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1 January February, 2008 Volume 3, Issue 3 Cougar News Carson Junior High School 525 N. Westwood Ray Mercado, Principal Tim Keilty, Assistant Principal Dates to Remember: Jan 16 Late Start Jan 21 No School MLK Day Jan 26 City Wrestling Meet Jan 31 6 th Grade Parents Night Feb 8 School dance Feb 18 No School Presidents Day Feb 29 Spring Sports Pictures Spring Concerts: March 3 Choir March 4 Orchestra March 6 - Band March Spring Break SAVE THE DATE! April 4 50 th Anniversary We re on the Web! See us at: A Letter from the Assistant Principal: Is your child bored? Do they have empty unsupervised time on their hands? Do they need to engage in healthy activities that allow them to learn new skills and teach them how to interact with others? Do they need to find a new challenge? The mission of Carson Junior High is to provide a well-rounded academic experience, with high expectations, in a safe and equitable learning environment. Well-rounded. Those words are the very heart of the Carson mission statement and must be at the core of our students academic experience. With all the media and political attention on test results, AIMs, school rankings and tight budgets, we sometimes forget that education is not solely learned by reading the textbook. Students can learn an incredible amount from their peers through extracurricular activities. The more opportunities our students have to explore their physical, creative, social, and political interests with like minded people, the more motivated they become and the better they will do academically. Your children can watch others play basketball, baseball, track, tennis, volleyball, football, swimming, cheer, wrestling, softball and weight lifting on ESPN, play them on a video game, or they can get out and enjoy themselves by joining a Carson interscholastic or intramural athletic team and playing for themselves. They re not into team sports? Then there are the drama, art, chess, Industrial arts, dance, and service learning clubs; or perhaps the National Academic League, student council, newspaper, yearbook, choir, band, orchestra, or Spiritline. There are so many choices that it can seem overwhelming, but getting involved in new activities with new people is a fun way for students to challenge themselves. Some basic benefits of students getting involved in extracurricular activities include: Character Building A myriad of components contribute to the reasons why extracurricular activities benefit students academically. One of these reasons is that students learn character-building lessons that they can apply to their study habits and to their lives. Activities such as athletics, music, and drama, teach students how to discipline themselves through drills, practices, and rehearsals. The students have a responsibility to the activity and must perform the tasks assigned to them whether it is to run, sing, act, or organize an event. By participating and persevering in any of these activities, the students gain a sense of self-respect, selfesteem, and self-confidence. Extracurricular activities give them pride in their accomplishments, and they learn that if an activity is worth doing, it is worth doing well. (continued on Page 9)

2 Reading Our 7th grade Title I Reading classes completed the novel, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, before our December vacation. We also watched the movie of the same name to compare it to the book and we found that there were a lot of differences. We even made games using the book's subject matter. Beginning this semester, we are back in our Language! curriculum with our first unit's theme of twins. This unit concentrates on pronouns, adverbs, and prepositions. Mrs. Mermelstein Mathematics Mr. Carlson and Mrs. Bertlesman are working hard with their math classes. In 7th grade math, the students have finished working on positive and negative integers and fractions and are moving into graphing equations. The 8th grade math classes have finished probability, equations and fractions. They are currently working on inequalities. Please feel free to contact us any time you would like. Tracy Bertlesman and Eric Carlson Title I School News Page 2 Homerooms Do you know how to insert a table into a word document? What does the thesaurus do? Can you reformat a picture behind the text? How do you design your own CD cover? Starting this January, all homerooms will be coming to the computer lab to improve their Word, Excel, and PowerPoint basic skills in quick half-hour lessons. Using the thesaurus can take a lack-luster essay to one with a more sophisticated vocabulary. The classes will practice the week s Directed Vocabulary in a variety of formats. The