Lincoln Elementary School
6th Grade Favorite Books 2009-10 PDF Print E-mail

Wondering what to read this summer?  The following titles are recommended by sixth graders of Lincoln Elementary as the best books they read this school year.  Keep this list in a handy place then remember to take it to the library.

 

Abduction! by Peg Kehret

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

Babe and Me by Dan Gutman

Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura E. Williams

The Big Lie:  A True Story by Isabella Leither

Bluestar’s Prophecy by Erin Hunter

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Soaring High Quiz Bowl Competition PDF Print E-mail

On Monday, May 10, the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade ELP students competed in the Soaring High Quiz Bowl Competition in Lone Tree.  The 5th graders placed 2nd and the 3rd graders placed 3rd.  Topics this year were:  Famous Mathematicians, Iowa Tourist Attractions, Earthquakes, Winter Olympics, and Roald Dahl books.

Soaring High Quiz Bowl

Last Updated on Friday, May 14 2010 12:44
 
ELP Quiz Bowl Coming Up! PDF Print E-mail

It’s May, time for the Soaring High Quiz Bowl; a competition for Extended Learning Program (ELP) students (3rd-5th & 6th-8th grade).  The competition originated in the 90’s and rotates among schools hosting the event each year. This year, 3rd-5th graders compete May 10th (Monday) at Lone Tree. May 14th (Friday), 6th-8th graders compete at West Liberty.

The Quiz Bowl consists of 3 rounds where teams of 6 students accumulate points while competing against 6-7 other schools.  Rounds consist of questions from 5 topics (this year's include Iowa Tourist Attractions, author Roald Dahl, Earthquakes, Winter Olympics & History of Mathematics), resource questions (answers in dictionary, 2010 World Almanac, world maps, phone book & the Des Moines Register newspaper) and Brain Teasers.  Students begin researching, studying and practicing for the Quiz Bowl about a month before the big day.

Awards are presented for 1st & 2nd place schools for each grade level; as well as, for overall school winner. This is a FUN DAY for the students (and a chance to show off their hard work)! Renee Sieren is the ELP teacher for the 3rd-6th graders & Erin Suter is the teacher for the 7th and 8th graders.  GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

 
6th Grade ELP Famous Person Night PDF Print E-mail

On Thursday evening, April 22, the 6th Grade ELP students from Lincoln Elementary held a Famous Person Night for their family and friends.  Each student dressed as their chosen famous person, gave a speech and powerpoint presentation about their famous life, and then served a food item that corresponded with their “person”.

Students that participated were:  Joseph- Albert Einstein, Gracie- Hayley Williams, Addie- Walt Disney, Maddie- Kristin Chenoweth, Libby- Queen Elizabeth 1, Carolan- Kristi Yamaguchi, Shannon- Michael J. Fox,  Nic- Jeff Dunham,  Daniel- Michael Oher, Ruth- Ruby Bridges, Kaitlin- Shirley Temple, Emma- Jenny Finch, and Aubrey- Jacqueline Kennedy.

 
6th grade Honor Band PDF Print E-mail

Twenty-two Washington band students (from 6th, 7th & 8th grades) performed in the 14th annual Mt. Pleasant Honor Band on Saturday, April 17th. Students prepare individually for a month before putting together an entire concert in one day of rehearsal.  The honor band includes students from 12 area schools. Pictured above are 6th graders representing the elementary level: back row- Melissa, Serenity, Sierra, Libby, Maddy, Ruth, Tara, Beatriz, Stacy; middle row- Aubrey, Brynna, Jasmine, Mitchell, Colton; front row- Melissa, Carolan, Michaela. The 6th grade band consisted of 118 of the top music students from 12 area schools.  It is a great honor to be part of this director nominated event— Congratulations to you all!

 
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