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Students Express Importance of Art within NHS Community to Gov. Walker

Students Express Importance of Art within NHS Community to Gov. Walker

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2017
Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker walked the halls of NHS learning and sharing thoughts of public schools and budgets on Thursday April 13. The governor’s visit to NHS April 13 in the morning resulted in a tour of the school, a speech, answering questions, and art students sharing why art in our school is...

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Awarded to NHS Staff Member and Student

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Awarded to NHS Staff Member and Student

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief
March 23, 2017
Filed under Community, News

Herb Kohl Education Foundation awarded their Teacher Fellowship Award and Excellence Scholarship to Neenah teacher Andra Mory and Kim Kemppainen, senior, respectively. Kemppainen received $5,000 in scholarship money. She is one of 207 graduating seniors honored across the state. With a 3.83 grade...

NHS Alumni In the News: Ben Erickson Paints Professional the Pros

NHS Alumni In the News: Ben Erickson Paints Professional the Pros

March 17, 2017
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Ben Erickson, 2011 graduate, paints portraits of professional athletes in hopes of receiving a signature on his works of art. Erickson began his portraits while at NHS with combining his love of art with three sports he played while at NHS: volleyball, basketball and baseball. Read more about his...

Video: Christiaan Smith Raises Funds For Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Video: Christiaan Smith Raises Funds For Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
March 7, 2017
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-Christiaan Smith, 2004 NHS graduate, returned to the Fox Valley area to perform at UW-Fox Valley on March 4 to raise funds for the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass.

Video: Neenah Middle Schools Presents Lion King Jr.

Video: Neenah Middle Schools Presents Lion King Jr.

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
March 7, 2017
Filed under Community, News, Video

Marissa Hart, assistant Editor-in-Chief and student director, interviews Ms. Karyl Schnyder, director, about the Lion King Jr. Musical coming to Pickard Auditorium for the first time ever.

Photos: Cotton Club a Swinging Success

Kiara Vanden Langenberg, Staff Writer and photographer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Community, News

The NHS cafeteria was transformed into a 1920s themed night club modeled after Harlem's famous Cotton Club on Saturday, Jan. 21.  People of all ages came to enjoy a tasty meal accompanied by jazz music played by Neenah's jazz bands. After dinner, pairs and groups wandered onto the dance floor to swing...

Video: Former NHS Teacher Becomes Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate

Video: Former NHS Teacher Becomes Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under Community, News, Showcase, Video

Karla Huston, former NHS English teacher, received the honor of a two-year term as the official Wis. Poet Laureate.

Photos from A Very Neenah Christmas

Photos from A Very Neenah Christmas

Kiara Vanden Langenberg, Staff Photographer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Community, News

A Very Neenah Christmas Returns For the 18th Year With Much Anticipation

A Very Neenah Christmas Returns For the 18th Year With Much Anticipation

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief
November 30, 2016
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A Very Neenah Christmas annual event returns to downtown Neenah's streets Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The event started in 1998, according to Pamela Barnes, Future Neenah Events Coordinator, when one business owner brought up the idea of hosting a live-mannequin display. Year after year since the first...

Culinary Students Bake Pies for Neenah Community Table

Culinary Students Bake Pies for Neenah Community Table

Kyle Jahnke, Student of Journalism
November 14, 2016
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Baking pies permeated the kitchen used by NHS Culinary Arts students on Oct. 27 when they made pies for the Neenah Community Table. Culinary Arts teacher Mrs. Deb Garbe shared that she had around 125 students work together and make pies to help out the community.  Garbe explained the objective of...

Project Based Learning “Humans of Neenah” Project Showcases Community

Project Based Learning “Humans of Neenah” Project Showcases Community

April 6, 2016
Filed under Classroom, Community, News

via Tara Meinke, Suzy Weisgerber, Gregg Goers, Emily Bennett, and Lynn Heyn Students in the NHS Arete PBL program have been running a weekly Humans of Neenah article this past year on their website humansofneenaharete.weebly.com, on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HumansOfNeenah/ , an...

Press Release: Think Before You Drink

Press Release: Think Before You Drink

April 6, 2016
Filed under Community, News

via Wisconsin Department of Health Services The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) urges all state residents to take time to self-examine their drinking habits. April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a national observance to increase understanding of alcohol use problems, treatment, and recovery. “Alcohol is the most commonly abused d...

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