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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...

What is Love?

What is Love?

Olivia Gagnon, Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Kelton Lynch “Love can be a lot of stuff. [...] It’s from the heart.” Kristina Isaak “Putting someone else before yourself.” Shalini Birari “My family.” Suchaeta Hegde “It’s feeling completely comfortable around someone.” Ben Lang “Love means [...] to get to know a p...

Girls’ Basketball

Girls’ Basketball

Miranda Boyle, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

From walking out on the court of a regular season game with a few hundred eyes watching, to the state tournament with thousands of eyes watching each player's every move. The Waukee girls basketball team carry unparalleled success throughout the years, and this year is looking to be no different. Fro...

Forever Alone

Forever Alone

Averi Baudler, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Valentine’s Day is universally known as a day for love and over the top romantics. However, for many, Valentine’s Day is just like any other Tuesday. A few Waukee students have some insight as to their views on the day, and some ways to beat the Valentine’s blues. One Waukee Senior, Michael Henter, claims th...

Winter Formal

Winter Formal

Dana Aguilar, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

 

Waukee Boys Swim Takes Sports Clips

Waukee Boys Swim Takes Sports Clips

Erin Crone, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

As an annual event, the Waukee Boys Swim Team marched into Sport Clips hair salon ready for a fresh haircut. “Shaving our head was something we did every year for districts. We then decided we care about what we look like, so we now just get our hair cuts together,” shared Gus Muenzenmay. The Wauk...

Waukee Cheer: Season in Review

Waukee Cheer: Season in Review

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

For nine months, 265 days, and countless hours, the Waukee Competitive Cheer Team poured every ounce of dedication and commitment they had into training to be one of the top cheer squads in the nation. WHS Cheer team consists of 28 members who have vigorously trained four times a week on tumbling and stunt...

Jazz Choir

Jazz Choir

Averi Baudler, Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

The Vocal Music Department at our school is a huge part of what makes Waukee what it is. Waukee has consistently sent around 20 students to be apart of the Iowa All State Choir every year and both show choirs have won multiple grand championships. Because of this, many around the community and the st...

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