Welcome to 

No
rthwest Elementary School! 

Home of the 2016 Principal of the Year 
for New Hampshire!  
                                                2017-2018 School Year 
Last Day of School
                                                                    Friday, June 15th 
                                                           Early Release Day 11:15 am. 

Here are some important dates to remember:

School Hours: 8:35 a.m. - 2:55 p.m. * Please refer to the Student Handbook for more information. 


5/3 - 4th Grade Manchester Water Works Science Fair at 9:00 am. 

5/10 - Cops and Kids Day for K, 2nd and 4th graders

5/25 - Memorial Day Celebration at 9:30 am. 

5/28 - Memorial Day NO SCHOOL

5/29 - Northwest Student Art Fair 5:30-6:30 pm.

5/30 - 4th grade  Lego Showcase: Time TBA

5/31 - 5th Grade Step-Up Day
            Kindergarten Orientation 6:00-7:00pm

6/4 - Field Day for grades 3, 4, & 5

6/5 - Field Day for grades, K, 1, & 2

6/6  - Rain Date for Field Day

6/11 - 5th Grade Dance

6/12 - 5th Grade Graduation 9:30 am 

6/13 - Kindergarten Graduation:
Perron, Dorval, Bond 9:00 - 10:00
                 Glejzer, Fleming, Cate 10:15 - 11:15

6/15 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL 
EARLY RELEASE DAY @ 11:15 am. 

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Manchester School District Special Committee on Parental Involvement

At the March 14, 2018, Parental Involvement Forum of the Manchester Board of School Committee, the discussion included possible topics for
further work of this committee to engage parents, grandparents and the community in becoming more involved in our schools. Please take a moment to complete the following survey to provide feedback to the Special Committee On Parental Involvement to help plan their future work to increase engagement in our community in our schools. Please complete by May 23, 2018.




Looking for 2017-18 Supply Lists 
by G
rade Level? 
Click HERE

Looking for Before and After School Programs for your child? Please visit our Before and After School Program page. 

Smencils Sales

Smencils! ON SALE 
LAST TIME THIS YEAR!! 
Smencils will be sold on the following dates in the lobby before school starts. 

Dates: 5/17-5/18
$1.00! 

West Side Library

There are so many wonderful programs and opportunities at the West Side Library! 
Check out their monthly flyers:

 We are open Monday through Friday
Mondays-Thursdays we are open in the afternoon from 12:30-5:30
 Fridays, we are open 9:30-1:30.  
We will have lots of programs for the kids and teen after school as well as a morning story time on Fridays.


Youth Center

The Regis A. Lemaire Youth Center
is opening again!  
It provides a safe space for internet access, opportunities to complete homework, table games, and in fun with friends.  It will be open for the month of November on weekday afternoons from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.  The center is open to 9-15 year olds in Manchester and it is free of charge. The Lemaire Center has been and will continue to be a positive environment for the youth in Manchester.


Hour of Code

Computer Science Education Week  
December 5 - 11


"Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. We believe computer science should be part of core curriculum, alongside other courses such as biology, chemistry or algebra."

Students can continue their learning and exploration at: 





Northwest Elementary School
Kindergarten Orientation! 
Join us on May 31, 2018
6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Learn about:
  • A day in the life of your new Kindergarten student.
  • Meet the Principal and the Kindergarten team. 
  • Tour the Classrooms
  • Each child will receive a book! Enjoy the experience of reading together! 

Kindergarten Registration 

 Please bring the following with you:
  • child's birth certificate
  • 2 proofs of residency 
  • current immunization & physical 
Not sure which school your child will attend? Check here! 

Mapp

The New Hampshire Department of Education 
 NOE is working with your school to better understand the school's family engagement practices. Please take some time to complete this short survey regarding the current practices in the school building. Your information will be confidential and we won't share your individual responses. Thank you!

Art Fair

Northwest Student Art Fair
Tuesday, May 29th 
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Please join us for a fun evening of Art, Raffles and Ice Cream! 
Check out the Flyers in your child's backpack to purchase a framed and matted piece of your child's artwork! 

We will also have a framing station set up at the Art Fair for you to purchase a framed and matter piece of your child's artwork.

We look forward to seeing you are this fun-filled event for the whole family! 

Elks

Free Children's Book Fair
Presented By: The Manchester Elks

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
( or until all books are gone)

Manchester Elks Lodge
290 Granite St. 
Manchester, NH 03102



Many Titles To Choose From 
For Grades K-5
limit 2 books per child, while quantities last

HeadStart


STA




Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock as well as you, that reading to kids helps improve memory, expands vocabulary and enhances imagination (to name just a few things) and we want to share this important message with schools in our community.

Reading with Your Children



Spirit Store


SPIRIT OF NORTHWEST! 
Buy your Northwest clothing here! 
CLOSED for the 2017-2018 Season


Please go to www.selectspiritwear.com and scroll down to Northwest on the left-hand column. It will bring you to the store.

All items will arrive Went home 4/30! 
The last day to order will be :TBA

All payments are made online and the orders will come together to the school.
Please contact Mrs. McGovern if you have any questions.

Northwest Events Calendar

Redistricting

Easterseals



Good morning community partners!

 

Attached you will find flyers for our upcoming program offerings. 

 

Our next session of Positive Solutions for Families will begin on July 11th.  Space is limited – so please have clients register soon!

 

As always our HiSET program is enrolling clients year round for the four classes we offer.  We offer two day time classes at our 435 South Main Street location and two evening classes, at Gossler Park Elementary School and Beech Street School. 



Reminders

Reminders for the School Year

  • For the safety of your child, any changes to his/her dismissal need to be in writing to the teacher. 

  • Don't forget to call 624-6321 to report your child absent. Please state first and last name, teacher name and the reason why your child is absent from school. 

Volunteer Opportunites

Volunteering at Northwest



Don't forget to check out the
for more information on how you could help out at Northwest! 



 
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Manchester School District Announcements



School Food and Nutrition

Visit our School Food and Nutrition pages to view monthly breakfast & lunch menus.You can also read health and nutrition tips and learn about wellness initiatives in our schools. Visit www.myschoolbucks.com to manage your student's account balance.

SAU 37 Federal Projects

Visit our Federal Projects pages for information on District and School Improvement Plans. You will also find information on School Choice and Supplemental Education Services.