Northwestern Press

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Teens wanted for challenge

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in School

Creative collaboration fuels innovation, and the Teen Entrepreneur Challenge is poised to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Penn State Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley LaunchBox and Perkiomen School offer a 10-day summer camp for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in developing the foundation for a successful business or product idea.

Students will learn key strategies for launching a startup and developing an entrepreneurial spirit from Penn State professors, Perkiomen School teachers, business leaders and LaunchBox grant recipients.

Parkland, Northwestern Lehigh awarded student safety grants

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in School

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.

lunch menus

Thursday, December 27, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 27 through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019: No school.

Wednesday, Jan. 2: Elem.: Mini pancakes, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, fruit, milk. Alternate: mini corn dogs. M.S., H.S.: Sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, fruit, milk. Alternate: Yogurt, graham crackers, mini corn dogs, wraps, salad.

Thursday, Jan. 3: Elem.: Cheeseburgers with or without bacon, vegetable, fruit, milk. Alternate: Mini corn dogs. M.S., H.S.: Cheeseburgers with or without bacon, vegetable, fruit, milk. Alternate: Yogurt, graham crackers, mini corn dogs, wraps, salad.

Students treated to ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream’

Thursday, December 27, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in School

When the managing director of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival contacted English teacher Ann Way with a proposal to stage “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Northwestern Lehigh High School, it was an offer she couldn’t refuse.

Though the decision to bring the troupe to the high school had to be made almost instantly, Principal Aileen Yadush snapped up the offer.

“Due to a ‘recent funding opportunity’ he could offer us the show free of charge,” Way said. “When you get the chance to offer first-class Shakespearean drama for free you jump at the chance.

Northwestern High School First Marking Period Honor Roll

Thursday, December 20, 2018 by The Press in School

Honor Roll

Grade 9: Mohammad Awadallah, Aidan Baer, Cameron Boyko, Mason Crocco, Dayna Dengler, Kaila Dunn, Kaitlyn Flower, Joshua Garcia, Jamie Geiger, Hailey George, James Hamell, Jakayla Holmes, Justin Holmes, Brooke Hrycko, William Jobmann, Zachary Leith, Cassandra Manning, Kirsten Maurer, Olivia Motolese, Sebastian Pagan, Logan Peters, Samantha Ritchie, Brynlea Sassaman, Alexandria Saylor, Skylar Shook, Nicholas Skoutelas, Carter Smith, Lydia Snyder, Jocelyn Tadley, Cassandra Villalobos, Erika Wambold, Marissa Wessner.

National Honor Society inducts new members

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in School

Northwestern’s National Honor Society inducted 51 new members in a formal ceremony that brought students and their families to the newly refurbished high school auditorium on a crisp November evening.

Each of the officers spoke about the four important pillars of the organization — character, scholarship, leadership and service — setting the tone for the evening.

Character was represented by a green candle.