ArapahoeXtra

2021-2022 Staff

Josh Watters
journalist

Josh Watters

Josh Watters is a junior this year, this is his second year in Journalism. Josh plays lacrosse for Arapahoe, he is number 5 and plays midfield. His favorite tv show is Trailer Park Boys and his favorite character is Ricky or Bubbles. JOshs favorite sports...

Photographer

Sophie Pallman

Sophie Pallman is a junior at Arapahoe High School and has been a part of Warrior Media since her freshman year. She does sports photography and portrait photography. Her business Instagram is @sophiepallmanphotography and she does many photoshoots o...

Lily Stinton
Editor in Chief

Lily Stinton

Lily Stinton is a senior and Editor in Chief of the Arapahoe Herald! At Arapahoe, Lily's involved in ABK, FBLA, and DECA. In her free time Lily makes spontaneous decisions that usually end up in driving across Colorado and having a photoshoot. Lily's...

reporter

Owen Turner

Owen is a freshman at arapahoe who will be playing soccer in the fall. Owen is a 9th grader coming from Powell Middle School and who is excited to be apart of Arapahoe high school and Arapahoe media.

Gia Slocum
Journalist

Gia Slocum

Gia is a junior at Arapahoe and this is her first year on staff. She has interest in covering sports and other important topics such as mental health. In her free time she enjoys going to the gym, hanging out with friends, and traveling. She is so excited...

Cameran Williams
Journalist

Cameran Williams

Cameran is a sophomore at AHS, and it is her second year on staff. She enjoys journalism and has since she watched Gilmore Girls when she was 10. When Cameran's not cheering, she enjoys spending time with her friends. She hopes to major in something English-related,...

Journalist

Mason DeBaggis

Mason DeBaggis is a current freshman at Arapahoe High School, this is his first year in journalism and SPEAR. He likes to cover topics from sports to music and things in between. Though you will find that his writing leans more towards music. Mason graduated...

Journalist

Jack DeBaggis

Jack Is a junior this year and also his third year of spear. He has many interests such as hockey, UFC, Music, and video games. His favorite team is the Avalanche, he likes wathcing Sean O' Malley fight, he has been listening to a lot of Slowthai and...

Jacob Zier
Journalist

Jacob Zier

Jacob is a Sophomore at Arapahoe High School, and this is his second year in Spear, He plays Baseball and Hockey and likes to talk about sports news going on around the world. His favorite hockey player is Nathan MacKinnon and his favorite Baseball player...

Reporter

Cain Gostenik

Cain is a freshman at Arapahoe High School. He plays football, and plans to play baseball. He is in the 9th grade and is planning to go somewhere nice for college. I love Colorado and love to ski and mountian bike.

Reporter

Duncan Evert

Duncan Evert is a sophomore from Powell Middle School. He is a good swimmer on a neighborhood swim team. He also enjoys watching and playing basketball. His favorite team is the Los Angeles Clippers. He is also good at baseball but doesn't play it anymore....

Andrew Kirk
Reporter

Andrew Kirk

Andrew is a freshman at Arapahoe High school. Andrew is a courages and open-minded individual. He likes watching sports, and he is also pretty athletic. He loves outdoor activities such as skiing, fishing, and camping. He is interested in media and sports...

AJ Adams
Reporter

AJ Adams

AJ is a freshman at Arapahoe High School who plays two sports, basketball and football. He also has a brother who is a senior who plays sports well. So he is falling into the steps of his older brother Jackson, involving himself in the sports at Arapahoe. ...

Emma Irwin
Reporter

Emma Irwin

Hi my name is Emma Irwin, I love to play volleyball, an hang out with the people i love. I do pretty good in school and hopefully can do a lot better this year than last.

Alex Shepherd
Reporter

Alex Shepherd

Alex Shepherd is a junior at Arapahoe High School, and it is his first year on the Herald staff. He enjoys playing sports and spending time with friends and family. Alex plays soccer for Arapahoe and plays tennis in the summer. He is an avid sports fa...

Chloe Amonson
Reporter

Chloe Amonson

Chloe Amonson is a freshman at Arapahoe High School and this is her first year on The Herald staff. In her free time she loves to read, hang out with her friends,  spend time outside, and loves camping. She is very excited for her freshman year and her...

Anna Olson
Reporter

Anna Olson

Anna Olson is a freshman at Arapahoe High School and it is her first year on staff. She is very excited to be a member of the Herald. Anna is a member of the freshman volleyball team and also plays at Elevation Volleyball Club. She strives to be a journ...

Benjamin Ponce De Leon
Reporter

Benjamin Ponce De Leon

Benjamin is a senior at Arapahoe HS, and is a part of class of 2022. He is excited to be participating in journalism, and looks forward to learning, and experiencing different things outside his comfort zone. Benjamin is an avid photographer, and enjoys...

