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.”
Bill Dovico, Northwestern Lehigh Middle School, principal, said four years ago he met the sixth graders.
He was told they were taking 180 students to Lake Nockamixon to go find things.
The trip was part of a 17-year-old program in orienteering.
A presentation on orienteering was made recently to the school board.
Teacher David Evans gave the students maps to a place where they had never been before. They had prepared a book about whether or not a place was safe for the kids to wander through.
Students from Patti Greenawalt’s fifth-grade class learned how to be safe at home, school and within their community Oct. 5 at Northwestern Elementary School.
Kindergarten students learned how to dial 911.
They also learned the difficulties of being a firefighter and navigating through a burning house.
Some of them also were instructed on Halloween, farm and social media safety.
There will be an open house Nov. 8 at Northwestern Lehigh High School for community members to view upgrades made during the renovation of the school.
Visitation will occur 6 to 7:15 p.m. with the dedication and ribbon cutting taking place 7:30-8 p.m.
There will be community information booths and a student activity fair.
Everyone is invited to the celebration.
The Miller Keystone Bloodmobile will be at Northwestern Lehigh High School 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 1.
Community members are invited to stop by and donate the gift of life.
The Northwestern Lehigh Alumni Association is hosting a basket bingo at the Lynnport Fire Company on Oct. 28.
Doors open at noon. Bingo begins at 1 p.m.
Food will be available to purchase.
Wear a costume to be entered into a free raffle.
There will be an open house and dedication ceremony Nov. 8 for the community to visit the high school to view the upgrades made during the renovation.
Visitation will be 6-7:15 p.m. with the dedication and ribbon cutting taking place 7:30-8 p.m.