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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.


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 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.

Elementary News

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Schools will be closed Dec. 22 through Jan. 1, 2018. Classes resume Jan. 2, 2018.

Northwestern Elementary

The fifth-grade winter concert will take place 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Snow date is Dec. 8.

All kindergarten students are to attend school the morning of Dec. 12 for rehearsal of the Grandparents Day program that is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Dec. 13 in the gym. Snow date is Dec. 14.

First-grade students will be Singing in the Snow 2 p.m. Dec. 15. Snow date is Dec. 18.

Weisenberg Elementary

The PTO is having its annual mitten drive Dec. 11-15.


Thursday, November 30, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

The fifth grade band and chorus will present a concert for families 2 p.m. Dec. 7.

Kindergarten Grandparents Day will take place 9:30 a.m. Dec. 13.

The first grade will perform “Singing in the Snow” 2 p.m. Dec. 15.

Weisenberg Elementary

There will be a PTO meeting 9:15 a.m. on Dec. 1. Check with the office for the meeting location.

The Holiday Shoppe will be open Dec. 4-7. Students may purchase Christmas gifts for family and friends during the school day.

MS, High School Happenings and More

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Schools and offices will be closed Nov. 23 and 24. Offices will open Nov. 27 but there will be no school that day.

High School

The high school drama club will present “Elf” Nov. 30-Dec. 2.

Doors open 6 p.m. with the show beginning 7 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door on the night of the event.

Due to the construction at the high school the production will be given in the middle school auditorium.

The high school band and chorus concert will take place on December 13 at 7 p.m. in the middle school auditorium.

Middle School