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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
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...

7 Books to Read to Get You in the Holiday Mood

7 Books to Read to Get You in the Holiday Mood

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief
December 5
Filed under Editorials, Reviews, Showcase

The snow falls outside your window in a picture perfect scene. You squirm deeper under the piles of blankets keeping you warm by the fireplace. A cup of hot cocoa dissolves white marshmallows. With a look outside you dream of great holiday books to read in this picture perfect scenario. Pick up these...

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
Filed under Community, News, Showcase

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...

Book Review: Hello? Brings Readers to Local Vacation Spot

Book Review: Hello? Brings Readers to Local Vacation Spot

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief
November 3
Filed under Editorials, Reviews

Hello? by Liza Wiemer weaves together five high school seniors’ stories about struggling in life to a brilliant ending of community. Liza Wiemer’s five characters all have flaws. Human flaws which allow readers to connect deeply to each individual character. Tricia struggles with suicidal thoughts and dis...

Dear John, Give Us Our Hearts Back

Dear John, Give Us Our Hearts Back

Charley Hrobsky, Editorial Editor
April 6
Filed under Editorials, Reviews

“Our story has three parts: a beginning, a middle, and an end. And although this is the way all stories unfold, I still can't believe that ours didn't go on forever.” Nicholas Sparks begins Dear John like the rest of his books: tears. Readers began crying during the opening letter from John ...

“Fuller House” Premieres to Fill Viewers Hearts

“Fuller House” Premieres to Fill Viewers Hearts

Charley Hrobsky, Editorial Editor
February 27
Filed under Editorials, Reviews, Showcase

Many of today's adults grew up with DJ, Stephanie and Michelle Tanner in the house in San Francisco. When "Full House" aired its last episode in 1995, the hearts of its beloved viewers broke. Life went on. Many teen-agers today grew up on the re-runs of "Full House" and thanks to Netflix, they get to watch the kids of DJ...

“Juniors” Reflects on Life During the Hardest School Year

Charley Hrobsky, Editorial Editor
February 27
Filed under Editorials, Reviews

Life can be complicated for anyone. Especially during their junior year of high school. Lea Lane, however, might just get the trophy for the most complicated month of junior year. Kaui Hart Hemmings, in her newest book, "Juniors," digs back into everyone's personal horrors of junior year. And somehow...

“The 100” Season Three Premiere Leaves Watchers Wanting More

“The 100” Season Three Premiere Leaves Watchers Wanting More

Charley Hrobsky, Editorial Editor
February 4
Filed under Editorials, Reviews, Showcase

A few weeks ago Twitter blew up with a popular #BELLARKEISCOMING! The hashtag was even trending for an hour or two on Jan. 16, before it got over-run by other topics. Last Thursday, with the premiere of season three of "The 100," it trended the entire hour and beyond (#the100 #the100seasonthree...

Poetry: Hello There, Dear

Charley Hrobsky, Creative Writer
January 20
Filed under Creative Writing, Poetry, Student Life

Hello there Dear, I want you to know I want to wait while you live your life. I’ll live mine over here in the corner just reading book after book. You go live yours. Travel the world. Kiss all the girls (but not too many). Cry at the chick flicks then laugh it off with yo...

“Frozen Tides” Heats Up the Fantasy World

“Frozen Tides” Heats Up the Fantasy World

Charley Hrobsky, Editorial Editor
January 20
Filed under Editorials, Reviews

Do not let the title deter you: "Frozen Tides" brings the heat in every which way. Morgan Rhodes morphs all that readers thought they knew into something completely different. The major cliff-hanger at the end of "Gathering Darkness" left "Frozen Tides" open for many twists and turns to take place within...

Technology and Engineering Department Teaches a Valuable Skill Set

Technology and Engineering Department Teaches a Valuable Skill Set

Charley Hrobsky, Staff Reporter
January 17
Filed under Classroom, News, Showcase

The technology and engineering department at Neenah High School teaches students how to make products, sell them and customize them to the benefit of its community.   Travis McDonough, technology education teacher, came onto the high school staff three years ago when the welding lab was due for ins...

“Falling Kingdoms” Brings Essential Elements Back to Fantasy Books

“Falling Kingdoms” Brings Essential Elements Back to Fantasy Books

Charley Hrobsky, Editorial Editor
December 30
Filed under Editorials, Reviews

"Falling Kingdoms" by Morgan Rhodes brings magic back to life in the young adult genre through multiple point of views. The first book in this fantasy series brings many expectations along with it, like explaining the new world the readers are delving into, developing characters and successfully packing...

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