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...

.io Game Craze

.io Game Craze

April Atzenhoefer and Logan Kalis

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

As the school year comes to a close and senior slack hits hard, online games become a go-to for students who need a quick stress relief. Arguably the most popular games for students are something called .io games. .io games are online multiplayer games that can either be played individually or i...

Review: Running with Scissors – Augusten Burroughs

Review: Running with Scissors – Augusten Burroughs

Sara Guymon, Editor/Journalist

April 24, 2017


Filed under mental health, Opinion

Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs is a memoir about Burrough's childhood. Unlike many children, Burrough had a very different childhood experience. His mother was a chainsmoker, who spent her time writing confessional poetry, and his father was an alcoholic professor. This book is so interesting,...

A Limit On Bag Checks

Kelly Kristine, Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Over the last weekend (4-9-17) let's just say, it was quite the experience. While at the concert for In This Moment, a woman was very upset with two other girls for pushing her. The women took out a sharp object and stabbed one of the girls right in front of me. The security guards jumped the fence and too...

Windbreaks

Windbreaks

Stone Yurich, Journalist

April 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the building of a new school, it should be expected that the administration will run into some problems. It should also be expected that these problems be taken care of, which usually happens. But how do you take care of a problem such as wind? With the new school having been built on top of ...

Cobb’s Creek, March 31

Cobb’s Creek, March 31

Zac Martinka, Journalist

April 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Cobb's Creek is located just south of New Ulm on Minnesota highway fifteen. The creek has a main trail and several small trails leading to overlooks and the river. Last spring Cobb's Creek was flooded from the snow and rain, the flood washed out a part of the main trail and destroyed a walking bridge...

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