goal is to make your student more familiar and comfortable using the kinds of computer tools that will improve their writing skills and classroom presentations. Judi Missel, Computer Lab CAMFEL PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: Charting Your Course On Wednesday, February 6, 2008, Carson students will see a multi-media presentation presented by Camfel Productions in our auditorium. The presentation will be a high-energy program that will encourage students to consider their long range goals and how the decisions they make today will impact these goals. Students will be motivated to take a leadership position for their lives and CHART A COURSE for success. You can read more about this assembly and see a sample video at

3 Page 5 With your help, Carson can earn up to $ 2,000 in cash rebates from Fry s Food Stores. COOL CA$H is part of Fry s on-going commitment to Arizona s schools, children and their educational process. You can join with your family, friends, and neighbors to help Carson earn cash with EVERY shopping trip to Fry s. For every $50,000 in V.I.P. purchases Fry s will mail a $500 check to our school. COOL CA$H runs from September 1, 2007 until April 26, Once your card has been signed up, every time you use your card through April 26, 2008, all of your purchases will automatically be credited to Carson. Have you signed up yet? Take the BARCODE image on the enclosed flyer to your Fry s Food Store and the cashier will scan it. This will automatically link your V.I.P. card to Carson s account. Start earning cash for Carson! DO IT TODAY! 50 TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION April 4, 2008 We are planning a huge celebration to remember fifty years in the history of the second junior high school in Mesa - Carson! Mark your calendars to join in the fun! Visit with alumni, watch videos of school activities, play games, get your facepainted, watch performances, and much, much more! Carson s 1 st mascot The Skydevil The Anniversary Committee would love to borrow any memorabilia you might have hiding in your back bedroom! Old yearbooks, especially from the 1960 s and 1970 s would be wonderful. Do you have your old sports uniform? An old newspaper clipping? That photo of you and your pals in your 70 s bell-bottoms? Can we borrow it? Call Linda O Connor at

4 Page 4 Meet Carson s Counseling Office Staff Denise Griffin has been both an assistant principal and principal during over 28 professional years with Mesa Public Schools. She began as a Health and Driver s Education teacher at Mountain View HS. She has worked at Red Mountain, Skyline, Dobson and EVIT, before coming to Carson Junior this year. In her spare time, Mrs. Griffin loves to cook, ride her motorcycle and play with her three grandchildren. Janet Parker has been at Carson for 10 years. She began as the Tobacco Cessation Specialist and has been a Regular Counselor for 7 years. She grew up in Mesa attending Webster Elementary, Carson, and Westwood High. Mrs. Parker loves to crochet and is very musical. She has played clarinet for many years and currently performs with the South Mountain Community College Band. After serving as an intern last year, Ruth Schmidt has joined Carson Counseling this year. She is also an alumna of Webster, Carson, and Westwood. She attended the University of Arizona and graduated with degrees in Psychology and Molelcular Biology. Ms. Schmidt earned her Counseling Master s Degree from ASU. In her leisure time, she plays softball and takes care of her niece and nephew. Our Counseling Secretary, Denise Perry, has worked for MPS for 18 years. She began working for Food and Nutrition as a Traveling Cafeteria worker. Mrs. Perry has been at Carson for 8 years as a Computer Lab Tech and Library Aide before joining the Counseling Dept this year. She is working on her degree in order to become an English teacher or maybe a Math teacher, or maybe someday, a Librarian. All four of her children graduated from Carson and Westwood. ATTENTION PARENTS SIAC MEMBERS NEEDED SIAC is a committee that meets once a month to discuss school-wide issues with administrators, teachers and parents. SIAC meets in the Carson Media Center on the last Tuesday of each month at 4.:30 p.m. Meetings usually last 40 minutes. Please call the number listed below if you are interested in joining Carson s SIAC Committee! Call VOLUNTEER TODAY AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING CENTER Need a comfortable place to read and study? Need help with your assignments? The Media Center & Computer Lab are open after school Monday through Thursday from 3:45 until 4:45pm A certified teacher and aides are available to tutor and help your student We even provide a snack!!

