ASB

Advisor: Laura West

ASB combines “collective” efforts of individuals to serve the student body. High emphasis is placed on the spiritual growth of the student body, leadership training and application, service and outreach, coordinating school activities and events and building school spirit. The ASB team is responsible for such school activities as spirit days, Monkey Wrench, Battle for the Holy Grail, the school retreat, as well as facilitating the lobby vending machines and the student store. They also work at the Impact event as ushers and student ambassadors for the school.  Officers must have a 3.0 G.P.A. and be a positive student ambassador for the school. They are elected in the fall with meetings scheduled monthly or as needed.

2019-20 ASB Team Members Left to Right: Darius Carrozzo, Tanner Noller, Won Yu, Ben Drake, Mrs. West, Tori Kuehl, Natalie Smith and Zach Zwanzig.

2019-20 ASB Officers:

Dariu Carrozzo
Ben Drake
Tori Kuehl
Natalie Smith
Won Yu
Zach Zwanzig

2018-19 Class Officers and Advisors:

Advisor: Laura West

Class officers gain leadership skills, character development, and work skills through team building and responsibilities as they represent their class. They have the opportunity to plan activities that will enhance school unity and the community. Students who are leaders and who enjoy planning and carrying out school activities are encouraged to apply. Officers must have a 3.0 G.P.A. and be a positive student ambassador for the school. They are selected in the fall with meetings scheduled monthly or as needed.

9th Grade
Dan Ferguson, Advisor
Jonathan Leo, Advisor
Eme Brown
Abe McKinney
Josiah Ricks  
Kyla Riddle
Jeffrey Thoet
Eli Underhill

10th Grade
Josh Gilchrist, Advisor
Corinna Spuler, Advisor  
Lindsey Baldwin
Claire Evans
Sarang Ju
Ethan Naresh
Chloe Noller
Alex Ramey
Lily Wright
11th Grade
Chris Wells, Advisor
Lisa Greer, Advisor  
Avery Bowman
Miriam Breithaupt
Emma Culbertson
Tyler Mathison
Jonathan Story
Ian Wright
 
12th Grade
Ray Ricks, Advisor
Angie Mossey, Advisor
Jacob Atkins
Grant Branstetter
Nadia Clark
Shailin Hafner
Ellie Hilderbrand
Autumn Janke
Tanner Noller
Izzie Zwiesler

Chapel

Advisor: Rick Taylor

NWCS is privileged to worship God and receive Christian teaching from invited guests during our Wednesday chapel program. This is a time of Christian fellowship, worship, music, sharing, prayer and teaching designed for spiritual growth. The current school biblical theme and guidelines are given to guest speakers. The praise and worship times are led by the NWCS Worship Team and the ASB leads the welcome and introduction each week.

2018-19 Worship Team:

Advisor: Rick Taylor

Students develop a philosophy of worship, study what worship is, participate and plan regular chapels and other worship opportunities. Students learn what it means to be involved in ministry, becoming servant leaders who honor and glorify God.

Stephen Culbertson
Gage Cadwallader
Josh Galbraith
Faith McConnell
Autumn Janke
Dayoon Kim
Katie McAdam
Paige Meyer
Tanner Noller
Mackenzie Quinn
Lucas Ricks

FBLA:

Future Business Leaders of America

A professional student organization that is available to all students grades 9 through 12. Make new friends, have the opportunity to travel, attend social gatherings, involve yourself in community service projects, and participate in regional, state and national leadership conferences and competitions. Potential employers are looking for people who have been dedicated to a group such as FBLA.

There are State and National dues each year. There are additional costs for qualifiers to state and national competitions but there are fundraising opportunities to help cover travel expenses.

2017-18 FBLA Members

National Honor Society

Advisor: Josh Gilchrist

The National Honor Society helps students continue in the development of skills in leadership, service, scholarship and character. Scholarships and college entrance are possible benefits to its members. Membership in the Honor Society is by application only and applications are accepted for Honor Society every year in February and students must be at least a 2nd semester sophomore with a minimum 3.5 gpa in each previous semester. NHS students must maintain a 3.5gpa, attend regular meetings and participate in community service and leadership activities in order to wear honor cords at graduation. Once a student is a member of honor society, they remain a member as long as they continue to meet the requirements. There is no need to reapply.

Lilac Princess

Advisor: Laura West

Lilac Princess is a scholarship program for senior girls who are interested in community service programs. One candidate from Northwest Christian Schools is chosen through a series of interviews and an application. The candidate then runs to become a princess or queen and the elected royalty takes part in the Lilac Parade and many other service activities and parades throughout the year.

Cheer

Advisor: Jen Eide & Meg O’Neil

The primary responsibility of the cheer squad is to promote and uphold school spirit and pride at Northwest Christian Schools. Squad members are responsible for a wide variety of activities during the fall and winter season. Cheerleaders participate in assemblies, athletic events and community service projects. Students who are interested in dance, gymnastics, stunting, sports and performing in front of a crowd should apply.  Tryouts for the cheer squad are held in the spring and judged on academics, administration/staff recommendations, and performance skills. Squad members must attend summer camp, regular practices and complete the same eligibility paperwork as a sport. A current physical is required for all cheerleaders.

Knowledge Bowl

Advisor: Rick Taylor

Knowledge Bowl is an academic team competition that is available to all students at NWCS. It’s a quiz competition that tests your knowledge of history, geography, science, math, literature, and other various topics.

Yearbook

Photography – Copy Writing – Design – Interview Skills – Teamwork – Editing: Students who have these skills or are interested in any of these fields should add yearbook as a class. Yearbook fosters these skills that will serve students throughout and after high school. As God is an integral part of the school at NWCS, the objective of the annual staff is to reflect God’s influence in the school life of the students by preparing a history of each year’s activities and events. The staff will pick the year’s theme, design elements and then create the school’s yearbook using edesign. Students will be expected to understand and implement color study, composition and design in relation to the yearbook. The yearbook class meets daily.

Cyber Patriot

Advisor: Joe Duenich

CyberPatriot is the national high school cyber security competition hosted by the Air Force Association. Our NWC teams were put in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In the rounds of competition, our teams were given a set of virtual images that represent operating systems and were tasked with finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the images and hardening the system while maintaining critical services.  CyberPatriot teams compete for the top placement within their state and region, and the top teams in the nation earn all-expenses paid trips to Washington, DC for the National Finals Competition where they can earn national recognition and scholarship money.