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Blog Entries - 2017

Knight Life Podcast

Posted on: December 14, 2017

Listen to the Knight Life Podcast: SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/knightlifepodcast/episode-3 YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-rxVSDcx7U iTunes

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C-STEM Teacher of the Year

Posted on: November 20, 2017

Colerain Middle School teacher, Julie Norris, was awarded the C-STEM Teacher of the Year Award at the C-STEM conference at UC Davis, California on November 4, 2017. C-STEM Teacher of the Year  Awards recognize C-STEM teachers for their

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Knight Life Podcast

Posted on: November 7, 2017

Please find the links below to the second episode off the Knight Life Podcast! YouTube: Knight Life Episode 2 Soundcloud: Knight Life Episode 2iTunes: Knight Life Episode

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Volunteers Needed

Posted on: November 7, 2017

Colerain and Northwest High School will host their Finance 101 games in December in partnership with the Cincinnati Police Credit Union. The games are a wonderful opportunity for our students to learn the Game of Life. During the event, students will travel

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Colerain Chamber names 2017 Business Student of the Year

Posted on: November 6, 2017

The road to success is paved with hard work and dedication. For Ethan Stout, there is no limit to the paths you can take to get there. Stout, a senior in Butler Tech’s Business Program at Colerain High School, was named 2017 Business Student of the

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Upcoming Elementary PD Days

Posted on: November 6, 2017

Parents/Guardians: If you have been following the construction updates, you will notice that the building progress of our new elementary sites has been on target and truly exciting. However, the most important part of the process is yet to come. With the

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Northwest Local School District held its Topping Ceremony

Posted on: October 30, 2017

Northwest Local School District held its Topping Ceremony for our new elementary buildings last week.  Take a look at the excitement from our students and staff. Topping out ceremony at Struble on  http://www.waycross.tv/nwvod .  (Also

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Substitute Custodians Needed

Posted on: October 17, 2017

Substitute Custodians Needed!  $11.83 per hour.  Please apply online today by clicking

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My Way Café! Coming to WOMS 10/25/17

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Coming to White Oak Middle School October 25, 2017:  My Way Café!  My Way Café has rotating entrees, which include made-to-order options such as "Asian Sensation", "Pasta-Palooza", "Deli Deluxe", "Potato Party", and "Burrito

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Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: October 10, 2017

October topics include:               WARM 98.5 Teacher of the Week – Jessica Yelton/Struble               

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Colerain High School Concert Rescheduled

Posted on: October 10, 2017

Colerain High School Choir Concert rescheduled for Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the CHS auditorium.

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Fall Recess Dates

Posted on: October 9, 2017

Fall Recess - No School October 20th      

Teacher In-service Day – No School October 23rd

 

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To the Northwest Community

Posted on: October 5, 2017

To The Northwest Community: Northwest Local School District regards the safety and security of our students as a top priority at all times.  Recently the district received allegations of inappropriate conduct between a student and a Colerain High School

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Northwest Local Schools Candidate Forum

Posted on: October 5, 2017

The 2017 Northwest Local Schools Candidate Forum was recorded by Waycross Community Media. It can be seen on Spectrum Digital Cable, Channel 8 AND Cincinnati Bell Fioptics Cable Channel 853*  at the following times: Sat.,  10/7  9:00

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Weekly Blitz Construction Newsletter

Posted on: August 7, 2017

Check out the latest construction updates on our Weekly Blitz Newsletter.

Weekly Blitz Newsletter - August 4, 2017

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IMPORTANT!! PARENTS will need to complete their child’s EMA online.

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Mandatory for All new and Returning Students - Registration Gateway   If your student(s) will be attending the Northwest Local School District for the 2017-2018 school year, you are required to verify your information in our new update website this

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RETURNING STUDENTS (MANDATORY FOR ALL)

Posted on: July 28, 2017

RETURNING STUDENTS (MANDATORY FOR ALL) Back to School Update If your student(s) will be returning to the district for the 2017-18 school year, you are required to verify your information in our new update website this summer. The update website will open

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Northwest High School/BT Instructor named Ohio ACTE Educator of the Year

Posted on: July 26, 2017

Peter Clark, Northwest High School/Butler Tech teacher, has been named the 2017 Teacher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Career and Technical Education (Ohio ACTE) at its annual Connections to Education Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Clark brings years

