Northwest High School News

Blog Entries - 2017

PRMS/NWHS Dress Code Survey

Posted on: December 3, 2017

The district would like our feedback concerning the dress code policies at Northwest High School and Pleasant Run Middle School. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts by clicking on the link here: Take the

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Sign Up for Parent Teacher Conferences

Posted on: September 18, 2017

We invite you to sign up to speak to your student's teachers on either of our Conference nights, October 4th or October 12th.  Just go to PTCfast.com to sign up.  The sign up link is

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Uniform Dress Code: Updated 2017

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Northwest High School School Dress Code - Updated 2017

 

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Meeting with Matt Marratta, Our New Show Choir Director

Posted on: June 16, 2017

Northwest High School is proud to introduce our new Show Choir Director, Mr. Matt Marratta.  He will be hosting a meet and greet for parents and students on June 28th at 6:00 pm in the NWHS Auditorium.

 

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Summer Programs Information

Posted on: May 23, 2017

SUMMER CAMP OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH NWLSD Deadline Extended on Summer Enrichment Camps! This summer Northwest Local School District, along with Butler Tech, will be offering summer enrichment camps for students in grades 5-12. The camps will cover topics such

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Butler Tech. Acceptance Ceremonies

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Butler Tech Acceptance Ceremonies are the following days - please remember that NWHS students accepted into a Colerain/Butler Tech program attends the Acceptance Ceremony at Colerain and CHS students accepted into a Northwest/Butler Tech program attends

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Rafflemania

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Raffle mania

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Knight of Honor

Posted on: March 17, 2017

NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL ATHELTICS Knight of Honor Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2017 Hall of Fame Inductees: Marc Burr (’01) Nicole (Elam) Foster (’00) Tiffany Hudson (‘91) Lori Spence (Coach) Tonya (Wright) West

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March Madness Alumni Fundraiser

Posted on: March 10, 2017

"March Madness Night" Sweet Sixteen Tournament: A fundraiser sponsored by the Northwest High School Alumni Association Friday, March 24th Admission: $10 Per Adult Proceeds for Northwest Scholarships Olympian Club (10054 Pippin Road) Doors Open at 6:00

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Northwest Athletes State Bound

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Congratulations to Max Pierson on making the state tournament in bowling and Michael Carter for qualifying for the state tournament in wrestling!!! They will both compete this weekend. Good luck and Go Knights!

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Northwest Levy Kickoff Event

Posted on: March 6, 2017

On May 2nd Northwest Local Schools will place a renewal Levy on the ballot. The renewal will maintain 7.3 million dollars for the NWLSD. This is not a new levy, but instead a renewal of an operating levy. By voting yes for this renewal it will continue to

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"Take the School Breakfast Challenge"

Posted on: March 1, 2017

"Take the School Breakfast Challenge" Encourages Northwest Local School District Families to Choose Breakfast at School Cincinnati, Ohio -February 22, 2017 - Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for families to find time for a healthy breakfast.

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Amanda Ludwig Scholarship Accepting Donations

Posted on: February 27, 2017

Two years ago, the Northwest district lost one of its most promising graduates when 2014 Salutatorian and Summa Cum Laude graduate Amanda Ludwig was tragically killed in a car accident on the Carroll Lee Cropper I-275 bridge between Kentucky and

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Construction Class Display

Posted on: February 27, 2017

The Butler Tech Construction program at Northwest High School helped to build a display that was a part of the Cincinnati Home and Garden Show this past weekend. Click here to view their video: 

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Order a 2016-2017 Yearbook

Posted on: February 22, 2017

It's Yearbook Time! Buy your yearbook for 2016-17. Go to: http://www.yearbookforever.com Find Northwest High School in Cincinnati and place your order.                            

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The Alumni Association is looking for Vendors

Posted on: February 15, 2017

The Northwest High School Alumni Association is looking for alumni, parents, and staff who are direct vendors to participate in a Rafflemania Quarter Auction on April 18th at the high school. You would bring 7-10 items to bid on, with each bid

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DECA State Qualifiers

Posted on: February 13, 2017

Congratulations to our state qualifiers in DECA!

