District News

9/22/20

Northwest Community Schools

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NWCS COVID-19 Hotline

Please continue to assess your student’s health before coming to school each day . If your student develops COVID-19 symptoms, please keep them home and contact your healthcare provider.


Please call our NWCS COVID-19 Hotline (517-817-4974) if your student is awaiting COVID-19 test results, tested positive, or has had direct contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.

District Calendar and Upcoming Events

Virtual Hunger Bowl- The NW Community Comes together to beat hunger!

Wednesday, Sep. 23rd, 12am to Sunday, Oct. 4th, 7pm

6900 Rives Junction Road

Jackson, MI

Join us in our Virtual Hunger Bowl event to support the


Compassionate Ministry’s Food Pantry.


Fans are asked to make monetary donations through the link

provided. All donations will be used for the Food Pantry.

Collection From: Wednesday, September 23

through Sunday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m.


1 - Go to: https://www.cmjackson.org/food-ministries

2 - Click DONATE

3 - Then Click “Donate One Time”

4 - Go to the drop down to find Hunger Bowl - Food

Pantry Support.

5 - After hitting Next, you will be asked how you want to

pay.


Thank you for making a donation. Every $1 can

be turned in to six meals at the food pantry.

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Jump Start Nutrition Fundriaser

Sunday, Sep. 27th, 9am-3pm

1220 West Parnall Road

Jackson, MI


Visit Jump Start Nutrition on Saturday September 27, 2020


1220 W Parnall Rd Suite H (Next to Subway by Polly's Country Market)


75% of profits will be donated to STORM (NWHS Student Government)

NW Homecoming Week

Monday, Oct. 5th, 12am to Friday, Oct. 9th, 9pm

6900 Rives Junction Road

Jackson, MI


The Theme: Homecoming: The Series

Homecoming week in Mountie Nation will look much different this year.


Unfortunately, with the current Executive Orders, the annual Mountie Parade and Homecoming dinner will be cancelled. Admittance into the home football game will be limited to those who have tickets.

We will celebrate spirit days throughout the buildings and online (check our social media). More info to come.

On Thursday, October 8th, our NWHS Student Government (STORM) will be hosting a Food Truck Rally at the Elementary Complex. More info and event information to come!


Order your NW Homecoming Shirts HERE

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Mountie Mission Week- Cancer Awareness

Monday, Oct. 12th, 12am to Friday, Oct. 16th, 11pm

6900 Rives Junction Road

Jackson, MI

Order your Mountie Mission Shirts HERE

Mountie Military Appreciation Week

Monday, Oct. 26th, 12am to Friday, Oct. 30th, 12am

6900 Rives Junction Road

Jackson, MI

Order your Mountie Military Appreciation Shirts HERE

Mountie Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday- Superintendent Geoff Bontrager

What's for Lunch?!


This is one of the most important questions!!! Click the link below for menus and pick up information for MVP students.



https://www.nwschools.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=150

Parent PowerSchool Video

To updated student and parent contact information, Parents must have a Parent PowerSchool account. Please watch the below video on where to find resources, create a Parent account, and to to update contact information within PowerSchool.
PowerSchool Parent Video

Schoology Parent Resources

WE HAVE OPENINGS!!!

For little Mounties

Northwest Preschool and Childcare

6900 Rives Junction Rd. Jackson

We offer: Infant and Toddler Care

Before and After School Childcare

3’s & 4/5 yr old Preschool (1/2 day, full day, with childcare, GSRP)

Summer Care

Call 517-817-4741 with questions, to find out about openings (some classes are full and some have openings) or to schedule a tour.

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NWEE Arrival/Dismissal Update

Please click the link below to view updated arrival and dismissal procedures for NWEE effective September 21, 2020.

ATTN: NWEE MVP (Virtual) Families

Dear MVP Families,


If you have not yet completed the form to sign up for a time to bring your MVP student to NWEE for their fall reading and math screeners, please click the link below to sign up for an available time that works for you.


Please click this link, or copy and paste into your browser to sign up: https://forms.gle/7ZV8YCCR7pvBSjoeA



The state of Michigan requires that all Kindergarten through 3rd grade students be screened on literacy skills within the first 30 days of school starting. The state of Michigan also requires that we screen students on math skills within the first 90 days of school starting. This includes our MVP students.


Appointments will last approximately 30 minutes.


If you have questions about the screeners, or your appointment, please contact your child's grade level learning specialist:


Kindergarten-Amy Locke (517) 817-4944

First Grade-Shelby Ambs (517) 817-4949

Second Grade-Kristen Joseph (517) 817-4897


We look forward to seeing your child soon to complete their screener requirements!


Thank you!
NWEE Learning Specialists

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Athletic Schedules and Updates

Jackson Magazine Top Teacher- 2020


We have amazing staff at Northwest Community Schools! This year has brought a lot of changes for our Teachers!


In 2019, Seven NW teachers made the Jackson Top 10 Teacher list from Jackson Magazine!



Please consider nominating a NW teacher for the 2020- Jackson Magazine Teacher of the Year!

http://www.jacksonmagazine.com/teacher-nomination

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