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Letter to Editor: Prom Venue Matters

Arianna Robles, Student of Journalism
December 29, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:   Prom is supposed to be a sensational day – a day of creating memories! Some spend all day and some even months preparing for the big day. That is why this special event should never be held in a school cafeteria where Friday’s lunch Jell-O is still stuck to the floor. “Prom... Read more »

Book review of the fourth addition in series : The Heir fails to satisfy Selectioners

May 12, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Reviews

By:   Staff Writer Charley Hrobsky “You are Eadlyn Schreave. You are the next person in line to run this country, and you will be the first girl to do it on your own. No one,” I said, “is as powerful as you.” Eadlyn Schreave, the heir to the throne of Illea, has been forced to hold a Sele... Read more »

Book review for Spelled offers this advice: Push through the first 50 pages and get to the phenomenal parts

May 12, 2015
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By:   Staff Writer Charley Hrobsky Spelled has worked its magic into the hearts of readers. Author Betsy Schow has written her debut fiction novel in a way like many readers have never seen before. Despite the immature writing at the beginning of the book, Betsy Schow’s writing evolved to quickl... Read more »

Book review of The Hundred: Beyond expectations of dystopian novels

May 4, 2015
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By:   Staff Writer Charley Hrobsky “Maybe here in the ruins of the old world, they could start something new.” The Hundred by Kass Morgan is a book beyond the expectations other dystopian novels have set for standards. Unlike many of the young adult dystopian authors today, Morgan writes about events that many teen-agers have actually experienced in today... Read more »

Editorial: NHS Prom theme flawed

April 23, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Staff Editorials

By:  Staff Editorial The 2015 NHS prom, with theme "Arabian Nights," scheduled to occur this Saturday at the Riverwalk Hotel in downtown Neenah has left students buzzing around school with excitement. Some groaning is the result of the venue change from the cafeteria to the hotel, which resulted in ... Read more »

Book review of 99 Days: Flashbacks appeal to readers

April 13, 2015
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By:  Staff Writer Charley Hrobsky   Protagonist, Molly Barlow, has 99 days to fix all of the broken relationships she left when she ran off to Bristol, Az, from the secrets she kept; author Katie Cotugno features Molly in her second novel called 99 Days. Day one of the story starts out with Molly... Read more »

April mini-torials

April 13, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Mini-torials

Salutes: Sophomores now have ChromeBooks, as of this past week. The office has been taking care of problems and uncomfortable situations effectively and quickly. The 2015 trip to France was excellent. All students had an amazing time and learned a lot. The GSA is making strides with its video planne... Read more »

Mini-torial: A domestic perspective

March 18, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Mini-torials

Salutes: The school is adding what is believed to be a new coffee shop in the Armstrong commons. This will be nice for students and the school environment. The juniors are grateful that they received free ACT testing at the school rather than having to pay to take it in an unfamiliar location. Th... Read more »

Editorial cartoon: Student drivers beware

February 14, 2015
Filed under Cartoons, Editorial, News

By:  Staff cartoonist Alicia Orlando ... Read more »

Book Review: Gracefully Grayson educates about transgender teen

February 12, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Reviews

By:  Staff Writer Charley Hrobsky  Debut author Ami Polonsky has written a simple yet beautiful telling of a transgender boy, called Gracefully Grayson. Few books exist about transgenders, which definitely needs to change, and even fewer transgender books are set in middle school. Ami Polonsky wrote this book with a... Read more »

Mini-torial: Salutes and slams

January 28, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Mini-torials

Salutes: The Winterfest dance was enjoyable and the turnout was surprisingly high. The new semester has brought welcome change in classes and teachers. Students are definitely enjoying the more frequent sale of pizza dippers at lunch.   Slams: Revision of the school website on club meetings is a... Read more »

Letter: Noise pollution harms

January 16, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: As more and more whales are turning up beached, people are beginning to wonder why. Two simple words can sum that right up -- Noise pollution. Usually when people think of pollution the first image that comes to mind is the image of sewage being poured into large bodies of water, massive... Read more »

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