Principal's Newsletter

Mrs. Phelan, Lowell Elementary School


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Lowell School Presents Back to School Night

Thursday, September 19, 2019


Parents of Students in Grade 3, 4 & 5 Schedule

Visit the Classroom 6:00-6:45 pm

Welcome From Mrs. Phelan in Gym 6:50-7:10 pm

Meet our Specialist and other Staff in the Cafeteria from 7:15- 8:00 pm


Parents of Students in Grade Prek, K, 1 & 2

Meet our Specialist and other Staff in the Cafeteria from 6:00-6:45 pm

Welcome from Mrs. Phelan in Gym 6:50-7:10 pm

Visit the Classroom 7:15-8:00 pm

Instrument Demonstration for Grades 3 & 4

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The Lenny the Leopard Joins Ms. Talamas' Class for Lunch

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Teacher Collaboration

On Wednesday, September 11th teachers across the district got together by grade or department to collaborate. A picture during the Grades 3-5 Math Meeting. Elizabeth Kaplan (Math & Science Coordinator k-8) and Hosmer's Math Coach Forrest Sturgis lead teachers through MCAS Item Analysis specifically focused on alignment to Engage New York Assessments.

EEE, A Worried Parent's Questions Answered

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Upcoming Events

Sept 19: Back to School Night 6:00-8:00

Sept 19: English Learners Dinner 5:00-6:00

Sept 25: Early Release 12:15

Spet 27: Principal's Coffee 8:15 immediately following the drop off all are welcome.

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Lowell School's PTO's Welcome Committee Tuesday Night!

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The PTO Board Members 2019-2020

Mrs. Phelan, (Principal), Helen Oliver (Treasurer), Jamie Schoelmer (Co-President), Lauren Unsworth (Co-President), Laura Antipov (Vice President), Liz Geraci (Secretary), and Candice Whitmore (Assistant Principal)

English Learner (EL) Parent Dinner!

EL Parent Dinner

Is your child a speaker of another language?

Please join us for an

English Learner (EL) Parent Dinner!

Where: Lowell School Library

Date: September 19, 2019

Time: 5:00- 6:00 (before Back to School night begins)


  • Meet the principal and assistant principal.

  • Eat dinner (sandwich wraps with vegetarian options available) provided by Mrs. Phelan, the Lowell principal.

  • Meet other EL parents and the English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers.

  • Ask questions through an interpreter.

  • Stay for Curriculum Night from 6:00- 8:00 PM

Bring: a dessert to share--if you want!

Interpreters for Spanish, Portuguese and Pashto will be available.

Please RSVP by Friday, September 13 by emailing or telling your child’s ESL or classroom teacher.

ESL teachers:

Rachael Levine

Bethan Bailey

Early Release

Wednesday, Sep. 25th, 12:15pm

175 Orchard Street

Watertown, MA