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Superintendent Geoff Bontrager  updating the NWCS COVID precautions and plans.

Administration continues to monitor COVID-19 plan

Leo Moten, Web Journalist February 14, 2022

   COVID-19 has proven to be a major obstacle for the administration when deciding what procedures to follow. After recent COVID-19 related school closures around the state, Northwest remained open...

Coffee shop arriving soon to Commons area

Coffee shop arriving soon to Commons area

Abby Warner, Photographer & Web Journalist February 11, 2022

   It has been a dream of special education teacher Judith Osterberg to see a coffee shop built in Northwest High School. She hopes this vision will soon come, and her students can experience employment...

Senior Carly Woodward working in her dual-enrolled classes.

Breaking News: Commons receives long awaited updates

Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor February 9, 2022

   When walking into the new commons at the high school, students will be surprised by the changes. After the recent renovation this past fall, many new additions have been added, like college-level...

Breaking News: Severe snowstorm hits southeast Michigan, Mountie Pageant canceled

Breaking News: Severe snowstorm hits southeast Michigan, Mountie Pageant canceled

Hannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2022

   Businesses and schools are closed through Feb. 2-3 as a severe snowstorm has hit southeast Michigan. Marking the first snow day of the year for many schools, students are thrilled, especially considering...

Vaccines prove to be effective against different COVID variants

Vaccines prove to be effective against different COVID variants

Riley Henderson, Assistant Editor February 4, 2022

    Sixty-three percent of the United States population is vaccinated. Still, with new variants of COVID-19, such as the Omicron virus, on the rise, people are beginning to question whether or not the...

Spirit Store opens again for business

Spirit Store opens again for business

Alondra Mata, New's Editor December 10, 2021

     After a long-awaited return, the Northwest High School Spirit Store will begin selling merchandise again. Hoodies, sweatpants, and many other accessories will be available for purchase...

Community members organization and preparing donations for distribution day.

A Season of Giving

Hannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

  With everyone's busy schedules during the holidays, people often fail to recognize the hardships people face in their community. For this reason, Northwest Community Schools hosts Adopt a Family each...

Salvation Army looking for volunteers

Salvation Army looking for volunteers

Hannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2021

   With Adopt a Family now open for donations and the giving trees all in place, another group that students can support is the Salvation Army. They are looking for individuals to help volunteer with...

Sophomore students (left to right) Joseph Friend, Evan Hampton, and John Horvath-Frias showing off their latest Jeep.

Programing their way into Robotics

Abby Warner, Web Journalist November 17, 2021

   Building, programming, and designing robots is not necessarily a one man-job; the robotics program has multiple groups and teams. The program focuses on finding the best fit for each student involved...

Board approves replacing old tennis courts

Board approves replacing ‘old’ tennis courts

Noah Banner, Web Journalist November 12, 2021

  After sprained ankles, lost home matches, and countless frustrations, the Northwest tennis teams (boys and girls) will finally be able to play home games.    With the Board of Education's approval...

Species threatened after Australian wildfires

Species threatened after Australian wildfires

Amanda Gallaway, Journalist February 12, 2020

In December of 2019, one of Australia’s worst wildfires to date began tearing throughout the country. With such dry land due to a lack of precipitation, the fires caused mass destruction. Several...

Students actively work on the laptops located in the media center

Technology changing the way students learn

Anthony Cole, Web Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2020

   As technology continues to advance, schools remain using outdated teaching styles each and every day. Many schools are lagging behind and often use outdated software and equipment. The big question...

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