The Explorer

2019-2020 Staff

Leah Lozano

Leah is a sophomore, and it is her first time in newspaper. Her favorite part about newspaper is getting to learn how to write articles. She spends her time playing tennis, doing community service and hanging out with friends....

Camila Pacheco

Camila is a sophomore who is new to newspaper. Her favorite part about newspaper is to write articles each day and learn about what is occurring not only in our campus but all around the world. Among other things, she spends her...

Nailea Devora

Nailea Devora is a senior, and this marks her second year in newspaper. Her favorite part about newspaper is staying updated with everything going on, not only at Coronado High School but in the community. Among other things,...

Nolan Rodriguez

Nolan Rodriguez is a senior, and this marks his second year in newspaper. His favorite part about newspaper is interviewing students and teachers. Among other things, he spends the rest of his time playing basketball and reading...

Judith Villescas

Judith G. Villescas is a sophomore in her first year of newspaper. She enjoys knowing what's going on in the school. Her extracurriculars are participating in the Thunderettes and Youth For Christ. She hopes to be a special needs...

Daniel Bernal

Daniel Bernal is a senior, and this is his first on the newspaper staff. He enjoys collaborating with the other writers and using his medium to shed light on lesser-known topics and hard-working people. Daniel is a Drum Major...

Ben Carney

Ben Carney is a senior, and this marks his second year in newspaper. His favorite part about newspaper is writing about sports and learning about the athletes at Coronado. Among other things, he spends the rest of his time in...

Leslie Madrid

Leslie Madrid is a senior, and this marks her fourth year in newspaper. Her favorite part about newspaper is writing and be able to learn about different things. Among other things, she spends the rest of her time in sports such...

Carlos Miranda

Carlos Miranda is a senior who is new to newspaper, his favorite part of newspaper reporting what happens in the world around us and relaying it to the campus.He spends his time in the National Honor Society, Go Green Club, asa...

Sean Morrison

Sean Morrison is a senior and in his second year in newspaper. His favorite part of newspaper is being able to write about sports, which is his main passion. Outside of newspaper, he spends his time in the National Honor Society,...

Seray Sezgen

Seray Sezgen is a junior, and this is her first year as part of the newspaper. In her class, she loves to take photos of the stories that the writers create. Other than the newspaper, Seray loves acting and spends most of her...

Ryan Fennell

Ryan Fennell is a senior and the sports editor of The Explorer. He has been in newspaper for four years and an editor for three years.  His favorite part is getting to share his passion for sports with his classmates and staf...

Roman Valles

As a senior, Roman Valles is in his first year of newspaper. His favorite part of newspaper is that he gets to express his opinions on topics because he writes editorials even though his stories have never been published (yet)....

Christian Maestas

Christian Maestas is a junior, and this is his first year in newspaper. His favorite thing about newspaper is one of the things he spends much of his time doing - talking to others. He is heavily involved in ROTC and aims for...

Melanie Pena

Melanie Pena is a senior, and this marks her first year in newspaper. Her favorite part about newspaper is getting her stories published. Among other things, she spends the rest of her time in National Honor Society and Student...

Reed Medlock

Reed Medlock is a senior who has been in newspaper for two years.  His favorite part of newspaper is interviewing athletes from different Coronado sports teams. He is part of baseball, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Younglife....

Jordan Roll

Jordan Roll is a senior who has been in newspaper for two years. Her favorite part is getting to come up with creative tweets for the awesome newspaper stories. She is involved in DECA and works five days out of the week, as...

Sarah Roderick

Sarah Roderick is a senior who has been in newspaper for two years. She loves being in newspaper because she truly enjoys writing about sports. She is in FFA, debate, and Thundercon Committee. Her dream job is to be a broadcast...

Raul Roldan

Raul Roldan is a sophomore, and this is his first year in newspaper. The aspect he enjoys most is the energy in the classroom. He dreams of being a US Marine.

Justin Young

Justin Young is a junior, and this is his first year in newspaper. His favorite part of newspaper is informing people about the world around them. He is a dedicated member of the Boy Scouts of America and, as a Life Scout, is...

Noorziyan Rabudi

Noor Rabudi is a junior, and this is her second year in newspaper. Her favorite part of newspaper is being able to express her opinion about events and finding out new things about Coronado that she did not know before. She enjoys...

Isabella Andolina

Isabella Andolina is a sophomore, and this marks her first year in newspaper. Her favorite part about newspaper is being able to learn and write about all of the small activities and details that occur within the community. Among...

Sofia Pescador Ojeda

Sofia Pescador is a junior in her first year of newspaper. Her favorite part of newspaper is how she is able to express her opinions on certain topics. Outside of newspaper, Sofia dedicates her time to school work and exercise....

Franklin Wells

Franklin Wells is a senior, and this marks his first year in newspaper. His favorite part of newspaper is writing stories and sitting with friends. Outside of the classroom, Frankie plays baseball and is in FCA. He aspires to...

Hector Sanchez

Hector Sanchez is a senior, and it is his first year in newspaper. His favorite part about newspaper is writing about what is happening around the school and inform people about it. Hector plays baseball, is in FCA. His dream...

Madison Untersee

Madison Untersee is a senior, and this marks her second year as a newspaper writer. Her favorite part about newspaper is being able to communicate with others and get quotes, and also hanging out with her friends in the class....

Jorge Cuevas

Jorge Cuevas is a senior in his first year of newspaper. His favorite part of the class is brainstorming for ideas and stories to write. He is a part of baseball, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and DECA. He hopes to become...

Anna Guerra

Anna Guerra is a senior, and this is her first year in newspaper. Her favorite part about newspaper is complaining to her teacher about school and learning about the different organizations around the school. She spends most of...

Mia Okubo

Mia Okubo is a senior, this is her second year in newspaper. Her favorite part is going outside the classroom and taking photos. Her extracurricular activities are Student Council and CCTE. She is working toward being a graphic...

Tanya Hudy

Tanya Hudy is a senior who has been in newspaper for four years. Her favorite part about being in newspaper is being able to interact with people to find out more about the stories she writes about. Tanya is involved in band,...

Layla Boyer

Layla Boyer is a senior and has been in newspaper for four years. Her favorite part of newspaper is being able to interact and get to know so many different people and different organizations around Coronado. During her free time...

Victoria Gasca

Victoria Gasca is a senior, and this marks her fourth year in newspaper. Her favorite part of newspaper is playing a role in making the campus well-informed. Among other things, she spends the rest of her time in the National...

Jillian Saldanha

Jilly Saldanha is a senior in her third year of newspaper. Her favorite part of newspaper is being able to write freely without the constructs that a formal essay requires. Jilly also partakes in band, practices piano and music...

Christian Quinones

Christian Quinones, a senior, has been in newspaper for three years. His favorite part is taking pictures for the website and showcasing the Coronado spirit. Outside of class, he spends his time competing on the tennis team and...

Megan Lama

Megan Lama is a senior and has been in newspaper for three years. Her favorite part of newspaper is being able to interact with different people and different organizations around Coronado. During her free time, Megan is actively...

Reese Mann

Reese Mann is a senior, and this marks her third year in newspaper. Her favorite part about newspaper is being able to interact with new students around the school. Among other things, she spends the rest of her time in volleyball,...

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