Residential Life Update – January 9, 2023

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Residential Life Update – January 9, 2023

2023-01-08T22:55:01-05:00January 9, 2023|

January in Maine

It has been a pleasure to have students and staff back on campus after the holiday break.  Despite a few travel delays, all of our residential students are settled back in the dorm and our community welcomes several new students including Jake and Sol from the United States, Julia from Brazil, and An from Vietnam.  

Mid-trimester grade reports will be sent to families this month by email.  Mid-trimester grades do not appear on final transcripts but are a good indicator of how students are doing academically so far this year.  Please let us know if you have any questions about grading or academic support. 

The dormitory will be closed for school vacations February 18-26 and April 15-23.  Travel plans for February break are due by January 20th.  There is still time to register for Winter Camp at Kieve-Wavus.  As a reminder, the Approved Travel Dates for 2022/23 and 2023/24 are linked below:

More snow is on the way and we are looking forward to winter events over the next few weeks including skating, downhill skiing at Sugarloaf, and Winter Carnival. It’s an exciting time of year to be in Maine!

Jake Abbott
Dean of Students
Lincoln Academy

Jake Abbott

Monica Tan
Director of Residential Life
Lincoln Academy


Upcoming Events

  • Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No School
  • Friday January 27-Saturday January 26: District 3 Honors Music Festival at Mt. Ararat High School.
  • Sunday, January 29: Group rate ski tickets available for Sugarloaf. More info below.
  • Monday February 13-Friday, February 17: Winter Carnival!
  • Saturday February 18-Sunday February 26: February Vacation

Monday February 27: School resumes. A Day

Calendar Links:

Vacation Plans

Mark your calendar for the upcoming school vacations in February and April when the dormitories will be closed.  The Washington, DC trip in April is now full, please let us know if you would like your student added to the waitlist for that program. There is still time to register for the Winter Camp at Kieve-Wavus in February.


Click on this link to see an updated Gym Practice Schedule. Want to catch a game, meet, or match? Check the Athletics Calendar!

LA Career Exploration Series

Lincoln Academy’s Career Exploration series kicks off this Thursday, January 5 and will continue on Thursdays throughout the winter.

January 5: Meet Adam Jeffers and hear from LA’s Kate Mess about their experiences as freelance graphic designers.

January 12: Thomas Balch is a software engineer who works on robotics and autonomous driving research at the Toyota Research Institute. He is a 2008 graduate of LA.

To sign up for a session, ask your advisor to enroll you in the Thursday ‘Career Panel’ FLB.

The Career Exploration sessions are your opportunity to have a casual conversation with professionals in specific fields. Learn how they got started and what their day-to-day work life involves. Students in all grades are welcome and can sign up in their advisor group.

Yearbook Info

Yearbook Ad deadline is January 31!

Don’t miss out on the chance or your family or business to have a place in Lincoln Academy history by advertising in the 2023 Lincolnian Yearbook!

  • Senior families: Purchase a Parent or Business Ad. Use this link to make an ad purchase, and build your ad or ask the yearbook staff to build it for you. Parent and business ads are due January 31, 2023.
  • Grades 9-11 families: Buy a yearbook at this link. Online purchases guarantee delivery of a yearbook when they arrive in May 2023.

Connect with Other LA Parents

Join the LA parent Facebook groups so you can organize for class fundraisers and other class-specific events. Join with the links below:

Class of 2023:

Class of 2024:

Class of 2025:

Class of 2026:

Career and Academic Counseling

We have so enjoyed meeting with sophomores over the past few weeks. As we return from break our office will be sharing more information regarding the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center (BRCTC) application process. BRCTC faculty will be visiting with sophomores during the day at LA on January 27th to share more about their programming, and applications will be available after this date.

The CAC Office invites you to our virtual College Information Night on Tuesday, January 17th, 2023, at 6:30pm. Details of the college search, admissions, and the college application process will be reviewed. Juniors who plan to continue their education at any level beyond high school should attend this meeting. More information and the virtual link will be provided as the date approaches.

If accepted to a college or university, please update this in your Naviance account or connect with your school counselor. Schools do not notify us, and we want to support you as you make your final decision.

Scholarships are updated regularly and posted in Naviance! Encourage your senior to check often.

Peer Tutors
If your student is interested in becoming a Peer Tutor, please email Ms. Alicia Lemar in the CAC office at This will happen during FLB and only in subjects students choose. Sign up now to join this exciting program!

In turn, if your student would benefit from the help of a peer tutor, please reach out to Ms. Alicia Lemar at:

Bookmark these links!

These will help you throughout the year.

2022/2023 Travel Dates:

2023/2024 Travel Dates for NEXT school year:

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