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Jonah Armstrong, Chief Photographer

Jonah Armstrong, Chief Photographer

Jonah is a senior at Taft Union High school and will be graduating with the class of 2019. Jonah hopes to have a career as a photojournalist/journalist. Jonah is the chief photographer/reporter;, his job is to investigate, interview people of interest, and gather information on stories including taking photos for The Gusher and organizing camera equipment. Jonah is a kind and humble person who loves to read and write. Jonah has a great passion for photography, editing photos, and presenting images that tell a story in a way that no other media can. Jonah loves to interview and interact with people involved in the school.

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Alan Popejoy and his Wildcat to Watch, Brigitte Medina smiling for the camera.

[PHOTO] Spring Wildcats to Watch

Alo Maino, Clubs and Curriculum Editor
June 5, 2019
The foods class and the local Polynesians made a variety of Polynesian food to enjoy during the event.

[PHOTO] Foods Class annual Polynesian Day

Alo Maino, Clubs and Curriculum Editor
May 24, 2019
Presley Golling placed 35th in a combined division swim meet at Valley.

[PHOTO] Swim and Dive Valley results

Alo Maino, Clubs and Curriculum
May 17, 2019

We need more time

Jonah Armstrong, Chief Photographer
May 3, 2019
Kaleb Hillan getting ready to do his dive. He was practicing for his Valley Dive Championship.

[PHOTO] Hillan and Golling move on to Valley

Alo Maino, Clubs and Curriculum Editor
May 2, 2019
Oil Tech students (on left) Pamela Galindo and Daniela Cervantes (on right) walk around the gym and interview companies.

[PHOTO] Oil Tech students explore the oil industry

Jaye Sparks, Features Editor and Reporter
April 28, 2019
Teacher Stacey Haiungs assists a new student in choosing classes for the freshman year.

[PHOTO] Students and staff welcome incoming freshmen

Alo Maino, Clubs and Curriculum Editor
March 4, 2019
Midfielder Marvin Gama steps to their player to stop the fast break. The defense didnt allow a single goal to be scored on them that night.

[PHOTO] Varsity soccer continues in playoffs

Jorge Castro, Assistant Sports Editor
February 15, 2019
Defensive player Jordan Miranda sets himself up to throw in the ball. The midfielders won the ball against Cesar Chavez midfielders, but unfortunately couldnt put the ball in the net.

[PHOTO] Varsity soccer keeps fighting

Jorge Castro, Assistant Sports Editor
February 12, 2019
Midfielder Oswaldo Flores Mejia lines up a long pass from the center of the field. This pass would be received by Forward Oscar Arellano, who ended the night with an assist to Cristobal Huizar.

[PHOTO] Varsity soccer league update

Jorge Castro, Assistant Sports Editor
January 28, 2019
Ezequiel Gonzalez getting ready to start the game against Mira Monte.

[PHOTO] JV soccer preview

Ramiro Gonzalez, Reporter
January 15, 2019
Blue team members Grace Armstrong and Kloie Malone looking ready to play. Their team ended up winning the game.

[PHOTO] Powderpuff game ends in blue victory

Jorge Castro, Assistant Sports Editor
October 31, 2018

[PHOTO] Taft vs. Coast Union

Jorge Castro, Assistant Sports Editor
December 13, 2018
Soccer ball placed in the middle of the Taft Highs Martin Memorial Stadium field during halftime for the TUHS Wildcat JV boys soccer team.

[PHOTO] Soccer Preview

December 3, 2018
 Briley Wheeler analyzes her line before she putts. Analyzing your line helps a tremendous amount, especially when the greens are uneven.

[PHOTO] Wildcats play their first 18-hole match

Isabella Martinez, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2018
John Kopp and Paul Linder attending the Sept. 10 board meeting. Kopp speaking to the those in the board room.

Taft High’s code of ethics questioned

Jonah Armstrong, Chief Photographer/Reporter
September 26, 2018
Offensive line creating space so Brett Walls can make his way down the sideline. Jordan Miranda is seen launching a defensive player and creating a lane for Brett to run through.

[PHOTO] Wildcat football hits the road

Jorge Castro, Assistant Sports Editor
September 26, 2018
Seniors participated in Senior Sunset on June 1 with advisers Josh Tofte and Sarah Hamblin.

Senior Sunset

Jonah Armstrong, Team/In-depth Report Editor
June 5, 2018
Mrs. Cloud smiles at her desk.

The blue skies of retirement await Mrs. Cloud

Jonah Armstrong, Team/In-depth Report Editor
May 28, 2018
Vandalized windows in front of the science building on Wildcat Way.

Some Shattering Costs

Jonah Armstrong, Team/In-depth Report Editor
May 25, 2018
Hunter Everson revealing the yearbook to the senior class.

[PHOTO] Yearbooks Still Available for Purchase

Jim Carnal, Public Information Officer
May 25, 2018
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