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PDF DocumentCommunity Message - December 2

As we continue to process the tragic events earlier this week at Oxford High School, we have a few items to share with our community. 

First and foremost, it is important to reinforce with your children the seriousness of making threats, even jokingly. We treat all threats seriously, whether in person, on social media, text messages, or chat apps. Law enforcement will be contacted and there will be consequences. We expect to see an increase in copycat cases reported, and we will address each incident individually and thoroughly with the assistance of law enforcement. We will share information about reported threats as necessary to ensure the wellbeing of our students and staff.  The safety of our staff and students is our top priority and for this reason, you may notice an increased police presence around campus in the coming days. 

Students talk and hear things that adults never will. Please reinforce with your children that, if they hear or see something concerning, to report it immediately. Students can tell their parents, administration, the police, or a trusted staff member. Additionally, reports can be made anonymously through the statewide confidential reporting tool OK2SAY:

Many of the schools in the surrounding area have chosen to cancel school. We feel it is important to remain open as long as it is safe to do so. For our children, maintaining the routine of school is important. For some, the school environment is the safest place and where they may receive the only meals they have for the day.  We recognize that some families may feel uncomfortable sending their child to school right now, and that decision is theirs to make.

Throughout the school year, our schools practice a variety of safety drills including evacuation and lockdown drills.  To see the list of completed drills, you can visit your school website and view the Emergency Drill page. We will not post the drills in advance for safety reasons. 

As part of the 2018 Bond and additional grants from the Michigan State Police, our school buildings have been outfitted with multiple safety measures including secure vestibules at every school building, classroom and office door locking systems, hallway lockdown systems, and cameras both inside and outside the school buildings. 

When a crisis occurs, our first, and most important priority is ensuring the safety of students and staff. You entrust your child to us, and we take this responsibility seriously. In the age of cell phones and social media, we will never be able to beat the messages you receive from your student. Our staff needs to focus on the situation, and we need you to trust that when the crisis is over, we will communicate what we can to our community.

While every situation is different, generally the following will occur. Some steps occur quickly, others can take longer to resolve, and some may even happen at the same time. Just know that we are working quickly and will communicate as we can, either during or after the process. 



Official channels that will be used to communicate crisis communications:

  • District website: www.linconk12.org
  • District Facebook: Lincoln Consolidated Schools
  • District Twitter: @GoSplitters
  • SMS Text: Text “Y” to 67587 to sign up
  • Robocall/email

While we have been, and continue to, focus on facility and operational items to increase our building safety measures, the most important thing we can do to ensure a safe school environment is to build authentic relationships with our students and families. Our efforts to get to know each and every one of our Railsplitters, to build connections, and to be there for them as resources and a listening ear, make a tremendous difference in the Lincoln Community. 

Additionally, making sure our students know of the different resources available to them through our counselors, mental health personnel, and through the RAHS Clinic, is important. Providing our students appropriate outlets to turn to is also an important aspect of our collective efforts in maintaining a safe school environment.

In closing, please keep the Oxford community in your thoughts and prayers and know that Lincoln Consolidated Schools  will continue to work to provide the safest environment possible for all of our children. 

 

The Lincoln Consolidated Schools staff are caring professionals who want to see our students thrive in their personal, educational, and life pursuits. We remain committed to providing a quality education in a safe environment and hope you find these resources helpful.  

We wish you a peaceful and wonderful holiday break, and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

PDF DocumentCovid Protocols & Testing Permission Forms

PDF DocumentPermission to Conduct Covid-19 Testing Form 

PDF DocumentPermission NOT GIVEN to Conduct Covid-19 Testing Form 

 

Dear Lincoln Families,

Please read the following information regarding Covid testing options at school, and return the attached form, or copy of vaccination card to your school no later than October 29

In an effort to keep students in school as much as possible this school year, in light of the Covid rates and working with the MDHHS through their school related Covid case guidelines, please be aware of the following: 

If your student is identified as a close contact in a classroom, you will be notified directly from your child’s school. There are three options available to you:

  • Keep your child home for the full 10 day quarantine. (Day 0 is the close contact day). 
  • Keep your child home for a 7 day quarantine, have them tested on day 6 or 7 by a doctor, urgent care or testing site, and provide a negative test result they can return to school on day 8. 
  • Sign a parental consent form, allowing the District Nurses and/or staff to perform a Covid Antigen test on your child every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the first 7 days during their 10 day quarantine period, and as long as they remain negative, they may stay in school. 

*If your child is fully vaccinated, there is no need for testing or quarantine, but you must monitor for symptoms. Please provide a copy of their card for our files. 

As we work to make this a smooth process for testing students, there are a few things we are requesting from parents. 

