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Northwest Middle School Fieldtrips

This year at Northwest Middle School, 17 interdisciplinary teachers have planned various field trip opportunities to extend student learning outside the walls of the classroom.  According to research, field trips have a positive impact on students’ cognitive skills, knowledge, interests, and future career choices.  Additionally, field trips increase student understanding and knowledge about their neighborhoods and the communities in which they live.  On December 14th we had our second field trip day. Students were able to go to Hill Air Force Base, Thanksgiving Point, The Leonardo, or the Planetarium. All of the field trips were a success and the students did a great job of representing Northwest Middle. Our next field trip day will be on February 8, please encourage your student to attend!

College, Career & Community Fair

Join us at Northwest Middle School on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Community representatives will be here to provide resources for our families in a variey of ways. 

Community night

Donations for Northwest

Thanks to the amazing generosity of Community Volunteers, the volunteer board of Utah First Credit Union, 500 students received brand new shoes through the Warm the Soles campaign.  Each year, they donate 1,000 pairs of brand new shoes to kids. Northwest was lucky enough to be on the receiving end of 500 of those shoes.  Our students give a huge thank you to Community Volunteers.

 Shoes!

Thank You to Kids Next Door

Thank you "Kids Next Door" for your generosity in helping our kids in need. A special thanks goes out to Michelle Benedict, Roxey Catnzaro, Maureen Shumway and Kendall Fuscher.

Kids next door

Thank You Teachers and Staff

THANK YOU Northwest staff members for making our Warrior Tree such a success this year! We were able to serve 10 students and fulfilled all of their wish lists (something you want, something you need, something that’s warm, something you’ll read). The counselors are touched by everyone’s support for our students and so grateful to work with such a wonderful group of passionate educators.

Donations

Science Team Rocks!

Congratulations to our science team from last year! They won the district's science team award for the top growth scores in the district on the SAGE, year end test. This year the science team is doing a great job to keep up the pace!

science team

Congrats Ms. Dasanjh

Ms. Dasanjh was honored by the Salt Lake Education Foundation for having the greatest growth scores in the district on her Math 8 SAGE test for multiple years. We are lucky to have her at Northwest!

Jag

Strong Start: New Warrior Teachers

Two Northwest teachers were interviewed about what our school is doing to support those new to the building.  Mario Murillo and Nathan Tanner discussed what it is like for new teachers to be successful at Northwest.  Dallin Miller adn Keslie Green discussed the important steps necessary for mentoring new teachers. Nice work team!

Link: Northwest Teachers

Northwest teacher

Celebrating the Rich Culture at Northwest

demographics

Civics Test for 8th Graders

Civic test

So far, 55 % of students tested have passed the Civics test!

civics

Congrats to those who have passed the Civics test so far!

Crew

Crew stands for Community Repayment through Education and Work. This new program has been created to replace what was formally known as in-school suspension or ISS.  Below is a link of the process students will go through in order to repay his or her school community.

 

Link: Crew website

 CREW

Northwest Positivity Project

SWAG Bands Wednesday

SWAG Bands Wednesday has started! Students earn green SWAG bands from teachers and staff when they are caught being CONNECTED, THOUGHTFUL and RESPONSIBLE. Every Wednesday at lunch, students purchase fun items with their bands. Thanks to Ms. Lorrie's class for running the SWAG store!

SWAG Table

Warrior Club Information!

You too can be part of the Warrior Club fun!  Get a 3.2 GPA (B average) and less than 5 tardies and get prizes, treats and more!!

Warrior Club

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