2020-2021 Staff

Andrea Gutierrez

Layout Designer Editor

Andrea Gutierrez is a senior at Francis Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley where she is the layout design editor  for The Poly Optimist. She has a huge passion towards art, as she paints and draws to express herself, as well...

Diego Ramirez

Photographer

Diego Ramirez is a senior at John H. Francis Polytechnic High School in his first year of journalism. His main interests are music production and music related stuff, he is passionate in improving his music skill and that someday...

Anahi Vasquez

Staff Writer

This is Anahi, she's a senior at John H. Francis Polytechnic High School. She spends a majority of her time fishing with her family and off-roading with her sister. Any chance to make a new memory with her family she captures it...

Jose Rosales

Podcaster

Jose Rosales is a senior at Francis Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley where he will be starting his first year in the school’s newspaper, as a podcaster in The Poly Optimist. While remaining silent to catch the important i...

Jasmin Marely Hernandez

Podcaster

Jasmin Marely Hernandez is a senior at Francis Polytechnic High school, in Sun Valley California, is 17 years old, an ex girls poly soccer player, and is now in journalism and co-hosting Polys first podcast. Jasmin is very pass...

Gina Morales

Podcast Editor

Gina Morales is a Junior at Francis H Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley, California. Where she is a podcaster/podcaster editor in the Poly Optimist. As Gina is enlightened by history/politics as well as writing and educatin...

Mary Vega

Layout Designer

  Mary Vega is a senior at John H. Francis Polytechnic High School and it is her first year at The Poly Optimist. Mary is a layout designer for the school newspaper. Even though her primary interests are in science and...

Cynthia De La Luz

Photographer

Cynthia De la luz is a junior at Francis Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley where she is a Photographer for the school’s newspaper. The Poly Optimist. Always making sure that her voice and opinions aren't overlooked, she...

Natalie Sanchez

Photographer

Natalie Sanchez is a junior at Francis Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley. She is a photographer of the school’s newspaper, The Poly Optimist. Natalie is primarily passionate about art and photography. She loves expressin...

Alessandra Quintanilla

Editor in Chief

Alessandra Quintanilla is a junior at Francis Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley where she is a Feature and News Reporter/Beat Writer and Editor-in-Chief for the school’s newspaper The Poly Optimist. Fascinated with seria...

Samantha Monroy

Layout Designer

Samantha Monroy is a junior attending John H. Francis Polytechnic High School. She is currently taking her first year of journalism and is a layout designer for The Poly Optimist. Samantha enjoys reading novels and baking diffe...

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