The Moxie Mountie

High school supports Breast Cancer Awareness month

High school supports Breast Cancer Awareness month

Mike Layher, Assistant Web editor-in-chief

October 9, 2015


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In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, the high school is dedicating a couple days to the cause. Thursday, October 22 Wear pink to show support and also enjoy a Pink Competition at lunch, as well as a pink menu. Friday, October 23 After the football game until 11:30 p.m...

Top 60 soft skills

Mike Layher, Assistant Web editor-in-chief

September 25, 2015


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The Workforce Profile defined about 60 "soft skills" which employers seek. They are applicable to any field of work and are the personal traits and skills that are most important when selecting employees for jobs of any type. 1. Math                           21. Being drug free    ...

Classroom displacement schedule

Classroom displacement schedule

Mike Layher, Assistant Web editor-in-chief

September 24, 2015


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As  new heating system is  being installed throughout the school, teachers will be displaced from their classrooms and instructing in different classrooms, the commons area, or the library.   9/16 - 9/24: Klinger, Lefere, Bevier, Howe 9/25 - 10/5: Dryer, Johantgen, Newsome, Hammond 10/6...

“On Wednesdays we wear pink”

“On Wednesdays we wear pink”

Ryleigh Wright, Web editor-in-chief

September 23, 2015


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Food service employee Michelle Kelly was diagnosed with and is battling cancer. To show solidarity and care, Food Service Director Patti Russell asks that pink will be worn on Wednesdays throughout the year to support her and her fight.  

2013-14 Academic Awards

May 1, 2015


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2013-14 First Year Academic Award: (numbers)   Grade 10 Adler, Jaden                                            Jennett, Brianna Allen, Ciara                                            Kaiser, Rachael Arthur, Gabriel               ...

Michigan School Wellness Award

Ryleigh Wright, Web Producer

April 29, 2015


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The high school as well as the middle school has been awarded for making our schools a more healthier environment. Northwest has received a gold award. On Wednesday, May 13, the winning schools will be recognized at a special ceremony at the Capitol Building in Lansing. Congratulations to the Northwest...

MIPA yearbook awards

Ryleigh Wright, Web Producer

April 27, 2015


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2014-15 Staff Senior Sara Corravo received first place for sport layout and design. Senior Allie Lefere received first place in both student life photo as well as student life layout and design. Senior Megan Rose received first place for sports action photo. 2013-14 Staff/Book Sophomore Hailey...

Construction update and reminders

Construction update and reminders

Alec Richmond, Web Editor in Chief

April 17, 2015


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Excavation around the Education Center. To help alleviate some trapped storm water, Northwest Community Schools is excavating in and existing drainage ditch on our property that is connected to a county drain field. This will help with water absorption making the land around the are drier. High S...

Six annual mounties on the move 5K run/walk

April 17, 2015


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Date: Saturday, May 16 Northwest coordinated school health's six annual 5K It is a non-competitive run/walk, and this year's race will be sponsoring a memorial scholarship fund and coordinated school health. This event is community fitness, there will be free healthy snacks and face painting, as...

NWHS Broadcasting goes statewide through MLive

Ryleigh Wright, Web Producer

April 17, 2015


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During the week of April 10, senior Michaela Taylor made a video about promposals and was shown on the Mountie Nation Station show, that appears weekly. MLive found the segment interesting and interviewed Taylor about the video. MLive found such an interest that they are now featuring her piece on...

Dress code reminder

April 17, 2015


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As the weather is warming up, the administration would like to remind all students to please abide by the dress code. Reminder of what the rules are: If ladies are wearing yoga pants or leggings, your shirt must be finger tip length all the way around. Not only shirts, but skirts and dresses the same...

Future renovations

Future renovations

Mike Layher, Web Journalist

March 31, 2015


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As renovations continue to be made around Mountie Nation, new structures are beginning to be planned out to further improve the school grounds. One of these projects includes the new tennis courts that are to be built on the high school’s campus. The current structures are cracked and continue...

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