Dear Residential Life Students and Families, As we draw to the end of the 3rd Trimester, we also bring to close one of the most unusual trimesters in Lincoln Academy’s long history. With so many changes in our lives, we thought it might be useful to review how this trimester will end, particularly in regards to grades and closing activities. Trimester 3: Grading Students will have until May 29th to submit work for their Trimester 3 courses. Teachers will then begin the process of finalizing student grades. Pass/No Credit All student grades will appear as Pass or No Credit [...]
Graduation plans have been announced! See this link for details. We understand that residential students can't be here in person on June 5th, but we still want to celebrate with you! End of year events including Class Night and Baccalaureate will be virtual this year and Class of 2020 Graduation on June 5th will be live-streamed and recorded for future viewing. Each Res Life senior will be able to "march" into graduation via video call on a tablet held by a volunteer proxy. Unfortunately, no spectators will be present for these events due to COVID-19 restrictions. Seniors are asked [...]
This past week was Teacher Appreciation Week and today we celebrate Mother's Day in Maine. Wherever you are, this is a wonderful time to reach out to educators, parents, and mentors in your life and tell them they are appreciated! Just two weeks of virtual learning remain, then we move into end of year reflective assignments. If you believe you have fallen behind in your studies, it is not too late to talk to your teachers and makeup work. Please review Lincoln Academy's updated schedule for the school year. These next few weeks will go by quickly and we are [...]
Dear students, We hope you had a restful April vacation, and while we can’t welcome you back to campus, we do welcome everyone back to the last part of the school year. Three weeks of virtual learning remain, then we move into end of year reflective assignments — details to be announced very soon. Your teachers remain engaged and ready to support your academic progress and there is still time to make up any missed assignments. Please review the updated schedule, ask for help if you need it, and focus on completing the academic year as your goal. If you [...]
Jake Abbott has been a part of the LA community since 2006. Jake has worked in a variety of roles at the school. Currently, as the Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life he is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the schools residential population and the various departments that support it. Jake also supports the operations of the school, shares in the management of student discipline, and supports many student programs, extra-curricular activities and initiatives to get students involved in learning and exploring new opportunities. Jake is also very involved in the local community serving as a member of the Newcastle Fire Department, where is also on the Board of Trustees. Jake is also on the Board of Directors at Central Lincoln County YMCA.
B.A. Liberal Studies, University of Maine, Augusta
M.S. Education Leadership, University of Southern Maine
Sarah Kennedy '00 grew up in Pemaquid and went on to study Spanish and International Relations at the University of Maine and University of Costa Rica. She coordinated volunteer education programs and fundraising for a small non-profit organization in Nicaragua and then went on to join Sustainable Harvest International as the Director of Development and later transitioned to working as a program director specializing in outreach and service learning programs in Central America. In 2012, Sarah took a position with AmeriCorps and Santa Clara University's Center of Sustainability to develop school garden and community nutrition programs in San Jose City Schools.
In 2013, Sarah’s family had the opportunity to return to Maine and was excited to become a part of Lincoln Academy’s new Residential Program. Sarah developed LA’s homestay program and loves welcoming students from around the globe to our community here in the Midcoast. Sarah works part-time as support staff in the Resident Life Office and is also a member of LA’s Website Team and Grant Team.
B.A. International Relations - University of Maine, Orono
B.A. Spanish - University of Maine, Orono