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Boy's Basketball and Girl's Soccer tryouts will be held

November 28, 29, and 30 from 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Students trying out must attend all three days of tryouts.

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Posted by: Dixie Lord
Published: 11/8/17




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Congratulations Matthew Baxter, Tigist Bergman, Tess Carty, Arlo Palmer. We are proud of you!

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Posted by: Linda Takacs
Published: 10/6/17




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Boys: do you want to go to college but don't know where to start? Attend the Adelante Young Men College and Career Conference in Pasadena on October 21st! Click here for more details and to register! 

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Posted by: Whitney Takacs
Published: 9/14/17




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11th Annual 5K Family Turkey Trot/Color Run 

And Wellness & Craft Fair

Sponsored by the Lowell Joint Education Foundation

Saturday, November 4, 2017

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor at this event, please see sponsorship information below.

If you would like to be part of the Wellness & Craft Fair, please see booth information below. 

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Posted by: Rosie Blankenship, District Admin, Lowell Joint School District
Published: 9/11/17




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The National Road Safety Foundation, Inc., is announcing its Drive Safe Los Angeles PSA contest. The contest deadline is November 10th, 2017.

 

Students can win $2,000 by entering the Drive Safe Los Angeles PSA contest, sponsored by The National Road Safety Foundation and the Los Angeles Auto Show™.

 

To enter the contest,  students must be between 14 and 19, going to school in Los Angeles and neighboring counties including Orange, San Bernardino, Ventura, Riverside and Santa Barbara counties.

 

Students must submit a storyboard or written script for a 30-second public service announcement (“PSA”) to help prevent distracted driving to The National Road Safety Foundation 18 East 50th Street NY, NY 10022 ATTN: Drive Safe Los Angeles.

 

You can visit www.teenlane.org/contests/drivesafelosangeles for more details and entry form. 

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Posted by: Whitney Takacs
Published: 9/5/17




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Arts and Learning Conservatory is bringing strings to Rancho! See the attached flyer for more information. You don't want to miss this exciting opportunity! 

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Posted by: Whitney Takacs
Published: 8/24/17




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Welcome to Tim Hall, new choir teacher, and Adrianne Malave, new Clerk Typist! We are happy they are here!

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Posted by: Linda Takacs
Published: 8/11/17




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Rancho students became ambassadors to students from China during Summer Enrichment Camp! 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Linda Takacs
Published: 8/11/17




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Congratulations Rancho-Starbuck! Named 2017 national School to Watch! Staff traveled in June to Washington, D.C. to accept the award. 


 

 

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Posted by: Linda Takacs
Published: 8/11/17




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Welcome to the Lowell Joint School District! Lowell Joint School District serves students in Transitional Kindergarten to 8th grade. Lowell has six award winning schools (5 elementary and 1 junior high).
 

If you are new to the community and need to enroll your students in  Lowell Joint School District's award winning schools please call (562) 943-0211 or stop by the District Office at 11019 Valley Home Avenue, Whittier. 

 

The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.    The reception desk is closed from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 1:00 p.m. for lunch.

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Posted by: Rosie Blankenship, District Admin, Lowell Joint School District
Published: 6/8/17




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Dear Parents:
               We very much value your input, so that we may better maximize the educational experiences of your sons and daughters.  Our annual survey is a one of our most significant tools in assessing our progress and provides us with information as we develop our annual Local Control Accountability Plan.  We would deeply appreciate your participation.  The survey should only take 5 minutes or less to complete and will be open until May 1.  Thank you for offering your insights so that we may make Lowell Joint School District schools even better!  

 

Please click on the links below to complete the survey now: 

 

LJSDparentsurvey2017

 

encuestadepadres2017

 

If you are unable to complete online, the surveys are attached for printing and submitting to your school site. 

 

Sincerely,

Mr. Jim Coombs

Superintendent of Schools                                                         

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Posted by: Rosie Blankenship, District Admin, Lowell Joint School District
Published: 4/20/17




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At the February 16, 2017, Board Meeting, Martin "Marty" E. Tourville was appointed as the provisional appointee to the vacant position by the Lowell Joint school District Board of Trustees.  The provisional appointment shall become an effective appointment unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the office of the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools within 30 days of the date of the provisional appointment. 

 

 

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Posted by: Rosie Blankenship, District Admin, Lowell Joint School District
Published: 2/21/17




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The Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District appointed Mr. Marty Tourville to fill the unexpired term of Brandon Jones.  The provisional appointment serves until the next general election held in November 2018.

 

Mr. Tourville shared that his “philosophy of education is that every child deserves the opportunity to have available the best possible education.  It is also the responsibility of the administration to provide a safe environment to learn and grow.”

 

President Darin Barber, who presided over the open session interviews and selection process, stated, “We had a number of very capable and well-qualified individuals come forward to volunteer to serve on the Board of Trustees.  This was a very difficult decision as all of the Trustees would be proud to serve with any one of the applicants.”

          

Superintendent Coombs stated, “We welcome Mr. Tourville to the Board and the Lowell family.  We are excited to work together with him and his fellow Board members as we rely upon our district’s strong traditions and take our next steps forward as a District of Destination.”


 

Press Release - Marty Tourville 2017 Appointed.pdf

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Posted by: Rosie Blankenship, District Admin, Lowell Joint School District
Published: 2/21/17




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To stay informed see the Weekly Bulletin by following the link to the Rancho-Starbuck Parent Portal.

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Posted by: Sparky Heckman
Published: 2/13/17




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Join us on March 7 for 6th grade student day. Join us on March 8 for parent night at 6:30 pm. Call the Rancho office for details. 

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Posted by: Linda Takacs
Published: 2/9/17




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A vacancy in the membership of the Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District occurred with the resignation of member Brandon Jones. 

 

The resignation was filed in the Superintendent's Office of the Los Angeles County Office of Education on January 13, 2017.

 

If you wish to be considered for our current vacant provisional board member position, please complete the application below and return it to the Superintendent of Schools office, located at 11019 Valley Home Avenue in Whittier, CA, no later than January 27, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

 

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Posted by: Rosie Blankenship, District Admin, Lowell Joint School District
Published: 1/17/17




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The Board of Trustees approved the new Superintendent of Schools contract at the November 7, 2016, Board Meeting.  

 

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Posted by: Rosie Blankenship, District Admin, Lowell Joint School District
Published: 12/9/16