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lunch menus

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hot dogs with macaroni and cheese, tossed salad, vegetable, fruit.

Friday, Jan. 19: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza, tossed salad, celery sticks, fruit, milk.

Monday, Jan. 22: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Popcorn chicken with roll, mashed potatoes, gravy, steamed corn, applesauce, milk.

Tuesday, Jan. 23: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Mozzarella sticks, marinara sauce, steamed corn, sliced cucumbers, fruit, milk.

Wednesday, Jan. 24: Elem., M.S., H.S.: French toast sticks, sausage links or yogurt choice, hash browns baby carrots, fruit, milk.

Elementary News

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary

Looking to clean up your work room at home, need more space for those gifts you received?

NWE art teacher Tracy Smoyer is accepting donations of craft items or art materials such as fabric, buttons, ribbons, yarn, string, etc. Contact her at to donate or if you need more information.

The assembly for the 2018 Boosterthon will be Jan. 30.

Students will help raise funds for Partners In Education to continue the fun activities the group sponsors at the school.

Weisenberg Elementary

Marching band, boosters celebrate holiday season

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in School

With memories of warmer days dancing in their heads, the high school band boosters celebrated individual members and the overall season on one of the coldest days of the new year.

Members of the band and their families recently attended the banquet at Olde Homestead Golf Club, New Tripoli.

After brunch, band director James Lykins acknowledged those who contributed to the band’s success.

He thanked the band boosters,

“It’s our vision to extend this down to the younger grades,” Lykins said.

Carol Fella, assistant band director, also expressed her thanks.

lunch menus

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 11: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Hoagie, lettuce, tomato, snack bag, sweet potato waffle, fries, fruit, milk.

Friday, Jan. 12: Elem.: M.S., H.S.: Pizza, tossed salad, cucumber slices, fruit, milk.

Monday, Jan. 15: In-service Day. No school.

Tuesday, Jan. 16: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Meatball sandwich, baked fries, steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, fruit, milk.

Wednesday, Jan. 17: Mini pancakes, sausage links or yogurt, hash browns, baby carrots, fruit, milk.

Elementary News

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a great holiday.

Northwestern Elementary

There will be a Partners in Education meeting 6:15 p.m. Jan. 8 in the cafeteria.

Weisenberg Elementary

The first PTO meeting of the school year will take place 9:15 a.m. Jan. 5. Check with the office to determine where the meeting will be held.

Parents of band and chorus members should decide whether or not to bring children to morning rehearsals if travel on winter roads is questionable.

If school is delayed, all before school events will be canceled.

Post 12099 honors VFW Voice of Democracy essay winners

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by ANN WERTMAN in School

“American History: Our Hope for the Future” was the theme of the VFW’s Voice of Democracy contest recently completed for the 2017-18 school term at Parkland High School.

On the local level, VFW Post 12099 selected three winning essays from more than 30 entries — two from Parkland High School and one from Northern Lehigh High School.

All winners were awarded a framed commendation as well as monetary awards up to $150 for their 3-5 minute audio essay.

LCCC SNAP chapter wins award

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in School

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s SNAP chapter won Chapter of the Year at the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania convention Nov. 15-18 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in the Pocono Mountains.

LCCC student Megan McGonagle of Schnecksville was elected Southeast Regional representative, as well as membership chair.

For more information about LCCC’s nursing program, go to or contact Barbara H. Lupole RN, MSN, director of Nursing and Health Care Sciences, at