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Tapestry Adds Hmong Culture to NHS

Tapestry Adds Hmong Culture to NHS

Drew Karle, Student of Journalism

November 17, 2018


Filed under Classroom, News, Showcase

A Hmong tapestry, worked on by a group of students, has added needed diversity to NHS. A 2018 Neenah High School graduate, Kalia Vang, painted a Hmong tapestry with Art teacher Ms. Lisa Dorschner and other 2018 graduates, Hannah Dorsey, Amanda Dorsey and Hannah Franzke; along with seniors Brianna Y...

Plans to Improve Safety Exist

Plans to Improve Safety Exist

Mason Jones, Student of Journalism

November 16, 2018


Filed under Community, News, School

Following recent shootings around the nation, higher safety precautions are being taken at Neenah High School to protect students from a possible shooting staff members say. Throughout the past few years, school shootings have increased. While this is hard to watch, NHS needs plans to prevent thi...

It Takes a Village to Host the Book Drive

It Takes a Village to Host the Book Drive

Maddy Zitzelsberger, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The annual book drive and sale, featured during the Helping Hands Art and Craft Show, netted its highest profit to date on Nov. 3. Community consists of its citizens and people consist of their words. The most important place individuals find words are in books, which is precisely why NHS provides a book dr...

Renovations Begin for Community Music & Arts Collaborative

Renovations Begin for Community Music & Arts Collaborative

Solon Ramos, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018


Filed under Community, News

The new and upcoming nonprofit music school in Neenah is being renovated this month to host its own performances and events, representatives say.   Having been operational for over a full year now, the Community Music and Arts Collaborative, formally Kurt Stein’s School of Music, located on Sou...

Coming Soon, Neenah Without Borders 2020 Launch

Coming Soon, Neenah Without Borders 2020 Launch

Trina Freeders, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Neenah Without Borders, a program to be released in 2020, summons student’s questions in anticipation of world travel. “I thought how cool would it be if we offered more trips for more appeals anything from science to service to history to drama or art,” says teacher Mr. Brian Borchardt provid...

NHS One-Act Play Achieves State

NHS One-Act Play Achieves State

Sammy Meverden, Student of Journalism

November 13, 2018


Filed under Extracurricular, News

The NHS drama club qualified for state with its one-act play, taking its show to the annual WHSFA State Theatre Festival Nov. 15-17 at Viterbo University. This success comes as an even greater triumph considering the one-act play nearly did not run this year.  Following the departure of longtime speech ...

District Considers Changes for 2019-’20 School Year

District Considers Changes for 2019-’20 School Year

Jason Fisher, Student of Journalism

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The N.J.S.D. Board of Education will meet Tuesday at the Administration Building to discuss three proposals for the 2019-'20 school year. Some of the proposals affecting NHS include a schoolwide implementation of target-based grading (TBG), a massive overhaul of class schedules, and safety improvements to the building. Target-based grading One of the most publicized proposals for next yea...

Lives Saved by Annual NHS Blood Drive

Lives Saved by Annual NHS Blood Drive

Ally Poss, Student of Journalism

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, School

National Honor Society hosted its first blood drive of the 2018-'19 school year on Monday, Nov. 5 in the Apollo Commons. Around 80 people donated and 54 were first time donors according to senior Trina Freeders, one of the members of National Honor Society who organized the blood drive. Although ...

Physics Students Teach Others Through Haunted Physics Lab

Physics Students Teach Others Through Haunted Physics Lab

Claudia Miller, Student of Journalism

November 12, 2018


Filed under Classroom, News

Physics students hosted a haunted physics lab during lunch from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 with access granted through the lecture pits. According to student of physics Brandon Schmall it took about four days to set up, and it ran for three days.  On Halloween, it was open to certain freshman seminars. ...

Craft Fair Lends a Helping Hand to Those in Need

Craft Fair Lends a Helping Hand to Those in Need

Kaley Waters, Student of Journalism

November 11, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The best turnout on record for the Helping Hands Art and Craft Fair at the high school happened Saturday, bringing in many people and the funds necessary to help families throughout Neenah. Surpassing the previous success of the craft fair was the final totals for this year. According to the Satell...

Phase 2C Event Plans Confirmed for Thursday

Phase 2C Event Plans Confirmed for Thursday

Conner Delveaux, Student of Journalism

November 11, 2018


Filed under Extracurricular, Showcase

Phase 2C features a basketball game for the Special Olympiads vs. teachers organized by S.A.L.T. on Nov. 15 in the field house. Phase 2C consists of three parts, which include:  first, the Special Olympic basketball team takes on NHS teachers; second,  the skills team competes in a skills compet...

NHS Students Whisk Away Expectations

NHS Students Whisk Away Expectations

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2018


Filed under Classroom, News

Five students used their culinary skills on Sunday, Oct. 21 to serve at the Grand Meridian. Seniors Madelyn Hendrick and Rachael Luebker, along with juniors Brooklyn Marion and Katie Berger, and freshman Jennifer Danish, met at school to prepare appetizers for 200 guests. "It was a grea...

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