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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Just 🏀 Do 😎 It 🏀 !!!

By: Antoine Gillom
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Did you know that Nike has exactly 1,200 stores around the world.  That's more than any other shoe brand.

Junkfood :Weekend Haven

By: Kalia London
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In a world where junk food is the ultimate source of survival, there can be only one King of Heartburn Haven. Who will come out on top???!!!!

To Takis or Not To Takis

By: Litzy Cruz-Mera

Are you one of those people who just love Takis for their hot, crunchy taste? Now imagine, if they were banned.  What would you do?

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Secret of Extermination

By: Ja’micka Gaskin
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Margaret Sanger the founder of  the “American Birth Control League” which later became “Planned Parenthood” wrote ‘The Birth Control Review’ in 1923.  In the book she says “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population”. “Care no matter what“.  This is the slogan for Planned Parenthood but do they really care?

Old School Video Games

By: Mer Puoch
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Video games have been around roughly since the 1970’s. People love them. The first video game created was Pong.  Now let me show you about the greatest video game era the 1990’s.  

Disclaimer the rankings below reflect my beliefs.

Behind The Shine...What Are They Hiding?

By: La’Nyia Newbill
There are a lot of cities that advertise themselves as this perfect place to  visit or move from another town and live. But  a lot of the time , there are a lot of bad things that happen behind their shine. Haven’t you ever wondered what really happens? Below is a list of  the top 3 worst cities in the U.S.

Viewing Minecraft

By: Jennifer Zavala
Have you ever heard of the game Minecraft? It is a game that is pretty much completely made out of pixels and cubes. It has a 3 dimensional environment and you can explore, build, craft, mine and do such much more! You can even add mods, that add things to the game (such as the Lucky Block Mod), or you could add texture packs to make everything look different, like the plastic texture pack (which is my personal favorite). So let’s go ahead and get started!

Friday, December 16, 2016

Top 10 Best Books, Ever for Kids.

By: Jesse Kroll
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Have you ever been hung up on what book to read next? Then this is the article for you. The books I am about to list will blow your mind. You are going to be dying to read the top 10 best books so stay with me as we make our way through an endless journey of the best books ever for kids.

Top 12 BEST Memes Of All Time

By: Jayme Thompson
What is the best thing that has ever happened to America? What really shaped our country into the one it is today? You are probably thinking our ex-president Barack Obama right? Wrong. MEMES, Memes are the best thing that has come to our country ever since sliced bread and guess what? I’m going to list the top twelve memes OF ALL TIME.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Top 5 Puns/Jokes/Riddles to Tell Your Friends and Family

By: Edna Pacheco Arita

What do you call a pig that does Karate?...... A Pork Chop, if you thought that joke was corny but it put a slight smirk on  your face, that means it did it’s job. Read on for the top 5 puns/jokes/or riddles to tell your friends and family.

Black🏈 and😎 Yellow🏈

By: Antoine Gillom
Who do you know that has a lot of talent and swagger on the field and is all about that black and gold? Northwest middle school that’s who! The Tigers recently did something that no other team has done in Coach/Mr. Smith’s era so far. We went 6-0!!

Gaming Evolution

By: BJ Luna
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Gaming consoles were made to entertain people. There are almost too many of them to count. No matter how much of a gamer you are no one has played every console. So, don’t you want to know which consoles ushered the evolution of gaming? Well here they are.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Apple Insider

By: Mariana Rosales
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Did you know, that Apple was founded on April fools day? I know right, pretty interesting but, have you ever thought how apple first came to be?

Monday, December 12, 2016

Top 10 Soccer Teams in the World

By: Litzy Cruz-Mera
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Do you love soccer or, maybe but don’t know that much about it. If you want to learn more about the greatest teams there are in the world of soccer, then this article is the right one for you.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Viva Mexico!

By: Ibette bautista
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A lot of people think Mexico is a bad place full of poor people and drug cartels. But is that all that Mexico is about?

SUGAR MADNESS: And The Winner Is….

By: Kenia Ramirez
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We finally found our winner, * DrumRoll * please and our winner is……Snickers!!! It was the number one seed from the Chocolately Division. Snickers survived every round and made it to the top.  Which candy do you think was suppose to be the winner?

Monday, June 6, 2016

Top 11 youtubers

By: Dulce Rodriguez
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“Hey guys it’s me Miranda. Hi my name is PewDiePie” Does that remind you of someone? If it does this article is right for you, here I’m going to talk about the Top 11 youtubers that made it to my list.

