KnightVision  Electronic Newsletter
April 2014
 April 2014 1. Sheridan Student One of Three in State Honored
2. Students Solve Mystery at Middle School STEM Day
3. Two from Norwin Selected as “Hines Ward Positive Athletes”
4. High School Student Council Recognized with Gold Award
5. Teacher Grant Program Benefits 690 Students This Year
6. Day of Giving: An Opportunity to Support Innovative Learning on Tuesday, May 6
7. High School SADD Club Provides Mock Accident Experience
8. All-State Music Honors
9. High School Students Learn about Financial Reality
10. Norwin Technology Club Battles at BotsIQ Competition
11. Summer Theater Camp Offered
12. Norwin Color Guard Shines This Season
13. New State Law, Revised School Policy Allow Audio Recording on School Buses
14. Autism Awareness Day
15. Science Olympiad at Sunset Valley
16. STEM Day at Sheridan Terrace Elementary School
17. High School Peer Buddies Assist at Race for Grace
18. Hillcrest Students Excel at K’Nex STEM Design Challenge
19. Athletics
20. New Head Varsity Football Coach Selected
21. Westmoreland Interscholastic Reading Competition
22. Pitt Mobile Science Lab Visits Stewartsville Elementary
23. March Arts Day Visits Hillcrest
24. Career Fair Educates High School Students
25. High School Students Donate 250 Units of Blood This Year
26. Norwin Finishes Third in Local Pasta Bridge Engineering Competition
27. Student’s Artwork Appears in Pennsylvania Game News
28. Sheridan Terrace Students Raise $700 for March of Dimes
29. Middle School Musicians Jazz Things up a Bit
30. Suite Café: A Musical Fund-Raiser Saturday, May 10 at Norwin High School
31. Guidance Corner
32. College and Career Night Tuesday, April 1
March 2014
 march2014 1. High School “Bots IQ” Students Win First at Regional Competition
2. Hillcrest Student Earns 2nd Place at Pittsburgh Sci & Engineering Fair
3. I Do Like Them, Sam-I-Am!
4. You Are Invited: Wellness and Nutrition Expo Saturday, April 5
5. College and Career Night Tuesday, April 1
6. Congratulations to Cast and Crew of Anything Goes
7. High School Student Places Third in Youth Wildlife Art Contest
8. Public Invited: Tenth-Annual Senior Art Show, Friday April 25th
9. Select Orchestra Performs for Local Senior Citizens
10. Plastic Waste Becomes Plastic Art at April 4 Student Exhibit
11. Norwin Science Fair
12. Norwin Embarks On Long-Term Fund-Raising Approach
13. French Consul Visits Hahntown Elementary
14. Annual Senior Citizens Dinner Set for Sunday, April 27
15. Sunset Valley Students Experience “FairyTale STEM Project”
16. Middle School Students in Three Rivers Wind Ensemble
17. Athletics
18. North Huntingdon Police, PennDOT Inform Teen Drivers
19. New Project Thrown into Business Shark Tank
20. Young Knights Session for Kindergarten Readiness Set for April 9
21. High School Students Excel in Japanese Speech Contest
22. Noble Knight Wall Hangings Arrive at Norwin Schools
 February 2014
 Cover2014 1. Two Community Fund-Raisers for Children in Need
2. Middle School Students Win at Pittsburgh Robot Car Race
3. Spread the Word: Norwin Wellness & Nutrition Expo Saturday, April 5
4. Kickoff to College and More Set for Tues., April 1
5. PTA Scholarships Available for K-8 Summer Camps
6. High School Students to Compete on KDKA Hometown High Q
7. Annual Senior Citizens Dinner Set for Sunday, April 27
8. Athletics
9. Four Middle School Students Named Regional Finalists in History Bee
10. Hillcrest Girls Learn that “Being Mean Stinks”
11. Meteorologist Dennis Bowman Visits Sunset Valley
12. Knights’ “Knook” at Hillcrest Rewards Good Character
13. Middle School “Beard-A-Thon” Helps Meals on Wheels
14. Hahntown Students Play Bingo for Books
15. An Evening of Engineering at Sheridan Terrace
16. Fitness Trainers Visit Sheridan Students, Promote Health
17. Winter Olympics Lesson for Stewartsville Second-Grade Students
18. Stewartsville Students Learn ‘T is for Technology’
19. Hillcrest Students Raise $2,500 for Reflections of Grace Foundation
20. Sunset Valley Talent Show
21. Students “Live Chat” with a NASA Engineer at Stewartsville
22. Norwin High School Quiz Team Excels
23. High School Musical, Anything Goes, March 20-23
24. Show Choir Performing Arts Day Saturday, March 8, 2014
 January 2014
 Jan2014Cov  1. Norwin STEM Innovation Center Study and Renderings Published
2. Let Freedom Sing! Concert Celebrates MLK
3. School Board Recognition Month
4. High School to Offer Air Force JROTC
5. Online Kindergarten Registration Begins Feb. 10
6. Save the Date: Sat., April 5th Wellness and Nutrition Expo
7. Public Invited to Jr. High District Band Concert Saturday, Feb. 1
8. High School Musical, Anything Goes, March 20-23
9. Show Choir Performs at Disney World
10. Hillcrest Students Develop Entrepreneurship in Shark Tank-Themed Lesson
11. Winter Robotics Camps Announced
12. Robotics Competition at Norwin Middle School
13. Science Alumni Days
14. Camp Invention Early Bird Deal
15. Show Choir Performing Arts Day Saturday, March 8, 2014
16. Athletics
17. Meteorologist Visits Sheridan Terrace
18. Science Center Program Comes to Stewartsville
19. Young Knights Session for Kindergarten Readiness
20. High School Teacher Selected for PMEA Award
21. Guidance Corner
22. High School Offers Student Paths Magazine
December 2013   
Students “Invent the Future!” at Business-Education-Community Program
High School Students Raise $4,000 
Bill Sanders, Inspirational Speaker, Visits Middle School Students
“Hour of Code” Excites Students about Computer Programming
High School Student Wins “Great American Chef Cook-Off”
Guidance Corner
High School Students Create Quilt
“Stuff a Bus” Effort Succeeds at Sunset Valley Elementary School

