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Northwest Horizons Online: A year in review

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It’s no secret that news is moving away from a print-based format. As we have become increasingly attached to our electronic devices and our attention spans lessen, reporting is now more commonly produced in a digital format.

While Northwest Horizons publishes in print four times a year, we also maintain a website that is updated on a mostly daily basis. Throughout the 2017-2018 school year–especially toward the end– we’ve tried to strengthen our coverage with more video, creative graphic design and podcasts.

With the summer fast approaching, so too is the conclusion of this year’s coverage. With that in mind, these were some of the most popular website stories of this year.

https://www.northwesthorizons.com/top-stories/2017/10/04/service-dog-comes-northwest/

Published: Oct. 4 2017

Sophomore Asante Winder and his service dog China are featured in this story of their lives at Northwest.

 

https://www.northwesthorizons.com/sports/2017/11/09/varsity-boys-soccer-breaks-school-record-number-wins/

Published: Nov. 9, 2017

The boys’ soccer team this year at Northwest was the most successful in school history. The story is primarily about the Nov. 8 game against the Reagan Raiders, but also looks at soccer at Northwest as a whole.

 

https://www.northwesthorizons.com/top-stories/2017/12/11/gcs-snow-day-decision-enrages-northwest/

Published: Dec. 12, 2017

Many were not pleased with GCS’ response to the first major snowfall of the winter season. GCS elected not to cancel school when snow began to stick to the road, leading to students having to travel home in poor driving conditions.



https://www.northwesthorizons.com/sports/2018/01/16/varsity-basketball-play-hard-haeco-invitational/ 
Published: Jan. 16, 2018

Both Northwest male and female varsity basketball teams were invited to the HAECO tournament over winter break, with the girls’ team winning their fourth HAECO title.


https://www.northwesthorizons.com/top-stories/2018/04/09/crowded-hallways-at-northwest-cause-distress/

Published: April 9, 2018
A humorous look at the challenges of getting from place to place in Northwest’s hallways.

 

https://www.northwesthorizons.com/top-stories/2018/03/15/northwest-students-participate-in-march-14-walkout/

https://www.northwesthorizons.com/top-stories/2018/04/24/students-walk-out-in-protest-of-gun-violence-once-again/

 

Published: March 15, 2018 and April 24, 2018

In response to recent acts of gun violence, Northwest students organized two walkout events to protest and advocate for change.                                                 

 

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