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NHS Band

  The Neoga Jr. High and High school bands had a concert on Sunday, October 15th, at 2:00 0’clock, in the North gym. Both bands worked very hard during rehearsals, and they had a great concert. The Jr. High performed first. . . .

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NHS Athlete of the Month

Sports: Volleyball, Basketball, & Softball   Favorite Sport: Volleyball   Favorite Movie: Baywatch . . .

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NHS Athlete of the Month

Sports: Baseball & Basketball   Favorite Sport: Baseball   Favorite Movie: Fast & Furious   . . .

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NHS Heavenly Hats Day

  NHS Heavenly Hats day By Cheyenne Vondrak 10/26/2017   Heavenly Hats is a non-profit organization that raises money to purchase and send hats to individuals who have lost their hair due to . . .

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NHS Spanish Club Bake Sale

The NHS Spanish Club held a bake sale/cook out last Saturday from 10 AM to 1PM. We would like to thank all participants and those who supported us. As always, the money will be used for worthy causes.   picture . . .

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NHS Student of the Month

As the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year winds down, it is important to recognize those students who exemplify the most positive attributes of a high school student. The Neoga High School Student of the Month award is reserved for . . .

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NHS Student of the Month

Student of the Month 10/26/2017   As the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year winds down, it is important to recognize those students . . .

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NHS Musical

Neoga High School Theater Group presents “The Addams Family”   Neoga:  The cast and crew of Neoga High School’s N.O.T. Theater are proud to present “The Addams Family”!   . . .

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El Día de la Independencia en México

The Spanish classes at NHS celebrated El Día de la Independencia en México on September 15.  Students had the option to bring in a Mexican dish to share with the class.  Some of the things brought in included chips and . . .

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Food for Thought

  A penny for your thoughts they say A penny for your thoughts But who is to say that all thoughts cost the same? All thoughts are different We know that to be true Good thoughts, bad . . .

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NHS Band

For the third time, Neoga’s high school band is going to the IHSA State Girls Tournaments. For the band to be accepted, they had to submit a recording of them playing some of their pep band songs and a video of them playing at a game. . . .

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School Violence

by Chad Boyd

  “School Violence” By Chad Boyd 9/29/2017 We have many problems in America today.  School violence is one of these problems, and I am interested in why it happens.  Hopefully, . . .

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European Terrorism

by Cheyenne Vondrak

  European Terrorism By Cheyenne Vondrak 9/28/2017   Since 2016 there have been dozens of terrorist attempts and attacks, mainly concentrated in Western Europe. The attacks include public . . .

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A Smile A Day

by Lillian Leslie

  A Smile A Day By Lillian Leslie 9/26/2017   Tommy Nickerson was an 18 year-old student from Wediko High School, who was suffering from a mental issue the whole year before committing suicide. . . .

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Media, Mocha, and Mingling

The Messenger Club finished up its weekly coffee and hot chocolate sales for the 2016-2017 school year. The weekly service, entitled “Media, Mocha, and Mingling,” is hosted by NHS librarian, Glenna Henderson, and provides a chance . . .

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Special Olympics

The Special Olympics provides a platform for success for thousands of young people in Illinois each year. According to the Special Olympics official website, the group is a “global organization that unleashes the human spirit through . . .

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Heartsaver Training

by Mrs. Shari Lankow

On Monday, May 1, 2017 and Monday, May 15, 2017, staff from HSHS St. Anthony's Hospital came to Neoga to provide Heartsaver CPR/AED training to our staff.  In addition to the school nurse who has been trained in BLS & ACLS, 55 of . . .

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School Spirit - Spring 2017

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the faculty to choose the winner of Neoga High School’s Spirit Award! However, not just anyone can win this award. To start, you must be a senior this year. Next, of course, is how . . .

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Senior Spotlights - 5/18/2017

Andrew Freeman, of Toledo, is the son of Chad and Shelly Martin. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball. After graduation, he will enter the workforce. Dalton Miculinich, of Neoga, is the son of James and Kimberly Miculinich. . . .

