Crossed Sabres

2022-2023 Staff

Karenna Keane
Editor-In-Chief

Karenna Keane

Karenna Keane is a senior at Washington-Liberty. She has been a part of Crossed Sabres for the last four years and is super excited to be editor-in-chief this year! Karenna loves to run and is a part of the school's cross-country...

Ella Cohen
Managing Editor

Ella Cohen

Ella Cohen is a junior and the managing editor for Crossed Sabres. In her free time, she participates in Peacejam for Washington-Liberty High School and is on the Peacejam Youth Council. She is also a member of the Earth Treks...

Managing Editor

Grace Joseffer

Grace Joseffer is a junior at Washington-Liberty and managing editor this year. This is also her second year on the Crossed Sabres staff. Outside school, Grace is a competitive dancer for Hillary’s Dance Company. Grace loves...

Cassie Kavanagh
Design Editor

Cassie Kavanagh

Cassie Kavanagh is the design editor of the paper this year. This is her third year on the newspaper staff, and she could not be more excited! Cassie plays volleyball for the school and is a member of Best Buddies and president...

Jane McDonald
Social Media Editor

Jane McDonald

Jane has to write this bio against her will. If she doesn't feed stories to the Journalism gods, the gods will punish her by being a first-draft editor for the rest of her life. Send help! She is also a swimmer and an avid yoga...

Liya Rike
Copy Editor

Liya Rike

Charlotte Cunningham
Website Editor

Charlotte Cunningham

Charlotte Cunningham is a junior at Washington-Liberty High School and the website editor for Crossed Sabers. Before that, she took journalism in middle school and loved it. She is the Founder of W-L’s Global Health Club (Glohea)....

Staff Manager

Hannah Kennedy

Hannah is a junior on the Crossed Sabres Newspaper staff. This is her fourth year as a writer and third as a staff manager. Outside of school, she can watch TV and movies or drive around with her friends. She is a part of a few...

Bahareh Shahmoradi
Staff Writer

Bahareh Shahmoradi

Beth is a junior at Washington-Liberty High School and a student reporter for the newspaper club. This is her first year at the school as she came from Iran six months ago. Obviously, she just joined the newspaper club this yea...

Camila Peña
Staff Writer

Camila Peña

Camila Peña is a junior at Washington-Liberty high school and a student reporter for the newspaper club. Outside of school she enjoys running, making clothes, collaging and hanging out with her friends. She is also heavily in...

Staff Writer

Simone Chattoo

Staff Writer

Brice Hardt

Brice Hardt is a freshman writer for the Washington-Liberty Crossed Sabres newspaper. Outside of journalism, Brice is a committed soccer player to the Alexandria Soccer Club and a very athletic individual. Brice adores writing...

Amelia Keng
Staff Writer

Amelia Keng

Amelia Keng is a junior at W-L and in her first year serving on the Crossed Sabres staff. Outside school, she likes watching TV, playing squash, traveling, and hanging out with friends. Her favorite subject is English because...

Staff Writer

Ciara Dooley

Ciara Dooley is a sophomore, and this is her first year on journalism where the freshmen think she is an editor but she is not! She loves to read mystery books- shoutout Karen McManus, she loves her and thinks you should read ...

Staff Writer

Bella Khrazmi

Bella Khrazmi is a freshman and this is her first year taking journalism. Outside of school, she does dance, specifically ballet and acro, and she’s on the dance team at Washington-Liberty. She loves playing video games and s...

Scarlett Stevens
Staff Writer

Scarlett Stevens

Scarlett Stevens is a freshman student and a member of the Crossed Sabres community. She enjoys soccer, skateboarding, watching TV and movies, and hanging out with friends. Her favorite subject in school is math because it's ...

Emma Ackleson
Staff Writer

Emma Ackleson

Emma is a freshman student on the Crossed Sabers Newspaper staff. Emma loves to study English and science. She is a transfer student planning on completing the International Baccalaureate program. She is on the freshmen field...

Kaitlyn Nowinski
Staff Writer

Kaitlyn Nowinski

Kaitlyn is a W-L High school freshman and writer for the Crossed Sabers Newspaper. She is on the JV field hockey team and enjoys playing many sports, including hockey and soccer. She also likes writing and watching Ted Lasso.

Maggie Cyr
Staff Writer

Maggie Cyr

Maggie is a junior, and this is her first year writing for the Crossed Sabres this school year. Although she doesn’t play any sports, she recently joined the W-L Woman’s Rights Initiative and hopes to be more active in the ...

Arianna Hellman
Staff Writer

Arianna Hellman

Arianna Hellman is a sophomore at W-L, and it is her first year on the Crossed Sabres Newspaper staff. Apart from the newspaper, she enjoys playing volleyball and debate club. Outside school, she can often be found riding her...

Staff Writer

Jenny Lyuke

Jenny Lyuke is a sophomore and a writer for Crossed Sabres. Outside school, she does boxing, takes piano lessons, and is a Boy Scout. She is a massive fan of the manga One Punch Man, a Hollow Knight enthusiast, and enjoys drawing.

Melanie Vela
Club Manager

Melanie Vela

Melanie Vela is a junior and is a club manager for Crossed Sabres this year. This is her second year on the staff. She enjoys reading while listening to music. You can find her playing Animal Crossing and hanging out with her friend...

Janhvi Spahr
Club Manager

Janhvi Spahr

Janhvi Spahr is a junior at Washington-Liberty and is a club manager for the newspaper club this year. This is her third year on the Crossed Sabres staff. Outside of school, Janhvi plays soccer and does tae kwon do. She is al...

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