Welcome to Lowrie PTA’s Homepage

Here, on the home page, and using the tabs above, you will find all the information you need to :

  • learn about upcoming PTA sponsored events and activities
  • get involved and support the children, teachers, and families of Lowrie Primary School
  • contact PTA with questions
  • find links to Lowrie Primary School and PTA resources

Bike Swap/Tune Up/ Early Bike Drop Off – May 29th, 2:30 – 4:30PM

Families can stop by Lowrie Primary to get their bikes checked so they will be ready for the Wheel-a-Thon the next day! SMART will be facilitating minor bike repairs, and will have free helmets for any students who are in need of one. Also, we are using this setting as a venue for families with too-small bikes to collaborate with other families who may be facing the same problem. Bring a bike and exchange a bike! 

Lowrie Primary’s 2024 Wheel-A-Thon – May 30th

Please use the link below to take a look at the many areas where Wheel-a-Thon Volunteers are needed! Because of the reschedule, we’ve needed to start over from scratch in recruiting volunteers and we need many volunteers to help this event happen safely – people to show wheelers where to turn on the route, snack table helpers, check-in helpers and lots more. Please sign up here if you are able to help: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090D44A5A828A46-49140795-2024

We can’t wait for our upcoming Wheel-a-Thon! This year students will start out by taking a class photo together, and will then get set in the staging area where they will test their brakes and get their helmets on. Next, they will wheel a course around a portion of the school, and then finish up with snacks and dancing.

7:00AM: Bike drop-off on Lowrie field.
Must have helmets if on wheels (bikes, scooters, etc.)​
Come to check-in table to get name labels for wheels and helmets, then park wheels behind class cone.

8 AM – 1:30 PM: Wheel-a-Thon. Classes rotate through steps. (total time 30 mins)
Step 1: Class photos taken at baseball backstop then collect bikes from field
​Step 2: Bike staging area (in bus circle) to check brakes, helmets, etc.
​Step 3: Wheeling the course around the school (two laps)
​Step 4: Snacks and dancing

2:10 – 2:40PM: Pick up child’s bike from field

Wheel-a-Thon FAQ

1) Are electric scooters okay? Nope, no electric anything, just old-school wheels.

2) Can they bring roller-blades, a skateboard, or a hoverboard? Sorry, no hoverboards and no skateboards. Rollerblades can only be used if they have some kind of brake on them and it’s highly recommended that students wear protective wrist guards in addition to helmets.

3) Can scooters be part of the swap? Sure. The PTA doesn’t personally have bikes to swap, we are just providing a venue for families to swap if they would like. If a swap is not made, the wheels would need to be taken back to their original homes.

4) What if a student doesn’t have a helmet, will there be extras to borrow? Yes, we have a large box with varying sizes. But, if you don’t have a helmet the best thing to do would be to come the day before the wheel-a-thon between 2:30-4:30 and get a helmet.

5) Kids said that the labels used in the past won’t come off their bikes, and they really don’t want another put on to make it worse. Do they have to have a label? Can the concerned students use something else- like painter’s tape? They are totally right! We have ugly helmets at our house too because the stickers won’t come off. That’s why we are using removable labels this year!

6) If a student doesn’t want to participate, are they allowed to walk instead? They can definitely walk instead of wheeling!

PTA Meeting – June 5th, 6:30 – 7:30PM

Our next PTA meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 5, from 6:30-7:30 PM. Usually our PTA meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of the month, same time, same place – the Lowrie Library. Our PTA meetings are all about learning from our principal and community members, organizing events and seeking to meet the needs of our Lowrie children and families. If you want to have a sneak peak of what’s happening at Lowrie, come to a PTA meeting!

