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Payton L

Payton L

Hi! I am Payton and I like to cook and read. My favorite food is Salad! One word to describe me is funny! I love to hang out with friends and family! I hope you enjoy my articles.

Braden G

Braden G

Hey Ya’ll, my name is Braden. I'm twelve years old and I am in seventh grade. The farthest I’ve ever traveled is to Mexico! Something I will never eat is a really spicy pepper. I love my dog Piper. She is a beagle mix. My ...

Yessena S

Yessena S

My name is Yessena Eva-Luz Stines and I'm 13 years old. I've heard many stories about why my name was chosen. My parents took lots of time choosing my name, although my first name was kinda an easy task for my dad. Yessena which ...

Paisley D.

Paisley D.

Hello! My name is Paisley Draper and I'm in journalism. I'm a writer for the Draper Park blog! Some things about me are, I love to read and write, I love sharing the news and everything that's going around at Draper Park, and I lo...

Myla T

Myla T

Hello my name is Myla Taylor. I am 13 years old and I am in 8th grade. I am an singing/dancing/acting loving theater gal. I have been acting ever sense I was 7 and have been in part of 10 musicals.I love the color light purple....

Kensie J.

Kensie J.

Hi! My name is Kensie and I am in 8th grade. 4 words that describe me would be sarcastic, caring, loyal, and stubborn. If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life it would probably be saltine crackers. If I could...

London P.

London P.

If I had a time machine I would go to the future because I think it would be cool to see what my future would look like.My biggest pet peeve is people chomping their food because I can't stand it, it’s so annoying. A place i l...

Gabriela Z

Gabriela Z

Hey my name is Gaby and I like to swim and dance. If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life it would be chicken tenders because in my opinion they are the best food on the entire planet. If I could turn anythin...

Ashlyn C

Ashlyn C

Hello there!!! My name is Ashlyn Cline. Just a little bit about me:  In fifty years, I can see myself just hanging out on the beach with my family, reading a book. If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life it woul...

Brynn C

Brynn C

All About Me     Hi! My name is Brynn Coley! If someone were to describe me with four words, they would use funny, energetic, crazy, and fun to be around. A little to know about me. I love to travel by airplane. I hate car ...

Emri O

Emri O

Hi! My name is Emri. Four words to describe me are funny, smart, energetic, and patient. If I had a time machine I would go to the future and see what it is like. If I could live anywhere in the world, I would live in Florida ...

Bronson E

Bronson E

My name is Bronson Evans. Four words that describe me would be Kind, Hardworking, Athletic and Smart. If I could rename myself, my name would be Dontavius. If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life It would be Chi...

Tony K

Tony K

Hi my name is Anthony A.K.A Tony. I am 13 years old and I am excited to start writing the news. If I had to live off of one food the rest of my life it would be orange chicken. My favorite subject in school is probably anything to...

Dominik  C

Dominik C

Hi my name is Dominik. My favorite color is yellow. If I had to choose one food and eat it for the rest of my life I would choose to eat sushi or rice. If  I could live anywhere in the world I would live in Nashville Tenness...

Kensley V

Kensley V

Hi my name is Kensley Vincent. I have 2 dogs and a cat. My favorite hobby is to dance. My favorite vacation i’ve been on was to the Bahamas. If I could live anywhere in the world I would choose to live in Arizona or Florida. ...

Avery C.

Avery C.

Hi, my name is Avery Clark.  Here’s a few things you may not know about me...to start off, I have 7 people in my family. I am the second youngest, with 3 older sisters and just one younger brother. I play volleyball, and I...

Samantha R

Samantha R

My name is Samantha Rogness. Four words that describe me would be smart, kind, silly, and fun. If I were a sea animal I would be a dolphin because I'm kind and I like to make new friends. If I could rename myself, my name would...

Saige R

Saige R

Hello! I'm Saige Rosenvall. I was given this name because my mom was driving and saw a road sight that had “Saige” in the name.  Four words that would describe me would be...Crazy, funny, fun, and outgoing. My biggest pet pe...

Jaden A

Jaden A

A sentence that would describe me is I am super cool because I am. Any animal I could be would be a dolphin, because I want to be fast.I really like my name but if i had to it would be jay. In 50 years I will be 63. Almost 20 y...

