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Last Updated: 10/18/2020 6:12 PM

ALL CALL ANNOUNCEMENT

2019-2020 School All Call Archives


 

October 18, 2020

Good evening this is Mrs. Parry with a few announcements .

Reminder that 3rd graders will participate in state testing tomorrow and Tuesday from 8 a.m-11:00 a.m.  Students should bring a pencil and a book or markers/crayons to have something to do when they are finished with their test.

We request that any parent of a student who requires medications to be administered at school to please drop them off at the nurses office between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. by  this Thursday, October 22nd. 

Parents of seventh graders, or students new to Lowellville if you would like to have your child receive an orientation to help them locate classes and operate his or her locker, please contact Mrs. Killingsworth in the Guidance Office to attend an orientation session

Monday October 26th at 5:00 pm Mr. Sammartino and I will host a return to in-person learning informational meeting via Zoom.  All Parents/guardians are invited to attend. More information as well as the zoom link will be posted to our website soon.

Ticket information is posted for Week 9 football and volleyball tournament games on the athletic website.  Also, a reminder to junior high football parents equipment turn in will be tomorrow at 4:30 in the junior high locker room. 


 

October 14, 2020

Good evening This is Mrs. Parry with a few important announcements and reminders. It is important that you contact the school to let us know if your student will be riding the school bus when we return to in-person learning.  We need this information so that we can make sure we have enough room on the busses to allow for social distancing. Please call the main office by tomorrow at 3:00 to reserve your seat.

We are also requesting that a parent of a student who requires medications to be administered at school to please drop off the medications at the nurse's office between the hours of 8AM and 3PM by Thursday October 22nd.

Parents of seventh graders or students new to Lowellville if you would like to have your child receive an orientation to help them locate classes and operate his or her locker, please contact Mrs. Killingsworth in the Guidance Office to attend an orientation session.  

Also, beginning Nov. 2nd all Lowellville students grades 3-12 will be issued a school chromebook to use for completing both in class assignments and assignments from home. In order to help facilitate the process, any student in grades 9-12 can come to the school any day this week or next week between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to pick-up their chromebook. At that time if a student was previously issued a school device, he/she will return it to receive the  new one. Wednesday, October 21st  we will offer extended hours for pick up from 8 AM to 7 PM. Again this is for any student in grades 9-12.

 

October 12, 2020

Good afternoon. This is Mrs. Parry with one announcement. In order to accurately prepare for the return to in-person learning on November 2nd, if you intend for your student to ride the school bus, please call the main office to confirm by this Wednesday at 3:00.

 

October 12, 2020

Good morning. This is Mrs. Parry calling with information regarding online learning. You are receiving this call because you indicated that although Lowellville school plans to return to in-person learning on November 2nd, you would prefer to have your student(s) online. It is very important that you contact the school today by 3:00 pm to confirm your choice of either online or return to in person. 

 

October 7, 2020

Good evening. This is Mrs. Parry calling with information regarding online learning. You are receiving this call because you indicated that although Lowellville school plans to return to MODEL ONE (Open Campus) on November 2nd, you would prefer to have your student(s) on MODEL TWO (Online Model). 

Students utilizing the MODEL TWO option will be enrolled in the JCESC Virtual Learning Academy(VLA).  VLA is an asynchronous educational delivery system accessible online day or night, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Each course is fully aligned to Ohio's Academic Content Standards. 

Unlike during remote learning, students will not be attending live meets with Lowellville teachers. Instead students will be accessing VLA’s virtual platform and completing lessons and assessments using VLAs digital curriculum materials. Students will, however, be supported by a staff member assigned to VLA who will track their progress and be available to answer questions.

It’s important to note that students selecting this option will be enrolled for a full nine weeks. At the end of the 9 week period students will have the option of returning to in-person learning or remain online. We ask that families selecting this option, please contact the main office again to confirm your choice by Monday, October 12th at 3:00 pm. 

 

 

October 5, 2020 (4:00 p.m.)
Hello. This is Dr. Thomas with two announcements.
On November 2, 2020, Lowellville K-12 has a planned return to MODEL ONE (Open Campus) barring any major changes in the COVID-19 numbers and/or unforeseen circumstances. 

Also, on October 29-30, students will not have synchronous (live) learning with their teachers.

Staff will use these two days for students (families) to return the technology and to transition the modality of learning from MODEL ONE (Home) to MODEL ONE (Open Campus).


