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Lincoln Elementary School Celebrated Socktober

Lincoln Elementary School students went a little “sock-crazy” in October but it was all for a good cause - to help out their community. Each month, the school’s PBIS team focuses on a character trait school wide. As Bullying Prevention Week is in October, the school focused on kindness. ...

umpkin Painting Party One Example Of Parents’ Involvement Through Program

Recently, Lincoln Elementary School students and their families enrolled in the PACERS program had the opportunity to attend a “Pumpkin Painting Party.” Kelly Jose and Kat Freeman put together fun activities including pumpkin painting, games, chalk art and refreshments to encourage ...

How City Schools Use Social-Emotional Learning

“Our talk topics today are ‘Why is it important to let go of negative thoughts?’ and ‘What is one thing I can do to distract myself from negative thoughts or feelings?” said Ring Elementary School teacher Allen Thomas to his second graders during their morning meeting. “Let’s get ...

Jefferson JUMP Students Create Food Trucks This Summer

The smell of sweet treats filled the air in front of Jefferson Middle School at the end of the summer thanks to the efforts of Jefferson JUMP students who created two “food trucks” as part of a summer project-based learning unit. The students created Pastry’s Pies and Two Sides ...