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...

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.

Dedication put into Cinderella production

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....

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

Community honors dedicated man

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...

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,...

Belle appeared at the premiere of Beauty and the Beast at Jackson 10. To hire a princess or superhero at an event contact The League of Enchantment at or follow them on Facebook at League of Enchantment.

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

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...

Cinderella tickets on sale

“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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Athletes prepare for upcoming season

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...

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