Lincoln Crossing Colt Connection

January 13, 2019

Mrs. Hladun's Tidings

Big thanks to our WatchDOGS and Mrs. Vestesen for coordinating a fun Mom/Son Bowling Night! Thank you to everyone that came out to Strikes or to Home Spun!


This week, we are pleased to welcome the StarStruck program back to LCES! This is our 3rd year hosting this physical education/performing arts/dance enrichment and StarStruck's 10th year of programs in the Placer Co. region. Watch for information to come home late this week/early next week with information about purchasing tickets. Our shows are scheduled for Wednesday, 2/27 and Thursday 2/28. Plan for your students to arrive by 5:45 pm and to be done around 7:45 pm. There will be a show for families at 6 pm and a duplicate show at 7 pm.


On Wednesday, 2/27, the following classes will perform:

K: Warren, Giannini; 1st: Risucci, Wetzstein; 2nd: Stelma, Beatty; 3rd: Botonis, Stuckey; 4th: Shye, Williams; 5th: Wright, Sliepen & our Staff


On Thursday, 2/28, the following classes will perform:

K: Swanson, Fleshman; 1st: Cook, Cassidy; 2nd: Ochoa, Shelton; 3rd: Bombard, Crook; 4th: Coleman; 4/5 Combo: Whiteside; 5th: Hill & our Staff

New Student Registration (including TK & K) for 2019-20 School Year

New student registration for the 2019-20 year is almost here! This is especially important for Transitional Kinder (TK) and Kinder (K) programs, which traditionally fill up quickly at LCES. Please share this information with your friends and neighbors with new TK/K students!


There are three parts to registration:

1. online registration forms must be completed (click the link below on/after 2/1);

2: documentation must be gathered (click the link below for details on what to bring);

3a. NEW FAMILIES: all paperwork must be turned into the LCES school office (we start taking registrations at 7 am on Mon., 2/11/19).

3b. CURRENT/RETURNING LCES FAMILY: if you are a current LCES family (or you have an older child who attended LCES), your turn in deadline will be Friday, 3/1/19 at 4 pm.


Current LCES TK families who have older siblings at LCES fall into 3b above. LCES TK families who do not have older siblings at LCES fall into 3a above.


Please stay tuned for more information on how TK registration will work in the event that we get more applications than we have spots in our class.


Where to get forms, links & more information:

Sami's Circuit - a Healthy Choices/Physical Activity Enrichment in January!

Sami’s Circuit is an upbeat, energetic exercise event created by Sami Kader, a long-time fitness expert from Roseville, California. His program is coming to LCES thanks to our PTC!


The event includes a high-energy, age-appropriate music mix, sound and lighting effects. Sami developed his Circuit to enable children and teens of all fitness levels to challenge themselves in a way they feel comfortable with. All activities are scalable to individual abilities while still participating as a group. Through Sami’s motivation, participants are encouraged to push themselves to new levels.

Sami’s Circuit allows participants to feel pride in their own achievements, and will spark a positive association with movement and health that will last a lifetime.


This program is in three parts:

1. whole school assembly was held on Mon., 12/17

2. a grade level assembly hosted was hosted on Tues., 1/8

3. LCES/Sami's Circuit Family Night on Mon., 1/14 at 6 pm - click here to get the RSVP form! We hope you can join us! Wear comfy clothes and bring labeled water bottles!

Songwriter's Workshop

LCES and Mrs. Adams are excited to invited you to a "Song Writers Workshop" featuring Heather Evans. Heather is a mom of a 2nd grade Colt and an accomplished song writer - learn about her story here: http://www.heatherevansmusic.com


The Workshop is in 3 parts on Feb. 12, 26, and March 12, 2019. It is open to all LCE students (2nd grade and older) and families from 2:45-4 pm in the Music Room (the flier will be updated!).


  • week 1: introduction to songwriting & we’ll work on Song mapping a Theme & the format of songs + start on Lyrics!
  • week 2: continuing to form our lyrics & introducing Melody!
  • week 3: bringing it all together to finish your song & talking about performing a song!


The cost is $5/participant. Watch for registration forms later this month or email Mrs. Adams to sign up! Contact Mrs. Adams at sadams@wpusd.org with any any questions!

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Travel Studies

All Travel Study/Independent Study requests must be turned into Tricia in the front office FIRST. She will ensure that the teacher receives the request in a timely fashion! Thank you for following this important protocol so we can ensure your child gets credit for his/her travel study!

Upcoming Events

Our calendar is always up to date with the latest information about events at LCES. All event flyers can be found on our calendar and/or at our PeachJar site.


