Northwestern Press

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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.

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.