Gahanna Lincoln High School

March 2019 Newsletter

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Vaping: An Emerging Epidemic

Grand Island Public Schools, located in Nebraska, is not unique in the fact that they are facing a growing problem with teens vaping. The four local high schools in their district helped produce this video to share information about this emerging epidemic facing our youth. As partners in our students growth and development, we wanted to make our parents and community aware of vaping and the impact it can have on teens.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQldNPOqUrE&feature=youtu.be

unstoppable girls tour

The S Club will be hosting The Unstoppable Girls Tour at GLHS on Friday, March 15th. There will be five female guest speakers in the Media Center during all three lunch periods (periods 4, 5, & 6). Students will be able to go listen to the female guest speakers during their lunch period. Click here to learn more about the Unstoppable Girls Tour social movement.


teen truth assembly

On Thursday, March 21st we will be hosting the TEEN TRUTH assembly for all 9th, 10th, 11th and fifteen 8th graders here at the high school. The TEEN TRUTH assembly is an anti-bullying and school culture program that has been around for 15 years. This assembly is designed to:


  • empower student voice
  • create cohesive school communities
  • build school cultures that create safety and inclusion, and
  • inspire students, teachers and parents to be the difference in their own and others' lives


Additionally, 40 students will be selected to participate in the TEEN TRUTH Leadership Summit on this day as well. The 2-hour leadership summit will be held at Clark Hall after our morning assemblies. As part of the Leadership Summit students will get to think critically about social-emotional issues, like bullying and inclusivity and then create a plan to improve school culture for everyone.

We will operate on a normal bell schedule for the day

Chromebook loaner update

Students are responsible for bringing their Chromebook and charger to school each day so they may gain access to communication, resources and learning tools in and outside of the classroom. Per our Chromebook Handbook, if a student leaves their Chromebook at home, they may check out a loaner Chromebook/case from the building defined location. However, due to a limited supply of loaner Chromebooks, effective April 1st, loaner Chromebooks will only be made available to students if their Chromebook has been submitted for repair to the technology department.


If students leave their Chromebook at home they are still responsible for getting their class work completed. If a student continues to have issues with not bringing their Chromebook, they will be referred to a building administrator.

PTO Meeting

Join us Monday, April 1st at 7:00PM for our GLHS PTO meeting. The meeting will be held in the GLHS library. All are welcome! Please contact the main office at (614) 478-5500 with questions.

SAT Prep Seminar

Lincoln High School is committed to providing every opportunity for our students to be prepared for the SAT exam.

On April 4th, 2019 GLHS will host an SAT preparation seminar in the LHS auditorium from 8:00am - 2:50pm. This seminar provides an opportunity for students to prepare for the school day SAT that our juniors will take on Tuesday, April 9th and for any student planning to take the Saturday, May 4th SAT.

The seminar is presented by Next Level Prep, an Ohio-based business that knows Ohio students and their needs and who specialize in helping students prepare for the SAT and ACT examinations.

The cost of the workshop is $59.00 per student. Participants will receive a Test Prep Book and access to online resources.

Please register online at https://nlpohio.com/product/gahanna-lincoln-hs-sat-seminar/

OR complete the registration form linked here and return it with payment (cash or check) to the School Counseling Office by April 2nd.

Please make checks payable to Next Level Prep

Questions? Please contact Melissa Monnig in the School Counseling Office at 614-479-1628.

two.fifty.four Youth Center

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two.fifty.four has High School Night every Saturday night from 7 to 1130pm, which is just an open drop-in hangout time with games, video games, pool table, snacks, etc. They are also in the process of setting up a STEM/Technology lab and 3D printing lab.

SENIOR PICTURE INFORMATION

Senior pictures for the yearbook are due Friday, April 5th. Pictures may be submitted through GahannaYearbook.com or by emailing GLHSSP@gmail.com. Photos that are shot in portrait position and are closeups of the face usually print best. If you do not submit a picture, we will utilize your student ID photo.

summer job fair

In collaboration with the Gahanna Area Chamber of Commerce, GLHS will host a summer job fair on April 26th from 10:00am - 1:00pm. Students will be able to visit the summer job fair during their lunch, study hall or with their class.
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Lincoln High School Administrators

Principal


Assistant Principals

  • Chuck Banks - Serves students A-Z in the BSS, GCS and Hamilton House programs
  • Ron Foltz - Serves 11th & 12th grade students A-Z who have classes at Clark Hall
  • Tim Gagliardo - Serves 9th grade students A-Z
  • Matt McGregor - Serves 10th & 11th grade students A-O, 12th grade students who do not have classes at Clark Hall
  • Sheree Wright - Serves 10th & 11th grade students P-Z, 12th grade students who do not have classes at Clark Hall

Academic Officer


Athletic Director

Daily Announcements

Don’t forget, you can get all of our daily announcements posted on our school website listed under “Announcements.”

Sign Up for the GLHS Remind Text

Take a moment to sign up for the GLHS Remind to receive text messages regarding events and information at the school. Just text the number 81010 with the message @GLinfo in the body of the text message to being receiving text messages from GLHS.


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