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Northwest mourns loss of wrestling coach

Prichard encourages a wrestler during a meet.

Calvin Bell, Reporter

October 26, 2020

1974-2020 Eric Prichard was born on May 4, 1974 and passed away on October 20, 2020. Eric was a part of the Grizzly community for more than 18 years and coached numerous sports, including baseball, football, and wrestling, along with being a social studies teacher. He touched the lives of many. Coached b...

Wichita experiences first snowfall of the season, but school remains open

A pedestrian walks towards the Tyler entrance, Monday morning.

Susan Holbrook, Adviser

October 26, 2020

Northwest faculty and staff reported to work, Monday, Oct. 26 while snow and sleet fell across the region. Students, who attend remotely, were able to stay safely at home. According the the Weather Channel, more sleet and a wintry mix were possible through Tuesday.  ...

October 20th Board of Education results

Jesse Hancock, Editor

October 22, 2020

A new blended learning model will be allowed that will be a mix of onsite and my school remote learning for middle and high school students.  This change will begin on Nov.9. It is proposed that the school will be split into two groups, group a and group b. Group a will be onsite for Monda...

October 5th Board of Education results

Jesse Hancock, editor

October 7, 2020

The board of education had a meeting to come out with new ideas for future plans with school and sports. Some important decisions were made. Here are some of the main statements/ decisions made that will effect high schools and high school students. High School student athletes, including band, c...

Students perspectives on virtual school

Ayah Gharbi, freshmen working in band class in 9th hour

Kelli Leonard and Jaya Smith

September 28, 2020

Both students and teachers are still trying to adjust to the online experience.  A day in the life of a Northwest student starts at 8 a.m. except for Early College Academy program students who start at 7 a.m. Students of various grades have different perspectives and outlooks when it comes t...

The Student Voice of Wichita Northwest High School