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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Emalee Cantlin, Editor in Chief

March 26, 2015

Artists’ reception

Snowscope, Western Middle Schools's Art teacher

Mike Layher, Web Journalist

March 6, 2015

On March 8, 2015 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., there is an art show being held at 634 North Mechanic Street in downtown Jackson. 17 Jackson art teachers and a selection of their student's art will be displayed on the walls at Art 634. Those who attend are able to create a Powerful Protection Amulet at Circle...

To stay or not to stay

To stay or not to stay

Kelsey Hogan, Web Journalist

February 27, 2015

Many students have experienced traumatic experiences. However, having to choose between living and dying probably hasn't been one of them. In the new story If I Stay, that is exactly what character, Mia had to do. The book is told through Mia's (the main character) eyes and her experiences. It is ba...

Actors connect through high school production

Senior Olivia White and Brian Lewis act our their parts for the musical Beauty and the Beast

Kelsey Thomas, Web Journalist

February 17, 2015

In 2001, the musical Beauty and the Beast was phenomenally put on by the school. This year they have decided to bring it back with a whole new cast and directors. "I do not think we are recreating the show," said director and choir teacher Mr. Snell. "With different actors and directors this show is ...

Masterwork concert twist

Wind Ensemble performs at Western High School

Mike Layher, Web Journalist

February 13, 2015

Though the Northwest-Western rivalry usually causes tension at shared events, both musical departments came together for a concert in late January. Band director Mr. Mangiavellano began the Masterworks Concert in 2009 for his Wind Ensemble class, first hosted at the First Church of the Nazarene, but...

Choir members perform at annual event

Senior Mackenzie Miller performs her solo on Jan. 16th

Mike Layher, Web Journalist

January 28, 2015

Despite battling sickness, fifteen choir students, half of the total who intended on performing, traveled to Western High School to participate in the annual solo and ensemble festival. Students practice on their own and attend weekly voice lessons with private teachers to prepare for the event. “Choir...

Best of 2014

Best of 2014

Alec Richmond, Web Editor in Chief

January 26, 2015

As the first month in the new year comes to an end, people look forward at what greatness 2015 will produce. As for 2014, there was an array of amazing movies, apps, and gadgets developed. Throughout the year, many apps grew in popularity in the Apple App Store, Amazon, and Google Play. Some stayed...

New look, new sound

New look, new sound

Ryleigh Wright, Web Producer

January 20, 2015

Taylor Swift transitions from country and cowboys to heels and Hollywood men. Swift has made her transition from her innocent country ways to a woman who sings of happiness and her way of life. Swift's album 1989 was release late October and is now thriving. Her new sound is more edgy, with techno...

New class lets students excel

Kelsey Thomas, Web Journalist

January 20, 2015

The new school year brings fresh and exciting classes for students. Multi Media Literature, taught by Mrs. Soper, is a new class for students to discuss the similar topics in different ways. Students enjoy the freedom of being able to choose a book with a corresponding movie of their choice. It also...

Dolls to Adult

Kelsey Hogan, Web Journalist

December 16, 2014

A Quinceañera is the gathering of friends and family to honor the transition for a girl to woman in the Hispanic heritage. The celebration usually consists of  God, music, food, dancing and presents for the young woman. Some students in the Northwest community have participated in these events. "I...

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

Mike Layher, Journalist

November 18, 2014

Drama Club's 2014 fall production, performed at Grass Lake High School, is titled The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon. Performance dates for this event are: Friday, December 5th Saturday, December 6th Friday, December 12th Saturday, December 13th Each performance begins at 7:00pm and is abou...

Pep band newly welcomed

Kelsey Hogan, Web Journalist

November 17, 2014

Northwest High School is welcoming a pep band with the new 2014 basketball season. The band will consist of around 25 to 30 band members. The band members will do most of their performance at half time and time-outs. Time-outs are a break in the game, for the basketball members to come together and...

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