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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."

Blizzard Bags: Elementary School | Middle School | High School (Click on your teacher for a link to the assignments.)

Northwest High School will hold it's basketball homecoming ceremony Friday, January 22.
If postponed due to weather, the ceremony will be held on February 12.


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$10,000 Raffle

The Northwest Football boosters are sponsoring an event entitled "Northwest Football Tribe Treasure $10,000 Raffle! Tickets are $100 each and only 300 will be sold. You do not need to be present to win. All proceeds go to Northwest Football Boosters General Fund, which benefits Youth League, Jr. High and High School.Each ticket comes with one meal, with choice of ribs or chicken, 2 sides, salad, dessert and drinks. Catering by Mongos Smok'n Meats. One extra meal ticket can be purchased for $25.00.(No entry in drawing).

For more information on the cash prizes that will be given or to contact the sponsors, download this flyer.

Food Pantry

As many of you are aware, a weekly Food Pantry has been operational this summer at Northwest Middle School.  This is to advise you that beginning on August 26, 2015, the Food Pantry will be open every Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. in Room 118 at Northwest Middle School. 

Attached to this letter is an informational handout as well as an application.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Greg Tipton, Principal, Northwest Middle School, at 740/259-2528.

We would like to encourage all parents who meet the guidelines set forth to take advantage of this opportunity.  

Help Provide Scholarships!

The Northwest Alumni Association is seeking the support of the Northwest community to help provide scholarships for graduating seniors.  Through the brick donation program you can help our graduates receive scholarship funds and help transform the high school courtyard in the process.  Bricks may be ordered in memory of, in honor of, or recognition of a class, graduate, faculty member, or a member of the community who simply loves Mohawk Nation.
Bricks may be ordered and customized online at
4x8 Engraved Brick: $40
8x8 Engraved Brick: $75
4x8 Engraved Brick with Logo: $55
8x8 Engraved Brick with Logo: $90

News Release - Board of Education

The Northwest Board of Education met for their Organizational/Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Northwest High School Media Center. The Board conducted the following business:

-Oath of office was conducted for newly elected and appointed members.
-Passed a resolution to elect Board President for 2016.
-Passed a resolution to elect Board Vice-President for 2016.
-Passed a resolution to establish regular meeting date, time, and place for 2016, as well as how the public may determine schedule, which is 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:00pm.
-Passed a resolution to set compensation for Board members.
-Passed a resolution to establish Service Fund for 2016.
-Passed a resolution to delegate authority to Treasurer for 2016.
-Passed a resolution to delegate authority to Superintendent for 2016.
-Passed a resolution to delegate authority to Principals for 2016.
-Passed a resolution to conduct budget hearing and adopt budget for next fiscal year from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
-Passed a resolution to approve the minutes of the Regular meeting on December 15, 2015.
-Passed a resolution to approve reports.
-Passed a resolution to employ substitute teachers for the 2015-2016 school year.
-Passed a resolution to employ substitute classified personnel for the 2015-2016 school year.
-Passed a resolution to set graduation date for Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. in theNorthwest High School gymnasium.
-Passed a resolution to approve District emergency operations plans.
-Passed a resolution to approve fall supplemental schedules I and II for 2016-2017.

The next regular board meeting will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm in the Northwest High School Media Center.

Northwest Board of Education regularly meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Northwest High School Media Center at 914 Mohawk Drive, McDermott, Ohio. The schedule is tentative and from time to time special meetings may be required. The location of special meetings will be determined on an as needed basis.

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

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