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Elementary News

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

The Fifth Grade Finale between students of Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary schools will take place May 22 at the Northwestern Recreation Commission fields. Rain date is May 24.

Students should bring along a water bottle and sunscreen that day to school.

Northwestern Elementary

Fifth-grade students will have their artwork displayed and share what they learned in band and chorus throughout the school year at the spring concert and art show 7 p.m. May 17.

Elementary News

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Elementary Challenge will take place between Northwestern and Weisenberg’s third and fourth grades at the Recreation Fields on May 15. Rain date is May 18.

Northwestern Elementary

Fifth grade students will visit the middle school on May 14 for orientation.

They will receive a tour of the school and learn what may be expected of them in the new school year.

There will be a PIE meeting 6:30 p.m. May 14 in the cafeteria.

The fifth grade band and chorus concert will be presented 7 p.m. May 17.

The public is invited to attend.

Weisenberg Elementary

Elementary News

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Teachers at the elementary schools thank all the parent volunteers who have assisted with the various activities and events through the year.

Time to check the balance in lunch money accounts to make certain there will be enough money to last until the end of the school year.

The final lunch of the year will be on June 8. All debts to the food service department for the 2017-18 school year are due by June 12.

Any leftover money in the students’ accounts will carry into the next school year.

Elementary News

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

Partners in Education needs volunteers for Fun Day for students in kindergarten through second grade on May 8. Rain date is May 11.

The Elementary Challenge for grades three and four will be May 15. Rain date is May 18.

To help, contact Lindsey at

The Fifth Grade Finale will take place May 22. Rain date is May 24.

To help at the finale, contact Kelly at

Weisenberg Elementary

The PTO is looking for volunteers for activities in May.


Thursday, April 5, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

April 9 is spring picture day and fifth grade pictures.

Weisenberg Elementary

There will be a PTO meeting 9:15 a.m. April 6 in the art room.

Art teacher Karly Sacco is looking for donations of long-sleeved, button or snap, men’s dress shirts to use for smocks in the art room.

Carol Fella and the third-grade teachers are preparing for the annual third grade musical.

Illustrator draws out elementary students’ interest in art

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Illustrator Ralph Masiello recently visited Northwestern Elementary because his friend David Biedryzcki, an author who visited the school previously, cannot stop praising the school’s staff and students.

Masiello shared some of his history with the students.

As a child, he lived with his grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.

When Masiello was in first grade, his teacher told his parents to help him become an artist.

Elementary News

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal for elementary schools at 11:25 a.m. March 29.

Schools will be closed March 30 and April 2.

Registration for all-day kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year is quickly approaching.

Contact Weisenberg Elementary by and following the links on the home page to register.

Appointment slots are quickly filling up so contact the school as soon as possible.

PSSA testing is quickly approaching.

Elementary News

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Kindergarten registration for full-day kindergarten will take place April 4 and 5 at Weisenberg Elementary School.

Children who are 5 years old by Sept. 1 are eligible to enroll.

Schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

Visit and scroll down the page for more information.

Northwestern Elementary

There is a Partner In Education meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. March 19 in the cafeteria.

Spring Picture Day is March 21.

The Spring Book Fair will run March 22-29.

Weisenberg Elementary

MS, HS happenings and more

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

As a way to give back to the community, the Deutsch Eck Restaurant, 87 Penn St., Lenhartsville, has organized a Plate It Forward campaign.

During March, the recipient of this fundraiser will be the Northwestern Lehigh Snack Pack Program.

When a customer orders any Pennsylvania Dutch special throughout the month, $1 from each special will be donated to the recipient.

On March 15, the meal will be chicken potpie; March 21-23 will be chicken and waffles; and March 28-30, the meal will be pig stomach.

Elementary News

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

PSSA tests are coming this spring. Grades three, four and five schedules are: April 10-13, English Literature Arts; April 17-19, math and grade four April 24 and 25, science.

Northwestern Elementary

Girls on the Run registration is now open to girls in third, fourth and fifth grade.

Starting on March 13, the girls will meet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 5:15 p.m. at Northwestern Elementary.

The program will end with a 5K run and celebration with over 500 Lehigh Valley ladies.

To register, go to