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...

Ditch Cleanup

Ditch Cleanup

Adabelle Wright, Contributor

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

On Wednesday October 11th, the New Ulm FFA and Co. Advisor, Jeff Nelson, hosted a ditch cleanup on the top of Highway 15 to Klossner, Minnesota. There were approximately 35-50 students helping pick-up all sorts of trash from swim noodles to pop cans. The New Ulm FFA has been performing this event since...

October Box Tops Drive

October Box Tops Drive

Madison Portner

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Students and staff at NUHS are collecting box tops for candy and other prizes. If you bring in 5 box tops to the Media Center you will get the choice of starburst or skittles and an entry into a drawing to win a prize! Prizes include pencils, notepads, books, and candy. Last year $350 in box tops we...

More Eagles Than You Think

More Eagles Than You Think

Joey Batt, Lizzie Shaul, and Iyanna Wieland

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Have you ever wondered how many eagles are around New Ulm High School? Walking through the halls and outside, but not in classrooms, we counted about 100 eagles. When students were asked how many eagles they think are around the school, we got a wide variety of answers. "I would have to guess around...

Students Taking College Classes

Students Taking College Classes

Sierra Dolly

October 11, 2017


Filed under Education, Student Life, Uncategorized

Students taking college classes are earning college credits for free. On average, a person taking a four-credit college class is saving $1,300 dollars. All of the college classes that are offered at New Ulm High School are taught by the high school teachers. Taking college classes offers students a ta...

NUHS Theater

NUHS Theater

Sam Portner, Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, School Construction Update, Student Life

With the construction of New Ulm Public High School, we we're given a beautiful theater for plays, musicals, and concerts. The theater is not only open to those of us that attend school, but for the public as well. According to Mr. Mark Bergman, NUHS principle, "The theater is very impressive, but not...

Just Dig It!!!!!

Just Dig It!!!!!

Andrew Peters and Nick Banal

October 10, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The construction class is in full swing as they make progress on preparing for a spot to build a 20X16 garage with a concrete floor. As you can see in the picture the construction class tore up the sod and replanted it by the baseball fields where the tile was placed. This is one of the many projects...

New Ulm High School Students Interacting with an Older Generation at Oak Hills Living Center

New Ulm High School Students Interacting with an Older Generation at Oak Hills Living Center

Audra, Carson, Ashlyn

October 9, 2017


Filed under Student Life

On Thursday, September 28th, we visited Oak Hills Living Center to interview Krissy Melzer (Household Coordinator) about her daily routine and the importance of high school employees and volunteers and how they make a difference at Oak Hills. Krissy has been working at Oak Hills for 15 years and...

Purple Pride Days?

Purple Pride Days?

October 9, 2017


Filed under Student Life

What are purple pride days and why are they important to our school? Purple pride days, more commonly known as purple and white days, are days when students wear purple and white to show school spirit. Purple and white days are every Friday. These are special days when students are encouraged to dr...

TEENAGERS, SMARTPHONES and DRIVING equals WHAT?

TEENAGERS, SMARTPHONES and DRIVING equals WHAT?

Galaxy Parker, Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Education, Student Life

  The definition of distraction is visual, manual and cognitive. Being visual distracted is taking your eyes off the road, so you look back at the kids in the back seat or at your phone in your lap. Being manual distracted is taking your hands off the steering wheel like texting. Cognitive i...

New and improved Jefferson Elementary School

Bethany Siefkes, Jayda Landquist, Taylee Landquist, and Aubrey Fischer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Since the new school has been built, Jefferson has been changing as well. They redid the bathrooms so they aren't as old as they had been when we were there. Also, they redid the front of the school, there isn't a canopy anymore and the entrance is now at a diagonal. Probably the saddest part is th...

B.O.T.C. Recap and Memories

B.O.T.C. Recap and Memories

Joey Batt, Editor and contributor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

B.O.T.C. is one of the most loved events held at New Ulm Public High School. In the 2017 battle, the seniors took 1st, juniors took 2nd, sophomores took 3rd, and freshman took 4th. Some of the competitions that the students competed in were pudding and gummy worms, lightning, multiple relays, tug-of-war,...

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