CSA Lincoln Newsletter
Principal's Notes and Highlights
CSA Lincoln Family,
I am struggling to find the right words to share with you. At this time, I'm just going to include the message I shared with our students this morning.
February 2nd Morning Announcement
As you know, on Friday we usually go to Town Hall Meetings. This morning you are going to be staying in the classroom for announcements and the moment of silence.
Today, I only have one announcement to share and it will be a difficult one to hear. We were sad to learn yesterday that first grade student, Savanna Jessie, had died. Savanna had bright blonde hair, a beautiful smile, loved school and was a great friend to all of us. She may have been your classmate, book buddy, friend in iCare or the sister of one of your friends. Savanna has three siblings that go to our school. They are Keegan, Carson and Bri. They are at home with their family during this difficult time.
It is ok to be sad about this. We will all miss her very much. It is also ok to ask questions. We may not have all the answers. That’s ok.
The important thing to remember is that we are a family. The adults in this building love you very much. We are here for you. We know you will be a good friend to those who are sad and when the time comes, you will be good friends when her brothers and sister return to school.
As a CSA Lincoln family, one way that we can show support to Savanna and her family is through a moment of silence. So, at this time, please join me in a moment of silence in remembrance of our classmate Savanna.
I have been in contact with the family. When appropriate, we will share how CSA Lincoln can support Savanna’s family.
Hang in there,
Updates and Upcoming Events
- The 5th/6th Grade Friendship Dance will be held Friday, February 16th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The theme is Back to the Past: 50's Sock Hop. Flyer linked below.
- The Staff vs. Student Basketball Game will be held on Wednesday, March 7th. We will be having a Paw Pack Party for all grades after school on that date. The cost is $5 and will include a snack after school before the game and we will escort your students over to Central Middle School to watch the game. The game will start at 5 p.m. Admission to families or students who only want to attend the game is free. A permission slip will be coming home soon. Proceeds of the event will go to support the 6th Grade Chicago Trip.
- We are in need of volunteer coaches for Girls On the Run and Trailblazers (boys) for this upcoming season. Registration opens on February 1st. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would be interested. Attached below is important dates concerning both programs.
- The Book Fair will be next week. The theme is "Surf into Reading". It will start Tuesday and finish on Thursday.
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