The Pony Express

2018-2019 Staff

Marlena Carrillo


Marlena is the Editor-in-Chief of The Pony Express this year. A music lover and a dedicated dog enthusiast, she loves working with her staff and is super excited for a wonderful senior year.

Rachel Slay

Staff Writer

Rachel Slay is a junior at Gaither. She is involved in a few extracurriculars such as: Volleyball, SHOWCASE, and FCA.  Outside of school, Rachel is very involved at church and enjoys spending time with her close friends.

Yacob Reyes

Staff Writer

Yacob Reyes was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and is currently a senior here at Gaither. He is passionate about his role as a staff member at The Pony Express and wishes to pursue multiple journalistic ventures throughout ...

Austin Carlton

Staff Writer

Austin is a senior this year. When he’s not in school he likes to spend time with his family. He loves going to the beach and painting; and his favorite food is sushi.

Amanda Hase

Staff Writer

Amanda Hase was born in Tampa, Florida. She is currently a senior at Gaither High. Amanda is involved in many clubs and enjoys her extracurricular activities. Her main goal this school year is to influence and inform the studen...

Lexi Mariash

Staff Writer

Lexi Mariash is a tenth grader attending Gaither High School. She is a varsity cheerleader and student athlete playing flag football. This is her first year on the Pony Express paper. She loves to travel, write, and experience...

Olivia Dyer

Staff Writer

Olivia Dyer is in 12th grade and attends Gaither High School. She is in the marching band and she enjoys writing. She has performed at Carnegie Hall with the Wind Ensemble band.

Sabrina Maxey

Staff Writer

Sabrina is a junior this year. Outside of school, she enjoys playing with her dog Midnight and going kayaking in Weeki Wachee. She has traveled to Italy, Croatia and Greece and loves all food from around the world....

Hayley Greenlaw

Staff Writer

Hayley is a sophomore this year. She’s a part of the Gaither Marching Cowboys and loves traveling to her mom’s home country, the Philippines. Her favorite things include kids, music and mac and cheese.

The Student-Led Newspaper of Gaither High School.