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A cut above the rest: Lowell junior part-times as an on-campus barber

Elyse Foreman

February 28, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized students arrive at school lugging textbooks, but one Lowell junior comes equipped with hair clippers.Colin Sommerfield is a barber-in-training, and Lowell’s campus is his barbershop.At the start of this school year, Sommerfield began offering free haircuts to other students, u...

WATCH: Teachers react to Rate My Teacher comments

Susan Wong

February 27, 2018

Filed under Uncategorized at Lowell read and react to comments left on their page.Special thanks to Tom Chan, Cambria Gersten, Kristin Lubenow, Bryan Marten, Randell Prothro, Steven Schmidt, Wilson Sinn, William Sloan, and Mark Wenning.Physics teacher Randell Prothro shows off his ...

Alumnus dancer returns

Anna Kaplan

February 26, 2018

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Lowell alumnus Chuck Wilt (middle), joined by Kyle Filley (left) and Rebecca Margolick, visits the Lowell dance department and demonstrate some of his works. Photo by Shyla DuongLowell alumnus Chuck Wilt (2010), a New York City-...

Physics panel encourages female students to join the field

Raine Hu

February 26, 2018

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Alison Ong (left) and Natalie Luu (right) discuss the field of physics and STEM careers with female students. Photo by Ciara KosaiO n Feb. 2, a group of female Lowell students met in the science building for an annual panel pr...

Wrestling team places third at All-City Championship but individual wrestlers take gold

February 23, 2018

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By Giping HuangJunior team captain Jonah Nascimento pins his opponent and takes gold in his weight class at the All-City Championship on Feb. 17. Photo by Christina KanThe wrestling team placed third at the All-City Champions...

Varsity boys soccer ends Seniors Night with a win

Kate Green

February 20, 2018

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Junior midfielder and defender Joshua Yamamato kicks the ball around a Balboa Buccaneer on Feb. 13 at Lowell. Photo by Ciara KosaiI n their last home game of the season, the varsity boys’ soccer team celebrated Senior Day wi...

Rulers of the mat: Lowell wrestling team defeats the Lions in a close meet 37–36

February 15, 2018

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By Yolanda FengJunior team captain Giovani Thai (right) prepares to attack an opponent from Galileo on Feb 7. Photo by Christina JohnsonLowell’s varsity wrestling team defeated the Galileo Lions in their last home game of th...

Under scrutiny: Everything you need to know about the WASC visits

Hannah Ferguson

February 14, 2018

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WASC members discuss Lowell’s credential approval. Photo by Christina JohnsonLowell students may have been wondering about the formally dressed strangers who have been sitting in on classes this week. These are WASC officials ...

JV boys basketball remains undefeated, beating the Buccaneers 35–18

Michelle Kim

February 14, 2018

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Sophomore guard Cal Ladine shoots a three-pointer at a game against the Balboa Buccaneers on Feb. 6. Photo by Christina JohnsonThe JV boys basketball team defeated the Balboa Buccaneers 35–18 on Feb. 6 at Balboa High School....

Roars at the Lions: JV girls basketball annihilates Galileo 40–0

Olivia Moss

February 9, 2018

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Sophomore forward Mandera Silvestro shoots a basket in a game against the Lions on Feb. 5. Photo by Anita LiuThe JV girls basketball team crushed the Galileo Lions 40–0 on Feb. 5 at Lowell. The team is currently first in Division 1 of the Academic Athle...

Vars girls basketball bashes down the Buccaneers on Jan. 23

Jocelyn Xie

February 5, 2018

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Senior forward Olivia Pan shoots the ball during a free throw opportunity in a game against the Buccaneers on Jan. 23. Photo by Susan WongThe varsity girls basketball team defeated the Balboa Buccaneers 46–27 on Jan. 23 at ...

SFUSD school board proposes banning ticket sales for school performances

Emily Sobelman

February 5, 2018

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“It was my first time actually singing in front of people and I knew I had found my family,” sophomore Emma Greene said. “They welcomed me with open arms. It was the first time in high school and for the first time in my whole...

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