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April mini-torials

April 12, 2015

Salutes: Sophomores now have ChromeBooks, as of this past week. The office has been taking care of problems and uncomfortable situations effectively and quickly. The 2015 trip to France was excellent. All students had an amazing time and learned a lot. The GSA is making strides with its video planne...

Mini-torial: A domestic perspective

March 18, 2015

Salutes: The school is adding what is believed to be a new coffee shop in the Armstrong commons. This will be nice for students and the school environment. The juniors are grateful that they received free ACT testing at the school rather than having to pay to take it in an unfamiliar location. Th...

Editorial cartoon: Student drivers beware

February 14, 2015

By:  Staff cartoonist Alicia Orlando ...

Book Review: Gracefully Grayson educates about transgender teen

February 12, 2015

By:  Staff Writer Charley Hrobsky  Debut author Ami Polonsky has written a simple yet beautiful telling of a transgender boy, called Gracefully Grayson. Few books exist about transgenders, which definitely needs to change, and even fewer transgender books are set in middle school. Ami Polonsky wrote this book with a...

Mini-torial: Salutes and slams

January 28, 2015

Salutes: The Winterfest dance was enjoyable and the turnout was surprisingly high. The new semester has brought welcome change in classes and teachers. Students are definitely enjoying the more frequent sale of pizza dippers at lunch.   Slams: Revision of the school website on club meetings is a...

Letter: Noise pollution harms

January 15, 2015

Dear Editor: As more and more whales are turning up beached, people are beginning to wonder why. Two simple words can sum that right up -- Noise pollution. Usually when people think of pollution the first image that comes to mind is the image of sewage being poured into large bodies of water, massive...

Letter: Animal rescuing during holidays

January 10, 2015

Dear Editor: We are all familiar with the most magical moment on Christmas morning that has been seen on television for decades. The kids run downstairs to find a new little puppy under the tree with a red bow around its neck as a gift from their loving parents. This is a moment that brings warmth t...

A distress call against the dress code

January 7, 2015

By:  Editor -in-chief Emily Ugoretz Dress codes have been in order at high schools around the nation for as long as anyone can remember. Neenah High School is no exception. Recently, schools around the country have experienced objections relating to their dress codes. Neenah’s dress code shares qua...

Book Review: Let It Snow offers a variety of short stories

January 3, 2015

By:  Staff Writer Charley Hrobsky A cup of hot cocoa, a warm fire, a fuzzy blanket, and the book, Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle will be all that is needed this holiday break. With each author having a short story within the book, it calls for a variety of things to happen....

Letter: Change standardized testing

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: Education is slipping in America. Since 2002, The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has ranked America from 18th in PISA math to 31st with similar scores in science. People argue the cause of this, but one reason in particular stands out, standardized tests. Since the...

Letter: Benefits of extracurriculars

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: Many benefits of taking part in extracurricular activities in high school exist. Teens will learn to be responsible and use their time to their advantage. These activities also show improvements in grades and social skills. Extracurriculars also look impressive on college applications....

Letter: Anorexia ruins health

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: Who does not care about the weight and the perfect body shape? People try to do as much sport activities as they can, watch the food they eat, read numerous articles and scroll the websites’ pages through the posts about the right diet and lifestyle. But how to understand when chasing th...

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