Ranger News

2018-2019 Staff

Genevieve Backes

Editor

Genevieve Backes, better known as Gen, is the co-editor of the newspaper. She loves challenges, hard courses, writing, and reading. However, she doesn’t just wallow in academics. She enjoys discussing cold cases, singing loudly and ...

Rylie Lem

Writer

Rylie likes anything to do with music, especially writing and playing music. Her friend Kristen Miller create instrumental tracks together. She usually plays the music, and her friend edits the songs....

Madison Hamill

Writer

Maddie has lived in Texas most of her life. She has 3 chihuahuas named Remi, Lucy, and Kimber. Maddie also has an Australian Shepard named Annie. She has four turtles, two are babies. She also has a rabbit named Honey, that her ...

Amanda Dawson

Writer

Amanda Dawson is a freshman and has been in Frisco ISD since 2nd grade. Before her life in Frisco she lived in Chicago, IL with her mom and dad. Amanda enjoys spending time with not only her friends and family, but she loves anima...

Varshitha Lalam Jayaprakash

Writer

Varshitha is a freshman aspires to get a career in science, but keeps writing as an interest. She is also in the marching band and plays trumpet. Outside of school and band, she loves to spend time with her dog, Hazel, and her fa...

Sophia Vinasco

Writer

Sophia is a freshman who enjoys the arts, fashion, and sports. Born and raised in NYC, she cherishes the fast paced life that is offered in the field of journalism. When she graduates high school, she wishes to pursue writing, t...

Sarah Marx

Writer

Sarah Marx likes to listen to music and watch youtube videos in her free time. She has been to thirty-four concerts and has seen ninety-five bands. She hopes to become a writer for Alternative Press and interview her favorite band...

Nishitha Janarthanan

Writer

Nishitha is a senior here at Lone Star High School. She used to live in California until she had to move to Texas in her junior year. She likes going on road trips with her family. She loves going to the beach and the movies wit...

Morgan Wadsworth

Writer

Morgan Wadsworth is an intelligent person, with many goals and aspirations in life. Morgan wants to go to Howard University and would like to become a Sports Medicine Physician. Morgan runs track for an athletic....

Merritt Salinas

Writer

Merritt Salinas is a senior. She appreciates watching hockey and basketball. She enjoys music and art. When she graduates she plans on being a travel journalist/photographer,  experiencing new cultures and meeting new people...

Matthew Willis

Writer

Matthew is a sophomore at Lone Star High School. He lives in a family of three within Grayhawk. Matthew has been to almost all 50 states within the country, and even gone outside of it.  When Matthew grows up, he would like to work...

Makayla Kime

Writer

Makayla is a Sophomore, and a member of the debate team.  She is known mostly for her makeup and organization skills, and enjoys spending time out with her friends in her free time. Makayla grew up in Denver Colorado, and is i...

Madelyn Clements

Writer

Madelyn Clements is a freshman  and  wants to graduate and pursue her dream of becoming a vet. She has two dogs named Archer and Lucy. She was a cheerleader from first to seventh grade and only played Volleyball for two years...

Laila Williams

Writer

Laila loves to play basketball and other sports. Laila loves to travel and go to different places with her family and friends. Laila loves to cook and eat food a lot.  Laila likes to play games with family and friends. Laila ...

Kaitlyn Steele

Writer

Kaitlyn Steele is a freshman who has a passion for writing and reading. She has an obsession with listening to music, mostly the band My Chemical Romance, and loves to sing. Kaitlyn is in Lone Star’s women’s choir and enjoys lear...

Johan Gomez

Writer

Johan Gomez is a senior. He enjoys playing soccer and is part of the FC Dallas program and has been for the past 6 years. He grew up in a family of 5 surrounded by the Mexican culture that he loves and embraces. He enjoys hanging...

Jaynie Bostick

Writer

Jaynie is from Arizona. Jaynie is a freshman and loves to play around and joke. Jaynie has three brothers and nine sisters. She lives with one her sister, Mysti. Jaynie likes to hike and swim but since she moved here she hasn...

Jasmine Melton

Writer

Jasmine is the photographer of her family and takes all of the family pictures. Jasmine is very unique because she stands out in a crowd but she is very quiet. The creativist writer and one of the most unique of the all. Jasmine...

Jamie Lewis

Writer

Jamie Lewis is 15 year old freshmen. She has 3 dogs.  Only one is hers, her dogs name is a girl named midnight. She is from Fort Worth, but lives in Frisco. She hopes to be a EMT when she grows up....

Jahnavi Vejju

Writer

Jahnavi is a freshman and she aspires to leave a mark on this world by doing something helpful for humanity. Besides school, she loves to draw, paint, writing, and hanging out with her family during her free time. Jahnavi also lov...

Ivani Atre

Writer

Ivani Atre is a freshman with a profound love of writing and documenting current events. She takes a great interest in philosophy and anthropology, topics which she could discuss for hours. Ivani’s current goals include going to ...

Bella Zeballos

Writer

Bella was born and raised in Pennsylvania she lives with her mom, dad, and her sister. She moved to Texas when she was 10. She now has her grandparents living with her which she enjoys because that would mean less housework for h...

Giancarlo Ramirez Goris

Writer

Giancarlo wants be a forensic scientist. Giancarlo wants to also make a very big charity in the future. He loves to eat and enjoys playing jazz music.

Gabriella Dains

Writer

Gabriella Dains is in the class of 2022. She plans on becoming a marine biologist when she graduates. Growing up, Gabriella has always loved water, so she joined a community swim team and has enjoyed it ever since. She also enjoys ...

Fernanda Herreria

Writer

Fernanda Herreria was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. She has lived in Mexico, Michigan, and moved to Texas in 2014. She is a freshman at Lone Star High School and is on the Rangerettes Drill team. She is the youngest in a family...

Chloe Snyder

Writer

Chloe Snyder is of the class of 2019 and already has the audacity to wager that she is among the top most advanced fiction writers in not only the school but in the current population of the United States.   Neverthel...

Camryn Blodgett

Writer

Cam loves any type of dog, but she especially loves Bulldogs. She also loves the Disney movie “Ratatouille”. Cam loves to hangout with her friends. English is her favorite class and she wants to be a port. She loves taking ...

Sam Mecler

Writer

Sam is 17 years old. Sam was born in Turkey and moved to America in fourth grade. Sam loves reading, writing, music, and theatre. Sam wants to go to Pratt Institute in New York City for college.

Ben Edgin

Writer

Ben Edgin is a junior.  He likes to hang out with friends and play video games. His goal is to go into business and make large amounts of money. He also plays some sports.

Andria Hinojosa

Writer

Andria Hinojosa is an amiable person who finds being alone abhorrent. She tends to be a candor person with a lot of goals. She wishes to study laws, and spend her life studying criminalism. Andria has an attachment with mysterie...

Alexis Contreras

Writer

Alexis Contreras is a 9th grader that would prefer to keep most of the Earth’s population on the other side of the earth. She likes reading, writing, and drawing, hoping to spend the rest of her life doing something like that....

Abigail Singleton

Writer

Abigail Singleton has four pets and two brothers so there is never a dull moment in her house. She is obsessed with baby goats and loves hamburgers. She loves all things Marvel but still hasn’t seen Infinity War because life....

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