Crossed Sabres

2016-2017 Staff

Liam Holland

Liam is an avid baseball player and fan. He enjoys being outside playing sports, biking, and fishing. This is his second year on the Crossed Sabres staff, and he is now the sports editor.

Gwen Taplin

Gwen Taplin is currently a junior, and this is her second year on the staff. She wastes away her time by managing the Varsity field hockey team, trying desperately to keep up with the Chamber Orchestra, and solving world problems with...

Holland Forsythe

Holland Forsythe is a sophomore at Washington-Lee. She is the opinion editor and it is her second year working for the school's paper. She is always up for a new perspective on controversial topics and loves to debate. Music is a...

Ariya Nosouhian

Ariya is a freshman at Washington-Lee. English class has always been different since 7th grade because of his English teacher, Mrs. Smith, and Ariya feels some sort of connection with the class. Mrs. Smith made learning English...

Hannah Rosman

Hannah Rosman is a junior and this is her third year on the Washington-Lee newspaper staff. She loves to sing and act, and regularly participates in community theater productions, on stage and behind the scenes. She teaches religious...

Olivia Sklenka

Olivia is currently a sophomore at Washington-Lee. This is her second year working for the school newspaper and her first year as a broadcast and lit mag student. Olivia aspires to be a journalist for the Marine Corps and hopes...

Alice Bell

Alice is currently a senior who just wants ten hours of sleep a night. She is in her fourth year on the paper, and acts as the co-editor-in-chief alongside Carolyn and Alice, and as layout editor. After graduation (that’s a...

Jordi Kassa

Jordi Kassa is a senior and is in her fourth year of writing for the school newspaper. Currently, she is the News Editor. She is part of the cross country team, National Honor Society, MUN, and International Club. In her free...

Fiona Turner

Fiona Turner is a senior, and this is final year on the Crossed-Sabres staff. This will be her third year as editor of the Opinions section in the newspaper. Fiona is a Full-IB student who loves sleep and watching new TV shows,...

Carolyn Bradley

Carolyn Bradley is a senior and a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Crossed Sabres staff. Shes on the varsity field hockey team and likes being part of the community. She enjoys writing, traveling and running. Her book, The Summer of ...

Alice Naland

Alice Naland is a senior and co-Editor-in-Chief of the Crossed Sabres. She is also the Student Body President and has fun representing her peers. Outside of school, Alice tutors kids four times a week and is involved in Arlington...

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