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Elementary News

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Read Across America Week is from Feb. 27 through March 3.

Northwestern Elementary

Book Trade will begin Feb. 27. The exchange schedule is fifth grade on Feb. 27; fourth grade, Feb. 28; third grade, March 1; second grade on March 2; and first grade, March 3.

Weisenberg Elementary

Wacky Week, in honor of Dr. Seuss, is Feb. 27 through March 3.

Feb. 27 is pajama day, featuring “The Sleep Book; Feb. 28 is Twin Day, featuring Thing 1 and Thing 2; March 1 is Wacky Hair Day. Whoville will be the featured story that day.

MS, HS Happenings

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal on Feb. 17. Middle school will be dismissed 10:50 a.m. and high school at 11 a.m.

Schools and offices will be closed Feb. 20 for Presidents Day.

Northwestern Lehigh Educational Foundation is having a Flapjack Fundraiser 8-10 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Applebee’s, Cedar Crest Boulevard, South Whitehall.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or from any NWLEF board member. Visit nwlef.org for more information.

Middle School

Author Dianne Salerni will be visiting the middle school Feb. 28 during Read Across America Week.

High School

Boosterthon raises funds for Makerspace

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in Local News

Once again Northwestern Elementary students are using the Boosterthon to raise funds for their school.

Last year, they raised over $16,000 for field trips and assemblies.

This year, they are attempting to raise $20,000 for Makerspace, as well as field trips. Makerspace is designed to assist teachers in the integration of math, art, science and more into their curriculum.

During a recent assembly, students learned about the Boosterthon.

The Northwestern Elementary Black and Gold Dash culminated Feb. 9 with a glow run in the gym.

Elementary News

Thursday, February 9, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be a noon dismissal Feb. 17. There will be no morning kindergarten that day.

There will be no school Feb. 20 for Presidents Day

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 School.

Parents and guardians should use Sign Up Genius to schedule an appointment for registration.

For more information, visit the school website.

Bring the child’s original state birth certificate, two proofs of residency, proof of immunization and custody.

Elementary News

Thursday, February 2, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

Northwestern Elementary is earning money through the Giant A+ School Rewards Program.

To participate log on to giantfoodstores.com/aplus, enter last name, bonus card number and school code, Northwestern Elementary 26379.

After registering, earn money for the school just by using the bonus card.

Boosterthon Fun Run Day is scheduled for Feb. 9.

Each class will be able to run throughout the day.

For more information, visit boosterthon.com.

There will be a Partner in Education meeting 6:45 p.m. Feb. 2 in the school cafeteria.

MS, HS Happenings

Thursday, February 2, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Lehigh Educational Foundation will be having a flapjack fundraiser 8-10 a.m. Feb. 25 at Applebee’s, 1510 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall.

Tickets may be purchased at the door from an education foundation board member.

For more information, visitnwlef.org.

Middle School

Author Dianne Salerni will visit the middle school Feb. 28 as part of Read Across America Week.

Middle school students learn how to use Sphyro

Thursday, January 19, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Middle School received a grant to purchase MakerSpace, a program that uses different means of teaching computer programming, such as creating 3-D items, and programs to “drive” a computerized ball through the hallways of the school.

Eighth-grade students at the school were recently introduced to a new gadget called Sphyro, which is designed to teach students computer programming through the use of basic coding, commands, and how to use a loop and problem solving.

Seeing Eye puppy in training visits Northwestern Elementary

Thursday, January 19, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Laura George, a second-grade teacher at Northwestern Elementary takes part in The Seeing Eye dog program.

She and her family assist The Seeing Eye by participating in the puppy raising program by exposing the young canines to everyday life and socializing and teaching them basic obedience.

This year, George asked Principal Maria Pulli if she could bring her puppy to school.

Pulli suggested making the puppy’s visit a weekly event.

Elementary News

Thursday, January 12, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

Northwestern Elementary is once again part of the Giant A+ School Rewards Program.

To enter go to: giantfoodstores.com/aplus.

Enter last name, bonus card number and school code for Northwestern Elementary 263.

Once registered, every time the bonus card is used at Giant, the school earns money.

The Boosterthon is returning to the school.

The Pep Rally will be Jan. 31 with the Fun Run taking place Feb. 9.

To learn more visit boosterthon.com.

MS, HS Happenings

Thursday, January 12, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be no school Jan. 16 for a teacher in-service day.

Midyear teacher in-service day is Jan. 23. There will be no school.

High School

Final exams for blocks 1 and 2 will take place Jan. 19.

There will be early dismissal at 11 a.m. for high school students only that day.

Final exams for blocks 3 and 4 are scheduled for Jan. 20. There will be early dismissal for high school students only that day.

Middle School

There is a PTO meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Jan. 13.