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Bound for Changes

Bound for Changes

Allison Long, Reporter

November 11, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

On November 9th, 2015, at 6:00pm, the Waukee School District School Board met with the public to discuss boundaries-- a process that began last April. The public was given a 30 minute time slot to bring up their concerns. Each person was given three minutes to make their case. The eleven people who ha...

Iowa Students’ Voices Rise

Iowa Students’ Voices Rise

Vivian Le, Publisher

November 10, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

New York Eighth grader Ben Yao’s head barely peeked over the auditorium podium when he emphasized “No dream is too big and no dream is too small,” to the dozens of students and teachers sitting back in their cushioned chairs. Saturday, Waukee High School opened its doors to students across Iowa ...

Movie Review: Spectre (2015)

Movie Review: Spectre (2015)

Samuel Cox, Reporter

November 9, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

After five decades, twenty-four movies, and six actors, it’s pretty safe to say that James Bond is a pretty iconic. The old man has been around for five decades yet his fan base always manages to get bigger and bigger. Every generation has their Bond whether it’s Sean Connery, Roger Moore, George...

Warrior Playoff Coverage: Do or Die

Warrior Playoff Coverage: Do or Die

Samuel Cox, Reporter

November 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Waukee Warriors and Valley Tigers are no strangers to each other. The two powerhouse teams met at Valley Stadium, nine weeks ago to kick off the football season. What had the potential to be a great game ended up being a complete blowout as the Tigers humiliated the Warriors 44-13. Fast forward to...

Parking Spot Controversy

Parking Spot Controversy

Kurt Lavastida, Reporter

November 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

The 2015-2016 school year has turned student drivers aggressive. Parking spots are fought over frequently as we scram in the morning to claim a decent spot. Getting to the building early means the chances of getting a front row spot are fairly high, but once the alarm clock goes off more than three ...

Family

Family

Madeline Ryan

November 2, 2015


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

From the outside looking in, the Wilsons are the traditional, cookie cutter family with one dad, a mom, one son and daughter. Faith said, “I feel like we’re a pretty normal family, except for the fact that everyone knows my dad. Everywhere I go, I’m Ed Wilson's daughter.” Ed Wilson’s family...

Balancing Busy Lives: Grace McKeon

Balancing Busy Lives: Grace McKeon

Andi Munford, Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

All students struggle with having to balance their busy lives. Senior, Grace McKeon, shared her unique perspective after having dealt with the issue herself. She came into Waukee High School expecting it to be stressful and shortly after the beginning of her sophomore year, this proved true. She had...

Turkey Traditions

Turkey Traditions

Kaitlyn Redman, Reporter

October 22, 2015


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Turkey is simmering, turning a light golden brown and the smell of Grandma’s special apple pie baking in the oven fills the air. Everyone is gathered around a table in their Sunday best, with football on the television, while laughter floats above the dinner table. Thanksgiving has come a long way...

Future Ready Iowa

Future Ready Iowa

Vivian Le, Reporter

October 14, 2015


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Earlier last week, Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds promoted their Future Ready Iowa campaign by hosting a round table discussions at Prairieview School in Waukee. The roundtable opened doors to the public, with many students and parents in attendance. Dr. Dave Wilker...

Waukee v. Urbandale

Waukee v. Urbandale

Madeline Ryan and Kurt Lavastida

October 4, 2015


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase, SPORTS

The Arrowhead sent two reporters to capture the head-to-head game against Urbandale last Friday night. The gallery below displays images from reporters Madeline Ryan and Kurt Lavastida. The game ended 20-14 Waukee.

The Fall Play Ascends The Stage

The Fall Play Ascends The Stage

Leah Doyle, Reporter

October 3, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

The lights fade, chatting turns to hushed, excited whispers as silence begins to take over the suspense filled atmosphere. Soft footfalls travel across the stage before the Theater Arts Center once again illuminates, starting the play. Brave New World, a dystopian novel published in 1932, tells...

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