Lincoln’s Pancake Breakfast is this Saturday!

Bring the whole family to the Lincoln PTO’s annual Pancake Breakfast

this Saturday, October 26,  8:00am to 11:00am.

Maple Syrup on Pancakes

Advance tickets save you money and help us plan, so please order now!    Just $3.50 per person for pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee.  Event is in the Gymnasium; please enter through the Franklin doors.

Don’t miss this fun fall fundraiser, click here to order.

Are you and/or your Fourth-Grader able to help out before or after you eat?  Please see time slots on Sign Up Genius here.   Thank you for your support!

Advance ticket sales end on Friday.  $4 per person at the door.

 

Are you Grocery Shopping this week?

Please don’t forget the Lincoln Fall Food Drive!  Your generous donations benefit almost 16,000 local families at the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry.  Fill up your shopping bags with non-perishable food items such as pasta, sauces, tuna, rice, cereals and canned fruits and vegetables. Also needed are personal hygiene items:  soaps, deodorants, shampoos, diapers, toothpastes/toothbrushes. Please donate items in original packaging.  Donations can be left in the Park Ave. lobby through Friday. Thank you!  This event is supported by our Fourth Grade Service Club, Heartworks.

 

 

10-17 Lincoln PTO Newsletter

Alpine Food Shop  FUN LUNCH for Friday, Oct. 18th is subs from Alpine, 7538 W North Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707. Thank you to Alpine and our wonderful Fun Lunch volunteers!

Math Night 2

FAMILY MATH NIGHT is TONIGHTThursday,  October 17th  at 6:30PM.

Join your friends in the gymnasium for this popular event! Get ready for a fun night with hands-on math, games, and fun ideas to take away and use at home.  Admission is free. 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEAR’S PTO RAFFLE WINNERS!
Leader of the Halloween Parade – Scelfo Family
4 Pancake Breakfast Tickets – Kaackstedt Family
$20 Book Fair Gift Certificate – Kohn Family
50/50 Split the Pot – Khoubaeva-Hummel Family
Front Row Seats to Kindergarden Valentine’s Day Performance – Hasenbalg Family
Front Row Seats to 1st Grade Winter Concert – Schneide Family
Front Row Seats to 2nd Winter Concert – Powell Family
Front Row Seats to 3rd Winter Concert – Freedman Family
Front Row Seats to 4th Winter Concert – Snyder Family
Hot Chocolate for the Class – Pattie Family
Pizza Party for the Class – Madden Family
Principal for a Day – Khoubaeva-Hummel Family

 

PANCAKE BREAKFAST–BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Maple Syrup on Pancakes

Please join us for a Lincoln PTO fundraising tradition, our Pancake Breakfast on Saturday,  October 26th, 8:00 to 11:00am.  Advance Tickets are just $3.50 per person and include pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee.  Buying tickets in advance helps us order the right amount of food, and it saves you money–tickets at the door are $4.00.  Click here to order tickets.  Thank you!

 

Screen Shot 2013-10-08 at 10.23.38 PMThe new Girl Scouts Daisy Troop for Kindergarteners is hosting a parent meeting to hand out uniforms on Thursday, 10/24 from 6:30-7:30PM in the Gymnasium. It’s not too late to join! Please contact Lurana: “luranajbrown AT yahoo.com”.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: 
Thursday,  10/31     Costume Parade  &  11:25am  Dismissal
 

Grn4Gd WASTE-FREE WEDNESDAYS–the lunch challenge continues through April 2014!  The Green4Good Committee will give out hand stamps to all kids who bring a waste-free lunch. This will be an on-going event each Wednesday up until our BIG Waste-Free Lunch Challenge during Earth Week. For tips on packing a waste-free lunch go to the District 90 website and click on the “Zero-Waste Lunch Tips” flyer.

Would you like an opportunity to volunteer for one hour and see your child during a regular school day?  We need parent volunteers to come in on Wednesdays during the lunch hour (11:25-12:25) to give hand stamps to students who have packed a lunch that creates no trash.

