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School Hours

Bell Schedule:

8:05  First Bell
8:10  Second Bell
8:15  Tardy Bell, 
start the school day, students in seats
 

Regular School Hours:
1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
Lunch Period 1 - 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lunch Period 2 - 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lunch Period 3 - 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM

 
 
AM Kindergarten 
9:45 AM to 11:55 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:55 PM to 3:00 PM
Grades 1 - 5
9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

Parent Links

Office Contacts

Barnabee, Jennifer
Principal jbarnabee@elmhurst205.org
Podraza, Christina
Assistant Principal cpodraza@elmhurst205.org
Charatin, Patricia
Lead Secretary tcharatin@elmhurst205.org
Purtell, Maggie
Registered Nurse mpurtell@elmhurst205.org
Traxler, Kathleen
Assistant Secretary ktraxler@elmhurst205.org

Robbie Ostling, CSN
School Nurse

Staff

Mark Your Calendars

Check the calendar for important dates.

April 25

Student Late Arrival Day

  Coffee w/Superintendent 9:45 AM (MPR)
April 26 Brag Night 5:30-7 PM
  Choir Concert 7-8 PM (GYM)
April 27 Leo's Obstacle Course
  Bike & Rally 5:30-7:00 PM Playground
May 1 Drama Club 6:30 PM (GYM)

Lincoln News

4/25/18

The final calendar of the 2017-18 school year was approved at the April 24 Board of Education meeting. Below is a list of last days and dismissal times. Both the calendar and last days are posted on the District website's calendar page. They are:

          May 24th:  Last day of school for Early Childhood students
          May 24th:  Last day of school for AM/PM kindergarten students
          May 24th:  Last day of school for high school students
          May 25th:  Last day of school for elementary school students (11:15 AM dismissal)
          May 25th:  Last day of school for middle school students (11:35 AM dismissal)

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4/20/18

April 19, 2018

Dear SUPER Lincoln Lion Families,
We can’t wait for you to join us next Thursday, April 26 for our Annual Spring SUPER Celebration of Learning! Families may visit classrooms from 5:30-7pm. Mrs. Cowger will lead the Lincoln Singers’ Choir Concert from 7-8pm.

CONGRATULATIONS to the SUPER Lincoln Lions who were recognized this week at the 19th Annual Exemplary Youth Service Awards Night for the money they raised in support of hurricane relief when they sold lemonade, iced coffee, and various treats during "Sweet Treat Relief": Allison Woods - 3rd, Jack Woods - 1st, Anabelle Belich - 2nd, Ava Gaeto - 3rd, Koen Buzzell - 3rd, Ainsley Buzzell - K, Addison Bond - 3rd, Daniel Bond - K, Sophia Nurczyk - 3rd, Ryan Nurczyk - 4th, Charlotte Haigh - Brook 1st, Avani Subramanian - 3rd, Samantha Fleischer - 3rd. Hooray for your efforts in making a difference in the lives of others!

Lincoln Family Bike Rally: Friday, April 27, 5:30-7:00pm
The Lincoln PTA invites all Lincoln families to a Friday Evening of bicycle fun & safety, music, dancing & MORE! The PTA Safe Routes to School Committee, the PTA Social Committee, and the Elmhurst Bicycle Club are working together to bring you this year's Spring Bike Rally!

Bike Rodeo on the EASTSIDE = Elmhurst Bicycle Club bike mechanics to check bikes and helmets + Elmhurst Police Officer to register your bikes + "Slowest Rider" Competition + "Obstacle Course" Competition + Safe Bicycling Quiz + Family Sunday Ride Information + Safe Bike Route Maps + Raffle prizes for participants who complete ALL Bike Rodeo Stations!

Spring Pep Rally on the WESTSIDE = DJ + music + dancing + PAWsome Prizes + Leo the Lion + playground + FREE hot dog and Icee for students and siblings!  

Important Details:

  • Parents must join their child(ren) at the Bike Rodeo and go through the bike stations together.
  • All bikes must be kept on the East side of the blacktop.
  • Bikes must be walked around to the Bike Rodeo stations.  Bikes may only be ridden at the competition stations.
  • Helmets must be worn when riding your bike at the competition stations
  • Parents are encouraged to bring both adult and kid bikes to the Bike Rodeo.

Please consider volunteering for a 30-minute shift.  We have openings on both the Pep Rally and Bike Rodeo side!  Click HERE to access the Volunteer Sign-up Sheet. Lincoln alums in middle school are welcome to volunteer for service hours.  Please contact Kristi Phipps (kristina_J_phipps@yahoo.com) with any questions!

Event will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather.

Silverado 5th Grade Luncheon Event
The luncheon is scheduled for Sunday, April 29th. Three seatings will be offered: 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM and 2:00 PM. Due to space, this event is for 5th Grade families only.

Future Focused Listening Group/Conversation: May 2 at 2:00 PM at LINCOLN
You’ve likely heard that the District is creating a Master Facility Plan that will focus on educational needs for students, including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), All Day Kindergarten, and Future Ready Learning. The plan will also address pressing maintenance and facility needs. 

