2017-2018 Staff

Jake Groth


Jake is a senior at Arapahoe High School. He is also a three sport varsity athlete, competing in football, basketball and baseball. His favorite hobbies include playing sports, hanging out with friends, and playing Fortnite. He is currently looking for...

Kayla Smith


Kayla Smith is a senior and this is her first year on the Herald Staff. She is captain of the LPS gymnastics team and also does diving. She loves travel and her doggo, and she also loves to sing and dabble on the uke.

Sean Cosslett


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Drew Carlson

Broadcaster & Columnist

As a senior at Arapahoe, this is Drew's second year on the Spear staff. Drew loves showing support for all school activities and athletics, and Arapahoe in general. He is an avid sports fan for football, baseball and basketball, but enjoys nothing more...

Ashley Mowle


Ashley Mowle is a freshman at Arapahoe High School, and this is her first year on the Spear staff. Ashley is a member of the cross country team and is looking forward to everything her freshman year has to offer. In her free time, Ashley enjoys watchi...

Vivianna DeNittis

Herald Graphic & Design Editor

Vivianna is a senior and second year staffer on the Herald Newsmagazine. She has interests all over the place, including: theater, journalism, design, literature, the medical field, Netflix, cats, smiling, saying hello (while waving for an obnoxious amount...

Erin Frett


Erin is a freshman at Arapahoe. She has been involved in video production for a little over two years now and aspires to work in the music or film industry. In her free time she likes to listen to music, edit videos, take pictures, and hang out with...

Henry Kline


Henry Kline is a senior at Arapahoe and has been involved in the journalism department for three years. Henry plays club soccer year round and enjoys playing and watching a variety of sports. Henry wants to be a sports journalist when he grows up hop...

Tony Mai


As a senior, Tony's time at Arapahoe is passing by faster than he can keep track of. But that won’t stop him from making use of his time here. He joined both the Herald and the Spear because he wants to achieve that here with the student media! He is...

Maggie Foa

Herald Author

Maggie is a junior and a journalist for the Arapahoe herald and xtra website. She also participates in the mountain bike, swim, and lacrosse teams. She also enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time in the mountains.

Aidan Price

Broadcaster & Columnist

As a Senior at Arapahoe, Aidan aims to make his third and last year with the Spear team the best. He proudly represents Arapahoe as a member of the Cross Country team and a Captain of the Boys Swim and Dive Team. Whenever Aidan is not playing a sport or...

Jake Reed

Spear CEO

Jake is a senior at Arapahoe who runs Cross Country and is a co-CEO of Spear Broadcasting. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports, going skiing, and appreciating all his last year of high school has to offer. After his senior year, Jake plans to...

Nathan Holmes


Nathan is a sophomore, aspiring sports writer and an active member of the Varsity Spear. In the future he plans on working in either a technological field or in sports journalism.

Olivia Janicek


Olivia is a sophomore at Arapahoe and is excited for the new school year! She's an active poster on the website, so keep an eye out for her articles of topics ranging from entertainment to editorials. Olivia aspires to become a television writer for Disney...

Rees LaBree

SPEAR Contributor

Rees LaBree is a senior at Arapahoe High School writing and serving as the CEO for the Spear. Beyond his involvement with the Spear, Rees runs for the Arapahoe Cross Country Team, competes in DECA and climbs for The Arapahoe Climbing Team. During his free ...

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