Lincoln in the News
"Shawmut Design breaks ground on $5 million Science Technology, Engineering, Arts/Architecture, and Math (STEAM) addition"
June 9, 2017
Providence, RI Shawmut Design and Construction has been engaged by Lincoln School – an independent, college prep school offering an all-girls educational program for grades 1 through 12 – to build a two-story addition to house the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Architecture, and Math) Hub for Girls. The design of the building, by LLB Architects, was intended to capture the educational philosophy of the independent school for girls: where tradition meets innovation.
"LINCOLN SCHOOL AND SOPHIA ACADEMY TEAM UP FOR GIRLS HACK THE WORLD EARTH DAY HACKATHON"
Teams in First All-Girls Hackathon in Rhode Island to Create Solutions to Help the State’s Environment
April 20, 2017
Lincoln School and Sophia Academy will be cohosting a hackathon, Girls Hack the World, in celebration of Earth Day 2017. The event will be the first all-girls hackathon in Rhode Island, and will welcome students from Lincoln School and Sophia Academy in grades 5-10. This is the first time two schools are working together to put on an event at this scale.
A hackathon is a short-term gathering in which a group of programmers, designers, and developers collaboratively code to solve a problem or create a project. Girls Hack the World will bring together students from Lincoln School and Sophia Academy to build apps, websites, or games to create real-world solutions designed to help Rhode Island's environment.
"New addition to Lincoln School will update building facade"
Providence Business News
February 23, 2017
PROVIDENCE – The Lincoln School this summer will break ground on a significant addition to its science wing, a two-story addition that will allow it to present a new facade facing Blackstone Boulevard. Designed by LLB Architects, of Pawtucket, the 3,040-square-foot addition will feature a dramatic glass-curtain wall facing the west and 20 vertical fins,… Read more
"LINCOLN SCHOOL TEAMS WITH SOPHIA ACADEMY FOR ALL GIRLS HACKATHON"
April 9, 2017
Lincoln School has teamed up with Sophia Academy are teaming up to host the first all-girls hackathon in Rhode Island, Girls Hack the World, on Earth Day.
Earth Day is set for April 22.
During the event, students in grades 5-10 will work together to build and code apps, websites, or computer-generated games designed to create real-world solutions to help Rhode Island’s environment.
"TRINITY REP ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF TRINITY PLAYWRITING COMPETITION WRITE HERE! WRITE NOW!"
Broadway World, RI
April 5, 2017
Trinity Rep's sixth annual playwriting competition for New England High School students, Write Here! Write Now!, announces this year's winning playwrights: Bella Lillsebbas (10th grade, Lincoln School, Providence, RI), Anna Tarasuk (10th grade, Chariho High School, Richmond, RI), Jordana Kagan (12th grade, Framingham High School, Framingham, MA), and Laura Costello (12th grade, Rockville High School, Vernon, CT). Each award-winning student will have their ten-minute play presented by professional actors as a staged reading at Trinity Rep on May 1, 2017 at 7pm, a free event open to the public. Students also receive the chance to workshop their writing through the Tony Award-winning theater, including individual feedback sessions with playwright in residence Deborah Salem Smith.Read more
"PROVIDENCE 7th GRADER IS STATE SPELLING BEE CHAMPION"
The Valley Breeze
March 15, 2017
LINCOLN – Despite stumbling on the word “motley,” Amelia Edelsberg of Providence, a 7th-grade student at The Lincoln School, made a comeback and clinched the 2017 State Spelling Bee with the championship word: “magnific.”
She was one of 27 students who competed last Saturday morning at Lincoln Middle School for a chance to win the competition and move onto the national stage, the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in May.
"LOUD AND LIVELY TECH CHALLENGE"
February 5, 2017
The robots were oblivious.
Unaware of the bass-heavy music blaring from loudspeakers, the exuberant crowds cheering wildly and the frenzied teams competing madly while wearing odd uniforms, the robots simply followed commands.