Specific details about in-person classes, bussing, drop off times, and pick up times will be released soon.
Also, if you or anyone you know are interested in being a substitute teacher

or an educational aide, please contact me as soon as possible.
Thank you and stay healthy!

Sunday, October 4

Good evening. This is Mrs. Parry with a few announcements. Parents and guardians of seniors graduating this spring, The Guidance Office will be hosting a parent Financial Aid night on Wednesday, October 7 at 6pm in the library.  A representative will be here to explain how to fill out the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  You will not be completing the FAFSA that evening, but you will learn how to complete it along with necessary information about financial aid for students planning to attend college or trade school.  Any questions can be directed  to Mrs. Killingsworth in the Guidance Office. 

Pop up Library Oct. 7 (Wed.) from 8:30 to 10:00 am the Pop- up Library of Mahoning County will have a Pop-up library van in the parking lot by the Board of Education and teachers parking lot.  The library will have Items that would appeal to anyone from babies to seniors (books, movies, audiobooks, video games, etc.).  Anyone stopping to see them can get a library card if they don't have one, and students/families can check out any materials they have.  They can also place reserves, answer questions, give them information about our online resources, etc. 

Finally, just a reminder that parent teacher conferences are scheduled for Thursday October 8th. Please call the main office to reserve a time slot. Thanks and have a good night

 

 

 

 

 

September 27, 2020

Good afternoon, this is Mrs. Parent with a few reminders for the week.

Families selecting to not return to Open Campus: MODEL ONE(In-Person) learning must notify the school office by 4:00 p.m. on Monday September 28.  If we do not hear from you your child(ren) will be considered for In-Person learning when we return to school.

The PTO mum sale pick up is this  Wednesday, September 30 starting at 12:45 until 3:00 pm in the parking next to the Lowellville baseball fields.  Mums will be distributed using curbside pickup.  Drivers are asked to stay in their cars and mums will be put in your trunk.    

Finally, parent teacher conferences are scheduled for Thursday, October 8th. Please call the main office to reserve your time slot.

 

September 24, 2020 (4:00 p.m.)
Hello. This is Dr. Thomas with one announcement.
As we complete the fourth week of Home: MODEL ONE
(Remote Learning), we need to hear from you.
Within the upcoming weeks, Lowellville Schools are planning to
switch back to Open Campus: MODEL ONE (In-Person) learning.
Families selecting to not return to Open Campus: MODEL ONE
(In-Person) learning must notify the school office by 4:00 p.m. on
September 28, 2020 by calling 330-536-8426 email at
a.mclaughlin@lowellvilleschool.org.

If you do not call, your child(ren) will be considered

Open Campus: MODEL ONE (In-Person).
We plan to utilize both the Home: MODEL ONE and

the Online Model: MODEL TWO as needed.
Thank you and stay healthy!

September 23, 2020

Good afternoon, this is Mrs. Parry with a message from the Lowellville Booster Club. Cowpickens tickets are due this week.  Please turn them into your coaches today and tomorrow or you can drop off at the concession stand this evening after 6:00.  If you need additional tickets to sell they will also be available this evening.  The Boosters would also like to announce a pre-sale of wedding soup and cavatelli with meatballs this Friday before the game at the Lowellville concession stand, with pick-ups starting at 3:00.  Please check out the Boosters Facebook page for pre-order details.”

And finally just a reminder that tomorrow is the last day to purchase football tickets for the game on Friday.

 

All Call 9-21-2020

This is Dr. Thomas with one announcement.
The September 23, 2020 Board of Education meeting will be streamed live
via Zoom for the public to attend. We ask those wishing to address the
Board during its regular meeting during the public comment section submit
a request to Treasurer Bryan Schiraldi by 6:00 PM on September 23, 2020
via email at b.schiraldi@lowellvilleschool.org.

The request must include name and address of the participant, group affiliation if applicable, and topic.
Thank you and stay healthy!

Good morning this is Mrs. Parry with one announcement.

As the Ohio Department of Health compels all school districts to enforce state immunization requirements. Students who have not yet submitted their required immunization records by the end of the day today will be excluded from attending school, which means participating in Google Classroom activities and assignments as well as participating in all after school athletics and activities beginning tomorrow. 

Any questions regarding your students immunization status, please contact the school nurse.

 

 

All Call 9/20

Good afternoon, this is Mrs. Parry with a few reminders for the week

Kindergarten KRA testing begins this week.

