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Seniors Drew Milligan and Madison Smith after being crowned Snowfests king and queen.

Milligan and Smith crowned King and Queen for annual Snowfest

Alondra Mata, News Editor February 25, 2022

  Being nominated for Snowfest court can be a dream come true and create a feeling of living in a fantasy. Each nominee for the 2022 Snowfest court was proud and excited to be nominated.  After the...

Students form jazz band and begin performances at One North

Students form jazz band and begin performances at One North

Alondra Mata, News Editor February 9, 2022

   Juniors Elijah Haldane and Connor Campbell's love for playing instrumental music has led them to take the next step in musicianship and performance by forming a small jazz band, Jackson Art Ensemble.    Although...

Deadline set for Young Poets of 2022 contest

Holliss Rumler, Photographer & Web Journalist February 1, 2022

   Jackson County is offering a contest for all K-12th students in which they are invited to submit an original poem for the 18th Annual Young Poets Contest.    The contest is through the Jackson...

Mid-Winters tale coming February 5

Mid-Winter’s tale coming February 5

Holliss Rumler, Web Journalist & Photographer January 19, 2022

   Northwest's yearly Snowfest dance is quickly approaching and students are eager to attend the festive activities. Snowfest spirit week will take place from  Jan. 31 to Feb. 5. To conclude spirit...

LGBTQ community strives toward equality

LGBTQ community strives toward equality

Alondra Mata, New's Editor January 13, 2022

   Over the years, Northwest has encountered numerous situations involving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. Many students believe this is a significant issue because...

Northwest updates COVID-19 case guidelines

Northwest updates COVID-19 case guidelines

Abby Warner, Web Journalist December 14, 2021

  With COVID-19 cases on the rise in many parts of Michigan, Northwest administration has been working very hard to ensure the safety of the students, most recently with an update to the guidelines.     As...

Spirit Store opens again for business

Spirit Store opens again for business

Alondra Mata, New's Editor December 10, 2021

     After a long-awaited return, the Northwest High School Spirit Store will begin selling merchandise again. Hoodies, sweatpants, and many other accessories will be available for purchase...

20th annual Daddy Daughter Dance returns

20th annual Daddy Daughter Dance returns

Alondra Mata, News Editor December 2, 2021

    On Saturday night, December 4, Northwest will host the 20th annual Daddy Daughter Dance. There will be two dances held at the high school. The first one will be held in the Competition Gym from...

Salvation Army looking for volunteers

Salvation Army looking for volunteers

Hannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2021

   With Adopt a Family now open for donations and the giving trees all in place, another group that students can support is the Salvation Army. They are looking for individuals to help volunteer with...

School shares differing opinions over mask mandate

School shares differing opinions over mask mandate

Alondra Mata, New's Editor November 17, 2021

   Although COVID-19 cases have decreased by 15.1 percent since October of 2021, they are now back on the rise, and many students and staff believe the lifted mask mandate is a problem.    Science...

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