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NWHS Announcements: 10/5/20





  • Any student interest in joining any Academic Teams this year is invited to meet in the cafeteria right after school Thursday, October 8th.  This is an information, question and answer session.  Information about academic teams will be share, and each coach will provide specifics on their topics of study this year.  You do not need to have competed before to join.  Everyone is welcome to come and find out more about academic teams.  The meeting will conclude by 3:15pm.


  • Any student who would like to order a music letter jacket this year can get ordering information in the Performing Arts Office. Forms and money are due Thursday, October 8. See Mrs. Pauls in the Performing Arts Office if you have questions


  • The boys’ tennis team lost to Goshen 1-4 in the Sectional Championship. Ben Vincent remains undefeated in the post season with a record of 20-2 (2-0) and will advance in the Individual Singles Sectional at Concord this week. Great season!! 


  • The Girls Golf team finished 12th in the IHSAA State Finals this past weekend!  Cybil Stillson and Breanna Goss both were named to the IHSGCA All-State team.  This team has only 20 players in the whole state and this is the first time NorthWood has ever had two members on the team in the same season.  Congrats to the entire team on a great season!


  • In the first judged event, Red Regiment has earned an ISSMA GOLD rating as well as “With Distinction” recognition in music and visual.  Congratulations band for pushing through and getting the job done with high marks. We are proud of your accomplishments this year and even more proud of how you handled the unique challenges and overcame obstacles


  • This week is national German-American week. This week celebrates the contributions Germans and those of German ancestry have made to America and American culture. Almost 50 million Americans claim German ancestry, and that includes over 23% of the population of Elkhart county. Today is also the first day of the German-American contest, which, because of the pandemic, is concentrating on German medical advances. The first person in the contest earned the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 for his discovery of the x-ray. Six weeks after his discovery, he took a picture of the bones inside his wife´s hand and doctors have been using this technology ever since to look inside the human body. If you know who it might be, stop by Frau Grimm’s room, put your name and answer on a piece of paper and you may be drawn to win delicious German chocolate or gummi bears. This contest is open to any student or staff member. Good luck!


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