Future Beaver Spotlight: Jaden Borowsky

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Jaden Borowsky is a 6th grader at Cedar Park Middle School! He loves to play baseball and his favorite hobby is reading. His favorite subject is history because he loves to learn about what has gone on in the past. Jaden’s biggest role model is his father because he is super close to his dad and loves him very much! Eggs are his favorite food, and don’t worry, he loves them cooked in each and every way! When hanging with his family, his favorite activity is to go hiking. A few of his secret talents and hobbies include astronomy and collecting. Lastly, his favorite TV show is Forged in Fire because he is interested in Blacksmithing. Glad to have you in our community, Jaden!

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STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Jon Rattazzi

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Maintenance custodial foreman Jon Rattazzi has been working at Beaverton High School since 2015. Jon was born in Oakland, lived in Modesto, and had later on moved to Oregon. What Jon likes about BHS are the kind students and staff members and how active BHS is, so there is always something to do. Jon knows what makes BHS so unique is the diversity at the school which shows in the community. Some of his favorite hobbies are hunting, fishing, and taking care of his grandkids.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Daniel Elliot

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Daniel is a freshman at BHS! He has a two other siblings, Alex, his twin brother, and Maia, his older sister who will be graduating later this year! Daniel’s favorite class is PE because he likes the various activities they do in it. Some of his hobbies include soccer, basketball, baseball, and skateboarding. One thing Daniel looks forward to is playing baseball later in the spring. Something he is passionate about is the outdoors and playing sports. In the future, he plans to complete his future goals. #ExperienceBHS

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Milk+T

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Located in Beaverton at 4545 SW Angel Ave., Suite 160, Milk+T is a self-serve boba bar that opened in August 2018! They are a female owned and a small business located in only two locations, Los Angeles and Portland. What makes them unique is their self-serve boba bar, their reusable glass jars offered to customers, and their all-natural and handcrafted drinks! They started their business in a food truck in LA, back in 2015. Due to loyal fans, social media, and strong momentum of going viral on the Internet, they were able to push for their first store just after a year of being open. They are so thankful to be next to BHS because they love being an active member of the community. In fact, they have helped out BHS’ Asian Pacific Islander Club! If you are looking for something to drink, check out Milk+T!

ALUMNA SPOTLIGHT: Anna Lorati

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Anna Lorati is a recent graduate from the BHS Class of 2018. She played varsity tennis and racquetball all four years was a member of the Social Media Team and completed the Marketing Pathway while in high school. She also worked at a coffee shop called the Human Bean for over two years.

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Her favorite moments at BHS were when she was playing sports and getting to know all of her teammates, and her favorite thing about Beaverton was the caring and supportive teachers and staff that work there.

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Now, Anna is currently a freshman at Chapman University in Orange, California! She is majoring in Strategic and Corporate Communication and is hoping to double major in PR and Advertising as well. She would love to intern at an agency within the next four years to gain experience in the communications industry. In her spare time, she likes to study with her friends at coffee shops and go to the beach. Her advice to students is to, “Establish good habits; they make you happier and a lot more successful in the long run! Take it from someone who used to be the queen of procrastination. Being productive with your time is so much more rewarding and beneficial than putting things off.” Thank you, Anna!

FUTURE BEAVER SPOTLIGHT: Jonathan Valdez

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Meet Jonathan Valdez, an 8th grader from Meadow Park Middle School. Jonathan has two siblings, an older brother, Mario Valdez, who is a sophomore here at Beaverton, and a younger sister. Jonathan has been practicing Jiu-Jitsu for six years; he says he really enjoys it because it gives him something to do after school. One of Jonathan’s pet peeves is when people chew their gum really loudly. We are so excited to see you at Beaverton, Jonathan!

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Lily Reynolds

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Lily is a sophomore here at Beaverton, and absolutely loves it! Her favorite class is AP Environmental Science because she loves the topic and the class is fun! After high school, Lily plans on to attend college and focus on the medical field, to eventually work as an ER Nurse. Lily has one sister, Hazel, who is her best friend. At Beaverton, Lily runs track and plays varsity volleyball; she also plays club volleyball in the spring and winter. What Lily has liked most about high school in her time is meeting a ton of new people! She has taken classes that she never would have thought she would take. What Lily likes most about Beaverton is the community, and the student section, especially at basketball games.

Bucky’s Family: Nicole Etzel

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Name: Nicole Etzel

Grade: 9th

Who is one person you would want to meet? Why? My Grandfather, he died before I could meet him. He traveled the world, which is something I want to do.

What plans do you have for Winter Break? Spending time with my family.

Where have you always wanted to go to/vacation? England, to visit family I have never met and check out the beautiful scenery.

Pumpkin pie. Yay or nay? Yay.

What do you want to brag about that you haven’t had the opportunity to yet? I’m proud that I got into AGS2 this year.

Who is your biggest role model? My dad.

What are you most looking forward to this school year? Experiencing new things.

What kind of career do you want when you’re older? I hope to go into law.

