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Food Donation from DAV Chapter 6!

Thanks so much to our local Chapter 6 of Disabled American Veterans of MN! They dropped off a whole bunch of imperishable food items for our backpack program at Merritt Creek Academy. Our students will be able to take food home to share with their families every weekend thanks to their donations. What a selfless […]

April’s Winners of the Month!

  Main Campus: Student: Lion Cubs Student Staff: Grace Renquist, Bears Counselor Support Staff: Ryan Winkler, Food Services West Campus: Student: Lillian, Timberwolves Staff: Chris Najjar, Oaks Counselor Support Staff: Autumn Dittrich, Insurance Specialist   Congratulations everyone!

Staff Spotlight- Toni Jurmu

Toni Jurmu How long have you worked at Northwood? What’s your position? In September 2019, I started with Northwood as a temporary Admissions Coordinator. I transferred over to the Human Resources Department in December of 2019 as a Human Resources Coordinator and presently serve our employees as a Human Resource Generalist. What makes you want […]

Northwood’s own Dawn Peterson and Amy Fullerton spoke with the Duluth News Tribune, here’s their advice for talking to kids about tough issues.

Duluth experts discuss how to talk to kids about George Floyd, Covid-19 “I’m really worried about the health of our kids.” said Dawn Peterson, licensed social worker Written By: Melinda Lavine | Aug 19th 2020 – 6am. From the global pandemic to the death of George Floyd, there’s a lot to process, and these events may be more […]

Prom Memories

Oh prom, it’s a night for ball gowns, dancing and a special dinner! Proms have changed over the years – no one has to worry about whether or not they’ll be invited to the prom. If you want to go, it’s your decision to make and you have a choice of going with a date, […]

Eagles Excel in Running

This past fall, a number of students on the Eagle team participated in several community running events to promote healthy living, self-confidence, and exercise. The West campus recreation director has coordinated a number of these events and motivated a record number of our students to challenge themselves by running various distances through some of Duluth’s […]