Congratulations! Lincoln Middle School which has been chosen as a recipient of the 2015 BASF Science Education Grant of $5,000. Special thanks to Ms. McMasters, Mrs. McCarthy, and Mrs. Hester-Fearon for their efforts in the application process. Their work in fostering students' interest in the sciences is commended.
Lincoln Middle School Rain Garden Classroom Project Completed
The Rain Garden project that was completed at Lincoln Middle School resulted from a partnership between Rutgers University and Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission. The project included the following a rainwater garden, a rainwater harvesting system, tree and vegetable plantings, raised garden beds and gardening areas to enhance science education curriculum, and the creation of an outdoor classroom by installing benches for 24 students.
During the construction process, the initial plans were modified to also include over 700 feet of boardwalk style decking around the raised garden beds to make them handicapped accessible, a teacher podium for the outdoor classroom, and a large greenhouse was purchased.
The time needed to complete the project exceeded 750 man hours.
Lincoln Middle School is grateful for the gift that has been given to our school and community.