Panther Post

2020-2021 Staff

Madison Le

Madison Le

Madison Le is a new 8th grader at Glasgow Middle School and prefers to go by she and her.  She is Vietnamese, but has been born and raised in Falls Church, Virginia.  Her favorite hobbies include, playing video games, skateboarding...

Molly Baker

Molly Baker

Molly Baker is a 7th grader. She is from Arkansas but was raised in Poland and Slovenia. She has one brother and two dogs. She enjoys debates, politics, dancing, and being with friends. She loves to travel and go on road trips....

Zev Laufer

Zev Laufer

Zev Laufer is in 7trh grade at Glasgow middle school. He is from Alexandria, Virginia. Zev enjoys playing video games and basketball. He also has a large collection of Funko pops. Zev’s favorite movie series is Lord of the Rings.

Lana Noredin

Lana Noredin

Lana Noredin is a 7th grader at Glasgow Middle school. Her family is originally from Sudan but her and all of her siblings were born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Falls Church, VA. Some of her talents are drawing, painting, and...

Bailey Jeff

Bailey Jeff

Bailey Jeff (They/Them) is a 7th grader at Glasgow MS. They have lived in Virginia their entire life. They play soccer, dance, code, and are in a choir. In their free time, they enjoy reading, baking, and arts & crafts. They...

Nahom Daniel

Nahom Daniel

Nahom Daniel is an 8th grader at Glasgow. His parents are from Ethiopia but he was born and raised in Northern Virginia. He loves being with friends, playing video games, and sleeping. He loves to make people laugh whenever...

Ms. Rushel Grillo

Ms. Rushel Grillo

Rushel Grillo has been a part of the Glasgow Team for three years. She loves the community and leadership in this school and is proud to be a Panther. This is her 9th year in FCPS where she has taught students spanning ...

Chloe Kowalczyk

Chloe Kowalczyk

Chloe Kowalczyk is an Eighth grader at Glasgow middle school. Chloe has grown up most of her life in Northern Virginia. She enjoys playing sports such as softball, tennis, dive and swim. She also loves to part...

Sama Harith

Sama Harith

Sama Harith is a 6th grader that attends Glasgow Middle School, She was born in Iraq but raised in Maryland and Virginia, She loves to dance to K-Pop songs and listen to them. Some artists she listens to are, Beach bunny, Itzy,...

Stephen Blackadar

Stephen Blackadar

Stephen Blackadar is an 8th grader who is new to Glasgow Middle School and the Journalism Club. He has lived in Northern Virginia all of his life. In his free time, he likes to learn about computers, write fictional stories, or...

Isabella Pikner

Isabella Pikner

Isabella Pikner was born on February 11, 2008 in Slovenia. She moved to the U.S. at age 2 and moved to Virginia at age 4. She enjoys playing video games, listening to music, baking, and learning about politics and humanitarian...

Carlin Adjula

Carlin Adjula

Carlin Adjula is a 7th grader at Glasgow Middle School, Her heritage originates from the Philippines. She loves to watch Anime and listen to music such as Kpop and Jpop. Some artists she listens to such as Loona, Itzy, Twice,...

Ledesi Nkpigi

Ledesi Nkpigi

Ledesi Nkpigi grew up in Arlington VA and wants to be a software engineer. He likes Anime and Basketball. He is a leaper. He is in the 7th Grade. This is Ledesi's second year writing for the Panther Post. He enjoys writing about...

Maya Derrick

Maya Derrick

Maya Derrick was born in Virginia. She goes to Glasgow Middle school. This is her second year in the journalism club. Some of her hobbies include Taekwondo, basketball, Minecraft speed running, and engineering. She is currently...

Brianna Montevilla

Brianna Montevilla

Brianna Montevilla is an 8th grader at Glasgow Middle school. She was born in VA and is currently living in Alexandria as her family was born and raised in Bolivia. She spends time dancing her Bolivian culture outside of school. At hom...

Riya Vlcan

Riya Vlcan

Riya Vlcan is a 6th grader at Glasgow MS. She is Indian and European but was born in Arlington Virginia and has lived here her whole life. She has many hobbies and activities that include sports like softball, soccer, dance, ice...

Katherine McGillicuddy

Katherine McGillicuddy

Katie McGillicuddy was born and raised in Northern Virginia, and is currently in 8th grade at Glasgow Middle School. This is her first year in the journalism club. She likes to play sports in her free time, including softball,...

Amy Telleria

Amy Telleria

Amy Telleria is an 8th grader student at Glasgow Middle School. Some of Amy’s hobbies are playing the cello (she’s been playing for about 5 years now), skateboarding, biking, reading, cooking and baking, video games and more!...

Darwin Landaverde-Doratt

Darwin Landaverde-Doratt

Darwin Landaverde is a 7th grader at GlasgowMiddle School. He is in Journalism Club at Glasgow. After school, he plays soccer and does other things. He loves FIFA and he loves playing video games. He was born in Virginia and was...

