Celebrating Mexican culture in Lincoln

Temperatures hovered just below freezing outside the Lincoln Community School this past Thursday, March 21, but those gathered inside the building were kept plenty warm with the sights, smells and sounds of sunny Querétaro, Mexico. 

Lincoln Community School welcomes a new principal

Melissa “Brooke” King, a Burlington resident, is assistant principal of Colchester’s Mallets Bay School, a third- through fifth-grade elementary school of around 465 students. 

Lincoln Community School seeks new principal

Lincoln School District officials have begun their search for a new administrator to lead the Lincoln Community School, as longtime principal Tory Riley will step down from the position at the end of this school year. 

Lincoln school board elects new chair, talks budget

Lincoln School District officials are optimistic that the changes to the state’s education funding formula outlined in Act 127 won’t have a major impact on the district’s budget for Fiscal Year 2025. 

Lincoln pupils share love of their hometown

It was hard to miss the hand-painted signs scattered throughout Lincoln this past Thursday evening, each brightly colored and adorned with hearts.

Students celebrate the culture of Cameroon

While a wintry mix of snow and freezing rain fell outside the Lincoln Community School this past Friday, those inside the elementary school were being transported to the tropical destination of Cameroon. 

New mosaic at Lincoln school embodies community

During her 20 years spent teaching art at the Lincoln Community School, Nancy McClaran saw a potential project whenever she looked at the cement wall behind the elementary school. 

Lincoln school district approved — but State Ed Board remains doubtful

The town of Lincoln has won tepid, begrudging approval from the Vermont State Board of Education to separate from the Mount Abraham Unified School District and form an independent Lincoln School District.

State hears Lincoln bid to leave the MAUSD

“We still have a lot of work to do on our journey here,” said James Warnock, who along with SCS colleague Paul Forlenza helped represent Lincoln’s interests before the VSBE on Wednesday.

MAUSD towns ratify Lincoln’s withdrawal vote

Members of Save Community Schools are celebrating after an overwhelming affirmation Tuesday of their proposal to withdraw Lincoln from the Mount Abraham Unified School District.

Could Lincoln and Ripton schools join forces?

Lincoln and Ripton, which voted last year to withdraw from their school districts, have begun exploring the idea of creating a new supervisory union to handle the administrative services they might not be able to afford individually.

Lincoln is weighing its exit from MAUSD

LINCOLN — It may be possible for Lincoln residents to reclaim control of the Lincoln Community School without breaking the bank, according to a group called Save Community Schools, which on Tuesday made its case for withdrawing LCS from Mount Abraham Unif … (read more)

Saving Lincoln School requires income sensativity

I have been following the discussion on Front Porch Forum regarding the question of whether Lincoln should withdraw from the supervisory union. There seems to be a preponderance of lengthy posts extolling the virtues of our local school. Having never had … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Lincoln values local school

All my children grew up in Lincoln and went to the Lincoln schools, including preschool. When it was time for them (and other young people from our community) to apply to educational programs like Breadloaf Young Writers or as a legislative page, for a sp … (read more)

Letter to the editor: School user fee merits study

I’ve been reading and ruminating on the discussions on the proposed withdrawal of Lincoln Community School from Mount Abraham Unified School District. I find the whole situation interestingly ironic. We homeschooled our kids right through high school, and … (read more)