3-2-15 Announcements

Student, if you arrive at school AFTER 7:40 a.m. or have to leave and return to Northwest between 7:40 a.m. and 2:40 p.m., you will need to show your NW ID at the West doors or in the Office. If you don’t have an ID, or have lost your ID, come to the office.

Registration for AP tests has begun and will end on March 13.  The cost for each test is $91.   Students should check the date and time for their desired tests and check for any scheduling conflicts.  To obtain a registration form for AP testing, see Mr. Mowry or Ms. Nick in the counseling office.

Sophomore and Junior students are invited to explore careers in Engineering at the K-State Engineering Day April 10.  Registration deadline is March 30.  See Ms. Nick the Counseling Secretary in the office for information.


There will be a golf meeting at 3 p.m. today in room K.

Attention All girls planning on swimming:  First practice is today, March 2 – Meet on the pool deck at 3 p.m. prepared to swim.

Attention students that are trying out of softball this year: Returning softball players will report today at 5:30 p.m., March 2 in the main gym.

Track and Field Athletes—- The following need to meet today at 3 p.m.: Distance runners in the wrestling room, throwers in room N,  Girls Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps go to room 225 and Boys Sprints, Hurdles, Jumps go to the Little Theater. Pole Vault will meet at 3:30 p.m. outside the weight room. Questions see a track coach.

All girls trying out for soccer need to go by Coach Boren’s room – room 120 – to see the plan for soccer tryouts for today. If you have any questions regarding tryouts, please talk to Coach Boren today. Please make sure that you have your physical form and concussion form on file with the athletic office and Cheryl Horseman.

Key Club will meet today after school- we will be discussing convention and elections for next year!

Attention Robotics team: All T-shirt orders must be placed by 4 p.m. today. You can do this online or at today’s after school meeting.

This past weekend the Cougar Speech and Drama team had a lot of success.  Lily Ottinger placed 5th in Open Lincoln Douglas Debate, while Julian Kuffour took home first place in Novice Lincoln Douglas. In Congressional Debate, Ashton Hess placed 6th, and Drew Winter took 4th. In Poetry Interpretation, Roslyn Wohler ended up in 6th place, as did Ashton Hess in Impromptu Speaking. The Mock Trial Team competed at the Regional Tournament at the Olathe Courthouse.  They took 3rd place, and Qualified to the State Tournament in Topeka!!

Are you lonely? Do you gotta bae? Well Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls matchmaker results are HERE! This week at Northwest your secret list of who you will be compatible with will be sold here in the mall during all three lunches result will be only $2.

Come March 4 to an all school pajama karaoke night at 7 p.m. in the little theatre! It’s only $5 and includes food, drinks and some great music!

Attention all NHS members: We have a meeting this Wednesday at 7 a.m. in the auditorium featuring the fantastic Mr. Mach. See you then! Patty Mach, the Northwest area school board representative, will be here on Wednesday during all three lunches in room 9 for this month’s installment of the Speaker Series! Everyone is welcome, and NHS members will receive house points.

The CCC will sponsor its second and final Cappuccino Day this Friday.  It will be before school and the first four hours of the school day.  We are collecting money to help those families who have a loved one in the hospital and cannot afford food or guess while their loved one is in the hospital.  Each family will be screened by St. Luke’s hospital for their needs.   Please enjoy cappuccino, hot chocolate, and homemade cookies and support the needy as well.  Thank you.

Photography club will be starting back up Thursday after school in Room 7.  Please bring your cameras! There will be photo critiques and contests with special prizes and recognition. We will be exploring different locations on exotic photo shoots and any type of camera is acceptable! There will be plenty of food so come hungry. If you have questions ask Sarah Komer or Lauren Paccapaniccia. Bring your friends and we’ll see you in room 7 on Thursday!

PANERA FUNDRAISER FOR AFTER PROM is March 5 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Panera Bread located at 10606 Shawnee Mission Parkway.  Come from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and show the flyer – either on your mobile device or printed.  It can be found in the PTSA newsletter, as well as on the doors leading out of the school building. A donated percentage of sales will be given to SMNW PTSA Prom committee.  Thanks for your support.

Applications for next year’s Spirit Club Executive board are now available in room 227. You will also need to pick up teacher recommendations to give to each of your current teachers. If you have any questions please ask Ms. O’Boyle or Ms. Johnson. Applications and teacher recommendations are all due by Friday.

All you can eat pancake breakfast this Saturday from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the school cafeteria.  Come and eat delicious pancakes and help send Interact Club members to Guatemala.  Cost is $5 for students and $7 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at the door or see Natalie Zimmerman or Colleen Freeman.

LUNCH TODAY:  spicy popcorn chicken with roll OR 3 meat Italian flatbread