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  • Good morning, today is Wednesday, November 30th! 

    The weather today is Sunny at 23 with a high of 43 and a low of 29. 

    Lunch today is a Spicy Chicken Sandwich or Taco Burger. Breakfast tomorrow is Sausage and Cheese Biscuit. 

    Northwest students: If there is a problem with your 2nd-semester schedule please sign up to see your alpha counselor by the deadline of Friday, December 9th at 3:30 PM. 

    You can either sign up by emailing your alpha counselor or sign up using the QR code on the first page of your student agenda. 

    Make sure that your request meets the criteria for a schedule change.  The schedule change policy is on pages 25 and 26 of the student agenda. 

    Seniors, did you miss taking your cap & gown photo or do you need a retake? Cap & gown retakes will take place tomorrow. To sign up for a time, see Ms. Bird in H7. Be sure to get your picture taken because it goes in the graduation program! 

    The Bank of America Student Leaders Program Application is open! As a Student Leader, you'll: Work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks. Attend the weeklong Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. Develop leadership and career skills. Connect with like-minded students from your community and across the country. The Bank of America Student Leaders program connects more than 300 community-minded high school juniors and seniors from nearly 100 communities to employment, skills development, and service. Those selected for this program gain practical work and life experience. Bank of America is looking for the next generation of change-makers. If you or someone you know is a current junior or senior in high school and is passionate about improving the community, please stop by Mrs. Jones’s office to pick up an application and get more information. The application deadline is January 10th. 


    If you are interested in pursuing a career in law, please visit the counseling office to get information about the Grow Your Own Lawyer Program. Each student is matched with a lawyer/mentor they will meet with several times during the spring semester. Students can attend monthly programs and will take various field trips during their time in the program. A few of the field trip destinations are KU and Washburn. Paper applications are available in the Counseling Office but must be submitted by mail or fax. For more information, please stop by the counseling office and see Mrs. Milhon or email jmilhon@usd259.net. The application deadline is Thursday, December 4th, 2022, at noon. They will not accept late applications. 

    Attention chess players of Northwest! We are starting a new chess club! We will begin meeting on Monday, Dec. 5th after school from 3:30-6:00 PM in Choir room G10. Our goal is to get chess players together to have fun and eventually play in and host local tournaments. Beginners and Advanced players are welcome to join! Hope to see you there! 


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