Elle Burton
Reporter

Elle Burton

Elle Burton is a freshman at Arapahoe High School. Elle participates on Arapahoe's sophomore volleyball team. This year in journalism she wants to focus on looking deeper into the sports at Arapahoe high school, and help participate in reviewing foods...

Reporter

Skylynn McDowell

Skylynn McDowell is an eleventh grader at Arapahoe High School, with this being her third year on staff for the Herald Newsmagazine. Her favorite activities outside of school include reading, playing the viola, and volunteering at the library. This year,...

Reporter

Luke Barrow

My name is Luke Barrow and I am currently a freshman at Arapahoe High School. I am interested in lacrosse, basketball, and surfing.

Brooke Rosen
Reporter

Brooke Rosen

Brooke Rosen is a freshman and new to arapahoe. She loves to swim and does marching band. She likes to write and do to anything with science. She is really excited to be part of digital media.

Samuel Sokolowski
Reporter

Samuel Sokolowski

Sam is a freshman and youngest of three. He enjoys hockey and plays for the LPS team based at Heritage High School.  He likes to explore his interests such as scuba diving and cooking.  He enjoys sports writing and interviewing.

Jack Ballard
Reporter

Jack Ballard

Jack is a freshman at AHS. He participates in Cross Country, Student Council, and Boy Scouts. He loves camping, hiking, and the outdoors. He has been writing since he was young and is excited to be a part of Warrior Media for the 2021-2022 school year.

Wyatt Becker
Reporter

Wyatt Becker

Self-proclaimed author and artist, Wyatt is in his senior year at Arapahoe High School. Wyatt’s been writing since he was a kid, and it would seem as if there’s always some story or current event unfolding in his head. In his free time, when he’s n...

Reporter

Niko Pavletic

Niko is a freshman at Arapahoe high school who came from Newton Middle School.  He likes to watch movies, watch soccer, and build with Legos.

Reporter

Danielle Tyle

Dani Tyler is a 9th grader from Newton middle school who is excited to be a part of Arapahoe high school and Arapahoe media. She does wildlife, landscape, and portrait photography.

Owen Sherrod
Reporter

Owen Sherrod

Owen is a distinguished individual, who will be playing football this fall and lacrosse in the spring. Owen is a 9th grader from Newton middle school who is excited to be a part of Arapahoe High School and Arapahoe's Warrior Media.

Ellissa Martinez

Ellissa Martinez

Ellissa is a senior at Arapahoe High school. This is her first time in journalism and is excited to give it a go. When she's not in journalism she is crocheting, watching anime, or practicing trumpet.

Kylie Bennett

Kylie Bennett

Kylie is a junior, this is her second year on staff. Outside of Warrior Media, she sings in Arapahoe Singers and is president-elect of choir council. She also plays warrior tennis. Kylie is incredibly passionate about journalism at Arapahoe, and she's...

Carson David

Carson is a freshman at Arapahoe High School. He plays basketball and tennis for Arapahoe. It is his first year in journalism and he is excited to be a part of Arapahoe media.

Layla Garcia

Layla Garcia

Layla is a freshman at Arapahoe High School, and this is her third year in Journalism. She started Journalism at Powell Middle School when she was in 7th grade. She will be playing Volleyball this fall as a setter, and tennis in the spring.

Jack Curran
Videographer

Jack Curran

Student class of '24. A videographer and photographer also plays tennis for the school. His instagram is @jackcfilms

Ruby Harris
Associate Editor

Ruby Harris

Ruby Harris is in her junior year at Arapahoe and third year on the Herald. She loves journalism, especially writing about music. Music is her other huge passion, she has been playing the guitar for three years and enjoys learning songs by some of her...

Anna Nguyen
Herald Reporter

Anna Nguyen

My name is Anna Nguyen, and I’m a sophomore. This is my first time being in The Herald magazine. I have been playing piano for around 8 years and I also play lots of badminton with my family. I hope I can get a degree in college that cares for anima...

Zenaida Benavides
Herald Reporter

Zenaida Benavides

Zenaida Benavides is a sophomore and it is her first year being a part of the Herald Newsmagazine. She often spends hours of her life in school because everything else is pretty much meaningless to her. In her free time, she enjoys watching her favorit...

Leanna Marcus
Editor-In-Chief Xtra

Leanna Marcus

Leanna Marcus is a senior and now the Editor in Chief of the Arapahoe Xtra/Spear. When's she's not writing for the website,  Leanna can be found feeding her online shopping addiction. She's excited to attend the University of Colorado next year. She'...

Acyrah West
Author

Acyrah West

Acyrah is a sophomore at AHS, she enjoys writing poetry and meditation. She studies psychology and spirituality.  She is apart of AHS BSA (Black Student Alliance).

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