The Saxon Scope

2020-2021 Staff

Maddie Koenig

Editor-in-Chief

Maddie is a senior at Langley High School and the Editor in Chief for the Saxon Scope. This is her fourth year in journalism and she also enjoys participating as a peer buddy and officer in the Best Buddies club. Maddie is de...

Caroline Castagna

Social Media Manager

Bios coming soon!

Grace Chen

Reporter

I am a sophomore at Langley taking Journalism for the 2nd year. I enjoy baking, reading, watching tv shows and spending time with friends and family. Journalism is a fun way for me to improve writing and looking at writing from a different view...

Kendall Snow

Reporter

Kendall is is freshman at Langley. In her free time she enjoys playing soccer, hanging out with her family, playing with her dog and hanging out with friends.

Kaitlin McDowell

Reporter

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.

Jane Fennell

Reporter

Jane Fennell is a senior at Langley in her fourth year of journalism. In addition, she is a member of Langley Broadcast where she holds an editor position. Jane is on Langley Varsity dance team, and enjoys hanging out with fri...

Annabeth Holsinger

Reporter

Annabeth Holsinger is a junior at Langley and this is her second year in journalism. In her free time, Annabeth enjoys playing basketball and really any other sport! Annabeth also enjoys listening to podcasts, especially ones ab...

Ashley Greenblatt

Reporter

Ashley is a senior at Langley High School and this will be her fourth year with the Saxon Scope. Outside of school, Ashley is heavily involved in volunteer work for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and she enjoys spending time wi...

Pranav Choudhary

Reporter

Pranav Choudhary is a junior at Langley High School and in his second year with the Saxon Scope. He is passionate about geography, politics, and public policy and can often be found wasting hours combing through GovTrack, Wikip...

Hannah Yoran

Reporter

Hannah Yoran is a junior at Langley and in her 2nd year of journalism. She likes to play soccer and hang out with her friends and family in her free time.

David Song

Reporter

David is a senior and Journalism 2 student. He loves graphic design and plans to study it in college. He also has a dog who he loves very much, and is currently in the midst of college application stress....

Jonathan Yan

Reporter

Jonathan is a senior at Langley High School and this is his first year in Journalism. He is passionate about technology and in his free time he enjoys playing games with his friends.

Jack Colligan

Reporter

Jack Colligan is a senior at Langley and this is his first year in Journalism.  He likes to play lacrosse, make ramen, and spend time outside or with his family.

Zoe Preisman

Reporter

Zoe Preisman is a sophomore at Langley and in her second year of journalism. She enjoys playing piano, pencil sketching, and listening to music.

Nate Jones

Reporter

Nate Jones is a junior at Langley and in his third year of journalism. He likes to play football and lacrosse. In his freetime he likes to hangout with friends, watch college football, and go to his bay house. ...

Allie Jones

Reporter

Allie Jones is a freshman at Langley and is in her first year of journalism. In her free time she enjoys playing volleyball, playing with her dog, watching college football, and hanging out with her friends and family. ...

Nathalie Hoffman

Reporter

Nathalie is a junior at Langley and this is her third year in Journalism. In her free time, she likes to bake and spend time outside.

Callie Cahill

Reporter

Callie is a senior at Langley taking his first year of journalism. In his free time he enjoys hanging out with friends, playing hockey, and going wakeboarding. He also likes going on vacation with his family. ...

Ellis Sitilides

Reporter

Ellis Sitilides is a senior at Langley and in his fourth year of journalism. In his free time, who enjoys playing guitar, spending time with family and friends, and being adventurous.

Veda Kalidindi

Reporter

Veda Kalidindi is a junior at Langley and in her first year of journalism. In her free time, she enjoys reading, baking, taking pictures, being outside and spending time with family and friends.  

Lily Ali

Reporter

Lily Ali is a freshman at Langley and this is her first year in journalism. She’s learning French and ASL, and she enjoys baking, art, and running.

Dike Illoh

Reporter

Dike is a senior at Langley High School in his first year in journalism. Dike enjoys participating in basketball, track and field, and Langley Business and Finance Club among other activities. He also plays two instruments, cel...

