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Staff Editorial: A Student’s Field Guide to Field Trips

Staff Editorial: A Student’s Field Guide to Field Trips

Satellite Staff

November 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Staff Editorials

From farms to planetariums, many students remember elementary school field trips bursting with giggles, bagged lunches and bumpy bus rides; however, one rarely hears of high school students venturing out onto field trips.  Though few and far between, our staff members agree that field trips can be e...

Salutes and Slams Week of Nov. 12

Salutes and Slams Week of Nov. 12

November 14, 2018


Filed under Mini-torials, Opinion

Slams: Thanksgiving food drive does not allow enough time for students to donate. Salutes: Freshman assembly on sexual abuse powerfully connected with students through personal stories and slam poetry. Senior quotes reappear, making students happy that their voices are to be heard and d...

Blood Drive Cartoon: Give Blood

Blood Drive Cartoon:  Give Blood

Pippa Austin, Staff Cartoonist

November 2, 2018


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion, Showcase

Halloween Cartoon: Trick or Treat

Halloween Cartoon:  Trick or Treat

Pippa Austin, Staff Cartoonist

October 29, 2018


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion, Showcase

Hall of Fame Potential Abides in All

Hall of Fame Potential Abides in All

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I sat at the fancily set table, feeling small in a room full of people with incredible stories.  “How did I get here?” I asked myself as I looked around. It seemed that everyone had more talent than I did -- it did not help that Touch of Class, the NHS swing orchestra was present, playing spectacula...

Musical Review: Hats Off to Chicago

Musical Review: Hats Off to Chicago

Bella Mullally, Staff Reviewer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Chicago, NHS's fall musical, played from Sept. 29 through Oct. 2, transporting the audience back to the 1920s, where crime was entertainment and jazz was a lifestyle. Chicago showcased the talent of NHS theater, actors and crew members alike, while leaving the audience tapping their feet to the upbeat jazz...

Salutes and Slams: Week of Oct. 1

Salutes and Slams: Week of Oct. 1

October 10, 2018


Filed under Mini-torials, Opinion

Slams: Students deal with heat during certain classes. Due to weather, many homecoming activities were canceled. Salutes: Homecoming parade displays the variety of activities at NHS, enhancing school spirit. Professional wrestling posters exhibit action shots that advertise the pro...

Salutes and Slams: Week of Sept. 24

Salutes and Slams: Week of Sept. 24

September 26, 2018


Filed under Mini-torials, Opinion

Slams: Homecoming seems to sneak up on students with confusion over dress up days and activities. Fanny packs are back. Germs infest school; students miss class due to illness. Facility updates needed for NHS. Salutes: Bulletin boards and murals around school offer pleasing envir...

Letter From the Editor: The Best Year Yet

Letter From the Editor: The Best Year Yet

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Per usual, no matter how hard we dug in our heels and begged Time for “just one more day,” the school year has, inevitably, arrived just as punctually as ever. I have experienced my fair share of letting the year take me by the arms and swing me around, leaving me completely out of control.  ...

Salutes and Slams: Week of Sept. 10

Salutes and Slams: Week of Sept. 10

September 12, 2018


Filed under Mini-torials, Opinion

Slams: Chromebooks arrived late, causing stress for students and teachers. John Underwood, nationally acclaimed speaker, underwhelms students. Absence of needed staff in library. Loud announcements to remind students of proper cafeteria etiquette. Salutes: Students appreciate Life of a Rocket initiative...

Letter to Students: SBG Enlightened

Sydney Krajnik, Guest Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

My Fellow Students: The switch to standards based grading, a very controversial change, has become widely spread throughout the US, but not many people have much knowledge about what it really means. Many websites and articles argue against the switch to SBG, but after learning more about what it...

Letter to Students: SBG Benefits Students

Mason Meacham, Guest Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Fellow Students: Standards Based Grading. I recognize that those three words leave a sour taste in the mouths of most students. I too very much expected to be writing an essay in opposition of the new grading system when I chose this topic. However, what I found in my research surprised me. I...

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