Northwestern Press

Sunday, December 17, 2017

College Corner

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in School

Local resident presents paper

Wilkes Univ.

Daulton Good of Germansville, was one of 35 undergraduate students from Wilkes University’s Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership, Wilkes-Barre, to present at the inaugural Sidhu Research Day on Dec. 1.

The event, a first for the Sidhu School, celebrates academic achievement and mentorship.

The conference theme, “Value Chain Innovations in Digital, Social Media, and Mobile Commerce,” featured research topics as social media advertising, cyber security, women in entrepreneurship, and social networking addiction.

lunch menus

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 14: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Hoagie, lettuce, tomato, snack bag, sweet potato waffle fries, fruit, milk.

Friday, Dec. 15: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Pizza, tossed salad, cucumber slices, fruit, milk.

Monday, Dec. 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Popcorn chicken with roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, steamed corn, applesauce, milk.

Tuesday, Dec. 19: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Meatball sandwich, baked fries, steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, fruit, milk.

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Mini pancakes, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, baby carrots, fruit, milk.

New Tripoli Bank donates to NWL Education Foundation

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by The Press in School

New Tripoli Bank recently donated $100,000 to the Northwestern Lehigh Education Foundation as part of Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.

This donation will be used to support educational programs that might not otherwise be funded, especially programs that give students skills needed for today’s competitive global world.

The funds will be used toward teacher mini-grants, capital funding and special projects or EITC programs, which includes STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) initiatives.

Contest deadline on Dec. 10

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in School

Sen. Browne

Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, is urging middle and high school students to help find solutions to the growing heroin and opioid epidemic facing the state by producing a video aimed at focusing greater awareness on the crisis.

“Talk to Your State Senator,” a statewide video competition, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Senate with support from members of the Drug and Alcohol Service Providers Association of PA, is intended to get students involved in legislative efforts to fight heroin and opioid abuse.

Weisenberg students raise funds for hurricane relief

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by NICKI REIMERT in School

During October, all grade levels at Weisenberg Elementary School competed against one another in a penny war to raise funds for hurricane relief.

Once all the coins were tallied, the winner of the competition was the second grade, which earned extra Makerspace time.

The fundraiser brought in $3,248.79, which was divided evenly in donations made to Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico via the American Red Cross.

Elementary News

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Schools will be closed Dec. 22 through Jan. 1, 2018. Classes resume Jan. 2, 2018.

Northwestern Elementary

The fifth-grade winter concert will take place 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Snow date is Dec. 8.

All kindergarten students are to attend school the morning of Dec. 12 for rehearsal of the Grandparents Day program that is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Dec. 13 in the gym. Snow date is Dec. 14.

First-grade students will be Singing in the Snow 2 p.m. Dec. 15. Snow date is Dec. 18.

Weisenberg Elementary

The PTO is having its annual mitten drive Dec. 11-15.