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Neenah: Our Home

Neenah: Our Home

Jacob Theisen, Photography Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Photo Essays, Showcase

    What makes Neenah so special to us? This place we work, study and adventure in with friends. For the most of us, Neenah is so much more than just a place we go home to every night. Neenah makes us who we are. What are some of your favorite locations in Neenah? Comment below; ...

Photo Essay: A Very Neenah Christmas

Photo Essay: A Very Neenah Christmas

Frank Slavinsky, Photographer

December 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Essays

The City of Neenah hosted its annual "A Very Neenah Christmas" on Dec. 1. During the festivities, numerous members of the community, including many students, partook in the jubilation. While many walked up and down Wisconsin Avenue, stopping in local shops and eateries, some went further in their...

Understanding the Standards-Based Grading Scale

Understanding the Standards-Based Grading Scale

Ashley McFarland, Student of Journalism

December 8, 2017


Filed under News-Based, Showcase

The implementation of standards-based grading at NHS will happen the beginning of the 2019-'20 school year by administration and staff. The switch to standards-based grading has been a project for four or five years now, and its arrival to NHS will come by 2019. Principal Brian Wunderlich says that...

Weather Alert: Staying Safe on Winter Roads

Weather Alert:  Staying Safe on Winter Roads

Skylar Neuber, Student of Journalism

November 26, 2017


Filed under Features, News-Based

As the weather begins to dip and the winter months draw closer, slick roads and heavy snowfall require serious precautions before drivers go behind the wheel. Fortunately, Lisa LeMahieu, a health teacher and coach at NHS, works with Rockets Against Destructive Decisions (RADD) to help students pre...

Black Friday Perspective Explored: Employee Stress Builds

Black Friday Perspective Explored:  Employee Stress Builds

Emily Manteufel, Student of Journalism

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, News-Based

The stress related to Black Friday and the holiday season builds for senior Katie Adams who is a sales associate at the Neenah Shopko. “Saying that Black Friday is the most unorganized day in retail is an understatement,” Adams said. For Adams, a normal day at Shopko is slow and long. On ...

Student Employment Threatened by Consolidation

Student Employment Threatened by Consolidation

Ben Makowski, Student of Journalism

November 19, 2017


Filed under Features, News-Based

Why do teens work? It is likely a means to fill gas tanks, stomachs, and to add some pizzazz to college applications. Or maybe to make a difference. Senior Graham Warner feels his impact every time he steps through the bustling Theda Clark hospital doors. “It’s an experience everyone should have...

Photo Essay: Tribute to Halloween Creativity

Photo Essay:  Tribute to Halloween Creativity

Claire Bruder, Photographer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Photo Essays

In honor of Halloween, the photographer thought it would be fun to share some spooky photos that she has taken within the last few years. As a creative person, she believes that this time of year provides inspiration, and she encourage everyone to share their creativity with others. Caution:  True to...

Goodbye Unicorns, Hello Zombies!

Goodbye Unicorns, Hello Zombies!

Jacob Theisen, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features, News-Based, Showcase

With Halloween around the corner, how are people celebrating this week? Halloween features dressing up in costumes, adventuring to haunted houses, and delighting in horror movies with friends. In addition to traditional fun Halloween festivities, community members can now welcome the spooky holiday with...

The Dream Team Bringing News to You

Ashley McFarland and Mary Sollitto, Students of Journalism

October 26, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

Being the Pete Petoniak and Rachel Manek of NHS, seniors Ben Stern and Mindara Krueger-Olson give an inside look on what it is like being Rocket News anchors. During the second semester of his junior year, Stern became interested in the opening position as a Rocket News anchor. He believed he cou...

On an Adventure of a Lifetime

On an Adventure of a Lifetime

Ben Makowski and Joe Baer, Student of Journalism

October 25, 2017


Filed under Profiles

When mountain ranges are replaced by corn fields, Giga Berozashvili knows that he is not in his home country of Georgia anymore. He risked a change of setting to come to Neenah to experience a change in culture, while completing his senior year at NHS to feed his love of adventure.   "I wanted...

The Man Behind the Title

Tanner Reffke and Sam Brazee, Students of Journalism

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles

Everyone at NHS knows him by his title: Activities Director (A.D.). Not everyone, however, knows the person behind the title. Mr. Joshua Murnane grew up in East Troy, a small town of 4,000 people in southeast Wisconsin. He knew since middle school he wanted to be a teacher because of the impact...

Student’s Passion for Pickard

Skylar Neuber and Kassidy Schmidt, Students of Journalism

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles

With passion as her guide, senior Abbe Lane, who is the student director of the fall musical, spends countless hours within Pickard.  She recently directed Damn Yankees. Lane understands the difficulty behind juggling Pickard shows and daily life; however, unlike the actors or crew members...

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