|"One of the things I'll always remember about
Lowell High School is being named MVP in soccer my junior year."
Erica Jutras, '90
Female students' participation in sports was
generally limited to drill and calisthenics-type activities until the 1970's.
At that time, Lowell High's young women began to demand sports programs
equal to those provided for male students. By the end of the 1980's,
girls' athletics had advanced considerably at Lowell High.
"Here will be found great opportunities for
learning in preparation for desirable and useful careers ... to help them
develop to the greatest possible extent their inborn possibilities."
Supt. Vincent M. McCartin, 1933
Lowell High School is an institution dedicated
to enhancing the intellectual development of its students in order that
they are better prepared for their role as members of society. Its
curriculum has been designed and redesigned over the past 150 years to
respond to the changing times. Academic excellence has been facilitated
and encouraged by the faculty and also by the local business community.
"...to see your name up there and to know that
it will be around for years to come ... I feel it is quite an achievement.
Carrie Regan, '89, Carney Medalist
The ultimate symbol of academic achievement
at Lowell High School has been the much-coveted Carney medal. Each
year, the top three male and top three female students of the graduating
class are presented with this medal. The award was established in
1858 by James G. Carney, a successful businessman and graduate of Lowell
Lowell High School ... an incredibly social
Rodney Seaforth '87
Lowell High School has always offered opportunities
outside the classroom for students to grow and realize their full potential.
For many students, activities such as the school newspaper and the band
provide an alternative to participation in athletics. Student clubs
and extracurricular activities have changed as society's tastes and values
have changed. In post-World War II times, Lowell High had