The Royal Banner

2019-2020 Staff

Sarah M. Zerwin


Sarah M. Zerwin has been advising The Royal Banner since 2010. She also teaches language arts classes. Her favorite book is "Beloved" by Toni Morrison. She loves advising student journalists because they get to research, write, an...

Ava Svolos

Co Editor-in-Chief

Ava Svolos is a Senior and this is her third year on the Royal Banner staff. She enjoys traveling, tennis, and being with her dogs. She is excited to be on staff as the Co Editor-in-Chief and to create content for the Royal Banner!...

Henry Larson

Co Editor-in-Chief

Creator and editor of the award-winning Royal Banner Podcast, the Knight Show, this is Henry's third year on staff. He loves writing, climbing, reading, editing and camping. Henry has published more that 45 stories and episodes...

Alex Mohr

Digital Editor

Alex is a junior and the Royal Banner's Webmaster. His favorite activities are playing the guitar, doing parkour, and making offbeat jokes nobody really gets. This is his first year on staff, and he's excited to be a part of FHS...

Sara George

Section Editor - Student News

Sara George is a senior and this is her second year in journalism. Sara loves to ski, run, listen to music, and hang out with her dog. She has been to 37 US states and seven countries, and would like to continue to explore new...

Lauren Hirschhorn

Associate Editor - Opinion and Politics Section

Junior Lauren Hirschhorn has been an avid writer for years but has just joined FHS Publications this year. She is excited to see where it takes her and the fun adventures along the way. Lauren has a love for traveling, tennis, rock climbing, an...

Noah Edelman

Associate Editor - Sports Section

Noah is a sophomore, and this is his first year with the Royal Banner. He has an avid love for journalism and all kinds of writing. A big fan of all things Fairview, it's hard to find someone with more school spirit than Noah.

Nini Kaur

Profile Editor

Nini Kaur is a junior. This is her second year on the Royal Banner. She enjoys spending time with her dog, writing and playing tennis. She can't wait to continue working on more stories!

Jillian Truesdale

Staff Reporter

Jillian is a sophomore. This is her first year on the Royal Banner. She likes to read, write, and play piano. Jillian is excited to write articles for the Royal Banner this year!

Kathan Mandal

Staff Reporter

A proud son, brother, and child of God. Writing is one of his favorite things to do with his free time. He enjoys playing football, eating, and spending time with family and friends. In addition, he always makes sure to stay swag.

Alec Duggan

Staff Reporter

Alec Duggan is going into his second year as a writer. In his off time he likes to spend time playing football for Fairview.

Julia Frank

Staff Reporter

Julia is a sophomore and this is her first year on staff. She loves writing and music and is excited for a great year! Let's get going folks!

Briana Hersch

Staff Reporter

Briana Hersch is a sophomore, and this is her first year on the Royal Banner. She is an avid writer, reader, and comic book fan. Briana is looking forward to taking photos and writing this year!

Kristen Sheng

Staff Reporter

This is Kristen’s first year on staff. She enjoys doing interviews and writing about different topics. She also loves choir and playing piano. She is so excited to be a part of FHS Publications!

Jackie Jessen-Hegelbach

Staff Reporter

This is Jackie’s first year on the FHS Publications staff. She enjoys reading and (creative) writing and is looking forward to do more journalism. She’s excited to become a better journalist and improve her writing skills.

Aria Wozniak

Staff Reporter

Aria’s love of writing has finally brought her to FHS publications where she is currently learning about Journalism. She loves to read, dance, sing, and be outdoors. She’s excited for this new experience!

Maia Penuel

Staff Reporter

Maia is currently in her first year at FHS Publications as a staff reporter. A newcomer to the Royal Banner and FHS Publications, Maia looks forward to writing, podcasting (<3), and storytelling her way through the year.

Nandhika Kurakula

Staff Reporter

This is Nandhika’s first year on staff. She enjoys playing sports, spending time outside and hanging out with her friends. She enjoys writing opinion articles for the Royal Banner.

Aidan Tamayo

Staff Reporter

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Max Eaton

Staff Reporter

First year writing for the Royal Banner. Max likes to play pinball and Atari games at the arcade. His favorite game is Centipede.

Anna Wenzel

Staff Reporter

This is Anna’s first year writing for the Royal Banner. She enjoys writing, reading, and taking her dogs on walks.

Ylva Holmgren

Staff Reporter

Ylva is in her first year as part of yearbook. She loves to reading, skiing, and spending time with friends. She is excited to become a part of the FHS Publications community.

Sydney Rogers

Staff Reporter

This is Sydney's first year on staff. She loves skiing and climbing and relaxing. She can't wait to do more stories this year! Go Fairview!!!!

Lindsay Cox

Staff Reporter

This is Lindsay's second year writing for the Royal Banner. She loves pasta, playing tennis, traveling and hanging out with her dogs.

Cameron Hunt

Staff Reporter

This is Cam's second year on staff. He is a sophomore and avid cricket fan.

Tessa Moskoff

Staff Reporter

Tessa Moskoff is a sophomore. She enjoys fencing, reading, and writing and is excited for her second year on staff.

Sa Steinbarth

Staff Reporter

Sa Steinbarth is a sophomore and this is her second year on the Royal Banner. She enjoys dogs, tennis, photography, and traveling. Her favorite place she’s visited is San Francisco. She’s very excited about reporting and writing...

Morgan Hunt

Section Editor - Arts and Entertainment

This is Morgan's first year on staff. She likes playing tennis, climbing, skiing and cooking. Morgan is excited to learn on the job this year about the journalistic process.

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