The Warrior Ledger

2018-2019 Staff

Audrey Helm

Editor-in-Chief

Audrey Helm is this year’s co-Editor-in-Chief, along with Isabella Ashton; Isabella is the Betty to her Veronica. She is a proud Ravenclaw who enjoys reading, writing, and drinking copious amounts of hot chocolate (the darker th...

Isabella Ashton

Editor-in-Chief

Isabella Ashton is this year’s co-Editor-in-Chief for the Warrior Ledger, along with Audrey Helm. The two have developed a beautiful friendship that can only be compared to the bond between Veronica and Betty (Audrey is definitely...

Alexa Blaise Chandler

News Editor

Alexa Blaise Chandler is the News Editor for the 2018/19 staff of the Warrior Ledger. This is her second year on the staff, where she was previously Photo and Art Editor. Alexa Blaises lives for music and art and loves nothing...

Callé Hansen

Opinion Editor

Callé Hansen is the Opinion Editor this year. Callé was the A&E editor last year. Her special talents include eating entire tubs of ice cream in one sitting and not having any regrets. She also enjoys swimming on the sch...

Thomas Woods

A&E Editor

Thomas is the 2018 Arts and Entertainment (A&E) Editor. He is a Cancer, a Ravenclaw, and his Patronus is a Russian blue cat. He enjoys Psychology, especially Behavioral Psychology, and almost everything to do with Forensics...

Rayven Cann

Sports Editor

Rayven Cann has been involved with Journalism for three years, and is the 2018-19 Sports Editor. Other than constantly writing articles, she enjoys building sets and writing her novel in progress. She is a proud Libra and Slythe...

Sierra Yost

Photo Editor

Sierra Yost is the 2018/2019 Photo Editor for The Warrior Ledger. Last year was her first year in Journalism. When she’s not spending every waking second on AP homework, she enjoys playing video games, snowboarding, longboar...

Lindsay Cook

Assistant Editor

Lindsay Cook is an apathetic senior who is very excited to be a reporter for the Warrior Ledger this year. She’s a Ravenclaw, but her chances of ever actually getting into the Ravenclaw Commons are slim to nothing because rid...

Bryan Jimenez Figueroa

Reporter

This is Bryan’s first year as a reporter. He likes to write about things he feels are important. One thing that he likes to do to improve his articles is to compare his articles with other people, that way he gets a full perspec...

Brooklyn Poole

Reporter

  Brooklynn Poole is a reporter for the 2018/19 staff of the Warrior Ledger. She lives for going on spontaneous adventures and spending a ton of time with her friends and her dog, Faarlowe. She is very interested in things like ...

Mason Warnick

Reporter

Mason Warnick is a reporter on The Warrior Ledger. He is known for his sweet guitar skills, his outgoing personality, and his love of writing books. He loves to wear hoodies, and you can usually find him Naruto running through the hal...

Isaac Glad

Reporter

Isaac Glad is a first-year reporter for The Warrior Ledger. He possesses great knowledge in the ways of keyboard shortcuts--to the extent that he can get to nearly anywhere without using the mouse, and is often found using a most...

Hillary Gonzalves-Teixeira

Reporter

Hillary Gonzalves-Teixeira is a first-year reporter for the 2018/19 Warrior Ledger. She is a member of the Taylorsville Swim Team, Oquirrh Mountaineers Hockey Team and is a Level 1 Hockey Official. Outside of school, you are like...

Adalyn Baddley

Reporter

Adalyn Baddley is a reporter for the warrior ledger. When you first meet her she can be very shy but if you get to know her she can be very talkative. You can most often find her out on the softball field, reading a book, or drawi...

Conner D. Fuhrmann

Reporter

Conner is a reporter for the Warrior Ledger. He works at Wendy'sand loves to work with people. He loves going with friends for a drive, and loves to watch other cars go by while taking pictures. He loves to play video games wi...

