SIP Sign up-Parents

If you wish to participate, complete the form by clicking on the link below and you will receive a call and email with the building location approximately one hour prior to the start of the visit. Due to the nature of the unannounced visits, we understand that you may or may not be able to make it with the same day notification. We appreciate your contribution and partnership.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfzc-0jDTtHOe97cZF7t25kPWFzehxTKQQ471F-GhFkttvasg/viewform

Letter from Mrs. Younes

Dear Families,

As we begin this new school year, we wanted to take a few minutes to share a collective commitment. As you are aware, we have seen an increase in vaping among teenagers. This has become more than a building and/or district concern.

Our primary goal at Lowrey School is student safety, and this issue deals with our student’s health and well-being.  We want to ensure that not only are students staying away from vaping altogether, but also we want to educate them on the reasons why vaping is so harmful and detrimental to their current health; as well as the dangers and permanent long term health risks of vaping. We would prefer to be more proactive on the educational front, as discipline consequences are only a small component and are not meant to be a scare tactic. In order for us to be successful in this endeavor, we need your help and full support. We will be hosting a guest speaker from the American Heart Association, who will be presenting to our middle school students about the ramifications and health concerns that come along with vaping and tobacco usage.  

With the new “Law” that was currently passed in Michigan, banning flavored vapes off the market, please be cautious and mindful that children will attempt to stock up on it, knowing that it will no longer be available.

Please speak to your children about the dangers of vaping. We encourage you to do your own research. We are hopeful that together we can have a positive impact on helping our/your children make good decisions about life choices. As always, we are thankful and appreciative of our community support.  Below are a few links for your reference.

 In partnership,

Rima Younes

Principal

Lowrey School

Michigan Bans Flavored E-Cigarettes, Vaping Products – MSBC – Morning Joe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEXOyAt36sM

Surgeon General’s report on youth vaping

https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/surgeon-generals-advisory-on-e-cigarette-useamong-youth-2018.pdf

E-Cigarettes and Vaping: What Parents Need to Know https://downloads.aap.org/RCE/ENDShandout_Parents.pdf

Talk with your teen about E-cigarettes: Tip sheet for parents https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/SGR_ECig_ParentTipSheet_508.pdf

Sixth death tied to vaping across the United States

SIXTH DEATH NATIONWIDE: A high school student in the Houston area collapsed at school and was rushed to the hospital after vaping, as a sixth death across the country is reported linked to e-cigarettes. Adrienne Bankert with the details. https://abcn.ws/2lNZDgo

Posted by ABC World News Tonight with David Muir on Tuesday, September 10, 2019

https://abc.go.com/shows/world-news-tonight/video/vdka12883563

Attention 7th & 8th Grade Students! SEDSAS: Superintendent/Executive Directors’ Student Advisory Council

7th & 8th Students interested in joining SEDSAC are encouraged to fill out the application by clinking on the link at the bottom.   

SEDSAS stands for the Superintendent/Executive Directors’ Student Advisory Council.

The goal of SEDSAC is to provide leadership opportunities for 7th and 8th grade students with a focus on community service, social issues that impact their education and overall district related concerns. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfRngEwhIUnQxpwQ0rxUpKqU6OriIY_dpkXJYIO7SdYuhV01A/viewform



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