The Moxie Mountie

Technology changing the way students learn

Students actively work on the laptops located in the media center
February 12, 2020

   As technology continues to advance, schools remain using outdated teaching styles each and every day. Many schools are lagging behind and often use outdated software and equipment. The big question...

Athletics prove beneficial to students

A football player is shown morphing into a successful business man
February 12, 2020

   A recent study from the NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) found that the average GPA of a high school athlete was 2.84, while a student who doesn't participate in sports...

Panda Express embraces workers from Indonesia and China

Panda Express embraces workers from Indonesia and China
February 12, 2020

With roughly 19.5 percent of the world speaking English, individuals who move to America, get quite a bit of culture shock. At the food chain Panda Express, located in Jackson, MI, there are employees...

Living on ‘pins and needles’ with shingles proves shocking for young writer

Living on 'pins and needles' with shingles proves shocking for young writer
February 10, 2020

Imagine millions of pins and needles stabbing your nerves all at once, or your arm constantly being on fire. The nerve pain for me while dealing with shingles feels just like that and is excruciating at...

My first day with ‘incurable’ diabetes

My first day with 'incurable' diabetes
February 10, 2020

I woke up some time in the middle of the night in excruciating pain. Gasping for breath, I shake my head yes to my mom, who had just asked if I wanted to go to the hospital. Little did I know that if I...

Student battles food disorder to live normal life

Student battles food disorder to live normal life
February 10, 2020

Freshmen Avary Senft has a food disorder called Eosinophilic Esophagitis, otherwise known as EE. EE is a chronic disease of the esophagus where white blood cells build up in your esophagus and cause inflammation,...

BIGGEST fan continues support of athletics

BIGGEST fan continues support of athletics
February 7, 2020

Northwest athletics has had the pleasure of having a Mountie "super fan" known as Lee Webb in their community. For the past 11 years, Lee has earned this recognition from students. Webb has attended over...

Jackson Area Career and Access Center sends Sydney Brown to guide students’ future plans

Sydney Brown helping Alex Danilowsky fill out college applications.
January 29, 2020

Many students at Northwest are unaware of the resources that are readily available to them when it comes to plans after high school. One of these resources includes assistance from Sydney Brown of the...

Five shows that all teenagers should watch next

Five shows that all teenagers should watch next
January 29, 2020

REVIEW (OPINION) The Office (U.S. Version) - 5 stars The Office is an American sitcom on a group of “typical” office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior,...

Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson launch drama

Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson launch drama
January 29, 2020

Jeffree Star Cosmetics (JSC) recently launched a bundle of new makeup collaborating with Shane Dawson, a social media influencer; all products ranging from $18 to $52. “It was all surreal, to be making...

Which is better? Hulu or Netflix

Which is better? Hulu or Netflix
January 29, 2020

   Netflix and Hulu are two very popular streaming services that allow you to watch TV shows and movies. The thing people cannot seem to agree on is which one is better. This huge debate has been going...

Northwest Cheer Team welcomes new coach

Northwest Cheer Team welcomes new coach
January 27, 2020

 The varsity cheer team at Northwest High School has a new head coach for the 2019-2020 season, Sandy Walsh. Last year, Walsh was an assistant coach for the team alongside Melissa Coito, the previous...

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