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Coach Parker instructing his team in a basketball gave against Battle Creek Harper Creek

New coach, new team, new beginning

Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor January 19, 2022

   A new coach is at the helm of Northwest’s Freshman basketball team, Coach Michael Parker. A graduate of Jackson High School found a new home here in the Mountie Nation, and with being the new coach...

Substitutes wanted, pay increases

Substitutes wanted, pay increases

Holliss Rumler, Web Journalist & Photographer January 14, 2022

  During the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have gone through a rapid decrease in the availability of substitutes.    Northwest has created and posted numerous digital "wanted" flyers in hopes of finding...

Pencils- Comic Strip

Pencils- Comic Strip

Kaylee Kitts , Web Journalist & Artist January 13, 2022

Young artist gains acceptance to San Franciscos Academy of Art University

Young artist gains acceptance to San Francisco’s Academy of Art University

Hannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2022

   After doing artwork for several years, Senior Sophie Bocanegra is beginning her next step in life with an acceptance to San Francisco’s Academy of Art University. Through painting and drawing,...

Brooke Barret and Hudson Cooper taping pieces for the Polar Express train.

School competes in winter hallway decorating

Abby Warner, Web Journalist December 17, 2021

Jackson United Hockey team standing for team introductions, before the start of a game.

Hockey team of 517

Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor December 10, 2021

   Although it is not unknown that Northwest High School has a hockey team, many do not know it is formed by combining numerous schools in the area.     Juniors Carson Lacinski and Easton Neitzke...

Northwest band marches through the streets downtown during Jackson’s annual Christmas parade.

Downtown Jackson continues annual Christmas decorating

Holliss Rumler, Web Journalist & Photographer December 8, 2021

Junior Lonnie Robinson demonstrates movement in his legs after months of recovering from a rare syndrome.

Journey to recovery

Meris Lacinski, Feature Editor December 7, 2021

   When the doctor walked in to share the diagnosis, Junior Lonnie Robinson first thought, “Will I ever play sports again.”     Robinson was diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome in July...

Community members organization and preparing donations for distribution day.

A Season of Giving

Hannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

  With everyone's busy schedules during the holidays, people often fail to recognize the hardships people face in their community. For this reason, Northwest Community Schools hosts Adopt a Family each...

(Left to right) Junior Abby Arthur, Junior Emily Zielinski, Sophomore Max Zielinski, and Senior Mira Bartlett auditioning through the High School Musical detention scene.

Let the show begin

Hailee Paugh, Web Journalist December 7, 2021

  The school musical is a big part of bringing the community together and getting parents out of the house while giving students a different activity. This year's musical is going to be High School Musical. Senior...

Northwest Equestrian team during opening ceremony at states, in Midland, MI. Team includes (left or right) Kaitlynn Sommer, Skylar Tucker, Coach Dave Cox, Rachel Keeler, Ava Conner

Equestrian team rides to a successful season

Leo Moten, Web Journalist December 1, 2021

   Many students at the high school are unaware of the Northwest Equestrian Team and what they do. The Equestrian team has been riding through their success, which includes regional and state competitions....

Junior Savannah Zenz

Student continues remission after long battle with Leukemia

Des Cutter, Opinion Editor November 30, 2021

    After five months of being sick consistently with zero explanations, Junior Savannah Zenz constantly questioned why she was always ill. In April of 2019, during her eighth-grade year, her questions...

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