The Torch

2017-2018 Staff

Fatima Mendez

El Verdad Section Editor

She’s a Senior at Livermore High School and is currently Section Editor of the Spanish Section, El Verdad. She is Bilingual, speaks Spanish and English and currently learning a third language, French. On her  free time she ...

Zoey Bost

Arts and Entertainment Section Editor

Zoey Lane Bost was born in 2002 on the southside of Chicago, IL  to John and Shawnda Bost.  She has a younger sister, Journey, and younger brother, Sam.  When she was 4 years old, Zoey moved to Livermore, a northern California...

Sally Garcia

Staff Writer

Sally, a senior, is 17 years old. Her Hogwarts house is Hufflepuff. She's a Taurus with a moon in Leo. You'll often find her eating entire meals during class or sleeping through lectures. During her spare time, she plays MOBA...

Kyla Giffin


Kyla Giffin (grade 11) is a scholar-athlete in her second year of Journalism. Beginning as the Cowboy Life Editor her sophomore year, she worked her way up to Editor-in-Chief of the newly named The Torch. Kyla is also the Foun...

Maya Brunell

News Editor

Maya Brunell, 17, is a senior. She enjoys reading in the fantasy genre, writing poems and short stories, and spending time with her cats. Maya is currently the News Editor for The Torch.

Patrick Connolly

Staff writer

Patrick Connolly is a 15 year old Sophomore and a first year writer. He plays track and field for Livermore and hopes to  play all four years of high school. He likes to hike throughout Del Valle and Little Yosemite with friend...

Kian Gibson

Sports Editor

 Kian Gibson is a Senior at Livermore High School. This is his second year doing journalism and he really enjoyed it last year. He is a huge sports fan especially of football and the 49ers. Kian also really enjoys photography,...

Riley Johanson

Opinions Editor

Riley Johanson is a freshman at Livermore High School. She loves music (especially Bruce Springsteen), movies, traveling, and dogs. Riley enjoys playing piano, reading, writing, listening to music, and watching her favorite show,...

Theresa Lalor

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Theresa Lalor has lived in Livermore her whole life. She has grown up with three amazing older brothers and two supportive parents. She started riding horses when she was five years old, and the hobby seemed to stick, however ...

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