Marshall O.

Marshall O.

My name is Marshall Ostler, I am in 7th grade. Four words that describe me would be athletic ,smart, energetic, and funny.  If I were a sea animal I would be a dolphin because they are unique and I love the tricks they do.  ...

Brooklyn H.

Brooklyn H.

Hi, my name is Brooklyn Hyer. Nike’s slogan is ‘just do it’, my slogan would be ‘deal with it’. If I could live in any fictional world I would live in the ‘Percy Jackson’ world, because I think it would be fun. If I c...

Beau F

Beau F

Hola my name is Beau Featherston, I am 12 years old (about to be 13) I really like to draw and speak spanish. (suck at speaking Spanish sadly) If I had to live off of one food for my whole life I would probably say a sandwich...

Tanner M

Tanner M

My name is Tanner Mackay. Four words that describe me would be athletic, smart, funny, and cool. In fifty years I can see myself as a sports commentator. If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life it would be Buf...

Ally H

Ally H

Hi! My name is Ally Hurley, and I work on the school paper! I am half asian, and half European, so that scatters my family members across the globe. I would say that my personality traits consist of a Ravenclaw. Smart, kind, am...

Anna Y

Anna Y

Hello! My name is Anna and I am 13. I think the word that is the most “cringy” is moist. Which is funny, because I use it a lot. My favorite joke is “what's brown and sticky? A stick.” Its stupid, yet awesome. Nike’s s...

Nora B.

Nora B.

 Hi! My name is Nora. I am 13! My favorite color is purple. If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life it would be pizza. If I could live anywhere in the world, I would live in Canada. My favorite subject in school e...

Heidi M

Heidi M

My name is Heidi! My favorite subject in school is English and that's why I joined this class because I love to write. Something I will NEVER eat again is Red Robin food. When I was 7 we went to eat there and I ended up getting...

Roman R

Roman R

My name is Roman. If I were a sea animal I would be a shark because they are cool. If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life it would be tacos. If I could live anywhere in the world it would be Hawaii. My favorite...

Mckayla A

Mckayla A

Hi my name is Layla Anderson. Four words that describe me are funny, kind, loud, and smart. My favorite subject in school is science because I love learning about the universe and how things work. The word that is most cringy to...

Emma G-S

Emma G-S

Hi there! My name is Emma. Four words that describe me are: brave, loyal, determined, and clever. If I could rename myself (not that I want to!) I would like the name Ginny or Hermione. If I had to live off of one food for the...

Bently P

Bently P

 HI!! My name is Benty Paynter. Four words that describe me would be funny, Silly, Kind, And creative!! I love Nike’s shoes. Their slogan is “Just Do It” If I had a slogan it would be “Work hard, Play hard!” I have 2 si...

Harris T.

Harris T.

Something I will never eat again is mint chip ice cream. The reason this is is because whenever I eat it I wake up the next morning sick. Honestly I don't care because it tastes gross anyways. If I were a sea animal I would be a shark be...

Belle P.

Belle P.

My name is Belle, and if I had a time machine, I would probably go to a chateau where they were just being built before, unless renovated, Have been weathered down with age. If I could live anywhere in the world, I would live in F...

Olivia S

Olivia S

Hello! My name is Olivia. I was given my name because when I was born my parents said I had a really round head. Three words to describe me are kind, funny, and thoughtful. If I could live anywhere in the world it would have to b...

Gavin C.

Gavin C.

       Hello!! My name is Gavin! If I could change my name I would change it to Tyrone because it sounds awesome right? My parents gave me m​​y name because they  couldn’t think of anything else. An interestin...

Grace C

Grace C

Hello! My name is Grace Christensen and this is my first year attending Draper Park. 5 years ago if you told me I signed up for a journalism class and created a blog, I would have said “you’re confusing me with a different G...

Katelyn L

Katelyn L

Hi my name is Katelyn Law. I am in 8th grade. A few things I love to do are volleyball, make jewelry, hike, and I love to hang out with friends. A few words to describe me are positive, happy, always busy, and observant. I love dog...

