The student news site of Clements High School

The RoundUp

The student news site of Clements High School

The RoundUp

The student news site of Clements High School

The RoundUp

2023-2024 Staff

Natalia Camelo
Reporter

Natalia Camelo

¡Hola! My name is Natalia Camelo and I am a junior. Spanish is my first language, and I enjoy learning and practicing Portuguese and Chinese. I am involved in Clements Chamber Strings Orchestra and Fort Bend ISD Student VOICES. I am also in the photojournalism class here at CHS. In my free time, I love to play my violin, sing, dance, read, and of course, write and practice photography! This is my...

Rosie Hong
Reporter

Rosie Hong

My name is Rosie Hong, and I am a junior at Clements High School. This is my second year writing for the CHS Roundup. I’m excited to share stories about school news and exciting topics!

Kylie Scarrow
Reporter

Kylie Scarrow

Hi! My name is Kylie and I'm a sophomore. This is my first year in Quill and Scroll and I'm excited to learn and develop more in journalism! Some other things I enjoy are music, photography, aquatic sciences, and spending time with my friends and family. I can't wait to share and collaborate on stories this year!

Rachel Yang
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Rachel Yang

Greetings, my name is Rachel. I’m a junior and this is my first year on the RoundUp. I love music, fashion, horror, arts, e.g., illustrations, literature, poetry, cosmetology, etc. I am inspired by Elvira, Edgar Allen Poe, Robert Smith, Siouxsie Sioux, and my cat. In my free time, I usually listen to music, read, write, draw, and sleep. 

Aashreeti Deo
Reporter

Aashreeti Deo

Hi, my name is Ash. I am a junior and this is my second year in the RoundUp. I’m involved in Clements NJROTC, Track, Cross Country, and Academic Decathlon. I also play badminton for an academy outside of school. I’m really excited to take pictures and write stories for this year!

Shivani Sunderamoorthi
Reporter

Shivani Sunderamoorthi

Hi, my name is Shivani Sunderamoorthi and I am a freshman at Clements. Some of my hobbies are photography, music, and dance. I love to work out and watch K-dramas in my free time. I hope that I can further extend my knowledge in photography during my time at Quill and Scroll and hope it can help me get through English AAC Durio :)

Vrishni Krishnan
Reporter

Vrishni Krishnan

Hi, my name is Vrishni Krishnan, and I am a freshman at Clements HS. In my free time, I like to play violin and take pictures. I am part of the Clements orchestra, and I am also part of GYHO. This is my first year in journalism and I am looking forward to taking pictures and writing stories!

Violet Guerra
Reporter

Violet Guerra

My name is Violet Guerra, and I am a sophomore this year. My goals for this year are to improve my writing skills and make interesting stories. I enjoy cooking and hanging out with my friends.

Vedha Narayan
Reporter

Vedha Narayan

Hi! My name is Vedha Narayan. I am a sophomore, and this is my 1st year in Quill and Scroll. In my free time, I like to read, write, and listen to music. I am in the orchestra program as well as in Model UN. I hope to create some impactful stories this year. 

Lipi Shah
Reporter

Lipi Shah

Hi, my name is Lipi! I am a freshman this year, and this is my first year in Quill and Scroll. I’m super excited to be a part of the team! Some things I enjoy are reading, drawing, crocheting, playing the electric guitar, and camping. I am in both Girl Scouts and Scouts BSA, and my favorite part about being in Scouts is the high-adventure trips! I love spending time with my family and exploring...

Natalie Johnson
Reporter

Natalie Johnson

Hey, ya’ll! My name is Natalie Johnson and I'm a sophomore. This is my first year in Quill and Scroll and I am so excited to work with all the fantastic people here. Some of my interests are broadcasting, history, photography, and music. I like spending time with friends, playing my violin or singing in the choir, and reading a good book in my free time. I can’t wait to discover all the awesom...

Luz Martinez
Reporter

Luz Martinez

Hi, I'm Luz and I'm a senior at CHS! I take photos of sports here at Clements. I love the news journalism program here and am happy to help it out.

Riva Pradhan
Reporter

Riva Pradhan

Hi, my name is Riva Pradhan! I am a senior this year and this is my second year in Quill and Scroll. In my free time, I like to play my instrument, do taekwondo, and hang out with friends/family. At school, I am involved in the National Honor Society and Student Council. I look forward to taking pictures and writing stories this year!...

Joshua Varghese
Reporter

Joshua Varghese

My name is Joshua Varghese, and I’m a sophomore. Some of my hobbies are playing the electric and Spanish guitar, writing poetry and stories, and exploring nature. My goals are to write music and go on tour, to write a bestselling novel, or to discover a new species. Some of my interests are literature, environmental science, and music.

Sara Khwaja
Reporter

Sara Khwaja

Hello, my name is Sara Khwaja and I’m a sophomore. I’m also a member of Model UN, StuCo, and Interact. In my free time, I like to dance, draw, and spend time with friends. I am looking forward to contributing to the RoundUp this year. This is my first year in the club and I am excited to share stories and news from campus! :D 

Amica Ray
Reporter

Amica Ray

Hi, my name is Amica Ray! I am a sophomore, but this is my first year in Quill & Scroll. Some of my hobbies include dance, music, video editing, and acting in dramas. I love working in the entertainment field and performing arts for many different things. 

