Crossed Sabres

Abigail Presson

Abigail Presson, Managing Editor

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. This is her fourth year on the newspaper staff. She is a volunteer EMT with the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department and is also a member of the school’s Model General Assembly and Technology Student Association clubs. In her spare time, Abigail is an equestrian and enjoys writing and photography. She plans to study astronomy or journalism.

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One step at a time

One step at a time

Abigail Presson, Editor-in-Chief
January 26, 2020

Making a difference

Abigail Presson, Editor-in-Chief
October 28, 2019
Sophomore Sophia Bailey practices her tumbling skills. Members of the team work hard to maintain these skills in order to perform well at competitions and events such as football games.

Kicking back into gear

Abigail Presson, Editor-in-Chief
October 10, 2019
Juniors Darsey Trudo, Edie Lamantia and Ellie Lamantia shout during 2019s walkout against gun violence and march down Pennsylvania Avenue. Trudo was one of four juniors who planned the school’s participation in the walkout.

[Photo] A year after Parkland

Grace Gent, Staff Reporter
March 15, 2019
Congresswoman Deb Haaland stands for her official congressional photo.

A step in the right direction

Abigail Presson, Managing Editor
February 8, 2019
The faces of both George Washington and Robert E. Lee can be found around the school. The debate over whether or not to remove Lee’s name from the school has become highly controversial, and many alumni are working hard to keep the name.

Interview with Dean Fleming

Abigail Presson, Managing Editor
December 18, 2018
Student Council Association (SCA) advisor Ms. Timica Shivers counts money. The SCA is involved in school events throughout the year, such as the annual Homecoming dance.

The school tax

Abigail Presson, Managing Editor
November 18, 2018
Junior Maddie Sims waits for a school laptop to restart. Earlier in the school year, the computers would frequently reboot themselves before the problem was fixed by APS.

Turn it off and on again

Abigail Presson, Managing Editor
October 16, 2018
Sophomores Katie Brown and Ziad Kamil attend a protest against gun violence as part of the new Youth DIrect Club. The club offers many opportunities for students to get involved.

Be the change

Abigail Presson, Managing Editor
June 26, 2018
Students from all around the area spoke at the event.

[Photo] Walking out on Congress

Luke Dangel, Staff Reporter
April 23, 2018
The school adopted Canvas as its online education platform of choice at the start of the year. The site tells teachers when students leave the page during a test or quiz.

Students cheat on Canvas tests

Abigail Presson, Lifestyles Editor
March 29, 2018
Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Dr. Tara Nattrass discusses one of Arlington Public Schools expansion plans with a parent.

Expanding Arlington

Abigail Presson, Lifestyles Editor
June 21, 2017
Image courtesy of Flickr.

Journalism in the time of Trump

Abigail Presson, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
The inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

Inaugurations through the years

Abigail Presson, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
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