Lincoln County High School News

March 10, 2023

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Dates to Remember

March 13-17 - Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)

March 21 - Junior ACT test day

March 30 - Anastasia 7:00

March 31 - Anastasia 7:00

April 1 - Anastasia 2:00 & 7:00

April 2 - Anastasia 2:00

April 7 - Good Friday - No School

April 13 - Dual Enrollment Meeting for Motlow and TCAT Shelbyville

April 18 - 28 - EOC Testing

April 27 - Evening with the Stars

April 29 - Prom

May 15 - Field Day

May 18 - Staff Development NO SCHOOL

May 19 - Last Day of School for Students 1/2 Day

May 19 - Graduation at 7:30

Lincoln County Schools Principal of the Year

Congratulations to Mr. Billy Owens for being selected as the 2022-2023 Principal of the Year for Lincoln County Schools. Mr. Owens will now go on to compete for principal of the year in the South Central Region. If he is selected as the regional winner, he will then advance for consideration of the principal of the year at the state level.
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LCHS Welcomes Home Mr. Lynn Cothren

Award-winning activist and noted speaker Lynn Cothren came ‘home’ to Lincoln County

High School to share his message with students on the stage where he spent many

hours over 40 years ago. Through his experiences growing up in Fayetteville to

crisscrossing the globe, Lynn shared the importance of home, friendships, and

relationships. He believes it is difficult in our ever-changing world, for young people

today to find their voice and shared that it is important for us all to become better


For nearly twenty-three years Lynn Cothren served as Special Assistant to the late Mrs.

Coretta Scott King, founder of The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social

Change in Atlanta, Georgia. Cothren crisscrossed the globe alongside Mrs. King and

counts among his biggest contributions assisting in the production and coordination of

the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. federal birthday observance, the unveiling of Dr. King’s

1999 commemorative postage stamp, and serving as Program Chair for the 40th

Anniversary March on Washington in Washington, DC.

From 2005 – 2012, Cothren served as Director of Administration, Office of the CEO &

National President at Girl Scouts USA in New York City under the leadership of Kathy

Cloninger. Cloninger, a prominent Tennessean, is the author of Tough Cookies: What

100 Years of the Girl Scouts Can Teach You About Business and Life. His leadership

role at Girl Scouts USA included developing and implementing organizational strategies

and policies that enable girls to build courage, confidence, and character, and make the

world a better place. Specifically, he was a major contributor in assisting in the

realignment of the national office by decreasing the number of councils from 313 to 112

high-capacity councils. These changes resulted in a more efficient and productive


Currently, Cothren serves as the Operations Manager and Special Assistant for the

Tennessee Human Rights Commission. As an integral member of the executive team,

he works in partnership with the Executive Director on all facets of agency operations,

education and outreach, and as a liaison between the agency, its stakeholders, and the


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Student Council


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LCHS Facebook Page

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Junior ACT Date

Juniors will be taking the ACT on March 21. This is a graduation requirement by the state of Tennessee. If a student does not take the ACT (or SAT) before their graduation date, the student will not receive their high school diploma. ALL juniors will be taking the ACT on March 21. No pre-registration is required. It is free to take the ACT on March 21. Be on time to school. Dress in layers. If you have a calculator, bring it. If you do not have a calculator, then sign up for one through an email sent to all juniors from Ms. Simmons.
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PAPER Free Online Tutoring

Did you know that your students have access to free, unlimited writing support and tutoring for all 9-12th grade students?

Set your students up for academic success by reminding them to log on to Paper whenever they need additional support for:

Paragraph + essay writing

ACT prep

High school math

Paper is here to help support you and your students 24/7, 365 days a year. Get started today!

If assistance is needed to access Paper, students can see/email Mrs. Day or their homeroom teacher.

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Shout out to Hannah Cannon for placing 3rd in District 6780 Four way Speech Competition and earning a scholarship. She competed against students in East and Middle Tennessee. Hannah is a junior and is currently serving as our LCHS Interact Club President.


The Lincoln County Robotics Team #37334A competed last weekend in the VEX VRC TN State Championship and earned the Judge's Award, a Top Mentor Award, and an invitation to VEX VRC World Championships in Dallas, Texas, April 25th - 27th, 2023. The team is currently ranked 13th out of over 760 teams in the state of TN in Skills. Congratulations and Good Luck on your upcoming competitions.

Mock Interviews

Mock Interviews took place this week at Lincoln County High School! We enjoyed being able to host our first ever mock interviews for seniors. This provides students with the ability to improve their skill sets and reduce anxiety for future “real” interviews.

Thank you to Fayetteville-Lincoln County Partners in Education for helping to organize this event! Thank you to our interviewers for taking time out of your day!