Senior Aubrey Berry
Freshman Quinton Baird
Freshman Noah Floyd
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Parent Volunteers Needed 2-28

Posted on: February 13, 2017

We need parent volunteers to help with our 9th grade Re-Do Day where students have an opportunity to "start over" and live out their high school days with newly-developed relationships with their classmates. If you are available on February

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Intra-District Transfer

Posted on: February 8, 2017

REQUEST FOR STUDENT INTRA-DISTRICT TRANSFER April - 2017 T he transfer of students out of their attendance areas shall be in accordance with the Northwest Local School District's intra-district open enrollment policy and administrative procedures. The

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Boys Basketball Three-peat

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Congratulations to our Boys' Varsity Basketball team who will again be SWOC Champions for the third year in a row!

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BPA Competition Success

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Congratulations to the 43 students from Northwest who will be competing at the state level in March for BPA! Here is a list of our regional winners: STATE COMPETITION QUALIFIERS James Russell: Admin Support Research Project 1st Ryan Cartwright: Advanced

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ACT Test Prep Course

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Looking for ACT test prep? UC is offering ACT prep courses. For more information and to enroll in the course go to http://uc.edu/ce/commu 

Click Current Courses, then click Test Preparation.

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Outstanding OMEA Solo Performers

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Congratulations to Alex Carson (Orchestra) and Jack Obermeyer (Band) who both earned a rating of 1 for their OMEA solos this past weekend!

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PTSA Educator of the Year Nominations

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Please consider nominating a staff member for the PTSA Educator of the Year. The only requirement is that the nominee is a member of the PTSA this year. Click here for the form, and they can be returned to Mrs. Smith: PTSA Educator of the Year Form

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Booster Monte Carlo night

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Save the date for Monte Carlo .... January 28 at St. John Neumann at 8 p.m.! A silent auction, casino games, food and beverages are all a part of the fun. Tickets are $15/person and include food and non-alcoholic drinks or $20/person for adult beverages as

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PublicSurplus.com

NWLSD Public Auction Site

Posted on: December 28, 2017

Northwest Local School District has partnered with PublicSurplus.com, an online auction website that will make it possible for the public to bid on the District's surplus items, including vehicles, equipment, electronics and office equipment, furniture, and

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Remembering Jarrell Marsh

Posted on: December 22, 2017

The Northwest family is saddened by the news that Jarrell Marsh (Class of 2015) passed away yesterday in a car accident.  Our thoughts are with Jarrell's family and friends during this very difficult time.

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Knight Life Podcast

Posted on: December 14, 2017

Listen to the Knight Life Podcast: SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/knightlifepodcast/episode-3 YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-rxVSDcx7U iTunes

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PTSA Reflections Winners - Work is on display at Northgate Mall

Posted on: December 6, 2017
Literature - Erin Roberts and Emma Waywood
Art - Brennan Moore, Honorable Mentions - Tia Greenlee, Noah Davis
 
Work is on display at Northgate Mall through this Sunday!
 
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State Band

NWHS Students Selected for Honors Music Groups

Posted on: December 6, 2017

Congratulations to Jack Obermeyer and Ricky Siefert for being selected into the OMEA District 14 Honors Symphony Band!

Also, congratulations to Colin Kombrinck, Jack Obermeyer, and Ricky Siefert for their Honors Concert Band selections.

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Boys Volleyball Camp - Grades 6-12

Posted on: December 6, 2017

An intense sixteen hour volleyball skills and team camp for boys 6th to 12th grades will be hosted December 26th-29th from 2-6pm at Colerain Middle School gym.  This camp is one of several fundraisers for the Colerain Boys Volleyball

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College Credit Plus Parent Meeting

Posted on: December 3, 2017

College Credit Plus Parent Meeting If your student would like to apply to take courses for college credit during the 2018-19 school year, there is an important informational meeting for parents and students on December 6 at 6 p.m. in the Northwest

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PTSA Fundraiser - Poinsettia Sale

Posted on: December 3, 2017

Please help support the PTSA raise funds for scholarships for students in the Class of 2018. Click this link for information and for the order form. Plants will be delivered on December 5. Poinsettia

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Momentum Award

Posted on: November 15, 2017

The Momentum Award is presented by the State Board of Education and recognizes schools for exceeding expectations in student growth for the year. Schools must earn straight A’s on all Value-Added measures on the report card. The school or district must

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Mahaffey signs with Vols

Mahaffey to Vols for Volleyball

Posted on: November 13, 2017

Congratulations to Danielle Mahaffey who signed her letter of intent to play D1 Volleyball at the University of Tennessee!

