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AFS Club Hosts Exchange Student Meet and Greet

AFS Club Hosts Exchange Student Meet and Greet

Ashlyn Jacobs, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2019

An exchange student meet and greet held by AFS club will take place Sept. 18 in the cafeteria with ice breakers and snacks for attendees. Anyone wanting to meet this year's five exchange students and/or the NHS students who studied abroad last year are welcome to attend, Mrs. Felicia Torres, counselor...

Introducing the Rocket Players Production of Failure: A Love Story

Introducing the Rocket Players Production of Failure: A Love Story

Sophia Tesch, Student of Journalism

April 11, 2019

Preparations for the NHS spring show, Failure: A Love Story, are underway and the Neenah Rocket Players are excited to share that they will be performing the show in Pickard Auditorium at the end of April. Failure: A Love Story is a show that takes place in the city of Chicago through the 1920s. The story tells...

Writers Club Offers Spoken Poetry and Art Event for Students

Writers Club Offers Spoken Poetry and Art Event for Students

Ashlyn Jacobs, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Update: The event will now be combined with an annual poetry contest, the Proces Poetry Prize, hosted by the Neenah Public Library. The awards ceremony and pending poetry reading is planned for September 2019; students can find more information at this link. A poetry and art showcase event for students in grades K-12, hosted by the NHS Writer’s Club, will tak...

State Bound: First-Year Visual Arts Classic Team Dominates Regional Competition

State Bound:  First-Year Visual Arts Classic Team Dominates Regional Competition

Vanessa Underhill, Student of Journalism

April 7, 2019

Dominating the competition at regionals in its first time competing, the NHS Visual Arts Classic team secures a position to advance to state on Friday. “We didn’t expect to win," senior Kaley Waters said. "We were just doing it to learn more about the program and have fun while doing it because...

Neenah Knitters Support Military with Handmade Hats

Neenah Knitters Support Military with Handmade Hats

Ashlyn Jacobs, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

A project spearheaded by NHS’s Knitting Club and the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) provides knitted helmet liner hats for U.S military troops. The thin wool hats must be dull-colored, fireproof and moisture-wicking, club adviser Lori Uvaas said. Soldiers wear the end product underneath their helmets for an additional layer of c...

NHS One-Act Play Achieves State

NHS One-Act Play Achieves State

Sammy Meverden, Student of Journalism

November 13, 2018

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 te...

Phase 2C Event Plans Confirmed for Thursday

Phase 2C Event Plans Confirmed for Thursday

Conner Delveaux, Student of Journalism

November 11, 2018

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

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

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...

Administration Shares Target-Based Grading Polls

Administration Shares Target-Based Grading Polls

Jacob Theisen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

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

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

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...

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