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Therapist Sydney Vernier and Katie Backus together on the couch available for their patients.

New therapists hired, available for student support

Holliss Rumler, Web Journalist December 2, 2022

 Mental health in school has become more normalized, and the need for support has grown significantly. Until recently, the responsibility of helping students was the job of three counselors, but with...

This closet has a great selection of clothes for all sizes.

Community Closet proves successful in providing free clothing options

Joseph Tobey-Cook, Journalism December 2, 2022

   The Community Closet was started in 2020 by Ronda Miller, a former teacher, and long-term geometry substitute. It is located in the Commons Area and consists of a small area of clothing racks and...

Senior Kaleb Kittinger-munro posing for an image with his favorite therapy dog, Maxie.

The Midas Touch

Kyleigh Tindall, Opinion Editor November 10, 2022

     Therapy dogs and support animals are becoming more and more common across various school districts. Many of these schools have noticed increased student attitude, attendance, and academic engagement...

Old signage in front of the upcoming coffee shop.

Coming Soon – New Coffee Shop

Rachel Keeler, Journalist November 4, 2022

   Judith Osterberg and Hadleigh Houghton, special education teachers, have a goal to allow their students to have more employability skills and job opportunities. One way they think will help is to...

Lonely snack shelf without customers in Miss Dryers room.

The Snack Dilema

Raegan Foster, Journalist November 1, 2022

   Having snacks throughout the day is a common occurrence for kids during the school day, especially for the students who have C lunch. This is where Psychology and Literature teacher Tracey Dryer...

Popular show moves forward with new name and cast members

Popular show moves forward with new name and cast members

Holliss Rumler, Web Journalist October 25, 2022

   Northwest High School may have a new tradition involving cameras, microphones, and chasing students and staff.     The Mountie Nation Station, an advanced broadcasting program, has broadcasted...

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...

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