Lincoln Weekly Buzzz

Week of June 13- June 17, 2022

Important Dates...

6/13: Graduation rehearsal (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Vic Player Stadium)

6/13: Senior Class Yearbook Signing Party (11:30 PM - 12:30 PM)

6/14: Last Day of School (Minimum Day 8:35 AM - 12:35 PM)

Principal's Message

Dear Lincoln Families,


This is the last family newsletter for the 2021 - 2022 school year. I would first like to thank all of you. These past two years have been a significant challenge for all of us. Many of our faculty, staff and students continue to be impacted by COVID both physically and emotionally. I am deeply grateful for your patience, understanding, partnership, and support as we continue to navigate the challenges this pandemic has brought. It is my sincere hope that we are able to have a strong and healthy start to the 2022 - 2023 school year.


Tomorrow, June 14 we celebrate our graduating class of 2022 and twelve juniors who will graduate a whole year early! For those of you who plan to attend graduation, please plan for plenty of sunshine and limited parking. See below for more information regarding tomorrow’s graduation.


Library Books

All students must bring their library books, textbooks, calculators to the library today, June 13 or tomorrow, June 14. Students who are not planning to return to Lincoln next year must return their laptop. Students may go directly to the library

Know What You Owe: To find out what library books and resources you have currently checked out

Put your school ID in the User Name field, enter your password.

Click the Login button.

Under the My Info tab you will be able to see

  • if you have any library and/or textbooks and equipment checked out

  • the price for each item

  • the date when you checked it out


Timeline of Important Dates

  • Monday, June 13: Graduation rehearsal 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. (Vic Player Stadium)

  • Tuesday, June 14: Last Day of School

  • Final Report Cards will be mailed home early summer. Please contact the appropriate school clerk if you need to update your address.


Graduation Details:

  • Location: Vic Player Stadium

  • Students check in at 1:00 p.m. in the Old Gym

  • Parents and Guests may enter the stadium beginning at 1:00 p.m. Covered garage parking is available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Commencement begins at 2:00 p.m.

  • Each senior received 6 tickets for their family and guests. Seniors and their family may purchase additional tickets for $10 at our Finance Office. Remaining tickets will be available for sale at the ticket booth on the day of graduation.

  • Diploma Distribution will take place on June 14 immediately following the commencement ceremony and on June 15 from 9:00 - 12:00 p.m. in the drive through cul-de-sac off Wille James Jones. Students who borrowed a cap and gown must return it in order to get their diploma.

  • Class of 2023 is hosting a VIP Experience Fundraiser for this year’s graduation ceremony. VIP Experience costs $100 and includes:

    • 4 Tickets

    • VIP Parking for One Car

    • VIP Shuttle for 4 people (ages 5+) to VIP Lounge

    • Reserved front row seats

    • Light refreshments in the VIP Lounge

    • We have 10 VIP packages available. Please contact Jiemy Abille at jabille@sandi.net in our Finance Office to purchase.


June 14, 2022: Last Day of School (Minimum Day)

  • Period 1: 8:35 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

  • Period 2: 9:37 a.m. – 10:32 a.m.

  • Period 3: 10:39 a.m. – 11:34 a.m.

  • Period 4: 11:41 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.

Grab and Go Lunch at Dismissal

School buses depart at 12:45 p.m.


We will quickly clear campus in preparation for the Graduation Ceremony that will begin at 2:00 p.m.


Quarter 4 Report Cards

Final Report Cards will be mailed home early summer. Please contact the appropriate school clerk if you need to update your address.


Class of 2022 - Senior Activities

Click HERE to review the calendar for end of year activities.


After School Tutoring Schedule

Click HERE to see the schedule for our after school tutoring program.


After School Programs Available

Click HERE to see the calendar of programs we have available through our after school program.


