The Mav

2019-2020 Staff

Kassidy Trembath

Editor in Chief

Kassidy Trembath is a senior at Mead High School. This year she is the Editor in Chief of The Mav (Mead High School’s first Student Newspaper) for the second year in a row, a football manager, and a member of the National H...

Marina Goter

Content Editor

Marina Goter is a junior. She enjoys dancing, listening to music, and hanging out with friends and family. She wants to be able to bring a fun, new voice to The Mav as well as inform students about events in and outside of the...

Blake LaVanchy

Content Editor

Blake LaVanchy is the News editor for Mead High School’s student-run publication. He has been with The Mav since 2017. He is a senior who loves reading, watching films, and getting 9 hours of sleep.

Matthew Silbernagel

Content Editor

Matthew Silbernagel is a senior, and will be a new Section Editor on The Mav. He will be continuing his movie reviews, as well as taking on editorial responsibilities this year. He enjoys watching movies, reading books, listening...

Shelby Lewis

Copy and Design Editor

Shelby enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her friends and family. You can contact her at [email protected]

Tyler Gibbs

Creative Editor

Tyler Gibbs is a senior. He enjoys football, speech and debate, and movies. He hopes to give fair reviews and ratings for movies. You can contact him at [email protected]

Abi MacPhail

Technical Editor

Abi MacPhail is a student at Mead High who loves to play volleyball and go diving. She’s happy to be in journalism and hopes to learn, not only video editing, but also how to be a better writer!

Alex Olson

Managing Editor

Alex Olson is the current Managing Editor for The Mav. He is in charge of budgeting, contests, and other financial tasks. He enjoys writing about plants and football. You can contact him at [email protected]

Alejandro Aguilar


Alejandro Aguilar enjoys reading, talking, and improved comedy. He isn’t fond of goat cheese, penguins, and people who tell him to stop running. He dreams of the day he graduates and is angling for a degree in engineering or...

Kiersten Communal


Kiersten is a freshman. She enjoys watching The Office, petting dogs, and hanging out with friends. She is also involved with volleyball in and outside of school. She’s looking forward to improving her writing and meeting new peop...

Amme Cook


Amme enjoys art, music, and Netflix. She is involved with art and other things. She is looking forward to expanding her writing abilities and being a part of the community this year. You can contact her at [email protected]

Wyett Derr


Wyett is a junior. He enjoys football, baseball, and racing. He is involved in football, baseball, and Derby X racing. He is looking forward to writing about student involvement in sports this year. You can contact him at [email protected]

Gretzky Gilman


Gretzky enjoys working on cars and computers and playing the clarinet. He is involved in marching band and wrestling. He is looking forward to making knowledge of events inside and outside of school more accessible to students. You...

Campbell Goter


Campbell Goter enjoys dancing, painting, singing, and writing. She is involved in the MHS dance team, The Mavettes. She is looking forward to publishing multiple inspirational stories this year. You can contact her at [email protected]

Jayden Kelley


Jayden Kelley enjoys writing stories, listening to music, and singing. She is involved in softball and choir. She is looking forward to writing her own articles and introducing readers to new topics this year. You can contact t...

Lauren Larson


Lauren Larson enjoys watching scary movies, Mexican food, and hanging out with friends. She is looking forward to learning more about Mead High School through the Journalism class. You can contact her at [email protected]

Arizona Lee


Arizona enjoys playing the ukulele, writing stories/poetry, and rollerblading. She is involved in piano lessons and Treble choir, and she plans to join the track team as soon as the opportunity comes around. She also loves anything...

Kadin Lengner


Kadin Lengner enjoys listening to music, skateboarding, and hanging out with friends. He is involved with football and wrestling. He is looking forward to having fun and helping out the school newspaper whenever necessary this...

Audrey Long


Audrey enjoys writing, reading, singing, cats, and science. She is involved with GSA, vocal lessons, theatre, philosophy, and volunteering at the Longmont Humane Society. This year, she is looking forward to writing and sharing...

Anthony Molinaro


Anthony enjoys playing music, gaming, and making abstract references to things Mrs. Hedlun doesn’t understand. He is involved in drama, band, and choir. He is looking forward to gaining relations with his fellow staff members...

Taylor Wright


Taylor enjoys hiking, writing, and traveling. She is involved in soccer and horseback riding. She is looking forward to getting involved with the school and showing students what’s going on this year. You can contact her...

Adah McMillan

Book Critic

Adah McMillan is a junior. She enjoys, reading, drawing, eating rice, ice cream, popcorn, and candy, playing the piano, listening to musicals, and being right. She hopes to bring light to the great and not-so-great qualities of...

Allison Muncy


Allison Muncy is a senior. She enjoys writing poetry, watching marvel movies and hanging out with Jarom. She is looking forward to producing poems each week and to have a place people can go to for help. You can contact her at...

Faith Hale

Head Photographer

Faith Hale enjoys playing softball, cooking, and acting really tough. She looks forward to graduating in May. You can contact her at [email protected]

Jarom Diaz


Jarom Diaz enjoys activities of the finest quality such as building computers, making shorts films, and playing the cello. He is involved with pizza making, movie making, and general music playing. He is looking forward to curing...

Ayden Gibbs


Ayden Gibbs is a senior. He enjoys football and video games. He hopes to bring a new voice to The Mav. You can contact him at [email protected]

Zion Elznic


Zion Elznic enjoys art, gaming, and movies. He is involved in SmetchRat-Gamenight, and he is looking forward to joining MavTV this year. You can contact him at [email protected]

Hannah Millar


Hannah Millar is a junior at Mead High. She enjoys texting people, hanging out with friends, eating, and hanging out with her awesome friend Ayden! She wants to bring a new and exciting voice to The Mav. You can contact her at ...

Alec Mueller


Alec Mueller is a senior at Mead High School and the Vice President of the National Honor Society. Alec enjoys performing magic, filmmaking and acting in his free time. ...

Tyler Rotunno


Tyler Rotunno enjoys being creative, making and listening to music, playing video games, and being a complete nerd. He has a social goofball personality and loves meeting new people. He is involved in 4H Shooting Sports and his...

DJ Vicente


DJ enjoys digital art, the artisan works, and gaming. He is involved with swimming and was formerly a “black belt” in Wado Kai traditional Japanese Karate. His goal is to enter the St. Vrain Art Show. He is looking forward...

Miles Michell


Miles Michell is a Junior at MHS. He enjoys writing, watching Anime, and eating food. This year he hopes to write many articles and be able to give others support within that. He wants to help inform students of the truth around...

Allison Welch


Allison (Ali) Welch is a Freshman at MHS. She enjoys cooking, music, and football. She is a football manager and is in an advanced choir. This year she hopes to bring light to events and things that people need to know and talk...

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