2/26 Lincoln PTO Newsletter: Boom Writer, Spring Food Drive and Family Science Night

Fun Lunch for Friday 2/27:  Subs

SubwayturkeyMany thanks to Subway in Oak Park, and our dedicated fun lunch volunteers.  Remind your kids what you ordered – turkey or cheese!

Mark your Calendars:

3/2:  No School – Casimir Pulaski Day

3/3 – 3/6: Spring Food Drive

3/9: PTO Meeting

 Boom Writer Club! 3rd and 4th grade

Boomwriter Guy

Meet on Mondays, 3:15-4:15 in the Computer Lab

Register on the PTO Web Store. Only $15 per child.


Lincoln Yearbooks Early Bird Pricing Ends Soon!

Cover 1Order books on the PTO Web Store  today!   $20 each until March 1st, when the price increases to $25. 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!

Heart works Spring Food Drive

Screen Shot 2015-02-25 at 2.12.05 PMThe Heartworks March 2015 Food Drive benefiting the OPRF Food Pantry will take place between March 3rd – 6th.
Drop off donations at Park Ave Lobby by Friday, March 6th

Save the Date – Family Science Night on 3/19

Deep Down Family Science Night at Lincoln Elementary 7-8pm Thursday March 19th –FREE ADMISSION. unnamed-3Cancel that tropical spring break trip, creatures of the sea are coming to the Lincoln gymnasium during Family Science Night. Dear me, is that an anemone? Take the plunge – a real sponge! It doesn’t stink, look inside a squid and paint with its ink? Join this up-close experience with many more creatures of the deep and discover the scientist in YOU (K – 4th appropriate). A Lincoln Elementary PTO Sponsored Event.

Have you seen the cool Lincoln Spirit Wear on display in the office window?

Lincoln Spirit Wear

Lincoln PJ PantsThere are hoodies, hats, cozy flannel pants, and shirts with long sleeves and  short sleeves.  Get some on order!  Please email Jackie Holland for questions and order information:  jackie-holland AT sbcglobal.net




 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 Soccer

RF_Youth_SoccerSoccer_ballSoccer in the spring is fun and relaxed! Registration for our Sunday league is now open! NEW THIS YEAR, by popular demand, 5th – 8th grade leagues added!


  • K-8th grade
  • April – June
  • Sunday afternoons, 7th-8th grade plays Friday nights
  • Late fees “kick-in” after March 1st. Register at       www.RFYS.org


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