The Spartan

The student news site of Broad Run High School

The Spartan

The Spartan

2022-2023 Staff

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Aliza Ahmad

Aliza Ahmad is a Sophomore at Broad Run High School and serves as an editor for the Spartan. It’s her second year being part of the newspaper staff. Aliza not only writes for the Spartan, but she also hosts Broad Run’s podc...

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Jannah Toure

Jannah (she/her) is a sophomore at Broad Run and super excited to be writing for The Spartan. She reads a ton, and plays more of The Sims 4 than what is probably healthy. She loves music, and is a self-proclaimed movie connoiss...

Shivani Row
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Shivani Row

Shivani Row is a junior at Broad Run, and this is her second year on the newspaper staff of the Spartan. When she’s not reading, she loves singing, playing the piano, and spending time with her dog. She is interested in...

Lana Muhagir
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Lana Muhagir

This is Lana. Lana is a junior at Broad Run High school. She has two brothers, one older and one younger. Outside of school she enjoys hanging out with friends and listening to music, her favorite being R&B. Lana Is i...

Audriana Brown
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Audriana Brown

This is Audriana’s first year at broad run high school. She has moved more than 5 times and came to Ashburn last year. She loves reading and writing. She thinks of becoming a journalist some day. She plays volleyball for...

Jaina Soppet
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Jaina Soppet

Jaina is a first-year journalism student and currently is a senior. She greatly appreciates the welcoming and warm nature of the journalism classroom so far. Jaina is part of NAHS (National Art Honors Society) and loves ...

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Ossien Asiedu

Hellooo!, my names Ossien and I’m 17 in my senior year of high school. I’m not particularly good at anything and I don’t have any hobbies as of right now, but I’m working towards doing something with my hands lik...

Arzoo Qureishy
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Arzoo Qureishy

This is Arzoo Qureishy, and this is her first year in journalism! She is a senior and moved here a few years ago from California but became a Spartan her freshman year. She joined journalism because she wanted experience in th...

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Yousuf Sarwar

Yousuf is a first year journalism student. He is a Sophomore at Broad Run High School. Yousuf is an active member in the theatre department. He is a member of the improv team, The Plain Black Tees. Yousuf also loves to ma...

Yasmine houff
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Yasmine houff

Introducing Yasmine Houff, The farthest place Yasmine went to this summer was Florida. Yasmine has a passion for writing although a dealbreaker to her passion is her dread for long reading. Yasmine enjoys journaling, ar...

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Sanjana Malyala

Sanjana is a first-year journalism student and a sophomore here at Broad Run. Along with joining the newspaper staff for the first time, this is Sanjana’s second year being the staff for Unbound, the English literary ...

Sam Lombard
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Sam Lombard

Sam is a junior at Broad Run, and they’re looking forward to starting their second year as part of the journalism staff. In his spare time, Sam enjoys drawing, reading mysteries, and listening to music. His biggest lon...

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Diego Huizar

Diego is a Junior at Broad Run high school. He was born in Washington Dc but has lived in many different places in and out of the country. He plays soccer with Loudoun but he loves to watch football and basketball too. Diego i...

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Meley Daniel

This is Meley´s first year taking journalism at Broad Run. Her hobbies include reading, photography, and shopping. She's planning on joining many clubs like debate and speech, interact, and key club. She hasn't always lived i...

Melanie Martinez
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Melanie Martinez

Melanie: I’m a junior this year. My favorite class is creative writing because I love to write and explore different writing techniques.  My hobbies are writing in my journal, riding on my bike, and taking pictures of nature....

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Jaina Soppet

Jaina is a first-year journalism student and currently is a senior. She greatly appreciates the welcoming and warm nature of the journalism classroom so far. Jaina is part of NAHS (National Art Honors Society) and loves sketching and...

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Silvana Runfola

This is Silvana. Silvana is a sophomore here at Broad Run High school and is 15 years old! Silvana is the youngest in her family, having only one older brother. To Silvana, respect is a very important value. She finds that you can...

Adriana Salazar
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Adriana Salazar

Adriana Salazar is a sophomore at Broad Run high school. She chose journalism as just an extra hobby and to explore new things. Last year, Adriana was on the girls freshman basketball team and girls J.V. soccer team. Her role...

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