Joseph A. McAvinnue Elementary School

Achieving Excellence


School Info

  • 131 Mammoth Road, Lowell, MA 01854

    Tel: 978-937-2871
    Fax: 978-937-2880

    Principal: Mr. Michael Domina
    Assistant Principal: Mr. Joseph Alcaraz

    Start Bell: 9:10
    Tardy Bell: 9:25
    Dismissal Bell: 3:30

    Grades: PreK - 4
    Zone: 1

School News & Announcements

  • McAvinnue's "Grinch Day"

    McAvinnue will host "Grinch Day" on Friday, December 20th. Students are encouraged to wear green to school on this day. They will have an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that focus on The Grinch including watching the movie and enjoying some Grinch treats!

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  • McAvinnue's Attendance Challenge

    McAvinnue's Attendance Challenge is still in full effect! When a student comes to school everyday for the week, they will earn 5 red attendance tickets. When they earn 10 red attendance tickets, they will be able to pick a really cool prize from McAvinnue's Attendance Treasure Chest on Friday. Come to school on everyday for the week and you'll have a chance at earning a special prize!

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  • Snow Day Ideas

    What can you do during a snow day? Here are a few easy tips you can try during the next snow day. Try having your child read a book and write a few sentences about what they enjoyed the most. Students can log on to Raz Kids and Lexia to complete a few lessons. Finally, you can have your child play some engaging math games at

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  • Dentist At McAvinnue

    The dentist will be at McAvinnue in December to provide fluoride treatments for our students. We sent home a form to complete if you are interested in having your child see the dentist, please return this form. If you have any concerns, please contact Nurse Robin if you have any questions.

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  • McAvinnue Lion's Pride: December Edition All School Celebration

    On Thursday, December 19th at 9:30 AM, we will recognize those students that worked hard following and supporting our Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, and Safety

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  • PBIS "Booster Day"

    On Thursday, January 2nd, McAvinnue will spend the school day engaging in a variety of highly stimulating and super fun activities that reinforce our 3 Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, and Safety

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  • McAvinnue's Winter Fun Fest

    Please join us for McAvinnue's Winter Fun Fest on Thursday, January 23rd at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. This event is free of charge and will feature various activities, games, and treats that have a Winter focus. Families are encouraged to join in on the fun on this exciting evening event!

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