Are you interested in joining the AHS Student Media & Journalism program?

Here is an overview of the program.

Here’s how to apply:

  1. Submit an application by filling out this form. (For current high school students.)

  2. If you will be a freshman next year, fill out this form to apply.

  3. Ask two teachers for recommendations. One recommendation should be completed by your Language Arts teacher, the second by a teacher of your choice.

  4. Click here for recommendation directions.

  5. Please submit at least one sample of academic or formal writing (essays written for any class, college application letters, etc.) by emailing it to Please put your name in the title of the document.

  6. Optional: You may submit samples of creative &/or personal writing of any kind if you wish. You may also submit samples of your creative work with photography, artwork, illustrations and/or graphic design.

  7. Deadlines:

    • Application and teacher recommendations are due by Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Student Media at AHS
The Herald magazine
The Calumet yearbook
The Spear sports broadcast team

Contact Info
Greg Anderson
Student Media Adviser

About the Student Media & Journalism Program at AHS

The student media & student journalism program is a vibrant and productive part of Arapahoe High School. We have a strong reputation for excellence, we are recognized as a leader in the field of scholastic journalism, and we have won numerous awards on both the state and national level. Students who become active in the student media & journalism program gain valuable skills and insights through a hands-on approach to learning and reporting on their community and the world around them. We produce quality content and publications for a real audience. Our "homework" is published for all the world to see!