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Rebecca Skloot to Speak at Lincoln | Thursday, October 26 | 6 p.m. | Reserve a seat today

This year's Alexis Allen Boss '89 Endowment for Community Accord and Public Service Speaker is Rebecca Skloot, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Come see this dynamic writer discuss ethics, humanity, race, family, science and how one woman unintentionally change the course of modern medicine.

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  • Academics
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  • Upper School
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."

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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. 

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  • Upper School
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.

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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.

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‘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!

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  • Middle School
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  • Why Girls?
At Lincoln, Today is Not Just a Day—It's A Movement

Today is International Day of the Girl, a day dedicated to helping girls everywhere to be seen as equals both in the eyes of others and in their own eyes. And while setting aside a particular day provides a rallying point around which to mobilize, when you're a part of an institution that puts girls first, the work is year round. 

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Lincoln School Receives $1.5M Gift for Financial Aid

Our Quaker roots have long informed an institutional philosophy of equity and inclusion, a mission furthered a generous endowed gift of $1.5 million for financial aid. This gift, the single largest dedicated to scholarship in the school’s 134-year history, was given by an anonymous donor to ensure that girls, regardless of their financial situation, can take advantage of the benefits of a Lincoln School education.

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Lincoln School Hosting AISNE Regional Meeting

Lincoln School was selected to host the Association of Independent Schools in New England Rhode Island gathering on October 10, 2017. Lincoln's Head of School, Suzanne Fogarty, is a member of the AISNE board, and will welcome local colleagues to campus to learn more about the organization's plans for the year ahead and beyond.

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