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2016-2017 Staff

Brittany Peralta


I’m Brittany and I’m a junior this year. I grew up in Idaho and moved to Washington in 2012. I lived in Spokane for a year, then I moved again to Puyallup. One of my favorite things to do is binge-watch shows like Grey’s Anatomy and Friends. I...

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Quentin Kean


Hello, my name is Quentin Kean. I'm 16 years old, and a Junior at Emerald Ridge High School. My free time consists of working on cars, hanging out with friends and family,and playing baseball. I've always had an interest in writing, my mom who is an aspiring...

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Tristan Crawford


Hello, my name is Tristan Crawford and I am a writer for the ERHS Jagwire. I’ve got a pretty wide scope of interests, ranging from music, to videogames, to books, to politics. I decided to join Newspaper, even though I had to switch in late, because I have...

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Justin Charaba


Hello, my name is Justin Charaba. I’m a junior, and this is my second year with JagWire. I  believe that I’m a decent writer and enjoy writing articles that require me to research and learn about interesting topics. My goal is to continue learning...

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Brendan Pyper

Editorial Board

Hey, my name is Brendan Pyper. I’m a senior, thank god. I am a member of the JagWire Editorial Board for the 2016-2017 school year. I am so excited for this year, and I am going to ensure an amazing and entertaining lineup of news issues for all of...

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Brooke Gray


Meet Brooke E. Gray, the average shy bookworm that everyone doesn’t seem to know she’s in this world. Ever since at a young age she has struggled with reading and writing skills; leading her to go to a specialist to help overcome those skills. While...

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Audrey Burg

Online Editor

I’m Audrey and I’m a senior at Emerald Ridge this year. I was born in California and moved to Washington a year and a half later. I’ve lived in Washington most of my life and have moved around countless times but I’ve mostly lived in Puyallup....

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Caleb Walter-Goodspeed

Editorial Board

Hey my name is Caleb Walter-Goodspeed. I am an 18 year old senior at ERHS. It is my second year on the newspaper staff. I joined because I love to write and I was a part of my middle school's newspaper called The Canine Chronicle. As a veteran staff member,...

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KayCee Bradley


What’s up? My name is KayCee Bradley, I am 17 and currently a senior at Emerald Ridge. I am very outgoing, welcoming, & known to be pretty funny. I am very sports- oriented. I love to play fastpitch, ride dirt bikes, and cheer on my favorite sports...

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Sophia Leidy


Sophia Leidy is a senior at Emerald Ridge in her first year of Newspaper. She is originally from Arizona, but loves Washington despite the abundance of rain. Sophia is a Led Zeppelin fan and a dedicated student, in that order. The things she enjoys doing...

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Justin Fowles


I'm Justin Fowles, I'm a junior at Emerald ridge  and this is my first year in newspaper production. I joined newspaper because I like to write and I want to be more involved in the school, and because I like to share the stories of others and make sure...

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Khaleah Nix


I’m Khaleah Nix and I am a junior at Emerald Ridge. As a child, writing was my only passion. I was too clumsy for sports, I couldn’t, and still can’t, sing, and math put me to sleep. So, I discovered a passion with writing. Writing was the only...

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Payton Reid

Editorial Board

While being thoroughly obsessed with a lot of things, I am in love with newspaper. I joined the class my junior year after debating with myself for months as a sophomore if I was a good fit for the class, as I had absolutely no experience. As I am finally...

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Dominic Gaul


I'm Dominic, a junior this year. This is my first year on the Jagwire and I’m hoping to help out and make an impact this year. I have lived in Puyallup my whole life and attended Ferrucci Junior High and Wildwood Elementary. I love animals and am...

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