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Fusion Mentor Program

Fusion Mentor Program

Allison Baty, Reporter

March 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

For most upperclassmen, the first day of school is no sweat. The friendly faces of their peers greet them at the door and navigating the familiar hallways is an easy task. However, this experience is very different for new and incoming students. To them, the hallways are like mazes, the cafeteria a sou...

KeeSpeak

KeeSpeak

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

February 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

On Thursday, February 23rd, students’ cheers resound through the hallways, rousing even the drowsiest students from the weekly Thursday energy deficiency. Whoops and hollers carry a current of enthusiasm and excitement through the school, inciting the kindness and celebration resting in teachers and ...

Intramurals

Intramurals

Megan Groathouse, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Waukee High School has over 2,000 students from 9th through 12th grade all of whom have the opportunity to participate in the sports available at the school. This creates a very competitive environment for all the athletes that are working to earn the top varsity spot, but some students just want to ...

Elizabeth Warren Silenced on the Senate Floor

Elizabeth Warren Silenced on the Senate Floor

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

February 22, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Controversy floods newspapers and the World Wide Web, striking what seems to be constant disagreement between groups. Another matter gets added to the list of issues haunting the country everyday. Whether it is women’s rights, immigration, or the newly appointed Supreme Court members, it appears every...

Radiant Elementary

Radiant Elementary

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Waukee has seen incredible growth in just the past few years, with 5,180 people in 2000, and 17,705 people in 2015. This brings new houses, businesses, and schools popping up around the community. Citizens of Waukee seem to have gotten used to the sound of construction outside each doorstep. More peo...

Anonymously Anxious

Anonymously Anxious

Waukee Publications, Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

At The Arrowhead, we write with passion, journalistic integrity and factual information. We cover news, student life, sports, opinions and entertainment. On occasion, stories surface that need to be shared out of our routine. The following article is a first person account of a male student living wi...

Vandalized GSA Posters

Vandalized GSA Posters

Dana Aguilar, Reporter

February 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Posters hung up around Waukee High School advertise clubs, fundraisers, and events. Helpful information can be found on every student’s walk to their next class. Though these posters are typically appreciated, recently a few papers have seen disrespect. “There has been some anonymous backlash...

Understanding IDD

Understanding IDD

Allison Baty and Vanessa Bittok

February 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

In a school as large as Waukee High School, it is easy to disappear into the masses of students. However, it is important to remember that every student has their own needs, desires, interests, and trials. This statement holds true for students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Although th...

1 in 1700: Zander Leman

1 in 1700: Zander Leman

Emma Kern, Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

With approximately 1700 kids populating Waukee High School, the crowd can get overwhelming. There are so many people with tons of different stories to tell. Potentially  just a few facts about a person could get another student to reach out to them. The Arrowhead will be featuring  a continuous pr...

Unfilmable: The Forgotten Controversies of Hollywood’s Brightest Stars

Unfilmable: The Forgotten Controversies of Hollywood’s Brightest Stars

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

February 26th, 2017: Hollywood’s most prominent night will air to millions of televisions across America. This is the Academy Awards, or the Oscars, the star-studded centerpiece of every cinephiles’ year, where acclaimed films are cemented into Hollywood’s storied history forever. I always watch th...

Love Doctors

Love Doctors

Emma Lyon and Damion Wallace

February 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

It's officially red and pink hearts season. The season when couples hold hands and PDA seemingly goes up in the hallways of schools. Now, not everyone has a special person to call their Valentine, and that's perfectly fine. That doesn't mean hopeless romantics can’t still celebrate this Hallmark h...

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