The Lincoln Academy News & Events
Empowering educators: The transformative partnership between The Lincoln Academy and CUW
Concordia University Wisconsin
Six charter school teachers in pursuit of their teacher licensure through CUW share how their studies are already impacting their classrooms.
2024 New Scholar Parent Information Session
TLA - January 30, 2024
Interested in learning more about TLA and the enrollment process for the fall 2024 school year? Check out the recording of our virtual 2024 New Scholar Parent Informatin Session.
The Lincoln Academy Charter School in Beloit Earns 4-Star Rating from DPI
Beloit Daily News - November 19, 2023
BELOIT — The Lincoln Academy received a four-star — Exceeds Expectations rating from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in the Beloit charter school’s first report card from the state.
Welcoming Scholars Back to School
Beloit Daily News - September 5, 2023 e-Edition
Linc, the mascot for the Lincoln Academy in Beloit, welcomes students back to school on Wednesday, Aug.30. The charter school started its third year of operation on Wednesday with a red carpet welcome to all students.
TLA Announces New 6-12th Grade Principal
The Lincoln Academy
BELOIT, Wisc. (July 5, 2023) TLA is proud to announce the new 6th-12th Grade Principal, Ms. Janae Gile. Ms. Gile comes to TLA from a local school district and is excited to be back in Beloit, where she and her family have lived for more than 15 years.
Ms. Gile is a highly dedicated, compassionate, and experienced school administrator and is known for her commitment to building positive relationships and ensuring scholars are prepared for the many choices that life provides them. With a career spanning over two decades, Ms. Gile has consistently focused on the holistic development of scholars, fostering an environment that promotes both academic excellence and personal growth.
The Lincoln Academy Continues Focus on Academics and Career Exploration
Beloit Daily News - March 30, 2023
BELOIT — The Lincoln Academy, a K4-12 public charter school which opened in the fall of 2021, is growing its student population as it focuses on career preparedness and character development.
“The level of expectation causes scholars to rise higher and be more,” Interim Principal Tavi Riddle said in a January interview. “It’s mind-boggling what they can do.”
From the custodial and office staff to teachers and administrators, Riddle said everyone is pulling together and putting in extra effort to help kids succeed academically.
The Lions' Lens - News & Happenings
The Lions' Lens - March 2023
BELOIT - The Lions' Lens, a quarterly newsletter filled with updates and activity highlights, is our way of sharing all of the great things happening at TLA throughout the year with you. Enjoy these updates from the third quarter of 2022-2023!
TLA to Host Make48 Beloit 2023
Kansas City, MO (March 16, 2023) - Make48 is returning to Beloit, Wisconsin this year with their 48-hour invention competition. Last year the event surpassed all expectations and The Lincoln Academy will once again host the 2023 event. Teams will build a prototype for the challenge with a new set of participants. The competition is set to take place August 11-13, 2023. Applications are now open.
Virtual Parent Information Session - February 7, 2023
The Lincoln Academy - Feb. 7, 2023
BELOIT - This recording of a virtual information session provides a general overview of The Lincoln Academy and includes a Q&A component that allowed participants to submit specific questions.
Members of The Lincoln Academy Leadership Team participating in the session included:
Dr. Kristi Cole, Chief Education Officer
Laura Benish, Director of Career Planning & Partnerships
Kari Flitz, Chief Instruction Officer
Yolanda Rivera, Director of Scholar Services
Jamie Merath, Chief Financial Officer
Priscilla El-Amin, Principal, 6th-12th grades
Tavi Riddle, Principal, K4-5th grades
Ryan Anderson, Dean of Scholars, K4-5th grades
The Lions' Lens - News & Happenings
The Lions' Lens - January 2023
BELOIT - The Lions' Lens, a quarterly newsletter filled with updates and activity highlights, is our way of sharing all of the great things happening at TLA throughout the year with you. Enjoy these updates from the second quarter of 2022-2023!
The Lincoln Academy Announces Registration for 2023 School Year
Beloit Daily News - January 30, 2023
BELOIT- Beginning Feb. 1, The Lincoln Academy will start accepting student applications for the next school year set to begin in September 2023.
Applications can be submitted online to thelincolnacademybeloit.com or at the school office from 8 a.m. — 4 p.m. Monday through Friday between. Completed applications are accepted on a rolling basis after the last day of February and are processed.
The academy will be accepting students in Kindergarten through Grade 4 and in Grades 6 through 11.
“In 2022, we had (students) in Kindergarten through third grade and sixth through 10th grade,” said Kristi Cole, Chief Education Officer at the Lincoln Academy.
Beloit Hosts Make48 Competition to Support New Inventors
Beloit Daily News - November 6, 2022
BELOIT—A city with a rich history of innovation nurtured its newest inventors on Saturday.
Creative students and adults created prototypes ranging from remote-controlled reindeer to snowball catapults as part of the Make48 invent-a-thon held at The Lincoln Academy (TLA) Friday through Sunday.
Make48 is hosting maker competitions in eight U.S. cities this year. It selected Beloit as one of its event locations thanks to a Beloit College connection.