The Student News Site of Mead High School

The Mav

The Student News Site of Mead High School

The Mav

The Student News Site of Mead High School

The Mav

2022-2023 Staff

Arizona Lee
Editor-in-Chief

Arizona Lee

Arizona Lee is a senior, and this is her second year as Editor-in-Chief of The Mav. She enjoys reading, listening to good music, and spending time with friends. She hopes to guide the student newspaper and broadcast this year to c...

Ana Sofia Valdez
Copy & Design Editor

Ana Sofia Valdez

Ana Sofia is a Senior at Mead. She enjoys watching films, spending time outdoors, and reading. She is looking forward to joining film club and NHS this year. Ana hopes to become a better writer and leader this year on The Mav...

Natalie Yoder
Copy & Design Editor

Natalie Yoder

Natalie is a senior, and though this is her second year on The Mav, it is her first year as Copy and Design Editor. She enjoys painting, watching movies, and reading. She aims to further improve her writing and learn new elem...

Stacy Avitia
Managing Editor

Stacy Avitia

Stacy Avitia is a senior. This is her second year writing for The Mav, but her first as an editor. She enjoys reading, hiking, shopping, and playing tennis. Stacy is excited to keep extending her knowledge in journalism and help...

Melia Sloss
Editor

Melia Sloss

Melia Sloss is a Junior. This is her second year in Journalism and her first as an editor. She enjoys reading, writing, listening to music, and playing online games. She’s excited to watch her skills grow throughout the scho...

Ana Carrillo
Editor

Ana Carrillo

Ana Carrillo is a Senior. She enjoys hanging out with friends, outdoor activities and random adventures. She is on the tennis team this year. She is looking forward to communicating current events occurring in and outside of school.

Jorja Haskin
Editor

Jorja Haskin

Jorja Haskin is a senior. This is her second year in journalism and her first as an editor. She enjoys playing softball, working with her peers and younger students, and getting involved in her community. This year, she is working...

Skylar Whalen
Editor

Skylar Whalen

Skylar Whalen is a Junior. She enjoys painting, singing, and playing softball. Skylar is a huge animal lover and works with dogs outside of school. She is in Mead's Belle Voix choir and plays competitive softball. Skylar is excited to...

Jon Steidl
MavTV Editor

Jon Steidl

Jon Steidl is a senior and heads MavTV. This is his first year in journalism. He enjoys music, golf, and being with friends. He hopes to use his medium to spread awareness around the community.

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Graphic Designer

Blake Kline

Blake Kline is a senior. He enjoys skateboarding and hanging out with friends. He is looking forward to bettering his skills in graphic design skills this year on The Mav.

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Graphic Designer

Kevin Allen

Kevin is a senior this year. He enjoys art and sleeping a ton. Outside of school he likes to hang out with his friends and keeps busy at his job. He is looking forward to improving his art skills. He wants to help Mav TV and mak...

Angel Villalobos
Photographer

Angel Villalobos

Angel Villalobos is a senior. He enjoys playing football, hanging out with his friends, and going out to eat. He is involved with the football team. He is looking forward to becoming the new photographer director this year....

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Photographer

Mason Thompson

Mason Thompson is a sophomore. He enjoys working on cars and playing video games. He is involved in the football team. He is looking forward to producing more articles and taking more photos this year....

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MavTV

Nicolas Carrillo

Nicolas Carrillo: MavTV member, football player, Homelander and Patrick Bateman enthusiast, naturally hungry, and very energetic (but very shy). Just the definition of HIM. He enjoys photographing everything and taking cursed...

Drake Byars
MavTV

Drake Byars

Drake Byars is a senior. He enjoys writing, playing and listening music, as well as history, genealogy, and photography. He is involved with stage tech in addition to MavTV at Mead High School and plays guitar in a band. This...