In the mostly male group of competitors, one all-girls team stuck out. It was from the Lincoln School, a private school for girls in Providence, and team members wore the skirts that are part of their school uniform.
"It's fun to design it from scratch, especially now that we can see the results of all of our hard work," said Jasmine Gabor, a senior.
Gabor said she heard boys on some teams making "derogatory" remarks about the ability of a girl "to drive the robot." A moment later, Evans, from the Shea team, went up to her to talk strategy on the next round, since their teams were going to be paired against two others.
"Hands-on science learning boosts girls' confidence"
Providence Business News
January 5, 2017
The underrepresentation of women in fields that require advanced math and science, including computer science and engineering, could have its start with their education as younger girls.
Education research has found self-confidence among many young women begins to wane in adolescence. By college, they may question their own abilities, or drop a class rather than challenge the effectiveness of the instruction.
"R.I. Innovators: 11 Trailblazers to follow in 2017"
January 3, 2017
Education in the world
PROVIDENCE - Suzanne Fogarty is all about bringing her girls into the world, whether that entails a trip to India or learning to code.
As the head of the all-girls Lincoln School in Providence, Fogarty, 48, is making sure her students have not only the skills but the mindset to be nimble in a fast-changing workplace. She is also pushing her students to experience people and places that extend well beyond their comfort zone.
"Is the Advanced Placement Program Losing its Luster?
East Side Monthly
"BROWN PARTNERSHIP WITH LINCOLN SCHOOL INSPIRES YOUNG WOMEN ENGINEERS"
Brown University School of Engineering
May 2, 2016
Sarah Dugan (right) was inspired by an engineering class she took in high school. Now she's helped to teach a high school engineering class at Brown. Jasmine Hyppolite (left) took the class last semester. Amy Simmons / Brown University
"MAKING THE CHOICE TO DROP AP COURSES AT LINCOLN SCHOOL"
Rhode Island Public Radio
April 19, 2016
Advanced placement – or AP – courses are offered in many high schools as a way for students to take college-level classes and impress college admissions officers. Over the past decade, the number of students taking these challenging courses has nearly doubled. But one private high school in Rhode Island is saying no more to the AP. Lincoln School in Providence plans to stop offering AP courses in the fall of 2017. Lincoln Head of School Suzanne Fogarty discussed the decision with Rhode Island Public Radio’s Elisabeth Harrison
"International Women's Day in RI: Shining a light on the gender of inequalities"
The Providence Journal
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Lincoln School classmates work on an automation they are building to imitate a human being as part of the school's celebration of Women't History Month. (top) Students at Lincoln School work on a automation they build to look like a jellyfish. The girls are building the kinetic statues, and "tinkering," as part of the school's Women's History activities. The Providence Journal/David DelPoio
"DESIGN LIKE A GIRL"
Rhode Island School of Design
December 4, 2015
“I hope that this class has encouraged students to be curious – to constantly question the built environment around them,” said Architecture grad student Rebecca McGee, MArch 16 on Wednesday. As this year’s grad student faculty leader, she welcomed friends and family to a celebration of an ongoing partnership between RISD and Lincoln School, an independent school for girls in Providence.
"YOUNG LINCOLN SCHOOL STUDENTS TALK ABOUT SEXISM IN THEIR LIVES WITH "LIKE A GIRL" AD CREATOR"
The Providence Journal
January 20, 2016
Girls at Lincoln School visit with Lauren Greenfield a documentarian who created the #likeagirl campaign.
"Acclaimed New Yorker writer honored by alma mater Lincoln School"
The Providence Journal
Friday, October 23, 2015
Jane Kramer, a 1955 graduate of Lincoln School and longtime contributor to The New Yorker, talks to an English class at her alma mater on Friday. On the left is student Ashley Gomez. The Providence Journal/Glenn Osmundson
"New Push to Teach Students How to 'Code Like A Girl'"
National Public Radio
January 22, 2015
Girls Who Code recently expanded from high school workshops to middle school and high school clubs.
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