Several options for meeting these goals have been developed. The District planning team would like to gather feedback from parents and the community so that plans can be refined and the next steps defined.

You are invited to be part of a Lincoln-specific listening group/conversation on May 2, at 2:00 PM in the Lincoln Multipurpose Room. The District will share draft plans and gather feedback about Lincoln School.

I also hope you will be able to attend one of the four Future Focused community presentations. Additional information about the full Master Facility Plan will be shared at these meetings, and you will have the opportunity to provide feedback about the full plan. The same information will be presented at all four meetings, so please attend the one that is most convenient for you.

  • Saturday, May 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m - York Community High School
  • Monday, May 14 from 7-9 p.m - Churchville Middle School 
  • Wednesday, May 23 from 7-9 p.m - Bryan Middle School 
  • Wednesday, May 30 from 7-9 p.m - Sandburg Middle School

Please share these dates with friends, family and neighbors. The District would like to hear from everyone, including residents who do not currently have students enrolled in D205 schools. Please invite them to join the conversation!

Lincoln Spring Sing Concerts - Thursday, May 10th
Please join Mrs. Cowger and all students as they celebrate their hard work preparing for the annual Lincoln Spring Sing Concerts. The concerts will take place in the gym on Thursday, May 10th at the following times:

  • 5th Grade starts at 8:30am
  • 4th Grade starts at 9:30am
  • 3rd Grade starts at 11:00am
  • 2nd Grade starts at 2:00pm
  • 1st Grade starts at 1:00pm

Parents will enter through the Hillside doors, sign in right at the door, and proceed to the gymnasium for the concert!

Spring Future Focused Community Engagement Sessions
To learn more about the district’s next phase of its facilities study to create a Master Facility Plan, plan to attend one of these informational presentations:

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:30 – 11:30 am, York Community High School
  • Monday, May 14, 2018, 7 – 9 pm, Churchville Middle School
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 7 – 9 pm, Bryan Middle School
  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 7 – 9 pm, Sandburg Middle School

Attention Parents of Current Elmhurst 205 5th Grade Students! 
On Tuesday, May 15th, Bryan Middle School will host its Welcome Night for all incoming 6th grade parents. This evening event is for parents and will be presented by Bryan administration, counselors, and team leaders to help support students and parents as they transition to middle school. See below for the tentative agenda.

  • 6:30-Optional Meet and Greet for 504 Students (room 402)
  • 6:30-Optional Informational Meeting for students who have an IEP (Library)
  • 7:00-Program Begins in Auditorium
  • 8:15-Conclusion of Program

We look forward to seeing you in May! 

5th Grade Recognition – RSVP Kindly Requested
Join us for a wonderful evening celebrating our 5th Grade Students as they "MOVE ON UP" to Bryan! All 5th Graders, their guests and Lincoln staff are invited to attend the event, which includes the Moving Up celebration, DARE awards ceremony, the fabulous 5th Grade Slideshow, a catered Dessert Bar, and a DJ and dance floor! Mark your calendars: Wednesday, May 23rd from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Diplomat West Banquets, 681 W. North Avenue, Elmhurst.  Doors open at 6:30pm, with the festivities starting promptly at 7pm. It is important to have an accurate count for food and the much anticipated 5th Grade gift.  Kindly complete the attached questionnaire by May 1st2018 5th Grade Recognition Night

Soles for Kids
The York High School Key Club is sponsoring a “Soles for Kids” shoe drive, and we are asking for your support and assistance with this endeavor. Through the generosity of District 205 families, we have successfully collected over 8,000 pairs of shoes over the past six years. Our drive will conclude on Friday, May 11. We have a bin near the front office to collect new or gently used shoes.

Top Pizza - Taste of Elmhurst, April 26, York's Campbell Gym
The tradition continues with this year’s seventh Top Pizza Taste of Elmhurst event on Thursday, April 26, from 5:30-8:00 PM in the York High School Green & White Gym (please note change of location). Local area restaurants and pizzerias will showcase their traditional and specialty variety pizza pies. The $10 entrance fee allows attendees to taste the variety of vendor offerings and vote for their favorites in a variety of categories. Past winners participating this year include Bacci, DiLeos, Fratellos, Gullivers, Lou Malnatis, Mama Marias and Robertos. Newcomers include Aurelios and Rosatis.

