The Echo

Playing for something larger than yourself

Meghan Gaither, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

On Nov. 6, Vijay Gupta, a professional violinist,  returned to Neuqua Valley to speak with the music department and perform two original pieces composed by Reena Esmail. This is Gupta’s second time at Neuqua in the past two ...

New at Neuqua: Wildcat Cafe

November 19, 2019

Neuqua honors veterans at annual ceremony

Abigail McArthur-Self and Sameer Datta

November 11, 2019

On Nov. 8, the Friday before Veterans’ Day, Neuqua held their annual Veteran’s Day ceremony in the auditorium during an extended sixth period.  The ceremony aims to honor those who have served in the military. Ella Lav...

Neuqua’s Wee Wildcat preschool lets high schoolers and preschoolers grow together

Abigail McArthur-Self, News & Copy Editor

November 7, 2019

The Wee Wildcat Preschool has been a part of Neuqua Valley almost as long as the high school has existed. It offers the preschool students a state-certified preschool education while providing the high school-aged teachers with hands...

Neuqua football team advances in play-offs

Abigail McArthur-Self, News & Copy Editor

November 7, 2019

On Nov. 2, Neuqua Valley’s football team beat the Conant High School Cougars 44-6. It was the first play-off game after a successful season for the Wildcats. Despite the cold, they were supported by the cheer and dance team...

Why Freshmen Need Their Own Space

Sameer Datta, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

When I was a freshman starting out at Neuqua, I had just moved from a very small middle school of 300. Now when a new student comes in from any middle school, which has an average of 1000 students coming into a new school of alm...

District 204 teacher’s union president, Paul Gamboa, passes away

Abigail McArthur-Self, News & Copy Editor

September 30, 2019

Paul Gamboa, president of the Indian Prairie Education Association -- the district 204 teacher’s union -- died on Friday, Sept. 13 due to complications from an infection. According to the IPEA’s post following his death, Gam...

New year, new Neuqua: a look into new safety protocols

Anika Haridas and Allison Blaszak

September 16, 2019

Neuqua Valley High School welcomes the new school year by implementing a few changes to safety protocols. With the previous principal Dr. Robert McBride resigning, Dr. Lance Fuhrer has become the new principal for Neuqua. He sa...

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