Smoke Signals

2018-2019 Staff

Zachary Meditz

Zachary Meditz is a junior at West High School and a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals. He is very interested in news and plans to pursue being a career as an anchor in the future.  

Aleeza Adnan

Aleeza Adnan is a junior at West High and a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals. She is also on the West High Speech and Debate team and is very passionate about human rights. She enjoys writing poetry and reading in her spare time.

Safia Ahmed

Safia Ahmed is a sophomore at West and a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals. She is very passionate about literature and the impact it can have on people. She hopes to pursue her career as a journalist in the future.

Dominic Herrera

Dominic Herrera is a freshman at West High and a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals. He's an active member of the West High Advanced Band. He enjoys reading and writing, along with listening to classic rock music. He is very enthusiastic...

Danielle Perea

Danielle Perea is a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals. She enjoys music, playing the tenor saxophone, and chillin with her homie (her pet guinea pig.)

Ashley Driesler

Ashley Driesler is a Staff Writer in Smoke Signals and currently a junior at West High. She is passionate about writing and wrestling.

Ashley Kim

Ashley Kim is a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals and a freshman at West High. She has love for neat handwriting and artistic journaling, along with writing, calligraphy, and fantasy stories.

Ulia Zaman

Ulia Zaman is a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals and a junior at West High. She is lively and passionate about all the activities she is involved in. She has participated in the Speech and Debate team for three years and loves to...

Zack Allen

Zack Allen is a Staff Writer for Smoke Signals and a junior at West High. On top of that, he is a member of Play Production and the Vice President of Film Club. He is excited to be a writer and learn more about journalism.

Haley Guinn

Haley Guinn is the Co-Editor in Chief for Smoke Signals and a senior at West High. She is also an active member in West High's Advanced Theatre Program, Play Production, and a staff writer for Yearbook. She is very passiona...

Anna Kim

Anna Kim is the Co-Editor in Chief for Smokes Signals and a senior at West High. Kim enjoys listening to The Fray and watching her favorite TV show, The 100. She enjoys being in Smokes Signals because it has helped her to becom...

Jeff Grundy

Jeff Grundy is the News Editor of Smokes Signals and a senior at West High. His interests include politics and government.

Anoushka Gupta

Anoushka Gupta is Sports Editor for Smokes Signals and a junior at West High. She is also a member of her school's Academic Decathlon and Science Olympiad teams. Her favorite things to do are listen to music(especially Broadway!),...

Sanskriti Adigal

Sanskriti Adigal is the Entertainment Editor for 2018-19 staff of Smoke Signals. She likes being involved in the community and is in organizations such as Interact, Future Business Leaders of America, Science Olympiad, as well...

Christine Nguyen

Christine Nguyen is a sophomore staff writer for Smoke Signals. She enjoys listening to music, reading, and dancing. She plays tennis as well as the piano in her spare time.

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