This is a great community fundraising event that allows families and friends to enjoy dinner and taste pizzas that are both familiar and new. For those families trying to juggle the Lincoln Celebration of Learning Night, it’s a great way to grab dinner before or after. Please note that the time has been extended to 8 PM so that you can continue the celebration.​

STEM Summer Programs
Check out these STEM programs! Parents can also enroll students in the Elmhurst Summer Program through the following links:

UPCOMING DATES
Tues Apr 24 – 5th Grade Robert Crown presentation 1-2:30PM
Wed Apr 25 – Student Late Arrival
Wed Apr 25 – Superintendent Coffee at Lincoln 10am
Thurs Apr 26 – Celebration of Learning 5:30-7, Choir Concert 7-8pm
Fri Apr 27 – Bike Rally on the playground 5:30-7PM
Sun April 29 – Silverado 5th Gr Luncheon Event 9am-3pm
Tues May 1 – Drama Club Performance 6:30pm|Fri May 4 – First Grade Zoo Field Trip and Kindness Assembly
Wed May 9 – Student Late Arrival, National Bike to School Day!  Raffle prizes for students who bike to school on this day!  
Thurs May 10 – Spring Sing Concerts

  • 5th Grade - 8:30am
  • 4th Grade - 9:30am
  • 3rd Grade - 11:00am
  • 2nd Grade - 2:00pm
  • 1st Grade - 1:00pm

Sat May 12 – Future Focus Comm Engage 9:30 – 11:30 am, York HS
Mon May 14 – Future Focus Comm Engage 7 – 9 pm, Churchville MS
Tues May 15 - PTA Mtg 7-9PM MPR
Tues May 15 – 5th to 6th Gr Parent Night at BMS
Thurs May 17 – Incoming Kindergarten Parent Night (GYM) 6-7PM
Week of May 23 - Fifth graders can recycle charms back into the Walk & Bike to School program for prizes!  Start gathering up all of your charms from the last 6 years and stay tuned for more information! 
Wed May 23 - 5th Gr Recog 7pm at Diplomat West Banquets
Wed May 23 – Future Focus Comm Engage 7 – 9 pm, Bryan MS
Thurs May 24 – Field Day
Fri May 25 – Last Day of School
Wed May 30 – Future Focus Comm Engage 7 – 9 pm, Sandburg MS

The new calendars for 2018-2019, and 2019-2020 can be found on the district website through this link.

SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @LincolnD205

Have a SUPER weekend!

Sincerely,
Mrs. B, Principal

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4/19/18

The City of Elmhurst’s Commission on Youth honored young volunteers at its annual Exemplary Youth Service Awards program held Wednesday, April 18, at Sandburg Middle School in front of a packed house. Ken Bartels served as Master of Ceremonies. District 205 Superintendent Dr. David Moyer and Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley welcomed the honorees and their families.

The Exemplary Youth Service Awards program recognizes individuals who have demonstrated at least one of the following criteria through volunteer service: the level of involvement should demonstrate an exemplary commitment; the service must contribute to the health and well–being of a worthy individual or group or the community at large; the service should help promote the spirit of volunteerism.

The 83 honorees ranged in age from elementary through high school. Nine groups and 18 individuals were nominated for this year’s awards. Serving as distinguished judges were Elmhurst Police Deputy Chief Michael McLean, Deputy Fire Chief Bill Anaszewiczand Alderman Marti Deuter.Speakers for the evening included Exemplary Youth Service Award recipients from Kartwheels for Kids, a group of five York High School students who have been volunteering and fundraising together since they were fifth graders.

Other Exemplary Youth Service Award recipients included an elementary group known as the Sweet Treats and the following individuals: from Churchville Middle School – Jackie Cimino and Cayliann Gillie and from York High School – Sean Hayes, Dani Kolosiekeand Samantha Uditsky.

The program will air on Uverse Channel 99 and Comcast Channel 6 next month and will also be available for viewing at www.ElmhurstTV.com. The program is linked below.

Youth Commissioners include: Jackie Tamer (Chair), Kim Brigman, Jan DeCoursey, Sharon Karpiel, Marisa Mancini, Patricia McKernan, Bob Rasho, Derek Schlager, Mark Soehn, Ann Zimmer, Dan Corrigan, Nick Waldenmeyer, Melea Smith and Alderman Dannee Polomsky.

Exemplary Youth Service Award winners Kartwheels for Kids


Exemplary Youth Service Award winners Sweet Treats

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4/12/18

April 12, 2018

Dear SUPER Lincoln Lion Families,
District 205 is hard at work developing the next phase of its facilities study and is working to create a Master Facility Plan that will serve our students for many years to come. There will be a presentation by our architects, Wight & Company, at the April 24 Board meeting which will incorporate the new boundary report (presented April 10) overlaid with findings from Focus 205.

The District will work with the Community Advisory Team to create a presentation to be shared with the public on the following dates and locations: 

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:30 – 11:30 am, York Community High School
  • Monday, May 14, 2018, 7 – 9 pm, Churchville Middle School
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 7 – 9 pm, Bryan Middle School
  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 7 – 9 pm, Sandburg Middle School

Each presentation will be the same in content; please mark your calendar for the date that best suits you and plan to join the conversation. All are welcome!

Popcorn with the Principal – RSVP Due TOMORROW!!
Join us on Wed. Apr. 18 at 6:30pm to learn more about the new grading system in D205. The rationale for this new system and information about how student learning is reported to parents will be shared. Please RSVP to Dr. Podraza at cpodraza@Elmhurst205.org by TOMORROW - FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH (Fri. Apr. 13).

