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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...

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...

Senior Spreads Smiles and Kindness Through Halls

Senior Spreads Smiles and Kindness Through Halls

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, News-Based, Showcase

Rachel Terry, senior, challenged students and staff at the Diversity Fair to create a kindness chain link. Terry asked participants to write what kindness means to them, whether they wrote about kindness they have felt, seen, and/or known in their lives. She stapled the chain links together in front...

Local Christmas Light Hot Spots Featured

Local Christmas Light Hot Spots Featured

Luke Kelley, Student of Journalism

December 29, 2016


Filed under Features, News-Based

Christmas time is here as evidenced in the festivities underway, and to many a means of celebration is to decorate their houses. Often holiday light displays are so bright that they light up the night and offer a feeling of merrymaking to viewers of all ages. Go Valley Kids.com features the local must see holid...

The Orbit: Recipient of Homecoming Funds

The Orbit:  Recipient of Homecoming Funds

Barbara Simon, Student of Journalism

November 20, 2016


Filed under Features, News, News-Based, School

The Homecoming Committee chose the Orbit as the recipient of its annual Homecoming fundraiser, totaling more than $7,000, plus donations of canned goods and clothing for the closet. “A senior who helps me to get things more organized in the closet was on the Homecoming Committee and brought up the idea ...

Project Based Learning Explores

Project Based Learning Explores

December 7, 2015


Filed under Features, News-Based

Click on photo to view Post Crescent article on NHS' Project Based Learning program....

History Lovers Note: The Lost Queen Found

Mason Gauthier, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2015


Filed under Features, News-Based

Students who love history know that discoveries document time.  Students of 2015 need to recall significant events to make connections and learn. One such notable connection is currently being explored in the news.  Since the discovery of the tomb of the Boy King of Egypt, King Tutankhamen (bett...

Cell phone addiction explored

December 9, 2014


Filed under Features, News-Based

By:  Reporters Kay Parvin and Ann Ramishvili Many people are addicted to using cell phones. One common invention used today is the cell phone. The first one was invented in 1973 and the first smartphone was invented in 1992. Since then, people rely on their phones more and more. Even though phones can be a helpful source, they...

Caffeine: What teens should know

November 30, 2014


Filed under Features, News-Based

By Reporter Abbe Lane   With students having tests almost weekly, it is no surprise that many of them are going to be using caffeine to try and keep themselves awake while they study. How many people, however,  actually know what caffeine is and how it will affect their body? Caffeine is, in fact, a drug. It is naturally produc...

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