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                                                                                                      NORTHWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL


Tuesday, February 25, 2020


All Grades

Any girl interested in trying out for cheerleading next season should pick up a packet in the main office window. Every other Thursday there are open practices to anyone who wants to participate. The next practice is this Thursday, February 27th from 3-5 PM in the surge.

Pet Club will meet in Mrs. Green’s room during Wednesday’s club meetings.

Yearbook Staff: You are required to attend our next meeting during Wednesday’s Club Day.  Bring your device and a writing utensil.

Lost and found items are on the tables located in the Surge.  Please check the table to claim items you may have lost.  Please do not take things that do not belong to you.

Are you interested in playing flag football this spring? NFL Flag Football registration is now open.  There are information flyers in the main office window.  Pick one up today.  March 15th is the deadline to register and the season starts April 19th

6th Grade

Attention 6th grade Connection Club Members:  Casey will be joining us again for Connection Club next Wednesday!  We plan to meet in the band room.  Connection Club… Wednesday… Band room. 

Be-YOU-tiful club ladies, on Wednesday during club time we will continue our conversation with Officer Garner on social media. We will have more time to answer any questions you have. As a reminder, ladies, if you have questions for Officer Garner, there is a box for you to place them in in Mrs. Jenkins’ room. We will be meeting in Mr. Checkley’s room 115. We look forward to seeing you then!


7th & 8th Grade

Tomorrow for Club Day, only the members of the Spring Sports Night committee need to meet for student council in Mrs. Cramer’s room. Everyone else is welcome to go to another club or stay in their homeroom.

Silent Witness will meet in the LGI this month with a guest speaker.

If you are a student that is traveling to Washington DC with Mr. Checkley this spring break, please come to Mr. Checkley’s room sometime before February 26th to give him your shirt and hoodie size.   Make sure to give the right size because there will be no exchanges.

Attention 7th and 8th grade girls.  Applications are now available for the Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival Queen Contest.  Pick one up in the main office window if you are interested in applying.  The application deadline is March 20th.


Panther Athletic Results

The NorthWood 7th grade JV girls basketball team lost to Lincoln Monday night, 20-26. Lola Mitchell led with 7 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 steals. Chloe Davis added 6 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 steals.  Bri Lechlitner contributed 3 points, 5 rebounds, and 1 steal.  Jaeylei Forte chipped in 2 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals.  Brooklyn Goshert rounded out with 2 points, 4 rebounds, and 1 steal.

The 8th grade JV girls basketball team fell to Lincoln last night 15-16. Gabby Garcia paced the Panther with 6 points and Sunny Mishler and Maddie Martin each with 4. Sunny Mishler had 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Jamie Barrett play lockdown defense. The Panthers play at Concord on Thursday, we would love to see you there. 

The NorthWood Middle School wrestling team had a convincing dual victory against Triton Monday night.  Individual varsity winners for NorthWood were Travis Hunt, Carson Knafel, Keaton Scott, Jager Bute, Colin Moyer, Jonah Miller, Bryce Knepp, Tyler Dittman, Drew Anderson, Blake Tyler, Landon Perry, Mario Ortiz-Young, Austin King, Kylie Porter, Kanye Tucker, Jesse Miller, Brady King, and Kyle Nichols.  Exhibition match winners for NorthWood were Julian Jansen, Savannah Stahlhood, and Enrique Earl.  NorthWood will be back in action Tuesday night with a dual against Elkhart West.

Today’s Panther Events

®   Girls Varsity basketball vs. West Side Middle School away at 4:30 PM

®   Wrestling vs. West Side Middle School home at 5:00 PM

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