Sayoh Mansaray

Name: Sayoh Mansaray
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2006
Sayoh Mansaray is a junoir who is SUPER excited about being on the Silver Chips staff. She enjoys the simple pleasures in life, like sleeping late and eating. Sayoh hates waking up early (who doesn't?), so adjusting to school again has been a bit hard, but she knows this will be a great year. When she's not sleeping or eating , Sayoh plays on the tennis team,holds an Sga position and listens to music.

Stories (6)

Steppin' to the beat

By Sayoh Mansaray | April 26, 2005, midnight | In Print »

"We break it down like -" senior KJ Bonhomme's voice booms as the members of the boys' step team begin to pound out a rhythm at their March 17 practice. There is a flurry of movement as hands slap on thighs and feet stomp on the floor. "'Sup y'all? I just wanna know one thing," Bonhomme continues. "Can you step like -" The rest of the team interrupts their captain, starting with one stepper and continuing until they are all stepping in unison. Suddenly, the team stops and Bonhomme speaks with confidence: "You can't step like us."

The offbeat allure of cult films

By Sayoh Mansaray | April 25, 2005, midnight | In Print »

On a Saturday afternoon in February junior Clare Marshall and her family sit in her living room watching a film that Marshall is an avid fan of: "Napoleon Dynamite." Marshall and her family say quotes along with the movie and laugh aloud at the hilarious parts. "Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills," Clare says, imitating Napoleon's trademark throaty drawl. "You know, like nun chuck skills, bow hunting hacking skills."

"Hitch" has all the right moves

By Sayoh Mansaray | Feb. 18, 2005, midnight | In Print »

Remember back in the day when Will Smith used to make us bust a gut laughing at the jokes he made on "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air?” Well, he's still got it.

Teacher's efforts recognized

By Sayoh Mansaray | Feb. 8, 2005, midnight | In Print »

English and Connections teacher Carole Tomayko has been nominated for the seventeenth annual Marian Greenblatt award, given to veteran teachers in Montgomery County who do an excellent job of motivating students to achieve.

Teacher's efforts recognized

By Sayoh Mansaray | Feb. 4, 2005, midnight | In Print »

English and Connections teacher Carole Tomayko stops her sixth-period Connections class midway through presenting posters and tells them to all stand up. The ninth graders listen carefully as Tomayko instructs them to turn around twice and close their eyes, keeping their hands on their hips. The classroom is a sea of moving bodies as the kids bend left, then right, then stand up straight a welcome respite after sitting still for the past half hour. "We're all teapots!” Tomayko exclaims, as her students chuckle.

We are family: Blazers grow up in families bigger than the norm

By Sayoh Mansaray | Nov. 18, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Near the door of junior Sonia Giron's home, a pile of coats are heaped over a coat rack. A small jacket, pink, shiny and puffy, lies near a stained work coat. Several sports jackets—Georgetown Hoyas, Duke Blue Devils, Washington Redskins—are near a feminine snowflake covered, navy blue coat. Across the room from the coat rack a large bookcase holds a variety of books. Encyclopedias and high school textbooks mix with Winnie the Pooh, and other children's titles. For Giron, these are telltale signs that she has a large family.