Northwest Local Schools District News
Welcome to Northwest Local School, Home of the Mohawks "Preparing students to meet the academic, social, civic and career needs for a global society."
There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, May 15, 2017 for students in the Northwest LSD to accommodate staff in-services. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 16!
The Northwest Local School District is pleased to announce that it will be presenting its 32nd Annual Evening with the Arts program on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to showcase its students' academic, artistic and musical talents.
Northwest Elementary School students' art and writing projects will be displayed in an open house format from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., and select vocal and instrumental performances will begin in the gymnasium at 5:30 p.m.
As the close of the 2016-2017 school year approaches, the Northwest Local School District wishes to extend an invitation for citizens of the Northwest Community to offer input and/or feedback regarding local, state and federal programs for the 2017-2018 school year.
Mrs. Terri Freeman, Director of Curriculum & Technology, will conduct a meeting on May 2, 2017 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Northwest Elementary Conference Room concerning the following programs or any other program(s) about which you wish to inquire.
* * * * * This updated information impacts our current 6th grade students * * * * *
Any student that will be a 7th grader in the Fall of 2017 - There are new Vaccine Requirements:
1. A diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus (Tdap) booster. This immunization needs to have been given no sooner than the child's 10th birthday.
2. The first dose of the Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine is a NEW required vaccine for students attending Ohio schools entering 7th grade in the Fall of 2017.
Please provide an updated vaccine record to the school as verification that your child has received the 1 dose of the Meningococcal (MCV4) Vaccine and 1 dose of Tdap.
The Ohio Department of Health mandates the immunizations necessary for the students attending school in Ohio. There are two vaccines required by the Ohio Department of Health for all incoming 12th Grade Students for the FALL of 2017.
• 2 Doses of the meningococcal vaccine must be administered prior to entry to Grade 12. The recommended MCV4 minimum interval is at least 8 weeks between dose one (1) and dose two (2). If the first (1st) dose of MCV4 was administered on or after the 16th Birthday, a second (2nd) dose is not required.
PLEASE PROVIDE AN UPDATED VACCINE RECORD TO THE SCHOOL
Sierra's Saviors is a group from FCS Leadership and Community Involvement class. We are partnering with Sierra's Haven, a local no kill animal shelter, for a project. We are in great need of donations. There are posters around the school depicting a list of items you can give to help.
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