What happens outside of school hours?

Have you ever wondered what goes on at Lincoln School after hours? On Thursday evening, Lincoln students had the opportunity to participate in the Science Olympiad! It was great to see so many children learning about science. This is a great connection to the introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) that will implemented next school year. I would like to thank all of the parent volunteers and Mr. Brad Appelhans for organizing this wonderful event.

Boy Scout Pack 73 hosted the Pinewood Derby last weekend. Scout members were given the task of building their very own race car and entering it in the derby. Family members were also invited to build cars and compete in the open division. Congratulations to everyone that participated in this year's Pinewood Derby!

Volunteer chefs were busy flipping pancakes and frying sausage links at the PTA Pancake Breakfast on January 23rd. Lincoln families flocked to the school to sit down with friends and enjoy a great meal. Thank you to the PTA for hosting this family event!

Science Olympiad

What's Coming Up...

2/9-Canned Food Drive (Please drop off in the main office)

2/11-PTA Meeting at 7 PM

2/12-Valentine's Day Parties

2/15-Presidents' Day~No School

2/18-Dine Out at Jersey Mike's

2/20-Trivia Night 6-10 PM

Trivia Night and Silent Auction

Trivia Night is an event where teams of 8 to 10 adults compete in multiple rounds of exciting, engaging, and entertaining trivia questions for top prizes and the right to be called Trivia Champions of Lincoln Elementary School.

6:00-7:00: Check in and start bidding on the many wonderful silent auction items
7:00-10:00: Trivia Night and Silent Auction bidding
10:30: Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded!!

Cost is $15 per person. Grab your friends and neighbors (no they don’t have to have a child at Lincoln) and sign up for a table! Tables should plan a theme for their team as there will be a spirit prize for the most creatively themed table.

Don’t have 9 other friends to sign up with??? NO PROBLEM! Go ahead and sign up and we will make you a team. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to play along. Drinks will be sold by the Legion Hall at a cash bar. Each table should provide its own snacks. (Sorry, no outside beverages allowed! This includes alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages- including bottled water. This will be strictly enforced- so don’t try it!)

SPACE IS LIMITED!! This event has sold out every year. Please register early.

All proceeds will directly benefit our children through the Lincoln PTA.

Please contact Jim & Karma Bell if you have any questions.

Pinewood Derby

Distinguished Teacher Awards

Call for Nominations - NEW 200 Distinguished Teacher Awards

Do you have a favorite District 200 teacher who has inspired you and made a difference in your life or your child’s life? Please fill out a nomination form and let the foundation know who they are! Nominations are due February 15, 2016.

NEW 200 will present six teachers with our Distinguished Teacher Award. Awards are presented to one teacher at each school level (preschool/elementary, middle, and high school), for each the North & South portions of the District. Awards will be presented at our Distinguished Teacher Awards event on April 26, 2016. Learn more about the nomination process here.

DuPage County Dental Clinic

Please click on the link below for information on the DuPage County Dental Clinic.

Box Tops

It is almost time for our 2nd Box Tops contest for the year!

Please bring your Box Tops in to school and turn them in to your teacher by Thursday, February 11th.

The class with the most Box Tops will win an Indoor Recess book or game.

Our goal this school year is to earn $2,500.00. You can help us reach that goal and make our earnings check big by sending in your Box Tops. You may also go to for online & in-store Bonus Box Tops offers, sweepstakes, and contests.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.

Thanks for your help!

Your Box Top Coordinator,

Karma Bell

Current Sweepstake/Contest offers on

New Year New Site Sweepstakes
A chance to win 2,016 Bonus Box Tops. 20 schools will win! Ends 2/14/16.
Limit one entry per person/email address per day

Wake up to Nature Valley Sweepstakes
50 Schools each will Win 2,500 Bonus Box Tops! Ends 2/25/16
Limit one entry per person/email address per day

Current In-Store offers:
Sam's Club:
Buy 3, earn 100 --- Earn 100 eBoxTops™ when you buy 3 or more Box Tops for Education™ items in one transaction at Sam's Club® between 8/1/15 and 7/31/16. Enter code by 7/31/16.

PTA Pancake Breakfast

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