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2021 2022 School Year

PDF DocumentCommunity Message - September 22

Dear Lincoln Family,

I hope you and your family are doing well.

As we are in the fourth week of school, a quick thank you for all of your support. It’s so wonderful seeing kids back on campus and all of the excitement for learning. 

Like many industries we are extremely short staffed in a few departments. I’m so thankful for all the patience, flexibility and understanding as we work through some of our shortages. Our amazing staff has done a remarkable job of supporting each other as we work to fill vacancies. We are committed to keeping your kids safe, helping them meet their potential and having some fun along the way. If you know of anyone who could help, please share the following information: Employment Opportunities - Human Resources - District. Lincoln is an amazing place to work with the best kids in the world. Please join us in our mission to make a positive difference in the lives of others. 

Our kids have been through a great deal in the last few years. We need to continue to partner together now more than ever to keep our school community as a safe haven for our children. Let’s continue to model kindness, compassion and love.

Covid has taken a toll on our amazing staff, like many other professions. Along with teaching and learning, our school staff are being asked to take on even more. Please join me in showing your appreciation, when you have an opportunity.  I promise, by all of us working TOGETHER, supporting each other, by uplifting each other, we will get through this time and we will excel!! Let’s make our community one that others look to as a shining example of positivity.

Some great news!! Thanks to the forward thinking of our school board, finance department, and partners from Stifel, we were able to refinance our community bonds and saved our local taxpayers $1.85 million off the end of the bond. As we conclude the 2018 bond we are excited to begin showcasing final projects. Please see on our website https://www.lincolnk12.org/our-district/2018-bond/.

We’re excited to be celebrating Lincoln Homecoming on Friday, October 1st!  We would like to invite you to tour the new Lincoln Athletic Building prior to the Lincoln Homecoming Game. The LAB will be open from 4-6pm for visitors to check out the facility.

Join us in celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, when we recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate the group’s heritage and culture 

We are proud to be presenting the Black History 101 Mobile Museum on September 28 & 29. Secondary students will visit the exhibit during the school day and the free 20 minute exhibit will be open to all families from 4:00 - 5:30 pm in the Performing Arts Center. Founded by Dr. Khalid El-Hakim, the Black History Mobile Museum is an award winning collection of original artifacts of Black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hop-hop culture. For more information on the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, please visit: blackhistorymobilemuseum.com

Please look for a follow up communication regarding Covid updates in a separate communication.

Thank you for the great honor to serve you and your amazing children.

Robert Jansen
Superintendent


 

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

PDF Document3-Tier School Schedule FAQ

At last Monday's board meeting, the board approved the 3 tier start times. Thank you to everyone who took the time to provide community feedback on the three-tier proposal. We’ve put together a document of FAQ’s to address the questions and concerns that were raised.

FAQ on Three-Tier School Schedule

What time will my student be starting school? 

 

Tier 1

Tier 2

Tier 3

 

LHS

LMS*

Childs*

Bishop

Brick 

Model

Full  Day

7:10 - 2:07

8:00 - 2:57

8:00 - 2:51

9:00 - 3:51

9:00 - 3:51

9:00 - 3:51

Early Release

7:10 - 11:54

8:00 - 12:43

8:00 - 12:41

9:00 - 1:41

9:00 - 1:41

N/A

Half Day

7:10 - 10:07

8:00 - 10:57

8:00 - 10:51

9:00 - 11:51

9:00 - 11:51

9:00 - 11:51

        *LMS and Childs students will ride separate buses.

I have children at different buildings that will now be on different tiers. It would be more convenient for my kids to ride the same bus and start/end the day together.

While we completely understand the desire of families to have their children riding the same bus and/or starting at the same time, we have a significant shortage of bus drivers. We need to change our start times for our schools so that we can safely and efficiently transport our district children to and from school. 

High School start times are too early. Research shows that older children need to start later, not earlier. 

We are aware of the research showing later start times are optimal for teens and older students. However, for our families who rely on the older students to provide after-school care, we need to have our older students released earlier so they’re home to be caregivers of their younger siblings. Also, for every minute that we push back the start of school in the morning we have to add to the end of the school day for elementary students, which will push their return home later in the  evening.

The three elementary schools should be on the same tier with Model students on a separate tier. 

In order to reduce the number of buses needed for each tier to a number that can be met by our transportation department, we need to move one of the elementary schools to a separate tier. We considered each building and found that the one that allowed for the most efficiency was Childs Elementary. This is because Childs would already have a staggered start time from any of the other schools. 

Model students need to be included on the third tier because there are limits to the number of preschool students who can ride a bus without additional adult assistance being required. By including them on a bus with elementary students, we are able to transport those students without adding additional adult support to those buses. The staffing shortage would be made worse, not better by moving Model to a separate tier. 

Families with students on different tiers will either need to return to campus multiple times or wait around to pick up/drop off their students.

We understand that there are challenges for families who have students on separate tiers. We are working to identify before and after school opportunities that will help families with this issue. 

There will be too big of a break between the end of the day and the start of athletic/extracurricular activities. What are students supposed to do?  Will they be supervised? 

We are working to identify before and after school opportunities that will help with this issue. In some cases, students that participate in athletics have been getting out of school during their 5th and 6th hours. This plan will eliminate or minimize the loss of education hours while still completing the athletic event.

How are working parents supposed to get to work on time with the later start times?

We understand the challenge the new start times may have for families. We are providing advance notice of the change to three tier with the new school times so that families have time to make arrangements for childcare and transportation before the start of school. 

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

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
Candy Wilson
 

Congratulations to Candy Wilson, Transportation Department Bus Driver, for being named Employee of the Month for September 2021.  Candy was recognized at the Opening Session on August, 24th in the Performing Arts Center. The Board of Education will recognize Candy at the September 13th meeting.

Thank you Candy for all you do for Lincoln Schools!  

21 22 Preschool

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.

Spotlights

If your student is currently assigned to a bus and you no longer need transportation, please fill out the REMOVAL FROM TRANSPORTATION REQUEST.

Thank you!

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Splitter Nation Families,
 
As we all know 2020 was an interesting year and we are looking forward to the opportunity to host fans at athletic events during the 2021 -2022 school year! There are new and heightened safety precautions for large events. Lincoln Athletics is committed to doing our part to bring people together, yet keep everyone safe. 
 
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. 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 the digital ticketing process.  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, middle school students are not permitted to attend high school 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!
 
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!

 

The Homecoming Parade and Game is Back and on October 1, 2021
The parade starts at 6:00 pm (line up at 5:30 pm) and follows Railsplitter Drive from the Transportation Garage. The stadium opens at 5:30 pm 
Football Game vs Skyline at 7 pm.  
Please use the Willis Rd entrance for parking.

Visit: https://splitternation.com/main/adnews/ID/53916727 for ticket information and the attendance policy. 

HC 2021

 

 

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 Home page
 

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