Northwestern High School

Hyattsville: a hoops haven for 70-plus years

January 24, 2020

By CHRIS McMANES — For more than 70 years, some of the nation’s finest pre-college basketball has been played in Hyattsville. From DeMatha to Northwestern High School, from St. Mark to St. Jerome, the city’s tradition of excellence is nearly unparalleled.   DeMatha has one of the strongest [read more]

HCPD holds mock DUI event at Northwestern High

May 14, 2018

In an effort to educate youth about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and distracted driving, the City of Hyattsville Police Department, the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department and Northwestern High School students will perform a mock crash demonstration this morning. During [read more]

Hyattsville students participate in national school walkout

March 20, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — “This cannot keep happening.” That sentiment echoed across the city as students in Hyattsville joined millions in the nation in a school walkout to protest gun violence on March 14. Students at Northwestern High School, Chelsea School and Hyattsville Middle School [read more]

Thanks to the Redskins, the Wildcats play on a new field

November 12, 2017

BY MEAGAN MILLER — In 2000, construction of the new Northwestern High School included a building, a field, a concession stand and a stadium. The field was covered with sod, which, over the years, didn’t hold up to JV and varsity soccer and football practices. Coach Bryan Pierre said, “It’s [read more]

Northwestern High students walk out, protest Trump

November 18, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — A group of Northwestern High School students stood on the side of Adelphi Road, chanting “our Future, our concern!” and “not my president!” while holding protest signs Friday afternoon. Many passersby honked, cheering the group on. About [read more]
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