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Allegiance hospital hosts Family Wellness Day

Audri Chenoweth, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017


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 Henry Ford Allegiance Radiation Oncology is hosting a Step by Step Family Wellness Day on Sept. 23. Participants may pay $20 to participate in one event or $25 to participate in two events.   To kick off the day a five mile run begins at 8 a.m. followed by a 5K run/walk at 9 a.m. The children ...

Northwest travel club announces next trip

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017


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  If snorkeling the great barrier reef, touring the Sydney Opera House, and holding a koala sound like fun, then there might be an upcoming trip just for you.   The Northwest Travel club is scheduled to visit Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii. The trip is being described as a unique educat...

Northwest encourages “super-fans”

Luke Worden, Journalist

September 18, 2017


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  Following the “Dude. Be Nice” campaign, The Northwest “Be More Kind” group has put out a new way of getting students to participate in school events.   This new idea was ushered in by senior Danielle Griswold and co-created by Ms. Marnie Hade. The idea is to reward students for attending sports ...

Homecoming information released to student body

Homecoming information released to student body

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


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    Homecoming week starts Monday, September 18th. The theme is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.   Each class was assigned a turtle, with freshman being Donatello (purple), sophomores being Michelangelo (orange), juniors being Leonardo (blue), seniors being Raphael (red), and teachers being...

Book Nook encourages students to read

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017


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In the side entrance to the Commons Area next to the library is a Book Nook hosted by Spanish teacher Mrs. Rebecca Moulton. Students are encouraged to take and read books from the Book Nook. The books are free, and students may choose to return a book after reading it or keep it. For any further...

Local library hosts contest based off of “Hamilton”

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2017


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On April 6, the Meijer Branch Library of Jackson District Libraries will be hosting a Hamilton Throwdown. Teenagers are invited to perform at this event and give their rendition of a song from the musical Hamilton. At the end of the event a winner will be chosen based on their performance. The event is...

Be More Kind club selling official Dude Be Nice shirts

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2017


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The Be More Kind club is selling official Dude Be Nice shirts. There are baseball shirts and hooded sweatshirts. The baseball shirts will be $20 and the sweatshirts will be $30, and both are men's sizes. An order form is attached below. ...

Seniors invited to Michigan Youth Arts Festival

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2017


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Due to their scores at State Solo and Ensemble seniors Abby Becraft and Logan Frewen were selected to perform at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival (MYAF). MYAF will be held in April at Western Michigan University, and high school students from around Michigan perform in a variety of fine arts, such as...

Prom Closet opens for season

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2017


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The Prom Closet is thankful for all of the donations it has received since the beginning of the year. Students who are looking to check out a dress should contact Mrs. Drumm, Mrs. Hickey, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Ousley, Mrs. Waldron, or Mrs. Watts. Once contacting a teacher the student should follow the procedure...

SAT approaching in April

Adam Staudinger, Journalist

March 17, 2017


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  The SAT is almost here.   Juniors will be taking the SAT Tuesday, April 11,Wednesday, April 12, and Tuesday, April 18. The test is required for students to take in order to graduate and earn a diploma.   Freshman and Sophomores will be taking a pre-SAT (PSAT) on April 11 as well. This is meant to prep...

Dress up days for March, contest being held during seminar

Adam Staudinger, Journalist

March 17, 2017


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  March is reading month, and NW community will be having dress ups days in celebration.   Tuesday, March 21, is neon day. Tuesday, March 28, is read a student or staff member's favorite sports team shirt day. Thursday, March 30, is tropical summer clothing day.   Prizes will be given to t...

Schedule for Be More Kind assembly on March 16

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2017


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On Thursday, March 16, there will be a Be More Kind assembly honoring those who were kind in the month of Feb. The assembly is after first hour, and students must sit with their seminar class. Regular classes will be 64 minutes long. Students and staff are encouraged to wear their Be More Kind...

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