Friday Flight

March 20, 2015

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Dr. Schuler Visit: Optional Staff Meeting

Dr. Schuler will visit Lowell on Monday, March 23 to join us for a 3:40 p.m. optional staff meeting. He'll talk about Vision 2018, which we briefly reviewed at January Institute. You can use this form (Click here) to RSVP and share questions with Dr. Schuler in advance.

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Professional Learning Calendar

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Week of March 23-27

Monday, March 23

  • Optional Staff meeting w/Dr. Schuler @ 3:40 p.m. in LLC

Tuesday, March 24

  • BLT; 8:30 in Office Conference Room
  • 2nd grade railroad presentations
  • Floor Hockey before school (through Spring Break)
  • (World Relief Homework Club; LLC after school)

Wednesday, March 25

  • Tech Team; 8:30 a.m. in Office Conference Room
  • (Tutoring; LLC after school)

Thursday, March 26

  • Floor Hockey before school (through Spring Break)
  • Problem solving & IEP as scheduled
  • (Spanish after school in Room 129)

Friday, March 27

  • (Chess Club; 3:30-5 in LLC)
  • (Girl Scouts; 3:30-5 in Art Room)

Upcoming Lowell Events

All School

  • Amy Logan Author Visit for all grades; Tuesday, April 14
  • Kane County Cougars Game (Reading program recognition); April 17th @ 6:30 p.m.
  • 5th Grade Step-Up Day to Franklin Middle School; April 21st from 9:30-11:30ish a.m.
  • PTA Sponsored Assembly: Kidworks Theatre- Endangered Animals: Wednesday, April 22 (Earth Day) 1:30 show (K-2); 2:30 show (3-5)
  • Culture Fest; Friday, April 24 from 6-8 p.m.
  • PARCC Testing; April 27-May 8
  • Cook’s Night Out/Spirit Wear Day - Barone’s; Thursday, April 30; 4-9pm
  • Lowell 5K; Saturday, May 2
  • Franklin Music Tour: Tuesday, May 12 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • Chorus, Band, & Orchestra Concert: Tuesday, May 12; 6:30 p.m. @ Franklin
  • EL trip to Brookfield Zoo; Wednesday, May 20th

Grade Level Trips/Events

  • 2nd Grade to Fullersburg Woods: Friday, May 15; 9:30-2
  • K-2 Author Skype with Kate McMullan; Thursday, April 9
  • 3-5 Author Skype with Gordon Korman; Friday, April 10
  • Kindergarten to Morton Arboretum: Thursday, April 23; 9:30-Noon
  • 4th Grade Family Living: Friday, April 24th; 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • 5th Grade Wax Museum; Friday, May 15; 10:45-11:30 a.m. (MPR)
  • 4th Grade to Lincoln Marsh: Monday, May 18; 9:15-2p.m.
  • Robert Crown Health Center visits 5th grade: Friday, May 22; 1:30-3p.m.

2014-15 Shift Day Schedule

  • Tuesday, May 26 is a Monday

PARCC Window

  • Second Window: April 27-May 8

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