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July Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: July 14, 2017

Below is the July Superintendent Podcast.  The topics include: Enrollment – now online with a face to face meeting to turn in required documents All Day Kindergarten pilot this year at 3 schools NWLSD will transition to All Day Kindergarten at

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Community Contact Group Information Update

Posted on: July 14, 2017

NORTHWEST LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Community Contact Group Information Update July 17, 2017   In an effort to keep the community abreast of the Northwest Local School District news and events, we would like to email you pertinent information regarding

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Tax Free holiday set for early August

Posted on: July 12, 2017

For the third straight year, the state of Ohio is offering a three day sales tax holiday to help residents save money on back-to school purchases. The holiday runs Aug. 4 through Aug. 6. The following items will be exempt from sales and use tax: clothing

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NWLSD New Schools built with 21stCentury Learning at the head of its design!

Posted on: July 5, 2017

This month, the building contractors are raising steel beams, concrete is being laid, cinder block walls are going up – how exciting to see the skeleton creation of our new buildings! The physical structures are beginning to take shape and the district

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School Buildings Closed Next Week

Posted on: June 30, 2017

All school buildings will be closed next week due to the holiday.  Administrative offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday.  The enrollment office will be closed on Tuesday.  

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Free/Reduced Meal Policy

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Northwest Schools Free/Reduced Meal Policy Northwest Local School District announced its 2017-2018 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and

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Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: June 13, 2017

The June Edition of the Superintendents Podcast includes the following: Summer Camps/Enrichment Opportunities Drone Camp, Construction Camp, Forensics Camp, Business Camp, Law Enforcement Camp and more.. Construction Project Update – On Time and

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HANDS Health & Safety Fair

Posted on: June 13, 2017

HANDS Health & Safety Fair
Northgate Mall
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

 HANDS Health and Safety Fair Flyer

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Pleasant Run & Taylor Elementary Schools are Rising Stars

Posted on: June 8, 2017

Pleasant Run Elementary School and Taylor Elementary School received recognition as “Rising Star” Breakfast All-Star Schools for their outstanding efforts to increase school breakfast participation. Both schools have offered additional daily

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Monfort Heights students JUMP to the tune of $9,500

Posted on: June 8, 2017

As Director of Youth Markets of the American Heart Association, I am so proud and humbled by the hard work and dedication of Monfort Heights Elementary and their partnership with the American Heart Association this past year. I am so pleased to announce that

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Jason Hentz receives COPFCU scholarship

Posted on: June 8, 2017

Jason is the recipient of our Northwest Local School District Scholarship program, which benefits one senior from Colerain and Northwest High Schools.  Jason is graduating from Northwest High School and plans to attend the University of Dayton, majoring

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BPA National Results

Posted on: May 31, 2017

Northwest Local School District students and their advisors qualified for a trip to the National BPA Leadership Conference at the end of May!  In order to qualify for the National Competition, students had to place in the top 5 (individual events) or top

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White Oak Improvement Asso. presents check to NWLSD

Posted on: May 24, 2017

The White Oak Improvement Association presented a check in the amount of $7600.00 to the Northwest Local School District.  President Mr. Paul Brauer and Member Ruth Morgan presented Sean Ryan of White Oak Middle School and Kaitlyn Randall of Monfort

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Armed Forces Recognition Program

Posted on: May 11, 2017

Colerain High School held its annual Armed Forces Recognition Program On Thursday, May 11, 2017. Four Colerain High School students were sworn into military duty. The Armed Forces Recognition program began in 2011, and to date, the military has sworn into

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U-Knighted Knights help with March of Dimes Walk.

