District News

January NWLSD and Community News

Posted on: January 5, 2018


January Monthly District & Community News

Upcoming Events

  • 1/8/18 In-Service-- No School

  • 1/8/18 Board of Education Meeting

  • 1/22/18 Board of Education Meeting

  • 1/23/18 8th Grade Family Night @ Northwest High School

  • 1/29/18 Faith-Based Organization Collaboration Meeting--Details below

  • Waycross Schedule

 Exciting News Around NWLSD

  • Colerain High School art teacher, Carrie Barnett, was elected the President Elect for the Ohio Art Education Association this past November during their annual conference which was held in Toledo. The OAEA is a statewide service organization operated by an executive committee and board of directors, consisting of elected representatives from nine regions and eight divisions. These volunteers serve in a variety of capacities on the local, regional and state levels. Carrie begins her new role this January and will assume the Presidential duties in January of 2019. Congratulations to her as she continues to serve art educators from around the state.  

  • Tara Sprandel, a Butler Tech Bioscience/Colerain High School student, will be recognized as being one of Ohio’s five Career Tech Education Presidential Scholars Program semi-finalists.

  • 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.  Stop by the district webpage for more information.  NWLSD.org

  • The Momentum Award is presented by the State Board of Education and recognizes schools for exceeding expectations in student growth for the year. Schools must earn straight A’s on all Value-Added measures on the report card. The school or district must have at least two Value-Added subgroups of students, which includes gifted, lowest 20% in achievement, and students with disabilities. We are happy to announce that Northwest Local School District is one of 7 school districts in southwest Ohio to receive this award!

  • Butler Tech is now offering FREE adult classes for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages).  For more information and to Pre-register online go to:  ButlerTech.org/ABLE or call 513-645-8248.  See document below.

  • On 1/23/18 at 6:30, families of current 8th graders and future Northwest Knights are invited to the 8th Grade Family Night at NWHS.  

  • On 1/29/18 from 10:30-12pm, local faith-based organizations are invited to meet with NWLSD administration to discuss collaboration efforts to serve our great community.  Please RSVP by emailing Dustin Gehring, Student Services, dgehring@nwlsd.og.

  • Weekly Northwest Notables Blog

  • NWLSD Construction Update Site

Superintendent Todd Bowling’s Most Recent Podcast

December Superintendent Podcast

December Topics include:

  • 2018/2019 School Calendar
  • Diversity/Equity District Committee
  • Momentum Award for NWLSD
  • Value Added Criteria
  • Professional Training for Elementary Staff
  • Days added for Elementary Staff Only
  • No School for Elementary Students ONLY on
  • January 3rd and April 2nd
  •  New School Board Members
  •  Congrats and thanks to outgoing board members
  •  http://static.theflypod.com/episodes/northwest-local-schools/

Upcoming Board Meeting Agenda Items

  • Oath of Office for New Board Members

  • Election of Board President

  • Election Board Vice-President

  • Approval of Board Meeting Calendar

  • Approval of Tax Budget