Sydney Miller

Reporter

Sydney Miller is a sophomore at Langley High school and this is her second year at the scope.  Sydney plays volleyball and skateboards for fun, she was born in San Francisco and loves the city.  She also makes POVs on tiktok. ...

Andrew Leone

Reporter

Andrew Leone is a senior at Langley and this is his first year in journalism. In his free time, he likes to listen to music, work out, wrestle on Langley’s wrestling team, and play the tuba in Langley’s band....

Ian Hoffman

Reporter

Ian Hoffman is a freshman at Langley and this is his first year doing journalism. In his free time he enjoys playing video games doing track and field. He also loves cats.

Philip Bogdanov

Reporter

Philip Bogdanov is a senior at Langley and this is his second year working for the scope. In his free time, Philip enjoys spending time outside, playing sports, and hanging out with friends.

Ben Gulian

Reporter

Ben Gulian is a freshman at langley high school and this is his first year doing journalism. In his free time Ben enjoys playing basketball, playing xbox, and hanging out with friends.

Matthew Chung

Reporter

Matthew is a Senior in high school and this would be his second year working for the scope. Through his free time, he likes to swim for Langley’s swim team and play with his two dogs.

Aisha Shakeel

Reporter

Aisha is a sophomore at Langley and is excited for her second year of journalism. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, hanging out with friends, and spending time with her pets.

Taylor Maguire

Reporter

Taylor Maguire is a junior at Langley and is in her third year of journalism. Outside of school she enjoys playing basketball, running, and spending days on the beach. Taylor has three dogs named Bella, Cody, and Karen. Karen i...

Allie Wakeman

Reporter

Allie Wakeman is a junior at Langley and is in her second year of journalism. Outside of school Allie plays soccer for her club FCV and spends time with her friends.

Brooke Siegel

Reporter

Brooke Siegel is a senior at Langley High School and this is her first year in print Journalism. She is on the Langley Varsity Softball team and an editor on Langley’s Broadcast Journalism team.  

Yousuf Mufti

Reporter

Yousuf Mufti is a junior at Langley and in his third year doing journalism. He takes many sports photos for the scope. Yousuf enjoys watching football on Sunday’s and doing mma in his freetime. 

Ann Bedford Gillis

Reporter

Ann Bedford is a freshman and is so excited to be a first time journalist with the Saxon Scope. Outside of school, Ann Bedford enjoys playing with her dog, riding horses, and baking.

Jennifer Wu

Reporter

Jennifer is a senior at Langley High School. She plays the viola in the school orchestra, spends her free time crocheting and weekends working at an animal hospital. She is so excited to write for the Saxon Scope this year!...

Aiden O’Connor

Online Editor-at-Large

Aiden is a junior at Langley and has been in journalism all four years. Outside of school he enjoys playing soccer, playing tennis and being with his friends and his  2 french bulldogs.

Marin Khalifa

Business Manager

Marin Khalifa is a senior and this is her third year in journalism. Marin loves to play tennis, workout, spend time with her friends, and work with kids.. Marin’s favorite subject is English and she wants to study political sc...

Colleen Sherry

Online Editor

Colleen is a senior at Langley in her fourth year of journalism and second year as Online Editor. She is involved with Model United Nations, student government, and plays viola in the orchestra. Outside of school she can be found...

Boden Gentile

Managing Editor of Copy

Boden Gentile is a junior at Langley High School who had taken Journalism for three years. He runs cross country and track as well as participates in various clubs around the school. Boden enjoys the freedom online school provi...

Jasmine Wang

Managing Editor of Copy

Senior Jasmine Wang is pumped for her second year at the Saxon Scope! In her free time, she loves reading, crafting, plotting ways to take over the tri-state area, and being apart of Langley’s band. She loves creative writin...

Cole Sitilides

Managing Editor of Design

Cole Sitilides is a senior in his second year at The Saxon Scope and thoroughly enjoys what he does. Outside of journalism, he is a DC area stage  and screen actor. In his free time, Cole takes pleasure in reading, going out  ...

Lexie Gagnon

Managing Editor of Design

Lexie is a senior at Langley High School this will be her second year as a Managing Editor of Design. Lexie will be participating in her fourth year in journalism and is looking forward to a great year. Along with the Scope, Lex...