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Attention Sophomores !!

Course selection is approaching. Be aware that you may sign up for English 71H if you are not already in honors and you would like to take AP English next year. English 71H is an intensive course designed to prepare students for the unique demands of AP English. Students who sign up for 71H should be ready to engage in high level literary analysis, writing, and class discussion.  See Ms. Santiago in room 209 if you have questions.

Posted by: Meredith Chase Santiago
Published: 10/5/15

Chess Simul Fri Oct 9 @ 3:45

Lowell Chess welcomes back Mongolian Chess Master Uyanga Byamba for a 30-board simul!  When?  This Friday October 9 at 3:45 PM in Room 114!  If you win or draw, free pizza, a trophy and your game get published on-line!  This will be Uyanga’s 2nd Chess Simul at Lowell in consecutive years.  Last year, 26 Lowell students, including 12 female chess players, gave their best effort playing Uyanga—but Uyanga won all 26 games!  In an interview with The Lowell newspaper, Uyanga said, “My life goal is to encouraging more female participation in chess.”  Chess in the oldest and greatest game in history.  Room 114 will be buzzing—so get there early for a seat at a chess board!  This Friday, October 9, 3:45 PM start time!  Don’t miss this special event!  For information write Mr. Fahey (patfahey@icloud.com).

Posted by: Kevin Sullivan
Published: 10/4/15

The Lowell Science Research Program, Fall 2015 Commences Year 6 Thursday, October 15 at 3:45 pm in room S202 ➢ Additional UCSF faculty, and grad students will be working with us this year. ➢ We will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45PM to 5:00PM. We begin with a panel discussion by UCSF graduate students: “My Path to Science.” Our planned talks from distinguished UCSF and Berkeley faculty will include neurology, microbiology and culturing, pathology and laboratory medicine, nano biotechnology, stem cells, hematology, germ cells, computational biology, computer science, computational physics, DNA self assembly and much much more.
Posted by: Richard A. Shapiro
Published: 9/30/15

Great American Shake Out and Evacuation Drills - October 15, 2015

On October 15, 2015, all schools will conduct Drop, Cover and Hold On drills, plus evacuations.  Lowell will have a special schedule to conduct the drills and the Stage 1 and 2 evacuations.  Please note the special schedule in the bulletin. (H. Giles)

Posted by: Holly Giles
Published: 9/24/15

Lowell Journalism finalists for "Story of the Year," "Multimedia Story of the Year," and "Picture of the Year" in the nation's biggest contest for high school publications

Congratulations to the staff of The Lowell for having five finalists in 2015 Individual Awards from the National Scholastic Press Association. Finalists were chosen from high school journalism publications from around the country. Winners will be announced at the NSPA convention in Orlando, Florida Nov 12-15

Story of the Year 


Joseph Kim and JoyAnne Ibay
"New online state testing brings technical difficulties, turning three days into four weeks"


Ophir Cohen-Simayof and Danielle Flores
"What’s right and wrong with the anonymous Facebook page ‘Lowell Confessions’"

Multimedia Story of the Year


Aida Irving, Karina Huft and Danielle Flores
"How varsity boys’ basketball couldn’t rebound in the Battle of the Birds"

Zoe Kaiser, Ariel Yuan, Aida Irving and Rayming Liang
"Cross Country outruns competition at Lowell Invite"


Cynthia Leung and Stephanie Li
"Brunch on a student budget? Here’s where to find it."

Picture of the Year


Zoe Kaiser

Hello, Dolly: Star alum Carol Channing brings smiles to students


Posted by: Samuel Williams
Published: 9/10/15