Posted on: May 9, 2017

On Sunday, April 30, the Northwest U-Knighted Knights students traveled to Sawyer Point Park to assist with the March of Dimes walk and event. Approximately 70 Northwest High School students monitored the Kids Zone activities - "Bouncy Houses," Kids Games,

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May Announcements

Posted on: May 5, 2017

May Announcements 5th Grade Parent Night at White Oak Middle School/Pleasant Run Middle School is May 8 from 6:30-7:30.    Finances 101 games is coming to Colerain High School on Tuesday, May 9th.   We NEED

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April Announcements

Posted on: April 25, 2017

April Announcements WE NEED YOU!  Please VOTE on May 2nd – Issue 10 Baseball - Reds Futures High School Showcase  Support your Colerain Varsity Baseball team when the Cardinals play in the Chili Reds Futures High School

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1st Annual C-STEM Robotics Competition

Posted on: April 20, 2017
Tags: C-stem, Competition

On Monday, May 8th Northwest Local School District will hold the 1st Annual C-STEM Robotics Competition at White Oak Middle School. Student teams from Colerain Middle School, Pleasant Run Middle School and White Oak Middle School will compete against each

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April Announcements

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Renewal Operating Levy The Northwest Local School District will have a Renewal Operating Levy on the May 2nd ballot.  Please take the time to get out and vote.  White Oak Middle School New Track Ribbon Cutting Ceremony On Thursday, April 13,

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Superintendent’s Podcast - April

Posted on: April 11, 2017

The April Superintendent’s Podcast includes: Building UpdateOFCC requirementsCredit/Rebates for future buildingsGreen options21st Century LearningDoor to Door visits to Bevis CommunityDemolition of Bevis ElementaryACT Testing for State Graduation

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Construction Update

Posted on: March 31, 2017

We had our first concrete pour at Struble Elementary.  Click here for our weekly construction update.

Remember to check www.nwbuild.org for all of the latest construction news.

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March Announcements

Posted on: March 30, 2017

March Announcements: Kindergarten Registration Night Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Centralized Enrollment Office.  Visit the Northwest Local School District Website for further information. www.nwlsd.org – Enrollment Beginning

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Colerain High School senior, Matthew S. Sparks, completed his Eagle Scout award

Posted on: March 22, 2017

Colerain High School senior, Matthew S. Sparks, completed his Eagle Scout award, under unit leader Mike Riede, in Unit 710. In the fall of 2016, Matthew planned and carried out his Eagle Scout project, which is a core requirement to earning the Eagle Scout

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BPA students Scored BIG at State Competitions

Posted on: March 21, 2017

BPA State Competitions were held on March 16/17, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. Our Northwest BPA Chapters (Financial Services and Digital Media) had an amazing performance this year, breaking several records: •Back to back winning of the Ohio Chapter

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NWLSD Team ROCK wins the Mid West Regional Robotics Competition!

Posted on: March 21, 2017

NWLSD Robotics Instructor states that this past weekend, March 9 – March 12 was amazing. The Northwest Local School District/Butler Tech Robotics Team Team performed wonderfully throughout the regional competition. From load-in to load-out, the NWLSD

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Kindergarten Registration

Posted on: March 21, 2017

This is just a reminder that Kindergarten Registration Night is tonight from 5-7pm at the Houston Educational Service Center located at 3310 Compton Road. The next Registration Night will be on Thursday, March 30th. Please take a look at the flyer below for

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NWLSD Super Chat Podcast

Posted on: March 15, 2017

March topics include: Northwest High School Construction Class at the Home & Garden ShowWinter Sports State Athlete QualifiersJoe Bertram Recognition Softball Game CHS vs. NWHS March 25Breakfast ChallengeACT Testing for ALL Juniors March 21stAll Day

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New Principal Named at Pleasant Run Elementary for 2017/2018

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Northwest Local School District would like to welcome Mr. Casey Scherz as the principal of Pleasant Run Elementary School for the 2017/2018 school year.  Casey has been an administrator in Northwest Local School District for the past 5 years as an

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New Principal named at Pleasant Run Middle School for the 2017/2018 school year.

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Northwest Local School District would like to welcome Eric Dunn as the principal of Pleasant Run Middle School for the 2017/2018 school year.  Eric has been an administrator in Northwest Local School District for the past ten years as both an assistant

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Northwest High School Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2017

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Northwest High School is proud to announce the Northwest High School Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2017! The honorees selected to this year's class are: Marc Burr, Football, Class of 2001; Nicole (Elam) Foster, Track and Field/Basketball, Class of 2000;

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Colerain Senior Art Student Wins Youth Art Month Flag design competition

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Colerain High School senior art student Allie Goodson won the state level Youth Art Month Flag design competition. Allie’s artwork was transformed into a banner to represent the state of Ohio and is currently hanging in New York City at the National Art

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NWHS and CHS DECA Participants

Posted on: March 1, 2017

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, over 300 area high school students competed in the DECA District 5 Competition which was held at Miami University, Hamilton.  Schools competing were Northwest High School, Colerain High School, Ross High School, Badin High

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Getting More Students to Begin their Day with Breakfast

Posted on: February 28, 2017

"Take the School Breakfast Challenge" Encourages Northwest Local School District Families to Choose Breakfast at School Cincinnati, Ohio -February 22, 2017 - Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for families to find time for a healthy breakfast.

