Review of Thor: Ragnarok

Review of Thor: Ragnarok

Ronald Ritzer, Contributor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Recently I, Ronald Ritzer, saw the movie Thor: Ragnarok, which has slowly climbed the box office to one of the biggest superhero movies of all time. The special effects in the movie are beautiful; they don't look like they're overdone or too choppy. The energy effects and appearance of the Fenris...

Broke but still Crushing

Broke but still Crushing

Aubrey Fischer, Contributor

January 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

We're all "young dumb and broke" but we still want to go out and have fun. Everyone goes on a date at least once in their life but sometimes you don't have a ton of money or don't want to spend very much money. But what is a date? I asked Galaxy Parker what she considered a date to be and she said...

Should NUHS Take On Weighted Grades?

Should NUHS Take On Weighted Grades?

Joey Batt and Lizzie Shaul

December 15, 2017


Filed under Education, Opinion, Student Life

At New Ulm High School there is a lot of controversy and mixed feelings on weighted grades. Weighted grades are letter grades that are given a numerical advantage when calculating a grade point average. A pro of weighted grades would be that they reward students for challenging themselves and taking...

Should Our Grades Affect Our Open Lunch?

Ronald Ritzer, Contributor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

A new policy has been put into effect at New Ulm Public High School. The policy states that if you have a failing grade in any class you automatically lose your open lunch for the next three weeks. Open lunch is a "open" period during the school day in which students are able to leave campus for 55 minutes...

Why School Should Start At Least An Hour Later

Kailee Glowinski, Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In a random class during the school day, students are in the middle of a lesson or some educational video. Roughly five minutes in, heads start to drop, and before you know it numerous students are fast asleep. Why? Is it because the lesson being taught is incredibly boring? Maybe. What if there's another...

New School Policy on Open Lunch

New School Policy on Open Lunch

Alexis Fischer and Emma Tauer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

The New Ulm High school has decided to give kids a consequence for failing classes by taking away their open lunch. Students on the deficiency list at each grade posting must sit in a resource class for half an hour. This time is given to them to do homework and study. The duration of this punishment...

Plain Jane Public Walls

Plain Jane Public Walls

Sam Portner, Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Am I the only one whose noticed plain walls? With the new construction of New Ulm Public High school, we are all very impressed with the results and beauty that has come. One problem, the walls in our school are very plain. There is nothing above our lockers, or on the walls. No posters, no pictures, and no ...

Day in the Life of Maintenance

Day in the Life of Maintenance

Stone Yurich, Journalist

May 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The other day I got to sit down with one of the few maintenance works here at New Ulm Public High.  That maintenance worker was Scott Krueger.  Scott allowed me to see into a typical day of his life while working here at the school.  From 11:00 am to 7:30 pm Scott has a full day of work, and the w...

2017 Eurovision

2017 Eurovision

Kelly Kristine

May 17, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The 2017 Eurovision sing contest has begun in Europe! The contest takes one singer from each of the countries and the singers compete to see what country will win the contest. The first contest took place on 24 May 1956, where seven nations participated. As the contest progressed, the rules grew increasingly...

English in High School

English in High School

Stone Yurich, Journalist

May 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

English may be one of the most important subjects they teach us through school.  Since a young age we've been taught how to speak, read and even write in the English language.  It's important that we learn these skills if we want to be able to properly communicate with our fellow peers; and thus you...

Feature Story: Theater Director

Feature Story: Theater Director

Tyler Guggisberg, Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Mrs. Thursby is a new English teacher to New Ulm High School and she is the new theater director. This is Thursby's 7th year teaching English and this fall will be the 9th theater show she has worked on. Thursby is very passionate and very energetic about words and the power that they have over all of...

Women In The World Of Rock And Roll

Women In The World Of Rock And Roll

Kelly Kristine

May 8, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Showcase

There has been a lot of news around the world when Donald J. Trump became president of the United States Of America. On January 21st, 2017, women across the USA Marched for their freedom. Women deal with different working conditions and assumptions than many men. Some of these assumptions are that women...

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