The Lowell Alumni Association maintains and enhances relationships that serve and support our alumni, students, school and the Lowell community.
Congratulations to USF Law School Dean (and Lowell Alumni Association President) John Trasviña on his many accomplishments over the past five years at USF, including the launch of a graduate tax program and the creation of the school's Immigration and Deportation Defense Law Clinic and the Racial Justice Law Clinic. Dean Trasviña steps down at the end of the current academic year to be succeeded by fellow Lowell alum Susan Freiwald (Lowell class of 1982)!
usfca.edu Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Susan Freiwald has been appointed interim dean of USF's School of Law. The appointment by USF Provost Don Heller takes effect July 1 and runs until August 2020.
Lowell's Got Talent 2018
Lowell High Student Spotlight - Lorelei Vaisse, class of 2018
Lorelei Vaisse was featured on NPR All Things Considered hosted by Michel Martin. Lorelei is an advisory board member for Vote16USA, an organization dedicated to lowering the voting age to 16 in the US.
HELP SEND LOWELL'S ROBOTICS TEAM TO THE 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HOUSTON -- After finishing as finalists at last weekend's Silicon Valley regional, the Lowell team qualified to compete later this month in Houston at the World Championships. But it's going to take more than $40,000 for the 34 students (nearly half of whom are girls), 6 chaperones and robot to get there. Please consider making a tax-deductible designated gift to the Robotics team via the Lowell Alumni Association -- just click on the link below and select "Robotics" from the drop-down menu on the online donation portal. Thanks for your help!
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Lowell Alumni Spotlight - Emily Onderdonk, Class of 1977
Emily volunteers for San Francisco Symphony's Adventures in Music (AIM). Through its three-decade partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District, AIM brings five consecutive years of music experience to all elementary school student grades one through five in every public elementary school in the district.
Emily was a founding member of Grammy-nominated Quartet San Francisco. She is an active studio musician, a member of the Skywalker Symphony, and recording for many other projects.
ALUMS: CAN YOU TALK ABOUT YOUR COLLEGE?
Today (April 1) is the day lots of high school seniors hear back from colleges. April is the month students start weighing their options and deciding which school is the best fit for them. Many students have questions about certain colleges and they do not know who to ask.
So ... the LAA and the College Center are asking for your help. If you are available to talk to a student (or alum) about your college or university, please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/0penk7Q3Y0VzI0Jl2.
Thanks in advance!!!
Lowell Alumni Spotlight - Camille Hearst, Class of 2000
Camille Hearst was featured in a Vanity Fair article showcasing 26 Women of Color entrepreneurs. Camille is co-founder and CEO of Kit.com, a community to discover, discuss and get interesting products.
Thanks to the 30+ Lowell alums who shared stories about their career paths with students and their families at the (first ever) College Kickoff Event for Juniors and their families. Lowell alums are the best! Go Cardinals!
Lowell girls varsity basketball winning streak comes to an end with a defeat against Sierra Pacific High School in the CIF state division V championship. Congratulations on all the success this year! Go Cardinals!
Happy 150th birthday to our (slightly younger) fellow educational institution, UC Berkeley, as you celebrate Charter Day today. Here’s to another 150 years of strong connections between Lowell and Cal. Go Bears!
Lowell Spring Rally 2018
Lowell varsity boys basketball team ended their 2017–2018 season in second place at the Academic Athletic Association championship game at Kezar Stadium, losing to the Mission Bears 58–51.
2018 NORCAL CHAMPS -- LOWELL CARDINALS -- Our girls varsity basketball team beat Durham High School (California) earlier tonight at Lowell, 48-31, to win the 2018 CIF Division V NorCal title. The Cardinals now advance to the state championship game on Saturday, March 24 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. Tip-off at 10am against SoCal champ Sierra Pacific HS. Go Lowell!
Rube Goldberg, Class of 1900
An exhibition of the art of Rube Goldberg, a San Franciscan who became one of the most famous cartoonists in the world, opened this week at the city’s Contemporary Jewish Museum.
Shojeh Liu, a senior at Lowell High School and the president of the San Francisco Unified School District’s Student Advisory Council, urged support from the school board to keep students safe in San Francisco.
sfexaminer.com San Francisco students who presented a proclamation supporting nationwide efforts to protect students from gun violence at a school board hearing on Tuesday vowed to continue their activism to “solving »
District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee at Lowell 3/14/18 ---
At Lowell High School today: I am proud of our next generation of leaders speaking out for greater protections against further gun violence. I stand with them, they are our future.
Scenes from today’s campus rally against school shootings. A small group of Lowell students is headed to a city-wide student rally at City Hall.
The Lowell Girls Varsity Basketball team is closing in on a state championship, after upsetting the #1 seed University HS Red Devils at Kezar Pavilion last night, 50-38. They host the CIF Division V semi-finals this coming Saturday at 6pm against the Durham HS Trojans, with the winner advancing to the state championship game in Sacramento on March 23. Let's pack the Lowell gym Saturday night to cheer on the Cardinals!
Lowell and other SFUSD schools will showcase their Art at Asian Art Museum from March 14th through March 21st.
