KnightVision  Electronic Newsletter
 April 2015
coverapril2015 1. Middle School Students Respond to Mock Environmental Disaster at STEM Day
2. Norwin Senior Wins Congressional Art Contest, Is Recognized for Skill in Visual Arts
3. Pennsylvania Avenue School to Open Time Capsule May 27
4. Look What Your Support Can Do for Norwin Students on Westmoreland County Day of Giving
5. Students See Dangers of Drunken Driving Up Close
6. High School Team Wins Westmoreland County Envirothon for Second Year in a Row
7. Hillcrest, Middle, and High School Students Succeed at Pittsburgh Regional Science Fair
8. Living Wax Museum at Hillcrest
9. Athletics
10. Two High School Students Earn Spots in All-Eastern Band
11. Six Students Make All-State Ensembles
12. Educational Leaders Share Best Practices, Grapple with Demographic Data, at Westmoreland County Workforce Forum
13. School Board Approves Three Resolutions
14. FBI and Norwin Work Together To Benefit School District
15. Stewartsville STEM Day
16. Pitt’s Center for Neuroscience Visits High School
17. Senior Citizens’ Dinner
18. High School FCCLA Students Experience State Leadership Conference
19. Bridge Engineering Competition
20. Alpacas Visit Sheridan Terrace Elementary School
21. Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center: Norwin Students of the Month
22. Guidance Corner
23. PTA District Science Fair
24. Poetry Slam at Hahntown Elementary School
25. Teacher’s Recommend “App of the Month” — Virtual Manipulatives
26. Used Book Sale at Norwin High School Library
27. High School, Middle School Students Excel at Science Olympiad
28. Hillcrest Students Experience “E for Engineering” and Rockin’ Robots
29. Sheridan Terrace Teachers Surprise Students with Uptown Funk Dance at PSSA Pep Rally
30. Dental Health Poster Contest Winner
31. North Huntingdon Township Officials Present Local Government Lesson at Stewartsville

March 2015   
covermarch2015 1. Students Raise $18,400 to Fight No. 1 Killer (Heart Disease)
2. Parents, Business Partners Sought for School STEM Presentations
3. Parents Encouraged to View Success in the New Economy Video
4. Teachers Awarded Grants to Boost Student Opportunities
5. Students from Japan Visit Norwin Schools, Community
6. Norwin Student Council Hosts 300 Student Leaders at District IV Conference
7. Norwin Awarded $45,000 to Begin Offering Three Engineering Courses
8. STEM Education Opportunities Growing; FBI Cyber Security Course Planned
9. High School, Middle School, and Hillcrest Students at Westmoreland Reading Competition
10. Middle School Students Spread Sunshine at Golden Heights
11. Share with a Dear Senior Citizen in Your Life: Senior Citizens Dinner Set for April 26
12. Athletics
13. Public Invited: Eleventh-Annual Senior Art Show, Friday, April 17, 2015
14. Career Fair Gives High School Students Glimpse of Future
15. Seven Norwin Students Named State Winners in PTA Reflections
16. Reading with the Stars at Hahntown
17. High School Students Excel at Japanese Speech Contest
18. Winter Guard International
19. Arts Day at Hillcrest
20. Middle, High School Winners of VFW Essay Contest
21. Guidance Corner
22. Eighteen STEM Camps Offered This Summer
23. Teachers, Assistant Principal Present at State STEM Conference
24. “Scene” Around Norwin Schools
25. Parents, Community Invited to Prescription Drug Abuse Forum with Dr. Cyril Wecht
26. Teacher’s App of the Month: Khan Academy

February 2015
cover feb 2015 1. Girls Basketball Team Makes WPIAL Championships
2. Westmoreland County Judge Holds “Courtroom in Classroom” at High School
3. Spring Musical Legally Blonde
4. Middle School Team Wins at IndEEE 500 Robot Race
5. School Calendar
6. Rotary Chili & Wings, Lions Club Cupcake Fund-Raisers for Students in Need
7. STEM Summer Camps
8. Athletics
9. Kick-Off to College, Careers, and More March 25
10. Spotlight on Norwin / Central Westmoreland CTC Students
11. Air Force JROTC Change of Command Ceremony at High School
12. AFJROTC Spaghetti Dinner Fund-Raiser Sunday March 8
13. Norwin Preliminary Budget
14. Hillcrest Students Raise $2,500 through “Valentines for Grace”
15. Local EMS Agency Provides CPR Training to Child Development Class
16. Teacher Training Features Congressman Murphy, Police Chief, Others
17. Middle School Beard-A-Thon Raises $1,000 for Pet Friends
18. Pittsburgh CLO Presents The Next Galileo for Hillcrest
19. Hahntown Students Play Bingo for Books
20. High School Life Skills Class Update
21. Sunset Valley Talent Show Features 34 Student Acts
22. Sheridan Terrace Family Game “Knight”
23. Carnegie Science Center Comes to Stewartsville
24. Teacher’s App of the Month: Epic! for Educators
25. Night with Young Knights Rescheduled

January 2015
Jan2015 1. Re-Envisioning the Norwin STEM Innovation Center
2. Hillcrest Students Create Library Mural
3. Prom / Homecoming Consignment Sale & Prom Fashion Show
4. Kindergarten Registration
5. School Director Recognition Month
6. Superintendent Keynote Speaker at Westmoreland County Prayer Breakfast
7. Athletics
8. Guidance Corner
9. Spotlight on Norwin / Central Westmoreland CTC Students
10. High School Student Council Advisor Serving as Pa. District IV Director
11. Winter Robotics Camps to Be Offered
12. Teacher’s App of the Month: Google Chrome Web
13. Will Your Young Knight be Ready for Kindergarten?
14. Middle and High School Music Students Excel
15. Show Choir Performing Arts Day Saturday, February 21, 2015
16. Mobile Ultrasound Unit Visits Physics in Medicine Class

