Northwestern Press

Monday, May 25, 2020

Offering virtual

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by The Press in School

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College will offer a series of seven virtual information sessions in May to help prospective students and their families understand the steps to applying and have the opportunity to ask questions in a live format.

The sessions will be offered via Zoom May 11-14.

Each of the sessions will focus on a career pathway, but students who are undecided on a major are invited to attend any of the sessions, as general information will be shared at each of them.

NWL School district, community serving food insecure families

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in School

Although the Northwestern Lehigh School District campuses are closed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year, certain programs continue.

Although distance learning is the new norm, the school district continues helping students and families on a more personal level.

Kindergarten through 12th-grade students who are experiencing food insecurity, as well as their siblings through age 18 are eligible for help.

“We’re making sure the Grab-n-Go program runs smoothly each week,” Assistant Superintendent Troy Sosnovik said.

Teachers reach out to students during COVID-19 school shutdown

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by ANNA GILGOFF in School

Fear, sadness and disbelief are just some of the emotions impacting most Americans at this time of social distancing and school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, and young people are not exempt.

Out of a sense of duty and care, many teachers are connecting with their students using technology as a conduit.

Northwestern Lehigh School District Superintendent Jennifer Holman is proud “teachers reached out to students early on and worked on connecting with them.”

School District News

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in School

Northwestern Lehigh School District will hold their school board meetings online at their regularly scheduled time of 7 p.m. May 13. All meetings will be action meetings.

Information on how to connect to the meeting is available by going to nwlehighsd.org/SchoolBoard.

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Director of Athletics and Activities Jason Zimmerman is looking for some patriotic singalong videos for the daily announcements.

To record yourself singing or playing a patriotic song, submit your video to zimmermanj2@nwlehighsd.org.

High school

Lehigh County offers hotline

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by The Press in School

CHILD ABUSE

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and the COVID-19 pandemic is a critical time to ensure the safety of and a safe living environment for children in Lehigh County.

During this crisis, there may be children subjected to abuse while quarantining at home.

Lehigh County’s Children and Youth Services stresses to the community to call the 24/7 hotline if a child’s welfare is endangered or if an incident is suspected.

The hotline number is 1-800-932-0313.

To reach Lehigh County’s local Children and Youth office, call 610-782-3064.