District News

11/15/20

Northwest Community Schools

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Superintendent Geoff Bontrager with NW Updates on JTV

NWCS COVID-19 Hotline

NWCS IS REQUIRED TO REPORT POSTIVE SCHOOL ASSOCIATED CASES. PLEASE CONTINUE TO REPORT THIS INFORMATION TO THE COVID-19 HOTLINE EVEN IF LEARNING IS REMOTE!



Please keep your student home and 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.

Parent Technology Tidbits

7 Tips using the Schoology Mobile App

Schoology Parent Resources

District Calendar and Upcoming Events

NO SCHOOL- NOVEMBER 25-27TH - Thanksgiving Break

NW/SFE Foodservice is offering Meal Kits for the upcoming week. These include 5 breakfast and lunches for students.


🔴YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR THESE BY SUNDAY (11/15/20) AT 9 PM⚫


For more information including pick up location, times, and sign up CLICK BELOW!!!

NW 2020 ADOPT A FAMILY

Click here for more information and how to make a donation.

NW Adopt a Family 2020

WE HAVE OPENINGS!!!

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If you student was absent on Friday. Materials for remote learning can be picked up at the NWEE office on Monday from 10 - 2 pm.

NWEE VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR

NWEE Book fair starts today! Runs through Nov 22 and all books ship to home, free shipping over $25.



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TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

2nd Grade- We are still waiting on technology for our F2F students. We will keep you updated delivery information as it is received.

NWEE F2F and MVP Turkey Trot Fundraiser Information

Turkey Trot is postponed until a further date when we return back to school. If your child is already registered they will be locked in for the event when it happens. If you were planning to still sign your child up and raised money we will have a time to sign up before the event happens when we return. Thank you for your support and understanding.

November Northwest Teacher Feature on JTV

CONGRATS MINDY HENDRICK

NWEL STAFF VIPS

We kicked off our staff VIP celebrations this morning honoring our custodian Shelly Klinger, 4th grade teacher Jackie Murray, and 3rd grade teacher Corrie Castle.


This week they have designated VIP parking and will be receiving a gift!


Keep an eye out for their celebration videos and next week's VIPs.

Technology Update

We are still waiting on technology for our F2F students. We will keep you updated delivery information as it is received.

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1st Trimester @ KMS will be extended to include 11/23 & 11/24. Details of what those days will look like will be sent soon

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THANK YOU NWHS STAFF

Social Media Thank Yous November 2020

Are you looking for some Mountie Gear? NW Be More Kind items? Are you ready to shop for the holidays?

Check out this clothing/accessory store! There are items in the store that have automatic donations to the NW Adopt a Family program as well.

NWHS STUDY LAB

High School Vision and Hearing Screening- Jackson County Health Dept.

Tuesday, Dec. 15th, 7:30am-2pm

4200 Van Horn Road

Jackson, MI

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Complete to Compete

The College & Career Access Center is offering exciting incentives to Seniors to

encourage and reward their diligence in striving toward their post-secondary goals.

Congratulations to the winners of the Complete to Compete- College Application Drawing!

  • Arianna Ferguson
  • Reegan Trojanowicz
  • Calie Early
  • Brayden Metcalf
  • Danielle Louagie

These students will receive a $15 gift card!!!

There is still time to enter the Complete to Compete drawing for the FAFSA, scholarships, resumes, interview skills, and job searches! You win a $15 gift card OR a grand prize!

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Pathways to Careers at Consumers Energy

NORTHWEST ALTERNATIVE STUDENTS


  1. Trimester I is wrapping up fast, ending Sunday, November 22. How are your percentages? Classes all set?
  2. JACC students - Be sure to do your virtual JACC class work!!
  3. There will be NO YouthBuild classes until Monday, November 30. Please make arrangements to turn in your required paperwork.



As always, be sure to check your email and our Facebook page for further updates.


The Alternative office hours next week are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 - 12. Questions, concerns? Please call 817-4754 and someone will return your call!

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All Middle School and High School athletic practices and events have been cancelled until November 30, 2020.

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Verbal Commit - Chloe Cooper - Northwood University - Softball

Athletic Schedules and Updates

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Free Finance & Fitness Event Online Monday Evening

Hello Northwest Community Schools! We wanted to make you aware of a free opportunity for financial and fitness education this coming Monday evening. Click HERE to register online.

Priceless Toy Gift Store Information

Dear Parents,

Welcome to our 15th year Priceless Gift Toy Store! We are very excited to be open again this year to assist with gifts and toys for your children.

Due to COVID-19, we have the following changes:

- Everyone MUST wear a FACE MASK

- All visitors will be shopping by appointment only

- Only ONE parent may shop

- NO children allowed in the store

Please call Lacey at 517-513-5353 to make your appointment for gift and toy pickup. Absolutely no one will be admitted without a previously made appointment.

We are accepting donations of gently used toys from Now to December 15th, at the following address:

The Hub Teen Center

730 Tomlinson Street, Jackson, MI 49202

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays

10:00am to 3:00pm

If you or anyone you know would like to help with us preparing toys, please call Wendy Wight at 517-740-8444.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

Wendy Wight

517-740-844
Differencemakers6@gmail.com

Do you have a project or service that National Honor Society students can help you with?

We are looking for service projects that we can help school and community members with-especially virtually during this very different year!!! If we can help you, please fill out the form linked below and we will be in touch! If it is needed by a specific date, please include that to help with our scheduling.


https://forms.gle/zNmsb6nZi1xefnS27