2-12 Lincoln PTO Newsletter

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


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. 


Save the date:

Lincoln’s Family Science Night



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


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.


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