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Parent Teacher Conferences/Early Dismissal

Northwest Middle School Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 2:00 - 7:30 pm.

There will be a one-hour early dismissal on this date for all students in the district, and there will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 24, 2014.

NMS Book Fair


The Northwest Middle School Scholastic Book Fair will be held from October 15-23 in the Library during regular school hours. Special events will be held each day of the fair, with special hours on the night of Thursday, October 23 during Parent Teacher Conferences. The "Frozen" theme for the fair is "Some Books Are Worth Melting For".

Special events include:

October 15 - White Out Day

Everyone wear white to school.

October 16 - Pumpkin Decorating

Students are to decorate pumpkins using the "Frozen" theme. Winner will receive a free book from the Book Fair.

October 17 - School Spirit Day

Everyone should show their school spirit by wearing red, white and blue to support our Mohawks!

October 20 - Treats With Someone Sweet

Bring someone special to the Book Fair (Parents or Grandparents) to shop with you at the book fair.

6th Grade - 10:15 - 11:00 am.

7th & 8th Grades - 8:55 - 9:40 am.

October 21 - Cupcake Day

If you come in and buy a book, you receive a cupcake.

October 22 - Marshmellow Guess

The student who guesses the closest to the number of marshmellows in the container WITHOUT going over wins a free book from the Fair.

October 23 - Parent Teacher Conferences

The Book Fair will be open during Parent Teacher Conferences after school until 7:00 pm. There will be a free book drawing every hour of Parent Teacher Conferences.

Please visit the NMS Scholastic Book Fair link here:


School Spirit at Northwest

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Pictures: Elementary Pep Rally | High School Pep Rally | District Pep Rally 

Northwest High School instructor, Mrs. Jenifer Arnett, decided that efforts to improve pride and spirit at the high school were in vein and to really make change, it had to start at the elementary.  Her "partners in crime" are Ashley Davis (NHS Math Instructor) and Rachel McCall (PTO president).  The ES principals and ES staff have been willing to participate and help, Todd Jenkins, Mr. Scarberry and Mr. Burton have been extremely supportive and involved, and of course Mr. Tipton, the coaches, band directors, teachers, etc.!  We have way too many things to be proud of not to be yelling from the rooftops! 

Some of the things that have happened and/or are happening:


Wear Gold - Childhood Cancer

On Wednesday, September 17th, Northwest Middle School faculty and students were encouraged to wear gold to support one of our 6th Grade students, Destiny Freeland, who is being treated for cancer at the present time. Gold is the color that represents childhood cancer, and Destiny is presently being treated for Ewing's Sarcoma, a type of bone cancer. Below, is a picture of all of the NMS students and faculty who wore gold to support Destiny. We would like to send our best wishes to Destiny, and we hope she is back to school soon!


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What's Happening MS

District Pep Rally Wednesday October 22, 2014.

Report cards will go home with students on Thursday, October 23rd.

NMS Parent Teacher Conferences from 2:00 - 7:30 pm on Thursday, October 23rd.

One-hour early dismissal on Thursday, October 23rd for students. No school on Friday, October 24th.

NHS Blood Drive will be, Oct. 29, 2014 in NHS Gym 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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