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The Right Side - Animal Testing, why?

The Right Side – Animal Testing, why?

Rachel Keeler, Journalist January 25, 2023

   Organizations are creating new ways to test their drugs in new products. Some do this by testing them on animals, so no humans are harmed. I have mixed feelings about this subject. For accurate research...

Uneducated insight - Picking a life path requires being flexible

Uneducated insight – Picking a life path requires being flexible

Holliss Rumler, Web Journalist January 25, 2023

   Being a teen can be overwhelming for a variety of reasons. As the years increase, the future definitely can become a stressor.     Everyone starts asking you what you want to be when you grow...

New Netflix show revamps a past popular movie

New Netflix show revamps a past popular movie

Emma Flynn, Feature Editor January 25, 2023

   A girl and her detached human hand have taken the entertainment industry by storm. Becoming the second-most watched Netflix series of all time, people have fallen in love with the renovated characters...

Three student completing work in Mrs.Bortnichaks AP Language class

Advanced Placement has advantages over Dual Enrollment

Raegan Foster, Journalist December 20, 2022

   Deciding between an Advanced Placement (AP) college credit class and a Dual Enrollment college class can be a daunting decision for any student because there are several pros and cons.    AP...

COVID-19 shutdown affects todays mental health

COVID-19 shutdown affects today’s mental health

Rachel Keeler, Journalist December 16, 2022

   In March 2020, students in the nation were told that they were taking two weeks off of school due to an abundance of sickness. Most were excited to have a break from the stress of school. Then, almost...

Photo of the boys golf team featuring coach Martha Cantlin.

New law forces retiring teachers to step away from coaching

Holliss Rumler, Web Journalist December 9, 2022

   Educating students can be done in many ways, and teachers are the experts. However, many of these same teachers also help students reach their full potential in sports. Athletics can be extremely...

Empty machines enrage fellow students who look to find a snack.

Vending machine review needed to prevent conflicts with food service contracts

Tyler Hughey, Journalist December 2, 2022

   Vending machines at Northwest High School have not been adequately maintained and have issues that need to be addressed. This is due to the school administration not having access to the machines...

Varsity team posing after winning a tournament in Adrian.

Seniors generate tennis success

Kaleb Kittinger-Munro, Journalist November 4, 2022

The Northwest boys’ tennis team accomplished many firsts which included breaking records. The program was overdue for a historic season, and this year proved to be its best. Much of this success can...

JACCs cosmetology program prior to hosting their tenth grade tours.

Students find their future through Jackson Area Career Center

Jaylynn Moore, Web Journalist February 13, 2022

   Often, it is highly urged by adults that students attend college after high school and then pursue a career afterward. However, recently, many students have been choosing to go to the Jackson Area...

Homecoming dress code altered from formal to semi-formal, many approve

Homecoming dress code altered from formal to semi-formal, many approve

Holliss Rumler, Photographer & Web Journalist January 21, 2022

Homecoming is something many high school students look forward to year after year, but each student and staff member perceives what it should look like.    Northwest High Schools' homecoming was...

Need a puff? Get in Line!

Need a puff? Get in Line!

Abby Warner, Web Journalist November 30, 2021

   Vaping has become a significant annoyance among the student body, and it is a complex problem to stop.      Nicotine is an addictive substance that is being abused in schools all around the...

School shares differing opinions over mask mandate

School shares differing opinions over mask mandate

Alondra Mata, New's Editor November 17, 2021

   Although COVID-19 cases have decreased by 15.1 percent since October of 2021, they are now back on the rise, and many students and staff believe the lifted mask mandate is a problem.    Science...

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