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Final Exam Schedule
Thursday, December 18th (B DAY)
2nd period 8 – 9:00am
4th period 9:07 – 10:07am
6th period 10:14 – 11:14am
8th period 11:21 – 12:21pm
Buses Leave 12:30pm (Grab and Go Lunch)
Friday, December 19th (A DAY)
1st period 8 – 9:00am
3rd period 9:07 – 10:07am
5th period 10:14 – 11:14am
7th period 11:21 – 12:21pm
Buses Leave 12:30pm (Grab and Go Lunch) 
Northwest Students Selected to KMEA District Honor Choir
Congratulations to Christine Aguirre, Blake Ellis, Madison Hofer-Holdeman, Sarah Mason, Angelyn Montanez, Michael Rodriguez, Kerby Sloyer,  Amanda Smith, Lane Stanberry,  and Anastasia Taylor for being selected for and having a great performance in the 2014 South Central Kansas Music Educators Association District Honor Choir on Saturday, December 6 at Wichita East High School.  Way to make us proud, Grizzly Singers!!

Home Team Advantage - Project Graduation
December Newsletter
Click here to read the December Newsletter.
Turkey Drive Results
Many families will have a nice dinner next week because of the generosity of the Northwest High community.  We donated 477 turkeys, 1608 side items, and $600 to the United Methodist Open Door Turkey Drive!  As an added bonus - the highly-coveted “large high school” turkey trophy will remain at Northwest for the 4th straight year!  Thank you to everyone for your help.

NWHS Turkey Drive Statistics
Year Turkeys Side Items Money
2011 747 n/a $135
2012 507 565 $500
2013 691 534 $575
2014 477 1608 $600

The Silvertip Staff Awarded
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Silvertip Yearbook staff for receiving the Gallery of Excellence award from Walsworth Publishing Company. The Gallery of Excellence is a showcase of the best yearbooks published by ​Walsworth. Yearbooks in the Gallery demonstrate comprehensive coverage, innovative design and superior copy and photography.

Pictured above: seniors Kayla Schenck, Sarah Crigler, Riona Freeman, Amanda Smith, Cody Kretchmar and Walsworth Representative John Kelley
Not pictured: graduates Lyndi McIntyre (Editor-in-chief), Ruth Kindel, Mariah Fields, Brooke Rothwell, Grace Buckingham,  Hannah Howe, Mikaela Harman, Kira Crafton, Amanda Bustamante and Mia Kurtz, seniors Taylor Allen, Baylee Filippello, Rosa Ford and Rebecca Heberly

Grizzzlies For Change - Gingerbread House Competition
Congratulations to our Grizzlies for Change team who won 2nd place at the Wichita Gingerbread House competition: Anahí Arce-Gross, Taylor Webber, Emerson Ross, Jordan Hawk, Mikayla Gardea, and Cali
Godwin.  Great job Grizzlies!

WPS Mobile App
This dynamic new resource will take advantage of leading technology resources to connect with parents, students and other stakeholders – using existing tools, streamlining access to information under one umbrella, allowing parents and the community to customize the information they receive, and engage stakeholders with timely and responsive news and conversation about our schools and students.

The WPS Mobile App is free, and available for both Apple and Android devices. Just search for Wichita Public Schools in the App Store or Google Play, or click on the convenient links below to get directly to the app download.

Mission and School Info

Our Mission:
- To provide a safe, positive learning environment; where
- All students are challenged to achieve their personal best and
- Become responsible, productive citizens in a changing world.

Core Values:
Pride, Respect, and Excellence

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