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Club looks to promote and celebrate diversity

Club looks to promote and celebrate diversity

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

February 19, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

 The Diversity Club is making its way to Northwest! The club is a group of both students and staff who want to promote and celebrate diversity within the school.   The idea of the club is a collaboration between Principal Mr. Scott Buchler, Spanish teacher Mrs. Rebecca Moulton, Civics teache...

Sayles twirls her way into Disney

Sayles twirls her way into Disney

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

February 19, 2019


Filed under Feature, Photo Gallery, Showcase

At the young age of five, freshman Jadyn Sayles started baton twirling. Since then she has only been improving in the sport. She enjoys what she does very much. “It is one of my favorite things to do,” said Sayles. “So on a scale of one to ten, it is an eleven, because it is super fun.” Sayles...

Student Spotlight: Sophomore IIydia Srnka

Student Spotlight: Sophomore IIydia Srnka

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

February 11, 2019


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What are your favorite hobbies? "I enjoy playing soccer, being on the equestrian team, and doing musicals. Doing this I feel much more free." What gets on your nerves? "One thing that gets on my nerves is people who don't work hard, it makes everyone else suffer." What are your goals and/o...

Choir uses hair color idea to raise over $1,000 to support family

Choir uses hair color idea to raise over $1,000 to support family

Jordan Thomas, Web Journalist

February 8, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

    In the early fall of 2018, Gary Camburn was diagnosed with a rare form of blood cancer called Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia and because of this condition it leaves Gary unable to work for a long period of time. The family remains positive, but medical bills have accumulated and supplying for...

Adopt A Family organizer continues to support families

Adopt A Family organizer continues to support families

Alisha Musgrove, Media Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Many people in the Northwest community know about Adopt A Family and how much the program helps out families in need, but not everyone knows its organizer, Ms. Marnie Hade. A version of this event existed within Student Government before Hade started working as a teacher twenty three years ago, but now...

Student Spotlight: Freshman Joshua Shimmons

Student Spotlight: Freshman Joshua Shimmons

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

December 6, 2018


Filed under Feature

What is the biggest difference between middle school and high school that you have noticed? The teachers are more lenient at the high school. What is your favorite part about high school so far? My favorite part is that there are only five hours. Do you play any sports? Yes, I play socce...

Career exploration at Northwest

Career exploration at Northwest

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

November 29, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  The Find Your Future Fair (FYFF) is an event that gives students the opportunity to gain knowledge about certain careers. Adults who are in several different job pathways will come in and speak about their work. They will talk about what they do on a daily basis and how they got to where they...

Club explores Hispanic culture through dance, music, food

Club explores Hispanic culture through dance, music, food

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

November 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  The Spanish Club is dedicated to students who want to learn more about different Hispanic culture, foods, and individuals. They meet after school every other Tuesday during the school year.   The group learns about the history of many different Hispanic countries, and focus on many promin...

Senior competes in Tang Soo Do with third degree black belt

Senior competes in Tang Soo Do with third degree black belt

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

November 8, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  Senior Lucas Herrera has been practicing Tang Soo Do since he was six years old.  Tang Soo Do is a karate based martial art that is similar to Taekwondo and Karate but is not as well known.   “When I was younger, I really wanted to join, but they said that I was too young,” said Herrera. ...

Former student returns as officer to serve and protect

Former student returns as officer to serve and protect

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

November 5, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

    When Mr. Justin Davis first attended Northwest High School as a student, he never imagined someday returning as a police officer to patrol hallways and keep students safe.  Yet, at 36, he is living in Jackson, Michigan with his wife and five children, and he is loving his new job.  He apprec...

Former graduate Grace Latz shares Olympic training experience

Former graduate Grace Latz shares Olympic training experience

Shealyn Paulis, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2018


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   As a Northwest High School graduate, Jackson native Grace Latz was excited for her freshman year of college. She had chosen to go to the University of Wisconsin on an undecided major, choosing to figure out her career later. Little did she know, this choice would lead her down a path of intense...

Finding the flowers: Gaining maturity by learning from parents

Finding the flowers: Gaining maturity by learning from parents

Audri Chenoweth, Web Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2018


Filed under Column, Feature

Growing up as an only child, my parents became my best friends at a very young age. They have taught me everything I know, from learning to eat and brush my hair to being independent and standing up for myself. Though I have not needed to use it quite yet, my parents have helped me discover my...

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