1/7 PTO Newsletter; are you registered for Fun Lunch?

Fun Lunch Registration–get it done today!

If you didn’t order a full year of fun lunches in August, it’s time to get it done before registration ends on January 12th.  Click here to register today. Not sure if you registered for the full year?  Check your Web Store Order History.  Click here for the web store, click on “My Account,” select “Order History” and look at a late August order date (click on the date to see details).  Or email  Nancy Snyder:  ntdesnyder AT earthlink.net

Thank you for supporting the Lincoln PTO!

Fun Lunch for Friday 1/9:  Pizza


Many thanks to our hard working Fun Lunch volunteers and our provider:  Domino’s Pizza, 329 Chicago Ave, Oak Park.

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

4th Grade Chorus and Recorder Club will NOT be meeting this week.

Recorder Club will resume at 7:20 – 8:15 a.m. on Thursday mornings at Lincoln Auditorium (doors open at 7:15 a.m.), starting January 15th

Jr. Chorus will resume at 7:20 – 8:05 a.m. on Friday mornings at Willard Auditorium (doors open at 7:15 a.m.), starting January 16th

New DAISY TROOP for kindergarten girls!


We will begin meeting at Lincoln in 2015.  Please join us for more information about this troop and the Girl Scouts organization:

7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13th  at Lincoln, Room 10

You can enroll your daughter at this meeting!

Questions?   Please contact:

Katie Avalos:   Katie_avalos  AT hotmail.com

Sarah Donoho:   sarah AT donoho.net

Thank you to all the families and staff who contributed to last year’s Mitten Tree.  Lincoln’s Hearworks Club and Hephzibah Children’s Association greatly appreciate it!

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!)

Downloading your camera?  Send in 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”   Thanks!

Be sure to check next week’s newsletter for an announcement about Lincoln Yearbook orders!

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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