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Swimmer competes without a school team

Swimmer competes without a school team

Jensen Mortimer, Journalist

October 11, 2019

Since Northwest does not have a swim team, Junior Bryce Delaney joined the Jackson YMCA Orcas for competitive swimming. Joining at age 11, Delaney has much experience swimming competitively. “I’ve been swimming for five years, and got into it because of the swim coach when I was taking lessons at the YMCA,...

Northwest Travel Club: Trip of a Lifetime

Northwest Travel Club: Trip of a Lifetime

Anthony Cole, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Northwest Travel Club invites anyone interested in the July 2021 trip to Italy and Greece to please look over the attached link. If students register before the end of September you will earn $200 off the initial listed price (student or adult). Next Thursday, September 12th there will be a meeting...

Parent-Teacher Conferences rescheduled

Parent-Teacher Conferences rescheduled

Kaitlyn Grier, Website Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

Parent teacher conferences have been rescheduled for September 26th because the original date conflicted with the week of Homecoming. The high school, alternative, and middle school conferences will still be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Administration will not tolerate drugs on school campus

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

March 19, 2019

  The drug crisis in America is spreading rapidly. It has continued to grow not only in Jackson, but in its schools as well. The effects of drugs and other illegal substances on students are not unknown, and school administrators will not tolerate it. Yet, students still go out of their way to re...

Valid worries of global warming in Michigan

Valid worries of global warming in Michigan

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

February 27, 2019

  The earth is warming up and researchers are reporting that 2019 will be the hottest year ever. With billions of glaciers melting away and sea temperatures rising, many species are suffering, including ours (Michigan).   This severe heat will cause many problems such as heat waves, wildfires, dr...

Sunglass by Alexis Variel

Sunglass by Alexis Variel

February 22, 2019

What is the title of your piece? "Sunglass." What tools did you use to create and decorate this piece?  "I used a rolling pin, exacto knife, a board, and paint with glaze." What's your favorite part about your piece? "My favorite piece of this is the cup." Why did you choose these specific col...

Club looks to promote and celebrate diversity

Club looks to promote and celebrate diversity

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

February 19, 2019

 The Diversity Club is making its way to Northwest! The club is a group of both students and staff who want to promote and celebrate diversity within the school.   The idea of the club is a collaboration between Principal Mr. Scott Buchler, Spanish teacher Mrs. Rebecca Moulton, Civics teache...

Sayles twirls her way into Disney

Sayles twirls her way into Disney

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

February 19, 2019

At the young age of five, freshman Jadyn Sayles started baton twirling. Since then she has only been improving in the sport. She enjoys what she does very much. “It is one of my favorite things to do,” said Sayles. “So on a scale of one to ten, it is an eleven, because it is super fun.” Sayles...

Four wrestlers advance to regionals

Four wrestlers advance to regionals

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

February 11, 2019

  The Varsity wrestling team recently competed in the team district meet hosted by Northwest High School. Northwest, Eaton Rapids, Saline, and Western all battled it out on Wednesday, Feb. 6.   The Mounties had a crushing loss at the hands of Eaton Rapids, but not before the team took down Saline. ...

Choir uses hair color idea to raise over $1,000 to support family

Choir uses hair color idea to raise over $1,000 to support family

Jordan Thomas, Web Journalist

February 8, 2019

    In the early fall of 2018, Gary Camburn was diagnosed with a rare form of blood cancer called Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia and because of this condition it leaves Gary unable to work for a long period of time. The family remains positive, but medical bills have accumulated and supplying for...

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