Don’t know much about packing a zero-waste lunch?  Don’t worry.  We’ll give you a brief training so you’ll be an expert! Please Click here to sign up. Lincoln School and the Earth appreciate it!  Thank you.

 

Sign Up Now!

The PTO runs on volunteers—can you help?
We need volunteers for Waste-Free Wednesdays and the Pancake Breakfast.  Find the event right for you on Sign Up Genius.   Thank you!

 

DO YOU WANT TO ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENT? 

Please submit requests to “lincolnPTOcommunications AT gmail.com” by midnight on Tuesday for the weekly Thursday newsletter.

It’s the PTO’s turn to make breakfast!

You are invited to the Lincoln PTO’s annual Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, October 26

8:00-11:00AM

Maple Syrup on Pancakes

At $3.50 per person —or $4.00 at the door—your breakfast ticket includes:

-pancakes

-sausage

-fruit

-juice

-coffee

Advance sales save you money and help us plan, so please order now.

Don’t miss this fun fall fundraiser: click here to order your tickets.

Bring the whole family!

 

10/10 Lincoln PTO Newsletter

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 and Monday, October 14. Enjoy the long weekend!

PureeLogo

FUN LUNCH is on Thursday this week! Pasta from Puree’s Pizza and Pasta, 1023 Lake Street in Oak Park.  Thank you, Puree’s and Fun Lunch Volunteers!

INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK is this week! October 7-11th.  No time to walk the whole way? Park and walk the last few blocks! It’s fun, it’s healthy, and it helps the Earth.

Screen Shot 2013-10-08 at 10.23.38 PMThe new Girl Scouts Daisy Troop for Kindergarteners is having an informational meeting for parents on Thursday, 10/10 from 6:30-7:30pm in Room 11/Nichols. Please contact Lurana with questions: luranajbrown@yahoo.com.

Math Night 2

FAMILY MATH NIGHT is Thursday,  October 17th  at 6:30pm.

Join your friends in the gymnasium for the Lincoln PTO’s popular Family Math Night. Get ready for a fun night with hands-on math, games, and fun ideas to take away and use at home.  Admission is free.   Volunteers are still needed…can you help set up, run games or clean up?  Sign up here.   Thank you!

Grn4Gd WASTE-FREE WEDNESDAYS–the lunch challenge continues through April 2014!  The Green4Good Committee will give out hand stamps to all kids who bring a waste-free lunch. This will be an on-going event each Wednesday up until our BIG Waste-Free Lunch Challenge during Earth Week. For tips on packing a waste-free lunch go to the District 90 website and click on the “Zero-Waste Lunch Tips” flyer.

Would you like an opportunity to volunteer for one hour and see your child during a regular school day?  We need parent volunteers to come in on Wednesdays during the lunch hour (11:25-12:25) to give hand stamps to students who have packed a lunch that creates no trash.

Don’t know much about packing a zero-waste lunch?  Don’t worry.  We’ll give you a brief training so you’ll be an expert! Please Click here to sign up. Lincoln School and the Earth appreciate it!  Thank you.

 PANCAKE BREAKFAST–BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Maple Syrup on Pancakes

Please join us for a Lincoln PTO fundraising tradition, our Pancake Breakfast on Saturday,  October 26th, 8:00 to 11:00am.  Advance Tickets are just $3.50 per person and include pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee.  Buying tickets in advance helps us order the right amount of food, and it saves you money–tickets at the door are $4.00.  Click here to order tickets.  Thank you!

 

Sign Up Now!

The PTO runs on volunteers—can you help?
We need volunteers for Waste-Free Wednesdays, Family Math Night, and the Pancake Breakfast.  Find the event right for you on Sign Up Genius.   Thank you!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  upcoming days off and early dismissals!

