Northwest High School News

Blog Entries - 2018

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

Posted on: July 17, 2018

News Release for Special Board Meeting

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NWHS Summer Camp

Posted on: July 16, 2018

The Northwest High School Soccer Summer Camp has been cancelled. 

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Updating EMA Information

Posted on: July 6, 2018

Thank You for your patience! The site is up and running and fully functional. Thank you to the twenty or so families that were willing to test the site after the software was corrected. If you need your student's ID number, please call the school your

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MANDATORY UPDATE FOR ALL STUDENTS

Posted on: June 29, 2018

MANDATORY FOR ALL STUDENTS ENROLLED BEFORE JULY 2, 2018 If your student(s) will be returning to the district for the 2018-2019 school year, you are required to verify your information in our update website this summer. The website will open on July 5, 2018

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Posted on: June 21, 2018

We hope that you will join us for the ribbon cutting ceremonies to celebrate the opening of our new schools.

Save the Date:  Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for our new school buildings!

Taylor Elementary:  Aug. 2 at 6 PM

Pleasant Run Elementary: Aug. 7 at 6 PM

Struble Elementary: Aug. 14 at 6 PM

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Update on Road Code

Posted on: June 20, 2018

After much consideration, there has been a change to the redistricting map.  The change impacts very few students that attend NWLSD schools on these streets as many had already had a transfer granted or attend parochial schools.  The following

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June Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: June 11, 2018

Take a listen to the latest Podcast from Mr. Bowling:   June Superintendent Podcast    http://static.theflypod.com/episodes/northwest-local-schools/   Graduation 2018 Review Summer School Offerings Construction Update Public

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NWLSD Final Forms for Athletics or Extracurricular Music

Posted on: June 8, 2018

NWLSD Has teamed with Final Forms in streamlining our athletics and extracurricular music participation paper work. If your student is going to participate this coming year in athletics or extracurricular music, please create an account at the link

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Colerain Township Summer Camps

Summer Camps from Colerain Township

Posted on: June 5, 2018

Summer Camps from Colerain Township

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Notice of Board Meeting Cancellation

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING CANCELLATION JUNE 18 AND AUGUST 20

Posted on: June 5, 2018

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING CANCELLATION JUNE 18 AND AUGUST 20 

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Report Cards Available on Progress Book

Posted on: June 2, 2018

Progress Book is an online program Northwest High School uses to give parents/guardians access to their child’s academic progress throughout the year.  We encourage families to review their child’s grades often to stay informed of their

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Graduation Information

Posted on: May 23, 2018

Parents, Families, and Community Members: We have received several phone calls to administrative staff and board members commenting on their displeasure with parent, family, community behavior at graduation on Saturday.  We have

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PublicSurplus.com

NWLSD Public Auctions

Posted on: May 23, 2018

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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Dress code for 2018-2019

Posted on: May 21, 2018

To be able to plan for next year, here is the Dress Code approved by the Board of Education beginning in the fall: All clothing worn by students must be appropriate for a school setting, and should not display inappropriate or offensive language,

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Start and End Times 18/19

Message from Superintendent regarding Start and End Times and Updated Start and End Times 18/19

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians and  Community Members: Recently we sent out starting times for next school  year. Three changes were made. First, the students school day for elementary students was extended 30 minutes to match the length of our middle

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NOTICE OF BOARD MAY MEETING DATE CHANGE

Posted on: April 23, 2018

Northwest Local School District April 23, 2018 N E W S    R E L E A S E NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE O.R.C. 3313.16 AND 121.22 In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of

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2018-19 Road Code / Bus Information Available

Posted on: April 3, 2018

District Road Code - 2018-19 (PDF - updated 6/19/18 Check back frequently for changes. Click HERE to access the eLink Website to lookup bus route information for addresses within our school boundaries for the upcoming 2018-19 school

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See Something, Say Something

See Something, Say Something

Posted on: March 14, 2018

This week NWLSD has kicked-off our “See Something, Say Something” program. It is designed to promote communication to increase school safety by giving easy reporting tools for people to use when they feel like there is something we need to

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Sign Up for Parent Teacher Conferences

Posted on: January 15, 2018

Online sign-ups for conferences are now available. Conferences are February 1 and 7 from 3:30 - 7 p.m. Use this link to sign up to meet with your student's teachers: https://ptcfast.com/schools/Northwest_High_School We look forward to seeing

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NWHS Football Camp Postponed

Posted on: June 21, 2018

NWHS Youth Football Camp scheduled for today and tomorrow have been rescheduled to NEXT Thursday and Friday (6/28 and 6/29) due to the

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Summer Food Service Program

Summer Food Service Program

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Senior Brunch Information

Posted on: May 2, 2018

- Seniors only are invited (no family members or guests!) - Attire - Nice attire/floor length skirts or dresses are okay - Report to the Gym at 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast included, Directions for Prom/After Prom, Voting for King and Queen, Senior

