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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.

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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


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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...

NHS Offers Students an Exclusive Learning Opportunity

NHS Offers Students an Exclusive Learning Opportunity

Emily Roberts, Student of Journalism

November 29, 2016


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Select NHS English classes have been granted the opportunity to experience the reality of a college course through a unique classroom schedule. CAPP and AP courses such as Modern Literature, English Language and Composition as well as FVTC eligible Written Communication teachers felt eager to sha...

Project Based Learning “Humans of Neenah” Project Showcases Community

Project Based Learning “Humans of Neenah” Project Showcases Community

April 6, 2016


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via Tara Meinke, Suzy Weisgerber, Gregg Goers, Emily Bennett, and Lynn Heyn Students in the NHS Arete PBL program have been running a weekly Humans of Neenah article this past year on their website humansofneenaharete.weebly.com, on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HumansOfNeenah/ , an...

Culinary Students Cook at Lambeau

Culinary Students Cook at Lambeau

Ksenya Seager, Photography Editor

February 24, 2016


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Culinary students cook for the chef at Lambeau field to practice for upcoming competition. Culinary club, led by Mrs. Debra Garbe had the opportunity to work with Chef Heath Barbato in the kitchen at Lambeau. Chef Barbato gave the team pointers on how to better succeed at the competition.  Chef also...

Technology and Engineering Department Teaches a Valuable Skill Set

Technology and Engineering Department Teaches a Valuable Skill Set

Charley Hrobsky, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2016


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The technology and engineering department at Neenah High School teaches students how to make products, sell them and customize them to the benefit of its community.   Travis McDonough, technology education teacher, came onto the high school staff three years ago when the welding lab was due for ins...

Freshmen Involved in Community Service

Freshmen Involved in Community Service

November 15, 2015


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Valuing community involvement,  Freshmen Seminar classes have offered freshmen the opportunity to partake in a community service project since 2005. Freshmen Seminar coordinator Mr. Brian Borchardt reflected that Freshman Seminar is a class established by alumni Libby Falk in 2005 because she was loo...

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