Mustang Monthly

2020-2021 Staff

Neha Shaw

Editor-in-Chief

Neha Shaw, senior, is ecstatic to bring you Mustang Monthly's first full year! She enjoys putting pins on her bucket hat and snacking on chocolate chip CLIF bars. When she isn't writing or reading, you can find her spending time...

Sophia Hoffman

Editor-in-Chief

Sophia Hoffman dreams of one day becoming either an actress or investigative journalist. Her end goal for whatever she ends up doing is to bring a voice to those who are in need of one most. In her little free time, Sophia en...

Jakob Knutsen

Technology Officer

Leveraging his passion for technology, Jakob aims to contribute to the KHS community through Mustang Monthly. Jakob is involved in German Club, Model UN, and a new member of Rho Kappa Honor Society. When he's not in school, he...

Ainsley Gill

News & Opinion Editor

Ainsley hopes that through journalism she can stimulate meaningful conversation throughout the student body that would enable deeper intellectual discussion about current issues. She is an active member of many organizations on...

Farhan Ahsan

Assistant Opinions Editor

Farhan is a junior at KHS who is thrilled to serve as the Assistant Opinion Editor for Mustang Monthly! He is involved in many organizations at KHS such as Mu Alpha Theta, Science Olympiad, FBLA, NHS, Chess Club, UIL Math/Scien...

Daphne Han

Web Design, Student Life Editor, STEM Editor

Daphne Han is a senior at Kingwood High School who is incredibly passionate about equitable education, science communication, and research. She is very involved in her school as a member of the KHS Chamber Orchestra as well a...

Isabella Espinosa

Assistant STEM Editor

Isabella Espinosa is part of the class of 2023 and is delighted to be writing for Mustang Monthly. Isabella hopes to encourage people to explore and question things in everyday life to ultimately gain a broader perspective and ...

Alex Richmond

Features & Lifestyle Editor

Alex Richmond enjoys being a part of this newspaper and adding her creativity in any way she can. She is president of Model United Nations, and is involved in NHS, orchestra, and much more. When she has spare time, Alex also e...

Emily Moore

Assistant Student Life & Features Editor

Emily Moore is a sophomore student aiming to sharpen her writing and editing skills through Mustang Monthly. Emily keeps busy at Kingwood High School mainly through band, German Club, and, of course, Mustang Monthly. Her love for G...

Kaylee Corbin

Fine Arts Editor

Kaylee Corbin is a senior this year at Kingwood High School and is so excited for what is to come! She is involved in the Kingwood High School Chamber Orchestra and is serving as Co-President this school year. She is also involv...

Moyu Yumoto

Assistant Fine Arts Editor

Moyu is currently a sophomore and is excited to be a part of Mustang Monthly for the 2nd year! She loves Kingwood High School and its community and is a part of Orchestra, Tennis, Student Council and Key Club. She’s passionat...

Jacob Shaw

Sports Editor

Jacob Shaw is a current junior at Kingwood High School who is involved in varsity tennis, FBLA, Model UN, UIL social studies and accounting, and Ping Pong Club. He has served as the sports editor for the past two years, but als...

Jake Nichols

Sports Co-Editor

Jake is a rising senior, who loves to think analytically, and solve problems. He is a three year basketball letterman, as well as a four year track letterman. He loves everything about sports, and is the Sports Co-Editor this ye...

Laine Raley

Cheer & Mustang Pals Staff Writer

Laine Raley is currently a senior at Kingwood and loves engaging in any activity that involves being creative. She journals on a daily basis, enjoys writing in calligraphy, and reads whenever possible. She has been working with Best ...

Neil Tian

Baseball Staff Writer

Neil is currently a senior, who has chosen to use Mustang Monthly as an outlet in which to share the progress of the baseball team with the rest of the school. As a member of the team, he is able to give greater insight and comm...

Kelsey Knigin

Soccer Staff Writer

Kelsey is a rising Senior who is excited to share her articles with you throughout this school year. In her free time, Kelsey loves playing with her dogs, hanging out with friends, going on bike rides, and using her creativity...

