June- Happy Summer Vacation!

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Lowell Elementary School has once again earned recognition by the California Department of Education for being an official Distinguished School! 

grs-logo-300Lowell  is a United States Department of Education Green Ribbon Award Winner! The award recognizes exemplary efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, promote better health and provide effective environmental education.

COMMON CORE
This video will explain how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond.

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Honig Praises L.B. Common Core Rollout – Bill Honig, the former Sate Superintendent and current chairman of the California Department of Education’s Instruction Quality Commission calls LBUSD an effective district that is taking the time to implement rigorous standards correctly.
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Long Beach Unified School District adopts the Common Core State Standards in 2010. Assessment testing matched to the CCSS will begin in the 2014-2015 school year.
Common Core PPT from 10/23 PTA Meeting
Common Core Overview of ELA
K-5 Overview Math
Grade Specific Roadmaps

Use the “Read.The.Log” tab to peruse all the headlines, or click the tabs above to find the topic links you’re most interested in.

Sometimes, we realize it’s just easier to peruse a document, so in the right-hand column, you’ll find the June Issue archived as a pdf. You’ll also find links to the pdf version of the June PTA Calendar, Master Calendar, Lowell Directory, and what’s for lunch.