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Letter to the Editor: Three Reasons Why Columbus Day Should Not Exist

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Jamilah Fofana, Student of APUSH

October 10, 2016

 Dear Editor: In recent years there has been some controversy over whether or whether not Christopher Columbus should have his own holiday. As a young kid, most of the information I learned concerning Christopher Columbus stated that Columbus was a brave explorer who discovered the New World. I was...

Letter to Editor: Stephen Colbert’s “Americone Dream” Snubbed in Poll

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Bradley Lewandowski, Staff Contributor

March 2, 2016

Dear Editor: In a recent Neenah Satellite poll, different types of ice cream were listed. Of the many options listed, Stephen Colbert's "Americone Dream" was not an option. At the meeting to create the poll, a large demographic of people nominated the flavor as an option for the poll. Despite suc...

Letter to Editor: My Name is C+

Arianna Edler, junior

January 19, 2016

Dear Editor: “We lose our identity. People say that's just junior year. No, it’s not, this is the year that we are supposed to find ourselves.” -Anonymous. Teachers look at us as if we are grades, not students. They also treat us as if school is the only important thing in our lives. They do ...

Letter to the Editor: Benefits of Creative Writing

Edward Joas, senior

January 12, 2016

Dear Editor: Creative writing should be in schools for a few reasons. Creative writing supports cognitive function such as math or logic. Creative writing may also work as a stress release.  Personally, I found this to be true. Creative writing also helps imagination flow. I encourage you to take a cre...

Letter to Editor: End of Bake Sale Tradition

Madeline Kneeland, junior

January 9, 2016

Dear Editor: The school bake sale: a long time tradition has gone just a bit too far. During the month of December, especially near winter break, the frequency of bake sales becomes almost extreme, to the point where multiple groups of people fight for student’s money with the Salvation Army drive,...

Letter to Editor: Restrooms Need More Attention

Jeremiah Zolkowski, senior

December 30, 2015

Dear Editor: Every school day, thousands of kids roam the hall the hallways of NHS. This mean that hundreds of children a day are using various facilities throughout the school, including bathrooms. Now the bathrooms by the lunchroom, which also happen to be by the front mains doors for activitie...

Letter to Editor: Students Speak About Enforcement of Hallway Rules

Mindy Schmitt, senior

December 30, 2015

Dear Editor: Recently NHS officials have reinforced a set of rules that affects students, particularly those who have release and the ability to leave campus for lunch. According to Mr. William Bauer, This is the first time in over five years that the school has enforced these rules with little to...

Letter to the Editor: The Dreaded 80-20 Split

Mark Cannon, junior

December 30, 2015

Dear Editor:   As of the beginning of this school year, grading policy change has afflicted students across all grades. Introduced to the student body, in an initiative to more accurately assess the information obtained by students, was a new 80-20 grading split that has proven cumbersome for many. Thi...

Letter: Get a Head Start on College; Take AP and CAPP Courses

Megan Janssen, senior

December 14, 2015

Dear Editor: Students at NHS are fortunate to have the opportunity to take AP (Advanced Placement) and CAPP (Cooperative Academic Partnership Program) courses. Both of these courses allow students to earn college credit while still in high school. Additionally, these rigorous courses benefit student...

Letter: Honest Talk about the Grading Scale

Mady Anderson, junior

December 14, 2015

Dear Editor: The new grading at NHS called the “80/20” scale was implemented this year by administrators to put more emphasis on learning and being able to grow as students rather than sending them home with hours of busy work. It is called 80/20 because the scale works by basing grades off o...

Letter: Water and Its Benefits

Casey Johnson, senior

December 14, 2015

Dear Editor: Water is an essential liquid for all things living. According to an article "Importance of water and human health" water is made up of 2 parts hydrogen and 1 part oxygen. Recently some controversy exists about if water is actually giving you the benefits they say it is. But do not set...

Letter: Become a Launch Leader

Emily Martis, senior

December 13, 2015

Dear Editor: Being a LAUNCH Leader is much more than something, which looks good on a college application or release. Many duties need to be done as a LAUNCH Leader, and they are not always easy. Going to weekly Monday meetings to learn the lesson that will be taught to the freshmen is a small par...

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