The Moxie Mountie

Girl’s Track team strives for personal strengths, gains more participation

Abigail (Oli) Grenke, Journalist

March 24, 2017

The Girl’s Track team began practice on Tuesday, Mar. 14. Although it is early in the season, the group already has some big goals and plans for the spring. The team meets in Track Coach Mr. Ron Woodruff’s room, number 508, every day after school from 2:50 to 4:00, but sometimes they will keep...

Dedication put into Cinderella production

Senior Colin Dexter, as Lord Pinkleton, announces to the cast, as townspeople, that the prince is giving a ball in order to find a bride.

Sydney Shafer, Journalist

March 22, 2017

Four hours a day, five days a week. Practicing lines, building the set, and blocking scenes is just a small amount of credit given to the Northwest musical cast. The musical this year is Cinderella. It is about a peasant girl who is surrounded by people who dream about doing bigger and better things. ...

Community honors dedicated man

Mr. Lee Webb is given a signed basketball from the Girls' Basketball team.

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist

March 21, 2017

  Hundreds of thank you notes, letters and signed gifts were some of the souvenirs 68 year old Lee Webb got to take home on Thursday morning, March 16.   To show gratitude and honor to those who have been role models to the school and community, Northwest invited Webb to the school’s c...

Prom Closet opens for season

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2017

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...

Rendition of “Beauty and the Beast” combines new elements with original story

Belle appeared at the premiere of

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

March 20, 2017

A tale as old as time comes to life in the new live action film, Beauty and the Beast. Disney released the film, starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast on March 17. The character development was exceptional from every single character. Luke Evans truly became his egocentric...

“Cinderella” tickets on sale

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

Cinderella tickets can be bought from members of the cast and crew from now until March 16. The show nights are as follows: Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Adults are $12, senior citizens and hand...

Caps on for cancer

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2017

All of Northwest Community Schools are welcome to participate in Caps on for Cancer. Students and staff may wear appropriate hats to schools with a minimum of a $1 donation. All profits will go directly to Relay for Life. The team with the most participation and money raised will win a trophy to k...

Importance of creativity over technology

Importance of creativity over technology

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017

As much as we spread love, our society is becoming more hateful of one another. As much as we say we are standing up for ourselves, we are becoming a hypocritical and complaining generation. People are quick to hide behind screens when it comes to confrontation. Our society has found the easy way...

Illegal to leave cars idling in public parking lots

Illegal to leave cars idling in public parking lots

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

February 6, 2017

Idling a car is illegal in many states, including Michigan where citizens can not have a car running in a public parking lot. An idling car is described as when the engine is running, but not being in motion. However, when a man was warming up a car in his own driveway in Roseville, Michigan near...

Spoiler Alert!: Show returns with humorous parodies of real events

Spoiler Alert!: Show returns with humorous parodies of real events

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2017

Inspired by the reality of the past, Documentary Now! provides a fresh take on parodies. The style of the show is filmed as if the episodes were reality. Documentary Now!’s humor comes from how the situations detailed in the show are made to look real and not fictional. The show’s opening ...

Snowfest week dates, dress up days

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2017

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...

Athletes prepare for upcoming season

Middle school athletes listen to Coach Bippes. They come up to the high
school after school to work with the upperclassmen.

Adam Staudinger, Journalist

January 19, 2017

With track season starting in the spring, students are making an effort to stay in shape during the winter. Students train inside the high school during the winter months, using the hallways as their practice area. The athletes jog, run, and sprint to improve their running times for track for around...

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