Congratulations to the Class of 2017.

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Photo of the Class of 2017
CongratulationsBest of the Class of 2017


Courtney Howard

Grace Hobbs

Aaron Bapst

Tori Vastine


Alyssa Robinson

Winter Rachford (not pictured)

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NHS 2017 Best of the Class Photo
2017 Season Stats:

- Broke her own NHS high jump record again clearing a height of 5'6"

- 1st place in high jump at SOC meet. - 1st team All-SOC

- 1st place at District meet, 1st team All-District

- 2nd place at Regional meet

- In 3rd Year at the state meet placed 6th jumping 5'6"

She will be the first track athlete to have her jersey retired at Northwest. She has also been recognized as an Academic All-Ohio recipient. This basketball player, cheerleader, and track athlete also has a high g.p.a. and an after-school job. Congratulations, Shae Patty!

Shae Patty 6th Place State High Jump
Webb's Season Stats- 1st place in long jump at SOC meet, 1st team All-SOC

- 4th place in long jump at District track meet

- 5th place Regional track meet, missing State by 1 place, beat his previous record by 1'1" breaking the school record

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Tyler Webb Long Jump
2017 Season Stats:McClurg:

- Broke NHS 400 m dash record with a time of 1:01.9

- 1st place at the SOC meet in the 800m run, 1st Team SOC


- 4th Place in the 300m hurdles at the District track meet

- Qualified for the Regional Track meet in Athens.

Magen McClurg and Chase McClay Track
Maynard Qualifies for National CompetitionCongratulations to Breanna Maynard! She placed 2nd in Illustrated Talk in the FCCLA State Competition. She will compete in the Nationals to be held in Nashville, TN in July.
Breanna Maynard Places 2nd in State
Over 1,200 of the most outstanding young scholars in Ohio will attend the Bowling Green State University for Buckeye Boys State this summer. Juniors, Will Gillette, Kyle Leslie and Tyler Webb have been chosen to attend from NHS. The American Legion hosts the event. Students taking part learn about city, county and state government by creating a mock government. Participants at Buckeye Boys State are also eligible for the BGSU Buckeye Boys State Achievement Scholarship.

Kyle Leslie will also be attending the Naval Academy's Summer Seminar in Annapolis, Maryland and he's also been accepted in the Coast Guard Academy's Summer AIM program held in New London, Connecticut. Since 1950 only 14,000 people have been accepted and attended this program.
Photo of Juniors attending Buckeye Boys State
Senior Baseball PlayersJM Storer, head baseball coach said "It is difficult to see this group of seniors go. They have each contributed great things to the program over the past four years. They've made a lot of progress not only as baseball players but as individuals. These guys will do well in whatever they set out to accomplish."
Senior Baseball Players
Cheerleaders lined up for national anthem
High School News
Webb Breaks Long Jump School Record Webb Breaks Long Jump School Record
NHS Junior, Tyler Webb ends the 2017 Track Season breaking the school record in the long jump. 
Scarberry Retiring Scarberry Retiring
When Cole Adkins, Northwest Elementary 5th grader heard of Mr. Scarberry's retirement from 5th grade teacher Devan Scarberry, he quickly went to work carving out a momento for him. Cole is pictured above presenting the carving to Mr. Scarberry. When asked how he goes about making these carvings, he said "with just a seven dollar tool." 
Bill Newman Award Bill Newman Award
The Portsmouth Chapter of the Southeastern Ohio Basketball Officials Association presented the 2016-2017 Northwest Lady Mohawks the Bill Newman Sportsmanship Award at this year's annual banquet. This award is presented to a Southeastern District High School whose players and coaches conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner to officials, opponents, and teammates; who display modesty in victory and graciousness in defeat. 
Roger Gray Roger Gray
On Friday February 17th, Northwest Athletic Director Dave Frantz made a presentation before the varsity game, recognizing Mr. Roger Gray.

For nearly 40 years, Roger Gray has been a fixture on the sidelines, in the crow’s nest, and other media areas doing live broadcasts on high school sporting events. In fact, many of our Northwest community members and current student-athletes have been part of Roger’s play-by-play calling on the radio.
Mike Brown Scholarship
Mr. Frantz is running a raffle for the following combination of items: (2) Rounds of golf with carts at the Elks Country Club. (1) Dozen Taylor Made XD golf balls. (1) $20 gift card to Sideline Pizza. (2) $20 gift cards to Buffalo Wild Wings. (10) Gift Certicates for a Wendy's Single Combo meal. 1 ticket for $5, or 3 tickets for $10. 
Cheer Fundraiser
We have partnered with That's My Pan!® to raise money for NHS Cheer. This fundraiser offers unique, high quality products! 
Attention 11th Grade
The Ohio Department of Health mandates the immunizations necessary for students attending school in Ohio. Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine is a NEW required vaccine for 12 grade students attending 
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