The Saxon Scope

2013-2014 Staff

Neeka Eghbali

Hey everyone, I’m Neeka and I’m a J4 and senior!  I am beyond excited to start off another great year in journalism this fall—creating magazine issues from our computers to your very hands is something I love to do.  My...

Katherine Rohloff

Hi, my name is Katherine! I am a senior and I cannot wait to continue my fourth year on the Saxon Scope. I have taken journalism ever since 7th grade. The topic I love to write about the most is personality profiles because everyone...

Brendan Coffey

Welcome to the modern day Odyssey that is my Journalism autobiography. Born and raised on a small farm in the Antarctic, my time was spent riding narwhals and harpooning my nightly dinner. It was a simple life. My life changed...

Brandon Arcari

Hi, my name is Brandon Arcari, and this is my 4th year working on the Saxon Scope. I’m a senior (SENIORS!), on the crew team (SENIORS!), and I also help out from time-to-time in theatre tech (SENIORS!). A completely random fac...

Micaela Grassi

My name is Micaela Grassi and I am a Junior at Langley. This is my third year in journalism and I am the Co-Executive Business Editor. I am also a member of Langley’s Swim Team and the Relay for Life Committee as well as being ...

Nik Popli

Hi! I’m Nik Popli, a sophomore serving as News Editor of Langley High's Saxon Scope. As an editor, it is my responsibility to make sure we report the news accurately, fairly and in a timely manner. I hope to contribute...

Brandon Purdy

Hi my name is Brandon Purdy and I am the Sports editor for the Saxon Scope. This is my third year in journalism. In my first two years I really enjoyed working with the upperclassmen and the rest of the staff. I love playing sports....

Swetha Ramesh

Hi! I’m Swetha Ramesh and I’m a Managing Editor for the Saxon Scope. I am super excited for another year of amazing stories and papers with my jcrew (journalism staff). I have met the most fantastic group of people in journal...

Matt Reichenbach

Hey guys, my name is Matt Reichenbach. I am a Junior here at Langley but this is only my second year on the Scope. Last year I was a Columnist for the Scope and did write a lot of Opinion but this year I will be one of the Feature...

Nate Shafer

Hello, my name is Nathaniel Gerald Shafer. If you're reading this you have been blessed with the knowledge of my middle name. Very few people have lived to tell about the day they learned my middle name. You might be one of the...

James Spear

Hello, my name is James Spear. I’m a junior news editor for the Saxon Scope and a varsity runner for Cross Country. I try to work hard, study fluently and succeed academically. I’ve lived overseas, and I believe that one of...

Bijan Todd

I'm Bijan. I am a very kind person. I'm not supposed to be within a hundred feet of a school…or a Chuck. E. Cheese. I love lamp. No exaggeration, I could not love a human baby as much as I love the scope. Before I finish this...

Alexandra Zablocki

My name is Alexandra Zablocki. I'm a junior and a Co-executive Business Editor for the Saxon Scope. I'm also involved in Speech and Debate, the prom committee and am the writing-editor for the Kaleidoscope. Outside of school I...

Ashley Long

I’m Ashley and I’m a sophomore here at Langley High School. I’m a design editor for the Saxon Scope, and outside of school I love to play golf.  I’m not on the golf team here this year because I just started playing but...

Nikki Orsolini

Hi! My name is Nikki and this is my second year on staff. I mainly work on design and this is my second year as a head designer for the scope as well. I went to Cooper middle school, and while there, was an editor for the Hawkeye...

Tarik Abdallah

Hi, I’m Tarik Abdallah, and this is my third year with the Saxon Scope. I am currently both a writer and photo-editor. Under this position, I help create stories from the feature, opinion, and news sections. Both on this website...

Kenny Curtis

My name is Kenny Curtis, and I am a sophomore at Langley High School. My birthday is November 5, 1998. I enjoy playing soccer, running track, and playing basketball. This summer I went to Greece for two weeks to see family, and...

Alex Dubois

Hi! My name is Alexandra Dubois but most people call me Alex. I’m a junior here at Langley and this is my third year on the staff for the Saxon Scope as well as my fourth year in journalism. I started taking journalism because...

Michael Levetown

Hi, my name is Michael Levetown. I am 15 years old and my birthday is April 5th, 1999. I was born in Reston, Virginia. I lived in Vienna for around 1 year and then I moved to McLean. This is where I live today. I have three brot...

Danny Orme

My name is Danny Orme and i am from great falls, VA. Last year my brother Billy and I played lacrosse together and were in the same journalism class. My nickname is ROY.

Taylor Snyder

Hi I am Taylor Snyder and I am a 3rd year staff writer for the Saxon Scope, In My 3rd year with the scope I have had a lot of fun and I’ve been lucky enough to have the opportunity to work for an awesome news organization, le...

