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The Westwind

2017-2018 Staff

Breanna McCabe


Breanna McCabe, a sophomore, and one quote she looks up to is: “Don't chase people. Be an example. Attract them. Work hard and be yourself. The people who belong in your life will come find you and stay. Just do your thing....

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Aaron Brown


This is Aaron’s first year doing newspaper of any sort and he is hopeful about this coming year and further years in The Westwind. He enjoys watching any horror movie he can get his hands on and playing video games. Aaron has th...

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Megan Meyer


Megan is a freshman at A-West. She enjoys playing soccer and loves the team that she plays with. She likes to watch Lost and Once Upon a Time in her free time. Megan loves to paddle board, and loves anything related to swimming spo...

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Keva Browner


Keva Browner is currently a freshmen this year. She is a reporter for The Westwind. She enjoys reading, but also likes to watch Netflix. Her favorite show is Gilmore Girls. Keva plays volleyball outside of school. Over the summ...

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Kaleb White


Kaleb White is a 14 year old who throughout his whole life loved sports and writing. He is a freshmen at Arvada West High School, he gets ok grades and plays for the school's football team. He doesn’t dislike school but doesn’t lo...

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Christina Lane


Christina Lane is a new sophomore at A-West High School. This is her fifth school. She loves to sing, act and be weird especially if she can be loud and crazy. In class she is quiet and mainly keeps to herself, but if you get to k...

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Austin Hathaway


Austin Hathaway is a freshmen at Arvada West High School. He is currently a reporter for The Westwind and a football player on the Wildcats football team. He plays video games after football practice and is a generally kind person....

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Morgan O'Neill


Morgan O'Neill is a sophomore at Arvada West High school. She is a reporter for The Westwind. She is currently 15 years old and enjoys being active. Outside of school she likes to explore the world and listen to music. She loves...

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Ella Kitchings


Ella Kitchings is a freshman at A-West High School and she is a reporter for The Westwind. She is 14 and her favorite thing to do is to hang out with her family and friends. She likes to play the guitar and watch Netflix. On a ...

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Aydin Valaski

Photography Editor

Aydin Valaski is a sophomore at Arvada West. She is the photo editor of the Arvada Westwind, and is well known for her photographic abilities. Aydin enjoys concerts, hiking, photography, and volunteer work. Aydin has two dogs that s...

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Michael Cowden

Editorial Editor

Michael Cowden is the 15 year old GSA Co-President who studies at Arvada West High School. This will be Michael's 2nd year in Journalism class. Some of his most favorite things to do are play video games, talk with friends, and s...

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Maddy Kirk


Maddy “the Savage” Kirk is a reporter for the Arvada West newspaper. She is a sophomore this year and most spends her free time playing hockey for the lady rough riders, sleeping which she says is totally lit, watching Netfli...

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Jack Roberts

Sports Editor

Jack Roberts is an editor for the Westwind News, and this is his second year. He is currently a sophomore. Jack enjoys writing satire, having lively discussions on current events, and he plays varsity tennis for A-West. Last year he...

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Caitlin Danborn


Caitlin Danborn is a junior at Arvada West High School. She is very excited to start her third year on staff and her first year as editor-in-chief of The Westwind.  Danborn runs cross country and track for A-West, and when she’s not ru...

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