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Shortage of Days
Fabiola Finol-Colina, Reporter • February 22, 2024

Unsurprisingly the month of February is the shortest month of the year, with only 28 days, sometimes 29. This year however, the month has gotten...

Juniors anticipate their senior year
Liliana Vazquez, Reporter • February 22, 2024

As juniors continue their high school journey, it hits them that just next year they will be becoming adults and graduating. Three juniors, Cadence...

Photo Gallery: Students dig out their cowboy hats for rodeo themed homecoming
Photo Gallery: Students dig out their cowboy hats for rodeo themed homecoming
Susan Bird February 5, 2024

Some students got decked out in western wear for the rodeo themed homecoming on Saturday, Feb. 3. 

Juniors Lizzie Terry and Conor White interview an exhibitor at the State Fair on Sept. 11. They were assigned a story about the cotton industry for their print competition.
Students compete at Kansas State Fair
Samya Slater, Reporter • October 10, 2023

On Monday, Sep 11, 2023 Northwest sent their Press team, Video team, and three photographers to compete at the Kansas State Fair. Although it...

Anna Rasynouvong
Student juggles multiple school activities
Caitlyn Hannon, Reporter • December 13, 2023

Anna Rasynouvong is in many extracurricular activities including the ECA program, the crochet club, and was in wrestling as of last year.  What...

Karlis Hackney was the stage manager for the recent play, A Midsummer Nights Dream.
Stage manager reflects on new experience
Jubieth Chavezchora, Reporter • October 10, 2023

In early September, a play called A Midsummer Night’s Dream was performed at Northwest High. Karlis Hackney, a sophomore at Northwest, was...

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...

Not just for deserters, Pass cards have positive benefits
Philip Givens, Reporter • January 11, 2024

For the second semester many students find no changes at all and consider it the same day-to-day routine. However, many seniors find pleasure...

Lets Taco bout food!
Samya Slater (11), Reporter • January 11, 2024

What is the number one social hour of the school day? You guessed it Lunch time. Now we know that the upper class is allowed to leave the school...

Gender-Neutral Drought
Kit O'Grady, Writer • December 13, 2023

Using the school restroom is a necessary task that many students experience every day. Imagine only having one stall. For some students, it’s...

Northwest Scoreboard
Sashs Reid (12) goes up for the lay-up.
WEST VS. NORTHWEST VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL
Trey WImberly, Reporter • February 5, 2024

Aleigh Richards (11) Crossing up girls on the court.
DODGE CITY VS NORTHWEST GIRLS VARSITY
Trey WImberly, Reporter • February 5, 2024

Audrie Thomas competes at a triangular tournament at Bowlero 23rd
Bowling Industry: Thomas breaks state record
Jae Cockrum January 26, 2024

Audrie Thomas, a freshman on the Varsity team rolled a 693 series at her last tournament against Kapaun and East. Going into a tournament...

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