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Behind the scenes…Acting as basketball players, seniors Zahmere Willis (left) and Griffin Ehret go over the play while graphic designer Kyle Lutz directs. In December, Souderton hosted an Allebach Communications production crew as they filmed commercials for Wise Snacks’ Cheez Doodles brand.
Say Cheez (Doodles)!
Bringing commercial production to the high school, Allebach Communications filmed ads for Cheez Doodles using some students as actors.
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor • February 9, 2024

Providing students with the opportunity to witness and learn about film productions, Allebach Communications teamed up with the high school to film Cheez Doodles commercials at various locations on campus. Souderton hosted an Allebach Communications production crew from December 5-7 to film commercials for Wise Snacks’ Cheez Doodles. Along with the use of the Aux Gym, Auditorium and Student Center, the high school also granted permission for students to take part in the production. Production manager Ashlyn Bergey believes it is important to...

Putting in work… studying for keystones, sophomore Sophie Kisela practices for the tests coming up. After studying all week Sophie continues to prepare herself for success.
Keystone exams given online
Mia Morgan, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

Streamlining the testing process, Souderton switched the 2023-2024 Keystone Exam testing from paper to fully online. The change this year was notable, according to many staff and students. Sophomore...

Written in the “Starry Night”...Enjoying the Winter Ball on January 27, (from left) sophomores Alaina Picard, Ashlyn Everitt and Kaitlyn Caldwell commemorate the evening with a photo.
‘Starry Night’ at Winter Ball
Aubrey Gehman, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

After months of planning and a postponement due to snow, Student Government created an evening of entertainment for students at the annual Winter Ball. The dance took place on January 27 from 6:30-9:30...

Thinking through hunger…Gazing at the food display, Souderton resident Carlos Sanchez ponders the McDonald’s menu to decide his dinner for the night.
Fast food prices concern customers, employees
Gabriela Sanchez, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

To save money, regular consumers of fast food have begun to hesitate in their continued purchases during a time when employees see fewer customers due to a rise in the price of items. According to regular...

Nothing But Air…Juniors Brian Kelley and Cody Ricko look forward to opening their favorite bags of chips. Chip companies such as Lays reduce the amount of chips in each bag, filling the remaining space with air while making no change to the price.
Companies give less, consumers pay more
Jimmy Engler, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

By decreasing the size of products and making no changes to the price, companies look to not only maintain but increase their profits.  According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the...

District regulates student computers
District regulates student computers
Abbi Cimini, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

By requiring students to only use school-issued computers while at school, starting in late November, the district hopes to protect its network and keep students safe. District Device Manager Bill Hazel...

House of Representatives displays childish immaturity
House of Representatives displays childish immaturity
Sam Kennedy, Arrowhead News Editor • February 9, 2024

For those who don’t know, myself and four other seniors are this year’s Link Crew commissioners, the student advisors of the Link Crew Club. It’s a hard thing sometimes, being part of Link Crew leadership. I...

Soarin’…Fresh off a flight from Newark, NJ, (from left) seniors Hope Derr, Molly Kreag, Ava Mills and Lauren Fisher enjoy the Magic Kingdom. Souderton’s music program was in Orlando, Florida from November 18-23.
Most musical place on earth
Lauren Fisher, Social Media Editor • December 15, 2023

As a way to perform for new audiences and create a closer bond within the music community, the choir and jazz band went to Orlando, Florida November 18-23 where they performed at Disney Springs and Sea...

Arrowhead News Column
House of Representatives displays childish immaturity
House of Representatives displays childish immaturity
Sam Kennedy, Arrowhead News Editor • February 9, 2024

For those who don’t know, myself and four other seniors are this year’s Link Crew commissioners, the student advisors of the Link Crew Club. It’s a hard thing sometimes, being part of Link Crew leadership. I mean, trying to keep tabs on fundraisers, events, and meetings in a club with over 80 members can be a real challenge, especially when it comes to getting those members to participate. Not everyone sees eye to eye all the time; with that...

Roundup
Sam Kennedy, Arrowhead News Editor • December 15, 2023

Henry Kissinger dead at 100 Divisive former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger died November 29 at the age of 100. Kissinger, served...

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Herd in the Hallways

“He’s the BFF: Breakfast Food Fiend.”

“Purple isn’t real. You have been lied to.”

“Can I get you a swizzle stick?”

“The root of all evil starts at Sky Zone.”

“Call me a giddy goober.”
“That sneeze was a maelstrom.”

“Don’t bring the Liberty Bell into this.”

“I have a thing against mascots.”

“Little Watty? He’s a lightbulb.”

