Northwestern Elementary celebrated Tutu Tuesday Oct. 17.
“Tutu Tuesday evolved as a way to celebrate having Whoopi, a Seeing Eye pup in training, in our school,” second grade teacher Laura George explained.
Last year, Whoopi attended school with George every Wednesday and spent the day in the classroom working with the students as well as accompanying them to other classrooms.
George said bringing Whoopi to school would be a great way to prepare her as a helper dog, perhaps even in a classroom somewhere.
Students at Northwestern Elementary recently enjoyed a visit from Tony Swartz and his Seeing Eye Dog, Starlet, as part of Safety Day at the school.
Laura George, a second grade teacher is part of the Seeing Eye program, who “adopts” a helper dog and raises it for a year and a half, after which it will be returned to The Seeing Eye Inc., Morristown, N.J.
Last year, she began bringing Whoopi, a helper dog to school.
She and Principal Maria Pulli felt that it was a great way to train the dog to help in a classroom.
There will be no school on Nov. 7 for teacher in-service day.
Do you have any leftover Halloween candy and you don’t know what to do with it?
The school is collecting wrapped/packaged candy until Nov. 3 to send to the military servicemen and women who are serving overseas.
Weisenberg is having a breakfast and special assembly for veterans 9:30 a.m. Nov. 10.
All kindergarten students are to report to school for the morning session.
Weisenberg is participating in the Giant A+ Rewards program.
There will be no school on Nov. 7 for a teacher in-service.
There will be a middle school PTO meeting 9:30 a.m. Nov. 10. Young children are welcome to attend.
Learn about upcoming events, how to volunteer at school and discuss activities and programs the PTO will support.
For more information and to sign up for PTO emails, go to groupvine.com/northwestern-lehigh-middle/@@apply
Holiday Family Pottery Painting Night in the middle school cafeteria will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 17.
The food drive ends on Oct. 27. Time is running out to donate.
Fall Fun Festival will take place Oct. 27 Students will participate in many educational and fun activities throughout the day.
Author Ralph Masiello will visit Oct. 30 to discuss his books.
He will also have an artist-in-residence program Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 with the students.
Family Fun Night will take place 5:45-8 p.m. Oct. 30. Second grade students will be performing 6 p.m. during the event.
The school will be having a candy drive Oct. 31 through Nov. 3.
Do you have a musical instrument tucked away somewhere gathering dust?
Northwestern Lehigh’s Music Department is looking for donations of used band instruments.
The instrument could help a child who wants to join the band but whose family cannot afford the rental fees.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to help.
PIE will meet 4 p.m. on Oct. 16 in the cafeteria.
The Fall Fun Festival is quickly approaching.
The event will be on Oct. 27 throughout the school.
Northwestern Lehigh Middle School’s book fair will take place Oct. 16-20 in the school library.
Students may purchase Scholastic Books.
The library will receive a percentage of the sales to use for purchases.
A PTO meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13.
Children are welcome to attend.
Join and learn how to help out in the school.
There will be no school Oct. 9.
Many students are coming to school without jackets, and gym classes go outside in the cool mornings.
Be sure students are dressed warmly with sweaters or jackets.
Any student wearing flip-flops will not be allowed to use the playground equipment as they are not safe on outdoor equipment.
Safety Day will take place Oct. 6. Students will learn how to remain safe no matter their location.
The next Partners In Education meeting will be 4 p.m. Oct. 16 in the cafeteria.
There will be no school Oct. 9 for a teacher In-service day.
The NWL Football Boosters are hosting a cash bingo Oct. 21 at the Germansville Fire Company.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Early bird games begin 6 p.m.
Tickets are available through a football player, at home games or by contacting the NWL Football Boosters at nwlfootballboosters@gmail.
Admission includes a 12-game pack, extra books, tickets for the basket raffle, refreshments and a 50/50 drawing.
The Book Fair will run Oct. 16-20 in the library.
Safety Day will be celebrated Oct. 6.
Students will learn the many different ways to remain safe at home and at school.
The PTO is having a Joe Corbi pizza fundraiser Sept. 28 through Oct. 13 to help support the many assemblies and activities sponsored by the PTO at the school.