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Marching Mounties receive top rating at MSBOA

Marching Mounties receive top rating at MSBOA

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

October 24, 2018


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Marching band director Mr. Bryan Mangiavellano once again led his band to a superior rating at this year's band competition, but it required a battle through the elements of rain and mud to make it happen. This years Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) was hosted by Northwest High...

District prepares for annual Trunk ‘n Treat

District prepares for annual Trunk ‘n Treat

October 18, 2018


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The annual Trunk 'n Treat is scheduled for Saturday, October 27, 2018. It is going to be located on the Lansing Avenue Elementary Campus and will be from 12:30-2:00 pm. Children up through the fifth grade can dress up in their Halloween costumes and parade through the variety of trunks, collecting...

Seniors win, score most points during Homecoming week

Seniors win, score most points during Homecoming week
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Kaitlyn Grier, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018


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For the five dress up days: First place goes to: Freshman- 90 points Juniors- 65 points Sophomores- 55 points Seniors- 40 points For Color War: Freshman- 50 points Seniors- 40 points Juniors- 30 points Sophomores- 20 points Window decorating and banner: Seniors- 25 points Junio...

Northwest students create awareness project

Northwest students create awareness project

Sydney Bowler, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


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  On Mar. 14, at 10 a.m., schools across the nation participated in a walk out protesting for more gun control. This was impacted by the students strength after the shooting in Parkland, Florida that happened earlier this year. This event inspired a group of students at school to create a movement ...

Obesity and starvation in the United States

Obesity and starvation in the United States

Shealyn Paulis, News Journalist

March 14, 2018


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In 2017, 14,788 people died from obesity and 4,983 people died of starvation. This happened because of social and economic status, diet and exercise, and what has become the “norm” of physical appearance in our country. Hunger in America is an important and prominent problem in which one in six...

Contagion class dissects cow heart, lungs, and tongue

Contagion class dissects cow heart, lungs, and tongue

Audri Chenoweth and Adam Staudinger

March 2, 2018


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   On Mar. 1 the Contagion A course had the chance to dissect a cow heart, lungs, and tongue. Northwest Meat Market had supplied Contagion teacher Mrs. Rhonda Drumm with all of the fresh cow parts at a discounted rate to allow her student the learning opportunity.   “I think the opportunity is pretty co...

Getting ready for reality

Caleb (Vi) Hilliard, Entertainment Editor

February 20, 2018


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The Jackson Area Career Center (JACC) is a facility for juniors and seniors in the Jackson and Hillsdale areas that helps students pursue their future careers. More than 1,200 students learn categorized career skills throughout the A.M. or P.M. shifts. JACC offers twenty-two programs focused around ...

Students participate in Clark Lake Polar Plunge

Students participate in Clark Lake Polar Plunge

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018


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  The Northwest Mounties recently took part in the Clark Lake Polar Plunge.   Seniors Hannah Parson and Trevor Saye, sophomore Jordan Dangler, and community member Jeff Gier all took the dip into freezing cold water in order to raise money for the Special Olympics.   The jumpers chose to ...

Community members attend trip to fund Project Graduation

Community members attend trip to fund Project Graduation

Oli Grenke, Media Manager

January 16, 2018


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On Dec. 2, a group of students and parents traveled to Chicago for a fundraiser. The students were able to shop, eat, and visit plays and museums. “My favorite part of the Chicago Trip was going to the Gucci Shop,” said sophomore Madison Grenke. “It was really cool to see a store that is so...

Community Closet helps students in need

Community Closet helps students in need

Sydney Boulter, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2017


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Last year, the Community Closet began its mission to help those in need. Thanks to the hard work and donations received from students and faculty, the closet has been used more. The inspiration for the Community Closet came from teacher Miss Tabitha McAuely. She came across a video on Facebook which...

Teacher hosts Adopt a Family program for 13 years in a row

Teacher hosts Adopt a Family program for 13 years in a row

Nicole Mata, Web Journalist

December 15, 2017


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    Before the Adopt a Family program started, the student government would help a family or two every year. However, when teacher Miss Marnie Hade once led the student government in 2004, she adjusted the program by having the community participate.   The current student government advisor is ...

College and Career Access Center teams up with teacher to assist seniors

College and Career Access Center teams up with teacher to assist seniors

Makenna McCollum, News Journalist

December 15, 2017


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A few years ago, Broadcasting teacher Miss Marnie Hade began assisting students and their families with the search for college information that had been confusing for seniors. She has linked up with the College and Career Access Center (CCAC) and has been helping students for over five years. Hade, counselor...

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