Lincoln School's Monthly Newsletter
  Issue V  |  February, 2012

In This Issue...

Is Bullying On Your Mind? It's on Ours.
by Betsy Hunt

In the Heart of Haiti
by Meg Salgueiro

A Tale of Two Alumnae
Navigating Personal Finance

The Blessing of a B Minus

Don't Miss the Upcoming Lecture


Is Bullying on Your Mind? It's on Ours.

by Betsy Hunt
Technology Specialist

Bullying is, no doubt, among the hottest topics in today’s world: in schools, on the neighborhood playground, at the mall, and most of all, over every airwave humans can access. The bad news is that we seem to be hearing and reading about “bullying” everywhere we look. The good news according to our recent speaker Elizabeth Englander[1], is that the term is misunderstood and therefore overused . . . thank goodness!  Read more...


In the Heart of Haiti
by Meg Salgueiro, Upper School Science Teacher

An opportunity arose for my husband and me to join a service trip to Haiti this past January.  We traveled with 12 others, mostly from Seekonk and Providence, to be introduced to programs to help the people in various towns in and around Port-au-Prince. We support these programs through our church’s RI conference.  Of the 14 individuals on this trip, only 6 had been on previous trips to Haiti– some only once, some up to 35 times.  When I embarked on this adventure, I had no idea the immense impact it would have on me. Read more...

A Tale of Two Alumnae
In January, two Lincoln alumnae—Claudia Crowell ’02 and Christine Downs ’06 —were guests in our Personal Finance class. They shared their real-world experiences in college and as young professionals establishing their careers. Personal Finance is one of the most popular electives with juniors and seniors at Lincoln School. With the goal of promoting financial literacy, the course is designed to provide students with the information and tools they need to meet the financial challenges they will face in the real world. Read More...

The Blessing of a B Minus
Author Dr. Wendy Mogel, clinical psychologist, parenting expert and author of two New York Times best sellers to speak on April 1, 2012. Read More...

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