Each week, students in all divisions of Lincoln, from early childhood through Upper School, attend a silent meeting, where we build community together in silence. The structure of these meetings varies by age group, to ensure that students can experience and understand the practice in age-appropriate ways. For students and faculty alike, the silent meeting is a priceless opportunity to slow down, unplug, and be present in the midst of their fast-paced days.
One of our traditional songs, "Simple Gifts," speaks of quieting our selves and discovering our humility—a quality of self-confidence that allows us to encourage the strengths and voices of others. As a Quaker School, we seek to foster this quality in all of our students, so they can pursue their dreams and use their talents in a manner that reflects social responsibility and compassion for others.