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How long have you worked at NW? What’s your position? I have worked at Northwood for just under 3 years now. I started out as a counselor on the Oaks team, then I was a program coordinator in day treatment on the Bobcat team, now I am the supervisor of the Oaks team. What makes […]
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 […]
Congratulations to our July winners! West Campus Support staff was Andrea Meyer Staff of the month was Ian LaFont Student of the month was Avion Main Campus Staff Dana – newly appointed team supervisor with the Bears Support Staff: Nancy Teacher at Chester Creek Student: Ashton
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!
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, […]
We wish all of our family and friends a very Happy 4th of July!
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 […]
“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, soon the bells will start, and the thing that will make them ring, is the carol that you sing, right within your heart!” This song celebrates that time when Christmas decorations start to appear in stores, public displays and, of course, Northwood! The children and staff have been […]