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Portola Pilot

The student news site of Portola High School

Portola Pilot

The student news site of Portola High School

Portola Pilot

Maya Sabbaghian

Maya Sabbaghian, Managing Editor

Maya Sabbaghian is one of two 2019-2020 Managing Editors. A staff member since 2016, Maya has previously served as a 2017-2018 Editor-in-Chief, and as Opinion and Features Editor. She is excited to bring her skills as a mentor, writer and designer to best capture the voices of students. Aside from working on the Pilot, Maya enjoys reading fiction novels, traveling around the world, competing in archery, and laughing along with Ellen Degeneres and Lucille Ball.

All content by Maya Sabbaghian
When the Chicken Sandwich Craze Turns Deadly

When the Chicken Sandwich Craze Turns Deadly

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Managing Editor | November 26, 2019
William (Rick) Singer was the main facilitator of the college scandal, helping parents and student cheat their way through different aspects of the college applications.

College Scandal Reveals Corruption

Maya Sabbaghian, Opinion Editor | March 25, 2019
Students can donate to Toys for Tots by bringing in new toys and placing them under one of the three Christmas trees in the Student Union.

‘Tis the Time of Toys for Tots

Maya Sabbaghian, Opinion Editor | December 10, 2018
Saturday Night Stroll Through Spectrum

Saturday Night Stroll Through Spectrum

Maya Sabbaghian, Opinion Editor | November 27, 2018
Based on past student feedback, there have been many changes made to the portfolio to accommodate everyone.

Changing Perspectives

Maya Sabbaghian, Opinion Editor | November 9, 2018

Farewell ‘till Fall!

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-in-Chief | June 8, 2018

Study On!

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-in-Chief | June 5, 2018
2017-18 Junior Year Textbooks

2017-18 Junior Year Textbooks

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-In-Chief | May 31, 2018
Athlete of the Month: Alyssa Ing

Athlete of the Month: Alyssa Ing

Maya Sabbaghian, Co Editor-in-Chief | April 26, 2018
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[Photo] The Value of Sophomore Conferences

Jacob Kim, Marketing Manager | April 13, 2018
I Love Lucy was first aired on CBS in 1951, with the most-watched episode being of the day Lucy gives birth to her son, Little Ricky. The episode had 44 million viewers, according to Wayne State University Press.

‘I Love Lucy’: A Timeless Classic

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-in-Chief | February 6, 2018
A map of the adjustments that will be implemented August 2019 affect the neighborhood of Stonegate.

Shifting the Boundaries

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-In-Chief | January 23, 2018
Hopper has been shooting goals on the soccer field since she was four years old.

Athlete of the Month: Karly Hopper

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-in-Chief | December 21, 2017
Terry Walker talks about the district through statistics and their impact on students.

State of the District: Our Current Standing

Maya Sabbaghian, Co Editor-in-Chief | November 27, 2017
On display in the Learning Commons, marigolds are known as the flower of the dead and are meant to use their powerful fragrance as a guide for spirits.

Dia de los Muertos: Honoring the Dead

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-in-Chief | November 6, 2017
Crowdis explains the results of a poll question regarding the increasing number of poison control calls due to the use of liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes.

Capes Not Vapes: Living Drug-Free

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-in-Chief | November 2, 2017
Chocolate Chip Biscotti is the perfect autumn treat and it goes well with almost any drink.

Chocolate Chip Biscotti Recipe

Maya Sabbaghian, Co-Editor-in-Chief | October 23, 2017
Key Club holds a member meeting after passing out the Clubs shirts.

[Photo] The Key to Community Service

Priscilla Baek, Co-Editor-in-Chief | December 9, 2016
Students gather around chess boards at lunch to play chess with their friends.

[Photo] Checkmate

Dylan Vanek, Opinions Editor | February 2, 2017
The World of Women

The World of Women

Maya Sabbaghian, Features Editor | November 28, 2016
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