  • If you would like your student to be able to have Covid testing done at any point this school year where they are identified as a close contact at school, please return the attached Parental Consent form for testing to the school by October 29. 
  • If your student has been vaccinated for Covid, they will not need to be tested and can remain in school, however we will need a copy of their vaccination card for our records. Please send in a copy of the card by October 29. 
  • If you chose not to have your child tested and keep them home for the 10 day quarantine period, please complete the second form, indicating that you are NOT giving consent for testing and will be keeping your child home for 10 days should they be identified as a close contact. Return the form by October 29.

 

If you choose the Antigen testing, here is some helpful information about the testing: 

  • You only need to complete the consent form once to cover the 2021-2022 school year. 
  • The Covid Antigen test is NOT the same as the PCR you would receive in the hospital or doctors offices. This test does not require a q-tip to go deep into the nostrils, the q-tip is only inserted about half an inch, no further than the bridge of the nose. Very easy and not painful, please make sure your child knows this so they are not fearful of testing procedures.
  • Your child may NOT ride the bus to school during their 10 days, a parent must drive them to school for testing at the beginning of the day and remain there until results are in. Results take 15 minutes. If the test is positive, the student must return home with the parent and begin their 10 day quarantine. If the test is negative, the parent will be notified, and the student may head to class. 

Testing window for each building are as follows: (District Nurses will only be available during these times, you must arrive during the testing window or will have to wait until the next testing day to return to school) 

  • High School: 7:00-7:30  
  • Middle School: 8:00-8:30 
  • Childs Elementary: 8:05-8:30 
  • Bishop Elementary: 9:10-9:40 
  • Brick Elementary: 9:10-9:40 

We thank you for your cooperation to help make this a smooth process to ensure we keep our students in school as much as possible this school year. 

Together We Can!

 

Parents/Guardians:

Please review this short list each morning before your child leaves for school. This is for home use. You DO NOT need to turn into your school. 

COVID-19 Daily At Home Screening for Students

High Risk RED Masks Required for All Students and Staff Other Mitigation Strategies Increased Masks Required on Buses

Volunteers/ Building Access 

District visitors, including parents/guardians, will only be able to enter buildings by appointment only. The District has to limit visitors to the buildings, and as a result, visitors and volunteers will only be permitted when necessary. 

Following these procedures will ensure the safety of all of our children. 

We are following the CDC/health department color system, the current protocol level/color will be determined and communicated by the district.

Thank you!

Employee of the Month

 

Mr. Jansen, Mrs. Cupp, and Mrs. Robinette

Congratulations to Jan Cupp, Kingergarten Teacher at Brick, for being named LCS employee of the month for November, 2021.  The Board of Education will recognize Jan at the November 8th meeting.

Thank you Jan for 43 years of service to Lincoln Schools!  

2021 2022 School Year

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Lincoln Consolidated Schools is Now Accepting Preschool Students for the 2021-2022 School Year!

To see if your child qualifies fill out the form at www.michiganpreschool.org If you do not have internet access or need assistance filling out the application call 1-800-777-2861. 

If you have additional questions please call the Lincoln Early Childhood Office at 734-484-7043.

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Thank you. Show your appreciation for teachers and staff

Writing as a Gift

Writing down your appreciation for a teacher is a great way to thank them for all their support, dedication, and passion for teaching students. Consider also thanking the paraprofessionals, bus drivers, custodians, principals, administrative assistants, and lunch staff who have made an impact on you or the students in your life this year.

YpsiWrites encourages you to write a Postcard or Thank-You Note, construct a Collage, or create an Appreciation Collection to show your support and give thanks this season.

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Akinbola family picture

Team Akinbola have blazed a trail in the Lincoln community from day one. Drawn to Lincoln schools 20 years ago because of its open country style, friendly feel and beautiful new houses, mother Ibi says that they have never once regretted their decision to build their lives here. Ibi states that after growing up in a close knit, large family in Nigeria she hoped that they could find a second family at Lincoln and indeed they have! Ibi, who is a pharmacist, quickly found a place as a valued volunteer in the classroom, on field trips, band trips and PTAs at every school her children attended. 

Ibi and Mukaila (trained as an engineer now working for the IRS) have three amazing kids who were very successful and active within Lincoln schools and continue to work hard and crush it in their young adult lives.  

Opeyemi (Op) is a 2012 LHS graduate who was active in band and soccer. Op graduated from University of Michigan (UM) with a degree in mechanical engineering. He lives in Detroit and works for Chrysler.

Tolu David (Class of 2016) also played soccer and percussion in the LHS band. He is a senior electrical engineering student at UM and last summer interned in California with a utility company. David had the following to say about his experience. “Lincoln gave me too many good experiences to count. But the one I cherish the most is always being able to see friends and supporters I can count on.”

