The Falconer

2020-2021 Staff

Rachel Singleton
Editor-in-Chief

Rachel Singleton

Hello! My name is Rachel Singleton, and I am a senior at FHS. I have been part of journalism all four of my high school years and have held an editor position for all four as well. I have also written for several local publications...

Catherine Smith
Managing Editor

Catherine Smith

Hey everyone, my name is Catherine Smith! I am currently a junior at Fauquier. I started writing for the paper in my freshman year. I am now the Managing Editor of the newspaper, but I have had various roles in the past including...

Helene held the position of News Editor for The Falconer.
News Editor

Helene Burch

Hello, I am Helene Burch! I am a senior, this is my first year working with the Falconer, and I am the News Editor. I have always loved writing, so during my sophomore and junior year, I participated in classes dedicated to writing...

Margaret McGee
Features Editor

Margaret McGee

Hey! My name is Margaret McGee, and I’m a junior. I am the Features Editor for the Falconer. This will be my second year writing for the Falconer. I have been in orchestra for six years, and I play the viola. My favorite subject...

Drew Kolb
Junior Viewpoints Editor

Drew Kolb

Hello there! My name is Drew, and I am a freshman and the junior viewpoints editor. I joined journalism because I love to write, and I hope to turn it into a career someday! Along with writing, in my free time, I love to listen...

Hayley Ponn
Junior Lifestyle Editor

Hayley Ponn

Aloha! I’m Hayley Ponn, and I am a sophomore. I hope to be able to convey my passion for the environment as the Junior Lifestyle Editor and reporter for The Falconer. I play volleyball, basketball and soccer for the school....

Erika Harrington
Junior Sports Editor

Erika Harrington

Hello! My name is Erika Harrington, and I am a freshman. This is my first time as a junior sports editor for The Falconer. I joined journalism this year because I love to write. Outside of school, I enjoy playing soccer, reading,...

Ashley held the position of Social Media Director for The Falconer.
Social Media Director

Ashley Halbrook

What's up! I’m Ashley Halbrook, and I’m the Social Media Director for the Falconer. I’m 18 and a senior this year. This is my second year writing for The Falconer, and I am so excited! I run cross country and track and field....

Lily Hayostek
Advertising Co-Manager

Lily Hayostek

Hey! I'm Lily Hayostek, and I am a sophomore. This is my first year with The Falconer, and I am super excited! My position at The Falconer is being an Advertising Co-Manager. In my free time, I like to take photos, draw and play...

Amanda held the position of Web Design Manager for The Falconer.
Web Design Director

Amanda Arellano

Hi! My name is Amanda Arellano, and I’m a senior. This will be my third year taking journalism. I enjoy working with The Falconer and helping out with graphics and layout. Aside from journalism, I run for the schools’ cross ...

Jenna Minter
Audio Visual Engineer

Jenna Minter

Hi there everybody! I am Jenna Minter and I am in Journalism II at FHS. I am a junior this year which is scary but exciting all the same. My goals, here at the paper, are to regularly update our YouTube and podcast, “The Falcon...

Raeid Ebrahim
Political Columnist

Raeid Ebrahim

My name is Raeid Ebrahim, and I am a sophomore. This is my first year on the staff, but I am the first political columnist for The Falconer! I was born in Denver, and I moved to Virginia when I was four. This is my fifth year in ...

Vanessa Gutierrez
Staff Reporter

Vanessa Gutierrez

Hola! My name is Vanessa Gutierrez, and I’m a first-year staff reporter for The Falconer! I am a freshman, and very excited to be a part of the journalism program. I’ve been interested in writing since middle school, and I’m ...

Addie Cunningham
Staff Reporter

Addie Cunningham

Hi, I’m Adeline Cunningham. I’m in 10th grade and I joined the newspaper to express my interest in writing. I love to read and write. Being able to actively participate in something that develops a passion of mine is really fun...

Sarita Portillo
Staff Reporter

Sarita Portillo

Hey, I’m Sarita Portillo! I'm a sophomore and am currently taking journalism. I was interested in joining the Falconer last year after I participated in the club. So here I am now, excited and ready to start. Some of my interests...

Tom Cloud
Staff Reporter

Tom Cloud

Hey, my name is Tom Cloud, and I’m a freshman. I enjoy playing video games like Fortnite, and my discord is JazzPunk8199. In my spare time, I am usually reading or playing Fortnite. I’m new to journalism and very excited to...

Sabrina Brooks
Staff Reporter

Sabrina Brooks

Hi, my name is Sabrina. I am a junior, and this is my first year writing for The Falconer. I have four siblings, and I raise chickens. In my free time, I like to write stories, listen to music, make bracelets and watch movies....

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