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Panda Express embraces workers from Indonesia and China

Panda Express embraces workers from Indonesia and China

Jensen Mortimer, Journalist February 12, 2020

With roughly 19.5 percent of the world speaking English, individuals who move to America, get quite a bit of culture shock. At the food chain Panda Express, located in Jackson, MI, there are employees...

Student reveals belly piercings

Expressing myself through body modifications

Ariana Koker, Feature Editor February 11, 2020

Expression can range from individual to individual, and someone's personal style can be shown by their hair color, hobbies, and voice. With myself, I like to show others who I am through my piercings. As...

Living on pins and needles with shingles proves shocking for young writer

Living on ‘pins and needles’ with shingles proves shocking for young writer

Hannah Smith, Journalist February 10, 2020

Imagine millions of pins and needles stabbing your nerves all at once, or your arm constantly being on fire. The nerve pain for me while dealing with shingles feels just like that and is excruciating at...

My first day with incurable diabetes

My first day with ‘incurable’ diabetes

Des Cutter, Journalist February 10, 2020

I woke up some time in the middle of the night in excruciating pain. Gasping for breath, I shake my head yes to my mom, who had just asked if I wanted to go to the hospital. Little did I know that if I...

Student battles food disorder to live normal life

Student battles food disorder to live normal life

Kate Beebe, Journalist February 10, 2020

Freshmen Avary Senft has a food disorder called Eosinophilic Esophagitis, otherwise known as EE. EE is a chronic disease of the esophagus where white blood cells build up in your esophagus and cause inflammation,...

BIGGEST fan continues support of athletics

BIGGEST fan continues support of athletics

Jacob Swartz, Journalist February 7, 2020

Northwest athletics has had the pleasure of having a Mountie "super fan" known as Lee Webb in their community. For the past 11 years, Lee has earned this recognition from students. Webb has attended over...

Sydney Brown helping Alex Danilowsky fill out college applications.

Jackson Area Career and Access Center sends Sydney Brown to guide students’ future plans

Anthony Cole, Assistant Web Editor January 29, 2020

Many students at Northwest are unaware of the resources that are readily available to them when it comes to plans after high school. One of these resources includes assistance from Sydney Brown of the...

Northwest Cheer Team welcomes new coach

Northwest Cheer Team welcomes new coach

Hannah Smith, Journalist January 27, 2020

 The varsity cheer team at Northwest High School has a new head coach for the 2019-2020 season, Sandy Walsh. Last year, Walsh was an assistant coach for the team alongside Melissa Coito, the previous...

Foreign exchange students bring new cultures to Northwest

Jacob Swartz, Journalist November 21, 2019

Northwest High School gets the luxury of hosting multiple foreign exchange students this year. They introduce cultures from places all around the globe such as France, Germany, Chile, Belgium, Denmark,...

Keara Hayes earns lead role in the fall play

Keara Hayes earns lead role in the fall play

Hannah Smith, Journalist November 12, 2019

Senior Keara Hayes is playing the lead role, Cindi Andrews, in the fall play, Becoming Juliet. The play is about a high school whose drama club has been cancelled. Hayes’ role, Cindi Andrews, is the...

New student teacher assists band director

New student teacher assists band director

Amya Case, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 24, 2019

Since the Marching Mounties began working on their 2019 show, Reach for the Sky, they have been fortunate enough to have a new student teacher. The band has had previous student teachers before, but none...

Northwest welcomes new counselor

Northwest welcomes new counselor

Ariana Koker , Feature Editor October 22, 2019

Marine Smith, a new ninth and tenth grade counselor, began her career at Jackson College for five years doing academic counseling at the college level. Smith has also worked at the middle school and high...

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