Lincoln Elementary School


Principal's Newsletter 2/22/2018

February 22, 2018

Dear SUPER Lincoln Lion Families,


Thank you, PTA, Mrs. Belich, and Mrs. Haller for all of your work putting together the materials and stations for our STEaMFEST 2018!! STEaMFEST for K-2 is tonight at 6pm, and next week for Grades 3-5 on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 6pm. PLEASE REMEMBER: All participating students need to bring two empty 2-liter bottles and a sharpened pencil.

READING Reminder - MONDAY FEB 26th - LAST DAY to turn in Six Flags Reading Logs  

Congratulations to the 75+ Lincoln Lions who've already read their 360 minutes and turned their logs in to their teachers - you've earned your ticket to Six Flags!  Reading logs are due Monday February 26th.


Volunteers are needed to help move students from station to station throughout the afternoon of March 16. If you are available and willing to help please let the office or someone from PTA know.

STEM Programs
Check out these STEM programs! One is scheduled at Hawthorne for this Sunday, February 25, 2018, and another is scheduled at Lincoln on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Each session runs from 2pm-4:30pm: Students do not need to be in REACH to attend these one day programs. Parents can also enroll students in the Elmhurst Summer Program through this link.

REACH PTA Informational Parent Meetings

  • Overview of the REACH program on Tuesday, March 6th at 7 p.m. at Sandburg Middle School auditorium (doors 3 & 7 will be open).
  • 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.


The 22nd annual Elmhurst Student Chess Tournament will be held on Wednesday, March 7th, beginning at 6:00 PM in the York High School Commons, 355 W. St. Charles Road, Elmhurst. Students will compete in the following six categories: 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6-8th grade and high school.

All students who attend school in Elmhurst – public or private – are welcome to participate with the completion and submission of a signed permission slip and tournament fee of $3.00.

The registration deadline is Thursday, March 1st. Interested families may contact their child’s school chess club leader for the 
permission slip and rules. Questions may be directed to Chris Khayat at 630-290-1504 (cell)


Thurs Feb 22 and Fri Feb 23 – 5th Gr Outdoor Ed

Thurs Feb 22 – STEaMFest K-2, 6pm

Mon Feb 26 – Read to Succeed Reading Logs DUE

Wed Feb 28 – Student Late Arrival

Thurs Mar 1 – STEaMFest Gr 3-5, 6pm

Fri Mar 2 – No School – Institute Day

Tues Mar 6 - Overview of REACH program, 7 p.m. at Sandburg MS

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

Mar 26-30 – Spring Break

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.


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Have a SUPER rest of the week!


Mrs. B

Posted by: Patricia Charatin Published:2/22/18
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