8/26 Lincoln PTO Newsletter

Welcome back to school from the Lincoln PTO. We hope you had an enjoyable summer. We have an exciting year planned at Lincoln Elementary. Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who spent time this summer in planning for a year ahead. Have a wonderful first week of school.


Tammy Travis and Nikki Elza Lincoln PTO Co-Presidents

Free Fun Lunch for All Friday

pizza200This Friday (8/29) Fun Lunch is Domino’s Pizza and will be free for all, courtesy of the Lincoln PTO.

A big thanks goes out to our fun lunch volunteers for starting off the year with free pizza!

New Parent Welcome THURSDAY

Screen Shot 2014-08-26 at 10.45.35 AMPlease join us for a New Parent Welcome!
August 28, 2014
Lincoln Auditorium
Light Refreshments Will Be Served


Fun LunchThe Lincoln Web Store is now open and ready to take your Fun Lunch orders. The deadline to order is tight – all orders need to be in by this Friday, August 29. This year, we will be giving you two sign up options:

  •  one order for the entire year, to save you time and make the process more convenient.
  • one fall order and one spring order

This year’s Fun Lunches will feature: Domino’s Pizza, Pasta from Puree’s, Quesadillas from Senior Jefe, and Sub Sandwiches from Subway. Sign up now and make your Fridays a little bit easier!

Movie Night Save the Date

Screen Shot 2014-08-26 at 10.38.59 AMPlease save the date for movie night on Friday, September 12. We will be showing Rio 2 out on the Lincoln lawn. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door and are available at the PTO Webstore. Refreshments will be served.

PTO Webstore is Now Open!

The full PTO Webstore is now open and ready for your sign ups, from FLIP to all grade-level activities. Come register your child!

We Have the Right Volunteer Opportunity for You!

446px-Uncle_Sam_(pointing_finger)Whether you work full time or from home, we have volunteer opportunities to fit your life and schedule. Come take a look on our Sign Up Genius volunteer page to see how you can best contribute your time to your child’s school. We need room parents, fun lunch volunteers, book fair helpers, pancake flippers, and even silent auction sales experts. Volunteer for a one day commitment, or regularly throughout the year. You can work from home, in the classroom, or in the evening. Take a look – we’d love your help.

Wanted: D90 Caucus Delegates

We are seeking a diverse group of River Forest residents who are willing to recruit and interview candidates for the D90 school board election in March 2015.

Delegates must be residents of River Forest and be able to attend all scheduled meetings during October and November 2014. These dates are as follows:

Tuesday, October 14
Tuesday, October 28
Tuesday, November 11
Tuesday, November 18
We welcome your participation in this established community process. Please contact us with your interest.

2014 Caucus Co-Chairs:

Judy Deogracias 773-793-3449 judy.deogracias AT mac.com

Laura Maychruk 708-205-7044 laura.maychruk AT comcast.net

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