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1 in 1700: Abby Stinson

1 in 1700: Abby Stinson

Dana Aguilar, Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

A bus filled with anxious musicians, a gym floor covered in martial arts mats, an art studio brimming with talent - Waukee High School Senior Abby Stinson can be found at each of these locations. Stinson has a black belt in karate, plays the flute, and manages to draw in her spare time.     ...

Refugees in Waukee

Refugees in Waukee

Vanessa Bittok, Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Frantically packing up their necessities to leave their home, friends, and family, refugees head toward a new life a unfamiliar surroundings, seeking safety in America. 84,995 refugees left their homes to find peace and safety by September 2016, according to the Washington Times, and some refugees have f...

Vote for Senior Superlatives!

Vote for Senior Superlatives!

The Echo

March 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

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1 in 1700: Katie Overholt

1 in 1700: Katie Overholt

Averi Baudler, Reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Katie Overholt, a Sophomore who was randomly selected from the 1700 people who attend Waukee, is an easygoing girl who wants to be remembered for her fun energy. “I want to help people with advice, and for them to look back and only remember laughing and smiling when with me. It’s all about the g...

School Counselors

School Counselors

Rashed Alsharqi and Miranda Boyle

March 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Walking down the long hall, staring down at the gray carpet with thoughts locked inside one’s head raging, trying to get out. Going to the one place where those thoughts can be let out. Stepping into the doorway and seeing a familiar face. The counselor's office is a safe environment for any studen...

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 20, 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...

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