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Everett Self

Everett Self, Entertainment Editor

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‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ brings an end to Po as dragon warrior

‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ brings an end to Po as dragon warrior

By adding new obstacles, characters and locations, “Kung Fu Panda 4” expands upon the universe to open up new storylines and find closure for old ones. The fourth movie in the Kung Fu Panda universe is rumored to be the last with Po and the Furious Five.
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor
April 4, 2024
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‘Bob Marley: One Love’ reflects great character

‘Bob Marley: One Love’ reflects great character

“Bob Marley: One Love” is an entertaining movie that pays homage to the king of reggae and passes on his legacy to new generations. Bob Marley is accurately portrayed as a great man and wonderful musician.
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor
April 4, 2024
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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
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EVERETTainment: ‘Aquaman and the Lost kingdom’ disappoints fans

EVERETTainment: ‘Aquaman and the Lost kingdom’ disappoints fans

[SPOILERS] The newest Aquaman movie features returning characters, ancient weapons and a touch of environmental awareness. “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” was enjoyable and loved by the audience but suffered heavy blows from critics.
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor
February 9, 2024
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percy jackson cartoon

[Photo] Percy Jackson show both excites, disappoints fans

Sam Kennedy, Arrowhead News Editor
February 9, 2024
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Online meeting…Discussing the “Scoops for Lahaina” fundraiser, business owners Jennifer Hendriksen (top left), Cole Shadle (top right) and Chaya Thomas (bottom) figure out the details of The Sweet Freeze’s fundraiser.

Entrepreneur is ‘beam of light’ during dark time in Maui

To help a community in need, business owner Chaya Thomas ran a fundraiser to raise money and awareness for businesses that lost their workplace in the Maui wildfires. Since the fire began in August, it has since been extinguished and the community is now looking for funds to rebuild everything that was lost.
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor
December 15, 2023
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‘Loki’ is a confusing, emotional masterpiece

[SPOILERS AHEAD] The newest season of “Loki” features many thrilling plot points that keeps the show interesting and relatable. New characters are introduced, old characters make a comeback and awesome new powers make for an epic final season.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
December 15, 2023
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‘Loki’ is a confusing, emotional masterpiece

‘Loki’ is a confusing, emotional masterpiece

[SPOILERS AHEAD] The newest season of “Loki” features many thrilling plot points that keeps the show interesting and relatable. New characters are introduced, old characters make a comeback and awesome new powers made for an epic final season.
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor
December 15, 2023
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EVERETTainment: ‘Ahsoka’ pays tribute to ‘Rebels’ fans

EVERETTainment: ‘Ahsoka’ pays tribute to ‘Rebels’ fans

[SPOILERS] By paving the way for new Star Wars storylines, the release of “Ahsoka” provides new and exciting content for years to come. Reunions, purrgils and fight choreography made the show nostalgic for those who watched “Star Wars Rebels.”
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor
November 3, 2023
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A guiding hand...Aiming to help students, student support advisor Breanne Dickerson assists freshman Jayden Carter with an assignment. Dickerson’s office is located in the student center’s recently renovated Flexible Meeting Space.

New student center promotes productivity

Connecting with outside sources and pathway partners, staff and students designed a new layout for a more comfortable student center.
Everett Self, Entertainment and Design Editor
November 3, 2023
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Salford Hills celebrates Earth Day traditions

To promote environmental appreciation, Salford Hills Elementary School students participated in arts and crafts. The school celebrated Earth Day on April 21.
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Gunn, Safran are future of  the DC Universe

Gunn, Safran are future of the DC Universe

Adding producer Peter Safran and director James Gunn to the DC Universe is the first step towards a brighter future. These two men both have previous experience with successful superhero movies and know what it takes to create a thriving universe.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
June 2, 2023
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‘The Mandalorian’ satisfies in season finale

‘The Mandalorian’ satisfies in season finale

EVERETTainment [An Arrowhead Column]: [Spoiler Alert] With artful yet intense scenes and foreshadowing for future Star Wars content, this season finale is a success.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
May 5, 2023
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Scrolling away...Opening TikTok, sophomore Liam Aldredge uses his phone to search for various videos on TikTok.

TikTok data collection initiates new RESTRICT Act

TikTok faces threats of banishment from the United States after the discovery of data being collected from international users.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
May 5, 2023
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‘Outer Banks’ ‘brings it on home’ for season three

‘Outer Banks’ ‘brings it on home’ for season three

[SPOILERS] The newest season of “Outer Banks” answered many questions, concluded multiple story lines and hinted at an exciting new plot for season four.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
March 31, 2023
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EVERETTainment: Prime Hydration is deliciously mysterious

EVERETTainment: Prime Hydration is deliciously mysterious

Putting aside their feud in 2022, content creators KSI and Logan Paul started a company together called Prime Hydration. Since then, Prime Hydration has become the fastest growing sports drink in history.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
March 31, 2023
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Snapping away…Capturing the moment, freelance photographer Isaiah Gouldey takes photos during a local high school football game. Gouldey, a 2020 Souderton graduate, expressed interest in photography while writing for The Arrowhead during his junior and senior years.

