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Taft Tribune

The Student News Site of Taft Charter High School

Taft Tribune

The Student News Site of Taft Charter High School

Taft Tribune

2019-2020 Staff

Joshua Gomez

Joshua Gomez

I am a 12th grader, a very honest, social, and lovable person. I am a writer and plan to be a photographer. I love cars, talking to people, and playing video games.

Francesca Simi

Francesca Simi

I am a senior, play volleyball, and find journalism interesting.

Nargol Rashidian

Nargol Rashidian

I am a freshman. I love acting, photography, playing music, and writing! I am a copy editor for Taft Tribune! Happy to be here!

Lily Hinojosa

Lily Hinojosa

I'm a sophomore, and the sports section editors of the Taft Tribune. Also yes, I’m a soccer player even though I don't typically look like one.

Zahra Ashfaq

Zahra Ashfaq

A Sophmore, an introvert, a movie fanatic, an average bibliophile, and a novice writer.

Lahun Lopez

Lahun Lopez

My name is Lahun Lopez and I am a freshman and a writer for the Taft Tribune.

Ziona Walls

Ziona Walls

 I love writing. I am a senior at Taft and feel honored to be able to speak my opinion for the Taft Tribune. I look forward to a great year and informing others of what great things life has to offer....

Ray Gaitan

Ray Gaitan

I am 16 years old and I am a junior and I am part of the Instagram team.

Aidan Jones

Aidan Jones

Senior at Taft High and a Managing Editor on the Taft Tribune. 

Cameron Dianti

Cameron Dianti

Hi, my name is Cameron Dianti I am a senior at Taft High School and love Dominos Pizza.

David Dastmozeh

David Dastmozeh

I am a senior at Taft High School and I enjoy going to the beach.

Dan Irwin

Dan Irwin

A senior at Taft and the Editor in Chief for the Taft Tribune, keen book reader and movie watcher.

Michelle Berlin

Michelle Berlin

Opinion section editor, writer, and junior at Taft.

Temaj Tucker

Temaj Tucker

Hey my name is Temaj Tucker and I’m 16. I’m in 11th grade and I am the sports section editor.

Uweoma Baiyee

Uweoma Baiyee

I’m a Taft Junior, who looks tall but isn’t.

William Paul

William Paul

  My name is William in 11th grade and I love bacon, sports, and hanging with friends. I am a chill dude who is a photographer for the newspaper.

Christina Avanesian

Christina Avanesian

 Freshman in Taft High School, Copy Editor, determined, caring, and a passionate writer. 

Gursimran Kaur

Gursimran Kaur

I’m a freshman at Taft Charter High School. I am a copy editor for Taft Tribune. This is my first experience writing for a newspaper and I think it will be very helpful for me in years later on.

Wilber  S. Paiz

Wilber S. Paiz

Junior, 16, Copy Editor, I write to inform and entertain. I like to sleep. I forget how to walk every now and then, but I'm managing. I'm kind, clueless and partly clumsy.

Helena Asner

Helena Asner

I am a freshman at Taft High and Section Editor for the Taft Tribune. Good-ish dancer, talented singer, likes writing, and I love having fun. 

Jack Morris

Jack Morris

I’m a Senior and a copy editor for the Taft Tribune. I love to surf, spend time with friends, and go to car shows!

Linett Mata

Linett Mata

Junior. Section Editor. Love makeup, writing, and fashion.

Setare Ahdoot

Setare Ahdoot

I am a junior, a Section Editor, and I love tennis. I know, I look like Moana. 

Aviva Javaherian

Aviva Javaherian

11th grade. Persian-American. Photo editor. Would single-handedly tip a dozen cows for free stracciatella.

Andreea Marinescu

Andreea Marinescu

I am 14 and a freshman at Taft Charter High School. I am a copy editor for the Taft Tribune. I'm also on the tennis team, I hope journalism helps me become a better writer than I am now.

Zenna Aghajanian

Zenna Aghajanian

Junior at Taft, Editor in Chief. All I do is write and read.

Kayla Jackson

Kayla Jackson

 ASB Parliamentarian, Senior, and girl who sings way too much!