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Gift shelf books celebrates reading month

Gift shelf books celebrates reading month

Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2016


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  March reading month became an annual celebration to honor the birthday of author Dr. Seuss. During the month of March, the schools throughout the district have a give and take book shelves called gift shelves.   The gift shelves hold donated books and students are able to take the books as ...

Quill and Scroll set to induct new Journalism members

Quill and Scroll set to induct new Journalism members

Katie Arntz, Asst. Editor-In-Chief

March 15, 2016


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Quill and Scroll Society is a National Journalism Honor Society that is specifically for students in broadcasting, school newspaper and yearbook. To qualify for this group, one must have been in one of the classes for two or more years and must show leadership, responsibility and outstanding work ethic....

Band program performs at district festival

Mike Layher, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2016


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On Friday, March 4 and 5, the Concert Band and Wind Ensemble traveled to Jackson High School for the annual District Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MBSOA) Festival. For this performance, both groups had to prepare a march, a required traditional piece, and a selection of the band's...

Creation of Outstanding Mountie Awards

Creation of Outstanding Mountie Awards

Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2016


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Recognition for students in the high school is in the making. As of this year, Dean of Instruction Mrs. Amanda Anspaugh has created the Outstanding Mountie Award (OMA). OMA are awards used to recognize the good deeds students are doing. The elementary and middle school already has their own awards...

Early graduation for 26 seniors

Katie Arntz, Asst. Editor-In-Chief

March 1, 2016


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The following names are seniors who earned all their credits and are graduating early: Masen Barrera-Ferguson Adam Burgess Kelsey Case Heather Cushard Kaylee Davis Dominick DeLattre Kolton Grace Chase Helton Tiffany Jones James Kampf Zachary Laird Cortney Manser Andrew...

Senior makes top 52 semi-finalists for $60,000 scholarship

Senior makes top 52 semi-finalists for $60,000 scholarship

Lexie Khon, Sports Editor

February 23, 2016


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Senior Michael Layher has been selected as one of 52 students chosen to compete for a $60,000 academic scholarship to Western Michigan University (WMU). Layher was invited along with 800 other future Broncos to attend the Medallion Scholarship event at WMU where they wrote an essay, participated in group...

Trimester two exam schedule

February 22, 2016


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   Thursday, March 3rd (Full Day) HOUR START TIME END TIME PASSING TIME (Minutes) TOTAL CLASS TIME (Minutes) Seminar   7:32 7:52 5 20 1st Hour Exam   7:57 9:27 10 90 2nd Hour Exam   9:37 11:07 5 90 3rd 11:12 11:47 5 35 A Lunch 11:47 12:17 25 (+5) 30 4th - ...

Finalized Snowfest 2016 activities

Mike Layher, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016


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Tuesday, Feb. 16 Pajama Day -- Just be sure your attire is school appropriate! Banner Decorating 3-4:30 p.m. -- Decorate a banner to be placed on your assigned class windows around the court yard. See class representatives/advisors for details. Rules: Only paint to decorate the banner ...

Juniors exempt from trimester 3 exams

Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2016


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For juniors to be excused from their exams, they must have a C+ (75.6%) or above overall course grade and four or less unexcused absences. This is a one time opt out, after this year there will no longer be the option of exam exemptions in the future.

Students compete at statewide competition

Students compete at statewide competition

Mike Layher, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2016


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The first Science Olympiad competition for Northwest was held Saturday, Feb. 6, at Thornapple Kellogg High School. Seniors Mercedes Burgess, Aradhya Agnihotri, and Joseph Kurtz, junior Nicole Bartolovich, sophomores George Irwin, and Jazmen Bartolovich, and Science Olympiad Coach Mrs. Rhonda Drumm...

Students plunge into water for cause

Students plunge into water for cause

Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2016


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Six students and a teacher attended the annual Clark Lake Polar Plunge on Saturday, Jan. 30. The Polar Plunge is an opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking a dip into a body of cold water for donations. Northwest received a trophy for raising over $1,400. Juniors: Hailey Baker,...

No sugar coating

No sugar coating

Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-chief

January 27, 2016


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During the Varsity Boys' and Girls' game on Friday, Jan. 22, Northwest and Western held a coat and winter apparel drive. There were more than 350 items and $52.60 collected during the event. The items collected were donated and will be distributed to the Project Homeless Connect event at Jackson's American...

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