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Butler Tech Ceremonies

Posted on: April 30, 2018

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 the

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Prom Reminders

Posted on: April 30, 2018

Senior Brunch is Friday, May 4. Seniors are to report from 8:30 - 10 a.m. on Friday. Long dresses/nice attire is permitted for this event. We will also be distributing caps and gowns at the brunch.    Prom

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Drive 4 UR School

Drive 4 UR School Event

Posted on: April 27, 2018

NorthGate Ford and NWHS Athletics have partnered for a Ford “Drive 4 ur School”Event where Northwest Athletics will get a $20 donation for every Household that test drives one of the amazing cars or trucks from the 2019 lineup! Please consider

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Parent Mentor Meeting 5/10/18

Posted on: April 26, 2018

Upcoming Parent Meeting with our Parent Mentor... Document Link

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Guys and Dolls Poster

Guys and Dolls

Posted on: April 24, 2018

Guys and Dolls Opens this Weekend! Performances at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Auditorium. Tickets are $8/adult and $5/student. Let's pack the house for our student

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State Testing Schedule

Posted on: April 23, 2018

State Testing This Week The next round of AIR testing will begin next week. Students who are not testing do not report until 10:15 on these dates: April 24 - Algebra and Government - 9th and 11th grade April 25 - Geometry - 9th (Honors) and

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Booster Plant Sale (Last Chance)

Posted on: April 17, 2018

BOOSTER PLANT VOUCHER FUNDRAISER

REMINDER

All order forms & money for the Booster Plant Voucher Fundraiser are due on 4/25/18 by 3:30 p.m.

These vouchers make a great Mother’s Day present!

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Joe Strong Fastpitch Game

Posted on: April 16, 2018

Joe Strong Softball Game Saturday along with our Ford Drive Fundraiser Raffle baskets offers and a tribute to Joe Bertram will take place at our JV and Varsity Softball Games starting at noon on Saturday. The Athletic Department is also

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School Closing Ceremonies

Posted on: April 12, 2018

NWLSD School Closing CeremoniesPlease save the date(s) in your calendar and join us in saying goodbye to some of the beloved buildings as we prepare for the move to our new state-of-the-art elementary buildings. All ceremonies are at the specific school site

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A Message from Mrs. Smith regarding today's Lockdown

Posted on: April 11, 2018
10 April 2018

We just conducted a routine canine officer search of the campus that included classrooms, lockers and the parking lots. I am very pleased to report that no illegal substances were found on campus today.
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April Podcast

Posted on: April 10, 2018

Take a listen to the April Edition of the Superintendent PodcastTopics Include:Student TestingBusiness PartnershipsProm SafetyGraduation

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State Testing Begins this Week

Posted on: April 3, 2018

Wednesday, April 4 - English I (9th graders report at 7:40 a.m.) Thursday, April 5 - English II (10th graders report at 7:40 a.m.) On these dates, students who are not testing do not report until 10:20 a.m.  On Wednesday,

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Prom Tickets are now on sale!

Posted on: April 3, 2018

Prom tickets are $55 each and are on sale now through April 13. A student's fees must be paid in order to purchase a ticket. Guest forms for non-Northwest students are available in the main office. Please contact Mrs. Brew for questions regarding Prom

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Free College Seminar

Posted on: April 3, 2018

Paying for college is a major concern for families today.  The Cincinnati Police Federal Credit Union invites you to attend our FREE informational seminar, How to Prepare, Pay, and Stay in College, on Tuesday, April 10th,

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Juniors Only ACT on March 20th

Posted on: March 19, 2018

JUNIORS ONLY report to school tomorrow (Tuesday) for ACT Testing that is mandated by the State of Ohio. This is a "real" administration of the ACT and students' scores will be send to colleges as it is a college entrance exam. Breakfast and lunch

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PTSA Reflections Honorees

Posted on: March 19, 2018

Congratulations to Brennan Moore who won the Award of Excellence in Visual Arts from the PTSA Reflections contest and Emma Waywood whose work was given an Honorable Mention at the state level!

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BPA Winners

BPA State Competition Results

Posted on: March 19, 2018

Congratulations to the following students who earned FIRST PLACE at the BPA State Competitions and will now compete at NATIONALS in May in Dallas: James Adleta, Safa Azad, Patrick Crockett, Nicholas Harper, Christian Jacquillard, William Lemmink, Gabby

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A Message from Mrs. Smith

Posted on: February 21, 2018

All of us at Northwest High School grieve for the tragedy that occurred at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week. On Thursday last week, we reminded students that we care deeply about them and their safety is our first priority. We take the

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PTSA Local Winners

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Emma Waywood, Erin Roberts and Brennan Moore were winners at the county level for the PTSA Reflections contest and will move on to the state level competition soon.