Adeline K

Adeline K

Hi my name is Adeline Kinnersley and I am in 8th grade. 4 words that would describe me would be funny, happy, energetic, and short. The farthest I have traveled is Hawaii! A few things I like to do is I love to dance, I love t...

Sophia N. C

Sophia N. C

Hi, my name is Sophia Nina Charles. I am in 7th grade at the school Draper Park Middle School. I hope in the future, if I can get paid for this: I want to be a mentalist. It’s like a magician, but it’s more mind tricks in...

Alli P

Alli P

Hey, I’m Alli and this is about me. I’m 13 years old and I have lived in Utah my whole life. I have 2 younger siblings and 1 pet, a tortoise named timmy. I love to hang out with friends and go on vacations. My favorite su...

Ruchi P

Ruchi P

My name is Ruchi. Something you could know about me is that I love to paint and do art. I want to be a lawyer when I grow up. I was born in Canada but I have lived in Florida and Virginia before. The farthest I have ever travel...

Miles P

Miles P

My name is Miles P. Four words that describe me would be funny, hungry, smart, and mischievous. Nike’s slogan is “Just Do It,” and my slogan is “Just Eat It.” If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life it...

Helena G

Helena G

My name is Helena G and I am in 8th grade. Four words to describe me are funny, friendly, active, and quiet (Until I get to know someone). When I am not at school you can find me doing swim team, reading, or skiing. Some of my ...

Dani H

Dani H

Hi my name is Dani Herring and I am in 7th grade, 4 words that describe me would be Funny, Angry (sometimes), quiet, and tall. If I could live in any fictional word, I would live in the MCU i love that world so much (well besides...

Calais G

Calais G

Hi! My name is Calais. If I could live anywhere in the world I would live in Calais, France because that's my name. I was named after Calais, France. My biggest pet peeve is when something is unorganized. I am a very organized pe...

Michael K.

Michael K.

My name is Michael Kim, four words to describe me is random, funny, friendlyish, and nice. If I were a sea animal I would be a dolphin because dolphins can be fun and smart. If I could rename myself, my name would just be Michael. ...

Lillianne R

Lillianne R

Hi! my name is Lillianne(Lillie). I moved to Utah because my mom wanted to see the beautiful mountains. My favorite animal is a Fox. I am also Deaf, so I cant really hear well. If I were to go anywhere in the World, I would go...

Rianna D.

Rianna D.

What’s up! I’m Rianna and I am 13 years old. My favorite school subject is Utah Studies! My favorite songs right now are maybe “In my Head” and “Side to Side” By the queen, Ariana Grande. What I like to do for fun is wa...

Paisley Draper

Paisley Draper

Hello! My name is Paisley Draper and I'm in journalism. I'm a writer for the Draper Park blog! Some things about me are, I love to read and write, I love sharing the news and everything that's going around at Draper Park, and...

Jane J.

Jane J.

My name is Jane Jasper. I love writing and storytelling, which is why Theatre and Journalism are my favorite subjects. I was given my name because my mom loves Jane Austen and Jane Eyre. Speaking of my family, I have two brothers,...

Jake S.

Jake S.

Hi my name is Jake and this is my bio for my blog. A little bit about myself is that i love sports.i really love football i dream is to go to the Nfl. the NFL stands for National Football League. I also like board games. My fav...

Yaz B.H.

Yaz B.H.

My name is Yaz. One thing that describes me is energetic. And something I will never eat again is sushi. If I had to live off of one food for the rest of my life I would choose Mcdonalds food. If I were a sea animal I would lik...

Brody M

Brody M

My name is Brody Meier and four words you could use to describe me would be caring, kind, clean, and thoughtful. If I were a sea animal I would be a blue whale because they are the largest living creatures on the whole earth an...

Katie O.

Katie O.

Hi, my name is Katie O’Neal. I have 3 older brothers and no sisters or younger siblings. I am 12 years old, almost 13. I was born on September 30. If I had to live on only  one food for the rest of my life, I would probably go with any k...

Josie A

Josie A

Hi! My name is Josie Aho. I am a 7th grader at Draper park middle school. I live with my dog, my two parents and my siblings. One of the most unique things about me is that I do aerial silks. In my free time I love to do all kinds...

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