Lowell Memo: Issue #21
February 11, 2016
Published by Lowell School & the Lowell PTA
There is no school on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents Day. Classes resume on Tuesday, February 16.
Kindergarten Round-Up for the Class of 2029!!
Wednesday, Feb. 24th, 6:30pm
312 South President Street
Wear Lowell Spirit Wear or the color blue on Wednesday, February 17!
The Box Tops deadline is February 24!
Thank you to everyone who has sent in Box Tops for Education! The deadline for the second (and final) Box Tops submission of the school year is March 1, so please turn in all of your Box Tops by Wednesday, February 24.
Don't forget to label them with your child's name and teacher's name, as we're keeping track of the number of Box Tops submitted by each class, and the winning class will receive a special prize toward the end of the school year. Currently, 5M is in first place; 5R is in second and 3T is in third.
Thanks for your support!
Plans are underway for this year's Jamboree!
We are looking for new or gently used items that can be re-purposed as Jamboree prizes. A box will be in the front office from Friday, January 8th through the month of February to collect prize donations.
We are happy to accept stickers, bouncy balls, Happy Meal toys, books, matchbox cars, pencils, figurines, etc.
We will also be collecting large baskets to use for the Jamboree classroom raffle baskets.
Interested in volunteering to help with the event? Contact Andrea Koziarz (email@example.com) or Kristen Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thank you for your support!
Save the Date: Discovery Day/Field Day is May 31!
Welcome, Mrs. Sahni!
Amrita Sahni is thrilled to be a new Teaching Assistant here at Lowell Elementary. She completed her BA in Sociology at York University in Toronto, Canada and then went on to complete her Masters in Elementary Education at Medaille College in Buffalo, New York. She holds a Professional Educators License and has many years of experience working with students of various ages. Most recently she was a Pre-kindergarten teacher at a child care facility in Carol Stream. She moved to Illinois in 2009 from Toronto, Canada where she was born and raised. She and her husband, Deepak, have two beautiful sons; Aarav who is 3 and Jashan who is 1. She looks forward to being part of the Lowell community!
Lowell 5K - Volunteers Needed
It’s time to start planning the annual Lowell School 5k- Dash for Dr. Murphy! The date has been set for Saturday, May 7th. This year will mark the 18th year of the 5k which raises money for the American Cancer Society as a way to honor former Lowell principal, Dr. Murphy. In order to continue this fun and important tradition we need help! We are looking for businesses to sponsor the event, as well as items or services to be donated to the raffle. We are also in need of two additional co-chairs.
Call for Nominations - NEW 200 Distinguished Teacher Awards
Do you have a favorite District 200 teacher who has inspired you and made a difference in your life or your child’s life? Please fill out a nomination form and let the foundation know who they are! Nominations are due February 15, 2016.
NEW 200 will present six teachers with our Distinguished Teacher Award. Awards are presented to one teacher at each school level (preschool/elementary, middle, and high school), for each the North & South portions of the District. Awards will be presented at our Distinguished Teacher Awards event on April 26, 2016. Learn more about the nomination process here.
Has a D200 teacher been an inspiration to your child?
Lowell Reading Incentives: Kane county Cougars AND Six Flags!
Lowell Eagles Learn: Check out our Stories of Learning!
Thank you for helping tell our story!
View the District ESchool Bag!
New 200 Foundation Updates
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