The Moxie Mountie

Black Panther movie leaves mark in history, proves successful

Black Panther movie leaves mark in history, proves successful

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2018

  On Feb. 16, Marvel Studios released a groundbreaking film that changed the superhero movie genre forever. Marvel’s Black Panther (2018) is the first big budget superhero movie to feature an African-American as the lead.   The film follows T’Challa (Black Panther) as he returns to the f...

Contagion class dissects cow heart, lungs, and tongue

Senior Dalton Shew examines the up close details of a cow heart.

Audri Chenoweth and Adam Staudinger

March 2, 2018

   On Mar. 1 the Contagion A course had the chance to dissect a cow heart, lungs, and tongue. Northwest Meat Market had supplied Contagion teacher Mrs. Rhonda Drumm with all of the fresh cow parts at a discounted rate to allow her student the learning opportunity.   “I think the opportunity is pretty co...

College and Career expo brings onsite interviews

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018

  There will be a free College and Career Expo on Tuesday, Mar. 27.   The expo is intended for juniors, but students from any grade are welcome. Students will have the opportunity to be educated on college searches, admissions, and the financial aid process.   The college fair begins at 6 p....

Pre-festival band concert

Freshman Tyler Smith plays the tuba in concert band. He switched from a sousaphone during marching band.

Sydney Bowler, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2018

Be More Kind club to host “Dessert Bar”

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018

  Before the varsity girls’ and boys' final basketball game against Marshall, there will be a two dollar dessert bar held in the cafetorium.   The Be More Kind club is hosting the dessert bar to celebrate the conclusion of a successful basketball season. This bar will include cookies, brow...

Varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball works hard to achieve success

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018

  With this years basketball season coming to an end, many people look at the final results of both the boys’ and girls’ Varsity teams and their coaches’ strategies for success. Both Head Coaches Ryan Carroll of the girls’ team and John Moffitt of the boys’ team have different strategies ...

Upcoming bond informational meeting

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018

  The bond committee will be hosting a bond meeting on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. in the high school cafetorium.   It will be an informative meeting to discuss construction needs of the school and the costs involved. They will also discuss why the construction is necessary.   Every cam...

Practice SAT offered to students

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018

  There will be a practice SAT test on Saturday, Feb. 10.   The test will be held in rooms 104 and 106 in the high school between the times of 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The practice test will hopefully help students work on their testing skills and gain insight on what to expect for the real SAT. St...

Teacher feature: Getting to know Mrs. Tiffany Adema

Dakota Bright, Web Journalist

February 5, 2018

Where did you graduate from? “Spring Arbor University.”   Android or apple? “Apple because I’ve never really had an Android.”   Favorite season and why? “Fall because it’s not too hot and not too cold.”   Favorite holiday? “Thanksgiving because there is good food and I can see my family.”   Coffee or tea? “Hot coffee and c...

Parent ‘picks’ way in assisting Guitar Class

Community member Janet Belding assists sophomore Lauren Ingram in correct finger placement for a guitar note.

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2018

      For the past three years, community member Janet Belding has been assisting the band program by volunteering and supervising at band events. Recently, she has been helping band director Bryan Mangiavellano teach his fourth hour guitar class.   She has a son who grad...

Teacher feature: Getting to know Mr. Corey Slater

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018

Why do you teach? “I had great mentors when I was in school. I first wanted to be a physical therapist because I was involved in athletics. I kind of thought about doing that and then I had two really good English teachers my 12 grade year that really made me think about possibly going into English. The...

Students participate in Clark Lake Polar Plunge

(left ti right) Economics teacher Elizabeth Hoffbauer, seniors Hannah Parson and Trevor Saye, and sophomore Jordan Dangler

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018

  The Northwest Mounties recently took part in the Clark Lake Polar Plunge.   Seniors Hannah Parson and Trevor Saye, sophomore Jordan Dangler, and community member Jeff Gier all took the dip into freezing cold water in order to raise money for the Special Olympics.   The jumpers chose to ...

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