The Talon

2022-2023 Staff

Celine Sakatan
Staff Journalist

Celine Sakatan

Hi! My name is Celine Sakatan. I'm a freshman. I'm interested in writing about people's personal opinions and trending topics.

Liliana Lucero
Staff Journalist

Liliana Lucero

Hi! My name is Liliana Lucero (but you could just call me Lily). I'm a freshman at Osbourn and I am 14. The types of articles I'm looking forward to writing are opinionated articles, articles that completely rely on everyone's...

Alexis Valdez
Staff Journalist

Alexis Valdez

Hi I'm Alexis. I am 12th grade. I hope to write about mental health issues.

Maya Lucero
Staff Journalist

Maya Lucero

Hi, my name is Maya Lucero and I am a freshman here at Osbourn. I would like to cover topics for style, people's opinions on trends, and current events.

Rose McCusker
Staff Journalist

Rose McCusker

Hi my name is Rose McCusker and I'm a 9th grader at OHS. The topics I want to write about are sports, style, and much more. I hope to become a better writer this year and to meet some new people along the way.

Ayaa Mohamed
Staff Journalist

Ayaa Mohamed

My name is Ayaa Mohamed. I'm a freshman and I would like to write about anything.

Yaritza Martinez Ramos
Staff Journalist

Yaritza Martinez Ramos

Hi my name is Yaritza Martinez Ramos! I'm a 10th grader and a writer for OHS. I look forward to writing interesting stories for everyone to read.

Mackenzie Ferman
Staff Journalist

Mackenzie Ferman

Hey,  I am a junior this year at Osbourn and I plan on becoming a better writer by writing articles on really anything besides sports since that's not really my thing. I really love any type of music and all types of art!

Dulce Lemus
Staff Journalist

Dulce Lemus

Hi my name is Dulce Lemus and I'm a freshman at Osbourn. This year I'm excited to write about different events around the school and sports.

Savannah Fitzgerald
Staff Journalist

Savannah Fitzgerald

Hello! My name is Savannah Fitzgerald. I'm a sophomore at Osbourn High School, and in Broadcast Journalism. This year I hope to be behind the scenes in our school news.

Heyle Cortez
Staff Journalist

Heyle Cortez

Hi my name is Heyle Cortez, I'm a freshman here at OHS. I am looking forward to writing articles about TV and sports.

Kiara Camille Picardo
Staff Journalist

Kiara Camille Picardo

My name is Kiara, I'm a freshman at OHS. I'd like to write articles on sports and current events.

Jocelyn Cruz
Staff Journalist

Jocelyn Cruz

My name is Jocelyn Cruz, I'm a sophomore. This school year I hope to write about students' thoughts on school trends and problems they struggle with.

Ashley Lucero Zepeda
Staff Journalists

Ashley Lucero Zepeda

Hello! My name is Ashley Lucero Zepeda. I am a senior at Osbourn High School. I am a member of the broadcast journalism class! In the upcoming school year, I would like to cover topics that are artistic and musical.  

Melissa Mejia Andres
Staff Journalism

Melissa Mejia Andres

Hi, My name is Melissa Mejia I am a freshman at Osbourn. I am into soccer and I used to play forward, I am looking forward to writing more about what happens at Osbourn and writing about any topic that is given to me!

Marcus McLean
Staff Journalist

Marcus McLean

Hi I'm Marcus and I'm a senior. I'd like to write articles about sports.

Aziza Zarrincalaki
Staff Journalist

Aziza Zarrincalaki

My name is Aziza Zarrincalaki and I am in my freshman year. I enjoy makeup, scrapbooking, and playing the violin. This year I hope to cover topics about music, style, and maybe a few opinion pieces.

Yessica Corrales
Staff Journalist

Yessica Corrales

Hi, I am Yessica Corrales. I am in the 9th grade. I play on the freshman volleyball team. I would like to write about sports and music.

