2019-2020 Staff

Hannah VanLaningham

Editor and Chief

Hi! My name is Hannah. I am the Editor and Chief of "The Lion Pride Times." I became Editor the beginning of my senior year and have loved every moment of it. I also love writing and getting to help my staff improve their own...

Victoria Schulz

Editor

My name is Victoria, and I'm a senior here at Mountain View High School. I am one of the assistant editors on the newspaper staff. I enjoy writing stories, especially for the newspaper. It's a lot of fun getting to write to stories...

Kendall Millward

Editor

My name is Kendall and I have been on the Mountain View newspaper staff for two years. This is however my first year as an editor. I am a senior and on the volleyball team. My writing is inspired by my peers and their lives inside...

Jackson DeSaire

Editor

Hi! My name is Jackson DeSaire, I am the sports editor and occasional journalist for the Lion Pride Times. I initially took interest in journalism during my first semester of high school, and this year (2019-2020 school year)...

Cali Burrell

Editor

Writing has always been a passion of mine and always will be! I have been involved in journalism classes every year for four years now and enjoy it more and more every year! Being an editor's assistant has been a crazy journey...

Sophie Busse

Editor

I am currently a senior here at Mountain View High School and I have been a writer for Lion Pride Times since my Junior year. This year I am an editor overseeing the editing and revision process of our staff's stories. Along with...

Mikayla Moser

Beat Editor

My name is Mikayla Moser and I am a senior this year! I have been writing short stories and essays for as long as I can remember. As a kid, I really loved creating backstories for anything and almost everything. Writing is a great...

Tristan Burch

Reporter

My name is Tristan Burch. I am a Sophomore at Mountain View and I am a reporter. I run Cross Country in the fall and do track in the spring. I love to read and watch movies but also I like to write. I chose Journalism because...

Noah Sutton

Reporter

My name is Noah and I am a writer for "The Lion Pride Times." I have written with a focus on sports and have since branched out into writing about everything and anything. I have been in journalism classes throughout my entire...

Catie Cayou

Reporter

I'm Catie Cayou, I joined Mountain View's journalism/newspaper class because I enjoy writing about people and other things. This class is very enjoyable and I recommend it for anyone that likes writing. I have been on the cheer...

Harley Buffington

Reporter

My name is Harley Buffington and I am a sophomore at Mountain View High School. I have always been interested in writing. I was the head of the current events section of my middle schools' newspaper and have been interested in...

Destiny Jurado

Reporter

I am a sophomore and enjoy writing and reading and watching all kinds of sports, freshman year I was a cheerleader, but now I am the manager for our school football team.My motivations are to express the culture of MVHS with all...

Noah Ling

Reporter

My name is Noah Ling, a sophomore at Mountain View High. I am a writer for the newspaper. I write entertainment subject stories, so I talk about what's happening in real life and how it ties into our school community. Writing...

Cody Evens

Reporter

My name is Cody, I am a junior at Mountain View high school. My motivation for writing is that I get to pick something I want to write about. I love food and late-night drives. My stories I will be writing about are new movies...

Reese Wheeler

Reporter

Hi! My name is Reese Wheeler and I am currently a sophomore. I am a cheerleader for the school team. I enjoy camping and the outdoors. I also enjoy eating food and hanging out with friends. I am currently working at Wendy’s ...

Kaelyn Bates

Reporter

My name is Kaelyn Bates and I'm a sophomore at Mountain View. I wanted to join journalism because I have been writing since I can remember, so it's a part of my life. Joining journalism as a staffer I can write and discover things...

Alexis Diaz

Reporter

Hi, my name is Alexis Diaz. I'm a senior here at Mountain View and I've taken Hall's journalism classes since my sophomore year. I've always enjoyed taking this class because it's a great way to improve my writing. My plans for...

Affinity Brown

Reporter

I am Affinity Brown, a sophomore here at MVHS. My motivations for being a staffer is getting better at deadlines and coming up with stories and interviewing people get me out of my comfort zone and help me become more social....

Aspen Essen

Reporter

I am Aspen Essen, a junior and I write because it's a good way to get both other people's opinions and your opinions out there. but also, I write about topics that many people don't talk about. I am a lifeguard and swim instructor...

Soha Ali

Reporter

My name is Soha Ali and I am a sophomore at Mountain View High school. For awhile I have personally liked writing, not only as the subject, but as a hobby.  From the past I've won about three awards for writing because I liked...

Hayley Fincham

Reporter

My name is Hayley, I've been writing for Lion Pride Times since the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. I decided to begin writing for the newspaper because I took journalism one as a freshman and enjoyed it so decided to...

Brittyn Dowdell

Reporter

I am a sophomore, I moved from Guam. I chose to be a writer in the Mountain View Newspaper because I enjoy writing about what I want to write about. I hope I can write stories that can inform kids about important issues around...

Michael Cheuvront

Reporter

My name is Michael Cheuvront, and I am a junior here at Mountain View. You can usually find my stories under the "Student Life" tab, as I love to write about the culture that we have created as students. I have enjoyed writing...

Danni Fox

Photographer

My name is Danni Fox, I am a junior at Mountain View. I am the photographer for the school newspaper. I have been into photography for a long time. I love going out and taking pictures of animals and plants. Photography is definitely...

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