Our staff is made up of seniors at the Los Angeles High School of the Arts. We are students in the advanced placement English class. Aside from this podcast we work hard to prepare for the Advanced Placement tests that happen in May.
Kimberly Cortez is a senior at LAHSA. She wishes to be a professional designer one day. She is excited to be a producer for the Four-O-Eight and she hopes you will enjoy the stories we tell.
Michelle Hernandez is a 12th grade designer at LAHSA. Her plan is to go to college and learn more about Architectural Engineering and one day be able to design her own building.
William likes to watch history movies and read history novels. He wants to be a history teacher. He hopes that one day he can go back to his home country to visit his family and the place that saw him grow.
Rebecca Mejia is 17 years old. Her dream is to be an FBI agent. She is really thrilled to be a producer and to be part of The Four-O-Eight. She hopes you enjoy the stories we will tell.
Michael is a proud senior of LAHSA. He’s a shy person, but can be very outspoken when he needs to. He likes videography, photography, and movies. At the moment, he’s unsure of what he wants to aspire to be, but he’s not afraid to explore what the future has in store for him. All he can say for now is that he is happy to be a part of The Four-O-Eight family.
Nadine Aguirre is a 12th grader at LAHSA. She wishes to be a professional dancer some day while being a Crime Scene Investigator. She is excited to be a Production Manager and hopes you enjoy the journey with us by hearing our stories at The Four-O-Eight.
Melendy Bustillo is a hardworking, independent student who makes decisions that will impact her future in a positive way. She aspires to be an architect and be able to work on projects that will help the environment and her community. She is very excited to help people be able to speak up for what they stand for without being afraid.
Angelica Macutay is currently a senior (who cannot wait to graduate) at the Los Angeles High School of the Arts. She loves to sleep and spend time with the few friends she has. Also, she films youtube videos and takes lots of pictures whenever she gets really really bored. Fun fact, she has a birthmark under her right eye! Stay tuned!
Sharmae Macapinlac is currently a senior at Los Angeles High School of the Arts. She loves to play volleyball, spend time with her friends, and make vlogs (but never uploads them on Youtube). She is humorous, authentic, reliable, and a little sassy. She hopes you stop by to listen to the Four-O-Eight podcast.
Jeanette Rios is a 12th grader at LAHSA. She wishes to study zoology. She is excited to be a producer and work along side Diana and Daniel. She hopes you enjoy the wonderful stories they will uncover throughout the year.
This is Daniel. Not just a Daniel but the one and only Daniel Valerio. His goal in life is to explore places in the world that cannot be explored by just any human being. He has wanted to play pro ball in the field ever since he took his first breath. It is his “DESTINY” he says. It is his pleasure to be part of the Four-O-Eight and he hopes you guys enjoy what he and his classmates will bring to the table.
Diana Molina is a senior at LAHSA. She hopes to one day become an orthodontist. She is excited to be a production manager and make sure her team gets everything done on time. She hopes you enjoy the stories that will told on the FOUR-O-EIGHT.
Nathalee Arango is currently a senior at LAHSA. She loves to dance and read books in her free time. She is very excited to be a producer for the Four-O-Eight and hopes you enjoy our stories.
This is Kevin Lopez, a senior at LAHSA. He's a very friendly and sociable person. He loves photography, theatre, and most importantly, DOGS! He has high hopes for this year and hopes that you'll enjoy our podcast!
Akwia Jefferson is a 12th grader at LAHSA. She hopes to become a primary care doctor in the future and is thankful to be a production manager for the Four-O-Eight. She is anticipating new things to come and can't wait for individuals to listen to the podcast!
This is Omar Almi. He is a senior at LAHSA and is also part of The Four-O-Eight podcast. His dream is to be a lawyer and fight for other people.
This is Maria Ventura. She is a 12th grader at LAHSA. After she graduates she hopes to major in being an entrepreneur or doctor. She wants to work in the ER. She’s excited to be the creative director for The Four-O-Eight and is looking forward to sharing her editing skills with the public.
John Lopez is a Senior at LAHSA. He is in the design pathway and really enjoys the time and process it takes to design a theater production. Although he is not sure of what he wants to do later in life, he hopes to explore many different things in order to find his calling. He is exited to be a Production Manager and part of The Four-O-Eight.
Reza Maeder is a senior at LAHSA. She enjoys traveling and spending time with the animals at the shelter she volunteers at. Her ultimate dream is to become a zoologist and work with all kinds of wildlife. She hopes the students of LAHSA are open to sharing their stories!
Esther is a Senior at the Los Angeles High School of the Arts. She hopes to figure out what she’s doing with her life and have fun while doing it. She enjoys staying indoors and hanging out with her friends and family. She’s excited (but mostly nervous) to be one of the Creative Directors for the Four-o-Eight. Stay tuned!
Mayra Rosas is currently a senior at Los Angeles High School of the Arts. She is anxious to walk the stage and leave high school in the past. Whenever possible she enjoys to go to concerts, meet celebrities, and spend time with her friends. Join her on her ride as a production manager of the four-o-eight!
Sarah Kim is a senior at LAHSA. In an attempt to justify her very unhealthy social media obsession, she will be managing the Four-O-Eight’s Instagram as part of the Marketing Team. In the future, Sarah hopes to act as a voice of the Koreatown community that she grew up in.
Stephanie Lopez is a 12th grader at LAHSA. She hopes to be a nurse practitioner in the near future. She is very happy to be in the marketing team and hopes that everyone will be able to enjoy the stories of many people that are being told each month at the Four-O-Eight.
Joseph is a senior at the Los Angeles High School of the Arts . After High School he wants to join the police academy and become a police officer. He is part of the marketing team and hopes to successfully advertise The Four-O-Eight and bring attention to important and entertaining stories to the students of LAHSA.
This is Yasuri Palma, a senior at LAHSA. Over the years she has been involved with many school activities/responsibilities which have shaped her into who she is now. She’s excited to overcome all the challenges that come her way this year and finally graduate. Before she does, she wants to help tell all the stories that matter and that will live in The Four-O-Eight.
Andrés Reconco is the AP English teacher at LAHSA. He sees The Four-O-Eight as a creative outlet for his students as well as a good lesson in the art of responsible journalism and creative story telling.