The Saxon Scope

2021-2022 Staff

Boden Gentile
Editor-in-Chief

Boden Gentile

Boden Gentile, Editor in Chief and 4-year journalist has been an editor for 2 years. He actively runs cross country and track. Favorite activities include spikeball, fishing, and hanging out with his two handsome dogs, Kona and...

Ella Abend
Reporter

Ella Abend

Ella Abend is a junior at Langley High School in her first year of journalism. She is a reporter and enjoys art, writing, and spending time with her dog. She also has been a coxswain on Langley’s Crew team for three years.

Natalie Ackerman
Reporter

Natalie Ackerman

Natalie Ackerman is a junior at Langley Highschool and this is her 2nd year in journalism. She is a reporter. Her favorite activity is writing and listening to music and her favorite season is summer.

Hannah Chun
Reporter

Hannah Chun

Hannah Chuh is a freshman at Langley High School. Outside of journalism, she loves to do theater, play with her dog, and watch movies. 

Divya Verma
Reporter

Divya Verma

Tam-Cat Tran
Reporter

Tam-Cat Tran

Cat Tran is a freshman at Langley High School. This is her first year in journalism and she is a reporter. When she is not at school, she likes to read and hang out with friends. She also likes to travel out of state with fam...

Allison Jones
Reporter

Allison Jones

Allie Jones is a sophomore at Langley and this is her second year as a reporter in journalism. She plays volleyball and has two dogs.

Nahar Gurudatha
Reporter

Nahar Gurudatha

Nahar Gurudatha is a freshman at Langley Highschool and this will be his second time in journalism (Including middle school.).He likes music and plays violin as well as being in choir. He has a brother in college at George Ma...

Sheoli Lele
Reporter

Sheoli Lele

Sheoli Lele is a senior, and regrets only signing up for journalism in her last year of high school. She is a reporter, and treasures her time spent creating complex geometric pen-and-ink pieces while getting lost in a true cr...

Ann Gillis
Reporter

Ann Gillis

Ann Gillis is a sophomore and thrilled to be in her second year as a reporter for the Saxon Scope. Outside of the Scope, she is involved with Langley Model United Nations. She loves baking the best chocolate chip cookies and play...

Philip Perry
Reporter

Philip Perry

Philip Perry is a junior at Langley High School and this is his 2nd year in Journalism. He has been a Reporter since his sophomore year. He does different kinds of running sports such as Cross Country and Track. ...

Oliver Yung
Reporter

Oliver Yung

Oliver Yung is a freshman at Langley and takes Journalism 1. His favorite activity is hiking and he keeps colonies of ants for fun.

Alex Alvarez
Reporter

Alex Alvarez

Alex Alvarez is a senior at Langley Highschool and this is his 1st year in journalism. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, traveling, and spending time with friends.

Zach Cash
Reporter

Zach Cash

Zach Cash is a senior at Langley Highschool and this is his 1st year in journalism. He has been a reporter for the scope since his Senior year. He plays hockey, football, lacrosse, and rugby. 

Colin Affleck
Reporter

Colin Affleck

Colin Affleck is a senior at Langley Highschool and is taking his first year of journalism. This is his first time being reporter for the Saxon Scope. He plays football and lived in Miami until 6th grade.  ...

Rayan Shakeel
Reporter

Rayan Shakeel

Rayan Shakeel is a freshman in his first year at Langley High School. Along with his first year in high school, Rayan is also taking his first year of Journalism as a reporter. He enjoys watching his favorite football team, the...

Meghan Ackerman
Reporter

Meghan Ackerman

Meghan Ackerman is a junior at Langley High School and this is her first year in journalism. She likes photography and traveling. 

Isabela Torkamboor
Reporter

Isabela Torkamboor

Isabela Torkamboor is a sophomore at Langley Highschool and this is her 2nd year in journalism. She’s on Langley’s dance team and in Japanese 4. Outside of school, Isabela enjoys baking and hanging out with friends....

Eesha Somasundar
Reporter

Eesha Somasundar

 Eesha Somasundar is a sophomore at Langley Highschool and this is her 1st year in journalism, she is also a reporter. She enjoys playing Golf and Basketball, and has a very cute German Shepherd named Max....

Jewell Alcorn
Reporter

Jewell Alcorn

Jewell Alcorn is a sophomore at Langley High School and this is her second year in journalism as a reporter. Her favorite thing ever is just sitting in her room listening to music with her LED lights specifically turned on purple. ...

Davis Chalmers
Reporter

Davis Chalmers

Davis Chalmers is a freshman at Langley Highschool and this is his first year as a reporter on the Saxon Scope. He enjoys listening to music and plays Guitar and Bass. 

