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Lydia Grosswendt '20 Named a Finalist in National Shakespeare Competition

Congratulations to Lydia Grosswendt '20, who placed as a finalist in the 36th Annual National Shakespeare Competition in New York City! Lydia competed against 50 students from around the US on stage at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center Theater.

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Lincoln LEAPs Into Environmental Programming Week

This week marked the inaugural LEAP (Lincoln Environmental Action Program) Week, a full five days of student-run and student-centered classes and community activities centered around environmental education and stewardship, with a specific focus on climate change.

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Faye Thompson '19 Wins Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Young Playwrights Festival 2019

Congratulations to Faye Thompson '19, for winning a place in the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Young Playwrights Festival 2019! This tremendous honor is only given to five playwrights out of the hundreds who enter.

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The Future is Feminist Conference 2019: So Where Do I Fit In?

This year's Future is Feminist Conference, a student-run and student-led full-day conference about all things feminism, was held on April 10 with centered around this year's theme: "So, Where Do I Fit In?"

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LEAP Week..Lincoln Environmental Action Program | April 22–26

The members of the Lincoln Environmental Action Group, along with many others, have been hard at work planning the inaugural Lincoln Environmental Action Program (LEAP!), a week of themed classes and community activities centered around environmental education and stewardship, often with a specific focus on climate change. 

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Why, Not Where: Reimagining the College Admission Process

The college application process in on trial, both in the judicial system and the court of public opinion. But here at Lincoln, we see it as a great opportunity for student self reflection. Instead of asking where our students want to go to college, we ask them why. The result? A higher bar for higher education.

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Honoring the Past and Celebrating the Future: Lincoln’s Alumnae Awards

Each fall, Lincoln School and the Alumnae Association honor three women whose exceptional accomplishments and passion-driven lives have had an impact on our school, on their communities, and on the world. Learn more about each of the three honors (and the 2018 award recipients!) and submit nominations for the 2019 Alumnae Awards today! 

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LincUPtoLearn 2019: Nicole Gesmondi ’01

Ana Belliveau ’22 and Anika Istok ’20 blog about their experience with LincUPtoLearn–Lincoln’s mentoring program that connects current students and alumnae–during which they visited Nicole Gesmondi ’01, Owner and Lead Photographer of Nicole Gesmondi Photographer. 

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LincUPtoLearn 2019: Stefanie Casinelli Taylor '97

LincUPtoLearn–Lincoln’s mentoring program that connects current students and alumnae–took place during the first two weeks of April, and Sophie Rockwell ’22 and Sophie Zakin ’20 reflect on their visit with Stefanie Casinelli Taylor ’97, President of Gennaro, Inc. and  President/Founder of Zaxie by Stefanie Taylor, in this blog post!

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