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Neenah’s Hall of Fame Grows Larger

Neenah’s Hall of Fame Grows Larger

Emily Roberts, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Neenah's annual Hall of Fame banquet, which took place at the Bridgewood Conference Center on Sept. 30, welcomed five new members. Bill Dunwiddle, Kathy Hagerstrom, Robert Keller, David McLaren and John Schneller were all honored at the ceremony, joining the 17 previous inductees. "We have th...

Winterfest Schedule of Activities

Winterfest Schedule of Activities

February 2, 2018


Filed under Schedule Changes, School, Showcase

Monday, Feb. 5: Healthy Activities Dress Up: Pajama day School Activity: Music and photo booth during lunch hour After School Activity: National Honor Society movie night from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. 5 Disney movies in upstairs Armstrong Donation buckets to benefit the Children's Hospital (crayon...

Update on Missing Painting

Update on Missing Painting

Olivia Lehrer, Students of Journalism

December 3, 2017


Filed under News, School

Nancy Bredendick, daughter of former teacher Ruth Bredendick, responded to Mystery: Golden Artwork Missing through e-mail. Specifically, Bredendick reached out in response to the Satellite's statement:  "No photograph of the painting exists." "Although you have no way of knowing it, I took ...

Best Friends Begins Its Year: Youth Mentoring Youth

Best Friends Begins Its Year: Youth Mentoring Youth

Luke Hameister, Student of Journalism

November 28, 2017


Filed under Community, News

Best Friends, a youth tutoring service, held its organizational meeting on Nov. 6 at NHS. Best Friends is a local organization focused on allowing high school students to provide help to elementary students through various activities and tutoring. Senior Megan Altekruse attends the hour-long weekly m...

Get Involved with the Community Blood Center

Get Involved with the Community Blood Center

Tanner Reffke, Student of Journalism

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, School

A Blood Drive hosted by the National Honor Society was held on Wednesday, Nov. 8, to help those in need of blood. Many students participated in the drive, either donating or helping the Community Blood Center (CBC) with catering and loading students onto the buses. “Everyone participating in ...

Changes in the Parking Lots Spark Student Curiosity

Changes in the Parking Lots Spark Student Curiosity

Sam Brazee, Student of Journalism

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, School

Numerous changes are observable in the parking lots after the 2016-'17 school year, which is sparking student curiosity.   The most noticeable change is that a car drives around the parking lot, issuing tickets instead of Mr. William Bauer, who functions as campus security.   Officer Vicki S...

Mystery: Golden Artwork Missing

Mystery:  Golden Artwork Missing

Olivia Lehrer, Student of Journalism

November 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

A piece of landscape art dedicated to a former NHS English teacher is now missing from the Pickard lobby. “I have tried locating the painting, but to no avail,” Linda Walter, an NHS administrative assistant reports after receiving a note on the missing painting. After performing her own investigation...

New Class Offers a Stepping Stone to Child Care

New Class Offers a Stepping Stone to Child Care

Alyssa Remme, Student of Journalism

November 26, 2017


Filed under Classroom, News

An Assistant Child Care Teaching (ACCT) class is being introduced to NHS, beginning in January of 2018. In this class students will learn how to plan lessons for children, what is involved in licensing facilities, look into child development theories and what it takes to run a daycare. Dr. Myra D...

N.J.S.D. Board of Education Votes on Updating Human Growth and Development Curriculum

N.J.S.D. Board of Education Votes on Updating Human Growth and Development Curriculum

Zakary Will, Student of Journalism

November 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The N.J.S.D. Board of Education held a special meeting on Thursday, Nov. 2 to discuss and vote upon proposed updates to the district’s Human Growth and Development curriculum. The curriculum contains seven groups, called strands, each dealing with one overarching theme. Four out of the seven differe...

Neenah Clock Tower Celebrates a Lifetime and a Half

Neenah Clock Tower Celebrates a Lifetime and a Half

Emilee Wise, Students of Journalism

November 26, 2017


Filed under Community, News

Keeping watch and time for over a century, the Neenah clock tower will be celebrating 130 years in 2018. “It’s become an icon of the city,” member of the Neenah Historical Society and NHS history teacher, Mr. Brenton Christian, explained.   Built in 1888, the Neenah clock tower was part of Cit...

Students Feel Stress, Worry and Annoyance Toward Grading Scale Shifts

Students Feel Stress, Worry and Annoyance Toward Grading Scale Shifts

Jacob Theisen, Student of Journalism

November 25, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

NHS students feel skeptical about the switch to a standards-based grading scale -- starting next year. “I don't know a lot about standards-based grading, but it sounds awful,” senior Maggie Schuster said. Standards-based grading is a system of grading a student's learning abilities, based on elaborate cours...

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