Northwood Middle School

News and Announcements

PRIDE Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

The Board of Education is now accepting nominations for the 2017 PRIDE Awards. The PRIDE Awards were created by the District 200 Board in 1990 to honor outstanding graduating seniors. The word, “PRIDE” is an acronym that stands for “Positive Recognition in District 200 Education.”

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NWMS Student Research Published in International Journal

Congratulations to the Back Street Birds, a team of students from the Northwood Middle School Challenge Corps program whose research about the problem of birds colliding with commercial airlines has been published in the Spring 2017 edition of the World Ecology Report.  Published since 1989, the World Ecology Report is a quarterly digest of critical issues in health and environment, produced in six languages and distributed to thousands of citizens throughout the developing and developed world.

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Attention 8th Grade Parents!

For only $2, you are able to submit a "good luck" message to your child in the 2016-2017 NWMS yearbook.  Please click READ MORE for more information.

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Northwood Team Excels at State Robotics Tournament

Congratulations to the Northwood Middle School Back Street Birds!  The ten-member team of students from the Northwood Challenge Corps program earned several top awards at the annual Illinois FIRST LEGO League Northern State Championship. Sixty-four teams advanced from more than 30 qualifying tournaments to participate in the event which was held at Elgin Community College on January 14.

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Facilities Review Update

Since October 2016, District 200 has gone through a process to review our facilities. This group is comprised of community members, administration, and staff, who have been engaged in a process of reviewing the current state of District 200 facilities along with examining future needs for facility utilization.  

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Heart and Soul Starting at Northwood Middle School

Registration for Heart and Soul, the middle school program from Girls on the Run, begins at 10:00 a.m. on January 10, 2017 through February 15, 2017 at www.gotrnwil.org.  The Heart and Soul program creates a positive, structured space where girls can learn about themselves, explore new ideas, cultivate empathy, strengthen connections and develop life skills.  Teams of girls will meet Tuesdays and Thrsdays after school from 3:45 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. beginning the week of March 6th through May 21st.  Registration information can also be picked up in the Northwood office or from one of the Northwood coaches, Mrs. Braun, Ms. Canto, Ms. Harries or Mrs. Hurckes.  For more information, please contact the Northwood site coordinator, Heidi Nieman, at hnieman@wcusd200.org. 

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Updated Information About Facilities Review Committee

Please see below for a link to a letter from Superintendent Dr. Michael Moan regarding the district’s Facilities Review process. In addition, in order to provide information on the progress of the committee, a Community Forum meeting will be held on December 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Woodstock High School Auditorium.  If you have questions about the Facilities Review Committee, the meeting, or the process described in the letter, feel free to contact Dr. Moan’s office at 815-337-5406.

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JLine Dance Crew Brings Message of Good Choices and Positive Attitudes to NWMS

Northwood students in the Rachel's Challenge group worked hard to earn the funds to sponsor a  very special program, and they weren't disappointed when the day finally arrived to see the fruit of their labor.  JLine Dance Crew performed for the entire school at a special assembly on October 17.  JLine is a troupe from New York City whose message focuses on making good choices, self-esteem and cultivating a positive atmosphere for everyone at school, and in the community.

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Upcoming Events

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February 28, 2017

Board of Education Meeting

March 1, 2017

One Hour Late Start

March 2, 2017

Track Parent Meeting @ NWMS Library

March 10, 2017

Band/Chorus/Orchestra Clinic and Concert @ Northwood

March 14, 2017

Half Day

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