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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lowell School Newsletter 4-23-18



                                                                                                                                                                                                                        


Lowell School Newsletter


Welcome back to school!
Hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable spring vacation! Many events are coming-up this month we look forward to May and June!
May 7th from 5:30-6:45 PM
Lowell School Small Playground/cafeteria


MCAS
MCAS Dates to Remember:
May 1st and 3rd- Grades 3, 4, & 5 ELA
May 7th & 8th- Grades 3, 4, & 5 Math
May 22nd & 23rd Science, Eng. & Tech.- Grade 5 ONLY

School Wide Field Trip to See...
Printable Stuart Little Audiobook Cover Art
Lowell School’s field trip to Wheelock Family Theatre to see Stuart Little on May 9th. Busses sponsored by the PTO.


WATERTOWN 2018 ARBOR DAY EVENT
AT THE COMMANDER’S MANSION
THURSDAY, APRIL 26TH FROM 11AM-2PM
The event is free and open to the public. The Commander’s Mansion is located at 440 Talcott Ave, Watertown (off Arsenal Street). This will be a fun day of learning about nature and the environment and there will be plenty of activities for children and adults. Free snacks and drinks will be handed out. There will be giveaways and you can enter to win raffles. Children will enjoy story time and hands-on activities. Meet with representatives from local environmental groups and learn about some of their programs, initiatives, and what they have to offer.
THANK YOU FROM TREES FOR WATERTOWN
AND THE TOWN OF WATERTOWN
TO OUR SPONSORS AND PARTICIPANTS
Mount Auburn Cemetery, Watertown Faces Climate Change, Charles River Watershed Association, Anthony’s Florist, Dorothy Brown, Watertown Conservation Commission, Butler & Sons Tree Service, Live Well Watertown & Watertown Farmers' Market, Watertown Savings Bank, Stop & Shop on Pleasant Street, Miller’s Ale House, 7-Eleven on Main Street, and Others.
Watertown Community Foundation
Lowell School was fortunate to receive a number of grants this year from Watertown Community Grants Foundation. Thank you!
Book Club Grant:
Veronica Knight will run a book club for 4th and 5th graders, books will be purchased for each member. PTO submission.
Total request granted $165.
LittleBits Science Club:
Mr. MacLellan’s request to replace 2 KIBO kits for the second grade & third grade STEM- Science Clubs. PTO submission.
Lowell Stem Night:
Elizabeth Kaplan’s STEM Night for Lowell School. PTO submission.
Total request granted for both $1245.
The Power of One:
Mrs. Phelan’s – Anti Bullying show- school-wide, performance planned for the beginning of next school year.  School submission.
Total request granted for $850.


Dates: Event: Time/Location:
April 25
SEPAC
6:00 PM
May 1st
&
May 3rd
MCAS
Grades 3, 4, & 5
ELA
Morning
Session
May 3rd
School Council
6:45PM
May 7th
Incoming Kindergarten-Pre-K
Play Date
6:00
Little Playground/
Cafeteria
May 7th
&
May 8th
MCAS
Math
Grades 3, 4, & 5
Morning
Sessions
May 11
Principal Coffee
8:30
Cafeteria
May 16
Early Release
12:15
May 22
&  
May 23
MCAS
Science
Grade 5
Morning
Sessions
May 24
ESL Parents
Coffee
8:20 AM
Room 219
May 29
Grade 5
Kingian Nonviolence
3 X 1.5 Hour
Visits

    
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Monday, April 9, 2018


                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Lowell School Newsletter
Lowell School Will Celebrate High 5 Day
with the
Watertown Police Department
Students will be greeted by our local heroes’ on Friday, April 13th
Let’s give a Big High 5 to Our Students!

Message for Ms. McCollum our librarian
See what is happening in the library...
This newsletter is also available on the lowelllibrary.com website.
Mrs. Seward and Mrs. Curtin’s room enjoying STEM exploration.


Lowell
Library

Displaying a garden of flowers!
Flowers symbolize reading accomplishments!
Come by and take a look at our blooming spring garden.


Lowell School has achieved this year’s reading challenge we will all being taking a field trip to Wheelock Family Theatre to see Stuart Little in May.

Scheduled for Tuesday, April 10th 6:30 PM
All are welcome to attend!
Lowell Library

Annual all-Watertown Public School Art Show Reception April 10th

5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Watertown Mall

Dates: Event: Time/Location:
April 10th
Art Show
Opening
5:00- 7:00 PM
Watertown
Mall
April 10th
PTO Meeting
6:30-7:30
4/13
Principal’s Coffee
8:30-9:30
April
16 - 20
Spring Vacation
Full
Week
Off
April 25
SEPAC
6:00 PM
May 1st
&
May 3rd
MCAS
Grades 3, 4, & 5
ELA
Morning
Session
May 3rd
School Council
6:45PM
May 7th
&
May 8th
MCAS
Math
Grades 3, 4, & 5
Morning
Sessions
May 11
Principal Coffee
8:30
Cafeteria
May 16
Early Release
12:15
May 22
&  
May 23
MCAS
Science
Grade 5
Morning
Sessions
May 24
ESL Parents
Coffee
8:20 AM
Room 219

    
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