Lincoln Elementary School
Camp Invention PDF Print E-mail

Camp Invention will be hosted at Lincoln Elementary June 6-10, 2016 for kids that will be entering 1st-6th grades next school year.

Since 1990, Camp Invention has taken summer fun and transformed it from ordinary to extraordinary! Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities created especially for 1st-6th graders. Boys and girls will spend their time constructing and personalizing a DIY solar-powered cricket with a unique habitat and taking apart electronics to assemble something new. Lessons explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Early registration discounts are available. Visit or email Janet Conrad at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. Space may be limited so sign up soon!

Hop To It Engineering Camp Offered PDF Print E-mail

Washington County Extension & 4-H and Lincoln Elementary are partnering together Feb 8-11 to offer a 4 day mini-science camp called Hop To It – Safe Removal of Invasive Species. This camp is open to any 4th - 5th grade student who wants to experiment more with science, mechanical engineering, environment, and protecting native species.


At camp students will see what damage has been done by the invasive Cane Toad in Australia, work to improve current traps and design new technologies to safely remove these invasive species. A local conservationist will share about the invasive species attaching Iowa backyards.


Hop To It registrations are being accepted on a first come, first serve basis until February 5. There is a $10 fee due with the registration form. Registration forms can be picked up and dropped off at Lincoln Elementary or the Washington County Extension Office. They are also available on the Extension website at


Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811, with any questions about Hop To It Engineering Camp or how to get involved with other 4-H science activities.


Hop to It Flyer

National Geographic School Bee PDF Print E-mail

On Thursday, January 14th, the National Geographic School Bee was held at the Lincoln Elementary Media Center. Students who competed were from left to right: Leo, Payton, Alex, Sean, William, Natalie, Natalie, Lana, Frank, and Mikaila. 1st place went to William, 2nd place went to Natalie, and third place went to Lana. Congratulations to all the participants and place-winners!

Lincoln Lego Team PDF Print E-mail

The Lincoln Lego League team "The Junkyard Dogs" competed in Ottumwa earlier this month at the regional competition. The team placed 10th of 25 teams on the robot scores and high marks for teamwork and robot design. The team also received judges recognition for their team spirit, sportsmanship and their "who let the dogs out" cheer. Pictured below : Back Row Coach Pisarik, Sarah H, Keaton C, Henry R, Jarrod H, Mentor Jamie W    Front row. L Iris P, Hayley M, Makenna C, Neveah B, Lillee B.

Last Updated on Tuesday, December 22 2015 13:50
Washington Students Compete in Spelling Bee PDF Print E-mail

On Friday, Aug. 14th, two students from Washington competed in the Iowa State Fair Spelling Bee held in the Penningroth Media Center on the fair grounds in Des Moines. The competition abides by the official rules in the National Spelling Bee held annually by the Scripps-Howard Newspapers and is meant to show children that learning fundamentals, such as spelling, can be fun. Drew, a current 2nd grader, and Kyleigh, a current 6th grader represented the Washington schools very well and did an outstanding job.


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