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Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Jazz started in San Francisco. Find out why and how during the third session of Come to the Water: Teaching California Black History.

Come join Oxford University Press historian John William Templeton as he leads the seventh annual Come to the Water: Teaching California Black History seven-week course. The author of Our Roots Run Deep: The Black Experience in California, Vols.1-4, Templeton is the creator of the West's first African American Freedom Trail. 

The next session of the course is Saturday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. in the ReUNION: Education-Arts-Heritage offices at 1691 Turk.
The books for the seven week course are: 
Our Roots Run Deep: the Black Experience in California, Vols. 1-4 
Come to the Water: Sharing the Rich Black Experience in San Francisco 
Cakewalk: a historical novel about the unsung creators of jazz 
Posted by: Landon Dickey, District Staff, San Francisco Unified School District
Published: 1/22/17

Audience: Associates, Parents, Staff, Students, Teachers and Homepage

The Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMR) is an eight-week program in which high school students from diverse backgrounds are invited to perform basic research with Stanford faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and researchers on a medically-oriented project. The goals of the program include increasing interest in biological sciences and medicine in high school students, helping students to understand how scientific research is performed, and increasing diversity of students and researchers in the sciences.



All of the following requirements must be met (no exceptions):

- Students must currently be juniors or seniors as of the fall of 2016 and must be in the graduating class of 2017 or 2018. 

- Students must also be 16 years old or older by the start of the program (June 12, 2017).  

- Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a green card in order to apply.

Important Note:  The selection process will heavily favor local (Bay Area) students. Please visit the FAQ for more information.  Also, students must be able to start the program on June 12, 2017.  


DECEMBER 15, 2016 (TUES.)- Application Available Online

FEBRUARY 25, 2017 (SAT.)- Application Due (11:59pm Pacific Standard Time)

JUNE 12, 2017 (MON.)- Start of Program

AUGUST 3, 2017 (THURS.)- End of Program




Posted by: Jonathan Fong
Published: 1/20/17

Audience: AP CompSci Pr B Period 2, AP CompSci Pr B Period 6, AP CompSci Pr B Period 8, Computer Programming A Spring 2017 Period 5, Registry 1807 (Room 337) Period 9 and Homepage

The application to apply for the Girls Who Code Summer 2017 Internship Program is now available for 10th and 11th grade girls.  


Click here for more information and a link to the application.

Posted by: Ellen Reller
Published: 1/18/17

Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins and Teachers

The PTSA is planning a big benefit for Lowell High School. On Friday, February 24, 2017 the Lowell PTSA is hosting, LowellPalooza, a fundraising party and auction, and we need your assistance to make it a success for our students.

There are lots of ways you can contribute:
Donate Items
Show your support by donating auction items. If each Lowell family found at least one donation item, just think how big our auction catalogue would be! See some donation ideas on the Donate Items page.
Donate Cash
Consider making a tax-deductible charitable donation. Click on Donate Cash to indicate the amount. All proceeds will benefit Lowell High School students.
Order Tickets
Learn more about the Lowellpalooza party and auction on February 24. Purchase your tickets while they are still available!


Posted by: Kevin Sullivan
Published: 1/2/17

Audience: All Staff - High School, Attendance, Lowell English Department, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

CONGRATULATIONS to the following student reporters, photographers, artists, and editors from The Lowell who are winners in individual awards from the National Scholastic Press Association


Clarissa Wan, Ophir Cohen-Simayof, Stephanie Li, Whitney C. Lim
FIRST PLACE 2016 Multimedia News Story of the Year

Finding Equity, Part 2: Latino students share their stories of problems with Lowell’s lack of diversity


Emily Teng
SECOND PLACE 2016 Editorial Cartoon of the Year

The tampon tax — women’s essentials or the government’s luxury?

Josephine Dang
FIFTH PLACE 2016 Feature Story of the Year -

Shattered homes: Three young women overcoming domestic violence in their families

Aida Irving, Kiara Gil, Alexis Picache
EIGHTH PLACE 2016 Multimedia Feature Story of the Year

Uncovering the Undercut

Winners were announced at the NSPA fall convention in Indianapolis on Nov. 12

Posted by: Samuel Williams, Teacher, Lowell HS
Published: 11/13/16