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Fall Play Auditions!!!

Auditions held today, Thursday, at 1pm in the Steve Silver Theater. Please prepare a two minute memorized monologue and a short song. All are welcome.

Please sign up outside of Room 110.

Questions? See Ms. Bookwalter

Posted by: Teresa C. Bookwalter
Published: 5/27/15

Parents – Alumni – Teachers - Community members – Seeking Career Day Participants – October 2015
Parents – Alumni – Teachers - Community members – Seeking Career Day Participants – October 2015

Do you have an interesting career or know someone who does? Would you be willing to share your experience with freshmen students who are looking for career ideas and guidance?

We are seeking participants for the October 2015  - 5th annual Career Day 8AM – 11:30 AM at Lowell High School (the exact date TBA).

We are looking for professionals in all fields and trades including entrepreneurs. If interested in sharing a fun morning with Lowell Freshmen who are eager to learn about the path you took to your career and the nature of the work you do – please contact: Norman Nager  -NagerN@sfusd.edu and I will send you an invitation with details of the event. It is guaranteed to be a lot of fun for presenters and students alike.

Thanks for supporting college and career education at Lowell!

Posted by: Norman Nager
Published: 5/19/15

Summer Reading

All Lowell Students. Make sure to ask your English teacher, or check the Lowell website, for this year's summer reading titles. For incoming freshmen the book is Graceling by Kristin Cashore. Update!! Titles for Ms Recht and Ms Galang's senior AP classes have changed. Please refer to this site's Summer Reading page.

Posted by: Meredith Chase Santiago
Published: 5/8/15

Summer Jobs, Internships, Engineering Camp and other opportunities - apply now!
March, 2015
 
Help students make the most of their summer!

This newsletter contains opportunities for students to learn, grow and even earn some money this summer. Please share relevant opportunities with your students. Contact Veronica Reilly with any questions. 
 

CTE Summer Career Exploration Program
Applications due April 10th
 
·      Students will have an opportunity to explore careers related to one of the following: automotive technology, building and construction, environmental technology, and urban agriculture
·      The programs are open to current SFUSD sophomores and juniors
·      Students will earn 5 high school credits and $1000 (before taxes and deductions)
·      Students will participate in worksite rotations twice per week, and visit Bay Area colleges
·      Students will learn about Apprenticeship programs and local training programs
 
Use this link to download all the application materials:

MYEEP
Mayor's Youth Employment and Education Program
 
Internship training and placement for SF youth ages 14-17. Mentoring and personalized job experience based on your interests/career plans. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

Applications will be released on March 16th and will be due back on April 10th. You can have your local MYEEP representative come and talk to your class about the internships and how to fill out the application. Check out the website for contact information and to access the application:

www.myeep.org
 
 
USF Upward Bound
Preparing bright and promising high school students, from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds, to succeed in college
 
The programs provides the following: The Upward Bound Summer Experience includes a five week residence program and Southern California College Tour, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Enrichment, Instruction in reading, writing, study skills, and other subjects necessary for success in education beyond high school.

Please use this link for more information and to apply:

http://www.usfca.edu/upwardbound/
 
 
Summer Engineering Institute at SF State
Explore different types of engineering
Students must be nominated by March 16th
 
Summer Engineering Institute is a two-week residential summer camp at San Francisco State University designed to provide real-world context to the study of engineering through practical, applied and hands-on problem solving and design-oriented projects. Open to high school sophomores and juniors.

Please use this link for more information and to apply:

http://www.canadacollege.edu/stemcenter/highschoolstudents.php
 
 
Many Additional Opportunities
Check out the Productive Summer Guide 

Darlene M. Cárdenas from the Department of College and Career Readiness has put together the Productive Summer Guide with many summer opportunities. Consider reserving some time in the computer lab in the upcoming weeks to have students choose one or two summer opportunities and apply for them. 

Please use this link for more information about a variety of summer opportunities for students:

http://goo.gl/T8DyfB
Posted by: Norman Nager
Published: 3/14/15