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Jaylee Paredes

Jaylee Paredes, Staff Reporter

Hi!!! I’m Jaylee Paredes and this is my third year on the newspaper staff. I’m also involved in other organizations such as Colorguard, College Club, TAFE, and Diversity Club. I really enjoy listening to music, taking pictures, and being around my friends. I’m looking forward to being able to expand my writing and photography skills this year through the website!

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Pose \\ Striking a pose for the end of this years marching band show Re:Imagine, senior Obosa Odia looks out to the audience and drum major to wait for her cue to start the next movement.

Live it, Spin it

December 13, 2022
Dance the night away \\ Performing out to the audience, soloist Eliana Wade dances around the band with her GoPro on. I think my favorite part was watching the video afterwards and hearing everything just like I would if I were actually on the field, Wade said. It was a super fun experience and Im so glad I got to do it!

An inside perspective

November 3, 2022
Get Creative // Painting a rock with a positive message, junior Angel Rojas participates in this year’s Wylie Way Day activity in Education teacher Mrs. Hill’s class. Mrs. Hill’s class offered healthy coping skills for when life gets tough. “The objective of our idea was to provide students with real-world, hands-on experiences that they need to be productive, healthy adults,” said Hill. “There is a call for this type of curriculum from parents and community members, and what better way to provide these types of experiences than in CTE!”

A change in Wylie Way

October 5, 2022
Making a difference \\ Posing for a picture,  TAFE members show off their medals as they advance to nationals.

TAFE advances

March 16, 2022

Countess Lilly

February 8, 2022

Vlad Popov

February 8, 2022
Moon rise \\ Starting off the beginning of the show, soloist senior Tailene Morales opens the windows to allow everyone to start their work. Morales is representing the Moon Goddess in junior varsity’s show, Alone with the Moon. “When performing, it’s exciting to embody the role of the Moon Goddess for the audience and share my talents as a dancer,” Morales said.

Captivating colorguard

January 27, 2022


January 19, 2022
Great pyramid \\ Working with kindergarteners from Birmingham Elementary, Kayla Robinson shows kids how to add and subtract by taking away and adding back 10 cups.

Ready Raider Readers

January 11, 2022
Siren calls \\ Conducting his Belavochi class, Dr. Nathan Dame helps students with their vocal exercises called “Sirens.” The exercise is to help open up the student’s soft pallets and warm up their vocal cords.

[PHOTO] Sing it out

October 10, 2021
Holiday calendar

Holiday calendar

December 3, 2021
Practice makes perfect \\ Performing towards the audience, junior Madi Shavers and seniors Meredith Simmons and Naomi Jacob act out one of their scenes during a dress rehearsal before their upcoming show Anastasia.

Remember us

October 26, 2021
Hoco prep \\ Preparing for homecoming week, senior Arely Sandoval decorates Student Council’s wall. “I had a lot of fun helping set up the background as well as the arrivals/departure signs,” Sandoval said. Especially because it is my last year being able to do it.”

Homecoming returns

August 30, 2021
Shop till you drop // In the library there is a prom pop-up shop for students to get free dresses if they need them. It is open on March 31 from 12:30 to 1:30 and April 1 from 12:40 to 1:40.


April 7, 2021
NHS tutoring

NHS tutoring

January 25, 2021
Setting a scene // Painting the set for the upcoming show, Midsummer Nights Dream, sophomore Jude Kurtz adds his finishing touches to the set building. Thespians will perform Shakespeare in the Park Monday, Oct. 12 at Founders Park.

Read between the lines

October 2, 2020
Guns up \\ Posing as Mass Media ends at last years show, Aileen Khuu smiles towards the audience. The Pride of the East performed MASSIVE under the direction of Gregory Hayes.

Flag this artist

September 2, 2020
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