Northwestern Press

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

DISTRICT NEWS

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Lehigh Alumni Association is sponsoring a basket bingo fundraiser Oct. 28 at the Lynnport Fire Company, Behler Street, Lynnport.

Doors open at noon. Food will be available with bingo beginning at 1 p.m.

Bring a canned good for the Christ’s Church at Lowhill Food Pantry.

There also will be a Chinese auction and door prizes.

Wear a costume and receive a free raffle ticket.

High School

The high school band is having a Kauffman’s barbecue chicken fundraiser.

Meal includes half a chicken, baked potato, applesauce and a cookie.

District News

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be no school on Oct. 8.

High School

The high school band is having a Kauffman Chicken fundraiser.

Meal includes half a chicken, baked potato, applesauce and cookie.

Pickup orders 3-6 p.m. Oct. 22 in the high school parking lot.

Contact a band member to order.

The crowning of the homecoming queen and king will take place Oct. 5 during halftime of the football game against Southern Lehigh.

The homecoming dance will be Oct. 6 in the high school cafeteria.

Northwestern Elementary

NWL District News

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

High School

The homecoming king and queen will be crowned Oct. 5 at the football game. The homecoming dance will take place Oct. 6 in the high school cafeteria.

Middle School

The middle school Tiger Pride kickoff will take place Oct. 5.

The middle school PTO is having a Color Run at the Northwestern Recreation Commission Fields on Oct. 14.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. with the registration check-in tables open 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Northwestern Elementary

School District News

Friday, September 7, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary schools will have early dismissal noon Sept. 14.

High School

Back to School Night has been postponed. The new date is yet to be determined.

Middle School

Middle school students are now located in their respective “temporary” schools.

Eighth grade is at the high school and sixth and seventh grade students are at Weisenberg.

Northwestern Elementary

There will be a Partners In Education meeting 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in the cafeteria.

Students learn about careers

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Third-grade students at Weisenberg Elementary recently learned from various community members and parents about the jobs they perform in their daily lives.

Students heard from a TV sports reporter, a biomedical technician, a dentist, a chemist and others.

Bekki George, massage therapist, told students that as a child, she enjoyed giving back rubs, an activity that led her to her career field.

Her therapy is designed to help her patients relax and to lessen their chronic pain.

SCHOOL DISTRICT NEWS

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Classes resume on Aug. 27.

Orientation will be on Aug. 22. Freshman orientation will take place 8 a.m. to noon; middle school 8:30-10:30 a.m.; Northwestern Elementary kindergarten orientation will be 2-3 p.m. and Weisenberg Elementary will be from 2-3:30 p.m.

There will be open houses 6-8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary schools.

Chromebook distribution for middle school students will take place 8:30-11 a.m. and noon to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 23 in the gym.

Insurance forms for the laptop can be found at nwlehighsd.org.

Students work with Makerspace program

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

The Makerspace program is designed so students can be creative, solve problems and do some basic work in coding.

Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary schools began introducing students to the program last fall.

Kelly Rissell from the school district information technology department, spearheaded a grant request sent to the state for funds to purchase Makerspace technology for the elementary schools.

Elementary students take part in challenge games day of fun

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Third- and fourth-grade students from Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary schools recently met for a day of fun at the elementary challenge games at the Northwestern Recreation Commission Community Park fields in New Tripoli.

The challenges were organized by Chris Klein and Von Muller, gym teachers at the schools.

Elementary News

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be no school on May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

The last day of school is June 12.

Middle school students will be dismissed at 10:50 a.m., high school at 11 a.m., and elementary schools at noon.

The 2018-19 school year will begin Aug. 27.

Northwestern Elementary

Kindergarten step-up day will be 9:30 a.m. May 25 in the gym.

PIE will once again be sponsoring a day of fun with the Bounce Houses on June 1.

The awards assembly for grades one through four will take place 9:30 a.m. June 4 in the gym.

MS, HS Happenings

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Middle School

Middle School students will showcase their talents for classmates 1 p.m. June 1.

The Pep Rally for Track and Field events will take place June 4.

Track and Field days for sixth grade is June 5; seventh grade is June 6 and eighth grade will participate on June 7. Rain date is June 8.

Students will receive the Academic Awards during an assembly at the school June 8.

Eighth grade promotion will take place 8:30 a.m. June 12 in the auditorium.

High School