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Class Notes for Summer 2012

Dear Class Scribes, 

Thank you for all your hard work in compiling the Class Notes for the Lincoln Magazine and keeping your classmates connected!  We look forward to reading about what our alumnae are up to across the country and the world!  Please read below for details regarding:

If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me. 

Thanks, and have fun!

Lauren Jordan
Communications Manager
401-331-9696 ext. 3158
ljordan@lincolnschool.org

 


Suggested Schedule

The Summer 2012 issue is scheduled to print in June and will focus on global thinking.  In order to meet this print date, all the notes should be received by April 2. Class scribes are encouraged to follow the suggested schedule below:

  • January - March: All emails and/or postcards are sent out or all phone calls are made to classmates by this date encouraging them to return news to scribes by March 26.
  • March 26: Scribes receive news from their classmates.
  • March 26 - April 2: Scribes prepare and edit their Class Notes.
  • April 2: Class Notes submission deadline.  All news is due to the Alumnae Office.
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Gathering Class Notes

You can use any of the following ways to gather notes from your classmates:

  • Email: Send an email to your classmates asking them to write back with their news and photos or to post their news and photos on the Online Alumnae Community.
  • Phone: Call your classmates and write down highlights of your conversation or encourage them to post their class notes online.
  • Mail: Write your own note or send Lincoln's double postcards to your classmates.  (Please call me if you would like to use the postcards. I would be happy to send you as many as you need.)
  • Facebook: Lots of scribes have had success finding classmates who have fallen out of touch by becoming Facebook friends with them.
  • Website: You or your classmates can send in notes by submitting a form directly on our website.  Just click here.

Please ask your classmates to send their news directly to you, to Lincoln's Alumnae Office, or to post them on the Online Alumnae Community.  (If they have not yet registered for the Online Alumnae Community, they can contact Lincoln's Alumnae Office for their registration ID.)

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Contacting Your Classmates

We have a new online directory that will enable you to view the contact information for your classmates!* 

  • Sign on to our Online Alumnae Community (please contact me for your registration ID if you have not yet signed on or if you need help signing on)
  • Go to your class home page, and you will see a list of your classmates
  • Click on a name to view your classmate's email address, home phone number, and mailing address
Using the Online Alumnae Community, you and your classmates can post notes and photos online, and as scribes, you also have the ability to post bulletins that will appear at the top of your class homepage.  If you have email addresses that we are missing or other changes to contact information, please let us know so we can update our records.

*If you are unable to access the Online Alumnae Community, please contact me and I will send you the contact information for your classmates.

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Submitting Class Notes

Once you've gathered all the news from your classmates, you can submit your class notes or photos in one of the following ways:

  • Type your notes in a Word document and email it as an attachment along with any pictures (jpg files) to ljordan@lincolnschool.org  
  • Type your notes in the body of an email and attach any pictures to ljordan@lincolnschool.org
  • Post all the notes and photos (jpg or gif files) on the Online Alumnae Community (sign in and click on "Compose a Note")
  • Mail a hard copy of the notes and any photos to:
 Lincoln School, Attn: Lauren Jordan
301 Butler Avenue
Providence, RI 02906

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Photo Requirements

Please be sure to pass this information on to your classmates who are submitting photos.

  • We can scan a hard copy of the photo (note: the quality of the scan is going to depend on the quality of the hard copy provided).
  • No photos taken with cell phones can be printed.
  • If the photo has a resolution of 72 dpi, size of the photo should be no less than 10x7 inches (or 7x10 inches).
  • If the resolution is higher than 72 dpi, the size of the image can be smaller (for example, if you provide an image with a resolution of 300 dpi, the size of the photo can be 2x3 inches).
  • Photos posted to the Online Alumnae Community must be jpg or gif files and can be no larger than 100KB.
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Alumnae & Reunion Weekend Reminder

Alumnae & Reunion Weekend 2012 is October 12th and 13th with special events planned for all classes ending in 2s and 7s.  Click here for more details.  Class Notes is a great place to start discussions about reunion plans.  

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