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The Student Voice of Wichita Northwest High School

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The Student Voice of Wichita Northwest High School

Northwest Explorer

Jae Cockrum (10) models a forbidden look
Hoods and hats policy causes controversy
Samya Slater (11) and Jae Cockrum(10) September 14, 2023

  Could you please state your name? I’m Mr. Holderman. I’m the principal.   What is your personal opinion on...

Staff, students adjust to E-hall pass issues
Savannah Randall , Reporter • September 12, 2023

After the pilot of E-hall passes last spring, it’s now Northwest’s permanent passing system, with a few updates. Last year, Northwest had...

What's the deal with the cell phone ban?
Jack Rue, Interviewer • September 12, 2023

As a new year of school starts, new rules are often introduced. This year the student population has seen a huge shift in rules with two sticking...

Mrs. Bartsch working at her desk in the office.
Interview with Assistant Principal Charlotte Bartsch
Kit O'Grady, Writer • September 6, 2023

Mrs. Bartsch working at her desk in the office.
Moving Up!
Alyssa Hale , Editor-in-chief • September 20, 2023

After starting out as an English teacher in 2012 and also becoming the Avid coordinator in 2021, this Q & A explores what feelings Mrs. Bartsch...

Sample Q & A
Sample Q & A
September 13, 2023

This is where we will put Humans of Northwest


Do you think students should be able to wear hats and hoods?

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New ID Policy Needs Modifications
Aubrynn Lindsey , Editor • August 31, 2023

 Northwest High School’s main priority has always been to protect their students. In the past few years, we have seen many ways this has...

Halloween movie reviews
September 9, 2021

Addams Family Site:DVD Release date: 1991 Rating: 5/5  Reason: The Addams family is a classic movie that I enjoy watching...

Music streaming
Jaya Smith , Reporter • January 11, 2021

There are a lot of sites and apps people can stream music on. Some cost and others are free.  Spotify is a music streaming service with...

Northwest Scoreboard
Y.E 2nd Annual Kickball Game
Jack Rue, Author • May 22, 2023

Y.E, Youth Entrepreneurs, is a class Northwest offers to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. The class teaches students the basics of starting...

Jayla Downing (10) kneeing Anna Rasynouvong (9).
kickoff to wrestling
Alexis Wimberly , reporter • December 16, 2022

Wrestling has begun their season, with many new participants this year. To kick off the season Northwest went head-to-head against each other...

Zoe Baker (11) dribbling the ball down field
Girl's Varsity Soccer Destroy South
Saharah Hall, Reporter • December 14, 2022

The girl's varsity team destroyed South 10-0 on 4/26 with amazing performances from Zoe Baker (11), Payton Benoit (11), Lola Reida (9), and Angie...

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