Agustin Bouzas
Reporter

Agustin Bouzas

Yo.   Ladies, Gentlemen, Etc…   My name’s Agustin Bouzas. I’m currently a freshman here at Clements and am experiencing my first year as part of the RoundUp. I drew the newspaper comic strip, The Most Wondrous Place on Earth, about a group of people working at a theme park. I’m pretty cool. Outside of this place, I play guitar, draw, write, and play DND and other rela...

Anna Gratz
Reporter

Anna Gratz

Hello! My name is Anna! I am a sophomore and am eager to begin my first year on the RoundUp! I am an avid writer, and I am excited to try a different medium with a wonderful group of journalists! Besides writing, I enjoy baking, reading, traveling, sewing, and volunteering! I am looking forward to writing about opportunities and happenings in CHS and in our community!

Aliya Macknojia
Reporter

Aliya Macknojia

Hi, my name is Aliya Macknojia, and I’m a sophomore. I am also this year’s Quill & Scroll historian! I’m a part of Student Council and Model UN as well. I enjoy traveling, reading, and baking. This is my first year in the RoundUp and my goals are to cover a diverse range of topics and write impactful stories. I’m so excited and looking forward to contributing to the RoundUp through writing ...

Adrienne Francisco
Reporter

Adrienne Francisco

Hi, my name is Adrienne! I am a junior and this is my second year in the RoundUp. I am also in the broadcast journalism class, and I am a producer for CTV this year. Outside of journalism, I also run track here at Clements. I love to travel, bake, and play guitar. I am excited to create more stories for the RoundUp this year!

Reporter

Nkemb Idam

Hi, my name is Nkemb Idam, and I'm a senior at CHS. I enjoy movies and listening to music. My favorite artists are Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson. I'm also an officer of the African Student Association and Stuco representative. I'm excited to take pictures and videos this year and improve my skill.

Jamison Shorter
Reporter

Jamison Shorter

My name is Jamison Shorter. I'm a junior at Clements High School. My favorite things to do after school are cooking and sleeping and my goal this year is to get all A's

Regina Cacho-bravo
Reporter

Regina Cacho-bravo

I am in tenth grade. I love going on runs, I did track last year so I will be doing track during the season this year. Outside of school, I work as a gymnastics coach for little kids, which I love.

Grace Hu
Reporter

Grace Hu

My name is Grace Hu, and I'm a sophomore. I enjoy creative writing and badminton competitively outside of school. I like reading and cooking in my free time. My goals for this year are to get good grades, score well in my AP classes, and earn at least a gold for my thriller work for Scholastic.

Juhi Godbole
Reporter

Juhi Godbole

Hi, my name is Juhi! I’m a junior and this is my third year on The Roundup. I was born in Edison, New Jersey and moved to Texas when I was 6 years old. Some of my extracurriculars include photography and learning Kathak and Dholak, which are Indian Classical art forms. At Clements, I’m involved in CTV and am a producer of the show for this school year. I love working with cameras, writing stories,...

Aanya Chand
Reporter

Aanya Chand

Hi, I'm Aanya Chand and I'm a sophomore at CHS. I love to read and write and I am a part of the school’s thespian troupe. I swim and play tennis as well and love spending time with my dogs. My goal for this year is to write good stories for the paper and hopefully learn a lot more about journalism!

Laila Younes
Reporter

Laila Younes

I'm Laila Younes and I'm in the 10th grade. Outside of school, I like to hang out with friends and go outside. I love baking and learning new things. My goal for this year is to try to not be stressed and finish all my work on time while still making time to have fun.

Stacy Saucedo
Reporter

Stacy Saucedo

Hello my name is Stacy M. Saucedo, I am a Junior! This will be my 3rd year overall being in Journalism, but my 2nd year in CHS Round up! I am so excited to be back and I can't wait to write for the newspaper!

Vasundhara Jayender
Reporter

Vasundhara Jayender

I'm VJ and I'm a senior! I love to read and write, and you can almost always find me doing one of those two things while listening to some music. I'm excited to join the Round Up and I look forward to writing lots of articles!

Reporter

Fallyn Sanders

Hi, I'm Fallyn, I’m a senior and outside of school, I'm passionate about fashion and figure skating. I also enjoy the beach and hanging out with my friends! My goal this year is to report and write about many school events and attend them!

Julian Barkouda
Reporter

Julian Barkouda

My name is Julian Barkouda, and I'm a junior here at CHS. I enjoy biking and running, and my goal for this year is to take more pictures at sports events.

Karen Wei
Copy Editor

Karen Wei

Hi! My name is Karen. I’m a junior and this is my third year on the RoundUp. I love reading and writing; some of my favorite books are “The Moment of Lift” by Melinda Gates and “Becoming” by Michelle Obama. Topics that interest me include social and environmental justice, especially climate change and gender equality. I’m looking forward to making new connections and writing for the RoundUp...

Katelyn Lam
Editor-In-Chief

Katelyn Lam

Hi, my name is Katelyn Lam and I'm a senior. This is my 4th year in journalism and my 3rd year in the RoundUp. I'm on the varsity girls' golf team here at Clements. I enjoy baking, reading, and watching anime and K-dramas in my free time. As this year's Editor-in-Chief, I am excited to create stories, take photos, and have fun in my final year here at CHS!