The Moxie Mountie

Administration will not tolerate drugs on school campus

March 19, 2019

  The drug crisis in America is spreading rapidly. It has continued to grow not only in Jackson, but in its schools as well. The effects of drugs and other illegal substances on students are not unknown,...

Valid worries of global warming in Michigan

Valid worries of global warming in Michigan
February 27, 2019

  The earth is warming up and researchers are reporting that 2019 will be the hottest year ever. With billions of glaciers melting away and sea temperatures rising, many species are suffering, including...

Relieve your stress with cats and dogs

Relieve your stress with cats and dogs
February 20, 2019

  Mrs. Hoffbauers first hour economics class is sponsoring a stress relief day on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The event will take place in the commons area and run from 8-11:30 am.  It will cost $3 for ten...

Rosa: The girl who fixed herself

February 19, 2019

“How can someone receive joy from causing pain? Why do they want to hurt me? What am I doing wrong? I’m causing this to happen. I’m such a horrible person. I deserve this...I am worthless.” Rosa...

Club looks to promote and celebrate diversity

Hall monitor Mr. Gregory Hardwick holds a sign that represents the Diversity Club.
February 19, 2019

 The Diversity Club is making its way to Northwest! The club is a group of both students and staff who want to promote and celebrate diversity within the school.   The idea of the club is a collaboration...

Sayles twirls her way into Disney

Freshmen Jadyn Sayles  performs during halftime at the homing coming football game.
February 19, 2019

At the young age of five, freshman Jadyn Sayles started baton twirling. Since then she has only been improving in the sport. She enjoys what she does very much. “It is one of my favorite things to...

Four wrestlers advance to regionals

(From left to right) Senior Austin Tapley, junior Jake Race, sophomore Bryce Graham and freshmen Payne.
February 11, 2019

  The Varsity wrestling team recently competed in the team district meet hosted by Northwest High School. Northwest, Eaton Rapids, Saline, and Western all battled it out on Wednesday, Feb. 6. ...

The negative effects plastic straws gives to the environment

Image created by freshman Olivia Wells
February 8, 2019

  Plastic straws are terrible, not only for the environment, but also for the body. This type of straw is single-use, meaning they are used once and then discarded into a landfill where it will never...

Avoid my relationship habits

Avoid my relationship habits
February 8, 2019

  Intense hurt has become normal to me. Hurt so severe that I can do nothing other than welcome the pain with arms wide open.   Letting a boy have all of the power over my heart was the first...

Practice SAT day available for small fee

Practice SAT day available for small fee
February 4, 2019

    Any student hoping to prepare for the SAT is welcome to attend the practice SAT test scheduled for February 23 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Northwest High School. This practice day focuses on what...

Open House dates for the Preschool and Childcare

February 4, 2019

  Open House and Enrollment Fairs for the Northwest Preschool and Childcare is being held at 6900 Rives Junction Rd. You can attend one of two dates, Thursday, Feb. 28 or Tuesday, Apr. 9 from 6-7:30...

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