Residential Life Update – September 20, 2022

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Residential Life Update – September 20, 2022

2022-09-20T08:03:51-04:00September 19, 2022|

Boosters, Homecoming, and Fall Fun

Over the past week, the temperature began to drop ever so slightly making things feel like the autumn season is just around the corner.  We began celebrating the start of the fall season with apple picking, cozy fires, and hikes. 

Today is the first day of Homecoming celebrations including athletic and class competitions, races, a parade with our teams and musicians, a dance, and dress-up days (today is tacky tourist day!).  This year’s Homecoming theme is 70’s Disco and students, staff and alumni will be coming together to show their Eagle Pride at events all week.  Full schedule here: https://www.lincolnacademy.org/2022/09/2022-homecoming-schedule/

Also, we are pleased to announce that omicron boosters will be administered to all residential students and dorm parents this week.  These boosters are another part of our strategy to keep our community healthy.  Please communicate directly with Jake Abbott if you have any questions.

Finally, as we look to the future for students intending to make a US college or university their next stop we are making plans for college visits.  School counselor Jose Cordero will be meeting with 11th and 12th graders after the community meeting on Wednesday, September 21st to invite interested students to participate.

As always, please be in touch with any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Jake Abbott
Dean of Students
Lincoln Academy

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Monica Tan
Director of Residential Life
Lincoln Academy

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Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, September 20: 6:30 pm. FAME Virtual Financial Aid Night Tuesday, 9/20. Join with this link
  • Friday, September 23-Sunday September 25: 2022 Homecoming Weekend.

2022/2023 Travel Dates: https://www.lincolnacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Approved-Res-Life-Travel-Dates-2022_2023-Final-May-1.pdf

Bookmark these links!

These will help you throughout the year.

2022/2023 Travel Dates: https://www.lincolnacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Approved-Res-Life-Travel-Dates-2022_2023-Final-May-1.pdf

Athletics

Fall sports have already begun! You can find more information about sports on the LA Athletics page on the website, where coaches’ contact information, the current practice schedule and game schedule are posted. 

Follow LA Athletics on Facebook for day to day updates on game scores, postponements, and cancellations.

Career and Academic Counseling

Add/Drop Class Process

The first two weeks of each trimester is the Academic class add/drop period.  

  • All students are asked to go to three of their originally scheduled classes in the class in question. 
  • Parent/guardian permission, as well as permission from that teacher to drop the class is needed. (this is typically done via email conversation for documentation with Academic Counselor)
  • Academic Counselors will then meet with students and make adjustments as needed to their schedules.

October 1 SAT

Students can still to register for the 10/1 SAT held at Lincoln Academy. There is a late fee of $30. Register through College Board today!

April, 2023 Trip to Spain

There will be a Parent Meeting about the Spain Trip 2023 on Wednesday, September 21 at 5:30 pm in room 304 of Hall House. Resident Life students need to let the Res Life Office know if they are interested in this opportunity.

February 2023 Trip to Quebec

February 18-21, 2023 Visit: Old Quebec, Montmorency Falls, the Ice Hotel, the Funicular, Plains of Abraham Museum, a Huron Village, a “ghost” tour of Old France, a sugar house, and more. Activities: Snow rafting, sliding on inner tubes, dog sledding, ice skating …

    • First meeting Tuesday, Sept 20 at 7:45 am in Ms Welch’s room in Hall House. If you can’t make the meeting, stop by her room for information.

Community Announcements

Hey LA student writers, cartoonists, poets, and artists: Skidompha Library’s Epoch magazine wants to publish your work!  Email epoch@skidompha.org for more information, and submissions of poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction, art, comics, and photography are due October 15.

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