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Lincoln Prairie Friday Update October 4

Good afternoon,

We enjoyed our October WSM this morning. As a reminder, you can access the video of the meeting after it’s over at this link.

Please also be reminded that this email is a one stop shop for up to date information with announcements, links to the Parent Teacher Student Association Newsletter, upcoming district activities and the Lincoln Prairie website and calendar. Please make every attempt to read through the information so you and your child do not miss out.

Lincoln Prairie Parent Teacher Student Association Reminders

Please check out this week’s Parent Teacher Student Association Newsletter by clicking here for important information.

Lincoln Prairie School Information

Social Emotional Learning lessons

This month, kindergarten through eighth grade students will practice the Key of Speak With Good Purpose. Please read through Mrs. Novak’s front page article in this week’s Parent Teacher Student Association Newsletter and the attached Social Emotional Learning Home Connections for support as you reinforce these concepts with your children.

Unit 4: Respectful Interactions/Building Relationships

Please click here for the Elementary Home Connections

Please click here for the Junior High Home Connections

Unit 5: Personal Emotions & Culture and Perspectives

Please click here for the Elementary Home Connections

Please click here for the Junior High Home Connections

Parking Lot Usage

When dropping off or picking up students for STAR, clubs, athletics, etc., please adhere to the following expectations to ensure student safety. We have students walking in and out from 6:00am-6:00pm and need to ensure they remain safe at all times.

  • Only park in designated parking spaces.
  • Do not pull up in front of the school and idle while running in or waiting for you child.
  • Follow the traffic pattern, marked with arrows, at all times, even before and after the school day.

Musical Audition Information

Thank you to those parents that attended the Musical Information Night on Wednesday.  If you were unable to attend, please read through the slides presentation for important information.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Downey at melissadowney@nullsd54.org.  Once you have read through the information and have decided that yes, this is a good fit for your family and you can make all the mandatory dates, please fill out an audition form.  Audition forms can be turned into the main office or Mrs. Downey in Room 123.

Please click here for an informational PowerPoint on the 2019-2020 Musical

Please click here for the Student Audition Form

Please click here for the Adult Audition Form

HALLOWEEN

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.

On Thursday, October 31, our K-3 students will enjoy dressing in costume, parading around the school, followed by participating in class parties.  Our 4-5 students will enjoy one of their favorite traditions, the Trick or Trade Fair, which will also take place on Halloween. This event ties into their curricular studies and provides them the opportunity to peddle their handmade items while in a theme based costume. Lastly, our Middle Level students will celebrate the holiday on October 25 from 6:30-8:30pm at their annual Halloween Gym Jam.

In addition, we have a few details to ensure we create a safe and enjoyable experience for all. Costumes are welcomed during the above mentioned activities. However, they are not required. If wearing a costume, masks should be avoided to ensure sight isn’t compromised. They should also be free from extreme blood and gore and please do not send any look alike weapons with your child as part of their costume (guns, knives, swords, etc.) K-3 Classroom teachers will send more specific information out regarding the events taking place for Halloween.

We look forward to seeing you at conferences next week!

Amanda Stochl & Carol Novak