Sawyer Bryce

Volleyball Staff Writer

Sawyer, a junior, plays volleyball at Kingwood High and would like to share their success with as many people as possible through her articles. She loves taking pictures, playing almost every board and video game that exists, and...

Rachel Moore

Theatre & Choir Staff Writer

Rachel Moore is a senior at KHS. She is involved in many activities at the school, including Varsity Theatre, Madrigals, and NHS. Outside of school, she works as a preschool teacher at her church. She hopes through journalism sh...

Sabrina Reyes

HOSA Staff Writer

Sabrina Reyes is a senior and is very excited to be a part of the Mustang Monthly team. She loves drinking coffee and spending countless hours on her phone. Sabrina spends most of her day reading, watching movies, listening to m...

Paige Daniels

Fine Arts, Cross-Country Staff Writer

I have a passion for writing and keeping myself informed as well as the public! I have a huge interest in science and I’m involved in various activities such as cross country and HOSA.

Ainsley Smith

Staff Writer

When it comes to hobbies, Ainsley loves music: she plays violin in the KHS orchestra and is on the student worship team at Second Baptist Church. Not only does she love music, she loves books over movies, cats over dogs (except ...

Alexis Pubentz

Staff Writer

Alexis is a current senior at Kingwood High School. She plays the viola in the KHS Chamber Orchestra and is a member of Psychology Club, as well as several honors societies. Outside of school, Alexis is a member of Strawbridge UMC...

Claire Sullivan

Staff Writer

Claire Sullivan is a senior for the 2020-2021 school year. She is interested in politics and current events, and loves giving her opinion on them. The Kingwood Speech and Debate program is her second home, and she is also very acti...

Griselda Ifante

Staff Writer

Griselda is a current sophomore at Kingwood High School. Griselda is involved in Student Council, KM4B, TAFE & other extracurriculars around Kingwood High. She is willing to learn & grow throughout her experiences. In ...

Katie Brubaker

Staff Writer

Katie hopes that through being a member of Mustang Monthly her freshman year, she can improve her writing skills, become more involved with her school, and inform KHS students about their surrounding community. She is planning on p...

Katie deMasi

Staff Writer

Katie deMasi is a Junior at Kingwood and involved in many things like NHS, StuCo, HOSA, and YoungLife! In her freetime she loves to bake, cook, hammock with friends, and play guitar. Katie hopes that she can share her passion ...

Renee Bakare

Staff Writer

Renee Bakare, freshman, hopes that through Mustang Monthly she can help develop her journalism and writing skills. She loves watching movies, staying up-to-date with current celebrity and world events, and spending time with friends....

Abigail Lifrieri

Staff Writer

Abigail plays on the golf team at Kingwood High and plays violin in the Orchestra. Through this, she has learned the importance of perseverance, teamwork, and independence. In her spare time, Abigail enjoys reading, writing, painti...

Natalie Burgos

Staff Writer

I believe that through journalism readers are able to connect to current events that are not  always heard about. Writing and reading allows for knowledge to be distributed to everyone, and that’s beautiful! I enjoy reading and ...

Sara Aljreere

Staff Writer

Sara, 17, was born in Jerusalem and is from Palestine. She has four siblings, including one sister and three brothers. In her free time, Sara enjoys playing video games and going to the cinema to watch the latest movies. In add...

Phoebe Han

Staff Writer

Phoebe Han is currently a Sophomore at Kingwood High School and is involved in a variety of clubs and organizations such as Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta, and many more. By being a part of Mustang Media, Phoebe hopes she can help infor...

Daniela De Nóbrega

Staff Writer

Daniela De Nobrega, currently a senior, hopes to bring news about environmental issues to Mustang Monthly. During her free time she enjoys baking and cooking as well as trying all kinds of new foods. Although she aspires to get a d...

Julia Paraskevas

Assistant News Staff

Julia Paraskevas is a KHS senior and is so excited to be writing with Mustang Monthly again this year! At Kingwood, Julia is involved in varsity soccer, Model UN, Key Club, and Mu Alpha Theta. When she’s not in school, you can ...

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