“We going feetless?”
“I don’t have hobbies. I have goals.”

“Do you want some pepper with that salt?”

“I’m naming my dog U.S. Virgin Islands.”

“I love you despite your leather obsession.”

“I didn’t know cows had fingers.”

Throwback…Interviewing Phillies pitcher and Souderton alumni Jamie Moyer, former Arrowhead sports editor Meghan McSloy (left) and editor in chief Abigail Kramer-Hunt sit in the Citizens Bank Park’s dugout. McSloy and Hunt interviewed Moyer during the 2006-2007 school year.
Arrowhead alumni carry lessons, memories
Melanie Vincent, Arrowhead Features Editor • February 9, 2024

Due to the high expectations and important lessons learned during their time on The Arrowhead, many past members still practice both the journalistic...

Sunny days...Enjoying her sunlight lamp, French teacher Sally Cushmore brightens her workspace.
Seasonal affective disorder negatively affects teenagers
Ashley Lockhead, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

Using artificial light to mimic the sun, teenagers struggling with seasonal affective disorder [SAD] attempt to combat the depression that comes...

Boxing it up…To manage the Saturday rush, E-meal organizer Ann Marie Heidgerd (left) and volunteer Janet Shepherd pack lunch bags for families on January 6. Emmanuel Lutheran Church started the E-meal program in 2020 and has given out over 500,000 meals to people in need.
E-meal program ‘driving out’ food insecurity
Julia Sipes, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

With the help of volunteers, Emmanuel Lutheran Church gives back to the community through its E-meal program, donating over 500,000 meals to...

Features Editor Melanie Vincent
Raye of Thought: College stress overshadows last moments in high school
Melanie Vincent, Arrowhead Features Editor • February 9, 2024

We are now in 2024, the year that most seniors have been anxiously awaiting. This is the year that we will be graduating and starting the new...

Locked in…Focusing on the championship game, (Left) Jacob Godshall, Sam Dugan, Deklan Linthicum and Janmartel Fonrouge-Benet watch Michigan vs Washington. The Michigab Wolverines went on to win 34-13.
FSU “snubbed” in playoffs, community shares opinions
Brogan Sullivan, Co-Editor-In-Chief • February 9, 2024

The announcement of the teams playing in the NCAA playoffs has angered many football fans for the exclusion of the Florida State Seminoles. With a 13-0...

Ice hockey supports itself by raising funds
February 9, 2024

To compensate from the lack of funding from the school district, the Souderton ice hockey team works to raise money to support...

Boys wrestling team bonds are ‘better than ever’
February 9, 2024

To grow stronger as a team and overcome challenges, the boys wrestling team prioritizes quality time together outside of...

NFL fines prove inconsistent and confusing for fans
February 9, 2024

Due to 439 infractions and over $17.7 million dollars of fines throughout the NFL, many fans have shown their disagreement...

The Way We See It
Childhood is changing, make the most of it
Childhood is changing, make the most of it
Arrowhead Editorial Board February 9, 2024

It is nothing new for children and teenagers to look up to older peers or favorite celebrities and mirror their behaviors, fashions, and interests...

Arrowhead Features Column
Features Editor Melanie Vincent
Raye of Thought: College stress overshadows last moments in high school
Melanie Vincent, Arrowhead Features Editor • February 9, 2024

We are now in 2024, the year that most seniors have been anxiously awaiting. This is the year that we will be graduating and starting the new chapter of our lives. This is the year that we have been anticipating since first grade when they gave us our school issued email with “24-” proudly tacked...

Sports Editor's Pick
On the move...Dominating the court, junior varsity captain Trey Bui fights to the basket against Upper Dublin High School during December’s Jim Church Classic.
Boys basketball underclassmen assume leadership roles
Finley Kearns, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024
Arrowhead Sports Column
Sporty Spice: Philadelphia Eagles fumble end of season
Sporty Spice: Philadelphia Eagles fumble end of season
Sahana George, Sports Editor • February 9, 2024

We Eagles fans are very passionate, so when our once promising team begins to spiral downward in the weeks leading up to the playoffs, fans are filled with stress, anger and frustration. For...

Media Menu
Issue 3 Media Menu
February 5, 2024
Movies:

Madame Web - 2/14

Bob Marley: One Love - 2/14

Dune: Part 2 - 3/1

Kung Fu Panda 4 - 3/8

TV Shows:

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Entertainment Column
EVERETTainment: ‘Aquaman and the Lost kingdom’ disappoints fans
EVERETTainment: ‘Aquaman and the Lost kingdom’ disappoints fans
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor • February 9, 2024

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