The Northwestern

The Student News Site of Northwest Rankin High School

The Northwestern

The Northwestern

Megana Vedala

Megana Vedala, Staff Writer

Megana is currently a sophomore. This is her first year working on the newspaper staff. She enjoys the prospect of working with others to build a strong community at Northwest through writing, and is looking forward to the rest of the year.

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Upcoming Books of 2023

Upcoming Books of 2023

January 26, 2023

After the new year, many people have begun to order new books and save up for potential releases. The question is, will 2023 be a good year for book-lovers? Are there many anticipated books? You’re in...

Bowling

Bowling

December 19, 2022

The Bowling team at Northwest are going strong whilst preparing for tournaments. With regionals coming up, they have been working hard to perfect their skills. How they do this is by meeting on Tuesdays...

Basketball

Basketball

December 19, 2022

Both the boys and girls Basketball teams at NWR have been working very hard. Recently, about two weeks ago, they competed against Meridian and scored 3-4. Tuesday of last week, December 6th, they hosted...

Canned Food Drive

Canned Food Drive

November 18, 2022

Just a few weeks ago, our school participated in the annual  canned food drive against Brandon.  The goal was to raise as many cans as possible for those in need. Classes and clubs also competed against...

Meganas Book Club: Klara and the Sun

Megana’s Book Club: Klara and the Sun

November 18, 2022

Nobel-prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro’s fantastic ability to tie in fictional plots relevant to the real world is astounding. His eighth novel, Klara and the Sun is written from the perspective of Klara,...

New Club to Promote Science to Younger Students

New Club to Promote Science to Younger Students

October 26, 2022

NWR Science Ambassadors is a new club here at Northwest. The club is here to promote active learning, science, and a passion for learning in elementary school.   In the club, members will travel to 5...

Cougar Marching Band Wins at Competitions!

October 26, 2022

Pearl Back on October 8th, The NWRHS Band recently traveled to Pearl for their competition. There was relative nervousness due to this being a very important competition. In fact, it was the seniors’...

Meganas Book Club: We Were Liars

Megana’s Book Club: We Were Liars

October 25, 2022

We Were Liars is a critically acclaimed psychological thriller written by E. Lockhart. Back when the book was released in 2014 it was popular, but the book’s publicity has skyrocketed this past year....

National Merit Semifinalist

October 7, 2022

Last year, Juniors took the PSAT during the fall in order to earn the chance to be a National Merit Semifinalist.  Students who score in the top 1% in their state are named a Semifinalist. The year’s...

Megana’s Book Club

September 22, 2022

Stephen King, a renowned sci-fi and horror novelist, recently published his new book on the 6th of September titled Fairytale. I just recently made a little trip to the bookstore and managed to grab a...

A Club Makes Its Return to Northwest

September 22, 2022

Mrs. Mercer along with Ms. McCormick recently restarted the Key Club at NWRHS. It is a nationwide service organization sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. In Key Club, members are required to get 25 service...

NWR School Logo Updated 2/14/17

New Teachers And Counselors (22-23)

September 21, 2022

Malorie Aldrige  Malorie Aldridge is one of the new teacher’s at NWRHS. She graduated from Mississippi College with a degree in Kinesiology. She teaches intro to World Geography, MS Studies, and...

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