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Switch to new lunch company requires 21 day change

Switch to new lunch company requires 21 day change

Hannah Smith, Journalist

October 24, 2019

Northwest School District recently changed lunch companies to Southwest Food Service of Excellence (SFE). The previous lunch company that the district had was Taher, which was in place for the last two years. The contract the board made with Taher ended this year, and this led the board to search...

Students overwhelmingly favor new focus time

Students overwhelmingly favor new focus time

Kate Bebe, Journalist

October 22, 2019

Find Your Future Fair scheduled for November 26

Find Your Future Fair scheduled for November 26

Jacob Swartz, News Journalist

October 18, 2019

On Tuesday November 26th, Northwest is having their annual find your future fair. There will be participants from many different organizations there to show you all the skills and training needed for their job. Students from all ages in high school can go to the fair and be entertained by different...

Suicide awareness walk contributes to future scholarship

Suicide awareness walk contributes to future scholarship

Jensen Mortimer, Journalist

October 14, 2019

On September 29, the Out of the Darkness walk took place on the Falling Waters Trail in Jackson. This year, many who participated did so in memory of Lauren Caster. The goal of the walk was to bring suicide awareness to the community and support those who may need it. “The American Foundation for...

Administration will not tolerate drugs on school campus

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

March 19, 2019

  The drug crisis in America is spreading rapidly. It has continued to grow not only in Jackson, but in its schools as well. The effects of drugs and other illegal substances on students are not unknown, and school administrators will not tolerate it. Yet, students still go out of their way to re...

Valid worries of global warming in Michigan

Valid worries of global warming in Michigan

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

February 27, 2019

  The earth is warming up and researchers are reporting that 2019 will be the hottest year ever. With billions of glaciers melting away and sea temperatures rising, many species are suffering, including ours (Michigan).   This severe heat will cause many problems such as heat waves, wildfires, dr...

Practice SAT day available for small fee

Practice SAT day available for small fee

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

February 4, 2019

    Any student hoping to prepare for the SAT is welcome to attend the practice SAT test scheduled for February 23 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Northwest High School. This practice day focuses on what students can expect on the actual test. The high school will be hosting the practice day in rooms 104 an...

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...

Northwest is now a Jostens Renaissance school!

Northwest is now a Jostens Renaissance school!

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

January 17, 2019

  Northwest can proudly announce they are a Jostens Renaissance school. Jostens Renaissance is an educational program made to help students with their performance in school and their attendance. Renaissance schools focus what they regard as important such as the school’s climate, culture and student an...

2018-19 Student Government staff

2018-19 Student Government staff

January 11, 2019

Overall Student Government  President - Abbie Bushinski Vice President - Liz Bowler Secretary - Gen Marry Treasurer - Luke Watson   Senior Class  President - Matt Kanalas Vice President - Elijah Secretary - Allie Swartz Treasurer - Nathan Taylor Representative...

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