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PTSA Fundraiser - Poinsettia Sale

Posted on: November 13, 2017

Please help support the PTSA raise funds for scholarships for students in the Class of 2018. Click this link for information and for the order form. Plants will be delivered on December 5. Poinsettia

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Knight Life Podcast

Posted on: November 13, 2017

Click here for the latest Knight Life podcast to hear our students talk about some of our amazing student leadership groups as well as an interview with our

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National Officers

BPA National Officers

Posted on: November 8, 2017

Congratulations to Safa Azad (Historian) and Nicholas Harper (Secretary) on being named to these Business Professionals of America Officer positions at the State Leadership Conference!

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Please Update OneCallNow

Posted on: November 8, 2017

With the winter season approaching, please make sure your account and information is up to date at One Call Now! We will use this system for inclement weather

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Knight Life Podcast

Posted on: November 7, 2017

Please find the links below to the second episode off the Knight Life Podcast! YouTube: Knight Life Episode 2 Soundcloud: Knight Life Episode 2iTunes: Knight Life Episode

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Volunteers Needed

Posted on: November 7, 2017

Colerain and Northwest High School will host their Finance 101 games in December in partnership with the Cincinnati Police Credit Union. The games are a wonderful opportunity for our students to learn the Game of Life. During the event, students will travel

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Upcoming Elementary PD Days

Posted on: November 6, 2017

Parents/Guardians: If you have been following the construction updates, you will notice that the building progress of our new elementary sites has been on target and truly exciting. However, the most important part of the process is yet to come. With the

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Northwest Local School District held its Topping Ceremony

Posted on: October 30, 2017

Northwest Local School District held its Topping Ceremony for our new elementary buildings last week.  Take a look at the excitement from our students and staff. Topping out ceremony at Struble on  http://www.waycross.tv/nwvod .  (Also

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Rafflemania

Rafflemania

Posted on: October 17, 2017

The Northwest High School Alumni Association is hosting a Rafflemania (Quarter Auction) on Thursday, November 2, 2017 in the High School cafeteria. Doors will open at 6 pm for paddle sales, Vendor booths will open at 6:30, and the auction will start at 7.

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Tia Greenlee Wins Art Show Prize

Posted on: October 17, 2017

Congratulations to Tia Greenlee who won third place at an art competition at the Cincinnati Zoo and a $250 prize. The judges were from the CAC. It was the first annual Plein Air Competition held. Here are the comments the judge's made about Tia's piece: "Tia,

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Fall Recess Dates

Posted on: October 9, 2017

Fall Recess - No School October 20th      

Teacher In-service Day – No School October 23rd

 

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Dental Assistant Program featured at Cincinnati.com

Posted on: October 9, 2017

Follow the link below to read the story at 

Cincinnati.com

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FAFSA Family Night

Posted on: October 9, 2017

On Thursday Night from 5-7 pm NWHS is hosting its annual FAFSA Family Night - seniors and their families should attend to get help from college representatives with filling out this very important form. Information on what to bring was given to all seniors in advisory.

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Volunteer Opportunity

Posted on: October 9, 2017

Community Service Opportunity - People Working Cooperatively will be offering a 5 hour community service opportunity for interested students. Anyone wanting to learn more about this event will need to see Mrs. Jones in the Guidance Office for an informational flyer and a registration form by Friday, October 13th.

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Congratulations to our Homecoming King Drew Bishop and Queen Skylinn Pitts

Congratulations Homecoming Royalty

Posted on: October 6, 2017

Congratulations to our Homecoming King Drew Bishop and Queen Skylinn Pitts for being selected by your peers.

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Fantastic Arial Footage of the Homecoming Parade

Posted on: October 6, 2017

Thank you to Elite Sky Imaging and Northwest's own Cam Rias for this wonderful footage of the 2017 NWHS Homecoming Parade.

