Northwestern’s Science Team placed eighth overall at the Science Olympiad held the last weekend in April at Juniata College.
“I think they did great,” said Elizabeth Ache, science team adviser. “A lot of them placed in the top 10 and there weren’t any major mishaps.”
Individual medals went to Tanner Klotz and Austin Stasko, who took second place for hovercraft, fifth place for optics and seventh place for thermodynamics and to Riley Shafer, Owen Moloney and Tyler Stasko, who took third place in helicopter.
There will be no school on May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.
The last day of school is June 12.
Middle school students will be dismissed at 10:50 a.m., high school at 11 a.m., and elementary schools at noon.
The 2018-19 school year will begin Aug. 27.
Kindergarten step-up day will be 9:30 a.m. May 25 in the gym.
PIE will once again be sponsoring a day of fun with the Bounce Houses on June 1.
The awards assembly for grades one through four will take place 9:30 a.m. June 4 in the gym.
Middle School students will showcase their talents for classmates 1 p.m. June 1.
The Pep Rally for Track and Field events will take place June 4.
Track and Field days for sixth grade is June 5; seventh grade is June 6 and eighth grade will participate on June 7. Rain date is June 8.
Students will receive the Academic Awards during an assembly at the school June 8.
Eighth grade promotion will take place 8:30 a.m. June 12 in the auditorium.
Thursday, May 24: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Meatball sandwich w/ sauce, smile fries, potatoes with gravy, steamed green beans, fruit choice, milk choice.
Friday, May 25: Pizza, tossed salad, baby carrots, fruit choice, garden salads.
Monday, May 28: Memorial Day holiday. No School.
Tuesday, May 29: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Tacos supreme (nachos), steamed corn, fruit choice, garden salads, pizza.
Wednesday, May 30: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: French toast or yogurt choice, hash brown, fruit choice, garden salads, pizza.
Thursday, May 17: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Steak sandwich on whole-grain roll, star fries, fruit, garden salad, pizza.
Friday, May 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza, sliced cucumbers, fruit, baby carrots, garden salad.
Monday, May 21: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken tenders with whole-grain roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, fruit, garden salad, pizza.
Tuesday, May 22: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hamburger or cheeseburger on whole-grain roll, baked beans, fruit, garden salad, pizza.
Wednesday, May 23: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Breakfast sausage, hash browns, fruit, garden salad, pizza
The Fifth Grade Finale between students of Northwestern and Weisenberg elementary schools will take place May 22 at the Northwestern Recreation Commission fields. Rain date is May 24.
Students should bring along a water bottle and sunscreen that day to school.
Fifth-grade students will have their artwork displayed and share what they learned in band and chorus throughout the school year at the spring concert and art show 7 p.m. May 17.
Albert Einstein is often credited with saying, “Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.”
In that spirit, Northwestern Lehigh High School’s Art Show will showcase a wide array of art pieces 5-7 p.m. on May 21 for the community to view and enjoy.
Planning was essential before the show.
“I gathered materials throughout the year which included objects that had been displayed in the showcases [throughout the year],” Kathy Kehs, art teacher said. “I matted the two-dimensional works and they all got labels that identified the artist’s name and grade, as well as, the course.”
High Honor Roll
Thursday, May 10: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, steamed green beans, fruit, garden salad, pizza.
Friday, May 11: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza, tossed salad, baby carrots, fruit, garden salad.
Monday, May 14: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken patty sandwich on whole-grain roll, baked fries, fruit, garden salad, pizza.
Tuesday, May 15: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Tacos, fruit, steamed corn, garden salad, pizza.
Wednesday, May 16: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Waffles, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, fruit, garden salad, pizza.