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lunch menus

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 8: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Burgers with or without cheese, baked beans, sliced cucumbers, chilled fruit, milk.

Friday, Feb. 9: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Quesadilla, tossed salad, fruit, milk.

Monday, February 12: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken tenders, roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, steamed corn, chilled applesauce, milk.

Tuesday, Feb. 13: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Taco supreme, lettuce, salsa, cheese sauce, steamed peas, bagged sliced apples, milk.

Wednesday, Feb. 14: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Mini pancakes, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, carrot sticks, fruit, milk.

Parker takes second at annual poetry competition

Thursday, February 1, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in School

Jessica Parker has earned a second place for her recitation of three separate poems at the annual Poetry Out Loud competition Jan. 18. As in the past, the regional contest was held at the Allentown Art Museum.

Dressed in a black dressed patterned with embroidered flowers, Parker seemed to embody the themes of the three poems she memorized for her recitation.

These included Lord Byron’s “She Walks in Beauty,” and two newer works, one by Ellen Bass about a butterfly, and another by Liz Waldner about a moth.


Thursday, January 25, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

The Boosterthon assembly is scheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 30.

The Boosterthon Fun Run will taking place throughout the day on Feb. 8.

Students will be raising funds for use in their school before the Fun Run.

Weisenberg Elementary

There is an artist-in-residence coming to Weisenberg Feb. 1-14.

Carin Frost Olmstead of New Jersey will work with the students to create a mural outside the cafeteria.

The theme will be “What is it like to be a Weisenberg student.”

Celebration on Feb. 16

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by The Press in School

Middle School

Northwestern Lehigh Middle School, 6636 Northwest Road, New Tripoli, will be celebrating 25 years of engaging, inspiring and leading Feb. 16. Snow date is 1 p.m. Feb. 23.

There will be building tours at 8 a.m.

The celebration assembly at 9 a.m. will feature a time capsule reveal, Tiger Tales unveiling and many other surprises.

To register to attend, contact Sandra Horvath, middle school secretary, at 610-298-8661.

lunch menus

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 25: Elem., H.S.: Cheeseburger, sweet potato waffle fries, steamed green beans, fruit, milk. M.S.: Hot turkey sandwich with gravy, mashed potatoes, steamed green beans, fruit, milk.

Friday, Jan. 26: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza, tossed salad, cucumber slices, fruit, milk.

Monday, Jan. 29: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken tenders with pretzel sticks, baked beans, broccoli, fruit.

Tuesday, Jan. 30: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Tacos, lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese, salsa, steamed corn, fruit, milk.

Open house on Jan. 28

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by The Press in School

St. Thomas More

St. Thomas More School, 1040 Flexer Ave., Allentown, will host an open house 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in celebration of Catholic Schools Week.

St. Thomas More School offers a Christ-centered education to children of all faiths, as well as a comprehensive academic education. In addition to the standard curriculum, St. Thomas More School offers a 1:1 iPad program, advanced math, music, art, physical education and Spanish classes.

Swain School students observe MLK Day by volunteering

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by The Press in School

Families from The Swain School, 1100 S. 24th St., Salisbury Township, volunteered for the national Day of Service Jan. 15, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

About 125 students and family members participated at five sites, including The Gress Mountain Ranch, Orefield; Flint Hill Farm, Coopersburg; Sixth Street Shelter and The Literacy Center in Allentown; and a site at Swain where volunteers created program materials for Equi-librium Therapeutic Horsemanship in Nazareth.