Temi (Class of 2019) was drum major of the LHS band and played volleyball. She is a junior biomechanical engineering student at UM. Temi states “Lincoln is basically home to me. Sometimes I go back and along with being overjoyed seeing friendly faces again, I have so many good memories. These are rooted in Lincoln’s music program, mentorship experiences, and my extracurriculars. I’ve truly met some lifelong friends in this district that I still see all the time post-graduation. Without the community and the resources, I wouldn’t be here today speaking to you as a Michigan engineering student and a Spectrum Health intern. It makes me joyous to see the improvements that are occurring at Lincoln, and you know that it’s forever GO BLUE!” 

The Akinbolas would like to encourage younger parents to become involved in their child’s education through volunteering and supporting their own and other people’s children. Don’t miss out on this time in your family’s life. Get involved. There are so many Lincoln students going on to do amazing things and we knew them when we helped tie their shoes on a field trip! It is such a joy!

Snowy School Bus
School Closing Procedure Any time there is inclement weather in the forecast, our Transportation Director and one of our mechanics check road conditions between 3:30 and 4:30 am . Once the decision is made to close school, families and staff are notified using a number of media channels including: Local TV Broadcast Channels 2, 4, 7, Local Radio Stations WWJ/WJR, www.LincolnK12.org, Facebook, Twitter, School Robocall, Email Blast, and Text.

Calendar/Events

Early Release

EARLY RELEASE is scheduled on FRIDAY, December 10th for staff to attend Professional Development.

* Lincoln High School will dismiss students at 11:54 am.

* Lincoln Middle School will dismiss students at 12:43 pm

* Childs Elementary will dismiss students at 12:41pm

* Brick and Bishop Elementary schools will dismiss students at 1:41 pm.

If you have a kindergarten student, please have someone listed on your student's emergency card at the stop approximately two hours and fifteen minutes earlier than their regular drop-off time.

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Splitter Nation Families,
 

In an effort to limit person-to-person contact and shorten wait times, we are moving forward with a digital-only ticketing solution for all home athletic events (we will no longer accept any cash).

Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at https://gofan.co/app/school/MI10004 or onsite via QR Code at the entrance. Purchasing online in advance will assure fastest entry to our events and we would like to encourage all of our fans to take advantage of this instead of arriving and purchasing at the gate. All major credit cards are accepted, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, & Apple Pay.  

Digital Tickets are sent to your email electronically after purchase or can be accessed through the GoFan mobile app, you will also have the option to transfer tickets via email or text to those who may not arrive with your party. Every guest must have a digital ticket to enter. Tickets will be redeemed by an event worker directly from your phone upon entry into an event- please do NOT redeem your ticket prior to the gate. We will not accept paper print-outs, screenshots, or previously validated tickets. All tickets must be validated by the game worker at the ticket booth the night of the event in order for you to receive admission to the games!

Please contact GoFan directly with issues purchasing tickets at service@gofan.co

Lincoln Family passes are BACK and available year-round for purchase. The cost $140 (which includes all processing fees), each immediate family member (that lives in the household) will be issued a digital card via GoFan that they should present at each home event. To purchase a family pass, please contact Katie Moffett at moffettk@lincolnk12.org with the full name of each household family member and she will send back the link, directions, and unique ordering code to purchase. Please note, each member must present their digital card at the gate/door or they will be charged $5 for admission to the event. Family passes will not be accepted for MHSAA District and Regional competitions that are hosted at Lincoln Consolidated Schools. 

NEW for the 2021-2022 school year...

We are very proud to announce that Lincoln Students will now be admitted to home events FREE of charge with their 2021-2022 student ID. Please note that students who do not bring their ID with them to the gate at the time of entrance will be required to purchase a ticket on GoFan and will not be permitted to enter for free (no ID = no free admission, no exception). In addition, elementary and middle school students are not permitted to attend any athletic events without a parent or guardian present in the facility. 

We will continue to enforce a strict no backpack or large bag policy for ALL home events this school year!

In compliance with the Washtenaw County Health Department, masks are required to be worn properly by ALL spectators at our home events. We will continue to follow all local COVID-19 rules, policies, and regulations set forth and will communicate any changes to these policies as we receive them. Thank you for your continued support of Lincoln Athletics, we hope to see you supporting our teams this school year!

 

Now hiring Full time bus drivers, at LCs we offer $18 starting wage, full-time and part time schedules, school holidays off, benefits availabel at 30 plus hours per week, paid training, signing bonus. Apply online at www.lincolnk12.org. Call 734-484-7044 for more information.

Now Hiring Food Service positionsAramark November 2021
 

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