The Eagle's Eye

2017-2018 Staff

Ruben Nava

Staff Writer

Marcelo Cruz

Co-Photo Editor

Name: Marcelo Cruz Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3rd year Title: Co-Photo Editor I joined Akins newspaper because iv'e 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

Staff Writer

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, hangout with friends, clean, listen to music Plans for after high school? attend college and go further on...

Ulysses Luna

Photo Co-Editor

Name: Ulysses Luna Medel Grade: 11th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st Year Title: Photo Co-Editor Why they are on staff? I was previously in Commercial Photography and tried out newspaper last year. What do you do for fun? I ride my bike and adventure around Austin What movie do you recommend...

Fabian Morales

Staff Writer

Name: Fabian Grade: 10th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st year Title: Staff Writer (like section editor or staff writer) Why they are on staff? i like writing about important stuff What do you do for fun? Hoop or be on social media What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? American...

Jorkaed Rodriguez

Staff Writer

Name: Jorkaed Rodriguez Grade: 12 Academy:New Tech Year on Staff: 2 Title: staff writer Why they are on staff? because i like the journalism What do you do for fun? listen to music and play video games What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? fantastic beast is a amazing movie Plans for...

Andy Clay

Staff Writer

Name: Andy Clay Grade: 11 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st Title: staff writer Why they are on staff? What do you do for fun? listen to music, play video games, work out What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Hacksaw Ridge Plans for after high school? I really don't know Twitter...

Juan Tula Macias

Staff Writer

Name: Juan Tula Macias Grade: 12th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1 Title: staff writer Why they are on staff? i am on staff because i like journalism What do you do for fun? Play Video Games What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? fast and furious 8 Plans for after high school? go...

Darcie Papillion

Staff Writer

Name: Darcie Papillion Grade: 12th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st Title: Staff Writer Why are they on staff? I am on the staff, because i like to write articles. What do you do for fun? I like to procrastinate and spend my time watching Netflix. What movie do you recommend that everyone...

Eli Gutierrez

Staff Writer

Name: Eli Gutierrez Grade: 10th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st Title: staff writer Why they are on staff? I write a lot so yeah What do you do for fun? I make music What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Coraline Plans for after high school? Touring Twitter handle (optional):...

Johnniece Walker

Staff Writer

Name: Johnniece Walker Grade: 12 Academy: Social Services Year on Staff: 1st Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? To help advance my talent as an up and coming journalist. What do you do for fun? I write whatever, whenever. Poems, books, entries, you name it. What movie do you recommend...

Nathan Martinez

Staff Writer

Name: Nathan Martinez Grade: 11 Academy:New Tech Year on Staff: 1 Title: Staff writer Why they are on staff? To show people whats going on in the world and to make my photography skills better What do you do for fun? Play guitar What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Plans for after...

Henry Dominguez

Staff Writer

Name: Henry Dominguez Grade: 12th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: First Title: Staff Writer Why are they on staff?: Because I wanted to be here What do you do for fun?: Watch anime, take photos. What movie do you recommend that everyone watch?: N/A I don't watch alot of movies Plans for after...

Elijah Calderon

Staff Writer

Name: Elijah Calderon Grade: 11 Academy:AHA Year on Staff:1ST Title: staff writer Why they are on staff?I really enjoy newspaper. What do you do for fun? Listen to music and hang out with friends. What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Baby Driver its a amazing movie in every single...

Dee Carreon

Staff Writer

Name: Dee Carreon Grade: 10 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: First Year Title: Staff Writer Why are they on staff?: Graphic design was pretty fun so I decided to go here in newspaper. What do you do for fun?: I watch "interesting" youtube vids. What movie do you recommend that everyone watch?:...

Britney Gonzalez

Staff Writer

Name: Britney Gonzalez Grade: 11 Academy: Social Services Year on Staff: 1 Title: (like section editor or staff writer) Staff writer Why they are on staff? Not sure What do you do for fun? Listen to music. What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Don't Tell Mom Babysitter's Dead Plans...

Justen Arzola

Staff Writer

Name: Justen Arzola Grade: 11 Academy:New tech Year on Staff: 2 Title: (like section editor or staff writer) Why they are on staff? I like using computers. What do you do for fun? I play sports. What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? The day after Tomorrow Plans for after high school?...

