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

Rachel Schewe

Rachel Schewe, Features Editor

All content by Rachel Schewe
Cap of shame…Smiling through the pain, Phillies sports fan Ryan Schewe shows off his Houston Astros baseball hat. After losing a bet on the outcome of the MLB world series, Schewe was forced to wear the emblem of his rival baseball team for a day.

Sports punishments evolve fantasy leagues

To enhance their experience, many fantasy football leagues have begun implementing harmless punishments for the last place finisher to perform. These elaborate punishments are collectively brainstormed and decided upon by each member of the league.
December 16, 2022
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The Glass Half Full: Letter writing creates meaning in digital age

The Glass Half Full: Letter writing creates meaning in digital age

As society continues to rely on technology, gone are the days of handwritten letters and notes. We find ourselves trading in our quills for pens and our pens for keyboards.
December 16, 2022
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Athletes navigate mental health with outside influences

Athletes navigate mental health with outside influences

The car ride home is sometimes an outlet for parents to express criticism over their child’s performance.
October 28, 2022
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Social media platforms spur Monkeypox hysteria

Social media platforms spur Monkeypox hysteria

In order to induce hysteria and panic, individuals took to online platforms to spread inaccurate information regarding Monkeypox. These accounts gained popularity among their audiences.
October 28, 2022
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Super bass…Jamming out to a Nicki Minaj song, junior Ava Saydam shows off her “Barbs On Board” bumper sticker. “Barb” is a term used to describe a Nicki Minaj fan.

Creating a community one bumper sticker at a time

By covering their cars with unique bumper stickers and decorations, students create a sense of community.
May 26, 2022
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Giving back…Volunteering his time to help the community, Sharing Minds co-founder Daniel Levin tutors a student in math. The nonprofit tutoring organization launched in March.

Students develop tutoring nonprofit to help community

Through the efforts of sophomores Daniel and Ariel Levin, Sharing Minds was born. Sharing Minds is a nonprofit tutoring organization that caters to all students.
April 25, 2022
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***Armed and dangerous…**Taking cover behind some trees, senior Caroline Kelly scopes out her target. Many students carried water guns and silly string with them at all times, never knowing when an opportunity to eliminate their targets may arise. Photo by Caroline Kelly*

Finishing the year (water) guns blazing

As a last hurrah to finish out an unusual year, students banded together for one last game. Students experienced a sense of normalcy after having missed out on so much this year.
June 3, 2021
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*When it rains it pours...Bursting through streams of water at the April Showers fundraiser, Freshman Kendra Yerger shows her support for Special Olympics. Souderton didnt let he cancelation of annual events due to COVID-19 rain on their parade, but instead found ways to give students safe, lasting memories. Photo reprinted with permission from yearbook staff.*

April Showers event rains with school spirit

Students and staff joined together to participate in Souderton's first April Showers event. Participants ran through the showers to support Special Olympics and to celebrate inclusivity.
May 7, 2021
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**Tuning in...** *Listening to the Athletic Leadership Councils new sports podcast, sophomore Ryan Schewe catches up on recent episodes.  The “All In” podcast was created this past winter during the three week sports shut down.*

*Arrowhead photo by Rachel Schewe*

Athletes start sports podcast during shutdown

Student athletes are being interviewed on a new sports podcast. Created by the Athletic Leadership Council, the podcast explores life as a student athlete at Souderton.
April 8, 2021
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