Letter: Dropout students lose thousands yearly

December 27, 2014

Dear Editor: After World War II according to 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, “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...

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