News-Linc

6/5/2015

The end of the year has arrived...

Our last day of school will be Monday, June 8th and will be a full attendance day for students.

We would like to wish our 5th graders the best as they move on to middle school. During their tenure at Lincoln, students have built a strong foundation that will foster success. The memories that have been created as a result of experiences and relationships will last for a long time. We thank you for the countless contributions that you have made to the Lincoln community. For the students that are returning next year, have a safe and relaxing summer!

We have several teachers and staff members that will say goodbye to Lincoln, including Ms. Sullivan, 1st grade, Mrs. Lau, English Language, Ms. Rubino, speech pathologist, Mrs. Cantore, Special Education and Mrs. Haug, reading teacher. We will miss each of them and wish them the best.

...And another year begins!

Here are the staffing plans as of now for next school year:

All Day Kindergarten-Mrs. Jeter, new teacher

AM and PM Kindergarten-Mrs. Musial

First Grade-Ms. Braga, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Lichtenberg

Second Grade-Mrs. Estes, Mrs. Fitzgerald, Ms. Sheldon, Mrs. Therens

Third Grade-Mr. Ellison, Ms. Ringas, Ms. Queen

Fourth Grade-Mrs. Clapp, Ms. Kennard, Mrs. Saporito

Fifth Grade-Mrs. Kessler, Mrs. Kienzle, Ms. Worcester

PACE-Mrs. Bero

This is as of now and there is always a chance there may be some changes!

Exploremore Day!

What a great day! Students had the opportunity to participate in a variety of classes from "A Day at the Spa" to "Solving a Crime Scene." I would like to thank all of our volunteers that dedicated their time and effort to making this a special day for children.

Videos from the Matt Wilhelm Anti-Bullying Assembly

Anti-Bullying Assembly
Wall Climb

Important Dates:

Monday, June 8-Last Day of School (full day for K-5)

Tuesday, August 4th-Open Registration 9:00am-12:00pm and 3:00-7:00pm

Friday, August 14-Check Class Assignments in ParentVue after 4:00pm

Wednesday, August 19-First Day of School for Grades 1-5

Kindergarten Supply Drop Off (8/19):

-A.M. and ADK Sessions 9:30am

-P.M. Session-10:30am

Thursday, August 20-First Day of School for Kindergarten

Wednesday, August 26-Curriculum Night Grades K-2 7:00pm

Tuesday, September 1-Curriculum Night Grades 3-5 7:00pm

Thursday, September 3-Ice Cream Social 6:00-8:00pm

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Where will you read this summer?

Hello Lincoln Families!

As you can tell, we love reading! Summer is a great time to encourage your child to read more and try reading different types of books. Summer can be a busy time, but there is always time for reading if you are a little creative.

We thought it would be fun to collect pictures of staff and students reading over the summer. We will hang these pictures up at the beginning of the year. The students will love seeing pictures of the Lincoln staff reading and we will love seeing pictures of your child reading!

Here’s what you need to do: Take a picture of your child or children reading. Be creative if you’d like! It can be while on vacation, at a baseball game, buried in the sand, in the car, while playing soccer...whatever you think. Please send a hard copy of the picture to school with your child by Friday, August 21st. We will display them at school!


Have a great summer!


The Reading Team

From the Nurse's Office

Important End-of-year Health Office Information:


Purging Student Files

Portions of the temporary health records for students moving on to (middle school or high school) will be updated and/or deleted prior to the end of the school year. If you would like to come in to inspect or copy any records, please call the school health office. All immunization records, accident reports, and records of release of information contained in the permanent record will be kept as part of the permanent school records.


Health Requirements for School Attendance


Below is a list of school health requirements for kindergarten, second, sixth and ninth grade students for the upcoming school year. The required forms can be found on the district or school website under Health Services.


Physical Examination Requirements

The Illinois school code requires that students entering school for the first time (early childhood, kindergarten, or first grades), students entering kindergarten, sixth and ninth grades, and transfer students must submit evidence of a physical examination and a complete record of immunizations.

  • The completed physical examination and record of immunization form is expected at the school health office upon enrollment/ registration and required by the first day of student attendance.
  • Appointment dates for obtaining a physical exam do not meet the school requirement.


Students who do not meet these requirements will be excluded and will not be able to attend school, per district policy.


Immunization Requirements

Immunization records must show proof of immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, measles, mumps, rubella, polio and chicken pox.

  • Early childhood and sixth grade through high school students are also required to have the hepatitis B vaccine.
  • Sixth grade thru twelfth grade are required to have the Tdap vaccine.
  • Sixth grade and twelfth grade are required to have the meningococcal vaccine.

    Dental Examination Requirements

    Students in kindergarten, second and sixth grades must submit evidence of a dental examination by May 15th of that school year. Dental exams must be completed within 18 months prior to May 15th.


    Vision Examination Requirements

    Students entering Illinois schools for the 1st time (kindergarten or transfer) must submit evidence of a vision exam.

    All required health forms are available at the school office or www.cusd200.org. The school nurse may be able to provide resources for obtaining health requirements.


    Medication Pick-up


    Dear Parent/Guardian,

    Any student with medication kept at school must be picked up by you or a designated adult by June 8, 2015. After this date and time all remaining medications will be discarded.


    Each school year we must have a new doctor’s order to continue giving your child medication in school . All medical forms are available on-line at www.cusd200.org/healthservices.