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School Hours

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

Student Late Arrival
Instructional Schedule
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

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Office Contacts

Tomei, Kathleen
Riordan, Timoth
Assistant Principal
Charatin, Patricia
Lead Secretary
Purtell, Maggie
Registered Nurse
Traxler, Kathleen
Assistant Secretary

Robbie Ostling, CSN
School Nurse


Mark Your Calendars

Check the calendar  for important dates.

May 29    Memorial Day - No School
May 30 5th Grade Recognition Evening (Bryan Middle School) 6;00 PM
May 31 Field Day,  Last day of Kindergarten
June 1 Last day of school,  11:15 AM Dismissal Grades 1 - 5

Lincoln News


Elmhurst School District 205 is thrilled to welcome Dr. Bill Daggett of the International Center for Leadership in Education to the community on Monday, August 14. In the afternoon, Dr. Daggett will be the keynote speaker at our opening faculty meeting. That evening, we cordially invite all local parents, community members, school board members, business and community leaders, legislators, and area educators to share with us a unique and exciting opportunity to experience his important message first hand. The festivities begin at 7:00 p.m. in the York High School Commons.

Dr. Daggett will discuss the concepts of rigor, relevance and relationships and share some important concepts about his organization's Rigor and Relevance Framework. Most importantly, attendees will be challenged to think about the role of public education as it relates to this country's future and the world economy.  I predict that if you are able to join us, you will never think about "school" the same way again.

Clear your calendars now!  I hope to see you then!

Dr. David Moyer

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Dr. Bill Daggett is the Founder and Chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education. He has collaborated with education ministries in several countries, the Council of Chief State School Officers, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the National Governors Association. Dr. Daggett’s System for Effective Instruction and Rigor and Relevance Framework have helped thousands of school districts throughout the country improve learning for students.



Hey Parents, 

I can't believe the school year is wrapping up already! Here are some end of the year details for art. First, congratulations to the students who made it into the 2017 Art Show at the Elmhurst Art Museum:

Ara Krossovitch 
Taylor Allen 
Connor Foley 
Amelia Karr 
Ava You 
Eva Hlavach
Logan Rice
Mac Olson 
Carley Romano 
James Sanders 
Mason Kotowicz 
Allie Vijit 
Anna Berger 

Thank you to everyone who came out to the show at the museum to support these students, as well as, students from other schools in the district. It was great to see so many Lincoln families at Art in the Park.

Summer is also approaching and I want to encourage families to take advantage of the art resources around them. Explore a class at the Elmhurst Art Museum, or Strauch Art School (630. 229.3190). The Chicago Art Institute is free from 5pm-8pm on Thursday evenings.The Morton Arboretum has a great origami sculpture exhibit which you can explore at the web address below:

Lastly, I want parents to know that I will be taking a one year leave to teach in Minnesota next year. I am excited about the opportunity to learn from other professionals and deepen my skills. I am sure the art teacher next year will receive a warm welcome from the Lincoln community and enjoy their year here. I will see some of you around Elmhurst when I come home to visit throughout next year ;)



The library will close for checkout on Tuesday, May 23.  All books are due by Wednesday, May 24.  In order to earn their class prize, all books must be returned or paid for by Thursday, May 25.  Please remind your child to return their books!  Overdue notices will start going home on a daily basis starting next week and emails will also start going out as well.  

The Elmhurst Public Library will kick off their summer reading program on Saturday, June 3.  Be sure to get your child enrolled!  The prizes are wonderful and check out the public library schedule for specials programs throughout the summer to encourage reading.

Emily Walton
Lincoln Librarian
Elmhurst, IL


The last day of school was approved at the April 25 Board of Education meeting. Due to a mild winter, and no other weather-related incidents, the five emergency days which are built into the school calendar, have not been used. Below are the student dismissal dates and times. The 2016-17 End-of-Year Calendar contains helpful information about final exams and 8th grade promotion times.

May 25 - Last day of attendance for York High School freshmen, sophomores and juniors at the conclusion of exams.

May 31 - Last day of attendance for Early Childhood and AM/PM kindergarten students. Last day of attendance for 8th grade students.

June 1 - Last day of school for grades 1-5; early dismissal at 11:15 AM. Last day of school for grades 6 and 7; early dismissal at 11:35 AM.


Dear Lincoln Families,

Included in this newsletter is information on:

  • BRAG Night Reminder
  • Chat with the Principals Thank You
  • Outdoor Ed Decision Update
  • Upcoming Dates

BRAG Night Reminder- Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 3 from 6-7:30pm to join us for our annual BRAG Night. Families are encouraged to drop in at Lincoln to visit classrooms and see the work students have done throughout the year.

Chat with the Principals Thank You- Thank you to all who were able to join us during yesterday's Chat with the Principals. 2017-18 Principal Jennifer Barnabee was on hand to meet with parents and answer questions about her background and transition to Lincoln. Prior to the Chat, Ms. Barnabee visited classrooms and met with staff. I am pleased to help support a smooth transition with Jennifer.

Outdoor Education Decision Update- I am pleased to share with you that this morning Dr. Moyer approved the continuation of the Lincoln 5th grade Outdoor Education experience. In order to approve this experience, Dr. Moyer asked that we confirmed alignment of learning experiences at Outdoor Ed with our current curriculum and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), scaled the trip back to 1 night, and limited the staff who were pulled from other classrooms to chaperone. Thank you for your patience as my teachers and I worked with Dr. Moyer to meet these parameters. We are pleased to having this experience continue at Lincoln.

Upcoming Dates- 

  • April 28th 5:30-7pm- PTA Sponsored Bike Rodeo
  • May 3rd 6-7:30pm- BRAG Night
  • May 16th 7pm- PTA Meeting
  • May 17th- Student Late Arrival
  • May 29th- Memorial Day/No School
  • May 31st- Field Day

For our students,
Kathleen Tomei


Please see the attached for Lincoln's traffic map.


Explore More Day 2016

No Cell Phones in School Zones

It is now 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 P.L.C.  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.