Knights Café Opens at High School
Knight Walkers Program to Begin
German Holiday Traditions Shared
Greek Culture Lesson at Middle School 
A Night with the Young Knights
Middle School Teacher Wins Technology in National Contest
Dinosaur Presenter Visits Middle School

1. STEM Innovation Center Concept Takes Shape
2. FirstEnergy Corp. Awards Grants to Two Norwin Teachers
3. Athletics — Congratulations to Lady Knights Volleyball Team!
4. Veterans Honored and Celebrated in Norwin Schools
5. Google Teacher Academy Selects High School Librarian
6. Candy Cane Castle Event for Youngsters Sat. December 14 at High School
7. First “STEM Squires” Present Their Projects
8. Guidance Corner
9. Autism Speaks Director Visits Sheridan Terrace

10. Attention Parents/Guardians: Student Transportation Guidelines Revised
11. Prescription Drug Abuse Seminar Sends Strong Message
12. Rotary Club Delivers Dictionaries to All Third-Grade Students
13. Junior High County Band/Seton Hill Youth Honors Band and Jazz Bands
14. Winter Concerts Open to the Public
15. Lemonade “War” at Hillcrest Raises Nearly $6,000 for Pediatric Cancer
16. Band Volunteer Honored
17. Recycling Begins at Sheridan Terrace Elementary School
18. Champions of the Arts

 October 2013
Oct2013cov 1. Prescription Drug Abuse Summit
2. Red Ribbon Week
3. Canine Narcotic Locker Scan at High School and Middle School
4. Norwin STEM Innovation Center Steering Committee Update
5. Two Norwin School Board Members Make State Honor Roll
6. College in the High School Program Adds IUP Online Courses
7. Congratulations to Legend of Sleepy Hollow Students
8. Athletics
9. Guidance Corner
10. Get Your Norwin Scarf Now
11. Marching Band Represents Norwin Well at Maryland Competition
12. Seeking Presenters for Norwin Science Alumni Days Dec. 19 & 20
13. High School Students Learn about Afghan Culture from Army Veteran
14. Life Skills Classes at Norwin High School: Fall Update
15. Middle School Hosts National Anti-Bullying Speaker, “Mr. Mojo”
16. Middle School Library Makeover
17. “STEM-ettes” Camp a Success for Middle and Intermediate Girls
18. Electronics Cleanup Day Friday, November 8 at Hillcrest Intermediate
19. Hillcrest Students Experience “Digging Middens”
20. Fourth-Grade Students Explore Earthworms
21. Walk Around the School
22. Westmoreland Cleanways at Hahntown Elementary School
23. Water Authority Presents at Stewartsville Elementary
24. Sunset Valley Elementary School Benefits from Wal-Mart Rewards
25. Thank You for Supporting Westmoreland County Day of Giving
26. School Performance Profile Data Released for School District

September 2013

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    Homecoming Events Start Thursday, Oct. 10
    Norwin STEM Innovation Center Steering Committee Begins Work
    Middle School Begins Year with Character Signs in Hallways
    Support Teacher and Student Innovation: Westmoreland Day of Giving is Thursday, October 3
    High School Credit Union Celebrates Success
    Elementary Clothing Drive
    Stewartsville Raises $701 for Children’s Hospital
    Report Cards Expected to be Issued October 30 on Family Access Only
    Marching Band Defends Regional Title 
Physics in Medicine and AP Environmental Science
High School Student Named Commended Student
Energy Conservation Program Reduces Expenses by $532,314 
Performing Arts Day to be Held for Interested K-8 Students
PA Association of Student Councils 
Hillcrest Welcomes NED Assembly
Congratulations to Grant-Winning Hillcrest Teachers 
Guidance Corner
Cafeteria Substitute Help Needed

August 2013

  1. Six Early Dismissals Added to Calendar
  2. Architect Selected for Norwin STEM
    Innovation Center Study
  3. Norwin STEM Innovation Center Web Page Created
  4. STEM Squires Program Begins in K-4
    Elementary Schools
  5. Reality Tour Begins Second Year in North Huntingdon
  6. Career and College Fair Wed. Sept. 18 at WCCC
  7. New High School Parking Regulations
  8. Athletics & Hall of Fame
  9. Freshman Academy Begins at High School
  10. iPads Now Available in Middle and High
  11. Guidance Corner
  12. Students Excel at Air, Land, Sea Challenge
13. New Course Offerings at High School, Middle School
14. “STEMettes” Camp for Middle School Girls
15.Robotics on the Hill
16. Hillcrest Behavior Interventions and Support Program Honored for Successful First Year
17. Performing Arts Day and Thriller Night at Kennywood
18. New Procedure for School Visitors
19. Presentation about Common Core Standards
20. Formative Assessment Framework Continues
     for Teachers
21. Response to Instruction and Intervention Develops in Grades K-6
22. STEM Education at Forefront of August
     School Board Meeting
23. Food Service: Family Accounts Revert Back
     to Individual Accounts
24. Back to School Bus Safety Driving Message
25. Updated Norwin School Bus Route