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Column: Fuel up with healthy snacks

December 27, 2014

By: Humorous Columnist Marissa Hart High school students are hungry after the long day of tests; they  probably will go home and pick whatever the first thing they see in the kitchen is. Students, however, should try to not lean to the most picked, contaminated, garbage that people are literally let...

Letter: Part-time jobs teach responsibility and common sense

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: As it is known, teens all have the expectations to juggle multiple tasks in their high school careers. Some students may have more such as sports, clubs or volunteer work, but many also handle part-time jobs. According to Hours of Work article, teens ages 14 and 15 can work a total of 16...

Column: Stress needs management

December 27, 2014

 By: Serious Columnist Maddie Terlap Every NHS student will experience stress during high school. These teen-age years are full of stressors: homework, tests, family, friends, crushes and the future. A study by the American Psychological Association showed that teen-agers are the most stressed group ...

Letter: Delusions of Internet privacy

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: The Internet is a great tool when one knows how to best manage it; unfortunately, many people do not. To these people, the Internet is an open world, a playground that they can explore in complete anonymity - and they think this with good reason. After all, a fairly well-known quote on ...

Letter: Dropout students lose thousands yearly

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: After World War II according to dosomething.org the United States was ranked number one in world for having the highest number of high school graduates. After that the number of graduates kept dropping and the United States fell behind and was ranked 22 out of 27 industrialized countries...

Letter: Effects of marijuana abuse

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: As more states move to legalize marijuana, many people are being blindsided by the long-term health effects associated with this “harmless” drug. Proponents of marijuana claim that this drug has no negative effects on the brain and is not addictive, does not lower ability to excel in...

Letter: Get the flu vaccine

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: It is no surprise that the flu season is upon much of the northern hemisphere, but how many people are actually receiving the vaccine this year? This flu season, thousands of people have already been affected by either Influenza A or B. This is caused by people refusing to get a vaccine bec...

Letter: Common core system creates problems for students and teachers

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: The Common Core system creates problems for both students and teachers. According to Core Standards.org, “The Common Core State Standards provide clear and consistent learning goals to help prepare students for college, career and life. The standards clearly demonstrate what students...

Letter: More mentors needed

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha is an organization that was founded in 1973 as a mentoring program for girls. Now it is a mentoring organization for children in the community. It takes place at NHS on Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. In the program, a high school student would assist an eleme...

Mini-torials: Snowy slams and salutes

December 10, 2014

Salutes: The GSA presentations to the Freshman Seminar classes went well. The freshman, reportedly, learned a lot, and it is refreshing to see the school working to spread awareness to underclassmen. A "bags of giving" event is being held by one of the Freshman Seminar classes. This seems like a goo...

Mini-torial: November in action

December 9, 2014

Salutes: The Veterans Day presentation was very well done and inspiring. The school is improving due in part to the community service work by the Freshman Seminar classes. Their window writings, bake sales, and other good deeds are making Neenah and Neenah High School better places. The janitors have continued t...

Mini-torial: Reflection of fall

December 9, 2014

Salutes: Colorguard did an exceptionally good job at the assembly and at the game. The music played at the homecoming dance was improved in comparison to past years. The atmosphere of the library has improved due to the second mural and the furniture arrangement. Students seem to enjoy having couches and ...

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