Nerinx Hallways

Press Release: Stress Busters

Press Release: Stress Busters

Laura Smith and Theresa Sholy

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, recent

Hi, Markers!   Stressed about exams? Luckily, Nerinx Hall’s Stress Busters week has you covered! Next week, December 10th-14th, is dedicated to helping students decompress their anxieties about exam week.   Various Nerinx clubs like animal rescue, knitting club, fitness club, mindful medit...

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Maya Martin

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features, recent, Spotlight

Founded around 1990, the Loretto Volunteer Program matches volunteers with social justice organizations to complete a year of service. The volunteers live in communal housing, and through the work performed daily, they carry out the Loretto community’s mission to work for justice and act for peace. ...

Can Nerinx Get Greener?

Can Nerinx Get Greener?

Halle Jackson

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, recent

Nerinx bleeds green. Sports games, spirit days, and the everyday uniform all show that the school is filled to the brim with green and white. But is Nerinx green in the sense of “going green” for the environment? To find out, Hallways surveyed students of all grade levels on their thoughts about Nerinx’s environmental su...

New Year, New Library

New Year, New Library

Theresa Sholy, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, recent

With every new school year comes much excitement: a new freshman class, beginning of the year welcome traditions such as Hey Day, catching up with friends, and more. However, this school year in particular brought with it something Nerinx doesn’t habitually see: a newly renovated library. Julie Padber...

New Phone Policy, Who Dis?

New Phone Policy, Who Dis?

Maya Neufeld-Wall

November 2, 2018


Filed under GreenFeed, recent

A new year at Nerinx Hall brings many new changes, one of which is relaxed rules on cell phone usage during the school day. Students can now have their phones out during contact period and during all lunches in the cafeteria; however, if they are caught on their phones outside these allotted times, t...

Senior Traditions

Senior Traditions

Halle Jackson

November 2, 2018


Filed under GreenFeed, recent

As long as the Class of 2019 has been at Nerinx, they have been excitedly awaiting senior year. The opportunity to be the leaders of the school, anchor the morning show, and participate in countless other senior traditions have enticed them. A month into the year, this year’s class has already gott...

What You Need to Know About the Midterms

What You Need to Know About the Midterms

November 2, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, recent

 “Sure, I would vote, but I don’t know enough about the candidates...” Have you ever heard this excuse before, or even used it yourself? Midterm elections are swiftly approaching, set for November 6, 2018, but many people opt out of voting in midterms simply because they do not feel they know en...

Nerinx’s Gold Award Girl Scout: Laura Smith

Nerinx’s Gold Award Girl Scout: Laura Smith

Theresa Sholy, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features, recent, Spotlight

For Nerinx students, it’s important to instill key values of faith, community, justice, and respect. Knowing yourself and your world is another philosophy that Nerinx Hall teaches to every one of its students. Gold Award winner Laura Smith exemplified Nerinx’s values in this capstone Girl Scout ser...

Why You Need to Care About the Supreme Court

Why You Need to Care About the Supreme Court

Emily Hickey

November 2, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, recent

People living in the United States are constantly bombarded with news, especially concerning politics. Understandably, many wish to drown out the seemingly constant stream of political commentary and presidential tweets in the media. However, all Americans, including teenagers, should tune in to a trusted sou...

How Many More? The Need for Gun Control in America

How Many More? The Need for Gun Control in America

Laura Smith and Claire Capelli

July 2, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Op-Ed, recent

A Letter From Your Editors.   On an average day, 96 Americans are killed through gun violence, a statistic vastly different from other developed nations. That is 96 lives gone once a bullet pierces the skin, 96 families changed forever, 96 last breaths taken. Over 3.5 per 100,000 people wil...

First of Many: Cape Town

First of Many: Cape Town

Laura Smith

July 2, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Opinions, recent

Cape Town is a beautiful tourist city that sits at the tip of South Africa. Cape Town is quickly running out of water. The local government is racing to address the situation, with desalination plants making seawater drinkable, groundwater collection projects, and water recycling programs. This issue ...

Fighting the Algorithm: How “cookies” influence our lives in more ways than we think

Fighting the Algorithm: How “cookies” influence our lives in more ways than we think

Maya Martin

July 2, 2018


Filed under Features, recent

So, odds are, you have probably heard of cookies before. No, not the amazing gooey, chocolatey goodness that you bake on a night in at home, the other kind. When used in an internet usage context, “cookies” refers to the way a web browser stores data from websites accessed to shop, research, or ...

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