Lincoln Leopard Links

February 2015

Dear Lincoln Families,

January has come and gone and we are heading into the second month of 2015. Another school year is racing by and it's hard to believe that we recently celebrated our 100th day of school. The hard work and dedication of our staff, students, and families is showing with amazing progress being shown throughout the building.

Thank you to everyone who joined us during our First Annual Science Fair night. We had an amazing turnout. We are proud to announce that we achieved 100% participation in both 4th and 5th grade. We want to say congratulations and best wishes to following students who were chosen to represent Lincoln Elementary at the Tri-County Science Fair on February 21st: Rayna Reeves, Seth Littrell, Kate Reiter, Ethan Troutman, Kayla Troutman, Jesse Augustus, and Matthew Villarico.

We have recently kicked off our PTO fundraiser featuring TJ's pizza. For every 5 pizzas your child sells their name will be entered into a raffle for chance to earn a new bike. Please look for the flyers and recording sheets that came home recently for more information. Your students are very excited at the possibility of winning a bike while raising money for our Lincoln Elementary PTO. Please make all checks payable to Lincoln Elementary PTO.

Don't miss out on the BIG EVENT!!! On Wednesday, February 18th, the R-3 3-Pointers will be taking on the Harlem Wizards in the TBHS Gymnasium at 7pm. Now, you may be asking who the R-3 3- Pointers are, but I can assure you that your students will recognize at least 2, if not more players on this team! You may purchase tickets online at or by stopping by the Lincoln office.

A quick reminder regarding clothing and recess during our winter months. Per district guidelines, classes may go outside as long as the wind chill is above 20 degrees. Please be sure to dress your child appropriately so we can get outside and play if the weather permits! If you need assistance with obtaining warm clothing for your child, please contact the Lincoln office.

As always, thank you for your continued support with ensuring Lincoln is a great place to learn!

Yours in education,

Ms. Ellis, Principal

Mr. Schultz, Assistant Principal

Delayed Start Information

Click here for more information regarding the newly approved Delayed Start option in the R-III School District.

February Character Trait

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Lincoln Leopards care about the feelings of others. We treat all people with kindness!

Important February Dates

Monday, February 2-Kickoff PTO TJ's Pizza Fundraiser

Tuesday, February 3-Jump Rope for Heart Collection Begins

Wednesday,February 4-2:30 Early Release

Thursday,February 5-3:45-4:45 p.m.Read, Right & Run Practice

Thursday, February 5-5:30 p.m. PTO Meeting

Thursday,February 5-Pizza Hut Fundraiser Night

Tuesday, February 10-6:00-7:30 p.m. Bingo Night

Wednesday, February 11-2:30 Early Release

Thursday, February 12-Valentine's Day Parties (see party times below)

Thursday,February 12-3:45-4:45 p.m. Read, Right & Run Practice

Friday, February 13-PTO TJ's Pizza Order Forms and Payment due

Friday, February 13-Jump Rope for Heart Money Due

Monday, February 16-President's Day/Tentative Make Up Day

Tuesday, February 17-Ronald McDonald Eye Charity Van

Wednesday,February 18-2:30 Early Release

Wednesday, February 18-7:00 p.m. Harlem Wizards Basketball Game-TBHS Gym

Thursday,February 19-3:45-4:45 p.m.Read, Right & Run Practice

Friday, February 20-Father/Daughter Dance Money Due

Friday, February 20-Six Flags Read to Succeed Forms Due to Library-NO EXCEPTIONS

Tuesday, February 24-6:00 p.m. 2nd Gr. Family Dinner Night

Tuesday, February 24-8a.m.-7p.m. Kindergarten Registration for LCRIII at Powell Conference Room

Wednesday, February 25 (26th as an inclement weather make-up day if needed for kindergarten registration)-8a.m.-7p.m. Kindergarten Registration for LCRIII at Powell Conference Room

Wednesday, February 25-2:30 Early Release

Thursday, February 26-3:45-4:45 p.m.Read, Right & Run Practice

Friday, February 27-Buddy Day

Friday, February 27-7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Father/Daughter Dance

For March-May, please see our district website page and click on our school to view our school calendar. Dates and Times are subject to change.

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Valentine's Day Parties will be held Thursday, February 12

Party Times

Kdg. 2:00-3:00

1st Gr. 2:15-3:15

2nd Gr. 2:00-3:00

3rd Gr. 2:15-3:15

4th Gr. 2:30-3:15

5th Gr. 2:15-3:00

Delivery of flowers/balloons

Per district policy on page 19 of our student handbook, "While we understand that your child’s birthday (any occasion) is a special time, please do not have deliveries of flowers or balloons sent to school. These items cause a disruption to the school day and will not be delivered to your child until the end of the day. Furthermore, these items may not be allowed to go home with your child on the bus (please see the “bus rules” section of this handbook)."


Just a reminder that ALL Six Flags Reading Forms are due to the library on February 20, 2015. Late forms will NOT be accepted. If you are in need of a new form, please have your child ask in the library.

Nichole Bryant

Library Media Specialist Boone/Lincoln Elementary

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Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held February 24 and 25 (with the 26th as an inclement weather make-up day if needed) in the Powell Conference Room, which is located in the lower level of the Central Office building at 951 W. College Street in Troy. Students must be five years of age by July 31, 2015, to register for kindergarten. Registration hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on both days. To register your child, you will need to bring the following:

*child’s birth certificate

*student identification or social security card

*immunization record

*two current (within 30 days) forms of proof of residency (i.e. lease, rental or purchase contract, utility bill, medical bill, deposit receipt, payroll check stub, driver’s license/state ID, voter ID card, bank statement)

*Court documents, if applicable (proof of guardianship, divorce decree, DFS placement papers, foster care, etc.).

It is not necessary to bring your child with you at the time of registration. If you have any questions, you may contact the Registrar’s Office at 636.462.4930 x50401
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Harlem Wizards

Wednesday, Feb. 18th, 7pm

1190 Old Cap Au Gris Road

Troy, MO

The Harlem Wizards will perform and take on a team of R-III teachers and administrators called the R-III 3-Pointers. Come watch Mrs. Harke and Mrs. Roettger who are representing Lincoln Elementary. Tickets are just $5 for students and $10 for adults in advance. See the complete story on the Troy R3 website for more details.
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