Ziegels Union Church participated Dec. 18 in the National Wreaths Across America.
The event, originally scheduled nationally for Dec. 17, was postponed due to the weather.
More than 60 wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans in the church cemetery by Cub Scout Pack 61, Boy Scouts 261, veterans and members of the church.
The ceremony began with a Boy Scout Honor Guard of Todd Williams, Gavin Williams, and Harold and Ben Heintzelman posting the Colors.
There will be a Partners In Education meeting 4:15 p.m. Jan. 5, 2017.
There will be a PTO meeting in room 145 at 9:15 a.m. Jan. 6, 2017.
Girls on the Run is a 10-week program designed to inspired girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that integrates running.
The program is open to fourth and fifth grade girls beginning at the end of March and concluding at the beginning of June.
The program will conclude with a 5K event.
There will be a workshop from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Jan. 3, 2017, at the middle school for the musical, “Peter Pan.”
Auditions will take place 2:30 p.m. Jan. 4, 2017.
Call backs will be 2:30-4:30 p.m. Jan. 5, 2017.
The guidance office thanks the Northwestern community for its continued support in spreading good cheer through the high school Holiday Gift of Giving project.
More than 60 high school families were touched with your kindness and generosity.
Northwestern Middle School had a school-wide presidential election on Nov. 7.
Students spent several weeks leading up to the election, learning in their social studies classes what is involved in electing a president in this country.
Teachers taught the students about the electoral process, the Electoral College and the difference between popular and electoral votes.
During morning homeroom, students voted with results being tallied and turned in throughout the day to be placed on the main foyer bulletin board.
Northwestern Middle School had its seventh annual Turkey Trot on Nov. 3.
Students brought in 510 canned goods to be donated to the Christ’s Church at Lowhill Food Pantry as part of their registration.
Winners of the boys race were Sam Bower and Cayde Tostes.
Winners of the girls race were Lexi Vennera, Isabella Bradhead and Gracie Meyers.
There will be rehearsal for Kindergarten Grandparents Day on Dec. 13.
All kindergarten students are to attend school in the morning.
The show will take place 9:30 a.m. Dec. 14. Snow date is 9:30 a.m. Dec. 15.
All kindergarten students are asked to attend school during the morning session.
First-grade students will present “Singing in the Snow,” 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Snow date is Dec. 19.
Giant A+ Rewards are once again being collected so the school can earn money through the program.
Kim Borgman, along with her daughter, Emily Newman, invites various artisans from the area to display their items in her store, The Twisted Reed Gallery, 7998 Kings Highway, Lynnport.
Handcrafted items include jewelry, Santas, pottery, baskets and much more.
Twisted Reed is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends until Dec. 18.
Schools will be closed for Winter Break from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, 2017. School offices will also be closed during this time.
The middle school holiday concert will be performed 7 p.m. Dec. 12 in the middle school auditorium.
Snow date for the concert is 7 p.m. Dec. 15.
The high school holiday concert will be presented 7 p.m. Dec. 14 in the middle school auditorium.
Snow date is 7 p.m. Dec. 15.
There is a Partners In Education meeting scheduled for 6:45 p.m. Dec. 1.
The Fifth Grade Winter Concert will take place 2 p.m. Dec. 8 in the gymnasium. Snow date is 2 p.m. Dec. 9.
A PTO meeting is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. Dec. 2.
Don’t forget the Holiday Shoppe runs from Dec. 5- 9.
Students are invited to do Christmas shopping for family and friends with PTO staff available to assist them.
The Winter Concert for parents will be presented 2 p.m. Dec. 6.
The Holiday Shoppe will be open Nov. 29-Dec. 1. Students are invited to bring some money and do Christmas shopping for family and friends.
There will be a Partners in Education meeting 6:45 p.m. Dec. 1.
The fifth grade winter concert will be performed 2 p.m. Dec. 8. Snow date is 2 p.m. Dec. 9.
Parents of children with missing clothing, lunchboxes or water bottles should check the lost and found box in the office lobby when attending the school’s holiday shows.