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Career Advice Offered for Future Nurses

Career Advice Offered for Future Nurses

Maddie Nail, Student of Journalism

March 3, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

Throughout high school, students are expected to find a career they are interested in and go off to college. Chloe Jostad, a sophomore going to UW-Oshkosh for nursing, gives some great advice to those students who lack a vision and welcome advice. Chloe is both honored and ecstatic to be apart...

Student Shares Reflection of Pickard Crew — Post 15 Years

Student Shares Reflection of Pickard Crew — Post 15 Years

Lauren Hendricks, Student of Journalism

March 3, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

For Robin Andersen, it seemed like yesterday. The only girl, part of an all-male crew and completely surrounded by boys, working feverishly around the clock to build a show. Making only $5.25 an hour, Robin practically lives in Pickard Auditorium. She begins hanging out there as a freshman to be closer...

Choir Teacher Proves She Does More Than Sing

Choir Teacher Proves She Does More Than Sing

Maddie Bero, Student of Journalism

March 3, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

Ms. Amy Westcott knows that teaching choir is not as simple as it looks. Instead of being a regular teacher, she has to be more of a coach. She has to motivate her students, to build their confidence. Besides motivating her students, Westcott has many other duties. Outside of teaching, she is one of ...

Math Teachers Talk about Dual-Teaching Style

Math Teachers Talk about Dual-Teaching Style

Caden Scheibel, Student of Journalism

March 3, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features, Showcase

We have all been there -- sitting in class with hand raised waiting for a teacher to come and help. Unfortunately, that teacher is preoccupied with another student. Only if there is more than one teacher in that class to assist. In the case of Ms. Wendy Hermans and Mrs. Elissa Garsparick, this scen...

What You Didn’t Know about my Friend

What You Didn’t Know about my Friend

Olivia Widmer, Student of Journalism

March 3, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features, Showcase

Taylor Peterson (senior) is unlike what she portrays in her school life. Meaning there is more to her than she would ever tell. She is different despite her rather reserved and quiet exterior, many untold stories that few know. Being Taylor’s friend for many years has given me the chance to get ...

Life of a Student Athlete at NHS

Life of a Student Athlete at NHS

Bella Brackin, Student of Journalism

March 2, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

In 10th grade and attending NHS, Nicole Makope has a passion for sports and a vision for her future. She participates in sports her whole life, including gymnastics, swimming and track, and she will be trying cross country next year. Nicole, however, discovers her passion in track and field. F...

Family Tragedy Results in a One Day at a Time Approach

Family Tragedy Results in a One Day at a Time Approach

Jesus Mora, Student of Journalism

March 2, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

The day is May 31, 2014. Ben Kuehn drives with his Mom, Grandma and Grandpa to Milwaukee for a soccer game. Although Ben feels excited for his game, he decides to rest while on the road. Around Dane County, Ben is woken up by his grandma's voice screaming at his grandpa. “A lot was going on...

Student’s Educational Transition: Passion is Her Guide

Student’s Educational Transition:  Passion is Her Guide

Claire Bruder, Student of Journalism

March 2, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features, Showcase

High school can often be a whirlwind of emotion. For some students, however, a dramatic shift in the way that they learn presents an extreme challenge. Take it from Hannah Farrell, whose transition forever changed her view of education as a whole. Farrell, a junior at NHS, took part in Arete Academy for the fir...

Time to Wake Up Poses a Problem for Teens

Time to Wake Up Poses a Problem for Teens

Garrett Kegley, Student of Journalism

March 2, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features

Students may say that waking up for school is a problem they deal with on a daily basis. The introduction of massive amounts of electronics in today’s world may have something to do with the loss of sleep many students are experiencing. Some students agree such as senior Fritz Brownell.  He admits tha...

Student Unpacks Baggage to Teach Others

Student Unpacks Baggage to Teach Others

Kiana Valeri, Student of Journalism

March 2, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features, Showcase

Stuck in a time loop -- hoping to get let out into a place where time promotes progress -- *Addy, 15, does everything she can do to forget. Everything she can do to heal. Everything she can do to stop hurting. Only a few people can tell what she is going through day after day with a glimpse...

From Student to Educator: Neenah Teacher with Strong Roots in the Community

From Student to Educator: Neenah Teacher with Strong Roots in the Community

Vanessa Underhill, Student of Journalism

March 2, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Features, Showcase

In his 23rd year of teaching at NHS, Mr. Benton Christian has no issues going in front of a room of 30 teenagers and educating about his passion: United States history. In fact, Christian knows exactly what it is like to sit in the very chairs where his current students sit as he graduated from Ne...

Athlete Loses Another Season to ACL

Athlete Loses Another Season to ACL

Amanda Argalll, Student of Journalism

March 2, 2019


Filed under 300-Word Story, Showcase

Samara Sims enters high school eager to compete in four fulfilling years of high school basketball. As a 6-foot freshman, those years will likely be filled with success as well. Her freshman season is highly anticipated, until a week before tryouts when her knee gave out while in attempt to block...

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