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Toys for Tots Moving Operations Site

Toys for Tots Moving Operations Site

Toys for Tots is moving their annual toy collection and distribution operation to the former Lincoln School.  Several weeks ago, Toys for Tots director, Darlene Lopez, was seeking a new location as the spare rooms at the Prowers County Annex may be earmarked as the future offices for a potential child help hot line operating […]

Annual Banquet for Project HOPE this Thursday

Annual Banquet for Project HOPE this Thursday

  Project HOPE Coalition members met to discuss the seasonal finale of the HOPE Center Project set for Thursday, March 14 at 7pm at Lincoln Elementary School.  A portion of the evening will be devoted to a presentation of the Lead2Feed project highlighting efforts to curtail world hunger.   Lamar High School students, Lauren Tinnes and […]

Lamar RE-2 Board Continues Discussions for MHDC/Lincoln School Consolidation

Lamar RE-2 Board Continues Discussions for MHDC/Lincoln School Consolidation

  Action to approve the consolidation of the Melvin Hendrickson Developmental Center Pre School students to Lincoln Elementary School in Lamar was tabled pending further discussion with board members of Melvin Hendrickson, according to Lamar RE-2 School District Superintendent, David Tecklenburg.  The superintendent said 126 students are using three buildings and some savings on utilities […]

Moving Back to Lincoln School

Moving Back to Lincoln School

  The Lamar Teen Center moved across town, Wednesday, August 1.   Office equipment, furnishings, computers and an assortment of classroom products was transported from the West Elm Street Teen Center to Lincoln Elementary School on North 10th Street.  Volunteers from the high school football team and some employees from the RE-2 school district loaded vans […]

Lamar Teen Center Moving to Lincoln Elementary School

Lamar Teen Center Moving to Lincoln Elementary School

  Lincoln Elementary School, vacant for the past year, will host the students from Project HOPE from the Lamar Teen Center beginning next month.  The two story building on East Elm Street sees about 75 to 90 young students each day after school, according to HOPE director, Lori Hammer.  She said she’s, “very excited and a […]

Lamar Getting Four Day School Week

Lamar School Board members cast a unanimous vote in favor of a four-day school week, starting next fall. The pros outweighed the cons among the board members who said the decision was basically driven by less budgeted revenue over the past several years. Last year, Lincoln Elementary school was closed as a cost cutting measure. […]

Tribute to Lincoln Night

Tribute to Lincoln Night

Lincoln Elementary School in Lamar will not open next school year. As a cost-cutting move, Lincoln students are being sent to Parkview Elementary and Lamar Middle School for the 2011-2012 school year. It’s not known when, or if, Lincoln will re-open. A tribute to the school, it’s teachers, students and staff will be held from […]