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What’s Happening at Lowell High School

September 30, 2018

All LHS students are invited to share their work at the annual Kerouac Poetry and Prose Contest. Submissions for the Oct. 5 event are being accepted until Monday, Oct .1. Students must be present at the event to read their work. See your English teacher or visit the LHS website for more information.

Homecoming is Friday, Oct. 19.

The Student Theater Company will perform “A Christmas Carol” on Dec. ,7, 8,14 and 15.

Seniors must have yearbook photos submitted by Nov. 1. Email photos to lhsyearbook@lowell.k12.ma.us&lt ;mailto: lhsyearbook@lowell.k12.ma.us .

The seventh annual Hallows Eve 5k Fun Run and Walk is Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Lowell Elks Lodge. Proceeds go to scholarships for high-school students in the Merrimack Valley. Anyone looking to volunteer should see Mrs. Taylor during advisory in Room 346.

Mr. DeLossa is organizing a candidate forum for the 3rd Congressional District before the general election in November. The forum will follow the same format as two years ago: students will be in charge of talking with the campaigns, act as moderators and timekeepers, and prepare questions for candidates to discuss. Any student interested in working on the forum should contact Mr. DeLossa at isrdelossa@lowell.k12.ma.us .

The next meeting for the 2019 Spindle Yearbook is Monday, Oct 1, at 2:30 in Room 249. If you are interested in design, journalism, art and photography, join the club.

The Girls Who Code Club meets once a week for two hours after school with Ms. Vilcans in Room 310. The first group starts in October, the second in January. The club will visit Kronos in early December and again in the spring to share their projects. See Ms. Vilcans.

The Future Educators of America Club meets in Room 214A after school the last Tuesday of every month.

Business Professionals of America meet Wednesdays in Room 629. New members are welcome to join and to attend the National Leadership Conference in California in April 2019.

Volunteers are needed for the Food Bank and Hallows Eve celebrations in October. See Ms. Correa in Room 209.

The Rainbow Alliance meets Mondays after school in Room 325 for snacks and fun.

Student Council applications are outside Student Activities.

Anyone interested in traveling to the Dominican Republic during February vacation should see Mr. Taylor in Student Activities.

Anyone interested in traveling to Paris, Normandy and London over February vacation should see Mr. Thornton in Student Activities.

Anyone interested in touring Germany, Czech Republic and Poland during April vacation should see Ms. Riley in Room 132, Ms. Keefe in 329, or Mr. Thornton in Student Activities.

The registration deadline for the Nov. 3 SAT is Oct. 5; register at collegeboard.org ; fee waivers are available for eligible low-income students; visit guidance or College & Career in Room 116; late registration is Oct. 24. Visit Room 116 for a free study guide.

The late registration deadline for the Oct. 27 ACT is Oct. 14; a late fee will apply; register at www.act.org ; pick up a free study guide.

The PSAT will be offered to all sophomores and juniors during the school day Wednesday, Oct. 10; the test is free and no registration is required. Study guides are available in Advisory.

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