Delta's second annual "Kickoff to Christmas" takes place Saturday, Nov. 25. This event is sponsored by the Delta Area Chamber of Commerce and First Colorado National Bank.
On Nov. 4, Mindy Becker of Lincoln Elementary in Delta was recognized as the winner of the Virginia French Allen Award at the annual Colorado Teachers of English as a Second Language conference in Aurora.
Virginia French Allen is a well-known English language teacher who excelled in reaching students who are learning English as their second language; this award is named in her honor.
A partnership between Altrusa International, Drug-Free Delta County, and Partners Mentoring created the "Only One You" project with Lincoln Elementary and Garnet Mesa Elementary in Delta. Students from kindergarten to fifth grade painted unique "rockfish" that volunteers laid in a "stream" near the front doors of Bill Heddles Recreation Center on Oct. 13.
Lincoln Elementary School students recognized honor roll students at a year-end ROAR assembly.
Lincoln Elementary School is partnering with local donors to implement an outdoor learning lab at the school on Hastings Street.
Opportunities are being created for students in grades K-5 to explore not only science, math and technology, but also reading, language arts, art, music and social studies.
"All I can say is WOW!" Willyn Webb, executive director of Vision Charter Academy (VCA) and Food for Thought stated after learning that Lincoln Elementary School Student Council continued the Souper Bowl of Caring on its own. LES donated 2,425 food items. As a thank you VCA Food for Thought provided a $25 gift card donated by Daveto's.
The fifth graders at Lincoln Elementary School each chose a famous historical character, researched 10 to 15 important events in that individual's life, prepared a timeline, then gathered props and costumes for the "Hall of Heroes," an event to share what they'd learned with their younger classmates.
Lincoln Elementary School values parent involvement in the education of its students. FamilyFacts.org says, "Youths whose parents are highly involved in their education during elementary school are more likely to graduate from high school or complete high school requirements."
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