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Monday, April 6, 2015

Monday Message 4/6

Good Morning Lowell Families,

The students at the Lowell School were very excited to reach their goal of reading 5,000 hours during the month of March.  The students in Pre-k through fifth grade read a total of 5,546 hours.  To celebrate this accomplishment we had a special assembly from Jim Parks of Wingmasters.  He brought five birds of prey and did an educational presentation for all of the students.  Ask your children about the American Kestrel, the Peregrine Falcon, the Screech Owl, the Barred Owl, and the Red Tail Hawk they met today.  Mr. Parks was amazed at what a respectful audience the students were and about the knowledge they had about animals.  I will be updating the homepage soon with more pictures of these magnificent creatures.

Early Release and Conferences
Parent- Teacher Conferences are scheduled for this Thursday evening and Monday through Thursday afternoon of next week.  Please be on time for conferences so that teachers can stay on schedule.
On early release days, lunch will be served and students will be dismissed at 12:15.

Classes are in the middle of the spring Box Top contest.  The students have until April 30th to bring in Box Tops.  The class with the most box tops will win an ice cream party.  Ms. Altobello's class is currently in the lead with 237 box tops.

The next PTO meeting is next Tuesday, April 14th at 7:00 PM.

Grade 3-5 Homework Club:
There will be homework club this week.  The homework club sign-up will go out this afternoon.

Healthy Technology Use Speaker Series
This Wednesday, April 8th is the third and final speaker in the Healthy Technology Use Series.
Wednesday April 8th @ 7:00
Watertown Middle School (Parent & tween/teen presentation)
Speaker David Bickham and also features Stacy Carruth with an introductory to Mindfulness.

Reserve your seat by registering at

Learn more about the Center on Media and Child Health on their FB group at

Have a great week!

Ms. Donovan

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