Lincoln Elementary School
Thank You WCRF! PDF Print E-mail

Thanks the to Washington Community School District and the Washington County Riverboat Foundation for the grant that improved safety and accessibility for the bus lane at Lincoln Elementary! This project has improved our buildings safety for all students, staff, and community members that come into our building. With the new graded slope those that are wheelchair bound or have physical limitations can now access transportation out front without the risk of being hurt due to the curb. This change has also improved the aesthetics to the building, which was a benefit that we weren’t anticipating. Thanks to the WCRF for partnering with us to make this project possible.

 
Girls on the Run and Let Me Run PDF Print E-mail

Girls on the Run

Who: Girls in grades 3, 4, and 5

What: program that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

When: Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:00, September 6 - November 8, with a 5K in Cedar Rapids on November 10th with all other Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa

Where: Lincoln Elementary

Why: to allow girls to make new friends, build their confidence, learn strategies to navigate life experiences, and celebrate all that makes them unique, as well as inspire an appreciation of fitness to build habits that last a lifetime

Other: Cost $150, but financial aid available with no proof required during registration - pay what you are able to.

Space is limited to 20 girls, so register right away!

 

Register at www.girlsontheruniowa.org and use site Lincoln Upper Elementary GOTR - Washington Grades 3-5

Contact: Janet Conrad

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Let Me Run

Who: Boys in grade 4th - 6th

What:  A curriculum based running program combining fun activities with exercise to inspire boys.

When:  Tuesday and Thursday  3:30 - 5:00 starting September 18th through November 1st, ending with a Let Me Run 5k on November 3rd at Kirkwood Campus in Cedar Rapids

Where: Lincoln Elementary

Why:  To help boys learn teamwork, build relationship skills, create friendships, grow emotionally, amplify their self—esteem, empower themselves and others, and live an active lifestyle.

Other: Cost $110. Donations have been received to reduce each entry fee, plus scholarships are available.

*Space is limited to 28 boys with registration opening August 20,2018. Online and paper registration will be available.

 

Register at https://www.raceplanner.com/register/index/EIC-2018-Fall-Program

(Link not live until August 20)

Choose Eastern Iowa Corridor and Lincoln

 

Contact: Carrie Rich

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Girls on the Run / Let Me Run PDF Print E-mail

Girls on the Run

For the 2nd year, a self esteem boosting running program for 3rd-5th grade girls will be offered in Washington! Led by trained coaches Janet Conrad, Erin Martin, Teri Hartzler, and Michelle Driscoll, Girls on the Run will meet at Lincoln Elementary on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:00, beginning September 6th. The season will end on November 10th with a 5K event in the Cedar Rapids area. Watch for more registration information in August and scholarships will be available to any in need!

 

 

Let Me Run

For the first time, a running program for 4th-6th grade boys will be offered in Washington! Led by Carrie Rich, Melanie Rothe and other trained coaches, Let Me Run will meet at Lincoln Elementary on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., beginning September 18th. The season will end on November 3rd or 4th with a 5k Let Me Run event in Cedar Rapids. Be on the lookout for registration at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year.

 
Camp Invention PDF Print E-mail

Camp Invention is coming to Lincoln Elementary for the 8th year the week of June 4-8 from 9AM - 3PM. Why not keep kids learning with exciting STEM activities for one more week? Kids that will enter K-6 next school year can register for a week of hands-on learning and fun. This year kids will explore self-driving cars, design future smart homes, and build and personalize robotic dogs to bring home! To register your child go to www.campinvention.org. There are only a few spots still available, so don't delay in registrations! Contact me with questions!

Janet Conrad - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
Kids in the Kitchen Club Mixes, Measures and Moves PDF Print E-mail

Kids in the Kitchen is a new after school 4-H Clover Kid club teaching members to have kitchen sense and safety while they learn about the major food groups and making healthy choices for their growing bodies. This club meets every Thursday after school

Members have explored the tasty fun of the kitchen when making Breakfast Splits, Bagel Pizzas and Whole Grain Cereal Treats with ISU Eat Smart, Spend Smart healthy recipes. They have learned and practiced correct handwashing and how to measure dry and liquid ingredients. Each week they do some fun exercises together and use the healthy MyPlate to identify food groups.

Washington County Extension and Washington County Hospitals and Clinics are partnering together to bring this club to 32 Stewart Elementary 1st-2nd grade students. The Kids in the Kitchen curriculum is a product of Iowa 4-H.

The Washington County Extension Office hopes to expand this club in future years, please contact them if interested in sponsoring or volunteering or with any questions about this Healthy Living Club or how to get involved with other youth activities as a member or volunteer.

 

 

February 1 Kids in the Kitchen practiced measuring both dry and liquid ingredients and how to find the correct measurements on cups and spoons. They talked about the importance of following recipes measurements and consequences of not.

 
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