Madina Habib
Staff Journalist

Madina Habib

Hi, I'm Madina Habib an OHS freshman (9th grade). I hope that in the future I hope to write articles on OHS students and their interests, and important news in our current world.

Alondra Marquez
Staff Journalist

Alondra Marquez

Hi I'm Alondra. I'm a sophomore at Osbourn high school, this is my first year taking journalism. I hope to write about things regarding news and what has happened, as well featured things where I just cover basic things that I...

Jillian Sorrell
Staff Journalist

Jillian Sorrell

My name is Jillian and I am a senior. I hope to give voices to people who feel like nobody listens. I want to use the power of my words to bring awareness to serious issues like mental health. "No matter what anybody tells...

Rome John C. Henriques
Staff Journalist

Rome John C. Henriques

Hi I'm Rome John and part of the OHS journalism team, and I'm excited to be writing about sports and current events!

Megan Pope
Staff Journalist

Megan Pope

Hi! I'm Megan and also a sophomore here at Osbourn. This is my first year taking journalism. I'm looking forward to writing about some of the more social parts of high school life, all but sports.

Victoria Ingram
Staff Journalist

Victoria Ingram

Hi, I'm Victoria. I'm a freshman at Osbourn. I write about student opinions and student life. I'm also a big book lover, so you can count on some articles about the books I'm reading. I look forward to meeting many of you this...

Fanny Ferrufino
Staff Journalist

Fanny Ferrufino

Hi I'm Fanny Ferrufino and I'm a freshman here at Osbourn. I would like to write articles about people's thoughts on school topics, suggestions they would like to make, and what they are looking forward to this year.

Kristen Alvarez Castro
Staff Journalist

Kristen Alvarez Castro

Hey guys, my name is Kristen and I'm in 9th grade. I lived in Manassas my whole life and hope to travel somewhere exciting like Italy someday. I spend most of my time watching pop culture moments on YouTube. I hope to write about...

Amelia Breeden
Staff Journalist

Amelia Breeden

Hey, my name is Amelia Breeden, and this year is my freshman year at Osbourn! I hope I can use my passion for writing to help create informative and appealing articles about school, social, and global issues, and maybe even students'...

Jonah Morales-Espinoza
Staff Journalist

Jonah Morales-Espinoza

Aloha, I'm Jonah and I'm a sophomore. I hope to write about things happening around this school. Sports and music would also be cool.

Gwendolyn Boles
Staff Journalist

Gwendolyn Boles

Hi, My name is Gwendolyn and I am a freshman here at Osbourn High School. I am interested in writing about fashion, music, people's opinions, and current events! I really enjoy writing and I am very happy I joined journalism!

Javier Varela
Staff Journalist

Javier Varela

My name is Javier, I'm a freshman here at OHS. I'd like to write articles about assorted media I like or local and regional events, along with whatever else comes to my mind.

Lynn Stoner
Staff Journalist

Lynn Stoner

Hello!  I'm Lynn; I'm a freshman here. I'm very ambitious, outgoing, and my friends think I'm quite the comedian. I love drawing and art, psychology, and music :] I hope to write about the social side of the high school experience.    

Tiffani Garcia
Staff Journalist

Tiffani Garcia

Hello! I am Tiffani; I'm a freshman here. I like fashion and music! I would consider myself a very fashionable person, so I give out good fashion advice. I'm also skilled at taking photos of myself, others, and landscapes.

Michael Alessandro Juarez-Sesam
Staff Website Editor

Michael Alessandro Juarez-Sesam

Hello my name is Michael Juarez-Sesam I'm a senior at Osbourn and this is my second year at the school. I have done yearbook for 2 years and newspaper for another 2 (this one would be my second year haha). My hobby includes watching...

Mikaya Trammell
Staff Journalist

Mikaya Trammell

I'm Mikaya! I am a sophomore. This year I hope to write about how the students feel about what goes on around the school.

