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2017-2018 Staff

Madison Stipe

Writer, Newspaper Editor

My name is Madison Stipe, but I usually go by Madie. I am currently 17 years old and will turn 18 on February 7th. I am a senior and have attended La Vega all my life. I would describe myself as friendly, easy going, ambitious,...

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Ivette Lopez

Writer, Associate Editor

My name is Ivette Lopez. I am 17 years old and will turn 18 on May 10th. I am a senior and I have gone to La Vega since pre-k. I would describe myself as nice and funny, although my friends say I am a little mean. I am quiet e...

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Madalyn Shelton

Writer, Yearbook Editor, Photographer

My name is Madalyn Shelton, and I am a senior at La Vega ISD and the yearbook editor. I am 17 years old, my birthday is on February 2nd. I attended La Vega from Pre-K to 2nd grade. Afterwards, I was homeschooled until eighth-grade. I...

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Miranda Gatica

Writer, Business Manager, Photographer

My name is Miranda Gatica and I am a senior, so I will be graduating with the class of 2018. I have been going to La Vega my whole life. The career I hope to have is in the military. I will be trying to join the United States...

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Anthony Lopez

Staff Writer, Photographer

My name is Anthony Lopez. I’m in the graduating class of 2019, which makes me a junior at La Vega High School. I’m currently 16 and going to be 17 on February 28th. I’ve been part of the culinary team for 3 years, and I’m ...

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Vanessa Castro

Staff Writer

My name is Vanessa Castro. I’m 17, and I turn 18 on December 3rd, 2017. I’m a senior at La Vega high school! I’ve been a pirate since Pre-K! If I had to describe myself, I would say I’m a very nice person. I have brown...

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Camarra Brooks

Staff Writer

My name is Camarra Brooks. My birthday is August 28th, I was born in the year of 2000, and I am currently sixteen years old. I was born in Houston, Texas, but I have lived in Waco and attended Connally for most of my life. T...

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Martha Martinez

Staff Writer, Photographer

My name is Martha Martinez, and I am a junior at La Vega High School. I’ve been going to La Vega most of my life since kindergarten. I’m currently 16 going to be 17 on March 29th. I was born and raised in Waco. I’m the ...

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Denise Garza

Staff Writer, Photographer

I am currently a sophomore this year. I am fifteen and my birthday is February 14th. Both my parents have passed, my dad passed when I was 7 and my mom passed when I was 11. I currently live with one of my sisters. I grew up ...

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Leila Arias

Staff Writer, Photographer

My name is Leila Arias. I am a Senior at La Vega High School. I am 17 years old and my birthday is on March 15th. The words I would use to describe myself would be outgoing, funny, and kind. I play outfield on the softball team, whic...

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Nathan Fleming

Staff Writer

My name is Nathan Fleming, and I am new to yearbook. One of the reasons I chose to be in yearbook is because my friends were in it in past years and I would always hear how cool it is. I figured, why not? I might as well try it!...

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Branden Fabela

Staff Writer

I joined yearbook this year because I wanted to. I’ve never been in the yearbook crew before so this is my first time here, despite being a junior. I’ve been going to la Vega for four years so I’ve been a La Vega student...

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Tytiana Phillips

Writer, Photography Editor, Photographer

My name is Tytiana Phillips. I am a senior at LVHS and the Photography Editor for yearbook. I am 17 years old and my birthday is August 10th.  I got in yearbook because I’ve always had a love for writing. Being in yearbook f...

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Aliyah Allison

Writer, Events Editor, Photographer

My name is Aliyah Quinn Allison. I am racially mixed with African American, Indian, and Caucasian. I’ve been at La Vega since I was in the 3rd grade when I moved to Texas in 2009, and I am currently a sophomore at La Vega High...

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Chris Musgrove

Staff Writer

My name is Christopher Musgrove. I’ve lived in and around Texas since I was born. It’s hot all the time, every day, no matter what season it is but that’s just Texas weather. I was born in Waco on July 2nd in the year o...

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Michael Roberts

Staff Writer

I am Michael Roberts, I’ve been at La Vega since 2005 when I was in Kindergarten. Some of you know me, most of you don’t. The reason I joined the yearbook staff for the second time was that I enjoyed it the first time and...

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Jenna Leal

Staff Writer

I took yearbook/newspaper this year because I had such an amazing time last year, and I am looking forward to what the year has to offer. I have only been coming to La Vega for a year. I am a sophomore this year, and I enjoy being...

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Ms. Skrabanek

Yearbook/Newspaper Adviser

This is my ninth year at La Vega High School, and my fourth year to be the adviser for the yearbook and newspaper.  The first year, we published our school newspaper with Microsoft Publisher and it was uploaded to the school...

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