Kayla Reyes

Kayla Reyes, Paper Editor-In-Chief

Kayla Reyes is a junior and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Central Focus. Outside of newspaper, she takes part in speech and debate, cross country, and track. She’s excited to continue working on the paper and help staff to create an awesome publication this year.


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A Year of COVID-19

A Year of COVID-19

January 21, 2021
An IPhone displays an Instagram feed from June 2, 2020-- Blackout Tuesday. Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement posted black squares to show their solidarity for Black people in a time of racial injustice.

Artificial Activism

November 20, 2020

[PHOTO] Eyes Wide Open

November 20, 2020
Kayla Reyes

Kayla Reyes

May 19, 2020
“Mr. Moneybags” greedily grasps a bag of cash. Similarly, the College Board takes as much money from students as possible, doing everything from overcharging students in the first place to instituting fees for students who don’t have the financial resources to pay for exams in November.

College Board Con

April 27, 2020
A phone is being powered off. Taking time away from your phone provides many benefits.

Power Off

January 5, 2020
INTENSE ON THE ICE: O’Leary’s passion for hockey keeps her focused on the game. She’s built her skill set over the 11 years she’s been playing.

Moving for the Blues

November 27, 2019
A pie set out on a table ready for people to enjoy. Pies are a delicious way to bring fall festivities into parties and other get-togethers.

[PHOTO] Fall Festivities

November 26, 2019
JAM SESSION: Alli Rush plays a song on her guitar for her English class, much to her classmates' delight. Rush brought her guitar to school for extra credit on a Spanish assignment and played for her other classes as well.

[PHOTO] In a Rush

November 25, 2019
Junior Lexi Pearson spikes the ball, earning a point for the Spartans. Despite this daring play, and many other like it, the Spartans ultimately lost to Nixa.

Spiking Through Loss

November 8, 2019

Living Sustainably

October 22, 2019
A varsity Spartan hits a ball at the game against FWZ. The Spartans won 3-2

Approaching the End

October 1, 2019
Delayed first day

Delayed first day

August 28, 2019
Mr. Schott informing students about the fine art of journalism

Mr. Schott

May 7, 2019

Chosen family

April 11, 2019
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