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Northlawn Junior High School ~ Committed to Excellence GO PANTHERS!
Upcoming Events
No events are scheduled.
Don't Miss it!
Open House
We are looking forward to seeing you at OPEN House on September 3rd. This year Open House will begin in the gym with a short presentation by school administration. Each grade level team will have information for parents.
We are also planning a math night for parents. Informational flyers will be handed out at Open House.
If you were unable to attend student registration, please visit Northlawn as soon as possible to register your child. 7th and 8th graders need PE shirts and shorts. If your child does not have one, you will need to order a new one set for $23.00. We have some used sets for $10.00. We also have copies of last years' yearbooks on sale for $10.00.
PTO meetings will be held at 5:00 on the following dates:
September 22
October 27
November 24
January 26
April 26

We will meet in the library. If the library is being used, we will meet in the principal's office. All are welcome and invited to attend. We are in need of officers.

OPEN HOUSE IS ON SEPTEMBER 3. We hope you can make it.
Unlocking The Mystery Of Good Character

This year Northlawn will be focusing on positive character traits. Each month we will focus on different traits. Each week there will be a different topic. The first few months of school, we will be discussing safety, respect, and responsibility. Please go to my Principal page for more information.

Safety and School Expectations
September  RESPECT
Showing regard for the worth of someone or something
Week 1 Self-respect* Pride and belief in one's self and in achievement of one's potential.
Week 2 Respect for Others* Concern for and motivation to act for the welfare of others.
Week 3 Respect for Authority Respect for those individuals who are in positions of responsibility.
Week 4 Respect for Learning and
Appreciation for the importance of and effort involved in acquiring knowledge. Showing highregard for the worth of promptness.
Taking care of one's self and others;to carry out a duty or task carefully and thoroughly
Week 9 Cheerfulness*/Positive AttitudeGood humored, bright and pleasant. Realistic positive confidence of feeling toward one’s self.
Week 10 Accountability Being responsible for your decisions and actions; dependable.
Week 11 Honor A sense of what is right, just and true; privilege.
Week 12 School Pride / Cleanliness* Care and satisfaction in your school’s environment, achievement and success.
Don't Miss It!


June 27th  Band-Aids Flower Sale   Murray Cabinetry Parking Lot  8 – 1

June 28th  Music in Bloom      Weber House Tours   1 – 4

July 6th      Summer Band Starts

July 23rd   Band-Aids Ice Cream Social and Concert  6 – 7:30  City Park

Summer Reading



Northlawn Junior High asks that all students complete a summer reading assignment. In order to promote learning and the enjoyment of reading, students of each grade level should choose a book from the following lists to read before returning to school in August. Students may be asked to complete an activity or assignment based on the book when they return to school. Lists will be sent home with students.

Many of the books are available for check-out at our local library. We also have many of the book at school. If you would like to check out a book at school, please contact the school first to make sure an administrator or secretary will be in to assist you. Students can read a book of their own choice if they are not interested in any of the recommended books. 

Tryout Information:
Dates: August 3,4, & 5
Times: 10:00-Noon, each day.
Place: Jr. High Baseball Field

Each Player will need to have a current physical on file and complete a coaches information sheet.

Any questions can be directed to Coach Pierce/Athletic Director
IESA Same Sport Participation By-Law 3.042 repeal 
The IESA has decided to repeal by law 3.042 which dealt with athletes participating in state/school contests  vs non school affiliated teams during the same athletic season.  This now means athletes will be allowed, per the IESA, to participate in school  sponsored sports and nonschool sponsored sports in the same sport and same sport season.

The season schedule is available on our athletic page.
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Northlawn School Song

Northlawn School Song


Go Northlawn Panthers, bring that score up boys,

Make the baskets Panthers and we’ll make a cheering noise,


Rah, Rah, Rah!


Go Northlawn Panthers, fight for blue and gold,

Spread far the fame of our fair name,

Northlawn Panthers win this game.






Northlawn, Northlawn, Northlawn

We’re the BEST!!


School Safety Power Point for Parents
School safety is a rising concern in all schools across the country. Northlawn is continuing our efforts to make sure all students and staff are safe every day at school. We want to make sure that all parents and students understand our rules and consequences as well as what they should do if they know about something that is happening at school.  Please review the Power Point presentation on the Principal's Message page. It is located in the files section at the bottom of the page. Click on the start show at the top of the page.
Feel free to contact our administrative team at any time.
Questions and Concerns
if you are a parent with suggestions, questions or concerns, you are encouraged to contact your child's teacher first. If your question pertains to a school-wide issue, or if you feel your problem was not resolved, please contact me and we will do our best to respond appropriately. I hope that we can work together to provide a great experience for your son or daughter. Communication between Northlawn staff and parents is the key to a successful year  for your child. I can be reached by phone at Northlawn or by email at
After School Homework Help
 Does you child struggle in a class? Please contact your child's teacher or an administrator. We can help. After school homework help and tutoring is available in the NL library from 2:50-3:50 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Parents must sign their child up for the program by speaking with a teacher or administrator. Students must arrange transportation before with their parent. A late bus is available to transport students to a location near their home. Students or parents can pick up a copy of the late bus routes at school or see them on this web page. The bus leaves school at 4:00PM. If you are picking your child up from tutoring, they should be picked up in the front. (flag pole side) off of 1st Street. The late bus picks up in the back of the building.
Big Hall Detention

If your child receives a detention, he or she will be given a sheet with information about the detention and an assigned day to serve it. It will generally be the following day. Students staple the detention in their planner so that parents will see it when they go home. We ask that you look at your child's planner each night and sign it. Detention is held in a classroom. Students should bring homework or a book to read. They may not talk or sleep. Detention is held immediately after school until 3:50PM. Some students may be assigned a lunch detention. Students are allowed to ride the late bus but should have this arranged with their parent the night before. Students who skip detention receive further consequences.  Receiving multiple detentions escalates consequences. (see student handbook)
Box Tops for Education

Please collect Box Tops and turn them in to your first hour teacher. Students who bring ten Box Tops to the first dance will get in free!
Northlawn is collecting Box Tops for Education again this year! 

For each small box top that is turned in, Northlawn receives ten cents!  
It doesn't seem like a lot, but it sure adds up quickly! 

Students should turn in box tops to their study hall teachers!  

Each study hall is competing this year, and one study hall from each grade level will be crowned the winner at the end of the year! 

Let's raise some money for our school! GO PANTHERS!