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I’ll trade you Tecumseh for James Madison

The trading cards made by eighth graders in Lowell Middle School teacher Darla Palmer’s social studies class might not fit the traditional 'fun to collect' mold, but they do illustrate their understanding of a pivotal point in U.S. history...

Art & mental health: building skills, processing emotions

At its base, the unit was about drawing facial features accurately. The deeper task: to process a mood or feeling through art...

Video gaming moves from virtual online to inter-school competitions

A sense of belonging and representing the school is high on educators’ lists when they explain why they are pursuing fielding teams...

Goblin heads, ostrich armor and ice knives

Now more students can join, thanks to a grant from the Lowell Education Foundation...

Curious? Figure it out, then report back

Similar to what some schools refer to as 'genius hour,' the pilot was aimed at sparking curiosity and engagement, and to develop research and planning skills...

Replacing scariness with facts

Second graders in Whitney Hoard’s Cherry Creek Elementary classroom marked World Diabetes Day by learning about the disease from a pair of their classmates, who have firsthand knowledge...

Just part of the school day: impacting the world

All three district lower-el buildings have Early Act groups, the elementary version of Interact groups at the middle and high school...

Remembering their sacrifice

With cards, visits, songs and poems, students took time on Veterans Day to honor those who have served...

Grandpa for the win

The persuasive writing assignment is part of the fifth grade opinion writing unit. Students were charged with coming up with an idea for a costume, supporting the idea with whys, and using evidence...

Education foundation grants fund orchestra pedals, D&D supplies and more

Flexible seating in a few classrooms at two elementary buildings, high school orchestra looping pedals and middle school Dungeons & Dragons supplies are among grant requests approved recently by the Lowell Education Foundation...

The friendliest store at school

There are nine special needs students working at the Spirit Store this trimester, and a handful of general education students who work alongside them...

Art & mental health: building skills, processing emotions

At its base, the unit was about drawing facial features accurately. The deeper task: to process a mood or feeling through art...

‘Bruno makes me feel happy and safe’

Cherry Creek third graders have taken a liking to newcomer Bruno, a therapy dog-in-training owned by teacher Brook Beaufait...

Students learn skills the fun way: making music

A group of Alto Elementary students took part in 10 one-hour sessions with a music therapist at the Franciscan Life Process Center, thanks to a grant from the Lowell Education Foundation...

Top Chef Lowell

The activity, in its second year, was kick-started by a $1,500 grant last year from the Lowell Education Foundation...

She’s a model for leadership, addressing big issues

With a focus on local, national and global issues, Eleanor Cooper has dedicated herself to serving as a voice for minorities, an advocate for change...
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