There will be no school Oct. 13 for a teacher in-service day.
There will be a PTO meeting 9:30 a.m. Oct. 17. Check with the office for the location.
Talent Show try-outs will be 2-5 p.m. Oct. 21.
"Tiger Talk" adviser, Lynn Opolsky, announces the return of the student-run newspaper after a three-year hiatus.
Approximately 35 students have been working to piece together 30 stories for their current issue. They will continue to write and publish throughout the school year.
The newspaper is available at nwtigertalk.com.
With lunchprepay.com, parents may create an account to view their child's transaction history.
In addition, parents may receive a low balance notification to either an email address or cell phone.
First-grade students are not permitted to purchase extra meal items or a la carte items in order to become acclimated with lunch procedures.
Beginning Oct. 14, first-grade students will be permitted to purchase extra meal items or a la carte items.
There will be a Partners In Education meeting 9:45 a.m. Oct. 3 in the cafeteria.
Oct. 9 is Pretzel Day. Students may order up to five pretzels.
They will be delivered to the classroom at snack time so there is no need to pack a snack that day.
Oct. 6-10 is National Fire Prevention Week.
Weisenberg Township Volunteer Fire Company firefighters will once again visit the school.
Kindergarten through second grades will have an assembly Oct. 10 and enjoy a visit from the fire truck.
There is a Partners In Education meeting scheduled for 9:45 a.m. Oct. 3, in the cafeteria.
Homecoming will be tomorrow, Sept. 26, during the football game against Saucon Valley.
Kick-off is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and the queen will be crowned at half-time.
The game will be televised on Blue Ridge Cable TV.
The Homecoming Dance will take place from 7-10 p.m. Sept. 27 in the high school gym.
Picture Day is scheduled for Sept. 24.
Students need to turn in order and money for pictures on the day photos are taken.
The community is invited to participate in the "Gift of Giving: Stuff the Bus" campaign at Weisenberg.
Non-perishable food stuffs and paper products are needed.
Donations may be dropped off in the box in front of the office.
All donations will be distributed to families in the Northwestern community.
Fall picture day is scheduled for Sept. 25.
There will be early dismissal for elementary students noon Sept. 12. Only morning kindergarten students will attend school that day. There will be no afternoon kindergarten.
Make sure students are dressed appropriately for fall weather. Physical education classes go outside in the morning, and some classes take a morning break outside. Also make sure they are wearing proper shoes.
There is an open house 6-8 p.m. Sept. 11 at NWE. Parents are invited to visit the school to meet the teachers.
There will be early dismissal Sept. 12 for a teacher in-service day.
The middle school students will be dismissed 10:50 a.m.; high school students at 11 a.m.
High school picture day is scheduled for Sept. 9. (Retake day will be Oct. 15).
Money and picture orders must be turned in no later than the day photos are taken.
The first PTO meeting of the school year will take place 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19.
Check with the office to determine where the meeting will be held.
There is an instrument rental meeting 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at Northwestern Elementary for students who are new to the fifth grade band.
There will be early dismissal noon Sept. 12. There will be morning kindergarten only that day.
There will be a Partners In Education meeting at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 5 in the cafeteria at Northwestern Elementary.
Parents are invited to attend and learn about the many activities and events planned for the school year.
The first day of the new school year is Aug. 25. I hope everyone enjoyed their summer and are refreshed and ready for all of the activities planned.
The elementary and middle schools are always looking for parent volunteers and it's a great way for parents to stay connected with events.
Busing and classroom assignments should be arriving soon.
Students may bring their own electronic device to school. To do so, parents must complete an eReader Agreement and/or a BYOD Agreement.
These documents may be found at nwlehighsd.org.
Before the end of this school year, Northwestern Elementary first graders took part in Tea for Two, the culmination of the writing skills they learned in class.
Each students created a project honoring the person he or she admired and wrote about that individual.
The special person was invited to school, the project was presented and a celebration of tea and cookies followed.