The Moxie Mountie

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...

Marching Mounties receive top rating at MSBOA

Marching Mounties receive top rating at MSBOA

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

October 24, 2018

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

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

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

  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

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...

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