September LPS Learning Lunch: What’s in a name?

What’s in a name at Lincoln Public Schools?  

Plenty of history and stories – and you’ll hear a few of those stories at the Tuesday, Sept. 18 LPS Learning Lunch, featuring Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner for the Lincoln Planning Department.  Zimmer’s presentation is called: “What’s in a Name, Stories Behind our School Names.”  

Learning Lunches are scheduled for noon in the Board Room at LPS District Office, 5905 O St., open to the public as well as LPS staff. Doors open at 11:45 a.m., please bring your own lunch – we’ll provide dessert.

 LPS Learning Lunches offer “Untold Stories of our Schools:”

  • Tuesday, Oct. 9: Informed Citizenship in Action: Student Vote,” Jaci Kellison, curriculum specialist for Social Studies, and students with a passion for Student Vote.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 20: Welcome Center: Opening doors into our community for families from around the world, Laura Salem, supervisor, English Language Learner program.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11: Recruitment and Retention of Talent in LPS, Eric Weber, associate superintendent for Human Resources at LPS.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 15: VOICE at LPS: Readiness for Resumes, Rent and Recreation, Tonya Jolley, coordinator of VOICE (Vocational Opportunity in Community Experience).
  • Tuesday, Feb. 26: Budget Development in LPS, Liz Standish, associate superintendent for Business Affairs at LPS.
  • Tuesday, March 19: Twenty-five years of student-built houses, Bob Freese, Lincoln Northeast High School teacher.
  • Tuesday, April 16: LPS Student Debate, Mindy Murphy, curriculum specialist for English Language Arts for secondary education.
  • Tuesday, May 14: Aprenda mientras toma su almuerzo con los Mariachis de las Ciudad Estrella! (Learn while you have your lunch with The Star City Mariachi Ensemble), Lance Nielsen, curriculum specialist for Music at LPS.


Published: September 4, 2018, Updated: September 4, 2018