Friday,  10/11      No School—Staff Development

Monday,  10/14       No School—Columbus Day

Thursday,  10/31     Costume Parade  & 11:25am  Dismissal

Thanks to everyone who joined us last Thursday night for Connect4Kids 2nd Annual Family Night! The gym was buzzing with hands-on family activities. A special thank you to Dr. Condon for joining us and to Mrs. Suzuki, Mrs. Moriarty, and Miss A for playing games with our families.

The raffle item winners are listed below:

  • The Zeiher Family: Parent Book: The Big Disconnect by Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ph.D. & Family Book: Have You Filled Your Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud
  • The Matz Family: Parent Book: The Big Disconnect by Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ph.D. & Family Book: Have You Filled Your Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud
  • The Hobby Family: $25 Gift Card to The Juice Joint
  • The Zavalkoff Family: Family Dinner Box of Questions
  • The Olson Family: Children’s Book: Mindful Monkey Happy Panda by Lauren Alderfer
  • The Brigham Family: Yoga Pretzels: 50 Activities for Kids and Grown Ups by Tara Guber & Leah Kalish
  • The Osga Family: Yoga DVD from Yoga Kids of Oak Park
  • The D’Agostino Family: Lincoln School Spirit Wear: Boys Color Block Hoodie
  • The Wax Family: Lincoln School Spirit Wear: Girls Dot Your i’s Hoodie
  • The Fields-Kohn Family: Lincoln School Shoelaces & Ringer T
  • The Mann Family: Geppetto’s Toy Box Game – Taiga
  • The Rakers Family: Geppetto’s Toy Box Game – Fish Stix
  • The Dwyer Family: Classic M-65 Green Child’s Field Jacket is designed to look like those worn by U.S. Military
  • The Travis Family: Authentically detailed A-2 Bomber Jacket looks like the real thing worn by WW II aviators
  • The Wolski Family: F4U Corsair die cast collectable plane from the World War II series & Fleece Blanket
  • The Ferrante Family: E2C die cast collectable plane from the Military series & Fleece Blanket

Green4Good  wants you to know about the 2014 Young Filmmakers Contest.  It is open to students from 3rd grade through college. Students are invited to make a solution based, 3-8 minute film or short 45 second animation to address issues surrounding climate change and sustainability.  For more information: http://greencommunityconnections.org/contest-details/   Deadline for submissions is January 12th, 2014. 

DO YOU WANT TO ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENT? 

Please submit requests to “lincolnPTOcommunications AT gmail.com” by midnight on Tuesday for the weekly Thursday newsletter.

 

10/3 Lincoln PTO Newsletter

October is a very busy month for the PTO–check out all our special events.  Please see the important reminders about “no school” at the end!
FUN LUNCH for Friday, October 4th is Chicken Tenders from FatDuck Grill, 7218 Madison Street in Forest Park.  Thank you, FatDuck and Fun Lunch Volunteers!
 

CONNECT4KIDS  SECOND ANNUAL FAMILY NIGHT!!

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TONIGHT!–Thursday, October 3rd from 6:00-7:30 PM in the Gym.  Enter on the Franklin side and join us for tempting raffles, art projects, games, yoga, and more–uber fun for the whole family!

 

ART APPRECIATION:  Did you miss this morning’s informational meeting about being an Art Appreciation volunteer?  It’s a fun way to meet more parents and see your child’s classroom in action.  Commitment is only a few times throughout the year, and art lesson plans and materials are provided!   Please contact Jean Bacom at 708-488-0933 or email lunamama6 AT gmail.com.

 

THEATER CLUB is meeting this afternoon in the auditorium 3:15 – 4:15pm.

 

INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK is next week!  October 7-11th.  No time to walk the whole way?  Park and walk the last few blocks! It’s fun, it’s healthy, and it helps the Earth.

 

Our next PTO MEETING is on Monday, Oct. 7th at 7:00 pm at Lincoln School.  All are welcome!

 

School Picture Day

SCHOOL PICTURE DAY is next Tuesday, October 8th.  Don’t forget to turn in your order forms!

