Bangor Lincoln Elementary serves approximately 320 students and offers two sections of grades kindergarten – fifth grade. Our experienced staff is dedicated to providing every child with the best educational opportunity possible. Students are exposed to hands-on- learning and technology enhanced instruction throughout the school year. Our mission is to help every help every child reach his or her fullest potential. Here are some of our highlighted practices and accomplishments:
- Consistent and effective use of Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) and Great Expectations to provide a welcoming and positive learning environment for our students.
Results: The behavioral referrals declined by 16% and suspension rates decreased by 20% compared to last year’s data.
- Solid Multi-Systems of Support (MTSS) to help struggling students make adequate progress in the areas of math, reading and behavior.
Results: The number of students who need an intervention for math, reading and behavior continue to decline. By the spring of 2016, we had three special education students who no longer qualify for special education services.
- Strong parent involvement that is committed to making a difference for our students and our school community.
Results: Our Parent Group was instrumental in raising $20, 000 for our Walking Track in 2015. In 2016, they helped to raise about $9,000 for Google Chrome Books in the classrooms.
- Pathway to Potential Program – A Department of Human Services (DHS) employee works with the school team to help monitor attendance and address barriers that our students and their families may be facing.
Results: Our Attendance Initiative helped to decrease the number of students who had over ten absences by 24% compared to last year’s data.
- Awarded the Healthy Bodies and Healthy Minds Grant - For the 2016-2017 school year, a nutrition facilitator from the Bay Arenac Intermediate School District will be providing nutrition education to all students through taste testing and cooking demonstrations.
- Salmon in the Classroom Program – Ms. Engelhardt applied and has been accepted for this exciting program within her fourth grade classroom for the 2016-2017 school year. This instrumental learning experience will give her students the opportunity to raise, care for and maintain salmon in their classroom. The program culminates at the end of the year with the release of the young fish in a local watershed.