Northwestern Elementary held its fourth annual Fun Run fundraiser in February.
The event is designed to help schools raise money for field trips and the programs Partners In Education brings into the school.
Each year, students wear T-shirts specifically designed for the run and submit them to PIE.
This year, fifth-grade students were asked to submit designs for the T-shirt, and one would be chosen for printing.
Parents of students in grades 3-5 are asked not to schedule any educational trips and appointments that will conflict with PSSA testing.
English/Language Arts testing will be from April 15- 17.
Mathematics testing will be April 29 and 30, and science (for grade four only) will be May 1 and 2.
Librarian Susan Hanlon has announced spring book fair will be April 2-5.
The NWE music department needs band instruments.
There are no extra instruments to lend students who want to join band in the 2019-20 school year.
Thursday, March 14: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hamburger or cheeseburger. Elem., M.S.: Alternate: yogurt, graham crackers. Elem.: Mozzarella sticks, also.
Friday, March 15: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza. Elem., M.S.: Alternate: yogurt, graham crackers.
Monday, March 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Popcorn chicken patty sandwich. Elem., M.S.: Alternate: yogurt, graham crackers. Elem.: Pizza, also.
Tuesday, March 19: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Quesadillas. H.S.: Dipping sauce, also. Elem., M.S.: Alternate: yogurt, graham crackers. Elem.: Pizza, also.
Northwestern Elementary School students learned about illustrating books during a recent visit from author and illustrator Marty Kelley.
“In order to write a good book, you must come up with amazing ideas,” Kelley said. “Your ideas can come from places you have been, things you do, such as horseback riding, from another book you have read or from your own imagination.
“Your ideas can come from events happening in your own lives.”
Kelley, who has been drawing for 20 years, said he likes to draw and often gets ideas from a drawing he has created.
Lehigh Carbon Community College has scheduled FAFSA completion nights at both the main campus in Schnecksville and the Donley Center in Allentown.
Current and future applicants for fall 2019 enrollment are encouraged to attend a free work session with LCCC financial aid staff who will guide applicants through the FAFSA form completion and submission process.
FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and is a critical component for students applying for financial aid.
Gabrielle Kanter, who earned her Bachelor’s of Fine Art degree from the University of the Arts and a Master’s of Fine Art degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art visited Weisenberg Elementary School in January to work with the students.
Weisenberg art teacher Karly Sacco said in an email to The Press, Kanter has worked professionally as an artist and art educator for the past 15 years.
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Kindergarten registration for children in the Northwestern Lehigh School District who will be 5 on or before Sept. 1 will take place in the Northwestern Elementary gym March 12 and 13.
To schedule an appointment, go to nwlehighsd.org.
To register, bring the child’s original state birth certificate (with the raised seal), two proofs of residency as listed on the residency form, proof of immunization, custody information if applicable, the child and the kindergarten enrollment packet from the district’s website.