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NWHS at the Home and Garden Show

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Northwest High School/Butler Tech students were involved in major project at the Home and Garden Show this year.  The construction class students have been working day and night over the past few weeks on a project for R & K Developers and Midwest

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Northwest High School Teacher, Peter Clark, is the recipient of the 2017 Ohio ACTE Teacher of the Year Award.

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Northwest High School teacher, Mr. Peter Clark, been chosen the recipient of the 2017 Ohio ACTE (Association for Career and Technical Education) Teacher of the Year Award! Mr. Clark was chosen based on the nomination submitted by Kristen Abudakar, Butler Tech

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Waycross Community Media Summer Workshops

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Waycross Community Media will once again be holding Summer Workshops for youth in grades 6-8 and grades 9-12. Led by Cincinnati filmmaker Bob Leibold, these three week, ten session summer workshops will introduce students to the process of film making. The

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Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: February 16, 2017

The February Superintendent Podcast includes:· Update on the May 2nd Operating Levy Renewal· Building Project Update· ESSA Every Student Succeeds Act/Ohio Superintendent Actions· Kindergarten Pilot Program· Pre-school and

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February  Announcements Northwest Local School District

Posted on: February 16, 2017

Pre-school & Kindergarten Enrollment 2017/2018 School Year Preschool enrollment packets are available in the Houston Pre-School office for next school year. Preschool registration night is Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 4:00-6:00pm at the Houston Early Learning

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ALL DAY KINDERGARTEN PILOT

Posted on: February 16, 2017

The Northwest Local School District is excited to announce that an all-day kindergarten pilot will be put in place in three schools beginning in the 2017-18 school year. One classroom of 24 students at each of the three schools (Monfort Heights, Taylor and

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Request for Student Intra-District Transfer

Posted on: February 8, 2017

REQUEST FOR STUDENT INTRA-DISTRICT TRANSFER April - 2017 The transfer of students out of their attendance areas shall be in accordance with the Northwest Local School District's intra-district open enrollment policy and administrative procedures.  The

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Community Contact Group Information Update

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Community Contact Group Information UpdateFebruary 6, 2017 In an effort to keep the community abreast of the Northwest Local School District news and events, we would like to email you pertinent information regarding board meetings and other special

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Preschool Enrollment for New Students

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Preschool Enrollment for New Students Thursday, February 9, 2017 4:00-6:00 p.m. Packets must be complete and submitted that day, along with items required for

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Notice of Special Board Meeting

Posted on: February 3, 2017

In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of Education is holding the following Worksession on Monday February 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of an executive session - personnel matters. No action

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NWHS Senior Greg Jackson signs National Letter of Intent

Posted on: February 1, 2017
Tags: Athletics, Signing

Northwest High School Senior WR/DB Greg Jackson, signed his Letter of Intent to further his academic and athletic career in football at Marian University this morning. Greg, a 3 year letter winner for the Knights and the Northwest High School Career leader

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Announcements

Posted on: January 26, 2017

January Announcements ‘Charting the Life’ Course Seminar – Special Needs Students Vicky Coleman, NWLSD parent mentor has arranged to bring a seminar to Houston Early Learning Center.  It's called "Charting the Life Course" and it is

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NWHS/Butler Tech Cosmotology Salon - Grand Opening

Posted on: January 13, 2017

GRAND OPENING of the Northwest High School/Butler Tech Cosmotology Salon at the Northwest High School Career Center.  On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. NWHS/BT will open its doors to the community for the following

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Community Contact Group Information Update

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Community Contact Group Information Update January 9, 2017   In an effort to keep the community abreast of the Northwest Local School District news and events, we would like to email you pertinent information regarding board meetings and other special

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