Entrepreneurship in media ignites passion

Embracing their love for the industry, student photographers and videographers find ways to make money while improving skills.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
February 10, 2023
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Arrowhead Film Review: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ pushes activism

Arrowhead Film Review: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ pushes activism

EVERETTainment [An Arrowhead Column]: [SPOILERS] James Cameron’s sequel to his first box office hit “Avatar” establishes a deeper meaning regarding the nature of mankind. The film’s recurring theme of humans’ environmental impact humans leaves the audience thinking.
Everett Self, Entertainment
February 10, 2023
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Keeping up with the Constitution

Keeping up with the Constitution

Everett Self
February 6, 2023
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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

[SPOILERS] To honor a fallen hero, the cast and crew of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’’ create a film that portrays grief. The death of actor Chadwick Boseman in 2020 left Marvel Studios with big shoes to fill.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
December 16, 2022
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Let’s hear it for ‘ Welcome to Wrexham’

Let’s hear it for ‘ Welcome to Wrexham’

Creating an underdog team that everyone can root for, actors Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds bought a Welsh football (soccer) club in October of 2021.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
December 16, 2022
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Jordan Peele uses new style, blends comedy with horror

Jordan Peele uses new style, blends comedy with horror

To acknowledge and criticize society's biggest problems, director Jordan Peele creates movies using a perfect mix of horror and comedy. After the release of three Peele-directed horror films, it is clear that he is doing something different; and it’s working.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
October 28, 2022
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‘This city needs me’...Reuniting on stage at the D23 Expo, actors Charlie Cox (left) and Vincent D’Onofrio announce the series “Daredevil: Born Again” on Netflix. After the show was canceled in 2018, fans are finally getting more Daredevil content.

Disney’s D23 Expo announces ‘new, exciting’ content

In an effort to ‘hype up’ their fans, Disney Studios has disclosed the next year-and-a-half of content. The D23 Expo is an annual three-day event in which Disney’s directors, actors and producers announce future projects.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
October 28, 2022
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New album fuses cinema, music to showcase Kid Cudi’s journey

New album fuses cinema, music to showcase Kid Cudi’s journey

After releasing an album representative of who he is, American rapper Kid Cudi created a fresh album accompanied by a Netflix animation.
Everett Self, Entertainment Editor
October 28, 2022
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Students share their favorite summer hangout spots

Students share their favorite summer hangout spots

By spreading news about fun spots to hang out over the summer, students intend to prevent others from being bored in their time off of school.
Everett Self, Staff Writer
May 27, 2022
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Unified Track team aims to parallel varsity sports

Unified Track team aims to parallel varsity sports

By creating a similar environment to varsity sports, Soudertons Unified Track team gives special-education students the opportunity to learn and improve as a typical high school athlete would.
Everett Self, Staff Writer
April 26, 2022
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Leaping for a layup…Gliding through the defenders, sophomore Chris Mckenna goes up for a layup during a recent game. SHYBA, a local basketball league, hosts a winter program for high school students.

SHYBA creates inclusive environment

To provide a fun time for hundreds of local kids, SHYBA runs a winter basketball league. Practices and games take place at various elementary and middle schools across the district.
Everett Self, Staff Writer
February 9, 2022
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‘Eternals’ is ‘Legendary. Fashionable. Powerful.’

[SPOILERS] Marvel Studios “Eternals” follows the story of 10 ancient superheros who protect humans from aliens. The Eternals arrived on Earth 7,000 years before present day and used their individual powers to help humans evolve into what they are today.
Everett Self, Staff Writer
December 17, 2021
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Believe in believe…During an October 9 Saturday layout session, Arrowhead staff writer Everett Self shows he believes by tapping his homemade “BELIEVE” sign from the hit series “Ted Lasso”. The sign represents believing in yourself and others, along with always trying your best.

‘If the Lasso way is wrong, it’s hard to imagine being right’

The critically acclaimed series, “Ted Lasso,” grounds the realistic struggles of life with humor and optimism.
Everett Self, Staff Writer
November 3, 2021
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***It all starts with a volunteer…**Rann Pharmacy employee Kim Diehl prepares syringes for injection. The school clinic hosted second vaccinations for students with the help of many volunteers. Arrowhead Photo by Everett Self*

Vaccination clinic provides second dose for students

Making it simple for students to get vaccinated, 400 students attended the district's second vaccination clinic on May 15 in order to receive their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Everett Self, Staff Writer
June 4, 2021
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Fans reflect on upcoming ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ series

After years of animated Star Wars television shows, fans are finally seeing live-action series, like “The Mandalorian.” A new live-action series is currently in development with fan-favorite character, Obi-Wan Kenobi, played by returning actor, Ewan McGregor, in the lead role.
Everett Self, Staff Writer
May 7, 2021
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**A safe compromise...** *By wearing masks and staying socially distant in the stands, dancer Reggie Oliver (middle right) along with other artists prepare to perform. With COVID-19 spreading rapidly, performers in this years Super Bowl halftime show have to stay safe while putting on a good show.* 

*Photo reprinted with permission from Reggie Oliver*

Super Bowl LV halftime show performed ‘COVID-19 Style’

With COVID-19 spreading across the country, artists and performers in the show had to approach new ideas and angles that viewers had never seen before. Restrictions, time, safety and talent are what shaped the unique 2021 halftime show.
Everett Self, Staff Writer
April 8, 2021
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