The Moxie Mountie

Technology changing the way students learn

Students actively work on the laptops located in the media center

Anthony Cole, Web Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2020

   As technology continues to advance, schools remain using outdated teaching styles each and every day. Many schools are lagging behind and often use outdated software and equipment. The big question remains; are schools properly preparing students for the modern-day workforce?    “I don’...

Athletics prove beneficial to students

A football player is shown morphing into a successful business man

Anthony Cole, Web Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2020

   A recent study from the NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) found that the average GPA of a high school athlete was 2.84, while a student who doesn't participate in sports had an average GPA of 2.68. The benefits of sports go far behind just being in better physical condition. The...

Marijuana legalization reaches several states

Marijuana legalization reaches several states

Des Cutter, Journalist

February 12, 2020

   The United States of America is stuck in an ongoing battle of differences regarding the legalization of weed. The recent legalization of marijuana in Michigan was due to its possible benefits of reducing harm, creating jobs, saving money, and promoting consumer safety.     It can reduce harm by lowering impriso...

Military divides Air Force to form new branch

Military divides Air Force to form new branch

Anthony Cole, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

   Our military consists of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, National Guard, and Coast Guard. With the largest military spending budget in the world (according to defensenews.com), The United States has continually developed their technology and has now added a new branch to the military, the Spa...

Students struggle with school attendance

Student Amya Case works alone as fellow students are absent

Amanda Gallaway, Journalist

February 7, 2020

   All across the country, teachers and school boards are constantly struggling with students over poor attendance. This is probably one of the largest concerns in high schools today.     When coming in for the day, there are many issues that factor into what time a student does or does not ...

Northwest Cheer Team welcomes new coach

Northwest Cheer Team welcomes new coach

Hannah Smith, Journalist

January 27, 2020

 The varsity cheer team at Northwest High School has a new head coach for the 2019-2020 season, Sandy Walsh. Last year, Walsh was an assistant coach for the team alongside Melissa Coito, the previous head varsity coach. This is Walsh’s second year coaching at Northwest, but she has coached on and off ...

Popular Local Restaurant Comes to Unexpected Close

Popular Local Restaurant Comes to Unexpected Close

Shealyn Paulis, Editor in Cheif

January 23, 2020

   On Monday, January 6 of 2020, Klavons Pizzaria & Pub’s Rives Junction location, the first of the three, shut down for maintenance. Later that evening, the company announced its plans to its employees to keep its doors closed permanently.    The business had been a part of the Northwest Community fo...

Find Your Future Fair returns with over 45 presenters

Find Your Future Fair returns with over 45 presenters

Jacob Swartz, Journalist

November 25, 2019

   On Tuesday Nov. 26, Northwest High School is having their annual Find Your Future Fair. It is meant to expose students to careers, but all students will go to the fair and learn about potential future jobs.  This year, there are over 45 presenters from multiples careers.    “Most st...

Jozie Bontrager will sign to play college basketball with sister

Ella and Jozie Bontrager when they played together in AAU Basketball.

Henly Sleight, Multi-Media Editor

November 21, 2019

On November 8, 2017, Ella Bontrager signed the contract to play basketball for Lake Superior State University (LSSU) on a full ride scholarship. Two years later, now a college sophomore, she awaits her younger sister, Jozie Bontrager, to join her in playing basketball at LSSU, also on a full ride. Jozie...

Check Out The Moxie Mountie Newspaper Issue #1

Check Out The Moxie Mountie Newspaper Issue #1

Anthony Cole, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

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Superfan Winners Announced For Fall Season

November 12, 2019

    On Friday, October 25, ten students were awarded their Superfan shirts during Focus Time, after obtaining their first 10 points of the school year. First year winners received a red shirt, and a white shirt was awarded to second year winners. Along with the t-shirts, confetti was thrown on them to ...

Salvation Army Distribution scheduled

Salvation Army Distribution scheduled

Henly Sleight, Multi-Media Editor

November 12, 2019

Salvation Army distribution days are now scheduled for the 2019 holidays. December 16 is a food only day while December 17-18 will include both food and toys that will be distributed, all three days will go from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Northwest High School will be able to send two shifts per day wi...

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