Lincoln Middle School Blog

Happy Birthday Hashtag!

September 14, 2017

Students in Miss Levin's LA class read about the ten-year history of the hashtag and created, (what else?) Their own hashtags to show their understanding.

Way to Go WEB

August 25, 2017

Congratulations to our dedicated WEB Leaders (Seen here debriefing) for an outstanding job welcoming our new students. Our annual orientation day was a huge success due to their...

Read all about our 8th grade film festival at the historic Pickwick Theater: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/park-ridge/news/ct-prh-pickwick-film-fest-tl-0601-2017053...

Our chorus students, led by Mrs. Nardi, earned the highest rating of "Superior" in last Saturday's Choir Festival at Great America.  Our studen...

Our hallway beautufication continues with original student murals. Nice work!

Congratualtions to all of our student musicians for a week of excellent year-end performances. Our chorus, bands, and orchestras sounded great!  Thanks also to ou...

Thanks to all the students, parents, and staff who made last night's game such a success! We had hoped to earn enough to fund a hallway mural as part of our "Keep Linco...

Conference Champs!

March 13, 2017

Congratulations to our 7th Grade Girls' Volleyball team on their MCSL conference championship! What a great end to a great season.  

Way to go Girls' Volleyball!

February 8, 2017

Congratulations to both our 7th and 8th grade Girls' Volleyball teams on sweeping our archrival Emerson on Monday!  Both matches were very well played by all teams. Go ...

What's in the box?

February 8, 2017

Student's in Mrs. Thielen's class use all their mathematical skills finding clues to open the "Breakout Box."  What a great cooperative activity.

Our Chorus, led by Mrs. Nardi, did a great job last Friday spreading holiday cheer throughout the community. They overcame some transportation setbacks to deliver wonderful pe...

Check out this article on our 21st Century Learning Spaces.

Congratulations to the Lincoln Chamber Orchestra and Mr. Hellerman on a great holiday program at last night's Board of Education meeting.

Great to see eighth graders in Ms. Dabe's, Mrs. Walters', and Mr. Nasshan's homeroom engaged in deep discussion about wisdom to pass along to our 6th graders. The ...

Great to see eighth graders in Ms. Dabe's, Mrs. Walters', and Mr. Nasshan's homeroom passing on their wisdom to 6th graders. The exercise is part of our new Social...

Mrs. Johnson and Miss Dabe did a fantastic job presenting The Power of Place: Changing Curriculum with a Changing Environment at the Association of Illinois Middle School...

Check out our new DEN. Great video production by Mr. Taglia's Broadcasting students.

So Proud of Our Staff!

October 14, 2016

Our staff was well represented at the annual convention of the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE).  Mrs. Thielen and Mrs. Pries presented on engaged Math instr...

Sound Middle School Advice

August 18, 2016

This is great advice for every middle school student: 10 Truths Middle Schoolers Should Know 

Follow Mrs. Johnson and Miss Dabe's blog as they seek to create a new vision of learning space.  Thanks ELF for generously funding their efforts.

Check out this powerful message created by the students themselves: Empathy 

We often think of Middle School as a uniquely challenging time of life.  Check out this recent broadcast of This American Life for a variety of insights into adolescent l...

As you can see from the slideshow on our main page, our St. Baldrick's event Friday was beyond fantastic! We surpassed our goal by over $50,000! I can't say enough abo...

There are only 11 days left in our efforts to support St. Baldrick's! Our students have been amazing!  They have done so much: they've started raffles, run bake s...

Happy Birthday Lincoln!

February 12, 2016

     To President Lincoln, Happy 207th Birthday, and to Lincoln Middle School, a Happy 88th!