Cayhan Movaghari

I am Cayhan Movaghari, currently the Executive Editor of the Saxon Scope. As Executive Editor I regulate the sports and the news section for the paper. Personally, I am a lacrosse player, a wrestler, and an avid skier, not to...

Veronica Smith

I'm the Executive Business Editor of yours truly, the Saxon Scope. I was the Executive Business Editor last year with my wonderful assistant, Tyler Seckar, but this year we are executives together and I couldn't be happier. I...

Harris LaTeef

Hello! I'm Harris LaTeef and this is my third year on the staff of the Saxon Scope! If you've ever been to a Langley home Varsity Football game or sat through one of our famous pep rallies, chances are you've seen me running around...

Mana Afsari

Hey! I’m Mana and Harris LaTeef is my homeboy and Bijan Ethan Todd is basically my life. That’s more or less all you need to know, but I have about 100 words left so…I’m your typical white Persian. Born in Dallas, I speak...

Brendan Coffey

Welcome to the modern day Odyssey that is my Journalism autobiography. Born and raised on a small farm in the Antarctic, my time was spent riding narwhals and harpooning my nightly dinner. Usuall y fried chicken. It was a simple...

Ellie Cross

Hi I'm Ellie! This is my sophomore year, and my second year in journalism. I had a really great experience last year and learned a lot. I'm hoping this year will be even better, and I hope I can continue to be a Copy Editor...

Haley Curtis

Hey, I'm Haley and this is my second year of journalism! I had an awesome time writing stories and designing pages for the Saxon Scope last year and can't wait for another great year. Journalism is one of my favorite classes...

Neeka Eghbali

Hey everyone, I’m Neeka and I’m a J4 and senior!  I am beyond excited to start off another great year in journalism this fall—creating magazine issues from our computers to your very hands is something I love to do.  My...

Sara Guglielmo

I, Sara Guglielmo, am a junior and a staff reporter for the Saxon Scope.  Last year was my first year on the Saxon Scope and it was very enjoyable. All of the people are extremely kind and I loved working with them. Writing is...

Susie Kim

Hi, my name is Susie Kim, and I’m currently a sophomore at Langley. Last year, I was a really confused freshman wondering what I got myself into. This year, I’m ready to take journalism head on and excited for the second year...

Billy Orme

My name is Billy Orme. I’m no longer a journalism prodigy because my big brother Tommy is gone and he has given me his J-lism wings. I really miss the old days of journalism where Will ‘J-Stew’ Khairalla would sing to me...

Tyler Seckar

Hi, I’m Tyler Seckar! I am a senior and the Assistant Business Editor on the Langley student-run newsmagazine, the Saxon Scope. It’s my third and final year in journalism and I am super excited for what this year will bring....

Lindsey McKula

Hi I'm Lindsey! I'm a freshman at Langley, making it my first year in journalism and I am really excited to work on the Saxon Scope! I took this class because I have always loved writing and knew it would be a fun way to express...

Lauren Jackson

Hi, I'm Lauren! Ever since I can remember, I've loved writing. In seventh and eighth grade i took Journalism and advanced journalism at Cooper Middle School and I fell in love with it. In advanced journalism, we got to make spreads...

Shannon Murray

Hi my name is Shannon Murray. I am fourteen years old and a freshman at Langley.  I have an older sister who is a junior at Langley. I went to Cooper Middle School, and before that I went to Forestville Elementary. I move aroun...

Danny Orme

I’m Danny Orme and I play basketball, lacrosse, and football. My one brother is Billy and is in Journalism with me. We’re pretty cool!

Michael Levetown

I’m Michael Levetown and I play lacrosse, basketball, and football. My brother who goes to this school is Daniel Levetown. I mean you could say that we run this town.

Isabella Alvarez

Hi my name is Isabella and I'm a freshman. This is my first year taking Journalism at Langley! I took Journalism in 7th grade at Cooper, and I am looking forward to a great year at Langley. I am very happy I chose Journalism this...

Kellie Schroeder

My name is Kellie Schroeder and I’m a freshman this year at Langley. I was born in Arlington county Virginia, but I’ve lived in Mclean my whole life. I have two siblings, a brother who is a freshman in college at Radford University...

Nik Popli

Hi! I’m Nik Popli, a freshman at Langley enthusiastic about reporting for the Saxon Scope. I enjoy playing and watching all sports, especially basketball and baseball. I’m good with sports trivia and stats, and look for...

Ashley Long

My life has been both amazing and tough, but I believe it has shaped me to be the person I am today. Truthfully, my life has been both amazing and at times a little hard, but it’s very comforting to know I have so many amaz...

Shannon Ghahramani

  When I think about myself I think about my love for reading and writing! I love fantasy books that contain romance; I love it even more when the books contain Greek mythology!  Reading is my passion because I love the s...