 

EASE THE TEASE–TALK ABOUT IT!

Last Monday morning Imagination Theater visited Lincoln to present an assembly called “Ease the Tease 2.0: A Bully Prevention Program”.   A 60-minute program was performed separately for the Kindergarten – 2nd graders and 3rd-4th graders.  Actors found themselves in a series of teasing situations and volunteers were invited on stage to steer the scene to a positive conclusion.  Students practiced responding to, and coping with, teasing.  When students can alleviate the pain of a tease, they discover the power to stop the teasing!  Some suggestions offered during the assembly were:

  1.  Perform “self-talk”: Say to yourself “I know I am being teased but I’m not going to let them see I am upset; and I’m smart, I can handle this”.
  2. In response to teasing just say “So?”
  3. Take it as a complement (i.e. If someone says “Your shoes are so different, nobody has those!” respond “Thanks, I have great style!”) Know that it’s okay to like what you like–that’s who you are!
  4. “I” messages:  talk about how you feel, for example, “I feel sad when you tease me,” “I wish that you would stop laughing.”
  5. Ignore the teaser.
  6. Step in and be a buddy if someone you know is being teased.
  7. Try all of these, but if they do not work, report to an adult.

A lot of fun was had by all!  Ask your child about the assembly and what they found valuable!  This event was sponsored by the Lincoln PTO.

 

Grn4Gd

 WASTE-FREE WEDNESDAYS–the lunch challenge continues through April 2014!  The Green4Good Committee will give out hand stamps to all kids who bring a waste-free lunch. This will be an on-going event each Wednesday up until our BIG Waste-Free Lunch Challenge during Earth Week. For tips on packing a waste-free lunch go to the District 90 website and click on the “Zero-Waste Lunch Tips” flyer.

Would you like an opportunity to volunteer for one hour and see your child during a regular school day?  We need parent volunteers to come in on Wednesdays during the lunch hour (11:25-12:25) to give hand stamps to students who have packed a lunch that creates no trash.

Don’t know much about packing a zero-waste lunch?  Don’t worry.  We’ll give you a brief training so you’ll be an expert! Please Click here to sign up. Lincoln School and the Earth appreciate it!  Thank you.

Math Night 2

FAMILY MATH NIGHT is Thursday,  October 17th  at 6:30pm.

Join your friends in the gymnasium for the Lincoln PTO’s popular Family Math Night. Get ready for a fun night with hands-on math, games, and fun ideas to take away and use at home.  Admission is free.   Volunteers are still needed…can you help set up, run games or clean up?  Sign up here.   Thank you!

 

 PANCAKE BREAKFAST–BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Maple Syrup on Pancakes

  Please join us for a Lincoln PTO fundraising tradition, our Pancake Breakfast on Saturday,  October 26th, 8:00 to 11:00am.  Advance Tickets are just $3.50 per person and include pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee.  Buying tickets in advance helps us order the right amount of food, and it saves you money–tickets at the door are $4.00.  Click here to order tickets.  Thank you!

 

Sign Up Now!

The PTO runs on volunteers—can you help?
We need volunteers for Waste-Free Wednesdays, Family Math Night, and the Pancake Breakfast.  Find the event right for you on Sign Up Genius.   Thank you!

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  upcoming days off and early dismissals!

Friday,  10/11      No School—Staff Development

Monday,  10/14       No School—Columbus Day

Thursday,  10/31     Costume Parade  & 11:25am  Dismissal

 

Green4Good  wants you to know about the 2014 Young Filmmakers Contest.  It is open to students from 3rd grade through college. Students are invited to make a solution based, 3-8 minute film or short 45 second animation to address issues surrounding climate change and sustainability.  For more information: http://greencommunityconnections.org/contest-details/   Deadline for submissions is January 12th, 2014. 

 

DO YOU WANT TO ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENT? 

Please submit requests to “lincolnPTOcommunications AT gmail.com” by midnight on Tuesday for the weekly Thursday newsletter.