10-1-14 Announcements


Keep that NW Homecoming spirit week going!!   Tomorrow is Hippie day and Friday is Cougar Crazy…… so get ready to fill the streets with orange and black at the Northwest homecoming parade Friday afternoon at 1:15!  Go cougars!!


Northwest has an outside guest policy for the Homecoming dance Oct. 4 –forms are DUE TODAY in the office by 3:30pm.

Attention all ladies and gentlemen attending Homecoming this Saturday:  tickets will be on sale in the mall during all 3 lunches ALL week.  Tickets are two for $28 or one for $15.  All tickets are $15 at the door. Don’t forget to wear appropriate formal attire which means a suit and tie with a collared shirt, or your formal dresses.  Keep your shoes on the entire time. Also, to keep your night classy, keep the dancing clean!  Arrive at the cafeteria on Oct. 4 from 8 p.m.-11 p.m.  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.


Hey seniors!  A sign-up sheet has been posted right outside of room 151 for anyone who has not gotten their picture taken for the yearbook yet.  A picture day for both seniors and underclassmen will be held Oct.16 so make sure to sign up as soon as possible.  This is also you ONLY chance to get a retake, if desired. Just remember to sign up outside of room 151 this week!


If you purchased an orange army t-shirt go after school to room 132 to pick up.  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 this week! Second orders are DUE Friday.


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.


Academic Decathlon will meet today after school in room 241.  New members still welcome!!


If you would like to be a part of SADD – Students Against Destructive Decisions – we want you!  Please come to the October informational meeting NEXT WEEK Oct. 8 after school in Room 132 to talk about Chain of Life and Red Ribbon Week.  We hope to see you there!  Talk to Amelia Hoelting, Shelby Smith, or Mrs. Dent if you have questions!  Thanks!


Key Club is meeting this Friday morning at 7:10 a.m. in room 155 or after school in the library.  Plan to attend for some great community service opportunities

The boys varsity soccer team defeated the Freestate Firebands last night by a score of 4-0.  Ethan Bowman lead the scoring with two goals, Henry Alvarado notched his first varsity goal and Nate Jones capped off the fire with his penalty kick. Von Schnorf and the defense recorded another league shutout. Next up is the Hawks of Olathe East.


The girls’ varsity tennis team beat BV North 5-4 yesterday in a very competitive match. #1 dubs of Colleen Freeman with Lexy Drummond, #2 dubs of Brooke Bennett with Carli Sommerla & #3 dubs of Tamerra Horton with Caley Olson. Good luck at the league tournament all day Thurs.


Tonight at 5:30 p.m., the Cougar Gymnasts will compete tonight in our first home meet.  All five SM schools will be here.  We invite you to come and support this talented team as they create Cougar Magic. So Cougars, don’t forget to tumble your way to the gymnastics meet ……. you just might be chosen as the fan of the week!!!


Attention Students – please do not park in two parking aisles on the west side of the student lot on Oct. 3. We will need this space for Parade.  Thank you for your cooperation!”


If you ordered yearbook pictures, or still have not picked up your student ID, come to the office.

The following schools will be here to visit tomorrow, Oct. 2:  Johnson County Community College, Coe College, The University of Kansas, and the University of Kansas Engineering Department.  For more information see Ms. Nick, the counseling secretary.