Northwestern Press

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Elementary News

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal for elementary schools at 11:25 a.m. March 29.

Schools will be closed March 30 and April 2.

Registration for all-day kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year is quickly approaching.

Contact Weisenberg Elementary by and following the links on the home page to register.

Appointment slots are quickly filling up so contact the school as soon as possible.

PSSA testing is quickly approaching.

Elementary News

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Kindergarten registration for full-day kindergarten will take place April 4 and 5 at Weisenberg Elementary School.

Children who are 5 years old by Sept. 1 are eligible to enroll.

Schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

Visit and scroll down the page for more information.

Northwestern Elementary

There is a Partner In Education meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. March 19 in the cafeteria.

Spring Picture Day is March 21.

The Spring Book Fair will run March 22-29.

Weisenberg Elementary

MS, HS happenings and more

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

As a way to give back to the community, the Deutsch Eck Restaurant, 87 Penn St., Lenhartsville, has organized a Plate It Forward campaign.

During March, the recipient of this fundraiser will be the Northwestern Lehigh Snack Pack Program.

When a customer orders any Pennsylvania Dutch special throughout the month, $1 from each special will be donated to the recipient.

On March 15, the meal will be chicken potpie; March 21-23 will be chicken and waffles; and March 28-30, the meal will be pig stomach.

Elementary News

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

PSSA tests are coming this spring. Grades three, four and five schedules are: April 10-13, English Literature Arts; April 17-19, math and grade four April 24 and 25, science.

Northwestern Elementary

Girls on the Run registration is now open to girls in third, fourth and fifth grade.

Starting on March 13, the girls will meet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 5:15 p.m. at Northwestern Elementary.

The program will end with a 5K run and celebration with over 500 Lehigh Valley ladies.

To register, go to

Elementary News

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year will take place on April 4 and 5 at Weisenberg Elementary.

Children must be age 5 on or before Sept. 1.

To register a child, visit the district website and click on the link on the home page.

Bring the following to the appointment: the child’s original state birth certificate with official raised seal, two proofs of residency, proof of immunizations, custody information, if applicable and the kindergarten enrollment packet.

Northwestern Elementary

NWE students raise funds for assemblies, field trips

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Students at Northwestern Elementary were recently on a “Castle Quest.”

This was the theme of their third annual Fun Run Boosterthon to raise funds for assemblies and field trips.

The students met Boosterthon members — Mermaid Milly, Rocket Ronnie, Breakaway Bree, A+ Abby and Amazing Ali, the team leader, who would be helping the school raise its goal of $20,000.

The Boosterthon team transformed the gymnasium using glow sticks and glow items.

Parents were invited to watch their children run around the track and cheer them on.

MS, HS Happenings

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal Feb. 16. Middle school students will be dismissed 10:50 a.m.; high school students leave at 11 a.m. There will be no school on Feb. 19 for Presidents Day.

Middle School

The middle school is celebrating 25 years on Feb. 16.

Members of the community are invited to visit the middle school at 8 a.m.

Members of student council will provide tours of the building to highlight current programming and building updates.

Elementary News

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal Feb. 16. Elementary students will be dismissed at noon.

Afternoon kindergarten students are to attend school in the morning. There will be no morning kindergarten that day.

Schools and offices will be closed Feb. 19 for Presidents Day.

Northwestern Elementary

Congratulations to the students of NWE who raised almost $16,000 as of Feb. 9 during their Boosterthon Fun Run.

They want to raise $20,000 so they can watch Principal Maria Pulli be slimed.

Friends, classmates walk to raise funds for Wyatt

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in Local News

Northwestern Middle School student Wyatt Newhard, who has been battling neuroblastoma since age 3, was the grand marshal of “Walk For Wyatt” during the Nov. 17, 2017, fundraiser.

Students in the middle school helped raise funds for Wyatt’s favorite charity, Star Treatments, which provides VIP rides to medical facilities for children battling cancer.

Family, friends, classmates and staff members, both current and from his years attending Weisenberg Elementary School, joined him for one hour on the track.

Northwestern Elementary honors America’s veterans

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary School recently celebrated Veterans Day.

Cub Scout Pack 588 posted the colors and students who were members of several local Girl Scout Troops led The Pledge of Allegiance.

Fifth grade students wrote essays about what the flag meant to them.

Fourth grade students performed The Star-Spangled Banner, This Land is Your Land, and You’re a Grand Old Flag throughout the celebration.

Third grade students were asked to write letters to the veterans while Kindergarten, first and second grade students decorated the school lobby.