Administration

Natalie Pramenko, Principal

npramenko[at]lps.k12.co[dot]us

303.347.6022

Administrative Assistant:  Julie Dunsmore 303.347.6023

 

Welcome Back Message to the School from Mrs. Pramenko

Back to School Week Letter from Mrs. Pramenko

Biography

Natalie has been a public educator for 31 years. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno where she earned her bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. Natalie was a high school science teacher for 10 years (biology, chemistry, and anatomy/physiology) prior to entering the world of high school administration. She served as an assistant principal for 12 years (8 here at Arapahoe) before becoming the principal in 2012-2013. In addition to teaching and administration, Natalie has spent the last 31 years working with student athletes coaching the sport of cheerleading, where her Colorado teams earned 4 state championships, as well as 2 runner-up titles.

 

Outside of Arapahoe, Natalie enjoys spending it with her family. She and her husband of twenty-three years, Patrick, have two children, Mollie (17) and Ryan (13) who attend Arapahoe High School and Powell Middle School, respectively.  

 

While Natalie has a broad range of administrative experience, the majority of her time has been spent in curriculum and instruction, teacher performance evaluation, instructional budgeting and student discipline and attendance. She enjoys people, and places strong value on the many positive relationships she has developed with her faculty, staff, students and parents at Arapahoe High School. Natalie highly values the LPS community, and is extremely proud to be the principal of Arapahoe High School.

 

Angela Boatright, Assistant Principal

 

303.347.6024
Administrative Assistant:  Sharon Westerman 303.347.6025
 

Class of 2021 Senior Video from Ms. Boatright

 

Biography

Hello AHS Warriors! It has been my pleasure to serve you and this community for the last six years! I grew up in the military and have lived in many places, including Europe. I graduated from Colorado College with a bachelor's in history, received a master's degree in Educational Counseling from the University of Phoenix in 2004, and earned an Educational Specialist degree in leadership from the University of Colorado Denver in 2009. It was my distinct honor to teach American History and AVID for twelve years and then serve as a dean for three years at Eaglecrest High School in Cherry Creek from 1999-2014. I began my administrative career at Arapahoe in 2014 as the Activities Director and now oversee the Office of Curriculum and Instruction. As a dedicated hiker, skier, and traveler, I am so happy to call Colorado my home!

Administrative Responsibilities

Grade 12 (Class of 2021): Includes: Attendance, Curriculum & Instruction, Discipline, IEPs, 504s, October PSAT/State SAT, Student Reviews/Interventions, Health Care Action Plans, Academic Watch, Credit Recovery. Liaison to the Business and Math Departments, as well as Career and Technical Education and Concurrent Enrollment

 

Brian Ceriani, Assistant Principal

303.347.6019
Administrative Assistant:  Lisa Witt 303.347.6049
 

Class of 2022 Junior Video from Mr. Ceriani

Biography

Brian moved to Colorado from New Jersey in 1999. He and his wife were looking for an "adventure" after they graduated from Rowan University. Sixteen years and two kids later (as well as both entire families moving out) I think they are here to stay. Brian left a career in law enforcement to begin his career in education. He received his MS in Counseling and his MA in School Administration from the University of Phoenix. Brian has worked as a substitute teacher, counselor and middle school assistant principal. Brian loves the Colorado lifestyle but still misses the food and culture of New Jersey (as well as the Yankees and Jets).

Administrative Responsibilities

Grade 11 (Class of 2022): Includes: Attendance, Discipline, IEPs, 504s, Student Reviews/Interventions, Health Care Action Plans, Academic Watch, MTSS, Building Maintenance & Operations, Credit Recovery, Parking-Student/Staff, School Safety & Security

 

Abby Kuhlmann, Assistant Principal

Administrative Assistant: Alicia Peterson 303.347.6095

Class of 2023 Sophomore Video from Mrs. Kuhlmann

Back to School Week Video from Activities

Biography

Abby enters her fourth year on the AHS administrative team after working for Arapahoe as a Language Arts teacher for seven years. A true Centennial native, she graduated from Arapahoe in 2005. She has a BA in English with teaching, and Spanish from Colorado Mesa University. She obtained her MS in Educational Administration from Fort Hays State University. Additionally, she has coached girls basketball for the Warriors for seven years. As the Arapahoe Activities Director, her core value in this role is to help students seek out their passions with like-minded peers in a way that inspires hope and future pursuits. When she's not at school, she spends her time with her friends, family,  husband, and new baby, and hopes that this time is spent somewhere outside.

Administrative Responsibilities

Grade 10 (Class of 2023): Includes: Attendance, Discipline, IEPs, 504s, Student Reviews/Interventions, Health Care Action Plans, Academic Watch, Assessment: CMAS 11, PSAT 9, PSAT 10, MAP, ACCESS, Attendance Office, Credit Recovery, Student Activities

 

Patrick McCabe, Assistant Principal

303.347.6020
Administrative Assistant:  Janelle Weems 303.347.6021

 

Biography

Pat has been a public educator for 28 years. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with bachelor’s degrees in Elementary and Middle School Education. Pat started his teaching career as an elementary and middle school teacher in Lake County and Littleton School Districts. He then taught high school social studies at Lakewood High School. All-told, Pat taught for seventeen years prior to shifting his career to high school administration. In addition to a seventeen year basketball coaching career, Pat has had stints coaching football, tennis, volleyball, track, and soccer.

Administrative Responsibilities

Athletic Director: Includes: Student Reviews/Interventions, Academic Watch, Credit Recovery, Athletics and Building Facility Usage

 

Ryan Miwa, Assistant Principal

303.347.6063
Administrative Assistant: Gabby Vail 303.347.6010
 

Class of 2024 Freshman Video from Mr. Miwa

Biography

Ryan is starting his 13th year in Education and his 3rd year at Arapahoe High School. He is a graduate of Littleton Public Schools and is excited to be back in the district. Ryan graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry. He started his teaching career at Ponderosa High School in 2008 where he taught Chemistry and AP Chemistry. While teaching, Ryan earned his Masters in Natural Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. Ryan also served as the instructional coach and science department chair at Ponderosa High School. In 2015, Ryan continued his education career as a Dean of Students at Smoky Hill High School. While working at Smoky Hill, Ryan earned his Educational Specialist Degree in Administration, Policy and Leadership Studies, from the University of Colorado Denver.  Ryan joined the Arapahoe administration team in 2018. He works primarily with the freshman class and enjoys helping with the transition between middle and high school. When he's not at work, he loves to spend time with his wife and 2 dogs. Ryan also enjoys woodworking and  projects around the house. 

 

Administrative Responsibilities

Freshmen Class Includes: Attendance, Discipline, IEPs, 504s, Student Reviews/Interventions, Health Care Action Plans, Academic Watch, Credit Recovery, ICAP, and Health Clinic, Nutrition Services, Assessment: CMAS 11, MAP, ACCESS

 

All Administrators Share Responsibility For:

  • Staff Evaluations & Supervision
  • Event Supervision
  • Public Relations/Press Releases/Newsletter/Twitter
  • Lunch Supervision
  • School Safety & Security Support
  • Facility/Cleanliness & Maintenance
  • Visibility/Accessibility