Category Archives: Stories
• How long have you worked at Northwood? What’s your position? I have been with NW for 3 years 8 months. I started as a full time overnight awake counselor. After 9 months, I switched to a day time counselor. Most recently, I was promoted to Honors CADI House Supervisor 1 month ago. • What makes […]
After a long summer of hard work, our students at the West Campus are starting to close out the garden. They’ve really enjoyed the last few weeks of being able to see the ‘fruits of their labor’ with what has arguably been our BEST garden season ever! Many of our students have even proclaimed that […]
Student of the Month was awarded to Nysjah (Oaks) West Campus Student of the Month was awarded to Daniel (Bears) Main Campus Staff of the Month was awarded to Jonathan Simmonds (Huskies) Staff of the Month was awarded to Tony Makela (Bears) Support Staff of the Month was awarded to Will Herwig (Housekeeper) Support staff of the Month was awarded […]
We held our very own 5k today! Since our runners can’t participate in area 5k’s this year, we held one (safely) for them complete with snacks and prizes at the finish. They did great, even in the heat! And the view from skyline wasn’t too bad either. Therapist Dan came in with the fastest time […]
Summertime in general can be a big change for kids, let alone in a pandemic! Northwood’s own Amy Fullerton MSEd., LPCC has put together a super easy guide to helping your children stay on track this summer and maintaining their mental wellness. 1. Keep basic routines, even in the summer (e.g. bedtimes, meal times, […]
US Bank staff brought over 20 pizzas to the Main and West campuses yesterday to recognize our staff and say thank you for the essential work that we do for children and families. Thank you!
It’s a sign of spring when the bikes come out of the garage! Here, the Cheyenne team showed their bike safety skills while earning their “license” at our annual bike rodeo.
Monday January 20th the students at Northwood came together to celebrate all things science! The different teams each created a different scientific project that wowed the judges, staff, and other students. Slime, eggs, water, magnets, even wind was used in various experiments to showcase what those students learned about their project and experiments. It was […]
The students at Merritt Creek Academy invited family and friends to an original production by our Creative Arts Specialist Kelli Marlow. The story follows two brothers who find the meaning of Christmas after experiencing Christmas in various eras including; the 80s, the neolithic period, Ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, World War I, and the far off […]
It is with a happy heart that we share this letter from one of our graduating Seniors. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors and much happiness as they continue toward their goals. Dear Mr. Richard Wolleat and Executive Board Members, It is with great appreciation that I write this letter. […]