Programs and Activities

With an emphasis on literacy, math and real-world science, Lincoln-Erdman students build a strong foundation in the core curriculum. To enhance student learning, specialists in music, art, and physical education work with students weekly. Below are additional programs and activities available at our school.

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4-Year-Old Kindergarten
Lincoln-Erdman has a morning and an afternoon session for 4-year old kindergarten. Click this link to read more about the program.

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English Language Learner (ELL) Program
Licensed ELL teachers provide classroom instruction and additional learning support for students who are non-native English speakers to ensure they acquire English proficiency.

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Special Education Services
The Sheboygan Area School District provides special education services for students who have been identified through an Individual Education Plan (IEP). Click here to learn more.

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Band
Beginning band is open to all 5th grade students. We offer instruction on flute, oboe, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone and combined percussion. Students receive one twenty minute lesson and one thirty minute full rehearsal per week. Performances include a winter concert, a spring concert and Fifth Grade Recognition. Students participating in an instrumental music program develop self-discipline through regular practice, teamwork and leadership skills while playing with peers, and self-confidence when playing for friends and family.

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Orchestra
The strings program is open to 5th grade students. Students who participate in the strings program attend a weekly, small group lesson that is scheduled before school or during the school day. Instruments available for study are the violin, viola, cello, and string bass.

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After-School Science Program
Elementastic after school science workshops offer an enrichment program for those interested in science education. The 8 week sessions are held for one hour each week. The enrollment fee includes all required materials and equipment.

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After-School Spanish
Classes are held twice per year with six lessons in each session. The program is offered by UW-Sheboygan and provides an opportunity for students to gain knowledge and be exposed to the Spanish language. Children in grades K-5 have fun learning basic pronunciations, alphabet, and simple conversation. Click this link for the brochure/registration form.

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LEEF Trail
The Lincoln-Erdman Environmental and Fitness (LEEF) Trail is for students and the community to enjoy while learning more about Wisconsin's plant and animal life and fitness. The vision is to develop an environmental retreat where people can explore, exercise, study and learn.

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Little Panther Playtime
Little Panther Playtime is a free, open gym playtime for future Lincoln-Erdman students and their parent(s). Our gym schedule didn't allow time this year (2013-2014), but we hope to offer it again in the 2014-2015 school year.

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Panther Pals Character Building
Students meet to participate in fun learning activities centered on character building. Groups are made up of two staff members and students from each grade level which helps teach mutual respect and how to work together, regardless of age differences. Group leaders are teachers, educational assistants, phy. ed. teacher, psychologist, social worker and principal.

 

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Reading Buddies
A bi-monthly activity that pairs an older student with a younger student. Book Buddies share favorite stories along with reading related activities to strengthen the sense of community at Lincoln-Erdman as well as provide a time for the young students to showcase their growing reading ability. Fun activities such as Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast and holiday celebrations are incorporated to provide an enjoyable learning environment.

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Student Council
The Lincoln-Erdman Student Council is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. The Council helps students develop leadership skills through a variety of school and community projects. Student Council members run a bookstore within the school to promote reading to all students. They have collected canned goods, clothing and soda tabs for various community charities. Members help support PTO activities within our school. Student council members help with school spirit and always show their own "Panther Pride."

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