CSA Lincoln Newsletter
PRINCIPAL'S NOTES AND HIGHLIGHTS
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I wanted to get a few dates in front of you as we plan for the end of the school year.
Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony
Monday, May 23rd @ 1:30 p.m. CSA Lincoln Gym
6th grade Send-Off
Tuesday, May 24th @ 9:00 a.m. CSA Lincoln Gym
Move Up day
Tuesday, May 24th @ 1:30 p.m.
Grades K-5 will move up to meet their 2016-2017 teacher.
Wednesday, May 25th All day at Donner Park. Parents and buses will drop students off at Donner Park. More details to come later.
Have a great weekend!
Planning for 2016-2017
This is the time of the year when schools began posting open job positions. Our Continous Improvement Council (CIC), which consists of teachers, teaching assistants, two parents and myself will begin reviewing applications and interviewing candidates in a few weeks. This year we have four teaching positions that we will be filling. As you know Mrs. Spear is retiring at the end of the school year. Mrs. Kean left to take a Literacy Coach position at IPS and another teacher is leaving to pursue opportunities at another school district.
I am both happy and sad to announce that Mrs. Delaney George is being promoted to BCSC Admin to work as an Instructional Coach. When Dr. Hack asked my opinion of Delaney, I said that this would be a huge loss for CSA Lincoln, but a big gain for all BCSC students. When I'm at the BCSC admin office, we often joke about how CSA Lincoln is a pipeline to district administration positions (Phillips, Zimmerman, Putnam and now George). All joking aside, that's because of the quality of people we have at CSA Lincoln. They embody the same high expectations we hold our students too and are seen as leaders both in the classroom and at the district level.
I've already reviewed several applications and am pleased with the quality of candidates who are applying. I'll be sure to keep you posted as we work through this process. Again, please join me in congratulating Delaney on her promotion!
Set Design Team
This information has been announced to students. If you think this is something they might be interested in, please encourage them to talk with Miss Morrow!
"Do you like designing, building, and being creative?? Then you should join the Set Design Team for this year’s production of McQuadle: A Dragon’s Tale. We will be designing, planning and creating all of the set pieces for this production! This group is open to 3rd - 6th graders. For more information or to get a permission slip talk to your teacher or Miss Morrow!"
Thursday, April 21 3:15-4:30
Thursday, April 28 3:15-5:30
Monday, May 2 3:15-5:30
Tuesday, May 3 3:15-5:30
NO REHEARSAL ON WEDNESDAY!!!!!!!!!
Thursday, May 5 3:15-5:30
- Our Kindergarten classes are continuing to learn about insects. They have praying mantis egg cases in between their classrooms and are waiting for them to hatch out tiny mantises. They are thinking of ways they can educate others about insects.
- First grade started their final project of the year, "Helping Our Helpers". They are helping senior adults in our community in a variety of ways. They watched a presentation from Leah Boas of the Mill Race Center on ways they can help.
- Second graders are on their final stages of their Genius Hour projects. They are completing their research paper, putting together their presentation and are finalizing their speech. The final presentations will take place on April 19th and 21st in the Red Room at the Bartholomew County Public Library.
- Third graders are collecting empty water bottles for their upcoming Urban Design Project.
- Fourth graders have begun working on their next project, the Big Blue Football Camp coming to CSA Lincoln next Friday. Permission waivers should have gone home with your students. Please return those as soon as possible. This event is open to students in 2nd-5th grade.
- Fifth graders are working on there "Here in the U.S.A." Project. They have each got their own states and are learning interesting facts and what makes that state desirable to visit.
- Sixth grade students are working in groups for their "Helping Disasters" project. They have teamed up with their community partners and are working with them on ways they can help.
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