Student IDs

Students are expected to have their student ID on them at all times. We started using a digital ID system through an app called Minga. Students who do not have a phone can identify themselves using their physical school ID. Please have your student see Ms. Mitchell in the Welcome Center if they are in need of a school ID.


Graduation Ceremony

Graduation will take place on Tuesday June 14 at 2:00 p.m. on Lincoln High School’s Football Field. Each student will be given 6 free tickets. Additional tickets can be purchased in the finance office or online for $10 using the following link https://sdusd.schoolcashonline.com/ Cap & gowns will be distributed the week before graduation.


Free PRONTO Bus Passes for all students under 18!

The city is piloting a program where any student can register for a FREE PRONTO BUS PASS! Here is the link. Please encourage your student to register and use one as this is a pilot program and will not continue if there is no demand.


Free YMCA Membership for Lincoln Students

Lincoln students can join the After School Teen Center at the Jackie Robinson YMCA through June 14 at NO COST. This opportunity includes a YMCA membership, free bus pass, STEM and Literacy activities and a snack. See flier for more information. Students must present a current Lincoln High School ID to enroll. Students may see Ms. Mitchell in the Welcome Center if they need an ID.

Course Requests for the 2022 - 2023 School Year

Please check your student’s PowerSchool account to view the courses (Class Registration) they requested to take next year. Once summer school is complete, counselors will make adjustments to student’s schedules as needed. Please note, elective courses such as ASB, AVID and Yearbook have limited space and are not guaranteed. Confirmation will take place on the first day of school, August 29. Please reach out to your student’s counselor if you have any questions or concerns about your student’s course requests for the 22-23 school year.
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2022 Summer School

Summer school is a required remediation/recovery for students who earned a D/F grade. All students who earned a D/F grade have been automatically enrolled in Summer School and must plan to attend in order to meet graduation requirements.


Enrollment: Students should visit their counselor for guidance if they are unsure about their summer school status.


Enrollment Options:

In person: Lincoln HS will be hosting summer school on our campus.

  • Students can recover a maximum of 4 available courses

  • Session 1 (2 classes) June 21 - July 8

  • Session 2 (2 classes) July 11 - July 29

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Senior Information

Class of 2022 Senior Class Information

  • Scholarship Page - Click HERE to view all the latest information on scholarship opportunities.


Senior activities and Graduation

If you have any questions regarding the following items, please contact our Senior Class Advisor, Ms. Cornwell, kcornwell@sandi.net


Graduation - Tuesday June 14, 2022 at 2 p.m.

Lincoln HS Football Field

Each graduate will be given ticket numbers. The number of tickets each student will receive will be based on the current COVID Guidelines. Official tickets are required for entrance and will be given to graduates/families closer to the graduation date. Tickets Details to follow.


Cap and Gown Orders

If you want to purchase your cap and gown, please call Jostens 1-858-486-2020

You can also purchase the “Spring Grad Special” including your cap, gown and tassel (to keep) and a Yearbook! LINK HERE

All Cap and Gowns, whether purchased or borrowed will be distributed


Hornet Air Brush Shirt and Mask - Ms. Cornwell is still selling shirts and masks in Room 451

Shirts are $35; masks are $10


Yearbooks

Can be purchased in the finance office at Lincoln

You can also purchase the “Spring Grad Special” including your Cap and Gown (to keep) and a Yearbook! LINK HERE


Senior Events

  • Awards Night: Wednesday, June 8th (4:00 PM - 6:00 PM) @ Theater

  • Senior Class Yearbook Party: Wednesday, June 8th (12:00 PM - 1:15 PM) During Advisory & lunch @ Baseball Field.

