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Date set for College Information Night for seniors

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


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  There will be a college information night on Wednesday, Dec. 13.   The event is an opportunity for seniors and their families to receive help applying to Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students can also apply for scholarships, college, and create other professional documen...

Be More Kind club hosts 2 dollar dinner

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


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  On Friday, Dec. 8, the Be More Kind club will be hosting a 2 dollar community dinner.   The dinner will include soup and salad, and will be held in the cafetorium. There will be a craft station where mini Christmas wreaths can be made, as well as a cookie decorating station.   The dinne...

Northwest to hold Daddy Daughter dance

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2017


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  Northwest’s annual Daddy Daughter dance will be held on Dec. 2 from 6-8 p.m.   The dance will take place in the high school competition gym. There will be music, food, festive surprises, and pictures with Santa.   Girls grades kindergarten through 12 are welcome to participate. To purchase a...

Weight room is availible for winter training

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


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  During the off season of sports, the weight room is open to any students interested in staying in shape.   Any student in 8-12 grade is welcome to work out in the weight room. The weight room is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Coaches are present to supervise and...

Upcoming travel club meeting information

Caleb Hilliard, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2017


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  There will be a Travel Club meeting on Wednesday Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.   The meeting will take place in the Media Center and will be lead by the club advisers Elizabeth Hoffbauer and Tracey Dryer. Instructions on how to sign up, the price of the trip, and additional information will be given to...

Marching Mounties host annual festival, receive high rating

Marching Mounties host annual festival, receive high rating

Anna Piterek, Web Journalist

October 26, 2017


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On Oct. 21 Northwest hosted an MSBOA (Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association) marching band festival at the football stadium. The first band performed at 3:15 p.m. before Northwest closed the festival with an 8:30 performance. The performances were rated from one to five, with one being the...

Supplies donated in community relief effort

Caleb Hilliard, Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2017


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    At the beginning of the school year, the Northwest community teamed up with the Michigan Center community and started to collect various school supplies to help schools affected by hurricane Harvey.   Teacher Miss Marnie Hade rounded up supplies such as pencils, notebooks, papers, and more ...

Volleyball team shows staff appriciation

Volleyball team shows staff appriciation

Audri Chenoweth, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


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  On Oct. 18, the third annual Staff Appreciation Event will be held around 6 p.m. between the JV and Varsity volleyball games. Those being recognized were selected by individual players on the team because of the positive differences the staff made in their lives.   The JV game will begin at 5:15 ...

We want your blood!

We want your blood!

Shealyn Paulis, News Journalist

October 13, 2017


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The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive at the high school commons area on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. The event is sponsored by Student Government. “Students need to insure that they eat breakfast and drink lots of water on the day of and prior to their donation,”...

Upcoming Spooky Sprint raises scholarship money for seniors

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017


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  The Jackson Counseling Association will be hosting their annual Spooky Sprint for scholarship 5k run and walk on Oct. 21. The event is being held to help raise money for scholarships for local seniors.   It is $25 to race, and $2.75 to sign up. The price increases to $30 after Oct. 16.  ...

Upcoming PSAT available to students

Nicole Mata, Journalist

September 27, 2017


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Students can take the PSAT at school on Oct. 11 at 7:30 a.m. It is available to all students that needs to take the SAT. There are only 50 seats open so it will be first pick to all juniors. The price is only $15 but can be reduced to the students who have access to free/reduce lunch. The last day...

Drama club prepares for fall play

Shealyn Paulis, Journalist

September 25, 2017


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The drama club will be debuting their first play of the year on Tuesday, Nov. 30. They will be performing “The Bold, The Young, and The Murdered.” The event will have tickets available at the door on all showing nights. Also available will be a seasonal Drama pass, allowing frequent ticket buyers t...

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