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2018-2019 Dress Code Changes Proposed

Posted on: February 9, 2018

Over 1200 people responded to the Dress Code Survey put out in the fall. The 3 middle school principals and 2 high school principals spoke with teachers and parents to create proposed changes for the dress code that would apply to all 5 secondary schools

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Conferences Rescheduled for Feb 21st

Posted on: February 9, 2018

Parent Conferences are now on Wednesday, February 21 from 3:30 - 7. Sign up online at this

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Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying Form

Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying Reporting Form

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Soon our website will be updated to include a quick link on each page.  While that is being finished, please use this link to report harassment, intimidation or bullying.  Forms are also available in each front office as well. Harassment,

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Kindergarten Registration Information

Posted on: January 31, 2018

ALL-DAY KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION FOR '18/'19 The Northwest Local School District is excited to announce that beginning with the 2018-19 school year, all-day kindergarten will be offered in all district elementary schools.  A student must be age 5 on or

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Help Wanted: Food Service Substitutes

Posted on: January 30, 2018

Help Wanted:  Food Service Substitutes Flexible schedule You pick the days you want to work-1 day/week or 5 days/week-it’s up to you! Potential to be offered a contracted position for the 2018-2019 school year! Starting Sub pay

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Preschool Registration

Posted on: January 27, 2018

Preschool Registration Northwest Local Preschool Registration will be at the Houston Early Learning Center, Tuesday, February 6th from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Enrollees must be at least 3 years old by September 30, 2018. Students may not be older

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NWHS Knightlife Podcast

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Please find the links to the latest edition of the Knight Life Podcast. In this episode we are joined by Eric Dunn and Ryan Whitaker from PRMS and we discuss the great things happening at the middle school and the importance of a strong relationship between

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Outstanding Knights

Outstanding Knights Breakfast

Posted on: January 26, 2018

The 31 students pictured were nominated by the staff and honored this morning for being Outstanding Knights and representing PRIDE in our

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NWLSD School Building Closing Ceremonies

Posted on: January 23, 2018

        NWLSD School Closing Ceremonies Please save the date(s) in your calendar and join us in saying goodbye to some of the beloved buildings as we prepare for the move to our new state-of-the-art elementary

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Monte Carlo Poster

Monte Carlo is Saturday Night

Posted on: January 23, 2018

Tickets for Saturday Night's Monte Carlo event are now on sale for this event at Fairfield Receptions.

The event goes from 7-11. The cost is $40/person or $75/couple. 

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Mascot for the new Taylor Elementary

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Attention Taylor Community!  We are seeking the input of current and past Taylor students, families and staff members. The opening of the new Taylor building next year will be a time of great excitement and we want your input on the school mascot. We

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Congratulations to Mrs. Riehle, UC Economics Principal of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Riehle, UC Economics Center Principal of the Year

Posted on: January 18, 2018

Congratulations to Ann Weigel Elementary Principal Lori Riehle on being named UC Economics Department Principal of the Year!   Also Known As The Student Enterprise Leadership Award:  This award recognizes an elementary school

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Yearbook Cover

Order a Yearbook

Posted on: January 18, 2018

This is a reminder that yearbooks are on sale NOW and will be delivered in May this year! The cost is $60. Here is the website to order: Lifetouch Yearbooks Our Yearbook Order Code:  13247218 Also, if a student (or staff) is interested in purchasing

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Knights Credit Union Scholarship

Posted on: January 10, 2018

SENIORS: Applications are now available for the Knights Credit Union/COPFCU 2018 Irvin Specht & Emily Argo Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is open ONLY to students from the NWLSD.  The scholarship provides $1,000 per year

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Art Club

Art Club Community Event

Posted on: January 10, 2018

On December 10th, the Northwest High School Art Club, under the direction of Andrea Stewart, participated in the "Holiday in the Farms" Christmas celebration. This year the Pleasant Run Farms Civic Association had Santa tour our neighborhood on the

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Bowling Wins Big (again)!

Posted on: January 10, 2018

The NW boys & girls varsity teams participated in ECC/SWOC tournament on Jan. 6th @ Northwest Lanes. Both teams finished in 1st place! The boys team faced Ross and the girls team faced Milford in their finals. This was the 5th consecutive year the boys

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NWHS Art Club Gives Back

NWHS Art Club Gives Back

Posted on: January 9, 2018

On December 10th, the Northwest High School Art Club, under the direction of Andrea Stewart, participated in the "Holiday in the Farms” Christmas celebration. This year the Pleasant Run Farms Civic Association had Santa tour our neighborhood on the

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Butler Tech Adult Education Offereings

Butler Tech Adult Education Offerings

Posted on: January 5, 2018

Butler Tech is offering some exciting Adult Education Classes at the Colerain Career Center.  Classes start soon so do not delay registration.  Thank you Butler Tech for being a great partner with NWLSD and caring about our community.

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