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Athlete of the Month

Neoga High School recognizes student athletes who go “above and beyond” by awarding them with the “Athlete of the Month” title. These athletes not only excel in the sport in which they participate, but also display . . .

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Senior Spotlights - 5/11/2017

Sara Wallace, of Neoga, is the daughter of Elva White. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, cooking, and helping in the NHS kitchen. After graduation, she will enter the workforce in food services.   Emily Wasmuth, of . . .

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Teacher Retirement Assembly

by Blair Banning

    The NHS student body said goodbye to several retirees on Tuesday, May 2nd. Five Neoga school district employees were recognized and honored for their years of support and dedication.  The retirement assembly . . .

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Athlete of the Month

Layne Andrews: Neoga High School’s Athlete of the Month Sports: Ping-pong, lacrosse, fishing, baseball, basketball, Frisbee, and hunting   Favorite Sport: baseball   Favorite Movie: . . .

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Senior Spotlights - 5/4/2017

Nathan Lee Maroon, of Neoga, is the son of Steve and Lee Ann Maroon. He currently works for CW Motorsports cleaning and servicing a variety of different motorsports vehicles. He enjoys building, repairing, and racing dirt bikes, and spending . . .

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Athlete of the Month

Jessica Atwell: Neoga High School’s Athlete of the Month Sports: Volleyball, basketball, and softball   Favorite Sport: softball   Favorite Movie: The Longest Ride   . . .

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Student of the Month

As the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year winds down, it is important to recognize those students who exemplify the most positive attributes of a high school student. The Neoga High School Student of the Month award is reserved for . . .

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Senior Spotlights - 4/28/2017

Kelly Owens, of Neoga, is the daughter of Donna Owens. In her spare time, she enjoys binge watching Friends and procrastinating on all of her responsibilities. After graduation, she will attend Lake Land College for two years. Then, she . . .

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Neoga Healthcare Trip

by Shari Lankow   On Thursday, April 20th, the Neoga Healthcare Club took a tour of the Allied Health Division at Lake Land College.  The students received information about all the programs available at Lake Land College . . .

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San Bernardino tragedy

  On April 10th, Cedric Anderson, 53 entered North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California, seemingly, to see his wife, special education teacher, Karen Smith, also 53. He signed in, recognized by staff as . . .

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Senior Spotlights - 4/21/2017

Nicole Sultana Miah, of Neoga, is the daughter of Chad and Tonya Hill. In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, running, gardening, making jam, reading, jeeping, participating in Health Occupations, spending time with family, and . . .

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Mock Crash Assembly

by Mr. Steve Poggendorf

Each year, I teach Henry David Thoreau’s Walden to the juniors in my English 3 class; it is one of my favorite American literature pieces to read with young people. One of his points, however, I want my students to ignore, at . . .

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Senior Spotlights - 4/7/2017

Cheyenne Howald, of Neoga, is the daughter of Amanda Gavis and Jason Gavis. In her spare time, she enjoys eating, sleeping, socializing with a select few people and her dog. She participated in cross country, and she earned a varsity letter. . . .

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Senior Spotlights - 3/31/17

Rachel Ewing, of Neoga, is the daughter of Samuel and Kim Ewing. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading, listening to music, going to concerts, photography, and spending time with friends and family. She has been involved in FCCLA, . . .

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Senior Spotlights 3/24/2017

Sam Beard, of Toledo, is the son of Daniel Beard and Kim Farmer. He has been involved in chorus during high school. After graduation, he will attend Lake Land College. Cheyenne Renee Curry, of Neoga, is the daughter of Toni and Randall . . .

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Senior Spotlights - 3/17/17

Luke Baker, of Neoga, is the son of Ron and Pam Baker. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and camping. He has been involved in the Science Club and chorus. After graduation, he will attend Lake Land College to earn a CD to become a heavy . . .

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Athlete of the Month

Caleb Hill: Neoga High School’s December Athlete of the Month Sports: Baseball and Basketball   Favorite Sport: Baseball   Favorite Movie: Fast and Furious   . . .

