City of KC Youth Job Fair

February 21, 2012

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement will be hosting the 8th Annual Bright Future Employment Fair on Saturday, April 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bartle Hall Downtown Convention Center. 

The Bright Future Employment Program has provided over 3,500 summer jobs for Kansas City residents since 2005.  In the past, interns have gained valuable work experience in various city departments, including City Council, City Manager’s Office, Office of the Mayor, Water Department, Public Works, Aviation, and City Communications. 

All applicants are invited to attend a resume and interview preparation workshop on March 31 at Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  For more information go to



FIRST Robotics Regional Competition

February 21, 2012

The Greater KC Regional FIRST Robotics Competition is coming up March 2 and 3. This free event will showcase the robotics and teamwork of 64 area robotics teams — including our Lincoln Tigers! It’s a fun event and great way to introduce your student in the science, technology and engineering fields. See the flyer.

Basketball Academy

February 21, 2012

The Interscholastic League and Shooters Touch Academy will hold an All-Star Weekend Jam on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at the IL Field House, on the corner of Meyer Boulevard and Swope Parkway. The youth basketball skills camp will include skills clinics, 3-point shoot-out, and an IL all-stars game. The event includes lunch and a T-shirt. The cost if $5. Registration form must be completed and turned in with $5 fee to Mr. Lindsay, athletic director, See the information.

Learn about STEM Careers

February 3, 2012

Join us for the Thursday, Feb. 9, SAC meeting and take part in a special program examining educational and career opportunities in the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math. SAC begins at 6 p.m. in the library. The STEM program will run from 6-6:30 p.m.

See the attached flyer to learn more.

Financial Aid Assistance

January 23, 2012

Lincoln is ready to help students and their families with applications and information regarding college financial aid. Check out the information under College Info, 

Financial aid workshops are scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 16, on Parent-Teacher conference day.

Lincoln School Applications Now Online

January 17, 2012

Applications for the KCPS’ signature schools for the 2012-2013 school year are now available online. Find the application at the KCPS web site,

Alvin Ailey Dance Camp

January 17, 2012

Sixth and seventh grade students interested in participating in the summer Alvin Ailey Dance Camp must turn in applications by Friday, Jan. 20. Click here for the application form. If you have questions, contact Dominic Flora,

Hail to the Lego King: Jeremiah Boehr

January 16, 2012

Jeremiah Boehr, art, yearbook and photography teacher at Lincoln, took first place in a Legoland Master Builder competition held at Crown Center over the weekend. Mr. Boehr beat out over 170 competitors to be crowned master builder. The title earns him a position as the master Lego builder at the new Legoland Discovery Center being built at Crown Center. Check out the photos and the story at:

See new KCPS web site

January 11, 2012

The Kansas City Public Schools in January launched a new district web site. Check it out! Click here. You can find our own school’s section here.

On the web site, you’ll also find an updated district accreditation Q&A.

January 2012 Activities Calendar

January 10, 2012

Please find the 2012 January Activities Calendar.