Lowry News 1/17

Posted: Jan 17, 2019

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LOWRY NEWS                                

January 17, 2019

Thank You for Helping Our Students SOAR!

NO SCHOOL Monday, January 21, 2019 ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

From the Principal:

Hello Lowry Families,

You have almost made it to the three-day weekend! Hooray! Make sure you are staying up-to-date with the latest on teacher contract negotiations with DPS by visiting greatteachers.dpsk12.org. Also remember that we are currently in the first round of school choice. The first round of choice is open until February 15. Please visit schoolchoice.dpsk12.org wih any questions, ot feel free to contact our front office for support. As always, thank you for your support of Lowry!

Sincerely,

Ms. Nault

 

Note from Ms. Patricia, School Counselor:

Happy New Year Everyone!

I want to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude to the Lowry community for the tremendous outpouring of generosity for our Food For Kids Backpack Program! As you know, we held a food drive right before our holiday break – and our food cabinets are overflowing!

We had many students and their families utilize this wonderful resource.  I am so proud to work in such a caring community!

In gratitude,

Patricia Vaughan

 

LCR Pop Up Party Details:

Everyone is cordially invited to Kareen’s House at 7pm on 23 Feb 2019.

We cannot wait to host our first Lowry LCR Pop Up Party at Kareen’s House.

The LCR (Left, Center, Right) party is a long-standing tradition at Lowry Elementary.    It has served as a great fundraiser to help with staff positions and critical needs for our school.  It’s also a super fun evening to mingle with other Lowry parents and possibly win the big pot of money!

The annual LCR party tickets will be sold at our school auction/fundraiser on March 9th.  Kareen McIntosh has graciously agreed to host a smaller Pop Up Party on Saturday evening, February 23 at 7pm.  Thank you Kareen for offering to host such a fun night out!

If you have never attended an LCR party before they are amazing!  The night will include some mingling with our lovely fellow Lowry parents, a few games of LCR (Left Centre Right is an extremely fun and simple dice game, with a chance to win a pot full of money!) and of course some drinks!

This is a first come first serve event and we are capping it at the first 30 people.  Please use this link below to secure your spot for $25 per person for this wonderful evening!  This is an ADULTS ONLY EVENING!

https://my.cheddarup.com/c/lcr-pop-up-party-for-adults

If you have any questions email Julie Seltenhammer at spankyhammer@gmail.com

 

CALENDAR:

Monday, 1/21:                  NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Jr. day

Tuesday, 1/22:                  BB Game, Smith @ Lowry 4:30 pm; Connect Us 3:00-4:45 pm; Blackjack pizza day

Wednesday, 1/23:

Thursday, 1/24:                BB Game, Lowry @ Steadman 4:30 pm; CSC Meeting 5:30-6:30 pm; PTO meeting 6:30-7:30 pm

Friday, 1/25:

 

COUNTDOWN TO THE BIGGEST AND MOST FUN FUNDRAISING EVENT OF THE SCHOOL YEAR!

“Let our dreams take FLIGHT” is the theme of the evening supporting the kids at Lowry Elementary!  The fundraising proceeds provide some of our kids’ dream activities and curriculum at the school, so we look forward to seeing you at The Wings Over the Rockies Museum on March 9, 2019 from 6-10pm.

There have been quite a few details sent out about the event, but here are the most important ones to know about to date:

 

  1. Purchase your tickets NOW, as they increase on Jan. 21! LESS THEN ONE WEEK, THE EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS!  https://lowrypto.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/LowryAuction2019/TicketSales/tabid/1005201/Default.asp
  1. This is fun adult only evening, so schedule your favorite sitter for the kiddos!
  1. Donations – Do you have tickets to professional sporting events or a connection to a community business that can support our school? Below is the link to the donation form to be received by Feb. 8, 2019.  Contact Laura Eichorn @ lheichorn@gmail.com if you have any questions.

http://lowry.dpsk12.org/wp-content/uploads/2019-Fundraising-Event-Donation-Form.pdf

  1. Favorite Wine Sharing Donation – There will be cases of wine Auctioned off at the event from our own parent’s donating their favorite wine(s) to a very convenient drop-off location right across the street from the school.  Contact Laura Eichorn @ lheichorn@gmail.com or the school front desk to know the drop-off location by Feb. 8, 2019.
  1. Feb. 8, 2019 is a deadline for the Class Projects being completed.  The list of projects look FANTASTIC, SO BIG THANKS TO EVERYONE INVOLVED IN THE CLASS PROJECTS!
  1.  Some of the changes from past fundraising/auction events

     –  Live Auctioneer (Shelly from The Auction Divas)

     –  Silent Auction Bidding will Open-up a week prior to the event   

–  A program of the evening’s activities, along with the Silent vs. Live Auction timing will be sent to everyone in advance

–  The dress is NOT themed, but Cocktail Attire (wear your comfy dancing shoes!)

 

Dining for Dollars  Thank you to everyone who ordered through Jay’s Gourmet 2 go, we will have a total earned soon!  Mark your calendars for the next event on Tuesday, January 29 at Pei Wei in the Lowry Town Center.

ENRICHMENT:  Winter after school Enrichment classes are starting again soon. Classes will be held Mondays through Thursdays from January 28 to March 21.  Here is the link with all of the information and to sign up: http://lowry.dpsk12.org/wp-content/uploads/winter-enrichment-2019.docx

If you need a paper copy of this Newsletter going forward, please let your student’s teacher know.  We will post them weekly on SCHOOL DEETS, so download DEETS today.    Email all newsletter submissions to Maureen_jarrett@dpsk12.org  by Friday at 3:00 pm in order to be in the following Thursday folders and /or newsletter.