Crossed Sabres

2023-2024 Staff

Ella Cohen
Editor-In-Chief

Ella Cohen

Ella is a senior and the editor-in-chief for Crossed Sabres. In her free time, she is president of the PeaceJam club for the school. She is also a member of the Movement Championship Team and a competitive rock climbing team ...

Grace Joseffer
Editor-In-Chief

Grace Joseffer

Grace is a senior at the school and editor-in-chief this year. This is her fourth year on the Crossed Sabres staff. Outside school, Grace is a competitive dancer for Hillary’s Dance Company. Grace loves all types of dance, parti...

Jane McDonald
Managing Editor

Jane McDonald

Jane Mcdonald is a junior and in her third year of journalism, as the Managing Editor, she will work closely with the staff to create an awesome publication! She’s a barista who sucks at calibrating espresso, as well as a lifeguar...

Sid Harsidak
Design Editor

Sid Harsidak

Harsidak Singh is a senior and a design editor for Crossed Sabres this year. This is his first year on the staff. He enjoys reading, playing tennis and traveling. In fact he has moved around a lot, having lived in 6 countries! In...

Amelia Keng
Website Editor

Amelia Keng

Amelia is a senior at the school and in her second 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 she ...

Emma Ackleson
Staff Manager

Emma Ackleson

Emma is a sophomore 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 plays field hockey, basketball ...

Lydia Swartz
Staff Writer

Lydia Swartz

Lydia Swartz is a freshman at the school and this is her first year as staff writer for Crossed Sabres. She is on the freshman volleyball team and also enjoys playing softball and basketball. In her free time Lydia likes to re...

Amin Lakhal
Staff Writer

Amin Lakhal

Amin is in 12th grade and this is his first year reporting for Crossed Sabres. He likes to play soccer and watch sports in his free time.

Anthony Velis-Castillo
Staff Writer

Anthony Velis-Castillo

Anthony is a junior at the school and this is his first year as a staff reporter. He skates and plays basketball as a hobby and draws in his free time. Outside of school has clothing he's trying to start and investing in. He u...

Harper Rath
Staff Writer

Harper Rath

Harper is a freshman and this is her first year writing for the "Crossed Sabres." Harper plays on the school JV field hockey team and enjoys other sports such as track, soccer and basketball. Her other hobbies include guitar an...

Nick Joseffer
Staff Writer

Nick Joseffer

Nick Joseffer is a freshman at the school and this is his first year as a staff writer. In his free time, he is a competitive ski racer for Bryce Resort, which is located in Basye, Virginia. He also spends lots of time with h...

Katharine Burke
Staff Writer

Katharine Burke

Katharine Burke is a freshman at the school. She is planning to do the full IB program in her junior and senior years. During college she plans to become fluent in Spanish and study abroad. She hopes to one day become an overseas...

Sophia Guralnik
Staff Writer

Sophia Guralnik

Sophia is a senior and this is her first year as a staff reporter! She loves English class, though she does not think she can take any more lengthy discussions about Shakespeare’s plays. Her bookshelves are lined with fantasy books an...

Rachel Lenz
Staff Writer

Rachel Lenz

Rachel is a senior and she is new to the Crossed Sabres staff! She plays volleyball for the school and enjoys reading, writing, and managing her guinea pigs’ instagram account. 

Chandani Rathod
Staff Writer

Chandani Rathod

Chandani is a sophomore at the school and this is her first year in Crossed Sabres. Outside of school, she enjoys baking, reading, volunteering and traveling. She loves to dance and dances competitively at Born To Dance studio in Vien...

Bella Khrazmi
Staff Writer

Bella Khrazmi

Bella is a sophomore at the school and is a staff reporter for Crossed Sabres Newspaper.  She spends her time at ballet, acro, and the Ballston Iceplex for figure skating and ice dance. She loves a lot of different artists, but...

Chetan Le
Business Manager

Chetan Le

Chetan Le is a freshman and is the business manager for the Crossed Sabres Newspaper (his job is to bring in the cash and get ads). Outside of school, he spends his time playing tennis, and loves watching sports games and movie...

Simone Chattoo
Social Media Manager

Simone Chattoo

Simone is a sophomore at the school. She is the social media manager for the Crossed Sabres and this is her second year writing for the paper. In her free time she dances, reading, writing and watching movies. She loves journalism an...

Brice Hardt
Sports Editor

Brice Hardt

Brice Hardt is a sophomore and this is his second year writing for the Crossed Sabres newspaper. Outside of journalism, Brice is a committed soccer player to the Alexandria Soccer Club and a very athletic individual. He enjoys ...

Arianna Hellman
Photo Editor

Arianna Hellman

Arianna is a junior at the school and the photo editor for the Crossed Sabres. Apart from newspaper, she loves to debate and is co-captain of the school’s debate team. Outside of school she enjoys reading, photography, and ridin...

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