Robert Prentiss

Staff Writer

Name: Robert Prentiss Grade: 11th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 0 Title: (like section editor or staff writer)Staff writer. Why they are on staff?I don't know. What do you do for fun? Play video games What movie do you recommend that everyone watch?Frozen Plans for after high school? College

Logan Cannon

Staff Writer

Name: Logan Cannon Grade: 11 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1 Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? Cause I thought it would be fun What do you do for fun? Play games What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Good Will Hunting Plans for after high school? College

Alan Cruz

Staff Writer

Name: Alan Cruz Grade: 12 Academy: Social Services Year on Staff: 1 Title: Staff writer Why they are on staff? I am on staff because I wanted to continue my knowledge with graphic design. What do you do for fun? For fun I like to play soccer, video games, or eat. What movie do you recommend that...

Ian Wayne

Staff Writer

Grade: 12 Academy: New tech Year on Staff: 2 Title: Staff writer Why they are on staff? I enjoy it What do you do for fun? I play games What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Yes Plans for after high school? Work and live

Luis Cerda

Staff Writer

Grade: 12 Academy: NewTech Year on Staff: New or first time Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? Not entirely sure What do you do for fun? Play games What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? The Siege of Jadotville Plans for after high school? Go to college

Isaiah Castillo

Staff Writer

Name: Isaiah Castillo Grade: 11th Grade Academy: New Tech Academy. Year on Staff: First Year. Title: Staff Writer Why they’re on staff?: I am on staff because, I wanted to do something in the media. What do you do for fun?: I like to tinker with computers, and play video games. Plans for after...

Javier Arellano

Staff Writer

Grade: 10th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1 Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? Wanted to try something new. What do you do for fun? Listen to music, and bike riding. Plans for after high school? Attend and graduate from Texas State. Twitter handle (optional): Javier_A20

Sheyenne Riojas

Staff writer

Name: Sheyenne Riojas Grade: 10th (supposed to be a junior) Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 1st Title: (like section editor or staff writer) Why they are on staff? I want to gain more experience with Media. What do you do for fun? Music Production What movie do you recommend that everyone watch?...

David Perez

Staff Writer

cGrade: 11th Academy:New tech Year on Staff: 1 Title:staff Idk. I want to be one's I like what ever is fun. Jake and Jill Plans for after high school? Go to work.

Jordan Henson

Staff writer

Name: jordan henson Grade: 12 Academy: social services Year on Staff: 1st year Title: (like section editor or staff writer) Why they are on staff? They put me in here. What do you do for fun? Play video games What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? spider-man 2 Plans for after high school?...

Samantha Salazar

Staff Writer

Grade: 10th Academy: New tech Year on Staff: 1 Title: staff writer Why they are on staff? I like typing and computers. What do you do for fun? Stay home and watch netflix What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? i watch tv shows like shameless Plans for after high school? go to college...

Alex Castro

Sports Editor, Photographer

Name: Alex Castro Grade: 12th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 2nd Title: Photographer, Sports Editor 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...

Basil Montemayor

Social Media Editor

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?...

Spencer Seyfarth

Staff Writer

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

Staff Writer

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...

Jaden Garrion

Staff Writer

Name: Jaden Garrion Grade: 10th Academy: New Tech 1st Year on Staff Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? Because i enjoy this class What do you do for fun? Play video games Plans for after high school? Play basketball and play video games Hidden Talent (optional): Good Basketball Player

Eliana Gutierrez

In-Depth Editor

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...

Bethany BIssell

News Editor

Name: Bethany Bissell Grade: 11 Academy: AHA Year on Staff: 2 Title: News Editor Why they are on staff? I am on staff because I think that student journalism is very important. What do you do for fun? I like to read. What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? A League of Their Own Plans...

Zeta Handy

Staff Writer

Name: Zeta Grade: 11th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 2nd Title: Staff writer Why they are on staff? What do you do for fun? What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Plans for after high school? Twitter handle (optional): Hidden Talent (optional):

Bee Barto

Editor-in-Chief

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...

Annie Ricotta

Opinions Editor, Graphics Editor

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...

Jennifer Espinoza

Staff Writer

Name: Jennifer Espinoza Grade: 11th Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 3rd Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? The class is very fun and Mr. Doerr is great What do you do for fun? I read books and listen to music What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Spirited Away Plans for after...

Larry Durden

Staff Writer

Name: Larry Durden(Miami) Grade: 12 Academy: New Tech Year on Staff: 2 Title: Staff Writer Why they are on staff? Because I have always had a passion for writing What do you do for fun? I workout What movie do you recommend that everyone watch? Liv & Maddie Plans for after high school? To play...

Ashley Sanchez

Life & Style Editor

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...