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.
Northwestern Elementary School fourth grade students recently sang “The Star Spangled Banner” and “Oh Shenandoah” for a recorded musical segment, which aired on Veterans Day, on Tiger Vision TV.
The students were under the direction of Brittany Baumeister.
Baumeister explained the importance of song “The Star Spangled Banner” to her students.
“It is a song that represents our freedoms that were fought for by our ancestors and perhaps people in our lives today and approached with respect,” she said.
There will be no school Nov. 24-28 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Congratulations to the boys varsity soccer team!! There are the 2016 Colonial League and PIAA District XI 3A Boys Soccer Champions and silver medalists at the State Championship in Hershey. Well done, gentlemen.
The high school drama department is presenting “Elf the Musical Jr.”Dec.1-3 in the auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7 p.m.
All tickets are general admission and may be purchased at the door.
There is no school Nov. 24-28 due to the Thanksgiving holiday
Students will be dismissed noon Nov. 18-23 for parent-teacher conferences.
Morning kindergartners report to school Nov. 18 and 21. Afternoon kindergartners attend Nov. 22 and 23.
The fall book fair takes place Nov.17-23.
Students may visit the fair during school hours. Parents will be able to visit the fair during parent-teacher conferences.
Partners In Education will be having its annual clothing drive Nov. 18- 23 during parent-teacher conferences.
All schools and offices will be closed Nov. 24, 25 and 28 for Thanksgiving break.
The National Honor Society’s induction ceremony will be 6 p.m. on Nov. 14 in the high school auditorium.
Parent and teacher conferences will take place Nov. 18-23. There will be early dismissal for middle school students 10:50 a.m. on those dates.