Eagle's Cry

2015-2016 Staff

Ezra Dan

Ezra Dan is a 14-year-old freshman at West High School who was born on May 7th, 2001. He loves to play outdoor hockey, read books, play video games, watch TV, and eat. Ezra has three older brothers that all went to West. His...

Marisabel Ramirez

Marisabel Ramirez was born on January 8, 1998 in Anchorage, Alaska. She is a senior at West Anchorage High School. She enjoys eating naked pears during Ms. Stephl’s class. She enjoys having nicely trimmed nails that are ...

Jaylen Huling

Jaylen Huling is a 17-year-old senior here at West. She was born on May 13th, 1998 in Anchorage. She has one older sister named Tyler and one younger brother named Col. Jaylen does not play many sports, but she has played soccer...

Parker Roy

Parker Roy is a 16-year-old junior. She was born May 29, 1999 in Fairbanks, Alaska. She is the oldest child of four in her family and has a younger brother who is a freshman at West this year. She enjoys playing soccer and volleyball. Sh...

Maya Saelee

Maya Saelee is an 18-year-old senior at West High. Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, her hobbies include going on outdoor adventures with friends in the summer, and doing her best to avoid the cold in the winter. When Ma...

Quinn White

Quinn White is a sophomore at West High School. When she’s not writing articles for the Eagle’s Cry, she enjoys traveling, taking pictures and swimming for the West High swim team. 2015 was her first year on swim team, an...

Safia Rasib

Safia Rasib is a junior at West High School. She likes to play badminton, basketball and soccer. Safia currently works in McDonald’s. According to her, working is fun because you get to know more about people, and also you get...

Jizelle Mendoza

Jizelle Mendoza is 18 years old, and this is her last year at West Anchorage High School. She's very friendly but can often come off as reserved to some. She is often private and likes to have her space. She hates immature people...

Alyssa Albright

Alyssa Albright was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She is a senior at West Anchorage High School located on Hillcrest Drive. She is 17 years old. She is super cool and pretty damn popular with everyone. She tears it...

Tristan Nyman

Tristan Nyman was born in Anchorage, Alaska on June 19th, 1997. Tristan’s parents have always been passionate about the outdoors and music, thus giving Tristan these qualities. Tristan’s passions include any and all physical ac...

Chance Evans

 is a 16-year-old junior. He took Journalism I as a sophomore and is currently enjoying Advanced Journalism. Chance is Russian and has been in the Russian Immersion program since Kindergarten. He was born in Khabarovsk, ...

Rhiannon Horton

Rhiannon Horton is a 16 year-old junior who was born on April 22, 1999.  She loves to write, read, and listen to music.  She mostly spends her time on Netflix and YouTube, but she is very social as well.   Rhiannon’s fav...

Alex Sutton

This is the profile of Alex Sutton, a senior graduating in 2016. He is 18 years old and about 6'1”. He is the ninth of 11 children, drives a Chevy Silverado and loves to clean and take care of his vehicle. He works at a hard...

Sophie Weiser

Sophie Weiser is a sophomore at West Anchorage High School. She is a competition dancer, who enjoys and practices the arts frequently. She is taking journalism because she wants to become a writer. She says that she does not know...

Quinn White

Quinn White is a sophomore whose interests include swimming, adventuring with her friends, and travelling. She is very involved in the West swim team and really loves the sport. Her favorite part of being on swim team is the...

Ms. Stephl

Rachel Stephl is the Broadcast Journalism I and II teacher at West High. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree from University of Colorado Boulder in 2006. Stephl teaches in Room C153. Visit her or email st...

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