There will be early dismissal Sept. 16. Elementary students will be dismissed at noon.
English as a Second Language parent night will take place in the Northwestern Elementary Library 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13.
Students need to dress appropriately for the weather so they can play outside during recess. Be sure they have a jacket or sweater. Also, make sure children they do not wear flip flops to school.
The first PIE meeting of the year will take place 5 p.m. Sept. 15.
Children are welcome to attend.
Josh Verbanits and Gab Bonesso, also known as the Rock and Roll Hip Hop Comedy Team teaches young people about bullying.
They have been featured on PBS and CBS as the Josh and Gab Show.
Before the end of the last school year, the duo explained to the students in the gym turned concert hall at Weisenberg Elementary School that they play crazy songs as a means of encouraging folks to clap their hands, sing along and have fun all while learning about bullying.
They began their show with the audience participating in Everybody Clap Hands.
The first day of school is Aug. 29. If your child has not received busing or classroom information contact the office of the school he or she will be attending.
There will be no school Sept. 2. Offices will be open.
Schools and office will be closed Labor Day, Sept. 5.
All students are required to be fully immunized at the start of the new school year.
For information regarding the required immunizations and back to school clinics, go to nwlehighsd.org.
School resumes on Aug. 29.
LCTI will be closed Aug. 29. LCTI will be open and running on a regular schedule beginning Aug. 30.
For information, call the high school office.
High School Back to School Night will take place 6-8 p.m. Sept. 8.
Picture Day will take place Sept. 9. Students will receive an order form on the first day of school or download it at nwlehighsd.org.
Click on the schools tab and scroll down to high school.
Aylssa Dellecker organized a Mother’s Day raffle, crafts and vendor show fundraiser for the Northwestern Lehigh Twirlers to raise money for their trip to the National Championships at Notre Dame University, South Bend, Ind.
The event took place April 30 at Northwestern Elementary School.
Members of the community could stop by for a snack, check out the many vendors, buy a goodie to take home from the bake sale and take a chance at the raffle.
Vendors provided a basket containing their products for the raffle.
There will be early dismissal noon June 7.
Only morning kindergarten students will attend school that day.
On June 8, students will also be dismissed early.
Only afternoon kindergarten students are to report to school that day.
Report cards will be sent home June 8.
The first day for the 2016-17 school year will be Aug. 29.
Pie Fun Day will be celebrated throughout the day June 3.
Students will enjoy all types of fun activities in the gymnasium and throughout their school.
The third- and fourth-grade Elementary Challenge will take place on May 17 on the Northwestern Recreation Commission Community Park field. Rain date is May 20.
Third-grade students have been working very hard in music class in preparation for their musical 7 p.m. May 12 in the high school auditorium.
The program, “The Pearl of the Night,” will take the audience on a student expedition into the depths of the oceans.
Everyone is invited to attend this entertaining and educational program.
The school year is quickly drawing to a close. There are many in-school activities and events as well as field trips planned for the students.
There is a Partners In Education meeting scheduled for 6:45 p.m. May 13 in the cafeteria.
Fun Day, for students in kindergarten through second grade will be May 11 on the recreational field. All kindergartners are to report to school in the morning that day. Rain date is May 13.
The third to fourth grade elementary challenge will take place May 17 on the recreational field. Rain date is May 20.
Northwestern Middle School students recently hosted an Academic Challenge Eighth competition.
Eighth-graders from Northwestern, Northern Lehigh, Tamaqua, Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Palmerton, Panther Valley and Catasauqua school districts competed.
This year’s winner was Palmerton with runner-up Jim Thorpe.
Book fair is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 25 to April 29.
The Festival of the Arts, “A Celebration of Spring,” will take place 6-8 p.m. April 28.
First- and second-grade students will showcase their vocal talents 6:30 p.m. in the gym.
There will be numerous art projects completed by the students during the school year on display in the school hallways.
Book fair will also be open during the festival 5:30-7:30 p.m. that day.
To order online, between April 17 to May 7, go to bookfairs.scholastic.com.