Lincoln Weekly Announcements 2017-11-10

Academics Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln Families - Thank you for a great week of learning! Thinking ahead to next week, we are looking forward to conferences! Just a reminder that we dismiss at noon on Thursday, November 16th and there is no school on Friday, November 17th!

A few important dates:

11.14 - Tornado Drill at 3:00 PM

11.14 - PALS meeting in the Media Center at 7:00 PM

11.14 - K-6 Conferences, 4:00-8:00 PM

11.16 - Noon dismissal - please make plans for pick up!

11.16 - K-6 Conferences, 1:00-8:00 PM

11.16 - OPUS Honor Choir in Ames

11.17 - No school for K-6, End of 1st Trimester

11.21 - Report cards emailed home

11.22 - Professional Development - no school for students

11.23-11.24 - No School, Happy Thanksgiving!

We are looking forward to meeting with you for Fall Conferences on November 14th and 16th! The parent window to schedule conferences closed. If you need to sign up, please contact your child’s teacher or our office to help!

Can you help?  PALS will be providing a meal to staff during conferences.  See the signup for ways you can donate! Let's show them how THANKFUL we are for everything they do for our kids.

5th and 6th Grade Futsal Opportunity! Would you like to have the opportunity to play Futsal in the Lincoln Gym on Fridays beginning November 10th? Please check out this flyer!

PALS is planning its first Holiday Bazaar for Saturday Dec. 9! PALS is excited for a new fundraiser that is also a service to our families. This will allow families to shop local with those they know for the holidays! We know several of you have direct sales or craft business and wanted to give you the opportunity to join us! If you are interested in being a vendor, please fill out the attached registration and submit a check to the PALS mailbox. Please also send a quick email to with your direct sales company or craft business so I know to look for your registration!

Wacky Winterfest! PALS is now gathering sponsors for our Wacky Winterfest raffle. Wacky Winterfest is our largest school fundraiser and we need your help to make it happen. Is your family or business willing to sponsor a $100 (or more) raffle prize? Contact Liz Gerdes at to offer your donation. If you are interested in helping to plan the event, please email Watch for more information in the coming weeks about ways to get involved. Be sure to like our Facebook page (Lincoln PALS) for the most up to date information.

Cultural Fair at UNI - Would you be interested in attending a free Cultural Fair at UNI on Monday, November 13th? Please see this flyer for information!

Weather-Related Announcements - The contact information we have in Power School is the same information that our weather-related announcements will pull from. Please ensure your Power School information is accurate, so you receive the necessary weather related alerts.

Expanding Your Horizons STEM Opportunity: Girls in grades 5-8, consider attending the Expanding Your Horizons Conference to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math opportunities. The conference is scheduled for Saturday, November 11 at UNI and includes many STEM related workshops and an opportunity to view the movie "Dream Big". Visit the following website to learn more and register. Cost is $10 and includes lunch.

We are pleased to announce that we have an Online Directory!This is an optional opportunity for families to share contact information with other families. Our plan is to make this available digitally. If you have a need for a printed copy, please let us know. If you would like to participate, please provide information using this link and join code cflincoln:

If you are already part of our directory, please update your information including your child’s teacher and contact information.

Follow Lincoln On Social Media

We have many options for following our work with your students on social media. Please consider following:



Media Center:

Physical Education:

Lincoln Facebook:

Lincoln Twitter: @CF_Lincoln

See you Monday!