Attention Parents of Current Elmhurst 205 5th Grade Students! 
On Tuesday, May 15th, Bryan Middle School will host its Welcome Night for all incoming 6th grade parents. This evening event is for parents and will be presented by Bryan administration, counselors, and team leaders to help support students and parents as they transition to middle school. See below for the tentative agenda.

  • 6:30-Optional Meet and Greet for 504 Students (room 402)
  • 6:30-Optional Informational Meeting for students who have an IEP (Library)
  • 7:00-Program Begins in Auditorium
  • 8:15-Conclusion of Program

We look forward to seeing you in May!

Silverado 5th Grade Luncheon Event
The luncheon is scheduled for Sunday, April 29th. Three seatings will be offered: 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, and 2:00 PM. Due to space, this event is for 5th Grade families only.

5th Grade Recognition – RSVP Kindly Requested
Join us for a wonderful evening celebrating our 5th Grade Students as they "MOVE ON UP" to Bryan! All 5th Graders, their guests and Lincoln staff are invited to attend the event, which includes the Moving Up celebration, DARE awards ceremony, the fabulous 5th Grade Slideshow, a catered Dessert Bar, and a DJ and dance floor! Mark your calendars: Wednesday, May 23rd from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Diplomat West Banquets, 681 W. North Avenue, Elmhurst.  Doors open at 6:30pm, with the festivities starting promptly at 7pm. It is important to have an accurate count for food and the much anticipated 5th Grade gift.  Kindly complete the attached questionnaire by May 1st2018 5th Grade Recognition Night

Soles for Kids
The York High School Key Club is sponsoring a “Soles for Kids” shoe drive, and we are asking for your support and assistance with this endeavor. Through the generosity of District 205 families, we have successfully collected over 8,000 pairs of shoes over the past six years. Our drive will conclude on Friday, May 11. We have a bin near the front office to collect new or gently used shoes.

Top Pizza - Taste of Elmhurst, April 26, York's Campbell Gym
The tradition continues with this year’s seventh Top Pizza Taste of Elmhurst event on Thursday, April 26, from 5:30-8:00 PM in the York High School Green & White Gym (please note change of location). Local area restaurants and pizzerias will showcase their traditional and specialty variety pizza pies. The $10 entrance fee allows attendees to taste the variety of vendor offerings and vote for their favorites in a variety of categories. Past winners participating this year include Bacci, DiLeos, Fratellos, Gullivers, Lou Malnatis, Mama Marias and Robertos. Newcomers include Aurelios and Rosatis.

This is a great community fundraising event that allows families and friends to enjoy dinner and taste pizzas that are both familiar and new. For those families trying to juggle the Lincoln Celebration of Learning Night, it’s a great way to grab dinner before or after. Please note that the time has been extended to 8 PM so that you can continue the celebration.​

REACH PTA Informational Parent Meeting – TONIGHT!

  • The Twenty-first Century Teenage Brain - April 12, 2018: Time 6:30 -8:30pm at Sandburg Auditorium- Doors 3 and 7 will be open.

STEM Summer Programs
Check out these STEM programs! Parents can also enroll students in the Elmhurst Summer Program through the following links:

UPCOMING DATES
Tues Apr 17 – PTA Mtg 8:30am
Tues Apr 17 – 5th Grade Parent Mtg at District Office for Robert Crown
Tues Apr 24 – 5th Grade Robert Crown presentation 1-2:30PM
Wed Apr 25 – Student Late Arrival
Wed Apr 25 – Superintendent Coffee at Lincoln 10am
Thurs Apr 26 – Celebration of Learning 5:30-7, Choir Concert 7-8pm
Fri Apr 27 – Bike Rally on the playground 5:30-7PM
Sun April 29 – Silverado 5th Gr Luncheon Event 9am-3pm
Tues May 1 – Drama Club Performance 6:30pm
Fri May 4 – First Grade Zoo Field Trip and Kindness Assembly
Wed May 9 – Student Late Arrival
Sat May 12 – Future Focus Comm Engage 9:30 – 11:30 am, York HS
Mon May 14 – Future Focus Comm Engage 7 – 9 pm, Churchville MS
Tues May 15 - PTA Mtg 7-9PM MPR
Tues May 15 – 5th to 6th Gr Parent Night at BMS
Thurs May 17 – Incoming Kindergarten Parent Night (GYM) 6-7PM
Wed May 23 - 5th Gr Recog 7pm at Diplomat West Banquets
Wed May 23 – Future Focus Comm Engage 7 – 9 pm, Bryan MS
Thurs May 24 – Field Day
Fri May 25 – Last Day of School
Wed May 30 – Future Focus Comm Engage 7 – 9 pm, Sandburg MS

The new calendars for 2018-2019, and 2019-2020 can be found on the district website through this link.

SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @LincolnD205

Have a SUPER weekend!

