Throughout the school year, individual classes will go on field trips related to the current curriculum, for fun, or to celebrate holidays. You will receive individual permission slips describing each trip, the date, and cost, if any. There may also be trips planned by the Art and/or Music Teachers.
Our student government is comprised of student representatives as well as student elected officers. Many school activities are sponsored by this organization, as well as raising money for charitable organizations.
Student Ambassadors are selected by the principal and director of admissions. These students help out during Open Houses and school assemblies. In addition, they attend the New Student Breakfast held every year in June where they meet and greet new students accepted to Lowell and answer any questions they or their parents may have.
The Yearbook Committee works with a teacher advisor in gathering articles and helps with the layout of the actual yearbook.
Student Mentoring Program
Students from the upper grades read and assist our 3rd and 4th graders at different times during the year.
Community Service Program
Seventh and eighth grade student volunteers work with younger students at a local public school one time per week. In addition, charitable donations and visits are made throughout the year to local food pantries, children’s hospitals, VA hospital, and Senior Citizen centers. Donations have also been made to St. Jude’s Cancer Research Hospital, The Smile Train, and many other organizations.
Interested students join teams and compete in weekly scheduled inter-mural basketball games, during school hours.
Interested students audition for a part in our annual school play. There is a morning and evening production. Students rehearse under the supervision of a hired Children’s Theatre Director. In addition, scenery is created by our students. Some previous productions have included Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Into the Woods, Beauty and the Beast, and Shrek The Musical. Family and friends are encouraged to attend the evening performance.
Interested students may join the school chorus, which affords them the opportunity to work with peers and perform at various school events, including the Winter Holiday Show as well as the Spring Variety Show.
Holiday and Variety Shows
The music department hosts two annual shows. The Holiday Show in December and the Variety show in June, which highlights the many talents of our students.
Guest speakers enhance our curriculum through assemblies and workshops. Past speakers have included children’s book authors, motivational speakers, and actress Gwendolyn Briley Strand who performs a one woman show about Harriet Tubman.
Breakfast and lunch are served daily. Students can choose from cereal, breakfast bars, fruit and a beverage. Lunch options include cold sandwiches, grilled cheese, as well as scheduled classroom lunch sales and pizza.
Students participate in our annual walkathon, obtaining pledges from family and friends. Proceeds from this endeavor fund educational and curriculum based field trips, as well as our theater program.
Trick or Treat Day
Students are permitted to wear costumes to school and go Trick or Treating throughout the building.
Students and their families are asked to donate to local charitable organizations.
A Friendship dance, with a D.J. and refreshments, is held annually.
Classes study diversity by researching, participating in creative activities, and presenting projects recognizing the unique characteristics of our school and the world.
The Awards Ceremony, held in June, gives our students the opportunity to be recognized for their achievements in academics, the arts, and athletics.
Field Day is held in June. The students are given the opportunity to compete in a variety of sports and participate in many activities.
Special Person Day
Students invite a special person in their lives to come to our school to visit their classroom, meet their classmates, and participate in special activities.
Student and Parent Appreciation Day
Every spring, students and their parents are invited to enjoy a fun morning of bowling. Students return to school for a special lunch.
There is a formal cap and gown graduation ceremony for the eighth grade students. There is an informal reception held afterwards for the graduates and their guests.
Senior Class Trip
In May, eighth grade students will attend a day trip to Club Getaway in Kent, Connecticut.