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Lincoln Prairie Weekly Update November 2

Good afternoon,

We LOVE Halloween and all it brings at Lincoln Prairie. For years we have embraced the idea that celebrations can look different and should look different based on the vast age span in our school. Our Middle Level Halloween Gym Jam was a huge success last Friday night. Our 6th-8th grade students came for a frightfully good time as they hung out and played games together- with and without costume. Our K-3 students enjoyed dressing up and all the fun that came with their classroom parties. While our 4/5 students showcased the culmination of the study of famous Americans in history through their Wax Museum. Parents, staff and other students listened to the famous Americans come to life through their rehearsed monologues. Earlier in the week, I had the pleasure of catching a dry run of Susan B. Anthony’s presentation. The student’s understanding of her famous American, the facts she decided to showcase, along with her ability to speak for several minutes in character, truly inspired me! What inspires you about your child’s abilities?

Grandparent’s Day

We are looking forward to hosting our Grandparents this Thursday, November 8th at 11:00am. Thank you for completing the sign up. We are prepared to welcome our guests next week.

Parent Teacher Student Association Information

Please take a few minutes to check out this week’s by clicking here. As a reminder, information on events, volunteer opportunities and extras are included in this newsletter each week.

Schaumburg Parent University – November classes

Schaumburg Parent University (SPU) is designed to involve more parents in the life of the school, to strengthen family relationships, and to improve parenting skills that will ultimately result in improved student success academically, socially and emotionally. There are two evening programs scheduled for November. Please note that child care is always available.

Secret Service Internet Safety Class – November 5

The U.S. Secret Service will educate parents on how they can keep their children safe online. Topics will include inappropriate content, privacy, sexting, cyberbullying and digital citizenship. This event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on November 5 2018, at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Please click here for the Secret Service Internet Safety Class Flyer.

Mindful Meditation – November 14

As part of our ongoing focus on student wellness, we invite parents and their children to join us in learning how to use the power of something super simple – your breath – to improve concentration, reduce stress, improve quality of sleep and help you handle your response (both emotional and physical) to outside circumstances and situations. Please bring your own yoga mat or a towel to sit on during meditation. This event will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on November 14, 2018, at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Click here for the Mindful Meditation Flyer.

To register or for more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-6586 or spu@nullsd54.org. Leave your name, contact information, the number of children needing childcare (free) and your child’s school.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Amanda Stochl, Principal & Carol Novak, Assistant Principal