The student newspaper of Washington-Lee High School

Crossed Sabres

Abigail Bessler, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2012

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Abigail Bessler is a senior who is Editor-in-Chief of the Crossed Sabres. She loves telling a good story, whether it is through songs on her ukulele, comedic French film projects and, of course, writing! She loves politics, cultural ...

Isabel Larroca, Managing Editor

October 11, 2012

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Managing editor Isabel Larroca is a junior at Washington-Lee this year and is serving on the Crossed Sabres staff for her third year. She has always enjoyed working in publications, having helped out on literary magazine and newspaper s...

Kirby Miller, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2012

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This year is senior Kirby Miller’s fourth year on the Crossed Sabres staff. This year will be Miller’s second year as business manager and first year as Opinion section editor. Miller has an inexplicable obsession with all things Ind...

Sarah Sears, News Editor

October 11, 2012

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Sarah Sears is news editor for the Crossed Sabres. She loves coffee and all things related to Sherlock Holmes; way too much of her time and money is spent at Starbucks and bookstores. The rest of her free time is spent sleepin...

Lucy Naland, Specials Editor

October 11, 2012

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It is sophomore Lucy Naland’s second year on the Crossed Sabres staff. As the Specials editor, she enjoys writing and working on the paper. When she’s not at school, Lucy enjoys reading, creative writing, painting, watching...

Sarah Angell, Sports Editor

October 11, 2012

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Sarah Angell is the sports editor for the Crossed Sabres. She is a junior, and this is her second year on the Crossed Sabres staff. At school, she does cross country, swim team and track. She plays rec basketball in the winter. She is also in the SCA as a junior class sena...

Abby Boshart, Lifestyles Editor

October 11, 2012

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Abby Boshart is a senior and is the poetry editor for Penman and the lifestyles editor for Crossed Sabres. It is her second year on both publications. She has played field hockey for WL for 5 years and also participates in tra...

CJ Burka, Online Editor

October 9, 2012

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CJ  Burka is a senior this year and is insane enough that she decided that being on the yearbook staff wasn't enough. She is the index editor for the yearbook as well as the online editor for the newspaper. When she isn't bu...

Amy Sheahan, Copy Editor

October 9, 2012

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Amy Sheahan is a senior and a copy editor for the Crossed Sabres staff.  Amy is also an active member of W-L’s theatre department who plans to possibly pursue English Literature or Cultural Anthropology when she goes to college. She...

Alice Maggio, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2012

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Alice Maggio is a senior on the Crossed Sabers. Alice is a staff reporter for the newspaper. She loves to write and read, and does some photography. She enjoys all kinds of music, specifically bands like Parachute, The Scri...

Noah Winslow, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2012

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Noah Winslow is a freshmen and writer for the Crossed Sabres newspaper. He has lived in this area all his life. Winslow attended St. Ann’s School from preschool to eighth grade. He plays travel baseball for two Virginia teams...

Zack Danik, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2012

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Zack Danik is a freshmen, and first-year journalist. In his free time, Danik enjoys playing Xbox, airsoft, cultivating carnivorous plants and doing herpetological surveys: finding amphibians and reptiles. He was born in 1998, ...

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