KnightVision Electronic Newsletter
KnightVision May 2011  
Graduation! ¨ Excellence in Education Program ¨ Stewartsville Teachers Rally for Cystic Fibrosis Research ¨ High School Mock Accident ¨ Engineering for Young Women ¨ Preliminary Budget ¨ Nick Cirucci to be Honored in Harrisburg ¨ Hillcrest Field Day at Knights Stadium ¨ High School Students Create Business Ideas ¨ Hahntown Elementary Student Wins Fourth-Grade Spelling Bee ¨ Sunset Valley “Law Day” ¨ Norwin School District Community Foundation Awards Grants to Teachers ¨ Athletics ¨ Guidance Corner ¨ Students Win Cultural Trust Art Awards ¨ Holocaust Program at Norwin Middle School ¨ Middle School Receives Fuel Up to Play Grant ¨ Modern Language Student Receives Award For Her Passion For Languages ¨ Three High School Students Receive Awards at Women in Science at Seton Hill ¨ Norwin Council of PTAs Annual Recognition ¨ Norwin Color Guard Ranked as One of Best in The World ¨ Norwin Students’ Art in D.C. ¨ Lunch Price Increases for 2011-2012 ¨ Butterfly Garden at Sheridan Terrace ¨ Sheridan Students Visit Compass Inn ¨ Financial Literacy Lessons ¨ Photos from the End of the School Year

 April 2011
April 2011 KV  
Students Build Signs for Great Allegheny Passage ¨ Norwin Middle School Hosts PMEA District Jr High Band Concert ¨ Safe Schools Committee Begins Work ¨ Aviary at Stewartsville ¨ “Grim Reaper” Day ¨ High School Art Show ¨ District Budget and Staffing Update ¨ Guidance Corner ¨ Sheridan Terrace Special Persons Day ¨ Board Takes Action Against Voucher Plan ¨ Norwin Center for the Performing Arts ¨ High School Students Read Dr. Seuss to Preschoolers ¨ Rotary - Interact Club Luncheon ¨ Knights Excel at American Chemical Contest ¨ Middle School Students Add to Tornado Relief ¨ Norwin Council of PTAs Pirates Game ¨ Kennywood Tickets ¨ Athletics

 March 2011
March 2011 KV  

School Calendar Changes¨ Students Raise Money for Local Tornado Damage and Japan Relief ¨ National Parenting Expert John Rosemond to Provide Free Seminar ¨ Two HS Students Collect Newborn Care Items ¨ Arts Aplenty! ¨ Elementary Excitement ¨ High School Career Fair ¨ Guidance Corner ¨ Science and Math Roundup ¨ Clubs Making a Positive Impact ¨ Cooking to Learn ¨ Performing Arts Power ¨ Athletics ¨ School Library Catalogs Online ¨ Food and Nutrition Services Update ¨ Glass Menagerie Trip to Pittsburgh

 February 2011
Feb 2011 KV  
School Calendar Changes ¨ State Auditor General Jack Wagner Applauds Norwin Academic and Financial Performance ¨ Norwin Heads to States for Science Bowl ¨ High School Musical, Copacabana ¨ Willy Wonka to Perform March 4 and 5 ¨ Two Singers, Percussion Ensemble Headed to Perform at All-Eastern Musical Conference ¨ BINGO for BOOKS ¨ Guidance Corner ¨ SOAR Quiz Teams Compete in Tournament ¨ Art Students Make Bowls for the Hungry ¨ Prom Fashion Show ¨ Norwin Appears in State Magazine ¨ Title I Family Event Draws 160 Parents, Students ¨ Superintendent Presents Roadmap for Future ¨ Greg Kenney Presents Portrait of Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks at Hillcrest, Middle School ¨ Norwin’s Got Talent ¨ Middle School Color Guard Earns First Place ¨ Principal’s Council at Hillcrest Intermediate ¨ Band, Choral, and Orchestra Students Advance ¨ Job Shadowing Juniors ¨ Sheridan Terrace students learn about St. Jude’s Hospital ¨ From the Athletic Director’s Desk ¨ Norwin SD Community Foundation Seeks Two Volunteer Directors ¨ Free and Reduced Lunches ¨ Steelers Fever