5 Page 6 Carson s Cafeteria Joins the Digital Age The Food and Nutrition Department is pleased to announce the availability of a new service that will provide you with an easy and convenient way to send breakfast and lunch money for your children attending Carson Junior High Schools. Parents, you can now say goodbye to sending cash and checks to the school cafeteria by creating a secure online account with provides you with a direct link to your student s school using internet access. Users will be charged a flat $1.95 for each transaction (transaction based on per school site basis). Now you can put money on your child s meal account with the click of a button. THIS SERVICE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO YOU UNTIL FEBRUARY 11 TH, Es un placer anunciar un NUEVO servicio que es fácil y conveniente para usted poder enviar el pago del lonche de su estudiante en la escuela Carson Junior High School. Padres, por fin pueden decir adiós el mandar dinero en efectivo o cheques a la cafetería de la escuela creando una cuenta con usando la internet. esta directamente conectado con la escuela de su estudiante por medio del internet. El uso de este servicio tiene un cargo de $1.95 por cada transacción (cada transacción es para cada escuela). Ahora Usted puede poner dinero en la cuenta de la comida de su estudiante con solo un clic del botón. ES UN REQUISITO PRESENTAR DOCUMENTACION Y PRESENCIA LEGAL EN ESTE PAIS PARA PODER PARTICIPAR EN ESTE PROGRAMA. Starting January 14 th, 2008 the Cafeteria will begin hiring student employees for the 2008/2009 school year. Students need to be 14 by August 11 th, th graders receive elective credit as well as $4.75 per hour including a complimentary meal. See Mrs. Gallivan in the Cafeteria Office. Empezando ya en el mes de Enero, específicamente Enero 14, 2008 la cafetería empezara a dar oportunidad de empleo a el alumnado de nuestra secundaria. Los/as estudiantes tendrán que ya tener 14 años de edad en el mes de Agosto cuando continuará el año Escolar Los /as alumnos/as del grado noveno recibirán crédito en su materia de electivos y también un salario de $4.75 por hora agregando así su almuerzo gratuito. Por favor llame a la Señora Gallivan en nuestra cafetería si tiene preguntas. A huge thank you to Ms Rivka Wise for her excellent translation services. ~The Editor. Traducido Y Editado Por Rivka Wise, Especialista De Recursos Comunitarios

6 Page 3 How Important Is Attendance? Today s fast-paced lifestyles and hectic schedules often lead to the temptation to allow children to skip school for everything from a simple headache to a field trip to the mall. But teachers don t call school your child s first job for nothing. Following the guidelines below will help you determine whether your child should be in school or home in bed. No child should go to school sick--ever. Nausea, fever, dizziness, rashes, etc., are all signs that your child needs either a trip to the doctor s office or a day of bed rest. However, mysterious illnesses that suddenly crop up on the day of your child s spelling test or science presentation are reason for suspicion. Letting a child stay home just because he or she is feeling tired or grumpy may make you feel better, but the learning time lost will only make your child feel worse when he or she is stuck playing catch-up with the rest of the class! During most school years, unexpected family obligations arise, such as funerals, hospital visits, or even just visits from seldom seen relatives. Naturally, family life is no less important than school life, and occasional absences are sometimes necessary. Often, teachers will provide make-up work for students to complete during family emergencies or during school breaks where classes must be missed to reach a distant destination in time for the holidays. However, allowing a child to miss too much school as a result of out-of-town guests or extra vacation days is a bad practice that can cause students to fall behind in class work. Organized school activities, field trips, and religious observances are other reasons that a child might legitimately miss a school day or two. But allowing your child to miss school frequently or for frivolous reasons can lead to a habit that s hard to break. It also denies your child the full benefit of his or her education, and that s enough to make any student sick! Que Tan Importante Es La Asistencia Del Alumnado En Las Escuelas Publicas? Últimamente se ha visto que con todos los momentos que pasamos en la vida es más fácil que el alumnado se quede en casa por cualquier cosita, por ejemplo un pequeño dolor de cabeza o si hay alguna excursión organizada por la Escuela el alumnado prefiere quedarse en casa. En las siguientes línea daremos una guía a seguir para poder prevenir las faltas del alumnado en nuestras Escuelas y así también diferenciar si el alumnado esta enfermo o no. Ningún estudiante tiene que asistir a la Escuela si se encuentra muy enfermo, temperatura, mareos, etc., son síntomas de enfermedad y el /la estudiante tiene que ir al doctor o quedarse en casa hasta que pase el periodo de fiebre. Pero hay que tener cautela, cuándo el alumnado se siente muy mal antes de que atiendan sus exámenes o tengan que estar presentes en la escuela para cumplir con trabajos asignados y demas, es ahí cuando tenemos que diferenciar entre enfermedad y no asistir a clases por no querer o por no tener las tareas o por falta de estudio a los exámenes. Dejar que el/la estudiante se quede en casa solamente por que están muy cansados/as no es falta justificada y la consecuencia inmediata es que se perdió las clases y estará en desventaja académica y tendrá que reponer este tiempo perdido! Durante los Años Escolares, cosas inexplicables pasan como por ejemplo enfermedades, muerte de algún pariente, emergencias en general. Naturalmente, vida familiar es tan importante como la asistencia en la Escuela, y se aceptaran faltas en estos eventos de la vida y se justificaran también, sé pide que se haga esto con limites ya que es muy difícil para el alumnado regresar y tratar de aprender todo lo que se impartió, entré menos se falta menos trabajo tendrá que recuperar en faltas... Organizando actividades escolares, excursiones, y eventos religiosos, les da al alumnado una razón legítima para faltar a la escuela uno o dos días. Pero al mismo tiempo dar permiso de faltar por pequeñeces les enseñara a seguir este habito de por vida. Esto también afecta directamente al beneficio de su Educación y esto es suficiente para decir, esta situación me enferma!

