Save $5; order your Lincoln Yearbook before Monday

Don’t forget to order your Lincoln Yearbook before the price increases from $20 to $25 on Monday, March 3rd.

Order on the PTO Web Store by Sunday and save a few bucks.

Please remember to save your receipt or save the “Thanks for Your Order” email from the PTO Web Store.  It’s an easy way to confirm you have a book to pick up at the Ice Cream Social at the end of May.

Do you have photos to share with the Lincoln Yearbook? We are accepting photos through March 10th.  You can upload JPEG images directly to the publisher’s website: http://images.balfour.com/

Type in the Project Number:  412657

No password necessary, but you do need to leave your name, email, phone number, and accept the terms. Filling in the “people” and “event” fields  is optional.

Questions?  Please contact Ann Mills at: “anncieslica AT msn.com”

 

Why not order tickets for Family Science Night while you’re buying your yearbook?  Just $5 per student, or $10 maximum per family.  Tickets are on the same PTO Web Store page as the yearbook.

 COME TO YOUR SENSES on Friday, March 14th 

science night

 6:30-8:00pm in the Lincoln Gymnasium

Explore your senses and how that brain of yours processes all that incoming information. All are welcome, but this is geared towards the upper grades.  THIS IS NOT A DROP OFF EVENT.

 

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Fun Lunch for Friday 2/28 is Subs from Alpine.

Alpine Food ShopMany thanks to Alpine’s, 7538 W. North Avenue, Elmwood Park and our dedicated Fun Lunch Volunteers.

REMINDER SCHOOL WILL BE IN SESSION ON MARCH 3 – CASIMIR PULASKI DAY


 

The Food Drive is Almost Here!

It’s time to search your pantry for non-perishable donations to bring to school the week of 3/3. This drive is important help to the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry, and really helps the kids perform meaningful charity. Trader Joe bags will be sent home with this week’s Friday Folders. Drop off in the Park Avenue Lobby during school hours. Thank you for your generosity.


Save the date:  Friday, March 14th Lincoln’s Family Science Night

science night

 

 COME TO YOUR SENSES! 

 6:30-8:00pm in the Lincoln Gymnasium

Explore your senses and how that brain of yours processes all that incoming information…with and without your permission! All are welcome but this is geared towards the upper grades. THIS IS NOT A DROP OFF EVENT!

Tickets are $5 per child or $10 for each family with more than one child. Sign up on the Lincoln PTO Webstore.

We’d love to have your help for this fun event! Please sign up on our Sign Up Genius Volunteer Page.

Contact Steve Lefko with questions: “s_lefko AT hotmail.com”.


 

Don’t forget to order your Lincoln Yearbook.

Library 016A year’s worth of Lincoln memories all tied up in a hardbound edition, plus a cool pen for autographs!   Order now at the PTO Web Store to make sure you get a copy before the price increases: $20 each now; the price increases to $25 on March 3rd.   Please remember to save your receipt or save the “Thanks for Your Order” email from the PTO Web Store.  It’s an easy way to confirm you have a book to pick up at the Ice Cream Social at the end of May. Do you have photos to share with the Lincoln Yearbook? You can upload JPEG images directly to the publishers website: http://images.balfour.com/ Type in the Project Number:  412657 . No password necessary but you do need to leave your name, email, phone number, and accept the terms. Filling in the “people” and “event” fields  is optional. We’re completing the book in March, so don’t wait too long to share. Questions?  Please contact Ann Mills at: “anncieslica AT msn.com”.


 

King Cakes at Roosevelt on Mardi Gras, March 4th!

kingCake1 Enjoy a delicious traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras dessert—a jumbo cinnamon sweet roll ring decorated with purple, green & gold icing, adorned with beads and a little King Cake baby.

Order deadline is March 1st at noon (pre-orders only). Cakes are $14 each on the Roosevelt PTO Web Store.  Napkins and server included; serves 10-16.

You still have time to order for pick next Tuesday, Mardi Gras Day at Roosevelt Middle School. We will have volunteers on Oak Street. Just pull into the circle driveway in front & give your name. We’ll run the cake right to your car. Just that easy. Pick up is from 2:45-3:00pm just in time to continue on to Lincoln.

