Lincoln Elementary School is expecting an enrollment of about 240 students when school begins on August 22, 2019.
The office personnel will be; Sherry Schmidt, principal, Amber Kleven, administrative assistant. The following classroom teachers for the school year are Kindergarten- Samantha Clancy and JoLynn Schumaker, 1st Grade- Laurie Traut and Heidi Walker, 2nd Grade- Tehia Stoddart and Candace Sedler, 3rd Grade- Amy Joseph and Janel Monson, 4th Grade- Rachel Kastet and Danika Smith, 5th Grade- Scott Schmiedeberg and Andrew Skunberg. Our resource personnel are Speech/Language- Darlene Nething and Shelley Fossen, Learning Services- Tiffany Dawson and TBA, Title I- Kimberley Dahlgren and Kristi Lloyd, Music- Jamie Gegelman and Heather Aune, Phy. Ed- David Beach and Barb Williams, Talented and Gifted Instructor, Nancy Anderson, Counselor- Chelsie Gransee, Librarian Jim Nyland and library para, Melissa Carmak. Our para professionals will be Katie Aldinger, Julie Crabtree, Debbie Wegner, Cheryl Schmidt, Kasey O’Brien, Cindy Gilge, Ann Kindseth, Jolene Barnick, Melody Trevithick, Kimber Evenson, and Rhonda Newton. Kelvin Fisher and David Celley are our custodians. Carla and Jan are our school cooks. Kay Finch will continue to be our cashier.
In addition to the core curriculum, Lincoln students will enjoy the following activities this year: Artist-in-Residence, PTA activities, Police and Fire Department programs, lyceums, Nurtured Heart, Community Read, Book Fairs, and Music programs. In the area of fine arts, fifth grade students have the opportunity to join beginner’s band or orchestra. Also, we have choir for boys and girls in grades 4-5. Fifth graders may participate in the following athletic activities - basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, swimming, and track.
Students attending Lincoln will receive the same special services and programs offered in other Jamestown Public Elementary Schools. In addition, Lincoln elementary is a school wide Title One school which allows all students access to intensive instruction as needed. The program focuses on assisting students with reading and math. Multiple reading programs will be available for qualifying students in grade K-5. Lincoln Elementary School will continue to work with the district and school wide goals of reading and math. Consultation services provided by Kristina Barton, instructional strategist.
Lincoln will continue to implement a school wide Nurtured Heart Approach. Anyone entering Lincoln school will be expected to display respectful, responsible and safe behavior at all times.
All Jamestown elementary students in grades 3-5 will receive a planner. The goal is for students to learn and practice basic organizational skills in a consistent and structured way. It will also serve as a tool to increase home & school communication.
After August 12, we encourage new families to call 252-0867 for an appointment to visit our school. This will give us an opportunity to meet our new families and answer questions you may have while touring the building. We will have our “Back to School” night for all students and families on Tuesday, August 20th from 5:30-7 p.m. We also will have our first Parent Teacher Association (PTA) meeting on Tuesday, August 13, at 5:15 for all interested parents. Hope to see you all there!