The 2020-21 Hitching Post Staff
My name is Vanessa, I am a senior at CMHS, and outside of the paper, I am also a CMHS cheerleader. I love staying active and having fun with friends, as well as learning about the world, politics, and advocating for change.
I’m a sophomore at CMHS and am passionate about the affairs of the world. I take deep interest in interpersonal relationships, politics, the environment, history and media.
Hi, I’m Courtney Roum, I'm a sophomore and aside from writing articles for The Hitching Post you can usually find me outside running cross country and track here at CMHS!
Lilli, Li, you call me whatever you want. As a writer here, I tend to have a lot of passions, my biggest however, will always be art and the niche. I love writing about art, weird/overlooked subjects, and sometimes even a mix of the two! For me, it’s all about passion and interest in the weird and artistic.
My name is Shervin Tavakoli, I’m in 11th grade at CMHS. This is my second year in the student-led journalism program. I enjoy learning and spending time with friends, as well as playing soccer for school and my club team. Here in journalism I love to write about soccer, which is in the sports section of our webpage.
Ivan Cortes Arias
Hi, I'm Ivan. Aside from writing, I enjoy playing Football for Mesa, and playing video games. My favorite pastime outside of school is listening to music. My favorite artists are Kanye West, d4vd, and Jay-Z.
Hi I’m Sofia and I am a sophomore. I enjoy reading mystery, fantasy and all fiction. Other than writing articles, I write creative stories whenever I have the time. I also enjoy spending time with my friends and family.
Hello, my name is Ashlyn Denker. I’m a cheerleader and I enjoy going to the beach with my friends and shopping at Fashion Island. I’m apart of the National Junior Honor Society and Key Club.
Hi my name is Jamal, I love listening to music, working out, going to Target, eating spaghetti, and spending time with friends outside or at the mall. I played basketball last year, and will soon be on the CMHS track team.
My name is Michelle, and I'm a sophomore. I enjoy reading mysteries. Other than writing articles, I love to paint, draw, write, run, and spend time with my friends and family. My favorite food is pizza.
Hey, I'm Ethan. I'm a sophomore. Besides writing articles for The Hitching Post, I enjoy playing guitar, listening to/making music, going to the beach, watching baseball, and playing video games.
Hello! My name is Mia and when I'm not writing, I like to spend time with my family and two dogs. I enjoy hanging out with my friends and listening to music. I love all animals, especially dogs and cats.
My name is Eylani. Besides writing articles, I'm a cheerleader. I enjoy spending time with my friends and shopping, and going on walks with my dog, Theo. My Favorite place to eat is Olive Garden, and I love their five cheese pasta.
Hello, I’m Jason! I'm a sophomore, and I enjoy theater and writing. I hope you enjoy reading my articles!
Hello, I am a writer here at Mesa. I am on the CMHS soccer team and enjoy cycling and geography.
Hi, I am Jason Briggs. I play football sometimes. I also listen to music on occasion.
Hello, I am a sophomore at CMHS and a wrestler. I like playing video games in my free time.
Natalie A. Sanchez
Hi, my name is Natalie Sanchez and I'm currently a junior. Apart from writing articles For The Hitching Post, I enjoy hanging out with friends, baking, and reading.
Hello, my name is Lila Juelfs. I really like to bake. My favorite thing to bake is cookies. I enjoy going to the beach and the mall with my friends. I also like reading, especially mystery books.
Jose is a senior at CMHS and interviews politicians who affect our area.