For more information please contact Tania Wilson: 708-366-6303 or “rdw1100 AT sbcglobal.net”.

The King Cakes are from Reuter’s Bakery on Grand Ave, Chicago. King Cake is a nut-free item, but Reuter’s is not a nut-free bakery. 


Green4Good News

 

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Waste Free Wednesdays are still happening!  Pack your kids a waste free lunch on Wednesdays, and your child will receive a hand stamp.  Want to see Lincoln in action during the lunch hour?  Volunteer to give out hand stamps on any given Wednesday from 11:25 to 12:25!  Training provided.  Sign up here.


 

More ways to earn…your Amazon orders can support the PTO & Lincoln School, but only through this link

Amazon Logo School fundraising doesn’t get any easier than this! Raise money for Lincoln by going to this link and clicking on either the search Amazon box or Amazon gift card box. Lincoln Elementary PTO will receive 6% of all money spent at Amazon.com through this special link (4% on electronics). There are no fees and Amazon does not share any of your information. Share the link with family and friends so all our Amazon shopping helps Lincoln school. Purchases made on Amazon kindle or through the Amazon smartphone app will not count toward fundraising. Please use the link on the Lincoln PTO website to ensure that Lincoln gets credit for your purchases. Happy shopping and thanks for fundraising!

Art Fundraiser in Honor of Kathleen Kurrle

Kurrle PaintingDon Meyer, grandfather of Lincoln students, has painted a beautiful oil painting inspired by Kathleen Kurrle. The painting is being sold by silent auction at Blue Max Coffee, 26 Lathrop Avenue, Forest Park.

Please stop by to enter a bid and admire this tribute. 100% of the proceeds of the sale of the painting will go to the Kurrle family.

The silent auction will go on at Blue Max until March 6.


Get Dinner Delivered and Donate to the Lincoln PTO!

Puree FlyerIt’s Wednesday, which means Puree’s will donate 10% of sales to the Lincoln PTO for take out and delivery orders, as long as you mention our school.  Please see the attached menu and take a break from cooking!  Puree’s Menu 

Do you want to announce your school-related event?

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

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Fun Lunch for Friday 2/21 is Pasta.

Puree Logo - Support PTOMany thanks to Puree’s Pizza and Pasta, 1023 Lake Street, Oak Park and our dedicated Fun Lunch Volunteers.


Speaking of Puree’s, who wants to wait until Friday?

Puree FlyerIt’s Wednesday, which means Puree’s will donate 10% of sales to the Lincoln PTO for take out and delivery orders, as long as you mention our school.  Please see the attached menu and take a break from cooking!  Puree’s Menu 

 

 


box top

Get your Box Tops in by this Friday, 2/21

Our Winter Box Tops Contest is coming to an end.  Get them into a plastic bag or envelope, write your grade and teacher name on it, and drop it in the box located near the Park Avenue lobby.   The class that collects the most box tops will win a treat!

Our school gets cash for every Box Top collected to help buy the things it needs most.  All those Box Tops really add up!  Thank you for participating in this free fundraiser and earning cash for Lincoln School.  Keep on clipping!

Check http://www.boxtops4education.com for participating products, coupons and more.  Questions?  Contact Katie Osga: “kjosga AT sbcglobal.net” or 708.704.1924


Order Gift Cards by Monday & raise money for our School!

Whole Foods gift card

Did you catch the gift card order form in last week’s Friday Folder?  Those are just some of the many gift cards available to purchase.  Did you know Whole Foods donates 4% and Jewel 5%?  Starbucks donates 8% and Classic Cinemas a whopping 10%!  You know you patronize these businesses, so why not raise money for Lincoln while you spend?  See the full offering of gift cards on the the PTO Web Store.    Thank you for participating!

Orders are due by Monday morning, 2/24, either on line or via a check & order form turned into the school office.  Delivery will be in next Friday’s 2/28 Friday Folders (if under $200) or arranged through email.

Questions?  Please contact Catherine Smith at  630-373-9324 or email:

“cs AT catherineconsulting.com”


Don’t forget to order your Lincoln Yearbook.

Library 016A year’s worth of Lincoln memories all tied up in a hardbound edition, plus a cool pen for autographs!  

