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Best Friends Begins Its Year: Youth Mentoring Youth

Best Friends Begins Its Year: Youth Mentoring Youth

Luke Hameister, Student of Journalism

November 28, 2017


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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...

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


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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...

Support for the Struggling: How Neenah Reaches Out to Homeless Students

Support for the Struggling: How Neenah Reaches Out to Homeless Students

Nina Duffeck, Student of Journalism

November 25, 2017


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Homelessness rates rise with America’s fragile economy--with that, Neenah strives to ensure that each school year, district students without permanent night-time residency receive the resources the community has to offer. The nationally regarded MicKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act provides s...

Home-comers Shape Legacy of NHS

Home-comers Shape Legacy of NHS

Lena Slavinsky and Sharon Abraham, Staff Reporters

September 26, 2017


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NHS homecoming traditions include:  drive-in movies, Powder Puff, spirit days, parade, dance, and of course, the football game. Homecoming is something every student as NHS can enjoy, but something most people do not think about is the home-comers. Former NHS students come from all over to expe...

Students Express Importance of Art within NHS Community to Gov. Walker

Students Express Importance of Art within NHS Community to Gov. Walker

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2017


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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker walked the halls of NHS learning and sharing thoughts of public schools and budgets on Thursday April 13. The governor’s visit to NHS April 13 in the morning resulted in a tour of the school, a speech, answering questions, and art students sharing why art in our school is...

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Awarded to NHS Staff Member and Student

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Awarded to NHS Staff Member and Student

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2017


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Herb Kohl Education Foundation awarded their Teacher Fellowship Award and Excellence Scholarship to Neenah teacher Andra Mory and Kim Kemppainen, senior, respectively. Kemppainen received $5,000 in scholarship money. She is one of 207 graduating seniors honored across the state. With a 3.83 grade...

NHS Alumni In the News: Ben Erickson Paints Professional the Pros

NHS Alumni In the News: Ben Erickson Paints Professional the Pros

March 17, 2017


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Ben Erickson, 2011 graduate, paints portraits of professional athletes in hopes of receiving a signature on his works of art. Erickson began his portraits while at NHS with combining his love of art with three sports he played while at NHS: volleyball, basketball and baseball. Read more about his...

Video: Christiaan Smith Raises Funds For Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Video: Christiaan Smith Raises Funds For Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2017


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-Christiaan Smith, 2004 NHS graduate, returned to the Fox Valley area to perform at UW-Fox Valley on March 4 to raise funds for the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass.

Video: Neenah Middle Schools Presents Lion King Jr.

Video: Neenah Middle Schools Presents Lion King Jr.

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2017


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Marissa Hart, assistant Editor-in-Chief and student director, interviews Ms. Karyl Schnyder, director, about the Lion King Jr. Musical coming to Pickard Auditorium for the first time ever.

Photos: Cotton Club a Swinging Success

Kiara Vanden Langenberg, Staff Writer and photographer

February 9, 2017


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The NHS cafeteria was transformed into a 1920s themed night club modeled after Harlem's famous Cotton Club on Saturday, Jan. 21.  People of all ages came to enjoy a tasty meal accompanied by jazz music played by Neenah's jazz bands. After dinner, pairs and groups wandered onto the dance floor to swing...

Video: Former NHS Teacher Becomes Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate

Video: Former NHS Teacher Becomes Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2017


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Karla Huston, former NHS English teacher, received the honor of a two-year term as the official Wis. Poet Laureate.

Photos from A Very Neenah Christmas

Photos from A Very Neenah Christmas

Kiara Vanden Langenberg, Staff Photographer

December 5, 2016


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