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Tapestry Adds Hmong Culture to NHS

Tapestry Adds Hmong Culture to NHS

Drew Karle, Student of Journalism

November 17, 2018


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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...

Physics Students Teach Others Through Haunted Physics Lab

Physics Students Teach Others Through Haunted Physics Lab

Claudia Miller, Student of Journalism

November 12, 2018


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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. ...

NHS Students Whisk Away Expectations

NHS Students Whisk Away Expectations

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2018


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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...

The Link Project Revealed

The Link Project Revealed

Jacob Theisen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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During the past few weeks, many students have stopped and pondered over the making of the “link project" because the vibrant colors and various patterns are different and exciting to see. Mrs. Emma Santiago’s and Mrs. Lisa Dorschner’s Interior Design Classes are teaming up with Mr. Travis McDonoug...

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


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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...

Renowned Cellist Visits NHS

Renowned Cellist Visits NHS

November 15, 2017


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Renowned cellist Mike Block will be performing in Pickard today at 4 p.m. for approximately an hour. "He specializes in performing and teaching world music," according to orchestra teacher, Philip Smith. Community members are welcome to attend and witness Block's musical wisdom.

Classroom Tool: How Chromebooks Changed NHS

Classroom Tool:  How Chromebooks Changed NHS

Jason Fisher, Student of Journalism

November 10, 2017


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Chromebooks have left a permanent mark on education in Neenah and beyond -- for better or for worse.

Update: 5th Mod Hurricane Relief Fundraiser

Update: 5th Mod Hurricane Relief Fundraiser

Frank Slavinsky, Reporter

October 16, 2017


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As of Friday the 13th, the placing for 5th mods in regards to donations for hurricane relief are as follows, according to Jaden Mikoulinskii: Mrs. Garbe: $66 Mrs. Weisgerber: $62.40 Mrs. Bennett: $60 Mr. Moriarty: $41 Mr. Skogen: $20.25 Mrs. Mettlach: $20 Mrs. Pacolt: $17.11 Mrs....

Video: PBL Arete Academy Presents Play and Hero’s Ceremony

Video: PBL Arete Academy Presents Play and Hero’s Ceremony

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2017


Filed under Classroom, Media, News, Showcase, Videos, Videos

PBL Aréte Academy presents their play Tuesday, March 14 at 1:30 pm in Pickard Auditorium. The Hero's Ceremony is April 7 at 11 am at NHS.

Art Students Awarded at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum

Art Students Awarded at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum

Kiara VandenLangenberg, Staff Writer and photographer

March 7, 2017


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The Bergsrom-Mahler Museum hosted the Fox Valley Area High School Glass Exhibition on Saturday, March 4. Eight different awards were given at the  artist reception on Sunday, including two NHS art students who were victors. Allison Koopman, senior, won the Glass Education Award for her piece "The...

NHS in the News: Students Confront Bias

NHS in the News: Students Confront Bias

February 16, 2017


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A course at NHS, called Race, Rights, and Trans-cultural Beliefs, has students facing controversial topics head-on. Subject matters such as race, immigration, and LGBTQ rights are discussed and debated in the class in a respectful manner. Mrs. Barb Jirikowic, who teaches the class, and several students we...

GT Students Seek Educational Equality

GT Students Seek Educational Equality

Arianna Robles, Student of Journalism

December 11, 2016


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Living life on pause, students who are advanced struggle with this on a daily basis. "It's hard for kids to stop learning, while other kids catch up. They just don't know what to do with themselves." Ms. Val Cleveland a gifted and talented teacher said. Originally the Gifted and Talented Program w...

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