New Semester, New You?

New Semester, New You?

January 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Finals here at New Ulm High School are right around the corner and students are anxiously waiting for a fresh start. As second semester creeps closer and closer many students look to get back on track. When starting a new semester in high school, there’s a lot of change that takes awhile to get used...

First Semester Gone

First Semester Gone

Aubrey Fischer and Alexis Fischer

January 10, 2018


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It's almost the end of semester one, with only about a week left. It's been a semester filled mixed emotions, games, BOTC (battle of the classes), homecoming and much more. We asked 50 students in NUHS about their thoughts on first semester:   ...

The Event of a Lifetime! JA Titan and What it Can Do for You

The Event of a Lifetime! JA Titan and What it Can Do for You

Josiah Peterson, Contributor

January 3, 2018


Filed under Student Life

JA Titan - sounds weird saying it, right? I mean, you hear some students talk about it here and there, but nothing more than those little snippets of conversation. This is JA Titan, and what it can do for you. JA Titan, what is it? JA Titan is an online business simulation where you sell products in a race against ...

Senior Year – The Final Chapter

Senior Year – The Final Chapter

Carson Reed, Contributor

January 2, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The previous three years of high school went by in the blink of an eye, and senior year will be the same. As the class of 2018 comes to their last year of high school, there are a lot of emotions and uncertainties about what the next years will bring. High school seniors are making some of the biggest...

Moving on to the Next Step

Moving on to the Next Step

Ashlyn Berg and Carson Reed

January 2, 2018


Filed under Student Life

This time of year seniors are knee deep in college applications. Getting prepared for applying to colleges can sometimes be very stressful, so here are some helpful tips that all seniors should read before applying. Start early. Early applications will receive a decision from the college in adva...

I Can. I will.

I Can. I will.

Jacob Radloff, Contributor

January 2, 2018


Filed under Student Life

"I can. I will," was the theme for the 2017 FFA National Convention. 14 FFA members from the New Ulm chapter piled on a bus with 28 other members from Blue Earth, Sibley East, and Belle Plaine to head down to Indianapolis for the 90th annual FFA National Convention. Here students will explore the career show, attend...

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...

Driving Back to ’85

Driving Back to ’85

Matthew Schlieman, Contributor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The end of the day can be very chaotic for students trying to get out of the parking lot. The usual after school rush can take quite a while for students waiting for cars to move. You watch tons of cars go by as you wait to get in line.Then, all of a sudden, a bright flash of red catches your eye. You...

Sneaker Attack

Sneaker Attack

Alex Portner, Contributor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Just a normal day at NUHS with the usual hustle and bustle of students passing in between classes. All of this erie normality is somewhat disrupted when a student by the name of Noah Hauge walks by. There's just something about his style that catches the eyes of fellow students - his shoes. Noah Hauge...

Ready, Set, Run!

Ready, Set, Run!

Joey Batt, Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Features, School Construction Update, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

As the New Ulm High School track team and their new head coach, Breanna Olson, step onto the brand new track for the first time, a rush of excitement for the upcoming season and being given the opportunity to have a new facility to compete on overwhelms each and every one of them; unfortunately, the...

First Bow Kill was a Success

First Bow Kill was a Success

Tanner Stark, Contributor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Hunting has always been a way of life for many families across the World. In Minnesota over 500,000 whitetail tags are purchased each year across Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources estimates around 150,000 whitetail deer are going to be harvested out of the projected 1 million whitetail...

Constructing a Masterpiece

Constructing a Masterpiece

Brendan Bieraugel and Justin Schapekahm

November 10, 2017


Filed under A&E, News, Student Life

This year at New Ulm High School we are putting on the musical Willy Wonka and with that comes a lot of work. Mr. Briggs's Basic Ag and Reconstruction classes have been building sets for the musical since the beginning of the year. Justin Schapekahm and I talked to some of the students in Mr. Briggs's...

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