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Blog Entries - 2018

Notice of Finance Committee Meeting

Notice of Finance/Audit Committee Meeting

Posted on: October 16, 2018

Northwest Local School District October 16, 2018 NEWS RELEASE NOTICE OF FINANCE/AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local School District CFO/Treasurer is holding the following Finance/Audit Committee meeting on

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Holiday Assistance 2018

Posted on: October 12, 2018

Information Regarding Holiday Assistance 2018 Once again, our district is teaming with a number of faith-based agencies to provide holiday assistance to our families in need.  This year, we will use an electronic form to gather information from families

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BOE Location Change Nov. 5, 2018

BOE Meeting Location Change Nov. 5, 2018

Posted on: October 12, 2018

Northwest Local School District September 11, 2018 NEWS RELEASE NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE O.R.C. 3313.16 AND 121.22 In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of Education is changing

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The Communication Audit meeting scheduled for October 17 will need to be rescheduled

Posted on: October 12, 2018

The Communication Audit meeting scheduled for October 17 will need to be rescheduled. More information to come.

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Information from Superintendent

Posted on: October 11, 2018

Information from Todd Bowling, Superintendent. We have received information from the Colerain Township Police regarding a potential sexual assault involving two students at a Colerain High School Freshman Football game.  We are cooperating fully with

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Special BOE Meeting 10/17/18

BOE Special Board Meeting 10/17/18 5 PM

Posted on: October 9, 2018

Northwest Local School District October 9, 2018 NEWS RELEASE NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING O.R.C. 3313.16 AND 121.22 In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of Education is holding, at the

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Special BOE Meeting 10/25/18

BOE Special Board Meeting 10/25/18

Posted on: October 9, 2018

Northwest Local School District October 9, 2018 NEWS RELEASE NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING O.R.C. 3313.16 AND 121.22 In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of Education is holding, at the

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BOE Posting

BOE Posting 10/9/18

Posted on: October 9, 2018

BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY The Northwest Local School District Board of Education has an immediate opening for the position of board member position to fulfill the unexpired term of Bob Engel, who resigned his position effective October 5, 2018. The

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CCP Info Session

College Credit Plus Information Sessions

Posted on: October 3, 2018

Dear Parents and Guardians, The Northwest Local School District would like to invite you to our College Credit Plus Information Sessions.  College Credit Plus (CCP) is an option for students in grades 7-12 that allows students to take courses for

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Transportation update 9/27/18

Posted on: September 28, 2018

Transportation update 9/27/18: The transportation department, Chris McKee (Business Director), and myself have worked very hard since our last board meeting to make corrections that have been brought to our attention via emails, phone calls, and personal

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Communications Audit on Northwest Schools

Posted on: September 27, 2018

Communications Audit on Northwest Schools WHAT: The community is invited to hear the results of an independent communications audit on the Northwest Local School District. Ashire Communications, a public relations firm, spent months evaluating the

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BOE Meeting Location Change Oct. 8, 2018 to NWLSD Administrative Office

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Northwest Local School District September 24, 2018 N E W S R E L E A S E NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING TIME & LOCATION CHANGE O.R.C. 3313.16 AND 121.22 In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of

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See information regarding upcoming meeting with Parent Mentor, Vicky Coleman

Posted on: September 24, 2018

See information regarding upcoming meeting with Parent Mentor, Vicky Coleman.

Parent Mentor Meeting

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Letter from Mr. Fisher

Posted on: September 24, 2018

9/24/18 Parents, This evening we were informed of a situation where a student had posted a threatening message on social media. Immediate action was taken and the police were informed and have made contact with the student and family. As always, every

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Butler Tech Board Report Aug. 2018

Butler Tech Board Report August 2018

Posted on: September 14, 2018

Letter Regarding State Report Card

Posted on: September 14, 2018

Please use link to see a letter from Superintendent Todd Bowling regarding State Report Card.

Letter From Mr. Bowling

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Instructional Lockdown at CE and CMS 9/10/18

Posted on: September 10, 2018

9/10/18 Parents, Over the weekend we were made aware of a domestic situation involving a NWLSD family. One of those involved in the domestic situation was not apprehended therefore we increased police presence at the buildings where the family has students

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9/10/18 Instructional Lockdown 11:30 Update

Posted on: September 10, 2018

9/10/18 11:30 Update Parents, Our most recent communications with the police department is that the suspect has not yet been apprehended but there is no reason to believe that any of our schools are in any imminent danger.  WIth this information, the

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Northwest Notables 9/7/18 Edition

Posted on: September 7, 2018

Some positive news from around NWLSD If you see positive news stories occurring, take a picture and send a short blurb about the event to Dustin Gehring @

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9/7/18 Incident at CHS Football Game

Posted on: September 7, 2018

Tonight, Sept 7, 2018, at the Colerain High School football game, an incident occurred where a CHS student was arrested for possession of weapons.  Thanks to the quick reporting of a student and the response of CHS administration and Colerain Township

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Head Start at HELC

Posted on: September 7, 2018

See Link for information on Head Start at Houston Early Learning Center

Head Start Information 

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September Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: September 5, 2018

Take a listen to the Superintendent Podcast for September. SEPTEMBER POD CAST   Topics include: Traffic/Bus Routes Class Sizes Enrollment State of the District Update at PTA Meetings  Superintendent Advisory Committee BOE Meeting

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BOE MEETING CHANGE OF LOCATION

Posted on: September 5, 2018

Northwest Local School District September 5, 2018 NEWS RELEASE NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING TIME & LOCATION CHANGE O.R.C. 3313.16 AND 121.22 In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of Education is

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BOE WORK SESSION

Posted on: September 5, 2018

Northwest Local School District September 5, 2018 NEWS RELEASE NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING O.R.C. 3313.16 AND 121.22 In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of Education is holding the

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Notice of BOE Meeting Cancellation for Monday September 24.