 

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Art Students in Zoo Show

Posted on: October 6, 2017

Tia Greenlee and SJ Adams, participated in the Cincinnati Zoo Plein Air art competition. They spent two days at the Zoo over the weekend and created 3 original works of art as part of a juried art exhibition. Their artworks, as well as the art from other

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Apply Online! Free and Reduced Applications

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Available Now!! Online Free and Reduced Applications for Northwest Local School District Now you can apply on-line for your children to receive free or reduced price school meals. Your application will be sent from a secure web site directly to the Food

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Go Bananas

Posted on: August 28, 2017

-Bananas is Friday! We will have a pep rally and it is our first home varsity football game. Our new Spirit Shop is now open and has Go Bananas t-shirts for $10 or you can order online

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Homecoming 2017 Information

Posted on: August 28, 2017

This year, the Homecoming game is on September 29 and the parade will start at 5 p.m. The Dance is September 30 from 8-11 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and are on sale next week; tickets will be available for purchase on EZPay

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Emergency Medical Authorization UPDATES

Posted on: August 25, 2017

Parents/Guardians – Please note that the district will not send a hard copy of the Emergency Medical Authorization (EMA) form home with students this school year.  Parents are required to update their child's EMA electronically through Registration

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Vaccinations for Seniors

Posted on: August 24, 2017

NWHS still has many seniors that do not have the required documentation for the Meningococcal vaccine. The first exclusion letter went out by mail this week. By the end of next week a 2nd letter will be sent. After that, the exclusion date

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Open House is on 8/30

Posted on: August 23, 2017

Open House Wednesday, August 30 at 6 p.m. Please plan to attend to meet your student’s teachers! 6:00 - 6:15PTSA Meeting - Auditorium - All are welcome! 6:15 - 6:20Parents go to student’s advisory (homeroom) to begin the evening.

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Get the Latest from NWHS

Posted on: August 22, 2017

Please make sure you are signed up to receive all communications from Northwest High School so you can stay "in the know"... Follow us on Twitter - @NWHS_Admin Like the Northwest High School Page on Facebook Sign up for One Call Now for all alerts

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Open House

Posted on: August 22, 2017

OPEN HOUSE IS AUGUST 30 from 6-7:30 - Please plan to attend!

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IMPORTANT!! PARENTS will need to complete their child’s EMA online.

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Mandatory for All new and Returning Students - Registration Gateway   If your student(s) will be attending the Northwest Local School District for the 2017-2018 school year, you are required to verify your information in our new update website this

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Grades 10-12 Schedule Pickup/Picture Day

Posted on: July 31, 2017

Students in grades 10-12 can pick up their schedules On August 10th between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm.

Student photos will be taken at the same time.

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RETURNING STUDENTS (MANDATORY FOR ALL)

Posted on: July 28, 2017

RETURNING STUDENTS (MANDATORY FOR ALL) Back to School Update If your student(s) will be returning to the district for the 2017-18 school year, you are required to verify your information in our new update website this summer. The update website will open

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Back to School Letter from Principal Susan Smith

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Northwest High School students and parents, I am looking forward to the upcoming school year, and I know that the staff is anxiously awaiting the return of the students! Please make sure that you sign up to receive the weekly parent emails throughout the

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Tax Free holiday set for early August

Posted on: July 12, 2017

For the third straight year, the state of Ohio is offering a three day sales tax holiday to help residents save money on back-to school purchases. The holiday runs Aug. 4 through Aug. 6. The following items will be exempt from sales and use tax: clothing

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School Buildings Closed Next Week

Posted on: June 30, 2017

All school buildings will be closed next week due to the holiday.  Administrative offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday.  The enrollment office will be closed on Tuesday.  

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Jason Hentz receives COPFCU scholarship

Posted on: June 8, 2017

Jason is the recipient of our Northwest Local School District Scholarship program, which benefits one senior from Colerain and Northwest High Schools.  Jason is graduating from Northwest High School and plans to attend the University of Dayton, majoring

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BPA National Results

Posted on: May 31, 2017

Northwest Local School District students and their advisors qualified for a trip to the National BPA Leadership Conference at the end of May!  In order to qualify for the National Competition, students had to place in the top 5 (individual events) or top

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Summer Job Fair

Posted on: May 15, 2017

SUMMER JOB FAIR June 7th, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at  Forest Fair Village Mall (former Cincinnati Mills mall) in Fairfield.  In one day, you will be able to apply for dozens of jobs, visit special “Career Zones” that

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U-Knighted Knights help with March of Dimes Walk.

