The Trail Times

October 6, 2020

LT Dawg Walk Celebration

In case you missed the Dawg Walk

Thank you PTO for creating this video of this year's Dawg Walk. Thank you parents, students, families and community for your support of the Dawg Walk.

Parent Teacher Conferences

The window for signing up for Fall Parent Teacher Conferences will open this Friday, October 9th at 4:30 p.m. To sign up for a conference, you would just need to log into Skyward, click on conferences (on the left) and choose a time that works for your schedule. Due to the current COVID restrictions, these conferences will be held either through a virtual meeting or via phone. You will receive a survey later asking for your preference of virtual meeting or phone conference. The window for signing up closes on Wednesday, October 14th at 4:30 p.m.

Dates to Remember

October 12th - This is a day of attendance for remote learning

Wednesday, October 21st - Picture Retake Day. Remote students can choose their time. 10 - 11 a.m. or 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Code for ordering is 53267F

Thursday, October 22nd - Parent Teacher Conferences. Conferences will be held either via phone call or virtual meeting. See above for additional information

Friday, October 23rd - No School

Fall Fun Fridays!

To celebrate our students and school, we are scheduling some FUN for our Fridays! See the schedule below for some fun opportunities to show your school spirit:

Friday, October 9th - Pajama/Comfy Day

Friday, October 16th - Favorite Color Day

Thursday, October 22nd - Hats Off to a Day Off (No School on Friday, October 23)

Friday, October 30th - Everyone's a HERO Day - dress like your favorite hero. Remember, not all heroes wear capes so you may choose to dress like a nurse, teacher, driver, etc.

Positive Referrals

Chandler Mills

Jehner Welge

Bryce Moser

Aden Morales

Jac Coward

Caroline Houser

Andrew Dalangin

Tyler Salfelder

Clem Torney

Abbigail McCormick

Adam Varga

Brooke Alderks

Zeri Cox

Cora Kasper

Beau Rasche

Maddie Rogers

Auggie Zimmerman

Jaxson Tiefenthaler

Lilly Bohannen

Emma Burge

Macey Albert

Steven York

Jaden York

Ali Keigley

Vanessa King

Layla Palacio

Noah Crane

Annie Culp

Lily Frieman

Dylan Heckman

Lainey Jacobs

Desmond Lehye

Kira McDonald

Mia Millis

Raegan O'Donnell

Adam Smigielski

Marissa Thompson

Anshaun White

Maria Crane-Wieringa

Brooklyn Crane-Wieringa

Cecily Smith

Finley Smith

Ayden Anderson

Dallas McComas

Harper Young

Livia Wheatley

Vincent Traylor

Victoria Traficante

Jackson Tieffel

Oliver Raquel

Nyla Patterson

Makenna Paterka

Gracie Park

Chris House

Annika Holmes

Evan Frye

Maxwell Fay

Kiptyn Fan

Gianna Bohn

Tristen Adams

Layla Edwards

Drew Lambert

Anna Lybarger

Audrey Gramig

Jaxson Fitzsimmons

Remote Days

Just a reminder that Mondays are remote learning days for all students. Your child should check his or her Google Classroom for the remote assignments for the day.

Lincoln Trail School Hours

Morning Session of Learning

8:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Lunch and cleaning

Afternoon Session of Learning

12:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Please, do not drop your child off more than 10 minutes prior to the start of their academic day (morning or afternoon). Students will be screened prior to entering the building and all doors will remain locked during the school day.

Kids Club opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. for those families that are enrolled.

Office Hours 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

When to Keep Your Child Home

Your child should stay home or will be send home with these symptoms:

  • COVID like symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, loss of taste or smell
  • Fever above 99.5
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Your child should also stay home if there has been a known exposure to COVID 19.

Home Screening Information for Parents

The pictures below are also available on the District Website under COVID 19 resources. You can view the entire Return to School Health Plan there.

YouTube Channel

New videos about Lincoln Trail have been added to the YouTube channel. Link below is for one about accessing the new entrance at Lincoln Trail
Main Entrance Video


Attendance will be taken for our students attending on and off campus. Make sure that you know your log in times for the times of day that your child is not on campus.

Water fountains and water bottles

The water fountains are closed except for the bottle filler portion. Your child is welcome to bring a filled water bottle each day, which can be refilled from the bottle filler.

Lunch and Breakfast

Breakfast and lunch will be available for any student each day. Students will need to sign up for that lunch when they are on campus (we will take care of this for you). Please do not have your child bring their lunch or breakfast to school unless they are on campus all day.

Mahomet CARES Closet and Mom's Pantry

In order to promote safety for ALL, we will not be accepting used clothing donations for the Mahomet CARES Closet at this time. However, we are currently accepting donations of NEW underwear and socks for boys and girls in assorted sizes. If you are in need of clothing, please email Mrs. Hunter at with needed items, sizes and to arrange a time to have items delivered or picked up.

Other Information

  • Parent Drop Off: For the safety of our students, please only drop students off between the 2 posts, not all along the sidewalk. Students will only be able to enter door by the 5th grade hallway. (This is the door closest to State Street.) Please do not drop students off in the parking lot. Unless students are part of our Kids Club program, they should not be dropped off before 8:00 a.m. This is imperative for the safety of all our students.
  • Changes in Routine: Please let the office know at least one hour before your child's dismissal if there is a change in their after school routine.
  • Lost and Found: Did your child lose a coat? How about a lunch box? Make sure they check lost and found first! The lost and found will be emptied on the last day of the trimester, items left will be donated to our Mahomet CARES Closet.