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N.J.S.D. Election for Hydroponics Units in Classrooms

N.J.S.D. Election for Hydroponics Units in Classrooms

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2019


Filed under Classroom, News

N.J.S.D. is a finalist in the "Opal Apples Youth Make a Difference" grant, worth  $75,000. The grant is awarded to young leaders taking on big environmental topics such as food security, nutrition, agriculture, food politics and education. If awarded the grant, N.J.S.D. would purchase hydroponics...

Musicians Prepare for the Upcoming State Solo & Ensemble Festival

Musicians Prepare for the Upcoming State Solo & Ensemble Festival

Nathan Gehrke, Student of Journalism

April 24, 2019


Filed under Classroom, News

High school musicians across the state will perform at the state Solo & Ensemble festival on April 27 at UW-Oshkosh to conclude this year’s competitive path. “It makes me a better musician and helps me gain confidence when I perform in front of a judge,” senior Lily Slivinski said rega...

Arts Education and the Effects on NHS

Maddie Nail, Student of Journalism

April 17, 2019


Filed under Classroom, News

Walking into NHS and roaming throughout the halls, one will be able to see all of the art pieces students have created to decorate the walls. Students love having their art hung up around the school, and are proud to show off their pieces. Lisa Dorschner, art teacher, helps create many of the...

Camp Onaway Hosts Summer Camp Opportunities

Camp Onaway Hosts Summer Camp Opportunities

April 15, 2019


Filed under Community, News

Planning and discussions of summer camps and programs are starting to come about with the change of seasons, getting local campers excited already. Who are these campers? These campers are apart of the The Boys’ & Girls’ Brigade program, located right here in Neenah.  The main municipal...

Fox Cities Reads Festival Features Evicted by Matthew Desmond

Fox Cities Reads Festival Features Evicted by Matthew Desmond

Nevaeh Caballero, Student of Journalism

April 15, 2019


Filed under Community, News

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond is April's 2019 book selection for Fox Cities Reads festival. An effort from the Fox Cities Book Festival and local libraries, Fox Cities Reads is a one book community event where readers are encouraged to pick up a copy of the presen...

Neenah Makes History with 27th State Appearance

Amanda Argall, Student of Journalism

April 14, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

The Neenah Boys’ Basketball team capped off its season on March 15 with a trip to the WIAA state tournament held at the Kohl Center in Madison. “In the beginning of the year we were counted out and projected to finish near the bottom of the conference. Then throughout the season as we won gam...

How Art Inspires Students at NHS

How Art Inspires Students at NHS

Bella Brackin, Student of Journalism

April 14, 2019


Filed under Classroom, News

Art programs at NHS provide a creative outlet for students by making space for students to work and often allowing them to display their art around the school. According to Emma Santiago, an interior design teacher at NHS, most of the work found around the school results from a large project that art st...

Introducing the Rocket Players Production of Failure: A Love Story

Introducing the Rocket Players Production of Failure: A Love Story

Sophia Tesch, Student of Journalism

April 11, 2019


Filed under Extracurricular, News

Preparations for the NHS spring show, Failure: A Love Story, are underway and the Neenah Rocket Players are excited to share that they will be performing the show in Pickard Auditorium at the end of April. Failure: A Love Story is a show that takes place in the city of Chicago through the 1920s. The story tells...

Bergstrom Mahler Museum: Reflecting Perspectives Prompts Contemplation

Bergstrom Mahler Museum:  Reflecting Perspectives Prompts Contemplation

Maddie Bero, Student of Journalism

April 11, 2019


Filed under Community, News

Bergstrom Mahler Museum of Glass is opening a new exhibit called Reflecting Perspectives on April 18, which focuses on diversity and inclusion. “The complex social, cultural and environmental challenges shaping our global landscape inform the artists’ works and provide a backdrop to the exhibition,”...

NHS Continues to Hold the Top Spot on ACT Scores

NHS Continues to Hold the Top Spot on ACT Scores

Kiana Valeri, Student of Journalism

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, School

ACT scores are a valued snapshot used by districts to see where they stand relative to neighboring schools and within the state, according to Associate Principal Tim Kachur.  Although there is more to students' knowledge than how they do on one day on one test, scores are recorded and compared, ...

Writers Club Offers Spoken Poetry and Art Event for Students

Writers Club Offers Spoken Poetry and Art Event for Students

Ashlyn Jacobs, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Extracurricular, News

Update: The event will now be combined with an annual poetry contest, the Proces Poetry Prize, hosted by the Neenah Public Library. The awards ceremony and pending poetry reading is planned for September 2019; students can find more information at this link. A poetry and art showcase event for students in grades K-12, hosted by the NHS Writer’s Club, will tak...

Diversity Fair: Founder Shares in Assembly Tradition and New Schedule Peaks Student Interest

Diversity Fair:  Founder Shares in Assembly Tradition and New Schedule Peaks Student Interest

Claire Bruder, Student of Journalism

April 8, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

An event introduced 18 years ago by a student named Christiaan Smith gives a voice to those at NHS who have been suppressed by judgment, according to retired art teacher Jody Harrell. Within a school of around 2,000 people, some students find it hard to feel as though they belong. Even walking down...

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