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Government class flies kites with special ed students

Sophomore Blake Unrein and government teacher Lori Wallentine gather string while senior Sarena Leyba holds the kite.
April 26, 2016

Lori Wallentine's 6th hour government class spent the period flying kites with special education students on Tuesday, April 26th. The activity is an annual tradition which was started about five years...

I went to a Trump rally. And it challenged my expectations.

Crowds line up outside Century II for the Trump rally on Saturday, March 5.
March 8, 2016

Every so often, a person comes into the public eye who is so unusual that we can’t help but stare. Sometimes, it’s for purposefully brazen statements, designed to draw attention (Lady Gaga comes to...

God gave me you

Karissa Kai Patterson, Keyanna Patterson's younger sister, grins in the Veterinarian Clinic exhibit in the Exploration Place.
February 25, 2016

October 13, 2009: the day my life would be forever changed. Like any other day I went to school, but on this day I walked with pep in my step. At 4:10 I would sprint to my dad’s car and urge him to...

Career and Technical Education month celebration

Representatives from the Kansas Department of Education visited Northwest on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
February 23, 2016

Kansas Commissioner of Education recognizes Northwest’s CTE program

Senior Derek Thurston showcases the skills he is learning in Machine Tools 1. He plans on using these skills in his future engineering career.
February 23, 2016

Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education, stopped by Northwest on Feb. 17 to celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE) month. Watson and other representatives from the Department of Education...

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