450 County Line Road, Amityville, NY 11701
Phone Number: 631-565-6500
Grades: 1-3

Principal: Dr. Brenda Triplett
Assistant Principal: Timothy Hellmuth


Dear Northwest Families,

I want to officially welcome all of you to the 2015-2016 school year.

I am also pleased to introduce two important new members of the Northwest family. Mr. Timothy Hellmuth has been selected as our new Assistant Principal, and Ms. Lorie Beard has been selected as our new Instructional Coach. I am excited about our collaborative work during the school year ahead!

Our school hours are 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Please note the following procedures:

Morning Arrival: Students may enter the building as early as 8:45 a.m. It is expected that students will arrive prior to 9:00 a.m. to begin the school day. If you are driving your child to school, please obey the traffic laws on County Line Road and ensure that you and your child use the designated crosswalks and sidewalks for your safety.

Afternoon Dismissal: Student dismissal begins at 2:50 p.m. with our walkers. If your child is a walker, you may report to the cafeteria to sign him/her out between 2:45 and 3:00. Students who take the bus will board between 3:00 and 3:10. If your child’s dismissal plans change, he/she must bring a written note to school that states the change before 3:00 p.m. that same day.


Estimadas Familias de la escuela Northwest,

Quiero dar la bienvenida oficialmente a todos ustedes para el año 2015-2016.

Complace presentar a dos importantes nuevos miembros de la familia Northwest. Sr. Timothy Hellmuth ha sido seleccionado como el nuevo Assistant Principal, y Sra. Lorie Beard ha sido seleccionado como el nuevo entrenador de instrucción. Estoy emocionado acerca de nuestro trabajo colaborativo durante el año escolar por delante!

El horario de nuestra escuela es 9:00-3:00. Tenga en cuenta los siguientes procedimientos:

Llegada mañana: Los estudiantes pueden entrar en el edificio tan pronto como 8:45 Se espera que los estudiantes llegarán antes de 9:00 para empezar el día escolar. Si usted está conduciendo a su hijo a la escuela, por favor obedezca las leyes de tráfico en County Line Road y asegurarse de que usted y su niño con los cruces de peatones designados y las aceras para su seguridad.

Tarde despido: Despido estudiante comienza a las 2:45 con los caminantes. Si su hijo es un andador, puede informar a la cafetería que le deje entre 2:45 y 3:00. Los estudiantes que toman el autobús subirá entre 3:00 y 3:10. Cambio los planes de despido de su hijo, él/ella deberá traer una nota escrita a la escuela que indica el cambio antes de 15:00 ese día.


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Current News

First-Graders in Training

Kindergarten students at Northeast School recently traveled to Northwest School to explore and learn about their new school, beginning in September. NW Principal Dr. Brenda Triplett and NE Principal Dr. Pauline Collins greeted the students as they walked off the school bus and made their way into the building.
During the visit, the kindergartners met with first-graders in their classroom, watched a musical performance by the NW select choir and enjoyed a slideshow presentation that featured highlights of the school.

Perfectly Published


To celebrate the completion of their review-writing unit for writers’ workshop, students in Jane Dady and Kerrin Faulkner’s first-grade class at Northwest School in the participated in a publishing party.

During the five-week unit, students wrote about their interests, such as their favorite sport, vacation and friend. Showcasing their artistic abilities, the first-graders drew illustrations to go along with their writing topic. Students colorfully decorated “I Am a Star Author” headbands to wear for the celebration.

Each first-grader read their paper to the class then paired up with a second-grade student to share their work in a one-on-one setting.  

The "Write" Way to Party

Friday, May 27, 2016