The Moxie Mountie

Administration will not tolerate drugs on school campus

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

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, and school administrators will not tolerate it. Yet, students still go out of their way to re...

Valid worries of global warming in Michigan

Valid worries of global warming in Michigan

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

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 ours (Michigan).   This severe heat will cause many problems such as heat waves, wildfires, dr...

Relieve your stress with cats and dogs

Relieve your stress with cats and dogs

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

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 minutes of interactive time with a choice of dogs or cats. All proceeds will go toward the Cascades Hum...

Rosa: The girl who fixed herself

Alisha Musgrove, Media Editor

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 is nineteen. She is a magnificent, intelligent, caring young girl who believes she is the very...

Club looks to promote and celebrate diversity

Hall monitor Mr. Gregory Hardwick holds a sign that represents the Diversity Club.

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

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 between Principal Mr. Scott Buchler, Spanish teacher Mrs. Rebecca Moulton, Civics teache...

Sayles twirls her way into Disney

Freshmen Jadyn Sayles  performs during halftime at the homing coming football game.

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

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 do,” said Sayles. “So on a scale of one to ten, it is an eleven, because it is super fun.” Sayles...

Four wrestlers advance to regionals

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

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

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 Mounties had a crushing loss at the hands of Eaton Rapids, but not before the team took down Saline. ...

The negative effects plastic straws gives to the environment

Image created by freshman Olivia Wells

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

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 biodegrade.   Single-use plastic straws are made out of polypropylene; which is a type of plast...

Avoid my relationship habits

Avoid my relationship habits

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

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 mistake I made.  Yet… something… continues to draw me back.  I continue to go back and make the same, ...

Practice SAT day available for small fee

Practice SAT day available for small fee

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

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 students can expect on the actual test. The high school will be hosting the practice day in rooms 104 an...

Open House dates for the Preschool and Childcare

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

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 pm.   Everyone has the opportunity to get to know the staff and learn about the programs that...

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