Northwood Middle School


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Happy Holidays!

With Winter Break right around the corner, we are hitting our stride and want to thank you for your continued support. We appreciate all that you do to help our students succeed academically and socially. Check out the important December dates below for some fun Northwood events!

Your students have been working hard and showcasing their talents in the classroom. It's fun to walk into classrooms around the school and see our students engaged with their teachers and their learning.

Please continue to encourage your student to do their bring their best selves to school everyday.

On behalf of the entire Northwood community, we wish you and your a family a joyous holiday season.

Brenda Wittman and Michael Basinski


Northwood Middle School

Important December Dates

December 6th - 10th: Northwood Middle School Food Drive

December 6th: Drive Thru Food Pantry 3:30-5:30 @ Ely Stadium; enter from Oberlin Rd.

December 10th: Northwood Campus Family Movie Night @ Elyria High PAC

December 15th: Parent-Teacher Conferences 3-7:10pm

December 17th: Holiday Concert Field Trip to EHS for 5th grade

December 20th: Music Department Concert 7pm @ Elyria High PAC

December 24th: First Day of Winter Break -- See you in 2022!

Northwood Campus Family Movie Night

Join the Northwood Campus for a family holiday movie night on Friday, December 10th at the Elyria High PAC. Doors open at 6:30pm and the movie will start at 7. During intermission, we will have cookies, milk & hot chocolate. A photographer will be there to take pictures of you and your family. There is no cost for the movie or the photo!

If you would like to donate, we will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Not Forgotten Box.

Please join us as we celebrate the holidays with this special event.

*Masks are required for all children preschool-kindergarten*

*Masks are encouraged for all others in attendance.*


Parent-Teacher Conferences:

Wednesday, December 15th from 3 - 7:10pm; look for more information coming next week in your email on how to sign up.

5th Grade Holiday Concert Field Trip:

On Friday December 17th, our 5th graders will be traveling to EHS for a Holiday concert presented by the ECS Music Department. The field trip is from 11:30-12:30 and is free for all 5th grade students. Students must have a current emergency card on file in Power School in order to attend the field trip.

Elyria Lil Pioneers Basketball

Who: Students grades 5-6

When: Camp starts December 4th

Where: Elyria HS Main Gym

Cost: $55 if received by 11/24; $65 after 11/24

For more information, have your child stop in the middle school office or call Matt Siwierka at 440-371-8244 or Dr. Jon Cooper at 440-723-6372 // email

8th Grade Washington DC Trip Information:

8th graders get ready! We are starting to plan your Washington DC trip, scheduled for June 1-3, 2022. Find the most recent information in the Washington DC Newsletter here.

Help your child to use their locker efficiently!

Check out this brief video courtesy of Northwood Middle's own Mrs. Krysinski.