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Northern Lehigh

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Meet the Teacher Night

On Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 6:30-8 p.m., Northern Lehigh School District's first- and second-grade students and their parents are invited to visit Peters Elementary School, 4055 Friedens Road, Slatington.

This is an extremely important evening when teachers will introduce the curriculum and discuss the class schedule. Meet the Teacher Night provides an opportunity for parents and children to meet the child's teacher and to visit the environment students will be involved in on a daily basis.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Kindergarten orientation

The Northern Lehigh School District, in conjunction with the Northern Lehigh PTO, will hold its annual Kindergarten Orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m. at Peters Elementary School,4055 Friedens Road, Slatington. Kindergarten students and their parents are encouraged to attend. Invitations will be mailed to all families who have registered a child for kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Northern Lehigh Taxpayers

All tax bills have been mailed. If you have not received your Real Estate Tax and/or per capita bill, contact the Northern Lehigh School District, or your local tax collector.

Due dates for payment of all tax bills are as follows: To pay in discount period, July 1 through Aug. 31; to pay face value, Sept. 1 through Oct. 31; and to pay in penalty, Nov. 1 through Dec. 31.

If you are paying your real estate taxes in installments, due dates are as follows: First installment, Aug. 10; second installment, Oct. 10; and final installment, Dec. 10.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Walnutport Playground Assoc. Carnival

The annual Walnutport Playground Association Carnival will be held Tuesday, July 10, through Saturday, July 14.

Entertainment will be as follows: Drippin Trou on Tuesday; Dave Rehrig & The Fever Band on Wednesday; Nicole Donatone on Thursday; Country Rhythm Band on Friday; and Midnight Special Band on Saturday.

Special ride night will be from 6-11 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.

Fireworks will be held at 10:30 p.m. Friday, with a rain date of Saturday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club is in need of used wheelchairs. Anyone who wishes to dispose of their used wheelchairs is asked to contact Ted Kistler at (610) 767-2396.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Northern Lehigh summer hours

Northern Lehigh School District office summer hours for registration and withdrawals will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold its installation of officers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19.

Lion Roger Mantz will celebrate his birthday on June 19.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Historical society website

The new Northern Lehigh Historical Society website is up and running. The society thanks NLHS member Vanessa Meleski and her team of Lehigh Carbon Community College students who tackled the creation of the website as a class project.

The website is Please bookmark the site in your "favorites" and check for periodic updates of NLHS activities.

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold a board meeting at the Skeet Club at 7 p.m. June 13.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Slatington Lions Club

The first outdoor meeting of the Slatington Lions Club will be held at the Skeet Club Grove at 7 p.m. June 5. This meeting is for members and guests only.

Lions celebrating birthday are William Stein (June 2) and Shawn Wanamaker (June 4).

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Running of the Dawgs

The Northern Lehigh Education Foundation will sponsor the Running of the Dawgs 5K Run/Fitness Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, June 2, at the Northern Lehigh Athletic Stadium, 1 Bulldog Lane, Slatington.

The events schedule is as follows: 7:30 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m. 1-Mile Fun Run; 9 a.m. 5K Run/Walk; post-race, awards, drawing, dog costume judging.

For more information, visit, or contact Bill Danish at 610-767-9195, or

Slatington Lions Club

Lion Robin Distler will celebrate his birthday May 29.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Duane J. Lucien Scholarship Foundation will hold its annual Benefit Festival Saturday, May 19, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Walnutport Playground in Walnutport.

This year's benefit will feature entertainment by the Northern Lehigh Dance Team, NL Cheerleaders, Juggling Street Performer ALEX!!!!, Emerald Dragon Karate, and Magic by George Reiger.

Musical performances will include After the Bar A Capella, Mike & Dillan Peters, Levee Drivers, Hickory Rose, Only On Weekends, and Dropping Trou.