The Eagle's Eye

2016-2017 Staff

Marcelo Cruz

Name: Marcelo Cruz Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3rd year Title: Co-Photo Editor I joined Akins newspaper because I've always loved taking photos and writing, being on staff allows me to show others my work. My side hobbies other than taking photos is: playing games on the Xbox One...

Raidy Zanjeel

Name: Raidy Zanjeel Grade: Senior, 12th grade Academy: STEM Year on Staff: Second year Title: Staff writer Why they are on staff?: Good writer and hard working What do you do for fun?: Shop, hang out with friends, clean, listen to music Plans for after high school?: attend college and go further on ed...

Jesus Perez

Name: Jesus Perez Grade: 12th Academy: New Tech Year on staff: 3 years Title: Staff Photographer Why they are on staff? My passionate is to let everyone see my perspective and to see everyone's point of view of stuff. So I use photography and writing to show it. What do you do for...

Mary Griffis

Name: Mary Griffis Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Years on Staff: 2 Title: Entertainment Editor Why they are on staff: I enjoy writing What do you do for fun: Nap, sleep, eat, play video games, draw, and read Plans for after high school: Go to Texas State and get a degree in Computer Science and...

D'Shalon Williams

Name: D'Shalon Williams Grade: 12th Academy: New tech Title: Photo Editer Why they are own staff? I really want to be on newspaper but i don't like the writing part of it so I only wanted to do the photos for the newspaper/ web What do you do for fun? i play with my nephew, listen to music,...

Nelly Tapia

Name: Nelly Tapia Grade: 12th Academy: Green Tech Year on Staff: 1st Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? I really like to create a lot of different things to make people smile, laugh, and even be informed. What do you do for fun? I hang out with my friends/family and go SHOPPING! Plans...

Basil Montemayor

Name: Basil Montemayor Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3 Title: social media manager Why they are on staff?: I like to inform people. What do you do for fun? Play sports and make youtube videos What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Jurrasic Park Plans for after high school?...

Andrea Sanchez

Name: Andrea Sanchez Grade: 10 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: First Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? I enjoy taking pictures What do you do for fun? Write , listen to music Plans for after high school? Go to Bella Beauty College

Spencer Seyfarth

Name: Spencer Seyfarth Grade: 12 Academy:New Tech Year on Staff: 2 Title: Staff Writer Why they are on Staff? Because the class is fun What do you do for fun? Play pickup basketball games What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Idk Plans for after high school? Go to college in Michigan

Kelly Polacheck

Name: Kelly Polacheck Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3rd Title: Entertainment Web Editor I got this job because nobody else wanted this job I play violent video games, eat, cook, watch my siblings, and "help" people. I recommend the movie No country for old men, it is my favorite Tarantino...

Jordan Martinez

Name: Jordan Martinez Grade: 11 Academy:New Tech Year on Staff:First year Title: Staff writer Why they are on staff? The Stories What do you do for fun?Play my xbox Plans for after high school?IDK Hidden Talent (optional): I can sing

Jaden Garrion

Name: Jaden Garrion Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 4th Title: Staff writer Why they are on staff?: I'm very good with technology What do you do for fun?: make youtube videos What movie do you recommend that everyone watch?: He got game Plans for after high school?: go to college Tw...

Evelynn Valladares

Name: Evelynn Valladares Grade: 10 Academy: Social Services Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? looked like a fun class What do you do for fun? listen to music Plans after high school? college

Eliana Gutierrez

Name: Eliana Gutierrez Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3 Title: InDepth Why they are on staff? Bc why not am I right What do you do for fun? Fun stuff What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? The Devil Wears Prada Plans for after high school? Enjoy life and do whatever makes...

Alejandra Arguello

Name: Alejandra Arguello Grade: 11 Academy:New Tech Year on Staff:First Year Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? Looked fun What do you do for fun? Read and go out Plans for after high school? Not sure

Adriana Galindo

Name: Adriana Galindo Grade: 11 Academy: New tech Year on Staff: 2nd year Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? Because I love writing and photography and it also gives me a chance to travle around Austin What do you do for fun? Listen to music and hangout with family and friends also work. What...

Adrian Guajardo Jr.

Name: Adrian Guajardo Jr. Grade: 11th Academy: Newtech Year on Staff: 2nd Title: Staff Writer I'm on staff because I enjoy being part of the newspaper, and taking pictures. What do you do for fun? I work at EVO. Plans for after high school? I plan to be a stock broker.

Nicole Ocampo

Name: Nicole Ocampo Grade: 12th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: first year Title: (like section editor or staff writer) staff writer Why they are on staff? I was interested in giving newspaper a try and to improve my writing. What do you do for fun? I like to paint and read. Plans for after high...

Chris Ojeda

Name: Chris Ojeda Grade: 12th Academy: ABLLE Year on Staff: First Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? I like Newspaper What do you do for fun? Play video games, listen to music, and read. Plans for after high school? College (preferably, to the University of Notre Dame and study Neuroscience)

Bethany BIssell

Name: Bethany Bissell Grade: 12 Academy: AHA Year on Staff: 3 Title: Editor-in-Chief Why they are on staff?: I care about news, truth. What do you do for fun?: Read, watch movies, think about newspaper. What movie do you recommend that everyone watch?: The newspaper. Plans for after high school?...

