meet the staff !
eics and managing
The editor-in-chiefs and managing editors head the entire yearbook process. They are in charge of making sure everything goes smoothly and put the final seal of approval before sending the proofs in to Balfour. As the leaders of this student-led publication, they oversee the editors, who in turn, watch over their respective sections. Deadlines, quality work, and creativity are all elements of The Arcadian that the EICs and managing editors are responsible for.
Editor-in-Chiefs: Sandra Tang and Steven Yu
Managing Editors: Estelle Hooper and Lillian Wang
Apaches hit the books hard, and it’s Academics section’s job to cover the plethora of classes and academic teams that keep our students busy. Other than the core curriculum classes, Academics covers nationally ranked teams, such as Constitution Team and Ocean Sciences Bowl. They also are responsible for seeking out everyday students taking a variety of classes to obtain an up-close-and-personal aspect to the AHS classroom.
Editor: Danielle Wong
Staff: Carolyn Chen, Caitlin Wang, and Kobe Yu
The Student Life section covers what goes on in and out of school; from clubs day to after school activities to homecoming, staff members should know a variety of people around school and be able to reach out to members of all grades. In the yearbook, the student life section steers away from academics or sports and is geared toward how Apaches show their spirit.
editor: Sarah Delima
staff: Myriam Christensen, Emma Chen, and Josephine Chan
Work hard, play hard. Sports section covers all the school’s athletic happenings, from volleyball to swim to track, getting personal interviews with our future Olympians. They keep up with both home and away games, CIF, Pacific League, and other statistics throughout the season. They are also in charge of the arrangement and identification of all sports team photos on campus, including frosh soph, JV, and varsity.
Editors: Michelle Tan
Staff: Brody Costarella, Elton Luk, Kay Aguilar, and Kyrene Tam
The Performing Arts staff is involved with all things relating to the fine arts. Covering everything from Band to Chanteurs, these staff members are knowledgeable on how students show their creativity at school. It’s important for the Performing Arts staff to remind their assigned photographers to attend a variety of events (ie. theater productions, parades, etc) in order to have pictures for spreads.
Editor: Claudia Ng
Staff: Celina Gao and Jasmine Angelic Busuego
The “People” people cover people. In addition to arranging all of the individual student portraits, they create small mods, from polls to stories to quotes, as an accompaniment to the main feature: students. These mods cover anything from quirky hobbies to international travels. People staff also arrange the dozens of athletic team, academic team, and club photos.
Editor: Hannah Shin
Staff: Tiffany Thai and Alondra Chavez Gonzalez
The Design section oversees the conceptual and visual aspects of the yearbook. From spread layouts to design elements that serve as the backbone of the book, they edit the spreads from each of the other sections for theme consistency and aesthetic appeal. Their aim is to creatively showcase the content of the yearbook through the effective application of the elements of graphic design.
Editor: Grace Mohandoss and Aileen Catanyag
Staff: Mary Zheng and Jacqueline Mu
Ultimately, the Advertisements staff sells and designs ads for senior parents. Making sure to file all ads and contracts in an organized, efficient manner, staff members must maintain an accurate log of all the information of purchasers. Ads staff should respond to emails within 24 hours.
Editor: Daisy Pithawalla
Staff: Kayla Cheung and Catrina Cuellar
The copy section catches on to every minor error, whether spelling or grammatical, that occurs in the stories that our staff members write. Their attention to detail and precision is what keeps our book clean, sharp, and always on point. All members of copy help make sure that your stories are told and presented in the best way possible.
Editors: Lauren Graul, Sammi Tung, and Kelly Li
Staff: Ayda Rahmanian
The Photography section is responsible for a majority of the photos within the yearbook. The "photogs" make sure to attend a multitude of events around campus to ensure that each section is provided with photos to use.
Editors: Audrey Hinds
Staff: Bill Cheng, Karvin Li, Sophia Garcia, Mariano Balseca Vivanco, and Joanna Ramos