Abraham Lincoln High School 9-12

Principal
Dr. Donald J. Anticoli

3201 Ryan Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19136
Phone: 215-335-5653

With Malice Toward None

Abraham Lincoln High School

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2014!!!!!

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Class of 2014

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Abraham Lincoln High School

Summer Reading

2014

 

 

Twelfth Grade                      The Color of Water

                                                                        by James McBride

 

Eleventh Grade                    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

                                                                        by Ben Carson

 

Tenth Grade                          The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream

                                                                        by Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt

 

 

Summer Reading Assignment

Students will be responsible for completing a reader response journal. At the completion of each chapter, write responses to any of the following: 

 

·       An event, idea, or character that is interesting, unusual, or disturbing

·       An idea, event, or character that relates to your own experience

·       The importance of setting  (time, place, social and historical background)

·       A prediction (What do you think will happen next? Why?)

·       A summary (Select an important episode in the book/chapter and explain what happens, why it is important, and how you reacted to it.)

·       An evaluation of the character or character’s actions, values, or behaviors

·       An evaluation of the author’s writing ability

·       An assessment of the plot (Is it interesting, believable, inspiring?)

·       The importance or significance of the minor characters

·       A criticism about any aspect of the book

·       A recommendation or praise for any aspect of the book

·       An opinion about any aspect of the book

·       An opinion about the book’s relevance or its ability to stand the test of time

 

 

Note: 

·       Reader response journals will be collected and evaluated by your English teacher when you return to school in September.

 

 

Additional Summer Reading Opportunities

·       Visit the Free Library at http://libwww.freelibrary.org/summerreading/

·       Explore the Free Library’s calendar of events at http://libwww.freelibrary.org/summerreading/docs/SRCalendarOfEvents2014.pdf

·       View the School District of Philadelphia’s summer reading lists at  http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/c/curriculum/summer-reading-lists

·      Participate in the New York Times Summer Reading Contest at http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/01/our-fifth-annual-new-york-times-summer-reading-contest/

                                                 

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ALHS IN JUNE

Senior Finals: June 1-4

All Other Finals: June 5-9

Grades Close: June 10 (All students)

Graduation: June 17

Report Card Distribution/Final Day (11:55 Dismissal): June 19


 

Message from Our Principal

Our administration, faculty, and staff will continue to proivide your child with the very best educational opportunities available to them. We will incorporate the Academy Model that made Abraham Lincoln a standard of excellence for over 50 years.

 

Our goal is to help students foster academic excellence, cultivate creativity, and develop social skills.

 

Please continue to help us make school a priority for your child; you can this each day by:

  • Making Attendance the First Priority - Students cannot learn if they are not here.
  • Showing You Care by Getting Involved - Become a volunteer, schedule a conference with your child's teacher, and take interest in daily homework assignments.
  • Supporting Your Children and Setting a Positive Example - Sometimes school can be challenging for students, but talking about their school experiences and looking for the progress they have made can make a big difference.  

 

In addition, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the Monthly Calendar, and Parent Newsletter as they highlight upcoming events. 

 

We are ready to face the challenges of the upcoming school year. Together we are making a huge difference in the lives of the children at Abraham Lincoln High School.

 

Sincerely, 

 

Dr. Donald J. Anticoli, Principal


 

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Message from the Principal

Our administration, faculty, and staff will continue to proivide your child with the very best educational opportunities available to them. We will incorporate the Academy Model that made Abraham Lincoln a standard of excellence for over 50 years.

 

Our goal is to help students foster academic excellence, cultivate creativity, and develop social skills.

 

Please continue to help us make school a priority for your child; you can this each day by:

  • Making Attendance the First Priority - Students cannot learn if they are not here.
  • Showing You Care by Getting Involved - Become a volunteer, schedule a conference with your child's teacher, and take interest in daily homework assignments.
  • Supporting Your Children and Setting a Positive Example - Sometimes school can be challenging for students, but talking about their school experiences and looking for the progress they have made can make a big difference.  

 

In addition, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the Monthly Calendar, and Parent Newsletter as they highlight upcoming events. 

 

We are ready to face the challenges of the upcoming school year. Together we are making a huge difference in the lives of the children at Abraham Lincoln High School.

 

Sincerely, 

 

Dr. Donald J. Anticoli, Principal