Meet Mafer, one of our Kinder teachers. Ms. Mafer has been teaching at Lincoln for 4 years now. Ms. Mafer loves working at Lincoln because she loves the growth she sees in the students as well as the relationships she can build with them. She also loves the influence that she gets to have on the kids’ lives as she guides them toward Jesus. Ms. Mafer loves when we have professional development days at Lincoln and we take some time in the morning to worship together as staff. She also loves being able to pray for her students and talking about how great our God is!
Meet Ms. Allison Staley, our 5th grade ELA teacher. This is Ms. Staley’s 3rd year teaching at Lincoln, however, she also student taught here before returning to Lincoln to teach! Ms. Staley loves Lincoln because she loves that the small class size really allows her to focus on each student individually. She also loves being able to incorporate her faith into her teaching. Ms. Staley says a moment she felt close to God was when she was praying over a difficult relationship she had with a student and shortly afterward, the student apologized for his behavior and they were able to mend the relationship right before the pandemic hit.
Meet Ms. Bethzua Briseño, our Spanish teacher in 7th and 8th grade. Ms. Bethzua studied a career in Hispanic Letters. She loves working at Lincoln School because she can share her faith and love for Jesus Christ. She loves seeing the impact that God has on her students, and the way they continue to grow with it. She loves music and singing, but if she has the time, she prefers reading a book or watching a movie with her loved ones. Ms. Bethzua is fulfilling her life purpose by serving God through education, and she is always learning from her best teacher, Jesus.
Nara is a loving and helpful girl, she loves Lincoln School because of the different activities that they do and because she can learn about the Bible. Nara loves science class, and she thinks that we should all be like Jesus, because He was kind, and loved all people no matter what. She says that everyone should be like Him because it makes other people feel happy.
Samara is Nara’s little sister. She also loves Lincoln School because she can be closer to Jesus and learn about the Bible. Samara loves learning about Jesus’ love through the bible. She thinks that everyone should learn the importance of sharing, since it is very important to make others feel included.
Meet María! María loves Lincoln School because it is a beautiful school with good people and classmates. María loves being kind to others and making them feel involved. She also thinks that it is important to be humble. She says that everyone should be this way because it makes people feel nice. Her advice for everyone who struggles to do this, is to just try to be a better person each day.
Meet Leo! Leo’s favorite aspects of Lincoln School are his friends, teachers, and the fact that everyone is kind. He loves helping others because he feels bad when people are left out or having a difficult time. He encourages others to always be helpful because when they need it, they will be treated the same way as how they treated others in the past.
Meet Rebekah! Rebekah says that what she loves the most about Lincoln school is her friends and how teachers really care about their students. For Rebekah, someone who is Christ-like is a loving person, and also someone who puts others before themselves. She thinks it is important to be this way because we can be a light to the world, and to show others about Christ’s love. She encourages other people to always put God first, and to find good and loving friends.
Meet José! José is an 11th grader who loves Lincoln School because of the good values that it teaches and the relations and friendships that he has built with both teachers and classmates. He thinks that someone who is Christ-like is a person who is always available to help others and seek to fulfill others’ needs. He thinks that it is important to have people willing to help you because it aids us to overcome difficult situations.