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Homecoming information released to student body

Homecoming information released to student body

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

    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...

Senior Will and Testament 2016-2017

May 31, 2017


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2017 SENIOR WILL AND TESTAMENT • I, Gabe Arthur, leave to: Evan White and Noah Woodruff: The position of Emcee for the National Honor Society talent show. Kyle Arthur: The sole ability to influence the Arthur game. • I, Genna Barner, leave to: The Moxie Mountie: All of my stress bottled up...

Founder of national kindness project to speak at series of assemblies

Founder of national kindness project to speak at series of assemblies

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017


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The California-based Dude Be Nice initiative will be coming to the Jackson Community. Dude Be Nice CEO and founder Mr. Brent Camalich is visiting Northwest to speak in a series of assemblies on May 8 and May 9. During the assemblies Camalich will speak about the importance of Dude Be Nice and how...

Community honors dedicated man

Community honors dedicated man

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist

March 21, 2017


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  Hundreds of thank you notes, letters and signed gifts were some of the souvenirs 68 year old Lee Webb got to take home on Thursday morning, March 16.   To show gratitude and honor to those who have been role models to the school and community, Northwest invited Webb to the school’s c...

Kindness assembly hosted for community member

Kindness assembly hosted for community member

Audri Chenoweth, Photographer

March 16, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Gallery, Showcase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68pUWOoGElk

Quill and Scroll inducts eight members

Quill and Scroll inducts eight members

Caleb Hilliard, Journalist

March 6, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Quill and Scroll International Honors Society for High School Journalists is a program that helps people realize the educational benefits of journalism, and brings out the best of their capabilities. It was founded April 10, 1926 at the University of Iowa by George H. Gallup and high school ad...

“Cinderella” tickets on sale

“Cinderella” tickets on sale

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017


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Cinderella tickets can be bought from members of the cast and crew from now until March 16. The show nights are as follows: Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Adults are $12, senior citizens and hand...

Economics class helps multiple nonprofit organizations

Economics class helps multiple nonprofit organizations

Sydney Boulter, Sports Editor

March 1, 2017


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Economics teacher Mrs. Elizabeth Hoffbauer requires each class to come up with a project that benefits both them and a nonprofit organization. This year one of the hours split in half to do two projects. Half of the class is raising money for the AWARE Shelter in Jackson. The AWARE Shelter is...

Snowfest games assembly

Snowfest games assembly

Audri Chenoweth, Photographer

February 16, 2017


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Students wonder what commons area will become

Students wonder what commons area will become

Adam Staudinger, Journalist

February 15, 2017


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It has been over two years since the cafetorium has opened in the high school. Students eat their lunch there, perform and rehearse plays, conduct choir and band concerts all in the cafetorium. Yet nearly nothing remains in the former cafeteria, the Commons Area. The Commons Area is not used often....

Illegal to leave cars idling in public parking lots

Illegal to leave cars idling in public parking lots

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

February 6, 2017


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Idling a car is illegal in many states, including Michigan where citizens can not have a car running in a public parking lot. An idling car is described as when the engine is running, but not being in motion. However, when a man was warming up a car in his own driveway in Roseville, Michigan near...

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