Diagnostic Testing for grades 1-3 also begins this week. To prevent students from having to share materials, please bring a pencil to test with. Students may also bring a book to look at or crayons to color with for when their testing is complete. 

Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday October 8th from 3-8:30 for elementary and 2:45-8:10 for secondary. Please call the school office to schedule your time. 

The main office front vestibule will be open  daily Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. for drop off and pick up of school forms.

Varsity football will host Sebring Friday, September 25th 7:00 PM at Struthers High School.  Football families will receive 4 tickets, Band Grades 8-12, Cheer, and Danceline will receive 3 tickets.  Band Grade 7 will receive 2 tickets.  Tickets are $7 adult and $5 student.  They will be on sale Monday through Thursday in the main office.

This game will also have Homecoming Court Introductions before the game.  Parents with children on Homecoming Court will be offered additional tickets at the time of purchase.  Please check the athletic website for more ticket information.

Reminder that each day this  week, one boy and one girl on Homecoming Court will be featured on the Lowellville School’s Facebook Page and on the school website. There you will find a photo and short biography about each attendant. The introductions of all Homecoming Court attendants and the crowning will be livestreamed on the Lowellville Schools Facebook page for the community to view beginning at 6:15 pm on Friday. 

Thanks and have a great week 

 

9/15/20

This is Mrs. Parry with two announcements

First, Chromebooks for families on the waitlist will be issued tomorrow. Parents are asked to come to the school between 10:00 AM and 6:30 PM to get what they still need. 

Secondly Our 2020 homecoming activities kick off next week. 

In order to help limit the spread of COVID-19 we will not have a homecoming parade this year. However we will ask that this year’s homecoming court join next year’s homecoming court as honorary members who participate in the parade next fall along with the 2021 LHS Homecoming court. 

All of the boys and girls selected to be on Homecoming Court this year will be escorted by their parents and will be honored on the field at the LHS football game on Friday, September 25th, at Struthers Stadium where the crowning of this year’s King and Queen will take place. The introductions of all Homecoming Court attendants and the crowning will be livestreamed on the Lowellville Schools Facebook page for the community to view beginning at 6:15 pm on Friday.

*Each day next week, one boy and one girl on Homecoming Court will be featured on the Lowellville School’s Facebook Page and on the school website. There you will find a photo and short biography about each attendant.

We are also asking that Lowellville students in grades K-12 bring a little fun to their Google Meet or Zoom meeting during Spirit Week by dressing up each day according to the theme. Students can post their  picture wearing that day’s theme to the Lowellville Schools Facebook Page by tagging us @Lowellville Schools and/or on Instagram @Lowellville_Rockets for a chance to win a Handel’s Pint Card. (The winner will be announced at the end of each day and the card will be mailed to their home address.)  Themes can be found on the homepage of the school website

 

All Call 9/13/20

Good afternoon, this is Mrs. Parry with a few announcements.

Just a reminder that student  immunization records must be turned in by September 21st. The Mahoning County Board of Health will be providing an “On-Site” Shot Clinic at Lowellville School on Friday, September 18 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for any student who needs a required school vaccine.Students who are interested will need their parents to fill out a consent form and a HIPPA form. The forms will be available on our school website and in the main office. The deadline for sign-ups is Tuesday, September 15. The clinic will be located in the small gym. Please enter the building by the locker room entrance.

The computers for those families on the waitlist will be ready for pickup by the end of this week. We will send out a notification of specific days and times for pick up soon.

Families of students in grades 1-3 should have received a letter in their students google classroom regarding the required diagnostic testing schedule. You can also view the letter on the homepage of our school website entitled Grades 1-3 Letter to Parents

Week 4 Football Presale Tickets will be available for purchase Monday, September 14th through Thursday, September 17 in the main office from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Please note there will not be any ticket sales on Friday, September 18th.  Varsity football families will be able to purchase up to 5 tickets.  Junior high football and cheer families will  also be able to purchase up to 5 tickets per family.  The junior varsity football game is cancelled for this week. Please check the school or athletic website for more information.

 

All Call 9/10/20

Good afternoon, this is Mrs. Parry with a few announcements

Just a reminder that the Ohio Department of Health compels all school districts to enforce state immunization requirements. We are required to have written proof of immunizations. We sent out many letters this summer to students who have not submitted the required documentation. Unfortunately any student who has not yet submitted the required documentation by September 21st, will be excluded from attending school and participating in all after school athletics and activities. If you have any questions about your student's status please contact Nurse Betsy Wilson at (330) 536-8426 

The PTO mum fundraiser order forms (Both online and paper forms) are due this Friday, September 11.  Paper order forms can be turned into the school’s front office drop box.  Elementary students ordering online should use their unique online ordering codes distributed by their home room teachers last week. 

