Lincoln High is pleased to offer many different activities for the student body. These clubs are open to all members of the student body.
Student Clubs Highlights
Best Buddies is an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for mutually enriching one-to-one friendships. The group meets monthly and participates in a variety of activities. Advisors are Mrs. Jo-Ann Perry and Mrs. Sue Labossiere.
The Broadcast Center is the hub of morning announcements and original video productions by Lincoln High School students. Students in Broadcast Advisory produce the morning shows, while students enrolled in Broadcast Journalism create, produce and direct short videos, public service announcements, news packages and features for the school community. As the center expands, students hope to produce live sports coverage streamed on the internet as well as on our closed circuit television system. Mrs. Doreen Picozzi is the Advisor.
Explore your creativity in this after-school activity that meets approximately twice a month. Students have the opportunity to create projects in Art & Textile Design. Community service, fundraising, and student directed projects allow students who are interested in extra time and opportunity to develop their artistic design skills and techniques. Mrs. Susan Kolenda, Mrs. Roseann Santopietro, and Mrs. Cheryl Maiorana are the Advisors.
Students will produce two major performances this year. Under the direction of our Drama Club Advisor Ms. Kathleen Bebeau, students will explore all aspects of theatre from acting and performing to technical production, like set design and lighting. Students interested in performing as well as working “behind-the-scenes” are needed to share their talents and passion for theatre arts.
The goal of the Environment Club is to plant trees around the high school campus as well as to plant flowers and trees in the school’s courtyards. It is also our goal to continue and improve the paper recycling program in the school. This club meets weekly or bi-weekly. The Advisor is Mrs. Joanne Phillips.
FastTrack RC Racing Team
This is an interscholastic competitive team that races 1/10th scale remote controlled cars. Students conduct experiments to optimize the team car and race them against other schools. This team works all year long, and is great for students with strong hands-on skills or physics/mathematics talents. The FTRC Team is a S.T.E.M. activity. Mr. Michael Starring is the Advisor.
Future Business Leasders of America
There are approximately one-hundred members of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) at Lincoln High School which makes it the largest FBLA Chapter in the state. Participants must be enrolled in a semester business course each year of membership. Monthly Chapter meetings keep members informed of upcoming events and fieldtrips. Events include a yearly Fashion Show, which has awarded more than $50,000 to over 40 graduating seniors, the March of Dimes fundraiser, Adopt-a-Family program, state and national competitions and state and national leadership conferences. FBLA students also run The Lion’s Lounge. Ms. Maryann C. Mitchell and Mrs. Cheryl Murray are Co-Advisors; Ms. Kelly Wilson and Mr. Patrick Hanley are Co-Assistant Advisors.
“The mission of the Lincoln High School History Club is to discuss and debate historical topics in order to expand our members’ knowledge so that they may learn and thrive from the past.” The History Club will meet regularly to learn more about events and to critically analyze issues to give greater understanding to how the past shapes our present. Multiple perspectives will be considered to enrich discussions and debates. Additionally, guest speakers will be invited to add to member knowledge. Mr. Frank Yip, Mr. Chris Allen will serve as Co-Advisors.
The Life Society is an after-school club dedicated to humanitarian activities and voluntarism. We have volunteered at soup kitchens, health expos, cleaned up the Blackstone River, raised money for the Family Literacy Center, the Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life weekend and 5k, and also are helping to increase recycling awareness at LHS. We are a pretty large group with about forty members and are looking forward to doing a lot more in the future. Please see Advisor Mrs. Suzana Borba if you have any questions.
Lion's Roar Newspaper
The student newspaper The Lion’s Roar is written, edited and published by the students of Lincoln High School. While members of the newspaper’s editorial staff are students of Journalism (an English Department elective), not all contributing writers or “members” need be. News, student life, editorials and opinions, entertainment (including reviews) and sports are the paper’s student–designated departments. The Journalism class focuses on all types of writing, using school-wide ELA rubrics. Students also learn to use Adobe InDesign software, photography in newspapers, as well as original artwork and editorial cartoons. The Newspaper Advisor is Mrs. Doreen Picozzi.
A member of the Rhode Island mathematics League (RIML), During the school year, Lincoln competes with the Northern Division teams, which consists of four other area high schools. Competition consists of four meets spanning the entire year and the top scoring team in the division continues to the playoffs to compete at the end of the year. This culminating event crowns a school as the state champions for the year. During the 2011-2012 competition, Lincoln won the Northern Division Championship and went on to compete in the state playoffs. Mrs. Yvette Mongeon is the Advisor.
