• 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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Northwest encourages students to participate in practice SAT

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
February 16, 2017
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  Northwest will be offering a practice SAT on Sat, Mar. 18.   The practice test will be in preparation for the SAT in Apr. in Room 106 (Miss Hade’s room) of the high school from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   There is a $30 test fee if students register before Thursday, Mar. 16. If students pay for the te... Read more »

Be More Kind club challenges students to kindness challenge

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
February 15, 2017
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  The Be More Kind club is challenging students to be extra kind in the upcoming weeks. During the weeks of Feb. 13-24, they are asking students to take the kindness challenge. They have provided each class with a “kindness challenge checklist” which were passed out during seminar on Feb. 14. ... Read more »

Be More Kind club selling t-shirts to promote kindness

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
February 15, 2017
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  The Be More Kind club is selling t-shirts for their kindness challenge.   The shirts are $5 dollars and come in sizes adult small to extra large. The shirts also come in colors green, blue, yellow, pink, grey, and red. Students may buy or order them from Miss Hade in Room 106. Sales are on a first com... Read more »

Valentines for Veterans

Ashley Potosky, Journalist
February 7, 2017
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Ashley Potosky This Thursday, Feb. 9, students can participate in Valentines for Veterans, a service opportunity where participants will make Valentine’s Day cards for the veterans in the Jackson community.    If anyone knows a veteran that should be mailed a valentine or has any questions, please see Mrs. Randi... Read more »

College-palooza invites students to think about college

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
February 1, 2017
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  On Tuesday, Mar. 7, there will be a “college-palooza”, a free college fair at the high school.  The event is aimed toward juniors, but all students are encouraged to come. Parents and guardians are encouraged as well. Approximately 50 colleges will have booths and be giving out brochure... Read more »

Cash Bash supports Northwest athletics

Kaitlyn Grier, Journalist
January 30, 2017
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On Apr. 22, from 6 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Northwest will be hosting an athletic boosters raffle. The raffle involves a 1 in 300 chance to win $7,500 and there will also be a dinner and dance. Tickets are $80 and the ticket includes dinner, dancing for two, and an entry into the drawing. The raffle... Read more »

Be More Kind Club plans activities for kindness week

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist
January 30, 2017
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The Be More Kind Club met on Jan. 23 to collect ideas for a Be More Kind week which date is not set yet. Students and staff can join a challenge called the "Great Kindness Challenge", which consists of a checklist of 50 kind actions. The club is planning an assembly, spirit wear, and contests at the ... Read more »

Sophomore class scheduled to visit JACC

Kaitlyn Grier, Journalist
January 27, 2017
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On Feb. 7, the sophomore class with being going to the Jackson Area Career Center (JACC). The sophomores will be leaving before 8 a.m. and they will be returning around 10:30 a.m. In Dec. students filled out forms where they had to choose two choices to visit at JACC. Depending on what the student... Read more »

Upcoming conferences, Screening of Screenagers

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
January 25, 2017
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  On Thursday, Jan. 26, the high school and middle school will have their parent teacher conferences.   Parents can discuss grades and other concerns with their children’s teachers. Conferences start at 4:30 p.m. and end at 7 p.m.    The school will also be hosting a showing of the documentary, S... Read more »

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 »

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