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American Red Cross needs Healthy Donors to maintain Blood Supply

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – As influenza activity picks up this fall, the American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply for patients in need. Blood and platelets can only be given by donors who are feeling well.

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Gun discovered on Student at Northwest High School

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports a student at Northwest High School was taken into custody Tuesday morning after School Resource Officers discovered a firearm in his backpack.

The 14-year-old, 9th-grade student was carrying a .380 semiautomatic pistol with two rounds of ammunition loaded in the magazine.

School administration detected an odor of marijuana on the student and alerted the School Resource Officer. When questioned by SRO Green, the student admitted to having marijuana in his possession.

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Northwest High School Resource Officers find firearm in Student's backpack Tuesday morning.

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Northwest High School Resource Officers find firearm in Student’s backpack Tuesday morning.

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Northwest High School Celebrates Semicentennial Anniversary

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Clarksville, TN – This year marks the 50th year of Northwest High School (NWHS) in Clarksville, Tennessee. Built in 1970 with its first graduating class in 1971, the school hosted tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students with a capacity of 1,200 students. The first principal was Peter Kyriakos.

A 1980’s aerial view of Northwest High School (NWHS), in which a gym and classrooms as well as the “400” or “vo-tech” building had been added from the original structure. In 2014, a $17 million renovation was completed which added an auxiliary gym, a theatre, administrative wing, kitchen and indoor corridor to connect the 400 Building. (CMCSS Operations)

A 1980’s aerial view of Northwest High School (NWHS), in which a gym and classrooms as well as the “400” or “vo-tech” building had been added from the original structure. In 2014, a $17 million renovation was completed which added an auxiliary gym, a theatre, administrative wing, kitchen and indoor corridor to connect the 400 Building. (CMCSS Operations)

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Austin Peay State University hosts area high schools for JROTC Raider Challenge competition, Saturday

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Governors Guard ROTC cadets this weekend will host about 90 cadets from high schools from throughout the area in the Raider Challenge competition. The competition is this Saturday, September 21st, 2019 from 7:00am until 4:00pm at the APSU Clarksville campus. 

Austin Peay cadets performing pushups, one of the tasks in the upcoming competition. (APSU)

Austin Peay cadets performing pushups, one of the tasks in the upcoming competition. (APSU)

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APSU announces recipients of the 36th Annual Candlelight Ball Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Saturday, March 14th, 2020 at 6:00pm, Austin Peay State University (APSU) will host the 36th Annual Candlelight Ball at the Omni Nashville Hotel, and in anticipation of this event, the University has announced the three winners of the 2020 Candlelight Ball Awards.

APSU Candlelight Ball Awards recipients. (L to R) Sammy Stuard, Kevin Kennedy and Rhonda Kennedy.

APSU Candlelight Ball Awards recipients. (L to R) Sammy Stuard, Kevin Kennedy and Rhonda Kennedy.

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American Red Cross says Help Kids with Cancer by Giving Blood

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions.

The National Cancer Institute estimated that more than 15,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. would be diagnosed with cancer last year.

Blood donor Sydney Conway at an American Red Cross blood drive. (Sharon Penn, American Red Cross)

Blood donor Sydney Conway at an American Red Cross blood drive. (Sharon Penn, American Red Cross)

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Northwest High School senior Emily Mummaw wins car at the 11th Annual Pass and Go Event

 

Wyatt-Johnson Auto GroupClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 3th, 2019, Northwest High School senior Emily Mummaw won a car at the 11th Annual Pass and Go Event at Wyatt Johnson Automotive Group’s Mazda dealership, located at 2425 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. Pass and Go rewards Clarksville-Montgomery County School System high schoolers who pass their Advanced Placement (AP) exams.

Senior Emily Mummaw from Northwest High School wins a car at the 11th Annual Pass and Go Event.

Senior Emily Mummaw from Northwest High School wins a car at the 11th Annual Pass and Go Event.

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CMCSS names Jessica Peppard as Principal of Northwest High School

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Clarksvile-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has announces that Jessica Peppard, who has served as assistant principal at Northwest High School, has been named principal of her alma mater.

Principal of Northwest High School Jessica Peppard

Principal of Northwest High School Jessica Peppard

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System announces Administrative Appointments

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has named four assistant principal positions and the Finance Director and the principal for the Middle College High School at Austin Peay State University (APSU).

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Administrative Appointments (Top L to R) Mandy Frost, Beth Dycus, Dale Land, and Jessica Hernandez.(Bot L to R) Nikki Lavigne and Dr. Theresa Muckleroy.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Administrative Appointments (Top L to R) Mandy Frost, Beth Dycus, Dale Land, and Jessica Hernandez.(Bot L to R) Nikki Lavigne and Dr. Theresa Muckleroy.

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Austin Peay State University’s education doctorate experiences strong first year

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Michael Johnson, a Northwest High School music teacher, can’t stop thinking about leadership strategies. For the last seven or eight months, he’s fixated on the topic, causing him to scrutinize his conversations with students and colleagues.  

Michael Johnson hopes to one day work as an assistant principal.

Michael Johnson hopes to one day work as an assistant principal.

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