  • Senior Class Family Sunset Dinner: Wednesday, June 8th (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM) @ Lincoln (location to be determined)

  • Graduation: Tuesday, June 14th (2:00 PM) @ Football Field (must have tickets to attend)

WRESTLING

Looking to get into shape, have fun, and learn a new sport! Wrestling conditioning starts next Monday at 4pm in the wrestling room and will be running every Monday and Wednesday from 4pm-530pm. Not WWE like you see on TV but a heart pounding competition that will help you grow as a person. No experience is required, only a wiliness to learn and give it your all. Don’t know where the wrestling room is, head to JROTC, take a left into the bottom of the new gym and head to the end of the hall. There will also be a sign directing you. Have questions, stop by Room 401 or email Coach Brandon (bshaw-cedeno@sandi.net) or Coach Jeffries (jjeffries@sandi.net).

Parent Foundation

We are developing a partnership with the Lincoln High School Alumni Association to launch the Lincoln High School Family Foundation. The official launch of the LHS Family Foundation is scheduled to begin in the 2022 - 2023 School Year.


LHS Family Foundation will be composed of current and former parents and guardians of Lincoln High School Students. The goals of the LHS Family Foundation will be to:

  • Establish and maintain a set of bylaws for the LHS Family Foundation

  • Facilitate and enhance communication between families and the school

  • Work in partnership with LHS to provide parent education regarding college and career readiness and social issues that affect our students

  • Assist in fundraising for the school to provide school programs and capital items not paid for by the San Diego Unified School District

  • Develop a parent ambassador program


Click HERE to submit your name.


Nominate Someone Who Needs to be Recognized

Lincoln High School in partnership with The Understand the Grind Foundation is looking to recognize and appreciate those in our community who give their time and resources to support our students and school. Please nominate someone you believe needs to be recognized.


Click HERE to make your nomination

COVID Information from the School Nurse

This is our current process for sick students.


Students sick with any of these symptoms should stay home, or will be sent home from school:


☐ Fever with or no chills > 100.0F

☐ Cough*

☐ Shortness of breath

☐ Nasal congestion/Rhinorrhea (Runny Nose)*

☐ Sore Throat

☐ Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea*

☐ Fatigue*

☐ New Loss of Taste/Smell

☐ Headache*

☐ Muscle/Body Aches*

☐ Poor Feeding or Poor Appetite*


If your student has any of these symptoms, please isolate your student at home and follow these steps to return to school:


*If your student has a chronic pre-existing condition that causes these symptoms, your student may come to school if a “Certification of Chronic Medical Condition” form is on file. Due to these symptoms, please isolate your student at home and follow these steps:


• Your student may return 24 hours after symptoms are improving and no fever with a negative COVID-19 PCR-NAAT test (please note: Antigen and at-home tests are not allowed)


o You may send a copy of the result to your school health office mliwanag@sandi.net


• If you do not wish to get a COVID-19 test, your student must stay home for 10 days after their symptom(s) first began, if their symptoms are better and no fever for 24 hours before returning to school without fever reducing medications


• If your student’s symptoms are severe or are not improving after 24 hours, please contact your family doctor or 211 if you do not have a doctor for follow-up and care


• Please send your student to the health office when returning to campus after being out.


• If your student tested positive in the last 90 days and again has new symptoms at this time, please call your family doctor and ask what to do next. Your student may return to school 10 days after their new symptoms started, or when your doctor says it is ok to return.

Independent Study Contracts

Students who have tested positive for COVID-19 must stay home from school and follow the county and district guidelines for quarantine and/or isolation. Parents must contact the appropriate School Clerk to initiate an Independent Study Contract for their student.
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Attendance Office & Enrollment

Please call or email our attendance office if your student will be out. Alpha Assignments...



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Counseling Website - Click here

Click here for the up to date information from the Counseling Department

Work Permits - Click Here

Work Permits are now obtained through the District. All minors under age 18 must have a work permit. Please click here for more information.

Athletics Department

Attention ALL returning Hornets! The Lincoln Athletics Program is in need of athletes to fill up our 2021-22 Season! No prior experience necessary! Just come with an open mind, a positive attitude and the willingness to put in some work. Simply scan the QR Code below, sign into your google account to complete the Google Form and we will be in touch! We’re looking forward to your participation.


