Trojan Tribune

2018-2019 Staff

Luisa Sanchez

Journalist

Luisa is an attending senior at Alisal High school. She is one of 3 siblings, her family members are a total of 5 but she is only living with her mom. Her hobbies consist of shopping, learning new things, and reading. An example...

Zaira Hernandez

Journalist

Many people hear the word rat and they flinch, but not Zaira. She has an adoration for rats because they don’t get as much appreciation as other animals. As expected, her favorite movie is Ratatouille. Zaira Hernandez is currently a ...

Xochil Reyes

Journalist

Xochil Reyes is a determined Senior here at Alisal High, who wants to make a statement of her own before her departure to greater things. Her life in Salinas inspired her that there is much more than what meets the eye, and with ...

Serenity Espinoza

Journalist

When it comes to being creative, skating, and fashion, Serenity is the right gal for the job;  as she can be seen shredding the skate park with friends and looking fashionable when doing so. Serenity Espinoza was born in Merced and...

Priscilla Loya

Journalist

North high, who? Priscilla Loya a sophomore at Alisal high and is a trojan by heart, although living in the north side of town she embarks on her daily commute just to be here. Her motive for attending Alisal was the constant support...

Paola Mojica

Journalist

      As a young child Paola did ballet, but unfortunately that stopped due to her visit to Mexico. She is now a senior in high school and she is interested in attending Santa Clara University to become a forensic psychologi...

Maryah Saucedo

Journalist

Friendly, cool, kind, happy, and responsible are some characteristics to describe Maryah Saucedo. Maryah Saucedo was born on April 28, 2001 in Salinas, California. She is in a family of 6 members: 1 sister, 2 brothers, and her 2...

Maria Ponce

Journalist

Maria Ponce, a 16 year old senior who was born November 29th, 2001 in San Jose California. She has three other siblings, all of which are older sisters.  Maria describes herself as shy, sarcastic, and shy. After school, Maria wo...

Jennifer Rivera

Journalist

If you were to look at a large crowd of people, Jenny would catch your eye. She may be shy at first but once you get to know her, you’ll find she has a bright personality and is a very relatable person. The three words she cho...

Jasmine Espinoza

Journalist

Who exactly is Jasmine Espinoza Mandujano? Some know her as Jas others know her as the passer for the school’s varsity volleyball team. And others know her as a wrestler for the girls wrestling team. But is that all she is? S...

Isael Melchor

Journalist

Isael Melchor Puentes is currently a junior at Alisal High School. He was born and raised in Salinas, California with his two older sisters, Shaira and Josie. The reason why he ended up at Alisal was due to his sisters who also...

Gabie Salinas

Journalist

You may know Gabriela Salinas as the nice, caring, and quiet girl in class who loves to read, but she might just surprise you! What you may not know is that she stays up late studying, is the AVID secretary, is part of the book ...

Fatima Tinoco

Journalist

You may not know the quiet girl who sits in the back and is usually on task as well as you think. Fatima is currently a senior at Alisal High School who runs cross country, works at Mcdonalds, and takes AP and honors courses. Ev...

Ema Garcia

Journalist

You might know Betsy Garcia as Ema Garcia. She has five family members, two of them being her sisters. Betsy got her nickname (Ema) from her sister and her having an argument and both getting  mad at each other which caused them...

Destiny Plascencia

Journalist

From doing her favorite thing, sleeping, to being a student athlete playing volleyball and basketball, Destiny Plascencia is a Senior at Alisal High school. At this school her favorite part is playing sports with her teammates and o...

Cynthia Patricio

Journalist

Cynthia Patricio is a mellow person who´s life is jammed packed with activities.  Cynthia is senior at Alisal High School who is currently planning out her future. She plans to apply to high prestige schools such as UC Berkeley, UC...

Carlos Hernandez

Journalist

From wrestling to football, athlete Carlos Hernandez has it all.  Carlos, wrestler of 5 years and football player of 6, positioned at running back, gives his biggest advice to all new athletes by mentioning it is important t...

Blanca Salazar

Journalist

Her name is Blanca, an interesting person with big dreams. Blanca is currently in 12th grade, a senior at Alisal High School. She is shy when you talk to her for the first time, but she can be funny and outgoing after a while. Bla...

Argennis Jimenez

Journalist

Argennis Jimenez is a 16 year old junior who was born in Salinas, CA. He currently lives with both of his parents, but has two older brothers and is the youngest one. Some things he enjoys to do are listening to music and watc...

Antonio Chavez

Journalist

Triple threat Antonio did a fall, winter and spring sport by only his Freshman year. Although he has lost interest in football, he has placed 1st place in 2nd league his sophomore year. His accomplishments and curiosity for trying new th...

Amy Islas

Journalist

At first glance, you might not realize how great of a person Amy is. However, once you get to know her through, she’s pretty cool in her own style. Having been born in North Carolina and then moving to Salinas, California, ...

Abraham Murillo

Journalist

Our school is full of many different people. We always hear about the students that do sports. Or the students that are very well known for their academics. There are many other “groups” of people out there. What about th...

Lizbeth Guerra

Newspaper Editor

Kind, thoughtful, and bubbly would be the correct words to describe Lizbeth Guerra, the sixteen year old junior and school newspaper editor. Lizzy is the middle child out of three children and she is satisfied with that because ...

Yanely Gregorio

Yearbook Editor

Yanely is an amazing human being, and here's why. She absolutely loves writing and listening to poetry. When she's bored and has free time, Yanely likes turning on her phone and playing PUBG mobile, editing all types of videos and...

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