2014-2015 The Journal Online Staff

Racha'el Ussery

Staff Writer

Hola. My name is Bianca; but you can call me Racha’el. Not like Ráy-chel, but more like Ruh-chél. Anyway, this is my first year on newspaper staff and I’m super duper excited for it! I’m also involved in marching band... 

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Lexie Chapman

Staff Writer

Hey! I’m Lexie and this is my first year on staff. When everyone started J1 last year, we all wanted to get out of the class; well, at least I did. But the longer I stayed in the more I enjoyed writing news and feature. I went... 

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Mercedes Rivera

Staff Writer

I am a sophomore at DHS and this is my second year on staff. My hobbies include playing the flute in band, writing and ballet. This is my 12th year in ballet and I am in love with the elegance, grace and hard work that goes in... 

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Ashley Huggins


This is my second year on the yearbook staff as a photographer and my first year on newspaper. I’m a junior this year. Horse riding is my get-away place. It’s what I do when I need to clear my head or take a break from reality.... 

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Angelica Lopez

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Angelica Lopez. I’m finally a senior! This is my third year on staff and I have absolutely loved every minute of it. I’m business manager and writer. Writing is my passion when it isn’t for grading purposes;... 

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Nancy Torres


Hey guys, I’m Nancy Torres and this is my third year serving on the newspaper staff and my first year as editor-in-chief! I’ve lived here in Decatur for about eight years now. I’ve been part of the cross-country team for... 

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Noehlia Ortiz

Staff Writer

Hey my name is Noehlia Ortiz and I am FINALLY a senior. I was born and raised here in Decatur, Texas. I hope to attend Texas State University in San Marcos next fall and major in Nursing. Go Bobcats! This is going to be my third... 

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