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  • Good morning today is Monday, February 26th!  

    The weather today is Sunny at 45 with a high of 79 and a low of 54. 

    Lunch today is Orange Chicken or Teriyaki Dumplings.  Breakfast tomorrow is Wings Biscuits and Gravy.  

    Young Life has its next Bible Study meeting tomorrow during lunch. See Ms. Buhler in B21 for a pass.   

    Time is running out for purchasing this year’s yearbook. We will be placing our final order in a few days, so you need to buy now if you want a guaranteed copy. Last year’s yearbooks sold out. We expect to sell out again this year, so don’t delay. You can purchase your copy of the yearbook at Jostensyearbooks.com or in the main office from the Northwest bookkeeper. The price is $70. 

    Northwestexplorer.org. That/s the official website of the Northwest Explorer school newspaper. Right now, you can see stories about the Science Olympiad, the benefits of pass cards, girls' basketball, and bowling, or look at photos from the recent Homecoming dance. Check us out at northwestexplorer.org. Want to produce content for our news magazine, website, or yearbook? Come talk to Ms. Bird in room H7. 


    NW Speech Team had an awesome showing at Maize South taking 2nd place among over 30 schools. Matthew took 1st and qualified for State in Extemporaneous Speaking AND he placed 6th in Impromptu Speaking! Emmaline and Kinz placed 4th in their collaborative improv event, and Dulce placed 5th in her Informative Event. Way to go, Grizzlies! Wish us luck at Andover next weekend. 


    It's time for some playoff basketball! Your boys' basketball team will host Lawrence Freestate this Wednesday, February 28th for a first-round substate playoff game at 6:00. This is a KSHSAA event so student activity passes will not be accepted, but the first 100 students will get in FREE with a student ID. Gates will open at 5:00 so get here early to ensure you can get in for free. Help cheer on your top 10 ranked Grizzlies to their first state tournament appearance in 13 years! 


    National Art Honor Society members, our meeting originally scheduled for today, February 26th has been POSTPONED and will be held during 9th hour on Monday, March 4th in F4. 


    Are you an outstanding student? Join the National Honors Society! Applications are now open for the next class of academic leaders here in Northwest. Get an application from Ms. Buhler in B21. Applications are due by May 3rd.  


    National Honors Society Members: REMINDER--All 30 community service hours for this year are due by April 5th at the end of the school day. Tracking forms are available on Google Classroom and in B21. Late hours will affect your membership status! 


    Attention National Honor Society seniors! Scholarship applications are available in B21. The applications are due by the end of the school day on April 1st. 

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