April 26, 2019
Dates to Remember
Friday, April 26 Annual Registration paperwork due
Tuesday, April 30 Wellness Fair
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Yearbook orders are due
Thursday, May 2 PTO Meeting
4:30 in LRC
Monday, May 6 Spring Band Concert
6:30 PM at St. Charles North H.S.
Tuesday, May 7 1st & 3rd Grade Concert
Friday, May 10 PTO Ozzie’s Reading Club Cougar Game
Band Playing (optional)
Monday, May 13 School Board meeting at Norton Creek Elementary
Thursday, May 16 Lincoln’s 90th Celebration
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Orchestra Recruitment Meeting
7:00 PM at Wild Rose Elementary
Tuesday, May 21 Elementary Band & Open House Registration
5:00 – 7:00 PM at Thompson Middle School/6th Gr.
Once again we are in for four seasons in a few days, as many of us thought spring had sprung we are potentially in for another snow storm, hopefully, Tom Skilling is wrong. At Lincoln, we have continued to be busy and hard at work. In the upcoming weeks students will be involved in field trips, all school performances/assemblies, and other culminating schoolyear events. Please check our above dates to remember.
I would like to congratulate Will Navis and Gina DiPalarmo for being awarded a Grant from the Greater St. Charles Educational Foundation. The grant will provide backpacks and books for students related to sports and active lifestyles to check out. Also, next Tuesday we will host our 7th annual wellness fair in the evening.
Orchestra Concerts and Grade level music performances
Our spring orchestra concert was last night, this evening performance gave many of our Lincoln students the opportunity to showcase their musical talents. We even had one of our very own students sing a solo in French. It was a wonderful opportunity to see the many talents of our students and I look forward to seeing both band and our upcoming grade level music performances which are listed in our dates to remember.
I also want to thank Fran Fatta and Lori Rollins for their teamwork in preparing the students for the concert. Orchestra is very well organized and the preparation involved does not go unnoticed.
Also, our students will have an all-school assembly Monday morning from the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. This performance was organized by Marianne Rice our band director who used funds that were awarded by the Scout Foundation. This is a foundation that is in honor and legacy of a former Wasco student who loved learning and loved art and music.
Information on Police and Fire Dept. Training across the street from Lincoln
IMPORTANT LITERACY NIGHT DATE
Last week communication went out to parents that will detail an upcoming literacy event. Lincoln Reads Family Book Club will take place on Wednesday, May 22.
This is our 3rd installment of the Lincoln Reads Family Book Club. The selected book that is to be read is titled A Bay called Bat. I have included a picture and a brief summary below.
For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises—some of them good, some of them not so good. Today, though, is a good surprise day. Bat’s mom, a veterinarian, has brought home a stray baby skunk, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild animal shelter. But the minute Bat meets the kit, he knows they belong together. And he’s got one month to show his mom that a baby skunk just might make a pretty terrific pet. Written by acclaimed
From the Secretary
From the Secretary
Returning students registration
Registration paperwork for the 2019-2010 school year is now due to the office. This is separate from school fees, which is paid through Pushcoin. If you know that your child will not be returning to Lincoln School for the next school year please call the office.
Our school supply list for next school year is now available on Lincoln’s website. For your convenience we are again offering School Tool Box to help with most of the items on your child’s list. When ordering online please order for the grade they will be in NEXT school year. The website is up and running prior to the May 3rd date indicated on the flyer that went home with your child this week.
Band Information for 4th Grade Families
The Band Launch Party is coming up! Students will learn about band instruments, the program, and all the fun we have in the band! In order for your student to try the instruments a permission form must be returned.
Band Launch Party: Monday, May 6th
Instrument Tryout Permission Form-Due Tuesday, May 7th
Students will receive a paper copy of the permission slip at the party. You will also receive an electronic one by email. You only have to complete one of them. Paper copies need to be submitted to the school office.
Band Open House Registration Night-May 21st at Thompson Middle School 6th grade campus 5-7pm
Did you know…….
*Students with coursework/experience in music performance and music appreciation scored higher on the SAT: students in music performance scored 57 points higher on the verbal and 41 points higher on the math, and students in music appreciation scored 63 points higher on verbal and 44 points higher on the math, than did students with no arts participation.
College-Bound Seniors National Report: Profile of SAT Program Test Takers. Princeton, NJ: The College Entrance Examination Board, 2001.
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