7 Page 7 REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR The New Year finds the counselors busy doing registration for all grade levels at Carson for the school year. Please ask you son/daughter to check the registration forms. There will be a place for parents to sign the form. Here s some information to help parents keep track of registration deadlines: 9 th grade (students registering for 10 th grade) Tuesday, January 22 Westwood counselors will come to Carson to give registration information to our 9 th graders for 10 th grade at Westwood. Tuesday, January 29 Westwood counselors will return to Carson to pick-up registration requests. WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELING OFFICE MONDAY, JANUARY 28, :30 PM WESTWOOD PARENT NIGHT! Westwood will host a 9 th grade parent night for all incoming 9 th grade parents. You will be able to speak to the Westwood counselors and ask questions about classes, curriculum, and other opportunities at Westwood High School. 7 th /8 th grade (students will register for 8 th and 9 th grade) Monday/Tuesday, January 28 and January 29 Counselors will be in Social Studies classes registering 7 th graders for 8 th grade. Wednesday/Thursday, January 30 and January 31 Counselors will be in Social Studies classes registering 8 th graders for 9 th grade. During the month of January, counselors will also be traveling to the feeder elementary schools to register 6 th graders for next year s 7 th grade class. If you have questions about your son/daughter s registration at any grade level, please call the Counseling office at Thank you! Información sobre la matriculación del año Escolar El comienzo del año Escolar es un poco difícil para el Departamento De Consejería en la Escuela Secundaria De Carson. Por favor pregúntele a su alumnado e infórmese de cual es el proceso de registro o matriculación y cuales son las formas a llené con toda la información necesaria y completa para poder acomplejar todo el proceso de matriculaciones muy necesario que su firma y la dirección y teléfono sean validos ya que así matricularemos al alumnado. Aquí les mandamos información sobre todo el proceso de matriculación y registro: Grado 9 (El alumnado se registrara para el grado 10) Martes, Enero 22 El Departamento de Consejería de Westwood vendrá a matricular al alumnado de Carson. Martes, Enero 29 El Departamento de Conserjería de Westwood regresara a matricular al alumnado y recogerá así todas las formas de registro y matriculación ya llenas con toda la información adecuada. Departamento De Conserjería De la Escuela Preparatoria de WESTWOOD Lunes, Enero 28, :30 PM Noche De Padres De Familia En WESTWOOD! Esta noche se dará una junta de información sobre todo el proceso de matriculación en la Escuela de preparatoria para todos los Padres de Familia que matricularan a su alumnado por primera vez. Grados 7/8 (Estudiantes se registraran para los Grados 8/9) Lunes/Martes, Enero 28 y Enero 29 El Departamento de Consejería estará Matriculando todo el alumnado de estos grados. Miércoles/Jueves, Enero 30 y Enero 31 El Departamento de Consejera Matriculara a todo el alumnado de estos grados 8 y 9. También durante el mes de Enero El Departamento de Consejería visitara las Escuelas primarias de la zona para empezar el proceso de matriculación para el alumnado que atendendera el séptimo grado en la Escuela Secundaria De Carson. Si tiene preguntas por favor llame al Departamento De Consejería De Carbón al Siguiente Numero Telefónico o A La Señora Wise Muchas Gracias.

