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The Right Side - Stop running and face the changes needed to improve mental health

The Right Side – Stop running and face the changes needed to improve mental health

Rachel Keeler, Journalist February 3, 2023

  In the past few years, students in school have had difficulty with their motivations and work ethic. I believe that the lack of motivation and work ethic has changed due to increased mental health...

Hallway calendars provide information, benefit multiple groups

Hallway calendars provide information, benefit multiple groups

Rachel Keeler, Journalist January 30, 2023

  Miss Marnie Hade has been teaching for 27 years. This year, one of the many programs she runs through the school received funding from local businesses to put up calendars throughout the hallways. The...

National Honor Society to host community talent show

National Honor Society to host community talent show

Rachel Keeler, Journalist January 27, 2023

   On Wednesday, February 8, the National Honors Society is running a community talent show! The group will be accepting donations at the door for Henry Ford cancer patients.    The talent show...

The Right Side - Animal Testing, why?

The Right Side – Animal Testing, why?

Rachel Keeler, Journalist January 25, 2023

   Organizations are creating new ways to test their drugs in new products. Some do this by testing them on animals, so no humans are harmed. I have mixed feelings about this subject. For accurate research...

Updates on NWCS Organizations Results

Rachel Keeler, Journalist January 24, 2023

   Northwest Community Schools has been raising money and awareness for many organizations recently.     During the week of September 19th to September 23rd, our community raised $1,213.85 and...

Choir students get accepted to State Honors Choir

Rachel Keeler, Journalist January 17, 2023

   State Honors Choir is upon us. Thursday, January 19th, and Friday, January 20th the State Honors Choir will be in Grand Rapids, Michigan.    Students Maya Quillen, Julyan Porter, Emily Zielinski,...

Junior gymnast beats career record, earns Athlete of the Week

Junior gymnast beats career record, earns Athlete of the Week

Rachel Keeler, Journalist December 20, 2022

   Ally Thrun is a junior who competes in Varsity gymnastics for JAG Gymnastics. She also maintains a 4.0 GPA while in a demanding sport. On Saturday, December 3, Thrun scored a high school career high...

COVID-19 shutdown affects todays mental health

COVID-19 shutdown affects today’s mental health

Rachel Keeler, Journalist December 16, 2022

   In March 2020, students in the nation were told that they were taking two weeks off of school due to an abundance of sickness. Most were excited to have a break from the stress of school. Then, almost...

Senior Adam Haselius competing in a match last season. This is the same year he won the state title.

Wrestling success built on high standards, future drive toward teamwork

Rachel Keeler, Journalist December 8, 2022

   The wrestling program has been successful over the past two years by claiming the 2020 and 2021 conference championships while also earning the title of 2021 District Champions. Beyond the team honors,...

Ties and Tiaras double dance sells hundreds of tickets

Rachel Keeler, Journalist December 6, 2022

    Northwest's Yearbook staff kicked off their annual Ties and Tiaras dance on Saturday, December 3. Because of the great success in past years, they started splitting the dance into two different locations....

New winter hats made available through Spirit Store

New winter hats made available through Spirit Store

Rachel Keeler, Journalist December 5, 2022

   Jessica Banister, the Athletic Director’s administrative assistant, announced the sale of new Northwest Mountie winter hats! These hats with a pom are $20. Cuffed Carhart brand hats are $30. The...

Old signage in front of the upcoming coffee shop.

Coming Soon – New Coffee Shop

Rachel Keeler, Journalist November 4, 2022

   Judith Osterberg and Hadleigh Houghton, special education teachers, have a goal to allow their students to have more employability skills and job opportunities. One way they think will help is to...

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