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lunch menus

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 17: Elem.: Hot dog with macaroni and cheese. Alternate: Pizza. M.S.: Hot dog with macaroni and cheese. Alternate: Yogurt, graham crackers, wraps, salad. H.S.: Exams. No lunch.

Friday, Jan. 18: Elem.: Pizza. No alternate. M.S.: Pizza. Alternate: Yogurt, graham crackers, wraps, salad. H.S.: Exams. No lunch.

Monday, Jan. 21: No school. In-service.

Tuesday, Jan. 22: No school. In-service.

Contest deadline extended

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in School

PennDOT

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the deadline for students to submit ideas for the department’s Innovations Challenge is extended to Jan. 25.

Students in grades nine through 12 are invited to explore innovative technologies and methods — aside from laws and educational campaigns — to get drivers to slow down in work zones.

The Innovations Challenge aims to educate students on challenges the department faces and encourage them to consider PennDOT as a future employer.

lunch menus

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 10: Elem.: Cheese-filled bread sticks with sauce, vegetable, fruit and milk. Alternate: Mozzarella stick. M.S., H.S.: Cheeseburger with or without bacon. Alternate: Yogurt, graham crackers, mini corn dogs, wraps, sandwiches.

Friday, Jan. 11: Elem.: Pizza, vegetable, fruit, milk. M.S., H.S.: Pizza. Alternate: yogurt, graham crackers, mini corn dogs, wraps, sandwiches.

District News

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be school on Jan. 18. Jan. 21 and 22 will be teacher in-service days.

Northwestern Elementary

There will be a Partner In Education meeting 9:30 a.m. Jan. 14 in the cafeteria.

Weisenberg Elementary

PTO Game Night is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Jan. 11 for students and their families.

Games will be provided by Gamewright.

If you like the games, they may be purchased to take home.

A percentage of all sales will be donated to the Weisenberg PTO.

Weisenberg Elementary students race for education

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Students at Weisenberg Elementary School recently participated in a Race For Education.

The event raised funds for field trips, assemblies, playground equipment and the Positive Behavior Program.

The course created by Physical Education teacher Chris Klein was approximately a quarter mile in length.

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade participated and could walk and/or run in the event.

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.