Elite vs. Zombie Strike

By:Ethan Hibler

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Have you ever wanted to know what Nerf guns were really like? Maybe you don’t even know what a Nerf gun is. Nerf guns are toy guns, that resemble real guns, and anyone, just about any age can use them. Elite class and Zombie Strike class are two of the many classes in the Nerf family. Read on for a complete breakdown of the classes.

Traditions You Probably Didn’t Expect

By: Esperanza Ceron

So as you may know there’s traditions or festivals you probably didn’t know existed all over the world. There are a lot of traditions that seems really bizarre to the world where it is not followed.Here is a list of 5 traditions you probably didn’t expect and that are still observed around the world.

Food Wonderlands

By: Israel Alcala

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Have you ever wondered what are some foreign delicious food? Many of our foods that we eat in America come from other cultures. Some in which are traditional plates for certain cultures.

Make It Pop!

By: Saira Ruelas
Everybody has different opinions about everything, but according to the people out there in the world, they think that the top 5 pop singers are Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5 and Flo Rida.

Battle Of The Year!!

Battle Of The Year!!
By: Erick Grajeda
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We all have our favorite technology brand, so why not root for your favorite brand in an all at  battle of technology and software systems. Who will win who will go home find out more on battle of the year.

Yum Yum in my Tum Tum

By: Britney Moreno                                 

Have you ever struggled to figure out what kind of food you want to make for dinner? Today you will have a chance to make or go eat some of the top favorite foods from around the world.  It will leave your taste buds in joy.  The foods listed in this article will have you saying “yum yum in my tum tum”!!!

No Bruises-No Story

By: Alayjah Hunt              

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What team wore black and gold, could bring home the “W”, and formed a family bond? The NorthWest girls soccer team that’s who.  They have formed  that bond with 2 losses,1 win, and 3 ties. They had a very successful season this year.

Friday, June 3, 2016

How to Make The Most of Your Summer Vacation

By: Kimberly Benavente

Have you ever spent your summer bored without anything to do and before you know it school is right around the corner? Read this article for 5 tips on how to have the best summer vacation ever!

When Was America Great?

By: Areli Garcia-Lopez

Imagine being a 13 year old girl, terrified of her parents being deported. Someone who you’ve had by your side most of your life being sent away, Wouldn’t you be Devastated? This is something many kids have to deal with. It’s 2016 and we are still dealing with many of the problems we dealt with over 100 years ago.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Review: The 2016 Billboard Music Awards

By:Alliyah Prgo

It’s that time of year again, where artists from all corners of the world gather together to win the awards that they’ve worked hard for at the Billboard Music Awards!  The BMA’s aired on Sunday, May 22, 2016 on ABC at 8 PM central time. R&B singer, Ciara and rapper, Ludacris hosts!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Easy As Pie

By: BK Holmes

Have you ever wanted to have a computer that can fit in your pocket, and looks like a raspberry? Just kidding it will only look like a raspberry if you put it in a case. If you like to program or just like cool and interesting tech then Raspberry Pi is the thing for you.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016


By: Karleigh Rodriguez

Producer and MC J.Cole was the first artist signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label. He has songs and albums of his own that bring so much meaning into the world that everyone loves. Although when he started all he had was a big dream, this big dream took him to the top of the billboard 200.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Can’t Miss Movies: Summer 16’

By: Brayan Aguilar
There are many great films coming out, some are action, others are drama, and if you are a fan of horror films then of course there is horror as well as many other genres that you may or may not enjoy.  Here’s a list of the top five movies I’m looking forward to this year.

Just Keep Swimming

By: Lyric Evans
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Most people think that swimming is a beautiful thing that all people should enjoy. It’s fun and synchronized swimmers think that it is a way of showing art. People get so worked up over swimming that it makes me wonder what are the reasons and facts why people like this water sport.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The War Cry

By: Ibette Bautista

Poetry is inspiring, touching, and interesting. My younger sister asked me to help her write a poem, which inspired me to write the following.  It is my hope that you will be inspired in the same way she inspired me.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

A View of the Most Expensive Stadiums

By : Israel Alcala
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Whether It’s the Pros, or the little league, every team needs a place or stadium to call home. Many Cities, States & Countries are willing to pay lots of money to build a stadium that hosts sports games, sports tournaments(like the olympics) , concerts and festivals. Here is a list of the top 5 most expensive stadiums ever built.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Winning The Battle “Waged” On Women