September 6, 2020

Good afternoon, this is Mrs. Parry with a few announcements for the week

Presale tickets for week 3 will go on sale this Tuesday through Thursday for varsity and junior high football.  This past Monday, senior fall athletes and senior band members were emailed a form to complete for this upcoming senior night, they are due  Tuesday.  Senior Night will be Saturday, September 12th before the varsity football game at Struthers.  Senior parents are asked to arrive around 6:10 on the visitor sidelines.  Introductions will start promptly at 6:30 pm. The order of senior introductions and more information is on the school and athletic website.

 Students in grades 9 through 12 will be voting for the 2020 Homecoming Court next week. Ballots can be found in the student’s Lowellville email account. All ballots must be submitted by Friday, September 11, no later than noon. Those chosen to be on court will be notified Friday afternoon with information to follow. The Homecoming Court and their parents will be recognized prior to the September 25th football game at Struthers High School. The crowning of King and Queen will also take place at that time. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there is no Homecoming dance scheduled this year.

This past Friday we received information from the Ohio Department of Education that the USDA waiver that allows us to offer free meals to all students has been extended through December 31, 2020. This means that effective today Lowellville School District is able to provide FREE breakfast and lunch to ALL district children, both in person and virtual.  All families are still able to sign up for meal pick up. Meals can be picked up every Wednesday from 10-11:30am at the cafeteria door entrance. If you are interested in participating, please call the front office at 330-536-8426 to add your student/s to the list.  Finally, please remember we still need everyone to continue to fill out the 20/21 free and reduced meal applications and turn them in to the district as soon as possible. This will ensure that you receive the correct meal eligibility once the waiver extension is over. 

Student forms can be returned to the dropbox in the front main office vestibule. Please return all forms by September 18th.

 

 

 

 

August 30, 2020

Good afternoon, this is Mrs. Parry with a few reminders for the week.

To prepare for classes on Monday, if they haven’t already, students need to log into their student email and accept their Google Classroom invitations.  The remote online learning schedule for students can be found on page 3 of the Remote Learning Back to School Information link on the homepage of our school website.

Student forms including emergency medical, video/photo release, handbook, computer network and internet forms can be returned to the drop box in the front main office vestibule Monday-Friday 8 am- 2:45 pm. Please return all forms by September 18th.

Varsity Football will be at McDonald this Friday. Since this is an away game, tickets will be available for presale only to football families at 4 tickets per family. Tickets are $7.00 adult and $5.00 student in cash and will be on sale Monday through Wednesday. No checks will be accepted.

Junior high and Junior Varsity will be home this Saturday vs McDonald. Tickets will be presale only to football and cheer families at 4 tickets per family. Tickets are $5.00 and $2.00 and will be on sale Monday through Wednesday.

 

August 27, 2020

Good evening. This is Tracie Parry with 3 announcements

Students in grades 1-12 who did not pick up their class materials must do so tomorrow between the hours of  9 am-2 pm. Please come to the front main office.

Students are also reminded to check their student email and accept their Google Classroom invitations so that they are prepared to begin class on Monday.

Finally, after today’s football presale, we still have tickets leftover. They will be available for purchase to any football, band, cheer, or danceline family tomorrow 8 am-12 noon. They will be sold unlimited on a first come first serve basis. 

Thank you.

 

August 26, 2020

Good afternoon, This is Tracie Parry with a few reminders

Class materials will be available for pick-up tomorrow, August 27th between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Grades 7- 12 will enter the building by the locker room and pick-up their materials in the small gym. Grades 1-6  will enter through the cafeteria and pick up their materials there in the cafeteria. Students may have a lot of materials to collect so we recommend they bring a study bag or backpack.

Students who are scheduled to receive technology can also do so at this time by entering through the main front doors.  If you previously reserved a device or hotspot from us, but have technology at home, we ask that you do not take a school issued device. These are reserved for families with no other access.

Also any  student needing to return a library book from last school year, can drop off those books in the front main entrance of the school. 

