9-19-14 Announcements


Do you need a little help with homework? Want to do well on that next test? Please feel free to get assistance from your friendly peers in National Honor Society. Just come to the Library before or after school and look for the very large, obnoxiously decorated sign on the right hand.


The library store is having a Going Out of Business Sale…check the library bulletin board for items available AND the sale prices!  This sale includes the last of the orange and black Dr. Seuss-like hats that will surely become collector’s items!


CHIPOTLE!!!   Is Sept.  22.  Come eat at Chipotle at Quivira and SM Pkwy between 3:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Tell the cashier that you are there for the SMNW fundraiser.  This is a fundraiser for After Prom, so please come out and support the event!


Ladies and Gentlemen –The theme for this year’s Homecoming Dance will be…ROYAL ROMANCE: A NIGHT IN LONDON. Start asking your dates, shoppin’ for your dress, and gettin’ your dancin’ shoes on for the most formal event of your entire high school career.


The Homecoming dance will be on Oct. 4 from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Don’t forget to wear appropriate formal attire.  That means a suit and tie with a collared shirt and formal dresses.  Keep your shoes on for the entire night and keep the dancing clean.  Northwest has an outside guest policy – you MUST pick up a form in the office if you are bringing a date from another school.  You can’t wait until the last minute because forms must be turned in to the office by Oct. 1. Stay tuned to find out more about ticket sales next week. Can’t wait to see you there!


Looking for that special dress for Homecoming, but not looking to spend a lot of money?  Come check out the dresses available at no cost to students in the Counseling office.  Students are welcome to come before and after school, but must leave the office by 3:00 p.m. Students should not plan to come between classes.


This is just a reminder of the orange card process. Parents cannot sign the orange card before teachers have completed the card.  The card must be done correctly, all teachers should sign the card on Wednesday and Thursday, students then take the card home on Thursday night for parent signature, and return the card promptly to their designated coach on Friday morning.  If a parent signs the card before all the classroom teachers have signed, the card will not be accepted and you will be ineligible for the following week.


All of you Cougars better be getting your tails to this year’s football “T A I L gate” tonight at 5:30 p.m. You will have a roaring time playing games and eating some yummy food as you sike yourself up for the NW Cougar battle against the East Lancers.  BE THERE!!!!! And by the way Cougars…the theme is PREPPY so be sure to whip out your finest argyle sweaters and collared shirts! Stay CLASSY Northwest!!!!!!!!


If you purchased an orange army t-shirt, they are in!!  Please go to the cafeteria immediately after school to pick up your shirt!!  If you missed ordering a shirt the first time, we’re taking a second order.  Fill out an order form and pay $10 during all three lunches every day next week!


OOOH that SMELL, Can’t you smell that smell, OOOH that smell, the smell of cougars around you…last Tuesday, the boys varsity soccer team defeated the Shawnee Mission East Lancers, for the first league win for the boys this season…then Yesterday…..

In a cool damp dusk, the Vikings sailed…..To meet the cougars with axe impale.

Ears pinned back the big cats wait…….To deliver Valhalla, the Nordic fate.

Warriors clashed, a heavy price……..Lightning struck ……Not once but thrice.

Waller, Anderson, Bowman cheered……Vikings cowered clutched with fear.

The backline said, You Shall Not Pass!…….Yielding nothing the time elapsed.


Next up, the “rock” – Rockhurst High School comes to SMAC on Sept. 22.

Game time is 7:00 p.m. so be the crowd, bring the noise, come rock the Cougar Cauldron!


The outside guest form for the Homecoming dance is available in the office. If you are inviting someone NOT from Northwest, you need to fill out this form and return to the office.


DeCloud will be here to distribute yearbook photos on Sept. 22 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., during all lunches. If you ordered pictures, go to the front of the Main auditorium.
Today, Friday the 19th, is the last day to sign up for the October ACT without paying a late fee. If you plan on taking the October ACT go to the ACT website: ACT.org forward slash student (ACT.org/student) and sign up for the test today. If you have taken the test before it will take about 10 minutes. If this is your first time it will take about 45 minutes. Don’t forget to upload a picture.