National Honor Society
The National Honor Society is an organization which recognizes outstanding students who have distinguished themselves in academics, leadership, service and character. The NHS inducts junior and new senior members in the Spring. Assessment of eligibility is done at the end of sophomore year and junior year. The criteria for academic eligibility is a weighted average of 3.0 or rank in the top 15% of the class. The mission of the National Honor Society is to use talent in service to the community. The Advisor is Mrs. Michelle King.
Friends of Rachel
The Friends of Rachel Club carries on the message from our school-wide presentation by guestspeaker Craig Scott. We try to follow Rachel’s Challenges and continue the chain reaction here at Lincoln High School. Mrs. Joanna Plamondon, Ms. Rebecca Koczan and Mr. Peter Prendergast are the Advisors.
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
SADD is a nationally recognized organization. The Lincoln SADD Chapter uses peer-to-peer education, prevention, and positive environmental strategies to prevent destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving, teen violence, and other risky behaviors. SADD activities include a “Newcomers Breakfast” for freshmen students, the “Zero Fatalities” program and a statewide mocktail contest. Students in grades 9 through 12 are welcome to join. Advisors for SADD are Mrs. Pamela Shayer, Coordinator, Lincoln Prevention Coalition and Mrs. Karen Kruth, LHS Student Assistance Counselor.
Science Olympiad is devoted to improving the quality of science education, increasing student interest in science and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education. These goals are accomplished through classroom activities, research, training workshops and the encouragement of intramural, district, regional, state and national tournaments. The students will use the winter months preparing for the competition which is held in the Spring Science Olympiad tournaments are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions that consist of a series of team events, which students prepare for during the year. One of the goals of the Science Olympiad is to elevate science education and learning to a level of enthusiasm and support deserved in the Lincoln High School community. Science Olympiad is a S.T.E.M. activity. Advisors are Mrs. Anne-Marie VanNieuwenhuize and Mrs. Michelle King.
Ski & Snowboard Club
This club provides LHS students the opportunity to go on several trips to New England Ski areas. There are currently more than sixty students who are members of the activity. Past groups have gone to Burke Mountain, Sunday River, Okemo, and Mount Snow. We hope to eventually attend as many different areas as possible. We have plans for Bretton Woods and Burke Mountain in the 2012-2013 ski season. Mr. Frank Yip is the Advisor.
Science STEM Academy will be devoted to students that have an interest in the Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It will consist of an exploration of the various Science and Technology disciplines. It will encourage the use of science concepts, processing skills, and science applications throughout their daily lives. In this academy, the students will meet throughout the winter months into the Spring seeking new ideas about careers, experimentation, and technology related issues. The STEM Academy's program is open to all students. Upon completion of the requirements of the STEM Academy students will receive a special award in their senior year. Advisors are Ms. Anne-Marie VanNieuwenhuize, Mrs. Michelle King, and Mrs. Diane Silva Pimentel.
The purpose of the Greenhouse Club is to teach students about various plants and gardening while getting involved in business choices and hands-on care of the plants to support the Greenhouse. It will meet once every other week to start, then weekly beginning in February. This may become an excellent opportunity to earn community service hours! The Advisors are Mrs. Jo-Ann Perry and Mrs. Karen Gill.
This council is committed to helping create a positive school environment by promoting leadership within the student body, reflecting the opinions of Lincoln High School students in various situations, acting as a liaison between the student body and the school administration, and enhancing the quality and diversity of school-wide activities. The Student Council coordinates spirit, community service, social activities and more. It is led by an executive board of 9 members. The Advisors are Mr. Christopher Allen and Mrs. Patricia Vivari.
An annual tradition at LHS, the Variety Show brings over 100 students together to produce a performance showcasing the varied talents of the students at Lincoln High School. Auditions are held in November and December and the performance is held in March. Advisors are Mr. Jayson Schofield, Mr. Roy Boudreau and Mrs. Alicia Kroszner.
World Languages & Cultures Club
This club provides an in-depth look into the cultures and languages of other countries - especially those of Lincoln High School students. The club meets approximately once a month. Our feature celebration of languages and culture occurs during National Foreign Language Week, in April, when we hold advisory contests. Miss Rebecca Regan, Ms. Meghan Maguire, and Mrs. Dot Lareau are the Advisors.
The Yearbook Club creates the Yearbook, takes pictures and creates layouts, all on computer desktop publishing. There are opportunities for all students in grades 9 through 12. The Yearbook Advisor is Mrs. Kristen DeMelo.
Writing & Math Tutoring Center
This club offers students a great opportunity to help their fellow peers excel academically. They meet every Tuesday and Thursday after school in Room C-33.