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The Student News Site of Souderton Area High School

The Arrowhead

The Student News Site of Souderton Area High School

The Arrowhead

The Arrowhead

Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor

All content by Molly Hendricks
The choicest summer beach reads

The choicest summer beach reads

By kindling tranquility and as a way to elicit creativity to readers, spending time reading books by the beach during summer provides entertainment for students and community members alike, during their stay along the coast.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
May 26, 2022
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Ladies: (Wo)man up and assert your dominance

Ladies: (Wo)man up and assert your dominance

Because of systemic inequality in the workplace and in school, women and girls have been silenced to conformity with their language. It’s time to speak up and realize our professional capability.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
May 26, 2022
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College decisions should be met with excitement

College decisions should be met with excitement

As high school seniors put down their deposits for their first semester of college, many think it is okay to put in their own two cents on the matter. Unless you’re showering them congrats, keep your opinions to yourself.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
April 26, 2022
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Material gurl...Shopping for Squishmallows, senior Anna Roman fills her Target cart. There are now over 1,000 different Squishmallows available at retail stores such as Target, Hallmark and Five-Below.

Squishmallows bring comfort, companionship

Because of various TikToks trends and the comfort they provide, Squishmallows have quickly become people’s newest obsession and one of the coziest things to build a collection of.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
April 26, 2022
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Treat your teachers the way you’d want to be treated

Treat your teachers the way you’d want to be treated

By showing empathy to teachers in an increasingly difficult career, let’s help teachers find encouragement to carry into the next.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
March 30, 2022
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TikTok, YouTube parents profit at kids’ expense

TikTok, YouTube parents profit at kids’ expense

In order to continue to grow their social platforms, and their networth, “Family” vloggers and influencers share intimate parts of their young children’s lives. These behaviors will negatively impact their kids as they grow.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
March 30, 2022
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Our king, our savior, Adam Sandler

Our king, our savior, Adam Sandler

Even though his attire can be questionable at times, Adam Sandler is a lot smarter than some might think. From “Bobby watches Grandma” to “Big daddy” Sandler's “great” films have benefitted us all.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
February 22, 2022
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Montco President Judge ceremony held at Souderton

Montco President Judge ceremony held at Souderton

Inviting over 300 community members to attend, new President Judge Carolyn Tornetta Carluccio held her swearing-in at Soudertons auditorium. Carluccio is Montgomery County’s first female President Judge.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
February 22, 2022
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Cartoon by Julia Dinlocker

Doordash steals money from small businesses

By using food delivery services to get coffee, lunch or dinner, many consumers are unintentionally taking money from small business. Consumers do not realize the small fees businesses receive from providing these services that ultimatley harm their profit/revenue.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
December 8, 2021
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Cartoon by Maura Evans

Pro: Listen to Christmas music early, let your soul smile

To get in the Christmas spirit many enjoy listening to holiday themed music. As the holiday season quickly approaches, many question how early is too early to listen to Christmas tunes.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
December 8, 2021
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Got a lot of Starbucks lovers...Sipping Taylor’s Starbucks drink, senior Sophie Rodrique takes in the release of “Red (Taylor’s Version). The re-recorded album was released on November 12.

‘Red (Taylor’s Version)’ done ‘All Too Well’

We bet you'll think about the re-recorded version of “Red” after listening to it for the very first time. It won’t be the last time you hear it. Pieced together with sad, beautiful and tragic lyrics, everything has changed for the better with the new coming of this anticipated album, bringing a state of grace to every fan.
Molly Hendricks and Sophie Rodrique
December 8, 2021
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Stop blaming teens for the labor shortage, it’s not our fault

Stop blaming teens for the labor shortage, it’s not our fault

As a long result of the pandemic, many businesses, both small and large are facing labor shortages. Many adults look to blame teens for not working while in reality, teens are working more now than before the pandemic.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
November 3, 2021
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Cartoon by Maura Evans

Con: Grow up and find your own fun, save the candy for the kids

While Halloween brings fun to everyone, teens need to stop prioritizing their fun over others and let the little kids have trick or treating.
Molly Hendricks, Managing Editor
November 3, 2021
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BOO Abington...Celebrating before the homecoming game seniors lift Riley Randall into the air at the pep rally. The football team took on the Abington Ghosts for the homecoming game.

