The Word

2015-2016 Staff

Christen Berry

My name is Christen Berry, and I’m currently a senior at Vista Ridge.  I’m in love with my beautiful cat Alyana, Italian food and being outdoors. I have a passion for taking pictures of amazing things around me and beautiful ...

Mary Craighead

I’m Mary Craighead. I am currently a senior at Vista Ridge. Three of my favorite things include my bulldog Roxanne, cheer-leading and drinking coffee. I really enjoy writing because expressing meaning through words amazes me...

Catherine Brown

Hey everyone! My name is Catherine Brown. I’m 17 and a senior here at Vista Ridge.  I love my dog who is an adorable mutt named Rosie. My favorite teacher is Ms. Ray. From Journalism to Photojournalism, I have loved all of her classes...

Emily Gilby

Hey Rangers! My name is Emily Gilby and I’m an 18-year-old senior. Some of my favorite things include the show "Twin Peaks," maple macaroons and my pets. I’m super excited to join the staff and help expand the paper!...

Raeann Fuentes

Hey guys! My name is Raeann, I'm a 16-year-old junior. My favorite things to do are play volleyball, be on my social media, and take pictures. I used to live in San Antonio up until eighth grade year, and the transition was weird...

William Holditch

Hello my name is Will Holditch. I’m a 16-year-old junior. I enjoy playing video games on my laptop and Xbox one. I also like watching football and taking pictures. The thing I want people to know about me is that I am working...

Jason Harneit

Hello, my name is Jason Harneit. I'm 17-years-old, and I'm in 10th grade. I'm on the baseball team. I was born in Seoul,  South Korea. I moved to Texas, when I was 16. My favorite things are baseball, shoes and playing "League...

Alexis DeMeo

Hey guys! I'm Alexis DeMeo, and I'm a 17-year-old senior. I was born and raised in Long Island, New York until sophomore year, when I moved to Austin! I'm a new student at Vista, too. I love singing, writing, running, listening...

Chow Han

Hey Vista! I'm Chow. I know you probably know me haha. lol jk. Anyways I am a 17- year-old senior. I love to eat, Netflix and chill. I was born in Korea but came to the United States of America during my third grade year in elementary....

Brandon Hicks

Hi Rangers, my name is Brandon Hicks, I am a 17-year-old senior. My favorite things are eating, reading and gaming with friends. I tend to read sci-fiction books when I have free time and don't have work or studying to do. When...

Jaiden Alley

Hey guys! I’m Jaiden Alley. I’m 15, and I’m a sophomore. One of my favorite things is dancing on the Star Steppers dance team here at Vista Ridge. Also, I like food, my friends and my family. I want you to know is I am still...

Dalton Marshall

Hello, my name is Dalton Marshall. I’m 17-years-old, and I’m a senior at Vista Ridge. Some of my hobbies include gaming on PC and PS4, and the games I mostly play at the moment are "Destiny" and "Counter Strike: Global Offensive."...

Bethany Houston

Hey, Rangers! My name is Bethany. I'm 16, and I am a junior I am involved in NJROTC. I have been in Girl Scouts since the second grade. I was born in Las Vegas, Nevada but have lived in Austin for the past 10 years. I am a total...

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