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Chiefs of Santaluces: Benjamin Velez

Chiefs of Santaluces: Benjamin Velez

Jordan Foldy, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Ben is an involved junior, participating in band and winter guard. He is the first chair in the trumpet section, taking on a position of leadership within the band. He is a spin rifle and flag performer in the winter guard. Ben has been in band for eight years, and so far his favorite year was his...

Louis Perez: A Model Freshman

Louis Perez: A Model Freshman

Ricardo Rios, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Louis Perez is a freshman here at Santaluces who enjoys digital media, playing guitar, and wrestling. It's Louis' first year of wrestling and he's really enjoying it. "It's fun and it's a good outlet for me because of stress and I like the sport," Louis said. High school is very different from middle...

COS: Tanisha Louis

COS: Tanisha Louis

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

Walking down the halls, junior Tanisha Louis always has a smile on her face. Being a member of the counterculture club and yearbook, Tanisha enjoys being an active student in her school. Louis has been a part of the yearbook staff since her freshman year of high school. Writing pages and interviewing ...

Emily Martinez Embraces Her Culture

Emily Martinez Embraces Her Culture

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Junior Emily Martinez has felt the stress many juniors feel around this time of year. Trying to keep up with their homework and social life, many juniors tend to slack off around the winter holidays although it is one of the most important years in their high school career. Emily is managing her junior...

COS: Angelica Torres

COS: Angelica Torres

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

From NHS to yearbook senior Angelica Torres is an active student at Santaluces. Being a part of the yearbook team for three years now, she is also in her second year as editor-in-chief. Every year, hundreds of students await for the yearbook to be released to see themselves and the activities they...

COS: Olivia Swabek

COS: Olivia Swabek

Ryan Jayne, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Olivia Swabek is a senior who has distinguished herself due to her academic and artistic accomplishments here at Santaluces. She is a part of multiple clubs and activities, such as: Criminal Justice, Honor Guard, Chorus, Key Club, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Photography...

COS: Cara Li

COS: Cara Li

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Cara Li is a junior who is always on the move. If she is not at school, she is either taking photos for the yearbook or working at her parent's restaurant. This year, Cara was inducted into the National Honors Society and has become a member of Key Club. Apart from school and clubs, Cara has been involved...

COS: Lorena Maldonado

COS: Lorena Maldonado

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Lorena Maldonado is just one of the many juniors trying to stay on top of their school work and social life. After eating, breathing, and living gymnastics for eleven years, Maldonado called it quits last year knowing Junior year would be one of the most intense years she would need to focus on. In...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Claudia Bleus

Chiefs of Santaluces: Claudia Bleus

Jordan Foldy, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

What do you participate in here at Santaluces?  Here at Santaluces I am a member of several clubs and organizations, such as Women of Tomorrow and NHS. I also serve as FFEA club president and Yearbook Editor-in-Chief. In addition to this, I am enrolled in the Early Childhood Academy.  What has been ...

COS: Jesus Morales

COS: Jesus Morales

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Senior Jesus Morales has always had a passion for writing, but it was not until recently that he has brought his poems to life. Starting in 2015, Jesus began his own personal journal where he would write down his thoughts and experiences. On May 31, Jesus posted his first poem on Instagram called 'Pretty...

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