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Fun Lunch for Friday 1/16:  Pasta

pasta200Many Thanks to Puree’s Pizza & Pasta in Oak Park,  and our dedicated Fun Lunch Volunteers.  Remind your kids what you ordered – Red Sauce or Plain!

 Lincoln Yearbooks now on sale!

Cover 1 If you think you ordered a yearbook last September, you didn’t.  Books were just added to the PTO Web Store this week.  Reserve a copy for your student(s) before March 1st and you’ll save $5. $20 gets you a hardcover book and souvenir pen.  Distribution is during the Ice Cream Social at the end of May.   Order on the PTO Web Store today!  Don’t forget to save your confirmation email from the PTO Web Store so you can quickly confirm your order when “end of the school year” panic sets in!

Downloading your camera?  Send us some photos for the Lincoln Yearbook!

If you have some great photos of the First Day of School, or any PTO or School Events (like the Pancake Breakfast, 5K Run, Halloween parties, Math Night, Book Fair Story Time, or Winter Concerts) you can email them to Cheri Gearhart    “cheri AT gearhart.com”  or  Ann Mills  “anncieslica AT msn.com”   Thank you!

Winter Sports Camp is meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:15,  through February 12th.  Mark your calendars.

New DAISY TROOP for kindergarten girls!

daisies We will begin meeting at Lincoln in 2015.  If you missed the informational meeting on Tuesday evening, please contact: Katie Avalos:   Katie_avalos  AT hotmail.com  or  Sarah Donoho:   sarah AT donoho.net

Looking for some cozy new clothes for 2015? Order some Lincoln Spirit Wear!

Lincoln PJ PantsStop by the Lincoln Office window to see all the new styles available. Guaranteed cool enough to make even older Roosevelt kids want some!

Email Jackie Holland for questions and order information: jackie-holland AT sbcglobal.net

Lincoln Spirit Wear



Recycle old holiday lights!

There is a recycle bin on Central Ave, between Park and Keystone, under the train bridge.  Drive right up and drop off your discards through January 15th.

Waste Free Wednesdays!

Each Wednesday through April 22nd we will be celebrating waste free lunches with a hand stamp, culminating in a Waste Free Challenge during Earth Week.  This is a fun way to participate in one of your child’s favorite activities!   We are looking for 2-3 volunteers every Wednesday from 11:15 – noon.  Please consider volunteering for a quick 45 minute time slot via SignUp Genius!  (scroll way to the bottom for G4G, thanks!)

River Forest Youth Baseball and Softball

Don’t Miss Out!  Registration for the Spring season of youth softball and baseball in River Forest ends February 1st. Sign up now to avoid late fees.  Players ages 5 to 14, beginner to experienced, are welcome to sign up. The season runs from late March to June.  Preseason indoor clinics are also available.  For more information and to register go to:  www.RFYBS.com

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