Leo T.R. Hadden

Reporter

Leo T.R. Hadden is a reporter who may or may not pay attention.  He is usually found drawing comics and watching The Office. A master Procrastinator, Leo has been mastering the skill of procrastination his whole life.  He will do hi...

Landon Briggs

Reporter

Landon Briggs is a very excited writer and loves to capture stories that involve activities and problems among the school.  He started writing in 8th grade and has loved writing ever since, from writing books, to writing stori...

Symone Ah Ching

Reporter

Symone Ah Ching is a reporter for the Warrior Ledger.  As a professional binge watcher, she prefers staying at home than going to social events. Aspiring to be a medical athletic trainer, she works toward her goal on a daily. Ami...

Emily Lara

Reporter

     Emily Lara is a 2018-2019 Warrior Ledger reporter. She is an 18 year-old senior and enjoys reading adult fiction on her own time. Rainy and lazy days are her thing and she is definitely a homebody person. She’d choo...

Chehala Moore

Reporter

Chehala Moore is a first-year Journalist. She loves to sing, dance, act, draw, and write. She loves to hang out with her dog and listen to music. Chehala can be found alone or with the R.O.T.C. during and after school. She is...

David Banuelos

Reporter

David Banuelos is a senior at Taylorsville high school. He loves working on cars, painting, driving at night in the rain, racing, and listening to music. He aspires to be a police officer when he is older.  ...

Isaiah Aragon

Reporter

Isaiah Aragon is new to the Warrior Ledger staff. No, he wasn't named after the dragon ¨Eragon." Isaiah has come a long way to get where he is now. He had a rough childhood but has overcome what no other child should see. He l...

Jacob Christenson

Reporter

Jacob Christensen is a reporter for The Warrior Ledger. Most nights you’ll find him at his desk appreciating his freshly cleaned room while playing League of Legends. But if he is not there, good luck finding him. He could be s...

Robert Loose

Reporter

Robert Loose is a Reporter for the Warrior Ledger for the 2018/19 school year. He is an avid reader, often running out of space on his bookshelves from his ever-expanding collection. If asked, he will say that his hobbies inclu...

Kate Okabe

Reporter

Kate Okabe is a Warrior Ledger Reporter of 2018-19. She loves books, is an author and loves to write about fantasy. She is part of the school's Hope Squad, Chess Club, and Pit (musicians who provide the background music for the si...

Leah Despain

Reporter

Leah Despain is a senior and is new to the Warrior Ledger staff. She is a part of Taylorsville High School’s cheer team. When she isn’t busy, she likes to spend her time with her friends or her dog Kenny. ...

Emily Ogden

Reporter

Emily Ogden is a reporter for the Warrior Ledger. She enjoys trying out new recipes and baking. She is a firm believer that cookie dough tastes far better than the actual cookie itself. She can be found playing Skyrim, Sim 4 ...

Logan Jensen

Reporter

Logan Jensen was born in Utah, raised in Germany, and grew up in New Mexico. It wasn’t until 2008 that he moved back to Utah, and even then, he has never stayed in one place for long. Logan has only been living in the city of...

Alivia Odle

Reporter

Alivia Odle is a reporter for the 2018/2019 warrior ledger. This is her first year at Taylorsville High School and her first year in journalism. She loves to dance and has been dancing her whole life. She also loves spending t...

Matea Mihajevic

Reporter

Matea Mihajevic is a artist who is always painting, drawing, and making things. She likes to be different in the way that she looks because she knows she does not look like anyone else here. Her parents are foreigners so she l...

Danny Johnson

Reporter

Danny Johnson is a new reporter that has no experience in interviewing anyone. He is usually shy and didn't like to talk to people, until two years ago and now he has a ton of friends. Danny loves to hide in his room just to pla...

Brooklyn Stott

Reporter

Brooklyn Stott is a brand new reporter for the Warrior Ledger. If you see a story by her it is probably about politics. Brooklyn likes to dive deep into politics and let people know her opinion. She is a shy and quiet person w...

