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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...

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

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

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...

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...

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,...

Rhieley Mulder, sales associate at Kohls in Neenah

Black Friday Stresses Teens Working in Retail

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...

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...

A rare, quiet moment in the NHS counseling office.

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

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...

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

Global Equality in Education Sparks Activism

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...

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