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Eagles Nest

The Student News Site of South El Monte High School

Eagles Nest

The Student News Site of South El Monte High School

Eagles Nest

2023-2024 Staff

Maintain my GPA and grades on all of my classes---Be more confident in my interactions with others, get beyond my comfort zone, and socialize more---Acquire a drivers license by the time I become 18 years old.

Van Tran

  Hello there, My name is Van Tran, and I would like to introduce myself. I’m a junior in high school. I am one of the youngest brothers among my family of four siblings and two brothers-in-law. I tend to be somewhat distant a...

Academic goal:  Keep my 3.8+ GPA for the rest of my high school years. So I can get into a good university. ---Social Goal: Prioritize the relationships that most matter to me.---Personal Goal: I will stop preventing myself from following my passion of  theater.

Valeria Torres

Hi, I am Val Torres, I'm a 15-year-old sophomore. My hobbies are makeup, writing, and color guard. I am co-captain of the color guard team in the South El Monte marching band. I love how makeup is a way to express yourself. B...

Try to manage my time with schoolwork and spend at least 30 minutes on each classwork until the end of the semester---Spend at least one day a week with a  family member to get to know them better  before the end of the year---Don’t think of what others might think of me and try to expand my knowledge on things I know how to do so I can be confident to do them

Julissa Perez

Hi, My name is Julissa. I'm a junior. I enjoy drawing/painting in my free time. I also like learning new instruments. I can play the piano and flute but I would like to learn how to play the drums and the guitar. In the future, I ...

 Getting at least an A or B in each of my classes in the 4 years of my high school life---Try to get out of my comfy zone and be social to others like talking more---Get engaged in a club or sports and try to find one that suits me more and speak more clearly.

Soma Ofojebe

Hi, I am a 9th grader, my dream is to be a Real Estate Agent when I grow up. My favorite song is Mama's Boy by Dominic Fike. My favorite color is purple. Am a morning person, and my favorite fruit is watermelon. I have been t...

Passing my classes with a good grade--Befriend more people 
---Play sports

Adrian Murillo

My name is Adrian Murillo,  and am 14 years old, I attend South El Monte school, and some of my hobbies are playing video games and going out with friends, I have two brothers and one pet that is a dog named Max.  One thing...

Academic goal: Pass every class with a B or an A---Personal goal: Be mentally better---Social goal: Talk to more people rather than being shy all the time.

Kimberly Velasco

My name is Kimberly, I’m a senior and I’m 17 as of right now. My birthday is on March 17, and some of my hobbies are drawing and crocheting. My favorite band is The Strokes, I’ve been listening to them for a while. I’d like...

Brett Martinez

Brett Martinez

Hello, My name is Brett Martinez, I'm a 16-year-old junior, and my birthday is on August 21st. Some of my hobbies include playing video games and running. My favorite movie would be The Shining, as I love horror. I’m the you...

To pass my classes with an A with nothing less---To be more positive and outgoing before the Spring semester ends---Surround myself with nothing but positive energy from those around me for 2024

Juliette Castro Madero

Hello, my name is Juliette and I am a 14-year-old freshman. My favorite song is True Story, Snoop Dogg. Colorado is my favorite place to visit since the scenery there is very beautiful. I love animals and currently own ...

Pedro Lira Jimenez

Pedro Lira Jimenez

Hi, I am Pedropedro and I'm 14.  I am a freshman at South El Monte High School. Something I do in my spare time is skating.  I would like to graduate high school with good grades and have a good GPA. I like meeting new peop...

Pass my classes with an 80% or higher---Spend more time with family and friends---Join more clubs by the end of the semester

Jennedy Herrera

Hi, my name is Jennedy and I am 15 years old and a sophomore at South El Monte High School. One thing I enjoy doing is reading books. I like reading books because it's relaxing and it's a lot of fun being able to read all kind...

Achieve at least 90% in all my classes by the end of the next grading period---Talk to at least one new person each time I find myself alone or in a new setting---Be at least in the top 5 at practice.

Anabella Grimaldo

  Hi, I'm Anabella Grimaldo. I'm 15 years old and a sophomore at South El Monte. One thing about me is that I love to listen to music. Specifically, one of my favorite artists is J Cole. I love his music because a lot ...

Maintain at least an 80% in every class---Talk to one new person per week---Work harder in everything specifically in school

Xavier Estrada

Hi my name is Xavier Estrada I am 15 and a sophomore here at SEMHS. This is my first year in journalism. One thing about me is that I like to listen to music a lot. My favorite artist currently is Frank ocean. I joined journa...

I will try to think more positively  about school---Have a better mindset for myself---Stop saying no to new things and try to experience more

Regina Zambrano

Hi, my name is Regina I’m a 9th grader and I would like to share some interesting facts about myself. I love rock/punk/metal etc.. Music is not the only genre I listen to but is definitely one of my favorites. I also love fa...

I will pass my AP exams with a 3 or higher on May 10th and 11th---I will drink more water--I will try to talk to one new person a week

Andrea Diaz

Hi, I'm Andrea. I am 15 and a junior at South El Monte High School and this is my first year being in Journalism. My favorite music artist is Jhene Aiko and my favorite movie is "A Bronx Tale''. When I grow up I would like to ...

Pass my classes

Christopher Cantu Flores

  Hello, my name is Christopher I am 14 years old, and a freshman at South El Monte High School. One thing I love doing or a hobby is going out and skating or just being with friends. Friends, I have one sister and I own only one pet. One ...