Finally, tomorrow will be the last day for presale tickets for Saturday's varsity football game vs. Jackson-Milton at Struthers.  If there are remaining tickets after Thursday, they will be on sale to football, band, cheer, and danceline families on Friday in the main office from 8:00 am - 12:00 Noon.  The tickets will be first come first serve.  

Also, for Saturday's game the gates at Struthers Stadium will be open at 6:00 pm and a mask is required.

 

 

Aug 21, 2020

This is Tracie Parry with one additional announcement today. Students attending MCCTC who are scheduled to start this Monday, Aug 24th please meet in the front parking lot of the school at 6:50 am Monday morning to catch the bus.  Thanks and have  a great weekend. 

 

August 21, 2020 (2:00 p.m.)
Hello. This is Dr. Thomas with two announcements.
The home Varsity football games will be played at Struthers Stadium to accommodate

more fans and better comply with the Governor's health order for sports.

The athletic director's details can be found on the District's website.


Also, the August 26, 2020 Board of Education meeting will be streamed live via Zoom for the public to attend.

We ask those wishing to address the Board during its regular meeting during the public comment section
submit a request to Treasurer Bryan Schiraldi by 6:00 PM on August 26, 2020

via email at b.schiraldi@lowellvilleschool.org.

The request must include name and address of the participant, group affiliation if applicable, and topic.
Thank you and stay healthy!

 

All Call August 21, 2020

 

Good afternoon, this is Tracie Parry calling with three announcements. First, to better accommodate families during the remote learning schedule, We have updated our meal distribution days. On Friday August 28th pick up will be from 10-11:30 am and will include meals for the first two days of school. Then, we will begin distributing breakfast and lunch in bulk amounts on Wednesdays from September 2nd on, meaning you will receive meals for Wednesday through Tuesday of each week. 

 

 If you are interested in participating in the remote learning meal distribution, please call the front office at 330-536-8426 with the names of the students participating by August 27th. For more information please visit our website. 

 

Also, this year, elementary class lists will be available online on our website, rather than posted on the door. Student schedules can also be accessed through ProgressBook/Parent Access

 

Finally, we are now accepting Character Avenger Applications. Any student in grades 9-12 who would like to request an application to be a part of our 2020-2021 Character Avenger Team, please email Miss Carlos at r.carlos@lowellvilleschool.org. All applications must be submitted by Tuesday, August 25th.

 

 

August 17, 2020

Good afternoon, this is Tracie Parry the new principal of Lowellville.

I’m reaching out to share that specific details regarding class materials pick-up, student orientation, kindergarten orientation, meal distribution as well as the remote learning schedule students will follow to participate in live lessons can now be found on our district website. Please read through the information and as always please call the main office if you have any questions.

Thank you

 

August 5, 2020 (2:00 p.m.)
Hello. This is Dr. Thomas with three announcements.
By August 10th, we are asking parents to notify Mrs. Mclaughlin at
the high school office by calling 330-536-8426 or by email at
a.mclaughlin@lowellvilleschool.org if they plan to enroll their child in
the online portion (Model Two) Outlined in the 2020-2021 Reopening
Plan (Guidelines). The Guidelines are posted on the District website at
http://www.lowellville.k12.oh.us  
Also by August 10th, we need to know if you do not have Internet
access or service at your home and need the District to provide you a
hot spot. Please notify Mr. Schriner at the high school office by calling
330-536-8426 or by email at help@lowellvilleschool.org.
Finally, on Thursday, August 6th at 7:30 p.m. there will be a parent
meeting for varsity football with Coach Andrew Mamula near the
varsity football locker room.
Thank you and stay healthy!

 

July 31, 2020 (9:00 a.m.)
Hello. This is Dr. Thomas with one announcements.
The 2020-2021 Reopening Plan (Guidelines) are posted on the District
website at www.lowellville.k12.oh.us. Please note that these
guidelines are subject to change as we near the beginning of the school
year. Also, I want to thank the Transition Task Force, the Lowellville
staff, and the Board of Education for their contributions, hard work,
and dedication to the safety of all members of the school community.
Thank you and stay healthy!

July 29, 2020 (10:00 a.m.)
Hello. This is Dr. Thomas with two announcements.
Lowellville athletics and band will resume on Friday, July 31st with
the same COVID-19 safety guidelines communicated by your coaches and activity directors.

We want to thank the families and staff for their patience and cooperation to keep everyone safe.
Also, the parent high school (9-12) football meeting for tomorrow has
been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Thank you and stay healthy!

 

 

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