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Foreign Exchange Student Secures a Smooth Transition

Ari Robles and Emily Smock
November 6, 2016
Filed under Features, Profiles

Moving from a city of over 265,000 people to one with 25,000 people could be a challenge for anyone. As an exchange student, Ingrid Kallestad is learning how to adapt to life in America. Kallestad traveled to Neenah from Bergen, Norway. As of Aug. 11, Kallestad has been living with Andrew ...

From Chioggia to Cheese: One Italian’s Journey

From Chioggia to Cheese: One Italian’s Journey

Emily Roberts and Barbara Simon
October 23, 2016
Filed under Profiles, Showcase

    Only some are lucky enough to be able to witness cultures unique from their own. Stefania Lazzaretto, a senior, is one of those fortunate few. While living on the island of Chioggia in Italy, she decided to become a foreign exchange student. Since arriving in Wisconsin in Aug...

Loving “The American Dream”

Alyssa Star, Student of Journalism
October 23, 2016
Filed under Features, Profiles

From Slovakia to Wisconsin, foreign exchange student Barbara Simon is loving the American life. Since Simon was young, she wanted to experience the American life that she saw in movies. “The communication barrier is not a huge problem,” Simon said with confidence.  Simon is empowered by t...

An Exchange Student’s New Adventure

Ellie Callahan and Rachel Terry
October 23, 2016
Filed under Features, Profiles

America has long been a staple of excitement and adventure, alluring one exchange student who is eager to pursue a life here. Michaela Sosovickova has long admired America from a distance, specifically from her hometown of Kosice, Slovakia. English has always been a part of Sosovickova’s lif...

Girl with Penguin-Face Lunchbox Arrives

Girl with Penguin-Face Lunchbox Arrives

Nick Morrissey and Casyn Bowers
October 23, 2016
Filed under Features, Profiles

  The sunny coast of Varna, Bulgaria is definitely a stark contrast to the snow laden Fox Valley. Rada Lazarova, 17, is a junior this year at NHS, and she is hosted by the Zwaska family and its talented Boston Terrier. Lazarova volunteers at the Appleton Alliance Church and Neenah Publi...

Student Takes Challenging to a New Level

Annie Stubing, Student of Journalism
October 23, 2016
Filed under Profiles

It takes a certain person with an adventurous heart to leave everything behind and start a new life. Leaving home and adapting to a different country makes someone feel like a fish out of water. For most people traveling to a different country is scary and challenging, Barbora Rihackova took that...

German Seeks an American Experience

Hope De Shaney and Bailey Reynolds
October 23, 2016
Filed under Features, Profiles

Being an exchange student opens many doors and new beginnings. For Maya Koll she is hoping to experience as much as she can and truly soak in the “American Dream.” Koll, a typical teen from Germany, is enrolled as a junior this year at NHS. She is staying with the Mike and Beth Altekruse fa...

Satellite Selects New Editor-in-Chief

Cel Krause, Student of Journalism
October 23, 2016
Filed under Profiles

People strive to be the best of the best in their field; for Satellite reporters Charley Hrobsky's position is the goal. Hrobsky became the Satellite’s editor-in-chief at the end of her junior year after working with the Satellite since sophomore year. She was so honored and excited when Satellite advi...

Risky Rizky: From Indonesia to Wisconsin

BaJie Vang and Uriah Wangelin
October 23, 2016
Filed under Features, Profiles

After a flight delay holding his arrival to America back, Try Rizley “Rizky” Almaeda, who is currently a senior at NHS, is prepared to begin his new life here in Wisconsin. From a crowded city in Kupang, Indonesia, Almaeda was offered a full scholarship to study abroad and arrived in Wisconsin ...

A Diverse Career Yields Educational Opportunities

Basil Eastman-Kiesow and John Zwick
October 23, 2016
Filed under Features, Profiles

After a diverse career in musical performance, new NHS orchestra director Philip Smyth now seeks to bring the skills he learned and the passions he developed on the road into the classroom. Smyth did not always have a great passion for music. Growing up, he grudgingly took violin lessons at t...

Officer Strebel Back on Duty at NHS

Ari Beltran, Reporter
October 27, 2015
Filed under Features, Profiles

After eight long, hardworking years of patrol work, Officer Vicki Strebel has come back to Neenah High School and plans on being here for as long as she can. She loves her job and could never see herself doing anything else. She is an outgoing and big hearted woman who would do anything for the kids...

Soccer, Food and New Adventures

Kaitlin Pickens, Reporter
October 26, 2015
Filed under Features, Profiles

With 4,882 miles between him and home, Till Johannes Wendeler says that he is excited, but nervous to be here on a new continent, in new country at a new school. Traveling here from Germany results in typical homesickness because of being away from family, friends and familiars, but it was also a...

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