Posted on: May 9, 2017

On Sunday, April 30, the Northwest U-Knighted Knights students traveled to Sawyer Point Park to assist with the March of Dimes walk and event. Approximately 70 Northwest High School students monitored the Kids Zone activities - "Bouncy Houses," Kids Games,

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Butler Tech Summer Enrichment at Northwest Local Schools

Posted on: April 25, 2017
Tags: Summer camp, C-stem, Butler tech

This summer Northwest Local School District, along with Butler Tech, will be offering summer enrichment camps for students in grades 5-12.  The camps will cover topics such as career exploration, leadership, coding and robotics, the college application

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1st Annual C-STEM Robotics Competition

Posted on: April 20, 2017
Tags: C-stem, Competition

On Monday, May 8th Northwest Local School District will hold the 1st Annual C-STEM Robotics Competition at White Oak Middle School. Student teams from Colerain Middle School, Pleasant Run Middle School and White Oak Middle School will compete against each

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French Honor Society

Posted on: April 13, 2017

The following students from Northwest High School will be inducted into the French Honor Society. Students receiving this honor must be in French III with a passion to continue on to French IV. In addition, they must have a 3.5GPA in French, and a 3.0 GPA

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NWLSD Team ROCK wins the Mid West Regional Robotics Competition!

Posted on: March 21, 2017

NWLSD Robotics Instructor states that this past weekend, March 9 – March 12 was amazing. The Northwest Local School District/Butler Tech Robotics Team Team performed wonderfully throughout the regional competition. From load-in to load-out, the NWLSD

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BPA students Scored BIG at State Competitions

Posted on: March 21, 2017

BPA State Competitions were held on March 16/17, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. Our Northwest BPA Chapters (Financial Services and Digital Media) had an amazing performance this year, breaking several records: •Back to back winning of the Ohio Chapter

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NWHS and CHS DECA Participants

Posted on: March 1, 2017

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, over 300 area high school students competed in the DECA District 5 Competition which was held at Miami University, Hamilton.  Schools competing were Northwest High School, Colerain High School, Ross High School, Badin High

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NWHS at the Home and Garden Show

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Northwest High School/Butler Tech students were involved in major project at the Home and Garden Show this year.  The construction class students have been working day and night over the past few weeks on a project for R & K Developers and Midwest

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Northwest High School Teacher, Peter Clark, is the recipient of the 2017 Ohio ACTE Teacher of the Year Award.

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Northwest High School teacher, Mr. Peter Clark, been chosen the recipient of the 2017 Ohio ACTE (Association for Career and Technical Education) Teacher of the Year Award! Mr. Clark was chosen based on the nomination submitted by Kristen Abudakar, Butler Tech

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NWHS Senior Greg Jackson signs National Letter of Intent

Posted on: February 1, 2017
Tags: Athletics, Signing

Northwest High School Senior WR/DB Greg Jackson, signed his Letter of Intent to further his academic and athletic career in football at Marian University this morning. Greg, a 3 year letter winner for the Knights and the Northwest High School Career leader

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Call him “Mister President”

Posted on: January 26, 2017

Peter Clark, Carlos Boyd, Paolo DeMariaPeter Clark, instructor, and Carlos Boyd, Jr., with Ohio Department of Education Superintendent Paolo DeMaria “It has definitely been a whirlwind, but an amazing one,” Carlos Boyd, Jr. said, reflecting back

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January Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: January 18, 2017
Tags: Super chat podcast, Superintendent message

The January Superintendent Podcast includes: Duties and Responsibilities of the Data Coach and Curriculum SupervisorDescription of our Data Driven ModelDescription and Implementation of our Straight A GrantData Outcomes & AIR Test DataOperating Levy

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NWHS/Butler Tech Cosmotology Salon - Grand Opening

Posted on: January 11, 2017

GRAND OPENING of the Northwest High School/Butler Tech Cosmotology Salon at the Northwest High School Career Center.  On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. NWHS/BT will open its doors to the community for the

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