Topic: General PTA Meeting Time: April 3, 2024 at 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)     

Join Zoom Meeting:


Meeting ID: 939 3196 5925
Passcode: 329689

Lowrie Field Day – June 10th, 8:45AM – 1:30PM

We can’t wait for Monday June 10, 2024! Please mark you calendars and sign up to help if you can. Here’s the link to volunteer: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090D44A5A828A46-2023#/

Field Day Schedule:
Round 1 (K-2nd) 8:45-10:40 (First station starts at 9:00) Help out at a Field Day station as classes rotate through (Solorio, Parry, Lindsey, Crystal, Lazaro, O’Brien, Phillips, Claypoole, Fitzgerald, Federico, Griesser) 

Round 2 (3rd-5th) 11:45- 1:30 (First station starts at 12:00)Help out at a Field Day station as classes rotate through (George, More, Howell, Gianella, Burrola, Reeder, Warner, Kamweti, Lemke, Warnke-Crary

5th Grade Celebration – June 13th, 11:00AM – 1:50PM at Sofia Park

On Thursday, June 13, 5th Graders will have a pre-graduation celebration at Sofia Park. Pizza lunch, Kona Ice, games, swag bags, raffle and more.

11:00 – 11:15   Walk from Lowrie to Sofia Park

11:15 – 11:45   Pizza Lunch

11:45 – 1:15     Kona Ice, Games, Playground, Music, etc.

1:15 – 1:30       Raffle drawings, goodie bags

1:30 – 1:50       Walk back to Lowrie

5th Grade Graduation – June 14 from 9:40-10:40 AM

5th grade families are invited to the 2024 5th Grade Graduation on last day of school, June 14, 2024. We will celebrate with comments from our principal, certificates and a Slideshow. 

Pictures Needed for 5th Grade Graduation Slideshow!

We need help with the slideshow! Now is the time to send any kindergarten through 5th grade pictures to lowrieyearbookpics@gmail.com

Walking School Bus – Every Friday through June 14th, 7:25am

Meet us at Sofia Park every Friday at 7:25am for our Walking School Bus! Visit RideSMART.com/WSB to view the route and register your student(s). We’ll have two adult volunteers that make up the “engine” and “caboose”, and we’ll all walk down to school together! Remember, you can join us at any point along the route.

SMART Summer Bike Events

PTA Membership – One Board Position to fill for 2024-2025 school year – President Elect

We would love for you to be involved next year! You can easily join the Lowrie PTA by following this link to the National PTA website and entering your contact information. We will reach out when your information is added to our membership list: https://www.oregonpta.org/membership/joinnow/2689316.

Email us at lowriepta@gmail.com to see how you can be involved!

Lowrie Spiritwear – Available Online @ Hometown Sports NW

1. Go to www.hometownsportsnw.com

2. Click on Online Store Finder (Bottom Right).

3. Select Organization: Lowrie Primary Spiritwear

4. Enter Password –  wolves (case sensitive)

5. Begin shopping.

6. At checkout, choose how you would like to receive your order, store pickup or delivery.

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1. Link your Fred Meyer’s Shopper’s Card number to Lowrie PTA.

Follow the link below to sign-up. Shop as you normally do and Fred Meyer will send earnings to Lowrie PTA. It’s as simple as that. Search for LOWRIE PRIMARY PTA in their organization list.


2. Link your Amazon Smile account to Lowrie PTA.

Follow the link below to sign-up. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice… LOWRIE PRIMARY PTA!
To learn more follow this link: https://smile.amazon.com/charity/smile/about?ref_=smi_se_dshb_aas_saas

3. Download the Box Tops for Education app, scan your receipts and donations will be made to Lowrie Primary PTA.

Click on the following link to learn more. https://www.boxtops4education.com/s/

The Lowrie PTA does so many things for our school community.  Fall Harvest Festival, Winter Fest, free books for every child, supporting teachers and staff… the list goes on and on.  As children graduate from Lowrie and move on to middle school, our group of parent PTA committee members and leaders dwindles.  The time commitment to help is usually 2 hours or less per month for most positions.  We need your help.  Please consider how you can help. More information can be found on under the “About the PTA” tab.