Northwestern Press

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St. Joseph students learn lessons about helping people, animals

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in School

Students at St. Joseph the Worker School helped raise funds for a children’s hospital, served food at a local rescue mission, decorated clothes for newborns, and made blankets for animals during National Catholic Schools Week Jan. 28 to Feb. 3.

National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in America.

Lisa Geosits, director of school advancement at St. Joseph the Worker School, spoke with The Press Feb. 27 about Catholic Schools Week.

Elementary News

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Kindergarten registration for full-day kindergarten will take place April 4 and 5 at Weisenberg Elementary School.

Children who are 5 years old by Sept. 1 are eligible to enroll.

Schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

Visit and scroll down the page for more information.

Northwestern Elementary

There is a Partner In Education meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. March 19 in the cafeteria.

Spring Picture Day is March 21.

The Spring Book Fair will run March 22-29.

Weisenberg Elementary

Artists change board room exhibit

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in School

Christina Fogel, art instructor, was accompanied by middle school artists, who held a mini reception for the new artwork on display in the Northwestern Lehigh School Board meeting room.

She said the board members must realize how amazing the young artists are.

Fogel said they are not only artists but planners, designers, editors, critical thinkers, problem solvers, innovators, creators and leaders.

lunch menus

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, March 15: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Chicken patty sandwich, sweet potato fries, steamed green beans, fruit.

Friday, March 16: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Pizza, vegetable, fruit, milk.

Monday, March 19: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken nuggets and roll, french fries, steamed carrots, fruit, milk.

Tuesday, March 20: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Meatballs and pasta, tossed salad, sliced cucumbers, fruit, milk.

Wednesday, March 21: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Breakfast sandwich, hash brown, bagged carrots, fruit, milk.

MS, HS happenings and more

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

As a way to give back to the community, the Deutsch Eck Restaurant, 87 Penn St., Lenhartsville, has organized a Plate It Forward campaign.

During March, the recipient of this fundraiser will be the Northwestern Lehigh Snack Pack Program.

When a customer orders any Pennsylvania Dutch special throughout the month, $1 from each special will be donated to the recipient.

On March 15, the meal will be chicken potpie; March 21-23 will be chicken and waffles; and March 28-30, the meal will be pig stomach.

Elementary News

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

PSSA tests are coming this spring. Grades three, four and five schedules are: April 10-13, English Literature Arts; April 17-19, math and grade four April 24 and 25, science.

Northwestern Elementary

Girls on the Run registration is now open to girls in third, fourth and fifth grade.

Starting on March 13, the girls will meet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 5:15 p.m. at Northwestern Elementary.

The program will end with a 5K run and celebration with over 500 Lehigh Valley ladies.

To register, go to

Northwestern High School Second Marking Period Honor Roll

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in School

Honor Roll

Grade 9: Kiley Althouse, Anthony Beidler, Abigail Bottazzi, Blake Brunner, Andrew Bryan, Sebastian Canseco, Ella Carson, Brennen Clouser, Jordyn Cusick-Graves, Jeremy Eck, Daniel Fenstermacher, Benjamin Griffith, Melanie Hein, Ian Henninger, Maxine Hoffman, Daniel Jackson, Isaiah Johri, Gavin Keenhold, Emily Kohler, Sarah Korbich, Matthew Lucarelli, Jalissa Molina, Aaron Palma, Aidan Ritter, Shane Seglets, Emily Sekerak, Lynn Trapp, Kyle Trumbauer, Brianna Weaver, Gabriel Williams, Kylie Zentz.