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Diversity Fair Schedule

Diversity Fair Schedule

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, Schedule Changes, School, Showcase

The Diversity Fair, April 12, encompasses a whole new schedule.  A tradition schedule with normal classes will not exist that day so no backpacks are needed -- "Open shoulders, Open mind" NHS!   Mod 1 7:50-9:30 a.m. Diversity Lessons Take attendance IC 9:30-10 a.m.    Drum parade to fie...

Referendum: Students Encouraged to Vote

Referendum:  Students Encouraged to Vote

Claire Bruder, Student of Journalism

March 11, 2019


Filed under Investigations, News, Referendum, School, Showcase

While Neenah has always displayed a strong sense of community, a referendum proposed for the April 2 ballot entices the community to unite even closer. The referendum seems long overdue according to N.J.S.D. Superintendent Dr. Mary Pfeiffer, who has been an active member of the district since 1998....

Youth Risk Behavior Survey Schedule

Youth Risk Behavior Survey Schedule

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2019


Filed under News, Schedule Changes, School

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, all students will take the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in their mod 3 classroom.  The class schedule will be as follows: Mod 1: 7:50– 8:32 Mod 2: 8:40 – 9:22 Mod 3: 9:30 – 11:18 Mod 5: 11:19 – 12:50 Mod 4: 12:58 – 1:40 Mod 6: 1:48 – 2:30 Mod 7: 2:38– 3:20...

What Happens When You Pull a Fire Alarm Without a Fire?

What Happens When You Pull a Fire Alarm Without a Fire?

Kara Cowell and Frank Slavinsky

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Last semester, NHS experienced two separate incidents regarding the pulling of fire alarms without proper reason. Both resulted in a loss of class time and false rumors reaching students and parents alike causing worry and frustration. While the pulling of fire alarms is a rare occurrence, issues of...

New Scholarship Opportunity from Alumnus Steve Wideman

New Scholarship Opportunity from Alumnus Steve Wideman

Jadyn Schroepfer, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under News, School

Seniors wanting to major in Journalism in college have the opportunity to acquire additional funding provided by a NHS alumnus. Steve Wideman graduated from NHS in 1970 and proceeded to attend UW-Oshkosh to obtain a degree in Journalism. His passion for journalism led him to numerous different opportunities...

Overview of NHS Holiday Concert

Overview of NHS Holiday Concert

Eddie Stuczynski, Student of Journalism

December 27, 2018


Filed under News, School

NHS hosted a holiday concert on Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Pickard Auditorium that advanced everyone's holiday mood for the season. Concert organizers celebrated everyone's attendance to embrace the happiness that holiday music brings. “I always look forward to watching all the groups perform,” Claudia Miller, a s...

Food Drive: Orbit Restocked by Community

Food Drive:  Orbit Restocked by Community

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The Thanksgiving food drive hosted by Sources of Strength the week before Thanksgiving break successfully collected food and monetary donations for students in need. Food donations went to stock the Orbit's shelves while monetary funds were used to purchase Thanksgiving meals for families who oth...

Plans to Improve Safety Exist

Plans to Improve Safety Exist

Mason Jones, Student of Journalism

November 16, 2018


Filed under Community, News, School

Following recent shootings around the nation, higher safety precautions are being taken at Neenah High School to protect students from a possible shooting staff members say. Throughout the past few years, school shootings have increased. While this is hard to watch, NHS needs plans to prevent thi...

It Takes a Village to Host the Book Drive

It Takes a Village to Host the Book Drive

Maddy Zitzelsberger, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The annual book drive and sale, featured during the Helping Hands Art and Craft Show, netted its highest profit to date on Nov. 3. Community consists of its citizens and people consist of their words. The most important place individuals find words are in books, which is precisely why NHS provides a book dr...

Coming Soon, Neenah Without Borders 2020 Launch

Coming Soon, Neenah Without Borders 2020 Launch

Trina Freeders, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Neenah Without Borders, a program to be released in 2020, summons student’s questions in anticipation of world travel. “I thought how cool would it be if we offered more trips for more appeals anything from science to service to history to drama or art,” says teacher Mr. Brian Borchardt provid...

District Considers Changes for 2019-’20 School Year

District Considers Changes for 2019-’20 School Year

Jason Fisher, Student of Journalism

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The N.J.S.D. Board of Education will meet Tuesday at the Administration Building to discuss three proposals for the 2019-'20 school year. Some of the proposals affecting NHS include a schoolwide implementation of target-based grading (TBG), a massive overhaul of class schedules, and safety improvements to the building. Target-based grading One of the most publicized proposals for next yea...

Lives Saved by Annual NHS Blood Drive

Lives Saved by Annual NHS Blood Drive

Ally Poss, Student of Journalism

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, School

National Honor Society hosted its first blood drive of the 2018-'19 school year on Monday, Nov. 5 in the Apollo Commons. Around 80 people donated and 54 were first time donors according to senior Trina Freeders, one of the members of National Honor Society who organized the blood drive. Although ...

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