The Falconer

2020-2021 Staff

Rachel Singleton

Editor-in-Chief

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

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...

Addie Cunningham

Staff Reporter

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...

Amanda Arellano

Web Design Director

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 ...

Sarita Portillo

Staff Reporter

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...

Lily Hayostek

Advertising Co-Manager

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...

Tom Cloud

Staff Reporter

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...

Erika Harrington

Junior Sports Editor

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,...

Helene Burch

News Editor

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...

Hayley Ponn

Junior Lifestyle Editor

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....

Ashley Halbrook

Social Media Director

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....

Drew Kolb

Junior Viewpoints Editor

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...

Sabrina Brooks

Staff Reporter

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....

Margaret McGee

Features Editor

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...

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