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Administration will not tolerate drugs on school campus

Administration will not tolerate drugs on school campus

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

  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


Filed under News, Showcase

  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


Filed under Showcase, Student Artwork

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


Filed under Feature, Showcase

 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


Filed under Feature, Photo Gallery, Showcase

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


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase, Sports

  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


Filed under Feature, Showcase

    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...

Grindall wins Quill and Scroll national award

Grindall wins Quill and Scroll national award

Malena Gurnee, Web Journalist

January 25, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

  Congratulations to sophomore Taylor Grindall! She earned a national honorable mention award from Quill and Scroll for her yearbook Clubs Spread. The contest involved last year’s book.   Quill and Scroll is an international high school journalism honor society. They recognize and encourage bot...

Survey reveals most people see college as optional for success

Survey reveals most people see college as optional for success

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

January 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Most students have some idea of what they plan to do in the future. If they do not? That is okay, but many students know whether or not they plan to go to college. Others have simply decided going to a college is not for them. What is the best decision?     In a recent survey, this question...

Students take learning to the virtual world

Students take learning to the virtual world

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

January 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Online classes have been provided to students of Northwest High School since late 2009. Students are eligible to choose either one or two subjects per trimester. All subjects are available to choose from, leaving many opportunities to get credits virtually.   Taking classes online is becoming more ...

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