Orville TackettCongratulations to Orville Tackett on advancing to the district swim meet! #nwmohawknation
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Trista Montgomery Portsmouth Area Arts Council featured studentToday’s featured student is Trista Montgomery from Northwest High School. Trista's artwork was done in partnership with a nonprofit called The Memory Project. The Memory Project is a national initiative in which students create portraits for children around the world facing difficult challenges. Locally, the project is coordinated by Sharee Price at the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center. Trista's art teacher at Northwest High School is Mr. Chris Enz. Great job, Trista!
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FFA Strawberries
Strawberries will be delivered to the Middle School on Tuesday, once we have everything sorted by the salesperson they will be available for pick up. 
We will be distributing them out of Mrs. Freeman's (Compton) Room which is the old shop of the Middle School. In order to not have students in other buildings please plan to come and pick up your order from the back of the building from noon to 5:30. If you still need to pay please make sure you do so beforehand. If we have extra berries we will send out information on Wednesday.

Sincerely,
NHS & NMS Members
Mrs. Ferguson & Mrs. Freeman (Compton)
 
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NHS Alumni Scholarship Application

Northwest High School Alumni Association Scholarship Application-Current Year Graduate

The Northwest High School Alumni Association Scholarship is now available.   Applications must be received by Friday, March 12, 2021, to the NHS Guidance office.  You may be asked to interview with members of the scholarship committee.  Click here for more details.  Northwest High School Alumni Association 
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Fall Sports Schedules
Fall Sports Schedules

The following sport schedules are posted but may change on a daily basis. It is recommended to check back regularly for any announcements or postings of the change.  Thank you!

 
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Immunization Information and Requirements for 2020-21
Immunization Information and Requirements for 2020-21

Whether you are choosing on-line or in-person schooling for your child, students entering Preschool, Kindergarten, 7th and 12th grades have required immunizations.

Pre-School: If you have not provided the school with your child’s shot record, please do so. If you are uncertain whether your child is up-to-date on immunizations, please contact your child’s healthcare provider.

Kindergarten: Typically, children entering Kindergarten need to have vaccinations prior to starting school. Please make certain that your child’s shot record is up-to-date and a copy is provided to your child’s school. If you have questions about immunizations, please contact your child’s healthcare provider.

7th grade: Incoming 7th graders are required by law to have Tdap and meningitis vaccines. Please make certain that your child has received these vaccines and an updated copy of your child’s shot record is provided to your child’s school. Vaccines may be obtained from your child’s healthcare provider, the Scioto County Health Department, the Portsmouth City Health Department, or Kroger, Walmart and CVS Pharmacies.

12th Grade: Incoming 12th graders are required by law to have a meningitis vaccine after age 16. Please make certain that your child has received this and an updated copy of your child’s shot record is provided to your child’s school. Vaccines may be obtained from your child’s healthcare provider, the Scioto County Health Department, the Portsmouth City Health Department, or Kroger, Walmart and CVS Pharmacies.

Please turn in or submit your child’s completed shot record to school no later than Friday, August 28th. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school nurse.

Northwest Elementary School-(740-259-8542) fax Attn: School Nurse

Northwest Middle School-(740-259-5731) fax Attn: School Nurse

Northwest High School-(740-259-8544) fax Attn: School Nurse 
Events Letter - August 21, 2020

Dear Mohawks:

Earlier this week, Governor DeWine issued an order permitting fall sports to move forward with their season. In conjunction with the Governor’s order, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) issued an order that provides mandatory requirements for the operation of high school/jr sports during the pandemic.

On Thursday, we met with the other Superintendents and Athletic Directors in the Southern Ohio Conference to determine compliance protocols for ODH directives. The following are procedures, some of which are specific to Northwest that will effect both athletes and spectators during sporting events:

  • We are permitted 15% capacity of our venue seating. This will allow for the required social distancing.
  • In order to comply with the ODH directive, for football games each athlete, band member, and cheerleader will receive limited tickets for distribution to individuals of their choosing. These tickets must be presented at the gate. The admission fee will be collected at the gate. Only those individuals with a ticket will be admitted to the game.
  • For all other sports, tickets will be sold at the gate. The district still will maintain 15% seating capacity.
  • During away games, the host school will issue tickets according to their seating capacity. Those tickets will also be given to players for distribution. The band and cheerleading squad will not travel to away games.
  • Household members may sit together and must maintain social distancing of at least six feet from other household groups or individuals.
  • Spectators are required to maintain social distancing and wear a face covering at all times. Social distancing must be maintained while individuals are standing in line for admittance or at the concession stand. There must be no congregating before or after games by players or spectators. Spectators should remain in their seats as much as possible during the contest. Standing along the fence will not be permitted.
  • Spectators must conduct daily symptom assessments. Temperatures may be check at the entrance gate.
  • Anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 must stay at home. According to the Centers for Disease Control, COVID-19 includes fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.
  • Please follow all of the Governor’s and ODH orders and recommendations. Violations may result in forfeiture of games or the suspension of the season.

We are very encouraged and excited for the opportunity to have a sports season for our student athletes. We ask that everyone follow the orders and recommendations for the Governor’s Office and the Ohio Department of Health Department. Our goal is that all student athletes, band members, and cheerleaders remain healthy and have a successful season.

Go Mohawks!
 Todd Jenkins, Superintendent

 


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2020-2021 Lunch and Breakfast Menu

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Upcoming District Events
Dr. Seuss Read Across America Week
Mon Mar 1 2021
to Thu Feb 4 2021
Book Fair - Online and In-Person
Tue Mar 23 2021
to Wed Mar 31 2021
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