Bulldog Bark

2020-2021 Staff

Markalya Lee

Editor

  Markalya Lee is a 15-year-old sophomore at South Broward High School. Lee took journalism again this year because she felt like this would be a good opportunity to hone writing skills and develop her photography skills. Lee...

Keyri Andrea Bermudez

Editor

Keyri Andrea Bermudez is a 15-year-old sophomore currently attending South Broward High School. She is interested in writing and photography. Bermudez enjoys talking and interacting with different people. Her favorite part of...

Leo Gast

Editor

Starting this new school year online, sophomore teen, Leo Gast is just as confused as the rest of us. But that doesn’t stop him from doing his best. Gast’s motivation to spare no effort comes from his biggest inspiration - ...

Samantha Ruiz

Editor

Samantha Ruiz, known as Sam or Sammy, is finally a senior at SBHS. She's a bit of a traveler and has been to places like Nevada, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Ruiz's favorite activities to do during the weekend is to watch Netflix, go o...

Lily Pishik

Editor

"It’s a journey to learn to think of your tomorrow rather than your yesterday, but it’ll be the best journey you’ll ever take." A motto Lily Pishik lives by, she thinks that its a waste of time to focus on the past when...

Angie Jaramillo

Editor

South Broward High School's Angie Jaramillo is the quintessential extroverted sophomore. With their bubbly personality, Jaramillo is a favorite among their peers. They have a sister and two half brothers. Jaramillo's siblings...

Amber Cazacu

Editor

Amber Cazacu is a 16-year-old junior currently attending South Broward High School. The writing aspect of journalism is what interests her the most. She is in her second year of journalism and hopes to continue writing about exci...

Samantha Goicochea

Editor

Samantha Goicochea is a Senior at South Broward. She chose Journalism as one of her electives because she is somewhat familiar with the subject since she took it in freshman year. Goicochea was raised in Florida and has been liv...

Joshua Riley

Contributor

Joshua Riley is a student at South Broward High School. Riley took Journalism because he loves reading and writing, and it would help with speaking and understanding people in the real world.   As a child, Riley spent ...

Frida Dajes

Contributor

Frida Dajes was born on May 7th, 2006 in Peru. She is a Taurus. At the age of two, she moved to Florida.  “I took journalism because I wanted to do something dealing with the newspaper and I wanted to write,” says Dajes. A ...

Nabeel Mukati

Contributor

Nabeel Mukati is a South Broward High school sophomore, who loves to play games like Valorant. He also loves to play basketball with his friends on the weekends. Mukati took photojournalism to take better pictures.  He has...

Abbey Gray

Contributor

Abbey Gray loves nature and taking plenty of photos of animals. Gray grew up here in Hollywood, Fl. She loves to go out to parks a lot to look at the animals. Gray loves all types of music. She usually spends hours a day just...

Jaida Almonte

Contributor

Jaida Almonte is a 17-year old senior at South Broward High School, who was born in McAllen, Texas. She was raised between Bronx, New York and Miami, Florida. She's the oldest of four girls in her family. Almonte has a very...

Yosian Cajigas

Contributor

Yosian Cajigas is a SBHS freshman at South Broward High School, who took journalism because he thought it would be interesting and fun. He grew up in Florida, and has never lived anywhere else. When he was a kid, a lot of people called hi...

Martina Eastwood

Contributor

Martina Eastwood, aka ‘Martu’, is a first-year member of the Bulldog Bark staff. Although Eastwood did not choose to be in a journalism class, it’s a familiar subject to her as she took it in middle school. It doesn’t hurt tha...

Fredrick Ortiz

Contributor

Fredrick Ortiz is a student at South Broward High School. He's interested in taking journalism for the new skills and experiences. He is both Puerto Rican and Mexican. Ortiz grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and then later moved to F...

Jorge Perez

Contributor

Jorge Perez is a freshman at South Broward High School. He joined journalism because he thought it was fun. Perez has lived in Florida his entire life, and loves it. His favorite music is rap, and he loves being with his friends...

Imani Nilfroi

Contributor

Imani Nilfroi is a junior at South Broward High school. She chose Journalism as an elective because she wanted to know more about visual tech and improve her skills in photography. Nilfroi grew up in Florida and has lived in...

Odalys Flores

Contributor

Odalys Flores is a 14-year old freshman at South Broward High School. Odalys joined journalism because she wants to learn something that is out of her comfort zone. She is extremely passionate about cosmetology, specifically make-...

