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Have you ever wondered who that school is named for? Sure the Butler and Wang schools are easy but what about the Morey? Having a Lowell school named for you is an honor. So let’s remember who they are named for.

BAILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 175 Campbell Drive (PreK-4)

Dedicated in 1992, named for Dr. Gertrude Bailey long time educator and principal of the Lincoln School.

BARTLETT COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP – 79 Wannalancit Street (PreK-8)

Named for Dr. Elisha Bartlett the first mayor of Lowell. The original Bartlett school was destroyed by a fire on March 11, 1941 and was rebuilt in 1950.

BUTLER MIDDLE SCHOOL – 1140 Gorham Street (5-8)

Named for Benjamin F. Butler, Governor, Attorney, Civil War General. Replaces the old Butler School on 812 Gorham Street.

CARDINAL O’CONNELL EARLY LEARNING CENTER – 21 Carter Street (PreK)

Named for Cardinal William Henry O’Connell of Boston, born in Lowell December 8, 1859.

DALEY MIDDLE SCHOOL – 150 Fleming Street (5-8)

Named for James S. Daley, late track star and teacher dedicated on April 5, 1956.

DR JANICE ADIE DAY SCHOOL – 60 Carlisle Street, Chelmsford (PreK-12)

Named for Dr. Janice Adie, Director of Special Education who retired in 2005.

GREENHALGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 149 Ennell Street (PreK-4)

Named for Frederic T. Greenhalge, Governor, Mayor and poet. Replaces 1906 building.

LAURA LEE THERAPEUTIC DAY SCHOOL – 235 Powell Street (K-8)

Named for Laura Lee a teacher who died on November 12, 1906 at the age of 53. Sister in law of John Murkland who died at Gettysburg.

LeBLANC THERAPEUTIC DAY SCHOOL – 58 Sycamore Street (7-12)

Formerly the Oaklands School. Named for Gerald A LeBlanc, longtime master of the Oaklands School.

LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 300 Chelmsford Street (PreK-4)

Named for US President Abraham Lincoln.

LOWELL HIGH SCHOOL – 50 Father Morrissette Blvd (9-12)

First public co-ed school in the United States.

McAULIFFE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 570 Beacon Street (PreK-4)

Named for S. Christa McAuliffe teacher astronaut from Framingham.

McAVINNUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 131 Mammoth Road (PreK-4)

Replaced the Pawtucketville School at the same site. Dedicated November 10, 1974 and named for Joseph A. McAvinnue, longtime principal of the Pawtucketville school.

MOODY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 158 Rogers Street (K-4)

Named for Paul Moody one of the city founders. Built in 1891.

MURKLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 350 Adams Street (PreK-4)

Named for Charlotte M. Murkland the longtime principal of the Bartlett School.

MOREY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 130 Pine Street (K-4)

Named for Charles W. Morey the longtime principal of the Highland School.

PAWTUCKETVILLE MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 425 West Meadow Street (PreK-4)

A memorial school for who? Residents of Pawtucketville? Veterans? If anyone knows please tell us.

PYNE ARTS SCHOOL – 145 Boylston Street (PreK-8)

Named for longtime LHS educator Joseph G. Pyne on December 8, 1965.

REILLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 115 Douglas Road (K-4)

Dedicated on September 17, 1959 to Peter W. Reilly, Vice President of Courier Citizen who died April 19, 1927.

ROBINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL – 110 June Street (5-8)

Named for Centralville school proponent Henry Jean Robinson, on the Lowell School Committee for only 14 months before his death. Dedicated June 1970.

SHAUGHNESSY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 1158 Gorham Street (PreK-4)

Named for Lt John J Shaughnessy who was killed in action at Normandy during World War II.

STEM ACADEMY AT ROGERS SCHOOL – 43 Highland Street (K-7)

Named for long serving US Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers.

STOKLOSA MIDDLE SCHOOL – 560 Broadway (5-8)

Named for Kathryn Philbin Stoklosa a Lowell School Committee member for 24 years who died in 1999.

SULLIVAN MIDDLE SCHOOL – 150 Draper Street (5-8)

Named for longtime principal James F. Sullivan who died in 2006.

THE CAREER ACADEMY -125 Smith Street (9-12)

Not named for anyone.

WANG MIDDLE SCHOOL – 365 West Meadow Road (5-8)

Named for Dr. An Wang the founder of Lowell based WANG Labs.

WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – 795 Wilder Street (PreK-4)

Named for George Washington, the first President of the United States.