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

2022-2023 Staff

Maya Ortiz
Editor-in-Chief

Maya Ortiz

Maya Ortiz, junior, is starting her third year on the newspaper staff as the editor-in-chief. She was named NSPA national high school photojournalist of the year using her freshman portfolio. Maya is also on the teen leadership ...

Arleigh Doehring
Yearbook Managing Editor

Arleigh Doehring

Arleigh Doehring is a junior and part of the yearbook staff. Her extra-curricular activities include soccer and basketball. She loves to photograph sports and wants to be either a professional photographer or a psychologist....

Jacob Valcarce
News Editor

Jacob Valcarce

Jacob Valcarce is a junior, and on his 2nd year on staff. He has a twin brother, two sisters, a niece, a nephew, and another on the way. He plays the French horn, and is attempting to learn more instruments. He has lived in Da...

Derriq Young
Sports Editor

Derriq Young

Derriq Young is a senior with a love of sports and broadcasting. She's the youngest of two older brothers who introduced her to the sports she grew to enjoy which helped her create her love for sports journalism. She’s extr...

Fallon Head
Web Editor

Fallon Head

Fallon Head (he/they), a sophomore, is in his second year on the newspaper staff. He writes stories and makes some comics. Their favorite things include sketching, photography, and writing. He loves to listen to rap music and come...

Luke Cavallo
Staff Writer

Luke Cavallo

Junior Luke Cavallo is a first-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 ...

Emerson Harris
Staff Writer

Emerson Harris

Emerson Harris is a freshman this year and is a member of JV theater. She loves playing on her Nintendo Switch, and hanging out with the cats at Petco. When she’s not onstage, she can be found at her martial arts school. Eme...

James Pham
Staff Writer

James Pham

James Pham is a junior and this year is his first year in Humble ISD. He wanted to join photojournalism so he could get involved with the school as fast as possible. His hobbies outside of school are photography and eating cook...

Ryder Lowery
Staff Writer

Ryder Lowery

Ryder Lowery, being a sophomore, is in his first year on staff. He enjoys reading horror books, and watching psychological thrillers. He likes spending his days with his cat, Marge. His favorite subject is English, because he...

Morgen Dozier
Staff Writer

Morgen Dozier

Morgen Dozier is in her second year of journalism. She is a junior and swims for the KPark. She often finds herself listening to new playlists and thinking about what she's going to do after she graduates from college. She spe...

Allie Jorgensen
Staff Writer

Allie Jorgensen

Senior Allie Jorgensen runs cross country and track. She has four siblings, one of which is her twin. She loves staying active, hiking and being outdoors. She has a passion for learning about animals and cares for the environment. ...

Camille Blair
Staff Writer

Camille Blair

Camille Blair, a senior, is involved with Golf, FFA, 4H, NCL, Newspaper, and NHS. If she’s not at school she will be at the golf course or showing her animals throughout Texas. Camille also loves watching old, black and white T...

Bailey Hall
Staff Writer

Bailey Hall

Junior Bailey Hall is in her first year on the newspaper staff. She enjoys reading fantasy books and spending time playing games with her family. She loves to bake for all her friends and family during their birthdays. ...

Daniel Spear
Staff Writer

Daniel Spear

Senior Daniel Spear enjoys reading novels, comics, and watching TV in his free time. This is his third year on the newspaper staff. His favorite books include the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan and his Favorite TV shows are T...

Taylor Nethery
Staff Writer

Taylor Nethery

Taylor Nethery is a senior this year and this will be her second year on staff. She enjoys hanging out with her cats and watching Criminal Minds. She works outside of school and enjoys photography. 

Shelby Townsend
Staff Writer

Shelby Townsend

Shelby Townsend is currently a sophomore and it is her first full year on staff. You may know Shelby from the KP theater departments 2022 lip sync, or from seeing her in the halls taking photos for upcoming stories. She is in...

Kaitlyn Sitton
Staff Writer

Kaitlyn Sitton

Kaitlyn Sitton is a sophomore and a first- year writer for the KP Times. She is a varsity Silver Star and class officer. She has three dogs and three older brothers that she loves very much. She loves the beach and hanging out...

Aidan Oakes, Jr.
Staff Writer

Aidan Oakes, Jr.

Aidan Oakes, Jr. , enjoys listening to music primarily in the rap genre as well as playing video games. This is his second year in the journalism program and he hopes to make an impact and produce interesting content for KPTimes...

Exa Nix
Staff Writer

Exa Nix

Exa Nix is a junior who is involved in varsity theater, debate and journalism. She loves spending time with family and friends and is heavily involved in her school. She loves reading and doing crafts in her spare time. She a...

Garrison Moritz
Staff Writer

Garrison Moritz

Garrison Moritz is a 16 years old sophomore who enjoys hanging out with friends, watching tv, and driving around in his car. Garrison is happy to be part of the staff this year and hopes he can give some input to the newspape...

Ana La Rosa Grillo
Staff Writer

Ana La Rosa Grillo

Ana La Rosa Grillo is a junior who loves to write opinion stories. They also love to make art, listen to music, fashion and read romance novels. They are extremely energetic and always have something to talk or write about. Despite...

Ramiro Hernandez
Staff Writer

Ramiro Hernandez

Ramiro Hernandez is your typical introverted guy who likes Marvel movies, anime, and a huge fan when it comes to legends and myths. But he’s an overall good guy once you get to talk to him a bit more, and he’s always looking...

Cara Helton
Staff Writer

Cara Helton

Cara Helton is a junior this year and plays on the JV tennis team.  She loves talking, hanging out with her friends and cats (even though her two cats are super needy and shed hair everywhere).  Cara really enjoys writing and ...

Krista Edwards
Staff Writer

Krista Edwards

Krista Edwards, a junior, is starting her first year of being a KP Times staff member. She has a hobby in photography and collecting plants, and also loves to cook in her free time. She hopes to pursue a career in either envir...

Khiya Dixon
Staff Writer

Khiya Dixon

Khiya Dixon is a sophomore. She has two guinea pigs named Marshmallow and S’mores. She likes watching reality tv with her mom after school. Her hobbies are digital drawing, writing poems, and taking hot baths. She dreams of...

Yusra Hasan

Yusra Hasan

Yusra Hasan is a senior involved in HOSA. She enjoys reading fantasy books, photography and painting. She is also a big fan of Harry Styles and can usually be found listening to his music. Yusra hopes to pursue a career in the...

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