The Talon

2020-2021 Staff

Maisie Jesse

Staff Writer

My name is Maisie Jesse, I am a sophomore and this is my first year on the Talon. I joined because I love writing and informing people of important information. I play volleyball and am on the varsity team at O’Connor, I have live...

Jackson Morgan

Staff Writer

My name is Jackson Morgan I am a sophomore and this is my first year writing for The Talon as a staff writer. I am also on the wrestling team. I spend my spare time either wrestling or playing video games. I am exited to write for...

Gabriel Souza

Social Media Manager

Gabriel Souza is a Sophomore at Sandra Day O’Connor, this is his first year on The Talon. He is very excited for a great year on The Talon. Gabriel has always been interested in the news; he, from a young age, always enjoye...

Daniel Longenecker

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Daniel Longenecker. I am a junior and this is my first year on The Talon. I’m excited to write several stories this year. I hope my contribution to the school newspaper will be worthwhile. Also, my favorit...

Conner Stegen

Staff Writer

Hey I'm Conner Stegen I'm a junior here at O’Connor this is my first year on The Talon and I'm a staff writer. I took this class to get better at writing and to get to know the school more. I play hockey here at O’Connor ...

Kaitlyn Smitten

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Kaitlyn Smitten and I am a sophomore. This is my first year on The Talon. I joined The Talon because I have a passion for writing and would like to explore my future career options. I am a staff writer and I would...

Heaven Parson

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Heaven Parson, I’m a sophomore, and this is my first year on The Talon as a staff writer. I joined The Talon because I love telling people’s stories and seeking the truth. Outside of writing, I love making art, ...

Lindsay Steinberg

Sports Editor

Hi! I’m Lindsay Steinberg and I’m a junior. I’m a Sports Editor for The Talon and this will be my first year on the paper. This year I’m hoping to expand upon my writing. Outside of writing, I love music, sports, and trave...

Cindy Garraway

Advisor

Cindy Garraway is honored to be the adviser for The Talon! The 2020-2021 school year will mark her 19th year teaching, and her 13th year at O'Connor teaching 12th grade English, COM 100, Creative Writing, Newspaper, and Journal...

Hannah Lorenzo

Copy Chief

Hello, my name is Hannah Lorenzo! I am Copy Chief of our newspaper team and as a senior, I plan to incorporate my love for writing and seeking new experiences to aid our team. Personally, I love to read science fiction and fan...

Peyton Thompson

Editor in Chief

Hi my name is Peyton Thompson, I’m a senior, and this is my third year on The Talon, as well as my second year as Editor in Chief, and I’m super excited to lead this amazing staff. I joined The Talon because writing is a ...

Nick Felides

Arts and Entertainment Editor

My name is Nick Felides, I’m a junior and the arts and entertainment editor for the Talon. I love writing, reading comic books, watching movies, and filmmaking. This is my 2nd year on the paper and once again, I’m ready to ...

Macy Sanchez

News Editor/ Features Editor

My name is Macy Sanchez. I am a junior, and this is my second year on the Talon. I am the News Editor, as well as the Features Editor this year. I love to write, and the Talon is the perfect place for writing 24/7. I have six si...