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Down Under Sports Press Release

Down Under Sports is pleased to announce that Cheyenne Curry from Neoga High School has been invited to represent Illinois on the 2017 Illinois Central Conference Track and Field Team. Cheyenne will depart for Queensland, Australia, on . . .

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Senior Spotlights 3/10/2017

 Kierstyn Breauna Natalia Albin, of Neoga, is the daughter of Randal and Dawn Albin. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, listening to music, taking care of her animals, working, stressing, and watching . . .

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Lady Indians

Lady Indians Senior Night by Molly Sheehan 2/17/17        The Lady Indians had their Senior Night on February 2nd, facing the Dieterich Maroons. The Lady Indians seniors this year . . .

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The love story of a tree and a lightning bolt

So this is where we leave things; Destroyed and burned, ashy and empty. Charred limbs brittle and breaking. Falling away, falling to the ground Faster than our time together.   You grew . . .

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Athlete of the Month - December

Neoga High School recognizes student athletes who go “above and beyond” by awarding them with the “Athlete of the Month” title. These athletes not only excel in the sport in which they participate, but also display . . .

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NHS Variety Show

NHS Variety Show By Mackenzie Saunders 2/3/17   The variety show is a big part of the Neoga community. Each year the high school holds the variety show, which is where the students that go to the high . . .

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Student of the Month

As the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year begins, it is important to recognize those students who exemplify the most positive attributes of a high school student. The Neoga High School Student of the Month award is reserved for . . .

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School Spirit 2017

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the faculty to choose the winner of Neoga High School’s Spirit Award! However, not just anyone can win this award. To start, you must be a senior this year. Next, of course, is how . . .

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NHS Homecoming

NHS Homecoming   By Blake Ballinger   12/16/16   Neoga High School recently held their annual Homecoming Week. Each year, high school students dress up and participate in activities . . .

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

Each year, students at Neoga CUSD 3 donate food items to the Thanksgiving food drive. At the high school, each grade is assigned a specific item (stuffing, canned fruits and vegetables, etc.), and the homeroom students and teachers in that . . .

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Volleyball

The 2016-17 season for volleyball has been a pretty decent one.  The Varsity volleyball team finished with a 16-17 record, with some big wins over St. Anthony, Altamont, and Okaw Valley.  The team headed into Regionals on Tuesday, . . .

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NHS Homecoming Court

Back row: Ross Moran, Justin Yurs, Sam Beard, Tristan Stumpf, Blake Ballinger Front Row: Machelle Morgan, Jaycie Roy, Nikki Miah, Chloe Padgett, Ashley Dryden   Homecoming game: Friday, December 2nd (vs St. . . .

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Mole Day

Mole Day By Cheyenne Vondrak 11/14/16   At 6:02 on October 23rd, twenty-four dedicated chemistry students gathered in a classroom to celebrate Mole Day, an annual holiday created to increase interest in . . .

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NBA Champion Adrian Branch

NBA Champion Adrian Branch By Mackenzie Saunders 11/15/2016   NBA champion Adrian Branch came to Neoga ,and he talked to students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. He had two main quotes, “ little . . .

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NHS Poetry

Serve, pass, dive, kill Adrenaline, an endless thrill Black and red dream of gold Earnest effort, daring bold Buzzers sound, sneakers squeak Roaring crowd, on their feet Team and team, . . .

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NHS Volleyball

NHS Volleyball By Cheyenne Vondrak 10/20/16   The volleyball team has started their ‘16-’17 season with new Head Coach Abby and returning Assistant Coach Fritcher. With a loss to Arcola on . . .

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Anonymous Poetry

Some poems are about the bad time and some are about the good. This one is about the bad times, or both, depending on how you look at it.   The thing I find the most interesting about the dark spots in life, . . .

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Spanish Class Project

by Chloe Winchester

“Viva la Mexico!” We shouted this famous war-cry in excitement for the Independence of Mexico. The Spanish classes at Neoga High School are celebrating Independence Day. We brought food and watched videos about Mexico gaining . . .

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