8 Page 8 One World Week 2008 The tentative dates for Multi- Cultural Awareness Week also known as One World Week is April 21, 2008 April 24, If you would like to share any sort of unique artifacts, art, crafts, or performances related to your culture of origin, please contact Janet Parker in the counseling department at or me at with the details about what you would like to present and we can make arrangements for that week. Thanks, Janet Parker On Friday March 14, 2008, we will be having our annual Career Fair. Many different professionals from the community will be volunteering their time in order to talk with Carson students about their career and professional experience. The purpose of our career fair is to expose our students to a variety of careers, in order to spark an interest that motivates them to be academically successful and achieve their career goal. Please ask your student what careers they explored and what there career interest is, when they get home from school. Any parents or community members interested in volunteering their time and sharing their professional experience by participating in this year s career fair, contact Ruth Schmidt at America s future walks through the doors of our schools each day. ~ Mary Jean Le Tendre, Former Director of the Title I Program

9 Page 9 (Continued from Page1) Letter from the Assistant Principal Social Although social aspects of a student s life do not directly affect his or her grade point average, they do affect the overall well-being of the student. Students learn how to compromise and work in a group. Extracurricular activities help to enhance the student s social skills by allowing students to meet and interact with peers that may not be within their close group of friends and teach lessons not learned in a classroom. Extracurricular activities are an effective way to network and meet other people with whom the students can study and teach the students to work cooperatively in teams developing skills that will help them be successful in school and attain jobs in the future. Students at Risk Not only do extracurricular activities help students who are already successful in school to further excel, they also help students who are at risk of dropping or flunking out to remain in school. Students involved in most activities must maintain their grades and cannot be referred to the office or else they may be unable to participate. Therefore, the borderline students who thoroughly enjoy their activity work hard to pass their classes so that they may continue to participate. In high school, extracurricular activities may be the only component that makes some students stay in school and attend regularly. As the assistant principal at Carson, I can unequivocally state that a major benefit of extracurricular activities for at risk students is that it lessens the number of discipline problems and increases attendance. Student athletes are considerably less involved in school-related misbehavior, non-school related misbehavior, drug, alcohol, and tobacco abuse, and serious offenses with the law. Extracurricular activities give students positive activities in which to be involved, and they spend their time in a safe, productive manner. On February 4, 2008, tryouts will be held for baseball, softball and track. Some clubs are ongoing and the students can contact the club sponsor if they are interested in participating. If your child has an idea for a new club have him or her stop by and share their idea with me. Students involved in extracurricular activities do better socially and academically. So find out what your child s interest is and get them involved. I want to close by saying thank you to all the parents who support their students in their extracurricular activities. Without your support, we couldn t do it. Thank you. Tim Keilty Carson Art Club News Two students from Carson submitted designs to the City of Mesa for murals at the Park of the Canals. Unexpectedly, both designs were picked by the City for the park at 8 th Street and Dobson Road. On December 7 and 8, Mr. Cluff, Mrs. Howe, students from Carson, Westwood, and children from the neighborhood all helped to paint the murals. The club has also beautified the Carson Campus by painting a mural in the lunch area and decorating all the seating benches. Pictures of all these projects can be found on the Carson website at

