Welcome to 

rthwest Elementary School! 

Home of the 2016 Principal of the Year 
for New Hampshire!  
                                                2017-2018 School Year 
First Day of School
                                                                   Tuesday, September 5, 2017 

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. 

April 3rd - First Lego Expo
April 11th -  City Year Literacy Night 
6:00-7:30 pm
Travel Back in Time with Us! 
Northwest Elementary

April 19th - Fisher Cats Education Day

Monday, April 23rd - Friday, April 27th 
Spring Vacation 

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! 
Smencils will be sold on the following dates in the lobby before school starts. 

Dates: 3/15 - 3/16

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 Registration 

April 18th 
9:00-11:30 am 
12:00-2:30 pm
 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! 



  National Reading Month! 

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

Buy your Northwest clothing here! 
OPEN Thursday, March 29th to April 5th! 

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 FIRST WEEK OF MAY! 
The last day to order will be :April 5th! 

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



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 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.