Danika Shane

Reporter

Danika Shane is a new writer for the warrior ledger and to the journalism class. She is interested in writing and drawing but she would only call herself an amateur in both. She loves to write about peoples issues and what goes on...

Leilani Forrest

Reporter

Leilani Forrest is a reporter for the Warrior Ledger since the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. She enjoys playing soccer for the Taylorsville High Girls’ team and just soccer in general. She enjoys playing the flute wi...

Allyson Royall

Reporter

Allyson Royall is a first-year member of the journalism staff. Her favorite thing in the entire world is documenting her life and her favorite form of capturing life is through video. She absolutely loves Sprite and ice cream. Wri...

Zuleica Ramirez

Reporter

Zuleica Ramirez has been a part of Journalism since the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. She enjoys watching Netflix and hanging out with her friends. She also likes writing about why she’s sad in her journal. ...

Max Montoya

Reporter

Max Montoya has been a Warrior Ledger staff member ever since the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. He is into plants, crystals, and animals. He loves to hangout with his animals, two dogs, a fish, and a snake. He like to...

Kainoa Smith

Reporter

Kainoa Smith is a reporter for the staff of 2018/19 for the Warrior Ledger. This is his first year on the staff and is excited to be here. He likes to hang out with friends and play Xbox. When he isn't playing Xbox he likes to r...

Ivan Gonzalez

Reporter

Ivan Gonzalez is a first-year Reporter for the 2018 - 2019 staff of the Warrior Ledger. Ivan is into sports and is always keeping up with the latest news. His favorite sports are basketball and football. Ivan also enjoys spen...

Sunnie Johnson

Reporter

Sunnie Johnson a reporter for the 2018-2019 Warrior Ledger. She loves to play softball, you can always find her at the batting cages. She loves to curl up with her black cat and watch a movie with him.  She loves to be outside ...

Holleigh Richardson

Reporter

Holleigh Richardson is a reporter for the warrior ledge. Her favorite thing is her dog and her girlfriend. She has a big heart and loves people. One thing you see right away is how friendly she is. She loves helping others, d...

Donovan Goodwin

Reporter

Donovan Goodwin is a 2018-2019 warrior ledger reporter. He loves technology and software, he constantly works on new PCB designs or software for his electronics projects, he loves playing video games and streaming on Twitch, ...

Blake Hamilton

Reporter

Blake Hamilton is a humorous person who knows many people around Tville. Only some people can understand his “humor” but Blake is known by people for doing stupid things like chugging 5 Mountain Dew Kickstarts in ten minutes d...

Ibtisam Sheikh

Reporter

Ibtisam Sheikh, a junior who is a first-year reporter for the Warrior Ledger. She does not participate in sports teams but in her free time, she likes to play any sport. Ibtisam spends most of her time attending an Islamic progr...

Taylor S. Fischbeck

Reporter

Taylor S. Fischbeck is a reporter for the 2018/2019 year and it’s her first year of journalism. She loves to read romance novels and write stories. If she’s not reading, you can find her binge-watching one of her favorite shows. Her ...

Bridger Sievert

Reporter

Bridger Sievert is a first-year reporter in the Journalism staff. His favorite things to do is binge watch his favorite shows and play lots of games on his custom built computer. You can always find him with his friends or in...

Lia Lynn

Reporter

Lia Lynn is a sophomore and new reporter this year. Lia is a free spirit and very outgoing but is severely socially awkward. They have many talents which include: Singing, drawing, and talking too fast. You can usually find them...

Aurelia Jones

Reporter

Aurelia Jones is a reporter for the Warrior Ledger. She is extremely involved in the performing arts of Taylorsville High School. She is an actor in the theatre department, along with being a costumer, specifically for the Winter Pla...

Justin McCoy

Reporter

Justin McCoy is a reporter for The Warrior Ledger, which means apparently? He’s a journalist. He’s already taking 3 medical classes, and he plans on being a medical student, more than he already is. He is in his Senior year...

