Welcome to 

rthwest Elementary School! 

Home of the 2016 New Hampshire Principal of the Year 
                                                2018-2019 School Year 
First Day of School
Wednesday, September 5th 

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. 

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

Event Information

In celebration of Back to School, Microsoft Store Burlington Mall will be hosting a BACK TO SCHOOL RALLY to supply youth with FREE BACKPACKS and SCHOOL SUPPLIES.* There will be an opportunity for Xbox gaming, Minecraft Coding, Paint 3D and more! We will also have a CHILD I.D. BOOTH sponsored by NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY.

Snacks and drinks will be provided!

Please note: These items will be limited on a first-come, first-serve basis, and will only be valid between the date and time listed.

*No purchase necessary, students must be present to receive back to school supplies. Limit one per student.

Date: Sunday, August 19th Time: 11am—1pm Line starts at 10:30am

Microsoft Store at Burlington Mall 75 Middlesex Turnpike Burlington, Ma 01803 781-685-1000

Questions? Email Clarisse at clbeauva@microsoft.com

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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.

Fun in the Sun

Fun in the Sun
Fun in the Sun is a free summer day camp for Manchester children ages 6-12. Campers enjoy a variety of activities, games, sports, swim lessons and free swim! 

Registration: July 3rd & 5th
Please bring child's birth certificate. Children must be born between July 1, 2006, and July 1, 2012. 
Location: JFK Memorial Coliseum, Livingston Park, Piscataquog Park
Start Date: July 9th
End Date: August 17th
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. 

Registrations are accepted through the 6 weeks camp when in session provided space is available. 

Smencils Sales

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

Dates: 5/17-5/18

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: 

Fisher Cats

Join us at 
Manchester Summer Learning Community Night
  ... Merchants and Comcast have donated tickets and food vouchers for 500 of our Manchester Students ..., come out a fun night filled with lots of summer learning fun! 

Link to purchase tickets at a discount rate: 

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! 


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!


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! 
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



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.