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A Brief History of the Men Who Built NHS

A Brief History of the Men Who Built NHS

Evan Miracle, Student of Journalism

November 15, 2018


Filed under Features, News-Based

As a referendum looms, the history of the Neenah Joint School District requires introspection. Unbeknownst to many students and staff in Neenah, their school buildings have an interesting century-long history to tell through the influential men for whom they are named. The school district has a ...

Nationwide Vaping Epidemic Plagues High Schools

Nationwide Vaping Epidemic Plagues High Schools

Ashlyn Jacobs, Student of Journalism

November 11, 2018


Filed under Features, News-Based, Showcase

A rapid increase in E-cigarette use among teens in recent years leaves high schools across America searching for ways to combat nicotine addiction in students. “We’ve seen a tremendous increase in the number of students who are vaping,” Christine Christensen, alcohol and drug prevention coor...

Student Leader Aims to Help Peers

Jami Fofana and Maddy Zitzelsberger

October 28, 2018


Filed under Profiles

Revving up the crowd, senior Grace Moss, stands in front of 1,500 of her peers and showcases her impact on the student body during the Homecoming assembly. A week later, prior to a busy day of classes, Moss sits down to reflect on Homecoming week. She seems bubbly and attentive, dressed in a commanding red coat. She ap...

Student Immerses Self in Italian Culture

Jason Fisher and Mason Jones Van Dyke

October 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles

Few individuals step outside the norm because of fear of the unknown. Eugenio Calderon has never been afraid to step outside his comfort zone and try new things. Hoping to explore a different culture, Calderon is spending a year in Brescia, a city in northern Italy. Home to 200,000 people, Br...

The Man Behind the Rocket News Script

Conner Delveaux and Jarrett Cayo

October 28, 2018


Filed under Profiles

  Rocket News pumps out to NHS classrooms every Tuesday, and behind the scenes senior Will Clark functions as the scriptwriter and producer. Clark explained that he is sometimes shy as a mouse, enjoying his role in the background versus the limelight of broadcast. Dressed as casual as a thief maki...

Chile: One Student’s Adventure of a Lifetime

Sammy Meverden and Ally Poss

October 28, 2018


Filed under Profiles

Opposite seasons, strange foods and a school system that is nothing like Neenah’s, Chile offers a major transition for one junior who is studying abroad in Angol this year. Noelle Schumacher is one of four NHS students studying abroad this year. And her time in Chile has brought many new experiences that she is excited to share. Unlike her high school back home, she is required to w...

Small Town Girl Leaves for New Big Things

Trina Freeders, Student of Journalism

October 28, 2018


Filed under Profiles

With only two years of French under her belt, Lorna Kelly experienced the ultimate leap of faith and decided to travel abroad instead of a traditional junior year in an American high school. As for her inspiration of the journey, that is thanks to her mother. At the same age, her mother (NHS Technolog...

Georgian Student Travels Thousands of Miles to Teach Others About her Country

Drew Karle, Student of Journalism

October 28, 2018


Filed under Profiles

The distance -- approximately 5,758 miles -- Georgian student Tatia Bitsadze traveled to take classes not available in her country. Bitsadze, a dark-haired, Georgian girl who found a love for Wisconsin cheese curds and Khachapuri (Georgian cheese bread), has a mission to experience being a high schooler...

Exchange Student Finds New Experiences at NHS

Claudia Miller and Eddie Stuczynski

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles

Living in an unfamiliar country is like learning how to ride a bike; luckily for Emha “Fudhol” Ismaulidin, learning to ride a bike is one of his first experiences in Neenah. Wearing his Neenah cross-country hoodie, Ismaulidin describes his experiences with the cold weather in Wisconsin. “Th...

Neenah Student Gains Perspective Through Studying Abroad

Neenah Student Gains Perspective Through Studying Abroad

Ashlyn Jacobs, Student of Journalism

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase

The benefits outweigh the negatives for junior Sarah Czech as she studies abroad in Bad Bramstedt, Germany for the 2018-’19 school year. Czech’s three older siblings have traveled before, and as the youngest, she readily gained inspiration from them. She began to consider the possibility of study...

Foreign Exchange Student Finds Home Away From Home

Josie Cleveland and Kaley Waters

October 21, 2018


Filed under Profiles

Differences exist between Neenah and Dresden, Germany, but junior Vicky Rehnus is easily transitioning to life here with the help of people and activities, making it feel like home. Life in Germany for a high schooler is quite different from the typical life of a teen in the United States. As a high ...

International Day: Superintendent Shares Her Love of Travel at Neenah Without Borders

International Day:  Superintendent Shares Her Love of Travel at Neenah Without Borders

Evan Miracle and Solon Ramos

October 16, 2018


Filed under Features, News-Based, Showcase

The opportunity to travel the world is becoming more and more open to students wishing to experience life outside of their own. Dr. Mary Pfeiffer has been the Superintendent for the Neenah Joint School District since 2009. Aside from Pfeiffer’s love for the school district, another of her passion...

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