The Green and Black

2020-2021 Staff

Sydney Rothstein
Co Editor-in-Chief

Sydney Rothstein

Sydney Rothstein (she/her) is a junior at Niwot and is the Co-Editor in Chief of The Green and Black. She started the newspaper with Mercer in December 2020, and is very excited to see how it will grow! Sydney enjoys writing,...

Mercer Stauch
Co Editor-in-Chief

Mercer Stauch

Mercer (he/him) is a junior at Niwot and Co-Editor in Chief of The Green and Black. He started the newspaper with Sydney Rothstein in December 2020 because he likes telling stories - whether that be through music, on stage, throug...

Olga Rokhlenko
Junior Editor & Columnist

Olga Rokhlenko

Olga Rokhlenko (she/her) is a sophomore at Niwot and is the Junior Editor of The Green and Black. She's been telling stories since she could talk, and writing them since she could write. She is on the mock trial team, CADs for...

Josh Ludski-Lee
Journalist

Josh Ludski-Lee

Josh is a sophomore at Niwot High School. He is passionate about journalism - in every format: whether it’s having the opportunity to attend and write about auto shows, or becoming a journalist who gets to travel while writi...

Sadie Conolly
Journalist

Sadie Conolly

Sadie is a part of the Niwot class of 2022 and has always enjoyed writing. Therefore, writing for The Green and Black has been very enjoyable for her. She particularly enjoys writing health and public safety updates for The Gr...

Riley Justice
Journalist

Riley Justice

RJ is a junior and a journalist at The Green and Black. She transferred to Niwot this year, and spends most of her time swimming, procrastinating, and listening to music. She also has a penchant for ardent political arguments....

Jordyn Stewart
Journalist

Jordyn Stewart

Jordyn Stewart is a junior at Niwot High School. She is a journalist for The Green and Black. Jordyn plays basketball and lacrosse and enjoys her time on the weekends skiing. She plans on majoring in communications and broadcas...

Maddi Stapp
Journalist

Maddi Stapp

Maddi Stapp is a junior at Niwot, and her passion is Musical Theater. She has been performing since the age of 5 and is currently the Vice President and President-Elect of the Theater Leadership Team. She has loved writing for...

Sophie Gebhardt
Journalist

Sophie Gebhardt

Sophie is a junior this year at Niwot High School. When she is not in school, you can find her playing basketball, lacrosse, skiing, or watching an episode of The Great British Baking Show. Her favorite ski hills are Beaver Cree...

Violet Oliver
Journalist & Columnist

Violet Oliver

Violet is a freshman at Niwot High School and a reporter at The Green and Black. She enjoys writing about practically anything, but especially the weird and wonderful beasts of the animal kingdom. Violet enjoys learning ab...

Harper Behmer
Columnist & Photographer

Harper Behmer

Harper is a freshman at Niwot High School. She is a photographer and writes the recipe column. She likes to paint, bake and cook, play volleyball and loves to write.

Cayden Justice
Reporter

Cayden Justice

Cayden Justice is a freshman at Niwot High School who joined The Green and Black to be able to share stories and opinions with people through writing. She loves running cross country, playing soccer, and skiing. In between sports a...

Lauren Hendershot
Reporter

Lauren Hendershot

Lauren is a sophomore at Niwot and is a reporter for The Green and Black. She loves to read, write, sing, bike, run, and laugh at her own jokes. You can usually find her on the trails of Niwot, or with her nose in a book....

Ella Lamkin
Reporter

Ella Lamkin

Ella Lamkin is a freshman who is a first-year reporter for The Green and Black. She is very interested in finding new topics to write about and is happy to work and contribute to The Green and Black’s newspaper whenever she can...

Prakriti KC
Photographer

Prakriti KC

Prakriti KC is a junior at Niwot High School who has many passions such as photography, robotics, and speech and debate. She was born in Nepal and moved to the United States when she was three years old. In her free time, she...

Noelani Frazier
Cartoonist

Noelani Frazier

Noelani is a junior at Niwot High School. Her favorite things to do is draw, collect plants, collect stationery, and journal. Noelani plans on becoming a therapist after high school. Noelani is also on the Autism Spectrum.

Tessa Everett
Content Editor

Tessa Everett

Tessa is an editor. She is an IB junior, on the track and cross country teams, and is also a part of the environmental and garden clubs. She loves to travel and hopes to maybe become some sort of scientist in the future! ...

Nam Pham
Content Editor

Nam Pham

Nam is an editor for the Niwot High School newspaper, The Green and Black. In his free time, Nam enjoys serenading his plants (much to their dismay) with his horrible violin playing. A hard-core horror fan, Nam loves to indulge in...

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