Longtime Owners of Neenah’s Favorite Roller Rink to Retire Soon

Dave and Connie Buksyk, owners of Fox Valley Roller Rink for 37 years, plan to soon sell the establishment and retire.

Ashlyn Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2020

Every Neenah local knows the scene: a late winter evening, patrons pour into the neon-lighted, retro-decorated Fox Valley Roller Rink. Two friendly faces greet each skater: one stationed at the snack bar and the other rolling jovially behind the skate stand. Kids giggle, friends chat, parents look on ...

Social Campaign: Teens for Jeans Reaches Out to Orbit to Serve Students

Social Campaign:  Teens for Jeans Reaches Out to Orbit to Serve Students

Kara Cowell, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2020

The poster reads:  Teens for Jeans. Unless you have seen the posters starting to appear around the school, most students are currently unaware of the social campaign taking place within NHS, running from Jan. 10 until Feb. 25.  Teens for Jeans is a program through and the cloth...

TikTok: Why We so Obsessed With You?

TikTok:  Why We so Obsessed With You?

Rhieley Mulder, Student of Journalism

December 27, 2019

With over 500 million users, TikTok has become one of the most popular social media apps. People from around the world, eyes glued to their phones, scroll endlessly through the 60 second video clips.  Previously, the app was known as According to Vox, “ was acquired for around...

Black Friday Stresses Teens Working in Retail

Rhieley Mulder, sales associate at Kohls in Neenah

Savannah Rosenberg, Student of Journalism

November 30, 2019

Black Friday is without a doubt a stressful holiday for employees and customers alike; this is especially true for teens working in retail. Rhieley Mulder, both shopper and worker, is familiar with the highs and lows of the bustling holiday. She currently works as a sales associate at Kohls in Neenah a...

Phones in the Classroom: Superhero or Villain

Phones in the Classroom: Superhero or Villain

Rhieley Mulder, Student of Journalism

November 30, 2019

Usage of phones by students at NHS has caused a stir in the learning environment, resulting in an uproar of advocating for no phones in the classroom. It is no secret that phones have been a never-ending issue for faculty and students. Recently, there has been a greater push for a no-phone policy ...

Gov. Evers Helps to Eliminate the Stigma of Mental Illness in Schools

A rare, quiet moment in the NHS counseling office.

Olivia Widmer, Student of Journalism

April 15, 2019

Gov. Tony Evers plans on adding $22 million each year to the already existing budget of $3 million to aid in paying for school social workers, nurses, counselors and psychologists. This plan helps teens and children facing mental health challenges and those that are at risk. Although not yet passed...

Global Equality in Education Sparks Activism

Over 130 million school-aged girls around the world are out of school, according to the World Bank organization in September of 2018.

Ashlyn Jacobs, Student of Journalism

December 27, 2018

An age of empowered women has sparked advocacy and action from women’s rights activists everywhere. From the #MeToo era to Michelle Obama’s bestselling book Becoming, the women’s march and Malala Yousafzai’s organization, feminism represents many things. One issue in particular stands out to the mass...

#WhyI Write Raising Awareness of Literacy

National Day on Writing was created to be an annual event celebrated across the United States on Oct. 20.

Lauren Sturgell, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

In a world of texts and tweets, IMs and DMs, it has become easy to keep in touch with entire online communities with the press of a button. This network of connections can also be used to raise awareness for causes and movements: enter #WhyIWrite. The halls of NHS featured #WhyI Write posters. N...

A Brief History of the Men Who Built NHS

The school district has a long-standing history of working with local entrepreneurs.

Evan Miracle, Student of Journalism

November 15, 2018

As a referendum looms, the history of the Neenah Joint School District requires introspection. Unbeknownst to many students and staff in Neenah, their school buildings have an interesting century-long history to tell through the influential men for whom they are named. The school district has a ...

Nationwide Vaping Epidemic Plagues High Schools

 In 2018, 25.9 percent of NHS students reported vaping in the past 30 days; the results from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey confirmed.

Ashlyn Jacobs, Student of Journalism

November 11, 2018

A rapid increase in E-cigarette use among teens in recent years leaves high schools across America searching for ways to combat nicotine addiction in students. “We’ve seen a tremendous increase in the number of students who are vaping,” Christine Christensen, alcohol and drug prevention coor...

International Day: Superintendent Shares Her Love of Travel at Neenah Without Borders

Evan Miracle and Solon Ramos

October 16, 2018

The opportunity to travel the world is becoming more and more open to students wishing to experience life outside of their own. Dr. Mary Pfeiffer has been the Superintendent for the Neenah Joint School District since 2009. Aside from Pfeiffer’s love for the school district, another of her passion...

Neenah Satellite Promotes Student Voices Since 1981

Originally a printed paper, the Satellite has covered a wide variety of articles, columns, cartoons and more since it was introduced

Ashlyn Jacobs, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

Homecoming reminds the community of the school spirit held by both past and present generations, and the evolving school newspaper has been there every step of the way to document NHS history. Today's history lesson features the evolution of NHS's scholastic press. NHS has had several student...

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