Northwestern High School
Kokomo, Indiana
 765-454-2332

Welcome to NHS Online

  • Welcome back to the second half of the 2014-2015 school year!  Northwestern High School remains the only "A"-rated high school in Howard County that is also a 4-Star School.  These accolades are a direct result of the Northwestern Community.  The efforts of your children, our teachers and administrators, the community and YOU create a positive and productive learning environment based on high expectations.  Education and the assessment of our students' college and career readiness is changing and will be challenging for our students and staff.  One way you can continue to support NHS is by utilizing the resources on the Indiana Department of Education website (www.doe.in.gov and http://in.questarai.com/ccra

    The new site has detailed resources to support the new Indiana Academic Standards, family engagement opportunities and nutrition guidelines.
     
    Please take a moment to review all that the IDOE website has to offer you and your child.

    Welcome back!  It's going to be a fantastic second semester.

    Sincerely,

    Kristen R. Bilkey

  • Go to Mrs. Miller's NHS info page

    Opportunity for membership in the Northwestern Chapter of National Honor Society occurs during the second semester of junior and/or senior years. To become a member, the student must first qualify in the area of scholarship and then must meet the conditions outlined under character, service, and leadership. All applications will be reviewed and voted on by a Faculty Council appointed by the Principal.
    Scholarship – Must have a cumulative “B” grade point average, which is a 7.900 on Northwestern’s grading scale. Any student who qualifies with this grade point average will be invited to apply for membership. After submitting an application, the student will be considered for membership based on the following criteria:
    • Character – This includes a demonstration of honesty, reliability, observation of rules, perseverance and application to studies, avoidance of cheating in any form, lack of participation in illegal activities such as drinking of alcoholic beverages and the consumption of illegal drugs, and exemplification of desirable personality traits (cheerfulness, friendliness, and stability). Character will be considered by staff evaluation and by evaluation of each student’s discipline record.Read more...

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Mission Statement

Through the quality of its staff, curriculum, instruction, and extra-curricular offerings, Northwestern High School provides a positive and supportive environment that challenges each student to strive for excellence in developing skills in life-long learning, communication, problem solving, critical thinking, individual and social responsibility, and respect for others and self.