10 Carson Junior High Important dates to remember January 16 - Late Start, Classes begin at 10:10 a.m. January 21 Martin Luther King Day No School January 26 City Wrestling Meet, Red Mountain High School January 31 6 th Grade Parents Night, 6pm, Carson Auditorium February 8 School dance, 3:30 7pm February 18 Presidents Day No School February 29 Spring Sports Pictures March 3 March 6 Performing Arts Concerts March 17 March 21 Spring Break No School Thank you for choosing us! We re glad you are here!

11 7th Grade Scholastic Honor Roll Marafe H. Ahmed Emilio Aldaco Eva M. Alvarez Sarah R. Arriaga Rosario A. Ascencio Antoinette M Ballejos Ivana M. Baltazar Madison M. Benally Jordan R. Bennett Gerardo Carrillo Zachary M. Carroll Matthew C. Chambers Andrea D. Correa Jonathan D. Daniels Hernan Johnny Dominguez Andrew Eschief Alfonso R. Espinoza Dayana Fernandez Jarom D. Fincher Alexander M. Forsgren Karina Gonzalez David Guereca Darreian L. Hayes Saul A. Ituarte Maribel Jacinto Jeri Jackson Madison M Jones Breanna M Kieffer Darian L. Laird Mauricio J. Lara Brianne Leavitt Thomas W Love Yajaira N. Luna Gamez Holly J. Marble Sarah A. Martinez Jaime Mendez Selene G. Mendez Brenda S. Montanez Veronica N. Montgomery Nicole C. Morago Marcos Morales Jesus A. Mundo Isaac G. Muniz Noe G. Perez James D. Perry Jade M. Puetz Arthur M. Rodriguez Erik M. Rodriguez Jose R. Rosales Juan J.Rufino Martinez Cynthia Sanchez Cynthia M. Sanchez Daniel B. Sandoval Luis F. Sapien Jasmin E. Soto Koreena A. Tieman Monique D. Ungerman Daniel E. Vazquez Porras Karina Villegas Jeri L. Williams Tamarr L. Woodard Timothy Woolfenden 1 st st SEMESTER HONOR ROLL 7th Grade Honor Roll Oscar H. Acosta Jr Marilyn I. Alcantara Vincent A. Arambul Hyrum A. Azua Karen Bermudez Armenta Jacob M. Bevell Samuel Bohorquez Cheyenne C. Brown Larry R. Campos Ricky J. Carrasco Hayden M. Clark Kylee S. Clark Coryell Clitso Eunice Corral Chelle Selina Curiel Davidson Lorenzo A. Davalos Matthew A.Davis Karelly Durazo Davena L. Elkins Jordan F. Eveland Melissa A. Fallbeck Nidia G. Fernandez Perla M. Grave Esparza Shonny I. Hayes Alisha S. Hillman Hector Hinojos Soledad Huitron Travis D. Hutchins Jared M. Ignacio Megan E. Johnson Kevin B. Jones Israel A. Juarez Kayloni M. Lee Andrea R. Lopez Eduardo Y. Lopez Khoi Ly Viviana M. Madrid Israel Mendoza Zeus Miranda Felix Isac J. Miranda Brayan R. Munoz Cruz Melina G. Ortega Isaac Ortiz Briana R. Palacios Jennifer Pedraza Khaden R. Pettingill Viktoria A. Pina Daniela Quiroz America E. Ramos- Delgado Karen D. Rebollar Jacqueline Sandoval Adam L. Sisco Dana R. Skinner Yoshiko K. Thompson Nathan R. Tinney Ana L. Valdez Miranda A. Valenzuela Victor Vega Alejandro Velasquez Ana Julia Villalobos Medina Maria J. Villegas Alexandra L. Wiggs Paige L. Winget Melanie D. Wuthrich Guadalupe Zavala Belem N. Zoria 7th Grade Principal s List Dalia G Angel Karina G Arista Evelin Bermudez Samantha T Biggs Evan S Bill Brittney P Blau Johnathan R Bombardier Kayla M Bottiglierie Kaitlyn B Brimley Wesley T Burnham Viviana Calderon Sandra M Campos Yesenia Carmona Serrano Anthony Castelan John Dayne T Castillo Teresa Castillo Donoza Jesse R Colden Zachary R Cooper Janelle M Cordova Jeffrey T Dale Phillip Dandurand Alexandria M Daniels Jacob A Dewald Nuri T Diaz Montoya Bertha Diaz-Bejarano Michael Egger Celeste D Espinoza Emma S Esquivel Ivan A Flores Rainie G Flores Osman S Gallardo Wendy Garcia Elina A Garcia Jessie R Gaston Fernanda M Gomez Jocelyne G Gonzalez Armando Gonzalez Emily C Hanson Joshua C Harding Wesley R Hathcock Savannah M Henry Lesly M Herrera Katy M Johnson Skyler M Kartchner