Lincoln Elementary Newsletter

October 2022 Edition

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Important Dates & Information:

IMPORTANT DATES

District School Calendar

October 3-7: Week of Respect

October 3-24: Joe Corbi's Pizza (PTO Fundraiser)

October 5: Yom Kippur (School Closed)

October 10-14: Book Fair

October 13: Parent Learning Festival (Sign up by clicking on link)

October 15: PTO Fall Festival (Rain Date- 10/22)

October 17-18: Picture Day

October 17-28: Halloween Pencils (2nd Grade Fundraiser)

October 19: Single Session Day

October 24: Diwali (School Closed)

October 27: Camp Bernie

October 31: Halloween Parade/Class Party


REMINDERS

-Please join our PTO. Your support has a huge impact on the activities and events we can provide to our Lincoln students. Please visit https://lncpto.wixsite.com/lincolnpto for more details.


GRADE LEVEL NEWS- Please click on the link to view!

ESL

LLD

Kindergarten

1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

This is a time to celebrate with stories of immigration, love, survival, coming-of-age, folklore and many others that span the cultures of Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, and South and Central America.

School Picture Form

Click here to order school picture packages!

Spark Curiosity- Join Our School for "How To Days"

Goal: To foster a learning environment that embraces partnerships within our local community and provides students an opportunity to participate in real-world learning experiences.


VIEW OUR FLYER HERE!


Share your expertise, hobby, and/or skill with your child's class! We would love to have you! Please e-mail your child's classroom teacher to coordinate your visit.

LINCOLN THINKS PINK!!!

Join our Lincoln Lions Team for a Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 23rd @ 10 AM!

Click HERE to sign up!

September Flew By...But Left Us With Lots of Memories :) We Want to Share Some With You!

Mrs. Ballon and Ms. Fleischman (ESL Teachers)

Mrs. Ballon and Ms. Fleischman showcasing the word SMILE in multiple languages. Thank you both for being the the best ESL team!!! -SEE BELOW-
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Mr. Appelman & Mrs. Clark (3rd Grade, ICR)

Mr. Appelman & Mrs. Clark (3rd Grade, ICR) showcasing their diverse classroom community. It is great to learn about all cultures and places! -SEE BELOW-
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Mrs. Hupp (4th Grade)

Mrs. Hupp (4th Grade) had students trace their own hand and create a design that represents themselves. Small hands can definitely change the world!! -SEE BELOW-
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Mrs. Blazier and Ms. Brown (4th Grade, ICR)

Mrs. Blazier and Ms. Brown (4th Grade, ICR) have already created a family! -SEE BELOW-
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Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

First Week Of School Arrival Procedures For All Students:

  • Please View Map Below for Locations

  • All LLD & K students will enter the building immediately and line up by homeroom in the gym.

  • All 1-2 students will line up on the front island.

  • All 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will line up near the side entrance.

**Teachers will be outside with signs to help your child locate their classroom teacher.**

Regular Arrival Procedures For All Students:

  • Arrival time for all students is from 8:45 – 8:50 AM. School starts promptly at 8:55 AM. Parents are not permitted to drop off their children at school until 8:45 AM.

  • BUS STUDENTS: Students arriving from a bus are dropped off on the sidewalk in the driveway in front of the school. 4th and 5th grade students will enter using the side entrance. Kindergarten to 3rd grade students will enter using the main entrance.

  • DROP OFF STUDENTS: Students that are driven to school by their parents are let out in the designated drop off zone on the same side as the school on Brookville Rd (yellow curb). 4th and 5th grade students will enter using the side entrance. Kindergarten to 3rd grade students will enter using the main entrance.

    • Reminders:

      • Students should exit the passenger side only and parents should pull all the way up to the end of the pick-up zone.

      • In order to keep the flow of traffic, parents should not exit the car.

      • Please do not park on the other side of Brookville Road.

  • All students will enter the building and wait outside their classroom door under the supervision of teachers on duty.

  • At 8:45 AM all Edison Recreation Before-Care students, who are in the multipurpose room, are dismissed to line up adjacent to their classrooms.

  • LLD & Kindergarten Students: TBD, it will be modified based on construction. Please follow first week's procedures until notified of changes.

  • 1st & 2nd Grade Students: All students will enter the front door after lining up on the island.

  • 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade Students: All students will enter the side entrance.

Regular Dismissal Procedures For All Students:

  • Dismissal time for students is 3:25 p.m.

  • WALKERS: All students who do not take bus transportation will be dismissed from the side entrance of the school. Parents should meet these students at this location, unless it has been designated by a parent that they may walk home alone. If you are picking up a student, please stay behind the cones and your child will walk to you.

    • Reminders:

      • All parents of walkers will be asked to complete a dismissal form that delineates who the parent may walk home with or if that student has permission to walk alone. Additionally, this form will include information regarding siblings who walk together.

      • Change in dismissal procedure: If there is a change in your child(rens) dismissal procedure, you must call the office and e-mail the homeroom teacher prior to 2:45 pm.

  • BUS STUDENTS: Students taking bus transportation will be escorted to their bus line. Please ensure all students have their bus passes in their bookbags.

AFTER-CARE STUDENTS: All students that are participating in the Edison Township After-Care program will proceed to designated classrooms. Once all students are dismissed, the students will be relocated to the multi-purpose room.
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Thank you Mrs. Blum for our staff birthday's bulletin board!

Library Card

Edison Public Library Cards are free and available to all students. We encourage you to get yours!

Want Free Books?

Check out Kellogg's Feeding Reading Program to learn how you and your students can get up to 10 free books.

Learn more about our Food Service Program!

Parent Learning Festival

Thursday, Oct. 13th, 6pm

53 Brookville Road

Edison, NJ

This event is in person.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

PTO Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 15th, 12:45pm

53 Brookville Road

Edison, NJ

We look forward to seeing you there!

Lincoln Lions Breast Cancer Walk

Sunday, Oct. 23rd, 10am

2600 Woodbridge Avenue

Edison, NJ