Lincoln Middle School Blog

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!    

This Tuesday, February 9th, students will attend a special assembly to kick-off our drive to support the St. Baldrick's Foundation to cure childhood cancers.  We do t...

This Tuesday, February 9th, students will attend a special assembly to kick-off our drive to support the St. Baldrick's foundation to cure childhood cancers.  We do t...

I am so proud of our students' generosity this holiday season.  In three short weeks, our students collected thousands of food items for the Maine Township Food Pantr...

For years, as we enter the holiday season, Lincoln students and staff have collected donations for the Maine Township Food Pantry.  Students are encouraged to bring bagge...

Big Week at Lincoln!

October 22, 2015

Please join us on Tuesday, October 27 to hear the account of Holocaust survivor Mr. Metz, who is the grandfather of a Lincoln student.  He will give two talks that mornin...

Have you been doing some fall organizing?  Not sure what to do with last season's sports equipment?  Bring them to Lincoln!  Our Student Government Associat...

At last week's Lincoln PTO meeting, we were treated to a great presentation from one of our parents, Mr. Rachmiel.  It was all about what we can do as parents to keep...

Thanks again to everyone for a great Parent Night last week. If you did not get a chance to attend, here is the technology presentation we gave about managing your child&#39...

We're off to a great start!

August 28, 2015

Dear Lincoln Community, It's been a great first full week of school.  Monday afternoon, students and staff were treated to an assembly featuring Jim "Bask...

It was a pleasure speaking with fifth grade parents at open house.  For more information about how Lincoln is organized to meet the needs of our young adolescent to stude...

Join the Hour of Code!

December 5, 2014

All next week Lincoln students will have the opportunity to join this unique international event. All students who complete the Hour of Code by next Friday will be eligible to...

To further increase communication and collaboration among students and staff, e-mail will become an available feature to students through their Google accounts starting Decemb...

Principal's Blog Goes Live!

November 7, 2014

Welcome to my blog, which will be the place to go for up-to-the-minute information about Lincoln events.  Our first feature is a photo gallery of our unique school architec...