Lincoln Elementary- News
October 18th, 2020
Level 4 All In Person Instruction October 26th
With the announcement of Fargo Public Schools transitioning to Level 4 All In Person Instruction on October 26th, there are highlights listed below regarding a few changes and many things that will stay the same.
Starting October 26th, 2020, Lincoln Elementary students will be in school Monday through Thursday from 8:20 AM-2:42 PM.
Doors will open at 8:05 AM. Students can be dropped off anytime from 8:05-8:20 AM.
Breakfast will still be a grab and go breakfast that will be eaten in the classroom.
Specialists (gym, music,) will be 40 minutes for students.
Library will be 30 minutes for students.
Lunch will be 25 minutes for students.
All students will have a 20 minute daily recess time outside with their classroom with their teacher in differing recess zones.
Students will be released at 2:42 PM
Outside Visitors/School Functions
Visitors will not be allowed in the building.
Large group functions (school assemblies, PTA events) will not take place.
Health and Safety
In this model social distancing will not be possible. The school will physically distance to the extent possible.
Students will wear masks at all times within the school building.
Students will take their masks off while having breakfast, milk break, and lunch.
Podding will occur during times when students' masks are off (eating) within their classroom or the lunchroom.
Students will have online instruction with their teachers on Friday. This includes circle time and intervention groups. It will take place in the mornings on each Friday.
Students will have online instruction with their teachers on Friday. This includes circle time and intervention groups for some. It will take place in the mornings on each Friday.
Art instruction will continue in Level 4 as it did in Level 3 with virtual art with students in their Seesaw. All elementary art teachers are also teaching Virtual Academy. Mrs. Johnson will be sending an art announcement with new Level 4 schedule in Seesaw.
As we moved into Level 4 All In Person Instruction, we are here to support students and parents. Please reach out with questions and concerns--701-446-4900
Principal, Lincoln Elementary
Dean of Students, Lincoln Elementary
Dear Parents and Families,
The Scholastic Book Fair is back! While the Fair will be exclusively held online this
year, we still plan on making it a fun and joyous experience for our kids.
The Online Fair will include features like: Lincoln’s own online store, games for kids,
virtual store walk-throughs and more.
Remember, every dollar you spend will benefit our school directly (25% back in
Save these dates and view our school’s Fair site:
Fair Dates: October 11th - October 24th
Online Store: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/lincolnelementaryschool65
We can’t wait to “see” you at the Fair!
Library Media Specialist
Need Holiday Help? Sign up now!
Rescue Christmas Toy Distribution
· Registration is the month of October (1-30th) – no registrations will be taken after this date.
· Call 701-356-2690 to register
· Need ID for head of household & medical print out for all members of your home (Form 1095-A or list from school are a couple examples of appropriate identification)
o State medical assistance – we can take a copy of their medical card for everyone in the household
· Proof of residence – mail with current address
· Active phone number & preferably email address
· Toys, along with Christmas Food Boxes will be available for pick up at the Fargo Civic Center on December 21, 2020 from 9am-4:30pm
· This event is for children ages 0-12 (children born before December 25, 2020 will be eligible)
· Please provide SUGGESTIONS for gifts – each child will likely not get exactly what they request, but we will try to request gift donations along the parameters of what is suggested.
Lincoln PTA Meeting- October 19th- Via ZOOM at 6:45 pm
Topic: Lincoln October PTA Meeting
Time: Oct 18, 2020 06:45 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 851 5526 8043
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Lincoln Title 1
Title I: What you Need to Know
As a Title I school, Lincoln Elementary receives federal funds for Title I programs that are part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). As a recipient of these funds, Lincoln Elementary has committed itself to providing enriching learning activities for its stakeholders and sharing responsibility with both parents and students to improve academic achievement, as outlined in the School-Parent Compact. Additionally, Lincoln Elementary is required to notify parents of particular components outlined in the law. Through the Interactive Dashboard, parents are able to be notified regarding the performance measures outlined in the state’s accountability system. The Parents Right to Know document is also a valuable resource as it lays out what information parents have the right to request and ascertain from the school regarding topics like the professional qualifications of staff, state and local policy, and parental rights regarding student participation in mandated assessments. Additionally, the District School Parent and Family Engagement Policy outlines what actions FPS and the school will be taking to provide effective parent and family engagement activities to improve student achievement and school performance. Copies of each of these documents can be found below, and you are encouraged to read through them.