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Lincoln Prairie Weekly Update August 23

Dear Lincoln Prairie community,

Our journey into the 2019-2020 school year has started off strong! From first grade through Middle Level, students have been laughing, getting to know about the school year to come and making new friends! Thank you for taking the time to talk with your children about their experiences at school. The excitement you generate by asking them about their day has a huge impact!

Curriculum Nights coming soon!

Once again, we invite parents to school to learn about their child’s learning experiences this year. This is a parent only event. Please plan to attend the Curriculum Night presentation that corresponds to your child’s grade level.

August 28 – 4/5 Curriculum Night 6:00pm

September 4 – 2/3 Curriculum Night 6:00pm

September 11 – ML Curriculum Night 6:00pm

Middle Level Sports Meeting and 8th Grade Meeting, immediately following

September 12 – K/1 Curriculum Night 6:00pm

Lincoln Prairie Parent Teacher Student Association Reminders

Please check out this week’s Parent Teacher Student Association Newsletter by clicking here for important information. This is your “One Stop Shop” for all things Parent Teacher Student Association: information on events, activities, volunteer opportunities and other things you do not want to miss!

Schaumburg School District 54 Reminders

Fees Reminder

You can pay your students fees through your parent portal account.  This includes your $50 consumable fee, optional instructional device insurance (grades 3-8 only), and milk.

If you believe your student will qualify for the Free Lunch Program and therefore will qualify for a fee waiver, do not pay the consumable material fee at this time. Applications for the Free Lunch Program are available online and in the school office.

The consumable fee will increase by $15 if payment is not received by November 15, $25 if not received by February 1, and $35 if not received by April 1.

If you would like to purchase instructional device insurance but do not have the option to do so through your portal, please contact our school office for assistance.  Instructional device insurance must be purchased before the date of device issuance.

Schaumburg Parent University – September 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 September. Please note that childcare is always available and interpreters are available upon request.

Understanding College and How to Plan Early: 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 12

Learn how planning early can help you maximize your options for college. Harper College representatives will discuss the various types of colleges and degrees, how to make college affordable and what a college education will mean for your child. Presentation in English and Spanish. Adults only.

Fostering Healthy & Productive Parent-Child Communication:  5:30-7 p.m. on Sept. 30

This interactive seminar, led by Dr. Nirmeen Rajani, Clinical Psychologist at Psychology Center Schaumburg, will teach parents and children/adolescents effective parent-child communication strategies. Ages 10-17 and parents welcome.

These events will take place at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Please register by clicking here. For more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-2154 or spu@nullsd54.org

Sincerely,

Amanda Stochl, Principal & Carol Novak, Assistant Principal