Crossed Sabres

2019-2020 Staff

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. ...

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 ...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...

Emily Newman

Emily Newman is a Senior at Washington- Liberty High School. This is her first year on Crossed Sabres and she is excited to explore a passion of writing! She loves outdoor adventure, hence her creation of the Outdoor Club, and loves ...

Megan Goodell

Megan Goodell is a senior at W-L and is in her first year on the staff. She participates in synchronized swimming, cross country, and likes to play tennis with her friends. In her free time she likes to read, watch Netflix, a...

Oscar Lujan

Óscar Enrique Lujan III is a senior and is a staff reporter for the Crossed Sabres. This is Enrique's first year in journalism. He’s excited to learn more about journalism and write stories for the class. Outside of class, En...

Anna Lai

Anna Lai is a senior and this is her second year on the Crossed Sabres staff. She is currently serving as the Design Editor. She loves to travel and spent the summer of 2019 in China for an exchange program. Anna enjoys meetin...

Kate Wilcox

Kate Wilcox is a junior at Washington Liberty. This is her second year on the newspaper staff. She loves to write, dance, and read. She has a brother and a guinea pig. She also does extracurriculars such as dance and theatre tech....

Emma Stevens

Emma Stevens is a junior at Washington-Liberty and this is her second year on the Crossed Sabres staff. A passionate writer, poet, and musician, she loves journalism and strives to improve her skills throughout the year. She plays ...

Karenna Keane

Karenna Keane is a sophomore at Washington-Liberty and is super excited to be the social media editor this year! This is also her second year on staff. Outside of school, Karenna plays basketball and dives. She can often be found...

Hannah Kennedy

Hannah Kennedy is a sophomore at Washington-Liberty high school and this is her second year on the Crossed Sabres staff. After school, Hannah can be found at cheer practice or hanging out with her friends and family. She loves t...

Carmen Bunker

Carmen Bunker is a sophomore and this is her second year writing for the Crossed Sabres. Outside of writing for the newspaper, Carmen runs cross country, indoor, and outdoor track. She loves to listen to music, smile, and usu...

Talis Walker

Talis Walker is a sophomore in his second year at Crossed Sabres as a staff reporter. He enjoys writing fiction on his own time and opinion pieces either for the Crossed Sabres or himself. When he’s not writing, you can find...

Keyli Ruiz

Keyli Ruiz is a sophomore at Washington-Liberty High School and is in her second year of Crossed Sabres staff. Outside of school you will probably find her doing homework or hanging out with her friends....

Samuel Evans

Sam Evans is a sophomore here at Washington-Liberty. He loves reading books, comic books and watching movies and TV. His favorite superhero is Batman, and favorite Star Wars character is Darth Vader. This is his first year of newsp...

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