Order now at the PTO Web Store to make sure you get a copy before the price increases: $20 each now; the price increases to $25 on March 3rd.

 

Please remember to save your receipt or save the “Thanks for Your Order” email from the PTO Web Store.  It’s an easy way to confirm you have a book to pick up at the Ice Cream Social at the end of May.

Do you have photos to share with the Lincoln Yearbook?

You can upload JPEG images directly to the publishers website: http://images.balfour.com/

-Type in the Project Number:  412657
-No password necessary
-You do need to leave your name, email, phone number, and accept the terms.
-Filling in the “people” and “event” fields  is optional.

We’re completing the book in March, so don’t wait too long to share. Questions?  Please contact  Ann Mills at: “anncieslica AT msn. com”.


King Cakes at Roosevelt on Mardi Gras, March 4th!

kingCake1

Enjoy a delicious traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras dessert—a jumbo cinnamon sweet roll ring decorated with purple, green & gold icing, adorned with beads and a little King Cake baby.

Order deadline is March 1st at noon (pre-orders only). Cakes are $14 each on the Roosevelt PTO Web Store.  Napkins and server included; serves 10-16. For more information please contact Tania Wilson: 708-366-6303 or “rdw1100 AT sbcglobal.net”.

The King Cakes are from Reuter’s Bakery on Grand Ave, Chicago. King Cake is a nut-free item, but Reuter’s is not a nut-free bakery. 


Save the date:  Friday, March 14th

Lincoln’s Family Science Night

science night

 COME TO YOUR SENSES! 

 6:30-8:00pm in the Lincoln Gymnasium

Explore your senses and how that brain of yours processes all that incoming information…with and without your permission!   More details coming soon. Contact Steve Lefko with questions: “s_lefko AT hotmail.com”.


Green4Good News

 Electronics Recycling in River Forest this Saturday, 2/22

9am – 1pm  in the west Thatcher parking lot (west side of the 400 block of Thatcher Avenue across from the Metra train station).

Scroll down on the Village Web Site for details on what items are collected at this quarterly event.

Grn4Gd

Waste Free Wednesdays are still happening!  Pack your kids a waste free lunch on Wednesdays, and your child will receive a hand stamp.  Want to see Lincoln in action during the lunch hour?  Volunteer to give out hand stamps on any given Wednesday from 11:25 to 12:25!  Training provided.  Sign up here.


More ways to earn…your Amazon orders can support the PTO & Lincoln School, but only through this link

Amazon Logo

School fundraising doesn’t get any easier than this! Raise money for Lincoln by going to this link and clicking on either the search Amazon box or Amazon gift card box. Lincoln Elementary PTO will receive 6% of all money spent at Amazon.com through this special link (4% on electronics). There are no fees and Amazon does not share any of your information. Share the link with family and friends so all our Amazon shopping helps Lincoln school. Purchases made on Amazon kindle or through the Amazon smartphone app will not count toward fundraising. Please use the link on the Lincoln PTO website to ensure that Lincoln gets credit for your purchases. Happy shopping and thanks for fundraising!


Do you want to announce your school-related event?

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

Dine & Earn at Burger Boss TODAY, lunch or dinner!

burger boss

Burger Boss

Dine at Burger Boss today from 11am to 9:30pm and Burger Boss will donate 15% of net sales to the Lincoln PTO.

Come out and enjoy some delicious burgers, fresh cut fries and shakes with your family and friends.  Treat yourself after all that shoveling!  Click here for the Elmwood Park menu.  They offer salads and kids meals too.  Don’t forget to mention you’re a Lincoln family!

Burger Boss, 7512 W. North Ave., Elmwood Park: theburgerboss.com

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Fun Lunch is Thursday 2/13:

Chicken Tenders

FatDuckOur thanks to FatDuck Grill, 7218 West Madison, Forest Park and our dedicated Fun Lunch Volunteers!

 

Dine at Burger Boss on Tuesday, Feb. 18th

Burger

Treat your family to a delicious meal at Burger Boss and help raise money for Lincoln. The more food sold on the 18th, the more Burger Boss will donate to the PTO.  Enjoy a great meal with your family without the work of cooking at home.

