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2020-2021 Staff

Mr. Forest Castle


Mr. Castle is in his 30th year as an English teacher at Selma High, his 28th as Journalism Adviser. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, he worked in advertising in the Bay Area before entering the teaching field....

Chloe Mendoza

Co-Editor in Chief

Chloe Mendoza is a senior, fourth year staff member, and Co Editor-in-Chief of The Clarion. She enjoys reading fiction novels until 3am and attempting to write poetry. Chloe loves animals, nature, and the environment. She is passionate...

Ari Matias Perez

Co-Editor in Chief, Co-News Editor

Ari Matias Perez is a senior at Selma High School.  She is a third year Clarion member.  She is also a co-editor for the news section and a co-editor in chief.  She is also the head drum major in the Selma High Bla...

Sakshi Palav

Co-News Editor

Sakshi is a third year Clarion veteran, Co-News editor, and a junior. She loves everything from rewatching The Office for the 8th time to baking banana bread.

Juliana Ramirez

Editorial Editor

Juliana is a senior and in her third year of Clarion as the Editorial editor. Besides being a Clarion veteran, she is a fourth year member of the band program. Juliana loves ‘Criminal Minds’, hate-watching ‘Say Yes to the...

Victoria Quintana

Feature Editor

Victoria Quintana is a junior at Selma High. She is a second year veteran with The Clarion and is this year's feature editor. Some of her hobbies include dancing, drawing, and playing the ukulele. She has high hopes for t...

Diana Garza

Co-Sports Editor

Diana Garza is a junior, co-sports editor, and this is her second year in clarion. She loves to read and watch movies. She has also been in dance since she was 3 years old.

Julianna Colado

Co-Sports Editor

Julianna Colado is a senior this year, as well at Co-Sports Editor. She is a student athlete and is involved in swimming and waterpolo. Some of her favorite hobbies are fashion and painting because it is a different way to express...

Jashandeep Gill

Kaleidoscope Editor

Jashan Gill is a senior this year and is the Kaleidoscope editor. Some of the things she likes doing is painting and hanging out with friends and family.

Adriana Rubio


Adriana is a senior and this is her second year in The Clarion. 😎

Dash Pandher


Dash is a Clarion veteran, with this being her third year. She works as a reporter and photographer. Dash plays varsity on tennis, is involved in multiple extracurricular activities, and is an officer for the Drama Club. She can't...

Edward Rosario


Edward Rosario Arriaga is a senior, second year staff member, and one of the Clarion’s Social Media Editors. He loves to bake cookies, take care of plants, and advocate for the wellness and protection of marine life and ecosystems....

Kimberly Arroyo


Kim is a senior and is a Clarion rookie. Some of Kim’s hobbies include playing the guitar, sewing, hiking, and thrifting. Kim enjoys anything that involves science or math, but also enjoys writing and talking about things she...

Pamela Hernandez


Pamela is a senior and a rookie in clarion. She enjoys listening to her favorite artists Conan Gray and wallows. Pamela also enjoys playing soccer and playing with her golden retriever named Lani. She also likes to read a different...

Sydney Harrell


Sydney Harrell is a first time Clarion student and a senior. She loves both listening to and playing music, and really enjoys making others smile. In her free time, she likes watching YouTube and spending time with her friends.

James Jensen


James Jensen is a senior at Selma high school. He is president of KeyClub and has been a member of the club for 4 years. He is also senior class treasurer.

Victoria Juarez


Victoria Juarez is a first time Clarion student. Besides writing her passions include music, reading, and films. She enjoys spending her free time binge watching shows on Netflix. ...

Yasmine Awad


Yasmine is a senior at Selma High school continuing her second year in Clarion. She likes going to the beach to watch the sunset. She also enjoys listening to music to vibe out in her own little world.

Lovleen Sahota


 Lovleen Sahota  is in her first year of Clarion as a sophomore. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family outside of school. She looks forward to becoming part of the Clarion family and experiencing new opportuniti...

Veronica Botros


I am a senior at Selma High School. This is my first year in Clarion. I enjoy biking, going to the beach, and listening to music.

Jayden Barnes


Hi there! I'm Jayden, a senior at Selma highschool and 17 years of age. I enjoy to draw, write, and spend time with those I care about. When there's a problem, I do everything in my power to make it right. I'm also what some call...

Simran Dadra


Simran is a senior at Selma High and a second year writer for Clarion. In addition to writing for Clarion, she enjoys painting and watching drama series. She looks forward to continuing her work in Clarion as a veteran writer ...

Ashley Matias Lopez


Ashley Matias Lopez is now a senior at Selma High School. This is her first year in Clarion because of her passion for writing and utilizing it as a tool to express her emotions. Other than the art of writing she also enjoys drawing...

Daisy Hernandez


Daisy is a sophomore and this is her first year in Clarion. She loves to draw and her favorite color is blue. Daisy also hopes to have a good year with the rest of the students in Clarion.

Bella Porras

Webmaster / Layout Editor

Bella is a senior and a second year Clarion veteran. She is webmaster/layout editor this year. Bella also enjoys poetry (both reading and writing), playing with her cat, and appreciating art. Some of her favorite artists include...