Keialoha K Kauakahi Zachary WKircher Cristian Landey Jan K Llanes Yamile d Lozano Pearl M Lunt Kimberly Manahane Lorenzo T Mann Ilse R Martinez Brianna J Martinez River S Mathison Emily J Mattison Analia Mojica Diana Moreno Ricardo A Nafarrate Jessica Negrete Sarai Neri Khoi K Nguyen Olivia Oliphant Andres Olivas Lymary Ortega Andres J Ortiz Laynee R Overall Maritza Pacheco Carina Pacheco Mariah D Pahona Jennifer R Palmer Talon L Parke Jonathan R Phair Rylee J Rathburn Si'alig Heosig Ray Cristal Rivera Lazaro Silvestre-Muros Aaron K Stevens Noe Valdez Jesus A Vega Gonzalez Javin A Vincent Jennifer Vu Shelby L Waggoner Aaron C Wermuth Matthew R Wezdenko Ezekiel T Whiting

12 8th Grade Scholastic Honor Roll Alyssa M. Aguilar Adriana Anaya Michael Arista Marisol Avila Cindy Barajas Carlos A. Bejarano Mikah U. Carlos Felix R. Cortez Agapito Amber Cruz Patrick R. Cummins Vanessa Y. Davila Delgado Denzel L. Dazen Amayrany J. De La Mora Silva Chandler B. Dewitt Emanuel G. Elzie Edgar E. Fabian Jaime Puanani H. Fahina Layton D. Flake Maricruz Franco Rosales Marco A. Garcia Barron Jay Gold Juan A. Gonzalez Karina Gonzalez Maria D. Gonzalez Giovanni R. Guerrero Frank C. Gutierrez Ryan T. Halladay Cynthia M. Hernandez Mario Hernandez Jessica A. Hillman Zachariah D. Hopper Virginia Jaime Dakota Joaquin Nikki R. Justus Karla M. Landa Daniela F. Landin Clarissa J. Lira Castillo Guadalupe Lopez Olivia P. Madriles Kris H. Mann Thomas C. Mantooth Cecilia M. Martinez Ty E. Mourney Jordan P. Murphy Cynthia J. Nafarrate Jerry Navarro Alma S. Ochoa Stacia M. Palomino Donald C. Parker Hunter A. Parker Sarah L. Payne Edgar A. Peralta Samantha Phillips Kaitlin A. Pitts Dakota J. Prather Eric B. Prestwich Carlos I. Rascon Joseph J. Richards Genesis L. Rodelas Annabelle Rojas Christian Rosales Daisy Y. Rubio Ruiz Jessica L. Rufino Martinez Leah S. Ruiz Jairo Salazar Nathaniel T. Smith Miriam N. Solis Adonis F. Soto Stephany Soto Achsah A. Stewart Jackson W. Strouf Erica C. Toon Johnathan T. Trimborn Israel J. Valenzuela Carlos A. Varo Castrejon Sandra L. Varo Castrejon Harlie M. Walker Tanisha J. Watchman Sarah M. Wells Krystal A. Wetzel 8th Grade Honor Roll Omar L. Bernal Kimberly D. Blount Giovanny F. Callejas Dylan Clement Monica Cruz Christopher J. Desapio Breana M. Domenguez Ramos Darice D. Enos Alexander M. Espinoza Antonio C. Espinoza Karla Galvan Angel Garcia Kevin Garcia Julia K. Gleason Karen I. Gomez Perez Alan R. Gonzalez Mark L. Gonzalez Martin Hinojos Maria G. Huitron Alana F. Ihsan Amanda S. Jackson Travis J. Kindelay Ricardo J. Leonard Jordan M. Lloyd Yesly M. Marquez Maria A. Martinez Flores Danielle A. Mayhew Carlie L. Merrill Sergio A. Michel Valerie G. Molina Vanessa Morales Tanner E Nelson. Melinda A. Nyborg Angel Orozco Graciela S. Quintero Noe Rayos Zachary R. Ripalda Ana I. Rodelas Susana Sapien Alexander T. Schall Amanda J. Shirrod Florencia M. Sosa Nelson A. Uriarte Samantha A. Vannatta Yasmine S. Woodard 8th Grade Principal s List Karen A Aguado Jan Sidney L Alegre Sean M Ament Selina M Avila Heaven Beach Sean M Blennis Jordan M Brimley Erica M Castillo Galindo Itzel A Chacon Devyn J Clanton Jayme L Colden Kyle L Cooper Marianna L Cradit Kylee E Crowell Ashley N DeMond Vanessa Diaz-Bejarano Maxwell B Dillard Ariel A Dominguez Ashani J Dunwell Cindy Enriquez Jose J Escalera Christina M Esparza Maria C Federico Sonia Fernandez- Bustamante Marcos I Fonseca Jessica N Fuller Daniel Garcia Gloria A Garcia Selene Garcia Shaylynn R Graham Sebastian C Grasser Elaina M Gutierrez Rosalia Hernandez- Gonzalez Cole J Holt Mark A Johnson Taylor A Jones Heather M Large Dayana Ledezma Avinn R Lee Jordan R Lopez David L III Madsen Blanca J Maria Alfred Mazariegos Cody McWilliams Jenni Merrill Katrina R Miller Marc A Moore Sharp Lariza Moreno McKenna M Morris Carlos A Navarro Jared E Oliphant Jillian M Patterson Lauryn M Pederson Trevor X Pereyda Marianne H Peterson Pannha Phok Kayla L Reifman Randall M Richardson Cody D Roberts Yesenia L Rojas William W Scott Kaitlyn Seaman Donovyn R Seaton Susan M Sickles Shannon S Sisco Darien L Smith Matthew J Starr Jeremy A Stillwell Marcus A Strocks Michael Valdez Denise E Valencia Lisette Velazquez Susan G Vu Sheridan M Webb Megan R Weidle Bethany C Wright Concepcion M Zanabria D'Renae X Zotigh