Sincerely,
Mrs. B, Principal

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4/12/18

At Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, the Board heard from three teachers and an instructional coach about how the infusion of technology via the District’s Mobile Learning Implementation has dramatically changed student engagement in their classrooms. They also provided teacher feedback samples on the topics of creativity, student-to-device ratios and device types.

A video created by the Communications Office demonstrated these new and exciting modes of learning and teaching. Assistant Superintendent of Innovation & Growth Dr. Mark Cohen noted that “these skills fit our concept of being future ready and future focused, allowing for collaboration in the digital space beyond the walls of the classroom.”

 

 

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4/6/18

April 5, 2018

Dear SUPER Lincoln Lion Families,

Welcome back to the culminating eight weeks of our school year! Can you believe it?! We have rigorous academic activities planned in STEM, literacy, and math at each grade level to keep the students learning right up to the last day of school. As well, we have upcoming PTA and parent meetings to help prepare parents for next year.

Popcorn with the Principal – Standards Based Reporting (SBR) Presentation

Join us on Wed. Apr. 18 at 6:30pm to learn more about the new grading system in D205. The rationale for this new system and information about how student learning is reported to parents will be shared. Please RSVP to Dr. Podraza at cpodraza@Elmhurst205.org by FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH (Fri. Apr. 13).

Attention Parents of Current Elmhurst 205 5th Grade Students:

On Tuesday, May 15th, Bryan Middle School will host its Welcome Night for all incoming 6th grade parents. This evening event is for parents and will be presented by Bryan administration, counselors, and team leaders to help support students and parents as they transition to middle school. See below for the tentative agenda.

  • 6:30-Optional Meet and Greet for 504 Students (room 402)
  • 6:30-Optional Informational Meeting for students who have an IEP (Library)
  • 7:00-Program Begins in Auditorium
  • 8:15-Conclusion of Program

We look forward to seeing you in May!

Silverado 5th Grade Luncheon Event

The luncheon is scheduled for Sunday, April 29th. Three seatings will be offered: 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, and 2:00 PM.

Car Lines on Fairfield and Hillside

For student safety, please refrain from parking and waiting with your child in the car. Please allow your child to leave the car and keep the car line moving.

PARCC Testing for Grades 3, 4 and 5

The rest of the schedule follows:

  • Thurs. Apr. 5 – ELA in the AM, Math in the PM following lunch
  • Tues. Apr. 10 – Depending on each class’ Specials Schedule, Math may be in either the AM or the PM following lunch – Check with your child’s teacher.

Soles for Kids

The York High School Key Club is sponsoring a “Soles for Kids” shoe drive, and we are asking for your support and assistance with this endeavor. Through the generosity of District 205 families, we have successfully collected over 8,000 pairs of shoes over the past six years. Our drive will conclude on Friday, May 11. We have a bin near the front office to collect new or gently used shoes.

TOP PIZZA TASTE OF ELMHURST

The tradition continues with this year’s seventh Top Pizza Taste of Elmhurst event on Thursday, April 26, from 5:30-7:30 PM​ in​ the York High School Commons. Local area ​restaurants and pizzerias will showcase their traditional and specialty variety pizza pies. The $10 entrance fee allows attendees to taste the variety of vendor offerings and vote for their favorites in a variety of categories. This is a great community fundraising event that allows families and friends to enjoy dinner and taste pizzas that are both familiar and new. For those families trying to juggle the Lincoln Celebration of Learning Night, it’s a great way to grab dinner before or after. Proceeds benefit District 205 Foundation programs that enhance education for our ​EC-12 schools. For more information and to purchase entrance fee ahead so you do not need to wait in line, visit www.elmhurst205.org/foundation_pizza.

Leo's Obstacle Course

Leo's Obstacle Course and Running Club will kick off the Spring Season on Friday, April 13th during lunch recess. In order to participate, please click HERE to complete the attached permission slip and return to the office by Friday, April 6th.

REACH PTA Informational Parent Meetings

  • The Twenty-first Century Teenage Brain - April 12, 2018: Time 6:30 -8:30pm at Sandburg Auditorium- Doors 3 and 7 will be open.

STEM Summer Programs
Check out these STEM programs! Parents can also enroll students in the Elmhurst Summer Program through the following links:

UPCOMING DATES

Fri Apr 6 – Final date to purchase a yearbook
Wed Apr 11 – Student Late Arrival
Tues Apr 17 – PTA Mtg 8:30am
Tues Apr 17 – 5th Grade Parent Mtg at District Office for Robert Crown
Tues Apr 24 – 5th Grade Robert Crown presentation 1-2:30PM
Wed Apr 25 – Student Late Arrival
Wed Apr 25 – Superintendent Coffee at Lincoln 10am
Thurs Apr 26 – Celebration of Learning 5:30-7, Choir Concert 7-8pm
Fri Apr 27 – Bike Rally on the playground 5:30-7PM
Sun April 29 – Silverado 5th Gr Luncheon Event 9am-3pm
Tues May 1 – Drama Club Performance 6:30pm
Fri May 4 – First Grade Zoo Field Trip and Kindness Assembly
Wed May 9 – Student Late Arrival
Tues May 15 - PTA Mtg 7-9PM MPR
Tues May 15 – 5th to 6th Gr Parent Night at BMS
Thurs May 17 – Incoming Kindergarten Parent Night (GYM) 6-7PM
Tues May 22 – 5th Grade Recognition @Bryan 6:00PM
Thurs May 24 – Field Day
Fri May 25 – Last Day of School

