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Graduation dates for seniors

March 17, 2015


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Tuesday, May 19, 2015  Honors Convocation 7:00 pm Northwest High school Cafeteria Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Seniors Only - Graduation Practice 8:30 am (Seniors who do not attend, will not participate in Graduation Ceremonies) Seniors receive cap, gown and graduation tickets (8) - (ALL fi...

A Night at Gatsby’s

A Night at Gatsby’s

Mike Layher, Web Journalist

March 12, 2015


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As prom season inches closer, upperclassmen are beginning to make preparations by fabricating glamorous “promposals,ˮ shopping for that perfect dress, and getting fitted for tuxedos. The seniors have just had to read the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the prom committee decided ...

Students come together to express sexuality

Kelsey Hogan, Web Journalist

March 2, 2015


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SHIFT, otherwise known as the Sexual Health Initiative for Transformations, is a new focus group at Northwest. The purpose of this group is to improve the sexual health of our youth. "The group will improve the access to sexual health services for teens," said parenting teacher and adviser of SHIFT...

2nd Trimester Exam Schedule

2nd Trimester Exam Schedule

Alec Richmond, Web Editor in Chief

February 26, 2015


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Thursday, March 5th  1st Hour Exam 7:32 - 9:12 2nd Hour Exam 9:22 - 11:02 A Lunch 11:02- 11:32 3-A Hour 11:37- 12:10 3-B Hour 11:07-11:40 B Lunch 11:40-12:10 4th Hour 12:15-12:47 5th Hour Exam 12:52- 2:32 Friday, March 6th 3rd Hour Exam 7:32-9:12 4th Hour Exam 9:22-11:02 Grading and Lunch ...

Library Expectations

Ryleigh Wright, Web Producer

February 25, 2015


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Time: 7:14-12, 12:30-2:45 daily. Except Wednesdays the library will be closed from 11:35-12:05. There cannot be food or drink. Reason: Avoid messes Must have a pass with expected time to return to class. Reason: Avoid wasted time No backpacks, unless for medical reasons. Students must have ID. ...

Update: Women’s self defense, Quartermania, Community chili dinner

Update: Women’s self defense, Quartermania, Community chili dinner

Mike Layher, Web Journalist

February 20, 2015


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The women's self defense class scheduled to begin in January has been postponed until further notice due to the number of minimum participants not being reached. Miss Hade is working with police officers from around the area to reschedule the session, but needs more ladies to sign up. If you are interested...

Support Athletic Boosters

Support Athletic Boosters

Alec Richmond, Web Editor in Chief

February 19, 2015


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Northwest Athletic Booster presents the 2014-2015 Cash Bash. 1st Place $7,500 2nd Place $1,000 3rd Place $500 Purchase tickets before March 2, 2015 to be entered in the Early Bid Drawing of $250. Winner announced at Cash Bash Only 300 tickets will be sold. Saturday, April 11, 2015 6pm...

Families gettin’ fit & havin’ fun

Ryleigh Wright, Web Producer

February 13, 2015


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Jackson family expo. Saturday, March 14, 2015, Jackson Westwood Mall from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Parents and children of all ages are welcome. Interactive entertaining activities in in the fit 'n fun zone Feed your body, feed your mind; with snacks and info Fun, "Do-Together" educational activities Games...

Student wins leader of the month

Student wins leader of the month

Alec Richmond, Web Editor in Chief

February 11, 2015


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Each month the Breakfast Rotary of Jackson selects one high school student each month to honor as Student of the Month. No School can have more than one student a year. They normally pick six to seven students a year and then form that pool of students and give him/her a scholarship. Senior Emalee...

Extending Education

Gabe Riley, Journalist

February 10, 2015


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Ordinarily, students are required to go to school for 12 years in order to graduate. A program called JAC3 (Jackson Area Early-Middle College) was recently introduced allowing sophomores to extend their education into a thirteenth year of high school. Last year JAC3 was introduced allowing sophomores...

Snowfest Spirit Days

Snowfest Spirit Days

Ryleigh Wright, Web Producer

February 6, 2015


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Monday: Country day It's time for y'all to bring out your country gear! Hats are okay for this day. Tuesday: Timehop Tuesday Embrace your embarrassing childhood self! Dress code applies. Wednesday: Elderly Day Fast-forward 70 years and dress as your old self! Dress code applies. Thursday:...

Sponsoring a Culver’s night

Ryleigh Wright, Web Producer

February 5, 2015


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Sunday, February 15, from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Culver's on O'Neill Drive (by Sam's Club). Come and support NWHS Service Scholarship by eating at Culver's. A percentage of all the sales made will be used to fund the NWHS Service Scholarship.

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