Northwestern Press

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

lunch menus

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 22: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pasta with meatballs, tossed salad, dinner roll, chilled fruit, milk.

Friday, Feb. 23: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza dippers with sauce, tossed salad, chilled fruit, milk.

Monday, Feb. 26: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Chicken nuggets with roll, star fries, steamed green beans, fruit, milk.

Tuesday, Feb. 27: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Sloppy Joes, bagged chips, baked beans, celery sticks, chilled fruit, milk.

Wednesday, Feb. 28: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Breakfast bagel with egg and sausage, hash browns, carrot sticks, Mandarin oranges, milk.

lunch menus

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, February 15: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hot ham and cheese on a pretzel bun, tomato soup with Goldfish crackers, steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, chilled fruit, milk

Friday, Feb. 16: Early dismissal. No lunch.

Monday, Feb. 19: No school. Presidents Day holiday

Tuesday, Feb. 20: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hot dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed green beans, chilled fruit, milk.

Wednesday, Feb. 21: Elem., M.S., H.S.: French toast sticks, sausage or yogurt choice, hash browns, carrot sticks, orange juice, fruit, milk.

NWE students raise funds for assemblies, field trips

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Students at Northwestern Elementary were recently on a “Castle Quest.”

This was the theme of their third annual Fun Run Boosterthon to raise funds for assemblies and field trips.

The students met Boosterthon members — Mermaid Milly, Rocket Ronnie, Breakaway Bree, A+ Abby and Amazing Ali, the team leader, who would be helping the school raise its goal of $20,000.

The Boosterthon team transformed the gymnasium using glow sticks and glow items.

Parents were invited to watch their children run around the track and cheer them on.

MS, HS Happenings

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal Feb. 16. Middle school students will be dismissed 10:50 a.m.; high school students leave at 11 a.m. There will be no school on Feb. 19 for Presidents Day.

Middle School

The middle school is celebrating 25 years on Feb. 16.

Members of the community are invited to visit the middle school at 8 a.m.

Members of student council will provide tours of the building to highlight current programming and building updates.

Elementary News

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

There will be early dismissal Feb. 16. Elementary students will be dismissed at noon.

Afternoon kindergarten students are to attend school in the morning. There will be no morning kindergarten that day.

Schools and offices will be closed Feb. 19 for Presidents Day.

Northwestern Elementary

Congratulations to the students of NWE who raised almost $16,000 as of Feb. 9 during their Boosterthon Fun Run.

They want to raise $20,000 so they can watch Principal Maria Pulli be slimed.

Northwestern Elementary honors America’s veterans

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by LINDA DEIBERT in School

Northwestern Elementary School recently celebrated Veterans Day.

Cub Scout Pack 588 posted the colors and students who were members of several local Girl Scout Troops led The Pledge of Allegiance.

Fifth grade students wrote essays about what the flag meant to them.

Fourth grade students performed The Star-Spangled Banner, This Land is Your Land, and You’re a Grand Old Flag throughout the celebration.

Third grade students were asked to write letters to the veterans while Kindergarten, first and second grade students decorated the school lobby.

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.

DISTRICT News

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.”