Northwestern School District • 100 Harthan Way, Albion PA 16401 • 814.756.9400

Home of the Wildcats • Mr. John Hansen, Superintendent

Northwestern High SchoolNorthwestern Middle School • Northwestern ElementarySpringfield Elementary

4.25.19 ~ 4pm ~ Track & Field vs. Ft. LeBoeuf

4.25.19 ~ 4pm ~ Middle School Volleyball at General McLane

4.25.19 ~ 4pm ~ Softball at Eisenhower

4.26.19 ~ Middle School Track & Field at Iroquois w/Seneca

4.26.19 ~ 6pm ~ Baseball vs. Girard (Varsity only)

4.27.19 ~ Track & Field at Hickory Invitational

Cap & Gown Picture Day!

Mark your calendars for upcoming Drama Club events...

PSSAs are right around the corner...

The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently shared this document to pass along to our parents. Please take a moment to review it, PSSA Parent Information.

REVISED 2019 SPRING SPORTS SCHEDULE

The biggest change is the April 11th Track and Field Meet @ Northwestern. IT IS CANCELED. We will run a tri-meet @ Fairview on April 30th. All noted in newly attached schedule.

2018-19 REVISED Spring Sports Schedule_0001.pdf

WEEKEND WITH THE ARTS SCHEDULE

May 3-5, 2019

Mark your calendars for this wonderful spring event at Northwestern School District.

The 2019-2020 school calendar was Board approved on March 18, 2019.


2019-2020 Calendar-FINAL.pdf

Temporary long-term substitute position for Middle School Girl’s Health and Physical Education

Anticipated opening late March or early April 2019

Contact Greg Lehman or complete substitute application process by Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Sharing again as a point of reference - school cancellations and delays

NW School District Guidelines for School Cancellations and Delays.pdf

Certified Day-to-Day Teacher and Emergency Certified Substitutes

If you are interested in working as a substitute teacher for Northwestern School District, please contact Kelly Educational Staffing, at (814) 350-2192. For more information on Kelly Educational Staffing, please see the link below to their website.

The Northwestern School District utilizes substitute teachers in all certification areas from candidates with a Pennsylvania teaching certificate. If you do not have a teaching certificate but have a minimum of a bachelor's degree, you may be eligible to be an emergency certified substitute teacher. You will need proof of a bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university.

ALiCE Parent Letter.pdf

Please take a moment to read about the updated safety initiative at Northwestern School District.


Career Street Outreach letter to parents.pdf

What is Career Street? Hopefully your middle school or high school student has talked about this career exploration opportunity. This is your chance to...

Be a part of education

Be a part of workforce development

Be a part of Career Street

The attached letter explains how you or your employer can become involved.

Springfield Elementary is once again a finalist in the Erie News Now How Cool is Your School Contest. Check out this year's entry and VOTE! Voting ends Wednesday, November 21.

Volunteers play a vital role in our district. As a reminder, our district requires certain clearances from our community members in order to remain in compliance with current laws and regulations. As a general rule, clearances are valid for five (5) years from the date of issuance. Please visit the links listed under Parent Info, Information for School Volunteers, to update your clearances. Feel free to contact the building office or the administration office with any questions or to check on the status of your clearances.

NEW ONLINE SUBMISSION LINK - Transportation Change Form

Recruitment position details.pdf

Keystone Smiles CLC-AMERICORPS is currently accepting applications! Positions are available for the 2018-2019 school year at Northwestern Elementary and Springfield Elementary. Click on the brochure (PDF) on the left for details about the program.

Visit the link above to apply.

Superintendent Evaluation

The Northwestern School District Board of Directors completed the 2017-2018 performance assessment on July 9, 2018. Mr. John B. Hansen met the agreed upon objective performance standards as outlined in the document below.

Northwestern School District Superintendent Evaluation

GREAT NEWS FOR NORTHWESTERN AND SPRINGFIELD ELEMENTARY STUDENTS!

Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year ALL students in both elementary schools, regardless of income level, can receive a FREE breakfast and lunch, provided through our cafeteria and food service company, Nutrition, Inc. More information can be found in the attached flyer and letter.

Community Eligibility Program Flyer

Letter from Dan Christensen

Annual Notifications of Policies 4.5.2019.pdf

Annual Notifications

All Northwestern School District Board policies are available at Board Docs.

Mission

The Northwestern School District, in partnership with its parents, seeks to instill in its students, high standards for academic scholarship, integrity, leadership, and responsible citizenship.

Vision

Northwestern School District, in partnership with parents and community, will empower students to be successful, responsible citizens whose work ethic and academic skills will prepare them for a continually changing global society.

Shared Values

We believe

...all students can learn, given the appropriate amount of time and instruction.

...a safe and secure environment must be provided for our students and staff.

...lifelong learning is crucial for success.

...students, parents, community, and staff are partners in the educational process.

...students benefit from diverse learning opportunities.

...the Northwestern School District is a community of learners that values every individual.

...utilizing current technology is fundamental and an integral part of learning.

...a comprehensive curriculum is vital for meeting the needs of all students.

...students learn best when they are actively engaged in learning.

...open communication between all members of the Northwestern community is essential.