Train of Thought

2023-2024 Staff

Atesha Chappell

I am a Benjamin Banneker Achiever, I am in the environmental club. I am interested in Journalism because I enjoying taking in new information for my curiosity.

Aidan Brown

I'm Aidan and I'm a senior at Benjamin Banneker high school. I'm looking forward to editing on the Train of Thought newsletter.

Armani Bailey

  I love freewriting, and journalism. I'm interested in writing mt own article columns in the future under a fashion magazine.

Mikayla Kelley

Hey everyone. Mikayla is a senior and a part of the Journalism class. She enjoys traveling and has studied abroad.  She is very excited to graduate but...

Alexander Liedstrand

A person of many different interests, you know the work hard, play hard type. I am a heavy gamer but also a good student who loves to cook. We strive to...

Carlos Tzuban-Pu

Hey my name is Carlos Tzuban-Pu! I'm a senior here at Benjamin Banneker Academic HS and I like to discuss many things regarding school or sports.

Kayla Gerst

I am a senior at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School who loves fashion.

Nilah Holland

Hi! My name is Nilah, I'm a senior at Banneker. I love to report on different club activities and other events happening around the school. I also love...

Priscila de la Cruz

My name is Priscila de la Cruz, a student-athlete and president of LatinX, at Benjamin Banneker Academic HS. I’m excited to discuss important matters...

Eleny Nava

I am a student athlete at Benjamin Banneker HS and I look forward to writing for the Train of Thought.

Chief Editor

Sindy Argueta-Martinez

Hi there, I'm Sindy Argueta-Martinez. I'm a BBAHS senior. Informing fellow students about exciting events and school news is something I'm interested...


Kennedy Malone

Hi! My name is Kennedy Malone, I am a senior and graduating class of 2024 of Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. This is my second year working with...

Janiya Drayton

Janiya Drayton

HIIIIII!! My name is Janiya Drayton. I am a senior and Banneker.  I enjoy, baking, painting, and doing nails. I have been writing for the paper for almost...


Alayah Benjamin

Hey, Everyone! My name is Alayah Benjamin and I am currently a Senior. I am one of the Captains of the Varsity Girls Basketball Team and I am excited to...


Mekal Mohamed-Saleck

Wsg yall, my name is Mekal, I'm a senior at Banneker and I'm a student Athlete. I am the captain of Banneker's Varsity Soccer team and a student who is...


Naomi Graham

Hi! I'm a current senior student at Benjamin Banneker AHS, I'm excited to write in Train of Thought to keep students and the community informed about current...


Dominic Mims

What's up y'all. Dominic is a senior at Benjamin Banneker High School. He loves playing sports and trying new things. His goal is to share important news/updates...


Edith Mendoza Solano

Hi, I'm senior here at Benjamin Banneker High School. I will be a reporter for Banneker Train of Thought and I'm very excited to inform others about what's...


Veronica Escobar Ventura

Hi, I'm Veronica, a senior at Banneker High School. Look forward to writing important events in the school. Go class of 2024!!!


Simaya Hammond

I am currently a senior at Benjamin Banneker, I enjoy reading books and writing a lot. Personally, I feel teenagers are underrepresented in the News and...

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