McPherson Shining Stars

2019-2020 Staff

Samantha Sanchez

Staff Writer

Hi, My name is Samantha Sanchez. I am an 8th grader here at Mcpherson. I’ve always had an interest in Art, Photography, and Writing. This is going to be my second year in the Yearbook staff and My third year in the Femminers ...

Mia Felix

Staff Writer

Hey, my name is Mia. My favorite thing to do is to listen to music while reading. I am 13 years old and my birthday is on September 13th. This is my last year at McPherson and I hope to make it one to remember. My favorite sp...

Gissel Aparicio

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Gissel Aparicio and I am an 8th grader at McPherson Magnet school. I am 13 years old and I enjoy taking pictures and crafting. Whenever I can, I like to buy kits or something to entertain myself. I have two do...

Savanna Barragan

Staff Writer

My name is Savanna Barragan and I’m 13 years old. I’ve been at Mcpherson since I was in kindergarten and now I’m in 8th grade. One of my favorite movies I like to watch is called “Five Feet Apart” with my favorite actor...

Matthew Mendez

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Matthew Mendez. I am 13 years old and I have a dog named Penelope. I play hockey on a Bantam AA team. Hockey is my favorite sport.  Some of my hobbies are playing golf and shuffleboard. I have one sister who al...

Thomas Achten

Staff Writer

                 My name is Thomas Achten, I am the youngest member of my family of four, just thirteen years old. Currently, I attend McPherson Magnet School, in my last year; Eighth grade. Some of my favorite things are ...

Matthew Dimas

Staff Writer

My name Is Matthew I am an 8th grader currently attending my last year at Mcpherson Magnet school. This year is my last year so I decided to take part in creating the yearbook and making It the best final year yet I choose this...

Kevin Vu

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Kevin and I am 13 years old. I am part of Journalism here at McPherson. I am also an 8th Grader, which means that it’s my last year here. I have a twin sister named Michelle and a little brother named Bria...

Samy Ayesh

Staff Writer

My name is Samy Ayesh, and I go to McPherson. I am 13 and in 8th grade. I like to Game with my friends, swim and go out! I was raised bilingual, and I speak Arabic!

Sean Dang

Staff Writer

My name is Sean Dang. I am 14 years old. I have one sister. I enjoy animating, playing video games, and parkour. I like rice and noodles. I play a lot of games. I hate it when there's a cockroach on the ceiling because it usually...

Clayton Barnes

Staff Writer

Hello reader, my name is Clayton I am 13. I like to play all sports except soccer. I like gaming with my friends. I live in a family of five, I am a middle child. My brother's name is Zach and my sister's name is Abby. My hobbi...

Ethan Bonnell

Staff Writer

Hi, I am Ethan and I am 13 years old. I am a student at McPherson magnet school. When I am not at school I like fishing, playing airsoft and doing sports. I also love camping and hiking and being in the outdoors. I also love to...

Nathaniel Tapia

Staff Writer

 Hi my name is Nathaniel Tapia, I love to play baseball and hanging out with my friends. I am an 8th grader at McPherson Magnet, I have heard that 8th grade at McPherson is the best because we get to go on a bunch of field t...

Jacob Manalili

Staff Writer

My name is Jacob M. I'm 13, I like to hang out with friends and play video games. My favorite food is sushi and pizza. In my free time, I like to be with friends and family. I enjoy being at the beach and hiking.  I’ve always had...

Nolan Henry

Staff Writer

My name is Nolan Henry. I am 14 years old and I'm a student at Mcpherson Magnet and I play baseball and basketball. My favorite color is blue and my favorite sports team is the Angels. I enjoy playing video games and spending time w...

Nicolas Cortez

Staff Writer

                          My name is Nicolas Cortez, I am a student at Mcpherson Elementary I like to play baseball, skateboard,  and watch TV. I am in the journalism class my teacher is Mr. Turner I ...

Cade Bates

Staff Writer

My name is Cade Bates, I’m 12 years old and I go to Mcpherson Magnet School as a 7th grader. I enjoy playing football at school as well as skateboarding outside every day. My favorite food is steak and mashed potatoes. My f...

Aidan Sokol

Staff Writer

I’m Aidan Sokol I’m 12 years old and a 7th grader here at McPherson, I am in the Journalism class working on the 2020 Yearbook. I have two dogs Sophie and Jaxx, I also have two cats Chubs and Salem.

London Gailey

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is London Gailey I'm 12 years old. I am a 7th-grade student at the McPherson k-8 school. I wanted to take part in this yearbook class because I love journaling and photography. Which are both things I do day...

Logan De La Cruz

Staff writer

My name is Logan De La Cruz and I come from a family of 8 with 5 brothers and no sisters and I’m the second youngest.I’m pretty active and I play baseball and I skate. I'm usually always watching youtube or playing my ps4.When ...

Tess Kronenberg

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Tess Kronenberg. I’m a student in the Journalism class I enjoy writing, taking pictures, and making our very own yearbook. I have a special chance to share McPherson's story on this website. On this website, ...

Vivian Hernandez

Staff Writer

My name is Vivian Hernandez and I am a 7th grader at McPherson. I have been at McPherson for four years now and this is my first year doing the yearbook.  I am super excited. I have two sisters and a dog. I also love watching Netfli...

Benji Koh

Staff Writer

I am part of the Journalism Club at McPherson Magnet School. I enjoy being in Journalism and Yearbook. My favorite subjects are Math and Journalism. I work hard in this class and other classes too so I can get a good grade and d...

Mitchell Manion

Staff Writer

I am a student at McPherson and have been attending this school since second grade. McPherson is a great school because we have awesome field trips and wonderful teachers. Science and Physical Education are my favorite subjects at sch...

Tahlia Munoz

Staff Writer

 Hi, my names Tahlia Munoz and I am a student in the Journalism class. I like being in Journalism because I get to put my own work in the school's work. In my free time, I like playing soccer, hanging out with my friends, do...

Johann Avenido

Staff Writer

My name is Johann Avenido (J.B.). I play drums and other instruments. I love music mostly hip-hop jazz type and R&B. I like photography a lot. I like yearbook because it’s all about what the students want instead of the te...

Garret Trumbo

staff writer

 I'm Garret Trumbo, a student at McPherson Magnet School and had been there ever since 2011. I have learned so much from McPherson's education. I have always enjoyed my stay at McPherson. I have an older brother named Jason and ...

Jocelyne Perez

Staff Writer

     Hi, my name is Jocelyne Perez, I’m 12, year-old and a student here at McPherson Magnet school. I enjoy taking pictures and playing sports. Currently, I play club soccer for OC Surf and I enjoy hanging out and swimmin...

Ulysses Rivera

Student

Hi, my name is Ulysses Rivera I go to McPherson Magnet as a 7th grader and I am 12 years old. My favorite activities are Skateboarding Basketball and Video games. My favorite sports are basketball and baseball. My favorite food...