NJSD Updates Families on Illness Concerns

NJSD Updates Families on Illness Concerns

Press Release

March 5, 2020

A message from NEENAH JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear Staff and Families: The Neenah Joint School District values the health and well-being of our students, staff and families. We work throughout the year to promote healthy schools. Safety is always our priority. As the Centers for Disease Control (C...

Referendum: Student’s Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Referendum: Student’s Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Satellite Staff

March 5, 2020

The vote for the NJSD referendum proposal requesting funds to build a new high school and make improvements to existing buildings will take place in early April this year, and some students may have questions. Below, we answer the FAQs. All answers have been compiled from the the referendum page on the ...

New Parking Lot Solves Parking Issues

Principal Wunderlich believes they found the best solution to this problem: “Opening up the parking lots in Memorial Park for NHS students during the school day.

Lauren Sturgell, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2020

Being able to drive is a right of passage for many 16 year olds. Pulling up to the DMV after nailing the test, maybe on the first try, maybe on the third or fourth try, is an exhilarating experience to say the least. The independence granted by a license frees many students who are able to drive a parent...

Neenah’s Annual Mannequin Night Creates Holiday Spirit

Neenah's Annual Mannequin Night Creates Holiday Spirit

Katya Schumacher, Student of Journalism

December 3, 2019

Historical downtown Neenah will host its annual tradition on Friday. Store windows will be transformed into live mannequin displays featuring holiday and winter scenes. The streets will be filled with hundreds of citizens full of holiday spirit. Kicking off the holiday season, there are numerous even...

Orbit Helps Neenah Students and Families in Need

Orbit Helps Neenah Students and Families in Need

Seth Geiger and Eve Mendoza

December 1, 2019

Led by Mrs. Shelley Aaholm and Mrs. Chris Christensen each year the Orbit raises funds for necessary supplies for Neenah students and families in need. “The Orbit is a closet in the high school that contains tons of supplies; we have everything clothes, food and even personal hygiene products,...

Jesus Food Serves Hospitality to Students

Jesus Food Serves Hospitality to Students

Jordon Van Domelen, Student of Journalism

November 30, 2019

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church offers food for the soul on Thursdays, pulling in hungry high school students.  “One Thursday can bring in 150-200 kids,” Pastor Jon said. The pastor of Gloria Dei hopes to bring a variety of students in every week to limit negative behavior, such as smoking or vaping,...

Black Friday Stresses Teens Working in Retail

Rhieley Mulder, sales associate at Kohls in Neenah

Savannah Rosenberg, Student of Journalism

November 30, 2019

Black Friday is without a doubt a stressful holiday for employees and customers alike; this is especially true for teens working in retail. Rhieley Mulder, both shopper and worker, is familiar with the highs and lows of the bustling holiday. She currently works as a sales associate at Kohls in Neenah a...

Neenah Perkins Closed; Affects Community and School

Closed Perkins in Neenah

Hannah Farrell, Student of Journalism

November 30, 2019

Perkins once the heart of Neenah, for theater students, family reunions and the retired is now closed on Oct. 20 for good. This specific Perkins was well known for its turkey dinners and late night pie, but most recently the company had less success than customers and staff believed. “After she was cut, she...

Empty Bowls Project: Students Give Back To Community in Creative Way

Students created, and donated over 60 bowls to the Empty Bowls Project.

Jake Relien, Student of Journalism

November 24, 2019

The Empty Bowls Project held its local event at Beckets in Oshkosh on Nov. 10, which allowed art students an opportunity to create ceramic bowls for the community. "A little work and compassion can go a long way to help others," NHS art teacher Mrs. Lisa Dorschner said of the event she values.  ...

Senior Citizens Enjoy Dinner and a Show at the Annual NHS Senior Dinner

Mayor Dean Kaufert talks to Jan Meulemens (right) and Pat Walburn (left) at the annual NHS Senior Dinner in the cafeteria.

Emlyn Swardenski, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Although voices boomed and laughter echoed over a meal, this was no ordinary school lunchtime in the cafeteria. This was the Senior Dinner, a dinner and a show provided for Neenah Seniors, on opening night (Oct. 9) of the school musical every year.  “I think it's great that the teachers have to serve everybody,...

Camp Onaway Hosts Summer Camp Opportunities

If interested in signing up or learning more about Camp Onaway go to the official Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade website.

April 15, 2019

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...

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