Tree Planting!

Tree Planting Day at Lincoln Park Elementary   We are very excited to announce that we hosted our own Tree Planting Day at Lincoln Park on Tuesday, April 5th during SUN extended-day program! These trees will not only provide ecological benefits for the area, but will create shade for the summer months…

chess for success

Chess For Success

Chess for Success!   Chess for Success is much more than a recreational, after-school club. It’s an intervention and educational support, provided at no cost to families, that closes the achievement gap for economically disadvantaged and minority youth. Through learning chess, students develop high-level critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that improve self-esteem, behavior, and academic performance, including…

Walking Club

Walking Club!

Who?  You, your friends and family! What?  Lincoln Park Walking Club When?  Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 Where?  Meet at the back doors off 135th Why?  Get active!  Make friends!  Get to know the neighborhood!  

The zoo took us camping!

The Oregon Zoo’s Urban Nature Overnights (UNO) hosted a group of Lincoln & Menlo Park students at the Wildwood Recreation Site.  It was amazing to watch students explore the world outside the classroom and take on new skills and responsibilities.  Our campers did all the work – setting up tents, cooking breakfast,…

The Girls Running Club completes a 5K!

Check out the Lincoln Park SUN Girls Running Club at the Lents Park 5K race! Every girl who participated completed the race!! A special thanks to all the volunteers who joined the running club as running buddies!!  

Lincoln Park SUN Students Rocked it at Community Cup!

Check out our SUN students at the Community Cup Soccer Tournament!  Last Saturday the Lincoln Park SUN Soccer Team participated in the  Metropolitan Family Service SUN Community Cup Soccer Tournament and  Resource Fair. They competed against teams from all over East  Portland, practiced their skills with AC Portland, played  fun games, and enjoyed delicious food!  …

SUN School starts a business

Entrepreneurs In Training SUN Students participated in the Lemonade Day Portland Program, where they learned how to start and operate their own business! Check out their stand from National Lemonade day on May 3rd! Miss out on Lemonade Day? Don’t worry– You can catch the SUN  Lemonade Stand at the Lincoln Park…

SUN program

SUN Goes to Hollywood!

Sun Film Class students visited the Hollywood Theater this week to compete in the PDX Youth Film Contest! This year students had to combine Zombies, time travel, and the Magna Carta in their own short film! The Lincoln Park SUN Purple Team’s film was then chosen to premiere at the Hollywood Theater,…

Girl's Running Club

Girls Running Club!

A big THANK YOU! to Pace Setter Athletic – Anita came out to Lincoln Park, taught our club how to find a good-fitting pair of shoes, and donated 10 pair of sneakers! We have twenty amazing girls who are working their way towards running a 5K!! Our focus is on building self confidence, positive…