December 2014
1. High School Students Raise $7,538 for Children’s Hospital
2. More than 30 Norwin Science Alumni Present Lessons to Students at Hillcrest, Middle School, High School
3. “Hour of Code” Visits Hahntown, Sheridan, Stewartsville, Sunset Valley
4. Westmoreland Superintendents, Business Leaders Target “Skills Mismatch”
5. K’Nex “High Wire Challenge” Zooms through Hahntown Elementary
6. Spotlight on Norwin / Central Westmoreland CTC Students
7. Athletics
8. Hillcrest Teacher Wins FirstEnergy Grant
9. Heart-Healthy Fund-Raiser for National “Wear Red” Day Feb. 6
10. Sunset Valley’s Second-Annual “Stuff a Bus” Program Donates 62 Toys
11. PTA-Sponsored “Tree of Caring”
12. Ultimate Math Challenge at Hahntown
13. “Lightbot” Recommended as “App of the Month”
14. Night with the Young Knights

November 2014
Nov2014 1. Business-Education-Community Program Celebrates “Individual Effort, Collective Success”
2. Middle School Donates 7,290 lbs. of Food
3. Hillcrest Students in Life Skills and Gifted Programs Prepare Thanksgiving Feast
4. Candy Cane Castle to Be Held Saturday, December 13
5. Three Norwin High School Students Serve as State Officers for Service Clubs
6. Spotlight on Norwin / Central Westmoreland CTC Students
7. Sheridan Terrace Students Learn to “Envision Engineering” from Pitt Students
8. Norwin Superintendent Renewed
9. School District Celebrates Veterans’ Day
10. Elementary Gifted Students Compete at Westmoreland County Quiz Bowl
11. Middle School Music Students Excel
12. Guidance Corner
13. Athletics
14. Norwin Teachers Recommend “App of the Month” for Home Use

 October 2014
Oct2014  1. Red Ribbon Week at Norwin
2. Norwin Reality Tour: Life-Saving Presentation
3. High School Students First in State to Receive STEM Premier
4. Congratulations to Norwin Band
5. High School AP Environmental Science Class Stream Study
6. Spotlight on Norwin / Central Westmoreland CTC Students
7. Athletics
8. Carnegie Mellon “Women in Engineering Day”
9. Guidance Corner
10. Hillcrest Students Celebrate New Fitness Equipment
11. Science Alumni Days
12. New High School eBooks Available to Students and Parents
13. Three High School Musicians Earn Spot on PMEA Honors String Orchestra
14. Tony Hoffman, Pro BMX Competitor and Recovering Addict, Visits High School
15. First-Ever Homecoming Carnival a Hit
16. “Spooky Science” Demonstrated for Students
17. Westmoreland Cleanways at Hahntown
18. Sunset Valley Students “Abuzz” after Beekeeper’s Visit
19. Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County Visits Hahntown
20. Night with the Young Knights Session Set for Tues. Nov. 18
21. Kindergarten Classes at Sunset Valley Celebrate Johnny Appleseed
22. Stewartsville Students Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer

 September 2014
setp2014 1. Homecoming Festivities October 2, 3, and 4
2. Norwin’s Matt Seiler Named to All-National Concert Band
3. New Partnership with Westmoreland County Community College
4. $500,000 State Grant for Norwin School District
5. Fallen Heroes to Be Remembered with Norwin Area Veterans’ Memorial
6. NHS Theatre Company Presents Spamalot
7. New Option at High School: Career and Technical Education in Ninth Grade
8. Spotlight on Norwin / Central Westmoreland CTC Students
9. New Laser Engraver for High School
10. Athletics
11. Football Players Read to Elementary Students
12. Pink Out Football Game Friday, October 10 to Support Breast Cancer Research
13. Three High School Students Named National Merit Semifinalists
14. Guidance Corner
15. Band Marches to Another Successful Start
16. Interact, FCCLA Clubs Earn Acclaim from County Parks and Rec Department
17. High School Physics Instructor Named Air Force Teacher of the Year
18. Blood Drives Begin; Parents Can Help with Special Code
19. Middle School Video Crew Gets New Cameras from “Crowdfunding” Web Site
20. Hillcrest Offers Parents a New Family Resource Center
21. Welcome to New Elementary Students
22. Norwin Show Choir Presents Fall Performing Arts Day
23. Stewartsville Raises Money for Juvenile Diabetes
24. New Air Force Junior ROTC Class Planning Community Service Projects
25. Fourth-Annual Knights Helping Knights Clothing Drive
26. Norwin Featured in Regional Math-Science Annual Report
27. Norwin Nurses Share Tips for Protecting Yourself, Family During Flu Season

August 2014
1. New This School Year
2. Pair of Miss Pennsylvania Winners Donate to Norwin Backpack Program
3. Re-Envisioning the STEM Innovation Center
4. Norwin Offers Paperless Student Information Update
5. Grants from Norwin Foundation Benefit Hillcrest, Middle School Students
6. Norwin Informational Videos Released
7. Administrators Receive Emergency Management Software Training
8. Free Drug and Alcohol Prevention Awareness Event at Adelphoi Village, Latrobe
9. Athletics
10. Sixth-Annual Norwin Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
11. Food and Nutrition Services Reminder
12. Student Transportation Reminder
13. Guidance Corner
14. High School Teacher Leads Donation Drive for School Supplies