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2017-2018 Staff

Hope Bowles


My name is Hope M. Bowles, It’s my junior year of high school. I have my own club called, Culinary Club. I created the club last year because I have a love for cooking and baking, if I had to choose between baking and cooking I would chose baking. I...

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Caleb Parrotte


Hello my name is Caleb Parrotte and I am a junior at Emerald Ridge High School. I am 17 years old and I enjoy watching and playing sports, hanging out with friends and going to do things outdoors like camping. I really enjoy literature and writing and...

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Dominic Gaul

Sports Editor

I'm Dominic, a senior this year. This is my second year on the Jagwire staff and I’m excited to see what we can do this year and what stories we get out of it. I have lived in Puyallup my whole life and attended Ferrucci Junior High and Wildwood Elementary. I...

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Khaleah Nix

Editor in Chief

I’m Khaleah Nix and I am a senior at Emerald Ridge. This is my second year on the Jagwire staff. I joined last year because I have a passion for writing and hope to start a career in journalism after high school, as well as dual major in journalism an...

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Cassady Darr


I am Cassady, a trilingual Netflix-obsessed senior. I am currently binge watching Criminal Minds and Supernatural. You can usually find me jamming out to one of my 4,982 songs on Spotify while walking to class. I enjoy eating fruity candy while writing...

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Quentin Kean

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Hello, my name is Quentin Kean. I'm 17 years old, and a senior at Emerald Ridge High School. My free time consists of working on cars, hanging out with friends and family,and working. I've always had an interest in writing, my mom who is an aspiring author...

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Ricky Ashcroft


I’m Ricky Ashcroft and i’m a senior at Emerald Ridge. Last year, I met Payton Reid and was curious and inspired about how she wrote for newspaper and I wanted to follow in her footsteps. This is my first year writing for Jagwire and newspapers in ge...

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Kiana Joyner


My name is Kiana Joyner. I enjoy reading, writing, going on nature walks, going to concerts, and listening to music. My favorite artists are The White Noise, Waterparks, Twenty One Pilots, and XXXTENTACION. I really love marine life, and have a huge interest...

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Dyana Utz


My name is Dyana Utz. My favorite music artist to listen to is The Weeknd but my least favorite music is classical music.  I’m passionate about reading, I love books especially love fantasy. My favorite candy is Twix.  My favorite thing to eat is...

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Ethan Hosler


My name is Ethan Hosler, and I’m a senior at Emerald Ridge. This is my first year as part of the JagWire staff. Last year, the editor-in-chief Khaleah Nix inspired me to join newspaper production, and so far it has proven to be a great choice. I’ve...

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Amaya Brown


I’m Amaya Brown. I’ve always thought newspaper was nothing, but ads and stories about sports. When I first came to Emerald Ridge high school, I loved how the school newspaper wasn’t just about sports teams. It featured theater and all the shows....

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Brooke Gray

Student Life Editor

Hello, Brooke Gray here or the girl everyone knows as the girl who always has her nose in a book. This is my second year of being a part of Jagwire and I’m happy to be behind the paper again create stories the readers will enjoy. How I got into the ...

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Annie Volkman

Perspectives editor

My interests and passions change from time to time, but something I’ve always thoroughly enjoyed is taking pictures. When I was little I would constantly beg for my parents to let me use their phones so I could take pictures with them, since I didn’t...

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