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Middle, High School Happenings

Thursday, August 31, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be no school Sept. 1 and 4. District offices will be closed Sept. 4 for the Labor Day Holiday.

There will be early dismissal Sept. 15. High school will be dismissed at 11 a.m., middle school at 10:50 a.m.

High School

Sept. 6 is picture day at the high school. All money must be turned in that day to purchase photos.

Back-to-School Night is 6-8 p.m. on Sept. 7. Enter the building through the doors by the athletics office.

Elementary News

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

School begins for the new year on Aug. 28.

There will be no school Sept. 1 and 4 for the Labor Day holiday.

Northwestern Elementary

Instrument night for fifth-grade students in both Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary schools will be 7-8 p.m. Sept. 6 at the school.

There will be information on the fifth-grade band program and a representative from Twin Rivers Music will attend.

Parents who are unable to attend but are interested in having their child in the program should email Carol Fella at no later than Sept. 6.

District News

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Welcome back everyone! School for the 2017-18 school year begins Aug. 28.

Check school websites for important information and a list of supplies needed for the new school year.

Any child who is not immunized at the beginning of the school year will have only five days to receive immunizations.

All documents regarding a child’s immunizations need to be sent to the school nurse.

For information, visit


Northwestern Lehigh High School orientation for students entering ninth grade is 8 a.m. Aug. 23.

Elementary News

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be no school for the Memorial Day holiday May 29.

Students or parents should check the lost and found box at their school for any missing items.

Northwestern Elementary

All kindergarten students are to attend school during the morning session on May 26. Step Up day is 9:30 a.m. Parents are invited to attend and cheer on the soon-to-be first graders.

There will be a school-wide carnival on May 31.

Partners in Education Fun Day is June 1.

Weisenberg Elementary

The last PTO meeting of the school year will be 9:15 a.m. June 2.

MS, HS Happenings and More

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be no school May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday.

The Tiger 5K and Fun Walk to benefit the Northwestern Lehigh Education Foundation will take place May 27 at Ontelaunee Park, New Tripoli.

Race day check-in will be 8-8:45 a.m. Race and fun walk will begin 9 a.m.

The 5k will include eight age brackets, with each age bracket awarding trophies to the top three male and female competitor, nine and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 plus.

Medals will be presented to all registered children 14-years-old or younger.

Middle School

Elementary News

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

The third-grade musical “Fractured” will be presented 7 p.m. May 11 in the gym.

Fifth-grade students will visit the middle school 9:30 a.m. May 15 in preparation for beginning sixth grade in the fall.

The Elementary Challenge for third- and fourth-grade students will take place May 16 on the recreation fields.

Students will play fun games with the students from Weisenberg Elementary. Rain date is May 19.

The spring concert featuring fifth-grade students will be presented 7 p.m. May 18.

Elementary News

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

During the next few weeks, administrators and staff will begin planning for the 2017-18 school year.

Classroom and busing information will be provided in August.

As of Aug. 1, the state will begin enforcing new immunization regulations for school attendance.

All students must have documentation of all required immunizations on file at school.



There is a PIE meeting scheduled for 6:45 p.m. May 4.

Fun Day for students in kindergarten through second grade will take place May 9.

Elementary News

Thursday, April 27, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

May 9 is fun day for kindergarten through second grade students.

All kindergarten students will attend school in the morning that day.

Third-grade students will present their musical “Fractured” at 7 p.m. May 11 in the NWE gym.

Weisenberg Elementary

Third-quarter awards assembly will take place at Weisenberg on April 28.

Awards will be presented to morning kindergarten, grades one and two at 9:30 a.m.

Afternoon kindergarten, grades three, four and five will receive their awards at 2 p.m.

MS, HS Happenings

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

High School

There are some changes due to the construction at the high school. The attendance office has been moved to the athletics office at the rear of the building.

Visitor parking spaces are now below the baseball and practice fields.

Middle School

There is a PTO meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. April 21. Check with the office to determine where the meeting will be.

Math PSSA testing will take place April 24-28.

Middle school play “Peter Pan Jr.” show times are 7 p.m. April 28 and 29 and 2 p.m. April 30.