Olivia Colabella

Contributor

This is Olivia Colabella, a 17-year old senior at South Broward High School. Her interests include photography and personal writing. Throughout high school, her writing has mainly been for her own personal use. This is her...

Diego Cruz Ayala

Contributor

Diego Cruz Ayala is a 14-year old freshman at South Broward High School. Cruz was born in Hollywood, Florida. He prefers to go by the name “Ghost”. He is taking journalism because he wants to improve his writing skills, and ...

Nahum Vasquez

Contributor

Nahum Vasquez is a south Broward student who grew up in Peru and moved to Florida he said he has moved 5 times since he has been in Florida but it changed him for the better Vasquez said. He likes to play soccer, bike, and chill...

Ethan Salazar

Contributor

Ethan Salazar is a South Broward High School student who grew up in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale. . He says that it’s hard to be an online school student. “The hardest thing about online school is trying to keep up on my assignmen...

Maraisa Carrion

Contributor

Her family and close friends call her Mara, short for Maraisa.  “You determine your own peace of mind”Maraisa Carrion often says.She thinks that whatever you let affect you will determine your happiness, she says that you ca...

Lena Cristancho

Contributor

Lena Cristancho is a 14-year-old freshman at South Broward High School who was born and raised in Hollywood Florida. She chose journalism to fulfill one of her elective requirements. She doesn't have a nickname, other than ...

Rafael Cabiya-Albarran

Contributor

Rafael Cabiya-Albarran, 17, is a senior at South Broward Highschool. Cabiya moved to Florida in 2014, he’s originally from Puerto Rico and speaks Spanish. He’s been to other places besides Florida and Puerto Rico.    ...

Vanessa Paredes

Contributor

Vanessa Paredes is a SBHS freshman, who took journalism because she thought it sounded interesting, and she wanted to improve her writing skills. She grew up in Venezuela, moved around a few times, then finally ended up in the...

Jamesha Card

Contributor

Jamesha Card is a 15-year- old freshman at South Broward High School who was born in Miami Jackson Hospital and came to Broward three years ago. "At first I didn't like it," said Card. "But I realize it is more opportunities...

Melanie Diaz

Contributor

Melanie Diaz is currently a junior and has attended South Broward High School since her freshman year. Melanie was born and raised in Miami, Florida although her entire family is from Uruguay in South America. Diaz enjoys listen...

Leslie Palmieri

Contributor

Leslie Palmieri is a 16-year-old junior at South Broward High School. She grew up here in Florida. "My favorite movie is Jojo Rabbit and my favorite artist is Harry Styles," said Palmieri. "I've never traveled anywhere out...

Sydney Stoyer 

Contributor

Sydney Stoyer has lived her entire life in Hollywood, but she switched Elementary Schools three to four times. Luckily, for middle school she was able to stay at that school for three years. She intends to stay at South Browar...

Araceli Funez-Ruiz

Contributor

Araceli Funez-Ruiz, 14, is a freshman at SBHS. She was born and raised in Hollywood Florida, but her mom is Nicaraguan and her dad is Honduran. From her parents, she learned to speak Spanish fluently. Funez-Ruiz loves tr...

Freddy Peralta

Contributor

SBHS senior Freddy Peralta has spent all of his high school years at South Broward, and has been on the baseball team since his sophomore year.  Outside of school, he boxes and collects sneakers. He’s been doing those two...

John Marin

Contributor

John Marin is a 16 year old sophomore at SBHS. This year with all the problems that have come forth, he does struggle like the rest of us but has been getting along okay. Some mentioned problems are his internet isn’t good and...

Santana Smith

Contributor

This is Santana Smith, a 9th grader at South Broward High School. His passions include sports, art, and cooking. He practices football by running drills at different positions on the field whenever he gets a chance. Not only does...

Luis Lopez

Contributor

Luis Lopez is a South Broward High School student that loves journalism. “I decided to take journalism as a class because I saw it interesting,” Lopez said, when asked why he took journalism as a class. Lopez was born a...

Ashley Spinella

Contributor

This is Ashley Spinella, a senior at South Broward high school. Her interests include photography and writing. Even though this is her first year, Spinella would like to learn to become better at both with the help of her journalism...

