LHS PTSA SCHOLARSHIP 2019 – DEADLINE REACHED – NO MORE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED

*** THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN REACHED. NO MORE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE 2018/2019 SCHOOL YEAR ***

Dear PTSA Member,

Each year, the Lincoln High School PTSA offers scholarships to graduating seniors who are members of the PTSA. Ten scholarships of $500 each will be awarded and our scholarships are not based on family income.

To qualify, students must be graduating this current 2018-19 school year, have 2.5 or higher GPA, must have been a member of PTSA by February 1, 2019, and must complete a scholarship application by the deadline of April 3, 2019, by 12:00pm (noon). Late applications will not be accepted. No time extensions will be granted.

The application can be downloaded from lincolnptsa.org/scholarship and is also available now in the Principal’s Office from the Secretary, Melissa Marquez. If you have any questions, please email lincolnhighschoolptsa@gmail.com.

Winners will be announced at the Senior Awards Night on May 28, 2019.

Thank you for supporting the LHS PTSA!

Regards,
Linda Funk
PTSA Scholarship, Chairperson

PTSA Scholarship 2019

PURPOSE: To support higher learning through financial support for deserving graduating seniors from Lincoln High School who will be the future leaders in promoting the welfare of children and youth.

CRITERIA: The following criteria will be used to determine the successful candidate:

  • Contributions to school community (i.e. tutoring, leadership and other school activities such as Sports, Music, Art, Drama etc.)
  • Promoting the welfare of children (i.e. child advocacy activities)
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5
  • Acceptance into a post high school education (i.e. junior college, 4 year college or vocational school)
  • Proof of registration in post high school education classes(see above list

AWARD: There will be ten (10) $500 scholarships awarded.

DUE DATE: Return completed application by email to lincolnhighschoolptsa@gmail.com or to Melissa Marquez, Principal’s Secretary, no later than noon on April 3, 2019. No exceptions or extensions will be granted. If you are submitting a paper application, please be sure to limit your typed response to each of the three questions to no more than one page per question, using 12pt Helvetica font. Please use the numbered pages provided and do not put your name on any other page but the cover page.

SELECTION PROCESS: The selection committee is comprised of an administrator, designated by the principal, a PTSA parent member who does not have a senior applying for a scholarship, and the PTSA Scholarship Committee Chairperson. All applications will receive a blind read and will be assigned points by each committee member to ensure fairness to all applicants.

Post high school acceptance (i.e. junior college, 4-year college or vocational school) and PTSA membership will be verified prior to awarding scholarships.

The successful candidate will be notified at the Senior Awards Ceremony on May 28, 2019. The scholarship checks will be presented the week after graduation when all paperwork from your college registration/enrollment is presented, along with a copy of your high school diploma, and your PTSA membership card to the Chairperson of Scholarship Committee.

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Next PTSA meeting on Thursday March 14th.

Please join use for the next meeting of the Lincoln PTSA on Thursday March 14. The General meeting starts at 7PM in the Lincoln Center (library & media center).

We look forward to having you join us!

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Next PTSA meeting on Thursday January 10th.

Please join use for the next meeting of the Lincoln PTSA on Thursday January 10. The General meeting starts at 7PM in the Lincoln Center (library & media center).

Update: José Magaña unfortunately will not be joining us due to illness. We will work with Jose to reschedule for a future meeting. José Magaña, the newly elected school board trustee for Area 2, which includes Lincoln High School, will join us to introduce himself and answer your questions.

In addition we will have the usual Principal’s update and discuss the PTSA plans to support the Lincoln community during the 2nd half of the school year.

We look forward to having you join us!

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PTSA Meeting Thursday Nov. 8th

The next PTSA Meeting is Thursday, November 8.

The general membership meeting begins at 7PM in the Lincoln Center.

The meeting is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Fundraiser at Ike’s Sandwiches Tuesday September 25

Eat at Ike’s Love and Sandwiches at 2235 The Alameda (near Santa Clara University) for a late lunch or dinner between 2PM-7PM on Tuesday September 25th to support Abraham Lincoln High School.

Just show them the flyer below on your smartphone or just tell the cashier you with to support Lincoln High School. Ike’s will donate 50% of your purchase to Lincoln High School Parent Teacher Student Association.

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Support Lincoln by Joining the PTSA !

Click here for Spanish version of this message.

Why Join the Lincoln High School PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association) ?

We highly recommend that you become a member of the Lincoln High School PTSA! The PTSA exists to strengthen the community at Lincoln. As a member of the PTSA, you will receive important school and community information. The PTSA also raises money to support the specific needs of our whole school that EVERY student will benefit from. Here are a few PTSA highlights:

  • The PTSA is ensuring that every classroom and school office has a fully supplied
    emergency backpack (see photo below).
  • The Lincoln PTSA also coordinates and supports the Lincoln Student of the Month
    program to ensure that many students are recognized for their hard work and effort on campus.
  • The PTSA provides college scholarships to seniors who meet the qualifications.
  • The PTSA coordinates the Speaker Series program which hosts educational events
    brining relevant topics and valuable information to parents and students
  • The PTSA organizes volunteers for LHS orientation, shadow days and other events on campus

Memberships can be purchased individually (click here) or are included in the Lion Pride Package (click here). Pay by cash or checks payable to Lincoln PTSA or via paypal.

Thank you for supporting Lincoln High School !

The type of backpack which the PTSA is purchasing for classrooms:


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Date change: Final 2017-2018 PTSA meeting May 10

Please note the previously scheduled PTSA Board 6 pm and General Meeting 6:30 pm for May 17th has been changed to May 10th Board meeting at 6:00 pm and General at 6:30 pm.
 
Sorry for any inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you on May 10th.
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