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The 2019 Days of Giving Make Positive Impacts

Thanks to the 30+ donors and the contributions from every school within the Norwin School District, over $4300 was raised during the 2019 Days of Giving with over $3900 directed towards scholarships managed by the NSDCF and the reamining donations applied to STEM, Educator Innovation Grants and NAFA’s Fundraising for the Generations

Can I make charitable donations from my IRA?

For those age 70 1⁄2 or older and looking to help support the Norwin community through charitable donations, the Internal Revenue Service permits you to make a totally tax-free charitable donation directly from your traditional IRA account.

Honoring Veterans Day in the Norwin Community

This Veterans Day, consider spending time at two of the Norwin area’s hometown veterans memorials such as the Norwin Area Veterans Memorial, located beside Norwin High School and dedicated to Norwin graduates who gave their lives in military service to our country, and the Norwin Vets 2000 Memorial, located in front of the North Huntingdon Township Townhouse and dedicated to the honorable service of Norwin area veterans.

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Class of Distinguished Alumni

The Norwin Alumni & Friends Association, in cooperation with the Norwin School District Community Foundation, is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Class of Distinguished Alumni. The 2020 class will feature up to 10 alumni who have had careers of distinction since their days at Norwin High School. Nominees must be graduates of Irwin High School, North Huntingdon High School or Norwin High School and have been graduated from high school for at least 10 years.

Norwin Veterans Day 2019 Shirts Now Available: Show your Support

Help show your support for Norwin veterans this Veterans Day Norwin schools are proud to host annual Veterans Day assemblies to recognize the service of Norwin veterans. This year we are offering these navy blue shirts in both short and long sleeve to help show our support. Twenty-five percent of all proceeds will be donated to veterans organizations.

Support the NSDCF and the Norwin Community through the 2019 Days of Giving

The Norwin School District Community Foundation is sponsoring its 2019 Days of Giving in conjunction with Norwin’s Homecoming Week festivities that include the Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet on Thursday night, the Homecoming Court and football game on Friday night, and the Homecoming parade on Saturday morning. This annual event provides an opportunity for you to give back to your school community through a tax-deductible donation for educational programs and scholarships benefitting Norwin students from Wednesday, September 25th through Sunday, September 29th.

NAFA Bylaws Revised

The Norwin Alumni and Friends Association (NAFA) Board of Directors approved revisions to the NAFA Bylaws on Monday, August 17, 2019. The revisions addressed two main concerns: Effective immediately, NAFA membership will consist only of Life Members and Annual Members. Sponsor memberships have been eliminated entirely as the Board of Directors felt is was asking too much of the Norwin Business Community to invest in a membership and then also be asked throughout the year to sponsor individual events and/or purchase event program ads.

Congratulations to the 2019 Norwin Community Scholarship Recipients

The NSDCF oversees over 25 community scholarship funds, in addition to its own Norwin Alumni & Friends Association scholarships. For 2019, we’re proud to recognize the recipients of the James L. Dudley Memorial Scholarship, Richard W. Murdock Scholarship, David J. Nelson Memorial Scholarship, Paul and Anne Smiy Scholarship, and Thomas J.