A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Students study minority issues

October 30, 2018 2:51pm | Devyn Jessogne

Every semester students who take the Minority Studies class at Shawano Community High School must complete a project over the course of the semester called The Scrapbook Journal. For the project they discuss and analyze minority issues in society. Mrs. Jenny Pigeon has taught Minority […]

Saving lives at the blood drive

October 29, 2018 6:34pm | Brianna Schroeder, reporter

On October 19, Shawano Community High School hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive so that students could help save lives through giving blood. Mrs. Elizabeth Alexander, head of Student Council, had to organize a lot for this to be successful. “We have to gather […]

SCHS looks to “enhance” the school year

October 15, 2018 3:22pm | Anika Boye

Students were arriving on the first day of the 2018 school year like every other year. Except at 8:10 a.m and not 7:20 as it had been in previous years. Another change to their schedules was the enhancement time. Principal Mr. Zwirschitz discussed the idea […]

Time changes and so do we

October 15, 2018 3:19pm | Devyn Jessogne

For the 2018-2019 school year, the Shawano School District decided to change the start and end times of each school in the district to start at 8:10 am and end at 3:30 pm. As the first six weeks of the school year wind to a […]

PARTY at the PAC promotes safe driving in youth

October 15, 2018 3:19pm | Sarah Carlson

Sophomores from schools all across the Northern Wisconsin area attended a “party” at the Appleton Performing Arts Center (PAC) that changed viewpoints and helped promote safe driving in teens. On October 4 the entire SCHS sophomore class took part in the Prevention of Alcohol and […]

Shawano welcomes new Activities Director

October 15, 2018 3:18pm | Caprice Rush

For a child, moving to a new school can be hard, but does one ever wonder what moving is like for the adult? For many reasons, adults have to change their lives every day. While some take more time adjusting to new places and atmospheres, […]

Coffee House open for the school year

October 15, 2018 3:10pm | Autumn Vanderlinden

The students that are enrolled in the special education classes put on a Coffee House for the teachers around the school. The students bring items to the teachers on a Friday every month. The teachers receive an email from the person who runs it, Mrs. […]

The “dirt” on the Nobel Conference

October 14, 2018 2:00pm | Peyton Buerman, Editor - in - Chief

10 students from Shawano High School embarked on a five and a half hour bus ride to Mankato, Minnesota’s Nobel Conference on October 2 and 3.  The group of seven seniors and three juniors were selected by the science department to attend the two-day conference. […]

Falling into the fall play

October 1, 2018 2:17pm | Devyn Jessogne

Every fall at Shawano High the theatre program, currently run by English and Theatre teacher Mr. Alex Konen, puts on a play to perform for the community at the end of October. This year the play is a drama entitled, The Curious Incident of the […]

Teens build float for Homecoming Parade

October 1, 2018 2:15pm | Adriana Pillsbury

Once a year, students from every grade meet at the Shawano County Fairgrounds to battle for the best float. Coming up with ideas rapidly, students are limited to a budget of $100 for supplies to build their floats. The week of homecoming starts September 24 […]