Ria Wang
Reporter

Ria Wang

Ria Wang is a sophomore at Langley Highschool and in her first year of journalism. Outside of school, she enjoys playing guitar, watching television, and hanging out with friends and family.

Kendall Snow
Reporter

Kendall Snow

Kendall Snow is a sophomore at Langley Highschool and this is her 2nd year in journalism. She plays soccer and loves hanging out with friends.

Jay Spahn
Reporter

Jay Spahn

Jay Spahn is a senior at Langley High School, and this is his 1st year in journalism as a reporter.  He is in track and field as a pole vaulter and lived in San Diego, California for 12 years.

Sara-Bailey Zeiller
Reporter

Sara-Bailey Zeiller

Sara-Bailey Zeiller is a senior at Langley Highschool and this is her first year in Journalism as a journalist. She loves to workout and play tennis. She has a twin brother, but she is 3 minutes older....

Ellie Eberline
Reporter

Ellie Eberline

Ellie Eberline is a Junior at Langley Highschool and in her first year of journalism. She reports for Langley’s Saxon Scope. She has lived overseas in South America for 6 years of her life and some of her favorite things are...

Audrey Yim
Reporter

Audrey Yim

Audrey Yim is a Junior at Langley High School and this is her first year in journalism. She is a first time reporter this year and hopes for a fun school year. She plays competitive golf inside and outside of school and she h...

David Sun
Reporter

David Sun

David Sun is a junior at Langley High School and this is his second year in journalism. Outside of the Saxon Scope, David loves playing tennis, listening to music, writing, and suffering through his 5 APs era. ...

Colin Flickinger
Reporter

Colin Flickinger

Colin Flickinger is a Junior at Langley Highschool. This is his first year in journalism where he is a reporter. His favorite activity is watching Formula 1 and he was born in Hawaii where he lived for 2 years....

Adam Cole
Reporter

Adam Cole

Adam Cole is a senior at Langley High School and this is his 1st year in journalism. He competes on the varsity hockey and track team, while performing for Langley’s marching Saxons. He loves traveling and hopes to check of...

Allie Wakeman
Reporter

Allie Wakeman

Allie Wakeman is a senior at Langley High School and this is her 3rd year in journalism. She is the head of graphic design. She plays soccer and loves hanging out with her friends.

Pranav Choudhary
Reporter

Pranav Choudhary

Pranav Choudhary is a senior at Langley High School in his third year with the Saxon Scope. He currently serves as the Journalism Club Manager, leading the publication’s extracurricular wing. An avid geography enthusiast, h...

Nate Jones
Reporter

Nate Jones

Kaitlin McDowell
Reporter

Kaitlin McDowell

Kaitlin McDowell is a junior at Langley and in her 3rd year of journalism. Outside of writing for the scope, Kaitlin enjoys shopping,traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

Aiden O'Connor
Online Editor

Aiden O’Connor

Aiden O’Connor is a senior at Langley Highschool and this is his 4th year in journalism. He has been the Scope’s online editor since his junior year. He plays soccer and lived overseas for 5 years of his life....

Hannah Yoran
Social Media Editor

Hannah Yoran

Hannah Yoran is a senior at Langley and in her third year of journalism. Outside of the scope Hannah is the president of Saxons Minds Matter and Langley greens steps club. She loves playing soccer and hanging out with friends...

Zoe Preisman
Design Editor

Zoe Preisman

Zoe Preisman is a junior at Langley High School and this is her 3rd year in journalism. This is her first year as the Scope's design editor. They draw and speak Russian fluently.

Nathalie Hoffman
Copy Editor

Nathalie Hoffman

Nathalie Hoffman is a senior at Langley and is in her 4th year of Journalism. She enjoys writing for the Saxon Scope and publishing the magazine! In her free time she likes to bake and hang out with her friends....

Jordan West
Assistant Online Editor

Jordan West

Jordan West is a Sophomore at Langley and is the Saxon Scope’s assistant online editor. This is her second year of journalism and she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Yousuf Mufti
Photographer

Yousuf Mufti

Yousuf Mufti is a senior at Langley High School and this is his fourth year in journalism. This is his first year running the photography department. He loves watching sports and his favorites are football and soccer. ...

Lily Ali
Assistant Design Editor

Lily Ali

Lily Ali is a sophomore at Langley High School and this is her 2nd year in journalism. She is the Scope’s Assistant Design Editor because she loves graphic design and creating. She moved to Virginia from Dubai a little over two ye...

Aisha Shakeel
Copy Editor

Aisha Shakeel

Aisha Shakeel is a junior at Langley and is in her third year of journalism. She is one of the Managing Editors of Copy and is excited for a great year! Outside of the Scope, Aisha enjoys reading and spending time with her fami...