Enrichment Programs

 

The LSPA (through Lincoln Parent Donations) supplement enrichment activities at Lincoln School.  Please find below a sampling of the different programs by grade level.  If you have any photos to share from any of the enrichment events, please share them here.

FIFTH Grade

October:  Wheelock Family Theater - Wheelock Family Theater provides a dynamic and exciting drama curriculum for young actors (ages 6–17) that teaches drama skills while connecting those skills to your child's overall development.

 

February:  Audubon Ark - Teacher naturalists come to the school to talk about a variety of topics

 

June:  Museum of Science (MOS) Traveling Programs -Professional educators bring the excitement of the Museum of Science to the school.  School group programs are specifically designed to reinforce curriculum, as well as general-content programs for organizations serving multi-age or family groups

THIRD Grade

October: Plimoth Plantation - Plimoth Plantation is a living museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA, that shows the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century by English colonists, some of whom later became known as Pilgrims.

 

November: MA Science Center/Top Secret Science - Michael Bergen is America’s most loved weird scientist. He has personally worked hands-on with more than 1 million children over the past 18 years. Mr. Bergen is a wonderful educator, entertainer and motivator who gets both kids and adults to enjoy science through engaging participation

 

March: Breakheart - Breakheart Reservation is a 640-acre hardwood forest with jagged, rocky outcroppings, two fresh-water lakes, and a rambling section of the Saugus River

 

April:  Concord Museum - The Concord Museum in historic Concord, Massachusetts houses one of the oldest and most treasured collections of Americana in the country. (This program is supported in part by a grant from the Winchester Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.)

 

May:  Paul Revere House  - The Paul Revere House offers interactive educational programs designed to acquaint students with Boston's long and colorful history. Built in the 1680s for a wealthy merchant, the house became home to silver smith and famous midnight rider Paul Revere during the Revolutionary era

 

June:  Freedom Trail Foundation  - The Freedom Trail Foundation offers some of the most popular and acclaimed historical tours in all of New England

FIRST Grade

January: MA Science Center/Top Secret Science - Michael Bergen is America’s most loved weird scientist. He has personally worked hands-on with more than 1 million children over the past 18 years. Mr. Bergen is a wonderful educator, entertainer and motivator who gets both kids and adults to enjoy science through engaging participation

 

January:  Gail LaRocca/Africa AdventureVenture with Gail LaRocca on a spectacular audiovisual safari through the Serengeti plains, Rubondo Island, Ruaha, Ngorongoro, Tarangire Parks of Tanzania, East Africa.  Gaze across the sun baked plains dotted with extinct volcanoes and soda lakes swarming with flamingos

 

March: Puppet Showplace Theater - We support the use of puppetry in its many forms, from traditional to contemporary, as a medium for entertainment, education, and artistic expression; and, in partnership with area businesses, schools and other philanthropic organizations, we encourage and participate in puppetry and performing arts as a community service that can change lives for the better

 

May:  John Kelleher/Johnny the K Show -   Nationally acclaimed and award winning musician and teacher, John Kelleher, along with his 12 string guitar and his unique collection of costumed hats, masks, and disguises, educates and inspires his audiences through his spirited and interactive style of music.

FOURTH Grade

December: National Park Services - Exploring the Immigrant Experience

 

February:  National Park Services - Voices 

 

February: Theatreworks USA - Freedom Train -Theatreworks USA representatives attend arts conferences and showcases throughout the year to meet with performing arts administrators, school districts, and arts councils who purchase Theatreworks shows for their audiences. Tickets to National Touring productions are sold and/or distributed by the individual presenter. Performances may take place during school days, evenings, or even on weekends for an experience the entire family can enjoy.

  

May:  National Park Services - Lowell - Engineer It!  -

 

 

 

SECOND Grade

May:  Butterfly Place - The Butterfly Place in Westford is an indoor living environment which has been carefully designed for the propagation and development of butterflies

 

January:  Top Secret Science - Michael Bergen is America’s most loved weird scientist. He has personally worked hands-on with more than 1 million children over the past 18 years. Mr. Bergen is a wonderful educator, entertainer and motivator who gets both kids and adults to enjoy science through engaging participation

 

March: Odaiko New England/Taiko Drummers - Odaiko New England (ONE) began drumming in 1994 and is fast becoming one of the premier taiko groups on the East Coast. By combining Japanese aesthetic sensibility with the bold American spirit, ONE is forging its own modern distinctive style and voice as it challenges the very definition of the art of taiko

KINDERGARTEN

Pumpernickel Puppets - For nearly forty years the Pumpernickel Puppets have captivated audiences of all ages with humorous and colorful adaptations of classic folk and fairy tales

 

Stephen Lechner balls & ramps - Stephen Lechner, owner and operator of The SCIENCE WORKS!, has been educating and entertaining children and teachers throughout New England for over twenty years

 

Curious Creatures - Our educational programs are designed to be fun and interesting with an emphasis on teaching respect and appreciation for all animals. From Daycares to colleges our talks and demonstrations are tailored to give an appropriate and unforgettable experience. During our presentation, the students learn about the animals and, if appropriate, they get to touch and hold them. Our programs can be customized to specific subjects, such as Rainforest Animals, Desert Animals, Biodiversity and Conservation

 

The Discovery Museums - The Traveling Science Workshops bring science to life! Dynamic educators turn students on to science with fun, hands-on discovery projects shared in the students' classroom

 

 

Acknowledgements

 

  • This program is supported in part by a grant from the Winchester Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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