The Trail Times

Updated August 28, 2020

Dates to Remember

Monday, September 7th - No School Labor Day

Wednesday, September 9th - Picture Day at Lincoln Trail - see details below

Picture Day

Picture Day 2020 Info
Picture Day is Wednesday, September 9th! Students that are on campus will have their picture taken during the time they are on campus. Off campus students can have their picture taken between 3 an 5 p.m. on September 9th. Please enter through Door 11 (someone will be there to greet you) which is located just past the cafeteria windows before the steps down to the main office. Orders can only be placed online this year with the code 51064VA. Please see the flyer for more ordering information.
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Remote Days

Just a reminder that Mondays are remote learning days for all students. Your child should check his or her Google Classroom for the remote assignments for the day.

Birthday Books

Birthday Book Woo Woot Wagons
PTO is donating books for students on their birthdays! Students attending school in person will choose a book on their birthday or on the day it is announced on the Morning Show (if their birthdays falls on a weekend or holiday). Students that are off campus will have a day at the end of the month to come to LT and choose a book from the cart. Our first Birthday Book Pick Up for off campus students will be on September 9th for all June, July and August birthdays. This is also picture day at LT so you can pick up your book when you come for your photo. Please email Mrs. Hunter if you are unable to make the pick up.

Lincoln Trail School Hours

Morning Session of Learning

8:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Lunch and cleaning

Afternoon Session of Learning

12:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Please, do not drop your child off more than 10 minutes prior to the start of their academic day (morning or afternoon). Students will be screened prior to entering the building and all doors will remain locked during the school day.

Kids Club opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. for those families that are enrolled.

Office Hours 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

When to Keep Your Child Home

Your child should stay home or will be send home with these symptoms:

  • COVID like symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, loss of taste or smell
  • Fever above 99.5
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Your child should also stay home if there has been a known exposure to COVID 19.

Home Screening Information for Parents

The pictures below are also available on the District Website under COVID 19 resources. You can view the entire Return to School Health Plan there.

YouTube Channel

New videos about Lincoln Trail have been added to the YouTube channel. Link below is for one about accessing the new entrance at Lincoln Trail
Main Entrance Video


Attendance will be taken for our students attending on and off campus. Make sure that you know your log in times for the times of day that your child is not on campus.

Water fountains and water bottles

The water fountains are closed except for the bottle filler portion. Your child is welcome to bring a filled water bottle each day, which can be refilled from the bottle filler.

Lunch and Breakfast

Breakfast and lunch will be available for any student each day. Students will need to sign up for that lunch when they are on campus (we will take care of this for you). Please do not have your child bring their lunch or breakfast to school unless they are on campus all day.

Mahomet CARES Closet and Mom's Pantry

In order to promote safety for ALL, we will not be accepting used clothing donations for the Mahomet CARES Closet at this time. However, we are currently accepting donations of NEW underwear and socks for boys and girls in assorted sizes. If you are in need of clothing, please email Mrs. Hunter at with needed items, sizes and to arrange a time to have items delivered or picked up.

Other Information

  • Parent Drop Off: For the safety of our students, please only drop students off between the 2 posts, not all along the sidewalk. Students will only be able to enter door by the 5th grade hallway. (This is the door closest to State Street.) Please do not drop students off in the parking lot. Unless students are part of our Kids Club program, they should not be dropped off before 8:00 a.m. This is imperative for the safety of all our students.
  • Changes in Routine: Please let the office know at least one hour before your child's dismissal if there is a change in their after school routine.
  • Lost and Found: Did your child lose a coat? How about a lunch box? Make sure they check lost and found first! The lost and found will be emptied on the last day of the trimester, items left will be donated to our Mahomet CARES Closet.