The Green Light is a blog dedicated to celebrating the bold minds of Lincoln School, a place where students embrace academic challenge, speak their minds, and discover who they are and all they may become. Read on!

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  • Little School
Learn More About Lincoln's New Little School Expansion!

Lincoln School’s littlest learners have a lot to celebrate! The state-of-the-art Little School expansion, a 4,700-square-foot sustainable net-zero building, has officially opened its doors! Learn more about the building, constructed to maximize the connections and creativity of a Reggio-Emilia approach, while also honoring our Quaker roots with its sustainable, environmentally conscious design. 

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  • Alumnae
  • Lincoln Love
  • Lower School
Bea’s Book Bags—Celebrating Lifelong Love of Literature

Beatrice (Bea) Temkin P’70, GP’97’01, GGP’34 had a love of literacy that was perhaps only matched by her love of Lincoln School. An avid reader of everything from current events to children’s tales and all books in between, her legacy lives on in a beloved Lower School library program dedicated to cultivating a love of reading in Lincoln students that is now named in her honor.

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An Update on Lincoln's Anti-racist Work

The new school year has begun, and it’s been a wonderful reminder of the joy and excitement that students bring to our campus. We are adjusting to the realities of teaching and learning in the era of COVID-19, and it’s never been more certain that learning is at the heart of all we do at Lincoln, from our littlest students all the way up to school leadership. It is in that spirit that I am sharing an update on our anti-racist work.

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  • Head of School
  • Remote Learning
Onward Together: The successful pivot

When we began to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, school leaders found that particular words quickly dominated our conversation. As we adapted to the realities of remote teaching and learning, and then prepared for a return to campus in the fall, the word “pivot” was a frequent flier in both written and verbal communication. As described by Harvard professor Eric McNulty, "A successful pivot requires planting one foot on something solid and moving the other to change direction.”

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  • Lincoln Love
Sophie Glenn Lau '88 Onward Together

As our first week of distance learning comes to a close, I am proud of our entire Lincoln community—faculty, staff, students, and parents—for adapting to the start of school in an entirely new way. We are on our way to building the foundations of a fantastic year together. 

We have spent a lot of time talking about how the back to school experience in 2020–21 is different from any other year.

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  • Lincoln Love
A Fond Farewell to Head of School Suzanne Fogarty

Suzanne Fogarty, Head of School from July 1, 2014–June 30, 2020, made a mark during her six years at the helm of Lincoln. She will be remembered for her many accomplishments and the long lasting impact she’s had on Lincoln School. For all of that and more, from all of us at Lincoln, we thank you. 

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  • Remote Learning
  • The Arts
  • Upper School
The Show Must Go On: 10-Minute Play Festival

On Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16, Lincoln School will proudly present its Virtual 10-Minute Play Festival, hosted live by members of the Class of 2020. Seven of the 13 plays will be shown on Friday, and the remaining six plays will be featured in Saturday’s show. Both performances will be at 7 p.m.
 

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  • Little School
  • Remote Learning
What Does Remote Learning Look Like in Little School?

Our faculty and administrators have worked tirelessly to bring all of the hallmarks of the Lincoln education to the virtual classrooms they've created for our students. The best way to understand it is to experience it, so today we take a look at remote learning in Little School! 

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  • Academics
  • Lower School
What Does Remote Learning Look Like in the Oak Room?

Our faculty and administrators have worked tirelessly to bring all of the hallmarks of the Lincoln education to the virtual classrooms they've created for our students. The best way to understand it is to experience it, so today we take a look at remote learning in the Oak Room! 

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