Posted on: August 28, 2018

Notice of BOE Meeting Cancellation for Monday September 24.

Link to the Notice

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Northwest Notables 8/27/19 Edition

Posted on: August 27, 2018

  Some positive news from around NWLSD this week If you see positive news stories occurring, take a picture and send a short blurb about the event to Dustin Gehring @ dgehring@nwlsd.org 8/27/18

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Payschools

EZPay switching to PaySchools

Posted on: August 21, 2018

We are excited to announce that we now offer a new online payment system PaySchools Central. PaySchools Centralprovides all parents in our district with an easy way to pay nearly every school expense: student fees, lunch accounts,childcare, and optional fees

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Update from Transportation

Posted on: August 17, 2018

Update from transportation. Bus pass info, including bus stop times and locations, can also be accessed via the NWLSD website. Go to Departments, Transportation and access the

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Federal Laws for Your Information

Posted on: August 14, 2018

Federal Laws for Your Information

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August Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: August 3, 2018

Take a listen to the August Podcast.  Mr. Bowling discusses many of the important school kickoff

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PRMS 6th Grade Transition Cancelled

Posted on: July 31, 2018

PRMS 6th Grade Transition originally scheduled on August 7, 8 and 9th has been cancelled due to construction. Refunds will be given. Schedule Pick Up will be August 15 @ PRMS.

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Bus Passes

Posted on: July 30, 2018

Bus passes will be placed in the mail @ Aug 8 and should be delivered by Aug 13.

We are working to ensure that student bus passes are accurate due to the changes to school boundaries, start/end times, bus routes, and late enrollments.

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Health Fair Appointments

Posted on: July 25, 2018

At this time, all of our appointments for health screenings are filled for the Health Fair.  We had a wonderful response to the Health Fair Message!  We still hope to see everyone on 8/8 from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. for the H.A.N.D.S. Health Fair at

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

Posted on: July 17, 2018

News Release for Special Board Meeting

LINK

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Updating EMA Information

Posted on: July 6, 2018

Thank You for your patience! The site is up and running and fully functional. Thank you to the twenty or so families that were willing to test the site after the software was corrected. If you need your student's ID number, please call the school your

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MANDATORY UPDATE FOR ALL STUDENTS

Posted on: June 29, 2018

MANDATORY FOR ALL STUDENTS ENROLLED BEFORE JULY 2, 2018 If your student(s) will be returning to the district for the 2018-2019 school year, you are required to verify your information in our update website this summer. The website will open on July 5, 2018

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Posted on: June 21, 2018

We hope that you will join us for the ribbon cutting ceremonies to celebrate the opening of our new schools.

Save the Date:  Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for our new school buildings!

Taylor Elementary:  Aug. 2 at 6 PM

Pleasant Run Elementary: Aug. 7 at 6 PM

Struble Elementary: Aug. 14 at 6 PM

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Update on Road Code

Posted on: June 20, 2018

After much consideration, there has been a change to the redistricting map.  The change impacts very few students that attend NWLSD schools on these streets as many had already had a transfer granted or attend parochial schools.  The following

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June Superintendent Podcast

Posted on: June 11, 2018

Take a listen to the latest Podcast from Mr. Bowling:   June Superintendent Podcast    http://static.theflypod.com/episodes/northwest-local-schools/   Graduation 2018 Review Summer School Offerings Construction Update Public

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Colerain Township Summer Camps

Summer Camps from Colerain Township

Posted on: June 5, 2018

Summer Camps from Colerain Township

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Graduation Information

Posted on: May 23, 2018

Parents, Families, and Community Members: We have received several phone calls to administrative staff and board members commenting on their displeasure with parent, family, community behavior at graduation on Saturday.  We have

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Start and End Times 18/19

Message from Superintendent regarding Start and End Times and Updated Start and End Times 18/19

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians and  Community Members: Recently we sent out starting times for next school  year. Three changes were made. First, the students school day for elementary students was extended 30 minutes to match the length of our middle

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5/8/18

Posted on: May 8, 2018

May 8, 2018 Today, at a NWLSD alternate placement school, Northwest Passage, a student became physically aggressive toward a school resource officer. As a result of the student’s aggression, the student was tased by the resource officer and local

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NOTICE OF BOARD MAY MEETING DATE CHANGE

Posted on: April 23, 2018

Northwest Local School District April 23, 2018 N E W S    R E L E A S E NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE O.R.C. 3313.16 AND 121.22 In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of

