Lowery's Latest News

April 16, 2021 Edition

EOC Testing at Lowery

Thanks for your amazing support to help your student navigate our English I testing. We have more dates coming up in May.

Please continue to watch your email for communication from Lowery about the required upcoming STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) testing dates for both in person and at home learners.

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Yearbook Information

If you missed the deadline for pre-ordering a copy of the Yearbook, we will have extra to sell in May during the Yearbook distribution time. The books will be $60 cash or check only and will be sold on a first come, first served basis. We will be sharing more details as soon as the books arrive in May via this Newsletter and on the daily announcements for students.

Lowery's Bands are Amazing!

For the first time in school history all three bands at LFC earned sweepstakes at UIL which are superior ratings in Concert and sight-reading.

Concert Band (3RD BAND)

Earned 1-2-1 on stage – Superior Rating

Straight Superior ratings in sight-reading

Symphonic Band

Straight Superior ratings from all three judges of stage and in sight-reading

Wind Ensemble

Symphonic Band

Straight Superior ratings from all three judges of stage and in sight-reading

Congratulations to the students and to the Directors

Joshua Blankenship and Tony Daniels

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Allen ISD will hold a special election, known as an Attendance Credit Election, on May 1 seeking voter approval for the district to pay recapture by purchasing attendance credit from the State with local tax revenue. More information is explained on the district website at https://www.allenisd.org/2021attendance about this one-time important vote.
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Upcoming Essay Contest

Ms. Erickson would like to invite any students interested to join her with a group of likeminded students to read the novel Anthem in preparation for entering the Ayn Rand Athem essay contest. Ms. Erickson will provide a free copy of the book, and the group will meet after school on Wednesday, April 7th, 14th, and 21st in a series of Zoom meetings during which we will discuss topics necessary for participants to be able to write their essays. Interested students can email Ms. Erickson at Sarah.Erickson@allenisd.org or see her in D216 to pick up their books.

Congratulations to our PTSA Lifetime Honorees

AHS & LFC PTSA is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Texas PTA Lifetime Membership and Extended Service Awards.

Congrats to Lowery’s Cora Jackson and Allen High’s Kelly Brown on receiving the Lifetime Membership Award! Kelly Brown is a dedicated and caring individual who has worked with our special education population for 23 years. While as a longtime counselor at Lowery, Cora Jackson has dedicated her career to helping every Eagle that walks through the doors.

The Extended Service Award is the top honor we can bestow on our volunteers, signifying more than a decade of service to our students and community. This year AHS & LFC PTSA is proud to honor Aide to President Nicholette Mitchell and VP of Ways and Means Lisa Sherwinski. Both have served in multiple PTA positions at the elementary, middle and high school level.

Each of these women will be honored at an April 24 Ceremony by the Allen ISD Council of PTAs.

We thank all of you for your dedication and service to our Allen community!

Celebrate your graduate with a Senior Sign!

AHS & LFC PTSA has teamed up with Home Team Prints on this great way to show your pride in your 2021 graduate. Signs are just $15 and some proceeds are given back to the PTSA.

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Welcome to AHS&LFC PTSA’s 2021-2022 Executive Board

We want to welcome PTSA’s incoming board for the 2021-2022 School year.

President: Christine Richardson

1st VP Aide to President: Nichollette Mitchell

2nd VP Membership: Holly Saunders

3rd VP Programs: Laura Ringrose

4th VP Ways & Means: Lisa Sherwinski

Secretary: Monica Haley

Treasurer: Jenell Rud

They were voted in at the April 12, 2021 general membership meeting. The new board will now select incoming Chairs & Committee Leaders. Those will be announced on PTSA’s Social Media sites and website, allenptsa.org .