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MavTV

Ben Hergert

Ben Hergert is a freshman. He enjoys editing, basketball, and golfing. He is looking forward to creating and editing videos for MavTV and constructing interesting articles for The Mav

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MavTV

Evan Diaz

Evan Diaz is a senior. He enjoys playing the ukulele, listening to music, and painting. He is involved with MavTV, Symphonic Orchestra, and Theater. He is looking forward to improving his script writing and camera work skills....

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MavTV

Logan Bryant

Logan is a sophomore he enjoys hanging out with friends and video games. He is involved with MavTV. He is looking forward to funny broadcasts this year.

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MavTV

Lars Messmer

Lars Messmer is a sophomore. He enjoys playing guitar, writing, and acting. He's involved in theater. He's looking forward to being a part of Mav TV.

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MavTV

Nico Sigala

Nico Sigala is a senior, he enjoys watching movies, playing games, and creating anything his mind can think of. Outside of school he works. He is looking forward to making new friends this school year....

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MavTV

Adrianna Corp

Adrianna Corp is a senior. She enjoys writing, music, and video/photography. She is involved with theater and plays bass in a band. She is looking forward to creating interesting videos on MavTV this year....

Chiara Puccia
Writer

Chiara Puccia

Chiara Puccia is a Junior. She is an exchange student who enjoys reading, traveling, being in nature and playing sports. She is involved with theater and the dance team. She is looking forward to improving her English skills th...

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Jacob Morales

Jacob Morales is a Freshman.  He enjoys playing the drums, music, and video games.  They are involved with Advanced Jazz and Marching Band.  He is looking forward to becoming a great writer, mastering jazz drums, and playi...

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Paul Smith

Paul Smith is a sophomore. He enjoys playing video games and watching movies. He is involved in journalism. He is looking forward not messing up.

Sarah Post
Writer

Sarah Post

Sarah Post is a Senior who enjoys art and music. She’s involved with golf and guitar, and is looking forward to finding her journalistic voice this year.

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Layla Virtue

Layla virtue is a senior. She enjoys playing soccer, writing, and hiking. Outside of school she enjoys working at Marshall’s, hiking with her maine coon cat, and learning about different careers. She is looking forward to being...

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Enola Potter

Enola Potter is a sophomore. She enjoys writing, drawing, and reading. She is a part of Mead’s Varsity cheer team, and enjoys spending time with her peers. She is looking forward to her second year in journalism and writing ...

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Abby Kearns

Abby Kearns is a sophomore. She enjoys hanging out with friends, trying new things, and reading. They are looking forward to producing exciting articles and meeting new people this year.

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Haley Justin

Haley is a sophomore. She enjoys reading, music, and drawing. She is looking forward to continuing to write for The Mav Newspaper, and improving her writing skills....

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Aspen Bingham

Aspen Bingham is a sophomore. She enjoys dancing, listening to music and sleeping. She is involved with dance. She is looking forward to writing new stories this year.

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Savanah Bayer

Savanah is a sophomore. She enjoys reading, writing, and painting. She is involved in basketball. She is looking forward to improving her writing skills this year.

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Noel Major

Noel Major is a sophomore. She enjoys Harry Styles, sleeping and music. She is involved in photography. She is looking forward to writing poems and humorous articles this year....

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Ryan Dallas

Ryan Dallas is a Senior. He enjoys watching movies and tv shows, writing, and hanging out with friends. He is excited more than ever to write movie reviews as well as broaden his journalistic abilities.

Samantha Cordero
Writer

Samantha Cordero

Samantha is a senior. She enjoys going to concerts, being environmentally conscious, and music. She is involved with a lot of work, playing the drums, and spending time with friends. She is looking forward to contributing as much...

Emily Riley
Writer

Emily Riley

Emily Riley is a senior. She enjoys writing, makeup, music, shows, and art. She is involved in the local Colorado DIY music scene. She is looking forward to enhancing her writing skills and variety.

Zoe Sigg
Writer

Zoe Sigg

Zoe is a senior at Mead High School. She enjoys going to car meets, shopping, and gaming with friends. She’s passionate about making differences in peoples lives, and looking for the good in everything. She’s looking forw...

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