Eagles Nest

2019-2020 Staff

Janae Morales

South Side Editor

Hello my name is Janae Morales, this is my first year taking journalism and I am a south side editor. I decided to join this class because I wanted to have a platform where I could express my ideas and explore photography. My...

Daniela Alcazar

Photo Editor

Hello, my name is Daniela Alcazar, the photography editor for Eagle's Nest. I'm a junior and this is my third year in the Eagle's Nest. I originally joined Journalism on accident but continued to take it because it allowed me...

Nicole Lohman

Sports Editor

My name is Nicole Lohman I'm a senior at South El Monte High School. I am involved in journalism, yearbook, and cheerleading. I also enjoy participating in extracurriculars outside of school. Some of my hobbies include writing,...

Jesenia Garcia

South Side Editor

Hey I'm Jesenia and I'm a freshman here at South El Monte High School. I'm one of the Eagles Nest's South Side editor.  I'm a part of the drill team and the Emerald Jewel club. Some of my interests include painting, photography,...

Javier Moreno

Sports Editor

My name is Javier Moreno, I am a senior at South El Monte High School and a sports editor for the journalism class. I am also on the baseball team and the academic decathlon team. Coming from a sports orientated family I enjoy...

Merlisse Palacios

Features Editor

I'm Merlisse Palacios, I am a senior at SEMHS. This will be my second year being a part of the Eagles Nest staff. I have been a part of the track and field team for two years as well as the cross country team. In my free time...

Olivia Guerrero

Editorial Editor

My name is Olivia Guerrero and I'm currently a junior at South El Monte HS.  My hobbies include playing the ukulele, photography, and reading. At South I'm captain of the color guard and a yearbook staff member. I'm hoping to...

Metztli Estrada

Online Editor, Features Editor

I am both the Online Editor and one of the Features Editors in the Eagle's Nest. I decided to join the Eagle's Nest because I wanted to explore journalism and just have fun with it during my last year of high school. In my free...

Betty Sanchez

Co-Editor-In-Chief and Chief Photo Editor

My name is Bertha Sanchez otherwise known as Betty, I've been a part of the Eagles Nest since my freshman year which makes this my 4th year. I found myself falling into a love for photography because of this class. Now that the...

Liyah Rangel

Online Editor

Hey I'm Liyah and I am the website's fashion editor and frequent writer. I am also a senior and this is my first year in journalism! What inspired me to join was discovering I had a passion for expressing things that matter. Outside...

Destiny Olivas

Co-Editor in Chief

My name is Destiny Olivas. I was born in Arcadia and raised in South El Monte. Decorating and event planning is something that I love doing. Currently, I am a junior and this is my second year in journalism. Journalism has been...

Mr. Johnson


Greetings everyone I am Mr. Johnson aka "Johnson." I have been a secondary education teacher for 10 years. I graduated from UCLA with a Masters in Education Administration, and from California State University Long Beach with...

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