Welcome to Lowell Elementary --- where Everybody is Somebody special! I am looking forward to sharing an exciting and adventurous year with our students, staff, and families!
CANNED FOOD DRIVE
December 2 - 13
PARENT PORTAL Lowell is encouraging our parents to sign up for the Parent Portal. As a parent or guardian of a Warren Township student, you can have online access to your child or children’s courses, grades, attendance, discipline and academic history. This information is in real time and can be viewed for any computer as long you as have Internet Explorer.
To obtain a username and password from Lowell, simply complete a registration form and return the form to your child’s school. You will receive a letter with the username and password within 30 days. If you have any questions about the Parent Portal, please call the school at 532-3900.
Marsh Supermarket is offering a program for our Lowell families. To qualify, you must fill out a Fresh Ideas for Education form and list the school code 39788. You can also do this online at www.marsh.net.
If you have a Meijer's credit card or use a debit credit card when you shop at Meijer, please stop by the Service Desk to find out how 1% of your total Meijer purchase can go to Lowell to help pay for educational materials.
Target will donate up to 1% of your RedCard purchase to Lowell. Sign up today.
Collect 'em for Education!
Lowell will be collecting Campbell Soup Labels and boxtops from General Mills products.
Lowell Elementary is part of GFS Marketplace Fun Funds Program
By participating, you'll turn your family's food purchases into cash for Lowell Elementary. Enrollment forms are available in the school office.
Pop those tabs for Riley Hospital
Third graders have been collecting aluminum pull tabs from pop cans. These tabs will be collected and given to Riley Hospital for Children. Riley is able to turn in the tabs for money. The hospital uses the money to help the children and families at the hospital. Please help third grade help Riley! Save the tabs and bring them to school. Please help our Third grade and Riley hospital by collecting your tabs throughout the entire school year! Pop tab update as of 11.15.13: 3rd grade has now collected 94.2 pounds of pop tabs this school year - well on their way to surpassing the 150 pounds collected last year. Wow!!
Does sand or clay retain more water?
Fourth grade students in Mr. Reeves' class are investigating.
PARENTS ARE THE CORE
Throughout the 2013-2014 school year, five sessions will be offered for parents. Topics include UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD’S REPORT CARD, HOMEWORK TIPS, SAFETY AT SCHOOL, DISCIPLINE, and SPECIAL NEEDS. Parents who register in advance may enroll their school-age children in PAC KIDS – Pizza and Computers, which includes free pizza and special planned activities using the school computer lab. Sessions were held on September 19th and November 13th. Remaining session are from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 and Wednesday, May 14. The February session will be February 6th at Warren Central High School focusing on bullying. Watch for information to come home with your student.
Lowell students whose parents are registered for PAC (Parents are the Core) are eligible to participate in PAC KIDS. (PIZZA AND COMPUTERS). Five evening sessions will be held throughout the 2013-2014 school year. Students will enjoy free pizza along with fun activities using the school computer lab such as playing educational games, improving academic skills through educational practice, and creating original art and documents.
IMPORTANT TESTING DATES
January 22-February 28
Science, Grades 4, Dec 4-17
Science, Grade 4 Feb. 3-19
ELA/Math, Grades 3 & 4 Feb. 6-21
March 1 - April 30 - ISTAR
April 28-May 7 - IMAST
March 3-12 - Applied Skills
April 28-May 9 - Multiple Choice