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A Toxic Town

A Toxic Town

Elizabeth Gartland, Student Life Editor and Poll Creator
January 18, 2017
Filed under Creative Writing, Prose, Showcase, Student Life

It’s a place of toxic love of toxic life. Everyone is ‘different’ but shares the same future because they are all a bit too scared to take a risk. It's a toxic town. A town of hatred, of jealousy, of growing up too fast. A town of people trying to be everyone else and incapable of forgettin... 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 »

Review of 4 Your Eyez Only J. Cole

Review of 4 Your Eyez Only J. Cole

Ike Miller, Music Reviewer
December 29, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

In March 2016 Swat members swarmed a house in the suburbs of North Carolina. Within seconds, the door to the house was bashed in and officers began to enter. According to the producer Elite, helicopters were flying overhead as more and more armed officers poured into the house, supposedly acting on a... Read more »

Column: Serving Others to Serve Yourself

Column: Serving Others to Serve Yourself

Rachel Terry and Cel Krause
December 29, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

College applicants spend hours and hours writing one essay after another. The key to college admission, however, is not only GPA and ACT/SAT scores, but also community involvement. Money.usnews.com describes that community service is “ranked number four in importance of factors considered for admission -... Read more »

Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

John Zwick, Movie Reviewer
December 29, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Last year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens soared to the top of box office charts, earning, according to Forbes, $758 million in less than a month. The film won widespread critical acclaim for its reboot of the time-honored franchise. Fans cheered the return of classic elements of the series; The Force Awake... Read more »

Review: Shining a Light on Local Art Exhibition

Review:  Shining a Light on Local Art Exhibition

Ellie Callahan, Reviewer
December 29, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Chronic boredom is so pervasive among local teens it seems like a sickness. Sighs can be heard in the NHS halls, bold statements of “there’s never anything to do in Neenah” are plastered across social media, and it seems the most exciting place for teens to hang out on the evenings is Applebee... Read more »

Student Life Column: Drowning in Homework

Student Life Column:  Drowning in Homework

Annie Stubing, Columnist
December 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students are drowning in homework and gasping for a breath of air; the struggle of too much homework needs to be resolved. As I sit in class and watch a sophomore girl write the word “test” over and over again in each subject of her agenda, I know right then she has hours of studying ahead o... Read more »

Staff Editorial: Class Registration Made Easy With Favorite Choices

Staff Editorial: Class Registration Made Easy With Favorite Choices

Satellite Staff
December 15, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Showcase, Staff Editorials

Registering for classes can be a stressful event for many students without older siblings or friends to guide them to the best classes. On Thurs., Dec. 15, students and staff will breeze through a shortened schedule in order to end the day with Chad Buboltz, assistant principal, guiding them via a pre-made... 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 »

GT Students Seek Educational Equality

GT Students Seek Educational Equality

Arianna Robles, Student of Journalism
December 11, 2016
Filed under Classroom, News, Showcase

Living life on pause, students who are advanced struggle with this on a daily basis. "It's hard for kids to stop learning, while other kids catch up. They just don't know what to do with themselves." Ms. Val Cleveland a gifted and talented teacher said. Originally the Gifted and Talented Program w... Read more »

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Leaves Viewers Wanting More With Four Words

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Leaves Viewers Wanting More With Four Words

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief
December 7, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Reviews, Showcase

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life premiered on Netflix on Black Friday, the perfect weekend for NHS students to binge-watch a much anticipated show set in Stars Hollow mirroring the community of Neenah, Wis. The show left no one upset by bringing back original cast members. Gilmore Girls' fans feare... Read more »

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