Student Leader Aims to Help Peers

Jami Fofana and Maddy Zitzelsberger

October 28, 2018

Revving up the crowd, senior Grace Moss, stands in front of 1,500 of her peers and showcases her impact on the student body during the Homecoming assembly. A week later, prior to a busy day of classes, Moss sits down to reflect on Homecoming week. She seems bubbly and attentive, dressed in a commanding red coat. She ap...

Student Immerses Self in Italian Culture

Jason Fisher and Mason Jones Van Dyke

October 28, 2018

Few individuals step outside the norm because of fear of the unknown. Eugenio Calderon has never been afraid to step outside his comfort zone and try new things. Hoping to explore a different culture, Calderon is spending a year in Brescia, a city in northern Italy. Home to 200,000 people, Br...

The Man Behind the Rocket News Script

Conner Delveaux and Jarrett Cayo

October 28, 2018

  Rocket News pumps out to NHS classrooms every Tuesday, and behind the scenes senior Will Clark functions as the scriptwriter and producer. Clark explained that he is sometimes shy as a mouse, enjoying his role in the background versus the limelight of broadcast. Dressed as casual as a thief maki...

Chile: One Student’s Adventure of a Lifetime

Sammy Meverden and Ally Poss

October 28, 2018

Opposite seasons, strange foods and a school system that is nothing like Neenah’s, Chile offers a major transition for one junior who is studying abroad in Angol this year. Noelle Schumacher is one of four NHS students studying abroad this year. And her time in Chile has brought many new experiences that she is excited to share. Unlike her high school back home, she is required to w...

Small Town Girl Leaves for New Big Things

Trina Freeders, Student of Journalism

October 28, 2018

With only two years of French under her belt, Lorna Kelly experienced the ultimate leap of faith and decided to travel abroad instead of a traditional junior year in an American high school. As for her inspiration of the journey, that is thanks to her mother. At the same age, her mother (NHS Technolog...

Georgian Student Travels Thousands of Miles to Teach Others About her Country

Drew Karle, Student of Journalism

October 28, 2018

The distance -- approximately 5,758 miles -- Georgian student Tatia Bitsadze traveled to take classes not available in her country. Bitsadze, a dark-haired, Georgian girl who found a love for Wisconsin cheese curds and Khachapuri (Georgian cheese bread), has a mission to experience being a high schooler...

Exchange Student Finds New Experiences at NHS

Claudia Miller and Eddie Stuczynski

October 21, 2018

Living in an unfamiliar country is like learning how to ride a bike; luckily for Emha “Fudhol” Ismaulidin, learning to ride a bike is one of his first experiences in Neenah. Wearing his Neenah cross-country hoodie, Ismaulidin describes his experiences with the cold weather in Wisconsin. “Th...

Neenah Student Gains Perspective Through Studying Abroad

Neenah Student Gains Perspective Through Studying Abroad

Ashlyn Jacobs, Student of Journalism

October 21, 2018

The benefits outweigh the negatives for junior Sarah Czech as she studies abroad in Bad Bramstedt, Germany for the 2018-’19 school year. Czech’s three older siblings have traveled before, and as the youngest, she readily gained inspiration from them. She began to consider the possibility of study...

Foreign Exchange Student Finds Home Away From Home

Josie Cleveland and Kaley Waters

October 21, 2018

Differences exist between Neenah and Dresden, Germany, but junior Vicky Rehnus is easily transitioning to life here with the help of people and activities, making it feel like home. Life in Germany for a high schooler is quite different from the typical life of a teen in the United States. As a high ...

The Dream Team Bringing News to You

Ashley McFarland and Mary Sollitto, Students of Journalism

October 26, 2017

Being the Pete Petoniak and Rachel Manek of NHS, seniors Ben Stern and Mindara Krueger-Olson give an inside look on what it is like being Rocket News anchors. During the second semester of his junior year, Stern became interested in the opening position as a Rocket News anchor. He believed he cou...

On an Adventure of a Lifetime

On an Adventure of a Lifetime

Ben Makowski and Joe Baer, Student of Journalism

October 25, 2017

When mountain ranges are replaced by corn fields, Giga Berozashvili knows that he is not in his home country of Georgia anymore. He risked a change of setting to come to Neenah to experience a change in culture, while completing his senior year at NHS to feed his love of adventure.   "I wanted...

The Man Behind the Title

Tanner Reffke and Sam Brazee, Students of Journalism

October 24, 2017

Everyone at NHS knows him by his title: Activities Director (A.D.). Not everyone, however, knows the person behind the title. Mr. Joshua Murnane grew up in East Troy, a small town of 4,000 people in southeast Wisconsin. He knew since middle school he wanted to be a teacher because of the impact...

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