Northwest High School 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."
The votes have been tallied and the results are in... Our 2013 Basketball Homecoming Queen is Amanda Doss! Miss Erica Crabtree was voted senior attendent. Senior Vo-Tech attendent was voted to be Miss Brooklyn Galloway. Miss Kayla Altman was voted junior attendent. Junior Vo-Tech attendent was voted to be Miss Shasta Piatt. Miss Shawnacy McGuire was voted sophmore attendent. Miss Ashlee Adkins was voted freshman attendent.
Each year the Honda-OSU Math Medal Award is presented to a top senior mathematics student from 230 high schools throughout southwest and central Ohio. Jason Montavon represented Northwest High School as one of this years recipients at the southwest region ceremony held at the GE Aviation Learning Center in Cincinnati on November 2. At the ceremony Jason received a pewter math medal, plaque and $100 gift card from Honda of America Manufacturing and Ohio State University's College of Engineering. Congratulations to Jason!
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-FCCLA is offering a community service project for Christmas. It is called Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child. Participants will pack a shoe box with items for boys or girls ages 2-14. The age groups for the shoe boxes are 2-4, 5-9, and 10-14. You can make the shoe box for a young boy or a young girl, or pack a shoe box with items in which gender would not matter such as toothpaste, gloves, soaps, etc. You may also include your name, picture, and address, for the receiving child may want to write you.
-FCCLA is spreading the word about organ donation. There is over 120,000 people in waiting for an organ donation and one person is added to that list every ten minutes. 18 people die daily waiting for an organ transplant and 78 transplants happen daily in the United States. Statistics can be found at http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/data There are also many misconceptioins about organ donation. Learn more at http://www.donors1.org/learn2/myths/ There are 6 major organs and tissue you can donate to help save a life, go to http://www.organtransplants.org to read more. Don't know how to become a donor? When you get your permit/license, they will ask you if you want to be an organ donor. Or you can go online and become one. They tell you what to do, step by step. Go to www.donatelifeohio.org Other important facts about organ donation can be found at http://www.organtransplants.org/resources/goal9-12plan/polf People die every day waiting for an organ donation in which will never happen. You have the power to change that! "When there is no donor, there is no story, no transplant, no hope. But when there is an organ donor, life springs from death, sorrow turns to hope, and a terrible lost becomes a gift." UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing)
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CHARLI MCCLAY Northwest High School junior is a participant in the United States Equestrian Federation's (USEF) High School Equestrian Athlete program. This program was developed to provide recognition for the accomplishments of young equestrians and encourage their future involvement in equestrian sport.Charli is a member of the Paso Fino Horse club as well as the United States Equestrian Federation.
USEF recognizes the dedication of equestrians preparing for competition through practice and training sessions as similar to other students in high school athletic programs and developed this program to honor individual achievements with a varsity letter in the student's chosen sport, regardless of the availability of an equestrian team or club through their school.
This year's Wendy's High School Heisman winners are Matt Penix and Paige Simon. The Wendy's Heisman program recognizes the nation's most esteemed high school senior men and women for excellence in academics, athletics, and leadership.
Congratulations Matt and Paige!
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There will be a Christmas Concert December 18th at 7:00 p.m. at the High School Gymnasium.
Attention Class of 2013.
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