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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 ...

Outstanding athlete: Trine’s passion for cheering

Outstanding athlete: Trine’s passion for cheering

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

January 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Senior Arianna Trine has been cheering competitively for over six years. One component to cheer that she really enjoys is the adrenaline rush. That rush comes Henly Sleigth with her position, as she is a flyer for the team.   Trine was heavily influenced by the movie Bring It On to jo...

Girls, boys split in rivalry game vs Western

Girls, boys split in rivalry game vs Western

December 14, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase

                 

Stop complaining! Homework gives students positive skills

Stop complaining! Homework gives students positive skills

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Homework is not something that teachers assign to get on your nerves, nor do they hand it out to waste your time. It is actually very beneficial not only to students, but to teachers as well. So, stop whining about it!   Mr. Brian Klinger, calculus teacher, assigns homework for every section he...

Northwest cheer takes third place at scholarship meet

Northwest cheer takes third place at scholarship meet

December 11, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase

                     

Adopt A Family organizer continues to support families

Adopt A Family organizer continues to support families

Alisha Musgrove, Media Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Many people in the Northwest community know about Adopt A Family and how much the program helps out families in need, but not everyone knows its organizer, Ms. Marnie Hade. A version of this event existed within Student Government before Hade started working as a teacher twenty three years ago, but now...

Ant’s Rants: Be a real fan for the right reasons

Ant’s Rants: Be a real fan for the right reasons

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

December 7, 2018


Filed under Column, Showcase, Sports

  For those who do not know, I am a member of the boys varsity basketball team. This is now my third year on varsity, and I have heard it all. “Why go to the game when they will just lose.”  “ They aren’t good at all. They’re trash!" "We are just going to get blown out.” “They don...

Students help raise money for Educando Vidas (Educating Lives)

Students help raise money for Educando Vidas (Educating Lives)

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

December 7, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase

   Recently, there was a guest speaker from Guatemala talking to Spanish teacher Mrs. Rebecca Moulton’s 3-5 hours. The speaker, Sra. Garcia, works with a group called Educando Vidas (Educating Lives) and was sharing information about her country. They raise money to help children attend public sch...

Girls’ basketball battles Hanover in pre-season scrimmage

Girls’ basketball battles Hanover in pre-season scrimmage

November 30, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase

Girls' basketball proves successful in scrimmage with Hanover              

Career exploration at Northwest

Career exploration at Northwest

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

November 29, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  The Find Your Future Fair (FYFF) is an event that gives students the opportunity to gain knowledge about certain careers. Adults who are in several different job pathways will come in and speak about their work. They will talk about what they do on a daily basis and how they got to where they...

Administration handles school threat appropriately

Administration handles school threat appropriately

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  A few weeks ago a threat was made from a student planning to “shoot up the school.” The threat was spread around on social media platforms by fellow students, sending screenshots of the threat to each other and also parents. The community went into a frenzy, and all the while the administration...

Club explores Hispanic culture through dance, music, food

Club explores Hispanic culture through dance, music, food

Olivia Wells, Web Journalist

November 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  The Spanish Club is dedicated to students who want to learn more about different Hispanic culture, foods, and individuals. They meet after school every other Tuesday during the school year.   The group learns about the history of many different Hispanic countries, and focus on many promin...

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