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

WELCOME BACK!

 The new year is upon us!
Below are important dates for School Opening
 
Parents: Please take this District Survey
  

District Calendar for 2014-2015 

September 1: Labor Day: Schools Closed 
September 2: Faculty and Staff Report: Reorganization Day
September 3-5: Professional Development (PD)
September 8: First day for students
September 17: Student Dismissal @ 11:55 (Faculty PM PD)
September 25-26: Schools closed, Rosh Hashanah
October   2: Back to School Night: 5:30-7:30 PM.
October   8: Student Dismissal @ 11:55 (Faculty PM PD)
October 13: Schools Closed: Columbus Day 
November 3-4 Staff Only - Professional Development
November 11 - Veteran's Day - Schools Closed
November 27-28 - Thanksgiving Holiday - Schools Closed
December 24-January 2 - Winter Recess - Schools Closed
January 19 - Dr. Martin Luther King Day - Schools Closed
January 21 - PD Half Day - 3 hour early dismissal
February 16 - President's Day - Schools Closed 
February 18 - PD Half Day - 3 hour early dismissal
March 18 - PD Half Day - 3 hour early dismissal
April 1-3 - Spring Recess - Schools Closed
April 8 - PD Half Day - 3 hour early dismissal
May 6 - PD Half Day - 3 hour early dismissal 
May - Election Day - Staff Only - PD Day
May 25 - Memorial Day - Schools Closed
June 3 - PD Half Day - 3 hour early dismissal  
June 17 - Last day for students
June 18 - Last day for staff
 

School Supplies 

Each student needs one package of pencils and pens, one package of loose-leaf paper, one three-ring binder, and one 4 gb flash drive.
 
The classroom teachers will inform the students of the necessary supplies for their specific courses.
 

School Uniform

The school uniform consists of a black or gold polo or dress shirt with a collar and black pants. Lincoln logo polo shirts are available for sale each day at admission time for ten dollars. 
 
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Abraham Lincoln High School will be administering the state mandated Pennsylvania Keystone Exams from January 7th through January 14th. 

The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra I, Algebra II, English Literature, and Biology.

 

The Keystone Exams are one component of Pennsylvania’s new system of high school graduation requirements. While it is important for all students to do well on the tests, starting with the class of 2017, students must pass the tests in order to graduate. 

 

Students must be in the testing rooms by 8:10 am. Students arriving between 8:15 and 8:30 will test in the following rooms - Grade 9 - Room 161, Grade 10 - Room 101, and Grade 11 - Room 201. Anyone arriving after 8:30 will not take the test that day and must remain in the cafeteria until 10:45. 

Students are to turn in cell phones at the front scan during the testing days. Phones will be returned after each day's testing session. Cell phone found in a testing classroom in a student's possession will be confiscated and not returned until January 30th.  

Testing Days are as follows;

Wednesday, January 7 & Thursday, January 8 - Grade 11 Biology, Grade 10 Algebra, Grade 9 Literature

Friday, January 9 and Monday January 12 - Grade 11 Literature, Grade 10 Biology, Grade 9 Algebra.

Tuesday January 13 and Wednesday January 14 - Grade 11 Algebra, Grade 10 Literature and Grade 9 Biology.

Makeup exams January 15-20.

Message from Our Principal

Our administration, faculty, and staff will continue to provide your child with the very best educational opportunities available to them. We are redesigning Lincoln High School into the Career Academy & Pathways Model for the 2014-15 school year. The students will receive career exploration classes in the Ninth Grade Academy, along with a rigorous core curriculum, which includes Algebra I, English I, Biology I and World History. World Language study in Spanish, French, Latin and American Sign Language is also offered.

 

Students in Grades 10-12 are in one of our Career Academies. The Academies are as follows:

 Arts (Horticulture or FAPA Pathways) 

 Sciences ( Health Sciences or Environmental Sciences Pathways)

 Professional Services (Law or Business Pathways) 

Additionally students are eligible to be accepted in one of our four Career Technical Education (CTE) programs:

 1.Applied Horticulture

 2.Business Accounting

 3.Business Technology 

 4. Health Related Sciences 

 Our goals are to help students gain academic excellence, cultivate creativity, and develop social skills.

 Please continue to help us make school a successful experience for your child each day by doing the following:

  • Making Attendance the First Priority - Students with attendance rates of 90% or higher generally attain an average grade of "B" or better.
  • Showing You Care by Getting Involved - Become a Home & School Assosciation and/or School Advisory Council 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 School District Calendar, and School Website 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 students at Abraham Lincoln High School.

 Sincerely, 

 Dr. Donald J. Anticoli, Principal


 

Lincoln High School's Calendar

Regular Student Dismissal @ 2:55 PM

Early Student Dismissal @ 11:55 AM

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Academy of the Arts

Please join the Academy of the Arts for their Winter Showcase on December 3rd during evening report card conferences. Support your students as they demonstrate their skills in music, art, drama, and horticulture. There will be ongoing choral and drama performances, as well as art displays. Greenhouse students will be selling holiday poinsettias which they grew in the school's greenhouse, and flower shop students will have samples and will be taking orders for holiday decorations. Please join us and support your students! 

PA Keystone Exams

PA Keystone Exams 

Abraham Lincoln High School will be administering the state mandated Pennsylvania Keystone Exams from January 7th through January 14th. 

The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments designed to assess proficiency in the subject areas of Algebra I, Algebra II, English Literature, and Biology.

The Keystone Exams are one component of Pennsylvania’s new system of high school graduation requirements. While it is important for all students to do well on the tests, starting with the class of 2017, students must pass the tests in order to graduate.