Arrow

2016-2017 Staff

Chris Esmont

Chris is a sophomore at Utica High School. This is his first year in newspaper and he is currently a guest reporter. He enjoys watching and playing football and basketball, as well as playing baseball. ...

Jack Wexler

Jack is a sophomore jumping into his first at Utica and his first year in newspaper. He enjoys running, watching football, and chilling at home with his dogs. If you like talking sports, you are already his friend. Jack is lookin...

Crystal Santa Cruz

Crystal is in her Junior year and is looking forward to her first year of being in the arrow, loves watching netflix and drinking coffee 24/7. Pretty much does nothing else.

Alexa Reynolds

Alexa is a sophomore in Utica High and is in her first year on the newspaper staff. She’s a member of French Club, Key Club, Utica United, and Book Club. She loves scary movies, everything sour, French culture, baking, reading...

Madalyn Dishman

Madalyn Dishman is a sophomore at Utica. She is looking forward to her first year on the Arrow staff. On the rare occasion she is not at dance class she can be found with a book in her hand, hanging out with her friends, or binge ...

Kevin Pengili

Kevin Pengili is a senior in Utica high school and it’s his first year in Journalism.He  hopes that he can look like he knows what he’s doing. What this senior likes to do is writing, reading, running and is just great at ba...

Jacob Joseph

Jacob Joseph is currently a sophomore, and is completing his first year on the staff. He enjoys playing basketball, and dominating kids in 2k. He also enjoys using pickup lines to anyone. Whoever is reading this, he’d like to...

Hannah Piasecki

Hannah Piasecki is a sophomore in her first year of Arrow newspaper staff. Her hobbies include daydreaming, procrastinating, watching old Disney shows and movies from when she was seven, reading, listening to music, and trying ...

Leah Wylie

Leah is in her senior year and this is her first year on the newspaper staff. She’s involved in a lot of extracurriculars such as NHS, Student Council, Key Club, and French Club. She loves the idea of going to haunted houses...

Collin Fox

This is Collin’s first year of newspaper. He plays lacrosse, likes watching football, and having a good time. He is a very hype person and tries to spread the hype to all those in need. He is not really interested in journa...

Evan Gray

Evan Gray is a new student to Utica High School sophomore, and is currently in his first year on staff. He plays golf and his hobbies are chilling with friends, playing video games, and spending time with his dog/family. He al...

Elizabeth Cetnar

Elizabeth is currently a junior at Utica High School and this is her first year on the Arrow Newspaper staff. She is looking forward to being a member of the staff this year. Elizabeth is the Vice President of Utica’s Hispanic...

Alek Beyer

Alek, a Sophomore journalist that is new to it all, yes he is intelligent, serious, and contains too much common sense. Loves to prove that he is the best and brightest of the bunch, that must explain why he is so silent. Favorite t...

Kaci Watt

Kaci is a senior at Utica High School. This year she is the copy editor of the Arrow and it is her second year on staff. She is really excited for what this year will bring. She hopes to pursue a career in journalism one day....

Emily Laskowski

Emily is a sophomore and her first year in newspaper. She is part of the Tribe at Utica High. When she is at home she’s usually listening to music, writing stories, dancing, hanging with her family or her youth group. Emily’s f...

Kelsie Donaldson

Kelsie is a junior and this is her second year on the arrow staff. When she isn’t cuddling her cats and playing with them,  she is probably drawing and writing. Her main goal is to become a successful writer in a big city, typical y...

Nicole Mcmenomay

Nicole is a junior and this is her 2nd year being a part of the 205 crew. She is a varsity swimmer for Utica’s team (yes, Utica does have a swim team), a member of both French club and Utica United, and loves to be a part of...

Carlos Galindo

Carlos Galindo is a senior and this is his second year to be part of the Arrow Newspaper Staff. Carlos loves to draw, he loves drawing superheros and hopes to be a comic book artist or working in animation someday,  he also loves...

Makenna Galui

  Makenna Galui is the managing editor. She is finally a senior.When she isn't crying and complaining about her AP Calculus class, she is making puns. Her golf game is subpar. Editor Camryn Smith is my day one b...

Kelsey Rife

Kelsey Rife is a senior and will graduate in 2017. This is her first year on the Arrow newspaper staff. Kelsey is looking forward to being a part of the newspaper staff this year. She used to play soccer for a little over ten...

Ethan Cartwright

This is Ethan's third year of newspaper. Throughout all his horrible designs, and ok stories, he has become something he had hoped to be since 10th grade. Following in line behind the greatest, Chelsea Koger and Julia Vasquez,...

Camryn Smith

Camryn Smith is a senior at Utica High School and is the social media editor on the newspaper staff. She enjoys playing and petting dogs. She also enjoys hanging out with her boo thing and her friends. In her free time she plays...

Donnie Krall

Donnie is the Business Manager for the newspaper. He plays basketball at Utica High, and his hobbies are hanging out with friends, playing video games, and dominating Reid in everything. He loves watching sports and spongebob....

Reid Bonifas

Reid is a sports editor and reporter for the newspaper. He plays football, basketball, and hurdles for the track team. He loves to listen to country music. His hobbies include playing golf and video games. In his spare time,...

Colin Baker

Colin is in his senior year. It's also his first official year on the Arrow staff, even though he's helped them out before. He's a part of Hispanic Honor Society, AVID, the theater department, and Utica United. He enjoys visiting...

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