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The Student News Site of Souderton Area High School

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The Student News Site of Souderton Area High School

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Awestruck...Observing the last total eclipse over the United States until 2045, (from left) seniors Allie Thatcher, Anya Patel, Anna Stratton and Ryan Ciuba admire the event on April 8.
Astronomy Club offers eclipse viewing opportunity
By organizing a solar eclipse viewing event from 2-3:30 p.m. on April 8, the science department and Astronomy Club were able to give over 1,000 students a chance to watch.
Melanie Vincent, Features Editor • May 3, 2024

In order for students to have the opportunity to view the partial solar eclipse, the science department and the Astronomy Club organized a school-wide viewing event from 2-3:30 p.m. on April 8. According to science teacher Kristi Ansert, a solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the sun and the Earth. “The moon [passes in front of the sun] about once a month but it's usually a little above or below that perfect alignment. So multiple factors have to come into play for a perfect total eclipse to occur,” Ansert said. Ansert said that...

Think ‘positive’ thoughts…Donating blood on April 9, junior Brad Peck lays on a gurney in the high school’s auxiliary gym.
At annual blood drive, heroes come in all ‘types’
Julia Sipes, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

Giving students and staff an opportunity to donate blood, wellness teacher Karin Clark collaborated with the American Red Cross to establish a safe and positive environment for first-time and returning...

TikTok bill addresses possible nationwide ban
Kelsea Clarke, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

Due to TikTok being seen as a national security threat because of its foreign ownership, a bill was approved by the House of Representatives regarding banning the app. There is an unclear future for TikTok...

Getting ready…To prepare for the April 27 junior prom, Student Government members Colton Musselman (left) and Kayla Lelina sort decorations. The Class of 2025 must begin the decorating process by assemeling lanterns.
Student Government prepares for junior prom
Grace Quigley, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

To create an entertaining junior prom, the Class of ‘25 Student Government spent months organizing all aspects of the April 27 dance, from food to decorations to music. Beginning in October, the junior...

Roll Red Rebels!...Cheering for the Red Team, (from left) seniors Ryan Ciuba and James Kuduk, along with Big Red, support the Red Rebels during Gym Night on April 5.
Red vs. White promotes school spirit
Jacob Godshall, Opinion Editor • May 3, 2024

In the hopes of increasing school spirit, Student Council held Red vs. White on April 4-5 where students competed in pool and gym-based activities. The two teams, the red team and the white team, were...

TikTok bill addresses possible nationwide ban
TikTok bill addresses possible nationwide ban
Kelsea Clarke, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

Due to TikTok being seen as a national security threat because of its foreign ownership, a bill was approved by the House of Representatives regarding banning the app. There is an unclear future for TikTok...

Spain trip highlights culture
Spain trip highlights culture
Natalie Helfrich, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

Traveling to four Spanish cities over the course of 11 days, students and staff visited Spain from March 23-April 2. Spanish teacher Brittany Mercado organized the trip. Assistant principal Matt Haines,...

8th grade mixer helps soon-to-be freshmen adjust
Douglas Reily, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

By hosting a mixer at the high school for the current eighth graders on April 19, Link Crew hopes to socialize eighth graders in preparation for their freshman year at Souderton. “It's a great way to...

Arrowhead News Column
Debate loophole leaves lasting repercussions
Sam Kennedy, News Editor • April 4, 2024

If you’re in any way keeping up with politics, you probably saw the Supreme Court’s March 4 decision to allow former president Donald Trump to remain on the ballot for this year’s presidential election, setting up a rematch of his 2020 faceoff with incumbent Joe Biden. Regardless of your view of the outcome, if we start to examine what led up to the decision itself, there are a couple of things we can point to as primary causes for the Supreme...

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

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“I think I’m in omelet overload.”

“Dua Lipa has the worst football team.”

“It smells like ketchup and blood.”

“The best thing to do is my homework, but that seems far-fetched.”

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“You better not let me get my hands on spinach.”

“I tend to have unsolicited moon talk.”

“Did you just say a water molecule was fine?”

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Students hope for success, prepare for upcoming AP exams
Aubrey Gehman, Staff Writer • May 5, 2024

By reviewing in advance, taking practice quizzes and attending study sessions with teachers, students are preparing for the upcoming Advanced...

Weismantel is teaching interior design ins and outs
Ava Tabernilla, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

By teaching the interior design course and running her own interior design business, family and consumer science teacher Tara Weismantel hopes...

Peyton Heart Club has ‘got your back’ with mental health
Nadie Choe, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

Seeking change for Souderton’s mental health space, the Peyton Heart Club headed to Pottsgrove High School to participate in a workshop led...

Raye of Thought: Romance novels encourage high expectations, deep connections
Raye of Thought: Romance novels encourage high expectations, deep connections
Melanie Vincent, Features Editor • May 3, 2024

Romance novels tend to follow cheesy clichés that set expectations high and even occasionally romanticize toxic behaviors. But, they can also...

Sporty Spice: NFL Free Agency
Sporty Spice: NFL Free Agency
Sahana George, Sports Editor • May 3, 2024

With NFL free agency being in full swing, the Philadelphia Eagles make strategic moves picking up big name players like running back Saquon Barkley, cornerback...

Growth in LAX players lead to more victories for the team
May 3, 2024

By dedicating time to work on enhancing knowledge and skills, the boys lacrosse team has been able to win their most recent...

Baseball team 'steals' first win of the season
May 3, 2024

In order to achieve their season goal of a state championship title, the boys baseball team has worked hard prior to the...

Girls flag football offers new experience for athletes
May 3, 2024

With the implementation of a new girls flag football team, the high school opens up a new pathway for many female players...

The Way We See It
We need to prioritize safety over views
We need to prioritize safety over views
May 3, 2024

To digitally document and share events and information with one’s community and beyond, people have turned to employing informal journalism. Citizen...

Arrowhead Features Column
Raye of Thought: Romance novels encourage high expectations, deep connections
Raye of Thought: Romance novels encourage high expectations, deep connections
Melanie Vincent, Features Editor • May 3, 2024

Romance novels tend to follow cheesy clichés that set expectations high and even occasionally romanticize toxic behaviors. But, they can also be incredibly fun reads that portray love of all kinds in beautiful and meaningful ways- you just have to find the right ones.  It’s impossible for romance...

Sports Editor's Pick
Performing under pressure…Shooting a mid-range 2-pointer, Northwestern Wildcats point guard Casey Harter plays against the Penn State Nittany Lions. The final score was 76-65 in favor of the Nittany Lions.
Harter shows early success at D1 Northwestern University
Finley Kearns, Staff Writer • April 4, 2024
Arrowhead Sports Column
Sporty Spice: NFL Free Agency
Sporty Spice: NFL Free Agency
Sahana George, Sports Editor • May 3, 2024

With NFL free agency being in full swing, the Philadelphia Eagles make strategic moves picking up big name players like running back Saquon Barkley, cornerback CJ Gardner-Johnson and...

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: “Godzilla Minus One” is different but better
EVERETTainment: “Godzilla Minus One” is different but better
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor • May 3, 2024