 

The new calendars for 2018-2019, and 2019-2020 can be found on the district website through this link.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @LincolnD205

Sincerely,

Mrs. B

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4/6/18

The tradition continues with this year’s seventh Top Pizza Taste of Elmhurst event on Thursday, April 26, from 5:30-8:00 PM in the York High Campbell (Green & White) Gym. Local area restaurants and pizzerias will showcase their traditional and specialty variety pizza pies. The $10 entrance fee allows attendees to taste the variety of vendor offerings and vote for their favorites in a variety of categories. Past winners participating this year include Bacci, DiLeo, Fratello, Gulliver, Lou Malnati, Mama Maria and Roberto's. Newcomers include Aurelio's and Rosati's.

This is a great community fundraising event that allows families and friends to enjoy dinner and taste pizzas that are both familiar and new. For those families trying to juggle the Celebration of Learning night, it’s a great way to grab dinner before or after. Please note that the time has been extended to 8 PM so that you can continue the celebration.

Proceeds benefit District 205 Foundation programs that enhance education for our  EC-12 schools. For more information and to purchase entrance fee ahead so you do not need to wait in line, click HERE.

 


 

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3/19/18

March 16, 2018

Dear SUPER Lincoln Lion Families,
Has your child come home yet and talked about the Gaga Pit? Check out our Social Media sites to see what’s all the rave!! THANK YOU to the SUPER Dad’s Club for fundraising, organizing, and assembling the fantastic game! We are SUPER Gaga here @LincolnD205!

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! We are so SUPER grateful for all the PTA support that went into today's Explore More Day! Thank you to all the visitors who volunteered to present their passions and expertise! Thank you to all the people who volunteered to chaperone students and stations to keep presentations and transitions moving smoothly. Lincoln’s learning community is absolutely SUPER!!

PARCC Testing for Grades 3, 4 and 5
Testing will begin on the Tuesday following Spring Break, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Students in Grades 3, 4 and 5 will test on each of the following days in both the AM and the PM: April 3, April 4, April 5, and April 10. The schedule will be as follows:

  • Tues. Apr. 3 – ELA in the AM, Math in the PM following lunch
  • Wed. Apr. 4 – ELA in the AM, Math in the PM following lunch
  • Thurs. Apr. 5 – ELA in the AM, Math in the PM following lunch
  • Tues. Apr. 10 – Depending on each class’ Specials Schedule, Math may be in either the AM or the PM following lunch – Check with your child’s teacher.

Safety Alert for Corner of Montrose and Spring
If you have a child who walks this direction please have a conversation about NOT crossing at this intersection, but instead at an intersection where there is a 4-Way Stop. Often there are cars or delivery vans parked on the side of the road for the shops along Spring Street, making it difficult to see around if there is oncoming traffic. Due to a recent accident at this intersection I urge you to work with your child on the best walking route and the best areas to cross the street.

Pickup Line on Fairfield
Please share this information with anyone picking up your child: Each day there are cars that sit and block traffic on Fairfield (at the stop sign on Vallette and Fairfield). We need drivers to stay in cars, move up in the carline, and follow the flow of traffic so cars behind can continue to pull up and keep traffic moving. Cars that refuse to pull up cause a backup as well as safety concerns. Also, YMCA buses have had difficulty getting through. With cars both directions trying to go down Fairfield while cars are pulling around stopped cars, congestion and dangers increase. When picking up your child at dismissal, please remain in your car, continue moving forward, and allow traffic to flow. If you choose to get out of your car to meet your child at the playground, please park on a side street, off of the traffic path around Lincoln.

Soles for Kids
The York High School Key Club is sponsoring a “Soles for Kids” shoe drive, and we are asking for your support and assistance with this endeavor. Through the generosity of District 205 families, we have successfully collected over 8,000 pairs of shoes over the past six years. Our drive will start Monday, March 12 and conclude on Friday, May 11. We will have a bin near the front office to collect new or gently used shoes. Thank you in advance!

STEM Program at Lincoln THIS SUNDAY!! Sunday, March 18
Check out these STEM programs! One is scheduled at Lincoln on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 2pm-4:30pm: http://www.centerforgifted.org/elmhurstPromo_link.pdf (give it a minute to load). Parents can also enroll students in the Elmhurst Summer Program through the following links:

Next PTA Meeting
Tuesday, March 20th, 7:00 pm in the MPR.

