Lowell Memo: Issue #24

March 20, 2015

Published by Lowell School & the Lowell PTA

Lowell Running Club returns!

Calling all runners grades K-5 who would like to get in shape for the Lowell Family 5K coming up on May 2nd. We will meet on Tuesdays after school until 4:30 starting March 24th. Runners will be picked up in the back of school. This year we will have 3 Coaches! Coach Baumann, Coach Nosalik, and Coach Sorenson. Please follow the link (Click here.) to sign up your child or children. Make sure to fill out a form for each child participating in Running Club. Want to run with us? There’s a space for that too! Let’s get outside and enjoy exercising together!

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Lowell's Seventh Annual Culture Fest will be on Friday, April 24th from 6pm to 8pm.

We are looking for families to present a cultural table or to donate a dish (candy, side dish, dessert, etc.) to the International Food Table.

If interested, please contact Andrea Koziarz at andrea@koziarz.com or 630.653.4063.

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Green Corner: Recycling Extravaganza

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 11th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.--Wheaton's annual Recycling Extravaganza is back! It will be held once again in the commuter parking lot at Liberty Drive and Carlton Avenue and will accept all kinds of electronics, small household appliances, cooking oil, fluorescent tube bulbs, batteries, and even scrap metal. Check the city's website for more information: www.wheaton.il.us/electronics

Chess Club Success!

Lowell made its second trip to the K-8 Illinois State Chess Tournament on March 7-8 at Bloomington-Normal.

Congratulations to the follow team members for representing Lowell at the state tournament.

  • Gabrielle Horn
  • Nick Sanguinetti

It was a very tough competition with over 80 registered school teams, but Lowell persevered.

A team is made up of a minimum of 4 players in each category. With only 2 players in the 2nd-3rdgrade category, Lowell demonstrated we are a force to recon with. It was an uphill battle with only 2 players, but Nick and Gabrielle fought a good fight and marched Lowell into the top 20s in the state. This is very impressive.

I am very proud of Nick and Gabrielle for holding their ground and not being intimidated.

Congratulations and a very BIG thank you to Nick and Gabrielle for working so hard over the 2 days, for their bravery and perseverance, to put Lowell on the charts.

Go Lowell!!!

Submitted by: Mrs. Horn, Lowell Parent & Chess Club Coordinator

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PARCC End of Year Testing * Grades 3-5 * April 27-May 8 * 3 tests per grade

News From the Health Office

As you start spring cleaning to weed out the clothes your child has outgrown, please consider donating your gently used clothes to the Health Office. We have an abundance of shirts, but are especially in need of pants. Thank-you for your generosity!

Lowell Eagles Learn: Our School Blog

Please view our school blog & consider sharing your own story of learning about Lowell or encouraging your child to write a post! We welcome stories from students, parents, staff, special guests, and community members. You can find our blog at lowelleagleslearn.blogspot.com or linked below! Please send posts to kathleen.melton@cusd200.org at any time or make a comment on our posts!

Thank you for helping tell our story! Check out our newest posts, including science with Mr. Lee!

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Have you signed up for Fuel Up to Play 60???

Sign up to be part of this special partnership of the National Dairy Council and the National Football League at the student link below & check out some parent/community resources!

2014-15 Important Dates

Click here to visit the Lowell Web Calendar & stay informed of upcoming events throughout the year!

View the District ESchool Bag!

Check out district & community information linked to the District website below, including information about a new Daisy Troop starting at Lowell.

New 200 Foundation Updates

Click the link below to read updates from the New 200 Foundation!

Support the Lowell PTA through Amazon.com!!

Raise money for Lowell PTA by shopping at Amazon.com Lowell PTA will receive 1% of all money spent at Amazon.com, when you use this special link.


Bookmark this page for use anytime you need to shop at Amazon.com There are no price increases or fees for shoppers or Lowell PTA. Amazon funds the program as a fund raising opportunity for schools and organizations.

Going to Target??

Use your Target REDcard, and Target will donate 1% of your REDcard purchases made at Target and Target.com to help Lowell! Sign up is easy at the link below: