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Winterfest Schedule of Activities

Winterfest Schedule of Activities

February 2, 2018


Filed under Schedule Changes, School, Showcase

Monday, Feb. 5: Healthy Activities Dress Up: Pajama day School Activity: Music and photo booth during lunch hour After School Activity: National Honor Society movie night from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. 5 Disney movies in upstairs Armstrong Donation buckets to benefit the Children's Hospital (crayon...

Update on Missing Painting

Update on Missing Painting

Olivia Lehrer, Students of Journalism

December 3, 2017


Filed under News, School

Nancy Bredendick, daughter of former teacher Ruth Bredendick, responded to Mystery: Golden Artwork Missing through e-mail. Specifically, Bredendick reached out in response to the Satellite's statement:  "No photograph of the painting exists." "Although you have no way of knowing it, I took ...

Get Involved with the Community Blood Center

Get Involved with the Community Blood Center

Tanner Reffke, Student of Journalism

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, School

A Blood Drive hosted by the National Honor Society was held on Wednesday, Nov. 8, to help those in need of blood. Many students participated in the drive, either donating or helping the Community Blood Center (CBC) with catering and loading students onto the buses. “Everyone participating in ...

Changes in the Parking Lots Spark Student Curiosity

Changes in the Parking Lots Spark Student Curiosity

Sam Brazee, Student of Journalism

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, School

Numerous changes are observable in the parking lots after the 2016-'17 school year, which is sparking student curiosity.   The most noticeable change is that a car drives around the parking lot, issuing tickets instead of Mr. William Bauer, who functions as campus security.   Officer Vicki S...

Mystery: Golden Artwork Missing

Mystery:  Golden Artwork Missing

Olivia Lehrer, Student of Journalism

November 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

A piece of landscape art dedicated to a former NHS English teacher is now missing from the Pickard lobby. “I have tried locating the painting, but to no avail,” Linda Walter, an NHS administrative assistant reports after receiving a note on the missing painting. After performing her own investigation...

N.J.S.D. Board of Education Votes on Updating Human Growth and Development Curriculum

N.J.S.D. Board of Education Votes on Updating Human Growth and Development Curriculum

Zakary Will, Student of Journalism

November 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The N.J.S.D. Board of Education held a special meeting on Thursday, Nov. 2 to discuss and vote upon proposed updates to the district’s Human Growth and Development curriculum. The curriculum contains seven groups, called strands, each dealing with one overarching theme. Four out of the seven differe...

Students Feel Stress, Worry and Annoyance Toward Grading Scale Shifts

Students Feel Stress, Worry and Annoyance Toward Grading Scale Shifts

Jacob Theisen, Student of Journalism

November 25, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

NHS students feel skeptical about the switch to a standards-based grading scale -- starting next year. “I don't know a lot about standards-based grading, but it sounds awful,” senior Maggie Schuster said. Standards-based grading is a system of grading a student's learning abilities, based on elaborate cours...

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...

Community Craft Fair Sets Records for Profit and Attendance

Community Craft Fair Sets Records for Profit and Attendance

Keaton Calcaterra, Student of Journalism

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The Helping Hands Craft Fair, which is an annual event in the community of Neenah to benefit local families in need, set records in terms of profit and attendance on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Helping Hands Craft Fair generates proceeds from the booth vendors’ fees, basket raffle and book sale, putting t...

New Lunch Schedule Prepared for Freshman Seminars

New Lunch Schedule Prepared for Freshman Seminars

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Uncategorized

The administration team plans to integrate freshmen into A and C lunch. The change comes amidst the administration’s finding that freshmen require role models to exhibit proper lunchroom behavior. The new lunch schedule will come into effect Oct. 9. Schettle, Pommerening, Bennett and Weisgerber's classes will hav...

NHS Hosts a Plethora of Events to Show Pride

NHS Hosts a Plethora of Events to Show Pride

Emily Roberts, Editor-In-Chief

September 24, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Homecoming week commences on Sept. 25 with events modeled after the theme "Neenah With Pride." The annual homecoming assembly starts after second mod on Sept. 25. That night, the Lion King will be projected on the wall of Pickard at dusk. The community of Neenah is invited to pack a car with friend...

Homecoming Assembly Schedule

Homecoming Assembly Schedule

September 24, 2017


Filed under News, Schedule Changes, School, Showcase

An assembly will be held to kick off homecoming week on Sept. 25. Note that mods four and five flop in order to maintain a reasonable lunch hour. Mod 1: 7:50 - 8:32 Mod 2: 8:40 - 9:22 Assembly: 9:30 - 10:28 Mod 3: 10:36 - 11:18 Mod 5: 11:19 - 12:50 Mod 4: 12:58 - 1:40 Mod 6: 1:...

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