The Scarlet Scroll

Kristen Castillo
Kristen Castillo is a senior at Mater Dei and is the Editor-in-Chief of The Scarlet Scroll. She enjoys covering stories about all aspects of the school community including sports, the arts, and student life. In addition to working on the newspaper, Castillo is also involved in the visual arts program, ASB where she works as a Scarlet Ambassador, and various AP classes. In addition to these school activities, Castillo is a part of the California Scholarship Federation, National Honors Society, National Art Honors Society, Renaissance club, and the Quill and Scroll Honors Society. When she is not helping out at school, Castillo enjoys exploring new places in Southern California, spending time with family, volunteering at church, watching football and basketball, and advocating for the Oxford comma. Her goal for the 2018-19 school year is to promote a positive and successful newsroom environment and create new friendships during her experiences in her last year of high school.

Kristen Castillo, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2019
Early summer break allows for more opportunities to explore Southern California (Story)
May 10, 2019
Annual art showcase exhibits student-made work of all mediums (Media)
Apr 11, 2019
Teamwork assists wrestling in finishing season strong (Media)
Dec 07, 2018
New theatre director, teacher join school faculty (Story/Media)
Dec 05, 2018
News briefs for the week of Dec. 3 (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Deaf for a Day provides insight into challenges, experiences of deaf and hard-of-hearing people (Story/Media)
Oct 18, 2018
September Monarchs of the Month: Lily Schuda and Nick Van Dalsem (Story/Media)
Sep 25, 2018
Students, faculty adjust to switch from Blackboard to Canvas (Story)
Jun 15, 2018
E-Sports team debuts first season as only Catholic high school in league (Story/Media)
May 26, 2018
May Monarchs of the Month: Aidan Mulholland and Kelsey Campeau (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Cerritos area offers students unique dining experiences (Story/Media)
Apr 26, 2018
Representation in film and television continues to improve (Story/Media)
Mar 14, 2018
Walk for Peace remembers, honors victims of Parkland massacre (Story/Media)
Mar 08, 2018
Beloved facilities staffer surprised with car from Helpful Honda (Story/Media)
Jan 18, 2018
All-male hip-hop team works to ‘be better than [they] were yesterday’ (Media)
Oct 19, 2017
Year’s first Monarchs of the Month recognized (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Monarch victory breaks Gaels’ 3-year winning streak (Story/Media)
Mar 13, 2017
Spencer West Visits Mater Dei High School (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
Actions Speak Louder than Words (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
September Monarch of the Month: Madeline Frank (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
September Monarch of the Month: Ethan Smiggs (Story)
Sep 16, 2016
Recap of the First Home Game: Mater Dei Monarchs vs. Mayfair Monsoons (Story)
May 27, 2016
MORP: Through the Decades Dance (Story)
Apr 04, 2016
Mater Dei’s Robotics Club (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
Lights, Camera, Action! Making MDTV (Story/Media)
Dec 07, 2015
YouTubers Beyond the Screen (Story)
Dec 05, 2015
Just Dance: The All-Male Hip Hop Team (Story)
Nov 20, 2015
Album Review: Oh Wonder’s Self-Titled Album (Story)
Sep 25, 2015
The Benefits of Student IDs: Discounts! (Story)
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