Principal’s Message

Dear Cardinal Peeps,

Welcome to Prairie Lincoln Elementary School. This Spring it was announced that we won the OAESA Hall of Fame School Award! We as a community came together to celebrate our accomplishments and our hard work with an end of the year “Party on the Patio” Prairie Lincoln style. Our teachers, students, and parents enjoyed music, dancing, food, and friendship before skipping off into the summer sunset last June.

This Fall at Prairie Lincoln we will be “Reaching for the Stars!” We plan to continue our educational efforts and dig even deeper as we push our rockstar readers and mighty mathematicians to even higher levels of success. We will be rolling out iready reading assessments this year in conjunction with our iready math assessments that we had last year to help us plot specific ways to help your children learn better. We will be working with many of you to investigate and create individual attendance incentive plans to improve our overall school-wide attendance rates. Our behavior, intervention, and scheduling committees have already met to plan rewards for our positive behaviors, field day, and social emotional learning curriculums.

At Prairie Lincoln, we believe that educating your child in multi-dimensional learning is important. We value social, emotional, physical, and academic learning. The tenets of character education that we focus on here are known as Giving CCHRRPS. We teach our students about the virtues known as giving, caring, courage, honesty, respect, responsibility, perseverance, and self-discipline. These values will be widely referred to this year and will become a life-long building block for our children. We also will teach them about 12 more powerful words like trace, evaluate, describe, and formulate that will help them become more successful academic learners.

In short, we are gearing up for a fantastic year! Please join us in combining our efforts to make this year the best year possible at PLES. We look forward to “Reaching for the Stars” with our 2019-20 V.I.P’s!


Julie Kenney, Principal