Kelly Surniak

Contributor

Kelly Surniak is a student at SBHS. She is a senior and she became part of the journalism staff by chance, her counselor placed her in the class. “To be honest they placed me in photojournalism,” said Surniak. She g...

Faith Augustin

Contributor

Faith Augustin, a sophomore at South Broward High School. She grew up in Miami, Florida. She never moved around until she transitioned to middle school. Since, she never moved around, she grew strong bonds with the people around...

Athenea Allen

Contributor

Athena Allen is a 9th grade student here at South Broward High School. She was placed in this journalism class, Allen wasn’t expecting to take this course. Allen was born and raised in Jamaica and came to the US to live in...

Javier Cortes

Contributor

Javier Cortes, 15, is a SBHS sophomore who took jounalism because he dropped out of JROTC. He was born in Hollywood, Fl, and  moved around a lot while his mom was fighting breast cancer. When he was a baby, he lived in Miami...

Wooseley Nestor

Contributor

Wooseley Nestor is a  14 year-old SBHS freshman who loves to dance and sing. He is usually in his room dancing or doing choreography, making up his own dance moves. Wooseley was raised in Haiti for three  years, but after a trag...

Paulston Stuart

Contributor

Paulston Stuart, 14, is a freshman at South Broward High School and was born in Florida, but moved to the Bahamas when he was a baby. He really likes basketball and wants to be an NBA star. He's been playing basketball since he w...

Gabriella Alfred

Contributor

Gabriella Alfred is a 14-year-old freshman at South Broward High School who was born and raised in Florida..  “My hobbies would be watching movies [and] spending time with family,” said Alfred. “I also like to play spor...

Jacob LaRoque

Contributor

Jacob LaRoque is a senior at SBHS and ace pitcher on the SBHS’s varsity baseball team. LaRoque is a streetwear enthusiast who enjoys making frequent visits to local thrift stores in search of vintage clothing and upcycled item...

Laurissa Longin

Contributor

Laurissa Longin is 14 years old  freshman at South Broward High School. She grew up in North Miami, Florida but she moved a lot. Moving from houses to houses didn't really affect her but it made her acknowledge to not ...

Dakota Chesser

Contributor

  Dakota Chesser has lived in Florida for her entire life. "Chesser loves to spend her free time painting or riding her skateboard with friends. Something that many people may not know about Chesser is that she had...

Jake Hart

Contributor

Jake Hart is a student at South Broward High School. He grew up in Hollywood, Florida. He has never moved, so he knows a lot of people from the area.  Hart feels the pain and thinks since South Florida is still a hot-bed for Cor...

Amelia Petrello

Contributor

Amelia Petrello, a 14-year-old from St. PetersBurg, is a freshman at SBHS. She wanted to enroll in the journalism class at SBHS because she loves writing and learning new things.  She also thinks that the photojournalism...

Tyra West

Contributor

Tyra West is a sophomore at South Broward High School. Who grew up in Hollywood, Florida. West joined the Bulldog Bark journalism staff because she thinks it will be a great experience for her to learn new things . West spen...

Ma’kaylah Hobson

Contributor

Ma’kaylah Hobson is a 15-year-old sophomore at South Broward High School. She took journalism her freshman year at McArthur High School and wanted to continue to take it at South Broward. She lives in Margate and moved a...

Demetrius Green

Contributor

Demetrius Green is a 15-year-old freshman that attends South Broward High School born and raised in Miami Florida. He took part in a journalism course to get a better understanding of writing and to improve his writing skills....

Christien Horne

Contributor

Christien Horne is a 15- year -old  freshman, who attends  South Broward High School . He was born and raised in Pembroke Park, Florida. He took journalism to get a better understanding of writing and to improve his writing skills....

Benjamin Mignola

Contributor

Benjamin Mignola was born on February 2nd, 2006 in Hollywood Florida. While he was born in Hollywood, Benjamin has traveled to some states up north, along with going to Europe, when he was little. Some of his favorite weeken...

Alec Melendez

Contributor

"Live and laugh on, no matter what. Even when times are rough," a motto Alex Melendez lives by. Melendez is a sophomore enrolled at South Broward High School. Although he didn't choose to be in this class, he is excited to...

Marissa Mignott

Contributor

This is Marissa Mignott, a junior attending South Broward High school. "All of my siblings and relatives call me 'Rissa,'" said Mignott. Mignott grew up in Hollywood Florida for the majority of her life. She did not move...