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2018-19 Road Code / Bus Information Available

Posted on: April 3, 2018

District Road Code - 2018-19 (PDF - updated 6/19/18 Check back frequently for changes. Click HERE to access the eLink Website to lookup bus route information for addresses within our school boundaries for the upcoming 2018-19 school

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See Something, Say Something

See Something, Say Something

Posted on: March 14, 2018

This week NWLSD has kicked-off our “See Something, Say Something” program. It is designed to promote communication to increase school safety by giving easy reporting tools for people to use when they feel like there is something we need to

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Notice of Board Meeting Cancellation

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING CANCELLATION JUNE 18 AND AUGUST 20

Posted on: June 5, 2018

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING CANCELLATION JUNE 18 AND AUGUST 20 

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PublicSurplus.com

NWLSD Public Auctions

Posted on: May 23, 2018

Northwest Local School District has partnered with PublicSurplus.com, an online auction website that will make it possible for the public to bid on the District's surplus items, including vehicles, equipment, electronics and office equipment, furniture, and

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Summer Food Service Program

Summer Food Service Program

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Shout Out

Posted on: May 3, 2018

BIg Shout Out to Brenda Miller and Zach Phelps, members of the NWLSD Data Department.  They presented at the ProgressBook Suite Retreat on Tuesday, May 1st in Columbus, Ohio. The presentation detailed how teachers and administrators use DataMap to track

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Parent Mentor Meeting 5/10/18

Posted on: April 26, 2018

Upcoming Parent Meeting with our Parent Mentor... Document Link

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School Closing Ceremonies

Posted on: April 12, 2018

NWLSD School Closing CeremoniesPlease save the date(s) in your calendar and join us in saying goodbye to some of the beloved buildings as we prepare for the move to our new state-of-the-art elementary buildings. All ceremonies are at the specific school site

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April Podcast

Posted on: April 10, 2018

Take a listen to the April Edition of the Superintendent PodcastTopics Include:Student TestingBusiness PartnershipsProm SafetyGraduation

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Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying Form

Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying Reporting Form

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Soon our website will be updated to include a quick link on each page.  While that is being finished, please use this link to report harassment, intimidation or bullying.  Forms are also available in each front office as well. Harassment,

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Kindergarten Registration Information

Posted on: January 31, 2018

ALL-DAY KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION FOR '18/'19 The Northwest Local School District is excited to announce that beginning with the 2018-19 school year, all-day kindergarten will be offered in all district elementary schools.  A student must be age 5 on or

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Help Wanted: Food Service Substitutes

Posted on: January 30, 2018

Help Wanted:  Food Service Substitutes Flexible schedule You pick the days you want to work-1 day/week or 5 days/week-it’s up to you! Potential to be offered a contracted position for the 2018-2019 school year! Starting Sub pay

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Preschool Registration

Posted on: January 27, 2018

Preschool Registration Northwest Local Preschool Registration will be at the Houston Early Learning Center, Tuesday, February 6th from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Enrollees must be at least 3 years old by September 30, 2018. Students may not be older

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NWHS Knightlife Podcast

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Please find the links to the latest edition of the Knight Life Podcast. In this episode we are joined by Eric Dunn and Ryan Whitaker from PRMS and we discuss the great things happening at the middle school and the importance of a strong relationship between

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NWLSD School Building Closing Ceremonies

Posted on: January 23, 2018

        NWLSD School Closing Ceremonies Please save the date(s) in your calendar and join us in saying goodbye to some of the beloved buildings as we prepare for the move to our new state-of-the-art elementary

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Mascot for the new Taylor Elementary

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Attention Taylor Community!  We are seeking the input of current and past Taylor students, families and staff members. The opening of the new Taylor building next year will be a time of great excitement and we want your input on the school mascot. We

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Congratulations to Mrs. Riehle, UC Economics Principal of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Riehle, UC Economics Center Principal of the Year

Posted on: January 18, 2018

Congratulations to Ann Weigel Elementary Principal Lori Riehle on being named UC Economics Department Principal of the Year!   Also Known As The Student Enterprise Leadership Award:  This award recognizes an elementary school

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BOE Member Mr. Yoshimura rolled up his sleeves today and taught some Cardinals a history lesson!

BOE Member Mr. Yoshimura rolled up his sleeves today and taught some Cardinals a history lesson!

Posted on: January 17, 2018

BOE Member Mr. Yoshimura rolled up his sleeves today and taught some Cardinals a history lesson!

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NWHS Art Club Gives Back

NWHS Art Club Gives Back

Posted on: January 9, 2018

On December 10th, the Northwest High School Art Club, under the direction of Andrea Stewart, participated in the "Holiday in the Farms” Christmas celebration. This year the Pleasant Run Farms Civic Association had Santa tour our neighborhood on the

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Butler Tech Adult Education Offereings

Butler Tech Adult Education Offerings

Posted on: January 5, 2018

Butler Tech is offering some exciting Adult Education Classes at the Colerain Career Center.  Classes start soon so do not delay registration.  Thank you Butler Tech for being a great partner with NWLSD and caring about our community.

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