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Robotics team 2611 advances to regionals

Robotics team 2611 advances to regionals

Gabe Riley, Entertainment Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

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 which are chosen by the opposite team or the crowd. Once past certain obstacles the robot can pick...

Advance broadcasting wins gold award in competition

Advance broadcasting wins gold award in competition

Maddie Swope, Web Journalist

March 28, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

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 National ESE Program Competition’s Gold award was given to Mountie Nation Station for its...

Quill and Scroll set to induct new Journalism members

Quill and Scroll set to induct new Journalism members

Katie Arntz, Asst. Editor-In-Chief

March 15, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

Quill and Scroll Society is a National Journalism Honor Society that is specifically for students in broadcasting, school newspaper and yearbook. To qualify for this group, one must have been in one of the classes for two or more years and must show leadership, responsibility and outstanding work ethic....

‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ springs into action

‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ springs into action

Morgan Huver, Feature Editor

March 14, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

For the annual spring musical, Northwest is presenting “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, a biblical tale of a man’s journey through hardships. With his emotional roller coaster, Joseph pushes through obstacles and pays his dues. Tickets can be purchased by filling out an order...

Snowfest photo gallery

Snowfest photo gallery

Katie Arntz, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

March 1, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

      All photos courtesy of the Yearbook Staff...

Patti the pig steals spotlight at Snowfest assembly

Mike Layher, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

At the annual Snowfest Games Assembly on Thursday, Feb 18, students and staff competed against each other for bragging rights, Varsity cheer performed a couple routines, and the Dance Team had their debut performance. Games included Find the Peppermint, Candy Horse, and Tug of War. In the midst of...

Choir gains more attention through competitions

Sydney Boulter, Web Journalist

February 12, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

This year the advanced choral ensemble Vocal Dimension has begun presenting themselves in and around communities in Michigan. They have advertised themselves in several ways to the community. One of the things they have decided to do is a YouTube video competition against other groups. The YouTube...

Lighting up the darkness in life

Lighting up the darkness in life

Kelsey Thomas, News Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The idea of hope is something that pushes people through even the hardest of times. Being hopeful for others can also give them the strength to push through anything in life. This is what Vincent Van Gogh was trying to depict through his painting, Starry Night. Van Gogh was showing that even in a...

Like that of an iceberg

Like that of an iceberg

Rachael Kaiser, Journalist

December 11, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

People tend to not see what is actually going on a person’s life, much like that of an iceberg. The majority of the ice is underneath the surface where no one can easily see it. This is the premise of Icebergs, this year’s fall play performed by the Drama Club.    Icebergs tells the story of a gr...

Simulation mobile games recommended for students

Gabe Riley, Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

No matter the place of time mobile apps are a great way to entertain yourself with games. This is what happens when a player participates in the creation of a 'plague' in the award winning mobile app “Plague Inc.”. Bringing death upon the people of the world by poisoning the masses merely to entertain...

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