13 9th Grade Scholastic Honor Roll Juan D. Alonso Blanca S. Alvarez Jovanna Alvarez Placido Amaya Antonio Angulo, Jr. Halamehi Anitoni Stephanie Arizmendiz Jose L. Avila Daniel Barcenas Cristian R. Bermudez Cordero Kenneth R. Boelter Karen Bohorquez Christian J. Brown Ciria N. Camargo Juan J. Castillo Ochoa Brandon T. Clark Brandon P. Cole Amber N. Correll Christian D. Cummins Da Marys De La Mora Silva Aimee A. Diaz Salgado Santana Angela Ebangelista Allison M. Eller Caitlind S. Fenimore Keyiosha A. Franklin Martin A. Galindo Luis A. Garcia Rena J. Gomez Jonathan Gonzalez Maricruz Grajeda Molly E. Hayne Abigail Herrera Medina Kathy Herrera Orlando Herrera Michael S Jewell Shelbi M. Joaquin Tiffany A. Large Kendra A. Leavitt Michelle S. Livermore Georgina Lopez Henifa L. Lopez John A. Lozada Maria L. Martinez Michelle V. Martinez Alejandra Maya Kandice A. Mayberry Sarah E. Mitchell Dustin M. Owens Jonathan Padilla Nathan P. Painter Ariel L. Patino Brisa Quiroz Moises J. Quiroz Cirena Ramirez Joseph M. Rheingans Rachel N. Rich Emilio E. Rodriguez Veronica Rodriguez Aidan Z. Seepie Gabriela C. Silva Samantha L. Smith Ernest E. Spencer Billy F. Sueing Jr Jacob M. Taylor Fangalekeleka Tengei Kole T. Tieman Jessica M. Ungerman Maleny Vega-Gutierrez Taylor J. Villaescusa Shelby A. Villareal James B. Visger III Luke A. Vyner Trevaun J. Walker William R. Williams 9th Grade Honor Roll Jordan M. Allen Blanca L. Alvarez Samuel J. Andersen Robert J. Armstrong Maritza Benavides James D. Bethel Alexis M. Boyd Gibson Zachery M. Cayton Kristopher K. Chism Alix Corral Tapia Weston R. Deering Damaris N. Duran Angulo Jasmine M. Elmer Joshua P. Forsgren Laura C. Gallardo Sarai Gil Carlos M. Gomez Alexandra E. Graybill Trevor L. Greer Dustin A. Haines Dakota L. Harlan Bryan V. Hawn Hunter G. Huish Tyler M. L'Heureux Nikki C. Mahler Miranda L. Manley Alan R. Martinez Kenya Martinez Meraz Steven Makenna N. Moffat Amy D. Nguyen Edward Nunez Carbajal Daniel O. Olivas Matthew A. Palmer Gerardo Pineda Steven B. Prichard Nayely Y. Revilla Samantha L. Sickles Edgar Silvestre-Muros Zackary A. Stamp Janelly Taboada Aleesha R. Toomire Adriana Vega Justus C. Walker Caprice A. Wanta Brandon Willoughby Jack W. Wright Savannah D. Wright Shelby T. Wyse 9th Grade Principal s List Graciela Alvarez Jose De Jesus Badillo Cabezas Viridiana Barraza Ciara B. Baumann Jessica R. Biggs John R. Burbank Taylor A. Busby Juan J. Bustamante Jaclyn K. Campbell Edilbert C. Castillo Erika Z. Chavez Sarah M. Coleman Nicolas J. Cooper Zachery R. Corder Elizabeth Cruz Alyssa Dale Angelica I. Diaz Jacy M. Dodge Cory J. Dooley Erica L. Dulowski Staci N. Fallbeck Matthew O. Farris Kira L. Fitzhugh Scott M. Fox Stephanie Garcia Francisco R. Gonzalez Eric J. Hall Alexander V. Hamrick Dakota T. Hansen Sarah Hanson Timothy M. Hanson Angel M. Hernandez Mirna Hernandez Doris A. Hoffman Donald W. Hokenson Monica A. Hughes Albert J. Jackson Randy W. Johnston Alexis C. Lambert Lianna L. Langford Hyrum R. Layton Natalie R. Lewis Michael Lindsley Ernesto Lucero Joseph Mattison Lucia Mendez Gabriela Mendoza Samuel A. Mentzer Dylan Miller Robin J. Miller Adrianna L. Myers Chelsea R. Myers Ricardo E. Nava Cynthia C. Navarrete Brittni R. O'Crowley Miriam Peralta Kailey M Pederson Serena E. Peterson Tiffany L. Presby Victoria Quintero Kairleigh M. Roland Edgardo Salazar Natalia S. Saldana Bradon Sandage Nick Saravan Ryan J. Scott Samantha Seaman Timothy B. Sharp Iliana C. Simental Leticia G. Tenorio Sherri L. Thomas Garrett T. Watson Christian G. Wendt Julie L. Willis Samantha J. Woods Shelsi A. Ybarra Juan C. Zazueta We are extremely proud of all our Honor Roll students. Keep up the good work.



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