Bryan Regalado
Staff Journalist

Bryan Regalado

My name is Bryan Regalado. I am a junior at Osbourn this is my first year taking Journalism. I like playing soccer it's one of my favorite things to do. My favorite soccer team is Manchester City. I like writing about sports and...

Ethan Hudson
Staff Journalist

Ethan Hudson

Hi my name is Ethan Hudson and I am a freshman here at Osbourn.  I would like to write about sports and athletes in the world.

Jean Carlos Martinez Penate
Staff Journalist

Jean Carlos Martinez Penate

Hi, I'm Jean (John) Carlos, but my friends just call me Carlos since it's easier to pronounce. I'm a freshman at Osbourn. I like to make outfits, take pictures, and play games on my free time. I plan to become a lawyer in the...

Steven Kouakou
Staff Journalist

Steven Kouakou

My name is Steven Kouakou and I will like to focus on sports and events.

Aidan Kiefer
Staff Journalist

Aidan Kiefer

Hey, my name is Aidan Kiefer and I am a junior at Osbourn. I prefer to write about sports, although I can cover any topic.

Soller Ellis
Staff Journalist

Soller Ellis

I would really like to be the morning news anchor because I think it will be fun!

Gabrielle Thigpen
Staff Journalist

Gabrielle Thigpen

I am a junior at Osbourn I run track. hope to be a news anchor on our morning show, reporting about all of the exciting events at OHS!

Matthew Beach
Staff Journalist

Matthew Beach

Hi, I'm a senior at Osbourn and this is my first year taking broadcast journalism. I plan to learn to perform better in this class to large amounts of people like I do in many of my other electives. Some of my hobbies include...

Selena Lopez
Staff Journalist

Selena Lopez

I'm Selena. I'm a freshman at Osbourn High School. I really want to focus my writing and reporting on the trending stuff happening at Osbourn.

Nidia Perez Navarro
Staff Journalist

Nidia Perez Navarro

Hi, My name is Nidia Perez Navarro and I am in 10th grade, and I would like to be an anchor and weather girl for our live morning show. And I would also like to cover stories of students in each grade about how they feel this...

Kyle Ward
Staff Journalist

Kyle Ward

My name is Kyle Ward, I am a junior at Osbourn High School. This is my first year in broadcast journalism and I'd like to write about sports and help the morning show however I can.

Patrick Massey
Staff Journalist

Patrick Massey

My name is Patrick Massey and I was born at a very young age. I want to be an anchor or weatherman on our morning show. I am a sophomore and I like to get funky.

Nickolas Williams
Staff Journalist

Nickolas Williams

My name is Nickolas Williams and I am in the 12th grade. I plan on covering sports in my articles and do most of the soundboard and editing on our show.

Tristan Peterson
Staff Journalist

Tristan Peterson

Hi my name is Tristan Peterson and I'm in 10th grade. I like to do editing and I wouldn't mind being a news anchor on our morning show.  I love talking about sports.

Carter Short
Staff Journalist

Carter Short

Hello this is Carter from Mrs. Miller's broadcasting journalism class, I am a senior. I'm not really into sports,  but I can write on any other topic!

Kai Johnson
Staff Journalist

Kai Johnson

I'm a part of the Broadcast Journalism team. I hope to be able to be an anchor during the morning show, and to be able to write some stories for the news website.

Ale
Staff Journalist

Alejandra Chavarria-Rea

Hi, I'm Alejandra and I'm a freshman at Osbourn. I would like to write articles about peoples opinions on recent topics. I am also interested in writing about cultures and their traditions.

Ms. Lisa Beth Miller
Adviser

Ms. Lisa Beth Miller

Hey everyone. I am Ms. Miller from room 1030. I love all things journalism! I advise all of Osbourn's fabulous publications: Eyrie yearbook, the Osbourn Today morning show, Talon News Website, and Connections literary magazine....