Crossed Sabres

2018-2019 Staff

Hannah Rosman

Hannah Rosman is a senior and this is her fourth year on the Crossed Sabres staff. She is excited to be editor-in-chief this year. She is also the head of the nonfiction department for jGirls Magazine. While, her truest love is watch...

Abigail Presson

Abigail Presson is a senior at Washington-Liberty and the Editor-in-Chief of the Crossed Sabres. She served as the Managing Editor in during the 2018-2019 school year and the Lifestyles editor during the 2017-2018 school year. ...

Holland Forsythe

Holland Forsythe is a senior and this is her fourth year on the Crossed Sabres staff. She is the opinion and social media editor. She is also a Connect Mentor and Virginia Junior Academy of Science Mentor. In her free time, she e...

Julia Van Lare

Julia Van Lare is a senior currently in her fourth year on the Crossed Sabres staff, and is the editor-in-chief for the paper. She placed second in the National Scholastic Press Association's Individual Award in the category COVID-19 ...

Gus Nathanson

Gus Nathanson is the online editor of the Crossed Sabres newspaper. He is also the catcher on the varsity baseball team. He really loves writing and watching television and exercising, and he is enjoying spending his senior ye...

Luke Dangel

Luke Dangel is a senior at the school and this is his third year writing for the paper. Outside of school, Luke is most likely to be found biking around the Ballston area or working on bikes with his friends. Luke loves being i...

Tanaquil Eltsov

Tanaquil Eltsov is a freshman, who is very passionate about everything musical! She loves to sing, play guitar, ukulele, and piano! When it comes to the art she’s dipped her paintbrush into everything she can! Musicals, check! Paint...

Talley Schroeder

Talley Schroeder is the design editor for the newspaper. She is a senior and this is her second year on the Crossed Sabres staff. She is on the Washington-Liberty crew team and has played soccer since she was 7, but also has a...

Sophie Muir

Sophie Muir is a senior at Washington-Liberty High School and this is her second year in Crossed Sabres. She enjoys traveling, baking and hiking. She has the best pets in the world, two cats and one puppy, whom she loves more...

Sophia Bailey

Sophia Bailey is a freshman at Washington Lee and this is her first year on staff for the Cross Sabres. She loves to read, sing, write, and make a fool of herself. She also loves to do gymnastics, varsity cheerleading, basketbal...

Simon Espejo

Simon Espejo is a junior at Washington-Lee. This is his first year on the Crossed Sabers staff. He is involved in extracurricular activities inside and out of school such as soccer, volleyball, and LASA. He enjoys binge watch...

Natalie Daley

Natalie Daley is a freshman staff reporter for the Crossed Sabres Newspaper. This is her first year working for the newspaper. She plays travel soccer and volleyball for the Washington Lee Freshman Volleyball Team. Natalie also l...

Kate Ford

Kate Ford is a sophomore enjoying her second year as a staff reporter for the Crossed Sabres. Kate runs cross country and track when she isn’t sleeping or trying to put minimum effort into her homework. Kate loves animals an...

Karina Lazorchak

Karina Lazorchak is a freshman at Washington-Lee. This is her first year as a newspaper staff member. In her free time she runs cross country, plays soccer and basketball, and bakes with her friends and family. She enjoys playing ...

Jay La Piana

Jay La Piana is a senior at Washington Lee high school.  Jay likes do sports but does not like to watch sports. Jay wants to be the best he possibly can for his sports and will work his hardest to be the best he can be.  Jay...

Hugo Bell

Hugo is a junior and this is his first year on the Crossed Sabres staff. He enjoys playing and watching soccer, and his favorite club is Arsenal. His favorite Netflix series is Gotham, and he likes visiting the moon. He has 31 Fortnite wins and...

Grace Gent

Grace Gent is a freshman, and this is her first year working as a reporter on the Crossed Sabres. When she isn’t working on a story, you can find her at Model United Nations, or working behind the scenes for both W-L product...

Ariel Gill-Ehrenreich

Ariel is a junior and currently serving as the Managing Editor for Crossed Sabres. This is her third year on the newspaper staff and she previously served as Web Editor. She is constantly either talking about music or movies, ...

Annabel Phoel

Annabel Phoel is a freshman at Washington-Lee. This is her first year on the Crossed Sabres. She runs cross country and binges Netflix. She has a cat, a dog, and two crazy brothers. She moved here from Boston, MA, and talks abou...

Abdellah Mouslik

Abdellah Mouslik is a Sophomore and this his first year on the newspaper staff. Abdellah enjoys playing soccer in his free time and values his school work very highly. He is involved in soccer teams outside of school and plays a h...

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