Lowell School Newsletter
International Night was a Huge Success!
Sharing our smiles and cultures with our school community!
Watertown School Committee
Public Hearing Tonight
Monday, January 29, 2018 7:00 PM
Meeting will be held in the Council Chambers- 149 Main Street
Presentations and Discussion
- Viability of Lowell School Site for a New High School
- Student Enrollment Trends and Desired Enrollments at the Elementary Schools
- Location of Preschool and Pre-K Classes
Open Comment on Building for the Future Projects
We are pleased to announce that we have acquired TenMarks for use in grades 3-5 in all of our elementary schools! TenMarks is an online math program that provides students with an opportunity to practice the math concepts and skills that they learn about in class.
On TenMarks, your child can work independently on class concepts at any time within a
structured, flexible, and supportive platform. Students can work on assignments that their teachers make for them or they can practice skill "jam sessions" on their own.
Teachers will be sending home letters with your child's account information and your own parent login so that you can view their progress.
Feel free to contact Elizabeth Kaplan, Elementary Math/Science Coordinator with any questions. email@example.com
School Site Council
Meeting of February 1st has been changed due to a conflict. We will meet on...
Thursday, February 8th at 7:00
Results of this year’s
Hive Spelling Bee!
Lowell Students were fabulous!
Hive Spelling Bee Results
First Grade: All Teams were recognized
Lowell School: Spy Spellers (Daniella, ??)
Lowell School: The Killer Bees (Julian,Jason,MarthaAnne)
Lowell School: The BEE Best Friends(Clare, Gianna, Sophia)
Hosmer School: The Super Spellers: (Shane, Caitlin Gavin)
Lowell School : Dictionary Dragons (Platon, Nyles,Issac)
Hosmer School: Studying Sunflowers: (Isabel,Liliana,Isabella)
Cunniff School: The BEEtles(Gabriel,Richard,Callum)
Hosmer School: Dictionary Daisies (Ellain, Anastasia,Urmi)
Lowell School: Beast Bees(Will P., Nash, Alistar)
Hosmer School: The Triple E's(Edmond, Evan, Ethan)
Lowell School: Bee Witched (Moya, ?)
Cunniff School: Team Cool Dudes: (Caleb,Max,Nicolai)
Hosmer School: The Speller Dwellers(Gabriel,Kiran,Zachary)
Lowell School: Honeytastic S-P-E-L-L-E-R-S (Nairi,Naomi,Sylvia)
Cunniff School: Cool Breeze Bees(Adriana, Tory,Mary)
This week we will be using Thai to greet students.
To greet students in Thai, men would say...
"Sa-wat-dee khap" and women would say
Here is a YouTube video of the greeting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sAltTy9p8g&feature=youtu.be
SAVE THE DATE
The Annual Lowell Online Auction is a month away. This is our largest fundraiser of the year, last year raising $20,000. This auction has grown over the years to include summer camps from all over, restaurants, business services, theater tickets, ski tickets, museum tickets, Yoga passes, Youth Sport registrations, Principal for the day, fifth grade front row graduation seats, music lessons with Mr. Spano and new this year we have many teachers volunteering to have lunch with students. We had over 300 items last year, there is so much to bid on.
Have something you can donate?
We are reaching out to our Lowell families to ask if you own or work for a business that would consider donating to our auction to please get in touch with us. Years past we've had photography sessions, estate planning, restaurant gift cards, salon services and so many other fantastic items our families have generously given. Have gift cards you received as gifts? Those too would be great.
More information will be coming out on how to register to bid and all the great items we've received. This auction is open to anyone anywhere so items don't have to be limited to Watertown (we had winning bids from Arizona last year).
Thank you for considering our auction!
Jackson Homestead Visits 2nd Grade at Lowell
Thanks to funding by the PTO, we had a visit from the Newton Historical Society. The children became city planners. We discussed how cities and towns may begin small in population and buildings, but over the years grow larger. We investigated maps of Newton from 3 different centuries and noticed the great changes. The earliest maps had many fewer roads and locations that could be used as landmarks. We found though that no matter the size of the town all areas need residential buildings, commercial properties, institutions, industrial locations and green space. The more buildings...the less green space! We then worked in groups to plan and create our own neighborhood. When we were done we put all of our maps together and found we developed a map of Newton!
Attached are some photos of our experience. I'll also be putting a few up on our instagram account as well. We really enjoyed using our map skill and becoming city planners today. Thank you again to the PTO!!!
Heart disease is the number one killer of women, yet most women don’t know it’s their number one health threat.
National Wear Red Day
Is held on Friday, February 2nd, or you can do it at a time that works for you. Join Lowell and wear Red 2/2/18.
Dates: Event: Time/Location:
Programming Committee Meeting
School Site Council
Change in date from 2/1/18
Begins at the end of the school day.
School Site Council
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