Northwestern Press

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MS, HS Happenings and More

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT Special to The Press in School

There will be no school May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday.

The Tiger 5K and Fun Walk to benefit the Northwestern Lehigh Education Foundation will take place May 27 at Ontelaunee Park, New Tripoli.

Race day check-in will be 8-8:45 a.m. Race and fun walk will begin 9 a.m.

The 5k will include eight age brackets, with each age bracket awarding trophies to the top three male and female competitor, nine and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 plus.

Medals will be presented to all registered children 14-years-old or younger.

Middle School

There will be a student expo at the school 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 18.

Artwork and projects will be on display showcasing the students talents.

Some of the displays are interactive. Light refreshments will be offered.

The middle school library is offering any student who has demonstrated responsible library borrowing habits during the school year the chance to participate in the summer library reading program.

This includes being able to check out 15 books to take home and read during the summer.

Books are due the first week of school in the fall.

Eighth grade students are welcome to participate but need to return their library books by May 26. Any student who wants to participate must return a signed permission form to the library by that day.

No late forms will be accepted.

The permission form is on the district website

Click on school on the drop down menu; select middle school; scroll down the menu; on the left side and click on library.

Participating students will then receive a pass from the library to choose books at a specific time before the end of the school year.

High School

Due to the remodeling at the high school the office has moved to the athletics office in the rear of the building.

Visitor parking has also moved to the parking spaces below the baseball/practice football fields.

The library is participating in Overdrive, a program that allows students to check out e-books to read on their personal device.

Students need their ID and district provided password.

Check it out at

Senior final exams will be May 26 and 27.

The schedule is Blocks 1 and 2 exams will be given May 26.

Blocks 3 and 4 exams will be given May 30.

Underclassmen exams will be given May 26.

Block 1 exams will be 7:45-9:20 a.m. Block 2 exams will be from 9:25-11 a.m.

Lunch A/Flex A is 11-11:30 a.m. and Lunch B/Flex B is at 11:35 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Exams for Block 3 will be given 12:10-1:21 p.m. and Block 4 exams will take place 1:26-2:37 p.m.

Baccalaureate for the Class of 2017 will be held at 7 p.m. June 2 in the middle school auditorium.

Commencement will take place 11 a.m. June 3 at Stabler Arena, Bethlehem.