Burger Boss, 7512 W. North Ave., Elmwood Park: theburgerboss.com

 

It’s Wednesday…think Puree’s for dinner

Puree Flyer

Puree’s Pizza and Pasta, 1023 Lake Street, Oak Park, has generously continued the Wednesday night Lincoln PTO Fundraising offer.  They will donate  10% of take out and delivery orders, as long as you mention Lincoln Elementary, RF. Please see the attached menu and take a break from cooking!  Puree’s Menu 

 

Box Tops Contest ends Feb. 21st

box top

For all of you who have been collecting Box Tops, thank you and please keep collecting for our Winter Box Tops Contest!

Check http://www.boxtops4education.com for participating products, coupons and more.  Questions?  Contact Katie Osga: “kjosga AT sbcglobal.net” or 708.704.1924

CONTEST: January 17th – February 21st

The class that collects the most Box Tops wins a treat!   Put your Box Tops in a plastic baggie or envelope with your teacher’s name and grade.  Place the baggie/envelope in one of the two Box Tops Collection Boxes,  located in the Lincoln Office or near in the Park Avenue lobby.
Please have all Box Tops submitted no later than 2/21 for the contest.

Our school gets cash for every Box Top collected to help buy the things it needs most.  All those Box Tops really add up!  Thank you for participating in this free fundraiser and earning cash for Lincoln School.  Keep on clipping…

 

Lincoln Yearbooks are now on sale!

Yearbook sales

Order now at the PTO Web Store to make sure you get a copy before the price increases: $20 each now; the price increases to $25 on March 3rd.

Please remember to save your receipt or save the “Thanks for Your Order” email from the PTO Web Store.  It’s an easy way to confirm you have a book to pick up at the Ice Cream Social at the end of May.

Do you have photos to share with the Lincoln Yearbook?

You can upload JPEG images directly to the publishers website: http://images.balfour.com/

-Type in the Project Number:  412657
-No password necessary
-You do need to leave your name, email, phone number, and accept the terms.
-Filling in the “people” and “event” fields  is optional.

We’re completing the book in March, so don’t wait too long to share. Questions?  Please contact  Ann Mills at: “anncieslica AT msn. com”.

 

 

 King Cakes Come to Roosevelt

 Mardi Gras Day, March 4th!

Enjoy a delicious traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras dessert—a jumbo cinnamon sweet roll ring decorated with purple, green & gold icing, adorned with beads and a little King Cake baby.

Order deadline is March 1st at noon (pre-orders only). Cakes are $14 each on the Roosevelt PTO Web Store.  Napkins and server included; serves 10-16. For more information please contact Tania Wilson: 708-366-6303 or “rdw1100 AT sbcglobal.net”.

*King Cakes are from Reuter’s Bakery on Grand Ave. It’s a nut-free item, but not a nut-free bakery. 

(13x9in.)
 

Save the date:

Lincoln’s Family Science Night

 

COME TO YOUR SENSES! 

Friday, March 146:30-8:00pm in the Lincoln Gymnasium

Explore your senses and how that brain of yours processes all that incoming information…with and without your permission! More details coming soon. Contact Steve Lefko with questions: “s_lefko AT hotmail.com”.

 

Your Amazon orders can support the PTO

Amazon Logo

School fundraising doesn’t get any easier than this! Raise money for Lincoln by going to this link and clicking on either the search Amazon box or Amazon gift card box. Lincoln Elementary PTO will receive 6% of all money spent at Amazon.com through this special link (4% on electronics). There are no fees and Amazon does not share any of your information. Share the link with family and friends so all our Amazon shopping helps Lincoln school. Purchases made on Amazon kindle or through the Amazon smartphone app will not count toward fundraising. Please use the link on the Lincoln PTO website to ensure that Lincoln gets credit for your purchases. Happy shopping and thanks for fundraising!

Green4Good reminders

Grn4Gd

Waste Free Wednesdays are still happening!  Pack your kids a waste free lunch on Wednesdays, and your child will receive a hand stamp.  Want to see Lincoln in action during the lunch hour?  Volunteer to give out hand stamps on any given Wednesday from 11:25 to 12:25!  Training provided.  Sign up here.

 

Do you want to announce your school-related event?

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