THE TALON

2015-2016 Staff

Betsy Samber

Hey! My name is Betsy Samber and I'm a senior at AMHS. I prefer the company of animals to humans and I eat more vegetables than the average Joe. I love exploring new places and spending time outdoors, and instead of getting...

Sophie Brams

My name is Sophie Lynn Brams, and I am a Junior here at Academic Magnet. I did gymnastics for thirteen years and will do a cartwheel literally whenever you ask. I like Netflix too. I really love Georgia football and go to at least...

Mary Geer Kirkland

Hello!! My name is Mary Geer Kirkland, but I go by Mary Geer. And it's GEER not Greer. I like listening to music, playing tennis, petting dogs, stargazing, and making new friends. I really enjoy the great outdoors and fields of...

Zoe Wright

My name is Zoe Wright and I am taller than the average Olympic gymnast. I am a SENIOR and if a single underclassman shoves me in the hallway I will end all of you (but in a nice way). My hobbies include eating snacks and interrupting...

Ben Auten

My name is Ben Auten and I'm a senior at AMHS. And I love sports. It's that simple, whether it be college football on Saturdays, the NFL on Sundays, or a MLB game on any given night, you'll most likely find my eyes glued to the...

Mika Sakamoto

Hello! I'm Mika, self-proclaimed ailurophile, cinephile, and nyctophile. Easily bribed. Sometimes I forget to smile. In an apocalypse, I would be the sole survivor because of my sharp wit and level head. People often describe...

Maegan Reed

I, Maegan Reed, am a senior at AMHS. I play varsity soccer, watch "Grey's", eat avocados and love being a raptor. I am extremely obsessed with my sassy cat Babe and my kinda sassy twin Maryanna. I consider myself cooler than...

Natasha Tirpak

Hi, my name is Natasha and although I'm a junior at AMHS, I still feel like I'm six years old. I am co-president of the High School Musicals club and play for the Magnet basketball and swim teams. My hobbies include baking cookies,...

Maddy Carens

I, Maddy Carens, am a senior at AMHS.  I have an adorable springer spaniel named Nellie who is very photogenic. I enjoy playing varsity soccer at AMHS, hanging out with my best friend Shonda Rhimes, and jumping on trampolines....

Maryanna Reed

Hi! My name is Maryanna and I'm a senior at AMHS. My hobbies include listening to music, playing volleyball, and trying various gelato flavors. I love fashion, traveling, and going to the beach.  I have a twin sister who is also...

Nate LeRoy

My name is Nathaniel Russell LeRoy, and I'm a Junior at AMHS. I play both basketball and soccer for Magnet, and I'm an avid supporter of all sports teams here. Nothing in the world makes me happier than March Madness, so you'll...

Emily Aysse

I'm a senior at Academic Magnet. I'm the varsity volleyball captain, varsity basketball captain, and play varsity softball. I am open-minded but still extremely stubborn. I love travelling; I've been to France, England, Scotland,...

Elle Johnson

I eat more meat than the average Betsy. I love dogs, but not to eat. My favorite color is black. I like making puns and money. Love, Elle

Rachel Clyburn

My name's Rachel Clyburn and I'm still disappointed that I didn't get a Hogwarts letter for my 11th birthday :( I'm a National Geographic enthusiast, and I love traveling, nature, Parks and Rec and Chris Pratt. As the vice-presi...