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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 ...

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...

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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