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Instructor inspires students to collect supplies for those in need

Instructor inspires students to collect supplies for those in need

Caleb Hilliard, Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under News

Hurricane Harvey devastated the lives of many people in Texas and had a $190 billion impact on the economy, according to nbcnews.com. The school system took a direct hit along with it. Many of the schools in Beaumont, Texas were left destroyed, forcing children out of school for months. Ninety-one...

Jackson area prepares for Halloween events

Jackson area prepares for Halloween events

Lucas Worden, Web Journalist

October 17, 2017


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 Halloween is coming up fast and all of Jackson is getting ready for the occasion. In the spirit of festivities, people are buying candy and decorations. As always, it is recommended that adults accompany children when trick or treating to ensure their safety. The trick or treating time for Jackson...

2017-18 Student Government staff released

2017-18 Student Government staff released

Audri Chenowith, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017


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This year’s Student Government includes:   Student Government President - Rylan Sackrider   Vice President - Abbie Bushinski Secretary - Rachel Nau Treasurer - Seth Swartout   Senior Class President - Courtney Johnson Vice President - Giordan Nazaruk Secretary - Carsyn Sleight Tr...

Northwest hosts honor an officer event

Northwest hosts honor an officer event

Adam Stuadinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs

  Northwest will be hosting an honor an officer event on Thursday, Oct. 12 during the varsity volleyball match.   The event is being held in honor of National Thank a Police Officer day. Students are welcome to bring a relative or family friend who is currently serving as a law enforcement officer...

Homecoming information released to student body

Homecoming information released to student body

Adam Staudinger, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

    Homecoming week starts Monday, September 18th. The theme is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.   Each class was assigned a turtle, with freshman being Donatello (purple), sophomores being Michelangelo (orange), juniors being Leonardo (blue), seniors being Raphael (red), and teachers being...

Senior Will and Testament 2016-2017

May 31, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

2017 SENIOR WILL AND TESTAMENT • I, Gabe Arthur, leave to: Evan White and Noah Woodruff: The position of Emcee for the National Honor Society talent show. Kyle Arthur: The sole ability to influence the Arthur game. • I, Genna Barner, leave to: The Moxie Mountie: All of my stress bottled up...

Founder of national kindness project to speak at series of assemblies

Founder of national kindness project to speak at series of assemblies

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017


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The California-based Dude Be Nice initiative will be coming to the Jackson Community. Dude Be Nice CEO and founder Mr. Brent Camalich is visiting Northwest to speak in a series of assemblies on May 8 and May 9. During the assemblies Camalich will speak about the importance of Dude Be Nice and how...

Community honors dedicated man

Community honors dedicated man

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist

March 21, 2017


Filed under News

  Hundreds of thank you notes, letters and signed gifts were some of the souvenirs 68 year old Lee Webb got to take home on Thursday morning, March 16.   To show gratitude and honor to those who have been role models to the school and community, Northwest invited Webb to the school’s c...

Kindness assembly hosted for community member

Kindness assembly hosted for community member

Audri Chenoweth, Photographer

March 16, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Gallery, Showcase

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Quill and Scroll inducts eight members

Quill and Scroll inducts eight members

Caleb Hilliard, Journalist

March 6, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Quill and Scroll International Honors Society for High School Journalists is a program that helps people realize the educational benefits of journalism, and brings out the best of their capabilities. It was founded April 10, 1926 at the University of Iowa by George H. Gallup and high school ad...

“Cinderella” tickets on sale

“Cinderella” tickets on sale

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017


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Cinderella tickets can be bought from members of the cast and crew from now until March 16. The show nights are as follows: Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Adults are $12, senior citizens and hand...

Economics class helps multiple nonprofit organizations

Economics class helps multiple nonprofit organizations

Sydney Boulter, Sports Editor

March 1, 2017


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Economics teacher Mrs. Elizabeth Hoffbauer requires each class to come up with a project that benefits both them and a nonprofit organization. This year one of the hours split in half to do two projects. Half of the class is raising money for the AWARE Shelter in Jackson. The AWARE Shelter is...

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