By: JaCorey Thompson

There is a global pandemic that has been affecting women for many years. It’s not deadly but it is a terrible thing. I am talking about the pay gap between males and females.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Party Like It's 1975

By: Kimberly Benavente

Picture this. You’re sitting in your neighbor’s garage. Boxes of junk surround you while you jump around performing a song for 5 people and before you know it, it’s 5 million. You stare at the crowd in amazement as you watch people bob their head to music you created and worked hard on. This is exactly what happened to the group ‘The 1975’ continue reading to learn more about their road to success.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Sugar Madness: The Candionship

By: Kenia Ramirez
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In the Candy Conference Finals the #1 seeds kept winning as Skittles beat Jolly Ranchers and Snickers disappointed Kit-Kat.

Sugar Madness is the battle between two types of candies, sweet and chocolatey. Here only the best of the best will face off. Who do you think will win? Cast your votes using the survey link below.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Sugar Madness: CCF (Candy Conference Finals)

By: Kenia Ramirez
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In the second round the #1 seeds kept on rolling as Skittles defeated Juicy Drop and Snickers finished off Twix. Jolly Ranchers upset Starburst, and Kit Kat ended Ferrero Rocher’s Cinderella story. Now we are in the Candy Conference Finals, and you get to decide who goes to the Candyionship!

Sugar Madness is the battle between two types of candies, sweet and chocolatey. Here only the best of the best will face off. Who do you think will win? Cast your votes using the survey link below.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Community Spotlight: Lira’s Flowers

By: Ibette Bautista

Sara Lira has a special career. She creates arrangements that visually express people's love. That’s why she was chosen for the first ever Nor’Wester Community Spotlight!

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Sugar Madness Round 2

By: Kenia Ramirez
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In the first round we saw almost every top seed win. Chocolate’s #2 seed was taken down by the 7th seeded Ferrero Rocher. Now we are moving on to the 2nd round and getting closer to the winner of our coveted Sugar Madness #Candyionship.  Keep voting for your favorite candy.

Sugar Madness is the battle between two types of candies, sweet and chocolatey. Here only the best of the best will face off. Who do you think will win? Cast your votes using the survey link below.

Friday, March 25, 2016

S.W.A.T.: The Reality

By: Ibette Bautista

Some people would say S.W.A.T is a regular team of police officers undercover for a special mission. But do you know the reality of what they do?

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Next Big Thing or The Big Apple: You Decide

By: Areli Garcia-Lopez

Phones are a big part of today’s generation for many reasons. Whether it’s to communicate with family or to check your facebook and stay updated with the world. But when it comes to getting the best phone, what’s better the Iphone 6s or the Galaxy S6 series?

9 Places To Shop On a Budget

By: Kimberly Benavente

On a budget, but still want to spice up your wardrobe? These stores are perfect for saving money and are known for selling clothes you actually want to wear.  The stores affordability will be graded by the following scale:
(5 paws) Great deal
(4 paws) Budget friendly
(3 paws) Affordable

Started From the Bottom?

By: JaCorey Thompson
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This is a quote from Drake’s song “Started From The Bottom” which was released in 2013, but my question is did he really?


By: Israel Alcala

Sports like football, basketball, and soccer have video games released for them every year. Game sales increase every year making more people interested in playing sports games and people can state their opinions so developers know what people want or prefer in the next annual release.But which game series is the best? I polled some friends and students and voted for their favorite sport video games, 11 were listed and only 8 were voted on, and only the top 5 most voted on made the list.  

Sugar Madness

By: Kenia Ramirez
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Sugar Madness is the battle between two types of candies, sweet and chocolatey. Here only the best of the best will face off. Who do you think will win? Cast your votes using the survey link below.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Easy As E40

By: Lyric Evans

These days songs seem to be just plain boring. There is nothing to connect to and nothing to share. But when you listen to E40's music you will say his songs are smoother than a babies’ bottom.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

2 Fast 2 Frivolous

By: Brayan Aguilar

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If you could build your dream car what would would it have?  Would it have jewel encrusted headlights, scissor doors, or what about an engine that makes your dream car literally go “zero to a hundred real quick”. Well you can have the car, but how much are you willing to pay?

Friday, February 19, 2016

5 Places to go before you die

By: Areli Lopez-Garcia
Everyone has their own bucket list of destinations.  But a lot of undiscovered beauty soars under the radar. Below is a list of the top 5 places to visit before you die.  Once you read about these breathtaking places you’re going to want to pack your bags and jump on the next flight!