2017-2018 Staff

James Bennett

Video Editor

James Bennett is a sophomore at Port of Los Angeles High School. He enjoys editing videos, and when he heard that there was a class here at POLAHS that did just that, he thought he would go ahead and join the class to become an...

Angel Munoz

Staff Writer

Angel Munoz is a sophomore at Port of Los Angeles High School and is very intelligent, hardworking and is taking his first year of mass communications. He is always willing to try new things and find new interests. He tries hi...

Julia Gersch

Staff Writer

Julia Prieto-Gersch is a junior at Port of Los Angeles High School. She has been playing on the POLAHS volleyball team for the past three years. Julia is apart of the BioMed club, and is Treasure of the Keystone Elite program a...

Michelle Zelaya

Writer

Michelle is a 15-year-old girl and a 10th grader attending Port of Los Angeles High School. She likes writing for the journalism class and she is currently in her second year of being in the class. She enjoys hanging out with fri...

Berenice Achutegui

Staff Writer

Berenice Achutegui is a Junior here at Port of Los Angeles High School. She love movies and video games. She wishes her name had sounded like a superheros alter ego. She joined Journalism in hopes to talk about things she loves/finds...

Chrischelle Beduya

Staff Writer

Chrischelle Beduya is a 10th grader at Port of Los Angeles High School, and she enjoys volunteering at Little Company of Mary Hospital, playing volleyball, and hanging out with her friends. She also enjoys writing stories and...

Jacob Jones

Staff Writer

Jacob Jones, junior at Port of Los Angeles High School, is a writer for the school newspaper, The Growl, and focuses on the sports section of the paper. He is on the school junior varsity basketball team and stays up to date about...

Mia Hernandez

Staff Writer

Mia Hernandez is a staff writer for The Growl. She is in 10th grade and this is her second year broadcasting. Mia likes taking pictures, drawing, the outdoors, and animals.  After high school, Mia wants to go Academy of Arts...

Morgan Gonzalez

Staff Writer

Morgan Gonzalez is a staff writer and video director for The Growl. He is a junior at Port of Los Angeles and enjoys watching movies and reading books. One day he hopes to major in political science and participate in the United...

Cynthia Soto

Staff Writer

Cynthia is currently a senior at Port of Los Angeles High School. She has been involved in both Journalism and Broadcast Journalism over the course of her high school years. Now a new member of Mass Communications, she works as...

Joan Schueller

Staff Writer

Joan Schueller is an interviewer and anchor for The Growl. She is in 10th grade and this is her second year broadcasting. Joan is a swimmer, Girl Scout, and president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes club. She enjoys talki...

Kalan Hauser

Writer

Kalan Hauser is a sophomore at Port of Los Angeles High School. He is a writer and a broadcast journalist for POLAHS. He enjoys writing, dancing, drawing, music, and anything creative where he can be himself. Kalan loves sports ...

Maya Brown

Staff Writer

Maya Brown is a senior who hopes to major in Social Justice and create documentaries for spreading awareness about social and ecological issues affecting different communities. She is also the first African American to take AP Spa...

Melina Castillo

Writer

Melina Castillo is a sophomore at POLAHS. Melina is part of the debate club, “Mass Communications,” and the foreign language club where she has developed valuable speaking skills. She is fond of history, especially American ...

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