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Norwalk High School Prom and After Prom

Norwalk High School Prom and After Prom

Taylor Stanley, Editor April 5, 2024

Norwalk High School’s 2024 prom will be held from 8-11:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Science Center of Iowa. The event is open to all Norwalk 11th and 12th grade students, with the option of...

Sophomore Cael Bemis does a hang clean while at after-school lifting. Bemis is a member of the football and wrestling teams.

Norwalk After-School Lifting Program

Brayden Plourde, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Norwalk High School offers an after-school lifting program for any student who wishes to improve their physical health in the new NPECC. These are pictures from a session on March 4, 2024.

Senior Roberto Fortin (left) and sophomore Ryley Six work on Wednesday, Sept. 29, in the study room. The students said they were studying for speech and biology classes.

Norwalk’s New Proficiency Standard

Dulguun Batzaya, Staff Writer March 6, 2024

According to a new policy, students have to work until the very end of the semester trying to get all topic scores to a 3.  "In my mind, when teachers are teaching a standard, if you don't have that...

Abdi Ahmed poses with a football during PE class on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Norwalk football field. Ahmed said he shows his enjoyment of football during PE class.

Norwalk High School Fitness PE

Zakariya Mohamed, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

Norwalk offers multiple physical education courses such as Fitness PE, a course where students have the opportunity to stay active through options such as football, kickball, and walking. Teacher Michelle...

Senior Kyle Erickson watches hockey on his phone on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in journalism class. Erickson said Hockey is one of his favorite sports.

Lights, Tape, Puck, and Action

Gavin Briar, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

When you think of popular sports in Iowa, the big ones that come to mind are baseball, basketball or football. However, some students at Norwalk High School said they love the game of hockey. Sophomore...

Norwalk journalism and yearbook students attend the Iowa High School Press Associations fall conference on Oct. 19, 2023, at the University of Iowa. This conference gave high school students an opportunity to visit the University of Iowa and their campus.

Following the Four Years

Keegan Johnson, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

As the class of 2024 nears their last semester of high school, Norwalk seniors are reflecting on their future plans following graduation. Some students plan on attending 4-year colleges and universities,...

Dulguun Batzaya writes in Mrs. Thomas journalism class this past fall. Dulguun is involved in many activities such as journalism and football.

Norwalk welcomes foreign exchange student from Mongolia

Joe Ceretti, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Over the years, Norwalk High School has had many exchange students. Dulguun Batzaya is an exchange student from Mongolia who was selected as a finalist for the ‘Flex’ Program to study in the United...

Tyler Harper wins the boys state championship for Class 3A for the 113-pound weight class on Saturday, Feb. 17, at Wells Fargo Arena. This year, Norwalk had seven qualifiers for boys state wrestling.

Tyler Harper becomes State Champion

Taylor Stanley and Tyler Davis February 19, 2024

Norwalk senior Tyler Harper won the boys state wrestling championship in Class 3A for the 113-pound weight class at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday, Feb. 17. Last year, Maddux Borcherding-Johnson won...

Senior Tyler Harper (top) wrestles at a home meet on Dec. 12, 2023, in the NPECC. Last year, Harper was one of Norwalks few state qualifiers.

Norwalk State Wrestling this Wednesday

February 13, 2024

Seven of Norwalk's wrestlers will participate in state wrestling at Wells Fargo Area in Des Moines on Wednesday, Feb. 14 - Saturday, Feb. 17. The first round is on Wednesday, the quarter-finals on Thursday,...

Teddi Karnes (left) and Ethan Franklin smile for a photo at Winter Formal in 2023. The 2024 Winter Formal will take place on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Norwalk High School 2024 Winter Formal

Zakariya Mohamed, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

The Norwalk High School 2024 Winter Formal Dance is scheduled to take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Eastview cafeteria. The theme of the dance is a “Very Chilly Winter Night,''...

Senior Colton Lippold poses for a photo at his internship at Wellabe this semester. At Wellabe, Lippold is an information technology intern.

Focusing in on the Internship Program with Mrs. Irlmeier

Keegan Johnson, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

As students begin to envision their future paths, Norwalk High School's internship program aims to provide them with hands-on experiences tailored to their career interests. The program seeks to bridge...

Norwalk High Schools JV show choir, Sound Adrenaline, warms up at the 2023 Norwalk Nexus show choir event on Sat. Feb. 4 at Norwalk High School. The group will perform again this year along with the varsity and middle school show choirs.

Norwalk Nexus

Riley Samuelson, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

Norwalk show choirs will host a competition at Norwalk High School on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 8:30 a.m to 9:00-10:00 p.m. for middle and high school show choirs to compete. A group of these Norwalk show...

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