2018-2019 Staff

Ms. Kimberly Merenda


Ms. Kimberly (Cook) Merenda is a graduate of Linden High's class of 87.  She came back to teach English and Journalism at LHS from 2000 - 2005 before moving on to teach 10 years at area colleges and universities.  Her son Andrew...

Jacob Esplin

Vice President

Jacob Esplin is a senior at Linden High School, and the vice president of the Journalism club. He enjoys reading, writing and arguing. He is active in band, where he plays the clarinet. This is his second year of Journalism....

Trinity Wicklund


Trinity is this year's club secretary.  She is a junior and this is her first year being apart of the journalism staff.  She is currently serves as Band Council President, Ace Council Secretary, CSF Council Secretary, and...

David Nicora

Staff Writer

A junior and first-year staff writer for the Lion's Roar, I am an old fashioned man. I enjoy reading books by candle light with a cup of black coffee by my side.  I enjoy making things with my own hands, and I especially enjoy...

Maritza Palacios

Staff Writer

Maritza is currently a Senior at Linden. She is a part of Varsity Cheer, Girl's Soccer, and Swim. Maritza is also part of the Random Acts of Kindness Club.

Daphne Cardona

Staff Writer

Daphne Cardona is currently a Senior at Linden High School. This is her first year being a part of journalism and is excited to be a part of the school newspaper. Daphne is also involved with Random Acts of Kindness. She is also...

Nayeli Lopez

Staff Writer

Nayeli is a currently a Senior at Linden High School. Throughout her time at Linden, she has been a part of Linden FFA for three years, the Drama Club for two, and Random Acts of Kindness for two. Currently she serves as the secretary...

Carlie Whiteman

Staff Writer

Carlie Whiteman is currently a senior at Linden High School. This is her second year in journalism. Currently, she serves as the Reporter for the Delta-Cal FFA Section. Carlie also serves as the co-president of the LHS Band Council....

Victoria Martir

Staff Writer

Victoria is currently a Junior at LHS. This is her first year writing for the Lion's Roar. She is involved with band and the band council. Victoria has been in band since middle school and plays the clarinet.

R.J. Moore

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Rhodney, but I go by R.J. for short. That is, ultimately, the first thing anyone needs to know about me. I am relatively new to the journalism club, so I truly cannot wait to become more involved and see what exciting...

Loc Le

Staff Writer

To my fellow Country Men, I am Loc Le, son of a farmer, and a fellow patriot in the cause of fighting globalism. Through my writing I hereby try to inform the general public about the false song of Globalism and these secret s...

Irene Duran

President, Editor-in-Chief

Irene is currently a Junior at Linden High School. This is her third year in Journalism. This school year Irene is serving as President and Editor-in-Chief of the Journalism Club, previously serving as a page editor. Currently,...