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Letter to the Editor: Pointless New Year’s Resolutions

Letter to the Editor:  Pointless New Year’s Resolutions

January 13, 2018


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Dear Editor:  A new year, a new me. A common phrase among people once New Year's hits. One way many do this is with New Year’s resolutions -- a way to set goals for yourself once the new year hits. This concept, however, is not the correct way to change or to set goals. New Year's resoluti...

Letter to the Editor: Expand Lunch Period

Letter to the Editor:  Expand Lunch Period

December 26, 2017


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  Dear Editor: Numerous high schoolers have complained too many times in regards to short lunch periods making Neenah behind in the state when it come to time management. It is often frowned upon and is a big complaint among students of NHS, who perceive this issue as “time crushing” ...

Letter to the Editor: Swimming Requirement Advocated

Letter to the Editor: Swimming Requirement Advocated

December 26, 2017


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Dear Editor: Home and Recreational Safety confirmed from 2005-2014, 3,536 fatal unintentional drownings annually in the United States — about 10 deaths per day.  In addition to that scary statistic, about one in five people who die from drowning are children 14 and younger. Recently, a proposal...

Letter to the Editor: NHS WiFi Lacks Access

Letter to the Editor:  NHS WiFi Lacks Access

December 26, 2017


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Dear Editor: Here at NHS six WiFi networks exist with only one of them being a public network for students.  One should be fine; unfortunately, it blocks the majority of all the apps we like to use such as Snapchat and Instagram.  Basically, what seems to be going on is we are getting WiFi shown to...

Letter to the Editor: High School Journalism Matters

Letter to the Editor:  High School Journalism Matters

December 26, 2017


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Dear Editor: Journalism and Composition 12 go hand-in-hand to address the same, senior-level writing standards.  Composition for Journalistic Publications provides students with a new platform to express their writing, while Composition 12 is essentially the same thing students have done every year via dif...

Letter to the Editor: Questioning the Mental Health of Future Generations

Letter to the Editor: Questioning the Mental Health of Future Generations

December 26, 2017


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Dear Editor: NHS is looking to implement the standards-based grading in the coming years. Many classes already have started with this implementation. It is a common belief that this new grading scale is inspiring perfection and not learning. Many students are told from the beginning of their schoo...

Letter to Editor: Giving Back in Our Community

Letter to Editor:  Giving Back in Our Community

Kassidy Schmidt, Student of Journalism

December 19, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor:  We have finally come upon the holiday season, which means gifts, travel, and plenty of food. Our biggest worry is making sure our friends and family are traveling safely and providing everyone with a gift for their exchanges. But what if our worries went deeper than the surface? What ...

American Studies Collection of Letters to the Editor: Terrorism

American Studies Collection of Letters to the Editor:  Terrorism

October 17, 2017


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American Studies students were asked to write a letter, this letter would be sent to a government official on the topic of terrorism. The letter would explain the causes and effects of the War on Terror as well as stating the problem and solution. Relevant evidence was to be used while writing both c...

Letter To The Editor: Benefits of a Foul Tongue

Cody Wienandt, Student of Journalism

January 10, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: No matter its label -- obscenity to nasty words -- cursing is viewed negatively and is said to not belong in school.  Is this old school thinking still appropriate in today's modern schools? Cursing is a simple vibration producing a sound, which may offend. Often this is viewed as disrespectful...

Letter to the Editor: The Reality of Being an Exchange Student

Barbara Simon, Student of Journalism

January 6, 2017


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Dear Editor: Being an exchange student in a different country can be one of the most rewarding experiences in a person's life. During a year abroad there is so much to be gained, such as experiencing a new culture, learning how to be responsible for our choices and so on. International studies, like...

Letter to Editor: Lengthen School Lunches

Joe Delaney, Student of Journalism

December 29, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor:   Most of us can agree that school lunches are less than delectable. Many upperclassmen also feel the pinch when running out to get food and running back trying to beat the bell. Neenah does have a relatively short lunch when compared with other schools in our area. We have no passin...

Letter to the Editor: Erosion of Trust

Brexton Bostwick, Student of Journalism

December 29, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor:   The NHS administration has made drastic changes on how this school operates. Four years ago when I was a freshman, NHS was a free place -- a place many enjoyed being.  Juniors and seniors could go anywhere in the school they wanted. You could eat where you wanted, and the doors were...

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