[Photo] Homecoming traditions return

Julia Vizza, Opinion Editor
November 1, 2021
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***Waffly delicious…**Enjoying breakfast at The Crepe Place V-Dal in Harleysville, sophomore Gabe Heim (left) and junior Camille Schwabe chow down on specialty menu items. Schwabe ordered the s’mores bubble waffle. Arrowhead photo by Sophie Rodrique*

Crepe Place V-Dal whips up splendid breakfasts

Newly added to Main St. in Harleysville, the Crepe Place V-Dal produces wonderful cafe style foods. The cafe is located at 345 Main St. and includes noteworthy menu items.
Molly Hendricks and Sophie Rodrique
June 4, 2021
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The last 12 months: What George Floyds tragic death has taught us

Since George Floyd’s death a year ago, the past 12 months have generated difficult conversations and a number of important lessons to be learned.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
May 7, 2021
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Grub on the go... Ordering his food, Bethlehem resident Bryan Davis stands at the Cousins Maine Lobster truck. The truck was at Seven Sirens Brewing on April 18. *

Cousins Maine Lobster takes a splash all over America

With locations nationwide, Cousins Maine Lobster is bringing fresh Maine lobster closer to home. The food trucks and restaurants feature a variety of dishes with lobster and lots of other fresh-made food.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
May 3, 2021
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**Cartoon by Miranda Razzi**

Con: Traditional snow days offer much-needed familiarity

By transitioning to virtual days when there is inclement weather, Souderton has been able to avoid having to make up snow days. However, with the added benefits of there are several negatives such as not being able to play in the snow and some traditional snow day memories.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
April 9, 2021
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What’s happening in Xinjiang? The genocide that no one’s talking about

The United States and Canada have declared genocide in Xinjiang China. However, because of lack of media involvement not many are aware of the severity of the situation and what exactly is happening.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
April 8, 2021
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Student businesses build creativity, inspiration

Through guest speakers and activities, Souderton’s Entrepreneurship Club hopes to inspire small business owners. The club will meet on a monthly basis to have student business owners exchange ideas.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
February 11, 2021
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Cartoon by Miranda Razzi

America’s monopolized economy no longer a game

As the pandemic worsens and more Americans continue their financial struggles, billionaires of retail giants and big corporations continue to make unfathomable amounts of money. This combined with the lack of market competition will show detrimental effects to the country’s economy in the years to come.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
February 11, 2021
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Mixing it up...Pouring the cheese, Souderton alumna Juliana Alderfer (Right) helps sister Jamie Alderfer make Mac and Cheese. The Mac and Cheese meal kit was purchased from Thirsty Dice.

Comfort foods help students ‘spice’ up quarantine

By making meals and picking up takeout, several students have found their new favorite foods as a result of the pandemic. Students made new meals as well as relied on some of the most memorable foods from childhood.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
December 23, 2020
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American representation: The strides we’ve taken and the lengths we have to go

Through years of fighting and perseverance, American is finally starting to see more equal representation throughout the different levels of government. The 2020 election has proven how far we as a country have come, and how much more there is to go.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
December 22, 2020
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All hail the Queen…Smiling through their masks, Homecoming Queen Ryann Libor stands with senior Drew Landis for photos after being crowned Queen. There were five other senior girls nominated for homecoming Queen. 
Arrowhead photo by Molly Hendricks

Student Council holds virtual homecoming pep rally to boost school spirit

The virtual pep rally included grade-level games, team & club spotlights, and the crowning of the homecoming queen. The event was preceded by spirit week which included meme day, camo day, and decade day.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
November 17, 2020
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Cartoon by Steven Wicher

Political paraphernalia causing more hatred in an already divided state

As the 2020 election quickly approaches, yard signs and flags among other political implements are not what will move our country in a unified direction.
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
November 17, 2020
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Navigating Coronavirus: State-wide cancellations from growing COVID-19 pandemic

[Editor’s Note: This is an evolving situation. This article was written prior to the initial March 12 state-ordered Montgomery County school shutdown.]
Molly Hendricks, Copy Editor
April 1, 2020
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