Weisenberg Elementary students enjoyed some extra fun time on the playground Oct. 5 as a reward for the positive behavior they displayed since school began.
Games were organized by gym teacher Chris Klein and students also had special access to playground equipment, an art station and a bubble station.
Parkland and Northwestern Lehigh school districts were among several local schools in the 16th Senatorial District awarded state grants Oct. 30 to help improve student safety through a new program supported by Senate Appropriations Chairman state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th.
Other local grant recipients include: Allentown, East Penn, Northern Lehigh and Southern Lehigh school districts.
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin has announced he called together a Safe Schools Task Force meeting Nov. 1 which was attended by more than 50 county school administrators, resource officers, additional members of law enforcement, representatives from the county Department of Drug and Alcohol, Juvenile Probation and members of the his staff.
The task force is designed to help educators and members of law enforcement meet the challenges they encounter in the schools.
Thursday, Nov. 15: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Thanksgiving feast featuring sliced turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, split top dinner roll, fruit, milk, ice cream treat.
Friday, Nov. 16: Elem., M.S.: No lunch. Early dismissal. H.S.: Pizza.
Monday, Nov. 19: Elem., M.S.: No lunch. Early dismissal. H.S.: Chicken fajita.
Tuesday, Nov. 20: Elem., M.S.: No lunch. Early dismissal. M.S.: H.S.: Stromboli.
Wednesday, Nov. 21 : Elem., M.S., H.S.: No lunch. Early dismissal.
Thursday, Nov. 22: No school. Happy Thanksgiving.
Early dismissal and parent/teacher conferences for middle and elementary school students runs Nov. 16-21.
There will be early dismissal for middle school students 10:50 a.m. on those days.
Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary school will be dismissed at noon.
Students and staff will celebrate Veterans Day Nov. 9 with activities and events throughout the day.
They have also continued their tradition of recognizing veterans by placing their names on stars and hanging them on banners in the rotunda.
Thursday, Nov. 8: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken and cheese quesadillas with salsa. Alternate: mini corn dogs.
Friday, Nov. 9: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Pizza. Alternate: mini corn dogs.
Monday, Nov. 12: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Popcorn chicken.
Tuesday, Nov. 13: Elem., M.S., H.S.: H.S.: Taco Tuesday.
Wednesday, Nov. 14: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Breakfast sandwich on croissant.
Thursday, Nov. 15: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Sliced turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, dinner roll, fruit, milk, ice cream treat.
All meals are served with fruit, vegetables and milk.
“When was the last time you just closed your eyes, took a deep breath, and gave thanks for the richness of the food we are blessed with?” Jan Pavelco asked.
The question captures the spirit of her recently released book, “The Inspired Apron: A Recipe for Life.”