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NHS Continues to Hold the Top Spot on ACT Scores

NHS Continues to Hold the Top Spot on ACT Scores

Kiana Valeri, Student of Journalism

April 11, 2019

ACT scores are a valued snapshot used by districts to see where they stand relative to neighboring schools and within the state, according to Associate Principal Tim Kachur.  Although there is more to students' knowledge than how they do on one day on one test, scores are recorded and compared, ...

Diversity Fair: Founder Shares in Assembly Tradition and New Schedule Peaks Student Interest

Diversity Fair:  Founder Shares in Assembly Tradition and New Schedule Peaks Student Interest

Claire Bruder, Student of Journalism

April 8, 2019

An event introduced 18 years ago by a student named Christiaan Smith gives a voice to those at NHS who have been suppressed by judgment, according to retired art teacher Jody Harrell. Within a school of around 2,000 people, some students find it hard to feel as though they belong. Even walking down...

NHS Community Purchases Nine New Display Cases

NHS Community Purchases Nine New Display Cases

Kaitlyn Nelson, Student of Journalism

April 7, 2019

The NHS community purchased nine new display cases, and they will be arriving in the next couple of weeks, which adds to the 12 existing cases in the link. The shadow boxes (display cases) evolved through models, discussion, finance and progressive purchases. Last year, Mr. Chris Rundquist (social s...

Diversity Fair Schedule

Diversity Fair Schedule

March 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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