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K - 5th Grade  9:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. 

6th - 8th Grade  9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. 

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4/20/17

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

Please be informed that for 2018-2019 ninth grade Lowell applicants, seventh and eighth grade report card grades and SBAC test results (all current SFUSD students) or Lowell Admissions test results (students applying from outside of SFUSD) will be used to determine eligibility for placement at Lowell. For any current SFUSD student with SBAC results from the Spring of 7th grade, the SBAC results will be used for admissions and these students will not be administered the Lowell Admissions Test. For any applicant who does not have SBAC results from the Spring of 7th grade, the Lowell Admissions test results will be used. All current SFUSD seventh grade students SBAC tests results taken this spring (2017) will be used for ninth grade 2018-2019 Lowell applications. SFUSD students will not be administered the Lowell Admissions Test to determine Lowell eligibility. For all other applicants, the Lowell Admissions test will be administered at Lowell High School in January of 2018 (dates to be determined).

 

 

親愛的家長及監護人:

 

請注意,當申請 2018-19 學年 Lowell 高中 9 年級時,申請人的 7 和 8 年級學業成 績及 SBAC 測驗分數(本校區學生)或 Lowell 高中入學試分數(非本校區學生)將被用 作考慮學生的入學資格。本校區學生有參加 7 年級春季 SBAC 測驗,則毋需參加 Lowell 高中入學試,因為其 SBAC 測驗分數將適用於 2018-19 學年 Lowell 高中 9 年級入學申

請。然而,任何申請人若無 7 年級春季 SBAC 測驗分數,其 Lowell 高中入學試的分數將 獲得採用。因此,所有非本校區學生都必須參加定於 2018 年 1 月(日期待定)在 Lowell 高中舉行的入學試。

 

 

Por favor este informado que para el año escolar 2018-19, los solicitantes del noveno grado a la escuela Lowell, las calificaciones del séptimo y octavo grado más los resultados de SBAC serán usados para determinar la elegilibidad de Lowell. Para los estudiantes vigentes del SFUSD con resultados del SBAC que tomaron durante la primavera del séptimo grado, no

tomaran el examen de admisión de Lowell. Si el estudiante no tiene los resultados del SBAC de la primavera del séptimo grado, se utilizara los resultados del examen de admisión de Lowell. Estudiantes no vigentes del SFUSD tomaran el examen de admisión de Lowell que será administrado en la escuela Lowell en enero del 2018, (fecha exacta esta para determinarse).

 

Rosina Tong

Executive Director

Educational Placement Center

學生入學事務處執行主任

415-241-6085

tongr2@sfusd.edu

 

John Burke

Supervisor

Achievement Assessments Office

學業評估辦事處主管

415-241-6400

burkej1@sfusd.edu

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4/17/17

SFUSD encourages students to be in school every day and we are committed to keeping them safe and fostering learning. We recognize that there are times when students and their families may choose to participate in activities such as demonstrations or strikes outside of school during the regular school day. While we respect and support our students' rights to express their views, please note that participation in a demonstration, walkout or strike will not be counted as an excused absence.

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4/11/17

So close, yet so far away.  From 1910 to 1940, many Angel Island Immigration Station immigrants experienced these feelings upon reaching America, but were detained from entering San Francisco.  On May 7, 2017 (12:00-3:00), the San Francisco Public Library Main Library will celebrate Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month by spotlighting personal immigrant stories from those who went through Angel Island.


Look forward to educational games and craft activities for all ages, a display of Angel Island family histories, books, news articles, and photos. The first 50 children ages 12 and under will receive a goody bag.

 

Co-sponsors: the Asian American Studies Department at San Francisco State University, TACT (The Association of Chinese Teachers), the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, and the Square and Circle Club.

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Giving to Lawton

There are a variety of ways you can support Lawton  Three very easy things that you can do right now are to view teacher proposals on donorschoose.org, sign up for eScrip, and bring in some Boxtops.

Donorschoose

You give to a project, Donorschoose delivers the materials to the class, kids learn and show it in photos and thank-you notes.

eScrip 

eScrip is a resource where participating business partners contribute a percentage of your grocery loyalty cards, credit card, and debit/ATM card purchases to Lawton.       For example, if you register your Safeway Club Card with eScrip, Safeway donates 1% of what you spend per month to the school.  Lawton's Group ID# is 119028715.  

Boxtops 

Next time you go grocery shopping, look for the Box Top logos located on many different products like Cheerios.  If you buy any of these products, all you need to do is clip the tops and leave them  in the PTA cubby in the Lawton main office. 

School History

Over seventy years ago, Lawton Alternative School was founded in the growing Sunset District.   The school was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which provided work to nearly eight million Americans during the Great Depression.  Most of the school buildings in the area were built by the same architects in an Art Deco influenced style known as "Streamline Moderne."  This type of style emphasized curving forms, long horizontal lines, and sometimes nautical themes.  Source: Sunset Beacon.

Today, Lawton is a Kindergarten through 8th Grade school with an open enrollment which allows students from any San Francisco neighborhood to apply to attend.  Our school-wide priority is to improve the academic performance of all our students by developing each student's learning potential through a wide variety of challenging programs that provide them with as many active learning and problem solving to reach their full academic potential.  We endeavor to become better citizens through adherence to our motto, "Respect, Responsibility, and Compassion."  Our Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is committed to fostering a strong sense of community and raising funds to support the classrooms with materials, enrichment programs, and extracurricular activies.

Lawton is a California Distinguished School 1986, 1993, 2002, and 2014

Class photo from Lawton January 1960

Class photo from Lawton January 1960

Class photo from Lawton November 1954

Class photo from Lawton November 1954

Culture & Climate Survey family survey

Student will take their own survey. We encourage parents and guardians to take this family survey

Here it is: https://goo.gl/xpHlRs

● The Culture & Climate Survey family survey is part of our school’

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Visit Lawton

School tours are on Tuesday and Thursday at starting at 9:25 a.m. from October to mid-January.   Please call (415) 759-2832 to make an appointment for a tour or sign up on Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lawton-alternative-school-tour-tickets-27697493950  If you'd like to speak with a current parent, please send an email to officers@lawtonpta.com.

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