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This I Believe: Finding Great Books in Surprising Places

Listen up! A new essay by longtime Lincoln School English faculty member John Minahan will be broadcast on This I Believe tomorrow, Wednesday October 18. The essay begins with a familiar scenario: "I'm unloading my cart at the grocery store when I see a particular novel in a rack by the cash register."

Lincoln Delegates Take Top Prizes at Wheeler Model United Nations Conference

Lincoln's Model United Nations team, the #1 Model UN team in Rhode Island, won three top honors at the second-annual Wheeler Model United Nations Conference held on October 15, 2017. 

In the Russian Crimea Crisis Committee, Sasha Landau '20 won Best Delegate and Emily Howard '19 won Best Position Paper. Katie Chambers '20 took home Best Position Paper in the South Sudan Committee. 

Lincoln Team Qualifies for First Ever High School Quiz Show Rhode Island

Pop quiz: how many all-girls teams will be representing the Ocean State in the very first High School Quiz Show: Rhode Island? Answer: Just one! Following a rousing qualifying round at Channel 36 Studios in Providence, Lincoln School was selected out of a very competitive group of local schools as one of the final eight teams, and the only one with an all-female lineup.

Alumna Spotlight: Becca Knowles Braun '88

“I had no idea I would go into business,” admits Becca Knowles Braun '88. "I really didn't think I was a business person. I didn't fit the personality. But from the first day on my first job in actual business, I just loved it.”

Alumnae Spotlight: Reisha Brown '89

Reisha Brown took many lessons with her when she walked out of Lincoln School’s red doors after graduation, but the most powerfully enduring piece of wisdom she left with—the one that has guided her down a remarkable career path from that point forward—is that Lincoln girls can do anything. 

On Our Minds October 2017: Letters From Lincoln's Lower School

Maureen Devlin, Head of Lower School, and Suzanne Fogarty, Head of School, share their perspective on all the exciting and innovative initiatives taking place in Nursery–Grade 5. With a combined 55 years of experience in education, from New Mexico to New York City, from Brookline to Brooklyn, we highlight independent school teaching and learning at its best.

At Lincoln’s Lower School, we are much more interested in asking exploratory questions than in knowing the right answers. For children in the Oak Room through Grade 5, this exploration often happens through the important process of play during which inquiry, discovery, and creative problem-solving happen organically. Too often people separate the act of play from the concept of academic learning, but we know this is a false notion.

‘Arthur’ Creator and Author Marc Brown Is Coming to Campus!

'Arthur' creator and author Marc Brown is one of dozens of noteworthy guests coming to campus on Saturday as a part of The Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books & Authors, hosted at Lincoln School.

According to a recent Providence Journal article, Brown plans to read new book “Mary McScary,” his second collaboration with “Goosebumps” maestro R.L. Stine. He calls the title character “powerful, strong,” and a good role model—we have no doubt she'll fit right in at Lincoln!

Alumnae Spotlight: Jill Craybas '92

Tennis has been the one constant in Jill Craybas’ life, and the Lincoln School alumna, who was recently inducted into the United States Tennis Association of New England’s Hall of Fame, has known success at every level.

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