THE TALON

2020-2021 Staff

Marshall Hodges

Staff Writer

Hey Raptors! My name is Marshall Hodges and I am a senior at AMHS this year. A few things about me are that I enjoy running, a bit of golf and I guess just seshin with friends. I am super pumped about getting creative this year...

Sophie Nguyen

Staff Writer

Hi AMHS Raptors. My name is Sophie and I am super excited to be a part of the newspaper staff. I am a Virgo, a mediocre competition/ballet dancer, and a barista. I also like hanging out with friends, watching Criminal Minds, and...

Christina Dolan

Staff Writer

Hey! I'm Christina Dolan but my friends just call me Christy. If I'm not in class you can usually find me literally anywhere else. In fact, you can usually never find me in class just look for me in the halls. Some of my talents...

Cameron Dawson

Staff Writer

Hey my name is Cameron Dawson and I am a senior this year. My interests are music, friends, and going to the beach and playing sports. I play a lot of tennis and I don't have a middle name. Favorite month is Septemba. My dog is...

Sophia Martuscello

Staff Writer

Hey Raptor Nation! My names Sophia and I love true crime, metaphysical/ new age ideas, and scary stuff. I was class president freshman year and quickly found leadership roles were not enjoyable for me in the slightest. I much...

Collin Brientnall

Staff Writer

Hello Raptor Nation. I am Collin Brientnall, aka collinb963. I’m a senior at magnet (to many AMHS staff’s surprise) and super excited to be a writer for the talon this year. Interests of mine include my dog, my friends and ...

Olivia Niesse

Staff Writer

yayyayyayyayyay hi fellow Raptors!! My name is Olivia, but all my friends call me Liv. I like blockin shots (I play defense on the Varsity Lacrosse team), pullin shots (of espresso that is...I work as a barista @ metto), and of...

Mary Routh

Staff Writer

Heyyyyy pretty people! My name is Mary Routh and I'm (somehow) a senior this year. I'm super excited to be writing for The Talon and can't wait to let y'all in on my ~special~ stream of consciousness. My hobbies include driving...

Anna Cook

Staff Writer

Oh hiiiiii. My name is Anna Ridgeway Cook. I include my middle name cause Anna Cook is boring and I don't like it. I am SO excited to be a senior even though I am approximately 5.2 and look like a freshman. I am obsessed with...

Whitney Knotts

Staff Writer

Heyyyy guys idk what to say about myself but I think some things to note are that my zodiac sign is Cancer (but I feel like I'm a gemini at heart </3) not that that's important anyways. I fancy myself to be able to see the...

Taryn Crowley

Staff Writer

My name is Taryn Crowley, and I am a Junior! I have been called "hippie-dippy", a "tree-hugger", and am quite often compared to "one of those sweet old hippie ladies that hands you butterscotch candies" by my peers and family,...

Inés Carrillo

Staff Writer

  Hi besties, I’m Inés (no z at the end thanks) and I’m a junior this year. I was born on the pisces-aquarius cusp which is unnecessarily accurate for me. In my free time, I like to listen to music, meditate, drin...

Prue Criscuolo

Staff Writer

Hey guys! I'm Prue Criscuolo, I'm a senior and a new writer for the Talon. Some things I enjoy are surfing, baking, and relaxing on the beach. My sweet tooth is unmatched: ice cream first, cake second, and any kind of chocolate...

Casey Matthews

Hello! My name is Casey, and I’m a senior. I like the color pink, ice cream, anime, and making people mad. I love writing, even though I don’t see myself as particularly “skilled.” I’m interested in psychology, social...

Kristen Cooper

Hi! My name's Kristen, and I'm another crazy, overly-opinionated Magnet student. I'm proud to declare myself a four-year member of your sailing team and the idiot who accidentally stole McCormick's cell slides freshman year. You...

Lily O

!!hey raptor nationnnnn!! I'm Lily O (yes, my last name is just the letter O). You may recognize my voice from the morning announcements. I like to consider myself the Leslie Knope of magnet, so if you know a Ben Wyatt... lmk....

John Thomas

Whaddup Raptors. My name is John. I do not have a double name so please don't call me John Thomas. I'm a senior this year and this is my first year on the Talon staff. When I'm not providing y'all with the latest news you can fin...

Lily Wolf

Hey! My name's Lily and I'm currently a senior, though my chronic tiredness makes me feel 20 years older. Aside from that, I'm just a gal who enjoys having a good time and deeply analyzing the zodiac charts of everyone I know....

Rachel Ackerman

Hey Raptors. My name is Rachel Ackerman and I'm a senior this year. If I'm not at school, i'm probably either at the thrift store or taking a nap. If you see me at school with headphones in, i'm either listening to the Blonde...