I LOVE TO READ MONTH
February is “I Love to Read” month, and we’ll be celebrating by reading Mr. Popper’s Penguins
February 1-14 : Bring in books for our Annual Book Swap
February 7: Hats off to reading! Wear Hats!
February 11 : Book Bowl (select students) 2:30
February 14: Reading is Hot! Read Every Day & Wear Red
February 19: Book Swap 2:30-3:30 PM
February 21: Dress like a Penguin: Wear black, white, and orange
February 25 : Books & Breakfast 8:30-9:00 in the cafeteria
February 27: Book BINGO 2:30-3:15
February 28: Movie Day! Lincoln Spirit Wear Day!
When: Saturday, February 22nd
Where: Parker Elementary School
500 School St., Elk River, MN 55330
Who: Grades 2-5
Participants should check-in by 8:30am and meet in the school cafeteria. Please park and enter at Door 3 on the west side of Parker Elementary. Participants are encouraged to bring a chess board with them, but there will be extra chess boards available if you do not have one. Players will enter preliminary rounds of competition with the top eight in each division advancing to the finals.
Food will be available for purchase such as donuts, hot dogs, chips, candy, water, coffee and pop. There is a $5 non-refundable entry fee for the chess tournament with participation medals and medals for first, second, third and fourth place finishers awarded at the end of tournament play.
Registration forms and entry fees are due by Wednesday, Feb. 19 and can be turned in at the Parker Elementary Office or mailed to “Chess Tournament” at Parker Elementary, 500 School St. NW, Elk River, MN 55330.
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Box Tops are small pink labels that are on hundreds of household products. Each Box Top is worth 10 cents. http://www.boxtops4education.com/
Box Tops is changing to fit today's families. The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to your school's earnings online.
TIP: Check out the app before your shopping trip to see if there is a bonus offer for products you already plan on purchasing.
PARENT EDUCATION SERIES
February 13, 2020 - Social Media, Technology & Gaming @ Rogers High School 5:30-7:00 PM
March 12, 2020 - Drugs & Alcohol: how to talk to your kids, what you need to know @ Rogers High School 5:30-7:00 PM
SAVE THE DATE
SAVE THE DATE! Friday, May 15th will be the Lincoln Fun Run. This is the 2nd of our main fundraisers. Please contact Sara Jones at email@example.com if you would be interested in helping plan or volunteer at the Fun Run.
50 degrees and Up - t-shirt, no Jacket required
40-50 degrees - long sleeves, sweat shirt or jacket MANDATORY
40 degrees and below - winter jacket, hat, mittens or gloves MANDATORY
UPCOMING NO SCHOOL DAYS
No School Monday, February 17th for President's Day
FAMILY DANCE NIGHT
Please join us Friday for our 2nd Annual Family Dance from 6:00-8:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased for $10/family on RevTrak (optional fees) and at the door via cash/credit card. Students must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
STUDENT COUNCIL NEWS
The next Hats 4 Change event will be this Friday, February 7th. Proceeds will be donated to DAV (Disabled American Veterans).
The next LPAC Meeting will be held Thursday, February 13th in the Media Center.
Yearbooks are on sale now! The Lincoln Elementary School 2019-20 YEARBOOK will include:
- All color pages that vibrantly capture school memories
- Sturdy soft cover including school name and year
Add on any of the following yearbook extras:
- Personalized Cover with your child’s portrait and name printed on the cover.
- Zoom, a full-color current events insert that captures the top news stories of the year.
- Autograph insert to share messages with friends.
- Fun, repositionable stickers to decorate and personalize yearbook pages.
Please order your yearbook by visiting: https://ybpay.lifetouch.com
School ID code: 10256820
Standard book $13.00
Add any extras for an additional price:
-Personalized Cover $4.00
-Autograph Insert $1.00
Orders due by February 28, 2020
PAPA MURPHY'S NIGHT
Papa Murphy's Pizza night is the second Wednesday of each month!
On Wednesday, February 12th, mention "Lincoln Elementary School" when you order and our school will receive $3 for every FAMILY size pizza and $2 for every LARGE pizza!
Please mark your calendars for spring conferences. Online Conference time scheduling information will be sent to parents mid-February.
Wednesday, March 25th - 5:00 - 8:00 pm (Students will have school on this day)
Thursday, March 26th - 1:00 - 8:00 pm (No School)
Friday, March 27th - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (No School)
The book fair will be held in the library during conferences.
We would like to invite Lincoln Elementary fathers and father-figures to sign up to participate in our WATCH D.O.G.S. program again this year. We are encouraging father figures to help during the months of February and March 2020. Please make sure you have a current background check on file at Lincoln. Please click on this link to request a background check. Visit our website to sign up for a Watch D.O.G.S. date.
Feel free to call the Lincoln office at (763)241-3480 with any questions or help scheduling a date.