Watch for the “Parent Guide” to come home with your child soon. It’s a little fold-out pamphlet with a ton of great info about this year at Lowell—both curricular (like what Lowell is doing around Social Emotional Learning and closing the opportunity gap) and practical (there’s a great breakdown of what happens during the week with art, P.E., etc.).
Read the whole thing, but Tammy wanted to especially flag the procedures around changing pickup plans. See those below, but the key takeaway is that you can’t have your child communicate any pickup changes. You need to send a note or speak with someone directly at the office by 3pm.
Lowell Elementary serves a student population that is 30% homeless, and more than 60% of students are low income. They could really use your help.
Stacey Krynsky and the folks at the Capitol Hill location of 1st Security Bank have been great friends to Lowell Elementary. They are at it again, helping with a School Supplies Drive called Stuff the Bus. They have already sweetened the pot with a $100 donation, and will match cash donations up to $500. Let’s take advantage of their generosity!
Drop off donations of cash, backpacks, notebooks, art supplies, etc, at their Capitol Hill location:
Jump Start is a FREE week-long experience Aug 21-25 for Kindergartners to learn about school. Children will become familiar with their new school building, staff, typical school day activities and practices. Their parents/guardians will be able to meet with the school principal and ask questions about school. Teachers start to build relationships with students and observe their skills and strengths.