Week of January 14th:
  • Week of 1/14: StarStruck rehearsals start; save the date for your child's performance on Wed., 2/27 or Th., 2/28 - check out our public calendar for details on who performs on which night!
  • Week of 1/14-1/18: PTC Simply Nutrition Fundraiser
  • Mon., 1/14: Early Release Day
  • Mon., 1/14, 1-1:40 pm: Leadership Ambassador Council Meeting
  • Mon., 1/14, 1:45-2:40 pm: Choir Rehearsal
  • Mon., 1/14, 6 pm: PTC Hosts Sami's Circuit Family Night - all families welcome, but please RSVP!
  • Tues., 1/15, 10:05-10:20 am: All Leadership Ambassador Meeting
  • Tues., 1/15, lunchtime: Leadership Ambassador Action Team Meetings (Beautification & Kindness)
  • Tues., 1/15, 2:45 pm-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 2nd graders
  • Wed., 1/16, 10:20 am: Lockdown Drill Scheduled tentatively
  • Wed., 1/16, lunchtime: Leadership Ambassador Action Team Meetings (Cares)
  • Wed., 1/16, 2:45-3:10 pm: Leadership Ambassador Action Team Meetings (Pride); Mr. Stelma's room
  • Wed., 1/16, 2:45-4 pm: Peter Pan, Jr. Ensemble Rehearsal; Music Room
  • Wed., 1/16, 2:45-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 4th and 5th graders
  • Thurs., 1/17, 2:45-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 4th and 5th graders
  • Thurs., 1/17, 6:30 pm, Music Room: Girls on the Run Information Meeting
  • Fri., 1/18: Colt Pride Day
  • Fri., 1/18, 2-3:30 pm: Peter Pan, Jr. Ensemble & Cast Rehearsal, MPR Stage


Week of January 21st:
  • Mon., 1/21: No School in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Mon., 1/21: Girls on the Run Registration opens at 8 am via www.gotrsac.org
  • Tues., 1/22, lunchtime: Leadership Ambassador Action Team Meetings (Beautification & Kindness)
  • Tues., 1/22, 2:45 pm-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 2nd graders
  • Wed., 1/23, lunchtime: Leadership Ambassador Action Team Meetings (Cares)
  • Wed., 1/23, 2:45-4 pm: Peter Pan, Jr. Ensemble Rehearsal; Music Room
  • Wed., 1/23, 2:45-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 4th and 5th graders
  • Wed., 1/23, 6-8 pm: PTC Skate Night at Roller King
  • Thurs., 1/24: Walk Through CA In-School "Field Trip" for 4th grade
  • Thurs., 1/24, 12:30-1:20 pm: Leadership Ambassador Council Meeting (make up from 1/21)
  • Thurs., 1/24, 2:45-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 4th and 5th graders
  • Fri., 1/25: Colt Pride Day
  • Fri., 1/25, 2-3:30 pm: Peter Pan, Jr. Ensemble and Cast Rehearsal; Stage


Week of January 28th:
  • Week of 1/28: Great Kindness Challenge
  • Mon., 1/28: Early Release Day
  • Mon., 1/28, 1-1:40 pm: Leadership Ambassador Council Meeting
  • Mon., 1/28, 1:45-2:40 pm: Choir Rehearsal
  • Tues., 1/29, lunchtime: Leadership Ambassador Action Team Meetings (Beautification & Kindness)
  • Tues., 1/29, 2:45 pm-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 2nd graders
  • Tues., 1/29, 4-8 pm: LCE Dine Out at Chick Fil A
  • Wed., 1/30, lunchtime: Leadership Ambassador Action Team Meetings (Cares)
  • Wed., 1/30, 2:45-3:10 pm: Leadership Ambassador Action Team Meetings (Pride); Mr. Stelma's Room
  • Wed., 1/30, 2:45-4 pm: Peter Pan, Jr. Ensemble Rehearsal; Music Room
  • Wed., 1/30, 2:45-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 4th and 5th graders
  • Thurs., 1/31, 12:50-1:20 pm: Peter Pan, Jr. Choir Rehearal, Music Room
  • Thurs., 1/31, 2:45-3:45 pm: Math Tutoring for invited 4th and 5th graders
  • Fri., 2/1: WPUSD TK and K Registration Portal Opens - www.wpusd.org
  • Fri., 2/1: Colt Pride Day
  • Fri., 2/1, 2-3:30 pm: Peter Pan, Jr. Ensemble & Cast Rehearsal, MPR Stage


Preview of Week of February 4th:

  • Hearing Test for K, 2nd and 5th grades on 2/4
  • GATE Testing for 2nd graders
  • PTC Meeting on 2/5 at 5 pm
  • Dental Screenings for TK and K students on 2/8



*all Leadership, Musical Theater, and Choir program details are on Mrs. Adam's website or click the link below.

Upcoming Non School Days & Early Release Days - Winter/Spring 2019

  • Monday, 1/21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Thursday, 2/14-Monday, 2/18: President's Day Break (School Resumes on Tuesday, 2/19)
  • Saturday, 4/13-Monday, 4/22: Spring Break (School Resumes on Tuesday, 4/23)
  • Monday, 5/27: Memorial Day
  • Week of June 3rd-June 7th: Early Release Days (1:40 Release)
  • Saturday, 6/8 - Wednesday, 8/14: Summer Break (School Starts on Thursday, 8/15)
Leadership Ambassador Info is Online!

Visit our website for the most updated schedules for our Leadership Ambassador Program, including the greeter schedule!

Food Service - menus, pricing and more!

Click for more information about school meal pricing and breakfast and lunch menus. You can also access My School Bucks to add to your child's lunch balance and submit an online application for free/reduced meals.

Parking vs. Drop Off/Pick Up Areas

Click to view a map that identifies appropriate drop off/pick up areas and parking areas. It is much less congested between between 7:50-8:00 am and again between 2:50-3 pm. Supervision is provided at 7:55 am and until 3 pm (2 on ER days).

2018-19 and 2019-20 School Year Calendars

The district has approved and published 2 years of school calendars! Click for details!

Lincoln Crossing Mission Statement

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