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Diversity Fair: Gates to Social Media Open

Diversity Fair:  Gates to Social Media Open

Pippa Austin, Editorial Cartoonist

April 10, 2019


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion, Showcase

Diversity Fair: Founder Shares in Assembly Tradition and New Schedule Peaks Student Interest

Diversity Fair:  Founder Shares in Assembly Tradition and New Schedule Peaks Student Interest

Claire Bruder, Student of Journalism

April 8, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

An event introduced 18 years ago by a student named Christiaan Smith gives a voice to those at NHS who have been suppressed by judgment, according to retired art teacher Jody Harrell. Within a school of around 2,000 people, some students find it hard to feel as though they belong. Even walking down...

State Bound: First-Year Visual Arts Classic Team Dominates Regional Competition

State Bound:  First-Year Visual Arts Classic Team Dominates Regional Competition

Vanessa Underhill, Student of Journalism

April 7, 2019


Filed under Extracurricular, News, Showcase

Dominating the competition at regionals in its first time competing, the NHS Visual Arts Classic team secures a position to advance to state on Friday. “We didn’t expect to win," senior Kaley Waters said. "We were just doing it to learn more about the program and have fun while doing it because...

NHS Community Purchases Nine New Display Cases

NHS Community Purchases Nine New Display Cases

Kaitlyn Nelson, Student of Journalism

April 7, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The NHS community purchased nine new display cases, and they will be arriving in the next couple of weeks, which adds to the 12 existing cases in the link. The shadow boxes (display cases) evolved through models, discussion, finance and progressive purchases. Last year, Mr. Chris Rundquist (social s...

Diversity Fair Schedule

Diversity Fair Schedule

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, Schedule Changes, School, Showcase

The Diversity Fair, April 12, encompasses a whole new schedule.  A tradition schedule with normal classes will not exist that day so no backpacks are needed -- "Open shoulders, Open mind" NHS!   Mod 1 7:50-9:30 a.m. Diversity Lessons Take attendance IC 9:30-10 a.m.    Drum parade to fie...

Digital Learning Days: The New Solution to Bad Weather

Digital Learning Days: The New Solution to Bad Weather

Nathan Gehrke, Student of Journalism

March 17, 2019


Filed under Digital Learning, Investigations, News, Showcase

While other schools in the area are using traditional methods of dealing with excessive weather days, Neenah is trying out something new: Digital Learning Days. To the students and parents, this was a new idea, but according to Matt Anderson, Director of Technology for N.J.S.D, the concept has been...

Director of Learning and Leadership Spends Time to Talk about Replacement Credit

Director of Learning and Leadership Spends Time to Talk about Replacement Credit

Caden Scheibel, Student of Journalism

March 17, 2019


Filed under Investigations, News, P.E. Class Credit, Showcase

With the new Physical Education Replacement Credit form circulating  around school at the start of the second semester, many students, parents and teachers have questions regarding the subject. Some of those questions include:  What brought this on? Why did NHS want this? In an interview with M...

Referendum: Students Encouraged to Vote

Referendum:  Students Encouraged to Vote

Claire Bruder, Student of Journalism

March 11, 2019


Filed under Investigations, News, Referendum, School, Showcase

While Neenah has always displayed a strong sense of community, a referendum proposed for the April 2 ballot entices the community to unite even closer. The referendum seems long overdue according to N.J.S.D. Superintendent Dr. Mary Pfeiffer, who has been an active member of the district since 1998....

Classroom Adds “Beneath Claire’s House” to Readers’ Workshop

Classroom Adds “Beneath Claire’s House” to Readers’ Workshop

Corey Popp (Local author), Good Reads Blogger

March 10, 2019


Filed under Classroom, News, Showcase

An NHS classroom added Beneath Claire's House to an upcoming Readers' Workshop according to author Corey Popp's blog posted on Goodreads.com  (Click to read complete blog). Mrs. Mary Shandonay, a cross-categorical teacher with reading intervention and Lit/Comp 10 co-teaching experience, became intrigued ...

Live Streaming of Boys’ Basketball Sectional Final Game

Live Streaming of Boys’ Basketball Sectional Final Game

March 10, 2019


Filed under Media, Showcase, Videos

Hudson is live-streaming the game. See link below: Go Rockets! http://www.hudsonbroadcasts.com/  ...

Rationale for P.E. Class Modification: DPI and Local High School Serve as Agents of Change

Rationale for P.E. Class Modification:  DPI and Local High School Serve as Agents of Change

Vanessa Underhill, Student of Journalism

March 7, 2019


Filed under Investigations, News, P.E. Class Credit, Showcase

Changes are afoot in the NHS Physical Education Department with new block scheduling set to be introduced next year. Not only will P.E. classes meet every other day, for 90 minutes at a time. But additionally, student athletes will not be required to take a semester of physical education during t...

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