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Fundraiser Delivery

THE HELC FUNDRAISER HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR DELIVERY! More +
Larosas Pizza

HELC Partners with LaRosas to Promote Literacy

Houston Early Learning Center (HELC) is partnering with LaRosa’s Pizza to make learning delicious! Last week, LaRosa’s Mobile Kitchen donated the cooking supplies and will visit the preschool to allow each student to make their very own pizza and tour the facility. More +
Announcements

Important Announcements!

Please read some important announcements and reminders.  More +
Parents and Student

Read With Your Child Day - Fall 2019

Photos from our Read With Your Child Day  More +
Children

HELC's Curriculum Night

You are invented to attend!  More +
Reminder

REMINDER - NO PM PRESCHOOL FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH 2019

There will be no PM preschool classes on this day. More +
Houston Early Learning Center is a 5-Star Awarded PreSchool Program

HELC Receives 5-Star Award from the Ohio Department of Education

The Houston Early Learning Center was recently awarded and recognized as a 5-Star preschool for meeting the quality standards established by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). ODE’s Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) program is a five-tiered quality rating and improvement system created to recognize and promote early learning and development programs that meet quality standards over and above the health and safety licensing requirements.  More +
HELC Receives 5-Star Award

HELC Receives 5-Star Award from the State of Ohio

The State of Ohio's Step Up To Quality program is a Five-Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System... More +

Principal's Message

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! Your child is attending a 5 Star rated Step Up to Quality preschool program - the highest rating of preschools in the state of Ohio. This is a huge accomplishment for the school and we strive to continue this level of excellence. More +

Principal's Message

Dear Families of Houston Early Learning Center,

Welcome to 2019!  I hope each of you had an enjoyable Winter Break and were able to spend meaningful time with family and friends.
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DISTRICT NEWS

NWLSD saves $3.7 Million

NWLSD Saves Taxpayers $3,765,000

Northwest Local Schools recently locked in new interest rates to refinance the District's Series 2015 Bonds that will save homeowners and businesses in the District approximately $3,765,000 over the next 26 years. The refunding bonds have the same final maturity as the refunded bonds, which is December 1, 2045. More +
What's Next

NWLSD Community, 'Thank You for Your Support'

Thank you to our community. It is a privilege for our school district to be a part of this caring community. A strong community forges strong schools. Our students and staff are beyond blessed. It has been a very long road. Our parents, employees, board members and Community Partners for Education committee members and volunteers have put in a tremendous amount of work to accomplish this feat, but in the end, we know that the sweat and tears were worth it.
 
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Notice of Cancelled Board Meeting

Notice of Cancelled Board Meeting

In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of Education is cancelling the Regular Meeting scheduled for October 7th More +
Notice of Special Board Meeting

Notice of Special Board Meeting

In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the Northwest Local Board of Education is scheduling a Special Meeting, Monday August 12, 2019 @ 5:30 p.m. 
 
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Safety Night

NWLSD is Hosting Safety Night on August 28th

On Aug. 28, 2019 at 6:30 PM the Northwest Local School District will be hosting a School Safety Night.  Parents, students, staff and community members are welcome to attend.  We will have a presentation by our special guest L.I.V.E. Cincincinnati (http://livecincinnati.org/) as well as a discussion on other safety topics for our schools and students. 
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The Parent Project

Sign-up For Our Parent Project Classes!

NWLSD and The Village Empowerment Network would like to invite you to another round of Parent Project. Parent Project is a FREE 10-week parent education and support program designed specifically for the NWLSD community and parents of strong-willed adolescent children. The curriculum teaches concrete identification, prevention and intervention strategies for destructive adolescent behaviors (poor school attendance and performance, alcohol or drug use, gangs, runaways and violent teens, etc.).  

To register for the upcoming class or if you have any questions please contact: 

Lindsey Gibson, NWLSD Social Worker or Lisa Murray, Group Facilitator.

Please note that dinner will be provided each week and FREE Childcare is available (all ages) welcome!

Lindsey GIbson- (513) 648-4085

Lisa Murray- (513) 549-0417

REGISTRATION LINK

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Loving Solutions Classes

Sign up for our Loving Solutions Classes

Parent(s) and/or Caregivers:

NWLSD and The Village Empowerment Network would like to invite you to attend Loving Solutions. Loving Solutions is a FREE 10-week parent education and support program designed specifically for NWLSD ELEMENTARY (children ages 5-10 years) community and parents of strong-willed children. The curriculum teaches concrete identification, prevention and intervention strategies for students experiencing difficulties at home and/or school. 

To register for the upcoming class or if you have any questions please contact 

Lindsey Gibson, NWLSD Social Worker or Lisa Murray, Group Facilitator.

Please note that dinner will be provided each week and FREE Childcare is available (all ages) welcome!

Lindsey GIbson- (513) 648-4085

Lisa Murray- (513) 549-0417

REGISTRATION LINK


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WLWT interview

Our Pleasant Run Family was on the News!

Look who was on the news! Today, Channel 5 news interviewed PRMS Principal, Brad Watkins; Assistant PRMS Principal, Alison Dreisbach; PRE Co-Principals, Casey Scherz and Jemel Weathers; and Northwest Local School District Superintendent, Todd Bowling! WLWT Meteorologist, Randi Rico did a live broadcast of the weather report in the PRE Media Center. Here are a few photos from today’s interview!   More +
Academic Achievements

NWLSD is Improving Student Achievement

The Northwest Local School District is going beyond to raise our academic achievements. Last year, our District had several improvements that we are proud to celebrate. More +
NWLSD's Super Chat Podcast

Super Chat Podcast: July 2019

Check out Northwest Local School District's "Super Chat Podcast." On this month's episode, we’ll address one of our upcoming transportation changes. More +