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Senior college night, FAFSA information

Senior college night, FAFSA information

Sydney Shafer, Journalist

October 3, 2016


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Senior college information night will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 18. There will be a presentation from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and an open lab from be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Room 106. This night is for students who are interested in learning more about FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The...

Trunk n’ Treat, safe alternative to trick-or-treating

Griffin Foster, Journalist

October 3, 2016


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The Northwest Trunk n’ Treat is being held at the elementary or early elementary parking lot on Oct. 29 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Trunk n’ Treat is for young kids whose parents are looking for a safe alternative to trick-or-treating, and there will be adults supervising the children. Students...

Upcoming MSU and LCC college roadtrip

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2016


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The Michigan State University and Lansing Community College road trip is on Oct. 11, and a total of 83 students have signed up. Invitations confirming a student’s attendance will be sent out during the first week of Oct. Attendance will be determined by seniority and on a first come first served basis. For...

Counselors’ information for college preparation

Sydney Bowler, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2016


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Guidance counselors are a large help when preparing for the future. On April 11, the SAT will be held at the school. Guidance counselor, Mrs. Megan Lige, recommends taking Strategies for Success, practice SAT offered by Sylvan or Khan Academy, or taking the PSAT. The PSAT is offered at the school...

New Guitar Club open for students

Audri Chenoweth, Photographer

September 22, 2016


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Anyone interested in guitar or learning to play guitar, Special Education teacher Mr. Ray Edwards has started a guitar club. Students do not need to have experience to join the club. Edwards would like to have two meetings, one for beginners and one for the more experienced guitar players. The meetings...

Klavon’s donation supports Northwest Community

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2016


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From Sept. 6 to Sept. 12 Klavon’s donated $1 to Northwest for every large pizza purchased. The Northwest Community would like to thank Klavon’s for their donation of a total of $818 last week. The contribution will be used to cover any leftover cost of college field trips, college fairs, and any...

Rubik’s Cube food sculpture results

Rubik’s Cube food sculpture results

Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2016


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The Jackson Community Food Pantry held a sculpture contest to raise awareness and funds on Saturday, Mar. 20. Schools around the county participated. Northwest created a Rubik's Cube. With their sculpture, they were required to have a slogan. Northwest decided “The Mountie Nation is helping to solve...

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative educates students

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative educates students

Sydney Rhines, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2016


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Thursday, March 24, the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (TPPI) assembly was held in the cafetorium. Beginning with a short presentation with facts and statistics pulled from Jackson County and Northwest, the hour and a half assembly started with a bang. It was then continued with a 30 minute...

Athletic Boosters hosts annual fundraiser dinner

Maddie Swope, Web Journalist

March 23, 2016


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Northwest Athletic Booster’s annual Cash Bash and Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from, 6 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. It will be held at the Gene Davis Banquet and Convention Center. Tickets include dinner and dancing for two and a one in 400 chance to win $7,500. This is Northwest...

Student Government plans for future

Student Government plans for future

Katie Arntz, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2016


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The Northwest High Student Government have gained over half of their members just from the 2015-2016 school year alone. In total, there are 40 students involved with Student Government. Officers discuss upcoming events, plan events, discuss ideas, and vote on anything that needs to be voted on. Students...

Food sculpture contest fund raises for hunger

Food sculpture contest fund raises for hunger

Maddie Perrin, Video Editor

March 17, 2016


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The hunger bowl challenge nonperishable food drive and food sculpture contest is a competition between other local high schools in the community. The competition is to fund raise food and bring awareness about hunger in Jackson. The competition will be held on Thursday, Mar. 17, from 4:30 p.m. until...

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