The Growl

2017-2018 Staff

Hannah Stedman

Website Manager

Junior, Hannah Stedman found her love for newspaper Sophomore year. She has had multiple achievements like going to Regionals and lettering in UIL academics. She is also on the Varisty volleyball team and plays tennis after volleyball...

Briana Ramsey

Staff Reporter

Briana Ramsey is a passionate individual who is involved in many extracurricular activities. She is one of the founders for The Great Grizzlies and is the president of the school's debate team. She’s a great multitasker, ba...

Kim Ruiz

Staff Reporter

Sixteen year old Kim Ruiz  is a Junior at Glenn high school. Kim grew up in a Spanish speaking home and is a first generation Mexican/American, her parents didn’t know much English so it wasn't until she started going to scho...

Doni Daughtry

Staff Reporter

Doni Daughtry is a sophomore at Glenn High School who is originally from Austin High School. She lives for her family and friends, and says she couldn’t live without them. She is an international thespian who has been doing the...

Lizzy Nguyen

Staff Reporter

Junior, Lizzy Nguyen is a first generation Asian American of two Vietnam War refugees. She lived in San Diego, California and also resided in McKinney, Texas for a majority of her life. Lizzy has five cats and loves them dearly. Wh...

Lily Villarreal

Staff Reporter

Junior, Lily Villarreal has been doing newspaper since elementary school and is very passionate about her writing, journalism is her life she loves everything about it. Lily loves her cats and has an unhealthy obsession with orange...

Claribelle Yao

Staff Reporter

Freshmen, Claribelle is fluent in both english and french, she is also planning on studying other languages. She likes to collect things like her Captain America and snow globe collections. She also loves, LOVES, Scooby Doo. ...

Drake Kidd

Calendar Czar

Sophomore, Christian Drake Kidd is not only an avid journalist, but he has many other talents and attributes. He grew up in the Dallas Texas area most of his life. He moved to Leander in 2012 and immediately attended Leander Mid...

Layla Smith

Staff Reporter

Layla Smith, sophomore age 16. Layla has taken Tae kwon do, Han mu do, and Jiu jitsu in her early life. She has earned up to the rank of black belt first degree level 3 in Tae Kwon Do. She has taken an interest in writing a fa...

Heavenlee Walker


Sixteen year old Heavenlee Walker, born in Odessa, Texas, is a journalist at Glenn High School. Growing up around multiple loving family members and close friends, relationships are important to her and how she’s grown to be...

Mckenzie Hoskins


Mckenzie Hoskins is a sophomore at GHS that has been writing creatively ever since she learned how to read. She was born in Austin and has lived in Texas all her life with her parents and one older sibling. She listens to all gen...

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