A Project for Better Journalism chapter


A day in the life of Mr. Zwirschitz

January 11, 2019 9:02pm | Adriana Pillsbury, reporter

Every part of SCHS needs dedicated employees to make the school successful, and with that also means having a strong staff and good leadership. Principal Scott Zwirschitz maintains and leads many students and staff every school year. For  Mr. Zwirschitz, the day starts off by […]

Students prepare for “A-sharp” performance

January 11, 2019 9:01pm | Sarah Carlson

Students taking music classes at Shawano Community High School (SCHS) and other schools across Wisconsin start preparation for the annual Solo and Ensemble music competition. The event takes place on Saturday March 2 in Pulaski, Wisconsin. The young musicians received music pieces to practice and […]

High school students offer a helping mind

January 11, 2019 9:01pm | Autumn Vanderlinden

Shawano High School students have begun to help tutor students at the Shawano Community  Middle School. Tutoring happens on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school at the middle school’s library. Assistant principal Dr. Rod Watson recently contacted the clubs that are in the school asking if […]

Jazzy new year

January 11, 2019 9:01pm | Devyn Jessogne

For the fourth time, Shawano Community High School’s jazz band has been preparing for their competition performance in Purdue, Indiana from January 17 to 19. They will be partaking in a festival where they will play music alongside other jazz bands across the midwest. To […]

5th graders prepare for transition to middle school

January 11, 2019 9:01pm | Caprice Rush, reporter

Growing up and starting middle school can be challenging for fifth graders. Students do not know what to expect and are scared about a new school environment. The staff at Shawano Community Middle School (SCMS) wanted to help make the transition a little bit smoother […]

Middle School helpers making a difference

January 11, 2019 8:59pm | Brianna Schroeder, reporter

Helping Hands is a club open to all students at Shawano Community Middle School that was started last year. Their mission as a club is “students making a difference”. Mrs. Berg started it last year, and this year, she is the advisor. “Volunteer work is […]

SCHS brings new class to school

January 11, 2019 8:58pm | Peyton Buerman, Editor-in-Chief

Next school year, Shawano Community High School will be expanding their course selection list by one. The high school will now offer the UWGB First Nation Social Justice class. Mrs. Angela Bahr will be teaching this class, which is half a credit and a college […]

Take a dive into Swim Club

December 20, 2018 10:35pm | Autumn Vanderlinden

The Shawano Stingrays Swim Club is a club for children to join to be able to start swimming competitively. The club lets children in from young ages to the high school level. Freshman Gabi Bukoski joined swim club six years ago because she started to […]

‘Hats’ off to a great clothing drive

December 20, 2018 10:35pm | Brianna Schroeder, reporter

FFA hosted a Christmas Clothes Drive at SCHS from December 3 to the 18 to help the younger students in need. On the 18, there was a special collection night at the boys basketball varsity game. Students were able to bring any winter clothing, new […]

GSA shows love to community

December 20, 2018 10:34pm | Sarah Carlson

This holiday season, GSA volunteered their time at SAM25, the homeless shelter in Shawano, to provide a wholesome meal to the less fortunate. On December 5, eight GSA members and their advisor prepared and served a spaghetti dinner. The advisor of the club, Mrs. Jenny […]