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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...

Second-graders learn who polluted the Flat River, & how it improved

The lesson ties in with the second-grade science curriculum and is part of a national freshwater monitoring program...

Bond requests pass in Rockford, Lowell; maintenance levy fails in Sparta

Six districts passed requests, ranging from non-homestead millages to major bond proposals for new and revamped buildings...

Walking in their shoes

ARROWS class aims to promote compassion, understanding and friendship among general education students and those with disabilities...

Complicated but fun: learning about energy with eggs, balloons, marbles and more

The project is part of the fourth-grade physical science unit on energy and waves using Next Generation Science Standards...

Well-read and fed, but not sold in stores

Middle school English teacher Anne Hoekstra tried something new for independent reading projects this year: Students created a cereal based on the novels they read...
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