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County School Facility Sales Tax Vote on November 4th

On November 4th, the question “Shall a retailer’s occupation tax and service occupation tax (commonly referred to as a “Sales Tax”) be imposed in the Macoupin County at a rate of 1% to be used exclusively for school facility purposes?”  will appear on the voting ballot. School boards in Macoupin County did have to pass a resolution to have this question on the ballot for voters that covered at least 50% of the student population. The Northwestern School District currently houses approximately 4.5% of the county students, meaning 4.5% of all new monies collected, if this were to pass by majority . . . read more

Explore/Plan Testing

October 1st, 2014   To: Parents of all Freshman and Sophomore Students   EXPLORE/PLAN testing: EXPLORE and PLAN is designed to provide students with an understanding of the academic readiness for college or the workplace in the context of the post-high school educational and career options they are considering. The results can be used to help students identify their academic strengths and weaknesses as they make decisions for high school and beyond. Northwestern High School will be . . . read more


After school tutoring has started for all 7-12 grade students. It starts after school and lasts for one hour, 3:15-4:15 on Monday-Thursday. A paper explaining tutoring and giving your child permission to stay went home several weeks ago.  If you did not see this paper and are interested, please call the office or email a teacher. Please note that all students must have a ride home at the end of the tutoring session. This tutoring time is a great time for students to get support on homework and get a reteaching lesson if they are . . . read more

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