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March 1 Afternoon Schedule

March 1 Afternoon Schedule

March 1
Filed under News, School, Showcase

Lunch will be served for all students from 11:15 am-12:00 pm. 20-minute classes will begin at 12:10 pm for all grade levels with regular eight minute passing periods. Mod 1: 12:10-12:30 pm Mod 2: 12:38-12:58 pm Mod 3: 1:06-1:26 pm Mod 4: 1:34-1:54 pm Mod 5: 2:02-2:22 pm Mod 6: 2:30-2:50...

Neenah Show Choirs Claim Four Titles at Brodhead Competition

Neenah Show Choirs Claim Four Titles at Brodhead Competition

Montanna Cavegn, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under Extracurricular, News, Showcase

Neenah show choirs Act II and Vintage performed at Brodhead High School's In the Spotlight competition this weekend and made history. The process was the same as it had been for them two weeks ago. Coach buses were packed, hotel rooms were raided by high school students and countless pairs of fake ...

Cancer: The Transition Back to School

Cancer: The Transition Back to School

Rachel Terry, Reporter
February 25
Filed under Cancer, News, Special Reports

Adjusting to life after cancer is difficult, not to mention having to return to school after missing long periods of time. With a recovering mind and body, the shift back to school is not always easy. In order to help students have a smooth transition back into school, Neenah High School (NHS) ...

Orbit: Store Created in Response to Food Assistance Need Expands

Orbit:  Store Created in Response to Food Assistance Need Expands

Ava Dieck, Reporter
February 24
Filed under Hunger, News, Special Reports

Recent numbers prove that a shifting demographic creates a higher need for food assistance programs within the Neenah Joint School District (N.J.S.D.) and its surrounding community; therefore the district response within the Home of the Rockets is to create the Orbit to service students in need.    ...

Neenah Act II and Vintage Compete at Fort Atkinson Showcase

Neenah Act II and Vintage Compete at Fort Atkinson Showcase

Montanna Cavegn, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Extracurricular, News, Showcase

This past weekend, NHS show choirs Vintage and Act II competed at Fort Atkinson High School with the hopes of winning the first place trophies in their divisions. On Friday, Feb. 10 at 3:30 p.m., students of both show choirs lugged suitcases, garment bags, and various instruments into the bottoms of t...

Coping Strategies for Cancer Combatants

Coping Strategies for Cancer Combatants

Basil Eastman-Kiesow, Reporter
February 22
Filed under Cancer, News, Special Reports

Cancer is, without a doubt, one of the worst things that can happen to any person. Those who have gone through it know the pain firsthand, whether it is physical or psychological. But what about those who are not afflicted, but still affected? Traditionally, cancer stories focus on the survivors themselves....

New Coloring Club Brings Inspiration to Students

New Coloring Club Brings Inspiration to Students

February 16
Filed under Extracurricular, News

NHS’s Coloring Club meets on Thursdays from 3:30-4:15 p.m. in Room 312, with the purpose of exploring the simple and easy form of art that it is named after: coloring. The group was created to bring students together for a time to be social and to relieve the stress of everyday life. “We made Co...

Trivia Night Proves Success for Eco Club

Trivia Night Proves Success for Eco Club

Ksenya Seager, Photography Editor
February 16
Filed under Extracurricular, News

Trivia Night, a fundraiser for Eco Club, was a successful night of trivia, pizza and friends. Trivia Night took place on Feb. 8 as part of the Winterfest festivities. Six teams competed over the course of three hours and answered questions from a variety of categories, such as geography, biology,...

Fighting Hunger: Breakfast Brings Focus

Fighting Hunger: Breakfast Brings Focus

Emily Roberts, Reporter
February 16
Filed under Hunger, News, Showcase, Special Reports

While some students eat a home cooked breakfast comprised of fresh pancakes and sizzling bacon before the bell rings at 7:50 a.m., others hop on a familiar yellow bus to arrive with time to spare for consuming a breakfast courtesy of Chartwells Dining Services -- many of which are free or reduced. Annou...

NHS in the News: Students Confront Bias

NHS in the News: Students Confront Bias

February 16
Filed under Classroom, News

A course at NHS, called Race, Rights, and Trans-cultural Beliefs, has students facing controversial topics head-on. Subject matters such as race, immigration, and LGBTQ rights are discussed and debated in the class in a respectful manner. Mrs. Barb Jirikowic, who teaches the class, and several students we...

Extracurricular Picture Day Schedule

February 14
Filed under News, School

Feb. 15 clubs will be having their photos taken for the yearbook according to the schedule posted below in the afternoon. Drama Club: 12:10-12:20 pm Student Council: 12:20-12:25 Intramural Volleyball: 12:30-12:40 National Honor Society: 12:40-12:50 Anime Club: 12:50-12:55 Latino Club:...

ACT Demographics and Survey Opportunity

February 14
Filed under News, School

Next week the NHS Administration and Guidance teams will coach the junior class through the ACT Demographic and surveys needed to prepare for the upcoming test date on Feb. 28 and Mar. 1. On Feb. 23, during mods 5, 6, and 7, the junior class will be guided through a 100 minute, approximately, exercise,...

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