1/24 Lincoln log

Lincoln Families,

I hope your family had a wonderful weekend. The past week’s celebration of Dr. King, the return of our kids to “Blended Learning,” and the historic inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris instilled in me an incredible sense of renewal and optimism for the days ahead! As we venture into the coming week here at Lincoln, there is a lot to take note of! 

Last Friday each Lincoln Eagle was given a new sheet of 30 Covid Stickers. It is imperative for the safety of all kids and staff that students arrive at school each morning wearing these stickers and having been pre-screened by an adult in your household on Power School each morning. While these steps may seem tedious, they are integral and essential components of “in person” learning. Additionally, masks at school are not optional and must be worn correctly by all students and staff personnel at all times. Please consider sending an additional mask to school for your child so they might change during the day if necessary. Finally, please continue to honor the District 90 guidelines for travel and quarantine. Your family’s compliance with these guidelines is greatly appreciated. 

I also wanted to more clearly clarify the guidelines Lincoln and District 90 implement regarding student access to remote learning. 

If a student or member of their household presents with any symptom related to Covid-19, they are permitted to access “remote” learning until ONE of the following has occurred:

  • Self-imposed quarantine (ten days from the onset of symptoms or 14 days from last contact)
  • They have supplied the school nurse with a doctor’s note indicating it is safe for the child to attend school and that there is no clinical suspicion of Covid 19.
  • They have received a “negative” Covid-19 test

This also applies to siblings. For example, if a 4th grade student presents with a symptom, their 1st grade and 8th grade siblings must also access “remote” learning until one of the aforementioned has occurred. 

Additionally, if a child is diagnosed with Covid-19, strep throat, flu or any illness, it is assumed they are too ill to participate in “zoom” and should not access remote learning on those days. Waking up late or having a “slow” start does not constitute an acceptable reason for a student to access learning from home.

I realize that Covid-19 continues to deal us many complexities. However, it is important for us to maintain firm boundaries regarding access to “remote” learning. Please communicate directly with Ms. Godellas, Ms. Gerges or me with any questions regarding this.

Please continue to spread the word about our upcoming Kindergarten Orientation for 2021-2022 – see attached flyer.

I’ve always been a firm believer in the power of Kindness and Gratitude. Therefore, I’m excited to share a new initiative and opportunity for any member of our school community to show some “Lincoln Love” to any staff member, student or volunteer. If you are looking for a quick and simple way to acknowledge a student, staff member or volunteer, please spread some kindness and Lincoln Love by following this link Lincoln LOVE and we will be sure to celebrate and recognize “Lincoln Love” with your individual! Thanks for taking the time to fill someone’s bucket today!

As always, thank you for your continued support of Lincoln. I look forward to seeing some of you at the Science Expo on Thursday. Please never hesitate to reach out if there is anything more I can do to support your family. CG

“There’s always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it, if only we’re brave enough to be it.”

~ Amanda Gorman, Biden/Harris Inaugural Poet


Thursday, 1/28:

  • Science Expo

Friday, 1/22: 

  • Lincoln School Spirit Day

Lincoln Love

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to recognize a staff member, student or volunteer? If so, take a quick moment to share your story using the link below and we will be sure to share some Lincoln Love with your honoree! Thanks for filling someone’s bucket today! Lincoln LOVE

Lincoln Science Expo – this Thursday, 1/28!

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Join us this Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm! Zoom link will be emailed closer to the event.

RFPD Quarterly Community Safety Meeting

Join RFPD’s Quarterly Community Safety Meeting via live zoom conference on January 27 from 6-7:30pm. See attached flyer.

2021-22 Kindergarten Registration

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Do you know of any kids in our area who will turn 5 prior to September 1, 2021? Lincoln will be hosting a Live Virtual Kindergarten Orientation on Thursday, February 4th at 6:30pm. Please see the flier for more information and share broadly!

Young Authors

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Lincoln students have the opportunity to become the next Mo Willems or JK Rowling!  Young Authors is open to students in grades 1st – 8th.  Students can write an original piece (cannot be a school assignment) about anything they choose.  Writing pieces need to be bound and turned in to Mrs. Brauweiler by February 10th.  Attached is a flyer with more details. Some open Zoom meetings will be scheduled to check in with students.  We will have some type of school celebration later in the spring to recognize our authors.  Contact Mrs. Brauweiler if you have any questions.

Social Emotional Learning

Technology support

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Thank you for emailing  powerschool@district90.org or helpdesk@district90.org with your technology questions/issues.  Please remember to include as much information as possible, e.g., Student Name, Teacher Name, School, iPad asset tag number, etc. Screenshots, links, websites and any other information regarding the issue is helpful. For example, my iPad/computer can’t connect to the XXXXX website when I click on this link. 

Additionally, if you have difficulty logging into your child’s special area classes, please be sure to reach out to that particular teacher to assist with any login issues.