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Mrs. Cheryl Fowler giving a presentation to Mrs. Beth Plankeys Class.

Scholarships Make Huge Difference

Cole Johnson, Student of Journalism December 3, 2023

The word “scholar” can be traced to the ancient Greek “scholé,” which is often misleadingly translated as leisure, according to Chris Long, Dean of the College of Arts & Letters and of...

NHS Library in Need of More Book Space

NHS Library in Need of More Book Space

Brianna Ankerson, Student of Journalism December 3, 2023

The NHS library quickly fills up and Mrs. Jenn McMahon finds that the library has no more room for over 100 unopened boxes of books from the Neenah Middle School and incoming books as the 2023-’24 school...

Lunch lady demonstrating self serve Annie’s Frozen Yogurt machine.

Ice Cream Machine Returns: Students Share Opinions

Ava Yoblonski, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

Students are congregating around the newly revived ice cream machine at NHS. Following spring break the ice cream machine was reintroduced into the lives and stomachs of the student body. Recently,...

Why the 2022 World Cup Transformed the U.S. into a Soccer Nation

Why the 2022 World Cup Transformed the U.S. into a Soccer Nation

Brenden Selch, Student of Journalism December 28, 2022

In America, soccer has consistently been one of the least popular sports to watch, with most Americans preferring to watch football, basketball or baseball. Prior to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, studies from...

Only in Wisconsin -- NHS students want their drinks ice cold.

Craze Around the Popular Drink Bubbl’r Explained

Sierra Luepke, Student of Journalism December 21, 2022

Walking through the halls of NHS, there is no doubt that you will see a Bubbl’r in the hands of a student or tucked in the side of their backpack. But what has caused this drink to become so popular? ...

Vintage summer choreography

Show Choir Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary at Opener

Elisa Hein, Student of Journalism November 17, 2022

Opener, consisting of performances from four ensembles, salutes 50 years of show choir on Tuesday, Nov. 22 in Pickard auditorium. “We started working with the band and our set is coming along great!”...

We are one school, one community, united by our respect and tolerance of other people.

International Mother Languages Day (Feb. 21): The Multilingual Community of NHS

Robert Barthell, Lead Videographer February 22, 2022

In November 1999, UNESCO officially proclaimed the 21st of February of every year to be the International Mother Languages Day.  In subsequent years, the United Nations called on its member states...

Dr. Altekruse Discusses SOS Screening Process, District Mental Health Developments

Dr. Altekruse Discusses SOS Screening Process, District Mental Health Developments

Ashlyn Jacobs, Editor in Chief December 12, 2021

Satellite: Why did the counseling staff choose to spread out the SOS screener days on a once-a-month schedule? Dr. Altekruse: “We normally just do two classes, 9th grade and 11th grade. Because of...

Thiede plans his lessons for the numerous classes he teaches.

Teacher Applies for a Job in the Nation’s Capital

Amanda Pierron and Will Ranger October 26, 2021

Applying for the position of foreign service officer of the United States is a difficult task, but beloved social studies teacher Eric Thiede rose up to the challenge. This last month, Thiede visited...

While consumers adapt to the struggling food and retail industries with patience,  employers seek willing workers to fill deficits in their staff.

Labor Shortage Loads More Responsibility on Student Workers

Ashlyn Jacobs, Editor in Chief October 24, 2021

Staffing issues hit local industries this year, lengthening wait times and shortening open hours in the face of an unprecedented worker shortage, The Post-Crescent said in a Sept. 3 article.  While...

Photo provided by Smile Bigs Instagram.

Neenah Alumnus’s Inspirational Clothing Brand Brings Smiles to N.J.S.D. Staff Raffle Winners

Ashlyn Jacobs, Editor in Chief February 18, 2021

Neenah alumnus Chance Pronschinske’s clothing company, Smile Big, provided prizes for N.J.S.D.’s Jan. 22 virtual staff raffle in place of the usual donations from local businesses. Chance Pronschinske...

One of the History Rooms most popular collections, these yearbooks spanning from 1919 to 2019 (with a few missing) bring in visitors of all ages.

Public Library’s History Room Holds a Century of NHS Yearbooks

Ashlyn Jacobs, Editor in Chief January 14, 2021

The Neenah Public Library’s upstairs History Room contains tucked-away gems of Neenah’s past: high school yearbooks dating back to 1919, with the exception of a few missing years, according to librarian...

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