The Student News Site of Souderton Area High School

The Arrowhead

The Arrowhead

The Student News Site of Souderton Area High School

The Arrowhead

The Student News Site of Souderton Area High School

The Arrowhead

The Arrowhead

News Byte
Roman Craig, News Editor • December 16, 2022

To help community members recycle, the Students Against Violating the Earth (SAVE) Club hosted a recycling event on November 5 at the high school...

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Working Hard...During a visit to the high school, 6th and 7th grade members of the newspaper and magazine club learned about journalism. Their visit on January 17 was filled with interesting activities.
Middle school journalists visit high school
6th and 7th grade students in the newspaper and magazine club at the Indian Valley Middle School visited the high school’s journalism class. On January 17, the students learned where their interests may lead them in the coming years.
Jacob Godshall, Website Manager • January 17, 2023

In order to explore their interest in journalism and writing, 6th and 7th grade students from the newspaper and magazine club at the Indian Valley Middle School visited the journalism course on January 17.  Many of the students looked forward to the ability to write about things they are interested in. “I think it’s fun to write about something you’re interested in,” 7th grader Addison Godfrey said. “It makes it much more fun.” Similarly, 7th grader Katie Baker looks forward to the chance to “write down her own thoughts.” Because...

Making ‘A Positive’ difference
Helen Spigel, Social Media Editor • December 16, 2022

With the help of the American Red Cross, the high school held a blood drive on November 15 in the auxiliary gym to bring in donations and start people on a path of lifelong donation. Wellness teacher...

Free breakfast program returns to district for another year
Tristan Rocca Donna, Arrowhead Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

Due to the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the free breakfast program is still in effect every morning, helping students and families in the Souderton Area School District. According to food...

CSPA fall conference expands journalism knowledge
Amanda Hill, Copy Editor • December 16, 2022

To create a new generation of journalists ready to succeed in their future endeavors, speakers gathered at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s (CSPA) fall conference to teach informational sessions...

News Byte
Roman Craig, News Editor • December 16, 2022

To help community members recycle, the Students Against Violating the Earth (SAVE) Club hosted a recycling event on November 5 at the high school by accepting items like appliances. According to SAVE...

MFA initiative tightens district’s security, prevents cyber attacks
Kami Ziegler, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

As an extra form of security for Souderton Area School District employees, the Multi-Factor Authentication system (MFA) has been updated from previous years with teachers now using an app and key fobs...

Arrowhead Column: News Break
Discriminatory policies threaten LGBTQ+ students
Discriminatory policies threaten LGBTQ+ students
Roman Craig, News Editor • December 16, 2022

By filing a federal complaint against the Central Bucks School District, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania spoke out against discriminatory district-wide policies on October 6. Seven anonymous Central Bucks students have brought allegations to the ACLU chapter causing them to file the complaint. The students allege that the recently passed district-wide policies have led to LGBTQ+ students needing to eat separately to avoid...

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Herd in the Hallways

“I’ve been completely ghosting my teacher.”
“I’m starting an illegal radio selling business so I can make a profit.”
“Time’s become so relative to me that I don’t know what day it is.”
“Forty-four punching bags? Um, yes please.”
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“Did you get a haircut? I can smell it.”

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Opinion
Search & rescue team helps local community
Search & rescue team helps local community
Melissa Brown, Arrowhead Design Editor • December 16, 2022

Through repetitive training and other preparations, the VMSC rescue team aims to help people as best they can, as well as bring the victims they...

Staying SOap clean…Washing their hands, alumni Pockets Seachrist prevents the spread of diseases. Breaking the spread chain, Pockets prevents themselves and others from getting sick.
Immunocompromised people share safety tips
Helen Spigel, Social Media Editor • December 16, 2022

To keep themselves and others who are at risk safe in the Souderton community, members are advised to keep safety measures in mind with the recent...

Home for the holidays, essential workers appreciate family time
Home for the holidays, essential workers appreciate family time
Sierra Lauer, Arrowhead Business Manager • December 16, 2022

By giving back to their community members in many different ways, first responders, military personnel and medical personnel work a lot over...

Learning women’s history…Watching the Suffragette movie in their Women’s Studies class, seniors Amelia Haworth (left) and Ava Beskar learn about the suffragette movement in the United Kingdom. Their Women’s Studies class watched the movie November 18.
Women’s Studies class expands perspective of history
Jadyn Vinhar-Robinson, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

With dedication and passion from social studies teachers Kimberly Dudek and Nicole Harner, the social studies department’s Women’s Studies...

Striking out...Presenting her plaque, sophomore Elizabeth Hercek celebrates her accomplishment. After competing in the Junior Masters tournament, Hercek placed second.
Bowlers find enjoyment, success in leagues
Kelsea Clarke, Staff Writer • December 20, 2022

Passion and motivation have guided bowlers to success in the sport over the course of many years and has contributed to building connections with their...

Football hits one of its most dangerous seasons yet
December 16, 2022

Due to rising concerns of player wellbeing over the last few years, major football leagues are beginning to implement safety...

‘75 Day Hard’ tests toughness and strength
December 16, 2022

Committing two-and-a-half months, people who complete 75 Day Hard accomplish one of the most difficult mainstream fitness...

Staff, students make 3v3 tourney a slam dunk
December 16, 2022

As part of efforts to revitalize school spirit following the pandemic, the Athletic Leadership Council (ALC) held a 3v3 pickup...

The Way We See It
WWSI: Red Zone schedule appreciated by all
WWSI: Red Zone schedule appreciated by all
Arrowhead Editorial Board December 16, 2022

Moving back the start of first block by 25 minutes, Red Zone, piloted for three weeks in October, opened time in the schedule for students to...

Arrowhead Column: The Glass Half Full
The Glass Half Full: Letter writing creates meaning in digital age
The Glass Half Full: Letter writing creates meaning in digital age
Rachel Schewe, Features Editor • December 16, 2022

A culture of instant gratification has deemed meaningful interactions as unnecessary and outdated when conversations can now occur with the typing...

Sports Editor's Pick
Get your head in the game…Dropping low to guard, athletic director Dennis Stanton (right) blocks the path of senior James Blair. The 3v3 tournament allowed students and staff to be active together.
Staff, students make 3v3 tourney a slam dunk
Sam Kennedy, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022
Fab‘yule’ous…Adding finishing touches to her dessert, junior Claudia Elwell prepares a yule log. The yule log was based on a recipe from Great British Baking judge Prue Leith.
Celebrate the season of giving by baking festive treats
Madison Stine and Claudia Elwell December 16, 2022

Some may be turned away from the idea of not only baking, but gifting baked goods. They may fear that their baking skills are not up to par...

Acting for an audience…Embracing their roles, juniors Cayden Johnson (left) and Jackson Rohrbaugh read a letter during the fall play production of “Twelfth Night.” The pair played Sir Andrew Aguecheek and Sir Toby Belch.
Fall play cast promotes Shakespeare, inclusivity
Melanie Vincent, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

Senior cast members worked to create a family environment among the cast, leading Souderton theater to put on successful productions of “Romeo...

Wakanda forever…Walking in ceremonious fashion towards her late brother’s coffin, Shuri, AKA Black Panther, prepares for the tough year ahead. The new Black Panther movie focused on the grieving country of Wakanda and how one death affected the world.
Black Panther uses grief to create exciting villain
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor • December 16, 2022

By incorporating grief into the newest Black Panther movie, Marvel Studios is able to expand on old characters and set them up for a bright future...