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Rain gutter regatta showcases buoyancy, engineering skills

An annual boat race has become a highlight of sixth-grade science class. At stake: bragging rights and 'a goofy trophy'...

Nate Fowler named new superintendent for Lowell Area Schools

Interim superintendent given the nod by Lowell Board of Education to lead the district...

Schools, organizations step up to feed students, families

Area schools continue to provide free grab and go meals at regular distribution events and community partners are helping to fill in the gaps to make sure everyone is fed during a very challenging time...

Students switch to Zoom for traditional visit to senior home

Students at Murray Lake Elementary didn’t want to miss the chance to spread holiday cheer to their senior neighbors, even though they couldn’t visit in person...

Bond projects making progress in Lowell

Contractors at TowerPinkster have been busy at Lowell schools this fall, making progress on the bond projects passed by voters in 2019...

Education foundation awards 16 teacher requests for funding, totaling nearly $12,900

Some $12,000 in available grant funds remain, and may go to spring mini-grants or to fund requests that arise this year due to COVID-19 uncertainty...

This trail leads to kindness

More than 300 student-painted rocks were hidden along the trailway near school as part of an elementary orienteering lesson...

Secondary schools go back to hybrid for three weeks

Lowell Middle and High schools are returning to a hybrid learning schedule beginning Monday, Nov. 2...

Major factor in school closings: evidence of virus spread

While the Kent County Health Department is working hard with superintendents to keep schools open, sometimes closing is the best way to mitigate spread...

COVID-19 cases prompt two-week closing of middle school

Lowell Middle School has been closed for two weeks due to an outbreak of COVID-19 cases, moving to online instruction...

Just one fire ant in a flood

Craig Veldman is the new principal for Cherry Creek Elementary School. School News Network gets to know him better – and learns a little bit about fire ants, too – in this edition of Meet Your Administrator...

The year of learning differently

SNN asked a sampling of students from across the county how it’s going for them so far in a school year of multiple instruction models...

District conducts contact tracing after high school student tests positive for COVID-19

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Lowell Area Schools received notification from the Kent County Health Department that a student enrolled at Lowell High School had tested positive for COVID-19...

Education ‘a family thing’ for new interim superintendent

Nate Fowler is the new interim superintendent for the 2020-2021 school year at Lowell Area Schools. School News Network sat down with the lifelong educator to get to know him better in this edition of Meet Your Administrators...

In class, online, both? Parents, students wrestle with choices

Students, parents, teachers and others share their feelings about the start of this school year...

Lowell Area Schools taking a hybrid approach to fall

Interim Superintendent Nate Fowler is overseeing a complex return-to-school plan involving both online and hybrid in-person options...
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