• Students who have ordered a 2015-2016 yearbook should pick them up from Miss Hade in Room 106.

  • Opportunity to travel to Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, and Paris in June of 2017, to sign up see Mrs. Hoffbauer or Miss Dryer.

  • Seniors: If you want to earn a red cord for graduation you must donate blood or volunteer at three blood drives this year.

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Snowfest week dates, dress up days

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief
January 19, 2017
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Snowfest week will be from Jan. 23 through Jan. 27. Monday, Jan. 23 will be Pajama Day. Students should dress appropriately and no hats will be allowed. Tuesday, Jan. 24 students should dress in for their future profession for Career Day. Hats will be allowed. Seniors will vote for King and Qu... Read more »

Blood drive scheduled for Jan. 19 after Red Cross declares urgent need

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief
January 18, 2017
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Student Government is hosting a blood drive on Jan. 19 during the school day. Red Cross has announced an emergency shortage of blood donations. To sign up see senior Caroline Smith, senior Cece Klee, or Mrs. Abby Tanner in Room 515. Students that are 16 must have parent/guardian consent in order to donate.

Adopt-a-Family present wrapping after school on Dec. 20

Caleb Hilliard, Journalist
December 20, 2016
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The Adopt-a-Family project allows the community to donate food, clothing, and toiletries to those who need them. 46 families have been helped, and students and staff have helped sort donated items after school. Students will volunteer immediately after school Tuesday, Dec. 20 to wrap the gifts and... Read more »

Prom committee plans next meeting for Jan. 19

Caleb Hilliard, Journalist
December 13, 2016
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The next prom committee meeting is taking place on Thursday, Jan. 19 in the media center. There, juniors and junior parents will discuss the theme of the prom among other details such as decorations and activities. For more information contact prom advisers Mr. Ray Edward and Mrs. Julie Dodge for... Read more »

College information night for seniors

Morgan Huver, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
November 30, 2016
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There will be a college information night on Dec. 13 held by College and Career Access Center.  The meeting will take place in Room 106. This event will consist of numerous opportunities to help seniors with applying for FAFSA, college, scholarships and professional document creation.  There will also... Read more »

Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

Amya Case, Journalist
November 18, 2016
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The Daddy Daughter Dance will be on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Competition Gym in the high school. Tickets that are reserved by 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 are $10 per father/father figure while tickets at the door are $20 per father/father figure. There will be food, music, and... Read more »

Annual Give Hope trip information

Annual Give Hope trip information

Amya Case, Journalist
November 4, 2016
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Those who are interested in the Give Hope disaster relief trip should attend the meeting this Sunday on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be by Miss Marine Hade in Room 106. Only students in high school and adults may participate and they must attend the monthly meetings. For more information see... Read more »

Proceeds from Crossroads support Adopt-a-Family

Amya Case, Journalist
October 28, 2016
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The Northwest community would like to thank Crossroads convenience store for donating a penny per each gallon of gas for the Adopt-A-Family foundation. The fundraiser began on Oct. 1 and will continue through Oct. 31. The money raised will go towards meals and toiletries for families in the community.

Basketball tournament to benefit Salvation Army

Adam Staundinger, Journalist
October 26, 2016
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Northwest is hosting a student vs. staff basketball game on Friday, Oct. 28, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is hosted at the gymnasium in order to raise money for the Salvation Army. To sign up to play on the student team, students should see Mrs. Elizabeth Hoffbauer in Room 503 and give her... Read more »

Salvation Army receives proceeds from Family Fun Night

Salvation Army receives proceeds from Family Fun Night

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
October 26, 2016
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The second annual Family Fun Night is on Wednesday, Nov 2nd in the high school gymnasium and cafetorium. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the event starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. Activities to participate in are basketball, dodge ball, indoor golf, and a showing of the movie Angry Birds. Concessi... Read more »

Free Halloween-themed movie

Free Halloween-themed movie

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
October 25, 2016
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  Northwest will be hosting a free outdoor movie night on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6:45 p.m.   This year the movie being shown is the family-friendly Disney film, Halloween Town (1998).   Doughnuts, popcorn, and cider will be available for purchase at the concessions. Attendants should bring a chair or ... Read more »

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