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#WhyI Write Raising Awareness of Literacy

#WhyI Write Raising Awareness of Literacy

Lauren Sturgell, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News-Based, Showcase

In a world of texts and tweets, IMs and DMs, it has become easy to keep in touch with entire online communities with the press of a button. This network of connections can also be used to raise awareness for causes and movements: enter #WhyIWrite. The halls of NHS featured #WhyI Write posters. N...

Food Drive: Orbit Restocked by Community

Food Drive:  Orbit Restocked by Community

Emilee Wise, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The Thanksgiving food drive hosted by Sources of Strength the week before Thanksgiving break successfully collected food and monetary donations for students in need. Food donations went to stock the Orbit's shelves while monetary funds were used to purchase Thanksgiving meals for families who oth...

Tapestry Adds Hmong Culture to NHS

Tapestry Adds Hmong Culture to NHS

Drew Karle, Student of Journalism

November 17, 2018


Filed under Classroom, News, Showcase

A Hmong tapestry, worked on by a group of students, has added needed diversity to NHS. A 2018 Neenah High School graduate, Kalia Vang, painted a Hmong tapestry with Art teacher Ms. Lisa Dorschner and other 2018 graduates, Hannah Dorsey, Amanda Dorsey and Hannah Franzke; along with seniors Brianna Y...

Column: Special Olympics Basketball Pummels Staff in Annual Matchup

Column: Special Olympics Basketball Pummels Staff in Annual Matchup

Frank Slavinsky, Sports Columnist

November 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This past Thursday night, Neenah’s Special Olympics Basketball Team narrowly edged out the Staff Team with a score of 41-39 at the Phase 2 C game. Each year, the Special Olympics squad takes on a team made up of NHS teachers and staff in an exhibition game commonly known as Phase 2. This is not...

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...

It Takes a Village to Host the Book Drive

It Takes a Village to Host the Book Drive

Maddy Zitzelsberger, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The annual book drive and sale, featured during the Helping Hands Art and Craft Show, netted its highest profit to date on Nov. 3. Community consists of its citizens and people consist of their words. The most important place individuals find words are in books, which is precisely why NHS provides a book dr...

Seven Wrestlers Honored on the New Quote Wall

Seven Wrestlers Honored on the New Quote Wall

Jarrett Cayo, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Neenah Wrestling Booster Club made a bold decision in the summer of 2018 by ordering portraits for seven specific wrestlers and hanging them up by the wrestling room. The eye-catching wrestling portraits are displayed by the lifting room -- outside the cafeteria. During the summer the coaches went ...

Coming Soon, Neenah Without Borders 2020 Launch

Coming Soon, Neenah Without Borders 2020 Launch

Trina Freeders, Student of Journalism

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Neenah Without Borders, a program to be released in 2020, summons student’s questions in anticipation of world travel. “I thought how cool would it be if we offered more trips for more appeals anything from science to service to history to drama or art,” says teacher Mr. Brian Borchardt provid...

District Considers Changes for 2019-’20 School Year

District Considers Changes for 2019-’20 School Year

Jason Fisher, Student of Journalism

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The N.J.S.D. Board of Education will meet Tuesday at the Administration Building to discuss three proposals for the 2019-'20 school year. Some of the proposals affecting NHS include a schoolwide implementation of target-based grading (TBG), a massive overhaul of class schedules, and safety improvements to the building. Target-based grading One of the most publicized proposals for next yea...

Boys’ Cross Country Brings Home State Title

Boys’ Cross Country Brings Home State Title

Jami Fofana, Student of Journalism

November 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Neenah boys' cross country team captured the first state championship title in 17 years on Oct. 27 at The Ridges Golf Course. Pride beams throughout the city as news of the win spreads locally as well as 6,000 miles away where Head Coach John Morgen serves in the army. “It is still sinking ...

Craft Fair Lends a Helping Hand to Those in Need

Craft Fair Lends a Helping Hand to Those in Need

Kaley Waters, Student of Journalism

November 11, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The best turnout on record for the Helping Hands Art and Craft Fair at the high school happened Saturday, bringing in many people and the funds necessary to help families throughout Neenah. Surpassing the previous success of the craft fair was the final totals for this year. According to the Satell...

Senior Hangs her Artwork Outside of the Cafeteria

Senior Hangs her Artwork Outside of the Cafeteria

Drew Karle, Student of Journalism

November 11, 2018


Filed under Artwork, Showcase

Three animals prints, created by a student of art, add to the recent changes in the hallways of NHS. Last year, senior Jenna Beyer, took almost a whole semester to paint three animal canvases for her interior design class, which are now hung up outside of the cafeteria. A big project for a peti...

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