SFUSD Arts Festival
March 14-March 21 (closed March 19)
Asian Art Museum / 200 Larkin St.
sfexaminer.com Although painting, singing, dancing, drawing, writing, filmmaking, photography, drama and music-making happen everyday in our schools, most of us rarely have a chance to see children’s creativity in action. But »
Lowell Soccer Update -- After upsetting #1 seed University Prep (Redding) 2-1 earlier this week, the Lowell girls varsity team vies for the CIF NorCal Division IV title on Saturday, March 10, taking on the Ripon Indians (yes, that's right; with red/white colors) at 6pm at Ripon HS. Go Cardinals! Beat the Indians!
Hidden Gems of Lowell - Colin Sommerfield is a barber-in-training, and Lowell’s campus is his barbershop.
thelowell.org By Elyse Foreman
On Feb. 2, a group of female Lowell students met in the science building for an annual panel presentation from women working in STEM fields, organized by AP Physics C teacher Richard Shapiro.
This year, the panel included two Lowell alumnae who recently graduated from college: Alison Ong from UC Berkeley and Natalie Luu from Stanford University.
thelowell.org By Raine Hu
From 1913 to 1962 Lowell was at the Hayes campus between Masonic and Ashbury Street.
Yev Barkalov, a Lowell High School Junior, organized the first Hackathon event in San Francicso - Hack the Fog.
Lowell High School varsity soccer cap off a perfect regular season with an 8-1 win over the Washington Eagles.
thelowell.org By Crystal Chan
TRIVIA TUESDAY -- There are at least 3 San Francisco Recreation & Park dept facilities named after Lowell alumni, how many can you identify? Bonus points for naming the two Lowell alums who currently serve on the Rec & Park Commission and the alum who once served as General Manager for SF Rec & Park.
Lowell Teachers read student's comments about themselves.
thelowell.org By Susan Wong
[SUNDAY MARCH 11]
The LAA is hosting a casual reception following Sunday's matinee performance (2pm)! Bring the family and meet the cast and crew ...
Lowell Alumni Spotlight - Chuck Wilt, Class of 2010
Chuck Wilt, a New York City-based modern dance choreographer and performer, returned to his alma mater on Feb. 9 to perform for Lowell’s dance department and Lowell Dance Company. Wilt and two members of his dance troupe, UNA Projects, showcased works in progress and discussed the challenges of being a professional dancer.
LAA Approves $5oK in Grants to Support Academic & Extracurricular Programs
Thanks to your generous donations, the LAA allocates $75,000 each year to support our grants program that solicits funding requests from Lowell faculty, staff and coaches. In the first of our two 2018 grant rounds, the LAA funded nearly $50,000 of those requests, using nearly $39,000 from our grants budget and another $10,000 from designated gift funds.
TRIVIA TUESDAY -- Can you name the Lowellite who is in the Bowling Hall of Fame ?
The Social Studies Department gives the performance of their lives in the Lowell High School Winterfaire 2013.
Social Studies Department Performance. Blurred Lines Wrecking Ball The Fox ©2013 CL Studios. Enjoy! Dec. 20, 2013. Don't forget to subscribe! All music subje...
Alumni Spotlight - Alex Tse, Class of 1994
Alex Tse is an American screenwriter who wrote the 2004 gangster film Spike Lee's Sucker Free City and co-wrote the 2009 superhero film Watchmen. Alex is currently working on a remake of Super Fly.
Very few individuals have had a greater impact on Lowell High School and generations of Lowell students than the legendary Mr. Jack Anderson ('49). Well into his 80's, Jack continues to serve on the Lowell Alumni Association's Board of Directors.
From the entire Lowell community, let's give a heartfelt thank you to Jack!
Please share your memories of Mr. Anderson in the comments below.
CAREER EXPLORATORIUM ON MARCH 17TH @ LOWELL HS
Lowell’s College Kickoff Event for the Class of 2019 (Juniors) is Saturday March 17th. Alums are invited to share information about their professional paths and careers with Lowell students and their families.
If you are an alum and can spare 30 (or more) minutes between 10:30 am and 1:00 pm on Saturday March 17th, please sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/gNPNu3wi3smm9PL03
Please share with your Lowell friends and Lowell alumni networks.
GO LOWELL! GO CARDINALS!
docs.google.com Thanks for volunteering to share your experiences with Lowell students and their families on Saturday March 17, 2018.
Gung Hay Fat Choy
Gong Xi Fa Chi
Happy Lunar New Year
Year of the Dog
Lowell High School ranks #4 in the top 10 best public high schools ranked by SAT scores according to San Francisco Business Times.
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GWHS - Online Alumni AssociationThe facebook portal for the Washington High Online Alumni Association
Get info, learn about schools, consider your options for the future. Workshops, college reps, one on one counseling. It's definitely worth stopping by.
A San Francisco Public Charter High School
To provide George Washington High School spirit wear for students, faculty, parents, and alumni!!
Share your senior will on this page! Submit your senior will here (must use SFUSD email to access form): https://goo.gl/forms/tGci9faQJ1CmyTeq1
ASAP creates and cultivates a college bound culture for high-school athletes by providing access to summer college programs, one-on-one mentoring, individualized academic guidance and college counseling services.
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