2018-2019 Staff

Diana Enrriquez


Hi, my name is Diana! I am in the 8th grade. I have been in the Ponder District since pre-k, I moved after the 1st grade to Dallas TX. I came back in the 4th grade and have been here since. I like writing, photography and playing...

Emma Carroll


My name is Emma Carroll and I am in the eighth grade. Writing is definitely one of my passions, and I want to pursue a career as a journalist when I grow up. I enjoy writing, reading, listening to music, and hanging out with my...

Kopper Williams


Hi, my name is Kopper! My friends call me Kipper or Kooper. I'm in the eighth grade. I've lived in Ponder my whole life and I enjoy listening to music and hanging out with friends and family.I have two sisters and three awesome...

Shelby Aja


Hi, I am Shelby Aja! I like to watch YouTube and anime my favorite movie is How to Train Your Dragon. There is a new one coming out this spring I am so excited for the movie to come out. I love to draw. I have been in Ponder since...

Jo Stehlik


Hello! I am Jo. I enjoy coffee and tea. I also am a cat enthusiast, self proclaimed author, and I love to draw. Supposedly i'm creative also I love to edit so if you need some help just ask and I will be happy to assist you!...

Brittlee Brock


Hi, I'm Brittlee Brock and I love hanging out with friends, family, and my pets. I like doing FFA, Sports, and the school newspaper. I have lived in Ponder, Texas for 2 years but was raised just down the road in Justin, Texas....

Lucy Davis


Hi, my name is Lucy Davis! I enjoy horse back riding, volleyball, basketball and any other sport that I can play. Fun fact: I also lived in Australia for a while! I want to be a great writer for you so hopefully I don't disappoint....

Grace McDaniel


Hi! My name is Grace McDaniel I am 12 years old, and I live in Ponder, Texas. I am also in the 7th grade. I play volleyball and I would love to play hockey, but unfortunately Ponder doesn't offer that sport. I have lived in Ponder...

Mikayla Espolt


Hi! My name is Mikayla Espolt. Writing is my passion and I plan to pursue it one day. I am active in GT, TMSCA, UIL, and STUCO. In 6th grade I took 2nd place in UIL Spelling, and last year I took 3rd place in Spelling and 1st i...

Anna Glisson


Hi, I'm Anna and I am twelve years old and from Ponder, Texas.  I like to draw, write stories about my characters ,and make videos.  I am very happy to be part of journalism.

Lizbeth Fernandez


Hey, I'm Lizbeth Fernandez. I'm in seventh grade at Ponder Junior High. My favorite color is blue. I am twelve years old. In my free time I enjoy playing volleyball with my friends and family. I have lived in Ponder for 5 years.

Kylie Brinkman


I like writing and photography, I've done writing UIL for 2 years.

Savannah Schwarz


My name is Savannah Schwarz and I am in 8th grade. I have lived in Ponder for 3 years. I play on the Ponder volleyball  8th grade A team. In my free time I like to play volleyball and go to the Ponder High School volleyball games....

Jocelyn Arispe


Hello, I am Jocelyn Arispe. I am in 7th grade. I enjoy sports such as volleyball, basketball , and softball. I also enjoy writing, drawing ,and exploring new ideas. I have lived in Ponder my whole life!...

Sawyer Mulkey


My name is Sawyer Mulkey, and I am in 7th grade. I enjoy volleyball, basketball, reading, writing, and photography. I have lived in Ponder, Texas since I was 2 years old.

Colby Murphey


Hello, my name is Colby Murphey. I am 12 years old and I love football.

Avery Richards


Hi, my name is Avery. I am in the 8th grade, and writing is one of my passions.