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Marching Mounties cheer on football team

Sophmore Zach McEldowney fills in for a member of drumline by playing two sets of tenor drums during “Rah Rah” at Kerincraft 200.

Taylor Thrush, Journalist

October 26, 2016

Usually people associate school spirit at a football game with the cheerleaders, but they are not the only ones keeping the energy going. At every home game, band director Mr. Brian Mangiavellano and Drum Majors senior Enrique Fonseca and junior Evan White lead the Marching Mounties in singing, shouting,...

Marching Mounties prepared for the Grand Ledge Marching Exhibition

Two sets into

Audri Chenoweth, Photogrpaher

October 24, 2016

Check out the band's performance at Grand Ledge here.

Choirs prepare for fall concert

Seniors Kelsy Lopes and Jerod Parrett sight read during Vocal Dimension.

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

October 21, 2016

Ready to raise the bar, the choirs have been practicing since the first day of school for the fall concert. The concert is on Oct. 25 in the cafetorium. There will be two concerts, one at 6 p.m. and one at 7:45 p.m., featuring both the middle school and high school choirs. Admission is free, but the...

Marching Mounties’ season includes performances, fundraisers

Marching Mounties' season includes performances, fundraisers

Amya Case, Journalist

September 27, 2016

The theme this marching season is Yin and Yang, which is the balance between light and dark. The marching band is performing six songs this year at their halftime show, including “House of the Rising Sun” and “Clair De Lune". This year’s band has 130 kids in it and they are working hard...

National Honor Society applications, requirements

Mrs. Randi Watts and junior Maddie Miller welcomes Miller into NHS last fall. NHS inducted around 40 members last year.

Sydney Bowler, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2016

National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization that recognizes excellent students who demonstrate the four pillars of scholarships, service, leadership, and character. NHS gives students great scholarship opportunities and looks great on resumes. It also gives students the opportunity to participate...

Art Prize field trip

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2016

On Oct. 3 Art teacher Mrs. Julie Evers Dodge is hosting a field trip to Grand Rapids to view Art Prize, an international art competition. Students will be able to view the top 20 finalists on the planned walking tour. For more information contact Dodge in Room 105.

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. You are advised to make the right decisions and to not put yourself under any influence. When traveling...

Spanish Club embraces time about culture

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

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. Rebecca Moulton has been the advisor for several years. She sets up different activities for all in...

Robotics team 2611 advances to regionals

Senior Aaron Heath is spying to the drive team to direct the robot.

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 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

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

The 2015-2016 Quill and Scroll members.

Katie Arntz, Asst. Editor-In-Chief

March 15, 2016

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....

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