DISTRICT MESSAGE ABOUT ATHLETIC PHYSICALS

2021-22 athletic physical packets have officially been posted to www.athleticclearance.com as of Tuesday, June 1, 2021. The San Diego Unified School District is offering a one year grace period where the physicals for the 2021-22 school year are acceptable one year from their date of clearance; however in the 2022-23 school year, all physicals will need to be completed after June 1st to be covered for the entirety of the 2022-23 school year

ASB Updates

This is the ASB online store it is open 24/7/365 and ships straight to you once your order is processed. 20% off of orders of $85 or more until the end of January!! ASB does make a percentage of profit on each item.

http://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/california/sandiego/lincoln-high-school

MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports)


Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Team at Lincoln provides proactive academic, social-emotional and behavioral strategies for students with various needs.


You can assist students in receiving the supports they need to be successful by emailing their counselor for academic support or refer students using the Intervention Referral Form on the counseling website for social-emotion and basic needs.


Reasons to Complete the Intervention Referral Form:

-If a student is struggling with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, self harm or any other mental health issues

- If a student is going without basic needs (housing, food, hygiene products, clothing, etc.)

- If a student has a general health issues (vision, sick visit, hearing, etc.)



Intervention Referral Form - English

Intervention Referral Form - Spanish

Nursing & Wellness


Sick and symptomatic students must not come to school. Please contact the School Nurse if your student has a chronic condition she needs to be aware of. Please contact the School Nurse Ms.Bree Williamson at bwright3@sandi.net or at (619) 266-6500 ext. 3050 or the Health Technician Ms. Deen Liwanag at mliwanag@sandi.net or at (619) 266-6500 ext. 2137. Please contact our attendance office and report your student’s absence if he/she/they are unable to attend classes in person or on-line.


Testing Information for Students

All families are now required to make a choice on Covid testing at the start of the new school year. Every family must complete the below form and submit their response online at this time. Free Covid testing in school not only helps prevent the spread of the virus, but it also helps more students stay in school and continue their education.


To opt-in for testing for your child, please complete the COVID-19 Testing Acknowledgement Form on PowerSchool. Please Note: A PowerSchool Username and Password will be required to complete this form. If you do not have the Access ID and Password for your student, please contact Ms. Jarvis at ejarvis@sandi.net to obtain this information.


If you prefer filling the form out on paper, please complete and turn it into your school's front office: English | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese | Arabic | Somali | Swahili


See job aid: English | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese | Arabic | Somali | Swahili

Transcript Request

All Transcript Requests must be made using the following google form:


-All current Lincoln High Students and Alumni/ Former Students of Lincoln High from the class of 2015 to 2025:

USE THE FOLLOWING LINK LHS Transcript Request Form C/O 2015-2025


**Please note Alumni/Former LHS Students: Copy/Picture of government issued ID is required. Allow 5 business days for processing.


High School Registrar: Ms. Molina-Cordova

Email: jmolina-cordova@sandi.net

How to get help with...

Student and Family Support Hotline

We have established a hotline for students, parents and guardians who need support in accessing live zoom classes. The hotline is open Monday – Friday from 8:15am – 11:45am.


English & Spanish 619-732-6282


Technology Support

If you need help with your district Chromebook or other devices used for Online Learning, contact the Distance Learning Technical Support Line at (619) 732-1400.
Hours of operation are 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday.


Textbooks (Drop off and Pick Up)

Please contact our Library Tech, Ms. Liwanag at cliwang@sandi.net or 619-266-6500 ext. 3055 to schedule an appointment.


Parent Portal

Please contact our SIS Site Tech, Ms. Jarvis at ejarvis@sandi.net or 619-266-6500 ext. 2609 for assistance.


Family Engagement

Please take a moment to review our district’s Family Engagement Website to learn about Parent Leadership opportunities, workshops, resources and more.