Public Notice of Vacancy and Provisional Appointment to Fill Unexpired Term
At the February 16, 2017, Martin "Marty" E. Tourville was appointed as the provisional appointee to the vacant position by the Lowell Joint school District Board of Trustees. The provisional appointment shall become an effective appointment unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the office of the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools within 30 days of the date of the provisional appointment.
Marty Tourville appointed as Provisional Appointee to the Lowell Joint School District Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District appointed Mr. Marty Tourville to fill the unexpired term of Brandon Jones. The provisional appointment serves until the next general election held in November 2018.
Mr. Tourville shared that his “philosophy of education is that every child deserves the opportunity to have available the best possible education. It is also the responsibility of the administration to provide a safe environment to learn and grow.”
President Darin Barber, who presided over the open session interviews and selection process, stated, “We had a number of very capable and well-qualified individuals come forward to volunteer to serve on the Board of Trustees. This was a very difficult decision as all of the Trustees would be proud to serve with any one of the applicants.”
Superintendent Coombs stated, “We welcome Mr. Tourville to the Board and the Lowell family. We are excited to work together with him and his fellow Board members as we rely upon our district’s strong traditions and take our next steps forward as a District of Destination.”
2017/18 Student Attendance Calendar
On February 6, 2017, the 2017/18 Student Attendance Calendar was approved at the Board Meeting. Please click on the link to view the student attendance calendar.
Incoming Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Parent Meeting
Tuesday, February 21, 2017,at 6:30 p.m. in the Multi-use Room at Rancho-Starbuck Intermediate School, 16430 Woodbrier Avenue in Whittier.
This meeting is for parents only, child care is not available.
Board of Trustees Vacancy
A vacancy in the membership of the Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District occurred with the resignation of member Brandon Jones.
The resignation was filed in the Superintendent's Office of the Los Angeles County Office of Education on January 13, 2017.
Applications were accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2017. The following individuals submitted their applications for the Provisional Appointment to the Lowell Joint School District Board of Trustees.
2016/17 Student Attendance Calendar
At the February 1, 2016, Board Meeting, the Lowell Joint School District Board of Trustees adopted the 2016/17 Student Attendance Calendar.
School will start on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 for 7th grade students and Wednesday, August 10, 2016 for all other grades.
Click HERE to view a printable version of the 2016/17 Student Attendance calendar.
The Board of Trustees approved the new Superintendent of Schools contract at the November 7, 2016, Board Meeting.