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2016-2017 Staff

Karla Ortiz

Staff writer

My name is Karla. I'm new to journalism. I'm 17 years old.I was raised in San Jose most of my life. I moved to Kentucky for a year. It's very different from California  because houses aren't close together. It's really small ...

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Arturo Hernandez

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Arturo Hernandez Gonzalez and I am a freshmen at Del Mar High School that recently joined Journalism. Journalism is a good class because you can inform people what is happening around the world or teach them...

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Perla Coronado

staff writer

Hello my name is Perla Dayanne Coronado I am 17 years old about to turn 18 on March 22. I live in San Jose, CA with both of my parents and brothers I go to Del Mar high School sadly this is my last year at Del Mar. These pass...

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Mario Miranda

Staff Writer

My name is Mario Miranda and I am 14 years old. I am new to Journalism. I chose journalism because it was my only choice. I am looking forward to journalism and learning about new topics. I plan to take journalism my junior and...

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Angel Mireles

Desk Editor

I am 17 years old and I was raised in San Jose. Most of my life I have lived with my mom and 4 younger sisters. So naturally, me being the oldest was an interesting experience. I developed many hobbies and interests that I co...

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Kevin Herrera

Staff Writer

Kevin Herrera 8-30-16 Period 6 Journalism         My name is Kevin Herrera i am a 16 years old i am a really lazy person who likes to listen to music. My favorite sport is basketball and soccer even tho I like those...

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Makayla Stowe


My name is Makayla Stowe and I am a senior at Del Mar high school. I am the EIC (editor in chief) for the Del Mar Perspective and my goal for this class is to make our school newspaper the best it can be. While a student at Del...

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Mr. Calabrese


For the past three years I have had the opportunity and privilege to be the adviser to the Del Mar Perspective, our school on-line newspaper. This has given me the chance to get to know many of our students quite well, and, uniquely...

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Alexis Garza

Staff Writer

Hi, I am Alexis Garza. A student currently enrolled in Del Mar High School in the Campbell Union High School District. My Hobbies include playing soccer, spending time with peers, and camping. In between the sass and sarcasm,...

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Caitlin Jafferies

desk editor

Hi! I am Caitlin Jafferies and I am a senior this year at Del Mar. I have 1 older brother that graduated from Del Mar in 2015. I have grown up with animals in my house all my life. This has impacted me a lot, giving me a softer...

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Brandon Huchim


Hi, I’m Brandon Huchim. I was born and raised in San Jose, California, I was born to two loving parents, an older brother, and two younger sisters. I have lived in San Jose for 16 years. My hobbies include watching sports, playing...

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James Alan McGettigan

Staff Writer/Photo Editor

My name is James Alan McGettigan. I have suffered, from many mental and physical illnesses. Yet writing has always helped me heal and express myself. I write a lot at home and I have two and a half hand written books that I h...

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Benjamin Krenicky

Desk Editor (Features)

My name is Benjamin Krenicky, and ever since I was about 9 or 10 years old, English has been my favorite subject.  My childhood hasn't exactly been the best, but I do try to get away from the past and move on to the future, so...

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Carlos Miranda

desk editor

Carlos Daniel Miranda Murillo: Athlete, family oriented, and smart. He has been going to Del Mar high school since freshmen year and is currently a senior. Baseball has been his passion since he was about ten years old. Carlos...

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Brandon Lake

Staff Writer

My name is Brandon Lake, I am a 100% star spangled eyed, red, white, and blue Patriot. I'm 16 and a junior this year. I’m very outspoken and have no problems with asking questions or interviewing. I have a conservative bias....

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Curtis Taylor

Staff Writer

My name is Curtis Taylor. I am a sophomore. I like writing. I also like summer. I have two sisters, one is in college and the other is in middle school. I enjoy playing/watching sports, hanging out with my friends, and spending time...

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Bryon Kim

Staff Writer

  My name is Bryon Kim, I’m 17 years old and I am a new student at Del Mar High School as a senior. Before Del Mar, I was attending a DoDea High School located in Daegu, South Korea due to my father being in the mili...

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Isis Banks David

Staff Writer

I’m a senior this year! I’m 16 years old and I grew up in Santa Clara. I have no major talents, but attempt to make valiant efforts when it comes to art. I quite the awkward duck and can be shy at times. I truthfully love...

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Zachary Illges

Staff writer

Hi my name is Zach and I want to live in a world where we encourage kids towards intelligence instead of mocking it and people are given the resources to maximize their potential. As a high school student I have to find a balance...

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Andres Silva

Staff Writer

      Hello! My name is Andres Silva. I’m currently a senior and I look forward to writing for the Del Mar Perspective. As a student who loves reading newspapers and magazines I always wondered what it would be like to be in...

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Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Jovani Tapia. I am a 14 year old freshman who is somewhat excited to start High School. I look forward to making new friends and having new experiences. Hopefully I won't receive too much homework or projects....

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Quiana Spells

Staff Writer

My name is Quiana Spells and I am 17 years old attending Del Mar High School as a senior. I have been living with my Grandma ever since I was four months old. I have three pets and I love all of them very much. I have a dog wh...

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Vanessa Vindell

Staff Writer

My name is Vanessa Vindell and I am a 17 year old senior at Del Mar High School. I have been playing girls basketball since freshman year. Outside of school I enjoy singing and playing guitar. Music is one of my biggest passions. ...

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Maria Villasenor

Staff Writer

My name is Maria Villasenor. I am 17 years old and a senior at Del Mar High School. Some of my interests are art, music, and Disney! People would describe me as nice and very outgoing. I joined journalism because I want to write about ...

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