The Moxie Mountie

Book Nook encourages students to read

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017

In the side entrance to the Commons Area next to the library is a Book Nook hosted by Spanish teacher Mrs. Rebecca Moulton. Students are encouraged to take and read books from the Book Nook. The books are free, and students may choose to return a book after reading it or keep it. For any further...

Founder of national kindness project to speak at series of assemblies

Founder of national kindness project to speak at series of assemblies

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017

The California-based Dude Be Nice initiative will be coming to the Jackson Community. Dude Be Nice CEO and founder Mr. Brent Camalich is visiting Northwest to speak in a series of assemblies on May 8 and May 9. During the assemblies Camalich will speak about the importance of Dude Be Nice and how...

Pitching a team, Varsity softball plans goals for season

Kaitlyn Grier, Journalist

March 29, 2017

Softball has started and the Varsity team is more than ready to start playing. There are new students to the team along with new coaches. The students that made varsity have been practicing every day after school for up to two hours. “The practices are hard but it’s worth the pain and time because...

Local library hosts contest based off of “Hamilton”

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2017

On April 6, the Meijer Branch Library of Jackson District Libraries will be hosting a Hamilton Throwdown. Teenagers are invited to perform at this event and give their rendition of a song from the musical Hamilton. At the end of the event a winner will be chosen based on their performance. The event is...

Be More Kind club selling official Dude Be Nice shirts

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2017

The Be More Kind club is selling official Dude Be Nice shirts. There are baseball shirts and hooded sweatshirts. The baseball shirts will be $20 and the sweatshirts will be $30, and both are men's sizes. An order form is attached below. ...

Seniors invited to Michigan Youth Arts Festival

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2017

Due to their scores at State Solo and Ensemble seniors Abby Becraft and Logan Frewen were selected to perform at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival (MYAF). MYAF will be held in April at Western Michigan University, and high school students from around Michigan perform in a variety of fine arts, such as...

Kindness assembly hosted for community member

Lee Webb speaks before the school after receiving gifts from sports teams and a standing ovation from the school.

Audri Chenoweth, Photographer

March 16, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68pUWOoGElk

Schedule for Be More Kind assembly on March 16

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2017

On Thursday, March 16, there will be a Be More Kind assembly honoring those who were kind in the month of Feb. The assembly is after first hour, and students must sit with their seminar class. Regular classes will be 64 minutes long. Students and staff are encouraged to wear their Be More Kind...

Sylvan Learning offers PSAT at high school

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2017

Barry Ochrach On March 18, from 8 a.m. to 1;30 p.m., the high school is offering a Practice SAT (PSAT) to all students who would like practice for the SAT. This event is hosted through Sylvan Learning. The PSAT will be held in Room 106 of the high school. Students should be bring drinks and snack...

“Cinderella” performances nearly sold out

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2017

Tickets for the Friday and Saturday performances of Cinderella are sold out. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. is the only day that still has seats available. Tickets for adults are $12, senior citizens and handicapped are $10, and students are $8. All performances will be held in the Baughman Theater at Jacks...

NW Band Boosters host craft show

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

The NW Band Boosters will be hosting a craft show on Saturday, March 11. This event will be at the high school from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Local craft makers will be selling handmade items at this event, and there will be musicians performing throughout. Admission is $2, and there will be a raffle. The...

Class of 2017 hosts Zumba Glow Party

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

Today, March 10, there will be a Zumba Glow Party in the middle school gym. This event will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and the price is $10 per person, or $30 for a family of three or more. All profits will go to the Class of 2017.

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