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Northwest Local Schools District News

Welcome to Northwest Local School, Home of the Mohawks "Preparing students to meet the academic, social, civic and career needs for a global society."

There will be a special board meeting on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the NHS Media Center.

Northwest Local Schools will be dismissing two hours early on Friday, March 31 for teacher professional development.
There will be NO School for Spring Break on Thursday, April 13; Friday, April 14; and Monday, April 17. School will resume on Tuesday, April 18.


Mohawk Money Madness


Date: April 8, 2017
Place: Elks Country Club 
Time: Doors opens at 6:00, dinner at 6:30, drawing will follow dinner.

Deadline is April 4, 2016


Kindergarten Registration

Attention parents of children entering KINDERGARTEN at Northwest Elementary
for the 2017-2018 school year!

Your child must be five years old by September 30, 2017 to be eligible for kindergarten.

When is KG registration? Where is KG registration?

Tuesday, May 2nd 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm Northwest Elementary Library

Come for Kindergarten Registration then stay for Evening With The Arts. Plan to take a little extra time to explore the building and enjoy our elementary students' artwork on display!

More information on what to bring and contact information. Download the Registration Packet here.

Preschool Registration

Attention parents interested in Northwest Elementary PRESCHOOL
for the 2017-2018 school year!

When can I apply for Preschool? Where can I apply for Preschool?

Thursday, April 6, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Northwest Elementary Front Lobby

Who is eligible? Children who are potty-trained and 4 by September 30, 2017

What do I bring to apply for Preschool? Proof of Income (last 2 pay stubs or tax forms)


Custody Verification when applicable: We must have court documents outlining who has custody of the child when: 1) Biological parents have been divorced, 2) Someone other than the biological parents has custody, 3) Biological father, who was never married to the biological mother, has custody. We only accept Notarized Statements if they have been filed in Juvenile Court. You may not enroll a child for whom you do not have legal custody.

How much does Preschool cost? It depends on your income. 

More Information | Application

District Contacts For Questions/Concerns

Hello Fellow Mohawks

In an effort to share information with you on whom and how to contact us if you have a question or concern, we would ask that you use the following guidelines when contacting the district.

Question/concern for a staff member;

· Elementary School – Mr. Scott Martin (740) 259-2250
· Middle School – Mr. Greg Tipton (740) 259-2528
· High School – Mr. Rick Scarberry (740) 259-2366
· Administrative Office (740) 259-5558

Question / concern regarding sports

· High school sports – (740) 259-2366
· Middle school sports – (740) 259-2528
· Athletic Director – Mr. Dave Frantz (740) 259-8545

Needing to share medical information with the school

· Elementary School clinic – (740) 259-2250 extension: 3306
· Middle School clinic – (740) 259-2528 extension: 2102
· High School clinic – (740) 259-2366 extension: 1348

Guidance office:

· Elementary School – Mrs. Shannon (740) 259-2250 extension: 3318
· Middle School – Mr. Cunningham (740) 259-2528 extension: 2111
· High School – Mr. Amburgey (740) 259-2366 extension: 1305
· High School – Mr. Jenkins (740) 259-2366 extension: 1306

News Release - Board of Education

The Northwest Board of Education met for their Regular Meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the Northwest High School Media Center. The Board approved the following resolutions:

-Minutes of the Regular meeting on February 8, 2017.
-Accept amounts and rates as determined by the Budget Commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies.
-Enter into contract with Stand Energy.
-Adjust FY17 appropriations for 018 Principal fund.
-Adopt Public Conduct on District Property policy.
-Approve school calendar for 2017-2018.
-Substitute teachers for 2016-2017 school year.
-Classified substitute personnel for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year.
-Resignations of supplemental personnel.
-Employed supplemental personnel for 2016-2017.
-Award bid placement of classified personnel.

The next regular board meeting will be held on April 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Northwest High School Media Center

For further information please call the Northwest Administrative Office at (740) 259-5558.

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