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Local library hosts contest based off of “Hamilton”

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 28
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On April 6, the Meijer Branch Library of Jackson District Libraries will be hosting a Hamilton Throwdown. Teenagers are invited to perform at this event and give their rendition of a song from the musical Hamilton. At the end of the event a winner will be chosen based on their performance. The event is...

Be More Kind club selling official Dude Be Nice shirts

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 24
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The Be More Kind club is selling official Dude Be Nice shirts. There are baseball shirts and hooded sweatshirts. The baseball shirts will be $20 and the sweatshirts will be $30, and both are men's sizes. An order form is attached below. ...

Seniors invited to Michigan Youth Arts Festival

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 23
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Due to their scores at State Solo and Ensemble seniors Abby Becraft and Logan Frewen were selected to perform at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival (MYAF). MYAF will be held in April at Western Michigan University, and high school students from around Michigan perform in a variety of fine arts, such as...

Prom Closet opens for season

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief
March 21
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The Prom Closet is thankful for all of the donations it has received since the beginning of the year. Students who are looking to check out a dress should contact Mrs. Drumm, Mrs. Hickey, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Ousley, Mrs. Waldron, or Mrs. Watts. Once contacting a teacher the student should follow the procedure...

SAT approaching in April

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
March 17
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  The SAT is almost here.   Juniors will be taking the SAT Tuesday, April 11,Wednesday, April 12, and Tuesday, April 18. The test is required for students to take in order to graduate and earn a diploma.   Freshman and Sophomores will be taking a pre-SAT (PSAT) on April 11 as well. This is meant to prep...

Dress up days for March, contest being held during seminar

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
March 17
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  March is reading month, and NW community will be having dress ups days in celebration.   Tuesday, March 21, is neon day. Tuesday, March 28, is read a student or staff member's favorite sports team shirt day. Thursday, March 30, is tropical summer clothing day.   Prizes will be given to t...

Schedule for Be More Kind assembly on March 16

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 15
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On Thursday, March 16, there will be a Be More Kind assembly honoring those who were kind in the month of Feb. The assembly is after first hour, and students must sit with their seminar class. Regular classes will be 64 minutes long. Students and staff are encouraged to wear their Be More Kind...

Sylvan Learning offers PSAT at high school

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 14
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Barry Ochrach On March 18, from 8 a.m. to 1;30 p.m., the high school is offering a Practice SAT (PSAT) to all students who would like practice for the SAT. This event is hosted through Sylvan Learning. The PSAT will be held in Room 106 of the high school. Students should be bring drinks and snack...

“Cinderella” performances nearly sold out

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 14
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Tickets for the Friday and Saturday performances of Cinderella are sold out. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. is the only day that still has seats available. Tickets for adults are $12, senior citizens and handicapped are $10, and students are $8. All performances will be held in the Baughman Theater at Jacks...

NW Band Boosters host craft show

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 10
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The NW Band Boosters will be hosting a craft show on Saturday, March 11. This event will be at the high school from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Local craft makers will be selling handmade items at this event, and there will be musicians performing throughout. Admission is $2, and there will be a raffle. The...

Class of 2017 hosts Zumba Glow Party

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 10
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Today, March 10, there will be a Zumba Glow Party in the middle school gym. This event will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and the price is $10 per person, or $30 for a family of three or more. All profits will go to the Class of 2017.

Power outcage causes NW Community Schools to cancel classes on March 9

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
March 9
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Yesterday, March 8, power shut off during 5 hour classes at the high school and subsequently at other schools. The power outage continued into today, March 9, and NW Community Schools canceled school for today, along with preschool and childcare. Due to weather conditions Energizing Education, hosted...

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