7:30 AM - 4:00 PM VHECEC/KCSS Full Day for Students
Six Lincoln K-8 7th grade boys completed an after-school etiquette course provided by Cindy Winkler of Class Act Etiquette, through the PPS Foundation. While similar to one Winkler taught for Lincoln 7th grade girls in the first semester, it included information specifically intended for boys. Topics included dining tutorials, handshakes, confident body language, conversation skills, grooming, gentlemanly behavior with a lady, digital diplomacy and social media etiquette.
The Greater Peoria YMCA kicks off a new session of its Saturday morning Rebound youth basketball program at East Bluff Community Center on April 7. This is a free program for boys aged 12 - 14 and includes mentoring and guest speakers addressing topics including teamwork, leadership, cheating, bullying, gangs, academics, employment and healthy living. Snacks are included after the games. Students must arrive at 9 a.m. to play basketball.
Three Peoria Public School teachers, including Lincoln K-8 teacher Mrs. Hedy Elliott-Gardner, have been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award and now need the community’s support via online comments to support the nomination.
This month Peoria Public Schools introduces Saturday University, a new learning opportunity for third and sixth grade students to sharpen and strengthen math and reading skills. Beginning October 21 and meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on 20 Saturday mornings through April 14, Saturday University will be open to 100 students. The program will be held at Glen Oak Community Learning Center and bus transportation will be provided. Bradley University students and Caterpillar Inc. volunteers will work with students, as well as certified teachers and teacher aides. The program will include field trip opportunities, prizes and other incentives. Click on this story for the links to register and for the full list of program dates.
School hours are 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Each grade level will have a separate color uniform shirt
First Grade-Royal Blue
Second Grade-Hunter Green
Third Grade-Navy Blue
Sixth Grade-Light Blue