What is your favorite holiday? Christmas.

What is your biggest pet peeve? Slow walkers.

What is your favorite activity/hobby? Photography.

Who is your favorite cartoon character? There’s too many, I can’t decide!

Would you rather shop on Black Friday or work on Black Friday? Shop.

What is your favorite family tradition? Getting together every holiday.

Dogs or cats? Dogs!

Waffles or pancakes? Waffles.

What makes you unique? I have a determination to be better.

Would you rather be 10 years old with all the knowledge you have now or get handed $100k right now? 10 years old.

Do you have any siblings? I have an older sister.

What is your favorite memory? When my dad taught me how to ride a bike.

What are you most excited for in your future? Everything!

What is your biggest dream? To have a successful life.

What is your biggest fear? Extreme heights.

Who motivates you to be more in life? Seeing how hard my parents work.

 

Bucky’s Family: Malaki Crane

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Name: Malaki Crane

Grade: 10th

Who is one person you would want to meet? Why? Barack Obama, because he helped many Americans.

What plans do you have for Winter Break? Working and staying at home with my family.

Where have you always wanted to go to/vacation? Barcelona.

Pumpkin pie. Yay or nay? Yay!

What do you want to brag about that you haven’t had the opportunity to yet? I make music!

Who is your biggest role model? My mom.

What are you most looking forward to this school year? Snowboarding club!

What kind of career do you want when you’re older? I want to be a music producer.

What is your favorite holiday? Christmas.

If you could trade places with anyone for one day, who would it be? Why? Eminem, he lives very similarly to me.

What is your biggest pet peeve? People chewing with their mouth open.

What is your favorite activity/hobby? Snowboarding and making music.

Who is your favorite cartoon character? Spongebob Squarepants.

Would you rather shop on Black Friday or work on Black Friday? Shop.

What is your New Year’s resolution? Work out more.

Dogs or cats? Dogs.

Do you play any sports? Baseball and snowboarding.

Waffles or pancakes? French Toast.

What makes you unique? I’ve moved around a lot.

Who is your celebrity crush? Emma Watson.

Would you rather be 10 years old with all the knowledge you have now or get handed $100k right now? 10 years old!

What is your favorite song? Is there a song that has special meaning to you? Her by Eery.

Do you have any siblings? Nope!

What is your favorite memory? Beating Century in baseball last year.

What are you most excited for in your future? Moving to California.

What has inspired you in life? Good people doing good deeds and others following.

What is your biggest dream? Be a famous music producer.

What is your biggest fear? Spiders.

Who motivates you to be more in life? Mr. Reynolds.

 

Bucky’s Family: Lexie Roper

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Name: Lexie Roper (pictured right)

Grade: 10th

Who is one person you would want to meet? Why? Phil Swift because he’s amazing.

What plans do you have for Winter Break? I am going to San Antonio to watch the Alamo Bowl.

Where have you always wanted to go to/vacation? I really want to go to Hawaii!

Pumpkin pie. Yay or nay? Yay!

What do you want to brag about that you haven’t had the opportunity to yet? I know all the words to Fergalicious by Fergie.

Who is your biggest role model? My mom! She does so much for me and my family.

What are you most looking forward to this school year? Lacrosse season!

What kind of career do you want when you’re older? Possibly in the medical field but I’m not sure yet.

What is your favorite holiday? Thanksgiving! It’s my favorite meal and I always spend it with my favorite people.

If you could trade places with anyone for one day, who would it be? Why? Ariana Grande. I always really wished that I could sing.

What is your biggest pet peeve? When people chew loudly!

What is your favorite activity/hobby? Lacrosse or Racquetball, it’s a tie!

Who is your favorite cartoon character? Winnie-the-pooh.

Would you rather shop on Black Friday or work on Black Friday? Definitely shop!

What is your favorite family tradition? Spending Christmas Eve with my grandma and my family!

What is your New Year’s resolution? To improve my time management.

Dogs or cats? I have a dog named Oakley and a cat named Gabi, so I love both!

Do you play any sports? Lacrosse and Racquetball.

Waffles or pancakes? Waffles!

What makes you unique? I can wiggle my ears.

Who is your celebrity crush? Shawn Mendes!

Would you rather be 10 years old with all the knowledge you have now or get handed $100k right now?  Get handed $100k right now, because if I was this smart at 10, my life wouldn’t be the same.

What is your favorite song? Is there a song that has special meaning to you? Anything by Billie Eilish.

Do you have any siblings? I have two brothers. One is a senior at BHS and one is a junior at UofO.

What is your favorite memory? Pretty much anything that I have done in Lake Tahoe makes me really happy!

What are you most excited for in your future? Seeing where my friendships go and continuing to meet amazing people!

What has inspired you in life? Hearing stories about my grandpa and the amazing life he lived!

What is your biggest dream? To be happy and never have regrets.

What is your biggest fear? Spiders.

Who motivates you to be more in life? Seeing other people that I know are trying to better themselves!

What is ONE THING you want people to know about you? I like pineapple on my pizza.