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Encyclopedia > Northwest High School (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Northwest High School
Motto Learning is a life long process. Make your education a priority.
Established 1998
Type Public Secondary
Principal Sylvia Morrison
Students 2,000+
Grades 9–12
Location Germantown, Maryland, USA
District Montgomery County Public Schools
Campus Suburban
Colors Black , Silver and White
Mascot Jaguars
Newspaper The Jagwire
Website http://northwesths.net/

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Northwest is part of the Montgomery County Public Schools. As of 2006, its enrollment is over 2,000 students. It is the second high school in Germantown, the first being Seneca Valley High School, with which Northwest shares an athletic rivalry. The school also serves small sections of the city of Gaithersburg. The school has also recently undergone an expansion project that was completed during the summer of 2006. The Montgomery County Public Schools system in Montgomery County, Maryland, USA is noted for its nationwide excellence. ... Seneca Valley High School is a public high school (grades 9-12) in Germantown, Maryland. ... Location in the State of Maryland Coordinates: , Country State County Montgomery Founded 1802 Incorporated April 5, 1878 Government  - Mayor Sidney A. Katz Area  - City 10. ...


Its school mascot is the Jaguar and its colors are black, silver and white. Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... For other uses, see Jaguar (disambiguation). ...

Contents

Academics

NWHS currently offers a number of honors and AP courses along with French, Spanish, Chinese, and Latin for foreign languages. The school is also the host of The Ulysses Signature Program. It is a four-year long program that helps students explore and discover their interests among the following themes: (1) Arts and Humanities; (2) Public Policy and Public Service; and (3) Math, Science and Technology. The program is open to all entering freshmen and is for highly motivated and hard-working students. [1]


Sports

Aerial view of NWHS(before the 2006 expansion)
Aerial view of NWHS(before the 2006 expansion)

Northwest has a noted athletic rivalry with Seneca Valley High School and Quince Orchard High School. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ...


All teams have both varsity and junior varsity teams with the exception of tennis, golf, hockey, swim and dive, lacrosse, poms, and boys/coed volleyball.


All teams have both boys and girls teams except for those where gender is specified.


Fall Sports

  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Cross-Country
  • Girls Tennis
  • Golf
  • Field Hockey
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Marching Band

Winter Sports

  • Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Indoor Track
  • Hockey
  • Swim and Dive

Spring Sports

  • Boys Baseball
  • Girls Softball
  • Field and Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Boys Tennis
  • COED Volleyball
  • Boys Volleyball

Multi Season

  • Poms
  • Cheerleading

Rivalries

Seneca Valley High School is a public high school (grades 9-12) in Germantown, Maryland. ... Quince Orchard High School is a secondary school located on Quince Orchard Road near Gaithersburg in unincorporated Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. ...

The Battle for The King's Trophy

Year NWHS SVHS Winner Series
1999 13 42 Seneca Valley 1-0 Seneca Valley
2000 19 14 Northwest 1-1 Tied
2001 7 26 Seneca Valley 2-1 Seneca Valley
2002 22 0 Northwest 2-2 Tied
2003 37 34 Northwest 3-2 Northwest
2004 35 36 Seneca Valley 3-3 Tied
2005 7 14 Seneca Valley 4-3 Seneca Valley
2006 21 19 Northwest 4-4 Tied
2007 13 34 Seneca Valley 5-4 Seneca Valley

The Battle for the King's Trophy or the Battle for Germantown is an annual football game between Northwest High School's main rival, Seneca Valley High School. Located only 1 miles apart, the rivalry started in 1999 when Northwest first opened. The rivalry has been recognized as one of the fiercest in Maryland by local media, including all 4 major news networks, The MD Examiner, The Gazette, The Washington Post and several other media stations in the area.[citation needed] The Battle for Germantown is the cause of pep rallies, tailgating parties, and intense hype at the two schools and among fans in Montgomery County. Every year, the winner of the game receives the King's Trophy, and is deemed the "Kings" of Germantown. [2] The Gazette is a major English-language daily newspaper produced out of Montreal, Quebec. ... The Washington Post is the largest newspaper in Washington, D.C.. It is also one of the citys oldest papers, having been founded in 1877. ...


The Black Hole

The Northwest High School football/soccer stadium, home to the Battalion of Black, a nickname given to the Northwest fans. Because of black being one of the school colors, a motif of black is used in Northwest's stadium, nicknamed the Black Hole. The football team enters the stadium to a rendition of the The Imperial March, and select Fridays are designated 'Black-out Fridays', where all students, staff, and parents are encouraged to wear black. [3] The Imperial March (Darth Vaders Theme) is a musical theme recurring in the Star Wars films. ...


Extracurricular activities and organizations

  • Show Choir
  • Treble Choir
  • Mens Ensemble
  • Drama Club
  • Debate Team
  • Forensics Team
  • Hockey Team
  • Jag-TV
  • Jag-Wire
  • Mountain Biking Club
  • MSA (Muslim Student Association)
  • Step Team
  • Yearbook
  • Chess Team
  • Young Democrats Club
  • Hip Hop Dance Team
  • The Marching Jaguars held the first marching band competition in Montgomery County in 2007. They also traveled to the USSBA National Championships.

References

  1. ^ http://northwesths.net/departments/signature/
  2. ^ Seneca Valley Football
  3. ^ "The Black Hole", NW Jags Football Site, 2007. Accessed November 27, 2007.

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External links

  • Northwest High School
  • Northwest High School Staff Directory
  • Northwest High School Athletics
  • Northwest High School Football Website
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