haas is a senior at Central High - East Campus where she took Journalism 1 her freshman year. She has been on the Grizzly Claw staff for three years now. Outside of school, Taylor participates in competitive cheer for...

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Gavin Mancha

Claw Staff Editor

Junior Gavin Mancha is a current honor roll student and this is his second year on the newspaper staff. He is an aspiring collegiate baseball player, planning to major in broadcast journalism and communications. Gavin is also...

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Sabreen Atwal

Staff Writer

Senior, Sabreen Atwal has joined the Central news staff for the second year. She enjoys everything about journalism from writing to photography. Ever since Sabreen was a child she has been passionate about running. She has been...

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Shana Kaspian

Staff Adviser

Shana Kaspian has advised The Grizzly Claw for 14 years. In 2016, print was no longer feasible for the publication, and so she, with a small staff of 11, took on the arduous task of shifting the Central High student newspaper...

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