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Two-Hour Delay Schedule

Two-Hour Delay Schedule

January 11, 2017
Filed under News, School

School begins at 9:50 am for NHS after the two-hour delay. Classes will be 33 minutes with an eight minute passing time. Mod 1: 9:50 am- 10:24 am Mod 2: 10:32 am- 11:06 am Mod 3: 11:14 am- 11:48 am Mod 5: 11:48 am- 1:18 pm Mod 4: 1:26 pm- 1:58 pm Mod 6: 2:06 pm- 2:32 pm Mod 7: 2:46... Read more »

Orchestra Students Playing with Barrage

Orchestra Students Playing with Barrage

Bailey Reynolds, Student of Journalism
January 7, 2017
Filed under News, School, Showcase

A concert featuring world-wide musical group Barrage will be playing with orchestra students Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Pickard Auditorium. The orchestra teacher Philip Smith shared that the show will have a plethora of amazing things happening all at once with it being a violin-based show with high-ener... Read more »

Thursday’s Registration Schedule Change

Thursday’s Registration Schedule Change

December 15, 2016
Filed under News, School, Showcase

Thurs., Dec. 15, the registration process begins for students concerning the 2017-'18 school year. Students can find their room assignments for the afternoon by the main offices. Seniors are not required to report to registration areas, however, they can choose to remain at NHS in the commons and the... Read more »

Former NHS Student Inspires at Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Former NHS Student Inspires at Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Emily Roberts, Student of Journalism
December 5, 2016
Filed under News, School

Local veterans were honored at an annual ceremony held Nov. 11 in Pickard Auditorium. 2012 graduate of NHS and current U.S. Army Lt. Thomas Huxtable gave a speech with a meaningful message. “My hope is that staff and students walked away realizing that they all can do something to make their comm... Read more »

NHS Lip Dub Gets a Face Lift

NHS Lip Dub Gets a Face Lift

Hope De Shaney, Student of Journalism
November 30, 2016
Filed under News, School, Showcase

Lip dub video to be shown at the 2017 Diversity Fair features all NHS clubs and sports. A student is looking to film and produce a re-vamp of the classic NHS lip dub. The video will include a mix of sports and clubs. The last lip dub video was put together by Nathan Pronschinske, a former NHS studen... Read more »

New District Wellness Center Open for Business

New District Wellness Center Open for Business

Basil Eastman-Kiesow, Student of Journalism
November 30, 2016
Filed under News, School

A Prevea Wellness Center opened for N.J.S.D. staff members at Shattuck Middle School in September. The new Wellness Center offers N.J.S.D. staff and their families overt and overwhelming opportunity to have basic medical needs treated. “It really is a phenomenal addition to the Neenah Joint... Read more »

New Art Mural Coming to Armstrong

New Art Mural Coming to Armstrong

Cel Krause, Student of Journalism
November 29, 2016
Filed under News, School, Showcase

 A new mural designed by NHS art students is going up in Armstrong at the end of the semester.   Four art students have been commissioned by Principal Brian Wunderlich and their art teacher, Brenda Mullard, to make a “timeless” mural to hang by door six in Armstrong. Mullard approached her Art 4 class... Read more »

Neenah Wins Bronze Award

Neenah Wins Bronze Award

Rachel Terry, Student of Journalism
November 27, 2016
Filed under News, School

The Wisconsin School Health Awards presented NHS with a bronze award on Oct. 26. This award is a “way to recognize and celebrate schools with policies, programs, and the infrastructure to support and promote healthy school programming; parental and community involvement; and staff wellness” said the Wis... Read more »

Video: Phase Two Black

Video: Phase Two Black

Delaney Doersch, Guest Videographer
November 21, 2016
Filed under News, School, Showcase, Video

NHS held its third annual Phase Two event with this year's theme of "Black." Delaney Doersch, videographer, creatively captures the event full of joy and action.

Grant Helps Greenhouse Grow

Grant Helps Greenhouse Grow

John Zwick, Student of Journalism
November 20, 2016
Filed under News, School, Showcase

A $10,000 grant to further its greenhouse program was received by the Arete Academy in October. The interdisciplinary project-based learning program has used the money to expand and improve its existing garden, and is making plans for the future, academy leader Tara Meinke said. Meinke wrote the a... Read more »

Tackling Mental Health in the District

Tackling Mental Health in the District

Ellie Callahan, Student of Journalism
November 20, 2016
Filed under News, School, Showcase

Mental health continues as a prominent issue among Wisconsin youth, and N.J.S.D. strives to bring awareness to the phenomena across its various levels this school year.   New to the high school this year, all freshmen were required to attend a suicide awareness and prevention program. “This prog... Read more »

The Orbit: Recipient of Homecoming Funds

The Orbit:  Recipient of Homecoming Funds

Barbara Simon, Student of Journalism
November 20, 2016
Filed under Features, News, News-Based, School

The Homecoming Committee chose the Orbit as the recipient of its annual Homecoming fundraiser, totaling more than $7,000, plus donations of canned goods and clothing for the closet. “A senior who helps me to get things more organized in the closet was on the Homecoming Committee and brought up the idea ... Read more »

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