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Playground Project

February 11, 2020

The Northwestern Playground Committee has secured funds to revitalize our school playground and provide a quality, safe area for children to play.  With financial support from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, The Joe . . . read more

Super Bowl Excitement

February 5, 2020

The first graders had an exciting day! They were so excited to find out they got to try some of the commemorative red velvet milk from Shatto Dairy in honor of the Chiefs. They also completed a Patrick Mahomes writing and craft activity, and . . . read more

D.A.R.E. Graduation

December 13, 2019

The Northwestern 5th graders have been participating in the D.A.R.E program with Deputy Josh Boeger since September. They learned about the dangers of using drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. The class was assigned a D.A.R.E essay at the end of the . . . read more

Spreading Christmas Cheer

December 13, 2019

Third and fourth grade students visited McLarney Manor Nursing Home to meet their Pen Pals and spread Christmas cheer. Residents were treated to Christmas carols and Christmas picture book read alouds. Students then ate lunch at Brookfield . . . read more

Pajama Drive

December 6, 2019

The Northwestern 4th grade students collected 89 pairs of pajamas for the 11th Annual Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive! For every pair of pajamas donated, Scholastic Book Clubs will donate a brand-new book to the Pajama Program to be . . . read more

Land of Smiles

November 8, 2019

Delta Dental of Missouri is committed to advancing oral health and overall health for individuals, children and families in Missouri. Delta Dental presented an educational program, Land of Smiles, to Northwestern K-3 . . . read more

Scholastic Book Fair

November 8, 2019

THANK YOU!  THANK YOU!  THANK YOU!  The Book Fair was a huge success and we surpassed our goal of $2900.00.  Because of the wonderful and supportive community Northwestern is part of, we were able to earn over $1400 in . . . read more

Monarch Butterfly Unit

Do you know how to tell a male and female butterfly apart?  Do you know the function of a proboscis? If not, ask a third or fourth grader! They recently completed a unit covering butterflies in Ms. Marnin’s science class.  . . . read more

Old-Time Harvest Days

October 7, 2019

Third and fourth grade students attended a field trip to 'Old-Time Harvest Days' sponsored by the Livingston County Steam & Gas Association Friday, September 27, at the Livingston County Fairgrounds in Chillicothe, MO. . . . read more

Scholastic Book Fair

October 7, 2019

THE BOOK FAIR IS COMING!!  I am excited to announce that the Scholastic Book Fair will be at our school soon!  Come visit us from October 24-November 1 for your chance to purchase books and help the school earn new books as well! . . . read more

3rd and 4th Grade Field Trip

May 21, 2019

On May 14th, the 3rd and 4th graders attended a field trip to Burr Oaks Nature Center and Arrowhead Stadium. At Burr Oaks, the students enjoyed learning about various plant and animal life in the indoor conservation facility, as well as . . . read more

Pershing State Park Field Trip

May 21, 2019

Third and fourth graders attended a field trip to Pershing State Park on Wednesday, May 15.  Tom Woodward, park manager, discussed plant and animal life native to our area. The trip was a culmination activity for the Nature . . . read more

5th and 6th Grade Field Trip

May 19, 2019

On Monday, May 13th, the 5th and 6th graders took a field trip to Warm Springs Ranch in Boonville. The kids had a great time and learned a lot about Clydesdale horses! read more

Flat Stanley Project

The second graders just finished reading  Flat Stanley .  They completed a STEM project turning him into a kite, and then flew him as he was flown in the book.  They have written to friends and relatives sending him on . . . read more

Camp Read-a-Lot

On April 30th, Title I students and parents met in the library, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. for Camp Read-a-Lot. They participated in several camping-themed literacy activities. The activities were led by Heather Staddie, Title I Director, . . . read more

Second Grade Life Cycle Study

Northwestern second graders are learning about life cycles.  They received chicken eggs this week to hatch in an incubator.  Sabrina Brown delivered the eggs and taught the class about bird eggs.  They saw turkey, quail, and a . . . read more

K-2 Field Trip

The kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders visited Shatto Dairy in Osborne, Missouri on May 1st. They milked Loreli the 4yr old Holstein cow and learned that she produces 16 gallons of milk per day, and she drinks a bathtub full of water . . . read more

Special Olympics

April 29, 2019

On Saturday, April 27th, Taylor Truesdell competed at the Special Olympics in Kirksville, MO. Taylor, and Caleb Stephenson of Brunswick, competed as part of the Brunswick Mighty Cats team. Taylor placed 2nd in the standing long . . . read more

Testing Strategies Escape Room

April 29, 2019

On Friday, April 26th, the 2nd-4th graders participated in a testing strategies escape room. The students worked in small groups to review and practice test taking strategies. Each time they solved a clue, they discovered a new . . . read more

Testing Strategies Escape Room

April 29, 2019

On Friday, April 26th, the 2nd-4th graders completed a test taking strategies escape room. The students reviewed and practiced different test taking strategies. At the completion of each activity, the group received an ingredient . . . read more

Northwest Consortium Spelling Bee

On Thursday, April 4th, eight students represented Northwestern in the Northwest Consortium Spelling Bee held at Bosworth R-V. These students were selected from the in-house spelling bee held prior to the event. The following students were . . . read more

Northwest Consortium Spelling Bee

On Thursday, April 4th, eight students represented Northwestern in the Northwest Consortium Spelling Bee held at Bosworth R-V. These students were selected from the in-house spelling bee held prior to the event. The following . . . read more

Northwest Consortium Math Bee

March 22, 2019

On Thursday, March 21st, several students represented Northwestern at the 2019 Northwest Consortium Math Bee in Brunswick. The students took an individual timed test, as well as competed in a group problem solving event. In the . . . read more

Treasure Your Library!

March 1, 2019

Literacy month came to an end on Friday, March 1st. The students and staff all agree it was a wonderful time! On Thursday, the 4-year old Pre-K and Kindergarten classes presented their readers' theaters. Mr. Hoyt also read a pirate . . . read more

Literacy Month Fun Continues

On Tuesday, February 26th, the Northwestern 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders presented their readers' theaters. All three classes did a wonderful job! Throughout the month, we have also been fortunate to have several guest readers. Debra . . . read more

Literacy Month

February 22, 2019

Students and teachers have continued to celebrate their love of reading by participating in Literacy Month activities. This morning Mr. Walker read to grades PreK-6. This afternoon reader’s theaters were presented by the 4th, 5th, . . . read more

100th Day Fun

February 22, 2019

Several elementary classrooms celebrated the 100th day of school this past week. Activities were centered around the number "100". Mrs. Anderson's class was challenged to build a tower using 100 cups! read more

After School Yoga Fun

February 22, 2019

Our first ever after school yoga event, hosted by BalancED Learning was a success!  There were twenty-eight students in attendance.  Activities included crab soccer, glow yoga, and games to improve focus and balance.  Students . . . read more

Elementary Literacy Month

February 12, 2019

Northwestern Elementary kicked off Literacy Month with the readers theater "Presenting No Pirates Allowed! Said Library Lou". A BIG THANK YOU to Pirate Pete and Library Lou! Can you guess the cast members? Class presentations will . . . read more

D.A.R.E. Graduation

January 3, 2019

The Northwestern 5th graders have been participating in the D.A.R.E program with Deputy Josh Boeger since September. They learned about drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and the dangers of using them. The class was assigned a D.A.R.E essay at the . . . read more

McClarney Field Trip

December 13, 2018

Third and fourth grade students met their pen pals at McLarney Manor Nursing home on Friday, December 7. The residents enjoyed listening to the students sing Christmas carols and read aloud winter-themed picture books.     . . . read more

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