Leo's Obstacle Course
Leo's Obstacle Course and Running Club will kick off the Spring Season on Friday, April 13th during lunch recess. In order to participate, please click HERE to complete the attached permission slip and return to the office by Friday, April 6th.

Lincoln Year Book
The Lincoln 2017-2018 yearbook is in the works!!! Want to see your gorgeous kids in the yearbook? We rely on parent photos in addition to photos taken by teachers and yearbook committee photographers to help capture moments at Lincoln. Upload your own photos directly to shared folders on the PTA yearbook website! Please check out all of the shared folders to which you can upload your pictures! Friday, April 6, 2018 is the final date to purchase a yearbook. Customized pages must be done by April 7th as well.

REACH PTA Informational Parent Meetings

  • The Twenty-First Century Teenage Brain - April 12, 2018: Time 6:30 -8:30pm at Sandburg Auditorium- Doors 3 and 7 will be open.

UPCOMING DATES
Fri Mar 16 – Explore More Day
Sun Mar 18 – STEM at Lincoln 2pm-4:30pm
Mar 26-30 – Spring Break
Fri Apr 6 – Final date to purchase a yearbook
Wed Apr 11 – Student Late Arrival
Wed May 9 – Student Late Arrival
Thurs May 24 – Field Day
Fri May 25 – Last Day of School

The new calendars for 2018-2019, and 2019-2020 can be found on the district website through this link.

SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook: @LincolnD205

Have a SUPER weekend!

Sincerely,
Mrs. B, Principal

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3/19/18

The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Summer Music Program offers an exciting opportunity for all current 4th - 8th grade band and orchestra students and all current 6th - 8th grade choir students to continue practicing in an ensemble during the summer. Consistent, regular practice during the summer helps students to retain and reinforce concepts and skills that they have learned during the school year and helps them continue to learn and grow as young musicians.

  • Summer Band and Orchestra for current elementary students will run June 4 through June 29 at Sandburg Middle School. Rehearsals will be held Monday through Friday mornings. Each rehearsal is one hour. The final performances will be on Friday morning, June 29 at Sandburg Middle School.
  • Summer Band, Orchestra, and Choir for current middle school students will run June 4 – July 6 at York High School from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Band and Orchestra rehearsals will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Choir rehearsals will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings. There will be no rehearsals on July 3rd and 4th. The final performance will be on Friday, July 6 at York High School.
  • The registration fee for all levels is $92.00. The fee includes a Summer Music Program T shirt.
  • Middle School Summer Band and Orchestra students may also participate in Jazz Band at no additional cost.
  • Middle school students who register for summer band or orchestra may also enroll in choir at no additional cost.

The Dist. 205 Summer Music Program welcomes students who will be on vacation for some rehearsals and/or participate in other summer activities. Students who can only attend part of the summer program are still strongly encouraged to register and attend as often as they can! Students who practice during the summer are much more likely to experience continued success in band, orchestra, and choir. We strongly encourage your child to participate as much as they are able!

Please see the attached summer music program description for more detailed course information, rehearsal times, and registration options. If you have questions, please contact Brian Berg (bberg@elmhurst205.org) or your child's band or orchestra director.

Registration for the Dist. 205 Summer Music Program will open on Monday, March 19, 2018. You may register for the summer music program by using the Webstore at this link. The deadline for registration is Friday, May 4, 2018.

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3/12/18

March 9, 2018

Dear SUPER Lincoln Lion Families,
I hope you’re ready to start your weekend off right with Lincoln’s Got Talent! SUPER special guest appearance from a very special group!

SAFETY Alert for Corner of Montrose and Spring
If you have a child who walks this direction please have a conversation about NOT crossing at this intersection, but instead at an intersection where there is a 4-Way Stop. Often there are cars or delivery vans parked on the side of the road for the shops along Spring Street, making it difficult to see around if there is oncoming traffic. Due to a recent accident at this intersection I urge you to work with your child on the best walking route and the best areas to cross the street.

LUNCH on Explore More Day
All students will eat lunch between 11am-NOON. Station rotations will begin at 12:15pm.

Pickup Line on Fairfield
Please share this information with anyone picking up your child: Each day there are cars that sit and block traffic on Fairfield (at the stop sign on Vallette and Fairfield). We need drivers to stay in cars, move up in the carline, and follow the flow of traffic so cars behind can continue to pull up and keep traffic moving. Cars that refuse to pull up cause a backup as well as safety concerns. Also, YMCA buses have had difficulty getting through. With cars both directions trying to go down Fairfield while cars are pulling around stopped cars, congestion and dangers increase. When picking up your child at dismissal, please remain in your car, continue moving forward, and allow traffic to flow. If you choose to get out of your car to meet your child at the playground, please park on a side street, off of the traffic path around Lincoln.