 January 2011
Jan 2011 KV  
School Calendar Changes: Take Note ¨ 2011-2012 School Calendar Approved ¨ Snow Delays: Message from Superintendent ¨ School Director Recognition Month ¨ Students Rally to Help Rotary Backpack Project ¨ Guidance Corner ¨ Connor Woods Makes it to State Finals in Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest ¨ Scheduling “Faire” Set for Thurs., February 3 ¨ 100th Day Celebrations at Elementary Schools ¨ Steelers Door Decorating Contest at Hillcrest ¨ High School Student Zach Ligus Earns Wimmer Scholarship to St. Vincent ¨ Hillcrest Students Sell Original Cookbooks for County Food Bank ¨ Food Services Update ¨ Kindergarten Registration ¨ Holiday Fun Day for Life Skills and Autistic Support Students ¨ Road to the “Souper” Bowl at Sunset Valley ¨ Intra-School Leadership Conference ¨ Young Washington arrives at Hillcrest ¨ National Groundhog Job Shadow Day ¨ Libby the Therapy Dog Visits Sunset Valley ¨ From the Athletic Director’s Desk ¨ Norwin Select Choir Performed at Let Freedom Sing! Celebration of M. L. King, Jr. ¨ Rainforest Rhythms visits Sheridan Terrace ¨ Student Talent Show at Sunset Valley ¨ Performing Arts Day at Norwin High School ¨ Hahntown Elementary ¨ Winter Carnival ¨ Straight Talk for Parents ¨ Colonial Days at Hillcrest

 December 2010
Dec 2011 KV  
Science Alumni Day ¨ U.S. Flag Flown Over Iraq to Honor Show Choir ¨ Holiday-Themed Learning at Hahntown and Stewartsville ¨ Sheridan Terrace Fun Fair Raises $1,800 for Irwin Food Bank ¨ Guidance Corner ¨ Middle School Student Lance Frye Leads Heart Association Fund-Raiser ¨ Norwin Students Selected for 3 Honors Bands ¨ Leadership Principles Learned at Gettysburg ¨ Students Excel at County Quiz Bowl ¨ Norwin Administrators Present at State Curriculum Conference ¨ A Night with the Young Knights ¨ A Day in Ancient Greece ¨ Steely McBeam Visits Sunset Valley Elementary School ¨ Food Services Update ¨ Lemonade Fund-Raiser at Stewartsville Elementary ¨ Hillcrest Life Skills Students Make T-Day Feast ¨ Tax Office Closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 2 ¨ Students Make Gingerbread Replica of Historic Larimer House

 November 2010
Nov 2010 KV  
Welcome to the e-Newsletter ¨ Student Leaders, Jennifer Miele Speak at District’s First Business-Education-Community Program ¨ Army Selects Student for All-American Band ¨ KDKA-TV Extra Effort Award: Tim Petro ¨ Norwin Celebrates Veterans Day ¨ High School Students Sharpen Leadership Skills ¨ Hahntown Elementary Distance Learning / Reading Event ¨ Students, Staff Help Those in Need ¨ National Merit Semifinalists ¨ Amazing Kids Workshops at Hillcrest Intermediate School ¨ Student Council Advisors of the Year ¨ Guidance Corner ¨ Ultimate Math Challenge at Sunset Valley ¨ District Awarded Robotics Program Grant ¨ From the Athletic Director’s Desk ¨ Norwin Teachers Learn About Nanotechnology ¨ Food Services Update ¨ Westmoreland Day of Giving Dec. 1 ¨ District May Save $2.9 Million through Bond Refinancing ¨ High School Student Leads “Pink Out” ¨ Norwin Administrator Featured on Westmoreland County Radio Talk Show ¨ Candy Cane Castle: Saturday, December 11