Sierrah Kirby

Reporter

Sierrah Kirby is a senior and a reporter for the Warrior Ledger, this is her first year in journalism. She loves nothing more than drinking hot chocolate under eight blankets and watching rom coms with her dog and cats or jamming...

Ali Farrer

Reporter

Ali Farrer is a reporter for The warrior ledger she loves to dance and is on the Taylorsville high Dance Company. She loves night driving and listening to feel good music. She loves anything to do with anime and everything about P...

Mohammed Giravi

Reporter

Mohammed Giravi is a Senior at Taylorsville high school who is currently taking Journalism 1 and a reporter. He enjoys gaming,  basketball and being outdoors, doing things such as hiking and traveling. He also enjoys cars and longboa...

Riley Sylvester

Reporter

Riley is a reporter for journalism 1. She is following in the footsteps of her older brother with an interest in journalism. Riley is an average teen who enjoys writing, art, and music. She feels happiest when her hair is an un...

MJ Waite

Reporter

MJ Waite has a love for music, and they’re a part of the Concert Choir. They enjoy spending time binge-watching their favorite TV show, Criminal Minds. They can often be seen with something sweet they’re nibbling at and stari...

Abi Delacruz

Reporter

Abi is a senior new to The Warrior Ledger and to Taylorsville High School. She loves coffee, loves food and is always in a good mood.  She is usually working, going to school or sleeping. She is tall, and funny, loves collecting ...

Emilee Garn

Reporter

Emilee Garn is a reporter for The Warrior Ledger. Additionally, she is a mediocre barista that enjoys learning about psychotic people. When she’s not sleeping at school, she’s sleeping at home. Emilee loves to spend money tha...

Jonathan Patterson

Reporter

Jonathan is just a regular high schooler at Tayorsville High. He works at UPS, and hardly has free time. He enjoys reading and playing video games on his off time, and can usually be found listening to music. He practices a few sp...

Alyssa Perry

Reporter

Alyssa Perry is a 2018-2019 warrior ledger reporter.  It is her first year at Taylorsville High. She is a little bit obsessed with editing/making videos.  If she gets the chance to do something adventurous and new, she will d...

Jorge Estrada

Reporter

Jorge Estrada is a reporter for the Warrior Ledger. Growing up, he’s been in and out of the hospital because he was born with a cleft pallet and a messed up leg. Because he is always having surgeries on his leg and lip, he’...

Nicole Taylor

Reporter

Nicole Taylor is a reporter for the Warrior Ledger who literally does nothing with her life. She is your local barista always covered in cat hair and whipped cream. In her free time, she likes to sleep and eat an unhealthy amou...

Kris Small

Reporter

Kris Small is a Taylorsville student who enjoys working on his car and playing video games. He also loves to spend time with his dog, Copper, and take naps with him on the couch. Kris doesn't like learning the traditional way an...

Diego Torres

Reporter

Diego Torres is a Reporter for the Warrior Ledger, a proud LGBTQ community member, 2k19’s Art Club President at Taylorsville High School, is known for the dark circles under his eyes, and is in too deep with JK Rowling's “H...

Kaitlyn Christensen

Reporter

Kaitlyn Christensen is a new reporter for the Warrior Ledger staff. She’s on your very own Tville Drill Team and absolutely loves listening to music. She loves to make people laugh and can usually be caught smiling and cracking ...

Sierra Ostergaard

Reporter

Sierra Ostergaard is a reporter for the Warrior Ledger as of the start of the 2018-2019 school year. Sierra spends much of her time learning through school, studying at home, and reading. When not at school or working, Sierra can b...

Mx. Floch

Adviser

Mx. Floch is The Warrior Ledger’s adviser, which includes being far too caffeinated and multitasking more than an average human probably should. In addition to Journalism 1 and 2, Mx. Floch teaches Creative Writing and English ...

Benjamin F. Hood

Reporter

Benjamin F. Hood has lived all his life in Taylorsville and started attending Taylorsville High School in 2015. It is his first year reporting on The Warrior Ledger, however, he has been writing for many years but had not yet ...

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