Lincoln Middle School

May 20, 2022

Contact Us

Paul Suminski, Principal / psuminski@d57.org

Randy Steen, Assistant Principal / rsteen@d57.org

Susannah Wade, Assistant Principal / swade@d57.org

Office: (847) 394-7350 / Fax: (847) 394-7358

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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

Dear Parents and Guardians,


We are coming around the bend, and what better way to celebrate the end of the school year than enjoying great performances by our Band, Orchestra, and Chorus. Each spring these talented groups wrap up a year of hard work by treating families with an evening of musical entertainment. Performing arts is an important piece of a child's education and we are fortunate to be able to offer our students these opportunities. Thanks to Mr. Acuna, Ms. Prodan, and Ms. Thomas for an enjoyable year showcasing the talents of so many Lincoln students.


Our athletic department is wrapping up a year of coaching students in Cross Country, Wrestling, Volleyball, Dance Team, Basketball, and now they end with Track and Field. Lincoln is sending several athletes to State this weekend and we wish them the best of luck!


Earlier this week I learned that Megan Imherr (Grade 8 Jaguar) has won the American Legion Essay Award this year. Her paper on the subject of the Congressional Medal of Honor was chosen from among about 100 entries! Megan will participate in the Memorial Day Parade, read her essay aloud at the Mount Prospect band shell after the parade, and then be awarded her certificate and $100 from one of 68 living Medal of Honor recipients. Congratulations to Megan and her family!


Lincoln's Class of 2022 graduates on Thursday! It is amazing to think that this class experienced the repercussions of the global COVID 19 pandemic during each of their middle school years. I hope that you are as proud of yourselves as I am of your entire graduating class. These past three years have been a time for communities to work together for the good of all; for students to persevere through many changes and restrictions; and, finally, a time to realize that with patience, support, and confidence, you will be able to accomplish almost anything! Congratulations and see you Thursday night!


Paul Suminski


PS: Please take note of the following reminders to help bring the year to a smooth close:

  • This week was the last week for Shield testing at Lincoln.
  • 8th Grade Gowns and Pins will be distributed on Monday, May 23. Students will be instructed to bring these items home after school.
  • 8th Grade Chrome books are being collected on Monday, May 23 . . . be sure to send your child with case, charger, and the Chromebook.
  • Great America for Grade 8: Tuesday, May 24 . . . be sure to send your child with his or her season pass if you did not buy a group admission ticket.
  • 7th Grade will eat lunch 6th period on Wednesday, May 25.
  • Grade 8 PTO Picnic in afternoon / Yearbooks distributed to Grade 8 / PTO Graduation Dance in evening.
  • Thursday May 26 - last day for Activity Bus.
  • Thursday May 26 Grade 8 not in attendance. Graduation at Prospect High School Field House 6:30pm. Students arrive 6:00pm.
  • Click here for the Spring Graduation Letter (April 2022)
  • Grades 6 and 7 Chromebook, chargers, cases collection: Friday, May 27 . . . be sure to send your child with these items on that date.
  • May 30, NO SCHOOL: Memorial Day
  • Tuesday, May 31: Last day for Grades 6 and 7. Field Days / Yearbooks distributed


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Lincoln Social Workers . . .


Erin's Law


Erin's Law is mandated by the State of Illinois and refers to a prevention-oriented child sexual abuse program. We would like to share the resource below from the Erin’s Law website for you as parents to review. Students may check their team's website next week for more information regarding Erin's Law. If you would like to, we also encourage you to have a discussion with your children about this important topic. Both parents and students can contact either of us about this at draftery@d57.org or mmaman@d57.org with any follow up questions!


Be well,

Dan Raftery and Mimi Maman


http://www.erinslaw.org/for-parents/

SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS FOR 2022/23

Attention current 5th, 6th, and 7th Grade Families:

Lincoln's 2022/23 student school supplies can now be purchased in pre-boxed sales through PTO's partnership with EPI. Click here for our supply lists. This is offered as a convenience, but parents may still purchase school supplies on their own.

Click on the EPI Shop Now to Order Pre-boxed Lincoln 2022/23 School Supplies. Easy shopping offered through our PTO! Use School ID LIN234 and order before May 30th!

PTO WANTS YOU TO KNOW . . .

CALLING ALL 7th GRADE ARTISTS! The PTO is coordinating an all-new t-shirt design contest for the Class of 2023. Design an image that will be featured on a "Class of 2023" spirit wear shirt next fall! Entries due May 23 - see attached flyer for all the details.

ORDER SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR 22-23: New this year, the PTO is offering pre-packaged school supplies that will be delivered directly to the school for next fall! The same program you know from Lions and Fairview has landed at Lincoln. Please CLICK HERE to order and use School ID LIN234. Order deadline 5/30 - ORDER TODAY!

8th GRADERS - PICK-UP YARD SIGNS: Pre-ordered Yard Signs are available for pick-up in the front office. There are a limited amount of signs still available - $3 Cash/Check (made out to Lincoln PTO).

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SUMMER FUN WITH THE MOUNT PROSPECT POLICE DEPARTMENT

Click here and check out what the Mount Prospect Police Department has planned for families this summer!

The Lincoln Office!

We are here to answer questions and assist you in any way we can!

Lynn Atkinson, 847.394.7350, X5001 - latkinson@d57.org

Robin Moran, 847.394.7350, X5000 - rmoran@d57.org

Beth Wiley, 847.394.7350, X5013 - ewiley@d57.org