Lincoln Log 2019-20

October 23, 2019

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720 S. 6th Avenue

Phone 715-261-0965

Fax 715-261-2690

Principal: Colleen Whooley Jepson

Administrative Assistant: Julee Pelot

Important Phone Numbers

Attendance 715-261-0965

First Student Bus 715-842-2268

If you desire a paper copy of this newsletter, please contact the school office.

School Attendance: Please call the office by 9:00 am if your child will be absent. Call anytime to leave a voicemail. Absences will be marked unexcused if no phone call/parent note is received by the office.

Please provide a doctor/dental slip for student appointments to be recorded as an excused medical absence.


Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for November 4 (1:30-7:30 pm); November 7 (3:45-7:30 pm); and November 12 (3:45-7:30 pm). An online conference scheduling letter was sent home on October 18. We hope that adding a daytime alternative will allow us to have 100% parent participation! If you have trouble scheduling a conference for your student, please contact the school office at 715-261-0965.


October 24 and 25 ... No School (Teacher Professional Development)

Nov 4.. .No School (Record-keeping and Parent/Teacher Conferences)

Nov 4, 7, 12... Parent/Teacher Conferences

Nov. 7... Boys' Basketball Jamboree - West High School

Nov. 12... Picture Re-Take Day

Report Cards!!

Report cards will be sent home on November 8 with students. Kindergarten students only receive report cards for second and fourth quarters. Check your child's backpack!.

iPad Insurance

Please remember, if you indicated that you wish to accept the WSD ipad insurance, please send $10 (cash or check payable to WSD) per device, to the school office.

If payment is not received or insurance declined, families assume the full cost of any and all repairs caused by misuse, abuse, or accident.

Physical Education News from Mrs. Mick Beversdorf

I will update this link every month so please check back often to see what is happening in PE class.

Cold weather is coming!!

Please remember to send your child with the proper clothing. Students go outside for recess every day unless it is raining or the temperature is below zero. Thanks for your help!!

Lincoln School Leaders!!

Congratulations to Megan S., Sofia Q., and Avionna M.! These Lincoln School student leaders recently attended the GT Student Leadership conference at the Boys & Girls Club. We are proud of them!!

Did you know....

Did you know...

The most crucial learning hours of a school day are the morning hours, because they are when students are most attentive. Students who are tardy miss the beginning of their morning classes, and they also cause a distraction when they arrive late to class.

(Taken from The Impact of Tardiness on School Success)

Lincoln Grade Level Attendance Updates

K - 96%

1st - 96%

2nd - 97%

3rd - 96%

4th - 96%

5th - 93 %

Last week we had 19 tardies and 3 AM unexcused absences. ---- OH NO!

This week we've had 8 tardies and 0 AM unexcused absences. ---- Much better!

Picture Re-take Day

Mark your calendar for Picture Re-take Day--scheduled for November 12. Stop at the office if you need information on picture packages offered by Lifetouch.

Parent Teacher Organization

Lincoln's PTO would like to invite you to join their facebook page at If you have any questions or thoughts for the PTO, they can also be reached at PTO is a very friendly group whose mission is to support student academics and social skills.

Spirit Days

The last Wednesday of each month will be our Lincoln Spirit Days. Wear the colors blue, gray, silver or your Lincoln Logger t-shirt on 50% of your body to participate in our friendly classroom competition.

This year, PTO is providing one popcorn to each student on Spirit Day; students no longer need to bring a quarter for their popcorn. PTO is accepting donations to fund this project.

School Hours

8:00 am Breakfast begins (students should go to the drop-off area in the back to enter the school)

8:15 am Recess Supervision begins

8:30 am School Begins

8:35 am Tardy Bell (Any student not in their seat by 8:35 am is considered tardy. This year Lincoln is really focused on increasing attendance and reducing tardiness.)

3:30 pm Dismissal (students are excused out the back unless they are bus riders)

*Students should not arrive before 8:15 am if they are not eating breakfast, please. Recess supervision begins at 8:15 am.

G2M Growing Great Minds --- Lincoln's before and after school program.

Lincoln School will continue to offer an academic program before and after school. The Early Risers program will meet each morning all days school is in session beginning October 9, 2019 running through May 15, 2020. The after school program will run with the same dates offering four separate sessions. We will meet on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. There is a two week break between each session; no interim classes (classes between sessions) this year.

Session 1 = October 9-November 15

Session 2 = December 9- January 24

Session 3 = February 10- March 20

Session 4 = April 6- May 15