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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.

Elementary News

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Grades three, four and fifth will have PSSA math testing April 25-27.

Grade four will focus on science testing May 2 and 3.

Weisenberg Elementary

The music teacher, Carol Fella and third grade teachers are looking for parents of third grade students, who are interested in assisting with the transformation of the school for the third grade musical.

Contact Carol Fella at or Nicole Mizak at if you are interested in lending a helping hand with this musical and artistic venture.

Weisenberg students learn safety tips

Thursday, April 6, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Weisenberg Elementary kindergarten students recently learned about remaining safe in the car, at home, in school and outdoors when they visited “Safety Town.”

William McQuilken, of Lehigh Valley Health Network, greeted students as they entered the gym and talked to them about staying safe in a vehicle.

He told kindergarteners about the importance of wearing a seatbelt and using a car seat or booster seat.

Students also learned bus safety and the importance of dialing 911 in an emergency.


Thursday, April 6, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal at noon April 13. There will be only morning kindergarten attending that day.

There will be no school April 14 through April 17.

Kindergarten registration for children in the district who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 will take place April 19 and 20 at Northwestern Elementary.

Parents and guardians are asked to visit the district website at using Sign Up Genius to schedule an appointment for your child.