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Neenah Student Lives for Science

Neenah Student Lives for Science

Emily Manteufel, Student of Journalism

October 22, 2017


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

Science, science and more science. Junior Abby Poss elects to take every science class that her NHS schedule offers. Abby participates in many events around the community and across the country. “Science is absolutely everywhere. Whether you realize it or not, it is in everything you see or do....

Class Uses Problem-solving Skills to Impact Elementary Schools

Class Uses Problem-solving Skills to Impact Elementary Schools

Sam Brazee, Student of Journalism

October 22, 2017


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

Problem:  Many kids struggle to make friends or need someone in which to confide.  The Future Forward class of NHS taught by Mr. McDonough propose a solution.   Solution:  Travis McDonough suggests an idea to the class to create a safe place for students and impact N.J.S.D.'s area elementary school...

Student Functions as an Advocate

Student Functions as an Advocate

Ben Makowski, Student of Journalism

October 22, 2017


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At a young age, Hannah Blob is exposed to a child with special needs. Hannah's cousin lives everyday with a condition called Cerebral Palsy. Although this condition has a strong grasp on her cousin's life, Hannah strives to view the world as welcoming. “I look up to her. Having a difficult...

Not School Smart but Life Smart

Not School Smart but Life Smart

Mary Sollitto, Student of Journalism

October 15, 2017


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features, Showcase

"We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all."—Andrew Clark, Breakfast Club Useless. Troubled. Worst student in the class. These are words that suffocate a student’s educational self-esteem. Transitioning from middle school to high school is intimidating. T...

Domino Effect: Coach’s Belief System Inspires

Domino Effect:  Coach’s Belief System Inspires

Taggen Davis, Student of Journalism

October 14, 2017


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Life is comprised of primary domino moments.  Events, responses and people can take us in different directions without knowledge of their impact. Coach Jung functions as a domino in my life. This pillar of strength is my football coach.  He loves the game and displays so much passion for it. ...

Life Lesson: Life is a Series of Trial and Errors

Life Lesson:  Life is a Series of Trial and Errors

DePreist Mcgruder, Student of Journalism

October 14, 2017


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Brian Borchardt is the epitome of success through trial and error. Now an upstanding teacher and mentor to many, Brian has evolved tremendously since his years of high school and college. Ironically, even the most inspirational of people note trouble finding who they are. Brian’s problematic ...

Member of Sources of Strength Uses Her Voice

Member of Sources of Strength Uses Her Voice

Jason Fisher, Student of Journalism

October 12, 2017


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

Most people who know senior Nina Duffeck describe her as dedicated and passionate about her schoolwork.  A main factor she attributes this to is her involvement in Sources of Strength, a new organization at NHS. Nina joins SoS in the summer of 2017, and it makes a difference in her life. Sources o...

Student Uses Personal Struggles to Help Others

Student Uses Personal Struggles to Help Others

Zakary Will, Student of Journalism

October 12, 2017


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An eighth grade Rachel Miserlian sits in front of her laptop, sifting through college webpages like a prospector panning for gold. An army of information -- acceptance rates, student population, graduation rates, and more -- diligently marches into formation on her master spreadsheet. Choosing colleges...

His Talent Trumps His Hesitations

His Talent Trumps His Hesitations

Kassidy Schmidt, Student of Journalism

October 11, 2017


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Although he holds his pencil tightly, his mind is open. With brown hair, coffee-colored sweater, and half of a smile, his body posture communicates readiness. He’s ready to pull in the setting and regurgitate it onto his sketchbook, adding a bit of his taste. But who or what is the source of his talent...

Persevering Through Tough Times

Persevering Through Tough Times

Alyssa Remme, Student of Journalism

October 11, 2017


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Perseverance. A word that describes 18-year-old Shannon Maynard. As a senior, Shannon challenges herself to get a second job while already employed at Krueger’s True Value. Unlike most students when they get a second job, she isn’t doing it for herself. She's doing it for her family. Money struggles ...

Controlling the Chaos of Commitments

Controlling the Chaos of Commitments

Keaton Calcaterra, Student of Journalism

October 11, 2017


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Being bogged down by stress and juggling multiple deadlines, senior Kylie Vande Berg controls the chaos as best she can, much like any other high school student; but the twist with Kylie is that she devotes a myraid of her time to extracurricular activities. On an average day, Kylie has five hours of s...

Internal Response to Total Solar Eclipse

Internal Response to Total Solar Eclipse

Margherita Verzin, Student of Journalism

October 11, 2017


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Senior Carston Chancellor travels to Illinois to view the eclipse with his dad and his friend; 10 long hours later, they finally arrive. Anticipating, the first total solar eclipse in the United States in 99 years. Wearing the goggles, readying cameras and arming telescopes for a better look, his...

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