Tiger Family Newsletter

December 18, 2022

Week Of December 19th

Monday 12/19 - Boys Basketball Practice

Tuesday 12/20 - Boys Basketball @ Home V. Wentworth

Wednesday 12/21 - Early Release Day

Thursday 12/22- No School

Friday 12/23 - No School

Quick Reading Tips!

Reading With Your Preschool - Kindergarten Age Child

  • Read a book with your child everyday and point out letters, numbers, pictures, colors, shapes, etc. Let your child handle the book, too
  • Talk to your child throughout the day to help build her/his vocabulary
  • Visit the library frequently to familiarize your child with the library's purpose


Reading With Your Elementary Age Child

  • Set aside a time every day for reading a book together and talking about it afterwards.
  • Encourage your child to read what she/he writes out loud
  • Ask your child to help you read a recipe before cooking, read a map while you drive, or read instructions for putting something together


Reading With Your Middle School Age Child

  • Encourage your child to read different types of literature: newspaper articles, magazines, poems, etc.
  • Ask your child to help you look up words and answers using different resources: dictionaries, the Internet, etc. Help your child link this new knowledge and vocabulary with things learned previously
  • Set aside at least 15 mins. each evening for family reading time.

Important Testing Information, Please Read!

Each Wednesday Covid, RSV, and Flu testing will take place at Lincoln Elementary school. The test is completed using a mouth swab and results are returned within a day. Testing will be completed by S&T labs. Please complete the following form to notify us of your wishes for your child regarding testing. Testing is available on Mondays as well, but only for students that are suspected of being sick. Thank you!


Cada miércoles se realizarán pruebas de Covid, RSV y Flu en la escuela de Lincoln. La prueba se completa con un hisopo bucal y los resultados se devuelven en un día. Las pruebas serán completadas por los laboratorios de S&T. Complete el siguiente formulario para notificarnos sus deseos para su hijo con respecto a las pruebas. Las pruebas también están disponibles los lunes, pero solo para los estudiantes que se sospecha que están enfermos. ¡Gracias!

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Parent Information and Resources

In the following section you will find several important flyers that pertain to school and community events that are taking place this month. Please take a moment to review the information. Thank you!

Early Pickups and Parent Visitors

  • If you are picking your child up early or are coming for a meeting, please have your Drivers License or State ID with you. We need to scan the IDs of all adults coming into the building during the day.
  • Also, please be sure to tell anyone that is an Emergency Contact to have their ID when picking your child up as well.
  • We strongly suggest checking your information in the PowerSchool Parent Portal for accuracy. If you need assistance you can contact our PowerSchool Parent Helpers at pshelp@L156.org

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Arrival and Dismissal

Arrival - Please pull all the way up to the Main Entrance Area before letting your child out of your vehicle. There are staff members posted to ensure that your child arrives to their designated door safely. Do not let your child out in the middle of 157th Street, it is unsafe for your child to cross through cars using the drop off lane. Also, please be mindful of students on 156th Place. The school zone speed limit is 20 MPH.


Dismissal - Please maintain a 20 MPH speed around the building. Also, please watch for students that are still learning traffic safety. The staff parking lot is NOT a designated pick up area, please do not use this space to pick up your child.

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, December 21 - Last Day of School Before Break
  • Thursday, December 22 - Friday, January 6 - Winter Break
  • Monday, January 16 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School