Alejandro Moreno

Name: Alejandro Moreno Grade: 12 Academy: ABLLE Year on Staff: First year Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? I want to be a Commercial photographer and I think this will help me. What do you do for fun? I like to play soccer, video game, and I like to watch anime

Daylin Ettles

Name: Daylin Ettles Grade: 11th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? Was just kinda put here. What do you do for fun? I enjoy drawing and playing video games. Plans for after high school? To go to college probably.

Alex Castro

Name: Alex Castro Grade: 11th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st Title: Photographer. Why they are on staff? I enjoy taking pictures of the school's activities. What do you do for fun? I go take pictures and videos with my GoPro Plans for after high school? I wish to attend Texas A&M in...

Matthew Rocha

Name: Matthew Rocha Grade: 12th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 2nd Title: Photo Editor Why they are on staff? Likes taking photos What do you do for fun? Read manga\comics, Draw Plans for after high school? Major in Photojournalism

Zeta Handy

Name: Z Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3rd Title: Staff Writer Why are they on staff?: I like to write and I am very opinionated What do you do for fun?: I like to play the violin or listen to music Plans for after high school?: attend ACC then Texas State for engineering and tech...

Stephanie Valle

Name: Stephanie Valle Grade: 12th Academy: Social Services Year on Staff: 3rd (because that's a high as you can go) Title: Editor-in-Chief Why they are on staff? I am on staff because over the past couple of years, I have managed to really fall in love with newspaper. Not only the production of...

Sergio Jimenez-Duran

Name: Sergio Jimenez-Duran Grade: 12th Academy: Green Tech Year on Staff: First Year Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? want to help out What do you do for fun? Play sports with friends Plans for after high school? Do homework and play video games Hidden Talent : Good Basketball Player

Geovanny Vega

Name: Geovanny Vega Grade: 12th Academy: Green Tech Year on Staff: 1 Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? I want to go all out my senior year What do you do for fun? i like to lift and eat Plans for after high school? Attend Baylor to study medicine Twitter handle:@shaky_legs62

Melissa Ortiz

Name: Melissa Ortiz Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: First Year Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? I want to learn the process that takes to create a newspaper. What do you do for fun? I love read, watch movies, and take pictures. Plans for after high school? Go to college Hidden...

Bee Barto

Name: Beatrix Barto Grade: Senior, 12th grade Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: Like fourth or something Title: Editor in Chief Why they are on staff? I took something from the fridge What do you do for fun? Various Activities™ What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Anything...

Sergio Hernandez

Name: Sergio Hernandez Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? I'm new. What do you do for fun? Play soccer, go to my youth group. Plans for after high school? Become a pastor and go to college.

Amy Rodriguez

Name: Amy Rodriguez Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st year Why they are on staff? I want to take pictures and gather quotes! What do you do for fun? Hang out with friends Plans for after high school? College and enjoying life.

Annie Ricotta

Name: Annie Ricotta Cheese person Grade: Old (12) Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 2 Title: Opinions Editor, Graphics Editor Why are they on staff? Hated Broome, got dragged into newspaper by a friend, Doerr hasn't been able to get rid of me What do you do for fun? Play video games, draw, newspaper...

Robert Harris

My name is Robert Harris. I am a senior and am in New Tech Academy. This is my first year in newspaper. I am a staff writer this year. I enjoy writing stories, and plan on pursuing a career in photography. I enjoy to play sports for fun and just enjoy the outdoors. I plan to go to college after high...

Jennifer Espinoza

Name: Jennifer Espinoza Grade: 12th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3rd Title: Opinions editor Why they are on staff?: I enjoy learning new things What movie do you recommend that everyone watch?: Spirited Away Plans for after high school?: ACC then Texas State for Psychology. Hidden Talent: pro...

Jordan Rouse

Name: Jordan Rouse (Identifies as a Toaster) Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st year on staff Title: Staff writer (Meme peasant) Why are you on staff? Because I'm interested in pursuing a career in photography and newspaper What do you do for fun? I play league of legends, overwatch,...

Brenda Amaya-Rangel

Name: Brenda Amaya Grade: 12 Academy: ABLLE Year on Staff: 3 years Title: News Editor Why they are on staff? I enjoy writing What do you do for fun? I like to read and watch movies Plans for after high school? I plan to go to college

Lavel Deckard

Name: Lavel Deckard Grade:11th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3 years Title: Staff writer Why they are on staff? to help out my classmates and learn how to work the computer better and also to get better designing and learning new things about the computer assignments. What do you do for...

Ashley Sanchez

Name: Ashley Sanchez Grade:12 Academy: New tech Year on Staff: Third year Title: Life & Style Editor Why they are on staff? Because I like to inform people what happens around them. What do you do for fun? Fun things (Hitting Eliana) Plans for after high school? Hopefully make it to any school...