Tess Maloney

Tess Maloney

Tess Maloney was born and raised in Northern Virginia, and this is her first year in the journalism club. She is currently in 8th grade and enjoys playing the ukulele, cooking, and watching movies in her free time. She also plays...

Tomas Wayar

Tomas Wayar

Tomas Wayar is an 8th grader at Glasgow Middle School. He is from Argentina, but he has lived most of his life in the United States. In his free time, he likes to play chess, talk with his friends, write, do math puzzles, stare...

Xiaoyu Misha Speede

Xiaoyu “Misha” Speede

Misha Speede is an 8th grader in Glasgow Middle School. She is currently growing up in a very diverse and multicultural family; her mother is Chinese and she is African American. She can speak Cantonese and Mandarin, and she really...

Safa Touri

Safa Touri

Safa Touri (She/Her/Hers) is an 8th grader attending Glasgow Middle School. Her family is from Morocco and Thailand, but she was born and raised in Virginia. She loves to encourage others, play volleyball, express her creativity,...

Dorian Horvat

Dorian Horvat

Dorian Horvat is a sixth-grader who currently lives in Virginia. He loves to read and write. He is also a content creator for his YouTube channel "Dorian's World" where he has over 3,300 subscribers and over 260 videos. He is a h...

Gavin Tilock

Gavin Tilock

Gavin Tilock is a 7th grader at Glasgow Middle School and this is his first year with the Panther Post. Gavin was born in Falls Church, VA. Gavin enjoys playing cello in his free time. Besides playing cello, he also likes...

Boisseau Woltz

Boisseau Woltz

Boisseau Woltz. Is in 8th grade and attending Glasgow middle school. He is from the U.S and was born in Virginia. In his free time he likes to play football and basketball, his favorite NFL team is the 49ers and his favorite...

Brooke Ehmann - Jones

Brooke Ehmann – Jones

Brooke Ehmann - Jones is a 7th grader at Glasgow MS; she has lived in Northern Virginia all of her life. She plays soccer, basketball, and loves playing music on her saxophone and the piano. She enjoys reading, writing, and painting...

Gayda Makki

Gayda Makki

Eighth grader Gayda Makki is currently in her first year as a staff writer on the Panther Post. She’s from Sudan and grew up in Falls Church, Virginia. In her free time, she enjoys reading, taking long walks in the park, and...

Diana Prudius

Diana Prudius

Diana Prudius is a 7th grader at Glasgow middle school. She is the Video editor for the Panther Post. Her whole family is from Europe but she was born in Virginia. She adores dancing (ballet), swimming, writing music, playing...

Ruth Katte Tewodros

Ruth “Katte” Tewodros

Ruth "Katte" Tewodros is an 8th grader at Glasgow Middle School. She was born in Ethiopia, but has lived half of her life in Virginia. This is her first year in journalism. She loves to play sports, participate in competitio...

Juliette Jensen

Juliette Jensen

Juliette Jensen Is in 7th grade at Glasgow. She was born and raised in Virginia her whole life. She loves singing and acting, and loves her family and friends. She is very excited to be an art editor in the Panther Post, bec...

Maclain Monsky

Maclain Monsky

Maclain Monsky is a 7th grader at Glasgow Middle School and lives in Virginia. She enjoys being active. She is a competitive swimmer for the Potomac Marlins and the Dowden Terrace Dolphins. In the spring, she plays defense and...

Korina Horvat

Korina Horvat

Korina Horvat (she/her) is a 7th grader at Glasgow Middle School. She is from Croatia but was born and raised in Alexandria, VA. She loves to sing and dance ballet and hip hop, and is also on a synchronized swimming team. Kor...

Saron Amdemeskel

Saron Amdemeskel

Saron Amdemeskel is in 8th and goes to Glasgow Middle School. She was born and grew up in Virginia. Her family is from Ethiopia and she has been there multiple times. She speaks Amharic and celebrates Ethiopian holidays. She likes...

Rewan Farag

Rewan Farag

Rewan Farag (she/her) attends Glasgow Middle School and is in 8th grade. She was born in Alexandria, Egypt, and lived there until she was 5. She then moved to Northern Virginia. She loves to read and write. She has been playing t...

Alisa Oden

Alisa Oden

Alisa Oden (She/Her) is a 7th Grader at Glasgow Middle School. Her passions include dancing, theater, art, and of course, writing. She loves problem-solving and aspires to become an aerospace engineer. This is her second year...

Ayesha Gulzar

Ayesha Gulzar

Ayesha Gulzar (she/her) is a 7th grader at Glasgow Middle School. She was born in Lahore, Pakistan, but was raised in Alexandria, Virginia. She loves anything that requires creativity. Some of her favorite things to do are writin...

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