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Jaylen Poirrier playing a solo in the closer of the marching band show, Malaguena.

Senior strives for musical success, MSU future

Mason Schroeder, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2022

   In high school, the band program can influence students' lives. For Senior Jaylen Poirrier, Marching, Honors, Jazz, Pep, and college bands consume all his time and energy.    Poirrier started...

Senior Drum Major Marcus Arbrouet awaits patiently as he and the band will rush onto the field to preform their halftime show.

Homecoming King Arbrouet chooses ‘eventful’ fall, leads band and soccer programs

Mason Schroeder, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2022

   Being involved as a Soccer Captain, Drum Major, and even being elected as the Homecoming King, Senior Marcus Arbrouet surely has a busy fall schedule. After filling his schedule with extracurricular...

Seniors Lioba Werner, Chloe Laird, Khrystine Weesner, and Kennedy Maynard (right to left) playing in the pep band at  Snowfest games.

Northwest’s pep band continues legacy

Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor February 11, 2022

   After years of success, the Mountie pep band has become very well known. Bryan Mangiavellano, the band teacher at the high school, is the lead director of this compact ensemble.    This group...

Students form jazz band and begin performances at One North

Students form jazz band and begin performances at One North

Alondra Mata, News Editor February 9, 2022

   Juniors Elijah Haldane and Connor Campbell's love for playing instrumental music has led them to take the next step in musicianship and performance by forming a small jazz band, Jackson Art Ensemble.    Although...

Playing loud for all to hear, the Marching Mounties preform at a Friday night football game.

Exchange student overcomes struggle with adapting to American band

Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor November 30, 2021

   Before German exchange student Lioba Werner left her home country, she realized that she did not want to leave music behind and decided to join the band in the United States.    Werner lives...

Pep band newly welcomed

Kelsey Hogan, Web Journalist November 17, 2014

Northwest High School is welcoming a pep band with the new 2014 basketball season. The band will consist of around 25 to 30 band members. The band members will do most of their performance at half time...

The Marching Mounties kneel down during there half time show

Marching Band scores top rating at festival

Ryleigh Wright, Wed Producer October 27, 2014

Marching Band has received 43 consecutive ones at Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) festival. Being able to hold that record takes much time and effort. Band direct Bryan Mangiavellano...

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