Elizabeth Ramotar

Contributor

Elizabeth Ramotar is a 17-year-old senior at South Broward High School. She took journalism to get out of her comfort zone and to try something new. Ramotar was born in Queens, New York but grew up in Hollywood, FL. She is both Tri...

Anais Campbell

Contributor

Anais Campbell is a 14-year-old freshman at South Broward High School. She has previously taken journalism, which has interested her to take it again here at SBHS. Campbell was born and raised in Florida. Her favorite memory...

Yadiel Claussen

Contributor

Yadiel Claussen is a fourteen year old freshman at South Broward High school that is taking journalism  Claussen grew up in Florida, but traveled to many places including like Peru, New York, and New Jersey. He loves his fam...

Makeda Brown

Contributor

Makeda Brown, a 17-year-old senior at South Broward High School.She was born and raised in Florida, she has never traveled to any other states.  “I feel like I haven't seen the rest of the world,” said Brown.  Not only...

Camila Chang

Contributor

Camila Chang, 13, is a freshman at SBHS She played on her previous schools volleyball team for three years and was in a robotics team. She has lived in the US for seven years, four of those years were spent in NYC. Two years ag...

Tyrel Clare

Contributor

Tyrel Clare is a 16 year old that goes to South Broward High School. Clare chose this Journalism class because he saw it one day on the elective sheet and thought that it would be an interesting class to take. Clare’s nickna...

Isaac Velez

Contributor

Isaac Velez is a 17-year old senior at South Broward High School. Mr. Velez chose this class because he thought that this would be a fun class to partake in. Velez has many nicknames including: Pinky, Mr. Potato Man, Big Boy,...

Nashaly Quiroga

Contributor

  Nashaly Quiroga, 15, is a SBHS freshman. Quiroga was born in Toronto, Canada, but she was raised in Argentina and Florida. “When I moved here to Florida, they spoke English and I had to learn how to speak it, but...

Natalie Diegue

Contributor

Natalie Diegue is a 14- year old freshman who grew up in Miami, Florida and attends South Broward High School. She likes writing because it's something that interests her and likes to express herself.   She’d like to become a realtor, a writer, ...

Emmy Grace

Contributor

Emmy Grace is a freshman at South Broward High School, who enjoys writing, which is why she’s so excited for journalism this year.  “Sometimes when I speak, I can’t get the right words out,” she said. “Writing ju...

Araceli Funez-Ruiz

Contributor

Araceli Funez-Ruiz, 14, is a freshman at SBHS. She was born and raised in Hollywood Florida, but her mom is Nicaraguan and her dad is Honduran. Becuase of her parents, she speaks spanish fluently. Funez-Ruiz loves trying new...

Isabella Shamoun

Contributor

Isabella Grace Shamoun comes from Tequesta Trace Middle School, and brings all her passions to South Broward High School. The 14-year-old freshman joined SBHS’s Bulldog Bark staff because she likes to write about current ev...

Renata Hernandez

Editor in Chief

Renata Hernandez is a 17-year old senior at South Broward High School. The aspect of journalism interests her the most is photography , it's also why she chose this class each year. She loves to take photos in the moment and interview...

Destinee Knight

Photographer

Destinee Knight is a 17-year old senior attending South Broward High School. Being creative comes easy to her. She loves to draw, paint, and photograph.  “I love taking pictures and writing, so I thought why not take journalism,” Kni...

Hope Silverhardt

Photographer

Hope Silverhardt is a 17-year-old senior at South Broward High School. She joined photojournalism because she enjoys photography and is a good writer. She was born in Oceanside, New York, and moved to Florida when she was 2-y...

Jessica Sprio

Photographer

 Jessica Sprio, is a senior at SBHS who took  photojournalism because she enjoys taking photos. She grew up in Hollywood FL. Aside from living here, she has traveled to Canada, New Jersey and New York. Sprio's nickname ...

Bryannah Azim

Photographer

Bryannah Azim is a 15 year old sophomore at South Broward High School. She enjoys photography and took photojournalism to further enhance her skills. Aside from photojournalism, she also likes Marine biology along with other ...

Mikah Combs

Photographer

Mikah Combs is a 17-year-old senior at South Broward High School. Ever since she was very young, she has had a love for taking pictures. That long for photography brought her to take multiple photography classes, including photojournalism. Combs...

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