Soles for Kids
The York High School Key Club is again sponsoring a “Soles for Kids” shoe drive, and we are asking for your support and assistance with this endeavor. Through the generosity of District 205 families, we have successfully collected over 8,000 pairs of shoes over the past six years. Our drive will start Monday, March 12 and conclude on Friday, May 11. We will have a bin near the front office to collect new or gently used shoes. Thank you in advance!

STEM Program at Lincoln on Sunday, March 18
Check out these STEM programs! One is scheduled at Lincoln on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 2pm-4:30pm: http://www.centerforgifted.org/elmhurstPromo_link.pdf (give it a minute to load). Parents can also enroll students in the Elmhurst Summer Program through the following links:

Join the Master Facility Plan Community Advisory Team!
Elmhurst District 205 is creating a Master Facility Plan (MFP) that will focus on educational needs for students, including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), All Day Kindergarten, and Future Ready Learning. The plan will also address pressing maintenance/facility needs and safety priorities.

As part of the community engagement process, we are seeking volunteers for a Community Advisory Team (CAT) to help review the Master Facility Plan outreach efforts and materials.  This group will be asked to:

  • Ensure that messages and materials related to the MFP are clear and easy-to-understand
  • Help anticipate community questions and concerns
  • Offer suggestions to make sure the district is using every opportunity to reach stakeholders

The District plans to offer many opportunities for parents, staff and the community to weigh in on the Master Facility Plan. The CAT is just one part of the engagement process, to help guide the District in communicating this work.

Want to apply?
The District is seeking 20+ members to serve. The CAT team will be a diverse representative group of parents, staff and community members. In the event the number of applicants exceeds the number of available slots, participants will be chosen via lottery. Priority will be given to applicants who represent more than one group and can attend the first meeting on Monday, March 19.  Please fill out the Google form located at http://bit.ly/2FUbShu_CAT to apply. The form can be completed in less than 10 minutes.  Want to stay updated on this work? Find more information here:www.elmhurst205.org/masterfacilityplan.

Next PTA Meeting
Tuesday, March 20th, 7:00 pm in the MPR

Leo's Obstacle Course
Leo's Obstacle Course and Running Club will kick off the Spring Season on Friday, April 13th during lunch recess. In order to participate, please click HERE to complete the attached permission slip and return to the office by Friday, April 6th.

LINCOLN YEAR BOOK
The Lincoln 2017-2018 yearbook is in the works!!!  Want to see your gorgeous kids in the yearbook?  We rely on parent photos in addition to photos taken by teachers and yearbook committee photographers to help capture moments at Lincoln.  Upload your own photos directly to shared folders on the PTA yearbook website!  Yearbook Committee is currently working on an amazing tribute to our 5th Graders...on deck WILL be all the great pictures that are sure to be captured at Talent Show, STEaMFEST and Explore More.  Please check out all of the shared folders to which you can upload your pictures! Friday, April 6, 2018 is the final date to purchase a yearbook.  Customized pages must be done by April 7th as well.  

REACH PTA Informational Parent Meetings

  • TONIGHT: Parenting to Promote a Growth Mindset - March 8th, 2018: Time 6:30 -8:30pm at Sandburg Auditorium- Doors 3 and 7 will be open.
  • The Twenty-first Century Teenage Brain - April 12, 2018: Time 6:30 -8:30pm at Sandburg Auditorium- Doors 3 and 7 will be open.

UPCOMING DATES
Thurs Mar 8 - Parenting to Promote a Growth Mindset, 6:30 -8:30pm at Sandburg MS
Fri Mar 9 – Talent Show, 5:30pm
Sun Mar 11 – Daylight Savings Time Starts
Tues Mar 13 - D205 District Choral Festival, YHS Gymnasium

  • Doors open to public at 7:00pm
  • Concert begins at 7:30pm

Wed Mar 14 – Student Late Arrival
Fri Mar 16 – Explore More Day
Sun Mar 18 – STEM at Lincoln 2pm-4:30pm
Mar 26-30 – Spring Break
Fri Apr 6 – Final date to purchase a yearbook
Wed Apr 11 – Student Late Arrival
Wed May 9 – Student Late Arrival
Thurs May 24 – Field Day
Fri May 25 – Last Day of School

The new calendars for 2018-2019, and 2019-2020 can be found on the district website through this link.

SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @LincolnD205

Have a SUPER weekend!

Sincerely,
Mrs. B, Principal

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Explore More Day 2016

No Cell Phones in School Zones

It is against the law to use a cell phone while driving in a school zone. Please keep this in mind when you are driving your child to or from school.

Lincoln School Vision Statement

Lincoln School continuously works to ensure we have:

  • a knowledgeable, educated, flexible staff working as a Professional Learning Community, focusing on student learning
  • an environment where staff, students and parents function together as a caring community
  • a learning community that focuses on essential learning, high expectations, and authentic experiences for the students
  • a learning community that creates students who can think critically, problem solve, and engage in their own learning and
  • a safe environment where students feel they belong and are contributing members of the community.

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Lincoln's Mission

To provide an education that enables all students to become life-long learners who respect the diversity of others.