District News

Week of 11/14/21

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COVID Update

  • NWCS is and will continue to complete close contact tracing when we are notified of a positive COVID-19 case in our buildings. Please report any positive results or close contacts to our COVID-19 Reporting Tool which can be found on our website and our mobile app.
  • PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR STUDENT TO SCHOOL IF
    • They are pending a COVID-19 test.
    • They have tested positive for COVID-19.
    • They are showing signs or symptoms and with anticipation of taking a COVID-19 test.
    • If a family member has tested positive and is not isolating away from the family.
    • Please see our Close Contact and Positive student guidelines for more information.
  • COMMUNICATION

    • NWEE and NWEL: notifications of positives are sent out to the entire classroom and any additional students/staff members named as a close contact. If you have multiple students in one building, please call the building offices for more information.
    • At NWMS and NWHS, notifications will now be sent out to parents and the students who were in the same class period as the positive. If you have multiple students in one building, please have your student check their school email. Parents may see an increase in notifications due to this change.
    • If you choose to quarantine your student, please see our close contact guidelines for more information.

Coming up........


  • 11/14- Give Hope Meeting - NWHS 6 pm- See flyer below
  • 11/16 - NWEE Picture Retakes
  • 11/17- National Education Support Professionals Day.
  • 11/18 - NWEL Picture Retakes
  • 11/18- NWEL Somerset parent meeting - NWEL Cafeteria - 5-5:30 pm
  • 11/19 - Half day for students
  • 11/19- Downtown Jackson Christmas Parade
  • 11/24-11/26- NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break
  • 12/1 - Musical Auditions - More info to come. Follow Northwest Community Players on Facebook for more information.
  • 12/2 - NWEL Holiday Reading Night- NWEL - 5-7 PM
  • 12/4 - Daddy Daughter Dance - NWHS
  • 12/6 - NWEE Santa Shop - During School
  • 12/7 - NWHS Holiday Choir Concert - Downtown Jackson 6 pm and 7:45 pm12/8
  • 12/8 - NWEE Happy Holiday Family Night
  • 12/13 - NWEL Santa Shop - During School
  • 12/17 - Half Day of School
  • 12/20- 1/2 - Winter Break


NW Choir Apple Pie fundraiser is happening this year! Watch for order forms with pick up on November 20th. More details to come!

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In case you missed it...........

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NW Adopt a Family Program - 2021


NW Adopt a Family program is underway! For years this program has helped hundreds of families in our community during the holiday season! Head over to www.nwschools.org/adoptafamily today for more information on how to get involved!

2021 Adopt a Family

Get your Mountie Gear!!!! Contact the Athletic Office for details.

NW Spirit Store Video - Sale November 2021
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VOTE TODAY!!!!!


Northwest Marching Mounties have been voted one of the three finalists for Jackson Magazine 2022 Best of Jackson awards category of: Best Local High School Band



The second round of voting has begun online at www.JacksonMagazine.com. Click this link - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBPT5Y6 - to be taken directly to the ballot!



Voters will have until December 17, 2021, to vote for their favorite business among the finalists.

To RSVP to the NWEE Holiday Family Night, click the graphic below

Miss 9 days or less....for Mountie Success!
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Reminder - School bus safety

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Click below for NWEE November Updates

You're invited! Please click the graphic below to RSVP.

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Introducing Mystery Attendance Awards!

Once a month, we will randomly draw 1 student from each grade level. If they are present at school, they will receive a prize!

Prizes include pencils, small toys, gift cards and more!! Winners will be announced on Facebook!

The first drawing is coming up in October!

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Thank you Mrs. Mudge!!!!

We would like to wish Lisa Mudge a wonderful retirement. Lisa has spent many years as our financial education coordinator from True Community Credit Union. She has run our student credit union and also taught Junior Achievement to different classrooms. We appreciate all she has done for our students and helping them learn financial literacy. Thank you, Lisa! We hope you enjoy your time with your family.

Attendance Giveaway!

Josey M. was the lucky winner of our attendance giveaway today! She won a McDonald's lunch courtesy of Mr. Bush. Great job, Josey!

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Art to Remember


Here is some important information:



+ Orders are online only

+ Orders are due by Monday, November 22 to qualify for free shipping to school

+ Orders will be sent home with you student the week before Christmas break (12/15, 12/16 and 12/17

+ Some students were unable to complete artwork for various reasons, mostly absences- you will still be able to order other artwork of theirs once I send home all artwork from the school year in the spring (Info will be sent home on that process in the spring)



Please email me at jessica.crandell@nwschools.org if you have any questions!



Thank you for supporting our amazing artists and our program! NWEL parents are the best!!!

NWEL Yearbook Orders

If your student would like a yearbook for this school year, please make sure to order by December 15th. Ordering instructions are below.

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KMS Advisory 11 12 21

Click below for a list of NWKMS Outstanding Mounties

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Mountie Nation Station Updates

Mountie Nation Station - November 12, 2021
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Cap and Gown Orders - Class of 2022

The essential items for graduation participation are the cap, gown, tassel and hood. These items are $42 now through the end of December so save money and order early! You can purchase those items and many more at this link. https://bit.ly/NWHS2022
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CLASS OF 2022- Book mark www.nwschools.org/classof2022 for important Senior Information including Senior Portrait Info!!!
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College and Career Readiness Information Center

NEW UPDATES!! Click Here to view!

UPDATES ADDED WEEKLY!!! Check out the latest!

Thanksgiving luncheon is being served!

NWC students - don't miss out on one of the favorite and best lunches on the school year!!

Tuesday, November 16 Grades 9/10

Thursday, November 18 Grades 11/12

Thank you SFE!!

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National Signing Day for these 5 seniors! Congratulations to the families and friends of these young ladies.

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