Ranger News

Northwest Area School is a huge part of family and community life. It’s where our children spend their days; it’s where we gather to cheer on the home team, celebrate talent, and promote the pursuit of lifelong learning. This page will help you keep apprised of everything going on. Be sure to check it often.

Kindergarten Registration for 2019–20

The Northwest Area School District will be conducting kindergarten registration for the 2019–20 school year. Registration will be at the Northwest Area Primary School (417 Shickshinny Lake Road, Shickshinny, PA 18655) on March 19 and March 20 from 9:00–11:00 a.m. and 1:00–3:00 p.m. 

Parents and guardians, please visit the Registration and Immunizations page to complete student enrollment forms. Completion of these forms will expedite the kindergarten registration process for our incoming families. Please contact the Northwest Area School District at (570) 542.4126 x 3000 or X 5005 with questions or concerns, and see our kindergarten registration flyer for more details.

Health Update

With the recent increased number of student illnesses, it is an ideal time to review general health tips to keep your child healthy. These simple everyday preventive actions could prevent illness and help stop the spread of germs.

  • Eat Right
  • Exercise
  • Get Enough Sleep
  • Wash Your Hands
  • Keep Fingers Away from Your Eyes, Nose, and Mouth
  • Avoid Caffeine and Sugary Drinks
  • Get a Flu Shot
  • Drink Lots of Water

For more useful information, please check out our health update flyer.

School Climate Survey

Attention, parents and community members! We need your help in evaluating the climate of the Northwest Area School District. Please help us measure the safety, academics, student behavior, and environment of our school by completing the online survey below. The parent code is 2R9G9U, and the community (non-parent) code is A9EJNP. We thank you for your time and input.