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NHS One-Act Play Achieves State

NHS One-Act Play Achieves State

Sammy Meverden, Student of Journalism

November 13, 2018


Filed under Extracurricular, News

The NHS drama club qualified for state with its one-act play, taking its show to the annual WHSFA State Theatre Festival Nov. 15-17 at Viterbo University. This success comes as an even greater triumph considering the one-act play nearly did not run this year.  Following the departure of longtime speech ...

Phase 2C Event Plans Confirmed for Thursday

Phase 2C Event Plans Confirmed for Thursday

Conner Delveaux, Student of Journalism

November 11, 2018


Filed under Extracurricular, Showcase

Phase 2C features a basketball game for the Special Olympiads vs. teachers organized by S.A.L.T. on Nov. 15 in the field house. Phase 2C consists of three parts, which include:  first, the Special Olympic basketball team takes on NHS teachers; second,  the skills team competes in a skills compet...

Debate Team Sweeps Competition

Debate Team Sweeps Competition

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2018


Filed under Extracurricular, News

The NHS Debate team competed at Brookfield East on Oct. 20, sweeping the competition. Maddie Alft, senior and captain, snatched first speaker and first place with a 4-1 record in Varsity Lincoln-Douglas. "It is exciting to see how successful we have become and it fills me with so much hope for...

Math Team Succeeds in Local Competition

Math Team Succeeds in Local Competition

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018


Filed under Extracurricular, News

Nine NHS students participated in the first Fox Valley Math League competition of the year. As a team, Will Clark, Jackson Vendola, Caroline Vitale, David Xiao, Alex Lee, Josh Frank, Brady Frost and Eric Lee worked together to accomplish a third place title. In the individual brackets, Josh Fr...

Lifting to the Top: NHS Senior at International Powerlifting Championship

Lifting to the Top: NHS Senior at International Powerlifting Championship

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


Filed under Extracurricular, News, Showcase

Danielle Eaglin, senior, achieved second place at the International Powerlifting Federations World Championship held in South Africa on Sept. 7.   Eaglin completed all nine of her lifts, tying two personal bests in squat and deadlift, as well as dominating her previous scores in bench press and meet t...

Administration Shares Target-Based Grading Polls

Administration Shares Target-Based Grading Polls

Jacob Theisen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Extracurricular, News, Showcase

Administration polled students to determine their opinions about target-based grading as first semester comes to a close. This five-question poll, which 1,049 students took, was aimed to interact with students views on the implementation of the new grading system. Although target-based grading is not presu...

Vintage Hosts Opener

Vintage Hosts Opener

Kassidy Schmidt, Student of Journalism

November 20, 2017


Filed under Extracurricular, School, Showcase

Vintage Show Choir will be hosting its “Opener” show on Nov. 21 in Pickard Auditorium. The show is free and includes acts from Touch of Class, the Jazz Ensemble, Act 2 and Vintage. Prior to the hour-long show there will be a pasta dinner catered by Zuppas costing only $10! Senior Kaitlin Pickens...

NHS Literacy Department to Host Readers’ Celebration

NHS Literacy Department to Host Readers’ Celebration

Emily Roberts, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2017


Filed under Extracurricular, News, Showcase

A celebration of books will be held in the media center on Sept. 13, lasting from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Anyone who read a book this summer is invited to the event. Melissa Binsfeld, NHS Literacy Coach, says she hopes to recognize as many students who read over summer vacation as possible. Winners to be...

Featuring NHS Clubs: Options to Get Involved

Featuring NHS Clubs:  Options to Get Involved

Montanna Cavegn, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Extracurricular, News

Diverse clubs and activities within NHS will be celebrated on April 21 with the 16th annual Diversity Fair. Getting involved is important, and there is no better time than now to explore some of the new (or old) activities that the school offers. Below is a list of most every club in NHS, as well...

R-SAT April Meetings and Book Choice

R-SAT April Meetings and Book Choice

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2017


Filed under Extracurricular, News, Showcase

R-SAT chose a powerful read for their April and May book club read along with the next meeting. The literary book club finished This is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp with great discussions at their Tuesday meeting. The members decided to switch to a historical and popular read for the final book c...

NHS Special Olympics Team Shoots For State

NHS Special Olympics Team Shoots For State

Charley Hrobsky, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2017


Filed under Extracurricular, News, Showcase

NHS Special Olympics basketball teams won sectionals in their divisions on March 19 in Stevens Point. The teams will head to UW-Oshkosh on April 8 and 9 to compete for the state tournament. ...

Rockets Robotics Team Competes in Wisconsin VEX Robotics State Championships

Rockets Robotics Team Competes in Wisconsin VEX Robotics State Championships

Kiara Vanden Langenberg, Staff Writer and photographer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Extracurricular, News

The Rockets Robotics team 6219B competed in the Wisconsin VEX Robotics State Championships as MSOE on March 4. The team placed 14th among 48 other robots in the running in addition to being finalists for the Build Award and Innovate Award.

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