Lincoln Weekly Buzzz

Week of NOVEMBER 1 - 5, 2021

Important Dates...

  • Quarter Two Begins November 1

  • Coffee with Admin Team November 5 (Please see flier below)

  • Daylight Savings Time Ends on November 7

  • Veterans Day - No School on November 11

  • Football Senior Night on November 12

Principal's Message

Dear Lincoln Families,


Today and tomorrow we honor our departed family members for Dia De Los Muertos.


Today also marks the beginning of the second quarter. Final grades for the first quarter will be viewable in PowerSchool this Friday.


Some students will have a new schedule for Q2. Students should check PowerSchool to determine if there is a change in their schedule.


Thank you to all parents who are making sure your student is getting to school on time. Last week we instituted tardy sweeps and are seeing improvements in the number of students who are on time to class.

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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

FAFSA and Dream Act Assistance

The Counseling Center is open during lunchtime. If your student needs to speak to their counselor, then direct them to room 607 at lunchtime. The door is open.

Seniors must complete either the FAFSA or Dream Act applications for their financial aid needs after high school. FAFSA and Dream Act worksheets are available in Counseling. We also have one on one assistance from Cal-Soap. Go to this link for more information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XW3OaBhj0H4&t=89s

It is time for Junior academic reviews. Conferences begin October 26, 2021 and go until November 5, 2021. See you very soon.

Freshmen are currently exploring career and personality styles. Please encourage Freshmen attendance so that they do not miss out.

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

Sign up for Lincoln High "BASKETBALL TRYOUTS"!

Date: November 6, 2021

Day of the Week: Saturday
Time: 12:00 PM


Requirement: For All Student-Athletes wanting to learn and play High School basketball and beyond to an elite national level during the summer and all the way up to a college career!! All students must have a physical.


https://lhshornets.com/saphysicals/

https://lhshornets.com/student-athletes-register-for-a-sport/

https://registermyathlete.com/login/


We hold tryouts to ensure prospective student-athletes possess a sufficient level of skill and athleticism to successfully absorb and execute a demanding basketball training.


A player only needs to attend and practice while working harder each practice to excel and compete at a higher level during games.


Why is Lincoln High School difference? Because its ran different - like a true Basketball Academy for "FOUR" years of hard work while maintaining academics toward a college education and where all level of players trained the very same to succeed.


If playing college basketball is a goal - then the coaches goals are simple. Players development, fundamentals, and athletic training and skills will match up with all players.
We understand that basketball is about tacticians, outstanding footwork, great understanding of the importance of angles, situational awareness, spacing, and amazing fundamentals.


Whether a game or practice players will be taught skills by training everyday (Except Sunday) for 2-3 hours for 4 years.


Lincoln High School trains on a daily basis where the areas of focus are different then most - with more time spent on all aspects of DEFENSIVE concepts and drills. Offensive plays, footwork, movement with and without the ball, and technical understanding of fundamentals. Also, to help ALL Student-Athletes with a significant competitive advantage. The following will be emphasized everyday, a breakdown on the games fundamentals with a detail teaching from ABC blocks perspective with the basics like a defensive stance, defensive footwork, offensive footwork, ball movement and angles, spacing, passing, ball handling, rebounding and proper shooting technique. All the way up to advanced teaching blocks like situational shooting techniques, pick and roll execution and defense, help defense concepts and fundamentals, player movement without the ball, double team technique, how to rebound against bigger opponents etc. We also focus heavily on strength and conditioning, speed and agility, and reflexive and flexibility training. Our primary goal is to make such fundamentally basketball minded player during high school and that college coach would love to have them on their team. Most importantly it will be a FAMILY atmosphere for all 4 years.


All Coaches have experiences in coaching and developing players of all ages and levels: Pro, College/Prep level, High School, Middle School, and AAU/BCI grass-roots levels for 30+ years.
Players are trained by coaches that have had world class players and have had players become Head Coaches as well.

College & Career Pathways

Project Based Learning allows students to experience core academic content by actively engaging in projects that are personally meaningful to them. The Center for Medical & Emergency Services team brought students together for a Project Launch with a surprise guest (virtual) appearance! Students will be exploring the essential questions, “What barriers exist for students in achieving physical and mental health?” “How does exercise and nutrition affect performance and well being?” This exploration will begin by choosing a focus for their own project with establishing baseline data. Students will research a variety of factors that impact physical and mental health and create hypothesis based on a factor they would like to test to improve their own well being. Students will execute that plan for a span of 30 days and journal their progress and results and then analyze their own data. Students will show case their learning in podcasts and on a YouTube channel to share with their community.

For more information, email College & Career Pathway Coordinator Lori Williams at lwilliams7@sandi.net.

ASB Updates

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. Kay Young at cyoung4@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. Maderias

Email: emaderias@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.


Family Engagement

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