Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Top 5 Social Media Apps

By: Areli Garcia-Lopez


Social Media Apps are a big part of today's generation. Social Media Apps allow you to communicate with friends and family and stay up to date on what’s happening with the world. Here is the top 5 Social Media Apps.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Not So "Perfect"


By: Kimberly Benavente

'Made in the A.M' is a popular album by the famous boy band 'One Direction'. Since this is the group's last album  before the break they were hard at work giving the fans what they want. "Made in the A.M." is available at any store with an electronics department. 

Monday, June 8, 2015

Get The Hours You Deserve


By: Victor Bedolla

Sleep is important because it affects your every day life.  If you don’t get enough sleep it will slow you down but if you sleep too much it can haunt your productivity. Here are my top 5 reasons why you should not under sleep or over sleep.

CPU Later: A Look at How Technology is Replacing Our Need For Social Interaction

By: Julia Macias

"Are we beginning to choose the company of technology over the company of other human beings?" Megan C said.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Science fair competition


By: Damaris Mireles


Have you ever heard of the SEEDS Conference and showcases? If you haven’t it’s kind of a big deal.  This year Northwest Middle School sent a group of 8th graders to represent and they returned with a first place finish in the science competition that was held at Mid American Nazarene University.

Dream Cars



By: Yolanda Corchado


People have different ways of getting from place to place. Some people take the bus, and some people walk, but what is better than a car? Owning a car is everyone’s dream and everyone has a dream car.  Here is a list of my top four dream cars.

Hands up Don’t Shoot

By: Faith Burrell

In Ferguson, Missouri Mike Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer named Darren Wilson. Many people thought this was unfair and protested, soon these protest turned into riots.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

#1 Movie Makers

By: Aliya Byers

For the first time Northwest Middle School ESL students have been allowed to participate in the Modern Language Film Festival.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Work Hard Play Harder


By: Donaven Jones

 “You can have it all. You just have to really work hard, because great things don’t come easily.” – Katy Perry

Ms. Portley the Family and Community Specialist here at Northwest truly embodies this quote. Dr. Lane the Superintendent of Kansas City Kansas Public Schools recently recognized her for her hard work and dedication.

I sat down with her to capture her thoughts on this great honor.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Test Tips 4 The Future

By: Damaris Mireles

  
Tests are coming back and you feel like you don’t have a plan. Though no one wants to spend any time on studying, there are some easy ways to break the information down into understandable chunks.  Below is a list of studying tips that will not only help you in getting a good score on tests but it might also help you understand what is being taught in class.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Who's Got Next


By: Javier Linares

Did you know that the NBA was the forth most watched sport in the U.S.A in 2014? At Northwest Middle School, basketball is very popular. All four teams finished in first place in their league, with the 8th Grade Lady Tigers and 7th grade boys finishing undefeated at 8-0, while the 7th grade girls finished undefeated with seven wins and one tie, and the 8th grade boys had only one loss but dominated every other team. With the NBA playoffs in full swing here is Northwest Middle School’s opinion on the best teams in the NBA.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

These Boats are made for Walking: Girl Proclaims Her Love For Sperry's

By: Mikalia Cannon


What’s comfortable, easy to slip on, and has cute designs? Sperry’s which is quickly becoming one of the go to shoe brands for boys and girls alike.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hands Off Don’t Touch

By: Jada Ali


It is the middle of the school year and we need to focus if we want to go to the next grade, so that means no Public Displays of Affection which means there is to be no touching, hugging, holding hands, and etc.

Stay True To You

By: Donaven Jones


“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” –Marilyn Monroe.

Some people may feel like they’re an outcast or different than everyone, which makes them change who they are at times in order to fit in. But you don’t have to change who you are to be accepted. Here are 5 ways to be “in” while still being you.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

No Curse Zone

By: Yolanda Corchado

Profanity is used everywhere you go. People might use profanity when they are annoyed, but when they use profanity it can possibly hurt someone.  I had a chance to talk to some 7th graders at Northwest Middle School about how they feel about the new profanity rule.  Here are their thoughts.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Top 10 Movies To Buy From 2014

By: Aliya Byers

A total of 9,425 movies came out in 2014. This number includes movies in theaters and Netflix movies. Here are my top ten movies that are now available for purchase from 2014. 

No spoilers included.