About Our Department

  • Welcome to the Special Programs Department.  Our department oversees after school and out of school time programming offered by the district including summer school. 

     

     

    The COMPASS Program Summer 2018

     Attention all grade 8 students entering LOWELL HIGH SCHOOL in Fall 2018:  Are you looking for exciting and fun activities to do this summer?  Join us at the Compass Program to meet new friends, get engaged in your community, learn about Lowell High School, and uncover your hidden talents.

     WHERE:

    Stoklosa Middle School

    560 Broadway Street

    Lowell, MA 01854

     WHEN:

    Monday July 9th – Friday July 27th

     WHAT:

    • Participate in exciting programs Monday through Thursday
    • Attend Friday field trips to the movies, bowling, Mirror Lake
    • Get ready for high school by meeting new friends and faces

     

    DAILY SCHEDULE:

    8:00 – 8:45: Health and Wellness; Breakfast is included

    8:45 – 11:30: Activity Time

    11:30 – 12:00: Dismissal or Lunch

     

    COST:   FREE!

     WHO:   YOU! An incoming 9th grader at Lowell High School

     

    QUESTIONS:

    Kate Keefe 

    kkeefe@lowell.k12.ma.us

    Click here for the registration form:

    Registration Form

     

     

     

    The Lowell Public Schools intends to apply for a 21st Century Community Learning Center Demonstration grant for the Morey Elementary and the Robinson Middle Schools in May of 2018.  If awarded, the funding will allow both schools to continue to offer after-school and summer programming to more than 250 students each year.  If you would like more information, would like to assist with the grant development, or would like a copy of the grant proposal please contact Carolyn Rocheleau, Coordinator of Special Programs at crocheleau@lowell.k12.ma.us or (978) 674-2053.

     

    The Lowell Public Schools is intending to apply for new 21st Century Community Learning grants for the Murkland Elementary and Sullivan Middle Schools in the late Spring of 2018.  If awarded, the funding will allow the LPS to offer after-school and summer programming to more than 200 students.  If you would like more information, would like to assist on the grant development,  or to obtain a copy of the grant proposal please contact Carolyn Rocheleau, Coordinator of Special Programs, at crocheleau@lowell.k12.ma.us.

     

    The Lowell Public Schools is fortunate to have been awarded 21st Century Community Learning Centers grants at 10 schools:

    • Bartlett Community Partnership
    • Greenhalge Elementary
    • Lincoln Elementary
    • Lowell High School- Freshman Academy
    • Morey Elementary
    • McAuliffe Elementary
    • McAvinnue Elementary
    • Robinson Middle
    • Shaughnessy Elementary
    • Stoklosa Middle

    Your child must attend one of the above schools in order to participate in the 21st Century program.

    As one of the largest grantees of the 21st Century grant in Massachusetts, Lowell Public Schools provide a free after school academic and enrichment program to move than 1,000 students 2 afternoons each week.  Students receive help with homework and participate in engaging programming to support learning.  Students are also provided dinner each afternoon before heading home.  In the summer, each of the 21st Century programs offers a free 4 week program to provide students with a chance to have fun while preventing summer learning loss.

    If you child attends one of the schools listed above and you want more information on how to enroll please check in with your school Principal. You can also call the Special Programs office at (978) 674-2053 or email Carolyn Rocheleau, Coordinator crocheleau@lowell.k12.ma.us

     

    To learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers in Massachusetts please click the following link:

    http://www.doe.mass.edu/21cclc/funding.html?section=01

     

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