By: Lincolnview Local Schools
The second graders at Lincolnview Elementary got the opportunity to go to Agriculture Safety Day in Delphos. The students learned about animal, fire, electric, boat, chemical, mower and farm safety. The students also got the opportunity to be able to look inside a Life Flight helicopter and heard the pilot talk about his job and different ways to stay safe.
Several sixth graders from Lincolnview will be participating in a concert featuring Ethan Bortnick of Florida at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Nov. 1. Ethan is a 14-year-old child piano prodigy and is already an accomplished pianist, composer and singer. The sixth grade music classes have been introduced to his music and are thrilled to be part of this once in a lifetime opportunity.
The Fifth Annual Lincolnview Athletic Boosters Golf Outing will be held on Sunday, Sept. 13, at Hickory Sticks Golf Club with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. A meal will be provided after the outing.
The following sponsorship opportunities are available.
Corporate Co-Sponsor: $500- Your business name & Logo will be featured along with other co-sponsors on t-shirts that each player will receive & your logo will be posted at a hole on the course. Being a co-sponsor will also enter one team (four players) to play in the outing to represent your business.
Hole Sponsor: $100- An 11”x 17” sign with your business name/logo posted at a tee box.
Enter a team: $55/per person- Each entry includes: 18 holes, a cart and a meal following the outing.
There will be “Closest to the Pin” and “Longest Drive” contests. Other contests include a 50/50 drawing and $20 skins per team. For more information call Danielle Longstreth at 419.203.7664 or Jeremy Ebel at 419.203.6245.
YES! I want to participate in Lincolnview Athletic Booster’s Golf Outing
1 Corporate Sponsor- $500. Enclosed is a check for: $____________
1 Hole Sponsor- $100. Enclosed is a check for: $___________
1 Enter a team- $55/Person ($220 per team)
Contact Name/Phone #: ________________________________________
1. __________________________ 2._________________________
3. ___________________________ 4._________________________
Return this form with check payable to Lincolnview Athletic Boosters
Mail to: Danielle Longstreth 1336 Kathy St. Van Wert, Ohio 45891
Every student should have the opportunity to learn computer science. It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path. Kris Tow and Liz Gerdeman incorporated time into their schedule beginning in March to introduce a combination of keyboarding skills along with computer science skills to their first grade classes. Once a week, under the guidance of Deb Stetler, the students worked on the fundamentals of keyboarding – proper posture and hand position, key terms such as home row, as well as computer science skills.
The course used to teach computer science skills to the students was designed to allow early readers to create computer programs that will help them learn to collaborate with others, develop problem-solving skills, and persist through difficult talks. By the end of the course, the students can create their very own custom game or story that they can share. This collaboration is something that both teachers are planning on continuing next year starting in September for the entire year.
Parents, if you are looking for an easy, fun way to keep your child’s reading skills sharp this summer, check out the new downloadable “Beach Bags” for K-3 and the first ever virtual Camp INFOhio for grades 4-6. The Beach Bags feature stories and activities that let children practice reading skills while learning about careers and helping the environment.
Camp INFOhio contains five days of reading, activities, and experiments focused on STEAM topics. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math. Kids can try their hadn at code breaking, conduct science experiments with items they find in the kitchen, learn about roller coasters before designing their own, and create their own musical instruments. The Beach Bags and Camp INFOhio are offered free to all Ohio families and schools by INFOhio and the Ohio Department of Education. Find them all by going to www.infohio.org and clicking Summer Fun in the what’s new box.
On May 14 the Lincolnview Senior Government class attended the financial literacy hands- on simulation “Real Money, Real World”, held at Van Wert High School. The program is run through the Ohio State University Extension office and is ideally suited for students as the near graduation. Real Money, Real World is an interactive spending simulation that provides the opportunity to make lifestyle and budget choices similar to those made by adults. Students have three preparatory class sessions where they are given a career, monthly salary and life situation such as number of children. Once the classroom sessions end, the class meets with volunteers from local businesses to make budget management and lifestyle decisions.
Isian Bowersock, Kelsey Brenneman, Kollan Dull, and Jordan Fetzer, members of the Lincolnview Industrial Technology Cub made eight plyometric jump boxes for Lincolnview’s weight training classes and athletic programs.
Each year, Lincolnview staff and students participate in a Mini-Relay for Life event to raise money and awareness for the fight against cancer. This year’s Mini-Relay was April 20-24. Throughout the week there were fundraising and cancer awareness activities with all donations going to the American Cancer Society. This year’s Mini-Relay raised over $2,000.
After hosting the Lincolnview Junior-Senior Prom on May 2, the junior class provided a father daughter dance Sunday, May 3 for girls K-5 to take advantage of all the decorations they worked so hard on. Eighty-two girls danced the afternoon away in the Las Vegas Grand Ballroom. Refreshments were provided and pictures were taken of each student so they could have a special keepsake from the day. The junior class would like to say thank you for the community for supporting such a lovely opportunity for fathers and their daughters!
The juniors, Class of 2016, would also like to extend a special thank you to a few individuals/businesses who made it all possible for a successful prom/after-prom. The theme this year was Casino/Welcome to Las Vegas! The Van Wert Optimist along with Eric McCracken (Lee Kinstle GM Sales & Service), Steve Munroe (Statewide Ford), Brian Greve (Greve Chrysler), Iberdrola, and Firehouse Pizza all were instrumental in either monetary or food donations or providing cars as decorations. Along with those major supporters we had many Van Wert businesses make donations for gifts to be given to our after-prom goers. Without the community
support the Lincolnview Jr./Sr. Prom of 2015 would not have been as successful.
Lincolnview’s bands will hold their annual Band-a-rama and Senior Farewell concert on Friday May 15 beginning at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The concert will feature music from the fifth grade, sixth grade, junior high and high school bands. It will be a great night to recognize the advancement of all students in the band program. A brief reception will be held after for the high school band members and their families. Please consider joining us for a night of music and fun!
Lincolnview’s Junior High band will travel to Parkway Schools in Rockford on May 16 to perform at the OMEA Junior High Large Group contest. They take the stage at 9:30 a.m. in the auditorium with the selections Air of Nobility by Swearingen, Legend by Balmages and The Invincible Warrior by Shaffer.