The Moxie Mountie

Positive behavior improves from the start

Anthony Cole, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

During the start of the year, Northwest High School has seen a positive improvement over last year's behavior referrals. This is based on recent information gathered from referral reports (from SWIS). These reports breakdown a day by day basis but are also each week. The most common referrals last...

Northwest Travel Club: Trip of a Lifetime

Northwest Travel Club: Trip of a Lifetime

Anthony Cole, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Northwest Travel Club invites anyone interested in the July 2021 trip to Italy and Greece to please look over the attached link. If students register before the end of September you will earn $200 off the initial listed price (student or adult). Next Thursday, September 12th there will be a meeting...

Academic Focus Days- Tuesdays and Thursdays

Academic Focus Days- Tuesdays and Thursdays

Kaitlyn Grier, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

Tuesdays and Thursdays in Focus Time are for Study Time Grade Attendance Checks Re-Testing SAT Practice (Khan) Scholarships Choice Reading Utilize Pass System *Every student must put their cell phones in the pocket, fill out their accountability sheet for that day, and compl...

Northwest and Western Combined Dance

Northwest and Western Combined Dance

Kaitlyn Grier, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

STUDENTS, join us for our 2nd annual combined dance with the Panthers and Mounties on Friday, September 13th at Western High School! Dance details:   The dance is immediately after the conclusion of the football game. Use the gym entrance ('59 Gym) by the football gate, look for the red and bla...

Study Lab information

Kaitlyn Grier, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

WHO- Any students who need to make up or retake an assessment for any class. Any student who needs a little extra help in any subject area from a teacher. Any student who needs a computer to work on assignments or assessments. WHEN & WHERE- Tuesdays and Thursdays in the MEDIA CENTER...

Parent-Teacher Conferences rescheduled

Parent-Teacher Conferences rescheduled

Kaitlyn Grier, Website Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

Parent teacher conferences have been rescheduled for September 26th because the original date conflicted with the week of Homecoming. The high school, alternative, and middle school conferences will still be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Relieve your stress with cats and dogs

Relieve your stress with cats and dogs

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

February 20, 2019

  Mrs. Hoffbauers first hour economics class is sponsoring a stress relief day on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The event will take place in the commons area and run from 8-11:30 am.  It will cost $3 for ten minutes of interactive time with a choice of dogs or cats. All proceeds will go toward the Cascades Hum...

Four wrestlers advance to regionals

Four wrestlers advance to regionals

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

February 11, 2019

  The Varsity wrestling team recently competed in the team district meet hosted by Northwest High School. Northwest, Eaton Rapids, Saline, and Western all battled it out on Wednesday, Feb. 6.   The Mounties had a crushing loss at the hands of Eaton Rapids, but not before the team took down Saline. ...

Open House dates for the Preschool and Childcare

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

February 4, 2019

  Open House and Enrollment Fairs for the Northwest Preschool and Childcare is being held at 6900 Rives Junction Rd. You can attend one of two dates, Thursday, Feb. 28 or Tuesday, Apr. 9 from 6-7:30 pm.   Everyone has the opportunity to get to know the staff and learn about the programs that...

Grindall wins Quill and Scroll national award

Grindall wins Quill and Scroll national award

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

January 25, 2019

  Congratulations to sophomore Taylor Grindall! She earned a national honorable mention award from Quill and Scroll for her yearbook Clubs Spread. The contest involved last year’s book.   Quill and Scroll is an international high school journalism honor society. They recognize and encourage bot...

School partners with Community Action Agency for coat drive

School partners with Community Action Agency for coat drive

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

January 18, 2019

   Northwest staff are collecting gently used outdoor winter apparel, (hats, mittens, coats, boots, and scarves). In partnership with the Community Action Agency they are collecting all of these items that are in good condition.    High school items can be dropped off at any NW School office thr...

Event planned to support the Camburn family

Nicole Mata, Web Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2019

  The DeVolder family is planning an event to help support the Camburn family.     Senior Meghan Camburn, and her sister Erin,  learned their father, Gary Camburn, was ill. He  was diagnosed with leukemia and has recently been undergoing a bone marrow transplant.   The event is a spag...

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