Photo courtesy of Cullan Bower

Mom Prom?

April 29, 2020

Illustration by Erin Albers

All… and nothing

April 7, 2020

IB Testing Update

IB Testing Update

April 4, 2020

AP Testing Update

AP Testing Update

April 4, 2020

Curing Quarantine Boredom

Annalissa Houser, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2020

Spring Cleaning Clean out your closet. Go through all your clothes and be ruthless. It’s time to throw out that shirt you keep thinking you’ll wear. Keep your discarded clothing somewhere safe so that once the lockdown...

How the proposed SMSD policy change will affect you

Annalissa Houser and Rylee Garrett

June 26, 2019

NW students, We want you to know why you should care about the policy change the SMSD has proposed at the recent board meeting. We know that the words “school board meeting” aren’t always the most interesting, but this...

The SMSD proposes highly restrictive student press policy

Annalissa Houser, co-Editor-in-Chief

June 24, 2019

Tonight, the SMSD unveiled a proposed district policy claiming “It retains the right of the district to exercise control over student publications and activities that appear to represent the school and its students.”  The K...

Pushing out plugs from their container, senior Grace Miller prepares to plant in the greenhouse on March 3.

Plant Sale Dates

April 16, 2019

Band Geeks Opening Night

Annalissa Houser, co-Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2019

Come watch the juniors and seniors of Thespian Troupe 888 in "Band Geeks" tonight and tomorrow night at 7 p.m. in the Greg Parker Auditorium. Tickets are free with student ID.

Diversity Assembly Feb. 29

Annalissa Houser, co-Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

Join the NW community in our celebration of diversity in honor of Black History Month. Members of Cougars United tried to put together this assembly last year, but ended up with a tribute including poetry and a song during the...

Cougar Core Day Schedule for Jan 28

Annalissa Houser, co-Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2019

Don't forget Monday Jan 28 will be an early release Cougar Core day. Here is the bell schedule for that day: Hour 1—  7:40-8:26 a.m. Hour 2— 8:31-9:17 a.m. Hour 3— 9:22-10:08 a.m. Hour 4— 10:13-10:59 a.m. Lunch...

Education with Purpose

Annalissa Houser, co-Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

It’s a thought that we’ve all had in some class or another: “When am I ever going to use this?” I’ve always known that I want to be an elementary school teacher. I’ve always known that I won’t need college algebra...

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