The School Newspaper of Vista Ridge High School

The Word

The School Newspaper of Vista Ridge High School

The Word

The School Newspaper of Vista Ridge High School

The Word

2021-2022 Staff

Maia Thomas

Hello! My name is Maia Thomas and I am a junior this year. Aside from being on the yearbook and news media team, I have been extensively involved in choir throughout my entire high school career. I am also the president of the ...

Raiyan Shaik

Raiyan Shaik

My name is Raiyan Shaik, and I’m a senior this year at Vista. I also happen to be the proud editor of VRHS Word. I joined the Journalism program my first day of high school and have loved every moment since. I absolutely l...

Dana Kim

Dana Kim

My name is Dana and I am so excited to return to the staff for my last year of high school! Something that makes me happy is spending my time with the people I love and traveling. These two things help me get away from all the s...

Nadia Flores

Nadia Flores

Hi! My name is Nadia Flores, I’m a sophomore here at Vista Ridge. Originally from Dallas, I moved here to Cedar Park in 2020 when the world shut down. In my free time I like playing rhythm games and drawing....

Mia Beacom

Mia Beacom

I am Mia Beacom, and I am a senior at VRHS. This is my third year on newspaper staff. I am involved in cross country, soccer and lacrosse. I enjoy spending time with my friends and coaching lacrosse. I am going to enjoy this year a...

Gabriel Parra-Montesdeoca

Gabriel Parra-Montesdeoca

I am the oldest of two in a working-class Latino family. I grew up partially in Pleasanton, California, and partially in Austin, Texas. I am currently looking to study journalism and IT in college, with my dream college ...

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Reporter/Website Manager

Brock Sutter

Hey, how's it going? I'm Brock Sutter and I'm a reporter and the website manager for the VRHS Word. Most of my stories are published without my name, so I probably won't show up in most categories. I'm in Debate and (this will...