The student news site of Kingwood Park High School

KP TIMES

The student news site of Kingwood Park High School

KP TIMES

The student news site of Kingwood Park High School

KP TIMES

2023-2024 Staff

Maya Ortiz
Editor-in-Chief

Maya Ortiz

Maya Ortiz, senior, is starting her fourth year on the newspaper staff as the editor-in-chief. She was named NSPA high school photojournalist in 2021 and 2022. Maya is also on the teen leadership council of the Houston Zoo's Zoo...

Fallon Head
Website Editor

Fallon Head

Fallon Head (he/they), a junior, is in his third year on the newspaper staff. He’s an all-state journalist and the website editor. He writes stories and does some photography. Their favorite things include sketching, photography,...

Exa Nix
Managing Editor

Exa Nix

Exa Nix is a senior who is involved in varsity theater, debate and journalism. She loves spending time with family and friends. In her spare time she loves reading and writing and doing crafts.  She loves telling the stories...

Jacob Valcarce
Video Editor

Jacob Valcarce

Senior Jacob Valcarce is in his third year on the newspaper staff. This is also his second year being an editor. Jacob is also a section leader and member of the band - playing the french horn. Along with the newspaper and th...

Kaitlyn Sitton
Design Editor

Kaitlyn Sitton

Kaitlyn Sitton is a junior and the design editor of KPTimes. She is a social officer on Silver Stars and has been on the varsity team since her freshman year. She has two dogs and three brothers that she loves very much. She...

Bailey Hall
News Editor

Bailey Hall

Bailey Hall is a senior, it is her second year in the newspaper. She enjoys reading fantasy books and spending time playing games with her family. She loves to bake for all her friends and family during all times of the year. ...

Grace Darcy
Sports Editor

Grace Darcy

Grace Darcy, senior, is in her first year as a member of newspaper staff. Alongside journalism, she is involved in golf and multiple national honor societies. She loves listening to Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Louis Tomlinson, ...

Jordan Hutchinson
Photo Editor

Jordan Hutchinson

Jordan Hutchinson is a sophomore and is on her first year of being on staff. She plays volleyball at Kingwood Park and outside of school on a club team. She's always listening to music any time she can, and she loves photography...

James Pham
Yearbook co-Editor-in-Chief

James Pham

Senior James Pham is in his second year at Kingwood Park. It is also his second year in journalism. He is co-editor-in-chief for the 2024 yearbook. He loves to meet new people and try a lot of new things in life. He’s excited ...

Luke Cavallo
Staff Writer

Luke Cavallo

Senior Luke Cavallo is a second-year participant in journalism. He is an avid reader and writer, and has been for as long as he can remember. Luke also enjoys playing and watching soccer, and can often be found either watching...

Ana La Rosa Grillo
Staff Writer

Ana La Rosa Grillo

Ana La Rosa Grillo, better known as Ash, is a staff writer and photographer who enjoys sharing other people’s stories as well as their own. They frequently find themselves in debates, and greatly enjoy talking to people. Outside...

Shelby Townsend
Staff Writer

Shelby Townsend

Shelby Townsend is a junior and this is her third year on staff. She enjoys reading, writing and spending time with loved ones. She has a fondness for iced chai lattes and all things purple. She is involved in NHS and theater,...

Morgen Dozier
Staff Writer

Morgen Dozier

Morgen Dozier is in her third year of Journalism and her final year of high school. You can find her lost in thought, listening to the newest albums from her favorite artists, and thinking of new story ideas. She loves the wint...

Emerson Harris
Staff Writer

Emerson Harris

Emerson Harris is a sophomore this year, and is so excited for her second year on staff. She is a Varsity Theater and JV cheer member, and cannot wait to spend this year making new memories. If you need her, she is likely buying...

Ramiro Hernandez
Staff Writer

Ramiro Hernandez

Ramiro Hernandez is a senior in his third year on the journalism staff for the newspaper. He’s a huge fan of One Piece and the quiet guy in class, but he has a strong will to make friends and talk to them to the best of his...

Madelyn Glenn
Staff Writer

Madelyn Glenn

Maddie Glenn, senior, is a first-year newspaper staff. She enjoys reading and writing in her free time, and her favorite book is The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. She co-hosts a KPark Media podcast with Maya Ortiz named Af...

Avery Steinke
Staff Writer

Avery Steinke

Senior Avery Steinke is on the varsity tennis team. She is attending the University of North Texas next fall. She loves her cat and is a die hard Swiftie.

Leah Torres
Staff Writer

Leah Torres

Leah Torres is a senior and will be entering her first year as a member of newspaper staff. She is excited to lead this year as a captain of varsity golf and the president of NHS. Leah enjoys reading, baking, and making super specif...

Jada Cassidy
Staff Writer

Jada Cassidy

Jada Cassidy is a sophomore in her second year of journalism. She loves shopping and making Pinterest boards. She also enjoys watching baseball and listening to music.

Trenten Estes
Staff Writer

Trenten Estes

Trenten Estes is a senior who is a part of the newspaper staff and the wrestling team. He loves spending time with family and friends and when he's not doing that he is running and working out. He likes watching movies and TV...

Evelyn Vela-West
Staff Writer

Evelyn Vela-West

Junior Evelyn Vela-West is in her second year in journalism. She enjoys going to the movies and listening to music. Her favorite artist is Taylor Swift and she is constantly listening to her or talking about her. Another thing...

Dannika Melendez
Staff Writer

Dannika Melendez

Junior Dannika Melendez is in her second year of journalism/newspaper. She likes watching YouTube and loves Hello Kitty. Her favorite Hello Kitty character is Kitty, because of her cute personality and bow. Her favorite ar...

Garrison Moritz
Staff Writer

Garrison Moritz

Garrison is a junior at KPHS, he enjoys music, video games, and spending time with his friends. He is an avid movie watcher, with horror being one of his passions. He is excited to be a part of the staff this year and ho...

Bishop Scott
Staff Writer

Bishop Scott

Bishop Scott is a freshman who enjoys swimming with his teammates. He is very loud, but is unique and brightens people's days. When he grows up, he wants to be a photographer.

Victoria Anisi
Staff Writer

Victoria Anisi

Victoria Anisi, senior, is in her first year of journalism. She loves to write editorials especially when they reflect something she's passionate about, enjoys reading and seeing movies and occasionally photographing and podcasting. S...

Ulysses Rushin
Staff Writer

Ulysses Rushin

Ulysses Rushin is a pretty awesome guy in 9th grade. He is doing his first year of journalism with KPark. Ulysses enjoys playing video games, watching TV, and having stupid debates with his good friends.

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