1/28 Lincoln PTO Newsletter

Subs for Friday 1/30 Fun Lunch

SubwayturkeyMany Thanks to our dedicated Fun Lunch Volunteers.  Remind your kids what you ordered – Cheese or Turkey!

Empowering Children to Manage Social Conflict – Roosevelt PTO Event on Thursday night

When: Thursday, January 29 7-8:30pm

Where: Roosevelt Auditorium. Please enter through Door #4 on Lathrop Side of Building

Who: Carrie Goldman is the award-winning author of Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear (Harper Collins, August 2012).

Carrie’s expertise has been featured on NPR, MSNBC, CNN Headline News, BBC, Fox, ABC Radio, cnn.com, HLN, WGN TV and WGN Radio, HuffPost Live, and more.

Young Author’s Conference Saturday 1/31

Young Authors Blank PageThe young author’s conference will take place this Saturday at Lincoln from 9 to 12. Special guest will be author Tom Watson. If your child submitted a story for the young author’s conference, don’t forget to attend this special presentation. An adult needs to be present with the child to attend.


 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 last 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!

Save the Date!

Roosevelt PTO Coffee on the Roosevelt Exterior Plan February 4th at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Have you heard about the Roosevelt Exterior Project but are not clear what the plan entails?  If you have questions or would you like to be more informed, please join us on Wednesday, February 4th at 9 a.m. or 7 p.m. in Roosevelt’s multi-purpose room.


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




 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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