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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Elementary News

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year will take place on April 4 and 5 at Weisenberg Elementary.

Children must be age 5 on or before Sept. 1.

To register a child, visit the district website atnwlehighsd.org and click on the link on the home page.

Bring the following to the appointment: the child’s original state birth certificate with official raised seal, two proofs of residency, proof of immunizations, custody information, if applicable and the kindergarten enrollment packet.

Northwestern Elementary

NWE students raise funds for assemblies, field trips

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Students at Northwestern Elementary were recently on a “Castle Quest.”

This was the theme of their third annual Fun Run Boosterthon to raise funds for assemblies and field trips.

The students met Boosterthon members — Mermaid Milly, Rocket Ronnie, Breakaway Bree, A+ Abby and Amazing Ali, the team leader, who would be helping the school raise its goal of $20,000.

The Boosterthon team transformed the gymnasium using glow sticks and glow items.

Parents were invited to watch their children run around the track and cheer them on.

MS, HS Happenings

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal Feb. 16. Middle school students will be dismissed 10:50 a.m.; high school students leave at 11 a.m. There will be no school on Feb. 19 for Presidents Day.

Middle School

The middle school is celebrating 25 years on Feb. 16.

Members of the community are invited to visit the middle school at 8 a.m.

Members of student council will provide tours of the building to highlight current programming and building updates.

Elementary News

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal Feb. 16. Elementary students will be dismissed at noon.

Afternoon kindergarten students are to attend school in the morning. There will be no morning kindergarten that day.

Schools and offices will be closed Feb. 19 for Presidents Day.

Northwestern Elementary

Congratulations to the students of NWE who raised almost $16,000 as of Feb. 9 during their Boosterthon Fun Run.

They want to raise $20,000 so they can watch Principal Maria Pulli be slimed.

Friends, classmates walk to raise funds for Wyatt

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in Local News

Northwestern Middle School student Wyatt Newhard, who has been battling neuroblastoma since age 3, was the grand marshal of “Walk For Wyatt” during the Nov. 17, 2017, fundraiser.

Students in the middle school helped raise funds for Wyatt’s favorite charity, Star Treatments, which provides VIP rides to medical facilities for children battling cancer.

Family, friends, classmates and staff members, both current and from his years attending Weisenberg Elementary School, joined him for one hour on the track.

Northwestern Elementary honors America’s veterans

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary School recently celebrated Veterans Day.

Cub Scout Pack 588 posted the colors and students who were members of several local Girl Scout Troops led The Pledge of Allegiance.

Fifth grade students wrote essays about what the flag meant to them.

Fourth grade students performed The Star-Spangled Banner, This Land is Your Land, and You’re a Grand Old Flag throughout the celebration.

Third grade students were asked to write letters to the veterans while Kindergarten, first and second grade students decorated the school lobby.

DISTRICT News

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

The Boosterthon assembly is scheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 30.

The Boosterthon Fun Run will taking place throughout the day on Feb. 8.

Students will be raising funds for use in their school before the Fun Run.

Weisenberg Elementary

There is an artist-in-residence coming to Weisenberg Feb. 1-14.

Carin Frost Olmstead of New Jersey will work with the students to create a mural outside the cafeteria.

The theme will be “What is it like to be a Weisenberg student.”

Elementary News

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

Looking to clean up your work room at home, need more space for those gifts you received?

NWE art teacher Tracy Smoyer is accepting donations of craft items or art materials such as fabric, buttons, ribbons, yarn, string, etc. Contact her at smoyert@nwlehighsd.org to donate or if you need more information.

The assembly for the 2018 Boosterthon will be Jan. 30.

Students will help raise funds for Partners In Education to continue the fun activities the group sponsors at the school.

Weisenberg Elementary

Ziegels holds Christmas advent experience for families

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in Local News

Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville, had a Family Christmas Shoppe Advent Experience Dec. 10.

The day began with a light lunch, then a workshop with five stations including a manger, star, candy cane, angel and card.

At each station, participants learned about the birth of Jesus.

At the end of the event, everyone took home the five completed items to display for Christmas.

Elementary News

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a great holiday.

Northwestern Elementary

There will be a Partners in Education meeting 6:15 p.m. Jan. 8 in the cafeteria.

Weisenberg Elementary

The first PTO meeting of the school year will take place 9:15 a.m. Jan. 5. Check with the office to determine where the meeting will be held.

Parents of band and chorus members should decide whether or not to bring children to morning rehearsals if travel on winter roads is questionable.

If school is delayed, all before school events will be canceled.