CSA Lincoln Newsletter

August 12th, 2016

Principal's Notes and Highlights

Happy Friday!


You might wonder why I have a photo of Mrs. Netser and John Cho. A better question, and my regret, is why I'm not also in this selfie. If you've read the local newspaper lately, you have seen that John Cho (Harold and Kumar and American Pie) is starring in a film that is set in Columbus. Earlier this week, they were filming next door at the Miller House and Mrs. Netser begged me to go with her. I chickened out and this was the result. So I tip my hat to Mrs. Netser for meeting someone famous. I'll just have to wait until another star decides to film a movie in Columbus. I'm sure that will happen soon...


We survived another Husky Hideaway! It was hot, but no rain! Click the button below for photos from the trip. I'll be adding more photos as we collect them. Thanks for sharing your awesome kids with us!

Calling Parent Volunteers

Have you considered working with students in a small group? Our classrooms would welcome parent or community volunteers who are willing to work with students in a 1:1 or small group station! This allows our teachers an opportunity to work with students on a more individual basis, thus meeting your student's needs. If interested, we just need you to fill out a background check and let your student's teacher know. Here is a picture of Mrs. Pickup working with first grade students!

Lunch with 3rd graders!

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Student Spotlight: Greta H.

Greta (5th grade) recently competed at the Indiana State Fair with her horse Rowdy. She earned first place in English Showmanship and second place in English halter! Congratulations to Greta!


Know of something really cool one of our students is involved in outside of the school? Feel free to share with Mr. Findley so we can celebrate the many successes of our students!

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Perfect Attendance Challenge

When: August 11th- November 28th

What: Perfect Attendance means 100% of the time the student is present. This means no appointment, no tardies, and no early dismissals.

*Students with perfect attendance will be eligible to participate in the Festival of Lights Parade in December and eligible to be a drawing for an electronic prize.

PTO Newsletter

Click here for the PTO newsletter!

CSA Choir Announcement

It is exciting to announce the CSA Choir for the 2016-2017 school year. Any student in grades 4-6 is able to join the choir. We will be meeting on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00 at CSA Fodrea.. Please see this form if interested. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Kohne.

LOOK: FREE ACCESS TO THOUSANDS OF DIGITAL BOOKS

Through the Hoosier Family of Readers initiative, students and their families across the state will have unlimited access to reading material on myON, giving families an opportunity to share rich literacy experiences together regardless of their socioeconomic status or whether or not there is a proficient reader in the home.



  • More than 4,000 digital books ranging from illustrated and picture books to chapter books, graphic novels, literary non-fiction, photo and informational texts spanning multiple eras and cultures.
  • The collection includes 70% nonfiction, 10% Spanish or dual language and 20% Hi-Lo titles, and is continually growing.
  • A wide range of titles and topics provides varying levels of text complexity and support close reading in a range of genres and content areas, including history/social studies, science and technical works.
  • Books are available online anytime, anywhere students have access to an Internet connection, 24x7,
  • There’s no limit to the number of students who can read the same book at the same time on myON.
  • Click on this link - Students can download up to 20 titles for offline reading using free mobile apps for iPad and Android tablets.
  • Click here for detail instructions and information.

Mill Race Kids Fun Run

Please see the attached flyer regarding the Mill Race Kids Fun Run!
Get connected with Remind 101

Click here for directions on how to receive text message updates from Mr. Findley

WHAT IF WE NEEDED YOU TO KNOW...

WHAT IF there was an EMERGENCY? WHAT IF we needed to GET INFORMATION TO YOU? This is a QUICK and EASY way to communicate needed information TO YOU!


What is REMIND?

Principals everywhere are forgetting their complex phone trees and are using Remind as a simple way to keep their colleagues in the loop and build community at their schools.


Click on the Get Connected with REMIND above this article.

Husky Gram Winners

Students who are seen being SAFE, RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, or a PEACEMAKER earn Husky Grams. The following students were caught following our school-wide expectations during the first two weeks and earned a reward!

Nola McWilliams

Jude Collins

Nicholas Sharpe

Danni Riley

Leyla Law

Ava Galliher

Grace Bronkella