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After the Beech Tree

On November 24, 2021 our community bid our beloved beech tree farewell. Our beech tree was more than just a tree, our care for it was a testament to our Quaker values of stewardship and the shade it provided for young friends a reminder of our deep understanding of the joy that can be found in simplicity and commitment to community.

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  • Academics
A Tremendous Year in World Languages at Lincoln!

This year, students in Grades 6 to 12 took National Language Exams in Latin, Spanish, and French. Lincoln students received 72 Gold, Silver, and Bronze student medals; 47 Honorable Mention recognitions; 17 Top 10 state rankings for French; 10 Top 3 state rankings for Spanish; and 3 special awards for excellence for French. Please join us in celebrating all of the honorees!


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  • Upper School
Motivation + Commitment = Independent Study Presentations

This week marked the auspicious occasion known as the Independent Study Presentations. According to Lincoln’s course catalog, Lincoln’s Independent Study Program is designed for motivated learners who are interested in immersing themselves in a self-designed curriculum that reaches beyond Lincoln’s core academic program.

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To Sisterhood – The Great Reuniting

Oh, how the weather gods shined on Lincoln School this weekend for the first large-scale gathering of alumnae on campus since the fall of 2019. The Great Reuniting, as the weekend’s festivities were lovingly styled, saw over 150 alumnae—from the Classes of 1946 through 2019—converge at 301 Butler Avenue for a mix of social events and informational sessions about the Lincoln School of today.

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Title IX at 50: Lincoln School Celebrates Landmark Legislation

Although most people associate Title IX solely with athletics, Title IX is one part of a larger legislation commonly known as the Education Acts of 1972, which expanded the protections of previous civil rights legislation. Lincoln’s Title IX at 50 recognizes this watershed moment in women’s history with a week of programming centering around Title IX and its impact—at Lincoln, in Rhode Island, and throughout the country. 

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