2018-2019 Staff

Hannah Robertson

student journalist

Hannah Robertson is beginning her first year at Clairemont High School as a ninth grader; she went to middle school at Marston. As a ninth grader at a new school, it is a big change for her, the campus is much bigger and her schedule is different but she is getting more comfortable at her new school every day. “I know high school is new to me and it's going to take some time to get familiar w...

Harmony Aguirre

student journalist

Harmony Aguirre is a current senior at Clairemont High School, and she has lived most of her life in San Diego. Before starting her freshman year, Harmony had to move to Mexico due to medical reasons, but she came back sophomore year and is ready to finish her last year in high school. “I am really nervous and excited to be a senior this year, I hope that this is the best year of my high schoo...

Charlee FitzMaurice

student journalist

Charlee FitzMaurice is a sophomore at Clairemont High School. She has an older brother who attends too but not in the same classes. She said, “I have three brothers and I'm the only girl.” Family can be annoying, especially when there is only one girl with three brothers. Having pets helps with the annoyingness of family. Charlee's family also has pets, three of them; a dog, bird a...

Megan J. Payne

student journalist

Megan Jo Payne is a 14-year-old freshman who goes to Clairemont High School. She is also an only child who lives with both of her parents and four pets; two dogs, one cat, and one hamster. A recent experience Megan encountered caused her to realize that she likes to, and is good at, working with little kids and animals. Megan said, “You may think you have years and years to do what you want and achie...

Clarissa Iglesias

student journalist

Clarissa Iglesias is a tenth grader at Clairemont high school. She has realized several things about herself in the past year. “Last year I was just a freshman, and I wasn’t ready for high school. I just didn’t want to come to school.” Last year was her first year of high school. One thing she learned about herself is that when she is determined to do something, it will get done on time....

Natasha maciel

student journalist

Natasha Alexandra Maciel is a new student at Clairemont High School and she moved to San Diego from Caldas Novas, Brazil. Her recent move has made her realize that starting over is not completely negative. “It is not the end of the world,” she constantly reminds herself. Family is a complicated subject for Natasha; she believes that family comes first but she does not think you should cha...

Jasmine Mendoza

student journalist

Clairemont High School has a variety of academy choices, and Jasmine Mendoza was originally assigned to the Academy of Business while enjoying getting the experience to learn more about finance. Being in Business not only gave Jasmine the opportunity to learn about the stock market, real estate, and entrepreneurship, it encouraged Jasmine to look more into her future. Jasmine said, “Studying, d...

Alexis Martinez

student journalist

Alexis is a 10th grader in Clairemont High School; she is not happy to be back in school. She has one brother and he is 21 years old; he is about to be a father to a beautiful little girl. Alexis is also going to be an auntie. She wanted a little sibling but sadly could not have one so he brother becoming a dad was great for her. She does not really like school but she knows that she ha...

Ruby Morales

student journalist

Ruby Morales is a freshman in Clairemont High School and remembers she was very nervous the first day of school. “I had no idea if the teachers would be strict or if there were more rules. I didn’t have a clue on what to expect considering the fact that I didn’t go to orientation,” she said. Her parents had originally said that she was going to go to a charter school. She had been going there ...

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