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.
Clarksville, TN – The Student 2 Student (S2S) Ambassador program at Northwest High School was honored to participate in the “Tennessee Home for the Holidays” program by making ornaments for the “Tennessee Heroes” tree.
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind parents to speak to their children about the dangers of distracted driving.
With school out for the summer, there will be more teen and young adult drivers on the road during the day.
“Reading one text message takes your eyes off the road for 4.6 seconds, which is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field blindfolded at 55 miles per hour,” said Lisa McClain, Director of Montgomery County Driver Safety.
Clarksville Montgomery County School System selects Kimberley Slight CMCSS Teacher of the Year Grades, 9-12
Montgomery County, TN – Kimberley Slight has been named CMCSS Teacher of the Year for Grades 9-12 today by the Clarksville Montgomery County School System.
Kimberley Slight has been teaching at Northwest High School for 22 years. She was also named the Mid Cumberland Region Teacher of the Year for grades 9-12.
Jaime Dye Holder, the theatre arts teacher at Northwest High School, has been selected as the assistant principal at Kenwood Middle School.
Linda Medina-Griffy, assistant principal at Montgomery Central Elementary School, will become the assistant principal at Minglewood Elementary School.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s girls basketball team had most of its inside attack either out — or playing at less than 100 percent — Wednesday, January 27th at the Willard Ross Memorial Gymnasium versus Northwest High School, but JK Cummings stepped up with five big 3s to lead the Lady Wildcats past the Lady Vikings, 60-36.
The Lady Wildcats (15-9, 9-2 District 10-AAA) were without the services of forwards Haley Bearden and Ta’Tayana Outlaw – accounting for about 25 points and 16 rebounds – while Chrislen Brown, who scored a season-high 11 points versus Kenwood High School on January 23rd had spent most of the previous night at the hospital dealing with the lingering effects of a cold she has been battling.
Clarksville, TN – Northwest High School scored 42 points in the second half against Clarksville High School, Tuesday, January 27th at the Willard Ross Memorial Gymnasium, as the Vikings rallied to defeat the Wildcats in a District 10-AAA showdown, 68-59.
The Vikings (14-9, 8-3 District 10-AAA) entered the second half trailing the Wildcats 32-26, but exploded out of the gates quickly after intermission by scoring 10 of the first 12 points of the second half – including four each from JaRyan Young and Marice Wright – to take their first lead of the game since the opening minutes of the game, 36-34.
Clarksville, TN – Northwest High School’s Elijah McCoin knocked down a three with 8.7 seconds left, Friday, January 16th in their District 10-AAA game versus Rossview High School, to lift the Vikings past the Hawks, 42-41.
It was the second time this season that McCoin had knocked down a late three to beat Rossview, the first time coming on a half-court buzzer beater on December 2nd in a 47-46 Viking win.
Rossview (10-7, 2-6 District 10-AAA) had taken a two-point lead, 41-39 with 20.8 seconds left, following Jackson Parker hitting one-of-two free throws.
Clarksville, TN – After dropping its first District 10-AAA game of the season three days ago, Rossview High School’s girls basketball team bounded back in a big way, Friday, January 16th, in defeating Northwest High School by 25 points, 49-24.
The Lady Hawks (12-5, 7-1 District 10-AAA) would put the game away early-on, as they scored 14 of the first 16 points of the contest to take a 14-2 lead and never look back.
Dover, TN – Northwest High School’s boys basketball team saw its five-game win streak come to an end, Monday, December 29th at the Bill Craig Memorial Gymnasium in the final day of the Stewart County Rebel Christmas Classic, at the hands of Cheatham County Central High School, 56-52.
The game – although lower scoring than most fans would have thought – was tight the entire way – including Northwest (9-8) tying the game for the final time at 50-50 on an old-fashioned three-point play by JaRyan Young, with 3:11 left.
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