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Senior Kelsey Thomas being supported by her parents, high school coaches, and college coach at her signing.

Bowler advances to collegiate level

Senior Kelsey Thomas signs with Spring Arbor University
Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2016

Senior Kelsey Thomas signed with Spring Arbor University for bowling on Saturday, April 9. She will be receiving a partial scholarship.  Her average score was 180 and during her best game she scored 246...

Letters from the editors for spring break

Genna Barner, Asst. Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2016

Dear Moxie Mountie Readers, We, as a staff, wish to remind you of the importance of remaining safe during Spring Break. When making choices, remember you represent your family, friends, and school....

Softball starts with home game

Softball starts with home game

Lindsey Huff, Journalist March 31, 2016

The 2015 season ended in a loss to Eaton Rapids in the Pre-District game at Western High School for the Northwest Varsity Softball team. They finished 11-3 in the conference, one game short of first place,...

Grade eight Aria Ward telling about her time spent  in Spain.

Spanish Club embraces time about culture

Lauren Hale, Opinion Editor March 30, 2016

For more than 20 years, Spanish Club has been held for all those interested in the Spanish language. Currently it is held once or twice a month, usually on Tuesdays in room 211. Spanish teacher Mrs....

The finished Cube sculpture.

Rubik’s Cube food sculpture results

Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2016

The Jackson Community Food Pantry held a sculpture contest to raise awareness and funds on Saturday, Mar. 20. Schools around the county participated. Northwest created a Rubik's Cube. With their sculpture,...

Robotics team 2611 advances to regionals

Gabe Riley, Entertainment Editor March 28, 2016

The F.I.R.S.T. Robotics 2016 season is in full swing. Team number 2611, The Jacktown Vectors, has been rolling through this season. Stronghold is a game where robotics can navigate several obstacles...

Advance broadcasting wins gold award in competition

Advance broadcasting wins gold award in competition

Maddie Swope, Web Journalist March 28, 2016

Mountie Nation Station, run by Northwest High School’s Advanced Broadcasting class, received news Monday, Mar. 14 that they were one of the recipients of an award from Education Sports Entertainment. The...

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative educates students

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative educates students

Sydney Rhines, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2016

Thursday, March 24, the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (TPPI) assembly was held in the cafetorium. Beginning with a short presentation with facts and statistics pulled from Jackson County and...

Mind over body

Mind over body

Book demonstrates how athletes should train their thoughts
Maddie Perrin, Video Editor March 23, 2016

Athletes train their bodies all the time. They consume protein shakes, chicken breasts, spinach; anything to bulk up and keep their bodies able to perform at the highest level. But very few athletes,...

Athletic Boosters hosts annual fundraiser dinner

Maddie Swope, Web Journalist March 23, 2016

Northwest Athletic Booster’s annual Cash Bash and Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from, 6 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. It will be held at the Gene Davis Banquet and Convention Center....

Junior Cade Dedoes slides to catch the ball.

New coaches for new season

Lee Belding , Chief Financial Officer March 22, 2016

The new baseball season has brought fresh faces to the field. This year’s Varsity coach is Cory Parrott and JV coach is Derek Anspaugh. Former Varsity coach Brian Klinger stepped down after 25 years...

The 2015-2016 Student Government members.

Student Government plans for future

Katie Arntz , Asst. Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2016

The Northwest High Student Government have gained over half of their members just from the 2015-2016 school year alone. In total, there are 40 students involved with Student Government. Officers discuss...

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