Lowell Lantern

July 10, 2020

Principal's Message

Hello Lowell Families!


I hope all of you have been enjoying your summer! As we approach the start of the 2020-2021 school year, I want to provide you with some important information.


MSD Warren Township Schools will be starting on our scheduled date of July 29 and will offer instructional options in either the physical school setting or online for students who are not able or are uncomfortable returning to school on the scheduled start date.


For more information about Warren's Virtual Option, please visit the following page ~ Virtual Communication one-pager.


Both new and returning students have the option to select virtual instruction for the 20-21 school year. To register for virtual instruction, families can indicate their interest by:


Someone will return your call/email to get more information. We are asking that all families interested in registering virtually to do so no later than Monday, July 20th. If you register for virtual instruction after that date, you will be placed on a waitlist.


Warren Township is currently accepting new registrations for the 20-21 school year. If your student ended the school year in a Warren Township school, you do not need to take any additional action to be registered for school. If you are new to Warren Township and want to register your student for the upcoming school year, you may register in multiple ways:


  1. Online - Go to the district home page www.warren.k12.in.us and select the 20/21 Registration / Enrollment Link.

  2. Visit one of our two remaining centralized registration events from 9am - 5pm to register in person.

    1. Tuesday, July 14th @ Warren Central High School

    2. Thursday, July 16th @ Liberty Park Elementary School


Our registration hotline (317-608-0545 or WarrenRegistration@warren.k12.in.us) is available to assist all new and returning families with all of their registration needs.


Our school offices are scheduled to open on Monday, July 20th. If you have any registration needs before the 20th, please reach out to the hotline or attend one of our centralized registration events.


I know many families are interested in the school supply list for our upcoming school year. A common supply list for all students in grades K-4 has been developed. The supply list for K-4 students for the 2020-2021 school year can be found later in this newsletter.


Please do not hesitate to contact me at 317-532-3901 or at kgriffin@warren.k12.in.us if you have any questions about our upcoming school year. Know that we are diligently working to ensure a safe school environment for our students and staff. We have missed our students and families and look forward to reuniting with everyone during the 2020-2021 school year. Take care and have a great weekend!

Mrs. Griffin

Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year

Warren Township is currently accepting new registrations for the 20-21 school year. If your student ended the school year in a Warren Township school, you do not need to take any additional action to be registered for school. If you are new to Warren Township and want to register your student for the upcoming school year, you may register in multiple ways:


  1. Online - Go to the district home page www.warren.k12.in.us and select the 20/21 Registration / Enrollment Link.

  2. Visit one of our two remaining centralized registration events from 9am - 5pm to register in person.

    1. Tuesday, July 14th @ Warren Central High School

    2. Thursday, July 16th @ Liberty Park Elementary School


Our registration hotline (317-608-0545 or WarrenRegistration@warren.k12.in.us) is available to assist all new and returning families with all of their registration needs.

Warren Township Virtual Instruction Option

For more information about Warren's Virtual Option, please visit the following page ~ Virtual Communication one-pager.


Both new and returning students have the option to select virtual instruction for the 20-21 school year. To register for virtual instruction, families can indicate their interest by:


Someone will return your call/email to get more information. We are asking that all families interested in registering virtually to do so no later than Monday, July 20th. If you register for virtual instruction after that date, you will be placed on a waitlist.

Elementary School Supply List for 2020-2021

2020-2021 Elementary School Supply List

● 1 bottle of white, liquid glue

● 2 large, pink erasers

● 2 big glue sticks or 4 small glue sticks

● 1 box of tissue

● 2 boxes of crayons

● 1 box of markers or colored pencils

● 24, #2 pencils

● 4 black dry-erase markers

● 1 pair of safety scissors

● 1 small school box or zipper pouch for school supplies

● 2,two-pocket folders

● 2 wide-ruled notebooks

● 1 ruler (inches and centimeters)

● 2 highlighters

● 1 pack of 3x5 index cards (white)

● A backpack (no wheels)

● 1 pair of headphones

Classroom Donations Appreciated:

ziplock bags (quarts or gallon), additional pencils, boxes of tissues, dry erase markers.

Lowell Front Office Opens March 20, 2020

Our school office is scheduled to open on Monday, July 20th. We will be happy to help with any questions you have regarding registration and/or the upcoming school year.


If you have any registration needs before the 20th, please reach out to the hotline at:


You can also attend one of our centralized registration events to register in person

  • Tuesday, July 14th @ Warren Central High School ~ 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday, July 16th @ Liberty Park Elementary School ~ 9:00am - 5:00pm

Drive Through School Supply Event on Saturday, July 11

Marion County families are invited to the drive-thru Kids Fair this Saturday, July 11.

Child Advocates, Choices Coordinated Care Solutions, Children’s Bureau, Inc., Indiana Child Support Bureau, and the Department of Child Services (DCS), will join together this Saturday, July 11, to give back to children in the Marion County child welfare system with a drive-thru school supply event in the DCS parking lot.


Backpacks filled with notebooks, folders, pencils, pens, glue sticks, calculators, rulers and more were donated thanks to a generous grant from the premier sponsor, Lessonly. Other Kids Fair sponsors include: Marian, Inc., Cliff Bar, BMO Harris Bank, REI Investments, Anthem and Sullivan Hardware.


What:

Free Kids Fair School Supply Drive-Thru

When:

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 9 a.m. until supplies last

Where:

4150 North Keystone (DCS parking lot)

Who:

Marion County children and families in need of school supplies and essential items

Why:

Traditionally, the Kids Fair is an opportunity for Marion County foster children and families to participate in a fun-filled day to close out summer vacation and prepare for a new school year. Although this year’s event will look different due to COVID-19, attendees will still have the opportunity to receive free school supplies and essential items as they have in previous years.

Student Devices

Students who will be physically present at Lowell for the 20-21 school year are asked to bring their devices back to school with them upon our return. Items needed to be returned are:


  • iPad or Chromebook
  • Charging/Power Cord
  • Device Case


Students who will be participating in virtual learning will keep their devices at home with them in order to support their learning. More information will be released prior to the start of school regarding tech support for devices and for those students who need a device for virtual learning.

Will You Be Returning To Lowell for the 2020-2021 School Year?

It is helpful to know if your family will be returning to Lowell for the 2020-2021 school year. If you have moved or are planning on moving and will no longer be attending Lowell Elementary, please call Mrs. Griffin at 317-532-3901 or email her at kgriffin@warren.k12.in.us Thank you for helping us to be better prepared for the 2020-2021 school year.

Lowell Construction Updates

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